Bangladesh tour of Ireland and Netherlands, 2012 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Netherlands T20I Series - 1st T20I

Netherlands v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 8 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Swart, no run, good length ball on the off stump. He comes forward and defends it back onto the pitch

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Swart, no run, fuller length ball outside the off stump. Swart comes down the track and looks to defend it. He is beaten by the movement and is squared up

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Swart, 1 leg bye, comes down the track and looks to turn it to square-leg. The Inward movement beats the flick and they run a leg-bye instead

Netherlands 1/0   MR Swart 0* (3b)

1.1

Nazmul Hossain to Swart, 2 runs, fuller ball on the off stump. Swart comes down the track in an attempt to loft it away on the leg side. He gets a leading edge to sweeper cover for a couple

1.2

Nazmul Hossain to Swart, FOUR, and another edge! This time it's the inside edge as Swart looks to pull a ball outside the off stump and beats the keeper who is standing up

1.3

Nazmul Hossain to Swart, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to cover point for a single

1.5

Nazmul Hossain to Swart, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Swart comes forward and drives it to extra-cover- his first confident stroke

1.6

Nazmul Hossain to Swart, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to cover for a single

Netherlands 10/1   MR Swart 8* (8b 1x4)

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Swart, 1 wide, wide down the leg stump line

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Swart, 1 run, good length ball on the leg stump. Swart pushes it to short fine-leg and takes a quick single

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Swart, no run, comes forward and defends it to cover

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Swart, 1 run, good length ball on the leg stump. Swart pushes it to square-leg for a single

Netherlands 13/2   MR Swart 10* (11b 1x4)

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Swart, no run, good length on the off stump. Swart comes forward and defends it to the leg side

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Swart, 1 run, turns it behind square for a single

Netherlands 21/3   MR Swart 11* (13b 1x4)

5.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Swart, FOUR, pulls it to deep midwicket for a boundary

5.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Swart, SIX, comes down the track and lofts it over long-on for a six

5.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Swart, 1 run, pushes it to midwicket and runs a quick single

Netherlands 34/3   MR Swart 22* (16b 2x4 1x6)

6.1

Nazmul Hossain to Swart, 2 runs, cuts it to deep point for a single

6.2

Nazmul Hossain to Swart, 2 runs, flicks it to deep midwicket for a couple

6.3

Nazmul Hossain to Swart, FOUR, slower and shorter ball on the leg stump line. Even a fifth grade could have dispatched it. Swart does the same as he pulls it to backward square-leg for a boundary

6.4

Nazmul Hossain to Swart, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Swart pulls it to deep midwicket for a single

Netherlands 43/3   MR Swart 31* (20b 3x4 1x6)

7.2

Abdur Razzak to Swart, 1 run, turns it to short fine-leg for a single

7.4

Abdur Razzak to Swart, 1 run, a stumping chance ! Swart comes down the track in an attempt to loft it away and got an edge. Rahim can't collect the ball as he misses the stumping

Netherlands 52/3   MR Swart 33* (22b 3x4 1x6)

8.4

Elias Sunny to Swart, no run

8.5

Elias Sunny to Swart, 2 runs

8.6

Elias Sunny to Swart, no run, looks to cut it and is beaten by the turn

Netherlands 56/4   MR Swart 35* (25b 3x4 1x6)

9.2

Abdur Razzak to Swart, no run

9.3

Abdur Razzak to Swart, 2 runs, waits a touch longer and plays it with the turn . He late-cuts it to third-man for a couple

9.4

Abdur Razzak to Swart, 1 run, turns it to deep midwicket for a single

9.6

Abdur Razzak to Swart, no run, comes forward and defends it to the leg side

Netherlands 61/4   MR Swart 38* (29b 3x4 1x6)

10.2

Elias Sunny to Swart, FOUR, comes down the track and lofts it to long-on. Mashrafe, for a moment, thought he was in with a chance to take the catch, but dived a touch early and drops it. It is called a boundary after a discussion between the umpires

10.3

Elias Sunny to Swart, 1 run, sweeps it to deep square-leg for a single

10.6

Elias Sunny to Swart, 2 runs, short ball outside the off stump. He makes room to cut it to deep point and runs hard to take a couple

Netherlands 70/4   MR Swart 45* (32b 4x4 1x6)

11.3

Abdur Razzak to Swart, SIX, flighted ball on the leg stump. Swart comes down the track and lofts it over long-on for a six. What's more, he brings up his half-century with that stroke

11.4

Abdur Razzak to Swart, 1 run, sweeps it to short fine-leg for a single

Netherlands 82/4   MR Swart 52* (34b 4x4 2x6)

12.2

Ziaur Rahman to Swart, no run, fuller ball on the off stump. Looks to pull it and is beaten

12.3

Ziaur Rahman to Swart, 1 run, turns it to midwicket for a single

Netherlands 87/4   MR Swart 53* (36b 4x4 2x6)

13.2

Mahmudullah to Swart, 1 run, flattish ball on the leg stump. Swart sweeps it to square-leg for a single

13.4

Mahmudullah to Swart, 1 run, pushes it to the leg side for a single

13.6

Mahmudullah to Swart, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

13.6

Mahmudullah to Swart, 1 run, pushes it to cover for a single and brings the hundred up

Netherlands 100/5   MR Swart 56* (39b 4x4 2x6)

14.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Swart, 1 run, pulls it to leg side

14.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Swart, OUT, Swart is gone! Fuller ball outside the off stump. He moves across and lofts it straight it into the hands of Nasir Hossain at deep midwicket

MR Swart c Nasir Hossain b Shakib Al Hasan 57 (59m 41b 4x4 2x6) SR: 139.02

Netherlands 102/6   MR Swart 57 (41b 4x4 2x6)
Series Results
Netherlands v Bangladesh at The Hague - Jul 26, 2012
Netherlands won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
Netherlands v Bangladesh at The Hague - Jul 25, 2012
Bangladesh won by 8 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
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