Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe, Only Test: Zimbabwe v Bangladesh at Harare, Aug 4-8, 2011
Played at Harare Sports Club
4,5,6,7,8 August 2011 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
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  • Overs 101-150
110.6

Mahmudullah to Taibu, no run, carefully gets half-forward to nudge this one with the turn towards short leg

Zimbabwe 317/4   T Taibu 0* (1b)
112.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, wide outside off on a length and moving away, left alone

112.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, he is getting good carry as he runs in smoothly to the crease and lets rip one outside off, left alone

112.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, confusion all around, Taibu pushes towards mid on and sets off with intent, the non-striker responds with gusto, Taibu sees mid on advancing and stops, non-striker applies the brakes and turns around, he would have been gone had mid on not taken so long to have a shy at the stumps after picking up the ball, though he scored a direct hit, the batsman was just back

112.4

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, pushes a length ball away down the track

112.5

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, left alone as it bounces high outside off stump

112.6

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, lots of effort from Rubel in this length ball close to off, it comes in a bit as well, but Taibu leaves very well, much better than his running in this over

Zimbabwe 317/5   T Taibu 0* (7b)
113.2

Robiul Islam to Taibu, 1 no ball, pushed off the front foot on the off side, a rare no-ball from Bangladesh

113.2

Robiul Islam to Taibu, 3 runs, sees the opportunity to drive this very full delivery and opens the face to get it past extra cover who chases and pulls back the ball inside the rope

Zimbabwe 322/5   T Taibu 3* (9b)
114.1

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, appeal for leg before but he seemed to have got some bat on that as he pushed forward

114.2

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, pushed away off the front foot

114.3

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run

114.4

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, defended off an inside edge towards short leg

114.5

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, looks to thrash this short one off the back foot, but cannot time it past extra cover

114.6

Abdur Razzak to Taibu, no run, left alone quietly outside the off stump

Zimbabwe 326/5   T Taibu 3* (15b)
116.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, length ball outside the off stump and left alone right away

116.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, tries the slow full delivery, but Taibu waits for it to come on around middle stump, and pats it down the track

116.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, (no ball) FOUR, Rubel oversteps, gives Taibu width outside the off stump, and he slashes over the ball to keep it down in the gap between slips and gully

116.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, again some width outside off, this one not bouncing as much as the previous one, he goes for another slash, a fiercer one this time, and gets an underedge that squirts through second slip

116.4

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, length ball on off brings a tight defensive block from Taibu now

116.5

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, again gets right behind the line and goes back to block a rising one that is angled in

116.6

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, FOUR, this is not what Bangladesh want, they are giving away easy runs to Taibu, short and wide outside off, and he latches on with a cut that sends the ball racing wide of point

Zimbabwe 335/6   T Taibu 11* (22b 2x4)
118.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, waits for this length ball to come on, and rides the bounce to guide it towards point

118.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, FOUR, more width outside off, this is hurting Bangladesh, they would want to wrap this innings up, Taibu uses the pace of the bowler to steer this one to the vacant third man boundary

118.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, much better, angling it in to Taibu from wide of the crease, he remains in the crease to defend

118.4

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, inside edge on to pad as he walks forward to defend this one around off, ball rolls away towards point

118.5

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, perfect forward defensive from Taibu, head on top of the ball, moving forward after judging that it will pitch on a length, and blocking it with the middle of the bat on the off side

118.6

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, beaten on the cut for once, too close to the body for the shot, bouncing extra too, Taibu goes for it and misses

Zimbabwe 339/6   T Taibu 15* (28b 3x4)
120.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, 1 run, Taibu the livewire walks across and whips a length ball very wristily and with a flourish in front of square leg and scampers through

Zimbabwe 344/6   T Taibu 16* (29b 3x4)
121.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, 1 run, Taibu takes the single off the first ball with a drive down to long off

121.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, 1 run, cut away to the man at sweeper cover

Zimbabwe 347/7   T Taibu 18* (31b 3x4)
122.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, 2 runs, nudges this one off the pads with the angle wide of long leg, and comes scampering back for the second

122.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, 1 run, takes the single this time, stretches well forward outside off and drives through point

Zimbabwe 350/7   T Taibu 21* (33b 3x4)
123.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, no run, nicely bowled, tossed it up, Taibu takes the bait and goes for a wild heave, the ball turns sharply to beat him

123.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, no run, he looks to drive through extra cover this time, but there is too much turn on this one again

123.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, no run, gets forward to smother this full delivery

123.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, 1 run, short, he sees it and rocks back in a flurry of motion, to slam the cut, but there is a man at sweeper cover

Zimbabwe 351/7   T Taibu 22* (37b 3x4)
124.1

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, looks to punch a length ball on the up, but does not time it well and extra cover fields

124.2

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, Rubel is really working up some good pace, thuds this one high on to Taibu's bat who is pegged on the back foot

124.3

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, gives him a short one that comes slowly off the pitch outside off, Taibu has a look and decides that letting it go is a safer option

124.4

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, opens up trying to work a fuller one with the angle past mid on but can't beat that man

124.5

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, no run, he has done this before as well, he works another one, a bit wide of mid on this time, and starts running down the track before stopping completely and leaving the non-striker stranded for an instant

124.6

Rubel Hossain to Taibu, 1 run, keeps the strike with a pull along the ground off a slow bouncer angled in

Zimbabwe 352/7   T Taibu 23* (43b 3x4)
125.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taibu, OUT, Shakib takes the big one, turn and bounce outside off, the length was full enough to draw Taibu forward and Shakib got enough bite out of the surface to make him edge with an open face to slip who gobbled it up

T Taibu c Shahriar Nafees b Shakib Al Hasan 23 (59m 44b 3x4 0x6) SR: 52.27

Zimbabwe 352/8   T Taibu 23 (44b 3x4)
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