Bangladesh tour of New Zealand, 2007/08 / Commentary

Bangladesh in New Zealand Test Series - 2nd Test

New Zealand v Bangladesh

New Zealand won by an innings and 137 runs

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42.1

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, pitches short outside off, he backs away and lets it go

42.2

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, SIX, the first of the innings, Martin bangs it short outside off, Mortaza gives room and upper cuts it over the deep backward-point boundary

42.3

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, SIX, one more.....this time the ball is a lot fuller, Mortaza backs away, throws the kitchen sink at it and gets a thick top edge. There was enough timing and elevation to take it over fine leg

42.4

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, banged short on middle and down leg, Mortaza moves to his right and nearly gloves the ball

42.5

Martin to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, flat-batted along the ground to deep point

Bangladesh 139/9   Mashrafe Mortaza 13* (5b 2x6)

43.1

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, flighted on middle, defended to forward short -leg

43.2

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, flighted on off and middle, defended back to the bowler

43.3

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, flighted on off and middle, defended back to the bowler

43.4

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, 2 runs, full outside off, Mortaza drives with conviction just wide of long-on for a couple

43.5

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, flighted outside off, steps down and checks his stroke as he works it to the on side

43.6

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

Bangladesh 141/9   Mashrafe Mortaza 15* (11b 2x6)

45.1

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, defended close to the pads, Vettori appeals, the ball would have missed the leg stump

45.2

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run

45.3

Vettori to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT, the innings is wrapped up....flighted outside off, Mortaza steps down and tries to clear long-on, he doesn't get the desired elevation and ends up hitting down Matthew Bell's throat. He takes it really close to the boundary's edge

Mashrafe Mortaza c Bell b Vettori 15 (18m 14b 0x4 2x6) SR: 107.14

Bangladesh 143/10   Mashrafe Mortaza 15 (14b 2x6)
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Series Results
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Wellington - Jan 12-14, 2008
New Zealand won by an innings and 137 runs
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Dunedin - Jan 4-6, 2008
New Zealand won by 9 wickets
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Photos

Jan 13, 2008

Tamim Iqbal, nursing a broken thumb, didn't bat on day three, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 3rd day, January 14, 2008

Tamim Iqbal, nursing a broken thumb, didn't bat on day three

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Jan 13, 2008

The New Zealanders celebrate another easy wicket, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 3rd day, January 14, 2008

The New Zealanders celebrate another easy wicket

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