Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh, 2008/09 / Commentary

Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 38 runs

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, no run, starts off with a good length ball on the offstump, he shuffles and works it towards midwicket

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, 1 wide, lands it full and gets it to move away off the pitch and the umpire signals a wide outside off

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, 1 wide, adjusts to a fuller length and a firm cover drive is intercepted well at short cover

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, FOUR, lovely shot and that's the first boundary of the series, Mortaza pitches it up on the offstump and Masakadza pushes it through the line and beats the bowler

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, 1 run, lands it on a good length outside off and gets it to shape away, he shoulders arms

Zimbabwe 6/0   H Masakadza 5* (3b 1x4)

1.1

Mahbubul Alam to Masakadza, no run, Mahbubul bowls his first ball in ODIs, lands it bang on target outside off and he defends forward

1.2

Mahbubul Alam to Masakadza, no run, lands it on a good length outside off and gets it to shape away slightly he lets it go

1.3

Mahbubul Alam to Masakadza, no run

1.4

Mahbubul Alam to Masakadza, no run, strays on the pads, he shuffles and works it away down towards fine leg

1.5

Mahbubul Alam to Masakadza, FOUR

1.6

Mahbubul Alam to Masakadza, FOUR, that's a cracker of a shot, it lands on a half volley outside off and he takes a step forward and bangs it past the bowler's outstretched hands and the ball screeches past mid-off

Zimbabwe 14/0   H Masakadza 13* (9b 3x4)

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, no run, opens the face of the bat and angles it down to third man

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, no run, lands it on a length outside off and he shoulders arms

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, 2 runs, shuffles across his stumps and works it down to midwicket

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, no run, angles it towards the pads, he shuffles and works it wide of square leg

Zimbabwe 17/0   H Masakadza 15* (13b 3x4)

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, 1 run, angles it towards the pads and he works it to the on side

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, 1 run, flighted on the offstump, he gets behind the line and defends to the off side

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, no run

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Masakadza, OUT, Mortaza bangs it in on a good length on the offstump and gets it to cut back in, he tries to defend close to his pads but he appears to get a thick inside edge on to his pad which lobs up to Shakib at square leg who runs forward, the appeal was initially for a lbw but he was given out caught, I need to see another replay of that

H Masakadza c sub (Rubel Hossain) b Mashrafe Mortaza 16 (21m 16b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Zimbabwe 23/1   H Masakadza 16 (16b 3x4)
Tournament Results
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Jan 16, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Jan 14, 2009
Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 43 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Dhaka - Jan 12, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 130 runs
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka - Jan 10, 2009
Zimbabwe won by 38 runs
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Jan 10, 2009

Elton Chigumbura was named the Man of the Match, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Bangladesh tri-series, Mirpur, January 10, 2009

Elton Chigumbura was named the Man of the Match

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Jan 10, 2009

Elton Chigumbura with his Man-of-the-Match award, Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Bangladesh tri-series, Mirpur, January 10, 2009

Elton Chigumbura with his Man-of-the-Match award

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