Asia Cup - 6th match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, no run, holds its line from back of a length first up, lots of bounce too, Mahela opens up and drops it on to the pitch

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, fuller and coming in just outside off, Mahela is away with a soft push behind point

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, no run, well bowled, angled into Dilshan, ending around middle and off, he brings bat down quickly to keep it out

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, no run, pushed away on the off side

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan has the width to go after, he gives it a thump but the off side infield is packed, cover fields

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, no run, on to the pads with the angle but he can only tuck it to square leg

Sri Lanka 1/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 1-0-1-0

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 2 runs, Mahela decides to charge Mashrafe, does not quite get hold of the pull and earns a single as the ball rolls to the right of midon

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, nudged on the leg side

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, no run, pushed on the off side

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, no run, pitched fuller, just around off stump, he carefully plays it out towards mid off

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, FOUR, crack! more width for Dilshan and more punishment for the bowlers, he allows the length ball to come on, stays beside the line and just sends it scurrying past cover with quick hands

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, 1 run, angles it in towards the stumps now, Dilshan is not in control as he leans to force it past the non-striker, mid on cuts it off

Sri Lanka 14/0   Mashrafe Mortaza 2-0-9-0

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, no run, pushed on the leg side

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, 1 run, worked in front of square leg for one

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, a punch from the crease is fielded by point running in

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, bat beside pad as he pushes forward to softly defend a length ball around off

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, slowish and bounces on Sanga, he is already well forward and adjusts to keep it down

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, nice line going across Sanga just outside off, he lets it go

Sri Lanka 20/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 3-0-10-0

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, 1 run, swivels eagerly for the pull but cannot get much on it, earns a single towards square leg

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, excellent line, drew Sanga forward and had him pushing at the original line of one that moved away after pitching on a length, beaten

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, leading edge rolls towards extra cover, Dilshan has to get back as the throw comes in

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, this time Sanga wants the single with a push towards extra cover, Dilshan sends him back

6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, 1 run, they get a tight single finally, Sanga tucks in front of square and they set off, slight hesitation as they stop in the middle, then make it safely in the end

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, no run, runs it to point with an open face

Sri Lanka 27/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 4-0-12-0

8.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, huge shout for leg before, umpire Davis shakes his head, replays show a big inside edge on to pad as Kapu pushes outside the line of one that nips back in

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, played out very carefully to point

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, straightish one way outside off stump, but he refuses to go after it

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, goes for the yorker, not quite full enough, dug out towards extra cover

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, played out to mid on

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, tries to hammer a pitched up wide delivery through the off side, but ends up mishitting it to mid on, wonder if he was the right choice to come in at No 4, looking tentative

Sri Lanka 32/2   Mashrafe Mortaza 5-1-12-0

10.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, another tight delivery, defended off the front foot towards cover

10.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 1 run, worked with the angle off the pads behind square

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 6-1-13-0

36.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, comes down the track, but misses the straightish length ball as he looks to go over mid off

36.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, worked straight to midwicket

36.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 1 run, tries to swing this one with the angle over square leg, cannot get hold of well enough

36.4

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

36.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, slower one now, Mashrafe has been superb today, off cutter is pushed back to him

36.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 1 run, comes down the track and works from outside off to deep square leg

Sri Lanka 147/4   Mashrafe Mortaza 7-1-16-0

38.1

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

38.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 2 runs, this is what he has been looking to do, makes some room and lifts the length ball over extra cover, it is pulled back just inside the rope

38.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 1 leg bye, hit on the pads as he walks down the pitch, big appeal for lbw, umpire Davis shakes his head, replays show it would have just about clipped leg, cannot give those

38.4

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

38.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 1 run, backs away outside leg and reaches out to flat-bat this one past the bowler, mid off does well to get across and stop it with a dive

38.6

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

Sri Lanka 164/4   Mashrafe Mortaza 8-1-22-0

46.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Senanayake, 1 leg bye, misses this length ball and they take a run as it rolls away on the off side off thigh pad

46.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Malinga, 1 run, works this short of a length ball to square leg for one

46.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Senanayake, FOUR, that is a very competent stroke, slightly short, he waits for it and swings it calmly over square leg and into the boundary

46.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Senanayake, 1 run, chops this one from very close to the body towards point

46.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Malinga, no run, slower one, neatly bowled, Malinga ends up chopping it on the bounce to the keeper

46.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Malinga, 1 run, slaps a widish one away to sweeper cover

Sri Lanka 212/8   Mashrafe Mortaza 9-1-29-0

49.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Malinga, OUT, Mashrafe has been outstanding today, fools Malinga with a slower length ball, he ends up having a slog all around it, off stump is rattled

SL Malinga b Mashrafe Mortaza 10 (16m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 76.92

49.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Lakmal, 1 leg bye, length ball rolls off the pads behind square leg

49.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Senanayake, no run, bends his knee and tries to fetch this one from outside off, misses

49.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Senanayake, no run, lovely work from Mashrafe, has him digging back a very full delivery, then dives full-length forward to take the ball, hits the ground hard

49.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Senanayake, 1 run, OUT, pull falls short of deep square leg, who lets rid of the ball quickly with a sharp throw to the keeper, Rahim has the bails off before a diving Lakmal can get in

RAS Lakmal run out 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 232/10   Mashrafe Mortaza 9.5-1-30-1
Tournament Results
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Pakistan won by 2 runs
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Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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India won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v India at Dhaka - Mar 16, 2012
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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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