Bangladesh tour of Zimbabwe, 2006 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Zimbabwe ODI Series - 5th ODI

Zimbabwe v Bangladesh

Bangladesh won by 8 wickets (with 32 balls remaining)

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the 5th and final ODI at Harare. I am Binoy George and I will take you through today's proceedings. Bangladesh have made three changes to the team. It will be Syed Rasel to bowl first up to Duffin.

0.1

Syed Rasel to Duffin, 1 run, good ball first up swings away, gets the edge in the air wide of the slips to thirdman

0.2

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, FOUR, fuller delivery outside the off stump, goes for the drive, gets the edge past the stumps to fine leg fence, that was lucky for Sibanda

0.3

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, loud appeal turned down by Umpire Barbour, it was on a good length on the leg stump, swings down, would have missed leg

0.4

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, another wonderful delivery on the stumps and swinging down, strikes the pad

Sibanda standing outside the crease

0.5

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, good ball coming in, strikes the pad, another appeal turned down

0.6

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, 1 leg bye, swings into him again, off the pad behind square leg for a leg bye

It will be Reza to bowl

End of over 1 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 6/0 (RR: 6.00)
V Sibanda    4* (5b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    1-0-5-0
T Duffin    1* (1b)     

1.1

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, 1 run, it was bit wide, cut away to thirdman for a single

1.2

Farhad Reza to Duffin, FOUR, good shot, it was full and in the slot outside the off stump, Duffin punches it hard down the ground on the front foot to the long off fence

1.3

Farhad Reza to Duffin, 1 run, back of a length, opens the face off the bat and plays to backward-point for a single

1.4

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, no run, gets the edge, drops short of first slip

1.5

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, FOUR, nobody moves, lovely shot in the gap, it was in the slot, moves forward in line and drives well to extra-cover fence

1.6

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, 1 run, DROPPED at first slip by Mushfiqur Rahim, it was bit wide, Sibanda cuts, got the edge

End of over 2 (11 runs) Zimbabwe 17/0 (RR: 8.50)
V Sibanda    10* (9b 2x4)      Farhad Reza    1-0-11-0
T Duffin    6* (3b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    1-0-5-0

2.1

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, off the pad to the on side

2.2

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, back of a length, gets behind it and defends to the on side

2.3

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, excellent delivery swings in from outside the off stump, comes forward and plays, strikes the pad and then on to the bat, appeal turned down

2.4

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, this time in line with the swing, defends it down the track

2.5

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, just short of a length, Sibanda gets behind it and defends well to point

2.6

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, swings in from outside the off stump, comes forward and plays, strikes the pad outside the line of the off stump

A maiden over from Syed Rasel

End of over 3 (maiden) Zimbabwe 17/0 (RR: 5.66)
V Sibanda    10* (15b 2x4)      Syed Rasel    2-1-5-0
T Duffin    6* (3b 1x4)      Farhad Reza    1-0-11-0

3.1

Farhad Reza to Duffin, no run, length but down leg, Duffin misses the ball as he was falling over, strikes the pad

3.2

Farhad Reza to Duffin, no run, gets behind it and punches it back to Reza, who fields on his follow-through

3.3

Farhad Reza to Duffin, no run, good length delivery, Duffin drives to cover

3.4

Farhad Reza to Duffin, no run, wide outside the off stump, Duffin cuts it straight to backward-point

3.5

Farhad Reza to Duffin, (no ball) 1 run, short and down leg, Duffin drives off the back foot to mid on

3.5

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Sibanda cuts it hard in the gap to extra-cover fence, it was there to be hit and he hit it well

3.6

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, no run, wide of the off stump, Sibanda plays no shot, through to Mashud

End of over 4 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 23/0 (RR: 5.75)
V Sibanda    14* (17b 3x4)      Farhad Reza    2-0-17-0
T Duffin    7* (8b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    2-1-5-0

4.1

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, just short of a length, swings away, Duffin on the back foot defending to cover

4.2

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, good line and length, Duffin pushes forward to mid off

4.3

Syed Rasel to Duffin, 1 run, it was bit fuller, driven to mid off for a single, Rafique is bit deep

4.4

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, 1 run, good length delivery, Sibanda moves forward and runs it down to thirdman for a single

4.5

Syed Rasel to Duffin, 3 runs, good length delivery, Duffin drives it away in the air, it was in the gap to the deep, picks up three runs

4.6

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, no run, good length but slips down leg, Sibanda plays and misses the ball, strikes the pad, appeal turned down

End of over 5 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 28/0 (RR: 5.60)
V Sibanda    15* (19b 3x4)      Syed Rasel    3-1-10-0
T Duffin    11* (12b 1x4)      Farhad Reza    2-0-17-0

5.1

Farhad Reza to Duffin, no run, length ball, Duffin drives through the off side to mid off

5.2

Farhad Reza to Duffin, no run, strikes the pad, it was pitched outside the leg stump

5.3

Farhad Reza to Duffin, no run, bangs it in short, Duffin ducks under it

5.4

Farhad Reza to Duffin, 1 run, moves forward and drives wide of the mid off fielder for a single

5.5

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, no run, line and length, Sibanda defends it on the back foot to midwicket

5.6

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, no run, good line and length delivery, Sibanda shuffles across and defends down the track, aggression shown by Reza, who throws the ball past the batsman

End of over 6 (1 run) Zimbabwe 29/0 (RR: 4.83)
V Sibanda    15* (21b 3x4)      Farhad Reza    3-0-18-0
T Duffin    12* (16b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    3-1-10-0

6.1

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, mistimes the drive on the up to cover, it was hit upishly, drops short of the fielder

6.2

Syed Rasel to Duffin, 1 no ball, Duffin drives off the back foot to extra-cover, Rasel oversteps

6.2

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, worked to midwicket

6.3

Syed Rasel to Duffin, FOUR, wide of the off stump, Duffin plays a cut-shot on the front foot past the backward-point to the fence, cut hard

6.4

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, it was fuller, mistimes the drive to mid on

6.5

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, good line and length delivery, Duffin pushes to the off side

6.6

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, line and length, Duffin drives to short extra-cover

End of over 7 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 34/0 (RR: 4.85)
T Duffin    16* (23b 2x4)      Syed Rasel    4-1-15-0
V Sibanda    15* (21b 3x4)      Farhad Reza    3-0-18-0

7.1

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, no run, shuffles forward and defends to backward-point

7.2

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, no run, good line and just short of a length, Sibanda punches off the back foot to mid off, cut off by the extra-cover

7.3

Farhad Reza to Sibanda, 1 leg bye, slower delivery, Sibanda plays and misses the ball, off the pad to short midwicket, they scamper through with a single

7.4

Farhad Reza to Duffin, no run, driven back to the bowler

7.5

Farhad Reza to Duffin, FOUR, short leg side delivery, Duffin plays a pull shot behind square leg to the fence, fine leg could not get around it

7.6

Farhad Reza to Duffin, FOUR, another wonderful shot, driven on the up in the air wide of the short cover, the ball races to the fence

End of over 8 (9 runs) Zimbabwe 43/0 (RR: 5.37)
T Duffin    24* (26b 4x4)      Farhad Reza    4-0-26-0
V Sibanda    15* (24b 3x4)      Syed Rasel    4-1-15-0

8.1

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, 2 runs, going for the big shot on the on side, gets the edge high in the air wide of thirdman, lands safely, picks up couple of runs

8.2

Syed Rasel to Sibanda, OUT, Rasel gets his man, it was angled across outside the off stump, Sibanda looking to leave the ball, gets the edge through to Mashud at a comfortable height. Zimbabwe are one down for 45

V Sibanda c †Khaled Mashud b Syed Rasel 17 (35m 26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 65.38

Masakadza walks in

8.3

Syed Rasel to Masakadza, 1 no ball, oversteps, comes forward and plays to cover

8.3

Syed Rasel to Masakadza, no run, worked to Ashraful in front of square leg

8.4

Syed Rasel to Masakadza, no run, angled across outside the off stump, left alone

8.5

Syed Rasel to Masakadza, FOUR, lovely shot, moves quickly in line on the back foot and drives well through the vacant cover to the fence

short cover comes in

8.6

Syed Rasel to Masakadza, 1 run, it was fuller outside the off stump, mistimes the drive to mid off, scampers through for a quick single

End of over 9 (8 runs) Zimbabwe 51/1 (RR: 5.66)
H Masakadza    5* (5b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    5-1-23-1
T Duffin    24* (26b 4x4)      Farhad Reza    4-0-26-0

9.1

Farhad Reza to Masakadza, no run, moves forward and lets the ball go, it was bit wide

9.2

Farhad Reza to Masakadza, no run, another good ball bit wide, moves forward and lets it go

9.3

Farhad Reza to Masakadza, 1 run, drives firmly to mid off and takes off for a quick single

coming round the wicket

9.4

Farhad Reza to Duffin, no run, it was slightly fuller, driven to short cover

9.5

Farhad Reza to Duffin, 1 run, nudges to fine leg for a single

back over the wicket

9.6

Farhad Reza to Masakadza, no run, good length delivery, Masakadza drives the ball to mid on

Second powerplay taken

End of over 10 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 53/1 (RR: 5.30)
H Masakadza    6* (9b 1x4)      Farhad Reza    5-0-28-0
T Duffin    25* (28b 4x4)      Syed Rasel    5-1-23-1

10.1

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, driven back down the track, fielded well by Rasel on his follow-through

10.2

Syed Rasel to Duffin, FOUR, full down leg side, Duffin clips it in the air past the square leg Umpire to the fence

10.3

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, fuller delivery, comes forward and pushes to mid off

10.4

Syed Rasel to Duffin, 1 run, looking to drive away from his body, gets the edge, goes just over the gully to thirdman

10.5

Syed Rasel to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and mistimes the drive to mid on

10.6

Syed Rasel to Masakadza, 1 run, full on the stumps, Masakadza drives on the front foot, Rasel fails to field the ball, deflects to mid off, they go through with the single

Change in bowling, Razzak comes on

End of over 11 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 59/1 (RR: 5.36)
H Masakadza    7* (11b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    6-1-29-1
T Duffin    30* (32b 5x4)      Farhad Reza    5-0-28-0

11.1

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, moves back and pushes away from his body to backward-point

11.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, moves forward and pushes to cover

11.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, cut away hard to backward-point

11.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, moves forward and again pushes to cover

11.5

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 run, works behind square leg to the deep

now over the wicket for Duffin

11.6

Abdur Razzak to Duffin, no run, tossed up full outside the off stump, mistimes the drive to point

End of over 12 (1 run) Zimbabwe 60/1 (RR: 5.00)
T Duffin    30* (33b 5x4)      Abdur Razzak    1-0-1-0
H Masakadza    8* (16b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    6-1-29-1

12.1

Syed Rasel to Masakadza, no run, good ball angled across, beats the outside edge

12.2

Syed Rasel to Masakadza, 1 run, driven well past the bowler to mid off, desperate fielding there

12.3

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, excellent delivery, pitches and moves away, draws the batsman forward, beats the outside edge

12.4

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, looking for the drive through the off side, beats the bat through to Mashud, another excellent delivery

12.5

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, fuller on the stumps, mistimes the drive to mid on

12.6

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, this time driven well to mid off, but cannot get through the fielder

End of over 13 (1 run) Zimbabwe 61/1 (RR: 4.69)
T Duffin    30* (37b 5x4)      Syed Rasel    7-1-30-1
H Masakadza    9* (18b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    1-0-1-0

13.1

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 2 runs, tossed up outside the off stump, looking to go over mid off, slices off the outside edge and goes over the extra-cover, lands safely

13.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, gets an inside edge to the on side

13.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, mistimes the cut to cover

13.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and plays, strikes the pad, stifled appeal turned down

13.5

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 2 runs, it was touch short and wide outside the off stump, cut hard to deep backward-point

13.6

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

13.6

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, quicker delivery, comes forward and plays, strikes the pad, appeal turned down

Rasel continues, into his 8th over

End of over 14 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 66/1 (RR: 4.71)
H Masakadza    13* (24b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    2-0-6-0
T Duffin    30* (37b 5x4)      Syed Rasel    7-1-30-1

14.1

Syed Rasel to Duffin, FOUR, half-volley outside the off stump, puts his foot forward and drives well past the mid off, the ball races to the fence

14.2

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, line and length, Duffin works it through the leg side to midwicket

14.3

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, good length delivery, Duffin leaves it alone, through to Mashud

14.4

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, cut away hard on the front foot to cover-point

14.5

Syed Rasel to Duffin, FOUR, it was slightly fuller, driven well wide of extra-cover and in the gap to wide long off fence, good shot

14.6

Syed Rasel to Duffin, no run, looking to drive straight, gets the inside half off the bat and goes to midwicket

End of over 15 (8 runs) Zimbabwe 74/1 (RR: 4.93)
T Duffin    38* (43b 7x4)      Syed Rasel    8-1-38-1
H Masakadza    13* (24b 1x4)      Abdur Razzak    2-0-6-0

15.1

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, pushes to cover on the front foot

15.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, moves forward and pushes with an open face to backward-point

15.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, pushes off the back foot to backward-point

15.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, defends it back to the bowler

15.5

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 run, cuts hard into the ground to cover-point, quick single taken

15.6

Abdur Razzak to Duffin, 1 run, works it behind square leg to the deep

Rafique comes on

End of over 16 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 76/1 (RR: 4.75)
T Duffin    39* (44b 7x4)      Abdur Razzak    3-0-8-0
H Masakadza    14* (29b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    8-1-38-1

16.1

Mohammad Rafique to Duffin, 1 run, starts off with a short one, pulled wide of long on for a single

16.2

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, quicker delivery on the pads, misses the bat

16.3

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, worked to the on side

16.4

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 2 runs, uses his feet and lofts it in the air to deep midwicket

16.5

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, driven to long on for a single

16.6

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, defends it back to the bowler

Time for drinks

End of over 17 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 79/1 (RR: 4.64)
H Masakadza    16* (34b 1x4)      Mohammad Rafique    1-0-3-0
T Duffin    40* (45b 7x4)      Abdur Razzak    3-0-8-0

17.1

Abdur Razzak to Duffin, no run, comes forward and defends down the track

17.2

Abdur Razzak to Duffin, no run, moves back and drives to mid on

17.3

Abdur Razzak to Duffin, no run, looking to pull too early as the ball came bit slowly

17.4

Abdur Razzak to Duffin, OUT, this time balls a fuller delivery and it was quicker, Duffin plays across it and gets hit on the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal, given by Umpire Howell.

T Duffin lbw b Abdur Razzak 40 (74m 49b 7x4 0x6) SR: 81.63

17.5

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side

17.6

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, comes foward in line and defends it back to the bowler

End of over 18 (wicket maiden) Zimbabwe 79/2 (RR: 4.38)
BRM Taylor    0* (2b)      Abdur Razzak    4-1-8-1
H Masakadza    16* (34b 1x4)      Mohammad Rafique    1-0-3-0

18.1

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, worked to midwicket

18.2

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, down the leg side, plays and misses

18.3

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, comes forward and drives to long off

18.4

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, driven to mid off

18.5

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 run, moves forward and plays to square leg for a single

18.6

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 3 leg byes, down the leg side, misses the sweep, off the pad to fine leg, good running fetches them three runs

End of over 19 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 84/2 (RR: 4.42)
H Masakadza    17* (38b 1x4)      Mohammad Rafique    2-0-5-0
BRM Taylor    1* (4b)      Abdur Razzak    4-1-8-1

19.1

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, uses his feet and drives in the air to mid off, drops short of the fielder

19.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, defends to the off side

19.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 2 runs, sweeps to fine leg

19.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 leg bye, off the pad behind square leg

19.5

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, uses his feet and drives to mid on

19.6

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, defended on the track

End of over 20 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 87/2 (RR: 4.35)
BRM Taylor    1* (6b)      Abdur Razzak    5-1-10-1
H Masakadza    19* (42b 1x4)      Mohammad Rafique    2-0-5-0

20.1

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, SIX, tossed up on the stumps, uses his feet well and strikes the ball in the air over long off for maximum

20.2

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, SIX, another wonderful strike, it was tossed up bit full, swings it high and over midwicket fence for maximum

20.3

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, driven to long off

20.4

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, defended to the off side

20.5

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 leg bye, off the pad behind square leg, appeal turned down, going down the leg side

20.6

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, moves forward and pushes, gets the inside edge on to the pad and then to point

End of over 21 (14 runs) Zimbabwe 101/2 (RR: 4.80)
H Masakadza    32* (46b 1x4 2x6)      Mohammad Rafique    3-0-18-0
BRM Taylor    1* (8b)      Abdur Razzak    5-1-10-1

21.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, quicker delivery outside the off stump, left alone

21.2

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, again left alone

21.3

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 1 run, bit wide, cut away to deep point

mid on down to long on

21.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, pushes back down the track

21.5

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, strikes the pad, appeal turned down

21.6

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, pushes it back down the track, mistimes it

End of over 22 (1 run) Zimbabwe 102/2 (RR: 4.63)
H Masakadza    32* (49b 1x4 2x6)      Abdur Razzak    6-1-11-1
BRM Taylor    2* (11b)      Mohammad Rafique    3-0-18-0

22.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, defended to the off side

22.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, cut to backward-point

22.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, comes forward and defends

22.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, uses his feet and defends it back

22.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, driven off the back foot to long off

22.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, sweeps from outside the off stump, gets the edge to short fine leg

End of over 23 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 104/2 (RR: 4.52)
H Masakadza    33* (50b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    1-0-2-0
BRM Taylor    3* (16b)      Abdur Razzak    6-1-11-1

23.1

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, pushes to the off side

23.2

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off

23.3

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, uses his feet and takes it on the pad

23.4

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, driven to the off side

23.5

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, plays it back to the bowler

23.6

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 run, driven wide of long on for a single

End of over 24 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 106/2 (RR: 4.41)
BRM Taylor    4* (20b)      Mohammad Rafique    4-0-20-0
H Masakadza    34* (52b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    1-0-2-0

24.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, plays it back to the bowler

24.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, driven to mid off

24.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, drags it slightly short, looking to sweep, misses it, strikes the pad, question asked, denied by Umpire Barbour

24.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, worked to the on side

24.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, cut away to the sweeper cover

24.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, moves forward and drives to mid off

End of over 25 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 108/2 (RR: 4.32)
BRM Taylor    5* (25b)      Shakib Al Hasan    2-0-4-0
H Masakadza    35* (53b 1x4 2x6)      Mohammad Rafique    4-0-20-0

25.1

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, driven to extra-cover

25.2

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, pushes to cover for a single

25.3

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, worked to midwicket

25.4

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, pushes with an open face to point

25.5

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 run, quicker delivery, pushes at it, gets the edge behind square leg

25.6

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, moves foward with an open face, pushes to point for a quick single

End of over 26 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 111/2 (RR: 4.26)
H Masakadza    37* (56b 1x4 2x6)      Mohammad Rafique    5-0-23-0
BRM Taylor    6* (28b)      Shakib Al Hasan    2-0-4-0

26.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 2 runs, swept to fine leg, comes quickly for the second run

26.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, driven to long on

26.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, waits on the front foot and drives down the ground to long on

26.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and defends it back to the bowler

26.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, defends to the on side

26.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, driven off the back foot to deep extra-cover

End of over 27 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 116/2 (RR: 4.29)
H Masakadza    41* (61b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    3-0-9-0
BRM Taylor    7* (29b)      Mohammad Rafique    5-0-23-0

27.1

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, moves forward and drives to extra-cover

27.2

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and defends back to the bowler

27.3

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, defends to cover

27.4

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, worked to the right of midwicket for a single

27.5

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, blocked to the off side

27.6

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, slides down leg, off the pad to square leg, Mashud gets rid of his gloves and fields the ball, prevents the single

End of over 28 (1 run) Zimbabwe 117/2 (RR: 4.17)
BRM Taylor    7* (31b)      Mohammad Rafique    6-0-24-0
H Masakadza    42* (65b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    3-0-9-0

28.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, pushes to cover-point for a single

28.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, moves forward and defends

28.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, uses his feet and pushes it back down the track

28.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, driven to long on

28.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, sweeps from outside the off stump to fine leg

28.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, drags it short, driven off the back foot down the ground to long off

End of over 29 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 121/2 (RR: 4.17)
BRM Taylor    9* (35b)      Shakib Al Hasan    4-0-13-0
H Masakadza    44* (67b 1x4 2x6)      Mohammad Rafique    6-0-24-0

29.1

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, looking to play to the on side, strikes the pad

29.2

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, defends to the on side

29.3

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, defends on the track

29.4

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, pushes away from his body to backward-point

29.5

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, defended to the off side

29.6

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 leg bye, slides down leg, off the pad to short fine leg

Zimbabwe making a steady progress here

End of over 30 (1 run, maiden) Zimbabwe 122/2 (RR: 4.06)
BRM Taylor    9* (41b)      Mohammad Rafique    7-1-24-0
H Masakadza    44* (67b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    4-0-13-0

30.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, defends it back down the track

30.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on

30.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, bowling from wide off the crease, driven to long on

30.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, worked to midwicket

30.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, driven off the back foot to long on

30.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, moves forward and defends

End of over 31 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 125/2 (RR: 4.03)
H Masakadza    45* (69b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    5-0-16-0
BRM Taylor    11* (45b)      Mohammad Rafique    7-1-24-0

31.1

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 run, moves back and drives to long on

31.2

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and defends to extra-cover

31.3

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, moves forward and sweeps from outside the off stump, drops short of the fielder at deep backward-square leg

31.4

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 run, driven to long off

31.5

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, driven to long on

31.6

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, blocks it to the on side

End of over 32 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 129/2 (RR: 4.03)
BRM Taylor    13* (48b)      Mohammad Rafique    8-1-28-0
H Masakadza    47* (72b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    5-0-16-0

32.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, comes forward and defends it back

32.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 2 runs, sweeps, gets a top edge, goes over the keeper to fine leg

32.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, pushes to point

32.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, driven back to the bowler

32.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, works to the on side

32.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, moves forward and pushes to mid on, brings up his 50, well played

End of over 33 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 132/2 (RR: 4.00)
H Masakadza    50* (78b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    6-0-19-0
BRM Taylor    13* (48b)      Mohammad Rafique    8-1-28-0

33.1

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, pushes to extra-cover

33.2

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 run, driven to sweeper cover for a single

33.3

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, driven again to the sweeper cover for a single

33.4

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, defended to the on side

33.5

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 run, plays behind square leg for a single

33.6

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, uses his feet well and drives down the ground to long on

End of over 34 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 137/2 (RR: 4.02)
H Masakadza    53* (81b 1x4 2x6)      Mohammad Rafique    9-1-33-0
BRM Taylor    15* (51b)      Shakib Al Hasan    6-0-19-0

34.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 2 runs, sweeps from outside the off stump to deep backward square leg

34.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, moves forward and pushes in the gap to the sweeper cover

34.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, drives it to the off side, good fielding by Hassan as he dives to his right

34.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, plays with an open face to short thirdman

34.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, played back to the bowler

34.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, swept to fine leg

End of over 35 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 141/2 (RR: 4.02)
BRM Taylor    16* (55b)      Shakib Al Hasan    7-0-23-0
H Masakadza    56* (83b 1x4 2x6)      Mohammad Rafique    9-1-33-0

35.1

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, moves back and forces to extra-cover

35.2

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, quicker delivery, played back

35.3

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, pushes it back down the track

35.4

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, no run, slides down leg, off the pad to the off side

35.5

Mohammad Rafique to Taylor, 1 run, moves back and drives to long on

35.6

Mohammad Rafique to Masakadza, 1 run, pushes to cover for a single

Rafique finishes his spell, 35 runs for no wicket

End of over 36 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 143/2 (RR: 3.97)
H Masakadza    57* (84b 1x4 2x6)      Mohammad Rafique    10-1-35-0
BRM Taylor    17* (60b)      Shakib Al Hasan    7-0-23-0

36.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 2 runs, sweeps in the air in front of square leg to the deep, fumble allows the second run

36.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, driven to long off

36.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, no run, sweeps and misses, strikes the pad, looks to be sliding down leg

36.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, driven to long off

36.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, looking to pull, plays it to long off

36.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, nicely flighted delivery, pushed back down the ground to long off

Razzak comes back

End of over 37 (6 runs) Zimbabwe 149/2 (RR: 4.02)
BRM Taylor    19* (63b)      Shakib Al Hasan    8-0-29-0
H Masakadza    61* (87b 1x4 2x6)      Mohammad Rafique    10-1-35-0

37.1

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, arm ball defended back down the track

37.2

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 2 runs, cut away to the sweeper cover, comes back for the second run

37.3

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, 2 runs, gets the edge past the keeper to thirdman

37.4

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, quicker delivery and it was fuller, pushed back

37.5

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, pushes to the off side

37.6

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, no run, mistimes the drive to extra-cover

End of over 38 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 153/2 (RR: 4.02)
BRM Taylor    23* (69b)      Abdur Razzak    7-1-15-1
H Masakadza    61* (87b 1x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    8-0-29-0

38.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, FOUR, lovely sweep shot to deep backward square leg fence, well played

38.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, again looking to sweep from outside the off stump, this time beats the bat, appeal for stumping, turned down

38.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, cut to sweeper cover

38.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Taylor, 1 run, works to the on side

38.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, driven back to the bowler

38.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, sweeps, takes it on the full to fine leg

End of over 39 (7 runs) Zimbabwe 160/2 (RR: 4.10)
H Masakadza    67* (92b 2x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    9-0-36-0
BRM Taylor    24* (70b)      Abdur Razzak    7-1-15-1

39.1

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, no run, mistimes it back to the bowler

39.2

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 2 runs, sweeps to fine leg

39.3

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 2 runs, driven to deep cover, bad fielding, gives away an extra run

39.4

Abdur Razzak to Masakadza, 1 run, worked to the right of midwicket for a single

39.5

Abdur Razzak to Taylor, OUT, quicker delivery outside the off stump, keeps slightly low, Taylor goes for the cut shot, gets an edge, Mashud behind the wicket takes a sharp catch.

BRM Taylor c †Khaled Mashud b Abdur Razzak 24 (60m 71b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.80

Zimbabwe are three down for 165 Drinks being taken at the fall of the wicket Chigumbura is the new man in

39.6

Abdur Razzak to Chigumbura, no run, almost had another wicket, as Chigumbura played forward, gets an edge, Mashud behind the wicket messes up a chance

End of over 40 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 165/3 (RR: 4.12)
E Chigumbura    0* (1b)      Abdur Razzak    8-1-20-2
H Masakadza    72* (96b 2x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    9-0-36-0

40.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, driven to mid on

40.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, no run, driven back down the track, Hassan does well

40.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Chigumbura, OUT, Chigumbura goes for nought, looks to go over the on side, misses it completely, the ball knocks back the stumps, the ball came slower off the pitch, the batsmen played it too early

E Chigumbura b Shakib Al Hasan 0 (6m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Saqibul Hasan gets his first ODI wicket Matsikenyeri is the new batsman

40.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, waits on the back foot and works to fine leg

40.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, no run, pushes it back down the track

40.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Masakadza, 1 run, sweeps behind square leg

Change in bowling, Rajin Saleh comes on

End of over 41 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 168/4 (RR: 4.09)
H Masakadza    74* (99b 2x4 2x6)      Shakib Al Hasan    10-0-39-1
S Matsikenyeri    1* (1b)      Abdur Razzak    8-1-20-2

41.1

Rajin Saleh to Masakadza, 1 run, sweeps to deep square leg

41.2

Rajin Saleh to Matsikenyeri, 2 runs, gets the edge down to thirdman, comes quickly for the second run

41.3

Rajin Saleh to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, works behind square leg

41.4

Rajin Saleh to Masakadza, OUT, it was flat and quicker through the air, kept a bit low, Masakadza looking to play through the on side, misses it, the ball knocks back the stumps

H Masakadza b Rajin Saleh 75 (112m 101b 2x4 2x6) SR: 74.25

Masakadza goes for a well made 75. Zimbabwe losing wickets in quick succession

41.5

Rajin Saleh to Mufambisi, 2 wides, down the leg side

41.5

Rajin Saleh to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, worked behind square leg for a single

41.6

Rajin Saleh to Mufambisi, no run, plays it back to the bowler

Syed Rasel comes back

End of over 42 (7 runs) Zimbabwe 175/5 (RR: 4.16)
TV Mufambisi    0* (1b)      Rajin Saleh    1-0-7-1
S Matsikenyeri    5* (4b)      Shakib Al Hasan    10-0-39-1

42.1

Syed Rasel to Matsikenyeri, no run, gets an edge to the on side

42.2

Syed Rasel to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, looking to play to the on side, gets an edge to the off side to point

Mashud standing up

42.3

Syed Rasel to Mufambisi, 1 run, moves forward in line and drives down the ground to long off

42.4

Syed Rasel to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, pushes to mid off for a quick single

42.5

Syed Rasel to Mufambisi, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side

42.6

Syed Rasel to Mufambisi, OUT, RUN OUT! driven to extra-cover and takes off for a quick single, Rajin Saleh quickly moves to his left, fields the ball and throws it quickly to Mashud, who runs out, Mufambisi, both the batsmen were in the same end

TV Mufambisi run out 1 (6m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Utseya comes in

End of over 43 (3 runs) Zimbabwe 178/6 (RR: 4.13)
     Syed Rasel    9-1-41-1
S Matsikenyeri    7* (7b)      Rajin Saleh    1-0-7-1

43.1

Rajin Saleh to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, sweeps to deep backward square leg

43.2

Rajin Saleh to Utseya, no run, pushes it back to the bowler

43.3

Rajin Saleh to Utseya, 1 run, worked to square leg for a single

43.4

Rajin Saleh to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, moves back and drives to long off

43.5

Rajin Saleh to Utseya, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the off side

43.6

Rajin Saleh to Matsikenyeri, no run, tossed up, swings and misses

End of over 44 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 182/6 (RR: 4.13)
S Matsikenyeri    9* (10b)      Rajin Saleh    2-0-10-1
P Utseya    1* (3b)      Syed Rasel    9-1-41-1

44.1

Syed Rasel to Utseya, no run, good length delivery, Utseya defends it away to point

44.2

Syed Rasel to Utseya, no run, pushes it back down the track

44.3

Syed Rasel to Utseya, no run, looking for the single, sent back, played off the back foot to backward-point

44.4

Syed Rasel to Utseya, no run, again cannot get the single, played with an open face to backward-point

44.5

Syed Rasel to Utseya, FOUR, short delivery, Utseya does well, pulls in the air to long leg fence, one bounce into the fence

44.6

Syed Rasel to Utseya, 1 run, plays softly towards backward-point, they go through with the single

Rasel finishes his spell, 46 runs for 1 wicket

End of over 45 (5 runs) Zimbabwe 187/6 (RR: 4.15)
P Utseya    6* (9b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    10-1-46-1
S Matsikenyeri    9* (10b)      Rajin Saleh    2-0-10-1

45.1

Rajin Saleh to Utseya, 1 run, driven in the air wide of the bowler to long off

45.2

Rajin Saleh to Matsikenyeri, 1 run, swept to deep square leg

45.3

Rajin Saleh to Utseya, no run, turned away to midwicket

45.4

Rajin Saleh to Utseya, no run, worked to midwicket

45.5

Rajin Saleh to Utseya, OUT, tossed up outside the off stump, Utseya goes for the big shot, mishits it high in the air, Alok Kapali waits for the ball at midwicket and takes the catch

P Utseya c sub (Alok Kapali) b Rajin Saleh 7 (9m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 53.84

45.6

Rajin Saleh to Matsikenyeri, OUT, Two in two for Rajin Saleh, it was full and in the block-hole, Matsikenyeri looking for the big shot on the on side, misses it, the ball knocks back the stumps

S Matsikenyeri b Rajin Saleh 10 (25m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

End of over 46 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 189/8 (RR: 4.10)
     Rajin Saleh    3-0-12-3
NB Mahwire    0* (0b)      Syed Rasel    10-1-46-1

46.1

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, no run, pushes to mid off

46.2

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, no run, plays to cover

46.3

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, no run, spins away, beats the outside edge

46.4

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, no run, defends it back down the track

46.5

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, no run, arm ball pushed to the off side

46.6

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, no run, defends it back to the bowler on the on side

Rajin Saleh is on a hat-trick, can he get it?

End of over 47 (maiden) Zimbabwe 189/8 (RR: 4.02)
NB Mahwire    0* (6b)      Abdur Razzak    9-2-20-2
AJ Ireland    0* (0b)      Rajin Saleh    3-0-12-3

47.1

Rajin Saleh to Ireland, no run, defends it back down the track

47.2

Rajin Saleh to Ireland, no run, plays and misses

47.3

Rajin Saleh to Ireland, no run, gets an edge on to the pad

47.4

Rajin Saleh to Ireland, 1 run, flat and down leg, played to deep square leg

47.5

Rajin Saleh to Mahwire, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, driven to deep point

47.6

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

End of over 48 (2 runs) Zimbabwe 191/8 (RR: 3.97)
AJ Ireland    1* (5b)      Rajin Saleh    4-0-14-3
NB Mahwire    1* (7b)      Abdur Razzak    9-2-20-2

48.1

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, no run, off the pad to the off side

48.2

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, 2 runs, heaves it away to deep midwicket, comes back for the second run

48.3

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, 1 run, driven off the back foot to sweeper cover

48.4

Abdur Razzak to Ireland, no run, full and quicker on the legs, off the pad to the off side

48.5

Abdur Razzak to Ireland, 1 run, uses his feet and drives to long off

48.6

Abdur Razzak to Mahwire, no run, leg side delivery, Mahwire plays but misses the ball, off the pad to the off side

good spell of bowling from Razzak, 24 runs for two wickets

End of over 49 (4 runs) Zimbabwe 195/8 (RR: 3.97)
NB Mahwire    4* (11b)      Abdur Razzak    10-2-24-2
AJ Ireland    2* (7b)      Rajin Saleh    4-0-14-3

49.1

Rajin Saleh to Ireland, 1 run, OUT, mishits the shot to deep backward square leg, comes back for the second run, Syed Rasel fields the ball and throws it straight into the gloves of Mashud, who runs out Ireland, who was a long way off

AJ Ireland run out 3 (9m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

49.2

Rajin Saleh to Rainsford, 1 run, moves forward and works to square leg for a single

49.3

Rajin Saleh to Mahwire, OUT, Rajin Saleh gets his fourth wicket, Mahwire goes for the heave to the on side, misses it, strikes the stumps

NB Mahwire b Rajin Saleh 4 (14m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Career best figures for Rajin Saleh, 16 runs in 4.3 overs for four wickets. Zimbabwe are all out for 197 runs. Wonderful bowling from the three left arm spinners, Rajin Saleh finishing things off in style by picking up four wickets, restricting Zimbabwe for 197. At one stage Zimbabwe were going well at 165 for two, they lost 8 wickets for 32 runs. Please join us at 11:40 GMT for the run chase.

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Rajin Saleh pulls with ease, Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 5th ODI, Harare, August 6, 2006

Rajin Saleh pulls with ease

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Abdur Razzak and Khaled Mashud celebrate a strike, Zimbabwe v Bangladesh, 5th ODI, Harare, August 6, 2006

Abdur Razzak and Khaled Mashud celebrate a strike

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