Bangladesh tour of South Africa, 2008/09 / Commentary

Bangladesh in South Africa T20I Match

South Africa v Bangladesh

South Africa won by 12 runs (D/L method)

5.5

Abdur Razzak to de Villiers, 1 run, Comes down the track and works it to shortish 3rd man.

South Africa 62/2   AB de Villiers 1* (1b)

6.1

Syed Rasel to de Villiers, no run, Driven staight to mid off. Good delivery though right in the blockhole.

6.2

Syed Rasel to de Villiers, 2 runs, EDGE! Goes just past the keeper standing up. Excellent slower delivery!

6.3

Syed Rasel to de Villiers, 1 run, Right in the blockhole again. Pushed down to long on though. Just one this time although Ontong ran hard.

South Africa 65/2   AB de Villiers 4* (4b)

7.2

Abdur Razzak to de Villiers, FOUR, Shortish and wide. AB hammers it through the covers.

7.3

Abdur Razzak to de Villiers, no run, Beats the outside edge again. Only just. Huge thunderstorms around the ground. And some lightening too.

7.4

Abdur Razzak to de Villiers, no run, Dropped!! First ball back after the delay. Cut straight to cover and dropped.

7.5

Abdur Razzak to de Villiers, 1 run, Worked to third man, gets aquick single again aand we are off again. Raining again..

South Africa 72/2   AB de Villiers 9* (8b 1x4)

8.1

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, 3 runs, EDGE! Gets a little bottom edge on that attempted late cut and flies through the keepers legs and down to the fence where it is cut off and Dminy comes charging back for a third.

8.3

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, no run, Play and miss. Quicker delivery. Attempted late cut.

8.4

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, 1 run, Drop and go. Keeper takes a shy at the bowler's end. Luckily for AB it's far wide.

8.6

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, 2 runs, Dropped! De Villiers comes down the track, has a real crack at it and hits it as high as a cricket ball goes. Dropped by the fielder at mid on.

South Africa 82/3   AB de Villiers 15* (12b 1x4)

9.2

Naeem Islam to de Villiers, 2 runs, Driven through the coers to the deep cover fielder. Easily manages the second.

9.3

Naeem Islam to de Villiers, 1 run, Crunched down to long off this time. No second this time.

9.5

Naeem Islam to de Villiers, 1 run, Down the track and across the line. Just drops about 5 metres farther. Gets another quick one.

South Africa 88/3   AB de Villiers 19* (15b 1x4)

10.4

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, 1 run, Forward defence. Quick run stolen.

10.6

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, 1 run, Pushed to cover. Good over for Bangladesh. 3 overs remaining

South Africa 95/4   AB de Villiers 21* (17b 1x4)

11.1

Naeem Islam to de Villiers, no run, Right in the blockhole. De Villiers takes a swing. Nothing there.

11.2

Naeem Islam to de Villiers, 1 run, Pushes a wide one out to deep cover for another easy single.

11.4

Naeem Islam to de Villiers, SIX, Big one. Hammers high and handsome over deep cover. Gives himself some room to free his arms.

11.5

Naeem Islam to de Villiers, FOUR, Down the track and over the top this time. Boundary again!

11.6

Naeem Islam to de Villiers, 1 run, Pushed out to the deep again. Remains on strike.

South Africa 108/4   AB de Villiers 33* (22b 2x4 1x6)

12.1

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, 1 run, Shortish and outside off. Smacked out to deep cover again.

12.3

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, 1 run, Cuts it powerfully to cover off the backfoot again by De Viliiers.

12.6

Shakib Al Hasan to de Villiers, 1 run, Comes down the track and works it to shortish third man.

South Africa 113/5   AB de Villiers 36* (25b 2x4 1x6)

13.1

Abdur Razzak to de Villiers, OUT, Gone! De Villiers looking for the big slog-sweep this time. Just too full I would say and the ball crashes into his stumps.

AB de Villiers b Abdur Razzak 36 (32m 26b 2x4 1x6) SR: 138.46

South Africa 113/6   AB de Villiers 36 (26b 2x4 1x6)
Series Results
South Africa v Bangladesh at Johannesburg - Nov 5, 2008
South Africa won by 12 runs (D/L method)
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Photos

Nov 5, 2008

Naeem Islam lashes the ball down the ground, South Africa v Bangladesh, Twenty20, Johannesburg, November 5, 2008

Naeem Islam lashes the ball down the ground

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Nov 5, 2008

Dale Steyn is pumped up after getting rid of Naeem Islam, South Africa v Bangladesh, Twenty20, Johannesburg, November 5, 2008

Dale Steyn is pumped up after getting rid of Naeem Islam

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