Asia Cup - 6th match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

9.3

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, opens up and keeps a back of a length ball down on the pitch

9.4

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, moves well forward and smothers a pitched up ball safely

9.5

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, chopped to point

9.6

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, consecutive maidens, close to off stump and getting bounce from back of a length, played out towards point

Sri Lanka 32/3   HDRL Thirimanne 0* (4b)

10.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Thirimanne, no run, ending on the off stump line, defended solidly down the pitch

10.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Thirimanne, no run, now one headed for middle, blocked off the front foot

10.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Thirimanne, no run, back of a length ball punched to the man at cover

10.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Thirimanne, no run, tries to squeeze this one past point but runs it straight to him, cannot get the run

Sri Lanka 33/3   HDRL Thirimanne 0* (8b)

11.6

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, 1 run, Thirimanne is away finally with a confident straight push past the non-striker to a pitched up ball, mid off gets around to it

Sri Lanka 35/3   HDRL Thirimanne 1* (9b)

12.1

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, 1 run, starts off short, starts off wide, but sweeper cover will keep this cut shot to one

12.3

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, 1 run, he gets across and brings bat around pad to work from outside off through square leg, quite competently done in the end

Sri Lanka 38/3   HDRL Thirimanne 3* (11b)

13.1

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, no run, defended down the track

13.2

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, no run, tossed up outside off, played out on the off side softly

13.3

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, 1 run, fired full towards the pads, worked to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 41/3   HDRL Thirimanne 4* (14b)

14.1

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, 2 runs, a steer wide of third man earns them an easy couple

14.2

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, FOUR, amid all the wickets and the tight bowling, Thirimanne finds a welcome four, full delivery, he pushes it with a very straight bat and it races past the bowler, mid on and mid off give up

14.3

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, digs out a full delivery on to the off side

14.4

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, shuffles across and drops a bouncing shortish one to point

14.5

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, reaches out and drives a widish one hard, but point saves four as he quickly goes low to his left

14.6

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, 1 run, slower one on the stumps, he is already forward but adjusts to work to deep square

Sri Lanka 48/3   HDRL Thirimanne 11* (20b 1x4)

15.1

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

15.2

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, no run, played to midwicket with the spin off the pad

15.3

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, 1 run, some flight, draws him out, he drives it past the non-striker to long on

Sri Lanka 49/3   HDRL Thirimanne 12* (23b 1x4)

16.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, no run, well bowled, tossed up slower through the air, he ends up getting beaten as he pushes inside the line

16.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, no run, worked to square leg

16.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, no run, there was width as this flat delivery hurried across him, but the cut found point

Sri Lanka 54/3   HDRL Thirimanne 12* (26b 1x4)

17.3

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, no run, falls short of midwicket, it was driven in the air with the spin

17.4

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, 1 run, tossed up full delivery squeezed past point with an open face

Sri Lanka 56/3   HDRL Thirimanne 13* (28b 1x4)

18.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, 1 run, down the track and an easy single down to long on with a push

Sri Lanka 63/3   HDRL Thirimanne 14* (29b 1x4)

19.1

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, no run, whips a flat one but only as far as square leg

19.2

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, no run, another flat one, this time around off, pushed back to the bowler

19.3

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, no run, worked to midwicket with the spin, he denies them the run with a dive to his right

19.4

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, FOUR, that will go, widish and flat outside off, thirimanne eases back and cuts in the air, but wide of short third man

19.5

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, 1 run, pushes forward, opens the face and runs it to short third man

Sri Lanka 68/3   HDRL Thirimanne 19* (34b 2x4)

20.4

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, no run, pushes a full delivery awkwardly on the off side

20.5

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, no run, squeezes a length ball hurrying on off to short third man

20.6

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, no run, in the air but well short of short extra cover, Thirimanne pushes tentatively

Sri Lanka 74/3   HDRL Thirimanne 19* (37b 2x4)

21.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, no run, pushed back to the bowler

21.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, no run, tossed up ball driven to the bowler who gets a hand to it and parries it to midwicket

21.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, 2 runs, goes down and scoops in the air wide of fine leg

21.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, 1 run, flicked to deep midwicket off the pad

Sri Lanka 78/3   HDRL Thirimanne 22* (41b 2x4)

22.1

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, 1 run, punched to sweeper cover

22.3

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, no run, flat one cut to point

22.4

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, 1 run, quickish delivery punched to long on

Sri Lanka 81/3   HDRL Thirimanne 24* (44b 2x4)

23.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, 1 run, leaves the crease and brings up the 50th run of the stand with a drive to long on

23.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, 1 run, full outside off, pushed wide of point

Sri Lanka 84/3   HDRL Thirimanne 26* (46b 2x4)

24.1

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, no run, whipped off the pad, midwicket runs to his left and dives to save the run

24.2

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, 1 run, spinning away but shortish, and slapped away to sweeper cover

24.5

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, no run, played out to midwicket

24.6

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, 1 run, punched down to long on

Sri Lanka 88/3   HDRL Thirimanne 28* (50b 2x4)

25.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, 1 run, worked towards square leg

25.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Thirimanne, 1 run, cut away to sweeper cover

Sri Lanka 91/3   HDRL Thirimanne 30* (52b 2x4)

26.2

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, 1 run, whipped in front of square leg

26.4

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, no run, punched from the crease to cover

26.5

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, no run, drive falls short of short extra cover

26.6

Mahmudullah to Thirimanne, 1 run, quickish delivery punched to long on

Sri Lanka 96/3   HDRL Thirimanne 32* (56b 2x4)

27.1

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, is met with a heave first ball, but the shot is mistimed to mid on

27.2

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, 1 run, hangs his bat out to one going across and runs it to third man

27.4

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, 1 run, more brilliant fielding from Bangladesh, the short ball had been guided neatly to his right, but Nasir tumbled to his right at backward point to take the pace off it

Sri Lanka 99/3   HDRL Thirimanne 34* (59b 2x4)

28.5

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, 1 run, punched with the turn to long on

Sri Lanka 102/3   HDRL Thirimanne 35* (60b 2x4)

29.2

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, 2 runs, stays back and punches it towards long-on and they take the first run quickly

29.3

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, 1 run, slower ball turns into a full toss as Thirimanne punches it past the bowler, mid-off slides and misfields

29.5

Nazmul Hossain to Thirimanne, 1 run, flashes at one outside the off stump and he gets an outside edge to third man

Sri Lanka 109/3   HDRL Thirimanne 39* (63b 2x4)

30.1

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length on the body and he clips it straight to midwicket

30.2

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, hits the deck hard and he tries to flay that past the keeper but misses, good bounce

30.3

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, uses his feet to make room and advance down the track but he;s beaten again for pace

30.4

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, FOUR, misdirects the short ball down the leg side and he swivels and pulls him down to fine leg, beats the fielder, boundary after ten overs

30.5

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, no run, punches it to the off side

30.6

Shahadat Hossain to Thirimanne, 1 run, short and he mistimes the pull, fine leg collects

Sri Lanka 114/3   HDRL Thirimanne 44* (69b 3x4)

31.1

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, 1 run, worked from outside off behind square with a shuffle across the stumps

31.3

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, 1 run, taken from off and turned to deep square

31.5

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, 2 runs, they take on the throw from deep midwicket with a second run, and Thirimanne makes it back as Rahim takes the bails off

31.6

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, OUT, unfortunate, how unfortunate is that for Thirimanne, he has been stumped off Rahim's pads, he missed the nudge as this one went down the leg side, it all happened so quickly that Rahim was in no position to collect the ball, it rolled onto the stumps off his pad with Thirimanne's momentum having taken him outside the crease, Bangladesh breaking through before the batting Powerplay

HDRL Thirimanne st †Mushfiqur Rahim b Abdur Razzak 48 (89m 73b 3x4 0x6) SR: 65.75

Sri Lanka 120/4   HDRL Thirimanne 48 (73b 3x4)
Tournament Results
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Dhaka - Mar 22, 2012
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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