ICC World Twenty20, 5th Match, Group A: Bangladesh v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 13, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 5th match, Group A
Bangladesh won by 6 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (neutral venue)
13 September 2007 (20-over match)
0.1

Syed Rasel to Gayle, no run, Starts off in the zone outside off stump and Chris Gayle lets it go through to the 'keeper Rahim who is standing up to the stumps

0.2

Syed Rasel to Gayle, no run, closer to the off stump, it goes straight on after pitching and Gayle shoulders arms again

0.3

Syed Rasel to Gayle, OUT, Would you believe it? Gayle has gone for a duck! Slightly short in length, just outside the off stump and Gayle cuts it straight to point. Rasel is overjoyed, so are his team-mates as they mob him. Bangladesh are off to a great start.

CH Gayle c Alok Kapali b Syed Rasel 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.4

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, no run, lands on a length, on the middle and leg, moves towards the leg stump and Chanders is rapped on the pad, trying to turn it to the on side. Rasel rushes forward to pick the ball up.

0.5

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, no run, Signs of some movement off the seam there. It landed on a length, on the off stump line and moved away a touch, Chanderpaul pushes it to the off side. Will we have a maiden over here?

0.6

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, no run, It is a maiden. Full and outside off, nudged to point. Great start by Bangladesh. HRG informs me that this is the eight instance of a team losing a wicket in the first over in a Twenty20 game

West Indies 0/1   Syed Rasel 1-1-0-1
2.1

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, 1 run, fullish, outside off stump, not much movement this time, Chanderpaul works it into the gap between point and cover for a single

2.2

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, no run, slightly short in length, delivered with a round-armish action, outside off stump, Smith shaped to cut but the ball held up on him and he ended up tapping it to point

2.3

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, 1 run, fuller, straighter, on the middle and off, Smith seems to have been expecting it to move away but adjusts to stab it to square leg

2.4

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, no run, on a length, outside the off stump, cut to backward point

2.5

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, 1 run, fuller, around that off stump, Chanderpaul tries to drive through the line but gets an edge down to third man

2.6

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, 1 run, full and outside off stump, Smith lunges forward, opens the bat-face and steers to third man. Good tight over. Just four runs. Bangladesh will be happy with the start

West Indies 16/1   Syed Rasel 2-1-4-1
4.1

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, no run, full in length, outside the off stump, left alone. Rahim is standing up to the stumps

4.2

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, no run, short in length, outside the off stump, Smith mistimes a cut to point.

4.3

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, no run, fuller, closer to the off stump, Smith stays where he is and defends. Rahim loves the delivery, "Oh! yes!," he screams. Rahim is never short of words

4.4

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, no run, a tad short in length, on the middle stump line, Smith tries to pull but mistimes it to square leg. 4 dot balls. The heat is on. Rahim is delighted.

4.5

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, no run, nagging line and length, nipping in off the seam, cramping up Smith who just manages to stab it away

4.6

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, 1 run, Wonderful over. Just a run off it. On the middle stump line, off a length, pushed towards mid-on

West Indies 25/1   Syed Rasel 3-1-5-1
6.1

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, no run, on a length, outside the off stump, Chanderpaul chops it to point. No run. Rasel is strangling the West Indies here.

6.2

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, no run, Nagging line and length is forcing the batsmen to innovate. Chanders walks right across the sticks and tries to lap a length delivery around the corner but makes no contact and the ball thuds into the pad, outside the off stump.

6.3

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, 1 run, slightly short and width offered outside off stump, cut to deep point

6.4

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, 2 runs, fuller and straighter, on the middle, Smith leans forward, gets his bat around the front pad and turns it to backward square-leg region

6.5

Syed Rasel to DS Smith, 1 run, lands on a length, moving in towards middle, Smith stays back and works it to deep square leg

6.6

Syed Rasel to Chanderpaul, 1 run, climbs up from short of length, outside the off stump, chopped away to third man. Rasel has completed his quota of four overs. Nagging and as a result, economical.

West Indies 38/1   Syed Rasel 4-1-10-1
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