Bangladesh tour of South Africa, 2008/09 / Commentary

Bangladesh in South Africa Test Series - 1st Test

South Africa v Bangladesh

South Africa won by an innings and 129 runs

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35.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump. No shot offered.

35.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, pushed to mid-on to get off the mark.

South Africa 104/1   HM Amla 1* (2b)

36.1

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, 3 runs, cover drive from Amla, not timed to perfection but still gets three runs easily.

South Africa 109/1   HM Amla 4* (3b)

37.1

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run, flicked away to deep square leg.

South Africa 116/1   HM Amla 5* (4b)

38.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

38.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

38.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, tickled around the corner for another easy single.

38.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run

South Africa 119/1   HM Amla 7* (8b)

39.1

Naeem Islam to Amla, no run, defended off the front-foot.

39.2

Naeem Islam to Amla, 2 runs, flicked with the wrists through mid-wicket.

39.3

Naeem Islam to Amla, 2 runs, same shot, just going a bit more towards square this time and deep square leg does the tidying up.

39.4

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run, punched down the ground to long-on for another single.

South Africa 124/1   HM Amla 12* (12b)

40.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

40.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run

40.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

40.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

40.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, defended to the on-side again.

South Africa 126/1   HM Amla 13* (17b)

41.3

Naeem Islam to Amla, no run

41.4

Naeem Islam to Amla, no run

41.5

Naeem Islam to Amla, FOUR, short, Amla gives himself some room and punches the ball past cover for a boundary.

41.6

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run, flicked to the on-side again.

South Africa 132/1   HM Amla 18* (21b 1x4)

42.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, punched to mid-off gets another quick single.

42.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

42.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, punched to cover off the backfoot after giving himself some room.

42.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, another great shot but straight to cover.

42.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, tickled around the corner for the single

South Africa 135/1   HM Amla 20* (26b 1x4)

43.1

Naeem Islam to Amla, no run, flicked straight to short mid-wicket.

43.2

Naeem Islam to Amla, no run, punched straight to mid-off.

43.3

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run

43.6

Naeem Islam to Amla, FOUR, Punched through the covers off the backfoot once more.

South Africa 141/1   HM Amla 25* (30b 2x4)

44.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

44.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run

South Africa 147/1   HM Amla 26* (32b 2x4)

45.1

Naeem Islam to Amla, 1 run

South Africa 148/1   HM Amla 27* (33b 2x4)

46.1

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, noi shot offered

46.2

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, 2 runs, flicked it away to deep square leg.

46.3

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, FOUR, short and wide, Amla pounces on the ball and smacks it through the covers.

46.4

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, beaten all ends up. The fielders leave the field due to rain.

46.5

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, 2 runs, to straight first up, flicked away to the on-side fence.

46.6

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, no shot offered.

South Africa 156/1   HM Amla 35* (39b 3x4)

47.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

47.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, beautifully bowled, beaten all ends up.

47.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, flicked away onto the on side once again.

South Africa 158/1   HM Amla 36* (42b 3x4)

48.1

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run

48.2

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

48.3

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, defended off the front-foot.

48.4

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, 2 runs, shortish and wide, cut away past point who only gets a hand on.

48.5

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, 4 leg byes, just straying a bit down leg, flicks the pads o the way through and the ball races away.

48.6

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, punched straight to mid-on.

South Africa 164/1   HM Amla 38* (48b 3x4)

50.1

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run

50.2

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, pushed out to cover.

50.3

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, flicked to mid-wicket.

50.4

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

50.5

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, punched hard to mid-off off the back-foot, well fielded.

50.6

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, 1 run, punched a bit wider to mid-off again, gets the single this time.

South Africa 169/1   HM Amla 39* (54b 3x4)

51.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, leading edge, flies over the bowler but falls short of mid-off.

51.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, cut out to deep extra cover.

51.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, defended off the front-foot.

51.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

South Africa 173/1   HM Amla 41* (58b 3x4)

52.3

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, defended solidly off the back-foot.

52.4

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, driven to cover off the back-foot.

52.5

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run

52.6

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, defended off the back-foot.

South Africa 176/1   HM Amla 41* (62b 3x4)

53.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, attempted flick to mid-wicket. Misses the ball but that's going down leg.

53.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

53.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, flicked out to square leg.

South Africa 178/1   HM Amla 42* (65b 3x4)

54.1

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

54.2

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

54.3

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, defended off the back-foot straight back to the bowler.

54.4

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, 1 run, Amla hits a nice square drive out to the deep.

South Africa 181/1   HM Amla 43* (69b 3x4)

55.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, driven down to long-off.

55.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, forward defence.

55.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

South Africa 185/1   HM Amla 44* (72b 3x4)

56.2

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, 1 run, full and just outside off, square drive from Amla goes out to deep extra cover.

South Africa 187/1   HM Amla 45* (73b 3x4)

57.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, driven out to the covers.

57.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, FOUR, comes down the track and smacks it right over the top, one bounce and boom! right into the advertisement boards.

57.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, and that brings up his 10th Test-half-century.

South Africa 192/1   HM Amla 50* (76b 4x4)

58.2

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, defended off the backfoot.

58.3

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, cut straight out to cover off the backfoot.

58.4

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, 1 run

South Africa 197/1   HM Amla 51* (79b 4x4)

59.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, FOUR, short, wide enough to cut and Amla has put it away for another boundary. Late cut behind square.

59.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, tickled around the corner for a single. That brings up the 100-Partnership.

South Africa 202/1   HM Amla 56* (81b 5x4)

60.1

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, FOUR, straight drive, beautiful. Hammered that one, was too full, too straight.

60.2

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, 1 run, cut out to the deep, that one was too short and wide, played away with ease.

60.4

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run

60.5

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

60.6

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, FOUR, short and wide, Amla pounces on that one and hammers it through point and the ball races away to the fence.

South Africa 212/1   HM Amla 65* (86b 7x4)

61.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, flicked out to mid-wicket.

South Africa 214/1   HM Amla 66* (87b 7x4)

62.1

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, lazy shot, just letting the bat hang outside off. Nearly gets an edge.

62.2

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, 1 run, flicked away to mid-wicket.

62.5

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, short and straight, quite bouncy and flies over the blade of Amla.

62.6

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, FOUR, short and wide, beautifully timed and it races away past deep extra cover.

South Africa 224/1   HM Amla 71* (91b 8x4)

63.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, defended off the frontfoot.

63.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, flicked out to midwicket.

South Africa 226/1   HM Amla 72* (93b 8x4)

64.1

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

64.2

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

64.3

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, 1 run, cut out to deep cover. Well-timed. just not hitting the gap.

64.5

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

64.6

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, defended out to cover.

South Africa 232/1   HM Amla 73* (98b 8x4)

65.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, flicked away to midwicket.

65.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, driven to mid-on this time.

65.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, driven straight back to the bowler. Hard rain coming down now, the players are leaving the field again.

South Africa 233/1   HM Amla 73* (101b 8x4)

66.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, just straying down leg and Amla missing out.

66.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, well-bowled. Amla chases the ball outside off, bounced and nipped from the deck.

66.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

South Africa 234/1   HM Amla 73* (104b 8x4)

67.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, no shot offered.

67.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, flicked to mid-wicket.

67.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, cut straight to cover.

South Africa 237/1   HM Amla 74* (107b 8x4)

68.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run

68.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, defended to the covers

68.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run

68.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

South Africa 238/1   HM Amla 74* (111b 8x4)

69.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

69.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run

69.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 2 runs, driven out through the covers to the deep.

69.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, no run, forward defence.

69.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, driven down the ground to long-off.

South Africa 242/1   HM Amla 77* (116b 8x4)

70.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, 1 run, inside edge into his pads and sets off immediately for the quick single.

70.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, FOUR, horrible fielding down on the deep extra cover fence. Great backfoot drive though.

70.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, 2 runs, driven off the backfoot again. Only two this time though. That bings up the 250 for South Africa.

70.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

South Africa 250/1   HM Amla 84* (120b 9x4)

71.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Amla, 1 run, worked away to mid-on. 150 Partnership.

South Africa 252/1   HM Amla 85* (121b 9x4)

72.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, forward defence

72.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, 1 run, flicked down the leg side to fine leg. Gets the easy single.

72.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, bouncer! Good one, the first one we have seen today.

72.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, 1 run, another one out to deep cover off the backfoot.

South Africa 261/1   HM Amla 87* (125b 9x4)

73.1

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, 1 run

73.6

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, 1 run, rotates the strike once more.

South Africa 264/1   HM Amla 89* (127b 9x4)

74.1

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, 1 run, another beautiful cut-shot from Amla, really timing them well today.

74.3

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, 2 runs, flicked down fine to fine leg and good running is rewarded with a second.

74.4

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, (no ball) 1 run, another no-all. Pushed out to deep cover once again.

74.4

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, forward defence from Amla.

74.5

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, defended off the backfoot this time.

74.6

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, shouts of "catch it!", but falls just short of the fielder at mid-on.

South Africa 273/1   HM Amla 93* (133b 9x4)

75.2

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, pushed to mid-on

75.3

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, dropped!! Can you believe that, outside edge flies to the lef of first slip and he put him down.

75.4

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run

75.5

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, forward defence.

75.6

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run

South Africa 274/1   HM Amla 93* (138b 9x4)

76.3

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, pushed to mid-on off the back-foot.

76.4

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, 2 runs, flicked away off his legs, well-timed.

76.5

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, bouncer again, well bowled.

76.6

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, another short one, just beating the edge of Amla.

South Africa 279/1   HM Amla 95* (142b 9x4)

77.2

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, 1 run

77.4

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, forward defence.

77.5

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, right in the blockhole

77.6

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run

South Africa 282/1   HM Amla 96* (146b 9x4)

78.4

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, driven straight back at the bowler

78.5

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, 1 run, short and wide, cut out to deep extra cover again..

South Africa 290/1   HM Amla 97* (148b 9x4)

79.1

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, FOUR, straight down the ground, goes over the top. That brings up Amla's 6th Test hundred and the third this year.

79.2

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run

79.3

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, 1 run, pushed to cover and scampers a single. He has b een hit on the left thumb by the throw from the fielder and that might be a very serious injury seeing that the left thumb does not have any padding.

79.6

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, no run, forward defence. The new ball is now available for Bngladesh.

South Africa 296/1   HM Amla 102* (152b 10x4)

80.3

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, no run, good delivery outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered.

80.4

Shahadat Hossain to Amla, 1 run, cut away to deep extra cover once again by Amla.

South Africa 298/1   HM Amla 103* (154b 10x4)

83.1

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, 1 run, Amla gets his first run for today straight off.

83.5

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, good delivery just outside the line of off, no shot offered.

83.6

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, FOUR, beautiful straight-drive from Amla. Boundary-time.

South Africa 310/1   HM Amla 108* (157b 11x4)

84.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, good delivery, quite bouncy. Gets te edge, but drops short of slip.

84.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, flicked to mid-wicket once more.

84.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, FOUR, short and wide, hammered through the covers off the backfoot.

84.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, this one bounced, quite a lot too. Fooled Amla completely.

84.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run, good delivery just outside the line of off, no shot offered.

South Africa 317/1   HM Amla 112* (162b 12x4)

85.5

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, good delivery just outside the line of off, no shot offered.

85.6

Mahbubul Alam to Amla, no run, good delivery just outside the line of off, no shot offered. Excellent over, unlucky ot to have gotten at least one wicket.

South Africa 322/1   HM Amla 112* (164b 12x4)

86.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, OUT, gone! Amla seems to just have played around it a bit, got good swing and some movement off the deckand Amla edges it right into his stumps. Good innings comes to an end.

HM Amla b Mashrafe Mortaza 112 (205m 165b 12x4 0x6) SR: 67.87

South Africa 327/2   HM Amla 112 (165b 12x4)
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Series Results
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Nov 22, 2008

How not to play the yorker: Shahadat Hossain gives himself room and is bowled, South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Bloemfontein, November 22, 2008

How not to play the yorker: Shahadat Hossain gives himself room and is bowled

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Nov 22, 2008

Graeme Smith and AB de Villiers celebrate South Africa's victory, South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Bloemfontein, November 22, 2008

Graeme Smith and AB de Villiers celebrate South Africa's victory

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