Sunday, 23 November 2014

Bangladesh Beat Zimbabway in 2nd ODI

Bangladesh overwhelmed Zimbabwe in the second ODI that saw the fortunes of both teams seesawing and combined their lead in the five-match series. Mashrafe Mortaza's three early wickets were trailed by a crushing fight which proceeded till the 42nd over when the home side made the completing move.

Zimbabwe weren't relinquishing the pursuit until that point, especially with Elton Chigumbura beginning to open up with a whirlwind of limits. By then, Sabbir Rahman's immediate hit got the Zimbabwe skipper short of the fold, successfully finishing their possibilities of a last ambush at the 252-run target. They were inevitably knocked down some pins out for 183 runs in 44.5 overs, the match finishing with Arafat Sunny taking three wickets in one over.

Bangladesh had all the earmarks of being in dangerous territory at the innings break after a breakdown from 158 for no misfortune to 204 for 6 in the space of 10.2 overs. Each fall of wicket was promptly trailed by an alternate. Tamim Iqbals' was the first wicket to fall in the 34th over, closure Bangladesh's second-most elevated opening association in Odis and it was trailed by the wicket of Shakib Al Hasan off the following conveyance. Shakib missed a straight one from Vusi Sibanda to gather his fourth brilliant duck in Odis.

Anamul Haque was the third batsman to fall, eminently gotten by Sibanda at point, after he had made 80 off 110 balls. Two conveyances later, Sabbir Rahman was out for a brief moment ball duck in the wake of being gotten at fine-leg off a top-edged draw. Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim included 31 runs rapidly before tumbling off continuous conveyances to Tafadzwa Kamungozi.

Mahmudullah chipped the ball to long-off, while Mushfiqur neglected to interface a converse range and was out lbw. Bangladesh inevitably made 251, because of Mominul Haque giving a late thrive.

The Zimbabwe openers couldn't duplicate their inverse numbers, in any case. Hamilton Masakadza inside edged Mashrafe's slower offcutter before Vusi Sibanda, in a hurry to play shots, was comparably castled by a speedier offcutter. Sikandar Raza was his third scalp, top edging a shortish conveyance with Mahmudullah running back from spread to finish the get.

Zimbabwe slipped to 50 for 4 in the fourteenth over when Brendan Taylor's endeavored opposite range took his glove, on to Mushfiqur's shoulder before Mahmudullah took an alternate decent get, this time at slip. Further slide was anticipated by Regis Chakabva, who made 32 off 53 balls, and newcomer Solomon Mire. The pair included 65 runs for the fifth wicket in 14.2 overs, keeping them in the region of the obliged run-rate at the stage. Sludge arrived at his lady ODI fifty before long, off 78 balls with two limits, yet he fell next ball - got well by Arafat Sunny at point off Shakib.

A round of feline and mouse began with Shakib playing a lady and doling out one run in the Powerplay however Chigumbura pounding 18 off a Mashrafe over in the middle. Zimbabwe required 77 off the last ten overs, yet Sunny returned and doled out simply a solitary and soon, Chigumbura tumbled to a run-out as the run-rate weight mounted. The innings finished before long, with the following three wickets just including six runs.

Bangladesh's six-wicket crumple barely did equity to Tamim and Anamul, who had given a solid stage - Bangladesh's third 150 or more opening stand and the second-most noteworthy after the 170-run association between Shahriar Hossain and Mehrab Hossain in 1999, additionally against Zimbabwe.

The pair arrived at 50 runs in 13.1 overs to raise Bangladesh's initial 50 or more opening stand since March not long from now. Twelve overs later, they included Bangladesh's ninth century opening stand. They included 77 in the initial 20 overs yet settled down and pushed up the scoring rate, and the following 10 overs delivered 57 runs. Bangladesh took the Powerplay in the 29th over and completed the five-over period with 42 runs for one wicket.

Tamim played some superb shots in his 76 off 98 balls, between times of play when he stalled and held up for the awful balls. There were several edged limits however he peppered the spread and point limits and raised his fifty with a straight six over long-on.

Anamul took as much time as required to settle down. He miscued a couple to the limit yet soon discovered his direction and guaranteed Tamim had the main part of the strike. He drove through spread to raise his 50 off 83 balls and after that lobbed the ball through the same territory for a six. His half-century likewise made it the ninth event when both Bangladesh openers had scored fifties.

The home side eventually predominated, notwithstanding the batting breakdown and Zimbabwe undermining give a true go at the pursuit.