Asia Cup - 6th match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

12.1

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

12.2

Shahadat Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, shot! gets on to the front foot and drives a full one through cover, but there is a sweeper in place

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

12.4

Shahadat Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, some away movement and lots of bounce outside off, left alone

12.5

Shahadat Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, coming in this time from short of a length, he stays back and guides it towards point

12.6

Shahadat Hossain to Kapugedera, 2 runs, now they get two, the second due to some slow work from the third man fielder, Kapu stays beside the line and steers wide of that man

Sri Lanka 40/3   Shahadat Hossain 1-0-5-0

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   Shahadat Hossain 2-0-12-0

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   Shahadat Hossain 3-0-17-0

32.1

Shahadat Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, reaches out and squeezes a very wide and full one towards point, throw misses at the non-striker's

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   Shahadat Hossain 4-0-23-0

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

34.5

Shahadat Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 wide, oh dear, Shahadat is clearly having an off day, he sprays another one way down the leg side with some inswing, Rahim does well to stop it with a dive

34.5

Shahadat Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, short-arm pull to the short delivery, to deep midwicket

34.6

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

Sri Lanka 141/4   Shahadat Hossain 5-0-35-0

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

43.2

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, no run, nudges a length ball with the angle to midwicket

43.3

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, 1 run, whipped in the air to deep midwicket

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

43.5

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, no run, cannot get hold of the pull as Shahadat bangs in the short ball into the body

43.6

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, no run, cannot get this one away as well, gets forward and pushes, straight to mid off

Sri Lanka 186/7   Shahadat Hossain 6-0-38-0

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

45.3

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, 1 run, another short ball, pulled to deep square with the angle

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

45.5

Shahadat Hossain to Malinga, no run, Maliga is greeted by a near-yorker first up, and carefully pats it away on the off side

45.6

Shahadat Hossain to Malinga, no run, fine end to a tight over, sharp back of a length ball worked away to midwicket

Sri Lanka 204/8   Shahadat Hossain 7-0-40-1

47.1

Shahadat Hossain to Malinga, 1 run, fullish one heaved down past the non-striker to long on

47.2

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, no run, slow bouncing delivery, he cannot chop it away, edges it on the bounce to Rahim

47.3

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, FOUR, well played, takes the full delivery off the pads and lifts it powerfully over midwicket

47.4

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, no run, cannot connect with the cut to this wide and slow delivery

47.5

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, 2 runs, worked with the angle behind square leg for two

47.6

Shahadat Hossain to Senanayake, FOUR, more runs off Shahadat, wide and full outside off, he has a go at it and ends up slicing it over cover, sweeper cannot cut it off

Sri Lanka 223/8   Shahadat Hossain 8-0-51-1
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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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