ICC World Twenty20, 14th Match, Group F: Australia v Bangladesh at Cape Town, Sep 16, 2007
ICC World Twenty20 - 14th match, Group F
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)
Played at Newlands, Cape Town (neutral venue)
16 September 2007 (20-over match)

Lee to Tamim Iqbal, no run, good start by Lee, dug in short of a length outside off, gives Tamim a lifter, left alone


Lee to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short of a length outside off again, this time Tamim gets some bat on it and pushes to point


Lee to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short again and aimed at the body, Tamim gets on the backfoot and defends to the off side


Lee to Tamim Iqbal, 1 wide, Tamim backs away to whack that over the off side, Lee senses it and thuds it in short, the ball sails over Tamim's head, wide called


Lee to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fuller in length and inviting the drive, Tamim flashes at it but the ball beats the bat


Lee to Tamim Iqbal, no run, good length aimed at the body, played away back to Lee


Lee to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, first runs off the bat, Lee gives a bit of width outside off, Tamim sticks his blade out and glides to third man

Bangladesh 2/0   B Lee 1-0-2-0

Lee to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, good length, drifting on the pads, worked to the on side off the hips


Lee to Nazimuddin, no run, Lee dishes out the short stuff to Nazimuddin who sways out of the way


Lee to Nazimuddin, FOUR, between slip and keeper, Nazimuddin shapes for the cut, not much bounce on that as the ball gets the under-edge of the bat and rolls away quickly behind the bat


Lee to Nazimuddin, no run, short, outside off, Nazimuddin lets it go


Lee to Nazimuddin, 1 no ball, strives for that extra yard of pace and oversteps, the ball climbs off a good length outside off, Nazim leaves it


Lee to Nazimuddin, 1 run, Free Hit: yorker on off stump, Nazimuddin walks across his stumps, unfortunately for him the ball hits the bottom of the bat and rolls to mid-on


Lee to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, good length on leg stump, Tamim flicks off his hips and beats the fielder at square leg, lightening fast outfield carries it to the boundary

Bangladesh 16/0   B Lee 2-0-13-0

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, Aftab moves towards leg and lofts Lee's full delivery cleanly over extra cover, the outfield is slow and the ball just about reaches the boundary


Lee to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, Aftab lofts Lee high over midwicket, the ball bounces just inside the boundary and stops, the batsmen had assumed that it was going for six and ran just one, poor cricket from Bangladesh


Lee to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, caught! Shakib backs away and tries to cut but Lee follows him and cramps him for room with a short of a length ball, Shakib gets a thick edge that is taken by Gilchrist

Shakib Al Hasan c †Gilchrist b Lee 16 (13m 11b 1x4 1x6) SR: 145.45


Lee to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT, bowled first ball! Lee fires in the yorker on off stump, Mortaza backs away trying to hit on the off side and is clean bowled

Mashrafe Mortaza b Lee 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00


Lee to Alok Kapali, OUT, he's got him! Lee's angles the ball from a good length into Alok Kapali who moves across his stumps and tries to play through midwicket, he gets hit flush on the pad and Asad Rauf raises the finger, awesome stuff from Lee

Alok Kapali lbw b Lee 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00


Lee to Farhad Reza, (no ball) 1 run, Lee tries to get four in four by greeting Reza with a perfect yorker, except for the fact that he had over-stepped, free hit coming up ...


Lee to Aftab Ahmed, 2 runs, Aftab lofts a length delivery straight to Johnson at long-on who takes the catch but it can't be out because it is a free hit

Bangladesh 112/6   B Lee 3-0-22-3

Lee to Aftab Ahmed, no run, excellent slower ball outside the off stump, Aftab had backed away towards leg stump and was beaten by the change in pace


Lee to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, driven to long-off for a single


Lee to Farhad Reza, (no ball) 1 run, the attempted yorker ends up as a full toss which Reza inside-edges on to the pad, Lee had over-stepped again so it's a free hit


Lee to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, Aftab moves towards the off side and lofts Lee towards deep midwicket where Hayden takes the catch, once again it can't be out off a free hit


Lee to Farhad Reza, no run, banged in short over off and middle stump, Reza tries to cut but gets beaten


Lee to Farhad Reza, no run, once again Lee bowls the short ball and once again Reza gets beaten on the cut


Lee to Farhad Reza, 1 run, Reza backs away towards leg, Lee follows him with a full ball which gets driven to long-on

Bangladesh 119/6   B Lee 4-0-27-3





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