Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka, 2007 / Wicket commentary

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

Sri Lanka won by an innings and 234 runs

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7.3

Malinga to Shahriar Nafees, OUT, caught behind down the leg stump, full and swinging down and Nafees flicks, the ball carries well to a diving Jayawardene behind the stumps, Malinga and all go up in appeal and umpire Shastri nods his head on Test debut before raising the finger, was there bat on that?

Shahriar Nafees c †HAPW Jayawardene b Malinga 15 (37m 30b 3x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Bangladesh 28/1   Javed Omar 8* (19b 1x4)   SL Malinga 3.3-0-24-1

8.3

Vaas to Javed Omar, OUT, this time Vaas pushes one across him and Omar cant resist poking at it off the front foot, and the regulation edge is taken easily by Jawardene behind the stumps

Javed Omar c †HAPW Jayawardene b Vaas 8 (43m 22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

Bangladesh 28/2   Rajin Saleh 0* (3b)   WPUJC Vaas 4.3-2-3-1

11.3

Fernando to Habibul Bashar, OUT, and he gets his man early! Pitches full on leg stump and swings down, Bashar plays all over it, the ball thuds into the pad, they all appeal and umpire Shastri gives his second decision

Habibul Bashar lbw b Fernando 2 (15m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

Bangladesh 32/3   Rajin Saleh 1* (12b)   CRD Fernando 0.3-0-0-1

15.4

Fernando to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, another one bites the dust! The trap was set with two men on the leg side for this very shot, and Ashraful cant contain himself, pulling a short-pitched delivery into the waiting hands of deep midwicket

Mohammad Ashraful c Warnapura b Fernando 7 (22m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 53.84

Bangladesh 43/4   Rajin Saleh 3* (25b)   CRD Fernando 2.4-1-3-2

18.5

Muralitharan to Rajin Saleh, OUT, got 'em! Murali fizzes one up on a length, landing on middle and leg, a clueless Saleh goes back in his crease and plays over it, gets struck in front of the stumps and Asad Rauf has no hesitation in giving that

Rajin Saleh lbw b Muralitharan 3 (69m 37b 0x4 0x6) SR: 8.10

Bangladesh 50/5   Shakib Al Hasan 6* (8b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 0.5-0-0-1

20.4

Muralitharan to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, the stumping costs nothing, as Murali gets his man with the doosra! Lands on about middle and off and strikes Shakib, offering no shot, in front of the stumps for an easy decision from Asad Rauf, Murali having no hassles against such batting

Shakib Al Hasan lbw b Muralitharan 16 (25m 16b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Bangladesh 61/6   Khaled Mashud 1* (3b)   M Muralitharan 1.4-1-2-2

23.5

Fernando to Shahadat Hossain, OUT, needless shot on the stroke of lunch! Having defended Murali so well, Shahadat pulls a short delivery awfully poorly, unsure of which way to go, and cover only has to just come a few steps back and hold the simplest of catches

Shahadat Hossain c Muralitharan b Fernando 1 (13m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 9.09

Bangladesh 64/7   Khaled Mashud 3* (11b)   CRD Fernando 6.5-1-21-3

26.5

Muralitharan to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT, tossed up on a length, Mortaza comes forward and defends, the ball straightens and beats him, Jayawardene whips off the bails in a flash and replays show Mortaza just dragged the back leg out of the crease, smart work from the 'keeper to atone for the early fumble off Murali

Mashrafe Mortaza st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan 1 (11m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 12.50

Bangladesh 69/8   Khaled Mashud 7* (21b)   M Muralitharan 4.5-2-3-3

30.6

Muralitharan to Mohammad Rafique, OUT, but he gets him this time, Rafique, deep in his crease, playing half-cock forward to one that pitches in line with the stumps and straightens, a vociferous appeal from Murali and Jayawardene is upheld with little hesitation from Asad Rauf and Murali moves to 678!

Mohammad Rafique lbw b Muralitharan 11 (19m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 64.70

Bangladesh 85/9   Khaled Mashud 12* (29b)   M Muralitharan 7-3-11-4

32.3

Muralitharan to Abdur Razzak, OUT, five for Murali! Tossed up, Razzak gets down and wildly heaves across the line, misses it completely and Jayawardene completes a smart stumping to round off the Bangladesh innings at a paltry 89

Abdur Razzak st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan 4 (7m 3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

Bangladesh 89/10   Khaled Mashud 12* (35b)   M Muralitharan 7.3-3-15-5
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Kandy - Jul 11-14, 2007
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 193 runs
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (PSS) - Jul 3-5, 2007
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 90 runs
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (SSC) - Jun 25-28, 2007
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 234 runs
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Jun 28, 2007

Mohammad Ashraful makes a point as Bangladesh reflect on an innings defeat, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, June 28, 2007

Mohammad Ashraful makes a point as Bangladesh reflect on an innings defeat

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Jun 28, 2007

Mahela Jayawardene and Muttiah Muralitharan look on during the prize distribution ceremony, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Colombo, 4th day, June 28, 2007

Mahela Jayawardene and Muttiah Muralitharan look on during the prize distribution ceremony

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