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)

0.1

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run

0.2

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run

0.3

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, 1 wide

0.3

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Short and staight. Spliced away to square leg.

0.4

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Good delivery from Steyn this time. Big swing from Iqbal. To no avail.

0.5

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, Another one. This time he is rewarded with a single though.

Bangladesh 2/0   Tamim Iqbal 1* (5b)

1.1

Louw to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Shortish and quite straight. No real shot offered. Just defended off the backfoot.

1.2

Louw to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Comes down the track and goes outside the line of leg stump. Louw pushes it slightly wider and gets away with another dot.

1.3

Louw to Tamim Iqbal, 1 wide, Huge wide this time though. Straight at the slips.

1.3

Louw to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Excellent delivery from Louw. Taking the ball away from the left hander.

1.4

Louw to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, Boundary time. Pulled away mightily over midwicket. Makes astatement with that shot.

1.5

Louw to Tamim Iqbal, 1 wide, Another one going away too far.

1.5

Louw to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, Goes over the top, two fielders rushing back to get it. Not reaching the ball though.

1.6

Louw to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, Lazy running as the ball is hit out to deep midwicket. Only one.

Bangladesh 15/0   Tamim Iqbal 8* (11b 1x4)

2.1

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Clipped off his hips but straight to shortish fine leg unfortunately.

2.2

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, Hit through midwicket. Kleinveldt chases it down but makes a mess with the slide. Boundary time.

2.3

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Ouch. Hit on the upper body. Right on the shoulder I would think. Attempted pull. But way too late.

2.4

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, Pulled away through midwicket again. Deep square leg cuts it off though this time.

2.5

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, Great shot. Gives himself some room to go over the offside field. Cuts it over Point. Very Jayasuriya-like

2.6

Steyn to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Dot this time as he swings and misses.

Bangladesh 25/0   Tamim Iqbal 18* (17b 3x4)

3.4

Kleinveldt to Tamim Iqbal, 5 wides, that's very wide down leg. De Villiers had no chance of saving that.

3.4

Kleinveldt to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, Single out to deep square leg. The bat flies away to fine leg. Swung hard at that.

Bangladesh 37/1   Tamim Iqbal 19* (18b 3x4)

4.1

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, Worked off the hips down to fine leg.

Bangladesh 46/1   Tamim Iqbal 20* (19b 3x4)

5.4

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, Another single in the circle.

5.6

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, Swept fine and the ball races away to fine leg fence.

Bangladesh 63/2   Tamim Iqbal 25* (21b 4x4)

6.2

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Swing and miss again. Good bouncy delivery from Morkel.

6.3

M Morkel to Tamim Iqbal, 1 leg bye, Hits the thigh pad and drops straight down. Morkel tries to save it but they manage a single anyway.

Bangladesh 65/2   Tamim Iqbal 25* (23b 4x4)

7.1

Botha to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, Stumped! Comes down the track and swings but misses. De Villiers is lightening fast and Tamim had no chance. Another one gone.

Tamim Iqbal st †de Villiers b Botha 25 (36m 24b 4x4 0x6) SR: 104.16

Bangladesh 69/4   Tamim Iqbal 25 (24b 4x4)
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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