2007 ICC World Twenty20: Australia vs Bangladesh

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Sunday, September 16, 2007

Australia defeated Bangladesh by nine wickets in the Super 8 stage of the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 at Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town, South Africa.

Bangladesh were restricted to just 123 runs from their 20 overs. Having reached 40 runs in the seventh over, Bangladesh lost opening batsman Nazimuddin, caught by Ricky Ponting for 11. Ponting also caught Tamim Iqbal, who was Bangladesh's top scorer with 32 runs off 40 balls. Brett Lee took the first hat trick in Twenty20 internationals, first dismissing Shakib al Hasan, then bowling Mashrafe Mortaza and trapping Alok Kapali lbw. Nathan Bracken took two wickets in two balls in the final over, including that of Aftab Ahmed for 31 runs.

Australia cruised to 124 runs from 13.5 overs, with Matthew Hayden hitting 73 runs off 48 balls. Just one wicket fell during the Australian innings, when Adam Gilchrist was run out for 43.

Toss: Australia won, and chose to field first.

Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Tamim Iqbal c Ponting b Clarke 32 40 3 0 80.00
Nazimuddin c Ponting b Johnson 11 17 2 0 64.70
Aftab Ahmed c Hodge b Bracken 31 34 2 0 91.17
Mohammad Ashraful c Symonds b Clark 7 6 1 0 116.66
Shakib Al Hasan c Gilchrist b Lee 16 11 1 1 145.45
Mashrafe Mortaza b Lee 0 1 0 0 0.00
Alok Kapali lbw b Lee 0 1 0 0 0.00
Farhad Reza c Hussey b Bracken 4 13 0 0 30.76
Mushfiqur Rahim not out 3 2 0 0 150.00
Abdur Razzak not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1; lb 2; w 11; nb 5) 19
Total (8 wickets; 20 overs) 123 9 1

Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Nazimuddin, 6.6 ov), 2-65 (Tamim Iqbal, 10.5 ov), 3-82 (Mohammad Ashraful, 13.1 ov), 4-108 (Shakib Al Hasan, 16.3 ov), 5-108 (Mashrafe Mortaza, 16.4 ov), 6-108 (Alok Kapali, 16.5 ov), 7-120 (Aftab Ahmed, 19.3 ov), 8-120 (Farhad Reza, 19.4 ov)

Did not bat: Syed Rasel

Flag of Australia.svg Australia bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
B Lee 4 0 27 3 6.75
N W Bracken 3 0 14 2 4.66
S R Clark 4 0 13 1 3.25
M G Johnson 4 0 28 1 7.00
A Symonds 2 0 10 0 5.00
M J Clarke 3 0 28 1 9.33
Flag of Australia.svg Australia innings (Target: 124 runs from 20 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
A C Gilchrist run out (Tamim Iqbal/Mushfiqur Rahim) 43 28 1 4 153.57
M L Hayden not out 73 48 9 3 152.08
R T Ponting not out 6 8 0 0 75.00
Extras (w 1; nb 1) 2
Total (1 wicket; 13.5 overs) 124 10 7

Fall of wickets: 1-104 (Gilchrist, 11.3 ov)

Did not bat: A Symonds, M E K Hussey, B J Hodge, M J Clarke, B Lee, M G Johnson, N W Bracken, S R Clark

Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Mashrafe Mortaza 3.5 0 27 0 7.04
Syed Rasel 2 0 25 0 12.50
Abdur Razzak 4 0 34 0 8.50
Shakib Al Hasan 2 0 15 0 7.50
Alok Kapali 2 0 23 0 11.50

Australia: A C Gilchrist (wkt), M L Hayden, R T Ponting (capt), A Symonds, M E K Hussey, B J Hodge, M J Clarke, B Lee, M G Johnson, N W Bracken, S R Clark

Bangladesh:Tamim Iqbal, Nazimuddin, Aftab Ahmed, Mohammad Ashraful (capt), Shakib Al Hasan, Alok Kapali, Farhad Reza, Mushfiqur Rahim (wkt), Mashrafe Mortaza, Syed Rasel, Abdur Razzak

Man of the Match: B Lee (Australia)

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Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and I L Howell (South Africa)
TV Umpire: A L Hill (New Zealand)
Match Referee: R S Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve Umpire: M Erasmus (South Africa)


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