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.

0.3

Syed Rasel to Gibbs, 1 run, Full and just outside off. Gibbs just opens the blade and runs it down to 3rd man.

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.

0.6

Syed Rasel to Gibbs, no run, Is that a drop? Gibbs seemed to might have just gotten a little edge, but the keeper, standing up, puts it down any way. That's the end of the first over.

South Africa 3/0   Syed Rasel 1-0-3-0

2.1

Syed Rasel to Gibbs, FOUR, Another boundary, Gibbs goes for is traditional little leg glance/sweepshot. This time gets an top edge straight over the keeper. No fielders there.

2.2

Syed Rasel to Gibbs, FOUR, Half volley outside off. Punished by Gibbs this time. Cover had o chance to get to that. Went like a bullet.

2.3

Syed Rasel to Gibbs, no run, Forward defence from Gibbs this time. Better line and length.

2.4

Syed Rasel to Gibbs, FOUR, This time the paddle-sweep works better. The outfield lightening fast tonight.

2.5

Syed Rasel to Gibbs, FOUR, Another one, hammered through the covers once again. You simply can't bowl half-volleys to Gibbs. Take that!

2.6

Syed Rasel to Gibbs, no run, Better from Syed Rasel this time. Good line and length. Good over for the South Africans.

South Africa 23/0   Syed Rasel 2-0-19-0

4.1

Syed Rasel to Gibbs, OUT, Gone! Gibbs swings at a widish one, gets an inside edge and the ball crashes into his stumps. Gibbs, the dangerman, gone scoring a quickfire 18. Dropped early in his innings but luckily for Bangladesh not too costly.

HH Gibbs b Syed Rasel 18 (20m 10b 4x4 0x6) SR: 180.00

4.2

Syed Rasel to Ontong, 5 wides, Wide down leg. Keeper standing up to the stumps had no chance of stopping that.Lady Luck seems to favour the South Africans.

4.2

Syed Rasel to Ontong, no run

4.3

Syed Rasel to Ontong, no run, Good delivery, Forward defence.

4.4

Syed Rasel to Ontong, 1 leg bye, Just too straight. Struck on the pads but scampers a single anyway.

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   Syed Rasel 3-0-32-1

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.

6.4

Syed Rasel to Ontong, no run, Full and straight. Hits the pads. No legs. Shout for lbw tuned down/. Must have pitched outside leg.

6.5

Syed Rasel to Ontong, no run, Huge appeal for a stumping, not out though by Mr Howell. Looked close on the 3rd umpire replay though. Bangladesh might feel a bit unlucky. Just enough doubt I would say. Only just.

6.6

Syed Rasel to Ontong, 1 run

South Africa 66/2   Syed Rasel 4-0-36-1
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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