Bangladesh tour of Ireland and Netherlands, 2012 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Ireland T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Ireland v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 1 run

0.6

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, first run of the bat, shorter and on legstump, clipped to square leg

Bangladesh 2/0   Mohammad Ashraful 1* (1b)

1.1

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, too far outside offstump and umpire Hawthrone signals a wide

1.1

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, pitched up and Ashraful looks to drive, he only just misses getting an outside edge

1.2

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, short ball and its another attemped drive. Misses the ball and it goes through to Wilson

1.3

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good length ball from Johnston, just defended forward. A lot tighter start here from Ireland

1.4

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, again goes for the big hit over the top and misses the ball completely. Having trouble getting the bat on the ball

1.5

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, guides the ball in front of point and Ashraful wants the run. Porterfield fields it well

1.6

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, cuts the ball over the top of point and just drops in front of third man

Bangladesh 4/0   Mohammad Ashraful 2* (7b)

2.1

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, first boundary for bangladesh, guided off the face of the bat to the third man boundary

2.2

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, drops the ball in front of square leg and Tamim calls him through

2.4

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, gets on top of the ball and cuts it in front of point

2.5

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, clipped off the legs and a diving stop at long leg just prevents the boundary

2.6

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, short ball and Ashraful looks to pull the ball, he misses and it goes through to Wilson

Bangladesh 12/0   Mohammad Ashraful 9* (12b 1x4)

3.4

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, clipped through square leg

3.5

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pulls the ball and it lands just before Sorensen at long leg

Bangladesh 15/1   Mohammad Ashraful 12* (14b 1x4)

4.4

Cusack to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, slower ball guided past Porterfield at point and down to third man

Bangladesh 18/1   Mohammad Ashraful 13* (15b 1x4)

5.1

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, outside offstump and he cuts the ball to point. They take on Porterfield's arm and sneak a single

5.4

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, pulls the ball through square leg, it bounces just before Sorensen and he cant stop the ball going over the rope

5.5

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, cuts the ball and it drops just before Kevin OB at cover

5.6

Johnston to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, pulls the ball agin but this time its too near to Cusack and he stops it well.

Bangladesh 32/1   Mohammad Ashraful 18* (19b 2x4)

6.2

Cusack to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, too high a bouncer and its called a wide

6.2

Cusack to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, guided off the face of the bat down to third man. they think of 2 and Dockrell gets the ball in quickly

6.6

Cusack to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, the keeper stood up and it allowed Ashraful to guide it down to third man

Bangladesh 36/2   Mohammad Ashraful 20* (21b 2x4)

7.1

Mooney to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, outside offstump and cut to the cover sweeper

7.5

Mooney to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, short ball again from Mooney, clipped down to long leg

Bangladesh 49/2   Mohammad Ashraful 22* (23b 2x4)

8.2

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, clipped into the legside and straight to square leg

8.3

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, slower ball from KOB, Ashraful drops the ball at his feet. There is no run

8.4

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, too high a bouncer and the square leg umpire calls it a wide

8.4

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, pitched up and driven to long-on, Joyce dives and gathers the ball

8.5

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, OUT, great fielding down at long leg, its clipped off the legs and they think 2 is on. The throw is to the nonstrikers end and he is just out. Great fielding from Mooney

Mushfiqur Rahim run out 14 (13m 8b 1x4 1x6) SR: 175.00

8.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, clipped through square leg for a quick single

Bangladesh 56/3   Mohammad Ashraful 26* (28b 2x4)

9.1

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, short ball guided down to point

9.5

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, looks to turn it onto the legside. He misjudges the spin and it pops into the offside

9.6

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, cuts the ball into the cover and they run quickly

Bangladesh 61/3   Mohammad Ashraful 28* (31b 2x4)

10.1

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, drives the ball down to long-on

10.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, another bouncer and he is lucky not to call that a wide.

Bangladesh 62/4   Mohammad Ashraful 28* (33b 2x4)

11.2

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pulls the ball round the corner, Johnston fields

11.6

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, hits the ball in front of Porterfield at cover, he throws to the non-striker end

Bangladesh 68/4   Mohammad Ashraful 30* (35b 2x4)

12.1

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, slower ball driven to mid-on and KOB has to field the ball himself

12.3

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, overpitched and its clipped off the legs to deep square leg.

12.5

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, clips the ball off the legs through square leg, they think of 2 but Mooney is in quickly to stop the run

Bangladesh 73/4   Mohammad Ashraful 33* (38b 2x4)

13.3

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, guides the ball down to short third man. Poynter fields

Bangladesh 78/4   Mohammad Ashraful 34* (39b 2x4)

14.3

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, plants the foot down and drives the ball to long-on

14.6

O'Brien to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, clipped off the legs again down to long leg. KOB finishes his Stint today, 1-22

Bangladesh 89/4   Mohammad Ashraful 36* (41b 2x4)

15.1

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, hits it straight to cover, Nasir gets sent back wisely

15.2

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, clipped into the legside and Dockrell has to run and field

15.5

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, pitches the ball up and it gets hit back to the bowler hard. Dockrell stops it well

15.6

Dockrell to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, wide of offstump and cut to the cover sweeper. Dockrell finishes his 4 overs

Bangladesh 98/4   Mohammad Ashraful 38* (45b 2x4)

16.1

Sorensen to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, there goes another, Ashraful pulls the ball but it flies straight to Poynter at deep square leg.

Mohammad Ashraful c Poynter b Sorensen 38 (67m 46b 2x4 0x6) SR: 82.60

Bangladesh 98/5   Mohammad Ashraful 38 (46b 2x4)
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 20, 2012

Nasir Hossain receives the man-of-the-match award, Ireland v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Belfast, July 20, 2012

Nasir Hossain receives the man-of-the-match award

© Barry Chambers

Jul 20, 2012

Elias Sunny lets out an appeal, Ireland v Bangladesh, 2nd T20, Belfast, July 20, 2012

Elias Sunny lets out an appeal

© Barry Chambers