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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20.1

Fernando to Mohammad Sharif, no run, short of a length, defended to the off side

20.2

Fernando to Mohammad Sharif, no run, straight and back of a length, defended watchfully

20.3

Fernando to Mohammad Sharif, no run, short, on middle and rising, tapped away to backward square

20.4

Fernando to Mohammad Sharif, no run, outside off, left alone, cranking up good pace here, 82mph

20.5

Fernando to Mohammad Sharif, 1 run, turned away to leg side

Bangladesh 52/8   Mohammad Sharif 1* (5b)

21.1

Muralitharan to Mohammad Sharif, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, tapped to mid-on and runs a quick single, Fernando tries to under-arm a quick flick but no direct hit. Batsmen survive

21.3

Muralitharan to Mohammad Sharif, no run

21.4

Muralitharan to Mohammad Sharif, no run, doosra starting from outside leg, kicks it away

21.5

Muralitharan to Mohammad Sharif, no run, defended watchfully

21.6

Muralitharan to Mohammad Sharif, no run, around the wicket this time, straight on middle, turned away to the leg side

Bangladesh 54/8   Mohammad Sharif 2* (10b)

22.2

Malinga to Mohammad Sharif, no run, short and on leg, gloved to the leg side

22.3

Malinga to Mohammad Sharif, no run, short and outside off, rising disconcertingly, lets it go

22.4

Malinga to Mohammad Sharif, 1 run, tapped to the leg side, back of a length nd eased away

Bangladesh 56/8   Mohammad Sharif 3* (13b)

24.1

Malinga to Mohammad Sharif, no run, Short and moving outside off, left alone

24.2

Malinga to Mohammad Sharif, 1 run, full and outside off, driven to cover

24.5

Malinga to Mohammad Sharif, 1 wide, slow ball attempted but that was all over the shop. Malinga suffering a bit from the Harmison disease it looks like, way, way, outside leg and almost a beamer length. Wide called

24.5

Malinga to Mohammad Sharif, no run, full and straight, almost a yorker, pacy from Malinga, batsman digs it out well

24.6

Malinga to Mohammad Sharif, no run, full again, yorker almost but the batsman picks it out and pushes it back to the bowler

Bangladesh 62/9   Mohammad Sharif 4* (17b)
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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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