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1st ODI, Darwin, August 30, 2008, Bangladesh tour of Australia
(27.4/50 ov, T:255) 74

Australia won by 180 runs

Player Of The Match
85 (87)
Australia Innings
Bangladesh Innings
Match Flow
Australia  (50 ovs maximum)
b Abdur Razzak761051514072.38
c Mehrab Hossain jnr b Nazmul Hossain2230553073.33
c †Dhiman Ghosh b Shakib Al Hasan1434332041.17
b Shahadat Hossain85871235197.70
c Mashrafe Mortaza b Shakib Al Hasan24222501109.09
b Alok Kapali31390023.07
b Shahadat Hossain911220081.81
c & b Shahadat Hossain011000.00
not out 00100-
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 7, w 6)21
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 5.08, 203 Mins)254/8
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)
49.3 to CL White, 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 to MG Johnson, banged in short and Johnson's pull gets a top edge which balloons for a simple catch for the bowler. 252/7
49.6 to MEK Hussey, 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
11.5 to JR Hopes, 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 to MJ Clarke, 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
42.3 to DJ Hussey, 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
35.6 to SE Marsh, 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
45.3 to BJ Haddin, 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
Bangladesh  (T: 255 runs from 50 ovs)
c Geeves b Johnson2131423067.74
lbw b Clark0814000.00
lbw b Johnson516380031.25
c DJ Hussey b Geeves1450810028.00
c Clark b Clarke712161058.33
run out (Clark)1217292070.58
c †Haddin b Geeves18120012.50
c & b White49170044.44
not out 57170071.42
c Clarke b White067000.00
c Clarke b White022000.00
Extras(w 5)5
TOTAL27.4 Ov (RR: 2.67, 127 Mins)74
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)
3.2 to Mehrab Hossain jnr, 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
8.1 to Tamim Iqbal, 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
10.2 to Mohammad Ashraful, 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
13.6 to Shakib Al Hasan, 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
22.1 to Dhiman Ghosh, 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
24.4 to Raqibul Hasan, 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
25.6 to Abdur Razzak, 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
27.2 to Nazmul Hossain, 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 to Shahadat Hossain, 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
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  • Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.2 overs (64 balls), Extras 11
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (SE Marsh 18, JR Hopes 21, Ex 11)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Australia - 63/1 in 16.0 overs (SE Marsh 25, MJ Clarke 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 24.1 overs (148 balls), Extras 12
  • SE Marsh: 50 off 74 balls (2 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 61 balls (SE Marsh 33, MEK Hussey 16, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Australia - 148/2 in 34.0 overs (SE Marsh 73, MEK Hussey 26)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 34.2 overs (209 balls), Extras 13
  • Australia: 200 runs in 42.2 overs (259 balls), Extras 19
  • MEK Hussey: 50 off 71 balls (1 x 4)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 49.1 overs (302 balls), Extras 21
  • Innings Break: Australia - 254/8 in 50.0 overs (B Geeves 0)
  • Bangladesh innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Bangladesh: 50 runs in 15.3 overs (97 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: Bangladesh - 51/4 in 16.0 overs (Raqibul Hasan 8, Alok Kapali 6)
Marrara Cricket Ground, Darwin
TossBangladesh, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2758
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 days30 August 2008 - day (50-over match)
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