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

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Barresi, no run, now there is some juice on the pitch. Masharafe is looking to exploit it. Barresi looks to defend it and is beaten by the away movement

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Barresi, OUT, and that's the first blood. Short of a good length delivery that Barresi looks to pull. he misjudges the length and the ball hits the top of off.

W Barresi b Mashrafe Mortaza 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Cooper, no run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-on

Netherlands 1/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 1-1-0-1

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

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Cooper, OUT, now that's the wicket Bangladesh wanted. It was a fuller ball on the leg stump. Cooper looks to exploit the short boundary at the cow corner. He ends lofting it straight into the hands of Shakib. No celebrations for the wicket. They are still recuperating from the loss yesterday

TLW Cooper c Shakib Al Hasan b Mashrafe Mortaza 1 (7m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

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

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Szwarczynski, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. He comes forward and defends it to cover point

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Szwarczynski, 1 run, off the outside edge to short third-man for a single. Mashrafe appealed for LBW there, but the umpire had nothing to do with it

Netherlands 14/2   Mashrafe Mortaza 2-1-4-2

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Borren, 1 leg bye, off the thigh pad to the point fielder for a leg-bye

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

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Borren, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Borren looks to cut it and is beaten the late movement. Mashrafe was impressive yesterday too and is continuing the good job today

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Borren, no run, comes forward and defends the good length back onto the pitch

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Borren, 1 leg bye, good length ball on the middle stump and going down the leg side line. Borren runs a leg-bye as the ball trickles to point

Netherlands 22/3   Mashrafe Mortaza 3-1-5-2

19.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Seelaar, no run, Seelaar is beaten by a leg-cutter outside the off stump. Good start to the over by Mashrafe

19.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Seelaar, SIX, fuller ball on the off stump. Seelaar makes room and lofts it to long-off where Shaki dives and can't get his hands on it. Ball sails over the ropes to the collective delight of the spectators there

19.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Seelaar, 1 run, square-drives it to point for a single

19.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Gruijters, FOUR, fuller ball on the off stump. Gruijters lofts it over the bowler's head for a boundary

19.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Gruijters, 2 runs, full-toss on the leg stump. Gruijters turns it to midwicket and takes a couple

19.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Gruijters, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Gruijters looks to pull it and gets a top-edge to fine-leg boundary. 17 runs off the over. Spoiling Mashrafe's figures a bit, that over

Netherlands 144/7   Mashrafe Mortaza 4-1-22-2
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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