Asia Cup, 6th Match: Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 20, 2012
Asia Cup - 6th match
Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (D/L method)
20 March 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)

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   TM Dilshan 4* (6b 1x4)   Nazmul Hossain 1-0-5-0

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

Sri Lanka 13/0   TM Dilshan 8* (9b 2x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 1.5-0-8-0

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

Sri Lanka 18/0   TM Dilshan 13* (11b 3x4)   Nazmul Hossain 1.1-0-9-0

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

Sri Lanka 47/3   HDRL Thirimanne 10* (16b 1x4)   Shahadat Hossain 1.2-0-11-0

Shakib Al Hasan to Kapugedera, FOUR, goes for the sweep and manages to get it wide of short fine leg, the shot is timed well enough to beat deep square leg running across

Sri Lanka 61/3   CK Kapugedera 17* (33b 1x4)   Shakib Al Hasan 1.1-0-8-0

Abdur Razzak to Thirimanne, FOUR, that will go, widish and flat outside off, thirimanne eases back and cuts in the air, but wide of short third man

Sri Lanka 67/3   HDRL Thirimanne 18* (33b 2x4)   Abdur Razzak 3.4-0-10-0

Mahmudullah to Kapugedera, FOUR, this shot is on against the offspinner, advances down the pitch and lifts him from outside off over midwicket

Sri Lanka 73/3   CK Kapugedera 23* (40b 2x4)   Mahmudullah 0.2-0-4-0

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

Sri Lanka 113/3   HDRL Thirimanne 43* (67b 3x4)   Shahadat Hossain 2.4-0-16-0

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

Sri Lanka 125/4   WU Tharanga 4* (3b 1x4)   Shahadat Hossain 3.4-0-22-0

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

Sri Lanka 134/4   WU Tharanga 11* (11b 2x4)   Shahadat Hossain 4.2-0-28-0

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

Sri Lanka 138/4   WU Tharanga 15* (12b 3x4)   Shahadat Hossain 4.3-0-32-0

Shakib Al Hasan to Kapugedera, FOUR, short, too short, sitting up, and he backs away to dispatch if past extra cover

Sri Lanka 157/4   CK Kapugedera 55* (86b 3x4)   Shakib Al Hasan 7-0-34-0

Abdur Razzak to Kapugedera, FOUR, succeeds this time as he makes room outside leg, lofts the tossed up ball from middle over extra cover

Sri Lanka 169/4   CK Kapugedera 62* (91b 4x4)   Abdur Razzak 7.4-0-29-1

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, FOUR, that will go into the boundary, a dive from sweeper cover cannot prevent the four, Tharanga gets some width and few batsmen time the ball through point better than him

Sri Lanka 183/6   WU Tharanga 31* (33b 4x4)   Abdur Razzak 8.5-0-37-2

Shakib Al Hasan to Tharanga, FOUR, another poor delivery down the pads, and this time Tharanga takes toll, gets enough on it to send it racing fine down leg past the keeper

Sri Lanka 201/7   WU Tharanga 46* (40b 5x4 1x6)   Shakib Al Hasan 9.5-1-55-2

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

Sri Lanka 210/8   SMSM Senanayake 7* (12b 1x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 8.3-1-27-0

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

Sri Lanka 217/8   SMSM Senanayake 12* (15b 2x4)   Shahadat Hossain 7.3-0-45-1

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   SMSM Senanayake 18* (18b 3x4)   Shahadat Hossain 8-0-51-1

Abdur Razzak to Malinga, FOUR, four more, Malinga advances down the track, gets some bat on it to get it past the keeper, no chance for RAhim

Sri Lanka 227/8   SL Malinga 7* (7b 1x4)   Abdur Razzak 9.1-0-41-2





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