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.

0.6

Steyn to Junaid Siddique, FOUR, Comes down the track, gets a little inside edge and the ball runs away to fine leg.

End of over 1 (6 runs) Bangladesh 6/0 (117 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 6.00, RRR: 9.00)
Junaid Siddique    4* (1b 1x4)      DW Steyn    1-0-6-0
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.

End of over 2 (9 runs) Bangladesh 15/0 (108 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 7.50, RRR: 9.00)
Tamim Iqbal    8* (11b 1x4)      J Louw    1-0-9-0
Junaid Siddique    4* (1b 1x4)      DW Steyn    1-0-6-0

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.

End of over 3 (10 runs) Bangladesh 25/0 (98 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 8.33, RRR: 8.90)
Tamim Iqbal    18* (17b 3x4)      DW Steyn    2-0-16-0
Junaid Siddique    4* (1b 1x4)      J Louw    1-0-9-0

3.1

Kleinveldt to Junaid Siddique, OUT, Kleinveldt gets a wicket first ball on International Pro20 debut. Swings the ball away from the lefthander who only manages to get a slight little outside edge and straight into the keeper's gloves.

Junaid Siddique c †de Villiers b Kleinveldt 4 (15m 2b 1x4 0x6) SR: 200.00

3.2

Kleinveldt to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, Wicket followed by a wide

3.2

Kleinveldt to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, Pulled away powerfully over deep square leg. Great shot with great timing.

3.3

Kleinveldt to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, Driven off the backfoot to cover and gets a quick single.

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.

3.5

Kleinveldt to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, Edge flies past the single slip and races to the third man fence.

3.6

Kleinveldt to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, Another boundary! Cut away powerfully past point and square of third man.

End of over 4 (20 runs) Bangladesh 45/1 (78 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 11.25, RRR: 7.80)
Mohammad Ashraful    13* (4b 3x4)      RK Kleinveldt    1-0-20-1
Tamim Iqbal    19* (18b 3x4)      DW Steyn    2-0-16-0

4.1

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

4.2

M Morkel to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, Short and wide, hammers it past point again. Take that!

4.3

M Morkel to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Play and miss. A much better length this time. Pitch it up.

4.4

M Morkel to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, Comes down the track. Hits one of the hardest square drives I've ever seen! Hits the boundary boards with a harder sound than this evening's thunder.

4.5

M Morkel to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Better delivery this time. Play and miss for a good lin and length delivery.

4.6

M Morkel to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, Another wide outside off. South Africa in a slight spot of bother here.

4.6

M Morkel to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 leg bye, Hits the pads and bounces off to the on side. Manages an easy single there.

End of over 5 (11 runs) Bangladesh 56/1 (67 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 11.20, RRR: 7.44)
Mohammad Ashraful    21* (9b 5x4)      M Morkel    1-0-10-0
Tamim Iqbal    20* (19b 3x4)      RK Kleinveldt    1-0-20-1

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.

End of over 6 (7 runs) Bangladesh 63/2 (60 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 10.50, RRR: 7.50)
Tamim Iqbal    25* (21b 4x4)      J Botha    1-0-7-1
Raqibul Hasan    2* (3b)      M Morkel    1-0-10-0

6.1

M Morkel to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, Drop and go. Single to point.

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.

6.4

M Morkel to Raqibul Hasan, OUT, Gone! Morkel gets the perfect area and the ball moves and bounces. Gets the outside edge and flies straight into the gloves of De Villiers.

Raqibul Hasan c †de Villiers b M Morkel 3 (7m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

6.5

M Morkel to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, Short and straight. Backward defence.

6.6

M Morkel to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, Another boundary, short and straight from Morkel, hits the helmet and runs away to the fine leg fence.

End of over 7 (6 runs) Bangladesh 69/3 (54 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 9.85, RRR: 7.71)
Shakib Al Hasan    4* (2b 1x4)      M Morkel    2-0-15-1
Tamim Iqbal    25* (23b 4x4)      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.

End of over 8 (5 runs) Bangladesh 74/5 (49 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 9.25, RRR: 8.16)
Naeem Islam    4* (3b)      J Botha    2-0-12-2
Mushfiqur Rahim    1* (1b)      M Morkel    2-0-15-1

8.1

JA Morkel to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, Edge! But no slip at this time. Runs away to third man fence.

8.2

JA Morkel to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 leg bye, Bounces off to square leg after hitting the thigh pad.

8.3

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, FOUR, Short and straight. Pulled away mightily over midwicket. Take that Mr. Morkel.

8.4

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, no run, Full and wide. But right on the spot with the length. No shot, no run.

8.5

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, no run, Swing and miss. Excellent area hit by Morkel.

8.6

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, Pulled away over midwicket once again. too short too often I would say.

End of over 9 (11 runs) Bangladesh 85/5 (38 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 9.44, RRR: 7.60)
Naeem Islam    10* (7b 1x4)      JA Morkel    1-0-10-0
Mushfiqur Rahim    5* (3b 1x4)      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.

End of over 10 (3 runs) Bangladesh 88/5 (35 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 8.80, RRR: 8.75)
Naeem Islam    11* (10b 1x4)      J Botha    3-0-15-2
Mushfiqur Rahim    7* (6b 1x4)      JA Morkel    1-0-10-0

10.1

JA Morkel to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, Opens the front leg and smacks it over the top.

10.2

JA Morkel to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, Tries to flick the ball over fine leg. Flicks it straight into his own helmet though. Calls for another helmet it seems.

10.3

JA Morkel to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, Pushed to point this time. Gets an easy single once more.

10.4

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, 1 run, OUT, Pulls it straight into the air, Botha at midwicket tries to take the catch ut falls just short, takes a shye at the keepers end where De Villiers gets the ball, both batsmen are at one end and eventually takes a Jonty Rhodes dive to dislodge the bails.

Mushfiqur Rahim run out 12 (14m 9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

10.5

JA Morkel to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 leg bye

10.6

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, Big heave over midwicket. No man deep on the fence. They manage to get two though.

10.6

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, Big heave over midwicket. No man deep on the fence. They manage to get two though.

10.6

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, Big heave over midwicket. No man deep on the fence. They manage to get two though.

10.6

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, Big heave over midwicket. No man deep on the fence. They manage to get two though.

10.6

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, Big heave over midwicket. No man deep on the fence. They manage to get two though.

10.6

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, Big heave over midwicket. No man deep on the fence. They manage to get two though.

10.6

JA Morkel to Naeem Islam, 2 runs, Big heave over midwicket. No man deep on the fence. They manage to get two though.

End of over 11 (9 runs) Bangladesh 97/6 (26 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 8.81, RRR: 8.66)
Naeem Islam    14* (12b 1x4)      JA Morkel    2-0-18-0
Mehrab Hossain jnr    0* (1b)      J Botha    3-0-15-2

11.1

Louw to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run

11.2

Louw to Naeem Islam, no run

11.3

Louw to Naeem Islam, 1 run

11.4

Louw to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run

11.5

Louw to Naeem Islam, no run

11.6

Louw to Naeem Islam, no run

End of over 12 (3 runs) Bangladesh 100/6 (23 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 8.33, RRR: 11.50)
Naeem Islam    15* (16b 1x4)      J Louw    2-0-12-0
Mehrab Hossain jnr    2* (3b)      JA Morkel    2-0-18-0

12.1

Steyn to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, Driven out to the deep. Only one there.

12.2

Steyn to Naeem Islam, OUT, Excellent slower delivery from Steyn, swing and miss, hits top of middle stump. Great death bowling shown here by first Louw and now Steyn.

Naeem Islam b Steyn 15 (24m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 88.23

12.3

Steyn to Abdur Razzak, 1 leg bye, Another close call single taken.

12.4

Steyn to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, Short and staight. Right into his body. Gets another single of the bat though.

12.5

Steyn to Abdur Razzak, OUT, Another blockhole delivery, Razzak tires to go accros the line and walks just a bit too far. Steyn hits middle stump.

Abdur Razzak b Steyn 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

12.6

Steyn to Shahadat Hossain, no run, Nearly hits off stump this time. Just too good for Shahadat. Swing and miss again.

End of over 13 (3 runs) Bangladesh 103/8 (20 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 7.92, RRR: 20.00)
Shahadat Hossain    0* (1b)      DW Steyn    3-0-18-2
Mehrab Hossain jnr    4* (5b)      J Louw    2-0-12-0

13.1

Louw to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, Full and straight, punched out to midwicket.

13.2

Louw to Shahadat Hossain, 2 runs, Full again. Driven out past cove this time out to the deep. Only picks up a couple.

13.3

Louw to Shahadat Hossain, 1 run, Punched down to long on. Only one there. Thoughts of a second are killed quickly.

13.4

Louw to Mehrab Hossain jnr, no run, Swing and miss. Just outside off. Well bowled Johann Louw

13.5

Louw to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 1 run, Full and straight again. That's that. no more coming out of this one would think.

13.6

Louw to Shahadat Hossain, 1 run, Full and straight again. Punched to mid off who makes a good save and slamps the door shut for any late consolation boundaries. Well done South Africa winning this Pro20, the only of the tour, by 12 runs. Thank you for joining us for this game and please do so again for the rest of this series between South Africa and Bangladesh.

End of over 14 (6 runs) Bangladesh 109/8 (14 runs required)
Shahadat Hossain    4* (4b)      J Louw    3-0-18-0
Mehrab Hossain jnr    6* (8b)      DW Steyn    3-0-18-2
Series Results
South Africa v Bangladesh at Johannesburg - Nov 5, 2008
South Africa won by 12 runs (D/L method)
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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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