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)

0.1

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, lovely start and Bangladesh are under way! wide outside off and Tamim rocks on the backfoot and punches it past cover

Bangladesh 4/0   Tamim Iqbal 4* (1b 1x4)   SM Pollock 0.1-0-4-0

0.4

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, flicked over mid-on, Tamim feasts on an overpitched delivery on off stump, uses his wrists

Bangladesh 8/0   Tamim Iqbal 8* (4b 2x4)   SM Pollock 0.4-0-8-0

1.6

Ntini to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, Aftab isnt done yet! full on middle and leg, Aftab gets a stride across and lofts over midwicket, just enough to reach the fence, despairing dive

Bangladesh 24/1   Aftab Ahmed 16* (5b 1x4 2x6)   M Ntini 1-0-16-1

2.3

Pollock to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, the Marillier scoop this time! on leg stump, Asharful walks across his stumps and scoops it over short fine-leg

Bangladesh 34/2   Mohammad Ashraful 10* (2b 1x4 1x6)   SM Pollock 1.3-0-18-1

2.5

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, on leg stump and Aftab works this away in his trademark manner over square leg

Bangladesh 38/3   Aftab Ahmed 20* (6b 2x4 2x6)   SM Pollock 1.5-0-22-2

3.1

Ntini to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, here we go again, short of a length, drifting in, Aftab pulls past short fine-leg, he's off to catch a plane somewhere

Bangladesh 43/3   Aftab Ahmed 25* (8b 3x4 2x6)   M Ntini 1.1-0-20-1

3.4

Ntini to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, low full toss, Aftab steps down the track and scoops the ball off the toe edge of the bat, enough timing for the ball to sail over extra cover

Bangladesh 49/3   Aftab Ahmed 31* (11b 4x4 2x6)   M Ntini 1.4-0-26-1

3.6

Ntini to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, short of a length, thudded in on leg stump from wide of the crease, Shakib gets a glove on it and glances it fine past the keeper who dives to his right

Bangladesh 54/3   Shakib Al Hasan 4* (1b 1x4)   M Ntini 2-0-31-1

4.1

M Morkel to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, welcome to the crease Mr Morkel! Aftab backs away and sends a fullish delivery on off and middle screaming past cover

Bangladesh 58/3   Aftab Ahmed 36* (13b 5x4 2x6)   M Morkel 0.1-0-4-0

6.2

M Morkel to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, just a touch too wide, allows Shakib to stretch his arm out and slash over point and cover

Bangladesh 69/4   Shakib Al Hasan 13* (9b 2x4)   M Morkel 1.2-0-10-1

6.3

M Morkel to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, fullish outside off from round the wicket, Shakib plays a conventional square drive along the lush green turf

Bangladesh 73/4   Shakib Al Hasan 17* (10b 3x4)   M Morkel 1.3-0-14-1

19.2

Pollock to Syed Rasel, FOUR, slower one, angling away from Razzak who tries to run it to third man - partly edged, partly steered, through the vacant slip region

Bangladesh 144/9   Syed Rasel 6* (2b 1x4)   SM Pollock 3.2-0-40-2
Tournament Results
India v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Sep 24, 2007
India won by 5 runs
Australia v India at Durban - Sep 22, 2007
India won by 15 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 22, 2007
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)
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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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