Bangladesh tour of Ireland and Netherlands, 2012 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Ireland T20I Series - 1st T20I

Ireland v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 71 runs

7.1

Cusack to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, guided off the face of the bat down to Third man. Rankin fields well

7.2

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, shorter ball and pulled to the mid-wicket boundary.

7.3

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 leg bye, looks to pull again and doesnt time the ball. Hits the pad and goes down to third man

7.4

Cusack to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside offstump and left alone

7.5

Cusack to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, gets on the front foot and drives the ball down to long-on

7.6

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, great shot from Shakib. Its a short ball and gets pulled to the square leg boundary. He really whacked that ball

Bangladesh 58/1   AR Cusack 1-0-8-0

12.1

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, short ball from Cusack, gets pulled round the corner and is just stopped before the ropes

12.2

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, goes early and plays the ball down to long leg. That brings up his fifty off 28 balls

12.3

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, edges the ball past the keeper and down to third man

12.4

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, short ball again and Shakib is really fliying here, he pulls the ball to the square leg boundary

12.5

Cusack to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, gets onto the front foot and drives the ball to long-off

12.6

Cusack to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, its outside offstump and the ball is edged past the keeper. It flies to the third man boundary

Bangladesh 114/2   AR Cusack 2-0-23-0

19.1

Cusack to Ziaur Rahman, no run, outside offstump and cant get the bat on the ball

19.2

Cusack to Ziaur Rahman, 2 runs, drives the ball into the covers and the sweeper runs round to cut it off

19.3

Cusack to Ziaur Rahman, 1 run, cuts the ball into the offside and they run quickly

19.4

Cusack to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, driven back past the bowler and goes to long-off

19.5

Cusack to Ziaur Rahman, SIX, comes down the pitch and hits the ball high over long-off. Big cheers from the crowd

19.6

Cusack to Ziaur Rahman, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it down to long-off. Big hitting at the end gets Bangladesh to 190

Bangladesh 190/5   AR Cusack 3-0-34-0
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