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

Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 38 runs

19.1

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

19.2

Naeem Islam to Taibu, OUT, that reverse sweep was bound to out him in his place at some point, he tries to cream a high full toss over the off side, Mortaza at short third man leaps up, fumbles initially but takes the catch at the second attempt

T Taibu c Mashrafe Mortaza b Naeem Islam 17 (25m 19b 3x4 0x6) SR: 89.47

19.3

Naeem Islam to Williams, no run, gets well forward and defends

19.4

Naeem Islam to Williams, 1 run, thrusts his pad forward and defends to the covers

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   Naeem Islam 1-0-4-1

21.1

Naeem Islam to Williams, 1 run, shuffles and works it with the to the on side

21.2

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

21.3

Naeem Islam to Williams, no run, lovely delivery, he gets forward and the turn just beats the outside edge

21.4

Naeem Islam to Williams, 1 run

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   Naeem Islam 2-0-7-2

23.1

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, no run, flighted outside off, he defends

23.2

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, 1 run, gets forward and punches it to long-on

23.3

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, gets sharp turn and it drifts don the leg side

23.4

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 1 wide

23.5

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run

23.6

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 1 run

23.7

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, gets behind the line and punches it to the off side

Zimbabwe 97/5   Naeem Islam 3-0-10-2

25.1

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, 1 run

25.2

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, gets forward and works it with the turn to the on side

25.3

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, gets forward and works it towards square leg

25.4

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run

25.5

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, lobs off his pads and a short leg, had he been there would have gobbled it up

25.6

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 1 run

Zimbabwe 99/5   Naeem Islam 4-0-12-2

27.1

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, no run, keeps low and really skids it through, he just manages to cover the line and hit it back to the bowler

27.2

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, 1 run, makes room and cuts a good length ball down to sweeper cover

27.3

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, gets behind the line and defends

27.4

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 1 run, shuffles and works it against the turn wide of midwicket

27.5

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, no run

27.6

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, no run, gets beside the line and defends it back

Zimbabwe 105/5   Naeem Islam 5-0-14-2

29.1

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, 1 run, flighted on the off stump, he defends

29.2

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, gets it to turn back in sharply, he defends

29.3

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, turns in sharpy again, he defends

29.4

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, shuffles and clips it with the turn to the on side

29.5

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run

29.6

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 1 run

Zimbabwe 107/5   Naeem Islam 6-0-16-2

31.1

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run

31.2

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run

31.3

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, gets a few paces forward and works it to the offside

31.4

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run

31.5

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, gets well forward and clips it to the on side

31.6

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 3 runs, opens the face of the bat and steers it to third man

Zimbabwe 113/5   Naeem Islam 7-0-19-2

33.1

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 1 run, gets well forward and punches it to the off side

33.2

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, no run, stays back at the crease and defends with soft hands

33.3

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, 2 runs, opens the face of the bat and delicately glides it to third man

33.4

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, no run, gets forward and defends

33.5

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, 1 run, angles it on the pads, he gets on his knee to slog sweep it but he keeps it along the turf and places it to deep square leg

33.6

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, gets well forward and defends

Zimbabwe 118/5   Naeem Islam 8-0-23-2

35.1

Naeem Islam to Dabengwa, OUT, very soft dismissal, it's a long hop which should have been put away, he stays back at the crease and tamely punches it back to the bowler, he takes a very easy return catch

KM Dabengwa c & b Naeem Islam 10 (34m 25b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

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

35.5

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 2 runs, shuffles and waits for the turn before working it to the on side

35.6

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, stays on the back foot and punches it hard but he finds short cover

Zimbabwe 126/6   Naeem Islam 9-0-26-3

37.1

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

37.2

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, stays back at the crease and punches it to the off side

37.3

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, shuffles and clips it with the turn to the on side

37.4

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, FOUR, super shot, he errs by dropping it a little short outside off, the lack of pace allows him to rock back and punch it wide of cover, the sweeper cover fielder gives up the chase

37.5

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, no run, lunges forward and smothers the spin

37.6

Naeem Islam to Chigumbura, 1 run, tucks it to short fine-leg and takes a quick single, Junaid's throw hits the stumps but the batsman is safe, the third umpire takes a look

Zimbabwe 135/6   Naeem Islam 10-0-32-3
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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