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)

5.1

Botha to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, The skipper brings himself on to owl. Taking off the pace and works immediately. First ball he bowls Ashraful clean. Important breakthrough that.

Mohammad Ashraful b Botha 21 (12m 10b 5x4 0x6) SR: 210.00

5.2

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, no run

5.3

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, Pushed straight to point but gets an easy one in the inner circle

5.4

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

5.5

Botha to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, Pushed down to long on for another single. Good over thus far.

5.6

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

Bangladesh 63/2   J Botha 1-0-7-1

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

7.2

Botha to Naeem Islam, 1 run, Swept away to deep square leg.

7.3

Botha to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, Runout. Completely unnecassary, tickled around the corner and has a big mess-up with their calling. Eventually he's short by a mile. Well done by Botha at the stumps.

Shakib Al Hasan run out 4 (6m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

7.4

Botha to Naeem Islam, 1 run, Another stupid single taken. Nearly another wicket.

7.5

Botha to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, Tickled around the corner once more.

7.6

Botha to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, Little chinese cut as they say. Gets an inside edge and runs away to fine leg. Only manages a couple.

Bangladesh 74/5   J Botha 2-0-12-2

9.1

Botha to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, Worked around the corner to short 45.

9.2

Botha to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, Cut down to short 45 on the offside but Bosman fumbles the ball. They get the single.

9.3

Botha to Naeem Islam, 1 run, Worked away to deep midwicket.

9.4

Botha to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, Worked off to deep square leg this time. Botha has bowled well so far.

9.5

Botha to Naeem Islam, no run, Swing and miss. Dots are worth gold here. Critical last delivery

9.6

Botha to Naeem Islam, no run, Wrong one. Excellent bowling by the captain, leading by example. Good spell.

Bangladesh 88/5   J Botha 3-0-15-2
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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