Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    4.2 McGrath goes for the lbw inside of the edge, first ball on the stumps, seaming in, Khaled looked pretty plumb in front of middle and off, height have have been a cause for concern by the umpire 10/1
    21.2 slashing cover drive, you guessed it, thick outside edge to the backward point, easy catch for Ponting 72/4
    11 Bangladesh showing their inexperience, even undiscovered tribes in Africa knew the next ball would be short into the body, Faruk pushes away, great diving catch by Ponting at point 39/2
    13.2 umpteenth thick outside edge of the day, ball flies straight to Ponting standing just behind point 47/3
    26.3 short ball, attempted pull, bottom edge straight into the off stump 91/5
    not out
    53
    99
    113
    6
    0
    53.53
    31.2 spinning down the line off the leg stump, Akram playing the defensive shot in a different solar system 99/6
    44.3 got him! gone! 143/7
    not out
    17
    14
    22
    2
    0
    121.42
    Extras
    19 (b 2, nb 7, w 10)
    TOTAL
    178/7 (50 Overs, RR: 3.56)
    Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Khaled Mahmud, 4.2 ov), 2-39 (Faruk Ahmed, 10.6 ov), 3-47 (Naimur Rahman, 13.2 ov), 4-72 (Mehrab Hossain, 21.2 ov), 5-91 (Aminul Islam, 26.3 ov), 6-99 (Akram Khan, 31.2 ov), 7-143 (Khaled Mashud, 44.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath1004424.4024
    DW Fleming1004514.5040
    TM Moody1042532.5010
    BP Julian1014404.4013
    SK Warne1021811.8020

Match Notes

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