Australian cricket team in Bangladesh in 2011

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Australian cricket team in Bangladesh in 2011
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Australia
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Bangladesh
Dates 9 April 2011 – 13 April 2011
Captains Michael Clarke Shakib Al Hasan
One Day International series
Result Australia won the 3-match series 3–0
Most runs Shane Watson (294) Mahmudullah (134)
Most wickets Mitchell Johnson (7) Mashrafe Mortaza (5)
Player of the series Shane Watson (Aus)

The Australian cricket team toured Bangladesh between 7 April to 13 April 2011. The tour consisted of three One Day Internationals (ODIs).[1] Michael Clarke was announced as the Australian captain, following Ricky Ponting's resignation.[2]

Squads[edit]

 Australia[2]  Bangladesh

Tour match[edit]

Bangladesh Cricket Board XI vs Australians[edit]

7 April 2011
09:30
Scorecard
Australians 
308/6 (50 overs)
v
Michael Hussey 69* (55)
Shuvagata Hom 1/18 (7 overs)
Maisuqur Rahman 68 (103)
John Hastings 4/15 (7 overs)
Australians won by 90 runs
Narayanganj Osmani Stadium, Fatullah
Umpires: Masudur Rahman (Ban) and Nadir Shah (Ban)
  • Australians won the toss and elected to bat.

ODI series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

9 April
09:30
Scorecard
Australia 
270/7 (50 overs)
v
 Bangladesh
210/5 (50 overs)
Michael Clarke 101 (111)
Suhrawadi Shuvo 3/44 (8 overs)
Tamim Iqbal 62 (89)
Mitchell Johnson 1/23 (8 overs)
Australia won by 60 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
Umpires: Johanes Cloete (SA) and Nadir Shah
Player of the match: Michael Clarke (Aus)
  • Bangladesh won the toss and elected to field.

2nd ODI[edit]

11 April
09:30
Scorecard
Bangladesh 
229/7 (50 overs)
v
 Australia
232/1 (26 overs)
Mushfiqur Rahim 81* (80)
Mitchell Johnson 3/54 (10 overs)
Shane Watson 185* (96)
Shakib Al Hasan 1/35 (7 overs)
Australia won by 9 wickets
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
Umpires: Johanes Cloete (SA) and Sharfuddoula (Ban)
Player of the match: Shane Watson (Aus)
  • Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Shane Watson hit an unbeaten 185, which included a record 15 sixes. His score beat the previous highest ODI score by an Australian (Matthew Hayden's 181 against New Zealand) and the most sixes, previously set by Xavier Marshall with 12 against Canada.[3] The score also included the most boundaries in an ODI innings, beating the previous record of 126 runs in boundaries by Herschelle Gibbs in 2006.[4] It was also the highest proportion of runs scored by a player in an ODI innings, scoring 79.74% of the runs.

3rd ODI[edit]

13 April
14:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
361/8 (50 overs)
v
 Bangladesh
295/6 (50 overs)
Michael Hussey 108 (91)
Abdur Razzak 3/58 (9 overs)
Imrul Kayes 93 (95)
Mitchell Johnson 3/67 (9 overs)
Australia won by 66 runs
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
Umpires: Johanes Cloete (SA) and Enamul Haque
Player of the match: Michael Hussey (Aus)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australia to tour Bangladesh after World Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. 27 February 2011. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Clarke named captain for Bangladesh tour". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Shane Watson hits world-record 15 sixes as Aussies win". BBC Sport. 11 April 2011. Archived from the original on 12 April 2011. Retrieved 11 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Match scorecard". ESPN Cricinfo. 11 April 2011. Archived from the original on 3 May 2011. Retrieved 11 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Mike Hussey hits ton in Australia win over Bangladesh". BBC Sport. 13 April 2011. Archived from the original on 14 April 2011. Retrieved 13 April 2011.