Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh, 2005/06 / Commentary

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh ODI Series - 3rd ODI

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 78 runs

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, no run, good line and length, Tharanga plays no shot, fielded by Mashud

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, no run, good line and length delivery, Tharanga leaves the ball, fielded by Mashud

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, no run, length ball, Tharanga defends it away, fielded by Bashar

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery, Tharanga hits it into the leg side, fielded by Ahmed

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, OUT, Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, OUT: GONE! first strike for
Bangladesh, good ball short of length on the stumps, goes back
with an open face, gets an edge to second slip, where Nafees takes
the catch low down.

WU Tharanga c Shahriar Nafees b Mashrafe Mortaza 0 (4m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, good line and length delivery, Sangakkara defends it, fielded by Omar

End of over 1 (wicket maiden) Sri Lanka 0/1 (RR: 0.00)
KC Sangakkara    0* (1b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    1-1-0-1
ST Jayasuriya    0* (0b)     

1.1

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, line and length, Jayasuriya defends it, fielded by Omar

1.2

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, good line and length, Jayasuriya plays no shot, fielded by Mashud

1.3

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, good line and length delivery, Jayasuriya defends on the front foot, fielded by Ashraful

1.4

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, length ball, Jayasuriya drives on the front foot, fielded by Bashar

1.5

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, line and length, Jayasuriya keeps it out, fielded by Omar

1.6

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, line and length, Jayasuriya defends, fielded by Ahmed

End of over 2 (maiden) Sri Lanka 0/1 (RR: 0.00)
ST Jayasuriya    0* (6b)      Syed Rasel    1-1-0-0
KC Sangakkara    0* (1b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    1-1-0-1

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, good line and length delivery, Sangakkara keeps it out, fielded by Mortaza

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, Sangakkara leaves it, fielded by Mashud

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery, Sangakkara defends on the front foot, fielded by Omar

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, Sangakkara hits it into the leg side, fielded by Rafique

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, 2 runs, on the middle and leg, worked nicely to deep backward square leg, comes back slowly for the second run.

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Sangakkara works it through the leg side, fielded by Nafees

End of over 3 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 3/1 (RR: 1.00)
KC Sangakkara    3* (7b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    2-1-3-1
ST Jayasuriya    0* (6b)      Syed Rasel    1-1-0-0

3.1

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, line and length, Sangakkara cuts, fielded by Bashar

3.2

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, good line and length, Sangakkara cuts it, fielded by Bashar

3.3

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery, Sangakkara defends, fielded by Ahmed

3.4

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, 2 runs, good line and length, Sangakkara works it through the leg side, fielded by Ahmed

3.5

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Sangakkara leaves the ball, fielded by Mashud

3.6

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, pushes forward to mid-off.

End of over 4 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 5/1 (RR: 1.25)
KC Sangakkara    5* (13b)      Syed Rasel    2-1-2-0
ST Jayasuriya    0* (6b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    2-1-3-1

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, That one bounced a bit extra and cramped Jayasuriya for room. Thick indise edge

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, Moved away from Jayasuriya a fraction. Play and miss outside off stump

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, length ball, Jayasuriya defends, fielded by Bashar

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, good line and length, Jayasuriya keeps it out, fielded by Ashraful

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, good line and length, Jayasuriya plays and misses the ball, fielded by Mashud

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, good line and length, Jayasuriya defends it, fielded by Nafees

End of over 5 (maiden) Sri Lanka 5/1 (RR: 1.00)
ST Jayasuriya    0* (12b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    3-2-3-1
KC Sangakkara    5* (13b)      Syed Rasel    2-1-2-0

5.1

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, Full on the pads. Clipped straight to mid-on

5.2

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, FOUR, First boundary of the innings, smacked to the midwicket fence.

5.3

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, good line and length delivery, Sangakkara defends it, fielded by Bashar

5.4

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, Sangakkara defends on the front foot, fielded by Nafees

5.5

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, Sangakkara drives through the off side, fielded by Ahmed

5.6

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, good line and length, Sangakkara defends it, fielded by Bashar

End of over 6 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 9/1 (RR: 1.50)
KC Sangakkara    9* (19b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    3-1-6-0
ST Jayasuriya    0* (12b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    3-2-3-1

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, length ball, Jayasuriya cuts it away, fielded by Kapali

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, line and length, Jayasuriya defends it, fielded by Omar

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, good length delivery, Jayasuriya cuts off the back foot, fielded by Kapali

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, length ball, Jayasuriya defends it, fielded by Bashar

6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, line and length, Jayasuriya defends it, fielded by Ahmed

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good length delivery, Jayasuriya hits it on the leg side, fielded by Ashraful

End of over 7 (1 run) Sri Lanka 10/1 (RR: 1.42)
ST Jayasuriya    1* (18b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    4-2-4-1
KC Sangakkara    9* (19b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    3-1-6-0

7.1

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, Slightly short of a length and Jayasuriya attempts to hit over mid-off. Doesn't get hold of it and just manages to clear the fielder for a couple of runs.

7.2

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, Played to cover.

7.3

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, 1 run, Cut to third man. Slightly uppish but in the gap.

7.4

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, Tight line on off stump. No room for Sangakkara who plays it back to the bowler.

7.5

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, FOUR, Room offered on this ocassion and Sangakkara leans on to the front foot and
eases it past cover for four.

7.6

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, Defended on the leg side

End of over 8 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 17/1 (RR: 2.12)
KC Sangakkara    13* (22b 2x4)      Syed Rasel    4-1-13-0
ST Jayasuriya    4* (21b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    4-2-4-1

8.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, OUT, Gone. Huge wicket that. Slightly shorter in length and Jayasuriya whips it off his pads in the air and straight down third man's throat.

ST Jayasuriya c Tapash Baisya b Mashrafe Mortaza 4 (30m 22b 0x4 0x6) SR: 18.18

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, no run, Played towards point off the back foot

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, no run, Defended to point again

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, no run, Played back down the pitch

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, Wide outside off stump and Jayawardene slashes. thick outside edge flies down to third man.

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, Defended to midwicket

End of over 9 (1 run) Sri Lanka 18/2 (RR: 2.00)
KC Sangakkara    13* (23b 2x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    5-2-5-2
DPMD Jayawardene    1* (4b)      Syed Rasel    4-1-13-0

9.1

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, FOUR, Width offered outside off stump. Jayawardene waits on it and cuts it late square of the third man fielder who has no chance.

9.2

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Defended back to the bowler

9.3

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Wide again and Jayawardene goes at it hard but hits it straight to cover

9.4

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Played towards point

9.5

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene plays and misses outside off stump

9.6

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Played with an angled bat to point

End of over 10 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 22/2 (RR: 2.20)
DPMD Jayawardene    5* (10b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    5-1-17-0
KC Sangakkara    13* (23b 2x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    5-2-5-2

10.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, Played to mid- on

10.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, FOUR, Clipped off his pads and beautifully timed past midwicket for four. That was a gentle push that raced away.

10.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, Played to midwicket and Jayawardene wants the single. Sangakkara send him back and it would have been tight had there been a direct hit.

10.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, Played off the front foot to mid-off

10.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, Played to point

10.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, Defended to mid-off, good come back from Mashrafe

End of over 11 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 26/2 (RR: 2.36)
KC Sangakkara    17* (29b 3x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    6-2-9-2
DPMD Jayawardene    5* (10b 1x4)      Syed Rasel    5-1-17-0

Tapash Baisya being introduced into the attack in place of Syed Rasel.

11.1

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, no run, Slightly short of a length and Jayawardene goes on the front foot and punches it to cover.

11.2

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, no run, Drifting on to the pads. Jayawardene leans across and plays it to midwicket.

11.3

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, no run, Better line on off stump. Jayawardene plays it towards cover but can’t find the gap.

11.4

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene steps down and creates room outside off stump and slashes it away to the cover fence.

11.5

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, 2 runs, Clipped past square leg for a couple of runs.

11.6

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, 1 run, Steered to third man.

End of over 12 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 33/2 (RR: 2.75)
DPMD Jayawardene    12* (16b 2x4)      Tapash Baisya    1-0-7-0
KC Sangakkara    17* (29b 3x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    6-2-9-2

Change of ends for Rasel.

12.1

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, 1 run, Tried to run it to third man but did not make proper contact. Single taken to where short third man would have been.

12.2

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, Played back to the bowler.

12.3

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, Defended on the front foot on the offside.

12.4

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, Full on off stump. Played to cover. Defended on the front foot.

12.5

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, Played towards point.

12.6

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, Defended on the offside.

End of over 13 (1 run) Sri Lanka 34/2 (RR: 2.61)
KC Sangakkara    17* (34b 3x4)      Syed Rasel    6-1-18-0
DPMD Jayawardene    13* (17b 2x4)      Tapash Baisya    1-0-7-0

13.1

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, no run, Rapped on the pads but drifting down leg

13.2

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, no run, Played to cover

13.3

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, 2 runs, Driven to cover who gets a hand on it and pushes it wide off mid off for a couple of runs

13.4

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, 1 run, Played behind square leg

13.5

Tapash Baisya to Sangakkara, no run, Square driven to point where Kapali dives to his right and saves runs.

13.6

Tapash Baisya to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Hit in the air to third man

End of over 14 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 39/2 (RR: 2.78)
KC Sangakkara    19* (36b 3x4)      Tapash Baisya    2-0-12-0
DPMD Jayawardene    16* (21b 2x4)      Syed Rasel    6-1-18-0

14.1

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, 1 no ball, Rasel oversteps to concede the first extra of the innings.

14.1

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Played on the off side for no run.

14.2

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Steered towards point

14.3

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Played off the back foot towards point for no run

14.4

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Hit to cover.

14.5

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Dropped! Jayawardene tried to run it to third man and gets the outside edge but it bounces off Mashud’s glove.

14.6

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, 1 run, Tries a similar shot and connects well this time. Played to third man.

End of over 15 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 41/2 (RR: 2.73)
DPMD Jayawardene    17* (28b 2x4)      Syed Rasel    7-1-20-0
KC Sangakkara    19* (36b 3x4)      Tapash Baisya    2-0-12-0

15.1

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, FOUR, Chipped over the infield and it runs away to the midwicket fence.

15.2

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, no run, Driven on the up but straight to the cover fielder

15.3

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, 1 run, Driven on the rise off the front foot to mid-off

15.4

Tapash Baisya to Sangakkara, no run, Attempted yorker. Well dug out back to the bowler.

15.5

Tapash Baisya to Sangakkara, no run, Clipped of the pads straight to square leg

15.6

Tapash Baisya to Sangakkara, no run

End of over 16 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 46/2 (RR: 2.87)
KC Sangakkara    19* (39b 3x4)      Tapash Baisya    3-0-17-0
DPMD Jayawardene    22* (31b 3x4)      Syed Rasel    7-1-20-0

16.1

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, 1 run, Turned past square leg of his hips for a single.

16.2

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, FOUR, Slightly shorter and wide outside off stump. Sangakkara latches on to the width and slashes it through cover and the ball speeds to the fence.

16.3

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, Hit straight to the cover fielder.

16.4

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, 1 run, Glanced off his pads to fine leg for another single.

16.5

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Full on middle stump. Jayawardene opens the face and angles it to point.

16.6

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, Played to point again

End of over 17 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 52/2 (RR: 3.05)
DPMD Jayawardene    23* (34b 3x4)      Syed Rasel    8-1-26-0
KC Sangakkara    24* (42b 4x4)      Tapash Baisya    3-0-17-0

17.1

Tapash Baisya to Sangakkara, 1 wide, Way down leg side .Wide called.

17.1

Tapash Baisya to Sangakkara, 1 run, Opened the face and runs it down to third man.

17.2

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, 1 wide, Drifting down leg side again. Another wide.

17.2

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, FOUR, Full and straight and Jayawardene drives down the ground. It was in the air but safe past the bowler and runs down to the long-on fence.

17.3

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, FOUR, Wide outside off stump and Jayawardene goes hard at it and carves it through point for four.

17.4

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, no run, Full and angling in to the pads. Played to mid-on

17.5

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, FOUR, Very wide outside off stump and Jayawardene goes on the front foot and thumps it through cover for four.

17.6

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, 1 run, Thick outside edge to third man while attempting the cover drive.

End of over 18 (16 runs) Sri Lanka 68/2 (RR: 3.77)
DPMD Jayawardene    36* (39b 6x4)      Tapash Baisya    4-0-33-0
KC Sangakkara    25* (43b 4x4)      Syed Rasel    8-1-26-0

First introduction of spin. Mohammad Rafique replaces Syed Rasel

18.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, no run, Played back to the bowler.

18.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, no run, That one stopped on Jayawardene a bit. Loops in the air short of cover.

18.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, no run, Played on the off side off the front foot.

18.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, no run, Drifting down leg this time and steered to short fine leg.

18.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, 1 run, This time he plays it wide of the short fine leg fielder for a single

18.6

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, no run, Defended to midwicket

End of over 19 (1 run) Sri Lanka 69/2 (RR: 3.63)
KC Sangakkara    25* (44b 4x4)      Mohammad Rafique    1-0-1-0
DPMD Jayawardene    37* (44b 6x4)      Tapash Baisya    4-0-33-0

19.1

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, FOUR, Short and wide again from Baisya. Jayawardene helps himself to a boundary by crashing it between cover and point.

19.2

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, FOUR, Overcompensating for the room offered the previous ball by drifting on to the pads, Jayawardene chips it over square leg for another boundary.

19.3

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, 1 run, Played on the off side for a single.

19.4

Tapash Baisya to Sangakkara, no run, Defended to midwicket.

19.5

Tapash Baisya to Sangakkara, 1 run, Dabbed on the offside and a sharp single is taken to the cover fielder.

19.6

Tapash Baisya to Jayawardene, no run, Played towards point.

End of over 20 (10 runs) Sri Lanka 79/2 (RR: 3.95)
DPMD Jayawardene    46* (48b 8x4)      Tapash Baisya    5-0-43-0
KC Sangakkara    26* (46b 4x4)      Mohammad Rafique    1-0-1-0

20.1

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Tucked to short fine leg for a quick single. There’s a direct hit at the non-strikers end but Sangakkara is quite safe.

20.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, no run, Dabbed on the offside, looking for the single but decide against it.

20.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, 1 run, Played to wide mid-on for a single.

20.4

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Flicked past square leg for an attempted two. There is a mix up on the second run but a wide throw at the keeper’s end saves the Sangakkara.

20.5

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, no run, Played to cover.

20.6

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Dabbed on the on side for a single.

21.1

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run, Driven back to the bowler.

21.2

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run, Driven to long on for a single.

21.3

Alok Kapali to Jayawardene, 1 run, Full toss played past midwicket for a single.

21.4

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run, Defended on the off side

21.5

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run, Played to long on for a single.

21.6

Alok Kapali to Jayawardene, 1 run, Hit off the back foot to long on for another single.

End of over 22 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 88/2 (RR: 4.00)
DPMD Jayawardene    49* (52b 8x4)      Alok Kapali    1-0-4-0
KC Sangakkara    32* (54b 4x4)      Mohammad Rafique    1.6-0-6-0

22.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, 1 run, Single taken to long-off and that brings up jayawardene’s fifty. Well Played.

22.2

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Turned past square leg for one run.

22.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, 1 run, Dabbed behind square for a single.

22.4

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Stepped down the track and played wide of midwicket.

22.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, no run, Single taken to short third man.

22.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jayawardene, OUT, That one stopped on Jayawardene a touch and he only manages to loop in back tamely to the bowler who takes a good catch given that Sangakkara was in the way. Just as Jayawardene was milking the singles, Bangladesh have managed to dislodge him.

DPMD Jayawardene c & b Mohammad Rafique 51 (70m 56b 8x4 0x6) SR: 91.07

End of over 23 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 92/3 (RR: 4.00)
     Mohammad Rafique    1.1-0-10-1
KC Sangakkara    34* (56b 4x4)      Alok Kapali    1-0-4-0

23.1

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run, Played to short fine leg.

23.2

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run, Hit hard, but straight to cover.

23.3

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run

23.4

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run, Played down the ground for a single.

23.5

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run, Played back to the bowlers

23.6

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run

End of over 24 (1 run) Sri Lanka 93/3 (RR: 3.87)
KS Lokuarachchi    0* (1b)      Alok Kapali    2-0-5-0
KC Sangakkara    35* (61b 4x4)      Mohammad Rafique    1.1-0-10-1

24.1

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Single taken to long-on, Sangakkara picking the ones off with ease.

24.2

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, no run, Defended on the offside.

24.3

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, SIX, Goes down on one knee and lofts it over midwicket for a huge six.

24.4

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, no run

24.5

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, FOUR, And again. This time along the ground through midwicket for four.

24.6

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, no run

End of over 25 (11 runs) Sri Lanka 104/3 (RR: 4.16)
KS Lokuarachchi    10* (6b 1x4 1x6)      Mohammad Rafique    3-0-21-1
KC Sangakkara    36* (62b 4x4)      Alok Kapali    2-0-5-0

25.1

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run, Played to midwicket for an easy single.

25.2

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 2 runs, Turned fine off his legs for two to fine leg.

25.3

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run, Tried to play a sweep but changed his mind at the last minute. Beaten outside off stump.

25.4

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run, Defended to cover.

25.5

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run, Swept to short fine leg.

25.6

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run, Wide outside off stump. Batsman tries to cut but misses.

End of over 26 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 107/3 (RR: 4.11)
KS Lokuarachchi    12* (11b 1x4 1x6)      Alok Kapali    3-0-8-0
KC Sangakkara    37* (63b 4x4)      Mohammad Rafique    3-0-21-1

26.1

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Played towards cover.

26.2

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Turned on the leg side for another single.

26.3

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run

26.4

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, 2 runs

26.5

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, no run

26.6

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, no run

End of over 27 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 112/3 (RR: 4.14)
KS Lokuarachchi    15* (15b 1x4 1x6)      Mohammad Rafique    4-0-26-1
KC Sangakkara    39* (65b 4x4)      Alok Kapali    3-0-8-0

27.1

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run

27.2

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

27.3

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run

27.4

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

27.5

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run

27.6

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run

End of over 28 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 117/3 (RR: 4.17)
KC Sangakkara    42* (69b 4x4)      Alok Kapali    4-0-13-0
KS Lokuarachchi    17* (17b 1x4 1x6)      Mohammad Rafique    4-0-26-1

28.1

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Full on the pads. Sangakkara clips past midwicket for a single.

28.2

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, no run, Outside off stump and Lokuarachchi tries to sweep and misses.

28.3

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Dabbed off the back foot to midwicket for a single.

28.4

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, no run, Defended to midwicket.

28.5

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Driven on the front foot to long-on. Another single taken.

28.6

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Single taken to square leg.

End of over 29 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 121/3 (RR: 4.17)
KS Lokuarachchi    19* (20b 1x4 1x6)      Mohammad Rafique    5-0-30-1
KC Sangakkara    44* (72b 4x4)      Alok Kapali    4-0-13-0

29.1

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run, Lokuarachchi tries to step down but decides against it. Chops it to cover.

29.2

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Single taken to deep midwicket.

29.3

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run, Dabbed towards point for a single.

29.4

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Single taken to cover.

29.5

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run, Tossed up, Sangakkara waited for it and plays it to long-on for a single.

29.6

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Pulled to midwicket for a single.

End of over 30 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 126/3 (RR: 4.20)
KS Lokuarachchi    22* (24b 1x4 1x6)      Alok Kapali    5-0-18-0
KC Sangakkara    46* (74b 4x4)      Mohammad Rafique    5-0-30-1

30.1

Manjural Islam Rana to Lokuarachchi, no run, Swept for deep-backward square leg for a single.

30.2

Manjural Islam Rana to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

30.3

Manjural Islam Rana to Sangakkara, 1 run

30.4

Manjural Islam Rana to Lokuarachchi, FOUR

30.5

Manjural Islam Rana to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

30.6

Manjural Islam Rana to Sangakkara, 1 run

End of over 31 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 134/3 (RR: 4.32)
KC Sangakkara    48* (76b 4x4)      Manjural Islam Rana    1-0-8-0
KS Lokuarachchi    28* (28b 2x4 1x6)      Alok Kapali    5-0-18-0

31.1

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run, Outside off stump. Played off the back foot straight to cover.

31.2

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run, Single taken to the deep cover fielder.

31.3

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Dabbed to midwicket for a single.

31.4

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run, Played back down the pitch.

31.5

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run, Driven to long-off for a single. Sangakkara reaches a patient half-century.

31.6

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Swept to deep backward square for a single.

End of over 32 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 138/3 (RR: 4.31)
KS Lokuarachchi    30* (30b 2x4 1x6)      Alok Kapali    6-0-22-0
KC Sangakkara    50* (80b 4x4)      Manjural Islam Rana    1-0-8-0

32.1

Manjural Islam Rana to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Played off the back foot to midwicket for a single.

32.2

Manjural Islam Rana to Sangakkara, 1 run, Turned to square leg for another single. Sri lanka accumulating the runs easily.

32.3

Manjural Islam Rana to Lokuarachchi, 2 runs, Cut off the back foot to sweeper. Batsmen almost collide while going to the second run but the danger is averted.

32.4

Manjural Islam Rana to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, Wide outside off stump and Loukarachchi pulls it in the air to midwicket. The batsmen run one to bring up Lokuarachchi;s half-century.

32.5

Manjural Islam Rana to Sangakkara, 1 run

32.6

Manjural Islam Rana to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

End of over 33 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 145/3 (RR: 4.39)
KS Lokuarachchi    35* (34b 2x4 1x6)      Manjural Islam Rana    2-0-15-0
KC Sangakkara    52* (82b 4x4)      Alok Kapali    6-0-22-0

33.1

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

33.2

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run

33.3

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, FOUR

33.4

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

33.5

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run

33.6

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

End of over 34 (9 runs) Sri Lanka 154/3 (RR: 4.52)
KS Lokuarachchi    42* (38b 3x4 1x6)      Alok Kapali    7-0-31-0
KC Sangakkara    54* (84b 4x4)      Manjural Islam Rana    2-0-15-0

34.1

Aftab Ahmed to Lokuarachchi, no run, Played off the back foot to midwicket.

34.2

Aftab Ahmed to Lokuarachchi, SIX

34.3

Aftab Ahmed to Lokuarachchi, no run

34.4

Aftab Ahmed to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

34.5

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, no run

34.6

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, 1 run

End of over 35 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 162/3 (RR: 4.62)
KC Sangakkara    55* (86b 4x4)      Aftab Ahmed    1-0-8-0
KS Lokuarachchi    49* (42b 3x4 2x6)      Alok Kapali    7-0-31-0

35.1

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run, Cut to deep point for a single

35.2

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 2 runs

35.3

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run

35.4

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run

35.5

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

35.6

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, 1 run

End of over 36 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 167/3 (RR: 4.63)
KC Sangakkara    57* (88b 4x4)      Alok Kapali    8-0-36-0
KS Lokuarachchi    52* (46b 3x4 2x6)      Aftab Ahmed    1-0-8-0

36.1

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, no run

36.2

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, no run

36.3

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, 1 run

36.4

Aftab Ahmed to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

36.5

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, 2 runs

36.6

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, 1 run

End of over 37 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 172/3 (RR: 4.64)
KC Sangakkara    61* (93b 4x4)      Aftab Ahmed    2-0-13-0
KS Lokuarachchi    53* (47b 3x4 2x6)      Alok Kapali    8-0-36-0

37.1

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run

37.2

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run

37.3

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run

37.4

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run

37.5

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run

37.6

Alok Kapali to Sangakkara, no run

End of over 38 (maiden) Sri Lanka 172/3 (RR: 4.52)
KC Sangakkara    61* (99b 4x4)      Alok Kapali    9-1-36-0
KS Lokuarachchi    53* (47b 3x4 2x6)      Aftab Ahmed    2-0-13-0

38.1

Aftab Ahmed to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

38.2

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, FOUR

38.3

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, 1 run

38.4

Aftab Ahmed to Lokuarachchi, 1 run

38.5

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, 2 runs

38.6

Aftab Ahmed to Sangakkara, no run

End of over 39 (9 runs) Sri Lanka 181/3 (RR: 4.64)
KC Sangakkara    68* (103b 5x4)      Aftab Ahmed    3-0-22-0
KS Lokuarachchi    55* (49b 3x4 2x6)      Alok Kapali    9-1-36-0

39.1

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, FOUR

39.2

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 2 runs

39.3

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run

39.4

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, no run

39.5

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, 2 runs

39.6

Alok Kapali to Lokuarachchi, SIX

End of over 40 (14 runs) Sri Lanka 195/3 (RR: 4.87)
KS Lokuarachchi    69* (55b 4x4 3x6)      Alok Kapali    10-1-50-0
KC Sangakkara    68* (103b 5x4)      Aftab Ahmed    3-0-22-0

40.1

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Turned off his legs to short fine leg for a sharp single.

40.2

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, no run, Driven off the back foot straight to the bowler.

40.3

Mohammad Rafique to Lokuarachchi, OUT, Bowled! Stright ball on middle stump. Lokuarachchi tries to slog sweep it and misses completely and is bowled. He’s gone after doing a superb job of upping the tempo of the innings.

KS Lokuarachchi b Mohammad Rafique 69 (61m 57b 4x4 3x6) SR: 121.05

40.4

Mohammad Rafique to Dilshan, 1 run, Cut past point for a single.

40.5

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 wide, Wide outside leg stump. Called wide.

40.5

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run, Turned off his pads for a single.

40.6

Mohammad Rafique to Dilshan, 1 run, Played through cover off the backfoot for a single. That brings up the 200.

End of over 41 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 200/4 (RR: 4.87)
TM Dilshan    2* (2b)      Mohammad Rafique    6-0-35-2
KC Sangakkara    70* (105b 5x4)      Alok Kapali    10-1-50-0

41.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, 1 run, Straight and full. Played back past the bowler for a single. That wasn’t timed well at all.

41.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Wide outside off stump, Sangakkara tried to turn it on the leg side and got an outside edge down to third man.

41.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Driven down the ground to long off

41.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, FOUR, Tried the pull shot but got a thick inner edge past the stumps to third man for four.

41.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, FOUR, And again. This time he tried to drive and gets the inside edge for four to third man. Lucky breaks for Sangakkara.

41.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, 3 runs, Clipped past square leg. Misfield allows a couple of extra runs.

End of over 42 (16 runs) Sri Lanka 216/4 (RR: 5.14)
KC Sangakkara    85* (110b 7x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    7-2-25-2
TM Dilshan    3* (3b)      Mohammad Rafique    6-0-35-2

42.1

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run

42.2

Mohammad Rafique to Dilshan, 1 run, Swept to deep midwicket

42.3

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, FOUR, Turned behind square for one.

42.4

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, no run

42.5

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run

42.6

Mohammad Rafique to Dilshan, 1 run

End of over 43 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 224/4 (RR: 5.20)
TM Dilshan    5* (5b)      Mohammad Rafique    7-0-43-2
KC Sangakkara    91* (114b 8x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    7-2-25-2

43.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, FOUR, Another inside edge. This time off Dilshan’s attempted drive. The ball runs down to fine leg for four.

43.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, 2 runs, Played to midwicket.

43.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, FOUR, Shorter length and Dilshan latches on to it with the pull and sends the ball screeching to the deep backward square fence.

43.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, 1 run, Driven to long-off for a single.

43.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, 1 wide, Slower ball but wide outside off stump and it is called by the umpire.

43.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, 1 run

43.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, no run

End of over 44 (13 runs) Sri Lanka 237/4 (RR: 5.38)
TM Dilshan    16* (10b 2x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    8-2-38-2
KC Sangakkara    92* (115b 8x4)      Mohammad Rafique    7-0-43-2

44.1

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, FOUR

44.2

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, FOUR

44.3

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run

44.4

Mohammad Rafique to Dilshan, no run

44.5

Mohammad Rafique to Dilshan, 1 run

44.6

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, 1 run

End of over 45 (11 runs) Sri Lanka 248/4 (RR: 5.51)
KC Sangakkara    102* (119b 10x4)      Mohammad Rafique    8-0-54-2
TM Dilshan    17* (12b 2x4)      Mashrafe Mortaza    8-2-38-2

45.1

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Chipped in the air but it falls safe at mid-on. The batsmen scamper two and there’s a direct hit at the strikers end but Sangakkara is safe.

45.2

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, 2 wides, Wide ball down legside. Keeper only manages to get a glove on it and the batsmen run one.

45.2

Syed Rasel to Dilshan, 1 run, Tried to hit the ball hard but didn’t time it well. Single to cover.

45.3

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, 1 run, Full and Sangakkara swings it off his pads to the deep square leg fence for one.

45.4

Syed Rasel to Dilshan, FOUR, Short ball and easy meat for Dilshan who pulls it for four.

45.5

Syed Rasel to Dilshan, OUT, Gone. Dilshan attempts a cheeky paddle sweep and paddles it straight up in the air to short fine leg.

TM Dilshan c Mohammad Ashraful b Syed Rasel 22 (27m 15b 3x4 0x6) SR: 146.66

45.6

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, Full and swinging in to Sangakkara who misses the flick and is struck on the pad. Batsmen take a single after the ball bounces off the pad to short third man.

End of over 46 (11 runs) Sri Lanka 259/5 (RR: 5.63)
KC Sangakkara    105* (122b 10x4)      Syed Rasel    9-1-36-1
CK Kapugedera    0* (0b)      Mohammad Rafique    8-0-54-2

46.1

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara tries to heave it on the leg side and misses.

46.2

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, FOUR, He tries the heave again, connects this time and sends it hard over midwicket. Poor fielding on the boundary concedes a boundary.

46.3

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, OUT, Bowled! Tried the slog sweep and didn’t connect. The ball brushes his shirt and crashes into the stumps. Sangakkara goes for 109.

KC Sangakkara b Mohammad Rafique 109 (200m 125b 11x4 0x6) SR: 87.20

46.4

Mohammad Rafique to Maharoof, 1 run, Beaten by the turn. Single taken to short fine leg.

46.5

Mohammad Rafique to Kapugedera, 1 run, Cut to the deep point fielder for one.

46.6

Mohammad Rafique to Maharoof, 1 run, Single taken to short fine leg.

End of over 47 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 266/6 (RR: 5.65)
MF Maharoof    2* (2b)      Mohammad Rafique    9-0-61-3
CK Kapugedera    1* (1b)      Syed Rasel    9-1-36-1

47.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Maharoof, 1 run, Driven down the ground

47.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, Full toss outside off stump. Batsman has a go at it and misses.

47.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, SIX, Full ball and smashed! Straight hit down the ground and it clears long off with ease

47.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, FOUR, Drifting on to his pads and Kapudegera times it well to the deep square leg fence.

47.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 2 runs, Pushed to long on and good running between the wickets!

47.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 1 run, Played to square leg

End of over 48 (14 runs) Sri Lanka 280/6 (RR: 5.83)
CK Kapugedera    14* (6b 1x4 1x6)      Mashrafe Mortaza    9-2-52-2
MF Maharoof    3* (3b)      Mohammad Rafique    9-0-61-3

48.1

Syed Rasel to Kapugedera, 2 runs, Kapugedera tries to go airborne again. Gets a thick outside edge down to third man.

48.2

Syed Rasel to Kapugedera, no run, Fullish ball and the batsman tries to heave it through midwicket and doesn’t connect.

48.3

Syed Rasel to Kapugedera, OUT, Caught! Kapugedera, searching for the boundary, carves it in the air straight to the cover fielder.

CK Kapugedera c Habibul Bashar b Syed Rasel 16 (7m 9b 1x4 1x6) SR: 177.77

48.4

Syed Rasel to Maharoof, 1 run, Outside edge goes to third man for a single.

48.5

Syed Rasel to Bandara, 1 run, Played to long-on for one

48.6

Syed Rasel to Maharoof, SIX, Six! Massive slog over midwicket. Maharoof connects perfectly and the ball sails clear of the ropes.

End of over 49 (10 runs) Sri Lanka 290/7 (RR: 5.91)
MF Maharoof    10* (5b 1x6)      Syed Rasel    10-1-46-2
HMCM Bandara    1* (1b)      Mashrafe Mortaza    9-2-52-2

49.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Bandara, 1 run, Single taken to point.

49.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Maharoof, SIX, Another massive blow. Waited for the shorter ball, rocked on to the back foot and bashed it over long-on for six.

49.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Maharoof, FOUR, Short ball and Maharoof drills the pull through midwicket all the way to the fence. Huge over this for Sri Lanka. The score goes past 300.

49.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Maharoof, 1 run, Single to long-on

49.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Bandara, 1 run

49.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Maharoof, SIX, Colossal hit! Outside off stump and Maharoof biffs it off the back foot and his sheer power sends the ball flying over long-on. Sri Lanka end the innings in some style!

Sri lanka have closed on 309 for 7, a superb comeback considering their slow start. Join is us in about half an hour for the Bangladesh innings

End of over 50 (19 runs) Sri Lanka 309/7
MF Maharoof    27* (9b 1x4 3x6)      Mashrafe Mortaza    10-2-71-2
HMCM Bandara    3* (3b)      Syed Rasel    10-1-46-2
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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Chittagong - Feb 25, 2006
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Feb 25, 2006

Sri Lanka celebrate their 2-1 series win in Bangladesh, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Chittagong, February 25, 2006

Sri Lanka celebrate their 2-1 series win in Bangladesh

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Feb 25, 2006

Dammika Prasad and Tillakaratne Dilshan celebrate as Bangladesh's top order is blown away, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Chittagong, February 25, 2006

Dammika Prasad and Tillakaratne Dilshan celebrate

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