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Ball by Ball Commentary of Bangladesh v Pakistan, Only T20I at Dhaka (Apr 24) | Dan Cake T20I Series 2015

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Bangladesh vs Pakistan, Ball by Ball Commentary Archive of Only T20I at Mirpur: Dan Cake ODI Cricket Series 2015

  17th over – End of the match

Bangladesh 143/3 (16.2)
Shakib Al Hasan 57 (41)
Sabbir Rahman 51 (32)
Saeed Ajmal 3.2-0-25-1
Bangladesh win by 7 wickets. This commentary was brought to you by OyeCricket.com.
Ball Runs Commentary
16.2 FOUR Shakib steps out and drives the flighted delivery inside out between extra covers and mid off for the winning boundary! Bangladesh win by 7 wickets with that. The first time that Bangladesh have defeated Pakistan in T20Is!
16.1 1 Sabbir paddles it behind squareleg for one

  16th over

Bangladesh 138/3 (16.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 53 (40)
Sabbir Rahman 50 (31)
Wahab Riaz 4-0-39-1
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
15.6 FOUR Shakib picks the length in a hurry and plays a whacky pull flat through mid wicket for a boundary to bring up his fifty in 40 balls!
15.5 1 ths is banged in short and Sabbir pulls it weakly flat behind squareleg for one to bring up his fifty in 31 balls!
15.4 FOUR Classy backfoot drive to this slightly widish delivery from Sabbir as he beats the man at extra covers for a boundary
15.3 1 Shakib drives the full ball to deep cover point
15.2 1 back of length, Sabbir waits back and steers it late to thirdman
15.1 FOUR this is banged in short and Sabbir slog pulls it flat over mid on for a boundary

  15th over

Bangladesh 123/3 (15.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 48 (38)
Sabbir Rahman 40 (27)
Saeed Ajmal 3-0-20-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
14.6 0 Shakib stretches forward to defend the loopy ball to the bowler
14.5 1 Sabbir moves back and works it behind squareleg
14.4 0 Sabbir flicks the yorker off his pads to short fine leg
14.3 1 Shakib steps out and drives the half volley to long off
14.2 1 Sabbir moves back and works the tossed up delivery through squareleg
14.1 FOUR Sabbir bravely plays the reverse sweep to the full ball square of short thirdman for a boundary!

  14th over

Bangladesh 116/3 (14.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 47 (36)
Sabbir Rahman 34 (23)
Sohail Tanvir 3-0-16-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
13.6 1 Sabbir pushes the near yorker to long on
13.5 2 Sabbir flicks the length ball behind squareleg and gets easy two
13.5 1 wide friendly bouncer outside off to Sabbir and wide given for the height
13.4 1 Shakib chips down the track and lifts it on the bounce to long on
13.3 FOUR This time, Shakib does connect his cut shot, no footwork but the timing is sweet and the shot played flat over the leaping backward point for a boundary!
13.2 0 Shakib gets beaten in a cut shot, not much of footwork
13.1 0 Shakib goes back and taps the slower one to point

  13th over

Bangladesh 107/3 (13.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 42 (32)
Sabbir Rahman 31 (21)
Wahab Riaz 3-0-24-1
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
12.6 1 Shakib waits back and calmly steers it to thirdman
12.5 0 Shakib moves back and defends this sharp delivery to mid on
12.4 FOUR pacy length ball drifting on to the pads and Shakib delicately glances it to fine leg for a boundary
12.3 1 banged in short, Sabbir is done in for pace as he miscues his pull, the top edges flies towards thirdman but drops well short of Umar Gul
12.2 0 extra pace and bounce, and Sabbir is beaten trying to fish it out to thirdman
12.1 FOUR back of length, Sabbir makes room and murders this flat over Wahab’s head for a boundary!

  12th over

Bangladesh 97/3 (12.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 37 (29)
Sabbir Rahman 26 (18)
Shahid Afridi 3-0-25-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
11.6 FOUR Quicker, Shakib moves back and late cuts it in the air past the left of the lazy diving Umar Gul and gets a boundary. That should have been caught rather!
11.5 2 Shakib steps out and flicks the flighted full toss to the left of long on and steals a second run!
11.4 1 Sabbir uses his feet and drills the quicker one to long off
11.3 0 Sabbir moves back for a flick and is hit on the pad, survives an lbw appeal with the ball pitching outside leg
11.2 1 Shakib drives the full ball to long off
11.1 0 Shakib drives the full toss straight to covers

  11th over

Bangladesh 89/3 (11.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 30 (25)
Sabbir Rahman 25 (16)
Umar Gul 2-0-23-1
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
10.6 0 Sabbir shuffles across and drags a pull to mid wicket
10.5 0 length ball, Sabbir guides it to backward point
10.4 SIX Banged in short towards the body and Sabbir swivels back and pulls it superbly in the air over deep backward squareleg for a six!! 50 off the stand in 30 deliveries!
10.3 FOUR Magical touch from Sabbir as he waits back and steers it sweetly square of thirdman, Ajmal should have stopped the boundary but the timing from Sabbir beat his dive!
10.2 FOUR mid off is up in the circle, and a clever Sabbir jumps down the track and smacks the back of length delivery flat over his head for a boundary!
10.1 0 sharp back of length delivery, Sabbir chops it down to backward point

  10th over

Bangladesh 75/3 (10.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 30 (25)
Sabbir Rahman 11 (10)
Saeed Ajmal 2-0-13-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
9.6 0 Shakib looks to work it to squareleg but doesn’t get away with his shot
9.5 FOUR flighted, Shakib steps out and lifts it over the bowler’s head for a well struck boundary
9.4 2 Shakib steps out and drives it past the bowler’s right and gets a couple
9.3 1 Sabbir moves back and steers the doosra behind point
9.2 1 Shakib paddle sweeps it to the diving short fine leg
9.1 2 Shakib steps out and chips it to the right of long on for a couple

  9th over

Bangladesh 65/3 (9.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 21 (20)
Sabbir Rahman 10 (9)
Shahid Afridi 2-0-17-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
8.6 0 Sabbir moves back to defend the bouncy ball
8.5 1 Shakib opens the face and cuts it behind point
8.4 0 Shakib attempts a slog sweep and gets beaten outside off
8.3 2 Shakib pushes through point for a couple
8.2 FOUR This time in control is Shakib as he clears his frontleg and smashes this full ball past mid off’s left for a boundary
8.1 FOUR Shakib steps out too close to the ball in his drive, gets a bottom edge which runs away to thirdman for a fluke boundary!

  8th over

Bangladesh 54/3 (8.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 10 (15)
Sabbir Rahman 10 (8)
Wahab Riaz 2-0-14-1
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
7.6 0 pacy short ball banged in outside off and Sabbir is beaten trying to pull
7.5 0 short of length and no room, can only defend is Sabbir
7.4 1 length ball, Shakib tucks it off the pads behind squareleg
7.3 1 back of length, Sabbir tucks it through squareleg
7.2 2 Sabbir shuffles across and glances it to fine leg for a couple
7.1 0 back of length, Sabbir chops it down to point

  7th over

Bangladesh 50/3 (7.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 9 (14)
Sabbir Rahman 7 (3)
Shahid Afridi 1-0-6-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
6.6 0 Shakib steps out slightly and works it defensively to the on side
6.5 0 Shakib steps out and flicks it back to the bowler
6.4 0 Shakib waits back and chops it down to short thirdman
6.3 1 Sabbir moves back and works the quicker one through mid wicket
6.2 1 Shakib steers this behind point for one
6.1 FOUR Shakib uses the extra pace of Afridi and late cuts it to square thirdman for a boundary!

  6th over

Bangladesh 44/3 (6.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 4 (9)
Sabbir Rahman 6 (2)
Wahab Riaz 1-0-10-1
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
5.6 FOUR onto his waist at pace, and Sabbir neatly tucks it square of short fine leg for a useful boundary!
5.5 2 Sabbir tucks the short ball through mid wicket and steals a second run
5.4 BOWLED HIM It is the in between length, and Mushfiqur is not sure whether to come forward or go back, the ball jags back slightly to take the inside edge of his forcing cover drive to strike the stumps. Mushfiqur Rahim b Wahab Riaz 19 (15)
5.3 0 Mushfiqur gets up on his toes and punches this short ball to the diving point
5.2 FOUR Mushfiqur jumps down the track and drives the short of length ball on the up between extra covers and mid off for a magical boundary!
5.1 0 back of length, Mushfiqur defends it with a loose bat and the ball threatens to roll down on to the stumps

  5th over

Bangladesh 34/2 (5.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 4 (9)
Mushfiqur Rahim 15 (11)
Saeed Ajmal 1-0-3-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
4.6 0 Shakib stretches and drives it to covers
4.5 0 flighted delivery, Shakib caught in the crease drives it to point and sends back Mushfiqur
4.4 1 Mushfiqur sweeps the full ball to deep backward squareleg
4.3 0 well tossed up, Mushfiqur chops down his late cut to slip
4.2 1 tossed up and full, Shakib drives it to long off
4.1 1 flighted, and Mushfiqur sweeps it behind squareleg for one

  4th over

Bangladesh 31/2 (4.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 3 (6)
Mushfiqur Rahim 13 (8)
Sohail Tanvir 2-0-7-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
3.6 1 Mushfiqur defends it softly off the backfoot to mid off and sprints a single
3.5 FOUR back of length, Mushfiqur picks the length early and decides to pull it in the air, just wide and over mid on for a boundary. Not convincing at all!
3.4 0 short of length, Mushfiqur opens the face and steers it to gully
3.3 0 Mushfiqur moves back to defend it to the off side
3.2 1 Length ball tucked behind squareleg by Shakib for one
3.1 0 This ball stays low while cutting back into the left hander and hits the pad around leg to beat Shakib’s flick. An lbw appeal is turned down

  3rd over

Bangladesh 25/2 (3.0)
Shakib Al Hasan 2 (4)
Mushfiqur Rahim 8 (4)
Umar Gul 1-0-9-1
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
2.6 0 back of the length, Mushfiqur defends it to point
2.5 FOUR Genuine half volley, Mushfiqur opens the face and square drives it past point for a boundary
2.4 FOUR Decent length ball but Mushfiqur strides forward and punches it on the up between Shakib and mid on, and out of nowhere gets a boundary!!
2.3 0 Mushfiqur comes half forward and guides it towards gully
2.2 CAUGHT Poor shot from Tamim, this was slightly on the shorter side but he stays on the frontfoot and throws his bat at that. Tamim ends up with a flashy edge which is caught by Hafeez at slip. Tamim Iqbal c Hafeez b Umar Gul 14 (10)
2.1 1 Shakib collects a single by cutting this late to square thirdman

  2nd over

Bangladesh 16/1 (2.0)
Tamim Iqbal 14 (9)
Shakib Al Hasan 1 (3)
Sohail Tanvir 1-0-1-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
1.6 0 loopy slower length ball, Tamim respectfully defends it to the bowler
1.5 1 Shakib waits on the backfoot and cuts it to thirdman
1.4 0 Shakib defends this off the backfoot to the bowler
1.3 1 lb close shout for an lbw but the Umpire gives the benefit of doubt to Tamim who missed his flick around middle. A leg bye was taken from mid wicket
1.2 0 Haha, Tamim charges down the track but tamely leaves the length ball outside off
1.1 0 Tamim plays a forward defence to covers

  1st over – Bangladesh innings

Bangladesh 14/1 (1.0)
Tamim Iqbal 14 (5)
Shakib Al Hasan 0 (1)
Mohammad Hafeez 1-0-14-0
Bangladesh (Target : 142 from 20 Ovs)
Ball Runs Commentary
0.6 0 Shakib drives the flighted full ball to covers
0.5 RUN OUT This time, Tamim stays in the crease and works it through backward squareleg and calls Sarkar for a quick run. There is an appeal for a run out! And Soumya Sarkar is struggling, its a direct throw from Saeed Ajmal! Sarkar is out for a duck without facing a single ball! Soumya Sarkar run out 0 (0)
0.4 FOUR High in confidence as Tamim steps out and with the turn smacks it inside out over widish mid off for another boundary!
0.3 FOUR Again, Tamim steps out, this time goes with the turn inside out, smacking it flat over extra covers and Wahab Riaz should have stopped the boundary but makes a mess of it.
0.2 SIX WOW, flighted again but this time Tamim dances down the track and confidently launches it over the man at mid on for a six!
0.1 0 flighted delivery, Tamim drives it straight to covers

  20th over: End of Pakistan innings

Pakistan 141/5 (20.0)
Haris Sohail 30 (24)
Sohail Tanvir 8 (8)
Taskin Ahmed 4-0-29-1
Bangladesh need 142 runs to win from 20 Overs
Ball Runs Commentary
19.6 1 + Run Out Tanvir flicks the yorker to wide long on and gets run out attempting the second run. The keeper gets a one bounce throw to complete the run out. Tanvir run out 8 (8)
19.5 1 low full toss and Sohail flicks it to long on for just one
19.4 1 lb Tanvir deflects the yorker off his pad behind squareleg
19.3 1 low full toss, Sohail drills it to long on for one
19.2 2 Sohail makes room and whips it wide of deep mid wicket for a couple
19.1 1 Tanvir whips the full ball towards long on

  19th over

Pakistan 134/4 (19.0)
Haris Sohail 26 (21)
Sohail Tanvir 6 (5)
Shakib Al Hasan 4-0-17-0
Ball Runs Commentary
18.6 0 lovely yorker and Haris Sohail drags his flick on to the pad
18.5 1 bye Tanvir misses his reverse sweep but steals a bye with the keeper failing to collect the ball
18.4 2 Tanvir heaves the full toss over the bowler’s head and steals a second run
18.3 2 Tanvir flicks the near yorker to deep mid wicket for a couple
18.2 1 Sohail flicks the full toss to deep wide mid wicket
18.1 1 Tanvir drives the full ball to long off

  18th over

Pakistan 127/4 (18.0)
Haris Sohail 25 (19)
Sohail Tanvir 1 (1)
Mustafizur Rahman 4-0-20-2
Ball Runs Commentary
17.6 1 Tanvir swings the full ball along the ground to deep mid wicket
17.5 LBW Hafeez shuffles right across his stumps for a paddle sweep and gets hit on the pad plumb in front by a yorker and the Umpire lifts his finger for an lbw. Hafeez lbw Mustafizur 26 (18)
17.4 0 Hafeez moves across and gets beaten by a pacy yorker outside off! 15 dot balls already from the debutant Mustafizur Rahman!
17.3 0 Hafeez attempts a pull across the line and gets beaten outside off
17.2 1 banged in short, Sohail cuts it in front of point
17.1 2 Sohail jumps out and flays this sweetly on the up to deep point, a diving stop from Nasir Hossain prevents a boundary

  17th over

Pakistan 123/3 (17.0)
Haris Sohail 22 (17)
Mohammad Hafeez 26 (15)
Shakib Al Hasan 3-0-11-0
Ball Runs Commentary
16.6 FOUR Hafeez steps out and plays a sweetly timed drive that beats the man at deep covers to his right for a boundary
16.5 1 Sohail steps out and drives the full toss to long off
16.4 0 Sohail steps out and flicks the yorker back to the bowler
16.3 1 Hafeez bends down and pulls it towards deep mid wicket
16.2 1 Sohail steps out and drives the full length arm ball to long off
16.1 2 Sohail steps out and drives the full toss through extra covers

  16th over

Pakistan 114/3 (16.0)
Haris Sohail 18 (13)
Mohammad Hafeez 21 (13)
Taskin Ahmed 3-0-23-1
Ball Runs Commentary
15.6 FOUR pitched up, and Hafeez drives it flat over extra covers for a sweetly struck boundary
15.5 1 full toss, Sohail backs away to drive it to deep covers
15.4 SIX banged in short, and Sohail backs away and pulls it all the way over deep wide mid wicket for maximum!
15.3 1 lovely yorker, Hafeez squeezes it to thirdman
15.2 0 Hafeez makes up his mind to play the sweep and gets beaten by the full ball outside off
15.1 1 Sohail jumps out and punches this short ball through extra covers for one

  15th over

Pakistan 101/3 (15.0)
Haris Sohail 10 (10)
Mohammad Hafeez 16 (10)
Mashrafe Mortaza 4-0-29-0
Ball Runs Commentary
14.6 1 Sohail flicks the slower length ball to deep wide mid wicket
14.5 1 Hafeez shuffles across and flicks the full ball to deep backward squareleg to bring up Pakistan’s 100
14.4 1 near yorker, gets a flicked to wide long on by Sohail
14.3 1 another ugly heave to a length ball towards long on by Hafeez
14.2 2 slower one, heaved wide of long on for a couple by Hafeez
14.1 FOUR slower and fuller, and Hafeez gets a thick edge to his big shot and the ball flies fine of short thirdman for a lucky boundary

  14th over

Pakistan 91/3 (14.0)
Haris Sohail 8 (8)
Mohammad Hafeez 8 (6)
Nasir Hossain 2-0-16-0
Ball Runs Commentary
13.6 1 Hafeez steps out and drives it hard to long off
13.5 1 Sohail steps out and drives it past the bowler to long off
13.4 1 arm ball, Hafeez punches it off the backfoot to long off
13.3 1 Sohail moves back and punches the arm ball to long on
13.2 1 Hafeez steps out and drives it to long off
13.1 0 Hafeez moves back for a cut and is beaten by the low bounce

  13th over

Pakistan 86/3 (13.0)
Haris Sohail 6 (6)
Mohammad Hafeez 5 (2)
Arafat Sunny 2-0-23-1
Ball Runs Commentary
12.6 2 Sohail steps out and flicks it to deep mid wicket for two more
12.5 2 Sohail steps out and hammers it flat to the right of long on and gets only two, great stop from Nasir Hossain
12.4 0 Sohail steps out and drives it back to the bowler
12.3 1 flighted and Hafeez steps out to drive it to deep covers
12.2 FOUR great start from Hafeez as he steps out and whacks it flat towards the vacant wide long on region for a first ball boundary
12.1 STUMPED OUT appeal for a stumping as Mukhtar makes room and misses his big shot down the legside. TV Umpire has been called in. He was out of his crease and Mukhtar is very slow in realizing that and by the time he drags his back leg into the crease, a smart Mushifur stumps him out having collected the arm ball! Mukhtar Ahmed st Muhsfiqur b Sunny 37 (30)
12.1 1 wide fired full down the legside and Mukhtar misses his sweep

  12th over

Pakistan 76/2 (12.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 37 (29)
Haris Sohail 2 (3)
Nasir Hossain 1-0-11-0
Ball Runs Commentary
11.6 1 near yorker, Mukhtar flicks it to mid wicket and gets a single
11.5 1 Sohail steps out and flicks it to long on
11.4 1 Mukhtar stays in his crease and mishits this big shot high in the air, and it falls short of deep covers
11.3 FOUR Terrible fielding to his right by Soumya Sarkar and it is a boundary towards long off to a step out and lofted shot from Mukhtar
11.3 1 wide short and wide outside off to Mukhtar
11.2 2 Mukhtar swings this full ball wide of long on, a fumble results in a second
11.1 1 Sohail steps out and punches the offie to long on

  11th over

Pakistan 65/2 (11.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 29 (25)
Haris Sohail 0 (1)
Mustafizur Rahman 3-0-16-1
Ball Runs Commentary
10.6 0 back of length and Mukhtar defends it to the bowler
10.5 1 lb Almost an lbw! This is a length ball which kept low and came back sharply to strike the pad of the left handed Sohail but Umpire thought it was going down leg.
10.4 CAUGHT Appeal for a caught behind from Mushfiqur and the Umpire lifts his finger. Afridi asking for a review which isn’t there for this match. This was a lovely short of length delivery which pitched on middle and cut away, and seems to have taken a feather edge to the keeper. Unplayable ball!
10.4 1 wide this is full and wide outside off to Afridi
10.3 SIX banged in short and Afridi swings his arms to pull this over deep squareleg for a six!
10.2 2 Afridi flicks the full ball wide of mid wicket for two more
10.1 2 Afridi shuffles back and tucks it to square fine leg for a couple

  10th over

Pakistan 53/1 (10.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 28 (23)
Shahid Afridi 2 (5)
Mashrafe Mortaza 3-0-19-0
Ball Runs Commentary
9.6 1 short of length, Afridi steers it to thirdman
9.5 1 back of length, Mukhtar punches it to extra covers and takes a chancy single. Direct hit and that would have been gone at the bowling end
9.4 1 back of length, Afridi flicks it uppishly through mid wicket
9.3 0 Gets in line and drives this back to the diving bowler does Afridi
9.2 0 Afridi moves across his stumps for a big flick and gets beaten by the full ball which moved away outside off
9.1 0 Afridi moves back to punch it through covers and gets beaten by the away  movement

  9th over

Pakistan 50/1 (9.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 28 (23)
Ahmed Shehzad 17 (31)
Taskin Ahmed 2-0-10-1
Ball Runs Commentary
8.6 CAUGHT slower length ball and Shehzad lifts it towards long off where the fielder dives forward to take a low catch! Almost a noball from Taskin! Shehzad c Mortaza b Taskin Ahmed 17 (31)
8.5 1 slower short of length, Mukhtar drags it through mid wicket for one to bring up Pakistan’s 50
8.4 0 banged in short with pace, and Mukhtar is beaten for pace in a pull around off
8.3 0 slower back of length delivery and Mukhtar is foxed in his cut shot which he plays early and misses
8.2 SIX first six of the match, Mukhtar swings across the line and sends the length ball sailing over wide long on for maximum!
8.1 0 nice bouncer to beat Mukhtar’s attempted upper cut

  8th over

Pakistan 43/0 (8.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 21 (18)
Ahmed Shehzad 17 (30)
Mashrafe Mortaza 2-0-16-0
Ball Runs Commentary
7.6 0 very dumb from Shehzad, moves around the crease and ends up falling across trying to paddle this length ball to fine leg, gets beaten outside off
7.5 1 lb ridiculous paddle sweep attempted by Mukhtar, the ball takes the pad and rolls behind squareleg
7.4 FOUR slower and fuller, Mukhtar makes room and hammers it straight down the ground past Mortaza for a boundary
7.3 1 Shehzad waits on the backfoot and flicks it to deep squareleg
7.2 2 This time Shehzad watches the ball and whips it in the air to deep mid wicket and takes a risky second
7.1 0 Shehzad throws his bat at this full ball outside off and makes no connection

  7th over

Pakistan 35/0 (7.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 17 (16)
Ahmed Shehzad 14 (26)
Taskin Ahmed 2-0-2-0
Ball Runs Commentary
6.6 0 Mukhtar attempts a big hit over covers and gets beaten by the full ball outside off
6.5 1 Shehzad jumps down the track and drives it on the up to deep covers
6.4 1 Mukhtar flicks this length ball wide of mid wicket and takes a sharp single
6.3 1 sharp short of length ball, Shehzad taps it behind point for one
6.2 0 Shehzag waits back for a cut and is beaten for pace and bounce
6.1 1 lb leg bye taken from squareleg as Mukhtar misses his flick to the full ball slanting down leg

  6th over

Pakistan 29/0 (6.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 16 (13)
Ahmed Shehzad 12 (23)
Shakib Al Hasan 2-0-2-0
Ball Runs Commentary
5.6 0 Shehzad attempts a sweep but doesn’t get hold of it
5.5 1 bye Mukhtar steps out to this flighted delivery which follows him down the legside but the keeper missed out in a tough stumping
5.4 1 Shehzad drives this full toss to mid off and risks a single
5.3 0 Shehzad pushes the yorker to covers
5.2 0 chance of a run out at the non striker’s end but there was no direct hit. This was after Shehzad had stepped out and got hit on the pad, the ball rolled towards covers
5.1 0 flighted, and Shehzad makes room and drives it back to the bowler

  5th over

Pakistan 29/0 (5.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 16 (12)
Ahmed Shehzad 11 (18)
Arafat Sunny 1-0-13-0
Ball Runs Commentary
4.6 FOUR Mukhtar backs away and punches it inside out between extra covers and mid off to find a boundary!
4.5 1 use of the feet and Shehzad flicks it to wide long on
4.4 0 Sweep shot from Shehzad but can only drag it straight to short fine leg
4.3 FOUR Better strike this time, Shehzad steps out again, and whacks this flat over widish mid on for another boundary
4.2 FOUR Shehzad steps out, it is a flatter ball but he manages to lift it wide of mid on to find a lucky boundary
4.1 0 Shehzad makes room but forced to defend it to the bowler

  4th over

Pakistan 16/0 (4.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 12 (11)
Ahmed Shehzad 2 (13)
Mashrafe Mortaza 1-0-9-0
Ball Runs Commentary
3.6 0 back of length giving no room, Mukhtar forced to defend it to the bowler
3.5 0 beaten, slightly shorter from Mortaza and Mukhtar looking to lift it on the up misses his shot outside off
3.4 FOUR this is a clean strike from Mukhtar, flat over extra covers for a boundary, nicely struck to this full juicy ball
3.3 FOUR rash shot for sure from Mukhtar as he slaps this full ball on the up, uppishly over extra covers
3.2 1 better timing this time as Shehzad punches it off the backfoot to the right of point for a quick run
3.1 0 Shehzad wants to play a big shot but drags it on the bounce to mid on

  3rd over

Pakistan 7/0 (3.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 4 (7)
Ahmed Shehzad 1 (11)
Mustafizur Rahman 2-0-5-0
Ball Runs Commentary
2.6 1 Not going to be a maiden, slightly fuller and Shehzad edges his drive uppishly to thirdman
2.5 0 Again, the left-arm medium pacer goes past the outside edge of Shehzad who is not sure of his footwork!
2.4 0 slower one is it? This ball nicely cut away past the outside edge of Shehzad
2.3 0 down the track is Shehzad and he cracks a drive straight to covers
2.2 0 Beaten all ends up is Shehzad as this length ball curves in but seams away
2.1 0 Shehzad wants to drive this on the up to covers and gets beaten by the away movement

  2nd Over

Pakistan 6/0 (2.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 4 (7)
Ahmed Shehzad 0 (5)
Shakib Al Hasan 1-0-1-0
Ball Runs Commentary
1.6 0 This time Mukhtar plays within the crease but can only push it back to Shakib
1.5 0 Mukhtar steps out and pushes it to covers
1.4 1 lb Shehzad steps out and is hit on the pad in a flick, gets a leg bye
13 1 Mukhtar steps out and drags his drive through squareleg, gets a single
1.2 0 This time Mukhtar steps out but flicks it straight to mid on
1.1 0 Mukhtar flicks this off his pads to short fine leg

  1st Over – Pakistan Batting

Pakistan 4/0 (1.0)
Mukhtar Ahmed 3 (2)
Ahmed Shehzad 0 (4)
Mustafizur Rahman 1-0-4-0
Ball Runs Commentary
0.6 0 Shehzad drives this full ball carefully to covers
0.5 0 Shehzad moves back to defend it to mid off
0.4 0 Shehzad checks his drive to this full ball and ends up pushing it on the bounce to mid off!
0.3 0 Shehzad gets beaten all ends up by one that pitched around off and seamed away!
0.2 3 Mukhtar drives this on the up between point and covers, enough time to get three
0.1 0 Mukhtar defends this solidly to mid off. Mustafizur is a left-arm medium pacer.
0.1 1 wide debutant to debutant, this is a poor length ball down the legside to Mukhtar and will be a wide.

  Weather conditions

It is cloudy at Dhaka and we could have some rain. But there is also breeze which could blow away the clouds.

  Toss and Teams

Pakistan have won the toss and opted to bat first. Soumya Sarkar and Mustafizur Rahman are going to make their T20I debut. Pakistan have two T20I debutants in leg-spinner Mukhtar Ahmed and Mohammad Rizwan. Well here are the two playing XIs for this Only T20I at the Shere Bangla National Stadium:

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (Wicket Keeper), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain), Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman

Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfraz Ahmed (Wicket Keeper), Shahid Afridi (Captain), Mukhtar Ahmed, Sohail Tanvir, Wahab Riaz, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal

  Squads

Welcome to the Live Ball by Ball Commentary of Bangladesh vs Pakistan, Only T20I at Dhaka on Apr 24, 2015. The match is going to start 6:30 local/12:30 GMT/18:00 IST. This Commentary will be brought to you by OyeCricket.com.

Bangladesh Squad: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (Wicket Keeper), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain), Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Rony Talukdar, Abul Hasan, Litton Das

Pakistan Squad: Ahmed Shehzad, Sarfraz Ahmed (Wicket Keeper), Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan, Saad Nasim, Shahid Afridi (Captain), Wahab Riaz, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Imran Khan, Mukhtar Ahmed

 

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