Bangladesh in New Zealand ODI Series - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v Bangladesh

New Zealand won by 3 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)

11.1

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good start from Butler and Ashraful drives on the up to cover point

11.2

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good length from Butler and a fraction wide but Ashraful decides to leave it alone

11.3

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, fuller outside off and Ashraful mistimes the drive to mid on

11.4

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, back of a length and wide and Ashraful throws his hands it at but misses. That's more like the Ashraful we know!

11.5

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short and wide and gets the treatment from Ashraful as he cuts hard through the gap at point

11.6

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Butler attacks the body more this time as it seams back in from outside off and Ashraful pushes to point

Bangladesh 55/2   IG Butler 1-0-4-0

13.1

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, Butler is fuller this time and Ashraful leans back and drives neatly through cover to the off side sweeper

13.2

Butler to Imrul Kayes, no run, back of a length from Butler and he squares Imrul up and he plays in the air into the off side and it drops safely

13.3

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, too straight and Imrul whips it through the leg side to the sweeper

13.4

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, good length but Butler offers some width and Ashraful drives off the inside edge past the stumps and the keeper for four

13.5

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, full again and he drives uppishly through point to the sweeper

13.6

Butler to Imrul Kayes, no run, good line and length from Butler and Imrul pushes towards mid on

Bangladesh 70/2   IG Butler 2-0-11-0

15.1

Butler to Imrul Kayes, no run, pushed into the off side

15.2

Butler to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, Butler goes full and Irmul goes hard at it and drives over point off the outside half of the bat to the short boundary at backward point

15.3

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, shorter and at the body this time and Imrul works it off his rib cage to fine leg

15.4

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, back of a length and Ashraful is comfortable in allowing it through to the keeper

15.5

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good channel from Butler. It seams back in late and Ashraful shoulders arms

15.6

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good channel again from Butler, back of a length and Ashraful is happy to let it go by

Bangladesh 75/2   IG Butler 3-0-16-0

17.1

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 wide, wide down the leg side from Butler who is over the wicket to the left hander

17.1

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, short from Butler and Imrul moves back and fends it off his throat down to fine leg

17.2

Butler to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, back of a length and Ashraful decides to play, guiding it to third man

17.3

Butler to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, full and wide and Imrul hammers it in the air through extra cover for four just past the diving right hand of Daniel Vettori.

17.4

Butler to Imrul Kayes, no run, once again good bounce from Butler and Imrul fends into the off side

17.5

Butler to Imrul Kayes, no run, good channel allowed through to the keeper

17.6

Butler to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, short again from Butler and Imrul upper cuts over the cordon and fine of third man for four. Well placed!

Bangladesh 89/2   IG Butler 4-0-27-0

34.1

Butler to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, half volley outside off stump cracked to the extra cover boundary. Beautiful stroke!

34.2

Butler to Imrul Kayes, no run, back of a length and pushed into the off side

34.3

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, angled across Imrul and he cuts to third man

34.4

Butler to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, back of a length and driven to the off side sweeper

34.5

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, short ball and Imrul fends off his grill to backward point for a tight single

34.6

Butler to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, wide half volley again from Butler and Shakib absolutely hammers it through the covers for four! What a shot! That's his first boundary too.

Bangladesh 162/3   IG Butler 5-0-38-0

36.1

Butler to Imrul Kayes, no run, full and driven off the inside half of the bat to mid wicket

36.2

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, back of a length and worked off his hip through the leg side

36.3

Butler to Shakib Al Hasan, 2 runs, back of a length and he whips it off his hip behind square for a well run couple

36.4

Butler to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, Shakib advances and tries to cut but it's too close to him and he misses

36.5

Butler to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, charges this time and slashes over point to the man in the deep

36.6

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 2 runs, short and cut through backward point, Franklin dives to his left on the third man boundary to save the boundary and they take two

Bangladesh 176/3   IG Butler 6-0-44-0

42.1

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, around the wicket to the left hander and driven strongly to long on who does well to prevent the second run

42.2

Butler to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, backs away and guides to backward point

42.3

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, low full toss cracker to the off side sweeper

42.4

Butler to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, great bouncer from Butler and Mushfiq tries to pull but it's too quick for him!

42.5

Butler to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, Dropped! Gives himself room and gets it on the full, hits it in the air to Taylor at cover who puts down a difficult diving chance and they take the single

42.6

Butler to Imrul Kayes, no run, wild swing from Imrul and he misses

Bangladesh 205/4   IG Butler 7-0-48-0

44.1

Butler to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, wide half volley and he launches it over extra cover for four! Great strike!

44.2

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 2 runs, half volley again and crunched through the covers for a couple to the off side sweeper

44.3

Butler to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, yorker driven back past the bowler, well played.

44.4

Butler to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, yorker worked away through backward square and the man at short fine misfields to allow the second run

44.5

Butler to Mahmudullah, 1 run, full and driven off the inside edge to long on

44.6

Butler to Imrul Kayes, no run, well delivered yorker and Imrul digs it out

Bangladesh 219/5   IG Butler 8-0-58-0
Series Results
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Christchurch - Feb 11, 2010
New Zealand won by 3 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Dunedin - Feb 8, 2010
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 135 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Bangladesh at Napier - Feb 5, 2010
New Zealand won by 146 runs
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Feb 11, 2010

Martin Guptill trudges off after missing out on a century, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Christchurch, February 11, 2010

Martin Guptill trudges off after missing out on a century

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Feb 11, 2010

New Zealand maintained their record of never losing to Bangladesh at home, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Christchurch, February 11, 2010

New Zealand maintained their record of never losing to Bangladesh at home

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