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)

2.6

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, fuller on the off stump, Tamim goes more straighter this time as he plays it in the vee for a boundary

Bangladesh 10/0   Tamim Iqbal 7* (10b 1x4)   KD Mills 2-1-8-0

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

Bangladesh 26/0   Junaid Siddique 13* (25b 1x4)   CS Martin 3.2-0-13-0

9.3

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

Bangladesh 31/1   Aftab Ahmed 4* (3b 1x4)   CS Martin 4.3-0-17-0

10.3

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, poor delivery, drifts to leg stump, Tamim flicks to fine leg for an easy boundary

Bangladesh 35/1   Tamim Iqbal 18* (24b 2x4)   KD Mills 5.3-1-18-1

11.3

Gillespie to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, fuller in length on the middle stump, gets under the line of the delivery and lifts it over mid on for a boundary

Bangladesh 39/1   Aftab Ahmed 8* (9b 2x4)   MR Gillespie 0.3-0-4-0

12.2

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short outside off stump, stand and deliver stuff for Ashraful as he smashes it over long off for a boundary

Bangladesh 43/2   Mohammad Ashraful 4* (2b 1x4)   KD Mills 6.2-1-22-1

12.3

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short outside the off stump. Ashraful latches onto it big time as he whips it over square leg for a boundary

Bangladesh 48/2   Mohammad Ashraful 8* (3b 2x4)   KD Mills 6.3-1-27-1

13.2

Gillespie to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, on the leg stump, touch fuller in length. Ashraful nonchalantly flicks over the circle for a boundary. Ominous touch he seems to be in

Bangladesh 55/2   Mohammad Ashraful 15* (8b 3x4)   MR Gillespie 1.2-0-8-1

13.6

Gillespie to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, There he goes ! outside off and Ashraful walks across and plays his patented shot over fine leg for a boundary

Bangladesh 65/2   Mohammad Ashraful 25* (12b 4x4 1x6)   MR Gillespie 2-0-18-1

18.4

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

Bangladesh 80/2   Tamim Iqbal 25* (43b 3x4)   CS Martin 7.4-1-25-0

19.2

Vettori to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short outside off, cuts fiercely to deep backward point for a boundary

Bangladesh 86/2   Mohammad Ashraful 37* (28b 5x4 1x6)   DL Vettori 2.2-0-11-0

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   Mohammad Ashraful 44* (33b 6x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 1-0-7-0

21.4

Vettori to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, outside off, Tamim drives it over cover for a boundary

Bangladesh 107/2   Tamim Iqbal 39* (52b 4x4 1x6)   DL Vettori 3.4-0-25-0

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

Bangladesh 111/2   Mohammad Ashraful 49* (37b 7x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 1.3-0-11-0

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

Bangladesh 134/2   Mohammad Ashraful 61* (50b 8x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 3.3-0-24-0

27.3

Styris to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, fuller on the off stump. drives in the vee for a boundary

Bangladesh 140/3   Shakib Al Hasan 4* (3b 1x4)   SB Styris 0.3-0-4-0

27.6

Styris to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, on the off and coming in, Ashraful walks across and plays that cheeky little scoop of his past the fine leg for a boundary

Bangladesh 145/3   Mohammad Ashraful 66* (54b 9x4 1x6)   SB Styris 1-0-9-0

28.4

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

Bangladesh 150/3   Mohammad Ashraful 70* (55b 10x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 4.4-0-31-1

38.1

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

Bangladesh 167/7   Mashrafe Mortaza 10* (17b 1x4)   CS Martin 9.1-1-33-0

42.1

Mills to Mashrafe Mortaza, FOUR, on the leg stump, slogs it over mid wicket for a boundary

Bangladesh 177/8   Mashrafe Mortaza 17* (27b 2x4)   KD Mills 8.1-2-34-2

43.5

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, FOUR, fuller outside off, smashes back past the bowler for a boundary

Bangladesh 182/9   Abdur Razzak 5* (8b 1x4)   DL Vettori 7.5-0-43-0

44.4

Mills to Abdur Razzak, FOUR, short outside off stump, pulled deep backward square leg for a boundary

Bangladesh 193/9   Abdur Razzak 16* (13b 2x4 1x6)   KD Mills 9.4-2-44-3
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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