ICC World Cup - 34th match, Super Eights

Bangladesh v South Africa

Bangladesh won by 67 runs

42.2

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, leans forward, defends a full-pitched delivery to the off side

42.3

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run

42.4

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, slower one, full in length, driven to long on

Bangladesh 180/6   Mashrafe Mortaza 1* (3b)

43.1

Ntini to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, full and around off, pushed to the off side.

43.2

Ntini to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, quick single. A dab to the on side. Ashraful back on strike.

Bangladesh 182/6   Mashrafe Mortaza 2* (5b)

44.1

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, full and slipping on to the legs, tries to flick it away, misses and the ball thuds into pad

44.2

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, 2 runs, full in length, on middle and leg, swung behind square-leg

44.3

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, FOUR, forehand down the line. Tamim did it before, Mortaza smashes one now. Short in length and outside off, Mortaza takes the left leg out of the way and blasts it down the ground.

44.4

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, full toss, pushed down the ground

44.6

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, FOUR, Runs keep coming. Fullish, on the legs, flicked past that man in short fine leg region. Better to flick than paddle.

Bangladesh 208/6   Mashrafe Mortaza 13* (10b 2x4)

45.3

Ntini to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, low full-toss, on the off stump line, swung to long on

45.5

Ntini to Mashrafe Mortaza, SIX, The white ball is flying everywhere. Overpitched on the stumps, down comes the bat, under the ball and she soars over the bowler and over the ropes. Good clean hit.

45.6

Ntini to Mashrafe Mortaza, FOUR, ANOTHER. This one disappears into the deep midwicket boundary. Another lusty swing, this time across the line. Mortaza is doing more than his bit here.

Bangladesh 221/6   Mashrafe Mortaza 24* (13b 3x4 1x6)

46.4

Langeveldt to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, yorker, outside off, down comes Mortaza's bat in a hurry, jabs it to point

Bangladesh 227/6   Mashrafe Mortaza 25* (14b 3x4 1x6)

47.1

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, full-toss, on the stumps, smashed straight to cover

47.2

Nel to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT, Nel comes up with a super yorker. Full, straight, homing in on the middle stump. Mortaza tries to bring his bat down but the ball evades the blade and the furniture is disturbed. A nice little cameo comes to an end.

Mashrafe Mortaza b Nel 25 (20m 16b 3x4 1x6) SR: 156.25

Bangladesh 233/7   Mashrafe Mortaza 25 (16b 3x4 1x6)
Tournament Results
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Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)
Australia v South Africa at Gros Islet - Apr 25, 2007
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 111 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Kingston - Apr 24, 2007
Sri Lanka won by 81 runs
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Apr 21, 2007
England won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)
Australia v New Zealand at St George's - Apr 20, 2007
Australia won by 215 runs
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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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