Asia Cup - 6th match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

0.1

Malinga to Tamim Iqbal, no run, swinging in full for the off stump, Tamim gets forward and pushes to mid off

0.2

Malinga to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, this time it ends up as a low full toss as it swerves into towards the pads, tucked fine but not wide enough of fine leg

0.3

Malinga to Nazimuddin, 1 run, phew, 144.3 kph yorker screams in for the stumps, Nazimuddin somehow manages to get his bat down, just in time, and squeezes it out to third man

0.4

Malinga to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, sharp single, comes forward and across and nudges the length ball in front of midwicket

0.5

Malinga to Nazimuddin, FOUR, shot! superbly done, Malinga straying full onto middle and leg, Nazimuddin could not be bothered as he flicks elegantly between midwicket and mid on

0.6

Malinga to Nazimuddin, 1 run, the ball goes flying across the outfield to fine leg as he shuffles and powerfully whips this one with the angle

Bangladesh 8/0   SL Malinga 1-0-8-0

2.1

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, thick outside edge towards point as he defends a sharp back of a length ball

2.2

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, pushed off the front foot to mid off

2.3

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, 1 wide, sends the slower one well down the leg side

2.3

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, huge appeal for a catch, Sri Lanka are totally convinced, umpire Reiffel is not, he was in no position to tackle the short ball as it reared up at his head, tried to swat it away awkwardly with a bent knee, before that could happen, it had pinged him on the helmet, and popped up to cover, did not seem to be any bat involved

2.4

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, 1 wide, follows it up with a slow and full one, which goes down leg

2.4

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, alternating between the bouncer and the slower one, Jahurul gets out of the line of this nasty one

2.5

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, another bouncer, well avoided, Jahurul bends his knee, goes low, drops his wrists and allows it go over

2.6

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, that's got to be close, this is fast, furious and testing stuff, a length ball now, comes in and raps him on the pad, appeal for lbw turned down, would have clipped the top of middle, as replays show, too much doubt with the height

Bangladesh 11/1   SL Malinga 2-0-10-0

4.1

Malinga to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, incredible striking from Tamim, wide from Malinga, he gets front foot across and clatters it past point with a dismissive swing of the bat

4.2

Malinga to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, takes a single in front of mid on with a push off a length ball

4.3

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, inside edge on to pad as he tentatively pushes at one outside off

4.4

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, the bouncer arrives, on target into Jahurul, who wants to hook, but is beaten

4.5

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, low full toss now, pushed back to the bowler, Malinga smiles

4.6

Malinga to Jahurul Islam, no run, better from Jahurul, he has been tested by Malinga a lot, gets a wide and full delivery, throws his bat at it as he goes for the drive, mistimed to extra cover

Bangladesh 25/1   SL Malinga 3-0-15-0

20.1

Malinga to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, runs a length ball to third man

20.2

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, reaches out and pushes a straightish length ball to extra cover

20.3

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, the slower and full delivery, he ends up working it in the air, but midwicket is vacant

20.4

Malinga to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, hangs in the crease to a length ball and crashes it to sweeper cover

20.5

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, bouncer now to the new batsman who goes down under it

20.6

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, again the slow and full delivery, he reaches forward and eases it to mid on

Bangladesh 121/4   SL Malinga 4-0-18-0

22.1

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, goes for the drive to a pitched up ball but mistimes it

22.2

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, he was late to pick up this bouncer but got out of the way calmly in time

22.3

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, nothing calm this time as he tries to swat a short ball that rears up at him, loops it up towards vacant square leg

22.4

Malinga to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, full delivery driven hard into the pitch and over the bowler's head for a single

22.5

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, he had no clue this time about the bouncer, ducked right into it, ball popped up off the glove but fell short of point

22.6

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, another bouncer, but this time he is prepared and gets head out of the way

Bangladesh 131/4   SL Malinga 5-0-20-0

30.1

Malinga to Mahmudullah, 1 run, stays in the crease and dabs a slow and full one to third man

30.2

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, keeps a short ball down on the off side, wants the single but is sent back

30.3

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, 1 wide, attempted yorker screams full down the leg side, a tickle would have earned four, Nasir could not get anything on it

30.3

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, reaches out, hops and stabs a wide and rising delivery in the air down to third man

30.4

Malinga to Mahmudullah, 1 run, nudges a rearing back of a length ball behind square leg

30.5

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, yorker, almost got him, he jams down his bat on it, it rolls on to thigh pad, and almost on to the stumps

30.6

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, eases a pitched up ball down to mid off, one over negotiated, Malinga has two more overs left

Bangladesh 178/5   SL Malinga 6-0-24-0

33.1

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, yorker arrives, on the stumps, dug out safely, even a single squeezed out , Malinga cannot get to the ball in time, Mahela cannot believe it

33.2

Malinga to Mahmudullah, no run, no need for this from Mahmudullah, he exposes his stumps, stands outside leg, and misses the full delivery just outside off

33.3

Malinga to Mahmudullah, 1 run, goes for the yorker again, not exactly in the blockhole, he shuffles and turns it to deep square

33.4

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, fullish outside off, he reaches out to push firmly down to mid off

33.5

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, low full toss swinging in, calmly kept out to midwicket

33.6

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, slow and full, just outside off, dug out on the leg side

Bangladesh 197/5   SL Malinga 7-0-26-0

36.1

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, appeal for lbw as the yorker zooms in towards the legs, rolls towards fine leg, it took the bat, as replays show

36.2

Malinga to Mahmudullah, no run, bends forward to a low full toss, inside edges it to midwicket

36.3

Malinga to Mahmudullah, no run, full delivery, driven to extra cover

36.4

Malinga to Mahmudullah, 1 run, very low full toss tucked off the pad to fine leg

36.5

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, no run, inside edges a yorker to Sanga's left, the keeper does superbly to collect it

36.6

Malinga to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, full toss played out to mid on for a single

Bangladesh 208/5   SL Malinga 8-0-29-0
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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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