Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    SR
    7.2 OUT: good length delivery and this one nipped back in sharply, Omar plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad below the knee-roll, loud appeal and umpire Howell adjudicates in favour of the bowler, Gillespie on a roll here! 17/3
    1.3 OUT;short of a good length delivery, again drifting down the leg side, Nafees gets inside the line and clips it away in the air towards fine leg, Lee runs in from the deep and takes a fantastic catch, Gillespie strikes early 0/1
    3.3 OUT; hat's the end of that! pitched up and shaping away, Bashar drives on the up and the ball goes in the air towards point, Jaques there dives across to his right and takes it cleanly, Gillespie gets one more to his name, Bangladesh two down! 11/2
    71
    181
    126
    9
    0
    56.34
    40.3 bowled'm! good length delivery, probably the top-spinner, Saleh rocks back and goes for the pull but misses the target and the ball crashes into the woodwork, MacGill too joins the party - Bangladesh 6 down. 130/6
    13.5 OUT: taken! slightly short, pitched on middle and off and turning away sharply, Ashraful needlessly follows it and ends up with a thick edge, Hayden at first slip takes it on the second attempt, Warne strikes! 41/4
    31.1 low fulltoss on the middle and leg stump line, Aftab gets forward, looking to flick it away on the leg side, ball clips the inside edge, crashes into the boot and pops up on the off side, Gilchrist moves across and takes it cleanly, too close to call and they go upstairs, tough one for the third umpire too but in the end he adjudicates in favour of the bowler 102/5
    not out
    34
    126
    102
    2
    0
    33.33
    44.5 MacGill strikes back with a beauty! tossed up on the middle and off stump line, the one that turns away from the left-hander, Rafique failed to pick it up and plays for the leg-break, ball kisses the outside edge and goes straight to Hayden at first slip. 152/7
    47.5 and Mortaza departs! tossed up and turning in, Mortaza goes back to defend but only manages to get a feather touch on it and Glichirst holds on well to a fairly hard chance, Cullen opens his account in Test cricket! 157/8
    58.5 tossed up outside the off stump, inviting Razzaq to go for the big one and he takes the bite, goes down on one knee and has a crack at it, ball balloons up towards long-off, Lee hurtles across in the deep and takes a marvellous catch on the move - Bangladesh nine down. 193/9
    61.2 all over! flighted delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Hossain looking to flick it away on the leg side gets nowhere, ball clips the leading edge and pops up on the off side, Gillespie sprints in from mid-off, swoops low down and takes it inches away from the ground, fantastic effort from the big man! 197/10
    Extras
    19 (lb 10, nb 6, w 3)
    TOTAL
    197 all out (61.2 Overs, RR: 3.21, 278 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Shahriar Nafees, 1.3 ov), 2-11 (Habibul Bashar, 3.3 ov), 3-17 (Javed Omar, 7.2 ov), 4-41 (Mohammad Ashraful, 13.5 ov), 5-102 (Aftab Ahmed, 31.1 ov), 6-130 (Rajin Saleh, 40.3 ov), 7-152 (Mohammad Rafique, 44.5 ov), 8-157 (Mashrafe Mortaza, 47.5 ov), 9-193 (Abdur Razzak, 58.5 ov), 10-197 (Shahadat Hossain, 61.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    B Lee923604.0016
    JN Gillespie521132.2000
    SK Warne18.234732.5610
    SCG MacGill2246833.0910
    DJ Cullen702513.5700
  • BATSMEN
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    17.2 Rafique strikes! flat delivery on the middle and off stump line, Hayden comes down the track and lofts it straight down the throat of Alok Kapali at long-on, probably beaten in the flight but that was a poor choice of shot with a man back in the deep 67/1
    35.5 Rafique strikes, tossed up outside the off stump, Jaques sweeps, tries to go over the in field, mishits it high in the air, Nafees in front of square leg waits for the catch and takes it. 120/2
    not out
    201
    574
    425
    26
    2
    47.29
    67.2 RUN OUT! tossed up outside the off stump, Gillespie comes forward and pushes to backward-point, Ponting from non-striker's end takes off for a run, Gillespie says no, Ponting comes a long way down the track, Razzaq picks up the ball and scores a direct hit at the non-striker's end, Ponting had no chance of coming back. 210/3
    138.5 Aftab gets the wicket, down the leg side, Hussey pulls in the air to deep square leg, where Shahadat Hossain waits for the ball, takes the catch, a good innings from Hussey comes to an end. Did not get the under the ball for the pull shot. 530/4
    not out
    23
    55
    42
    1
    0
    54.76
    Extras
    28 (b 10, lb 10, nb 3, w 5)
    TOTAL
    581/4d (152.3 Overs, RR: 3.80, 647 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-67 (ML Hayden, 17.2 ov), 2-120 (PA Jaques, 35.5 ov), 3-210 (RT Ponting, 67.2 ov), 4-530 (MEK Hussey, 138.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Mashrafe Mortaza26311404.3823
    Shahadat Hossain33314304.3330
    Mohammad Rafique48.31114522.9800
    Abdur Razzak3059903.3000
    Rajin Saleh803204.0000
    Aftab Ahmed712814.0000
  • BATSMEN
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    19
    22
    19
    3
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    100.00
    4.4 Lee strikes, short of a length delivery coming in, Omar on the back foot, ball keeps low, strikes the pad, loud appeal, given by Umpire Howell, that was Plumb. 25/1
    59.2 Warne gets his 4th wicket, coming round the wicket, tossed up wide outside the off stump, spins in, Nafees stretches and reaches out to the ball and tries to drive through the off side, gets the inside edge off the bat to Gilchrist behind the wicket, who takes a sharp catch, loud appeal from the close in fielders, given by the Umpire. 201/5
    31.2 Warne strikes tossed up delivery on the leg stump, spins across, Bashar did not know whether to go front or back, defends, gets the outside edge, Hayden at first slip takes the catch low down to his right. 127/2
    35.6 Warne picks up his second wicket, tossed up on the off and middle, Rajin Saleh pushes forward, off the face of the bat straight into the hands of Ponting at silly-point. 137/3
    49.6 Warne strikes for the third time, tossed up a bit full outside the leg stump, Ashraful looks to sweep it fine, misses it, the ball knocks the stumps behind his legs. 187/4
    66.1 MacGill strikes, tossed up on the stumps, spins away, Aftab on the front foot looking to leave the ball, in the process, takes the inside edge off the bat, Gilchrist behind the wicket takes the catch. 229/6
    68.3 MacGill strikes again, tossed up full on the leg stump, Mashud sweeps across the line, gets hit on the pad, loud appeal, given by the Umpire. 230/7
    80.2 All over! tossed up, Rafique comes down the track and looks to go over the off side, gets the inside off the bat, mishits it in the air to wide mid on, where Warne takes the catch 304/10
    69.4 Warne picks up his 5th wicket, tossed up bit full outside the leg stump, spins, Mortaza goes for the big shot to the on side, gets a leading edge, ball goes high in the air towards mid off, where Gillespie takes the catch. 233/8
    70.2 MacGill gets his 3rd wicket, tossed up outside the off stump, spins in, Razzak goes for the big shot, mishits straight into the hands of Ponting at mid on 235/9
    not out
    3
    36
    19
    0
    0
    15.78
    Extras
    25 (b 7, lb 11, nb 5, w 2)
    TOTAL
    304 all out (80.2 Overs, RR: 3.78, 353 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Javed Omar, 4.4 ov), 2-127 (Habibul Bashar, 31.2 ov), 3-137 (Rajin Saleh, 35.6 ov), 4-187 (Mohammad Ashraful, 49.6 ov), 5-201 (Shahriar Nafees, 59.2 ov), 6-229 (Aftab Ahmed, 66.1 ov), 7-230 (Khaled Mashud, 68.3 ov), 8-233 (Mashrafe Mortaza, 69.4 ov), 9-235 (Abdur Razzak, 70.2 ov), 10-304 (Mohammad Rafique, 80.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    B Lee1133513.1824
    JN Gillespie401403.5000
    SK Warne36411353.1300
    SCG MacGill22.239544.2501
    DJ Cullen702904.1400

Close of Play

  • Sun, 16 Apr - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 76/1 (PA Jaques 38*, JN Gillespie 5*, 24 ov)
  • Mon, 17 Apr - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 151/2 (JN Gillespie 28*, RT Ponting 19*, 46.4 ov)
  • Tue, 18 Apr - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 364/3 (JN Gillespie 102*, MEK Hussey 93*, 111 ov)
  • Wed, 19 Apr - day 4 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 195/4 (Shahriar Nafees 75*, Aftab Ahmed 1*, 54 ov)
  • Thu, 20 Apr - day 5 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 304 (80.2 ov) - end of match

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