Sri Lanka in Bangladesh T20I Series - 1st T20I

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 2 runs

14.4

Rubel Hossain to Kulasekara, no run, Length on off stump, pushed into the off side.

14.5

Rubel Hossain to Kulasekara, 2 runs, shirt ball, pulled aerially but safely square on the leg side

14.6

Rubel Hossain to Kulasekara, 1 run, length on the stumps, clipped square again, on the ground this time. Just a single.

Sri Lanka 123/6   KMDN Kulasekara 3* (3b)

15.1

Sohag Gazi to Kulasekara, 1 run, length ball, turned into the leg side for a single

15.3

Sohag Gazi to Kulasekara, 1 run, flighted outside off, driven to mid on

15.5

Sohag Gazi to Kulasekara, no run, straighter, not much turn. Kulasekara finds midwicket with his push

15.6

Sohag Gazi to Kulasekara, no run, straight ball, pitching outisd off. Kulasekara tries to work it on the leg side, but is too early on the shot and the leading edge dribbles down the pitch

Sri Lanka 127/6   KMDN Kulasekara 5* (7b)

16.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Kulasekara, 1 run, floated up outside off stump, Kulasekara just prods this away and there's plenty of space in the offside infield

16.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Kulasekara, 1 run, arm ball on around middle, Kule clips it straight of midwicket and gets the single

Sri Lanka 133/6   KMDN Kulasekara 7* (9b)

17.1

Rubel Hossain to Kulasekara, FOUR, backs away and hacks at this one, gets it way high over long off. Too far away for any fielders to get under it, and it dribbles over the fence

17.2

Rubel Hossain to Kulasekara, 1 wide, shortish ball outside off stump, Kule backs away and swings but can't connect

17.2

Rubel Hossain to Kulasekara, no run, attempted bouncer, but that's over head-high

17.3

Rubel Hossain to Kulasekara, 1 run, full ball on the stumps, drilled down to long on

17.5

Rubel Hossain to Kulasekara, 2 runs, drilled hard again. Kule makes room and hits it wide of long on, but the fielder runs around and cuts it off with a tumbling save

17.6

Rubel Hossain to Kulasekara, 1 run, makes room again, and Rubel fires another full one in. This is driven square on the off side.

Sri Lanka 145/6   KMDN Kulasekara 15* (14b 1x4)

18.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Kulasekara, 1 run, gets that to long on

18.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Kulasekara, SIX, that's a classic Kulasekara shot. Length ball and that's launched off one knee into the long-on stands

18.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Kulasekara, 1 run, fuller and wider of the off stump, hit aerially to deep point

18.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Kulasekara, 1 run, length ball, but this is pushed through quickly. Heaved away to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 156/6   KMDN Kulasekara 24* (18b 1x4 1x6)

19.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kulasekara, SIX, that's all the way again. Nice clean hitting from Kule. Mash pitches it full outside off stump. Kule opens his front hip and launches that straight, and it lands just short of the sightscreen

19.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kulasekara, 1 run, on the pads this time, turned away square on the leg side

19.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kulasekara, OUT, slower ball does him in. That's short-of-a-length on the stumps, Kule tries to pull it away but ends up hitting it high, not hard. Man at deep square leg settles nicely under it.

KMDN Kulasekara c Shamsur Rahman b Mashrafe Mortaza 31 (21m 21b 1x4 2x6) SR: 147.61

Sri Lanka 164/7   KMDN Kulasekara 31 (21b 1x4 2x6)
Series Results
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Chittagong - Feb 14, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Chittagong - Feb 12, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 2 runs
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Feb 12, 2014

Sri Lanka's players celebrate their 2-run win, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Chittagong, February 12, 2014

Sri Lanka's players celebrate their 2-run win

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Feb 12, 2014

Anamul Haque hits over the top, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Chittagong, February 12, 2014

Anamul Haque hits over the top

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