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

Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 38 runs

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, no run, just angles it towards the pads and he forces the single straightaway with a clip towards midwicket

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, no run, pads up and invites a strong appeal, he gets it to cut back in sharply and offers no stroke, perhaps it was hitting him outside the line, Doctrove shakes his head

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, no run, holds the length back and the ball goes through straight to the keeper

Zimbabwe 6/0   V Sibanda 0* (3b)

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, no run, gets behind the line to a good length ball and defends

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, 1 run, shoulders arms outside off

Zimbabwe 15/0   V Sibanda 1* (5b)

3.1

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, angles it outside off, he he angles it down towards backward point

3.2

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run

3.3

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, FOUR, he gets a big shuffle across his stumps and the ball moves away very late and very nearly takes the outside edge

3.4

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, bangs it in short outside off and he ducks under that bouncer

3.5

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run

3.6

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, edged and no second slip, he squares him up nicely on off and middle and he shapes to work it to the on side but gets a leading edge which ballons past first slip, Ashraful should attack more

Zimbabwe 21/0   V Sibanda 5* (11b 1x4)

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, 1 run, works it towards mid-on for a quick single and the underarm flick just misses the stumps

Zimbabwe 23/0   V Sibanda 6* (12b 1x4)

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, no run

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, 1 run

Zimbabwe 29/1   V Sibanda 7* (14b 1x4)

7.1

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, 2 runs, not the best of shots, the ball angles towards the pads and he chips it away to the on side and just about bisects the gap between mid-on and midwicket, it was in the air for a few anxious moments

7.2

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, FOUR

7.3

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run

7.4

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run

7.5

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run

7.6

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, lands it outside off, he shoulders arms

Zimbabwe 35/1   V Sibanda 13* (20b 2x4)

9.1

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, probes away outside off and teases the batsman onto the forward prod

9.2

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, lands it outside off and he shoulders arms

9.3

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, gets across his stumps and pats it away towards cover

9.4

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, lands it on the off stump and he plays it to the off side

9.5

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, angles it on the pads and he works it to the on side

9.6

Mahbubul Alam to Sibanda, no run, short and wide and he shapes to slash it down to point but he mistimes the shot and chops it down to the fielder

Zimbabwe 39/1   V Sibanda 13* (26b 2x4)

10.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, no run

10.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, 1 run, slightly short of a length and he angles it down to third man

10.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, no run, holds the length back on the offstump, he gets behind the line and defends

10.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, no run, adjusts to a fuller length on the offstump and he defends forward

Zimbabwe 42/1   V Sibanda 14* (30b 2x4)

12.4

Nazmul Hossain to Sibanda, no run, gets behind the line and steers it to the off side

12.5

Nazmul Hossain to Sibanda, 1 run, gets his bat nicely behind the line and softly taps it just wide of mid-off for a single

Zimbabwe 53/1   V Sibanda 15* (32b 2x4)

13.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Sibanda, no run, flighted outside off and defends

13.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Sibanda, no run, gets forward and smothers the spin

13.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Sibanda, OUT, floated from outside off, the ball lands in line with the middle stump and goes through with the angle, Sibanda defends very close to the pads, Shakib persists with the appeal and the umpire Nadir Shah raises the finger

V Sibanda lbw b Shakib Al Hasan 15 (62m 35b 2x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

Zimbabwe 53/2   V Sibanda 15 (35b 2x4)
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
More results »

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

© AFP

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