Player of the Match
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    14.2 another promising innings goes to waste, Prasad bangs ut in short down the leg side, Tamim can't resist the pull and feathers an edge to Prasanna Jayawardene, they all go up in appeal and Bucknor doesn't ponder over it for too long 72/2
    7.4 first blood Tamim pushes the ball to cover and sets off for the single. Imrul is little slow in backing up and ends up paying the ultimate price as he is a metre short and Dilshan, runs around wagging his index finger and is back to his fielding position by the time he is done with his celebrations 40/1
    29.3 outside the off stump, Junaid is looking to leave it but the ball does not bounce as much as he expects it to and it kisses the glove on the way to first slip 124/3
    35.4 gone! deceives him with a straight delivery on the off stump, Raqibul is playing for the turn and looks back to see his stumps re-arranged. 144/4
    86.5 huge disappointment for the home fans, Vaas delivers from over the wicket, lands it on middle and leg, Ashraful shuffles a touch and tries to work it to the on side, the ball straightens and hits him low on the pad, Bucknor doesn't ponder over it too much and raises the finger, that was hitting the stumps 292/6
    47.1 Mehrab will not forgive himself for that shot, he decides to take on Murali by stepping down the pitch to cart him with the turn over mid-off but fails to clear Kapugedera, that's a gift for Sri Lanka 180/5
    120.2 what a strike for Sri Lanka and Shakib falls four short of a deserved ton! Prasad drags it full outside off, Shakib fetches that to drive but gets a thick inside edge onto his stumps, that death rattle will continue to ring in his ears for a while 403/7
    125.3 gone! Rahim wants to keep the runs flowing as he takes the front foot out of the way and plays a forceful shot on the leg side. Pity that he does not clear Dilshan, at midwicket but what an innings from the little "Baby" 411/9
    122.3 edged and Mortaza has to go! Prasad swings it in and lands it on a fullish length, he's drawn forward and gets a thin edge to the keeper, Prasad persists with the appeal and wins it in his favour 409/8
    126.2 and thats tragic in the circumstances as Alam lets go of a booming drive and wants three runs. Unfortunately he slips and cant make it back in time to beat the throw at the keepers end and it's curtains for Bangladesh 413/10
    not out
    7 (lb 3, nb 4)
    413 all out (126.2 Overs, RR: 3.26, 485 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Imrul Kayes, 7.4 ov), 2-72 (Tamim Iqbal, 14.2 ov), 3-124 (Junaid Siddique, 29.3 ov), 4-144 (Raqibul Hasan, 35.4 ov), 5-180 (Mehrab Hossain jnr, 47.1 ov), 6-292 (Mohammad Ashraful, 86.5 ov), 7-403 (Shakib Al Hasan, 120.2 ov), 8-409 (Mashrafe Mortaza, 122.3 ov), 9-411 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 125.3 ov), 10-413 (Mahbubul Alam, 126.2 ov)
    WPUJC Vaas25.057412.9602
    KTGD Prasad25.2510534.1401
    M Muralitharan48.0914142.9300
    HMRKB Herath26.048603.3001
    TM Dilshan2.00402.0000

Close of Play

  • Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 172/6 (TT Samaraweera 20*, WPUJC Vaas 0*, 57.4 ov)
  • Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 - Bangladesh 1st innings 177/9 (Mushfiqur Rahim 11*, Mahbubul Alam 0*, 59 ov)
  • Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 291/4 (DPMD Jayawardene 129*, 85 ov)
  • Mon, 29 Dec - rest day
  • Tue, 30 Dec - day 4 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 254/5 (Mohammad Ashraful 70*, Shakib Al Hasan 34*, 78 ov)
  • Wed, 31 Dec - day 5 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 413 (126.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes