Asia Cup - 6th match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

1.4

Kulasekara to Nazimuddin, OUT, he was not looking comfortable with the one coming in, and it has got him on the fourth attempt, Kula gets it to jag back in from a good length, Nazimuddin still wants to force it through the off side, ends up playing a loose stroke from the crease, and inside-edges onto the stumps

Nazimuddin b Kulasekara 6 (6m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

Bangladesh 8/1   Tamim Iqbal 2* (3b)   KMDN Kulasekara 0.4-0-0-1

6.2

Lakmal to Jahurul Islam, OUT, and Jahurul has thrown it away, with Tamim in such supreme touch at the other end, saw Lakmal pitching it short, went for the pull belatedly, and ended up spooning it to squarish midwicket

Jahurul Islam c Kapugedera b Lakmal 2 (24m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 13.33

Bangladesh 39/2   Tamim Iqbal 25* (16b 5x4)   RAS Lakmal 0.2-0-0-1

7.1

Kulasekara to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, massive strike, Kula has bowled Rahim, superb delivery, fullish enough to make him go for the off-drive, and swings in late to go past the bat and hit off

Mushfiqur Rahim b Kulasekara 1 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Bangladesh 40/3   Tamim Iqbal 25* (17b 5x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 3.1-0-20-2

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

Bangladesh 116/4   Shakib Al Hasan 40* (33b 4x4)   SMSM Senanayake 4.2-0-20-1

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

Bangladesh 135/5   Nasir Hossain 3* (11b)   SMSM Senanayake 6.2-0-34-2
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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