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

Gruijters to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward and defends the ball back onto the pitch

0.2

Gruijters to Tamim Iqbal, no run, this time he drives it back to the bowler

0.3

Gruijters to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, comes forward and drives it to sweeper cover for a couple

0.4

Gruijters to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defends it back onto the pitch

0.5

Gruijters to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Dropped by Cooper at extra-cover. Tamim came down the track and drove it straight into his hands. Somehow Cooper manages to drop it

0.6

Gruijters to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward and drives it to extra-cover. Cooper throws it with some anger to the keeper

End of over 1 (2 runs) Bangladesh 2/0 (143 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 2.00, RRR: 7.52)
Tamim Iqbal    2* (6b)      TGJ Gruijters    1-0-2-0
Junaid Siddique    0* (0b)     

Swart into the attack

1.1

Swart to Junaid Siddique, no run, comes forward and drives it to mid-off

1.2

Swart to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single

1.3

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, no run

1.4

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, comes down the track and drives it to long-on for a single

1.5

Swart to Junaid Siddique, no run, comes forward and defends it to cover

1.6

Swart to Junaid Siddique, 1 bye, comes down the track in an attempt to loft it away. The ball trickles to short fine-leg for a bye

End of over 2 (3 runs) Bangladesh 5/0 (140 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 2.50, RRR: 7.77)
Junaid Siddique    1* (4b)      MR Swart    1-0-2-0
Tamim Iqbal    3* (8b)      TGJ Gruijters    1-0-2-0

2.1

Gruijters to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, slogs it to deep midwicket for a single

2.2

Gruijters to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, comes forward and lofts it to sweeper cover for a boundary

2.3

Gruijters to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, fuller ball outside theoff stump. Tamim repeats the skip down the track and lofts it over extra-over for a boundary

2.4

Gruijters to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single

2.5

Gruijters to Junaid Siddique, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

2.6

Gruijters to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Junaid drives it off the backfoot to cover for a single

End of over 3 (11 runs) Bangladesh 16/0 (129 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 5.33, RRR: 7.58)
Junaid Siddique    3* (7b)      TGJ Gruijters    2-0-13-0
Tamim Iqbal    12* (11b 2x4)      MR Swart    1-0-2-0

Bukhari into the attack

3.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Junaid Siddique, 1 leg bye, looks to pull a ball outside the off stump. He gets a leg-bye as the ball hits him outside the off stump

3.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward and drives it to mid-off

3.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, fuller ball on the off the stump. Tamim pushes it to deep midwicket for a single

3.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Junaid comes down the track and looks to loft it away . he gets an outside edge over short third-man for a boundary

3.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Junaid Siddique, no run, first signs of movement. Pitches it short of good length and gets to move it away. Junaid looks to defend it and is beaten

3.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. Junaid comes down the track and lofts it to deep midwicket for a boundary

End of over 4 (10 runs) Bangladesh 26/0 (119 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 6.50, RRR: 7.43)
Junaid Siddique    11* (11b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    1-0-6-0
Tamim Iqbal    13* (13b 2x4)      TGJ Gruijters    2-0-13-0

4.1

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, comes forward and turns it to deep midwicket for a couple

4.2

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the leg side

4.3

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, off the outside edge to short third-man

4.4

Swart to Junaid Siddique, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

4.5

Swart to Junaid Siddique, no run, off the inside edge to the leg side

4.6

Swart to Junaid Siddique, no run, a blockhole outside the off stump. Junaid safely defends it to point

End of over 5 (3 runs) Bangladesh 29/0 (116 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 5.80, RRR: 7.73)
Junaid Siddique    11* (14b 2x4)      MR Swart    2-0-5-0
Tamim Iqbal    16* (16b 2x4)      Mudassar Bukhari    1-0-6-0

Seelaar into the attack

5.1

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, skips down the track and lofts it to long on for a single

5.2

Seelaar to Junaid Siddique, 1 run

5.3

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single

5.4

Seelaar to Junaid Siddique, SIX, comes down the track and lofts it over sweeper cover for a sixer

5.5

Seelaar to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Seelaar comes down the track and lofts it over long-off for a six

5.6

Seelaar to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to long-on for a single to retain the strike

End of over 6 (14 runs) Bangladesh 43/0 (102 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 7.16, RRR: 7.28)
Junaid Siddique    23* (18b 3x4 1x6)      PM Seelaar    1-0-14-0
Tamim Iqbal    18* (18b 2x4)      MR Swart    2-0-5-0

6.1

van der Gugten to Junaid Siddique, 2 runs, fuller ball outside the off stump. He comes down the track and lofts it to sweeper cover for a couple

6.2

van der Gugten to Junaid Siddique, OUT, fuller ball outside the off stump. Junaid comes down the track and lofts it straight down the throat of the long-off fielder.

Junaid Siddique c Borren b van der Gugten 25 (24m 20b 3x4 1x6) SR: 125.00

6.3

van der Gugten to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward and pushes it to point

6.4

van der Gugten to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, fuller ball on the off stump. Tamim pushes it to mid-on for a single

6.5

van der Gugten to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Shakib skips down the track and lofts it to sweeper cover for a boundary

6.6

van der Gugten to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

End of over 7 (7 runs) Bangladesh 50/1 (95 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 7.14, RRR: 7.30)
Shakib Al Hasan    4* (2b 1x4)      T van der Gugten    1-0-7-1
Tamim Iqbal    19* (20b 2x4)      PM Seelaar    1-0-14-0

Malik into the attack now

7.1

Jamil to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, turns it to square-leg for a single

7.2

Jamil to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, turns it to deep square-leg for a single

7.3

Jamil to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

7.4

Jamil to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

7.5

Jamil to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, turns it to deep square-leg for a single

7.6

Jamil to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, comes forward and drives it to long-on for a single

End of over 8 (5 runs) Bangladesh 55/1 (90 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 6.87, RRR: 7.50)
Tamim Iqbal    22* (23b 2x4)      MAA Jamil    1-0-5-0
Shakib Al Hasan    6* (5b 1x4)      T van der Gugten    1-0-7-1

8.1

Cooper to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, full-toss and drives it to sweeper cover for a single

8.2

Cooper to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

8.3

Cooper to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, guides it to short third-man

8.4

Cooper to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, drives it to long-off for a single

8.5

Cooper to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run

8.6

Cooper to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, drives it to sweeper cover for a single

End of over 9 (4 runs) Bangladesh 59/1 (86 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 6.55, RRR: 7.81)
Shakib Al Hasan    8* (9b 1x4)      TLW Cooper    1-0-4-0
Tamim Iqbal    24* (25b 2x4)      MAA Jamil    1-0-5-0

9.1

Jamil to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. Shakib paddles it to fine-leg for a boundary

9.2

Jamil to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, superb catch that by Malik. Good length ball on the leg stump. Shakib looks to turn it and gets a leading edge. Malik dives to his right and takes a brilliant catch

Shakib Al Hasan c & b Jamil 12 (13m 11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 109.09

9.3

Jamil to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, looks to drive and gets an inside edge onto the pads

9.4

Jamil to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, comes forward and drives it back to the bowler

9.5

Jamil to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, short ball outside the off stump. Rahim cuts it to deep point for a single

9.6

Jamil to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, comes forward and pushes it to mid-on. They run across for a couple

End of over 10 (7 runs) Bangladesh 66/2 (79 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 6.60, RRR: 7.90)
Tamim Iqbal    26* (26b 2x4)      MAA Jamil    2-0-12-1
Mushfiqur Rahim    1* (3b)      TLW Cooper    1-0-4-0

10.1

Borren to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Pushes it to long-off for a single

10.2

Borren to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, pushes it to long-on for a single

10.3

Borren to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, outside the off stump and struck on the pads

10.4

Borren to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, fuller ball on the off stump. Rahim pushes it to long-on for a single

10.5

Borren to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, off the pads for a leg-bye

10.6

Borren to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to long-on for a single

End of over 11 (5 runs) Bangladesh 71/2 (74 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 6.45, RRR: 8.22)
Mushfiqur Rahim    4* (7b)      PW Borren    1-0-5-0
Tamim Iqbal    28* (28b 2x4)      MAA Jamil    2-0-12-1

11.1

Seelaar to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

11.2

Seelaar to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, turns it to deep midwicket for a single

11.3

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, no run, looks to reverse sweep and is beaten

11.4

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Tamim drives it to long-off for a single

11.5

Seelaar to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short ball on the leg stump. Rahim looks to pull it and is beaten

11.6

Seelaar to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, forces it to deep midwicket for a single

End of over 12 (3 runs) Bangladesh 74/2 (71 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 6.16, RRR: 8.87)
Mushfiqur Rahim    6* (11b)      PM Seelaar    2-0-17-0
Tamim Iqbal    29* (30b 2x4)      PW Borren    1-0-5-0

12.1

Borren to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short ball outside the off stump. Rahim makes room and cuts it to point

12.2

Borren to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX, fuller ball on the leg stump. Rahim flicks it over midwicket for a six

12.3

Borren to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, pushes it to midwicket for a single

12.4

Borren to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, flicks it to deep midwicket for a single

12.5

Borren to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, comes forward and pushes it to cover

12.6

Borren to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, fuller ball on the off stump. Rahim comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

End of over 13 (8 runs) Bangladesh 82/2 (63 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 6.30, RRR: 9.00)
Mushfiqur Rahim    13* (16b 1x6)      PW Borren    2-0-13-0
Tamim Iqbal    30* (31b 2x4)      PM Seelaar    2-0-17-0

13.1

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, comes forward and lofts it to long-on for a boundary

13.2

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, SIX, fuller ball outside the off stump. Tamim skips down the track and lofts it over long-off for a huge six

13.3

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward and drives it to mid-off

13.4

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, no run

13.5

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, no run, looks to slog and is beaten again

13.6

Seelaar to Tamim Iqbal, SIX, fuller ball on the leg stump. Tamim lofts it over long-on for another six

End of over 14 (16 runs) Bangladesh 98/2 (47 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 7.00, RRR: 7.83)
Tamim Iqbal    46* (37b 3x4 2x6)      PM Seelaar    3-0-33-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    13* (16b 1x6)      PW Borren    2-0-13-0

14.1

Swart to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run

14.2

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward and square-drives it to point

14.3

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, drives it to sweeper cover for a single

14.4

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, fuller ball on the leg stump. Tamim pushes it to deep square-leg for a couple

14.5

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Tamim comes forward and drives it to cover

14.6

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Tamim drives it to sweeper cover for a single

End of over 15 (6 runs) Bangladesh 104/2 (41 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 6.93, RRR: 8.20)
Tamim Iqbal    51* (42b 3x4 2x6)      MR Swart    3-0-11-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    14* (17b 1x6)      PM Seelaar    3-0-33-0

15.1

Jamil to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

15.2

Jamil to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, drives it past cover for a boundary

15.3

Jamil to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, forces it to long-on for a single

15.4

Jamil to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run

15.5

Jamil to Tamim Iqbal, 3 runs, fuller ball on the leg stump. Rahim sweeps it over deep midwicket for a huge six

15.6

Jamil to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX

End of over 16 (15 runs) Bangladesh 119/2 (26 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 7.43, RRR: 6.50)
Mushfiqur Rahim    21* (19b 2x6)      MAA Jamil    3-0-27-1
Tamim Iqbal    59* (46b 4x4 2x6)      MR Swart    3-0-11-0

16.1

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller ball outside the off stump. Tamim looks to drive and is beaten

16.2

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, drives it to long-off for a single

16.3

Swart to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, sweeps it to short fine-leg for a single

16.4

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, lofts it to sweeper cover for a couple

16.5

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, full-toss outside the leg stump. Tamim lofts it to deep midwicket for a boundary

16.6

Swart to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run

End of over 17 (9 runs) Bangladesh 128/2 (17 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 7.52, RRR: 5.66)
Tamim Iqbal    67* (51b 5x4 2x6)      MR Swart    4-0-20-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    22* (20b 2x6)      MAA Jamil    3-0-27-1

Bukhari into the attack

17.1

Mudassar Bukhari to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, fuller ball on the leg stump. Tamim turns it to square-leg for a single

17.2

Mudassar Bukhari to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, fuller ball on the middl stump. Rahim has a swipe at it and can't clear the fielder at deep midwicket

17.3

Mudassar Bukhari to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, turns it to short fine-leg for a single

17.4

Mudassar Bukhari to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX, fuller ball on the leg stump. Rahim moves across and lofts over long-on for a huge six

17.5

Mudassar Bukhari to Mushfiqur Rahim, 2 runs, flicks it to deep square-leg for a couple

17.6

Mudassar Bukhari to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX, and that's the win as Rahim lofts it over deep midwicket for a huge six. they have bounced back well from the defeat to Scotland.

Tamim accelerated at the right time and the fourteenth over bowled by Seelaar turned the tide in Bangladesh's favour. How costly was Cooper's drop in the first over when the score was on 2 and the batsman was Tamim Iqbal!

Tamim says he is happy to stay till the end and is at a loss of words to explain the way he paced his innings. He feels that if they play to potential they can win tomorrow's match too

Please do join us for the game tomorrow and it starts early- at 02:00 PM local time. Till then, good night from all of us

End of over 18 (17 runs) Bangladesh 145/2 (RR: 8.05)
Mushfiqur Rahim    37* (24b 4x6)      Mudassar Bukhari    2-0-26-0
Tamim Iqbal    69* (53b 5x4 2x6)      MR Swart    4-0-20-0
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