ICC World Cup - 34th match, Super Eights

Bangladesh v South Africa

Bangladesh won by 67 runs

0.1

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, some swing there. Starts early in the trajectory, bobs away from Omar who lets it go through to Boucher

0.2

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, closer to the off stump and it moves away again. Omar lunges forward, covers the off stump and shoulders arms.

0.3

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, beaten. Fuller and in the temptation zone, Omar tried to free his arms but the bat swung inside the line.

0.4

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, lands outside off stump, goes on, Omar, who has a open-stance, thrust his left foot across, withdrew his bat and watched the ball sail into Boucher's gloves

0.5

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, lands on the off stump, straightens a touch, Omar lunges forward, gets his bat in front of his pad and defends

0.6

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, shorter in length, on the off and middle stump line, Omar defends on the front foot. Didn't bounce as much as he expected.

Bangladesh 0/0   Javed Omar 0* (6b)

2.1

Pollock to Javed Omar, 1 run, In the zone outside off, Javed Omar pushes at it, gets a outside edge to third man

2.3

Pollock to Javed Omar, 1 wide, slipping down the leg side. Second wide of the game. Pollock was trying to get this one in but ....

2.3

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, fuller, straighter, on the middle and off, Omar leans forward to defend.

2.4

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, length-delivery on the off and middle, comes in a touch, pushed to cover. Pollock is locking up the batsman here. Watch out for the one that moves away

2.5

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, full and straight, on the off and middle again, driven to mid-on. The bottom-hand powered that drive and he doesn't get the full clean swing as a result

2.6

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, length-delivery outside off, slashed away on the up, straight to cover

Bangladesh 12/0   Javed Omar 1* (11b)

4.1

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, This time its turn of Omar to get beaten. Outside off , from a length, and Omar tried to drive on the up.

4.2

Pollock to Javed Omar, 1 run, dabbed down to third man for a single

Bangladesh 13/0   Javed Omar 2* (13b)

5.1

Ntini to Javed Omar, 1 run, fullish, on the legs, glanced away to fine leg

Bangladesh 14/0   Javed Omar 3* (14b)

6.1

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, Ah! A fullish delivery outside off and you guessed it right. Another swing and a miss. Omar tries to drill it through the off side, the bat comes down in angle and the ball rushes past the outside edge

6.2

Pollock to Javed Omar, FOUR, Omar breaks free with a cut. Short and outside off, Omar waited and cut it past point. He didn't move back and across, just shifted his weight on to the back foot, and cut at the width

6.3

Pollock to Javed Omar, 1 wide, Here comes a bouncer. Swayed away.

6.3

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, full-pitched outside off, driven to mid-off

6.4

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, on a length, around the off stump, dabbed to the on side.

6.5

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, full in length, on the middle and leg, Omar doesn't wrist it away. Instead, just turns it to the on side.

6.6

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, on the off and middle stump line, pushed back down the track.

Bangladesh 23/0   Javed Omar 7* (20b 1x4)

7.3

Ntini to Javed Omar, 1 run, short in length, comes in from outside off stump, Omar goes back, dabs it to the third man region

Bangladesh 25/0   Javed Omar 8* (21b 1x4)

8.1

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, defended on the front foot

8.2

Pollock to Javed Omar, FOUR, whipped past square-leg. Fullish, on the legs and he wrists it away. That bottom-hand meant the ball went in the air and over square-leg.

8.3

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, shuffles across, gets behind the line of a length-delivery around middle and off, pushes it to cover point

8.4

Pollock to Javed Omar, 1 run, on a length, around off, Omar gets behind the line, opens the bat-face and runs it to third man

Bangladesh 34/0   Javed Omar 13* (25b 2x4)

9.1

Ntini to Javed Omar, no run, length-delivery, angling in towards the middle, pushed to the on side

9.2

Ntini to Javed Omar, no run, loud shout for lbw. From wide of the crease, Ntini hurled in a full and at the stumps. Omar is rapped on the pad, in front of middle stump. It looked pretty close. It would have leg stump but Billy Doctrove is not convinced.

9.3

Ntini to Javed Omar, 1 run

9.5

Ntini to Javed Omar, no run, again from wide of the crease, short in length, on the middle stump line, Omar hops across, tries to dab it to the on side, ends up defending

9.6

Ntini to Javed Omar, no run, back of length, rises up, outside off stump, Omar shapes to push at it, in an effort to run it down to third man, but withdraws his bat at the last minute.

Bangladesh 36/0   Javed Omar 14* (30b 2x4)

10.6

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, Slower one, off cutter, on the off stump line, played to short third man.

Bangladesh 37/0   Javed Omar 14* (31b 2x4)

11.3

Nel to Javed Omar, 2 runs, fuller, outside off, Omar leans forward, opens the bat-face, guides it through backward point

11.4

Nel to Javed Omar, no run, full again, on the middle and leg this time, driven to mid-on.

11.5

Nel to Javed Omar, no run, They will have to wait. Omar continues to stick adhesively to the crease. Stands up tall to defend a short of length delivery on the middle stump line.

11.6

Nel to Javed Omar, no run, Outside off, full in length and Omar icily leaves it well alone.

Bangladesh 40/0   Javed Omar 16* (35b 2x4)

12.3

Pollock to Javed Omar, no run, defended to the off side

12.4

Pollock to Javed Omar, 1 run, slow off cutter, on the middle stump line, tucked to fine leg.

Bangladesh 42/0   Javed Omar 17* (37b 2x4)

13.1

Nel to Javed Omar, no run, full in length, on the off and middle stump line, defended to cover

13.2

Nel to Javed Omar, no run, length-delivery, coming in from outside off, nudged to point

13.3

Nel to Javed Omar, no run, short of length, angling in, on the hips, tucked away to fine leg

13.4

Nel to Javed Omar, OUT, Gone! Slashes away to his peril. Short of length and outside off, Omar's eyes lit up at the width, has a slash but it flashes fast but straight to Smith at Gully.Omar falls after a patient knock. He has laid the platform. Can the rest do something with it? Time will tell.

Javed Omar c Smith b Nel 17 (57m 41b 2x4 0x6) SR: 41.46

Bangladesh 42/1   Javed Omar 17 (41b 2x4)
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Photos

Apr 7, 2007

A few Bangladesh players celebrate the victory from the viewing area, Bangladesh vs South Africa, Super Eights, Guyana, April 7, 2007

A few Bangladesh players celebrate the victory from the viewing area

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Apr 7, 2007

Bangladesh fans take to the streets, celebrating their team's victory against South Africa, Dhaka, April 7, 2007

Bangladesh fans take to the streets, celebrating their team's victory against South Africa

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