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)

20.1

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and guided to backward point

20.2

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, on the off stump, Tamim goes for the drive and gets an inside edge to mid wicket for a single

20.3

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, fuller in length outside off, Ashraful plays a delectable drive to long off where Mills restricts him to a couple

20.4

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off, guided to point

20.5

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and short in length, left alone. Surprising it is

20.6

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, fuller in length outside off. Ashraful drives it to the same spot that is long off and beats Mills this time for a boundary

Bangladesh 95/2   JDP Oram 1-0-7-0

22.1

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, fuller in length outside off. Ashraful drives to cover

22.2

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, short outside the off stump. Ashraful goes back and cuts to point

22.3

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, outside off stump, short in length. Ashraful steps down the track and belts it over mid wicket for a boundary

22.4

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the off stump, flicks to deep square leg to bring up his fifty. Special innings this from Ashraful

22.5

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the off stump. Tamim pushes to cover on the front foot

22.6

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outsiode off, Tamim plays the cut late to short third man

Bangladesh 112/2   JDP Oram 2-0-12-0

24.1

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, SIX, outside off and short in length. Tamim steps out and lashes it over mid wicket for a six

24.2

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off, defended on the back foot to point

24.3

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short outside off , drives to cover

24.4

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, short on the leg stump, nudges to mid wicket for a single

24.5

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, fuller on the off stump, Ashraful on the front foot drives back to the bowler

24.6

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the leg stump, Ashraful works to mid wicket for a single

Bangladesh 125/2   JDP Oram 3-0-20-0

26.1

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off, Ashraful goes back and plays the cut late to short third man

26.2

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, wide outside the off stump, Ashraful square drives straight to point

26.3

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short on the middle stump. Ashraful does not need an invitation to play the pull shot as he latches onto it and pulls it to square leg for a boundary

26.4

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, goes over the head, and called a wide

26.4

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and short in length. Cuts straight to point

26.5

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the off and middle, Ashraful turns the ball to square leg for a single

26.6

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, outside off and Tamim goes for the jugular as he lofts it up in the air as Gillespie gets under it at deep backward point and takes it comfortably

Tamim Iqbal c Gillespie b Oram 50 (112m 66b 4x4 2x6) SR: 75.75

Bangladesh 136/3   JDP Oram 4-0-26-1

28.1

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short on the middle stump. defended on the back foot

28.2

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and swinging away. Shakib hangs out his bat to dry

28.3

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, short on the middle stump, Shakib pulls to fine leg for a single

28.4

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, outside off and coming in, slower ball. Ashraful goes back and cuts past point for a boundary

28.5

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and lets it go this time

28.6

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, outside off and short in length. Ashraful throws it all away once again as he pulls to deep mid wicket where Fulton takes the offering. Ashraful played a special innings here today and lucky are those who watched it

Mohammad Ashraful c Fulton b Oram 70 (72m 57b 10x4 1x6) SR: 122.80

Bangladesh 150/4   JDP Oram 5-0-31-2

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

30.6

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, fuller on the off stump, defended back to the bowler

Bangladesh 153/6   JDP Oram 6-0-33-2

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

32.3

Oram to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, outside off and coming in, defended to backward point for a single

32.4

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, on the off stump and defended to cover on the front foot

32.5

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, short outside off, cut straight to backward point

32.6

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and coming in, guided to backward point of the back foot

Bangladesh 155/7   JDP Oram 7-0-34-3

34.1

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and coming in, defended on the back foot

34.2

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, on the middle stump, defended on the front foot

34.3

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, fuller in length outside off. Defended on the front foot back to the bowler

34.4

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, on the middle stump. off the inside edge and right onto the box. It can be painful

34.5

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off, short in length. Defended on the back foot to point

34.6

Oram to Farhad Reza, no run, fuller in length on the off stump. Reza gets back and defends back to the bowler

Bangladesh 157/7   JDP Oram 8-1-34-3

46.1

Oram to Abdur Razzak, 2 runs, outside off and coming in, flicks to square leg for a couple

46.2

Oram to Abdur Razzak, no run, on the leg stump, goes to the keeper

46.3

Oram to Abdur Razzak, OUT, on the off stump, guides to point and sets off for a single as How who comes in from backward point throws the stumps down and finds Shahadat short of his crease

Shahadat Hossain run out 3 (14m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Bangladesh 201/10   JDP Oram 8.3-1-36-3
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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