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)

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)   Shahadat Hossain 1-0-4-0

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.

South Africa 11/0   HH Gibbs 5* (3b 1x4)   Syed Rasel 1.1-0-7-0

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.

South Africa 15/0   HH Gibbs 9* (4b 2x4)   Syed Rasel 1.2-0-11-0

2.4

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

South Africa 19/0   HH Gibbs 13* (6b 3x4)   Syed Rasel 1.4-0-15-0

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!

South Africa 23/0   HH Gibbs 17* (7b 4x4)   Syed Rasel 1.5-0-19-0

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.

South Africa 29/0   LE Bosman 12* (12b 2x4)   Shahadat Hossain 1.2-0-10-0

3.5

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

South Africa 39/0   LE Bosman 16* (14b 3x4)   Shahadat Hossain 1.5-0-15-0

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)   Shahadat Hossain 2-0-19-0

7.2

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

South Africa 71/2   AB de Villiers 8* (5b 1x4)   Abdur Razzak 1.2-0-10-1

11.5

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

South Africa 107/4   AB de Villiers 32* (21b 2x4 1x6)   Naeem Islam 1.5-0-18-0
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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