Gale departed in the next over for 27 off 25 balls with four boundaries when he cut Claude Henderson to Allenby at backward point, but a 46-run stand between Michael Vaughan and Jacques Rudolph kept the score ticking over
Together they kept the scoreboard ticking over
before Regan was bowled for 42 and Kane, joined by Martin Bean, had reached 72 when the target was overhauled.
Kamran Akmal (25) and Butt put on 75 for the first wicket to give the visitors a solid platform, while Shahid AfridiA (20) and a quickfire 39 from Misbah-ul-Haq ensured Shoaib Malik's men kept the scoreboard ticking over
. Bangladesh were still in with a shout, however, after left-armer Abdur Razzaq and Alok Kapali both claimed three scalps each for the hosts, while strike bowler Mashrafe Mortaza picked up two wickets.
Mohammad Hafeez (36) and Taufeeq Umar (17) put on 45 for the first wicket before Misbah-ul-Haq (42) and Latif (38) kept the scoreboard ticking over
. Malik struck seven fours and a six, sharing a rapid 72 with Latif.
They have had little practice in overcoming the less celebrated practitioners of slow bowling, though, and the problems in keeping the scoreboard ticking over
when conditions favoured the bowler.
Kadeer Ali led the charge, chalking up his third consecutive century by scoring 107, while Jeet Raval (41) and Rawlston Tappin (50) kept the scoreboard ticking over
Dave Lamb (37) and Alex Fisher (24) did their best to keep the scoreboard ticking over
but in the end their battle was lost, Mike Bevan (3-19) posted the best bowling figures for Water Orton as he finished off the innings in the 46th over.
After 10 overs, the Royals had moved to 74 for one, Swapnil Asnodkar keeping the scoreboard ticking over
without doing anything flashy.
Four overs later Anderson claimed his second victim and strengthened England's dominant position when captain Mahela Jayawardene, frustrated at his failure to keep the scoreboard ticking over
, went on the offensive.
John Armstrong (53 not out) and Nick Caunce (25) kept the score ticking over
for Ormskirk in the face of good bowling from David Snellgrove (3-14) as they reached 122-6 off their 20 overs.
After winning the toss and electing to bat, the highlight of the visitors' innings was an unbeaten 103 from Dave Wilcock-son in a total of 228-4, Julian Morris 3-46, but in reply the Flintshire side's opening pair Phil Davies (84) and Glenn Chambers (85) kept the scoreboard ticking over
Mark Ramprakash used his vast experience to keep the innings ticking over
by hitting 23 off 24 balls, but none of Surrey's bighitters contributed when it mattered and they almost stuttered to the climax of their innings.
As batsmen we have to find ways of keeping the board ticking over
or it costs you."
Hutchinson (29) quickly followed but skipper Danny Kitchen kept the scoreboard ticking over
with a fine 32, helping his side to 128-4.
The Waughs steadily kept the score ticking over
and added 30 for the fourth wicket before Mark gave a return catch to spinner Saqlain Mushtaq.