Bangladesh tour of Ireland and Netherlands, 2012 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Ireland T20I Series - 1st T20I

Ireland v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 71 runs

0.1

Rankin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, good length ball from Rankin, gets played down to point

0.2

Rankin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, shorter ball and Tamim takes his bat away at the last minute and it flies through to the keeper

0.3

Rankin to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, this one strays onto the legstump and its smacked through mid-wicket. Johnston chses it down

0.4

Rankin to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, its short from Rankin and Tamim plays it high over cover and it races to the boundary. Great shot

0.5

Rankin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, its a short ball again and Tamim plays inside the ball and it goes through to the keeper

0.6

Rankin to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, fuller ball from the bowler and mid-off has to chase after the ball

Bangladesh 7/0   WB Rankin 1-0-7-0

2.1

Rankin to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, strays onto legstump again and gets clipped through square leg

2.2

Rankin to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, hits it through the vacant mid-wicket and they get a quick single

2.3

Rankin to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, drops the ball at his own feets and wants a quick single. Tamim turns him down because Porterfield was rushing in from point

2.4

Rankin to Mohammad Ashraful, 3 runs, he gets it away this time as he hits it through the covers. Johnston runs hard to cut off the boundary.

2.5

Rankin to Tamim Iqbal, 1 leg bye, hits the pad and drops into the legside. They run through quickly

2.6

Rankin to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, pitched up and driven to the long-on boundary. Great shot by the batsman

Bangladesh 19/0   WB Rankin 2-0-17-0

10.1

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, plays and misses outside offstump. He didnt move his feet there.

10.2

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitched up from Rankin and driven into the covers

10.3

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, shorter ball and Shakib gets onto the ball early. He pulls it through square leg and it flies away

10.4

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, hit in the air again but just to the right of extra cover

10.5

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it through mid-off. Great shot again from the batsman

10.6

Rankin to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, clipped off the legs and through square leg. Another expensive over here

Bangladesh 93/1   WB Rankin 3-0-28-0

14.1

Rankin to Mahmudullah, no run, played down to Stirling at point

14.2

Rankin to Mahmudullah, no run, played inside the line and it goes through to the keeper

14.3

Rankin to Mahmudullah, no run, played off the legs to mid-wicket. Quick fielding stops the run

14.4

Rankin to Mahmudullah, 1 run, clipped off the legs down to long leg. Much better over from Rankin

14.5

Rankin to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, another one goes for Bangladesh. Its a short ball and Mushfiqur looks to pull the ball and it goes high in the air. Porterfield goes back from short mid-wicket and takes an easy catch

Mushfiqur Rahim c Porterfield b Rankin 6 (14m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

14.6

Rankin to Mahmudullah, 1 run, the players crossed so Mahmudullah drives the ball down to long-off

Bangladesh 121/4   WB Rankin 4-0-30-1
Series Results
Ireland v Bangladesh at Belfast - Jul 21, 2012
Bangladesh won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Ireland v Bangladesh at Belfast - Jul 20, 2012
Bangladesh won by 1 run
Ireland v Bangladesh at Belfast - Jul 18, 2012
Bangladesh won by 71 runs
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Photos

Jul 18, 2012

Elias Sunny receives his Man of the Match award, Ireland v Bangladesh, 1st T20, Stormont, July, 18, 2012

Elias Sunny receives his Man of the Match award

© Barry Chambers