ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 5th match, Group A

Bangladesh v West Indies

Bangladesh won by 6 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

12.1

Mohammad Ashraful to DS Smith, no run, lands on a length, on the middle and off stump line and turns away with bounce, Smith doesn't offer a stroke

12.2

Mohammad Ashraful to DS Smith, 2 runs, fuller and driven to left of long-on

12.3

Mohammad Ashraful to DS Smith, no run, turn and bounce. Smith shapes to cut but pulls out at the last minute

12.4

Mohammad Ashraful to DS Smith, 1 run, leans forward to work a full delivery to midwicket

12.5

Mohammad Ashraful to Chanderpaul, 1 run, low dipping full toss, on the middle, turned to deep midwicket

12.6

Mohammad Ashraful to DS Smith, 1 run, on the off stump line, pushed to cover

West Indies 94/1   Mohammad Ashraful 1-0-5-0

14.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, 1 run, yorker length, on the middle and leg, squeezed out to long-on. Samuels looks to be in pain. Trouble for West Indies.

14.2

Mohammad Ashraful to DS Smith, 1 run, leans forward to drive to long-off

14.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, no run

14.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, 1 run, drifts in on to the middle, full and straight, driven to long-on

14.5

Mohammad Ashraful to DS Smith, 1 run, flighted, full and on the off stump, slog-swept towards deep midwicket.

14.6

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, 2 runs, low full toss, driven to right of long-on. The runs are coming in just ones and twos. They need a few big overs. Bangladesh are doing well with the squeeze act

West Indies 102/2   Mohammad Ashraful 2-0-11-0

16.1

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, SIX, That's a biggie! He cleared the front foot, opened up his stance and slogged it over cow corner. That went out of the ground

16.2

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, FOUR, Brutal hit straight down the ground. The charge is on. Samuels is hitting out.

16.3

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, SIX, Samuels goes down town. Full and on the middle stump line, again he cleared the front foot and launched it right over the bowler's head. Stunning.

16.4

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, FOUR, The run-orgy continues. Full and on the off stump line, Samuels leans forward to drive it inside-out over cover

16.5

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, no run, beaten outside off stump. Full and outside off, he tries to drive but can't connect

16.6

Mohammad Ashraful to Samuels, OUT, Samuels is gone. Full and on the off stump line, he drives straight to cover. Samuels had looted 20 runs in the over before succumbing.

MN Samuels c Shakib Al Hasan b Mohammad Ashraful 27 (17m 14b 2x4 2x6) SR: 192.85

West Indies 126/4   Mohammad Ashraful 3-0-31-1

18.1

Mohammad Ashraful to DR Smith, 1 run, full and well outside off stump, Dwayne drills it to long-on

18.2

Mohammad Ashraful to Sarwan, 1 run, just a single. A push to midwicket

18.3

Mohammad Ashraful to DR Smith, SIX, Dwayne gets into the act. He loves hitting sixes and he slog-sweeps a fullish delivery over wide long-on

18.4

Mohammad Ashraful to DR Smith, SIX, Dwayne goes straight this time. Full, on the middle, he clears the front foot and scythes it straight over the bowler's head. Up up and over

18.5

Mohammad Ashraful to DR Smith, SIX, Brutal slog sweep. Three in a row. Smith is having a wild party out there. Full and on the middle line, he went down on his knee to slog-sweep it high over wide long-on.

18.6

Mohammad Ashraful to DR Smith, FOUR, Full again, swiped to deep midwicket region. The run-orgy continues. What a finish by West Indies

West Indies 155/5   Mohammad Ashraful 4-0-55-1
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Sep 13, 2007

Bangladesh celebrate their victory against West Indies, Bangladesh v West Indies, Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 13, 2007

Bangladesh celebrate their victory against West Indies

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Sep 13, 2007

Aftab Ahmed lofts over the off side, Bangladesh v West Indies, Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 13, 2007

Aftab Ahmed lofts over the off side

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