Twenty20 Quadrangular (in Kenya), 2007/08 / Commentary

Twenty20 Quadrangular (in Kenya) - 2nd T20I

Bangladesh v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 30 runs

0.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Tamim Iqbal, 2 wides, strays to the leg side

0.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, 1 wide, strays to the leg side again

0.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, FOUR, short ball well timed perfect pull to deep mid wicket

0.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, no run, fast past the batsman

0.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, 2 runs, short of length pulled to mid on

0.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, no run, swings past the batsman who just looks at it

0.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, no run, defended on the front foot

0.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, 1 run, driven to point

End of over 1 (10 runs) Bangladesh 10/0 (182 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 10.00, RRR: 9.57)
Nazimuddin    7* (6b 1x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    1-0-10-0
Tamim Iqbal    0* (0b)     

1.1

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, no run

1.2

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, no run, short ball but too quick for the batsman to pull

1.3

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, no run

1.4

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, 1 wide

1.4

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, FOUR, short of length and this time the timing was perfect to deep mid wicket

1.5

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, no run

1.6

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, FOUR, lovely cover drive off a half volley

End of over 2 (9 runs) Bangladesh 19/0 (173 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 9.50, RRR: 9.61)
Nazimuddin    15* (12b 3x4)      Mohammad Asif    1-0-9-0
Tamim Iqbal    0* (0b)     

2.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Tamim Iqbal, no run, very very quick Akhatar

2.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, chopped over the vacant second slip as the fielders move run saving positions

2.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, 1 run, driven to mid on

2.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defended on the front foot

2.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, rising delivery helped into Afridi's hands at covers, driven off the backfoot for a simple catch

Tamim Iqbal c Shahid Afridi b Shoaib Akhtar 1 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

2.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Aftab Ahmed, no run

End of over 3 (2 runs) Bangladesh 21/1 (171 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 7.00, RRR: 10.05)
Aftab Ahmed    0* (1b)      Shoaib Akhtar    2-0-12-1
Nazimuddin    16* (13b 3x4)     

3.1

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, no run, ferocious pace on offer here, its just pace pace and pace for the Pakistanis

3.2

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, FOUR, short of length pulled to deep mid wicket

3.3

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, FOUR, short ball pulled to deep square leg and helped by the pace of the ball

3.4

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, FOUR, short ball cut through point for another boundary

3.5

Mohammad Asif to Nazimuddin, 1 run, short again and pulled to mid on this time

3.6

Mohammad Asif to Aftab Ahmed, 1 leg bye

End of over 4 (14 runs) Bangladesh 35/1 (157 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 8.75, RRR: 9.81)
Aftab Ahmed    0* (2b)      Mohammad Asif    2-0-22-0
Nazimuddin    29* (18b 6x4)     

4.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Aftab Ahmed, no run, fast and past the batsman

4.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, driven to mid on

4.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, no run, yorker blocked on the front foot

4.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, SIX, strays on the leg side and bang! effortless of the front foot to deep mid wkt

4.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Nazimuddin, 1 run, yorker played with an open face to point

4.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, slashed over point to the boundary

End of over 5 (12 runs) Bangladesh 47/1 (145 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 9.40, RRR: 9.66)
Aftab Ahmed    5* (5b 1x4)      Shoaib Akhtar    3-0-24-1
Nazimuddin    36* (21b 6x4 1x6)     

5.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Nazimuddin, FOUR, edged and Akhtar at second slips misfields that one

5.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Nazimuddin, no run

5.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Nazimuddin, SIX, short ball pulled well over deep square leg into the tennis court

5.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Nazimuddin, SIX, good timing over long on into the car park of a half volley

5.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Nazimuddin, FOUR, edged but over the keeper

5.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Nazimuddin, 1 leg bye, strays to the leg side and a brush on the pads

End of over 6 (21 runs) Bangladesh 68/1 (124 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 11.33, RRR: 8.85)
Nazimuddin    56* (27b 8x4 3x6)      Iftikhar Anjum    1-0-20-0
Aftab Ahmed    5* (5b 1x4)     

6.1

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, 1 run, swept to fine leg

6.2

Shahid Afridi to Aftab Ahmed, OUT, that hit him low and straight and out, the quicker delivery

Aftab Ahmed lbw b Shahid Afridi 5 (6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

6.3

Shahid Afridi to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run

6.4

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, no run

6.5

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, 1 run, driven to mid on

6.6

Shahid Afridi to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, driven to long on

End of over 7 (4 runs) Bangladesh 72/2 (120 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 10.28, RRR: 9.23)
Mohammad Ashraful    2* (2b)      Shahid Afridi    1-0-4-1
Nazimuddin    58* (30b 8x4 3x6)     

7.1

Yasir Arafat to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, cracking shot over covers

7.2

Yasir Arafat to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, droped at his feet and a quick single is run

7.3

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, no run

7.4

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, OUT

Mohammad Ashraful run out 7 (4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 175.00

7.5

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, 1 run

7.6

Yasir Arafat to Alok Kapali, 1 leg bye

End of over 8 (7 runs) Bangladesh 79/3 (113 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 9.87, RRR: 9.41)
Alok Kapali    0* (1b)      Yasir Arafat    1-0-6-0
Nazimuddin    59* (33b 8x4 3x6)     

8.1

Shahid Afridi to Alok Kapali, no run, a quicker delivery from Afridi

8.2

Shahid Afridi to Alok Kapali, 1 run, driven up but safe wide of long on

8.3

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, 1 run, cut to point

8.4

Shahid Afridi to Alok Kapali, 1 run, pushed to covers

8.5

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, 2 runs, driven to long on

8.6

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, no run

End of over 9 (5 runs) Bangladesh 84/3 (108 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 9.33, RRR: 9.81)
Nazimuddin    62* (36b 8x4 3x6)      Shahid Afridi    2-0-9-1
Alok Kapali    2* (4b)     

9.1

Yasir Arafat to Alok Kapali, 1 run, hit to long on

9.2

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, 1 run, driven to covers

9.3

Yasir Arafat to Alok Kapali, 1 run, a late cut to third man

9.4

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, 1 run, nudged to square leg

9.5

Yasir Arafat to Alok Kapali, FOUR, struck well off the back foot to long on

9.6

Yasir Arafat to Alok Kapali, 1 wide

9.6

Yasir Arafat to Alok Kapali, FOUR, leg glance to fine leg

End of over 10 (13 runs) Bangladesh 97/3 (95 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 9.70, RRR: 9.50)
Alok Kapali    12* (8b 2x4)      Yasir Arafat    2-0-19-0
Nazimuddin    64* (38b 8x4 3x6)     

10.1

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, no run

10.2

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, 1 bye

10.3

Shahid Afridi to Alok Kapali, 1 run, driven to long off

10.4

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, 1 run, driven to long on

10.5

Shahid Afridi to Alok Kapali, SIX, struck well to a flighted delivry to the stands at long on

10.6

Shahid Afridi to Alok Kapali, OUT, unlucky played on, dragged from outside off stump into the wickets

Alok Kapali b Shahid Afridi 19 (11b 2x4 1x6) SR: 172.72

End of over 11 (9 runs) Bangladesh 106/4 (86 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 9.63, RRR: 9.55)
     Shahid Afridi    3-0-17-2
Nazimuddin    65* (41b 8x4 3x6)     

11.1

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, no run, yorker defended

11.2

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, 1 run

11.3

Yasir Arafat to Mahmudullah, no run

11.4

Yasir Arafat to Mahmudullah, 1 run, driven to long on

11.5

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, 1 run, driven to mid on

11.6

Yasir Arafat to Mahmudullah, 1 run, driven to long on

End of over 12 (4 runs) Bangladesh 110/4 (82 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 9.16, RRR: 10.25)
Mahmudullah    2* (3b)      Yasir Arafat    3-0-23-0
Nazimuddin    67* (44b 8x4 3x6)     

12.1

Shahid Afridi to Mahmudullah, 1 run, driven to covers

12.2

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, no run, tight line and length

12.3

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, 1 run, driven to mid off

12.4

Shahid Afridi to Mahmudullah, no run

12.5

Shahid Afridi to Mahmudullah, 1 run, short ball cut to point

12.6

Shahid Afridi to Nazimuddin, SIX, slogged pover deep mid wicket for maximum

End of over 13 (9 runs) Bangladesh 119/4 (73 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 9.15, RRR: 10.42)
Nazimuddin    74* (47b 8x4 4x6)      Shahid Afridi    4-0-26-2
Mahmudullah    4* (6b)     

13.1

Yasir Arafat to Mahmudullah, no run

13.2

Yasir Arafat to Mahmudullah, 1 bye, poor work by the keeper deceived by the batsman

13.3

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, 1 run, driven to long on

13.4

Yasir Arafat to Mahmudullah, 1 run, strays onto the leg side and is flicked

13.5

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, SIX, picked well on front foot and slogged over deep square leg

13.6

Yasir Arafat to Nazimuddin, OUT, slightly short of length he tries to pull but misses and Arafat gets his man on middle stump

Nazimuddin b Yasir Arafat 81 (50b 8x4 5x6) SR: 162.00

End of over 14 (9 runs) Bangladesh 128/5 (64 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 9.14, RRR: 10.66)
     Yasir Arafat    4-0-31-1
Mahmudullah    5* (9b)     

14.1

Mohammad Asif to Mahmudullah, no run

14.2

Mohammad Asif to Mahmudullah, no run

14.3

Mohammad Asif to Mahmudullah, FOUR, angled down to fine leg

14.4

Mohammad Asif to Mahmudullah, no run, good pace and variation

14.5

Mohammad Asif to Mahmudullah, no run

14.6

Mohammad Asif to Mahmudullah, no run, swing and a miss

End of over 15 (4 runs) Bangladesh 132/5 (60 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 8.80, RRR: 12.00)
Mahmudullah    9* (15b 1x4)      Mohammad Asif    3-0-26-0
Mashrafe Mortaza    0* (0b)     

15.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT

Mahmudullah run out 9 (15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

15.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run

15.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Farhad Reza, no run

15.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Farhad Reza, 1 run, slashed past point

15.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, driven on the bounce to covers

15.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Farhad Reza, 1 run, hit to extra covetr

End of over 16 (4 runs) Bangladesh 136/6 (56 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 8.50, RRR: 14.00)
Farhad Reza    2* (3b)      Iftikhar Anjum    2-0-24-0
Mashrafe Mortaza    2* (3b)     

16.1

Mohammad Asif to Farhad Reza, 1 run, pushed to cover

16.2

Mohammad Asif to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, pushed to mid off

16.3

Mohammad Asif to Farhad Reza, 2 runs, edged into the vacant slip area

16.4

Mohammad Asif to Farhad Reza, FOUR, short ball pulled well but in the air and dropped by Arafat diving to his left at fine leg

16.5

Mohammad Asif to Farhad Reza, 1 run

16.6

Mohammad Asif to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, pushed into covers

End of over 17 (10 runs) Bangladesh 146/6 (46 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 8.58, RRR: 15.33)
Mashrafe Mortaza    4* (5b)      Mohammad Asif    4-0-36-0
Farhad Reza    10* (7b 1x4)     

17.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, chipped to mid on

17.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Farhad Reza, 1 run, guide to third man

17.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, driven to extra cover

17.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Farhad Reza, 1 run, punched into covers

17.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, chipped into cover

17.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Farhad Reza, 1 run, lemon cut to fine leg, and the clouds are heavy here and it is becoming dark

End of over 18 (6 runs) Bangladesh 152/6 (40 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 8.44, RRR: 20.00)
Farhad Reza    13* (10b 1x4)      Iftikhar Anjum    3-0-30-0
Mashrafe Mortaza    7* (8b)     

18.1

Shoaib Akhtar to Farhad Reza, no run

18.2

Shoaib Akhtar to Farhad Reza, 1 run, I wonder if they can see Akhtar's ball ,slashed and dropped by Nazir at point a difficult opportunity

18.3

Shoaib Akhtar to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, edged to third man

18.4

Shoaib Akhtar to Farhad Reza, FOUR, lofted shot over mid onn

18.5

Shoaib Akhtar to Farhad Reza, OUT, I thought they could hardly see him and thats the result middle stump off of a yorker

Farhad Reza b Shoaib Akhtar 18 (14b 2x4 0x6) SR: 128.57

18.6

Shoaib Akhtar to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

End of over 19 (6 runs) Bangladesh 158/7 (34 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 8.31, RRR: 34.00)
Mushfiqur Rahim    0* (1b)      Shoaib Akhtar    4-0-30-2
Mashrafe Mortaza    8* (9b)     

19.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run

19.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, good pace and beaten

19.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, sliced to thrd man

19.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, flicked to square leg

19.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, cramped for room and well beaten by the pace and bounce

19.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, slashed over slips to the third man boundary and Pakistan edges this thrilling contest by 30 runs.

End of over 20 (3 runs) Bangladesh 161/7 (31 runs required)
Mashrafe Mortaza    10* (14b)      Iftikhar Anjum    4-0-33-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    1* (2b)     
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Sep 2, 2007

Alok Kapali is bowled by Shahid Afridi, Pakistan v Bangladesh, Twenty20 Quadrangular, Nairobi, September 2, 2007

Alok Kapali is bowled by Shahid Afridi

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Sep 2, 2007

Shoaib Akhtar in action against Bangladesh, Pakistan v Bangladesh, Twenty20 Quadrangular, Nairobi, September 2, 2007

Shoaib Akhtar in action against Bangladesh

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