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Old June 7, 2008, 07:50 PM
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Default Magic Moments Relive (Best of Mashrafe, Last Over Thriller, Song) - Part 5

MAGIC MOMENTS RELIVE (BEST OF MASHRAFE, LAST OVER THRILLER, SONG) - PART 5

In this edition of Magic Moments Part 5, I have included A CRICKET SONG COMMEMORATING BANGLADESH’S VICTORY OVER INDIA IN WORLD CUP 2007, BEST OF MASHRAFE AND BANGLDESH’S HISTORIC VICTORY AGAINST KENYA IN 1997 EDITION OF ICC TROPHY.

In view of the ensuing Triangular Cricket tournament starting tomorrow at Dhaka I have made it a 2 in 1 ie two major items in one thread plus as a bonus a very soulful song that will touch the heart of every one.

SONG - WIN AGAINST INDIA IN WORLD CUP 2007

I will start this version of magic moments with a soulful song commemorating our famous win against India.

It displays how our players rejoiced by sharing their feelings with fans
and some rare still photos of Bashar, Ash, Mashrafe, Rahim, Saqib, Razzaq, Nafees, Shahadat in rejoicing mood.

Here’s the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbteB...eature=related


BEST OF MASHRAFE

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is one of three God’s Gifts to Bangladesh in Cricket, the other two being Ashraful and Tamim which I have already covered in past magic moments.

He was fortunate to be under the tutelage of one the great West Indian pace bowlers of the past-Andy Roberts who imparted tricks of his trade to this Bangladesh lad in 2001 who would later to become our Key bowler.

He made both One day and Test debut against Zimbabwe at Dhaka in 2001-02.

If Ashraful was responsible for engineering memorable victories for Bangladesh from batting aspect, Mashrafe was the master architect from the bowling aspect.

A case in point would be his key role in our stunning win against India in the world cup one dayer in 2007 where Mashrafe took 4 wickets for 38 runs from 9.3 overs.

He was the man who made initial strikes bowling Sehwag all ends up in the second over and subsequently removing danger man Robin Uthappa.

He got rid of Ajit Agarkar in his second spell and finished off in style in the final over by removing Munaf Patel.

He deservedly won the Man of the Match Award for his match winning performance.

In the match against the redoubtable South Africa he could not do much with the ball.

However he more than made up with a cavalier knock of 25 runs from only 16 balls and clouting 3 majestic fours and 1 towering six that really helped Bangladesh to put up a match winning total.

Back at home against India he excelled both with the bat and ball.

One of the significant innings that he played was in the 2nd one dayer against India where he made a memorable 42 that included 4 sixes in one over and in which he amassed 26 runs from the bowling of Dinesh Mongia which by the way is a Bangladesh record for most runs in an over.

He also batted splendidly against India in the tests scoring priceless innings of 79 in the first test and another 70 in the second one.

During that series he became Bangladesh's top scorer of runs as well as joint highest in wickets in the series and in the process established himself as an all rounder.

One of the key milestones of his career is that in the calendar year 2006 he became the highest wicket taker in ODIs, taking 49 wickets which is a great achievement for him and Bangladesh as well.

His best bowing figures is 6 wickets for 26 runs against Kenya in 2006 at Nairobi.

Quite rightly he has been rewarded with the mantle of Vice Captaincy.

Let’s now relive magic moments of Mashrafe Mortaza.

Best of Mashrafe, Narail Express

Here’s the link :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVUHkaRJTT8


Mashrafe vs Sehwag

Here’s the link :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1ieHWjteJk


Mashrafe vs Wasim

Here’s the link :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWdZL4vsZM0

Mashrafe Mortaza Yorker vs. Zimbabwe

Here’s the link :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6z1bFFuL1oY

Mashrafe Sixes

Here’s the link :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2ObF8HcA6E

Mashrafe – Interview

Here’s the link :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoNse...eature=related

Mashrafe - GP Pacer Hunt 2007 TV Ad

Here’s the link :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90Q0etmDTk8


Mashrafe wedding

Here’s the link :

http://youtube.com/watch?v=hvV83R9rRc8&feature=related

BANGLDESH’S HISTORIC VICTORY AGAINST KENYA IN 1997 ICC TROPHY

One of the matches that every BD fan will remember is our famous win against Kenya in ICC TROPHY that was held in Kuala Lumpur on April 12,13 1997.

Batting first Kenya amassed a massive total of 251 for seven built on a magnificent innings of 147 from Steve Tikolo containing 12 fours and 3 sixes from 151 balls. It is unfortunate that despite this stunner from him he came out on the losing side.

But on that day Luck was on our side as because of rain the match had to be extended to the next day and was reduced to a target of 166 from 25 overs by D/L method .

Bangladesh started nervously losing first wicket of Naimur Rahman with nothing on the board. Quite rightly Rafiq was sent to open and he responded splendidly with a quick fire 26 from 15 balls that included 2 glorious sixes and 2 exquisite fours.

There were also useful contributions from Nannu (26), Bulbul(37), and Akram Khan(22).

However credit must be given to Khaled Masud and Hasibul Hossain who held their nerves in the last over and sealed the fate in Bangadesh’s favor.

Here’s a countdown of the last over.

Bangladesh required 11 runs from 6 balls.

It happened like this :

First ball 6 hit by Khaled Mashud
Second ball No run
Third ball Wide – 1 run
Fourth ball 1 run taken
Fifth ball Hasibul Hossain takes strike - No run ( 3 runs required 2 balls remaining)
Sixth ball 2 runs taken (scores level one ball remaining)
Seventh ball* Hasibul Hossain strikes. 1 run taken – Way to go

* One extra ball as third ball was wide.

Bangladesh records historic win.

This performance is historically important because it paved the way for BD to eventually acquire Test Status in June 2000

Lets enjoy and relive those magical moments

KENYA INNINGS

Here’s the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDRyf2Z5Y0o

BANGLADESH INNINGS

Here’s the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kYY8es1ZPQ

THE MEMORABLE LAST OVER

Here’s the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFVbc5Cxaog

Feedback.

Now time for feedback

A feedback is very helpful for developing future threads and posts.

This always helps to make future threads and posts better which is good for all and sundry .

I will appreciate if readers can spontaneously provide feedbacks.

Thanks for the time and cooperation everybody.

Allah Hafez.

Cheers!

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Old June 7, 2008, 11:16 PM
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I hope our Tigers would give something in this series to keep you going...
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I hope our Tigers would give something in this series to keep you going...
Hello Kalpurush Bhaiyya,

Thanks for the feedback.

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Old June 9, 2008, 10:57 AM
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Hello Ehteshamul.

I must mention here that i enjoy reading your posts. i am not Bangladeshi, but when i see your enthusiasm and love for Bangladeshi cricket, it warms my heart. You just post the good and decide to leave out all the negatives. I thought i was the only one who did this. Sometimes I am fed up with all the negativity here, especially when Ash is already buried by fans here.
I for one never dreamed that i would even bother about cricket in Bangladesh, but I was in Colombo in 2001, I saw a young 17 yr old lad who made his test century debut against some lethal bowling and from that day i started to follow his career. In my heart I cannot believe what i am seeing of Ash, he is changing his batting style, and I dont like it, I think that Siddons is
tinkering with him too much. yesterday i saw an Ashraful who lacked drive and confidence in himself. Even if he got out quickly, he always used to be positive. I have never seen this in him and I only pray that it is temporary.
Thank you for injecting some hope in fans like myself that one day BD will once again be proud of their young cricketers. WE are all hoping that one day we will see repeats of a few great wins against stronger teams.
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Hello Ehteshamul.

I must mention here that i enjoy reading your posts. i am not Bangladeshi, but when i see your enthusiasm and love for Bangladeshi cricket, it warms my heart. You just post the good and decide to leave out all the negatives. I thought i was the only one who did this. Sometimes I am fed up with all the negativity here, especially when Ash is already buried by fans here.
I for one never dreamed that i would even bother about cricket in Bangladesh, but I was in Colombo in 2001, I saw a young 17 yr old lad who made his test century debut against some lethal bowling and from that day i started to follow his career. In my heart I cannot believe what i am seeing of Ash, he is changing his batting style, and I dont like it, I think that Siddons is
tinkering with him too much. yesterday i saw an Ashraful who lacked drive and confidence in himself. Even if he got out quickly, he always used to be positive. I have never seen this in him and I only pray that it is temporary.
Thank you for injecting some hope in fans like myself that one day BD will once again be proud of their young cricketers. WE are all hoping that one day we will see repeats of a few great wins against stronger teams.
Hello Zainab Bhaiyya.

Thanks for the feedback and appreciation.

I read some of your posts and I must admit you have great insights about cricket.

Allah Hafez.

Cheers!
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ehteshamul bhai, its me wo made best of Mashrafe video. Quality is not. I was new video editor then.
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ehteshamul bhai, its me wo made best of Mashrafe video. Quality is not. I was new video editor then.

Hello Shardul Bhaiyya,

It was a good job you have done. Why don't you do more since you have skills ?

I think you should do best of Saqib - He is Video on Demand. I can help you with contents that is which innings you should include. You should not give up this talent of yours.

It requires a lot of thinking and creativity to do that.

All the best to you.

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Thanks very much Ehteshamul for fulfilling my requests and im sure many others! Really enjoyed watching the Kenya 1997 game, brought back so many good memories. Havent seen the mash vids yet, but really appreciate your good work.

Keep up the good work mate!
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Thanks very much Ehteshamul for fulfilling my requests and im sure many others! Really enjoyed watching the Kenya 1997 game, brought back so many good memories. Havent seen the mash vids yet, but really appreciate your good work.

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Hello Yameen Bhaiyya,

Thanks for the feedback and kind appreciation. I will include one other suggestion of yours in my next magic moments.

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ehteshamul bro, zainab is an apa!
but seriously dude, you do bring some good positive energy in here!
thank you for being!
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ehteshamul bro, zainab is an apa!
but seriously dude, you do bring some good positive energy in here!
thank you for being!
WELCOME BACK!

Hello Bujhee kom Bhaiyya,

Welcome back! Haven't heard from you for a while.

Your words have always been encouraging and inspiring.

I appreciate that.

Take care.

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Good job. You really do care dont you about the feedback of members? Thats good.
I like it that i can find all th videos compiled in the same place.
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Good job. You really do care dont you about the feedback of members? Thats good.
I like it that i can find all th videos compiled in the same place.
Hello Bancan Bhaiyya,

Thanks for the feedback and appreciation. You are also spot on in your last last line observation.

That is a very good observation indeed.

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i haven't seen all the vedoes yet.. they're gonna take me a while.. but i'll do it.. it's awesome.. thanks etheshamul bhayya.. it rox!!
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ok.. i can't watch the first video.. the won about the song-win against india in world cup.. youtube is like its not available.. is it just me or is anyone else having trouble viewing it??
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Hello Ehteshamul Bhaiya:

Quote:

Hello Zainab Bhaiyya.

Thanks for the feedback and appreciation.

I read some of your posts and I must admit you have great insights about cricket.

Allah Hafez.

Cheers!

I am a sister here. everyone was surprised when they found out my gender, also, the fact that I am a Guyanese and should be following West Indian cricket. I do follow all the teams playing at the moment, but my heart is always with these young BD cricketers and Ashraful is the reason for this. I grew to love this young guy when I saw this slightly built lad hammering the likes of Vaas and Murali in 2001. I thought that this was young genius at its best, but sadly something has gone wrong with him, and it makes me so sad to see the bad form that he is going through.
I recently did an Umrah trip and I prayed for his success in front of the KABAH< AND I am hoping that Allah answers these prayers.
My favourites are Ash of course, Tamim and Rahim. I was very upset when he was dropped that i stopped watching any games.
I used to come to Ash's defense when everyone here bashes him, but i have stopped, as fans here told me that I am too emotional.
Anyhow, keep posting your positive thoughts, you have a fan here.
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Hello Zainab Bhaiyya.

Thanks for the feedback and appreciation.

I read some of your posts and I must admit you have great insights about cricket.

Allah Hafez.

Cheers!


I am a sister here. everyone was surprised when they found out my gender, also, the fact that I am a Guyanese and should be following West Indian cricket. I do follow all the teams playing at the moment, but my heart is always with these young BD cricketers and Ashraful is the reason for this. I grew to love this young guy when I saw this slightly built lad hammering the likes of Vaas and Murali in 2001. I thought that this was young genius at its best, but sadly something has gone wrong with him, and it makes me so sad to see the bad form that he is going through.
I recently did an Umrah trip and I prayed for his success in front of the KABAH< AND I am hoping that Allah answers these prayers.
My favourites are Ash of course, Tamim and Rahim. I was very upset when he was dropped that i stopped watching any games.
I used to come to Ash's defense when everyone here bashes him, but i have stopped, as fans here told me that I am too emotional.
Anyhow, keep posting your positive thoughts, you have a fan here.
Hello Zainab Apu,

You have really stumped me on the gender. I actually discussed it with my wife this morning. She also confirmed that Zainab is a woman's name and not man .

I apologize for this. I actually learned my mother tongue Bengalee in my 8th grade. I was brought up in American Missionary School and College. Whatever bengalee I picked up was because of special attention from my late mother.I am not that familiar with many Bengalee names and so I run into a mess once in a while.

I like the insights you put in your posts and also your kind feedback and appreciation of my posts and threads which is a hallmark of a good reader.

I am a great fan of West Indian Cricket and cricketers.

Sir Frank Worrel is my all time Best captain
that have ever donned West Indian Cricket.

Richards is my all time Best Batsman.

Sobers is my all time Best Allrounder.

I often relive the games of the genius pace quartet of Holdings, Croft, Garner, Marshall.I dont think there will ever be those kind of pace bowlers

I miss the genius of Lawrence Rowe who met a premature death.

Also Lance Gibbs one of the finest spinner West Indies ever produced.

I relive moments of outstanding wicket keeper batsman Jeff Dujon who was so good at batting that he could get selected purely on his batting capablities.

Who can forget Haynes and Greenidge probably the best ever opening pair the world has seen and produced.

The Legendary Three W's of the past - Weeks, Worrel and Walcot.In their days they were a terror to the opposing bowlers. They could massacre any type of bowling with relative ease.

From your country Guyana Chanderpaul and Sarwan - Both are world class players.

These days Chanderpaul has become almost impossible to be dislodged.

The two yesteryear geniuses from Guyana - Rohan Kanhai and Alvin Kallicharan..

They were pure class and master craftsmen .

Who can forget the beating legendary Dennis Lillee took at the hands of Kallicharan in the world cup of 1975.

Last but not the least the incomparable Brian lara.This kind of cricketer is born once in a century.

No kidding my knowldege of West Indian cricketers as you can see is as good if not better than a West Indian fan.[lol]

Thanks Zainab Apu for everything.

Take care.

Allah Hafez.

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Old June 11, 2008, 09:13 PM
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i haven't seen all the vedoes yet.. they're gonna take me a while.. but i'll do it.. it's awesome.. thanks etheshamul bhayya.. it rox!!

THANKS!

Hello Cricfreak Bhaiyya,

Thanks for you feedback and appreciation.

To be honest with you when I conceived the idea of Magic moments on Mashrafe you were first and foremost in my mind.

What is Mashrafee to you is equivalent to what Ash, Tamim and Junaed for me.

I know how much you like and adore mashrafe from the zeal, interest, comments and observations you express in different posts on Mashrafe

Enjoy the Best of Mashrafe to your heart's content.

Allah Hafez.

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ok.. i can't watch the first video.. the won about the song-win against india in world cup.. youtube is like its not available.. is it just me or is anyone else having trouble viewing it??
Hello crikfreak Bhaiyya,

The link is working fine.

If clicking the hyperlink does not work. Try the following way.

Open Internet Explorer. Copy and past the hyperlink and paste on the Internet explorer.

It should work.

Good Luck!

Allah Hafez.

Cheers!
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Old June 12, 2008, 02:25 AM
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Hello Ehteshamul Bhaiya
I am amazed to know that you are very well versed about WI cricket. They were the heydays of WI cricket glory. Kallicharan of Guyana is married to one of my uncle's daughters and they live in England.
In the early days, it was Ramadin and Valentine. I am sad to see that WI cricket has gone down the drain, they are having a bad patch at the moment, but billionaire Stanford has given lots of money for training and coaches, in the recent SL series, I have seen improvement, also against Australia. Chanderpaul is a great friend of my brother, also used to play for the Police team in Georgetown. a bowler has to fight hard for his wicket. He is a slow and steady guy.
When I met the BD players in Colombo, they told me that they are great admirers of past great WI cricketers. Clive LLoyd is from Guyana and he is the great captain who led WI to their first world cup victory.
Gordon Greenidge was also BD coach and during the 20/20 world cup, one of the commentators remarked that Ashraful bats a bit like GG.
Anyhow, in that match I was supporting BD and not WI, and was happy when they won.
I hope that one day WI cricket can be what it was, but the present cricketers lack discipline and commitment and I think the same thing is happening in BD cricket. years ago, these players hardly earned money, they played for their country and the love of cricket. They did not have physio and a whole troop travelling with them. Now cricketers are spoilt and pampered.
Yesterday, I saw a part of the replay 20/20 match between WI and BD, watched at Ash's innings and wish that we can see that spark and laugh again.
Keep posting, you are a breath of fresh air on this forum, many times i am upset by all the negativity,bashings and harsh criticisms,especially what happened to Mushy, so your posts instill hope that all is not lost. i enjoyed the videos, and it warms my heart to see that you make the time to do all these things so that your friends here can enjoy

Have a great day

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Old June 13, 2008, 06:27 AM
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Hello Ehteshamul Bhaiya
I am amazed to know that you are very well versed about WI cricket. They were the heydays of WI cricket glory. Kallicharan of Guyana is married to one of my uncle's daughters and they live in England.
In the early days, it was Ramadin and Valentine. I am sad to see that WI cricket has gone down the drain, they are having a bad patch at the moment, but billionaire Stanford has given lots of money for training and coaches, in the recent SL series, I have seen improvement, also against Australia. Chanderpaul is a great friend of my brother, also used to play for the Police team in Georgetown. a bowler has to fight hard for his wicket. He is a slow and steady guy.
When I met the BD players in Colombo, they told me that they are great admirers of past great WI cricketers. Clive LLoyd is from Guyana and he is the great captain who led WI to their first world cup victory.
Gordon Greenidge was also BD coach and during the 20/20 world cup, one of the commentators remarked that Ashraful bats a bit like GG.
Anyhow, in that match I was supporting BD and not WI, and was happy when they won.
I hope that one day WI cricket can be what it was, but the present cricketers lack discipline and commitment and I think the same thing is happening in BD cricket. years ago, these players hardly earned money, they played for their country and the love of cricket. They did not have physio and a whole troop travelling with them. Now cricketers are spoilt and pampered.
Yesterday, I saw a part of the replay 20/20 match between WI and BD, watched at Ash's innings and wish that we can see that spark and laugh again.
Keep posting, you are a breath of fresh air on this forum, many times i am upset by all the negativity,bashings and harsh criticisms,especially what happened to Mushy, so your posts instill hope that all is not lost. i enjoyed the videos, and it warms my heart to see that you make the time to do all these things so that your friends here can enjoy

Have a great day

Allah Hafez
Hello Zainab Apu,

I am very impressed by your knowledge of both Bangladesh and West Indies cricket.

Sorry I missed to mention about Clive Lloyd in my post on West Indian greats.

Surely the Best Captain after Sir Frank Worrell. He led from the front.

Wow! What a Captains knock he played in the 1975 world cup against Australia.

It was pure magic . I may dare say that it was under Clive Lloyd that West Indies became invincible in the seventies and eighties.

Allah Hafez.

Cheers!

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Thanks Ehteshamul Bhaiya for responding to my posts.

Actually, it was Clive Lloyd who revived WI cricket at one time when it was going downhill. They were badly beaten by the Aussies, he called his team and made them promise that they will never be mishandled by another team again. He chose pace bowling in his attack and from that day WI cricket was on a roll, no other country could beat them until India did so in 1972 in Guyana.
Even so, they still bounced back and began a decline in the late 90's. Stanford has promised that they will be No 5 in the rankings in the next couple of years.
At the moment, my next best team is India for they have exciting young cricketers who can deliver the goods.
I grew up in Guyana and all in the WI are cricket crazy. Cricket is not an easy game, it is truly a mind game, it takes grit and determination and sometimes I wonder how some cricketers can continue with it, it is a great mental strain for it generates a lot of pressure.
BD cricket team is still my favourite, for there is still hope for them and that is the secret to life, there is always tomorrow.
Since Ash took on the captaincy, his performance has deteriorated badly, but if he concedes, who can be captain? Bashar or Mashud should have continued until Ash is 25.
Anuhow, let's hope that Ash is not completely demoralized, he seems to have some grit in him.
Thanks

Allah Hafez
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