ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 12th match, Group A

South Africa v Bangladesh

South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

11.1

JA Morkel to Farhad Reza, 1 run, dropped by de Villiers. Short and wide, chopped straight to backward point where de Villiers makes a mess of a dolly.

Bangladesh 102/6   Farhad Reza 1* (1b)

12.3

Philander to Farhad Reza, no run, in the zone outside off, holds its line, pushes inside the line and is beaten

12.4

Philander to Farhad Reza, no run, this time he shoulders arms to a delivery going through the corridor outside off

12.5

Philander to Farhad Reza, no run, on a length, outside off, Reza stays back to guide it to point

12.6

Philander to Farhad Reza, no run, ah! another swing and a miss to a length delivery outside off stump

Bangladesh 104/6   Farhad Reza 1* (5b)

13.2

JA Morkel to Farhad Reza, no run, banged in short, climbs above the right shoulder, tries to pull but can't reach it

13.3

JA Morkel to Farhad Reza, no run, on the middle stump line, moving in from the off stump line, dabbed to the on side

13.4

JA Morkel to Farhad Reza, 1 run, short in length, homing in on the off stump, guided through backward point

13.6

JA Morkel to Farhad Reza, no run, back of the length, on the middle stump line, defended to the on side

Bangladesh 108/6   Farhad Reza 2* (9b)

14.2

Pollock to Farhad Reza, 1 run, again short in length, outside off stump, run down to third man

14.4

Pollock to Farhad Reza, SIX, That's a biggie. Slower one, Reza picks it up early, waits on the ball, thrusts his front foot out and lofts it over long-on.

14.5

Pollock to Farhad Reza, 1 run, banged in short this time, climbs chest-high, Reza tries to pull it but is beaten by the pace and instead just mistimes it to midwicket

Bangladesh 118/6   Farhad Reza 10* (12b 1x6)

15.4

M Morkel to Farhad Reza, no run, short in length, outside the off stump, tries to cut but makes no contact

15.5

M Morkel to Farhad Reza, no run, kicks up from short of length, on the off stump line, guided to backward point

15.6

M Morkel to Farhad Reza, 1 run, again short in length, a tad outside off stump and that allows Reza to stay adjacent to the line and tap it to third man

Bangladesh 120/7   Farhad Reza 11* (15b 1x6)

16.1

van der Wath to Farhad Reza, 1 run, slower one, outside off stump, Reza shapes initially to drive through the line, spots the slower pace, waits before tapping it to third man

16.3

van der Wath to Farhad Reza, no run, short and wide, cut and a miss.

16.4

van der Wath to Farhad Reza, no run, bouncer, outside off, Reza tries to upper-cut it but makes no contact

16.5

van der Wath to Farhad Reza, 1 run, fuller, straighter, on the middle and leg, backs away but he was expecting a shorter one and just pushes this fullish delivery towards mid-off

Bangladesh 123/7   Farhad Reza 13* (19b 1x6)

17.1

Philander to Farhad Reza, SIX, Reza goes downtown. He clears the front foot and carves a length delivery over long-on

17.2

Philander to Farhad Reza, OUT, Six and then out. Again tries to flat bat a short-of-length delivery over the bowler's head, gets a top edge to mid-off where Philanders back pedals to take the catch behind his head.

Farhad Reza c Kemp b Philander 19 (24m 21b 0x4 2x6) SR: 90.47

Bangladesh 131/8   Farhad Reza 19 (21b 2x6)
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Photos

Sep 15, 2007

Morne Morkel player portrait, South Africa v Bangladesh, Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 15, 2007

Morne Morkel player portrait

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Sep 15, 2007

Justin Kemp step outs and hits a boundary through the off side, South Africa v Bangladesh, Group A, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 15, 2007

Justin Kemp step outs and hits a boundary through the off side

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