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

0.1

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, right on the money straightaway, pitched close to the off stump line and moving away, Javed Omar beaten first ball

0.2

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, pitched up and on the stumps, defended with a straight bat

0.3

Malinga to Javed Omar, 1 run, short of a good length delivery on the pads, turned away on the leg side, Bangladesh and Omar off the mark with an easy single

0.4

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short of a good length delivery on the stumps, defended on the back-foot, watchfully played

0.5

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, 1 run, Malinga drifts down the leg side, Iqbal gets well inside the line and plays it down to fine leg for an easy single

0.6

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, bit wide outside the off stump, angling away from the right-hander, Omar leaves it through to the keeper.

Bangladesh 2/0   SL Malinga 1-0-2-0

2.1

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, short delivery outside the off stump, Omar goes for the cut and gets beaten by the extra bit of pace and bounce

2.2

Malinga to Javed Omar, FOUR, fulltoss, drifting down the leg side, Omar gets well inside the line and whips it away to the fine leg fence, made full use of the pace of the delivery there

2.3

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, good comeback delivery, Omar is beaten outside the off stump

2.4

Malinga to Javed Omar, 1 run, edged away towards the slip cordon, second slips dives across and cuts off a certain boundary but fails to prevent the single

2.5

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, no run, sharp bouncer, pacey delivery, Iqbal nicely ducks under it

2.6

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, FOUR, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, Iqbal drops his shoulders and steers it through the gap between slip and gully, well played, Bangladesh off to the good start here

Bangladesh 16/0   SL Malinga 2-0-11-0

4.1

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, no run, short of a good length delivery, defended on the back-foot

4.2

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, (no ball) FOUR, more runs! pitched up and drifting down the leg side, Iqbal moves across a bit and flicks it away to the fine leg fence, easy picking and it's a no-ball as well

4.2

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, 3 runs, another pitched up delivery on the legs, Iqbal waits for it and turns it away through the vacant midwicket region, takes on Murali and comfortably comes back for the third, Bangladesh racing away at this stage

4.3

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, beaten outside the off stump, well bowled Malinga

4.4

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, pitched up outside the off stump, Omar gets a good stride forward and gets hit on the pad, half hearted appeal for lbw turned down, impact was outside the line of the off stump

4.5

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, left alone outside the off stump

4.6

Malinga to Javed Omar, FOUR, four more! good length delivery outside the off stump, Omar gets well forward to the pitch of the delivery and nicely steers it past the gully fielder, there is no protection in the deep and the ball races away to the third man fence

Bangladesh 36/0   SL Malinga 3-0-23-0

6.1

Malinga to Javed Omar, 1 no ball, on the stumps and drifting down the leg side, ball clips the pad and rolls away on the leg side

6.1

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven straight to the cover fielder

6.2

Malinga to Javed Omar, 2 runs, once again Malinga strays on to the pads and Omar turns it away behind square on the leg side, Fernando moves across from fine leg and picks it up

6.3

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, line and length delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

6.4

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, pitched wide and angling across, Omar goes after it and gets beaten by a long way

6.5

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, pitched up and drifting down the leg side, ball clips the pad and rolls away behind the stumps, diving stop from Sangakkara saves runs, Omar was looking for a single but Iqbal was not interested

6.6

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, good delivery to end the over, Omar gets right behind the line and defends it with a straight bat

Bangladesh 43/0   SL Malinga 4-0-26-0

8.1

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Omar gets a good stride forward and leaves it through to the keeper

8.2

Malinga to Javed Omar, 1 run, on the pads, turned away well in front of square leg, good shot for just the one run

8.3

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, no run, tight delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended on the back-foot

8.4

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, 1 run, short of a good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Iqbal stays back and tucks it away behind square on the leg side, easy single

8.5

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, probing delivery on the stumps, defended on the front-foot

8.6

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended away towards short cover, fielder moves across quickly and cuts off the single

Bangladesh 45/0   SL Malinga 5-0-28-0

10.1

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, punched off the front-foot to the cover region

10.2

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, wide outside the off stump, no shot offered

10.3

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, short of a good length delivery, close to the off stump line, forced away towards point

10.4

Malinga to Javed Omar, 1 run, short and angling down the leg side, Omar moves across, gets well inside the line and plays it down fine leg for a single

10.5

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, no run, defended on the back-foot towards point, fielder sprints in and cuts off the single

10.6

Malinga to Nafees Iqbal, 1 run, steered down to third man for an easy single

Bangladesh 47/0   SL Malinga 6-0-30-0

29.1

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, short and quick on the stumps, gets out of the way, well left.

29.2

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, good ball on the stumps, gets behind it and works it nicely behind square leg for a single.

29.3

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, no run, short delivery on the body, moves back and plays with soft hands to backward-point.

29.4

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, no run, another short one on the body, well played, again plays with soft hands this time to the left of backward-point.

29.5

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, no run, short delivery on the stumps, gets right behind it and defends well to the off side.

29.6

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, no run, good ball on the stumps, defends well to mid off.

Bangladesh 94/2   SL Malinga 7-0-31-0

31.1

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, left alone outside off stump.

31.2

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 2 no balls, oversteps, of the pad to square leg, they take a leg bye.

31.2

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, no run, good ball on the stumps, beats the outside edge.

31.3

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, short of length, comes back in, closer to the body, one hand of the handle, plays wide of backward-point.

31.4

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, banged in short, Bashar looks to hook, but lets it go at the last moment.

31.5

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, short ball, Bashar pulls to deep square leg for a single.

31.6

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, 1 run, plays to thirdman for a single.

Bangladesh 100/2   SL Malinga 8-0-36-0

33.1

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, no run

33.2

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, 1 no ball, oversteps, plays to the on side, wants a single, sent back.

33.2

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, no run

33.3

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, no run

33.4

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, OUT, GONE! pitched outside off stump, Shahriar Nafees drives, gets an edge to Sangakkara behind the stumps, who takes the catch.

Shahriar Nafees c †Sangakkara b Malinga 9 (33m 33b 0x4 0x6) SR: 27.27

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   SL Malinga 9-0-38-1

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.

35.2

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, short of length, defends to the on side.

35.3

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, defended down the track.

35.4

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, short ball, Bashar looks to hook, but lets it go at the last moment.

35.5

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, short ball, GOOD SHOT! pulls well in the gap between the deep square leg and fine leg, well played.

35.6

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, pitched up outside off stump, mistimes the drive to the off side.

Bangladesh 118/3   SL Malinga 10-0-43-1

37.1

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, full on the legs, played to deep square leg for a single.

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.

37.4

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, no run, bouncer, Bashar ducks under it.

37.5

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, short delivery, fended to fine leg for a single.

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   SL Malinga 11-0-48-1

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.

39.4

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, 1 run, short ball, Bashar pulls well behind square leg to the deep, ball travels quickly, Bashar just rushes into the crease as the throw comes in.

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   SL Malinga 12-0-52-1

57.1

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, good ball outside off stump, left alone.

57.2

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, fuller length delivery outside off stump, moves forward and pushes to cover.

57.3

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, short ball on the stumps, stands tall and defends to backward-point.

57.4

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, pitched up, watchfully defended to the on side.

57.5

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, short ball on the stumps, defended with a straight bat to the off side.

57.6

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, full and down the leg side, Mashud fails to put it away.

Bangladesh 188/6   SL Malinga 13-1-52-1

59.1

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, sends in a bouncer first up, Mashud ducks under it and lets it to sail through to the wicketkeeper

59.2

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, good length delivery outside off, Mashud has a good look at it and lets it through to the wicketkeeper

59.3

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, good length delivery on the stumps, Mashud drives it straight to Muralitharan at mid-on

59.4

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, straight delivery from Malinga, just a little fuller in length, its driven back to the bowler, Malinga fields it on his follow-through

59.5

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, 3 runs, good length delivery outside off, Mashud drives through the line and sends the ball crashing to the left of Fernando who comes in from mid-off, makes a mess of it and allows two extra runs

59.6

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, full delivery on the stumps, Rafique tries to work it away to the on-side, closes the face of the bat a little too early, ball takes the leading edge and flies past the man at gully

Bangladesh 192/6   SL Malinga 14-1-56-1

61.1

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, bouncer, ducks under it.

61.2

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, good ball on target, defends with an open face to the off side.

61.3

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, moves forward and pushes to mid off, Muralitharan fields the ball.

61.4

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, outside edge between the slip and gully to thirdman.

61.5

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, short of length outside off stump, plays and misses.

61.6

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, banged in short, ducks under it.

Bangladesh 194/6   SL Malinga 15-1-57-1

63.1

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, slower ball outside off stump, left alone.

63.2

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, pitched outside off stump, mistimes to the on side.

63.3

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, FOUR, fuller length delivery, Rafique struck in the crease, drives, outside edge between the keeper and slip, Sangakkara too late to react, ball races to the thirdman fence.

63.4

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, 2 runs, driven to long off.

63.5

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, 2 runs, pushes to the off side to the deep.

63.6

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

Bangladesh 205/6   SL Malinga 16-1-65-1

65.1

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, fuller length delivery outside off stump, driven to cover.

65.2

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, 1 run, down the leg side, slower ball, played in front of square leg to the deep.

65.3

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, on the pads, flicked behind square leg to the deep for a single.

65.4

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, no run, on the legs, worked to square leg.

65.5

Malinga to Khaled Mashud, OUT, Malinga Strikes! good ball outside off stump, moves away slightly, Mashud drives the ball, gets the outside edge to Sangakkara behind the stumps, who takes the catch.

Khaled Mashud c †Sangakkara b Malinga 12 (60m 47b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.53

65.6

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, fuller length delivery on the stumps, defends watchfully down the track.

Bangladesh 208/7   SL Malinga 17-1-67-2

67.1

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, defended to the on side.

67.2

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, short delivery on the stumps, opens the face of the bat and runs it down to thirdman for a single.

67.3

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

67.4

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, good ball outside off stump, bit more pace, pushes on the front foot and gets beaten.

67.5

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, banged in short, quicker one, ducks under it.

67.6

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, 1 run, fuller length delivery outside off stump, driven in air, just over the gully to thirdman for a single.

Bangladesh 217/7   SL Malinga 18-1-69-2

69.1

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, banged in short, Rafique gets into a tangle, leaves it at the last moment.

69.2

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, fuller length delivery outside off stump, pushes firmly to cover.

69.3

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, 1 run, driven in the air over the gully to thirdman for a single.

69.4

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, good ball outside off stump, comes forward and defends, gets an inside edge onto the pads, appeal turned down.

69.5

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, pitched wide outside off stump, left alone.

69.6

Malinga to Shahadat Hossain, no run, driven bit upishly to gully on the bounce.

Bangladesh 218/7   SL Malinga 19-1-70-2

71.1

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run

71.2

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, comes forward and pushes to the off side.

71.3

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

71.4

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, short again outside off stump, defends well to the off side.

71.5

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, no run, back over the wicket, leaves it outside off stump.

71.6

Malinga to Mohammad Rafique, 3 runs, on the pads, nicely played to deep midwicket, Fernando chases the ball and pulls it in.

Bangladesh 224/7   SL Malinga 20-1-73-2
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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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