Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka, 2007 / Commentary

Bangladesh in Sri Lanka Test Series - 2nd Test

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

Sri Lanka won by an innings and 90 runs

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0.1

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, Full ball on middle stump, middled straight back to the bowler, always nice to get the ball in the meat of the bat straight away

0.2

Vaas to Javed Omar, 1 run, full again, this time swinging into the pads, Omar waits for the ball to swing and tucks it away past short leg for a single.

0.2

Vaas to Javed Omar, 1 run, outside off, short of a length, Van Dort flirts but can't get bat onto it, there was some good mevement that time

Bangladesh 1/0   Javed Omar 1* (2b)

1.1

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, fulla and straight, tapped back

1.2

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, outside off and moving away, left alone that time

1.3

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, full and straight, 136 kph that time, puts his bat down in the last minute and gets it to the leg side, direct hit from the fielder but Omar is safe

1.4

Malinga to Javed Omar, (no ball) 1 run, oversteps that time, Malinga had this problem in the previous Test too, Omar punches it in the off-side gap for a single

Bangladesh 3/0   Javed Omar 2* (6b)

2.1

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, short one that time, angling away from the right-hander, Omar swerves out of the way

2.2

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, slightly short again, Vaas still hovering around the 120kph mark, Omar defends watchfully

2.3

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, full ball, outside off, trying to move it into the right-hander, Omar lets it go

2.4

Vaas to Javed Omar, 2 runs, driven confidently through the off side for a couple

2.5

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, slightly short, outside off, left alone

2.6

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, straight that time, probing away, Omar fiddles outside off and is beaten

Bangladesh 6/1   Javed Omar 4* (12b)

4.1

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, sightly short, angling into the right-hander's body, Omar gets behind the line and taps it to the leg side

4.2

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, short of a length and trying to move it in from outside off to off, not much of bounce then, Omar leaves it but it clips the pad on it's way to a keeper. Slower ball too and the fielders let out a muted appeal, but that was missing off

4.3

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, left alone outside off

4.4

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, slightly on the short side, Omar on his toes and keeping it down cautiously

4.5

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, similar short length, taps it back to the bowler

4.6

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, full this time, swinging into the right-hander, Omar reads it well and drives it back down the ground. Vaas still in the 120kph range, Bangladesh having all the speed problems at the other end

Bangladesh 7/1   Javed Omar 4* (18b)

5.6

Malinga to Javed Omar, FOUR, down leg side that time and Omar flicks his wrists to pick up the first boundary of the innings.

Bangladesh 12/1   Javed Omar 8* (19b 1x4)

6.5

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, angling across the right-hander, no swing, Omar fishes outside off and is beaten, tough one to negotiate

6.6

Vaas to Javed Omar, no run, full and on the pads, tapped towards short midwicket

Bangladesh 13/1   Javed Omar 8* (21b 1x4)

7.2

Malinga to Javed Omar, no run, short, Omar seemed to be expecting that one, waiting on his back foot, jumps up and blocks it assuredly

7.3

Malinga to Javed Omar, OUT, That's a jaffa! Full and swinging away just a bit, Omar half-cock - not fully forward or back - and fishes at it tentatively. The speedy delivery kisses the outside edge and whizzes to Prasanna Jayawardene behind the stumps. Malinga running red hot after the dismissal. Omar has to go

Javed Omar c †HAPW Jayawardene b Malinga 8 (36m 23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 34.78

Bangladesh 14/2   Javed Omar 8 (23b 1x4)
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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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Photos

Jul 5, 2007

Mohammad Ashraful chats with Kumar Sangakkara at the post-match presentation, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, July 5, 2007

Mohammad Ashraful chats with Kumar Sangakkara at the post-match presentation

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Jul 5, 2007

Mohammad Ashraful kisses the turf after reaching the three-figure mark, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Colombo, July 5, 2007

Mohammad Ashraful kisses the turf after reaching the three-figure mark

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