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

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

5.1

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, defended on the back-foot

5.2

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, FOUR, shot! good length delivery outside the off stump, Iqbal moves forward and carves it away to the cover fence

5.3

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, defended watchfully

5.4

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, defended on the front-foot

5.5

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, left alone outside the off stump

5.6

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

Bangladesh 40/0   CRD Fernando 1-0-4-0

7.1

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, good length delivery, hint of away swing, Iqbal leaves it through to the keeper

7.2

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short of a good length delivery, punched off the back-foot to the cover region

7.3

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, defended outside the off stump

7.4

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, another line and length delivery outside the off stump, Iqbal shoulders arms and the ball goes through to the keeper

7.5

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short of a length, hint of away swing and Iqbal is beaten outside the off stump

7.6

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards cover, end of a good over

Bangladesh 43/0   CRD Fernando 2-1-4-0

9.1

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

9.2

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short of a good length delivery, angling in from outside the off stump, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls back to the bowler

9.3

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, coming in with the angle, defended on the back-foot

9.4

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, forced away towards point

9.5

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, bouncer outside the off stump, Iqbal leaves it through to the keeper

9.6

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, another bouncer, this one came in with the angle, Iqbal comfortably ducks under it

Bangladesh 45/0   CRD Fernando 3-2-4-0

11.1

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump and that's drilled through the gap between the cover fielders, fantastic shot, 50 comes up for Bangladesh!

11.2

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short of a good length delivery, defended on the back-foot with an angled bat and the ball rolls away straight to the gully fielder

11.3

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, wayward delivery outside the off stump, Iqbal not interested

11.4

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short rising delivery on the middle and off stump line, Iqbal leans back and avoids it well

11.5

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, good length delivery, defensively played away towards cover

11.6

Fernando to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short of a good length delivery, close to the off stump line, Iqbal stands tall on the back-foot and defends it towards cover

Bangladesh 51/0   CRD Fernando 4-2-8-0

13.1

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, short of length outside off stump, stands tall and defends to backward-point

13.2

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, mistimes the drive to mid off.

13.3

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, defended to the off side, not fully forward.

13.4

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, fuller length delivery, pushes to cover.

13.5

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, banged in short, ducks under it.

13.6

Fernando to Javed Omar, FOUR, short and down the leg side, gets behind it and plays it fine to the fence, well played.

Bangladesh 58/1   CRD Fernando 5-2-12-0

15.1

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, short and wide outside off stump, plays a nothing shot, stands in the crease and slashes at a wide one.

15.2

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, defended on the back foot to the on side.

15.3

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, comes forward and defends to the off side.

15.4

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, short of length outside off stump, stands tall and defends to point.

15.5

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, short ball outside off stump, stands tall and defends with a straight bat down the track.

15.6

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, short rising delivery outside off stump, tries to play and gets beaten.

Bangladesh 58/1   CRD Fernando 6-3-12-0

17.1

Fernando to Javed Omar, 2 runs, short of length on the middle and leg, worked nicely in front of square leg, comes back easily for the second run.

17.2

Fernando to Javed Omar, no run, short ball, moves back and defends to point.

17.3

Fernando to Javed Omar, 1 run, short down the leg side, fends it way, of the glove to fine leg for a single.

17.4

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, 2 runs, slower full toss, Bashar pushes to deep mid on, comes back for the second run.

17.5

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, short ball, Bashar hooks, gets a top edge, one bounce into the fine leg fence.

17.6

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, 2 runs, short again, this Bashar pulls along the ground to deep midwicket, comes back for the second run.

Bangladesh 75/1   CRD Fernando 7-3-23-0

73.1

Fernando to Mohammad Rafique, no run, mistimes the drive to the off side.

73.2

Fernando to Mohammad Rafique, no run, full ball outside off stump, left alone.

73.3

Fernando to Mohammad Rafique, no run, good ball on the stumps, too full to play a leg shot, gets beaten.

73.4

Fernando to Mohammad Rafique, no run, good ball on target, Rafique just keeps it out.

73.5

Fernando to Mohammad Rafique, OUT, GONE! Fernando picks up his first wicket, fuller length delivery outside off stump, Rafique mistimes the drive high in the air towards wide long off, Muralitharan judges the well and takes the catch.

Mohammad Rafique c Muralitharan b Fernando 32 (77m 57b 1x4 0x6) SR: 56.14

73.6

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, no run, full toss driven to mid off.

Bangladesh 231/8   CRD Fernando 8-4-23-1

75.1

Fernando to Enamul Haque jnr, no run, good ball outside off stump, moves back and defends, beats the outside edge, first official warning from Umpire Rauf for running on the danger area for Fernando.

75.2

Fernando to Enamul Haque jnr, no run, short delivery outside off stump, fends of his glove to the on side.

75.3

Fernando to Enamul Haque jnr, 1 run, short of length outside off stump, defends with an open face to thirdman, second warning for Fernando

75.4

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, no run, short ball bit wide outside off stump, Hossain pulls, gets an underedge behind the stumps.

75.5

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, no run, bouncer, Shahadat Hossain ducks under it, clips the helmet through to Sangakkara.

75.6

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, OUT, Fernando strikes for the second time, softened him with a bouncer previous ball, this time pitches it full outside leg stump, Shahadat Hossain drives straight into hands of Muralitharan at mid on.

Shahadat Hossain c Muralitharan b Fernando 6 (47m 23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 26.08

Bangladesh 233/9   CRD Fernando 9-4-24-2
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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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