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

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

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.

End of over 51 (1 run) South Africa 169/1
HM Amla    39* (54b 3x4)      Mahbubul Alam    11-5-29-0
GC Smith    78* (139b 11x4)     

51.1

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

51.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, swept away out to deep square leg.

51.3

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

51.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, down leg, Smith tickles it around the corner.

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.

End of over 52 (4 runs) South Africa 173/1
HM Amla    41* (58b 3x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    15-1-54-0
GC Smith    80* (141b 11x4)     

52.1

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, 2 runs, shortish and wide, cut out to deep extra cover.

52.2

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, 1 leg bye, short and straight this time. Hits the thigh pad.

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.

End of over 53 (3 runs) South Africa 176/1
HM Amla    41* (62b 3x4)      Mahbubul Alam    12-5-31-0
GC Smith    82* (143b 11x4)     

53.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, punched down the ground.

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.

53.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 2 byes, comes down the track, misses everything, beats the keeper too. Thats a missed stumping.

53.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run

End of over 54 (4 runs) South Africa 180/1
GC Smith    83* (146b 11x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    16-1-56-0
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.

54.5

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, 2 runs, just outside the line of off. Smith punches it out to deep cover.

54.6

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, flicked straight to mid-wicket.

End of over 55 (3 runs) South Africa 183/1
GC Smith    85* (148b 11x4)      Mahbubul Alam    13-5-34-0
HM Amla    43* (69b 3x4)     

55.1

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

55.2

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

55.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, bowled down leg.

55.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, punched down the ground to long-on.

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.

End of over 56 (2 runs) South Africa 185/1
HM Amla    44* (72b 3x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    17-1-58-0
GC Smith    86* (151b 11x4)     

56.1

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, 1 run, cut out to extra cover.

56.2

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

56.3

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, defended away to the onside.

56.4

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, driven straight to mid on. Not taking any chances.

56.5

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, driven out to mid-off again.

56.6

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, defence off the frontfoot to end off te over with a dot.

End of over 57 (2 runs) South Africa 187/1
GC Smith    87* (156b 11x4)      Mahbubul Alam    14-5-36-0
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.

57.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, Tries to give himself some room, not getting it past shortish third man.

57.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 2 runs

57.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, flicked away out to the legside once again. square leg does the fielding.

End of over 58 (8 runs) South Africa 195/1
GC Smith    90* (159b 11x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    18-1-66-0
HM Amla    50* (76b 4x4)     

58.1

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, 1 run, flicked away to square leg.

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

58.5

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, half-volley, driven straight to mid-off.

58.6

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, half-volley again, straighter this time, flicked away powerfully to mid-wicket.

End of over 59 (2 runs) South Africa 197/1
GC Smith    91* (162b 11x4)      Mahbubul Alam    15-5-38-0
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.

59.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, defended off the backfoot.

59.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, attempted sweep, big shout for LBW, but that hit him way outside off even though he went across the line.

59.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, flicked straight to mid-wicket.

59.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, driven straight back at the bowler.

End of over 60 (5 runs) South Africa 202/1
GC Smith    91* (166b 11x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    19-1-71-0
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.

60.3

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, 1 run, pulled away to deep square leg.

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.

End of over 61 (10 runs) South Africa 212/1
HM Amla    65* (86b 7x4)      Shahadat Hossain    9-0-46-1
GC Smith    92* (167b 11x4)     

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61.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run

61.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, punched out for another single.

61.3

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

61.4

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

61.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, driven back to the bowler.

61.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, driven back to the bowler off the backfoot this time.

End of over 62 (2 runs) South Africa 214/1
GC Smith    93* (172b 11x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    20-1-73-0
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.

62.3

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, FOUR, full and wide, Smith takes a slash at it, thick edge runs away to the third man fence.

62.4

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, 1 run, cut out to the off-side sweeper.

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.

End of over 63 (10 runs) South Africa 224/1
HM Amla    71* (91b 8x4)      Shahadat Hossain    10-0-56-1
GC Smith    98* (174b 12x4)     

63.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, driven down te ground to mid-off, gets an easy single.

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.

63.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, not yet. Flicked straight to mid-wicket.

63.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, FOUR, goes over the top of mid-wicket, and that brings up his 17th Test hundred.

63.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, down leg, good take y the keeper.

End of over 64 (6 runs) South Africa 230/1
GC Smith    103* (178b 13x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    21-1-79-0
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.

64.4

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, 1 run, flicked out to deep mid-wicket.

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.

End of over 65 (2 runs) South Africa 232/1
HM Amla    73* (98b 8x4)      Mehrab Hossain jnr    1-0-2-0
GC Smith    104* (179b 13x4)     

65.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, flicked to the midwicket.

65.2

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

65.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, flicked to the onside once again.

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.

Match State: Delay - Day 1 - Rain

End of over 66 (1 run) South Africa 233/1
HM Amla    73* (101b 8x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    22-1-80-0
GC Smith    105* (182b 13x4)     

66.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run, driven straight to cover.

66.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run, defended straight to the bowler.

66.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, 1 run, pushed out to point.

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.

End of over 67 (1 run) South Africa 234/1
HM Amla    73* (104b 8x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    14-4-31-0
GC Smith    106* (185b 13x4)     

67.1

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

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.

67.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, inside edge into his pads.

67.5

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

67.6

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

End of over 68 (3 runs) South Africa 237/1
HM Amla    74* (107b 8x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    23-1-83-0
GC Smith    108* (188b 13x4)     

68.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run, miss-timed cover drive straight to the fielder

68.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, 1 run, cut past point to the offside-sweeper.

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.

End of over 69 (1 run) South Africa 238/1
HM Amla    74* (111b 8x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    15-4-32-0
GC Smith    109* (190b 13x4)     

69.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run

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.

End of over 70 (4 runs) South Africa 242/1
HM Amla    77* (116b 8x4)      Shakib Al Hasan    24-1-87-0
GC Smith    110* (191b 13x4)     

70.1

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

70.2

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

70.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, 1 run, rotates the strike once again.

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.

End of over 71 (8 runs) South Africa 250/1
HM Amla    84* (120b 9x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    16-4-40-0
GC Smith    111* (193b 13x4)     

71.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, 1 run, tickled around the corner

71.2

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

71.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run

71.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, SIX, comes down the track, goes over the top and hits a huge one over the sight-screen.

71.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Smith, no run, flicked straight to short leg

71.6

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

End of over 72 (8 runs) South Africa 258/1
GC Smith    118* (198b 13x4 1x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    25-1-95-0
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.

72.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, 1 run, square drive out to deep point. Full and widish delivery and Smith has a go at it.

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.

72.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run, miss timed cut-shot. No runs there.

End of over 73 (3 runs) South Africa 261/1
GC Smith    119* (200b 13x4 1x6)      Mashrafe Mortaza    17-4-43-0
HM Amla    87* (125b 9x4)     

73.1

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, 1 run

73.2

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, no run, right in the blockhole.

73.3

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, no run, wow! That nearly turned a mile! Suprised Smith quite a lot too.

73.4

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, no run

73.5

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, 1 run, flicked out to mid-wicket.

73.6

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

End of over 74 (3 runs) South Africa 264/1
HM Amla    89* (127b 9x4)      Mehrab Hossain jnr    2-0-5-0
GC Smith    120* (204b 13x4 1x6)     

74.1

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

74.2

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, no run, driven straight to mid-off.

74.3

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, (no ball) 1 run, flicked away for yet another single.

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 Smith, (no ball) 1 run, and another no-ball. Smith flicks it down to fine leg this time.

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.

End of over 75 (9 runs) South Africa 273/1
HM Amla    93* (133b 9x4)      Shahadat Hossain    11-0-65-1
GC Smith    122* (207b 13x4 1x6)     

75.1

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, 1 run

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

End of over 76 (1 run) South Africa 274/1
HM Amla    93* (138b 9x4)      Mehrab Hossain jnr    3-0-6-0
GC Smith    123* (208b 13x4 1x6)     

76.1

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, 2 runs, pulled over mid-wicket

76.2

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, 1 run, flicked down to fine leg.

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.

End of over 77 (5 runs) South Africa 279/1
HM Amla    95* (142b 9x4)      Shahadat Hossain    12-0-70-1
GC Smith    126* (210b 13x4 1x6)     

77.1

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, 1 run, flicked away to mid-wicket.

77.2

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Amla, 1 run

77.3

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, 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

End of over 78 (3 runs) South Africa 282/1
HM Amla    96* (146b 9x4)      Mehrab Hossain jnr    4-0-9-0
GC Smith    128* (212b 13x4 1x6)     

78.1

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, 2 runs, flicked out to deep mid-wicket this time.

78.2

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, FOUR, beautifully run down to the vacant third man area. No need to hit the ball, just guiding it past the slips and gully.

78.3

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, 1 run, driven out to cover.

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..

78.6

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, no run, just falls short of mid-off this time, a bit unlucky today are the Bangladesh team.

End of over 79 (8 runs) South Africa 290/1
GC Smith    135* (216b 14x4 1x6)      Shahadat Hossain    13-0-78-1
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.

79.4

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, no run, play and miss, just beats the outside edge.

79.5

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Smith, 1 run, turned away to short forty-five

79.6

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

End of over 80 (6 runs) South Africa 296/1
HM Amla    102* (152b 10x4)      Mehrab Hossain jnr    5-0-15-0
GC Smith    136* (218b 14x4 1x6)     

80.1

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, no run, backward defence. They have taken the new ball.

80.2

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, 1 run, rotating the strike again

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.

80.5

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, no run

80.6

Shahadat Hossain to Smith, 1 run, tucked away to mid-wicket and set off immediately. They are off the field for bad light. Play will start at 10.16 (8.16 GMT) tomorrow

Good morning and welcome to our live coverage of day 2 of this Test-match between South Africa and Bangladesh. Play is due to start at 10.16am.

End of over 81 (3 runs) South Africa 299/1
GC Smith    138* (222b 14x4 1x6)      Shahadat Hossain    14-0-81-1
HM Amla    103* (154b 10x4)     

81.1

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, and we're off! Good delivery first up, late swing, forward defence from Smith.

81.2

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, backward defence this time. Well bowled.

81.3

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, play and miss from Smith, only just beating the edge.

81.4

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, flicked away to mid-wicket.

81.5

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, short of a length and straight. Forward defence from Smith.

81.6

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, 1 run, driven out to mid-off and that brings up the three hundred for South Africa and is also the first run for the day.

End of over 82 (1 run) South Africa 300/1
GC Smith    139* (228b 14x4 1x6)      Mahbubul Alam    16-5-39-0
HM Amla    103* (154b 10x4)     

82.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, FOUR, short and wide, and slow, and Smith hammers the ball past point. That brings up the two-hundred partnership too.

82.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run, flicked away to midwicket

82.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run, defended off the frontfoot.

82.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run

82.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run, full and straight, right into Smith's legs. Missed out there on another boundary.

82.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run, driven straight to mid-off.

End of over 83 (4 runs) South Africa 304/1
GC Smith    143* (234b 15x4 1x6)      Mashrafe Mortaza    18-4-47-0
HM Amla    103* (154b 10x4)     

83.1

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

83.2

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run

83.3

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, driven straight down to the bowler.

83.4

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, 1 run, too straight this time. flicked away

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.

End of over 84 (6 runs) South Africa 310/1
HM Amla    108* (157b 11x4)      Mahbubul Alam    17-5-45-0
GC Smith    144* (237b 15x4 1x6)     

84.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, 3 runs, flicked away through mid-wicket.

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.

End of over 85 (7 runs) South Africa 317/1
HM Amla    112* (162b 12x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    19-4-54-0
GC Smith    147* (238b 15x4 1x6)     

85.1

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, FOUR, edged! Goes through the slips, might have dropped just short, the slip just a bit too wide I would think. But that brings up his 150 anyway.

85.2

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run, dropped!!! Same slip-fielder. Smith goes down the track, gets an edge to first slip who fumbles the ball and eventually puts it down.

85.3

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run

85.4

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, 1 run, flicked out to midwicket.

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.

End of over 86 (5 runs) South Africa 322/1
HM Amla    112* (164b 12x4)      Mahbubul Alam    18-5-50-0
GC Smith    152* (242b 16x4 1x6)     

86.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, FOUR, short and Smith gets enough on it and flies away behind square leg.

86.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, no run, swing and miss from Smith

86.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Smith, 1 run

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

JH Kallis comes in

86.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kallis, no run, bouncer, Kallis ducks under it.

86.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kallis, no run, huge appeal for LBW, seemed to be a good shout too, but no says the umpire.

End of over 87 (5 runs) South Africa 327/2
JH Kallis    0* (2b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    20-4-59-1
GC Smith    157* (245b 17x4 1x6)     

87.1

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, no run

87.2

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

87.3

Mahbubul Alam to Smith, OUT, and another one! Full and just outside off, nips back and Smith tries to go through the leg side again, misses and the ball cannons into his off-stump. Another good innings from the skipper.

GC Smith b Mahbubul Alam 157 (422m 248b 17x4 1x6) SR: 63.30

87.4

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, 1 run, flicked to mid-wicket first ball to get off the mark.

87.5

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

87.6

Mahbubul Alam to Kallis, no run, forward defence.

End of over 88 (1 run) South Africa 328/3
JH Kallis    0* (4b)      Mahbubul Alam    19-5-51-1
AG Prince    1* (1b)     

88.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Prince, 1 run, flicked down to long leg.

88.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kallis, FOUR, full and straight, clipped away by Kallis and that went like a bullet.

88.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kallis, no run, backward defence.

88.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kallis, no run, pushed out to extra cover.

88.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kallis, no run, forward defence.

88.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kallis, no run, forward defence once more.

End of over 89 (5 runs) South Africa 333/3
JH Kallis    4* (9b 1x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    21-4-64-1
AG Prince    2* (2b)     

89.1

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, defended off the frontfoot straight back to the bowler.

89.2

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, forward defence.

89.3

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, 1 leg bye, hits the pads and trickles away on the on-side.

89.4

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

89.5

Mahbubul Alam to Kallis, no run, defended off the frontfoot once again.

89.6

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

End of over 90 (1 run, maiden) South Africa 334/3
JH Kallis    4* (12b 1x4)      Mahbubul Alam    20-6-51-1
AG Prince    2* (5b)     

90.1

Shahadat Hossain to Prince, no run, good delivery just outside the line of off, no shot offered.

90.2

Shahadat Hossain to Prince, no run, forward defence this time.

90.3

Shahadat Hossain to Prince, 1 run

90.4

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, defended off the backfoot.

90.5

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, full and straight, forward defence.

90.6

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run

End of over 91 (1 run) South Africa 335/3
JH Kallis    4* (15b 1x4)      Shahadat Hossain    15-0-82-1
AG Prince    3* (8b)     

91.1

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run

91.2

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, shortish and straight. Defended solidly off the backfoot.

91.3

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, full and straight, good line and length. Defended off the frontfoot.

91.4

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, short and straight, Price attempts to pull it but is way too early on the shot.

91.5

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, down leg

91.6

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, shortish and straight. Defended solidly off the backfoot.

End of over 92 (maiden) South Africa 335/3
AG Prince    3* (14b)      Mahbubul Alam    21-7-51-1
JH Kallis    4* (15b 1x4)     

92.1

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, shortish and straight. Defended solidly off the backfoot.

92.2

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, shortish and straight. Defended solidly off the backfoot.

92.3

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, driven out to mid-off.

92.4

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, another huge appeal from the Bangladesh side, good delivery, just too high though.

92.5

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

92.6

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, good delivery just outside the line of off-stump, no shot offered. Maiden over

End of over 93 (maiden) South Africa 335/3
JH Kallis    4* (21b 1x4)      Shahadat Hossain    16-1-82-1
AG Prince    3* (14b)     

93.1

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, FOUR, over-throws! Oh no, that was unnecessary.

93.2

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, driven straight to mid-on.

93.3

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, full and straight, good line and length. Defended off the frontfoot.

93.4

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, and another big shou for lbw, but that swung just too much, might be missing down leg

93.5

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, just straying too straight, clipped to the leg-side.

93.6

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, just straying too straight, clipped to the leg-side again. Bt mid-wicket does the fielding.

End of over 94 (4 runs) South Africa 339/3
AG Prince    7* (20b 1x4)      Mahbubul Alam    22-7-55-1
JH Kallis    4* (21b 1x4)     

94.1

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, FOUR, too straight, flicked fine past fine leg.

94.2

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, full and straight, good line and length. Defended off the frontfoot.

94.3

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run

94.4

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, bouncer, attempted pull, misses.

94.5

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run

94.6

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, full and straight, good line and length. Defended off the frontfoot.

End of over 95 (4 runs) South Africa 343/3
JH Kallis    8* (27b 2x4)      Shahadat Hossain    17-1-86-1
AG Prince    7* (20b 1x4)     

95.1

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run

95.2

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, full and straight, good line and length. Defended off the frontfoot.

95.3

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, full and straight, good line and length. Defended off the frontfoot.

95.4

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, way down leg, keeper dives to get to it.

95.5

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run

95.6

Mahbubul Alam to Prince, no run, punched out to cover.

End of over 96 (maiden) South Africa 343/3
AG Prince    7* (26b 1x4)      Mahbubul Alam    23-8-55-1
JH Kallis    8* (27b 2x4)     

96.1

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, cut away to point.

96.2

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run

96.3

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run, driven down to mid-on.

96.4

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, FOUR, short and straihgt, Kallis rocks onto the backfoot and hammers it away to long-leg

96.5

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, no run

96.6

Shahadat Hossain to Kallis, FOUR, flicked away through the on-side once again.

Match State: Drinks

End of over 97 (8 runs) South Africa 351/3
JH Kallis    16* (33b 4x4)      Shahadat Hossain    18-1-94-1
AG Prince    7* (26b 1x4)     

97.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Prince, no run

97.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Prince, no run

97.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Prince, 1 run, tickled around the corner for a single.

97.4

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

97.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Kallis, OUT, gone! Kallis, out of his nature, goes for the big shot over the top, and hits the ball straight down mid-on's throaght.

JH Kallis c Mohammad Ashraful b Shakib Al Hasan 16 (56m 35b 4x4 0x6) SR: 45.71

97.6

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, no run, full and straight, good line and length. Defended off the frontfoot.

End of over 98 (1 run) South Africa 352/4
AB de Villiers    0* (1b)      Shakib Al Hasan    26-1-96-1
AG Prince    8* (29b 1x4)     

98.1

Shahadat Hossain to Prince, no run, defended away to point.

98.2

Shahadat Hossain to Prince, FOUR, beautiful cover drive, no one was ever going to stop that.

98.3

Shahadat Hossain to Prince, 1 no ball, attempted slower ball, slipping out of the hand, ends up being a slowish beamer.

98.3

Shahadat Hossain to Prince, no run, bouncer, much better.

98.4

Shahadat Hossain to Prince, 1 leg bye

98.5

Shahadat Hossain to de Villiers, no run, down leg, just a bit too straight.

98.6

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

End of over 99 (6 runs) South Africa 358/4
AB de Villiers    0* (3b)      Shahadat Hossain    19-1-99-1
AG Prince    12* (34b 2x4)     

99.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Prince, 1 run

99.2

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, no run, right in the blockhole

99.3

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, no run, driven out to mid-off.

99.4

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, no run, no shot offered, big turn there.

99.5

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, 2 runs, played out to deep cover. De Villiers off the mark, still has never been dismissed without scoring.

99.6

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, no run

End of over 100 (3 runs) South Africa 361/4
AB de Villiers    2* (8b)      Shakib Al Hasan    27-1-99-1
AG Prince    13* (35b 2x4)     
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Series Results
South Africa v Bangladesh at Centurion - Nov 26-28, 2008
South Africa won by an innings and 48 runs
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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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