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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14.6

Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, Full and on off, driving to the off side

Bangladesh 33/5   Mushfiqur Rahim 0* (1b)

16.1

Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, nasty short one, rising upto the body, flinching but getting behind the line, pops up close to the batsman but there's no fielder there

16.2

Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short again, Rahim reads it well and pushes it to the leg side

16.3

Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, slightly short again, on the pads, pushing it behind square for a single

Bangladesh 35/5   Mushfiqur Rahim 1* (4b)

17.1

Muralitharan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, full and flighted, Rahim gets his front foot forward and drives to mid-on

17.2

Muralitharan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, offbreak again, flatter this time, tapped away behind square. Good controlled defense

17.3

Muralitharan to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, flighted outside leg, too far outside in fact and Rahim latches on quickly and sweeps past short fine leg for a four.

17.4

Muralitharan to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, down the track and driving to the covers. Rahim looking to be aggressive against Murali.Promises to be an interesting battle

17.5

Muralitharan to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR, that's a super shot from Rahim, offbreak starting from outside off and he comes down the track and laces it through the covers for a smoking four. Superb balance and poise.

17.6

Muralitharan to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, That's why Murali's the master. Two fours but the doosra followed and teased him out. Rahim expected the offbreak and poked defensively but the doosra kissed the outside edge and was well pouched by Prasanna Jayawardene behind the stumps. Another promising start is cut short. Murali strikes in his second over

Mushfiqur Rahim c †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan 9 (14m 10b 2x4 0x6) SR: 90.00

Bangladesh 45/6   Mushfiqur Rahim 9 (10b 2x4)
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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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