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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81.4

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, pitched up close to the off stump line, defended on the front-foot

81.5

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, 1 leg bye, short delivery, this one just skidded across and Hossain gets hit on shoulder, ball rolls down to short fine leg and an easy single is added to the total

Bangladesh 294/7   Shahadat Hossain 0* (2b)

82.1

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, hint of away swing, Hossain watchfully leaves it through to the keeper

82.2

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, no run, another short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, punched off the back-foot to mid-off, straight to the fielder and there is no room for a single

82.3

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, (no ball) 1 run, good length delivery, driven down to third man for an easy single, nicely opened the face of the bat to get it past the fielder at gully

82.4

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, 1 no ball, another no-ball! good length delivery outside the off stump, driven away well but fails to beat the fielder at cover

82.4

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, no run, short of a good length delivery, hint of swing, Hossain pulls away late

82.5

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, no run, full and angling in, forced away towards point, well played

82.6

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, this one kept low after hitting the deck, Hossain leaves it through to the keeper and Sangakkara gets an awkward bounce

Bangladesh 298/7   Shahadat Hossain 1* (9b)

84.1

Maharoof to Shahadat Hossain, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Hossain opens the face of the blade and steers it past the fielder at gully

84.5

Maharoof to Shahadat Hossain, FOUR, pitched up on the pads, Hossain moves across and flicks it away to the vacant fine leg fence, bad ball put away in style

84.6

Maharoof to Shahadat Hossain, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

Bangladesh 307/7   Shahadat Hossain 6* (12b 1x4)

86.2

Muralitharan to Shahadat Hossain, no run, defended down to silly mid-off

86.3

Muralitharan to Shahadat Hossain, no run, pushed back down the track

86.4

Muralitharan to Shahadat Hossain, no run, swing and miss outside the off stump, too close for comfort

86.5

Muralitharan to Shahadat Hossain, 1 run, forced away well wide of the fielder at gully

Bangladesh 309/8   Shahadat Hossain 7* (16b 1x4)

87.1

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

87.2

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Hossain pulls but gets nowhere with the shot

87.3

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, slower delivery outside the off stump, defended

87.4

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, FOUR, pitched up on the pads, Hossain skips back and clips it away through midwicket

87.5

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, short delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Hossain makes room and leaves it through to the keeper

87.6

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, well directed bouncer, Hossain fends on the back-foot and the ball lobs up towards point, Samaraweera moves in quickly but the ball falls well short

Bangladesh 313/8   Shahadat Hossain 11* (22b 2x4)

88.6

Muralitharan to Shahadat Hossain, no run, defended stretching well forward, ball rolls back to the bowler

Bangladesh 314/8   Shahadat Hossain 11* (23b 2x4)

90.4

Muralitharan to Shahadat Hossain, no run, defended to the off side.

90.5

Muralitharan to Shahadat Hossain, 1 run, swings it away to the deep midwicket, Maharoof drops the catch.

Bangladesh 317/9   Shahadat Hossain 12* (25b 2x4)

91.1

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, Malinga Bandara to bowl, banged in short left alone.

91.2

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, bouncer ducks under it.

91.3

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, 1 run, pitched on the stumps, drives in the air on the up to long off for a single.

91.5

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, OUT, GONE! fuller length ball on the legs, flicks it high in the air to deep backward square leg, where Tharanga runs in and takes a good catch.

Shahadat Hossain c Tharanga b Malinga 13 (52m 29b 2x4 0x6) SR: 44.82

Bangladesh 319/10   Shahadat Hossain 13 (29b 2x4)
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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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