Mohammad Ashraful's Great Knock of 61(27) In Bd vs WI 2007 T20

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    It was the 5th match of the tournament, West Indies taking on Bangladesh in T20 World Cup 2007.

    Bangladesh won the toss, and the captain Mohammad Ashraful elected to field first on a slow wicket that had something for the spinners.

    Syed Rasel was handed hte new ball, ahead of Mashrafe Mortaza and the trick immediately paid off for Bangladesh.

    In the third bowl of the innings, Gayle cut a wide ball straight to point and a wicket was down without a run on the board.

    Chanderpaul arrived at the wicket and put up a partnership of 95 runs with DS Smith before Razzak struck, picking up Chanderpaul.

    Wickers fell at regular intervals afterwards, but and West Indies managed to score 164, courtesy of some lusty blows by DR Smith who scored 29 from just 7 balls at the back end of the innings.

    Shakib Al Hasan picked up 4 wickets for 34 runs and was the best bowler for the tigers.

    In pursuit, Bangladesh lost both the openers with 28 runs on the board when Ashraful and Aftab Ahmed looked to take over.

    Young Ashraful played some devastating shots all around the park, and picked up his half century from just 20 balls and held the record for the fastest fifty for a week or so.

    Aftab Ahmed also contributed as the also went past his 50.

    Ashraful departed for 61, but Aftab continued.

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