Bangladesh tour of Ireland and Netherlands, 2012 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Ireland T20I Series - 1st T20I

Ireland v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 71 runs

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

Bangladesh 6/0   Tamim Iqbal 6* (4b 1x4)   WB Rankin 0.4-0-6-0

2.6

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

Bangladesh 19/0   Mohammad Ashraful 7* (8b 1x4)   WB Rankin 2-0-17-0

4.5

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, slower ball from Sorensen and it gets hit hard over point. Great shot

Bangladesh 35/0   Mohammad Ashraful 15* (12b 2x4)   MC Sorensen 0.5-0-8-0

5.4

Johnston to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, its wide of offstump and cut down to third man. A misfield by Rankin means it goes for a boundary

Bangladesh 40/1   Shakib Al Hasan 4* (2b 1x4)   DT Johnston 2.4-0-10-0

6.4

Sorensen to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, its pitched up and driven just out of extra covers reach

Bangladesh 48/1   Tamim Iqbal 21* (21b 2x4)   MC Sorensen 1.4-0-14-1

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   Shakib Al Hasan 13* (9b 2x4)   AR Cusack 1-0-8-0

8.2

Mooney to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, short ball from the bowler and it gets pulled. Joyce runs after the ball but just cant catch it.

Bangladesh 63/1   Shakib Al Hasan 17* (10b 3x4)   JF Mooney 0.2-0-5-0

8.4

Mooney to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, another boundary, short ball hit over the head of Rankin at short leg

Bangladesh 67/1   Shakib Al Hasan 21* (12b 4x4)   JF Mooney 0.4-0-9-0

8.5

Mooney to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, pitched up by Mooney. Shakib gets on the front foot and drives the ball to long-off. Johnston dives but cant stop it

Bangladesh 71/1   Shakib Al Hasan 25* (13b 5x4)   JF Mooney 0.5-0-13-0

9.4

Stirling to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, goes down the pitch and drives over the top of the covers to the ropes

Bangladesh 79/1   Tamim Iqbal 30* (29b 3x4)   PR Stirling 0.4-0-7-0

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

Bangladesh 86/1   Shakib Al Hasan 33* (20b 6x4)   WB Rankin 2.3-0-21-0

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

Bangladesh 92/1   Shakib Al Hasan 39* (22b 7x4)   WB Rankin 2.5-0-27-0

11.4

Stirling to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, comes down the pitch and hits the ball over cover. It races to the ropes

Bangladesh 98/2   Shakib Al Hasan 45* (26b 8x4)   PR Stirling 1.4-0-15-1

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

Bangladesh 109/2   Shakib Al Hasan 56* (31b 9x4)   AR Cusack 1.4-0-18-0

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   Mushfiqur Rahim 4* (2b 1x4)   AR Cusack 2-0-23-0

15.1

Stirling to Mahmudullah, FOUR

Bangladesh 125/4   Mahmudullah 9* (9b 1x4)   PR Stirling 3.1-0-25-2
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