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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1.4

Maharoof to Nafees Iqbal, FOUR, good length delivery, hint of swing and close to the off stump line, Iqbal gets into a good position and glides it through the gap between slip and gully, nicely opened the face of the bat to get the placement right and played it with soft hand to keep it down, excellent shot

Bangladesh 7/0   Nafees Iqbal 5* (7b 1x4)   MF Maharoof 0.4-0-5-0

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

Bangladesh 11/0   Javed Omar 5* (6b 1x4)   SL Malinga 1.2-0-6-0

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   Nafees Iqbal 9* (11b 2x4)   SL Malinga 2-0-11-0

3.3

Maharoof to Javed Omar, FOUR, bit fuller and on the stumps, Omar gets forward and drives it straight past the bowler to the long-on fence, mid-on had no chance of cutting it off, excellent placement

Bangladesh 20/0   Javed Omar 10* (11b 2x4)   MF Maharoof 1.3-0-9-0

3.6

Maharoof to Javed Omar, FOUR, short rising delivery, coming in with the angle, Omar leans back and cuts hard and the ball flies over the slip cordon, bit of edge involved but a safe shot

Bangladesh 24/0   Javed Omar 14* (14b 3x4)   MF Maharoof 2-0-13-0

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

Bangladesh 29/0   Nafees Iqbal 13* (13b 3x4)   SL Malinga 2.1-0-16-0

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   Javed Omar 18* (18b 4x4)   SL Malinga 3-0-23-0

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

Bangladesh 40/0   Nafees Iqbal 20* (16b 4x4)   CRD Fernando 0.2-0-4-0

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!

Bangladesh 51/0   Nafees Iqbal 26* (37b 5x4)   CRD Fernando 3.1-2-8-0

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   Javed Omar 28* (41b 5x4)   CRD Fernando 5-2-12-0

16.5

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, tossed up bit full outside off stump, moves forward and drives well wide of mid off, ball races to the fence, GOOD SHOT!

Bangladesh 64/1   Habibul Bashar 6* (10b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 2.5-1-9-1

17.5

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

Bangladesh 73/1   Habibul Bashar 12* (13b 2x4)   CRD Fernando 6.5-3-21-0

34.1

Muralitharan to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, GOOD SHOT! sweeps well behind square leg, ball races to the fence, well played.

Bangladesh 111/3   Habibul Bashar 29* (52b 3x4)   M Muralitharan 11.1-5-25-2

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.

Bangladesh 118/3   Habibul Bashar 35* (61b 4x4)   SL Malinga 9.5-0-43-1

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.

Bangladesh 128/3   Mohammad Ashraful 8* (17b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 13.5-6-32-2

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)   M Muralitharan 15-6-40-2

41.5

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

Bangladesh 145/3   Mohammad Ashraful 22* (28b 3x4)   HMCM Bandara 5.5-0-12-0

43.3

Bandara to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, lucky shot! a touch short and bit wide, Bashar cuts, gets an edge past the slip to thirdman fence.

Bangladesh 152/3   Habibul Bashar 47* (81b 5x4)   HMCM Bandara 6.3-0-16-0

46.2

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, BOUNDARY! width outside off stump, cuts well wide of thirdman, ball races to the fence, well played.

Bangladesh 161/4   Habibul Bashar 54* (94b 6x4)   MF Maharoof 3.2-0-18-0

46.6

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, well timed, pitched on the legs, worked nicely to the on side, ball races to midwicket fence.

Bangladesh 165/4   Habibul Bashar 58* (98b 7x4)   MF Maharoof 4-0-22-0

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.

Bangladesh 201/6   Mohammad Rafique 10* (23b 1x4)   SL Malinga 15.3-1-61-1

72.4

Muralitharan to Shahadat Hossain, FOUR, DROPPED! chipped in the air to deep mid on, Bandara runs backwards and tries to take the catch, drops it, ball rolls into the fence.

Bangladesh 229/7   Shahadat Hossain 5* (18b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 28.4-8-75-4
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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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