Bangladesh tour of Ireland and Netherlands, 2012 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Ireland T20I Series - 3rd T20I

Ireland v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)

2.6

Abdur Razzak to NJ O'Brien, no run, goes back in the crease and defends the ball up the pitch

Ireland 25/1   NJ O'Brien 0* (1b)

3.2

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, no run, hit on the pad but going down legside so there is no appeal

3.3

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, no run, reaches forward for the ball and hits it back to the bowler

3.4

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, gets down on one knee and hits the ball over the fielders head at backward square leg.

3.5

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, gets on the front foot and drives through extra cover, the fielder cant stop it

3.6

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, clipped down to deep square leg and Porterfield turns down the second. He doesnt want to get run out today!

Ireland 33/1   NJ O'Brien 7* (6b 1x4)

4.1

Abdur Razzak to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, swept down to short fine leg and the fielder stops the ball well

Ireland 34/1   NJ O'Brien 8* (7b 1x4)

5.1

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, no run, hits the ball into the covers and Sunny stops it well

5.2

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, 4 byes, beats everyone and it races to the ropes. The field has got a lot quicker

5.3

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, no run, driven to Sunny at cover

5.4

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, swept again and the fielder cant stop it at short fine leg

5.5

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, no run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball to extra cover

5.6

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, no run, pitched up and Niall digs the ball out well. He looks a man on a mission today after being dropped yesterday

Ireland 49/1   NJ O'Brien 10* (13b 1x4)

7.1

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, hits the ball back past the bowler and down to long-on

7.3

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, pitched up and driven to long-on, they think of the two but its not there

7.5

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, FOUR, pulls the ball through square leg, the fielder chases from long leg but cant get there

7.6

Mahmudullah to NJ O'Brien, 2 runs, hits the ball through square leg and Niall is calling for two early. Good running from the batsmen

Ireland 67/1   NJ O'Brien 18* (17b 2x4)

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to NJ O'Brien, (no ball) 1 run, he oversteps and the ball gets clipped to short fine leg. Free hit coming up

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, pitched up and driven down to long-off. Niall jogs the run

Ireland 72/2   NJ O'Brien 20* (19b 2x4)

9.1

Shakib Al Hasan to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, drives the ball into the legside and the fielder runs in from deep mid-wicket to field

9.4

Shakib Al Hasan to NJ O'Brien, no run, hits the ball to mid-wicket and Shakib fields quickly

9.5

Shakib Al Hasan to NJ O'Brien, no run, tucks the ball round the corner and there is a huge shout of no from Wilson.

9.6

Shakib Al Hasan to NJ O'Brien, 1 run, drives down to deep mid-wicket and its an easy run

Ireland 77/2   NJ O'Brien 22* (23b 2x4)

10.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to NJ O'Brien, OUT, another wicket for Mortaza, Niall hits the ball high in the air down to long-on and Razzak takes an easy catch. Ireland are in danger of blowing their good start here

NJ O'Brien c Abdur Razzak b Mashrafe Mortaza 22 (29m 24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 91.66

Ireland 77/3   NJ O'Brien 22 (24b 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
More results »

Photos

Jul 21, 2012

Mashrafe Mortaza collects his Man-of-the-Match award, Ireland v Bangladesh, 3rd Twenty20, Stormont, July 21, 2012

Mashrafe Mortaza collects his Man-of-the-Match award

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Jul 21, 2012

Bangladesh celebrate their Twenty20 whitewash over Ireland, Ireland v Bangladesh, 3rd Twenty20, Stormont, July 21, 2012

Bangladesh celebrate their Twenty20 whitewash over Ireland

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