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

Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 38 runs

45.1

Mahbubul Alam to Price, no run, full outside off, he drives to the off side

45.2

Mahbubul Alam to Price, 1 run, bowls it full and swings it in on his pads, he moves across and digs it out to the on side

45.5

Mahbubul Alam to Price, no run, gets some late reverse swing on the pads and nearly traps Price all ends up as the ball clips his pads and nearly hits the offstump, there's an appeal but the ball was missing leg

45.6

Mahbubul Alam to Price, 1 wide, bowls a full toss down the leg side and Price really should have got some bat on that

45.6

Mahbubul Alam to Price, 1 run, punches a full delivery past the bowler and down to long-on

Zimbabwe 163/7   RW Price 2* (4b)

46.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Price, 1 run, tries to drives through the off side but the ball travels off the toe edge of the bat to sweeper cover

46.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Price, FOUR, another full toss angling down the legside and this time he's fortunate to find the boundary thanks to a misfield by Mahbubul at short fine-leg

46.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Price, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and steers it towards cover

46.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Price, FOUR, nice shot, he overpitches on the pads and he stays at the crease and whips him on the up down to the vacant fine leg region

Zimbabwe 175/7   RW Price 12* (8b 2x4)

47.2

Mahbubul Alam to Price, 1 run, full on middle and leg and he works it to long-on

47.4

Mahbubul Alam to Price, no run, tucks a yorker length ball towards mid-on and Chigumbura is sent back and dives at his crease

47.5

Mahbubul Alam to Price, 2 runs, clips it towards midwicket and sets off for a quick single, he's miles out of his ground and the throw is well wide of the stumps, there are over thows as well

47.6

Mahbubul Alam to Price, 1 run, makes room and heaves a full delivery across the line to the on side

Zimbabwe 181/7   RW Price 16* (12b 2x4)

48.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Price, 1 run, pushes it to the on side

48.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Price, no run, makes room to heave him over mid-on but fails to pick the slower ball, the ball nearly shaves the legstump

48.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Price, 1 leg bye, fails to pick another slower ball but the ball rolls off his pads to the off side and they steal a leg bye, Mortaza underarms the ball on to the stumps but the batsman is home

48.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Price, OUT, easy take, Mortaza continues bowling the slow off cutters and this time he pitches it up, Price makes room and tries to cart him over long-on but he fails to get enough elevation and finds Shakib who takes it easily just before the rope

RW Price c Shakib Al Hasan b Mashrafe Mortaza 17 (21m 16b 2x4 0x6) SR: 106.25

Zimbabwe 185/8   RW Price 17 (16b 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
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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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