Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    35.6 a loss of concentration by Marsh, the ball lands outside off and turns in, he's a little late in getting his bat behind the line and the inside edge rolls onto the stumps 161/3
    11.5 Bangladesh strike, very poor stroke by Hopes, he tries to pull a short delivery but gets very early on the stroke, the top edge is taken easily by Mehrab at short midwicket, Hopes makes his way back as soon as he skies the ball, he's crossed with himself 56/1
    18.6 Clarke gets a little cheeky with the cut and pays the price, Shakib doesn't give him enough room to work with outside off and the ball skids through quickly, he tries to dab it down to third man, takes the outside edge and there was no doubt in the umpire's (Saheba) mind that he edged it 76/2
    49.6 three wickets in four balls for Shahadat! short of a length, Hussey advances down the pitch and tries to scoop it over cover but fails to connect and that hits his off stump 254/8
    42.3 fired in towards leg, David Hussey backs away from the stumps, tries to clear extra cover but only manages to find Mortaza, who makes up for his lapse in the Shakib's previous over 201/4
    45.3 Haddin goes and the gamble to bring on the legspinner has worked. Haddin's bowled by a quicker delivery which beats his attempted loft. That hits the middle of middle 208/5
    49.3 that the end of Cameron White. Tries to steer it to third man exposing his stumps and the ball crashes into off stump 252/6
    49.4 banged in short and Johnson's pull gets a top edge which balloons for a simple catch for the bowler 252/7
    not out
    21 (b 1, lb 7, nb 7, w 6)
    254/8 (50 Overs, RR: 5.08)
    Fall of wickets: 1-56 (James Hopes, 11.5 ov), 2-76 (Michael Clarke, 18.6 ov), 3-161 (Shaun Marsh, 35.6 ov), 4-201 (David Hussey, 42.3 ov), 5-208 (Brad Haddin, 45.3 ov), 6-252 (Cameron White, 49.3 ov), 7-252 (Mitchell Johnson, 49.4 ov), 8-254 (Michael Hussey, 49.6 ov)
    Mashrafe Mortaza1013103.10380011
    Shahadat Hossain604237.00163002
    Nazmul Hossain1015515.50316100
    Shakib Al Hasan1004624.60302100
    Abdur Razzak1004414.40261020
    Alok Kapali402817.0062010
    8.1 Tamim falls, holing out to third man, that was short of a length but there wasn't enough room to cut. Tamim went for the cut anyway, but didn't get hold of it and Brett Geeves takes a fine catch at third man 28/2
    3.2 Mehrab's gone! LBW. After feeding him a series of bouncers in the previous over, Clark pitches this one up and gets it to swing in to the left-hand batsman, raps his pads and he's gone 12/1
    10.2 plumb in front and Bangladesh sink deeper, Johnson bangs it in back of a length and Ashraful eyes the deep square leg boundary, unfortunately he misjudges the lower bounce and is trapped right in front of middle, Peter Parker raises the finger, Ashraful was right in going for the pull but he played too early 33/3
    24.4 Another wicket for Geeves. Short and lifting towards Raqibul's helmet. He tries to fend it off, it takes the shoulder of the bat and flies to David Hussey at second slip 68/7
    13.6 he had it coming, Shakib steps down the track to cart Clarke over long-on but makes a mess of a low full toss, he turns the face of the bat too early and the leading edge lobs to Stuart Clark at mid-off 44/4
    19.2 a direct hit sends him packing, Raqibul lunged forward and chips it in the air towards mid-on, there are cries for a catch but the ball falls well short, the batsmen set off for a run that should never have been taken, Kapali struggles to make his ground and Clark's aim from mid-on is spot on 58/5
    22.1 First wicket in international cricket for Brett Geeves. Shortish delivery but excellent line just outside off and Dhiman Ghosh fishes at it giving Haddin a simple catch 63/6
    25.6 Bangladesh are unravelling fast here. Razzak closed the face too soon as he tried to flick him to leg and the ball pops up for a simple caught and bowled 72/8
    not out
    27.2 Another wicket for White. Tossed up on a good length outside off, Nazmul goes for the drive and gets the outside edge giving a regulation catch to Michael Clarke 74/9
    27.4 White gets three as Bangladesh slump to their lowest score ever. Shortish delivery outside off, tried to cut it, gets the bottom edge, ricochets off Haddin's thigh and Clarke dives forward from first slip to snaffle it inches from the ground and seal the win 74/10
    5 (w 5)
    74 all out (27.4 Overs, RR: 2.67)
    Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Mehrab Hossain jnr, 3.2 ov), 2-28 (Tamim Iqbal, 8.1 ov), 3-33 (Mohammad Ashraful, 10.2 ov), 4-44 (Shakib Al Hasan, 13.6 ov), 5-58 (Alok Kapali, 19.2 ov), 6-63 (Dhiman Ghosh, 22.1 ov), 7-68 (Raqibul Hasan, 24.4 ov), 8-72 (Abdur Razzak, 25.6 ov), 9-74 (Nazmul Hossain, 27.2 ov), 10-74 (Shahadat Hossain, 27.4 ov)
    NW Bracken612303.83263000
    SR Clark711812.57321040
    MG Johnson611021.66270010
    MJ Clarke20713.5081000
    B Geeves501122.20241000
    CL White1.40533.0060000

Match Details


Bangladesh , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Australia led the 3-match series 1-0

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15

Match days

30 August 2008 (50-over match)

ODI debut

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

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Bangladesh 2nd innings Partnerships

1st12Mehrab Hossain jnrTamim Iqbal
2nd16Mohammad AshrafulTamim Iqbal
3rd5Mohammad AshrafulRaqibul Hasan
4th11Shakib Al HasanRaqibul Hasan
5th14Alok KapaliRaqibul Hasan
6th5Dhiman GhoshRaqibul Hasan
7th5Abdur RazzakRaqibul Hasan
8th4Mashrafe MortazaAbdur Razzak
9th2Mashrafe MortazaNazmul Hossain
10th0Mashrafe MortazaShahadat Hossain