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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30.2

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, good length on middle, defended on the back foot

30.3

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitches outside off, the ball goes through with the line, left alone

30.4

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, this was just a touch wider outside off and Shakib opts to let this one go as well

30.5

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, shapes away as it leaves the left hander, Shakib shuffles and nearly reaches out to play at it, then withdraws his stroke

30.6

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, thudded in short and that sails over Shakib's hunched back

Bangladesh 86/6   Shakib Al Hasan 0* (5b)

32.1

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitches outside the off stump, covers the line and pushes to mid-off

32.2

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, fuller in length outside off, Shakib gets forward, defends hard onto the pitch and pushes back to the bowler

32.3

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, strays towards middle and leg, turns his wrists and works it to fine leg

Bangladesh 87/6   Shakib Al Hasan 1* (8b)

33.1

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, excellent delivery on the channel outside off, the ball comes in after pitching and Shakib shows good judgment in letting it go

33.2

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, gets this one to angle across the left hander, Shakib offers no stroke again

33.3

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitches outside off and angles across, he moves his back foot across the stumps and shoulders arms

33.4

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, Dropped: pitched up outside off, Shakib lunges forward to drive and gets an outside edge off the toe of the bat to Bell at third slip, Bell makes a brilliant attempt diving to his left and nearly hangs onto it one-handed

33.5

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

33.6

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitches outside the off stump, glided to gully off the open face of the bat

Bangladesh 89/6   Shakib Al Hasan 1* (14b)

34.3

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitches outside off, angles across, left alone

34.4

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, pitches outside off, angles across, left alone

34.5

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, hits a good length on middle, makes him play, he covers the line and defends

34.6

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, rare half colley outside off, Shakib capitalises by moving across his stumps and driving firmly along the ground past cover

Bangladesh 94/6   Shakib Al Hasan 5* (18b 1x4)

37.1

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 bye, pitches outside off, Shakib patiently lets it go, misfield results in a bye

37.4

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, beaten outside off, Shakib wasn't in control of that attempted square cut

37.5

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, just a shade wider outside off, this time he shoulders arms

37.6

O'Brien to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, outside off and Shakib goes for the square cut again, he can't put bat on ball

Bangladesh 109/6   Shakib Al Hasan 5* (22b 1x4)

38.3

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, short outside off, defended on the back foot

38.4

Martin to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, pitched up outside off, the ball angles across the left hander, Shakib lunges forward for the drive past point but gets a thick outside edge which flies to Fulton at second slip. It was a well-judged take and Fulton shows good reflexes and gets both hands behind the ball

Shakib Al Hasan c Fulton b Martin 5 (38m 24b 1x4 0x6) SR: 20.83

Bangladesh 110/7   Shakib Al Hasan 5 (24b 1x4)
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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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