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)

1.1

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, Ripper first up, Squares up the batsman, who is facing his first ball at the international level

1.2

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, fuller on the middle stump, defended back to the bowler

1.3

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, outside off, short in length. Junaid goes back and guides the ball to backward point

1.4

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, swinging away from the off stump, left alone by Junaid

1.5

Martin to Junaid Siddique, 2 runs, on the leg stump, Junaid turns his wrists for a couple, his first in international cricket

1.6

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, short outside off, defended back to the bowler on the back foot

Bangladesh 2/0   CS Martin 1-0-2-0

3.1

Martin to Junaid Siddique, 2 runs, width outside off stump, Junaid goes over cover for a couple

3.2

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, short on the off stump, predictable response from Martin as Junaid lets it go

3.3

Martin to Junaid Siddique, 2 runs, on the leg stump, Junaid turns to deep mid wicket with supple wrists for a couple

3.4

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, bang on the spot, middle stump and on a good length. defended on the back foot, back to the bowler

3.5

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, on the leg stump, Junaid walks across and turns to square leg. No run taken

3.6

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, short on the middle stump, Junaid locks the wrists and guides to backward point

Bangladesh 14/0   CS Martin 2-0-6-0

5.1

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, on the leg stump again, Tamim turns to fine leg for a single

5.2

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, on the middle stump, defended on the back foot to the bowler

5.3

Martin to Junaid Siddique, 2 runs, outside off, fuller in length. Junaid goes for the drive and fails to time as the ball flies off the outside edge to deep backward point for a couple

5.4

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, on the off and middle, defended on the back foot to the bowler

5.5

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, bounces him this time around. gets under it properly and lets it go

5.6

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, on the leg stump and short in length, left alone

Bangladesh 18/0   CS Martin 3-0-9-0

7.1

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, on the off stump, goes back a touch and pushes to mid on

7.2

Martin to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, on the leg stump, slower in pace. Junaid flicks it over mid wicket for his first boundary in One Day international cricket

7.3

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, outside off and swinging away a touch, left alone by Junaid

7.4

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, on the middle stump, Junaid gets onto the front foot and defends back to the bowler

7.5

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, outside off, swinging away. Junaid drives to cover on the front foot

7.6

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, outside off and Junaid covers the line of the delivery and lets it go

Bangladesh 26/0   CS Martin 4-0-13-0

9.1

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, no run, on the off stump, good length. Drives back to the bowler

9.2

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and swinging away, left alone by Aftab

9.3

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, fuller in length outside off, drives off the front foot to extra cover for a boundary

9.4

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and left alone by Aftab

9.5

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, no run, short on the middle and leg stump. Aftab ducks under comfortably as he lets it go to the keeper

9.6

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and swinging away, left alone by Aftab

Bangladesh 31/1   CS Martin 5-0-17-0

14.1

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the leg stump, turns to mid wicket

14.2

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the leg stump, Tamim flicks again and fails to beat mid wicket

14.3

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the leg stump, defended on the back foot to mid wicket

14.4

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the leg stump, turns to square leg

14.5

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and coming in, guided to point. Tamim needs to get a kick onto the proceedings

14.6

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short on the middle stumps, on the ribs. Tamim goes back and defends to mid wicket

Bangladesh 65/2   CS Martin 6-1-17-0

16.1

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, short outside off, played with soft hands to point and run across for a single

16.2

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, outside off and Tamim goes fishing. Lucky to get outside edge to third man for a single

16.3

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off. Ashraful drives to cover

16.4

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, on the good length outside off, Ashraful covers the line and defends on the front foot

16.5

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and coming in. Ashrafuls plonks his front foot down and guides to point

16.6

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, outside off and swinging away. Ashraful plays the cut shot late to third man for a single

Bangladesh 72/2   CS Martin 7-1-20-0

18.1

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, outside off and coming in. guided of the back foot to third man for a single

18.2

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller in length outside off, Tamim drives to cover as the fielder dives and stops a certain boundary

18.3

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short in length outside off. Guides to point of the back foot

18.4

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, take that ! fuller in length outside off, drives through cover handsomely for a boundary

18.5

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, short on the middle stump. Nudges to leg side for a single

18.6

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, fuller in length outside off. Ashraful drives to long off for a single

Bangladesh 82/2   CS Martin 8-1-27-0

36.1

Martin to Farhad Reza, 1 run, outside off and coming in, guided to deep backward point for a single

36.2

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, on the middle stump, Mashrafe goes back and guides to third man for a single

36.3

Martin to Farhad Reza, no run, short outside off, cut late to short third man. No run taken

36.4

Martin to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off, plays the cut shot to short third man again as he is unable to pierce the field

36.5

Martin to Farhad Reza, no run, on the good length outside off, tries to guide it and is still unable to pierce the third man region

36.6

Martin to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and coming in, tries to cut and misses it by a margin

Bangladesh 162/7   CS Martin 9-1-29-0

38.1

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, FOUR, short in length, goes inside out over cover for a boundary

38.2

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, outside off and coming in, defended on the back foot to point

38.3

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, fuller in length outside off, drives to sweeper on the off side for a single

38.4

Martin to Farhad Reza, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicks to mid wicket for a single

38.5

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, short and coming in from the off stump. Mashrafe moves back and tries to get cheeky. Misses the ball altogether

38.6

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, short ball on the middle stump, Mashrafe ducks under it

Bangladesh 169/7   CS Martin 10-1-35-0
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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Photos

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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