Asia Cup - 6th match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (D/L method)

32.2

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, no run, somehow he keeps this rising back of a length ball down

32.3

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, no run, drive off a low full toss stopped by a leaping point

32.4

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, FOUR, poor line, way down the pads, and a tickle is all that is needed to beat the keeper's dive

32.5

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, no run, on target this time with a length ball, dead-batted to mid off

32.6

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, 1 run, shortish now, pulled away for one to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 126/4   WU Tharanga 5* (5b 1x4)

33.1

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, no run, quick work from Rahim, he had the bails off in a flash as Tharanga was beaten on the forward push, they check with the third umpire but Tharanga had his back foot in the crease all the time

33.2

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, no run, tossed up ball forced back to the bowler

33.3

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, 1 run, pushed wide of cover for one

33.6

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, 1 run, makes room to a shortish one turning in and slaps it past point

Sri Lanka 129/4   WU Tharanga 7* (9b 1x4)

34.1

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, no run, pitched up delivery driven to extra cover

34.2

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, 1 wide, sprayed well down leg from a good length

34.2

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, FOUR, Tharanga picks up four through his favourite area, gets some width outside off stump, bends the back leg and times it past point, pure timing, third man did not move

34.3

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, FOUR, another four, through midwicket now, Shahadat is leaking runs, short and sitting up, he pulls it from outside off and gets it through midwicket

34.4

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, 1 run, more runs, Tharanga back away now and slices to third man

34.6

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, no run, ends with a decent delivery on middle and off which is blocked

Sri Lanka 141/4   WU Tharanga 16* (14b 3x4)

35.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, no run, fuller one defended on to the leg side

35.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 1 run, whipped to deep midwicket

35.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, no run, flat delivery, he backs away and cuts hard, straight to point

35.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, no run, excellent over from Shakib, Tharanga forces a full delivery to him on the bounce

Sri Lanka 144/4   WU Tharanga 17* (18b 3x4)

36.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, 1 run, pitching outside leg stump, strikes him on the pad off an inside edge

Sri Lanka 146/4   WU Tharanga 18* (19b 3x4)

37.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 1 run, worked in front of square leg

37.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 1 run, length ball worked to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 151/4   WU Tharanga 20* (21b 3x4)

38.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, 1 run, back of a length ball on leg, nudged to short fine

38.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, 1 run, slowish and full, flicked to midwicket on the edge of the circle

38.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, 1 run, slower one nudged through midwicket

Sri Lanka 164/4   WU Tharanga 23* (24b 3x4)

39.1

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, no run, turned straight to short fine with the turn

39.2

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, 1 run, down the track and drives to long on, Sri Lanka not going anywhere in the Powerplay

Sri Lanka 165/4   WU Tharanga 24* (26b 3x4)

40.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, no run, tossed up ball worked from middle to square leg

40.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 1 wide, flighted ball goes down the leg side, tharanga misses with the sweep

40.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 1 run, makes room and times the guide wide of short third man

40.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, no run, beats him on the drive with a tossed up ball that goes across with the angle

40.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 1 run, pushes a full ball to long off

Sri Lanka 175/5   WU Tharanga 26* (30b 3x4)

41.1

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, no run, punched to mid on

41.2

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, 1 run, does not get hold of the shot but manages to run the sweep to short fine leg with the spin

41.5

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, 1 wide, fired miles down leg, really poor delivery

41.5

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, FOUR, that will go into the boundary, a dive from sweeper cover cannot prevent the four, Tharanga gets some width and few batsmen time the ball through point better than him

41.6

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, no run, pushed back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 183/6   WU Tharanga 31* (34b 4x4)

43.1

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, 1 run, and immediately the first ball flies off the bat, Tharanga gets forward and thumps the drive to a wide and full delivery, extra cover stops it

43.4

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, 1 run, width outside off, he reaches out and chops it wide of third man who keeps them to one with a quick run to his left

Sri Lanka 186/7   WU Tharanga 33* (36b 4x4)

44.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 2 runs, drives a full delivery wide of sweeper cover to pick up a couple

44.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 1 run, worked off the pad through square leg

44.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, SIX, here comes Tharanga, gets to the pitch and clobbers it high over long on

44.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 1 wide, misses the sweep as Shakib sprays it down leg

44.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, FOUR, another poor delivery down the pads, and this time Tharanga takes toll, gets enough on it to send it racing fine down leg past the keeper

44.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, 1 run, keeps strike with a push to long off

Sri Lanka 202/7   WU Tharanga 47* (41b 5x4 1x6)

45.1

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, no run, runs it straight to backward point

45.2

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, 1 run, short ball swung behind square leg, would have gone for four past short fine had he connected well

45.4

Shahadat Hossain to Tharanga, OUT, important strike, Tharanga goes caught behind, to a full away swinging delivery just outside off, Tharanga bent across, tried to run it away but only managed a thick edge to Rahim

WU Tharanga c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Shahadat Hossain 48 (60m 44b 5x4 1x6) SR: 109.09

Sri Lanka 204/8   WU Tharanga 48 (44b 5x4 1x6)
Tournament Results
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Pakistan won by 2 runs
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 20, 2012
Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (D/L method)
India v Pakistan at Dhaka - Mar 18, 2012
India won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v India at Dhaka - Mar 16, 2012
Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 15, 2012
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 61 balls remaining)
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Photos

Mar 20, 2012

Nasir Hossain jumps in celebration of Bangladesh's win, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 20, 2012

Nasir Hossain jumps in celebration of Bangladesh's win

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Mar 20, 2012

Mahmudullah celebrates Bangladesh's victory, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 20, 2012

Mahmudullah celebrates Bangladesh's victory

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