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

Syed Rasel to Bosman, no run

0.2

Syed Rasel to Bosman, 1 run, And we're off. Bosman off the mark working that one to midwicket.

0.4

Syed Rasel to Bosman, no run, Short and straight. Pulled away straight to midwicket. No single this time

0.5

Syed Rasel to Bosman, 1 run, Short and just too straight, Bosman pulls it away too deep square leg. Gets a walkable single.

South Africa 3/0   LE Bosman 2* (4b)

1.1

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, no run, Excellent delivery! Bosman hs a hard swing at it, but the away swing only manages to beat the edge.

1.2

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, no run, Half volley. Bosman hammers it hard into the ground and straight to cover. Should have capitilized on that.

1.3

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, no run, Good line and length from Shahadat, forcing Bosman to play and defend at that.

1.4

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, no run, Shorter this time, Good bounce and Bosman tries to work it past point. Not succeeding this time though. Four dots.

1.5

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, no run, Another good delivery leading to another defensive shot. Shahadat getting Bosman out of his comfort zone here.

1.6

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, FOUR, Finally Bosman gets the boundary. Just too straight this time. Bosman hammers it through midwicket this time. Classic Bosman.

South Africa 7/0   LE Bosman 6* (10b 1x4)

3.1

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, 2 runs, Bosman goes across the line attempting to clear midwicket but gets a leading edge over the top of cover.

3.2

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, FOUR, Short and straight. Bosman rocks back on the backfoot and pulls it away mightily over the vacant midwicket fence.

3.3

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, 5 leg byes, Oh no.. Leg-byes to the short 45 fielder, takes a shy down to the bowler's end. Goes straight through all the fielders backing up.

3.5

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, FOUR, Half-volley again! Bosman goes over the top of mid off. Splendid shot!

3.6

Shahadat Hossain to Bosman, FOUR, Another half-volley to Bosman! This time straight into the legs though, Bosman flicks it over midwicket for another boundary. 20 from the over.

South Africa 43/0   LE Bosman 20* (15b 4x4)

4.5

Syed Rasel to Bosman, 2 runs, Worked just past midwicket, Ontong very quick with the running and they manage an easy second

4.6

Syed Rasel to Bosman, SIX, HUGE ONE! Full and straight into his legs again. Bosman picks that one up and knocks it into the scoreboard over square leg. That's enormous!

South Africa 57/1   LE Bosman 28* (17b 4x4 1x6)

5.2

Abdur Razzak to Bosman, OUT, Bosman tries to take on the spinner first ball he faces, looking to go over the top, gets a thickish top edge and skies it straight up to mid off.

LE Bosman c Mohammad Ashraful b Abdur Razzak 28 (26m 18b 4x4 1x6) SR: 155.55

South Africa 58/2   LE Bosman 28 (18b 4x4 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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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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