ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 14th match, Group F

Australia v Bangladesh

Australia won by 9 wickets (with 37 balls remaining)

6.6

Johnson to Nazimuddin, OUT, good reflexes, driven hard to cover, Ponting gets a hand to it, fumbles and in the second attempt takes the catch, all over in a flash

Nazimuddin c Ponting b Johnson 11 (21m 17b 2x4 0x6) SR: 64.70

Bangladesh 40/1   Tamim Iqbal 22* (28b 3x4)   MG Johnson 2-0-14-1

10.5

Clarke to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, caught! Tamim gives Clarke the charge and tries to loft him down the ground, he slices it high in the air and Ricky Ponting settles under the catch at cover and judges it to perfection

Tamim Iqbal c Ponting b Clarke 32 (44m 40b 3x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Bangladesh 65/2   Aftab Ahmed 7* (11b)   MJ Clarke 1.5-0-15-1

13.1

Clark to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, caught! Ashraful backs away to make room and tries to loft over the off side, Clark foxes him with the slower ball and he ends up lofting it tamely towards Symonds who runs across from cover towards point to hold an easy catch

Mohammad Ashraful c Symonds b Clark 7 (11m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 116.66

Bangladesh 82/3   Aftab Ahmed 16* (19b 1x4)   SR Clark 2.1-0-8-1

16.3

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

Bangladesh 108/4   Aftab Ahmed 26* (28b 2x4)   B Lee 2.3-0-18-1

16.4

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

Bangladesh 108/5   Aftab Ahmed 26* (28b 2x4)   B Lee 2.4-0-18-2

16.5

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

Bangladesh 108/6   Aftab Ahmed 26* (28b 2x4)   B Lee 2.5-0-18-3

19.3

Bracken to Aftab Ahmed, OUT, caught! Aftab gives Bracken the charge and tries to slog him over midwicket, there's no pace on the ball from Bracken and Aftab skies it in the air to Brad Hodge who takes a well-judged catch looking straight into the sun

Aftab Ahmed c Hodge b Bracken 31 (51m 34b 2x4 0x6) SR: 91.17

Bangladesh 120/7   Farhad Reza 4* (12b)   NW Bracken 2.3-0-11-1

19.4

Bracken to Farhad Reza, OUT, Reza slogs Bracken high in the air down to long-on where Michael Hussey takes a superb catch just inside the boundary, he looks back to see where his back foot is, it is just inside the boundary

Farhad Reza c Hussey b Bracken 4 (13m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.76

Bangladesh 120/8   Mushfiqur Rahim 0* (0b)   NW Bracken 2.4-0-11-2
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India won by 15 runs
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South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
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Sep 16, 2007

Adam Gilchrist plays a square cut, Australia v Bangladesh, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 16, 2007

Adam Gilchrist plays a square cut

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Sep 16, 2007

Adam Gilchrist watches as the ball sails into the stands, Australia v Bangladesh, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Cape Town, September 16, 2007

Adam Gilchrist watches as the ball sails into the stands

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