Asia Cup - 6th match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

11.1

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defended off the front foot

11.2

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, nudged towards square leg from middle and leg

11.3

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, he opens the face and runs this one from off to point with sharp wristwork

11.4

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, looks to cut from close to off, finds point

11.5

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, gets forward and pushes to short extra cover

11.6

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, tossed up, dips on him around off, he mistimes the drive

Bangladesh 71/3   SMSM Senanayake 1-0-1-0

13.1

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, no run, don';t ask how that missed! Straightened and sneaked past the pad and bat and off stump

13.2

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, no run, gets forward and pushes it to the off side

13.3

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, collision! He pushes it to the off side and scamper a single, Tamim collides with the bowler, the throw was wide

13.4

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

13.5

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, 3 runs, goes for the hoick and gets an outside edge that just about swirls over the keeper and slip and Maharoof manages to slide and pull it back at third man

13.6

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, gets forward and pushes it to the on side

Bangladesh 77/3   SMSM Senanayake 2-0-6-0

15.1

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, 3 runs, chops the cut from very close to off stump, gets it past short third man who gives chase and pulls it back

15.2

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, no run, bat in front of pad as he smothers a tossed up ball

15.3

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, here comes Tamim, he is not quite close to the pitch, but adjusts to swing it over midwicket

15.4

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, allows the tossed up ball to come on and punches it to sweeper cover off the front foot

15.5

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, goes back and across and takes one with a nudge towards square leg, 50-run stand is up, they are right back into this

15.6

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, smack! finds sweeper cover with a forcing cut as he backs away

Bangladesh 91/3   SMSM Senanayake 3-0-16-0

17.1

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, no run, Tamim has been dropped, Senanayake has put down a sitter, he drove well away from his body as this flighted ball dipped on him, it was at a decent height close to Senanayake's left, but popped out

17.2

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, no run, defended off the front foot safely this time

17.3

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, nudged towards midwicket off the pad

17.4

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, makes room and slaps this shortish one to sweeper cover

17.5

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, forcefully punched wide of sweeper cover, 'keeper, keeper' is the shout for the throw from Sanga, which is at the non-striker's end unfortunately for Sri Lanka, Tamim was struggling a shade to make his ground

17.6

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, no run, driven back to the bowler, what a miss that could prove to be, for India

Bangladesh 106/3   SMSM Senanayake 4-0-20-0

19.1

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, no run, appeal for leg before as he misses the tossed up full ball, looked close

19.2

Senanayake to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, he is gone this time, big wicket, Tamim has cut this shortish ball in the air and point has held on to a sharp catch, tumbling low to his right, still a long way to go for Bangladesh

Tamim Iqbal c Thirimanne b Senanayake 59 (89m 57b 9x4 0x6) SR: 103.50

19.3

Senanayake to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, punched down to long on with the spin

19.4

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run

19.5

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, inside edge pops up towards midwicket as he pushes forward

19.6

Senanayake to Nasir Hossain, no run, full delivery pushed hard back to the bowler

Bangladesh 118/4   SMSM Senanayake 5-0-22-1

21.1

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, that was close, that would have been a dolly for cover, Shakib making room and almost spooning up this turning delivery, falls short

21.2

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, and another one, closer this time, gets a leading edge as he tries to work on the leg side, bowler dives forward but the ball falls just short

21.3

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, defended safely off the front foot now

21.4

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, he backs away, and takes the ball off the stumps, connects superbly with the cut and it races past backward point

21.5

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, appeal for lbw, Shakib staying in the crease to a length ball that came in, that was going down leg though

21.6

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, what an over, he could have been gone twice, but he gets to his fifty, moves down the track and lofts inside out over extra cover, totally in control of the shot

Bangladesh 129/4   SMSM Senanayake 6-0-30-1

23.1

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, he takes on the offspinner once again, skips out, and lofts it with the turn over extra cover, he took that from around leg stump

23.2

Senanayake to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, that is close, that is plumb, Shakib is gone, tosses it up, gets it to drift in, lands on middle, does not turn away, skids in with the angle, Shakib is caught on the crease and caught plumb in front, that was taking out leg

Shakib Al Hasan lbw b Senanayake 56 (72m 46b 7x4 0x6) SR: 121.73

23.3

Senanayake to Mahmudullah, no run, defended off the front foot

23.4

Senanayake to Mahmudullah, 1 run, nudged square on the leg side

23.5

Senanayake to Nasir Hossain, no run, forced back to the bowler from the crease

23.6

Senanayake to Nasir Hossain, no run, width for the cut, but he finds cover as he makes room and has a go at it

Bangladesh 136/5   SMSM Senanayake 7-0-35-2

25.1

Senanayake to Nasir Hossain, no run, turned to midwicket with the spin

25.2

Senanayake to Nasir Hossain, no run, works a full ball to midwicket

25.3

Senanayake to Nasir Hossain, 2 runs, nudged fine down the leg side, work for Malinga as he runs across from deep square

25.4

Senanayake to Nasir Hossain, no run, length ball punched from the crease to midwicket

25.5

Senanayake to Nasir Hossain, 1 run, goes for the pull, does not time it at all, deep midwicket fields

25.6

Senanayake to Mahmudullah, no run, defended softly off the front foot, that is the end of Senanayake's quota for the match

Bangladesh 144/5   SMSM Senanayake 8-0-38-2
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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