Kitply Cup, 1st Match: Bangladesh v Pakistan at Dhaka, Jun 8, 2008
Kitply Cup - 1st match
Pakistan won by 70 runs
8 June 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
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.

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, no run, on a length again, on the middle stump line and Akmal pushes it to the on side

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, flashed in the air towards third man. It was slightly short of length and a tad outside off stump, Akmal stays where he is and pushes it away over gully

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

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, no run, just short of length, around that off stump and Akmal pushes it to the off side

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, no run, it lands on a length around off and curls away, left alone by Akmal.

Pakistan 3/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 1-0-3-0
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   Mashrafe Mortaza 2-0-5-0
4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, no run, leans forward to push a full length delivery to mid-off

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, IPl time for Akmal: he walks across the stumps and swings a full-length delivery on middle to long leg.

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 3-0-7-0
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   Mashrafe Mortaza 4-0-16-0
8.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, no run, on a length, on the middle and pushed to the leg side

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, Akmal decides to join in the fun. He walks across the stumps and swings a full delivery on the off stump to deep midwicket region

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, no run, full in length, on the middle stump line, driven to mid-on

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, no run, slower one, pretty full, Akmal waits and pushes it along the ground to mid-on

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, just outside off stump, full in length, carved to third man

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 5-0-21-0
36.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, low full toss, just outside off stump, pushed wide of long-off for couple of runs

36.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, slower one but it goes rapidly to the midwicket boundary. He waited for it and swung it cleanly on a bent knee. Nice looking stroke.

36.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, worked to midwicket for a quick single. There is a direct hit at the non-striker's end but he was inside the crease by then and they will go back for the second run as the ball ricochets of the stumps to long off

36.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Shoaib Malik, no run, swing and a miss. Three more overs after this.

36.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, on a length, on the middle and off, mistimes his pull to the on side

36.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, yorker ends up a low full toss and Misbah takes care to take the front leg out of the line and on drives it past the diving midwicket fielder.

Pakistan 227/5   Mashrafe Mortaza 6-0-33-0
38.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Misbah-ul-Haq, OUT, Misbah is done in by a good off cutter from Mortaza. The ball cut in from outside off, the bat came down outside the line and caught him in front. There was some noise as the ball passed the bat, Misbah suggests it might have been inside-edge but he is gone

Misbah-ul-Haq lbw b Mashrafe Mortaza 39 (28m 22b 3x4 2x6) SR: 177.27

38.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sohail Tanvir, 1 run, outside the off stump, dabbed to third man

38.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Fawad Alam, no run, change of pace and he can't get his dab to third man working. Beaten outside off

38.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Fawad Alam, 1 run, offcutter, cut past point

38.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sohail Tanvir, 1 run, another slower one, top edges a slog sweep to third man

38.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Fawad Alam, OUT, Fawad Alam is done in by the slower one. He went for a slog sweep and skied it really high in the air and it came down into the hands of long-on

Fawad Alam c Tamim Iqbal b Mashrafe Mortaza 2 (9m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

Pakistan 232/8   Mashrafe Mortaza 7-0-36-2
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