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

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 1-0-6-0

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

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 2-0-9-0

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

4.2

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

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

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, no run

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Matsikenyeri, 1 run

Zimbabwe 24/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 3-0-12-1

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, no run

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sibanda, 1 run

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 4-0-13-1

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 5-0-17-1

10.1

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

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

10.4

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

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 6-0-20-1

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

36.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Chigumbura, 1 run, full outside off and he times the drive well but can't beat the diving short extrav cover fielder

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

36.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Chigumbura, no run, slower ball outside off and he shoulders arms

Zimbabwe 129/6   Mashrafe Mortaza 7-0-23-1

38.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Chigumbura, 1 run, well played, he opens the face of the bat and steers it wide of point for a quick single

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

38.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Chigumbura, no run, clips a slower ball uppishly towards Junaid at short midwicket and he nearly takes the catch on the full, the fielding has been good today

38.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Chigumbura, 1 run, gets forward to a full delivery and just beats short cover

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 8-0-26-1

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

46.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Chigumbura, 1 run, it's a low full toss on the pads and he misses out on fetching a boundary as he only succeeds in placing it to midwicket

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

46.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Chigumbura, 1 run, digs out an inswinging yorker to short fine leg and Mahbubul's throw is just wide of the stumps at the striker's end

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 9-0-38-1

48.1

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

48.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Chigumbura, 1 run, pushes a low full toss down the ground to long-on and gets to a very well-deserved half-century under pressure

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

48.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Chigumbura, 1 run, slams a low full toss down the ground to long-on

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 10-0-41-2
Tournament Results
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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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