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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1.1

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, starts off with a loosener outside the off stump, doesn't bend his back, Junaid leaves it

1.2

Mills to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, just strays on the pads, pitches on middle, Junaid flicks wide of square leg

1.4

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, Mills isn't exerting himself much, 127 kph, gets that inward movement again, turned to midwicket

1.5

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, gets away movement outside the off stump, left alone

1.6

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, fuller in length, swinging in to the left hander, Junaid gets a thuck inside edge onto his pads on the flick

Bangladesh 2/0   Junaid Siddique 1* (5b)

2.5

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, that was mighty close to the off stump, Martin hits the right line and length and beats the left hander

2.6

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, pitches just outside off and the ball moves away sharply

Bangladesh 5/0   Junaid Siddique 1* (7b)

3.6

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, fuller in length on middle, defended back to the bowler

Bangladesh 14/0   Junaid Siddique 1* (8b)

5.1

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, beaten...pitches just outside off, draws Junaid forward, the ball holds its line as it beats the batsman

5.2

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, fullish on off and middle, pushed back to the bowler, Mills gets a hand to it and deflects to mid-on

5.3

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, short of a length on off and middle, defended on the backfoot

5.4

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, full outside off, in the slot to drive, he drives firmly and Bell at cover does well to cut it off

5.5

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, short of a length on leg stump, Junaid tries to leave it but misjudges the bounce, the ball catches him flush on the hip

5.6

Mills to Junaid Siddique, no run, in the length to drive outside off, closes the face of the bat and ends up dragging it to the on side

Bangladesh 14/0   Junaid Siddique 1* (14b)

6.4

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, edged.... pitched up outside off, draws him onto the front foot poke, he gets a thick inside edge and luckily for him the ball just falls short of Fleming at first slip

6.5

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, holds the length back outside off, beats him fair and square

6.6

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, pitches outside off again and straightens, left alone

Bangladesh 17/0   Junaid Siddique 1* (17b)

10.1

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, pitches just short of a length on off stump, defended on the backfoot

10.2

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, pitches outside off and moves away as it leaves the batsman

10.3

Martin to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, the ball kicks up after pitching, Junaid takes it high on the body and the ball drops towards the region of silly point, they scramble for a quick single and Martin has a shy at the stumps at the other end

Bangladesh 24/2   Junaid Siddique 2* (20b)

11.1

O'Brien to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, hits a good length on middle, swings inwards, worked through the line to fine leg

Bangladesh 25/2   Junaid Siddique 3* (21b)

12.1

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, pitches outside the leg stump, defended on the front foot

12.2

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, defended on the front foot

12.3

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, pitches outside off, left alone

12.4

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, exerts himself more as he bangs it in short, 135 kph, Junaid ducks and the ball sails over his head

12.5

Martin to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, overpitched on middle and punished, Junaid turns his wrists, closes the face of the bat and times that well enough to bisect the gap between mid-on and midwicket

12.6

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, fullish outside off, defended

Bangladesh 41/2   Junaid Siddique 7* (27b 1x4)

13.2

O'Brien to Junaid Siddique, no run, fullish on off and middle, flicked to mid-on

13.3

O'Brien to Junaid Siddique, no run, fullish just outside off, pushed to the covers

13.4

O'Brien to Junaid Siddique, 2 runs, gets plenty of indrift, strays on the pads, he uses his wrists and works it to fine leg

13.5

O'Brien to Junaid Siddique, no run, defended on the front foot back to the bowler

13.6

O'Brien to Junaid Siddique, no run, hits a good length outside off and shapes away, the ball just beats the outside edge and Junaid won't be happy with that stroke

Bangladesh 44/2   Junaid Siddique 9* (32b 1x4)

14.2

Martin to Junaid Siddique, no run, lands short of a length on off and straightens after pitching, left alone

14.3

Martin to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, well pitched up outside off, draws him onto the uppish front foot drive, Junaid can't help himself to drive at it and gets an outside edge off the toe edge his bat and beats the gap between fourth slip and gully

14.4

Martin to Junaid Siddique, OUT, pitches on a good length bang on middle, shapes away just a touch after pitching, forces Junaid to lunge forward, gets a thick outside egde to Bell at third slip who takes it comfortably and falls over backwards

Junaid Siddique c Bell b Martin 13 (62m 35b 2x4 0x6) SR: 37.14

Bangladesh 49/3   Junaid Siddique 13 (35b 2x4)
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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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