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

Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 38 runs

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

Zimbabwe 24/1   S Matsikenyeri 1* (2b)

5.1

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, no run

5.2

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, no run

5.3

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, no run

5.4

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, no run, shapes away outside off, it just beats the edge

5.5

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, no run

5.6

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, shuffles across his stumps and works it with the swing past mid-on, he doesn't go through with the shot well but places it well enough

Zimbabwe 28/1   S Matsikenyeri 5* (8b 1x4)

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run

6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run, gets well forward to a delivery which angles away and it's defended

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run, gets forward and covers the away movement by defending

Zimbabwe 29/1   S Matsikenyeri 5* (12b 1x4)

8.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, and again no second slip! He lands it outside off and the ball just moves away off the seam, he reaches out to cut it past backward point, gets his elbows high and gets a thick outside edge past first slip and fourth slip

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run, angles it towards the pads and he works it to the on side

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run, tries to punch it back past the bowler but he mistimes the shot down the pitch

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run, adjusts to a fuller length and he gets forward and steers it to the offside

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run, shuffles across a touch and turns the face of the bat to work it away down to midwicket but he mistimes it

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run, angles it on the pads and he clips kit off his hips towards fine leg

Zimbabwe 39/1   S Matsikenyeri 9* (18b 2x4)

10.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, wide outside off, he reaches out and cuts to third man

10.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, closes the face of the bat and softly nudges it in front of mid-on and sets off quickly for the run, good calling

Zimbabwe 42/1   S Matsikenyeri 11* (20b 2x4)

11.1

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, good shot, he strays on the pads and pitches it up, he gets forward and chips it high in the air over midwicket, stylishly put away

11.2

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, no run, gets behind the line to a good length ball and defends

11.3

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, no run, bowls it dead straight on the offstump and he defends it away back to the bowler

11.4

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, no run, adjusts to a fuller length on the off stump, he defends

11.5

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, no run, gets across his stumps and defends softly to the off side

11.6

Mahbubul Alam to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, he shapes to pull it away too early but the slower ball foxes him and the ball hits his body instead

Zimbabwe 47/1   S Matsikenyeri 16* (26b 3x4)

12.1

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, Sibanda nearly cleans up the non-striker, he gets forward to a full delivery and whacks it through the line and Matsikenyeri spreads his legs out to evade the ball as it screeches past him

12.2

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, no run

12.3

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and angles it down towards point

12.6

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, no run, gets behind the line to a good length ball and defends

Zimbabwe 53/1   S Matsikenyeri 21* (30b 4x4)

14.1

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

14.6

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, gives him width outside off to free his arms outside off and he opens out and cracks the ball in the gap between mid-off and extra cover, he bends his knee and hits it off the meat of the bat

Zimbabwe 67/2   S Matsikenyeri 26* (32b 5x4)

15.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, no run, defends to the off side

15.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, no run

15.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs, there;s a misfield at extrav cover and they take a second run

15.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, no run, flighted on middle and off, he lunges forward and defends

15.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, no run, floated on the pads, he works it to the on side

Zimbabwe 70/2   S Matsikenyeri 28* (37b 5x4)

16.3

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, 1 wide, strays down the legside and he misses it as he tries to flick it away

16.3

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, gives him some width outside off, he gets his elbows high and punches it wide of cover

Zimbabwe 73/2   S Matsikenyeri 29* (38b 5x4)

17.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, no run, flighted outside off, he defends to the off side

17.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, floated on the pads and he gets on his knee and sweeps

17.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, no run, gets forward and defends

17.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, slightly wide outside off and he chops it to the off side

Zimbabwe 80/2   S Matsikenyeri 31* (42b 5x4)

18.4

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, no run, walks across his stumps and taps it to the off side

18.5

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, FOUR, stand and deliver! He pitches it up on the offstump and he scoops it across the line and clears mid-on comfortably

18.6

Nazmul Hossain to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, this one kicks up off a good length outside off, he gets his elbows high and steers it to third man

Zimbabwe 87/2   S Matsikenyeri 36* (45b 6x4)

19.1

Naeem Islam to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, makes room and cuts to the off side

19.5

Naeem Islam to Matsikenyeri, no run

19.6

Naeem Islam to Matsikenyeri, 1 wide, slides down the leg side, wide called

19.6

Naeem Islam to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, slides down the legside, he shuffles and the ball hits his pads and rolls away

Zimbabwe 91/3   S Matsikenyeri 38* (48b 6x4)

21.2

Naeem Islam to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, works i to the on side

21.5

Naeem Islam to Matsikenyeri, no run

21.6

Naeem Islam to Matsikenyeri, OUT, that's a stunning catch! He gets forward to chip it with the turn towards mid-on, Raqibul at short midwicket flings himself to his left and pulls off a stunner while airborne, he will cherish this catch for a long time

S Matsikenyeri c Shakib Al Hasan b Naeem Islam 39 (75m 51b 6x4 0x6) SR: 76.47

Zimbabwe 94/4   S Matsikenyeri 39 (51b 6x4)
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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Photos

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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