Player of the Match
Player of the Match
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    20.3 what has the batsman done? That is an awful ball to get out to, after he had looked so good. Al-Amin pitches short and wide. Dimuth has been letting these go all morning, but on this occasion he cuts and fails to keep the shot down. Point didn't have to move, and he swallows it around thigh-height. Another promising start for Dimuth, but that big score still eludes him. The slowness of the pitch might have played a part as well. 49/2
    15.6 Boom! Gazi strikes, Having flighted everything in the over, he pitches this one short and gets it to turn into Silva. The batsman tries to sweep but the ball goes below the bat and hits him in front of off stump. Would have hit middle and leg probably. A clever change of length by Gazi, and the pitch did the rest. 39/1
    156.4 he's been caught at long-on! Nearly all of the Bangladesh players come across to shake hands with the man as he walks off to the pavilion. Goes down the track to loft this length ball from Nasir and holes out to Gazi in the deep. The bowler has his hands aloft 587/10
    70.5 Mahmudullah is carrying his team-mate on his shoulders in celebration of a very crucial wicket! It was fullish and turning in just a hint from middle. Mahela was shuffling across to try and work it away towards fine leg, but is caught plumb in front. A stunning blow by Bangladesh and they will be desperate to capitalise. 227/3
    85.4 he got lucky in the last over, but now he swings off his hips but gets an outside edge to point. Nicely flighted on middle and off as he charged him and looked to send this into orbit over long-on, but all he manages to do is lob a very simple catch to Imrul Kayes square on the off side 294/4
    89.6 got im! Shakib has a big smile on his face as this was nothing more than a tossed up delivery on off stump. Mathews goes for a slog, a needless one, and has his off stump pegged back. Another Sri Lankan wicket gifted away 312/5
    109.6 breakthrough! the crowd in Chittagong goes wild, after an hour of punishment, here's something to cheer, Vithanage looking to defend that one, hit in front and is sent on his way, was there an inside egde? yup, a big one, that's why Vithanage was disappointed after the decision, poor call that 402/6
    110.5 Shakib gets a wicket in his first over of the day, it's the new man Dilruwan who is sent on his way, that was tossed up, Perera looked to defend, but played outside the line of that one, struck around off stump, and he can't complain about this decision 405/7
    139.2 and he's struck in front now! Goes on with the arm and Mendis didd not pick it as he strode forward to defend down the wrong line. Struck low on his front pad and that would have crashed into the stumps. Very handy little innings that 505/8
    143.6 that's his fifth! Lakmal has been adjudged leg before. Arm ball again and kept full on off as he draws Lakmal forward. The tail-ender plays down the wrong line and has to walk back as he is struck quite low and in front of off stump 533/9
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    Extras
    35 (b 21, lb 6, nb 1, w 2, pen 5)
    TOTAL
    587 all out (156.4 Overs, RR: 3.74)
    Fall of wickets: 1-39 (JK Silva, 15.6 ov), 2-49 (FDM Karunaratne, 20.3 ov), 3-227 (DPMD Jayawardene, 70.5 ov), 4-294 (LD Chandimal, 85.4 ov), 5-312 (AD Mathews, 89.6 ov), 6-402 (KDK Vithanage, 109.6 ov), 7-405 (MDK Perera, 110.5 ov), 8-505 (BAW Mendis, 139.2 ov), 9-533 (RAS Lakmal, 143.6 ov), 10-587 (KC Sangakkara, 156.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Al-Amin Hossain2558113.2401
    Sohag Gazi48418113.7700
    Abdur Razzak41601.5000
    Shakib Al Hasan34314854.3510
    Mahmudullah34211013.2310
    Nasir Hossain6.401622.4000
    Shamsur Rahman10505.0000
    Mominul Haque40802.0000
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    0.4 forget getting to stumps without loss, they can't even get through the first over without loss, Tamim is bowled for a duck, the local star is gone, the crowd is gobsmacked, Lakmal gets this one to stay real low, Tamim was caught on the back foot, he had to jam his bat down in an attempt to keep that out, he can't, Bangladesh's day just got worse 0/1
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    61.2 off goes the off stump! Horrible slog from Shamsur leads to his end. He's picked the wrong ball to go for the hoick as this turns away from him and has to walk back as the stadium stands up to applaud his timely and rather solid effort. 232/2
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    72.3 his stumps are pegged back as he charged down the pitch and Kayes is down here! Think he's twinged that sore hamstring! The physio is out there tending to him. Poor shot again from the set batsman as raced down the pitch and was swinging wildly. Head rolling everywhere as he misses the legspinner and sees his stumps disturbed. Kayes is struggling badly here as he tries to walk off. He needs two of his team-mates to help him make his way out of the field 259/4
    67.6 sweeps across the line and Mominul is trapped in front! The crowd is stunned as he walks back. This was tossed up on middle and off, planted his front foot down the pitch and is struck in line as this one turns just a touch. 252/3
    97.1 gone! And Shakib throws it away after reaching 50 again. Huge blow for Sri Lanka, giving how well he had been batting, but it was decent captaincy from Mathews as well. He had two short covers. Perera flights it up and Shakib drives it hard and low to the straighter man, who takes a sharp catch. 350/6
    89.4 this time he's gets bat to it and Kaushal Silva at short leg picks up a great catch! Mushfiqur was down the track but Dilruwan pulled his length back just a touch. Gets a bit of turn and bounce as the batsman looks to block, and Mushfiqur walks after getting a glove and watche sthe ball lob to the right of short leg and Kaushal leaves full length and holds on 319/5
    111.4 he's nicked off! Mendis has struck in overtime and the Bangladesh fans are stunned! Nasir is distraught and Mahmudullah is on his honches! It was short and skidded on to him to defeat his cut shot. Chandimal makes a good grab and Umpire Reiffel reckons there's an outside edge in there. 396/7
    115.4 there's the breakthrough! Five for Mendis. Touch more bounce than he expected perhaps as Mahmudullah clips it straight to Kaushal Silva at short leg. Went back and looked to nudge it away but hits it straight to the bat-pad fielder who exhibits good technique by staying low and picking up a smart catch 409/9
    111.5 that's plumb! Two in two for Mendis! This is the googly and he plays down the wrong line having not picked it. Struck low on the front pad and despite his stride forward, he looked dead 396/8
    119.5 there's Mendis' sixth! Quicker and flatter on middle and this goes right through him. Very little footwork from Al-Amin and he had a bit of angled face working there as well as he was playing inside the line of that. Had very little going for him there and Bangladesh are all out 426/10
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    Extras
    30 (b 8, lb 1, nb 21)
    TOTAL
    426 all out (119.5 Overs, RR: 3.55)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Tamim Iqbal, 0.4 ov), 2-232 (Shamsur Rahman, 61.2 ov), 3-252 (Mominul Haque, 67.6 ov), 4-259 (Imrul Kayes, 72.3 ov), 5-319 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 89.4 ov), 6-350 (Shakib Al Hasan, 97.1 ov), 7-396 (Nasir Hossain, 111.4 ov), 8-396 (Sohag Gazi, 111.5 ov), 9-409 (Mahmudullah, 115.4 ov), 10-426 (Al-Amin Hossain, 119.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RAS Lakmal2567012.8000
    ANPR Fernando1529606.40013
    BAW Mendis29.539963.3108
    MDK Perera39411933.0500
    AD Mathews1113303.0000
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    12.3 brilliant catch by Nasir Hossain! And Mahmudullah's off and running making up for his batting this morning! Quick and flat on off stump as he makes some room to cut. Gets a very thick outside edge and it was traveling, to the right of first slip, but he jutted his hands in line and grabbed a good, reflex take 36/1
    16.6 another one for Mahmudullah! He's having the time of his life with the ball, traps Silva in front of middle! Nice flight on and around off stump and gets some turn as well. Silva wasn't expecting it to respond that much as he pushes down the wrong line and is plumb! 49/2
    61.2 middle stump knocked back! Moved outside off to try and sweep it very very fine, but this was a touch too full for it and he misses it altogether. Goes off his back leg and onto the stumps. Graham Gooch's record is safe as Sanga walks back with 424 runs in the Test, two runs short of Mark Taylor's marathon effort in 1998. 223/4
    29.1 he's given him! Mahela has a look behind him to see if he was in line but he has to walk off leg before! A little slower on middle. The batsman came forward and was defending expecting a little more turn as he is struck low on the pad in front of leg stump. Would that have clipped leg? Umpire Llong thought so. Big, big blow by Bangladesh as chants rise up in Chittagong 78/3
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    Extras
    2 (lb 2)
    TOTAL
    305/4d (75.5 Overs, RR: 4.02)
    Fall of wickets: 1-36 (FDM Karunaratne, 12.3 ov), 2-49 (JK Silva, 16.6 ov), 3-78 (DPMD Jayawardene, 29.1 ov), 4-223 (KC Sangakkara, 61.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Al-Amin Hossain713104.4200
    Sohag Gazi18.518714.6100
    Shakib Al Hasan2228013.6300
    Mahmudullah1844622.5500
    Mominul Haque704606.5700
    Nasir Hossain301304.3300
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    29.4 Vithanage has done it! Squirts through his defences and his stumps have been disturbed! Looped up and targets the rough as Tamim strode forward for an expansive drive through the covers, it turns between bat and pad and he's outta here. Magnificent delivery from the part-timer 71/1
    34.3 this time it's the offspinner's turn to rattle the stumps! Gorgeous flight outside off as he lures Shamsur forward to defend. Gets an inside edge which sneaks through, clips his pads and timber! Shamsur has to walk back, with only 10 minutes left for lunch 81/2
    53.5 caught in the crease and he's plumb in front! This is flatter and full on middle. Poor decision to go back to play that because that makes him a little slow to bring the bat down in line of the ball and he's struck quite low on the pads. Easy decision for umpire Llong 151/3
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    27 (b 12, lb 2, nb 13)
    TOTAL
    271/3 (84.4 Overs, RR: 3.20)
    Fall of wickets: 1-71 (Tamim Iqbal, 29.4 ov), 2-81 (Shamsur Rahman, 34.3 ov), 3-151 (Imrul Kayes, 53.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RAS Lakmal1353002.3003
    MDK Perera2875521.9600
    BAW Mendis1606103.8103
    ANPR Fernando9.413303.4104
    KDK Vithanage1607314.5603
    FDM Karunaratne20502.5000

Match Details

Toss

Sri Lanka , elected to bat first

Series result

Sri Lanka won the 2-match series 1-0

Player of the match

Player of the series

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30

Match days

4,5,6,7,8 February 2014 (5-day match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Close of Play

  • Tue, 4 Feb - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 314/5 (KC Sangakkara 160*, KDK Vithanage 0*, 92 ov)
  • Wed, 5 Feb - day 2 - Bangladesh 1st innings 86/1 (Shamsur Rahman 45*, Imrul Kayes 36*, 25 ov)
  • Thu, 6 Feb - day 3 - Bangladesh 1st innings 409/8 (Mahmudullah 30*, Al-Amin Hossain 3*, 115 ov)
  • Fri, 7 Feb - day 4 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 12/0 (Tamim Iqbal 7*, Shamsur Rahman 4*, 8 ov)
  • Sat, 8 Feb - day 5 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 271/3 (84.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

A rare record

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Sangakkara has become the second player after Graham Gooch to score a triple-ton and a hundred in the same Test

Kayes dropped!

Nuwan Pradeep puts down a skier from Kayes in the 23th over. An awful shot from Kayes, an awful piece of fielding from Pradeep

Shamsur dropped!

Mahela Jayawardene puts down a tough chance at first slip in the 19th over, giving Shamsur a life on 36

New high

57.83

Kumar Sangakkara's batting average after his monumental 319

The 'partnership'

0

Contribution of No. 11 Nuwan Pradeep to the first 50 runs of his stand with Sangakkara

Third Sri Lankan 300

Kumar Sangakkara joins Mahela Jayawardene and Sanath Jayasuriya as the Sri Lankans to have made Test 300s

Stunning Sanga

Brings up his maiden triple-century with two successive sixes off Shakib in the 147th over

Penalty runs!

5

Misery continues for Bangladesh. An underarm throw from fine leg hits the helmet behind the keeper in the 146th over.

Shakib's five

11

Number of Test five-wicket hauls for Shakib Al Hasan

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