Kitply Cup, 2008 / Commentary

Kitply Cup - 1st match

Bangladesh v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 70 runs

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, 1 run, on a length, on the middle and leg and Butt tries to flick it to the on side, the ball straightens and he gets a leading edge to cover point.

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, 1 run, length delivery just outside off stump, Salman stays adjacent to the line and taps it down to third man

Pakistan 3/0   Salman Butt 2* (2b)

1.1

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, That grunt again and a probing lifting delivery outside off stump. Salman sways away from the line.

1.2

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, FOUR, goes slightly wide of the crease and hurls a full delivery on the leg and middle - you can see that he wanted to cut it back in but started off with a wrong line- and Salman Butt whips it to deep square leg boundary

1.3

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, appeal for an lbw decision. It landed short of length, outside leg stump and hit him on the pads as well

1.4

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, on a length, around off and middle and Salman Butt leans forward to defend it down the track

1.5

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, lovely delivery, curling in towards middle stump line, trying to trap him lbw but Salman takes out the front leg just in time, brings his bat down in time and pushes it to the mid-on region

1.6

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, 1 run, now he drifts to the hips and tucked to fine leg for a single.

Pakistan 8/0   Salman Butt 7* (8b 1x4)

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, again on that leg and middle line, turned to square leg.

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, 2 runs, fuller, swings in but again on the leg and middle line and is worked past square leg. It will get interesting if he can get it curve back in from off and middle

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, tries to take it away but lands short of length and is cut hard to Mahmudullah at point

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, a tad fuller and is pushed to point

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, a slower one, on the middle and off and defended to the off side

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, length delivery on the middle and off and Salman pushes it cautiously to the off side.

Pakistan 10/0   Salman Butt 9* (14b 1x4)

3.3

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, on the off stump, from a length, no room there but Salman stays adjacent to the line and opens the bat face to cut it to point. Akmal wants a run, Salman says no

3.4

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, FOUR, banged in short and Salman Butt brings up the second four of the match with an mistimed pull. It went higher than he thought but landed safely, one bounce over the rope

3.5

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, short-of-length delivery moving towards off stump and is pushed to point.

3.6

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, FOUR, short , outside off, line and length both wrong and Salman Butt crashes it through the cover point.

Pakistan 19/0   Salman Butt 17* (18b 3x4)

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, on a length, on the middle and Salman defends to the leg side.

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, lands on a length, on the middle, cuts away and is tapped to backward point.

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, another one moving away from Salman, who unlike many subcontinental batsmen, gets his bat into a horizontal position and taps to backward point

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, 1 run, on the pads, tucked behind square leg

Pakistan 21/0   Salman Butt 18* (22b 3x4)

5.1

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, leans forward to defend a length delivery to the on side

5.2

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, FOUR, just over covers. Almost caught by Mahmudullah. Fullish, well outside off stump and Salman goes down on his knee to flash in the air and over the jumping lunging fielder

5.3

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, steers to backward point

5.4

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, 1 run, slower one, on the middle and off stump line, Salman is touch unsure, pushes the bat at the ball and gets a inside edge

Pakistan 26/0   Salman Butt 23* (26b 4x4)

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, FOUR, slips down leg side and Salman Butt tickles it fine. Very fine.

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, leans forward to defend a length delivery on the middle stump line, down the track

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, FOUR, another boundary. He created his own line by staying adjacent to the line, beside the line of the delivery just outside off stump and late cut it. It could be a risky thing on tracks with more life.

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, shuffles a touch and opens the bat-face and runs it to backward point

6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, strays to the leg stump line, tucked straight to square leg.

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, 1 run, slower one, full and Salman Butt leans forward, waits for the ball before pushing it to extra cover for a quick single

Pakistan 37/0   Salman Butt 32* (32b 6x4)

7.1

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, FOUR, Slap, wham, bang. Over pitched, well outside off and Salman goes down on his knee to drill it through extra cover.

7.2

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, 1 wide, flash and a miss but it's a wide.

7.2

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, short of length delivery kicking up, Butt adjusts to defend it down the track.

7.3

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, leans across to push a full length delivery to the off side.

7.4

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, FOUR, bangs it short and Salman Butt spanks it past midwicket. Two fours already in this over.

7.5

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, slower one ends up as a low full toss, placed to left of mid-on for a single

7.6

Shahadat Hossain to Salman Butt, no run, fuller, better length and just outside off stump, defended to point.

Pakistan 46/0   Salman Butt 40* (38b 8x4)

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Salman Butt, no run, another change of pace, cutting away from Salman Butt who decides late to cut it and gets a bottom edge on to the ground and it rolls away to the 'keeper

Pakistan 51/0   Salman Butt 40* (39b 8x4)

10.4

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, FOUR, width offered outside off stump and Salman Butt leans across to square drive through cover point

10.5

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, no run, comes forward to push back to the bowler

10.6

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, no run, turns in towards off stump, mistimes a punch down the track

Pakistan 69/0   Salman Butt 44* (42b 9x4)

11.2

Dolar Mahmud to Salman Butt, FOUR, fullish, on the middle and leg, whipped past square leg. Wrong line from the young man, who bowls mediumpace.

11.3

Dolar Mahmud to Salman Butt, no run, lands it on a nagging length, around off and middle, denying Salman any room that he desires, and pushed to the off side

11.4

Dolar Mahmud to Salman Butt, 1 run, a tad short of length and whipped past square leg

Pakistan 75/0   Salman Butt 49* (45b 10x4)

12.1

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, OUT, Younis is run out. It spun in towards middle stump, worked to right of midwicket where Raqibul Hussai moved quickly, dived to his right to make the stop and threw at the stumps at the non-striker's ends. Razzak collected the ball in front of the stumps and broke the stumps quickly. Gone! Two in two balls. Bangladesh are getting back in to the game courtesy some fab fielding. First Rahim and now Raqibul.

Younis Khan run out 0 (5m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

12.2

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, 1 run, turned past midwicket to bring up his eight ODI fifty. He loves Bangladesh and Indian attacks.

Pakistan 76/2   Salman Butt 50* (47b 10x4)

13.1

Dolar Mahmud to Salman Butt, 1 run, short of length, on the hips, turned to the leg side for a single.

Pakistan 78/2   Salman Butt 51* (48b 10x4)

14.1

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, no run, leans forward to push a turning delivery to mid-on

14.2

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, no run, spins in towards pads, turned to backward square leg

14.3

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, no run, leans across to defend to covers

14.4

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, no run, outside off, spins in and Butt is hit on the pad outside off stump, trying to defend

14.5

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, 1 run, picks up a single with a sweep shot and another good stop at Dolar Mehmud at long leg

Pakistan 89/2   Salman Butt 52* (53b 10x4)

15.1

Dolar Mahmud to Salman Butt, 1 run, fullish, outside off stump, Butt shapes to drive and as is his wont , that bottom hand works over time but he goes a tad hard at this one and gets an inside edge t o the leg side

15.6

Dolar Mahmud to Salman Butt, 1 run, short of length, on the middle and off, turned past square leg

Pakistan 96/2   Salman Butt 54* (55b 10x4)

16.1

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, no run, leans forward to defend a delivery that was slow through the air and turned in from outside off

16.2

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, 1 run, sweeps from outside off for a single

16.4

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, no run, Rahim appeals for a catch, turned down. It spun in from outside off, beat the waft across the line and bobbed up off the pad and Rahim came in front of the stumps to take it. No bat.

16.5

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, 1 run, works with the spin, past square leg

Pakistan 99/2   Salman Butt 56* (59b 10x4)

17.1

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, no run, just outside the off stump, pushed to covers

17.2

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, no run, What a ripper from round the stumps! It's definitely taking some turn here .It drifted in from that angle, landed on middle, sucking Salman forward before turning past the outside edge and the off stump.

17.3

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, 1 run, the 100 is up with a flick. 17.3 overs. THis is a 40-0ver game

Pakistan 100/2   Salman Butt 57* (62b 10x4)

18.1

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, 1 run, slow through the air, just outside off, swept away for a single

18.4

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, no run, on the leg stump, Butt turns it to short fine leg

18.5

Abdur Razzak to Salman Butt, 1 run, on the leg and middle, Butt moves across a touch and pushes it on the leg side to pick up a single

Pakistan 107/2   Salman Butt 59* (65b 10x4)

19.2

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

19.2

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, 1 run, fuller on the leg stump, Butt stands tall and pushes it to long on for an easy single

19.4

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, no run, hits the good length as Butt defends it on the frontfoot

19.5

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, 1 run, outside the off stump, Butt powers it through covers for a single

Pakistan 113/2   Salman Butt 61* (68b 10x4)

20.5

Alok Kapali to Salman Butt, no run, topspinner on the middle, turned to the leg side

20.6

Alok Kapali to Salman Butt, 1 run, worked to the on side for a single now

Pakistan 121/2   Salman Butt 62* (70b 10x4)

21.1

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, 1 run, from round the stumps, around off stump, fisted to long-on for a single.

21.3

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, 1 run, on the middle and leg, he waits for the ball to come to him before turning it behind square leg

21.5

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, no run, slower through the air, just outside off, pushed to cover point

21.6

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, 1 run, slow again but pretty short, cut to sweeper cover

Pakistan 126/2   Salman Butt 65* (74b 10x4)

22.1

Alok Kapali to Salman Butt, no run, goes for the sweep to a delivery just outside leg and misses.

22.2

Alok Kapali to Salman Butt, 1 run, makes contact with his sweep this time and sends a delivery from outside off to the leg side for a single

22.4

Alok Kapali to Salman Butt, 1 run, fuller, just outside off stump, turns in a little, guided to backward point region

Pakistan 129/2   Salman Butt 67* (77b 10x4)

23.1

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, 1 run, from round the stumos, full and on middle and leg, pushed towards long-on for a single

23.4

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, no run, flighted full, driven back to the bowler

23.5

Mahmudullah to Salman Butt, 1 run, full, flatter, just outside off, mistimes a drive to long-on for a single

Pakistan 136/2   Salman Butt 69* (80b 10x4)

24.2

Alok Kapali to Salman Butt, no run, back to the bowler

24.3

Alok Kapali to Salman Butt, no run, outside off stump, driven to covers

24.4

Alok Kapali to Salman Butt, 1 run, shorter, pushed across Salman who backs away to cut it past point

24.6

Alok Kapali to Salman Butt, OUT, Salman holes out to long-on. The innings was moving along in singles in the recent overs and he decides to up the ante but perishes in the process. It was tossed up outside off stump and Salman swung it on a bent knee to long-on.

Salman Butt c Raqibul Hasan b Alok Kapali 70 (107m 84b 10x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

Pakistan 140/3   Salman Butt 70 (84b 10x4)
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Pakistan won by 25 runs
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Photos

Jun 8, 2008

Shahid Afridi had Tamim Iqbal caught behind, Bangladesh v Pakistan, Kitply Cup, Dhaka, June 8, 2008

Shahid Afridi had Tamim Iqbal caught behind

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Jun 8, 2008

The Bangladesh players celebrate after Younis Khan is given out by the third umpire, Bangladesh v Pakistan, Kitply Cup, Dhaka, June 8, 2008

It's celebration time as the third umpire rules Younis Khan out

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