Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    24.5 GONE! Muralitharan strikes for the second time, quicker delivery outside off stump, Javed Omar goes back and tries to defend, the spin beats the bat and hits the pad, loud shout, given by Umpire Hariharan. 85/2
    12.4 and Murali strikes straightaway! tossed up and turning in from wide outside the off stump, Nafees Iqbal makes the cardinal mistake of trying to play Murali on the back-foot, ball turns in sharply, beats the bat and Iqbal is trapped plumb in front of the wicket, loud appeal and up goes the finger, Bangladesh one down! 52/1
    56.1 GONE! Muralitharan strikes for the fourth time, tossed up outside off stump, comes down the track and tries to play to the on side, gets an inside edge onto the pad, ball lobs up to the off side, Tharanga dives forward and takes a good catch. 186/6
    33.4 GONE! pitched outside off stump, Shahriar Nafees drives, gets an edge to Sangakkara behind the stumps, who takes the catch. 106/3
    45.5 Bandara Strikes! excellent delivery, the googly bit quick, plays forward, goes between bat and pad, hits the stumps, what a blow for Bangladesh. 157/4
    50.6 GONE! excellent delivery, the doosra tossed up on the off stump, Rahim plays for the spin into him, the ball leaves him, hits the pad in line with the stumps, loud shout, given by Umpire Hariharan. 172/5
    65.5 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. 208/7
    73.5 GONE! Fernando picks up his first wicket, fuller length delivery outside off stump, Rafique mistimes the drive high in the air towards wide long off, Muralitharan judges the well and takes the catch. 231/8
    75.6 Fernando strikes for the second time, softened him with a bouncer previous ball, this time pitches it full outside leg stump, Shahadat Hossain drives straight into hands of Muralitharan at mid on. 233/9
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    76.5 GONE! Muralitharan picks up his 598th wicket, 50th five wicket haul for him, tossed up outside off stump, mistimes the drive in the air to mid on, where Bandara takes the catch. 234/10
    Extras
    16 (b 3, lb 5, nb 8)
    TOTAL
    234 all out (76.5 Overs, RR: 3.04)
    Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Nafees Iqbal, 12.4 ov), 2-85 (Javed Omar, 24.5 ov), 3-106 (Shahriar Nafees, 33.4 ov), 4-157 (Mohammad Ashraful, 45.5 ov), 5-172 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 50.6 ov), 6-186 (Habibul Bashar, 56.1 ov), 7-208 (Khaled Mashud, 65.5 ov), 8-231 (Mohammad Rafique, 73.5 ov), 9-233 (Shahadat Hossain, 75.6 ov), 10-234 (Syed Rasel, 76.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    SL Malinga2017323.6505
    MF Maharoof402205.5001
    CRD Fernando942422.6600
    M Muralitharan30.587952.5600
    HMCM Bandara1312812.1501
  • BATSMEN
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    2.1 GONE! Rasel strikes good ball pitched outside off stump and comes back in, Vandort half forward tries to work it to the on side, misses it and gets hit on the pad, loud shout, Umpire Hariharan waits for a long time and then lifts the finger. 4/1
    103.3 GONE! gets his first 5 wicket haul, short down the leg side, Tharanga pulls, gets an edge down the leg side, Mashud dives to his right and takes a wonderful catch. 316/10
    7.1 GONE! the nightwatchman goes, short ball, Bandara in an attacking mood pulls, Nafees Iqbal at square leg takes a good catch low down in front of the square leg Umpire. 13/2
    13.6 GONE! good ball pitched outside off stump, bit more bounce and moves away a bit, Samaraweera drives and gets an edge to Mashud behind the stumps, who takes the catch 43/3
    15.1 GONE! another wicket goes, Shahadat Hossain pitches the ball outside leg stump, keeps a bit low, Sangakkara on the back foot, gets hit low on the pads in line with the stumps, loud shout, given by Umpire Rauf, Hossain picks up his second wicket of the second morning. 43/4
    53.1 GONE! Ashraful picks up the wicket of his first ball, short delivery, Jayawardene pulls it in the air to deep midwicket, Rahim is waiting there to take the catch. 167/5
    71.6 GONE! Rafique strikes, arm ball, quicker delivery on the stumps, Dilshan makes room on the back foot misses the shot, the stumps are knocked back, the sound of timber. 232/6
    78.3 GONE! well bowled, another good ball pitched on the off stump and spins away, Maharoof defends, gets a thin edge to Mashud, who juggles the ball and catches it on the third attempt with one hand just beside the stumps, there is some doubt, both the Umpires confer and then Hariharan gives it out. 251/7
    82.1 GONE! Enamul Haque gets the wicket, good delivery pitched on the stumps and straightens, plays across the line and gets hit on the pad in line with the stumps, loud shout, given by Umpire Hariharan. 263/8
    101.5 GONE! wicket in the first over of day 3, short and down the leg side, tries to play to the on side, hits the top of bat and the ball lobs up to short leg Nafees Iqbal, who takes the catch. 305/9
    not out
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    9
    6
    0
    1
    133.33
    Extras
    15 (b 5, lb 4, nb 4, w 2)
    TOTAL
    316 all out (103.3 Overs, RR: 3.05, 444 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-4 (MG Vandort, 2.1 ov), 2-13 (HMCM Bandara, 7.1 ov), 3-43 (TT Samaraweera, 13.6 ov), 4-43 (KC Sangakkara, 15.1 ov), 5-167 (DPMD Jayawardene, 53.1 ov), 6-232 (TM Dilshan, 71.6 ov), 7-251 (MF Maharoof, 78.3 ov), 8-263 (CRD Fernando, 82.1 ov), 9-305 (SL Malinga, 101.5 ov), 10-316 (WU Tharanga, 103.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Syed Rasel2085012.5023
    Shahadat Hossain21.328654.0000
    Mohammad Rafique3298412.6200
    Enamul Haque jnr2637122.7301
    Mohammad Ashraful411614.0000
  • BATSMEN
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    9.4 Fernando strikes, short and down the leg side, Javed Omar tries to play to fine leg, gets a thin edge, off the glove, taken by Sangakkara. 29/2
    6.2 GONE! banged in short on the body, excellent bouncer, tries to get away from it, but finds the glove on the way, gets a thin edge, Sangakkara takes the catch. 15/1
    44.1 Malinga strikes, fuller length delivery on the stumps drifting down the leg side, Bashar tries to play to the on side, misses the line of the ball and gets hit on the pad, loud shout, Hariharan waits for sometime and then lifts the finger, Bashar has to go. 162/7
    14.1 GONE! Muralitharan picks his 599th wicket, tossed up outside off stump, Nafees swings across the line, gets an edge high in the air to deep mid on, Maharoof takes the catch. 46/3
    26.1 Bandara strikes, 100th catch for Jayawardene, tossed up outside off stump, moves forward and drives, gets an edge to Jayawardene at first slip, who takes a sharp catch low down. 95/4
    26.3 GONE! second wicket in the over, tossed up bit wide outside off stump, moves forward and drives, gets an edge, Sangakkara takes the catch on the second attempt. 95/5
    31.6 GONE! 600 wickets for Muralitharan and 50 wickets against Bangladesh. First man to pick up 50 wickets against each of the test playing nation, the only man to do so. good ball tossed up outside leg stump, sweeps it in the air to deep backward square leg, Malinga takes the catch, great effort from Muralitharan, second man to get 600 wickets. 110/6
    56.1 GONE! Malinga picks up 50 test wickets, pitched outside off stump, gives room and mishits it high in the air to deep mid off, where Muralitharan takes the catch. 201/10
    51.3 GONE! Fernando strikes, excellent slower delivery, a full toss, Shahadat Hossain fails to pick it up, swings across and gets bowled, the sound of timber. 187/8
    55.3 GONE! pitched wide outside off stump, drives away from his body, foot not to the pitch of the ball, gets an edge to Sangakkara behind the stumps, who takes the catch. 198/9
    not out
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    5
    2
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    Extras
    12 (b 1, lb 4, nb 5, w 2)
    TOTAL
    201 all out (56.1 Overs, RR: 3.57)
    Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Nafees Iqbal, 6.2 ov), 2-29 (Javed Omar, 9.4 ov), 3-46 (Shahriar Nafees, 14.1 ov), 4-95 (Mohammad Ashraful, 26.1 ov), 5-95 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 26.3 ov), 6-110 (Khaled Mashud, 31.6 ov), 7-162 (Habibul Bashar, 44.1 ov), 8-187 (Shahadat Hossain, 51.3 ov), 9-198 (Enamul Haque jnr, 55.3 ov), 10-201 (Mohammad Rafique, 56.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    SL Malinga14.115133.6011
    CRD Fernando1945132.6813
    M Muralitharan1316224.7601
    HMCM Bandara1043223.2000

Close of Play

  • Wed, 8 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 25/2 (WU Tharanga 12*, TT Samaraweera 7*, 11 ov)
  • Thu, 9 Mar - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 302/8 (WU Tharanga 160*, SL Malinga 12*, 101 ov)
  • Fri, 10 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 77/0 (MG Vandort 22*, WU Tharanga 48*, 20 ov)
  • Sat, 11 Mar - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 120/0 (28 ov) - end of match

Match Notes