Asia Cup - 6th match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

1.1

Nazmul Hossain to Jayawardene, no run, checks his forward push and plays out the length ball to mid off

1.2

Nazmul Hossain to Jayawardene, no run, tries to drive the pitched up ball this time, finds mid off again

1.3

Nazmul Hossain to Jayawardene, no run, pushed in front of cover

1.4

Nazmul Hossain to Jayawardene, 1 run

1.5

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, no run, tidy start so far from Nazmul, Dilshan softly defends a pitched up straightish one around off

1.6

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, FOUR, but he gives it away off the last ball, overpitched, widish, Dilshan gets front foot out and clobbers it over covers

Sri Lanka 6/0   Nazmul Hossain 1-0-5-0

3.1

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, FOUR, even more width, and the field cannot even react even as Dilshan stands in the crease, and wallops the back of a length ball through cover

3.2

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, 1 run, pushed towards cover for a quick single

3.3

Nazmul Hossain to Jayawardene, no run, defended towards covers

3.4

Nazmul Hossain to Jayawardene, no run, Mahela leaves his crease again, looking to scythe this one through cover, but ends up hitting it to point

3.5

Nazmul Hossain to Jayawardene, no run, slowish delivery outside off, guided to point

3.6

Nazmul Hossain to Jayawardene, OUT, he's bowled 'em, what a strike early on for Bangladesh, Mahela is gone with a nothing stroke, length delivery outside off stump, angled in a shade, Mahela leaves a big gap between bat and pad as he ends up wafting tentatively across the line, the ball sneaks through and takes out off

DPMD Jayawardene b Nazmul Hossain 5 (17m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 41.66

Sri Lanka 19/1   Nazmul Hossain 2-0-10-1

5.1

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, 1 run, allows the back of a length ball to come on and works it from around off in front of midwicket

5.2

Nazmul Hossain to Sangakkara, no run, on the front foot and pushes safely to short extra cover

5.3

Nazmul Hossain to Sangakkara, 3 runs, well played, he gets back and across, wasn't quite to the line of one going across, delayed his stroke, and pushed with an open face between cover and point, you would not think it was just a push with the way the ball speeded across, Nasir cannot stop it cleanly with a slide and concedes a third run

5.4

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, 1 run, tight single with a nudge through square leg

5.5

Nazmul Hossain to Sangakkara, no run, watches closely as this one goes across him and leaves it alone

5.6

Nazmul Hossain to Sangakkara, no run, reaches across and drives on the front foot but straight to the man at point

Sri Lanka 25/1   Nazmul Hossain 3-0-15-1

7.1

Nazmul Hossain to Sangakkara, 2 runs, slapped towards extra cover, a misfield allows him the second run as the fielder cannot stop the ball with one hand

7.2

Nazmul Hossain to Sangakkara, OUT, oh dear, Sanga has smacked a pitched up delivery straight to extra cover, nothing much in the delivery, it was widish and slanted across Sanga, who got forward and thumped it straight to the fielder, Bangladesh celebrate with glee, Sanga walks off quickly

KC Sangakkara c Nazimuddin b Nazmul Hossain 6 (14m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

7.3

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, skiddy pitched up delivery on middle and leg, turned through midwicket

7.4

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, no run, the two wickets have made even Dilshan a tad cautious, he sees some width and does not go after it like he usually does, punches to extra cover

7.5

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, 1 run, worked wristily to deep square

7.6

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, coming in a tad from a good length, bit of an inside edge to fine leg

Sri Lanka 32/2   Nazmul Hossain 4-0-20-2

9.1

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, no run, coming in from back of a length, punched away to extra cover

9.2

Nazmul Hossain to Dilshan, OUT, oh boy, Nazmul is all over the Sri Lankans, this time Dilshan has played on, he had become a touch wary after those two big wickets, but that is just not his game, this time he tries to force a length ball through the off side, with no foot movement, the ball was not wide enough, and he ends up getting an inside edge on to the stumps, some start for Bangladesh

TM Dilshan b Nazmul Hossain 19 (43m 22b 3x4 0x6) SR: 86.36

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   Nazmul Hossain 5-1-20-3

11.1

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, played out towards point

11.2

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, coming in a tad from a good length, he bends forward and blocks, Bangladesh not giving anything away

11.3

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, nothing to be done with this one outside off apart from a block

11.4

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, he decides to walk down the pitch now, but has to defend again, as Nazmul shortens the length

11.5

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, a single after ages, as he runs this length ball to third man

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   Nazmul Hossain 6-1-22-3

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

27.3

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, slower one tucked square off the pad

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

27.5

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, whoa, that came back in a mile from a length and pinged him on the glove, he had no time to get into position to play it

27.6

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, slower one guided behind point

Sri Lanka 100/3   Nazmul Hossain 7-1-26-3

29.1

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, bowls it a touch short and he slaps it to deep point

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

29.4

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, another slower ball becomes a full toss, a low one outside off which he drives to sweeper cover

29.5

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

29.6

Nazmul Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, nearly gets another wicket, tucks him up for room as he tries to cut and misses, seemed a bit slower

Sri Lanka 109/3   Nazmul Hossain 8-1-32-3
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)
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)
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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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