Bangladesh tour of New Zealand, 2007/08 / Commentary

Bangladesh in New Zealand ODI Series - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v Bangladesh

New Zealand won by 10 wickets (with 264 balls remaining)

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's coverage of the final ODI between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Queenstown.

Daniel Vettori was won the toss and elected to have a bowl. New Zealand have made one change, giving Michael Mason a game in place of Mark Gillespie. Bangladesh have fielded an unchanged side.

Stay with us for the action as it starts shortly.

0.1

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the off stump, driven back to the bowler

0.2

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off, stuck on the pads of an inside edge

0.3

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

0.4

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, outside the off stump, driven to extra cover for a couple

0.5

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the middle stump, defended on the back foot

0.6

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the off stump, defended to point of the front foot

End of over 1 (2 runs) Bangladesh 2/0 (RR: 2.00)
Tamim Iqbal    2* (6b)      KD Mills    1-0-2-0
Junaid Siddique    0* (0b)     

1.1

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, plays defensively to point on the front foot

1.2

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, on the off stump, left alone to the keeper

1.3

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, on the off stump, offers a dead bat as a line of defense

1.4

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, short outside the off stump, pushed to point

1.5

Martin to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, short outside off, steered to backward point for a single

1.6

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside the off stump, short in length. Left alone to the keeper

End of over 2 (1 run) Bangladesh 3/0 (RR: 1.50)
Tamim Iqbal    2* (7b)      CS Martin    1-0-1-0
Junaid Siddique    1* (5b)      KD Mills    1-0-2-0

2.1

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, on the leg stump, hit on the pads as he tries to flick it

2.2

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, outside the off stump and left alone

2.3

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, good length on the stumps, defended on the back foot

2.4

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, short outside off, steered to gully

2.5

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, short of length outside off, cut to keeper. bottom edge to the keeper

2.6

Mills to Junaid Siddique, OUT, short outside off, swinging away tries to cut and gets a bottom edge onto the stumps

Junaid Siddique b Mills 1 (12m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 9.09

End of over 3 (wicket maiden) Bangladesh 3/1 (RR: 1.00)
     KD Mills    2-1-2-1
Tamim Iqbal    2* (7b)      CS Martin    1-0-1-0

3.1

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the off stump and moving away, left alone

3.2

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

3.3

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short on the middle stump, defended back to the bowler

3.4

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the off stump, defended back to the bowler

3.5

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the off stump, drives to cover on the front foot

3.6

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and swinging away, left alone to the keeper

End of over 4 (maiden) Bangladesh 3/1 (RR: 0.75)
Tamim Iqbal    2* (13b)      CS Martin    2-1-1-0
Mohammad Ashraful    0* (0b)      KD Mills    2-1-2-1

4.1

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, on the legs, tries to flick and is rapped on the pads

4.2

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and swinging away, left alone to the keeper

4.3

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, short outside off, left alone to the keeper

4.4

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short of length on the off stump, defended on the front foot

4.5

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, no run

4.6

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, on the off stump and moving away, left alone to the keeper

End of over 5 (4 runs) Bangladesh 7/1 (RR: 1.40)
Mohammad Ashraful    4* (6b 1x4)      KD Mills    3-1-6-1
Tamim Iqbal    2* (13b)      CS Martin    2-1-1-0

5.1

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off swinging away, left alone to the keeper

5.2

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the off stump, defended back to the bowler

5.3

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off, swings away from a good length

5.4

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the legs, flicks straight to Sinclair positioned at mid wicket

5.5

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short outside off stump, and swinging away, tries to pull and pulls away at the last moment

5.6

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and swinging away, left alone

End of over 6 (maiden) Bangladesh 7/1 (RR: 1.16)
Tamim Iqbal    2* (19b)      CS Martin    3-2-1-0
Mohammad Ashraful    4* (6b 1x4)      KD Mills    3-1-6-1

6.1

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off, coming in, struck high on the pads

6.2

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and swinging away, goes for the drive at full tilt and misses

6.3

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, on the off stump, coming in and going down leg, called a wide

6.3

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, outside off and swinging away, goes for the drive nad all that he manages to get an outside edge to third man for a single

6.4

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, on the off stump, drives it in the vee on the off side for a couple

6.5

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the off, and rising, drives on the rise to mid off

6.6

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicks to square leg

End of over 7 (5 runs) Bangladesh 12/1 (RR: 1.71)
Tamim Iqbal    5* (22b)      KD Mills    4-1-11-1
Mohammad Ashraful    5* (9b 1x4)      CS Martin    3-2-1-0

7.1

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

7.2

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the off stump and swinging away, left alone to the keeper

7.3

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the middle stump, defends on the front foot back to the bowler

7.4

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off, coming in, defended on the backfoot to cover

7.5

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

7.6

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and swinging away, tries to drive on the backfoot and misses

End of over 8 (maiden) Bangladesh 12/1 (RR: 1.50)
Tamim Iqbal    5* (28b)      CS Martin    4-3-1-0
Mohammad Ashraful    5* (9b 1x4)      KD Mills    4-1-11-1

8.1

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicks to deep square leg for a single

8.2

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and swinging away, cut to cover

8.3

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and coming in, defended on the back foot

8.4

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off, coming in . Tamim gets behind the line of the ball and drives to mid off. Still no run taken

8.5

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the leg stump, and rising. defends on the back foot

8.6

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, outside off and swinging away, pokes at it to get a single to third man

End of over 9 (2 runs) Bangladesh 14/1 (RR: 1.55)
Tamim Iqbal    6* (33b)      KD Mills    5-1-13-1
Mohammad Ashraful    6* (10b 1x4)      CS Martin    4-3-1-0

9.1

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and coming in, defended on the front foot

9.2

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, on the leg stump and on his hips, flicks straight to square leg

9.3

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and coming in, swinging prodigiously, left alone

9.4

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the leg stump, pushes to mid wicket for a single

9.5

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and keeping the line, defends on the back foot, back to the bowler

9.6

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and fuller in length,drives on the up to mid off

End of over 10 (2 runs) Bangladesh 16/1 (RR: 1.60)
Tamim Iqbal    7* (37b)      CS Martin    5-3-3-0
Mohammad Ashraful    7* (12b 1x4)      KD Mills    5-1-13-1

Powerplay 2 into effect

10.1

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, outside off and coming in, driven on the back foot to extra cover for a single

10.2

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, outside off, cut to third man for a single

10.3

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the leg stump, turned to square leg for a single

10.4

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the leg stump, good length. gets an inside edge back into his box

10.5

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and swinging away, driven to mid off

10.6

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, 1 leg bye, on the leg stump, off the pads to square leg for a leg bye

End of over 11 (4 runs) Bangladesh 20/1 (RR: 1.81)
Tamim Iqbal    8* (41b)      KD Mills    6-1-16-1
Mohammad Ashraful    9* (14b 1x4)      CS Martin    5-3-3-0

11.1

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the middle stump and swinging away. Tamim drives on the up straight to cover

11.2

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and swinging away. Tamim gets forward and gets a thick outside edge to point

11.3

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and swinging away. guided of the back foot to point

11.4

Martin to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, outside off and swinging away, steered of the back foot to third man for a single

11.5

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and coming in, decides at the last moment to let it go to the keeper

11.6

Martin to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, short outside off and pulled over mid wicket for a couple

End of over 12 (3 runs) Bangladesh 23/1 (RR: 1.91)
Mohammad Ashraful    11* (16b 1x4)      CS Martin    6-3-6-0
Tamim Iqbal    9* (45b)      KD Mills    6-1-16-1

12.1

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and swinging away, drives on the up to mid off

12.2

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short outside off, and swinging away, guided to point

12.3

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, no run, on the middle stump, fuller in length. Drives on the full to mid on

12.4

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicks to deep square leg for a single

12.5

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, on the off stump and on the bouncer length. ducks below the ball

12.6

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicks to square leg

End of over 13 (2 runs) Bangladesh 25/1 (RR: 1.92)
Mohammad Ashraful    12* (18b 1x4)      KD Mills    7-1-18-1
Tamim Iqbal    10* (49b)      CS Martin    6-3-6-0

Mason into the attack now

13.1

Mason to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and swinging away a touch. Ashraful moves across, covers the line of the delivery and lets it go

13.2

Mason to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short outside off, rank bad ball. Ashraful cuts to point for a lip smacking boundary

13.3

Mason to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, outside off, and swinging away a touch, steered to third man for a single

13.4

Mason to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, short on the leg stump. Tamim defends on the back foot to square leg for a single

13.5

Mason to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, short outside off, Ashraful plays a delicate steer to third man for a single

13.6

Mason to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside the leg stump, tries to flick to square leg and is struck outside the line of stumps

End of over 14 (7 runs) Bangladesh 32/1 (RR: 2.28)
Tamim Iqbal    11* (51b)      MJ Mason    1-0-7-0
Mohammad Ashraful    18* (22b 2x4)      KD Mills    7-1-18-1

14.1

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, outside off and swinging away a touch. Ashraful works out a way to keep getting singles by steering to third man for a single

14.2

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, a mirror image of the way Ashraful is playing, outside off steered to third man for a single

14.3

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the leg stump, this time around, flicks to mid wicket for a single

14.4

Mills to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, on the legs , Tamim turns it off hs hips for a single

14.5

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, bounces over his head and rightfully called a wide

14.5

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, on the middle stump, steps down the track and moves away. lifts it higfh over point's head for a boundary now

14.6

Mills to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, outside off and swinging away. left alone to the keeper

End of over 15 (9 runs) Bangladesh 41/1 (RR: 2.73)
Mohammad Ashraful    24* (26b 3x4)      KD Mills    8-1-27-1
Tamim Iqbal    13* (53b)      MJ Mason    1-0-7-0

15.1

Mason to Tamim Iqbal, no run, outside off and swinging away. Tamim tries to steer and misses

15.2

Mason to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short of length on leg stump, he hops up and plays to square leg

15.3

Mason to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, gone! A touch wide and he thinks about running it fine but can only find Styris at first slip, a regulation outside edge gets Mason a wicket

Tamim Iqbal c Styris b Mason 13 (63m 56b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.21

Here's Aftab Ahmed

15.4

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, back of a good length on the stumps and he gets in line to play it back

15.5

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good length on off stump, Aftab shuffles across and defends it back

Bangladesh not finding the pace or carry to play their shots, as they did in Napier

15.6

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, and thats a wicket maiden for Mason, as Aftab defends one towards cover

End of over 16 (wicket maiden) Bangladesh 41/2 (RR: 2.56)
Aftab Ahmed    0* (3b)      MJ Mason    2-1-7-1
Mohammad Ashraful    24* (26b 3x4)      KD Mills    8-1-27-1

All three seamers have bowled tidily and asked questions of the batsmen. Here's Jacob Oram.

16.1

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good start, nice and tidy ball on off stump gets him defending forward

16.2

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, short of a length outside off, good carry and Ashraful leaves it be

16.3

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good length a touch wider, Ashraful gets across and shoulders arms

16.4

Oram to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, short of a length outside off, Ashraful quickly gets across and plays with soft hands, there's extra lift on that ball but he gets back nicely and drops it at his feet, calling for the run and Aftab responds well

16.5

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, no run, beaten, as he pushes forward to another that sits up nicely, he tries to then hold the bat back out of the ball's line but narrowly misses getting an edge

16.6

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, gets up and defends one, getting a thick edge safely along the ground past gully for a single, and that will be drinks

End of over 17 (2 runs) Bangladesh 43/2 (RR: 2.52)
Aftab Ahmed    1* (5b)      JDP Oram    1-0-2-0
Mohammad Ashraful    25* (30b 3x4)      MJ Mason    2-1-7-1

17.1

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, short on the middle stum and coming in, Aftab moves back as he spots it early but unable to get enough wood onto the ball

17.2

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and moving away ever so slightly. Aftab goes back and pokes uncertainly at it. Predictably he is beaten all ends up

17.3

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, fuller on the middle stump, flicks to square leg for a single

17.4

Mason to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, short outside off, Ashraful being an instinctive puller goes for it and does not get enough on the ball as it fails to clear Oram at fine leg, who judges well to take the catch. Ashraful's strength proves to be his downfall this time round. It helps to have taller fielders on the ground

Mohammad Ashraful c Oram b Mason 25 (63m 31b 3x4 0x6) SR: 80.64

17.5

Mason to Tushar Imran, 1 run, fuller on the middle stump, Tushar tries to flick it to mid wicket and gets a leading edge to cover and sets off. Is struggling to make his ground as the throw from cover is off mark

17.6

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, short outside off and coming in, defends on the back foot to point

End of over 18 (2 runs) Bangladesh 45/3 (RR: 2.50)
Aftab Ahmed    2* (9b)      MJ Mason    3-1-9-2
Tushar Imran    1* (1b)      JDP Oram    1-0-2-0

18.1

Oram to Tushar Imran, no run, short outside off and coming in. Tushar gets behind the line and lets it go to the keeper

18.2

Oram to Tushar Imran, 1 wide, drifting onto the legs this time. Umpire has no hesitation in calling it a wide

18.2

Oram to Tushar Imran, no run, outside off and coming in. Defends on the back foot to cover

18.3

Oram to Tushar Imran, no run, outside off and coming in. Defends on the back foot to extra cover

18.4

Oram to Tushar Imran, no run, short and wide outside off, drives on the up to cover

18.5

Oram to Tushar Imran, OUT, pitching on the good length and carries a little more bounce than usual, which forces Tushar to grope in the dark as all he manges to get is an outside edge to the keeper, who accepts it gleefully

Tushar Imran c †McCullum b Oram 1 (5m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

18.6

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and coming in, Shakib moves across and defends to point

End of over 19 (1 run) Bangladesh 46/4 (RR: 2.42)
Shakib Al Hasan    0* (1b)      JDP Oram    2-0-3-1
Aftab Ahmed    2* (9b)      MJ Mason    3-1-9-2

19.1

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and swinging away, left alone to the keeper

19.2

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, Mason settling into the groove now as he is consistently pitching it in the corridor, not allowing batsmen any room

19.3

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, on the off stump, swinging away. Goes back and defends back to the bowler

19.4

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, short on the middle stump, Aftab ducks under the ball comfortably

19.5

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, 2 runs, rare offering from Mason. On the middle and coming in, Aftab flicks to midwicket easily and gets a couple

19.6

Mason to Aftab Ahmed, no run, fulleron the off stump, driven back to the bowler

End of over 20 (2 runs) Bangladesh 48/4 (RR: 2.40)
Aftab Ahmed    4* (15b)      MJ Mason    4-1-11-2
Shakib Al Hasan    0* (1b)      JDP Oram    2-0-3-1

20.1

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and coming in, Shakib moves across and defends on the back foot

20.2

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and coming in. gets behind the line and defends

20.3

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short outside off and swinging away. Shakib tries to cut and misses it by a mile

20.4

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and coming in, defended back to the bowler

20.5

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, outside off and swinging away, cut to third man for a couple

20.6

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, outside off and swinging away, short in length. Shakib stands tall and drives to mid off for a single

End of over 21 (3 runs) Bangladesh 51/4 (RR: 2.42)
Shakib Al Hasan    3* (7b)      JDP Oram    3-0-6-1
Aftab Ahmed    4* (15b)      MJ Mason    4-1-11-2

21.1

Mason to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, on the middle stump. Good length delivery. There is nothing that Shakib can do other than defending back to the bowler

21.2

Mason to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and coming in, defends on the back foot to backward point

21.3

Mason to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and coming in, short in length. Ducks under the ball

21.4

Mason to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short on the leg stump, Shakib moves across and flicks to square leg

21.5

Mason to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and swinging away. Shakib gets behind the line of the delivery and drives to mid off

21.6

Mason to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and swinging away. On the good length. Left alone to the keeper

End of over 22 (maiden) Bangladesh 51/4 (RR: 2.31)
Shakib Al Hasan    3* (13b)      MJ Mason    5-2-11-2
Aftab Ahmed    4* (15b)      JDP Oram    3-0-6-1

22.1

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and coming in. Aftab gets behind the line and defends the ball dead onto the pitch

22.2

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, no run, short outside off. Aftab moves back and tries to cut and misses

22.3

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicks to square leg for a single

22.4

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and swinging away, left alone

22.5

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, fuller in length outside off. Drives it on the up to cover

22.6

Oram to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, short outside off, Shakib moves across and cuts to point, a touch in the air - difficult to take- for a streaky boundary

End of over 23 (5 runs) Bangladesh 56/4 (RR: 2.43)
Shakib Al Hasan    7* (16b 1x4)      JDP Oram    4-0-11-1
Aftab Ahmed    5* (18b)      MJ Mason    5-2-11-2

23.1

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, Violence here. Outside off, fuller in length. Aftab goes for a full blooded inside out drive and succeeds

23.2

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and coming in, left alone to the keeper

23.3

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, no run, short outside the off stump, Aftab stays at the crease and lets it go

23.4

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, on the good length outside off. Aftab steers it to third man for a single

23.5

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, on the middle stump, fuller in length. Drives back to the bolwer

23.6

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, on the middle stump, short in length. Shakib moves back and across and defends to cover

End of over 24 (5 runs) Bangladesh 61/4 (RR: 2.54)
Shakib Al Hasan    7* (18b 1x4)      CS Martin    7-3-11-0
Aftab Ahmed    10* (22b 1x4)      JDP Oram    4-0-11-1

24.1

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and short in length. Aftab gives himself some room and tries to cut, but misses

24.2

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, no run, short on the off stump, Aftab moves across and tries to paddle, but changes mind at the last moment and defends

24.3

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, on the off stump, fuller in length, lifts over long on for a boundary

24.4

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, no run, fuller outside off, drives straight back to the bowler

24.5

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, no run, short outside the off stump. lets it go to the keeper

24.6

Oram to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and swinging away, left alone to the keeper

End of over 25 (4 runs) Bangladesh 65/4 (RR: 2.60)
Aftab Ahmed    14* (28b 2x4)      JDP Oram    5-0-15-1
Shakib Al Hasan    7* (18b 1x4)      CS Martin    7-3-11-0

25.1

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short on the leg stump, lets it go to the keeper

25.2

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, on the middle stump, swinging away a touch, defended on the back foot to cover

25.3

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicks to square leg for a single

25.4

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, outside off and swinging away, moves back and guides over point for a single

25.5

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, on the leg stump, swinging away. Shakib drives to mid off for a single

25.6

Martin to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, outside off, fuller in length. Aftab comes down the track and thumps it over mid off for a boundary

End of over 26 (7 runs) Bangladesh 72/4 (RR: 2.76)
Aftab Ahmed    19* (30b 3x4)      CS Martin    8-3-18-0
Shakib Al Hasan    9* (22b 1x4)      JDP Oram    5-0-15-1

26.1

Vettori to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and spinning. tries to cut and misses

26.2

Vettori to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and defended back to the bowler

26.3

Vettori to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, outside off and fuller in length, drives to deep cover for a single

26.4

Vettori to Aftab Ahmed, no run, on the middle stump, Aftab goes back and defends on the back foot

26.5

Vettori to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off, Aftab goes back and defends

26.6

Vettori to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off and Aftab steers to point off the back foot

End of over 27 (1 run) Bangladesh 73/4 (RR: 2.70)
Aftab Ahmed    19* (33b 3x4)      DL Vettori    1-0-1-0
Shakib Al Hasan    10* (25b 1x4)      CS Martin    8-3-18-0

27.1

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short on the middle stump, driven of the back foot to cover. Tries to take a quick single but does not

27.2

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off , driven of the back foot to cover

27.3

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and coming in, drives to cover of the back foot

27.4

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and coming in, short in length. Shakib tries to pull and withdraws at the last moment

27.5

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short on the off stump,Shakib goes back and pulls, gets a top edge which does not quite carry

27.6

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and coming in, tries to drive and misses

End of over 28 (maiden) Bangladesh 73/4 (RR: 2.60)
Shakib Al Hasan    10* (31b 1x4)      CS Martin    9-4-18-0
Aftab Ahmed    19* (33b 3x4)      DL Vettori    1-0-1-0

28.1

Vettori to Aftab Ahmed, no run, outside off, steered to short third man

28.2

Vettori to Aftab Ahmed, OUT, on the leg stump and turning away. Aftab sweeps it without getting behind the line of the delivery and gets a top edge to short fine leg, where Sinclair takes the catch. Vettori now is joint highest wicket taker for New Zealand in ODI's

Aftab Ahmed c Sinclair b Vettori 19 (58m 35b 3x4 0x6) SR: 54.28

28.3

Vettori to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and Reza tries to defend and misses

28.4

Vettori to Farhad Reza, 1 run, on the middle stump, pushes to mid wicket for a single

28.5

Vettori to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, outside off and a touch short in length. Shakib tries to cut and gets a bottom edge onto the stumps.Double strike in the over as Vettori, now has the highest number of wickets in ODI's for New Zealand

Shakib Al Hasan b Vettori 10 (41m 32b 1x4 0x6) SR: 31.25

28.6

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, outside off, Rahim moves across and defends on the back foot

End of over 29 (1 run) Bangladesh 74/6 (RR: 2.55)
Mushfiqur Rahim    0* (1b)      DL Vettori    2-0-2-2
Farhad Reza    1* (2b)      CS Martin    9-4-18-0

29.1

Martin to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and coming in, tries to drive and misses

29.2

Martin to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and coming in, Reza sees till the last moment and lets it go

29.3

Martin to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and coming in, ducks under the delivery

29.4

Martin to Farhad Reza, FOUR, outside off and swinging away, driven in the air through mid off for a boundary

29.5

Martin to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and swinging away, tries to cut and misses

29.6

Martin to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and coming in, defends on the back foot

End of over 30 (4 runs) Bangladesh 78/6 (RR: 2.60)
Farhad Reza    5* (8b 1x4)      CS Martin    10-4-22-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    0* (1b)      DL Vettori    2-0-2-2

30.1

Vettori to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, on the leg stump, Rahim moves across and misses the line and is cleaned up

Mushfiqur Rahim b Vettori 0 (7m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

30.2

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off and tries to defend and misses

30.3

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off and left alone

30.4

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off and tries to defend and misses

30.5

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off, plays and misses

30.6

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off, finally gets a bat onto the ball as he defends on the front foot

End of over 31 (wicket maiden) Bangladesh 78/7 (RR: 2.51)
Abdur Razzak    0* (5b)      DL Vettori    3-1-2-3
Farhad Reza    5* (8b 1x4)      CS Martin    10-4-22-0

31.1

Mason to Farhad Reza, no run, on the leg stump, flicked to square leg

31.2

Mason to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off and steered to short third man

31.3

Mason to Farhad Reza, FOUR, short outside off, pulled to deep mid wicket for a boundary.

31.4

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

31.5

Mason to Farhad Reza, 1 run, outside the off, steers to third man for a single

31.6

Mason to Abdur Razzak, no run, on the middle stump, short in length. ducks under it

End of over 32 (5 runs) Bangladesh 83/7 (RR: 2.59)
Abdur Razzak    0* (6b)      MJ Mason    6-2-16-2
Farhad Reza    10* (13b 2x4)      DL Vettori    3-1-2-3

32.1

Vettori to Farhad Reza, no run, on the middle, Reza comes down the track and misses as it goes to first slip

32.2

Vettori to Farhad Reza, no run, outside off, tries to cut and gets a botton edge as McCullum drops it

32.3

Vettori to Farhad Reza, no run

32.4

Vettori to Farhad Reza, 2 runs, pushed to mid wicket for a couple

32.5

Vettori to Farhad Reza, OUT, outside off, Flighted delivery. Reza chances his luck once too often as he comes down the track and is beaten in flight. McCullum stumps him

Farhad Reza st †McCullum b Vettori 12 (18m 18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

32.6

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, on the off stump, defended on the front foot

End of over 33 (2 runs) Bangladesh 85/8 (RR: 2.57)
Mashrafe Mortaza    0* (1b)      DL Vettori    4-1-4-4
Abdur Razzak    0* (6b)      MJ Mason    6-2-16-2

33.1

Mason to Abdur Razzak, no run, on the off stump, defended to cover

33.2

Mason to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off and coming in, defended on the back foot

33.3

Mason to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off, Razzak goes onto the back foot and defends

33.4

Mason to Abdur Razzak, no run, on the middle stump, short in length. Ducks under the delivery

33.5

Mason to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off and swinging away, defended on the back foot

33.6

Mason to Abdur Razzak, FOUR, short outside off, cut to third man, albeit off an edge for a boundary

End of over 34 (4 runs) Bangladesh 89/8 (RR: 2.61)
Abdur Razzak    4* (12b 1x4)      MJ Mason    7-2-20-2
Mashrafe Mortaza    0* (1b)      DL Vettori    4-1-4-4

34.1

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, on the middle stump, flicked to short fine leg

34.2

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, on the leg stump, defended back to the bowler

34.3

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, on the off stump, drives to mid off on the full

34.4

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, full outside off, drops it dead onto the pitch

34.5

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, on the legs, flicked to short fine leg

34.6

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, outside off, driven to cover

End of over 35 (maiden) Bangladesh 89/8 (RR: 2.54)
Mashrafe Mortaza    0* (7b)      DL Vettori    5-2-4-4
Abdur Razzak    4* (12b 1x4)      MJ Mason    7-2-20-2

35.1

Mason to Abdur Razzak, no run, on the leg stump, turned to square leg off the hips

35.2

Mason to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off and swinging away, left alone to the keeper

35.3

Mason to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off, defends on the back foot. drops it onto the pitch

35.4

Mason to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, on the leg stump, turns to fine leg for a single

35.5

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

35.6

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

End of over 36 (1 run) Bangladesh 90/8 (RR: 2.50)
Mashrafe Mortaza    0* (9b)      MJ Mason    8-2-21-2
Abdur Razzak    5* (16b 1x4)      DL Vettori    5-2-4-4

36.1

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off and left alone to the keeper

36.2

Vettori to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, short outside off, cut to deep backward point for a single

36.3

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, short outside off, tries to cut and misses

36.4

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, outside off and defended on the front foot

36.5

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, 2 runs, short outside off, drives to deep extra cover for a couple

36.6

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT, arm ball on the off stump, Mortaza plays for spin and cuts as he is deceived by the line and is bowled

Mashrafe Mortaza b Vettori 2 (15m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 15.38

End of over 37 (3 runs) Bangladesh 93/9 (RR: 2.51)
     DL Vettori    6-2-7-5
Abdur Razzak    6* (18b 1x4)      MJ Mason    8-2-21-2

37.1

Mills to Abdur Razzak, no run, on the leg stump, pushed to mid wicket of the back foot

37.2

Mills to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off and swinging away, driven to cover

37.3

Mills to Abdur Razzak, no run, outside off and short in length, pulled to mid wicket

37.4

Mills to Abdur Razzak, no run, on the middle and swinging away a touch, defended on the back foot

37.5

Mills to Abdur Razzak, OUT, outside off and short in length, as Razzak tries to knock the cover off the ball and gets a thick outside edge to third man, where Chris Martin pouches the catch

Abdur Razzak c Martin b Mills 6 (29m 23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 26.08

In what has been a familiar tale, Bangladesh tail fails to wag as the top order fell apart. It would be nothing short of miracle if Bangladesh force their way back into the match. Vettori wrecked Bangladesh hopes with a five wicket haul. In the process he became the highest wicket taker in 2007 in ODI's with 43 wickets

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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 29, 2008

Spectators take in the view of the Remarkables mountain range while watching a game, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Queenstown, December 31, 2007

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Dec 31, 2007

Shakib Al Hasan is clean bowled by Daniel Vettori, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Queenstown, December 31, 2007

Shakib Al Hasan is clean bowled by Daniel Vettori

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