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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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)   SL Malinga 3-0-9-1

7.4

Malinga to Habibul Bashar, FOUR, starts off in style with a boundary, Malinga is off line, full and on the pads and Bashar flicks it away in front of square for a four

Bangladesh 18/2   Habibul Bashar 4* (1b 1x4)   SL Malinga 3.4-0-14-2

14.4

Fernando to Mehrab Hossain jnr, FOUR, outside off and Mehrab simply has to use the pace of the ball, gliding it behind square for a four.

Bangladesh 33/4   Mehrab Hossain jnr 6* (14b 1x4)   CRD Fernando 2.4-1-9-0

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.

Bangladesh 41/5   Mushfiqur Rahim 5* (7b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 1.3-0-5-0

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.

Bangladesh 45/5   Mushfiqur Rahim 9* (9b 2x4)   M Muralitharan 1.5-0-9-0
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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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