ICC World Cup - 34th match, Super Eights

Bangladesh v South Africa

Bangladesh won by 67 runs

23.1

Kallis to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, fullish, around off stump line, defended down the track

23.2

Kallis to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, overpitched on the middle stump line, driven to mid-off. Almost at the blockhole.

23.3

Kallis to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, full in length, driven down the ground.

23.4

Kallis to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, Another one caught behind point. It was banged in short, rises up shoulder-level, just outside off, Saqib went back, hopped up, tried to get on top of the bounce but couldn't. And he ended up patting it straight to Smith at backward point.

Shakib Al Hasan c Smith b Kallis 9 (30m 27b 1x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

23.5

Kallis to Aftab Ahmed, 1 wide, Kallis tries another short-pitched stuff but this one sails down the leg side

23.5

Kallis to Aftab Ahmed, no run, fuller, outside off stump, Aftab, who has had the quiet WC so far, leans forward to defend

23.6

Kallis to Aftab Ahmed, 1 wide, Another bouncer, ducked under and it's called a wide. The height was the problem.

23.6

Kallis to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, gets off the mark with a dab to widish mid-on.

Bangladesh 87/4   JH Kallis 1-0-3-1

25.1

Kallis to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, full outside off, driven through cover for an easy single

25.2

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, back of a length this time, defended off the back foot down the ground

25.3

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, short outside off, Ashraful thinks of the slash but holds himself back. This isn't the time for rashness, he seems to be thinking. Kallis varying his length well here

25.4

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, back of a length, rising on the batsman, Ashraful pats it to the off side and attempts a single but the batsmen decide against it. Pressure, pressure.

25.5

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, short and slightly outside leg side, Ashraful thinks of the pull but holds back. Wide called

25.5

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good length outside off, tapped to the off side, inside edge onto pads. Ball drops close to the batsmen but they decide against a risky single

25.6

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, deflected to third man and the batsmen scamper a quick two. Pollock picks up the ball and flings it in quickly but the throw is slightly wide and Boucher takes that little extra time to take the bails off. Third umpire is consulted and the verdict is an expected not out

Bangladesh 96/4   JH Kallis 2-0-7-1

27.1

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, full length ball outside off, patted to the off side

27.2

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, full outside off again, cutely glided to third man for a single. He waited for the offcutter and turned the bat at the last moment. Sweet shot

27.3

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended to the off side cautiously

27.4

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, back of a length on middle, Ashraful gets carefully behind the line and defends it to mid-on

27.5

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, back of a length on off, defended patiently

27.6

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, slightly slower from Kallis, good length on off. Ashraful pats it back to the bowler

Bangladesh 102/4   JH Kallis 3-0-9-1

29.1

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, left alone to the keeper

29.2

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, off cutter on off stump, pushed to the off side

29.3

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, not the most convincing hook, short on middle and leg, Ashraful gets a thick glove to it and the ball beats Boucher to the fine leg fence

29.4

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, that was worth driving miles to see! short, Ashraful picks the length early and pulls off the meat of the bat, ball races to the square leg fence

29.5

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, left alone to the keeper watchfully

29.6

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Kallis bowls this one fuller, Ashraful drives hard but straight to mid-off

Bangladesh 117/4   JH Kallis 4-0-17-1

31.1

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, Kallis too slips in his offcutters, pushed back to the bowler off the front foot

31.2

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, just a tad short of a length, no room to cut or pull, played back to the bowler

31.3

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, steered towards third man past the diving gully, the batsmen scamper through for a double and Ashraful just makes his ground, no need for a referral

31.4

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, offcutter again, Ashraful is drawn forward, defended back to the bowler

31.5

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, on the pads,picked away off the front foot with ease over the infield, ball races over midwicket

31.6

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, driven towards the on side

Bangladesh 125/4   JH Kallis 5-0-23-1

33.1

Kallis to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, around the off stump line, he leans forward, guides to gully region

33.2

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, no run

33.3

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, short in length, outside off stump, Ashraful goes back and across, late cuts it to third man

33.4

Kallis to Aftab Ahmed, 4 leg byes, short in length, slipping down the leg side, Aftab shapes to pull, misses, and it runs off the pad to fine leg boundary

33.5

Kallis to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, Full in length, outside off, nicely guided to third man.

33.6

Kallis to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, Cute. Slower one - off cutter ,outside off, Ashraful moved back and across, opened the bat-face and late cut it.

Bangladesh 136/4   JH Kallis 6-0-27-1
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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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