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

Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 38 runs

35.2

Naeem Islam to Utseya, no run, stays back at the crease and waits for it to turn before defending

35.3

Naeem Islam to Utseya, no run, gets forward to a full ball and defends

35.4

Naeem Islam to Utseya, 1 run, keeps to the same full length but adjusts the line to outside off, he pushes it through the line to the covers

Zimbabwe 124/6   P Utseya 1* (3b)

36.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Utseya, no run, lands it on a good length and the angle it straight, no movement off the pitch or in the air, he defends

36.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Utseya, 1 run, sticks to the same line, he opens the face of the bat and glides it wide of point

36.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Utseya, no run, punches it towards mid-off and Utseya sends Chigumbura back, he makes it back to his crease just after the direct hit

36.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Utseya, 1 run, gets forward to a full ball and drives to cover

Zimbabwe 129/6   P Utseya 3* (7b)

37.1

Naeem Islam to Utseya, 1 run, chips down the track straight after the drinks break and lofts it towards long-on

Zimbabwe 130/6   P Utseya 4* (8b)

38.2

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

38.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Utseya, 1 run, tucks it through the line towards mid-on and sets off for a well-judged single

38.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Utseya, no run, bangs in the bouncer and it's close to being called a wide down the legside

Zimbabwe 138/6   P Utseya 5* (11b)

39.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Utseya, no run, gives it more air outside off, he gets well forward and steers it to the off side

Zimbabwe 139/6   P Utseya 5* (12b)

40.3

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Utseya, no run, tries to force it past the bowler nut he mistimes the shot

40.4

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Utseya, 1 run

Zimbabwe 141/6   P Utseya 6* (14b)

41.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Utseya, no run, gets well forward and defends to the bowler

41.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Utseya, 1 run, thrusts his pad forward and tucks it to the on side

41.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Utseya, no run, gets down a little too early to sweep and he fails to make contact

Zimbabwe 147/6   P Utseya 7* (17b)

42.2

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Utseya, no run, full toss, he taps it to the on side

42.3

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Utseya, no run, pushed to the on side

42.4

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Utseya, no run

42.5

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Utseya, no run, gets a few paces forward and the ball hits his pads

42.6

Mehrab Hossain jnr to Utseya, no run, gets forward and he can't pierce the infield

Zimbabwe 148/6   P Utseya 7* (22b)

43.4

Mahbubul Alam to Utseya, no run, keeps it full and gets it to swing in and Utseya fails to pierce the infield on the off side

43.5

Mahbubul Alam to Utseya, 1 wide, slides wide down the leg side and wide called

43.5

Mahbubul Alam to Utseya, 2 runs, goes for a big heave across the line but he mistimes the shot and places wide of long-on

43.6

Mahbubul Alam to Utseya, no run, tries to smash that over deep square-leg but he fails to pick the slower ball and swishes at thin air instead

Zimbabwe 154/6   P Utseya 9* (25b)

44.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Utseya, no run, the sharp turn beats the outside edge

44.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Utseya, no run

44.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Utseya, OUT, gives it a lot of air on middle and off and tempts Utseya into going for the slog sweep, he gets a thick top edge and it sails straight in to Mahbubul's hands at deep square-leg

P Utseya c Mahbubul Alam b Shakib Al Hasan 9 (37m 28b 0x4 0x6) SR: 32.14

Zimbabwe 155/7   P Utseya 9 (28b)
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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