Bangladesh tour of New Zealand, 2007/08 / Commentary

Bangladesh in New Zealand ODI Series - 1st ODI

New Zealand v Bangladesh

New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 44 balls remaining)

29.1

Gillespie to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicks to fine leg

Bangladesh 151/4   Mehrab Hossain jnr 1* (1b)

30.1

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, on the off stump, guided to point

30.2

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, outside off and swinging away, guidesd to point of the front foot

30.3

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, outside the off stump and left alone

30.4

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, outside the off and coming in, defended on the back foot with soft hands

30.5

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 wide, outside off and swinging away, moves across and leaves it as it is called a wide

30.5

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, outside off, guides to third man for a single

Bangladesh 153/6   Mehrab Hossain jnr 2* (6b)

31.1

Gillespie to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, on the leg stump, defends to leg side on the back foot

31.2

Gillespie to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, on the off stump, defended on the front foot onto the pitch

31.3

Gillespie to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, outside off and coming in, fuller in length. Drives straight to extra cover

31.4

Gillespie to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, short outside the off stump, moves across and defends on the back foot

31.5

Gillespie to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, short on the leg stump. Tries to pull and is struck on the gloves as it falls safely and run across for a single

Bangladesh 154/6   Mehrab Hossain jnr 3* (11b)

32.1

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, outside off coming in, defended on the front foot to point

32.2

Oram to Mehrab Hossain jnr, OUT, short on the off stump, Mehrab steps down the track and decides to leave the ball. The ball flies off the outside edge to backward point where How grabs the offering. I can't imagine what Mehrab was thinking. Excellent stuff from Oram who's now taken three

Mehrab Hossain jnr c How b Oram 3 (20m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.07

Bangladesh 154/7   Mehrab Hossain jnr 3 (13b)
Series Results
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Queenstown - Dec 31, 2007
New Zealand won by 10 wickets (with 264 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Napier - Dec 28, 2007
New Zealand won by 102 runs (D/L method)
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Auckland - Dec 26, 2007
New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 44 balls remaining)
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Dec 26, 2007

Bangladesh had little to cheer for as they managed to pick up only four wickets, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Auckland, December 26, 2007

Bangladesh had little to cheer for as they managed to pick up only four wickets

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Dec 26, 2007

Scott Styris led New Zealand home with a quickfire 25, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Auckland, December 26, 2007

Scott Styris led New Zealand home with a quickfire 25

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