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   SM Pollock 1-1-0-0

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

2.2

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, full in length, around off stump, pushed to extra cover and they set off for a single

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   SM Pollock 2-1-3-0

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

4.3

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, length-delivery, angling away from Tamim who pats it close on the off side.

4.4

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Full in the zone, outside off stump, Tamim has a flash and miss. He is teasing the slip fielders.

4.5

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, slower one, full in length, defended on the front foot

4.6

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, beaten again. Deja-vu. In the zone outside off and it cuts away, Tamim's bat comes inside the line. Luckily, he didn't chase that.

Bangladesh 13/0   SM Pollock 3-1-4-0

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   SM Pollock 4-1-9-0

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

8.5

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, full and on the off stump line, Tamim leans across, drives to cover.

8.6

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Full, straight, nagging line and length, on the middle stump line, driven back to Pollock.

Bangladesh 34/0   SM Pollock 5-1-14-0

10.1

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, length-delivery on the off and middle, Tamim drives on the up but the bottom-hand comes out of the handle and the ball rolls back to the bowler.

10.2

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run

10.3

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, fullish, on the middle and off stump line, pushed back to the bowler. Again Boucher, standing up to the stumps, is pretty impressed with Polly.

10.4

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, landed on a length, outside off and it bounced a touch. Tamim tried to square-drive it on the up, misses and the ball bounds off Boucher's gloves and drops in front.

10.5

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, leans forward, drives a length-delivery, on the up, towards extra cover

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   SM Pollock 6-1-15-0

12.1

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, length-delivery, around off stump, slashed on the up, to mid-off.

12.2

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, Dropped by Boucher. It landed on a length, slanted away from Tamim who tries to square-drive on the up, nicks it to Boucher. In and out of his gloves. He is standing up to the stumps and that's the risk you take while doing so. Some times it sticks, sometimes it slips.

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.

12.5

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, another slow off cutter, nudged to the on side

12.6

Pollock to Tamim Iqbal, no run, off cutter, outside off stump, dabbed to backward point

Bangladesh 42/0   SM Pollock 7-1-17-0

30.1

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, no run, Boucher stands upto the stumps, pushed back to the bowler

30.2

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, no run, off cutter outside off, Aftab gets forward and dabs it to point, mid off and mid on are in the circle

30.3

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, no run, a bit of width offered, Aftab gets on the backfoot and cuts hard to point

30.4

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, no run, pushed back to the bowler, Pollock managing to keep Aftab quiet here

30.5

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, even slower offcutter drifting on the pads, Aftab turns it to fine leg

30.6

Pollock to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, offcutter this time a touch wide outside off, Aftab reads it well, opens the face of the bat and steers it to third man

Bangladesh 119/4   SM Pollock 8-1-19-0

32.1

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, no run, length-delivery on the leg and middle, dabbed to midwicket

32.2

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, no run, fullish, outside off, square-driven to point

32.3

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, short of length, outside off, he waited for it and ran it down to third man

32.4

Pollock to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, fullish, on the middle stump line, driven down the ground

32.5

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, no run, slower one, outside off and is beaten

32.6

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, length-delivery, outside off, again dabbed to third man region

Bangladesh 128/4   SM Pollock 9-1-22-0

34.1

Pollock to Mohammad Ashraful, no run

34.2

Pollock to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, Another cut to third man. Easy.

34.3

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, slower one, fullish, outside off stump, Aftab tries to drill it square, gets a outside-edge, down to third man.

34.4

Pollock to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, short in length, around off stump, tapped to cover

34.5

Pollock to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, Again third man comes into play. Another late cut.

34.6

Pollock to Aftab Ahmed, no run, full in length, on the middle and off, Aftab tries to steer it third man, can't get it past backward point.

Bangladesh 139/4   SM Pollock 10-1-25-0
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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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