Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh, 2005/06 / Commentary

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh Test Series - 1st Test

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets

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0.6

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump off stump, Bashar has a loose dab at it and the ball flies off the edge, up and over the slip cordon and down she goes to the third man fence

Bangladesh 8/1   Habibul Bashar 4* (1b 1x4)

4.1

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, slanting away from the right-hander, Bashar pulls away late

4.2

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven away towards cover

4.3

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, punched away towards cover

4.4

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, driven to mid-off

4.5

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, cut away behind point

4.6

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, Bashar leans back and cuts hard but fails to beat the fielder at gully

Bangladesh 19/1   Habibul Bashar 4* (7b 1x4)

6.1

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven just wide of the cover fielder

6.4

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, turned away towards the vacant square leg region, easy single

Bangladesh 22/1   Habibul Bashar 6* (9b 1x4)

7.1

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Bashar cuts off the back-foot but misses the target by miles

7.2

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, no run, defended outside the off stump, not a well timed shot

7.3

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, no run, bit of width outside the off stump, cut away towards point

7.4

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, 2 leg byes, full and drifting down the leg side, ball clips the pad and rolls away to fine leg

7.5

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Bashar cuts hard and the ball goes in the air towards point, Dilshan there only manages to get a touch on it and the ball races away to the point fence

7.6

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, no run, defended

Bangladesh 28/1   Habibul Bashar 10* (15b 2x4)

8.4

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, full and on the pads, Iqbal fails to make contact and the ball crashes into the boot - that hurts!

Bangladesh 30/1   Habibul Bashar 11* (16b 2x4)

10.1

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 wide

10.1

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 run

Bangladesh 34/1   Habibul Bashar 12* (17b 2x4)

11.1

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, 2 runs

11.2

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, no run

11.3

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, no run

11.4

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, 1 run

Bangladesh 37/1   Habibul Bashar 15* (21b 2x4)

13.1

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, no run, tossed up and turning in, Bashar gets forward to drive but makes no contact, ball clips the pad and rolls away on the off side

13.2

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, comes down the track, gets to the pitch of the delivery and drives it away to the wide long-on fence, good positive shot that

13.3

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, driven down to mid-on, quick single taken - this is good cricket from the captain

Bangladesh 47/1   Habibul Bashar 20* (24b 3x4)

14.4

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, turned away well wide of the fielder at midwicket, 50 comes up for Bangladesh!

Bangladesh 50/1   Habibul Bashar 21* (25b 3x4)

16.1

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, good length delivery on the pads, turned away through the vacant square leg region for an easy single

Bangladesh 54/1   Habibul Bashar 22* (26b 3x4)

18.1

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, short rising delivery, pitched outside the off stump and angling in, Bashar comfortably ducks under it

18.2

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards cover point

18.3

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, no real width, defended towards cover

18.4

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, slightly short and Bashar pulls it away straight to the fielder at midwicket, not a well timed shot and the ball came off the inner half of the bat

18.5

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, defended outside the off stump

18.6

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot and the ball rolls back to the bowler

Bangladesh 55/1   Habibul Bashar 22* (32b 3x4)

20.1

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, short of a good length delivery, ball stopped a bit after hitting the deck and Bashar fends it away on the off side

20.2

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, another tight delivery, punched down to mid-off

20.3

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, good length delivery on the stumps, defended back to the bowler

20.4

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, short of a length and bit wide outside the off stump, Bashar cuts off the back-foot but the shot is not timed well enouhg and the ball rolls away straight to Dilshan at point

20.5

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, Bashar once again goes after it but this time misses the target by a long way

20.6

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, bouncer on the stumps, Bashar ducks under it

Bangladesh 55/1   Habibul Bashar 22* (38b 3x4)

22.1

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, defended back down the track

22.2

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, 2 runs, short ball, Bashar rocks back and pulls it away well in front of point, nicely rolled his wrists over to keep it down

22.3

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven straight to the fielder at cover

22.4

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Bashar skips forward and forces it away towards point

22.5

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, short of a good length delivery, angling in from outside the off stump, Bashar moves back and across and turns it away on the leg side for an easy single

Bangladesh 68/1   Habibul Bashar 25* (43b 3x4)

23.1

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, no run, driven back down the track, Murali moves across and cuts off the single

23.2

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, tossed up on the stumps, driven down to long-on

Bangladesh 69/1   Habibul Bashar 26* (45b 3x4)

24.1

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, driven wide of the cover fielder, mis-field helps the batsmen to cross over

Bangladesh 70/1   Habibul Bashar 27* (46b 3x4)

25.1

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, no run, sharp turn, Bashar offers no shot and the ball rolls away off the pad, dead ball signalled

25.2

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, no run, tossed up on the stumps, Bashar goes for the sweep but makes no contact, ball hits the pad and falls dead on the track, appeal for lbw turned down

25.3

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, turned away well wide of the fielder at midwicket

25.6

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, no run, defended straight to the fielder at short leg

Bangladesh 72/1   Habibul Bashar 28* (50b 3x4)

27.1

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, played down to mid-on, quick single taken

Bangladesh 77/2   Habibul Bashar 29* (51b 3x4)

28.1

Bandara to Habibul Bashar, OUT, quick and full on the stumps, probably straightened a bit, Habibul Bashar pushes forward to defend and gets hit on the pad, loud appeal and up goes the finger - Bandara on a hat-trick here!

Habibul Bashar lbw b Bandara 29 (112m 52b 3x4 0x6) SR: 55.76

Bangladesh 81/3   Habibul Bashar 29 (52b 3x4)
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Photos

Mar 3, 2006

Sri Lanka fans celebrate victory, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day, March 3 2006

Sri Lanka fans celebrate victory

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Mar 3, 2006

Mohammad Ashraful with the man-of-the-match trophy for his 136, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day, March 3 2006

Mohammad Ashraful with the Man-of-the-Match trophy

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