Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe, 2006 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Zimbabwe ODI Series - 3rd ODI

Zimbabwe v Bangladesh

Zimbabwe won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)

With the series level at 1-1, we are here at Harare for the 3rd ODI. Now for some team news: Khaled Masud will captain the side for the injured Habibul Bashar, who is out of the tour due to an injury, Rajin Saleh comes in place of him and for Zimbabwe Terrence Duffin replaces Justice Chibhabha for the opening slot.Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's live coverage of Third ODI. I am Binoy George and I will take you through todays proceedings. Another battle on the cards, please stay tuned.

0.1

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, no run, good line and length, Omar defends it

0.2

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, left alone

0.3

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, FOUR, half volley, Omar drives it away well down the ground to long on fence, good start from Javed Omar

0.4

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, no run, good line and just short of a length, Omar keeps it out on the back foot to the off side

0.5

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, no run, good length delivery, Omar plays and misses, through to Taylor

0.6

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, no run, short of a length outside the off stump, Omar leaves it

End of over 1 (4 runs) Bangladesh 4/0 (RR: 4.00)
Javed Omar    4* (6b 1x4)      T Mupariwa    1-0-4-0
Shahriar Nafees    0* (0b)     

1.1

Mahwire to Shahriar Nafees, OUT, Mahwire strikes first ball, short down the leg side, Nafees looking to pull it around, gets an edge to Taylor behind the wicket, Bangladesh are 1 down for 4 runs

Shahriar Nafees c †Taylor b Mahwire 0 (4m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Rajin Saleh into bat

1.2

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, off the pad to the on side

1.3

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, short and wide of off stump, signalled wide

1.3

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, short of a length, Saleh misses the ball, beats the outside edge

1.4

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, short and wide of off stump, signalled wide, losing his line

1.4

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, short of a length and outside the off stump, another wide signalled

1.4

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and just short of a length, Saleh plays no shot, through to Taylor

1.5

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, another wide outside the off stump

1.5

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and just short of a length, Saleh defends to the off side

1.6

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, DROPPED! short and wide of the off stump, Saleh plays a cut-shot, Chigumbura at cover-point drops the catch, they run two.

End of over 2 (6 runs) Bangladesh 10/1 (RR: 5.00)
Rajin Saleh    2* (5b)      NB Mahwire    1-0-6-1
Javed Omar    4* (6b 1x4)      T Mupariwa    1-0-4-0

2.1

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, no run, length ball, Omar edges it along the ground to slip

2.2

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, 2 runs, down the leg side, Omar hits it into the leg side behind square leg to the deep

2.3

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, no run, good line and just short of a length outside the off stump, Omar plays no shot, through to Taylor

2.4

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, no run, good line and length, Omar pushes forward to the on side

2.5

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, 1 wide, wide of the off stump, Javed Omar goes after, through to Taylor

2.5

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, no run, good line and length outside the off stump, Omar plays no shot

2.6

Mupariwa to Javed Omar, OUT, fuller length outside the off stump, driven straight into the hands of Chibhabha at cover

Javed Omar c sub (CJ Chibhabha) b Mupariwa 6 (17m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

End of over 3 (3 runs) Bangladesh 13/2 (RR: 4.33)
     T Mupariwa    2-0-7-1
Rajin Saleh    2* (5b)      NB Mahwire    1-0-6-1

3.1

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, another wide from Mahwire outside the off stump

3.1

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and just short of a length, Saleh plays no shot, through to Taylor

3.2

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, Saleh defends it away to the off side

3.3

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, short ball, Saleh plays and misses the ball, beats the bat

3.4

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, left alone outside the off stump

3.5

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and back of a length, Saleh defends it to point

3.6

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, length delivery outside the off stump, Saleh plays no shot

End of over 4 (1 run) Bangladesh 14/2 (RR: 3.50)
Rajin Saleh    2* (11b)      NB Mahwire    2-0-7-1
Aftab Ahmed    0* (0b)      T Mupariwa    2-0-7-1

4.1

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, wonderful timing, right in the gap to the extra-cover fence, got a good stride forward and played it well

4.2

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, another wonderful shot from Aftab, drives from outside off wide of mid on, the ball races to the fence for another boundary

4.3

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, no run, left alone outside the off stump

4.4

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, super shot again, clipped off his legs in the air to the square leg fence, it was on the middle and leg.

4.5

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good length delivery, Ahmed defends on the front foot

4.6

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, no run, back of a length outside the off stump, lets it go through

End of over 5 (12 runs) Bangladesh 26/2 (RR: 5.20)
Aftab Ahmed    12* (6b 3x4)      T Mupariwa    3-0-19-1
Rajin Saleh    2* (11b)      NB Mahwire    2-0-7-1

5.1

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, line and length outside the off stump, Saleh lets it go past, through to Taylor

5.2

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, short outside the off stump, cut away to thirdman to pick up a single, fielded by Duffin

5.3

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, no run, driven bit upishly down the track

Two slips in place

5.4

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, no run, it was not that short for the pull, gets hit on the arm, he looks to be injured

The Physio comes out with the magic spray

5.5

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, 2 runs, moves forward and flicks it in the air towards deep midwicket, picks up couple of runs

5.6

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, SIX, well well, his hands look ok, he is hitting it hard, it was in the slot outside the off stump, lofts it high and over the long off fence, wonderful batting

End of over 6 (9 runs) Bangladesh 35/2 (RR: 5.83)
Aftab Ahmed    20* (10b 3x4 1x6)      NB Mahwire    3-0-16-1
Rajin Saleh    3* (13b)      T Mupariwa    3-0-19-1

6.1

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, fuller on the legs, clips it through midwicket to pick up couple of runs

6.2

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, no run, length ball, Saleh leaves it, through to Taylor

6.3

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and just short of a length, Saleh defends it on the track

6.4

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, no run, wide of the off stump, Saleh lets it go

6.5

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, no run, driven firmly to widish mid off

6.6

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, down the leg side, signalled wide

6.6

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, no run, full outside the off stump, Saleh drives on the front foot to mid off, cannot it through

End of over 7 (3 runs) Bangladesh 38/2 (RR: 5.42)
Rajin Saleh    5* (19b)      T Mupariwa    4-0-22-1
Aftab Ahmed    20* (10b 3x4 1x6)      NB Mahwire    3-0-16-1

7.1

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, 2 runs, short ball, Aftab mistimes the pull high in the air towards deep midwicket, falls safely, they pick up couple of runs

7.2

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, plays to thirdman to pick up a single

7.3

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, line and length, Saleh drives it away to mid off

7.4

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length delivery, Saleh defends with an open face to point

7.5

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, no run, short ball, Saleh plays a cut-shot to cover, gets over the ball well

7.6

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, good shot from Saleh, who gets back to a short one outside the off stump and pulls well in front of square leg to the fence

Change in bowling, Ireland comes on to bowl

End of over 8 (7 runs) Bangladesh 45/2 (RR: 5.62)
Rajin Saleh    9* (23b 1x4)      NB Mahwire    4-0-23-1
Aftab Ahmed    23* (12b 3x4 1x6)      T Mupariwa    4-0-22-1

8.1

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, no run, sends down a short one, Ahmed goes for the pull and misses, through to Taylor

8.2

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, 1 wide, wide outside the off sutmp, Aftab goes after it and misses, signalled wide

8.2

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, 3 runs, short ball outside the off stump, Aftab on the back foot pulls well in the air to deep midwicket, runs well to pick up three runs

8.3

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, short and wide, Saleh cuts off the back foot in the air wide of thirdman, Mupariwa fumbles, almost goes into the fence

8.4

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, length ball, Saleh drives the ball to mid on

8.5

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and back of a length, Saleh leaves it alone, through to Taylor

8.6

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, wide outside the off sutmp, Saleh lets it go

End of over 9 (6 runs) Bangladesh 51/2 (RR: 5.66)
Rajin Saleh    11* (27b 1x4)      AJ Ireland    1-0-6-0
Aftab Ahmed    26* (14b 3x4 1x6)      NB Mahwire    4-0-23-1

9.1

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, no run, short and wide of the off stump, Ahmed plays a cut-shot straight to backward-point

9.2

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, pulled away nicely in the air in front of square leg to the fence, shortr delivery well put away

9.3

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, no run, driven frimly to short cover

9.4

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, fuller delivery on the middle, Aftab flicks it in the air to midwicket fence, wonderful timing

9.5

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, no run, left alone outside the off stump

9.6

Mahwire to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, Aftab again plays a lofted shot over the mid on, the ball goes into the fence for another boundary

12 runs of the over Second Powerplay taken

End of over 10 (12 runs) Bangladesh 63/2 (RR: 6.30)
Aftab Ahmed    38* (20b 6x4 1x6)      NB Mahwire    5-0-35-1
Rajin Saleh    11* (27b 1x4)      AJ Ireland    1-0-6-0

10.1

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and back of a length, Saleh pushing at the ball outside the off stump, beats the outside edge

10.2

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, short ball, Saleh goes for the cut, edges the ball on to the ground to slip

10.3

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, short ball outside the off stump, left alone

10.4

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, short of a length, Saleh pushes it off the back foot to point

10.5

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, wide outside the off stump, Saleh lets it go past, through to Taylor

10.6

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, just short of a length, Saleh cuts gets an edge, just goes over the gully to thirdman for a single

End of over 11 (1 run) Bangladesh 64/2 (RR: 5.81)
Rajin Saleh    12* (33b 1x4)      AJ Ireland    2-0-7-0
Aftab Ahmed    38* (20b 6x4 1x6)      NB Mahwire    5-0-35-1

11.1

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Saleh hits it on the leg side behind square leg for a single

11.2

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, no run, goes for the drive outside the off stump and gets beaten

11.3

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good line and length delivery, Ahmed defends to the off side

11.4

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, no run, draws him forward for the drive, pitches and moves away, beats the outside edge

11.5

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, SIX, wonderful shot, uses his feet and hits it high and over long on for maximum, good stuff

11.6

Mupariwa to Aftab Ahmed, FOUR, another wonderful shot down the ground, uses his feet well and drives it in the air to long off, one bounce into the fence

End of over 12 (11 runs) Bangladesh 75/2 (RR: 6.25)
Aftab Ahmed    48* (25b 7x4 2x6)      T Mupariwa    5-0-33-1
Rajin Saleh    13* (34b 1x4)      AJ Ireland    2-0-7-0

12.1

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, left alone outside the off stump

12.2

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, short of a length, Saleh on the back foot defending to cover, thinks of a single, sent back

12.3

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, line and length, Saleh defends on the front foot

12.4

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, short and wide of off stump, Saleh misses the cut

12.5

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, nips back in, Saleh edges the ball on to the ground

12.6

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, no run, short one dug in, ducks under it

End of over 13 (maiden) Bangladesh 75/2 (RR: 5.76)
Rajin Saleh    13* (40b 1x4)      AJ Ireland    3-1-7-0
Aftab Ahmed    48* (25b 7x4 2x6)      T Mupariwa    5-0-33-1

13.1

Utseya to Aftab Ahmed, no run, worked to mdiwicket

13.2

Utseya to Aftab Ahmed, no run, driven back to the bowler

13.3

Utseya to Aftab Ahmed, no run, swept to short fine leg

13.4

Utseya to Aftab Ahmed, no run, driven to short cover

13.5

Utseya to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, works it nicely through midwicket to pick up a single

13.6

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, no run, tossed up wide outside the off stump, pushes to cover

That was a good first over from Utseya

End of over 14 (1 run) Bangladesh 76/2 (RR: 5.42)
Rajin Saleh    13* (41b 1x4)      P Utseya    1-0-1-0
Aftab Ahmed    49* (30b 7x4 2x6)      AJ Ireland    3-1-7-0

14.1

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, no run, looking for the big shot, mistimes it to the on side

14.2

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, good line and back of a length, steered down to thridman, Aftab gets his fifty, well played, 50 off 32 balls

14.3

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, nudges to fine leg to pick up a single

14.4

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, no run, nips back in sharply, blocked to the off side

14.5

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, 1 wide, bouncer down the leg side, looking for hook, misses it, goes over the head, signalled wide

14.5

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, 2 runs, short ball, Ahmed goes for the pull and gets a top edge to fine leg, fielder chases and pulls it in

14.6

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, no run, good line and back of a length, Ahmed defends it to the off side

It is time for drinks. Bangladesh have done well to score 81 in 15 after the loss of two early wickets. Aftab is playing aggresively, he is unbeaten on 52, scored those runs in quick time.

End of over 15 (5 runs) Bangladesh 81/2 (RR: 5.40)
Aftab Ahmed    52* (35b 7x4 2x6)      AJ Ireland    4-1-12-0
Rajin Saleh    14* (42b 1x4)      P Utseya    1-0-1-0

15.1

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, no run, pushes to the off side

15.2

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on to pick up a single

15.3

Utseya to Aftab Ahmed, no run, waits on the back foot and works to short fine leg

15.4

Utseya to Aftab Ahmed, no run, defends it back down the track

15.5

Utseya to Aftab Ahmed, 1 run, driven to long off to pick up a single

15.6

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, no run, beats the bat with the last delivery, well bowled Utseya

The third Powerplay has not been taken Ireland to continue

End of over 16 (2 runs) Bangladesh 83/2 (RR: 5.18)
Rajin Saleh    15* (45b 1x4)      P Utseya    2-0-3-0
Aftab Ahmed    53* (38b 7x4 2x6)      AJ Ireland    4-1-12-0

16.1

Ireland to Aftab Ahmed, OUT, it was slower and fuller, Aftab beaten completely by the slower one, strikes the stumps, the danger man goes

Aftab Ahmed b Ireland 53 (59m 39b 7x4 2x6) SR: 135.89

a good knock from Aftab comes to an end Ashraful is the new man in

16.2

Ireland to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good line and length, Ashraful plays no shot, through to Taylor

16.3

Ireland to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good line and length, Ashraful keeps it out to the off side

16.4

Ireland to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, moves forward and pushes to cover

16.5

Ireland to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, loud appeal for lbw turned down, nips back in, strikes the pad outside the off stump

16.6

Ireland to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, nudges behind square leg to pick up a single

Third Powerplay taken

End of over 17 (1 run) Bangladesh 84/3 (RR: 4.94)
Mohammad Ashraful    1* (5b)      AJ Ireland    5-1-13-1
Rajin Saleh    15* (45b 1x4)      P Utseya    2-0-3-0

17.1

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, mistimes the cut to the off side

17.2

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, drives on the front foot to cover

17.3

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, edges to short thirdman, that was the arm ball

17.4

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side

17.5

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, fuller, driven straight back to the bowler

17.6

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends to the off side to end another quick over from Utseya

End of over 18 (maiden) Bangladesh 84/3 (RR: 4.66)
Mohammad Ashraful    1* (11b)      P Utseya    3-1-3-0
Rajin Saleh    15* (45b 1x4)      AJ Ireland    5-1-13-1

18.1

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, fuller outside the off stump, wonderful shot, driven in the gap, the ball races to extra-cover fence

18.2

Ireland to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, short outside the off stump, steers it down well to thirdman for a single

18.3

Ireland to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, another big shout from Ireland, good ball outside the off stump, strikes the pad outside the line

18.4

Ireland to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, over-pitched outside the off stump, driven well along the ground to cover fence, well timed

18.5

Ireland to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, works it nicely behind square leg, comes quickly for the second run, good running

18.6

Ireland to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, half-volley outside the off stump, nice shot, gets a good stride forward and drives well in the gap, the ball races to the extra-cover fence

End of over 19 (15 runs) Bangladesh 99/3 (RR: 5.21)
Mohammad Ashraful    11* (15b 2x4)      AJ Ireland    6-1-28-1
Rajin Saleh    20* (47b 2x4)      P Utseya    3-1-3-0

19.1

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, no run, beats the bat outside the off stump

19.2

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, quick single taken to backward-point

19.3

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended to the off side

19.4

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, works to short midwicket

19.5

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side

19.6

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, plays it straight to the fielder on the on side at midwicket

End of another good over

End of over 20 (1 run) Bangladesh 100/3 (RR: 5.00)
Mohammad Ashraful    11* (19b 2x4)      P Utseya    4-1-4-0
Rajin Saleh    21* (49b 2x4)      AJ Ireland    6-1-28-1

20.1

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, just short of a length, Saleh drives off the back foot, bad fielding at backward-point by Sibanda

20.2

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, no run, good length delivery, Saleh defends on the front foot, fielded by Sibanda at backward-point

20.3

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, length ball, Saleh driving to the right of mid off to pick up a single

20.4

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, creams it nicely through cover, the ball goes to the fence

20.5

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, hint of swing, pushes to the off side

20.6

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, good line and length delivery, Ashraful defends on the front foot to extra-cover

End of over 21 (7 runs) Bangladesh 107/3 (RR: 5.09)
Mohammad Ashraful    15* (22b 3x4)      T Mupariwa    6-0-40-1
Rajin Saleh    24* (52b 2x4)      P Utseya    4-1-4-0

21.1

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, no run, pushes to the off side

21.2

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, no run, comes forward and defends

21.3

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, no run, arm ball outside the off stump, cuts and misses

21.4

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, nudges to short fine leg to pick up a quick single

21.5

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends to the off side on the front foot

21.6

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, bit more bounce and it was slightly wide, cut to short thirdman

Matsikenyeri comes on to bowl

End of over 22 (1 run) Bangladesh 108/3 (RR: 4.90)
Mohammad Ashraful    15* (24b 3x4)      P Utseya    5-1-5-0
Rajin Saleh    25* (56b 2x4)      T Mupariwa    6-0-40-1

22.1

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, cut to deep backward-point, picks up couple of runs

22.2

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, 3 wides, wide down leg

22.2

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, no run, moves forward and pushes to backward-point

22.3

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, uses his feet well to the pitch off the ball and drives well wide over the mid off to the fence, good footwork that

22.4

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, no run, defended to the off side

22.5

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, no run, cuts and misses outside the off stump

22.6

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, worked to the on side for a single

Bangladesh was slightly pegged back with the fall of Aftab, but this over they seem to be back on track

End of over 23 (10 runs) Bangladesh 118/3 (RR: 5.13)
Rajin Saleh    32* (62b 3x4)      S Matsikenyeri    1-0-10-0
Mohammad Ashraful    15* (24b 3x4)      P Utseya    5-1-5-0

23.1

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, no run, pushes to the off side

23.2

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, no run, mistmes the cut to point

23.3

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, works behind square leg to pick up a single

23.4

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defends on the front foot to backward-point

23.5

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, opens the face off the bat and plays to short thirdman

23.6

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, played to the on side

End of over 24 (1 run) Bangladesh 119/3 (RR: 4.95)
Mohammad Ashraful    15* (27b 3x4)      P Utseya    6-1-6-0
Rajin Saleh    33* (65b 3x4)      S Matsikenyeri    1-0-10-0

24.1

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, driven to extra-cover for a single

24.2

Matsikenyeri to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended to the on side

24.3

Matsikenyeri to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, played to short thirdman for a single

24.4

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, no run, played to the on side

24.5

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, no run, spins in from outside the off stump, cuts and misses, it just missed the leg stump

24.6

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, no run, mistimes the cut to cover

End of over 25 (2 runs) Bangladesh 121/3 (RR: 4.84)
Rajin Saleh    34* (69b 3x4)      S Matsikenyeri    2-0-12-0
Mohammad Ashraful    16* (29b 3x4)      P Utseya    6-1-6-0

25.1

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short and wide, well put away, cuts it in the gap to backward-point fence

25.2

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pushes softly to cover for a single

25.3

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, another single, defended gently to cover

25.4

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, fuller outside the off stump, opens the face off the bat and plays to thirdman

25.5

Utseya to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, cuts to deep backward-point for a single

25.6

Utseya to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, sweeps behind square leg to pick up a single

End of over 26 (10 runs) Bangladesh 131/3 (RR: 5.03)
Rajin Saleh    36* (71b 3x4)      P Utseya    7-1-16-0
Mohammad Ashraful    24* (33b 4x4)      S Matsikenyeri    2-0-12-0

26.1

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, wide down the leg side

26.1

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, no run, mistimes the cut to short thirdman

26.2

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, another wide down the leg side

26.2

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, driven down the ground to logn off

26.3

Matsikenyeri to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and plays to point for a quick single

26.4

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, short ball pulled well in front of square leg to the deep, fielder in the deep fumbles, allows the extra run

26.5

Matsikenyeri to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, driven wide of long on to pick up a single

26.6

Matsikenyeri to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, again driven down the ground to long on for another single

End of over 27 (8 runs) Bangladesh 139/3 (RR: 5.14)
Mohammad Ashraful    26* (35b 4x4)      S Matsikenyeri    3-0-20-0
Rajin Saleh    40* (75b 3x4)      P Utseya    7-1-16-0

27.1

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, cuts to deep point for a single

27.2

Masakadza to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, cut away to deep cover-point

27.3

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, spins wide, signalled wide

27.3

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, worked nicely wide of long on to pick up a couple of runs

27.4

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, 3 runs, played to deep point, they run an extra overthrow

27.5

Masakadza to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, long hop pulled to deep midwicket

27.6

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, cut to deep point, a run out chance missed by Taylor, as he fails to get the bail off as Asharaful was coming back for the second run

End of over 28 (11 runs) Bangladesh 150/3 (RR: 5.35)
Mohammad Ashraful    34* (39b 4x4)      H Masakadza    1-0-11-0
Rajin Saleh    42* (77b 3x4)      S Matsikenyeri    3-0-20-0

28.1

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, no run, good line and length delivery, Saleh defends it to the off side

28.2

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, mistimes the pull behind square leg to pick up a single

28.3

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, slower delivery down the leg side, signalled wide

28.3

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, driven to mid on, that was in the slot and it was not timed well by Ashraful

28.4

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, another over-pitched delivery not put away, driven to mid on

28.5

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, dabs it to thirdman to pick up a single

28.6

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 1 wide, down the leg side

28.6

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 2 runs, over-pitched outside the off stump, drives it well in the gap to deep extra-cover, Mahwire runs around fields the ball

End of over 29 (6 runs) Bangladesh 156/3 (RR: 5.37)
Rajin Saleh    45* (80b 3x4)      T Mupariwa    7-0-46-1
Mohammad Ashraful    35* (42b 4x4)      H Masakadza    1-0-11-0

29.1

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended to the off side

29.2

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, pitches and moves away, beats the outside edge

29.3

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, tickled down to fine leg

29.4

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, plays it with soft hands to the off side for a quick single

29.5

Masakadza to Rajin Saleh, no run, drives off the back foot to the off side

29.6

Masakadza to Rajin Saleh, no run, comes forward and defends down the track

End of over 30 (3 runs) Bangladesh 159/3 (RR: 5.30)
Rajin Saleh    45* (82b 3x4)      H Masakadza    2-0-14-0
Mohammad Ashraful    38* (46b 4x4)      T Mupariwa    7-0-46-1

30.1

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, short of a length, Ashraful steers it down to thirdman

30.2

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, good length delivery, Saleh pushes to deep point for a single

30.3

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the legs, clipped in the air to deep square leg for a single

30.4

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, FOUR, good shot down the ground, driven upishly in the gap between the bowler and mid off, the ball races to the fence

30.5

Mupariwa to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, line and length, Saleh opens the face off the bat and steers wide of thirdman for a single

30.6

Mupariwa to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, full toss low down, Ashraful works it to long leg to pick up a single

End of over 31 (9 runs) Bangladesh 168/3 (RR: 5.41)
Mohammad Ashraful    41* (49b 4x4)      T Mupariwa    8-0-55-1
Rajin Saleh    51* (85b 4x4)      H Masakadza    2-0-14-0

31.1

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, short ball, Ashraful plays a pull shot in the air to midwicket fence, good strike that

31.2

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, moves away after pitching, looking to steer it down, beats the outside edge

31.3

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, line and length, Ashraful defends to the off side

31.4

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, cuts to deep point for a single

31.5

Masakadza to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, drifting on the pads, nudged to fine leg for a single

31.6

Masakadza to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, down the leg side, Ashraful looking to nudge it fine, gets a faint edge, Taylor behind the wicket takes a wonderful catch.

Mohammad Ashraful c †Taylor b Masakadza 46 (54m 54b 5x4 0x6) SR: 85.18

Farhad Reza is the new man Change in bowling, Mahwire comes back

End of over 32 (6 runs) Bangladesh 174/4 (RR: 5.43)
     H Masakadza    3-0-20-1
Rajin Saleh    52* (86b 4x4)      T Mupariwa    8-0-55-1

32.1

Mahwire to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, turns it behind square leg to pick up a single

32.2

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, no run, just short of a length, Reza lets it go past, through to Taylor

32.3

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, nothing special there, Reza lives it through to the keeper

32.4

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, 2 runs, drifting onto the pads, Reza gets well inside the line and flicks it down to fine leg, fumble in the deep allows the batsmen to come back for the second

32.5

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, was there to be hit but Reza finds the fielder at point

32.6

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, no run, in the channel outside the off stump, no shot offered

End of over 33 (3 runs) Bangladesh 177/4 (RR: 5.36)
Farhad Reza    2* (5b)      NB Mahwire    6-0-38-1
Rajin Saleh    53* (87b 4x4)      H Masakadza    3-0-20-1

33.1

Masakadza to Rajin Saleh, no run, on the middle and off stump line, excellent line and length, Saleh is made to defend and the ball rolls back to the bowler

33.2

Masakadza to Rajin Saleh, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Saleh drives off the back foot and gets it past the fielder at point

33.3

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, no run, good length delivery, bit quicker than the previous delivery, Reza beaten outside the off stump

33.4

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, no run, forced away towards cover

33.5

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, 1 run, worked away off the back-foot to the midwicket region, early call and a quick single is taken

33.6

Masakadza to Rajin Saleh, OUT, taken! slow fulltoss outside the off stump, probably the yorker gone wrong - Saleh pulls it in the air towards midwicket, hit with awsome power and the ball was travelling - Utseya there dives across to his left and snaffles it cleanly, Bangladesh five down

Rajin Saleh c Utseya b Masakadza 54 (110m 90b 4x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Masakadza rewarded for some tight bowling there - Khaled Mashud is the next man in.

End of over 34 (2 runs) Bangladesh 179/5 (RR: 5.26)
     H Masakadza    4-0-22-2
Farhad Reza    3* (8b)      NB Mahwire    6-0-38-1

34.1

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, no run, left alone outside the off stump

34.2

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, had four written all over it but Reza fails to get it past the fielder at backward point

34.3

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, no run, in the channel and this one nipped back in a touch, Reza is caught on the wrong foot, in the end it was a nothing dab and the ball zips past the outside edge

34.4

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, 1 run, forced away off the back-foot, easy single added to the total

34.5

Mahwire to Khaled Mashud, no run, slow off-cutter, Mashud picks it up early and strokes it away to the point region, quick work by the point fielder negates the chance of a single

34.6

Mahwire to Khaled Mashud, no run, just short of a length and close to the off stump line, Mashud leaves it through to the keeper

End of over 35 (1 run) Bangladesh 180/5 (RR: 5.14)
Khaled Mashud    0* (2b)      NB Mahwire    7-0-39-1
Farhad Reza    4* (12b)      H Masakadza    4-0-22-2

35.1

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, no run, good line and length delivery, Reza plays and misses the ball, through to Taylor

35.2

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, no run, good line and length delivery, Reza drives it back down the track

35.3

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, no run, slower delivery worked to midwicket

35.4

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, 2 runs, mistimes the pull in the air wide of the bowler to the deep

35.5

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Reza driving to mid on for a single

35.6

Masakadza to Khaled Mashud, no run, yorker dug out back down the track

End of over 36 (3 runs) Bangladesh 183/5 (RR: 5.08)
Khaled Mashud    0* (3b)      H Masakadza    5-0-25-2
Farhad Reza    7* (17b)      NB Mahwire    7-0-39-1

36.1

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, 1 leg bye, leg side delivery, Reza plays but misses the ball, off the pad to fine leg

36.2

Mahwire to Khaled Mashud, no run, worked to the on side, the fielder in quickly from midwicket prevents the single

36.3

Mahwire to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, good line and length, Mashud pushes to the off side, oh! a run out chance, no one backing up a the bowlers end, the ball misses the stumps, a good chance missed.

36.4

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, 1 run, steered down to thirdman for a single

36.5

Mahwire to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, gets behind in line and works it behind square leg to the deep

36.6

Mahwire to Farhad Reza, 1 run, moves forward in line and drives well down the ground to long off to pick up an easy single

End of over 37 (5 runs) Bangladesh 188/5 (RR: 5.08)
Farhad Reza    9* (20b)      NB Mahwire    8-0-43-1
Khaled Mashud    2* (6b)      H Masakadza    5-0-25-2

37.1

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, no run, length ball, Reza drives the ball off the back foot to mid on

37.2

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, 1 run, good length delivery, Reza moves forward and pushes to point for a quick single

37.3

Masakadza to Khaled Mashud, no run, good length delivery, Mashud dabs it to the off side, wants a single, sent back in time

37.4

Masakadza to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, driven to long off for an easy single

37.5

Masakadza to Farhad Reza, 1 run, driven off the back foot to deep cover

37.6

Masakadza to Khaled Mashud, no run, line and length, Mashud defends it back to the bowler

Ireland back into the attack

End of over 38 (3 runs) Bangladesh 191/5 (RR: 5.02)
Khaled Mashud    3* (9b)      H Masakadza    6-0-28-2
Farhad Reza    11* (23b)      NB Mahwire    8-0-43-1

38.1

Ireland to Farhad Reza, 2 runs, good line and length delivery, Reza drives on the front foot in the air in the gap between extra-cover and mid off

38.2

Ireland to Farhad Reza, 1 run, short of a length, Reza plays to thirdman for a single

38.3

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, no run, back of a length outside the off stump, shoulders arms, through to Taylor

38.4

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, no run, pushes to the off side, Reza takes off for a run from the non-strikers end, throw from Sibanda misses the stumps, that is a big chance missed

38.5

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, no run, just short of a length, Mashud lets it go past

End of over 39 (3 runs) Bangladesh 194/5 (RR: 4.99)
Khaled Mashud    3* (12b)      AJ Ireland    6.5-1-31-1
Farhad Reza    14* (25b)      H Masakadza    6-0-28-2

39.1

Utseya to Farhad Reza, 1 run, uses his feet and drives well to long off

39.2

Utseya to Khaled Mashud, OUT, plays to short midwicket and takes off for a quick single, Siband in quickly, fields the ball and throws it to Taylor, who removes the bails, referred to third Umpire, the red light flashes.

Farhad Reza run out 15 (31m 26b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.69

Rafique walks in coming round the wicket

39.3

Utseya to Mohammad Rafique, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side

39.4

Utseya to Mohammad Rafique, no run, quicker delivery outside the off stump, left alone

39.5

Utseya to Mohammad Rafique, no run, driven back to the bowler

39.6

Utseya to Mohammad Rafique, no run, Rafique leaves it

End of over 40 (1 run) Bangladesh 195/6 (RR: 4.87)
Mohammad Rafique    0* (4b)      P Utseya    8-1-17-0
Khaled Mashud    3* (13b)      AJ Ireland    6.5-1-31-1

40.1

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, no run, line and length, Mashud defends it

40.2

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, pushes it through the vacant extra-cover to the deep

40.3

Ireland to Mohammad Rafique, 1 wide, down the leg side, signalled wide

40.3

Ireland to Mohammad Rafique, 1 wide, short one dug in, goes over the head of Rafique, signalled wide

40.3

Ireland to Mohammad Rafique, no run, line and length, Rafique goes back and looks to play to the on side, gets hit high on the pad

40.4

Ireland to Mohammad Rafique, OUT, Rafique goes for a duck, it was fuller outside the off stump, driven straight in the air towards long off where Mupariwa takes the catch

Mohammad Rafique c Mupariwa b Ireland 0 (6m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Mortaza walks in Mashud on strke

40.5

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, no run, left alone outside the off stump

40.6

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, no run, moves forward and drives well to the off side, Utseya moves across quickly from extra-cover and makes a good save

End of over 41 (3 runs) Bangladesh 198/7 (RR: 4.82)
Khaled Mashud    4* (17b)      AJ Ireland    8-1-34-2
Mashrafe Mortaza    0* (0b)      P Utseya    8-1-17-0

41.1

Utseya to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, works to square leg for a single

41.2

Utseya to Khaled Mashud, no run, pushes to the on side

41.3

Utseya to Khaled Mashud, no run, moves across to the off side and plays to the off side, looking to play to the on side

41.4

Utseya to Khaled Mashud, no run, played back to the bowler

41.5

Utseya to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, worked to long on for a single

41.6

Utseya to Mashrafe Mortaza, 1 run, turns it to square leg

End of over 42 (3 runs) Bangladesh 201/7 (RR: 4.78)
Mashrafe Mortaza    2* (2b)      P Utseya    9-1-20-0
Khaled Mashud    5* (21b)      AJ Ireland    8-1-34-2

42.1

Ireland to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, moves forward and defends, fielded by Ireland on his follow-through

42.2

Ireland to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, pushes to cover, wants a single, sent back

42.3

Ireland to Mashrafe Mortaza, no run, pushes to point, wonderful fielding from Sibanda prevents the single

42.4

Ireland to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT, misses a full toss on the leg stump, strikes him on the pad, loud appeal, given by Umpire Barbour

Mashrafe Mortaza lbw b Ireland 2 (7m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

42.5

Ireland to Abdur Razzak, no run, off the pad to the on side

42.6

Ireland to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, worked nicely behind square leg to pick up a single, Razzaq off the mark

End of over 43 (1 run) Bangladesh 202/8 (RR: 4.69)
Abdur Razzak    1* (2b)      AJ Ireland    9-1-35-3
Khaled Mashud    5* (21b)      P Utseya    9-1-20-0

43.1

Utseya to Abdur Razzak, no run, defended to the off side

43.2

Utseya to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, moves back and drives to deep extra-cover

43.3

Utseya to Khaled Mashud, no run, moves across to the off side and works to square leg

43.4

Utseya to Khaled Mashud, no run, plays it back

43.5

Utseya to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, works in front of square leg, direct hit, deflects away from the fielder, they take an overthrow

43.6

Utseya to Abdur Razzak, no run, plays to the on side

Utseya finishes a wonderful spell of bowling, 22 runs in 10 overs.

End of over 44 (2 runs) Bangladesh 204/8 (RR: 4.63)
Abdur Razzak    2* (5b)      P Utseya    10-1-22-0
Khaled Mashud    6* (24b)      AJ Ireland    9-1-35-3

44.1

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, pushes to mid off for a quick single

Ireland into his final over

44.2

Ireland to Abdur Razzak, no run, angled across, beats the outside edge

44.3

Ireland to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, taps it to the off side, quick single taken

44.4

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, 1 no ball, a beamer by Ireland, Mashud ducks under it, a dangerous delivery, signalled noball

44.4

Ireland to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, off the glove on the track, another quick single taken

Ireland looks to have pulled his muscle, he is back on his feet, it was cramps

44.5

Ireland to Abdur Razzak, 1 wide, down the leg side

44.5

Ireland to Abdur Razzak, no run, looking to play to the on side, gets an edge to the on side, falls safely

44.6

Ireland to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, yorker dug out to the off side

a good spell of bowling from Ireland comes to an end, picking up three wickets for 41 runs in his 10 overs. Masakadza comes back on

End of over 45 (6 runs) Bangladesh 210/8 (RR: 4.66)
Abdur Razzak    4* (9b)      AJ Ireland    10-1-41-3
Khaled Mashud    8* (27b)      P Utseya    10-1-22-0

45.1

Masakadza to Abdur Razzak, 2 runs, pulled in the air to deep backward square leg

45.2

Masakadza to Abdur Razzak, FOUR, down the leg side, tickles it down to the fence

45.3

Masakadza to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, edges to thirdman to pick up a single

45.4

Masakadza to Khaled Mashud, no run, beats the bat outside the off stump

45.5

Masakadza to Khaled Mashud, no run, again beats the bat

45.6

Masakadza to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, driven to long off for a single

End of over 46 (8 runs) Bangladesh 218/8 (RR: 4.73)
Khaled Mashud    9* (30b)      H Masakadza    7-0-36-2
Abdur Razzak    11* (12b 1x4)      AJ Ireland    10-1-41-3

46.1

Mahwire to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, driven to long off for a single

46.2

Mahwire to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, slower ball mistimes to mid on

46.3

Mahwire to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, works it around the corner to backward square leg for a single

46.4

Mahwire to Abdur Razzak, 1 wide, down the leg side

coming round the wicket

46.4

Mahwire to Abdur Razzak, 1 wide, goes down leg again

46.4

Mahwire to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, OUT, RUN OUT! in the slot and driven to mid off, Mupariwa dives across to his left and makes a half stop. deflects to long off, the fielder throws to the bowler, who removes the bails to run out Mashud

Khaled Mashud run out 11 (58m 33b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

46.5

Mahwire to Abdur Razzak, 2 runs, cuts in the air to deep backward-point

46.6

Mahwire to Abdur Razzak, 1 wide, strays down the leg side

46.6

Mahwire to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, cut to the sweeper cover for a single

End of over 47 (10 runs) Bangladesh 228/9 (RR: 4.85)
Abdur Razzak    16* (16b 1x4)      NB Mahwire    9-0-53-1
Shahadat Hossain    0* (0b)      H Masakadza    7-0-36-2

47.1

Masakadza to Abdur Razzak, no run, line and length, Razzak edges it

47.2

Masakadza to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, driven to long off

47.3

Masakadza to Shahadat Hossain, no run, good length delivery, Hossain plays but misses the ball

47.4

Masakadza to Shahadat Hossain, no run, good length delivery, Hossain defends it

47.5

Masakadza to Shahadat Hossain, no run, good line and length, Hossain hits it into the leg side

47.6

Masakadza to Shahadat Hossain, 1 wide, down the leg side

47.6

Masakadza to Shahadat Hossain, no run, pushes to the off side

End of over 48 (2 runs) Bangladesh 230/9 (RR: 4.79)
Shahadat Hossain    0* (4b)      H Masakadza    8-0-38-2
Abdur Razzak    17* (18b 1x4)      NB Mahwire    9-0-53-1

48.1

Mupariwa to Abdur Razzak, 2 runs, full toss on the stumps, Razzak pulls it away wide of long on, fumble, they pick up the extra run

48.2

Mupariwa to Abdur Razzak, no run, full toss outside the off stump, not put away, straight ot extra-cover

48.3

Mupariwa to Abdur Razzak, 1 run, wide half volley, Razzak drives the ball through the off side in the air, falls just outside the circle, it was the slower one

48.4

Mupariwa to Shahadat Hossain, no run, Hossain gets an edge to the off side, it was an yorker dug out.

48.5

Mupariwa to Shahadat Hossain, 1 run, full toss, Hossain hits it into the leg side wide of midwicket for a single

48.6

Mupariwa to Abdur Razzak, 1 wide, slower delivery wide of the off stump

48.6

Mupariwa to Abdur Razzak, no run, swings and misses, through to Taylor

Final over coming up

End of over 49 (5 runs) Bangladesh 235/9 (RR: 4.79)
Abdur Razzak    20* (22b 1x4)      T Mupariwa    9-0-60-1
Shahadat Hossain    1* (6b)      H Masakadza    8-0-38-2

49.1

Masakadza to Shahadat Hossain, 1 wide, OUT, full and down the leg side, Hossain looking to play to the on side, comes out of the crease, Taylor quickly collects the ball and whips off the bails, he is stumped. It was signalled a wide.

Shahadat Hossain st †Taylor b Masakadza 1 (12m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

That's it Bangladesh are all out for 236. After the loss of two early wickets, the Bangladesh steadied themselves with good knocks from Aftab, Rajin Saleh and Ashraful, but then after Ashraful's wicket, they fell apart and lost wickets regularly to be pegged back. How will Zimbabwe fare? Please Join us after the break at 11:40 GMT.

Welcome back for the run chase. Zimbabwe need 237 to win in 50 overs at an asking rate of 4.74. It is going to be an interesting game, please stay tuned for all the updates.

It will be Sibanda to face Mortaza, Duffin is at the non-striker's end

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Delighted Zimbabwe fans celebrate their last-ball win, Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Harare, August 2, 2006

Delighted Zimbabwe fans celebrate their last-ball win

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Brendan Taylor  and Blessing Mahwire celebrate as a dejected Mashrafe Mortaza trudges away, Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Harare, August 2, 2006

Brendan Taylor and Blessing Mahwire celebrate as a dejected Mashrafe Mortaza trudges away

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