Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh, 2005/06 / Commentary

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh Test Series - 2nd Test

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets

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33.5

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 no ball, oversteps, short ball, defends to the on side.

33.5

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, fast and pacy outside off stump, left alone.

33.6

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, banged in short, ducks under it.

Bangladesh 107/3   Mohammad Ashraful 0* (3b)

35.1

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pitched up delivery on the stumps, Ashraful plays to midwicket, Muralitharan quickly runs from mid on and has a shy at the stumps, misses it, was very close.

Bangladesh 114/3   Mohammad Ashraful 1* (4b)

36.1

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, tossed up on the off stump, defends to short leg.

36.2

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, comes forward and defends down the track.

36.3

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, comes to the pitch of the ball and drives to mid off, cannot beat the fielder.

36.4

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended to the on side.

36.5

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended to the off side.

36.6

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, comes to the pitch of the ball and drives to mid off.

Bangladesh 118/3   Mohammad Ashraful 1* (10b)

37.2

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, left alone outside off stump.

37.3

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, good ball outside off stump, Ashraful drives with his foot struck in the crease, gets the edge between the slip and gully to thirdman.

37.6

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, pitched up delivery outside off stump, drives off the front foot wide of mid off, Fernando chases the ball and fields it.

Bangladesh 123/3   Mohammad Ashraful 4* (13b)

38.2

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, tossed up outside off stump, moves forward and drives, hit hard at silly-point.
defended to the off side.

38.3

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, waits for the ball and plays to short leg.

38.4

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run

38.5

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, bad ball tossed up outside leg stump, paddles it around, ball races to fine leg fence, well played.

38.6

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, 3 runs, tossed up outside off stump, moves forward and drives well to deep extra-cover.

Bangladesh 131/3   Mohammad Ashraful 11* (18b 1x4)

39.1

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended on the front foot to covers

39.2

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, banged in short, Ashraful ducks, ball hits the helmet.

39.3

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, played to fine leg for a single.

39.5

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, driven to mid on.

39.6

Malinga to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, driven down the ground to long on, comes back for the second run, Fernando from mid off runs and fields the ball.

Bangladesh 135/3   Mohammad Ashraful 14* (23b 1x4)

40.4

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, flighted delivery on the off stump, defends to the on side.

40.5

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, tossed up outside off stump, reverse sweeps, not well timed, ball goes to point, thinks of a single, sent back.

40.6

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, lovely shot! tossed up outside leg stump, paddles it around to fine leg fence.

Bangladesh 140/3   Mohammad Ashraful 18* (26b 2x4)

41.4

Bandara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, driven to extra-cover, this time no chance of a single.

41.5

Bandara to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, flighted delivery, comes forward and takes it on the full and swings it long on fence.

41.6

Bandara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, defended to the on side.

Bangladesh 145/3   Mohammad Ashraful 22* (29b 3x4)

42.4

Muralitharan to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 leg bye, flat delivery pitched outside off stump, turning into Ashraful, off the pad to short fine leg for a leg bye.

Bangladesh 147/3   Mohammad Ashraful 22* (30b 3x4)

43.6

Bandara to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, flighted delivery outside off stump, drives in air to deep extra-cover, not well timed though.

Bangladesh 155/3   Mohammad Ashraful 24* (31b 3x4)

44.6

Maharoof to Mohammad Ashraful, no run

Bangladesh 156/3   Mohammad Ashraful 24* (32b 3x4)

45.5

Bandara to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, Bandara Strikes! excellent delivery, the googly bit quick, plays forward, goes between bat and pad, hits the stumps, what a blow for Bangladesh.

Mohammad Ashraful b Bandara 24 (52m 33b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

Bangladesh 157/4   Mohammad Ashraful 24 (33b 3x4)
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Photos

Mar 11, 2006

Muttiah Muralitharan with the Man-of-the-Series trophy, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Bogra, 4th day, March 11 2006

Muttiah Muralitharan with the Man-of-the-Series trophy

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Mar 11, 2006

The victorious Sri Lankans pose for a team photo, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Bogra, 4th day, March 11 2006

The victorious Sri Lankans pose for a team photo

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