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)

1.4

Ntini to Aftab Ahmed, SIX, what a cracker! Aftab charges down the track to a good length ball on off and middle and carts it over deep midwicket

Bangladesh 14/1   Aftab Ahmed 6* (3b 1x6)   M Ntini 0.4-0-6-1

1.5

Ntini to Aftab Ahmed, SIX, another cracker! this time its full on middle, Aftab takes just one pace foward and lofts over long-off this time

Bangladesh 20/1   Aftab Ahmed 12* (4b 2x6)   M Ntini 0.5-0-12-1

2.2

Pollock to Mohammad Ashraful, SIX, wow! good length on middle and leg, Ashraful effortlessly lofts with his wrists over deep square leg, first ball

Bangladesh 30/2   Mohammad Ashraful 6* (1b 1x6)   SM Pollock 1.2-0-14-1

8.5

Philander to Mashrafe Mortaza, SIX, this time he makes contact and how! the length is closer to middle, Mortaza swings, the ball gets the meat of the bat and sails over long-on

Bangladesh 85/5   Mashrafe Mortaza 6* (5b 1x6)   VD Philander 0.5-0-7-0

8.6

Philander to Mashrafe Mortaza, SIX, and again! Mortaza backs away, swings, aims over extra cover and times it well enough to sail over the rope

Bangladesh 91/5   Mashrafe Mortaza 12* (6b 2x6)   VD Philander 1-0-13-0

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.

Bangladesh 117/6   Farhad Reza 9* (11b 1x6)   SM Pollock 2.4-0-32-2

17.1

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

Bangladesh 131/7   Farhad Reza 19* (20b 2x6)   VD Philander 3.1-0-21-1
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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