The opposition’s best batsman, Mohammad Yousuf, scored a hundred. Shahid Afridi hit 27 off 11 balls. Bangladesh’s top scorer was their number ten, Mashrafe Mortaza. Shakib al Hasan was out first ball.
There are four more of these fixtures. How are we going to get through them? Does anybody know anything about being really dangerously into gambling? How do you do that? Television has taught us that you win and win and win and then, when you bet an extraordinary amount, you lose. But in our experience, you lose straight away, get disheartened and don’t bet again for another three years.