Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Kandy, Jul 11-14, 2007
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 193 runs
11,12,13,14 July 2007 (5-day match)
  Bangladesh 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Javed Omar lbw b Malinga 8 12 11 2 0 72.72
2.5 first blood to Malinga, short of a length on middle stump, straightens after pitching, Omar stays on the backfoot, trapped at the crease, the ball would have hit middle and leg 10/1
View dismissal Shahriar Nafees c de Silva b Muralitharan 29 97 77 4 0 37.66
25.6 Nafees gets frustrated, tossed up outside off stump, Nafees's left foot is rooted to the crease while his right foot was stretched across pointing towards mid-on, he tries to hoick it over mid-off, Sujeeva de Silva takes it with ease 64/4
View dismissal Habibul Bashar c †HAPW Jayawardene b Maharoof 18 44 25 3 0 72.00
12.4 that just sliced him in half! Maharoof fired that one in on a good length on off stump, the ball jagged back in at a good pace, Bashar just withdrew his bat and the umpire was convinced that the ball nicked his glove en route to the keeper 50/2
View dismissal Rajin Saleh c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan 0 29 29 0 0 0.00
21.4 it's that doosra again, Muralitharan lands it on the right length outside off stump, Saleh gets forward to defend, the ball gets a thick outside edge and Jayawardene at slip takes it low, comfortably taken 61/3
View dismissal Mohammad Ashraful* c †HAPW Jayawardene b de Silva 26 73 51 3 0 50.98
39.5 Ashraful falls for the trap, de Silva pitches it on off stump on a good length, Ashraful goes for the cover drive and a thick outside edge is taken by Prasanna Jayawardene, no doubt about that one 111/6
View dismissal Tushar Imran c DPMD Jayawardene b de Silva 17 38 40 3 0 42.50
35.2 de Silva is rewarded for keeping it outside off, pitched up, moving away, Imran goes for the drive but doesn't get to the pitch of the ball, the thick outside edge is pouched by Jayawardene at second slip 98/5
Mushfiqur Rahim not out 11 60 46 1 0 23.91
View dismissal Mashrafe Mortaza c & b Muralitharan 5 14 6 1 0 83.33
42.4 that was worth driving miles to see! tossed up on off stump, Mortaza indide edges it onto the pads, scoops it back to Murali who runs to his left with his outstretched left arm, dives and takes it one handed 118/7
View dismissal Mohammad Rafique c & b Muralitharan 5 13 6 1 0 83.33
46.1 that was a give-away, on off stump, Rafique goes for a wild slog sweep against the turn, gets the top-edge and Murali takes the easiest of return catches 130/8
View dismissal Shahadat Hossain c Dilshan b Muralitharan 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
46.5 tossed up on off stump, Shahadat gets forward to defend, gets a thick inside edge onto his pads, easy take for forward short leg (Dilshan) 131/9
View dismissal Syed Rasel c Silva b Muralitharan 0 5 6 0 0 0.00
48.5 the change of attack works, tossed up on off stump, Rasel gets forward to defend, another inside edge strikes the pad and is picked up by Chamara Silva at silly point 131/10
Extras (b 4, lb 2, w 1, nb 5) 12
  Total (all out; 48.5 overs; 201 mins) 131 (2.68 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket SL Malinga 10 2 41 1 4.10 41 5 0 (4nb, 1w)
2.5 to Javed Omar, first blood to Malinga, short of a length on middle stump, straightens after pitching, Omar stays on the backfoot, trapped at the crease, the ball would have hit middle and leg 10/1
View wickets WRS de Silva 12 3 29 2 2.41 61 4 0
35.2 to Tushar Imran, de Silva is rewarded for keeping it outside off, pitched up, moving away, Imran goes for the drive but doesn't get to the pitch of the ball, the thick outside edge is pouched by Jayawardene at second slip 98/5
39.5 to Mohammad Ashraful, Ashraful falls for the trap, de Silva pitches it on off stump on a good length, Ashraful goes for the cover drive and a thick outside edge is taken by Prasanna Jayawardene, no doubt about that one 111/6
View wicket MF Maharoof 8 4 21 1 2.62 41 4 0 (1nb)
12.4 to Habibul Bashar, that just sliced him in half! Maharoof fired that one in on a good length on off stump, the ball jagged back in at a good pace, Bashar just withdrew his bat and the umpire was convinced that the ball nicked his glove en route to the keeper 50/2
View wickets M Muralitharan 14.5 6 28 6 1.88 76 5 0
21.4 to Rajin Saleh, it's that doosra again, Muralitharan lands it on the right length outside off stump, Saleh gets forward to defend, the ball gets a thick outside edge and Jayawardene at slip takes it low, comfortably taken 61/3
25.6 to Shahriar Nafees, Nafees gets frustrated, tossed up outside off stump, Nafees's left foot is rooted to the crease while his right foot was stretched across pointing towards mid-on, he tries to hoick it over mid-off, Sujeeva de Silva takes it with ease 64/4
42.4 to Mashrafe Mortaza, that was worth driving miles to see! tossed up on off stump, Mortaza indide edges it onto the pads, scoops it back to Murali who runs to his left with his outstretched left arm, dives and takes it one handed 118/7
46.1 to Mohammad Rafique, that was a give-away, on off stump, Rafique goes for a wild slog sweep against the turn, gets the top-edge and Murali takes the easiest of return catches 130/8
46.5 to Shahadat Hossain, tossed up on off stump, Shahadat gets forward to defend, gets a thick inside edge onto his pads, easy take for forward short leg (Dilshan) 131/9
48.5 to Syed Rasel, the change of attack works, tossed up on off stump, Rasel gets forward to defend, another inside edge strikes the pad and is picked up by Chamara Silva at silly point 131/10
  TM Dilshan 4 1 6 0 1.50 18 0 0
  Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MG Vandort b Syed Rasel 43 114 70 7 0 61.42
21.5 bowled him! Rasel pitches it on a good length outside the off stump, Vandort drives a little away from his body off the front foot leaving a gap between bat and pad, the ball cuts in through the bat-pad gap and grazes the top of the bail, it just about touched the bail but the impact was just enough to dislodge it 74/2
View dismissal WU Tharanga lbw b Syed Rasel 12 70 34 1 0 35.29
13.2 pitches on off stump and angles into Tharanga who gets on to the front foot and offers no shot, the ball hits the pad on the knee roll and that's an easy decision for umpire Shastri to make 47/1
KC Sangakkara not out 222 396 277 28 0 80.14
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* c Mohammad Ashraful b Syed Rasel 165 273 210 15 3 78.57
87.2 caught! Would you believe it, finally Bangladesh get a wicket. Jayawardene tries to hit Rasel through the line over mid off, the ball hits the high part of the bat and spoons up to Ashraful who takes an easy catch at mid off, a wicket falls totally against the run of play 385/3
View dismissal LPC Silva run out (Mohammad Ashraful) 25 51 35 3 0 71.42
98.4 Mohammad Ashraful to Sangakkara, dropped but run out! Sangakkara comes down the track and smashes it in the air back at Ashraful who sticks his right hand out at it, he doesn't manage to hold on to the catch but manages to deflect it on to the stumps at the non-striker's end with Silva just short of his crease 445/4
TM Dilshan not out 17 29 24 2 0 70.83
Extras (b 4, lb 2, w 2, nb 8) 16
  Total (4 wickets dec; 107 overs; 467 mins) 500 (4.67 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  Mashrafe Mortaza 24 2 125 0 5.20 84 19 0 (1nb, 2w)
View wickets Syed Rasel 31 1 104 3 3.35 137 12 0 (5nb)
13.2 to Tharanga, pitches on off stump and angles into Tharanga who gets on to the front foot and offers no shot, the ball hits the pad on the knee roll and that's an easy decision for umpire Shastri to make 47/1
21.5 to Vandort, bowled him! Rasel pitches it on a good length outside the off stump, Vandort drives a little away from his body off the front foot leaving a gap between bat and pad, the ball cuts in through the bat-pad gap and grazes the top of the bail, it just about touched the bail but the impact was just enough to dislodge it 74/2
87.2 to DPMD Jayawardene, caught! Would you believe it, finally Bangladesh get a wicket. Jayawardene tries to hit Rasel through the line over mid off, the ball hits the high part of the bat and spoons up to Ashraful who takes an easy catch at mid off, a wicket falls totally against the run of play 385/3
  Shahadat Hossain 16 1 71 0 4.43 64 6 2 (1nb)
  Mohammad Rafique 14 1 72 0 5.14 46 8 1 (1nb)
  Mohammad Ashraful 12 0 74 0 6.16 28 7 0
  Tushar Imran 10 0 48 0 4.80 29 4 0
  Bangladesh 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Javed Omar c Sangakkara b Malinga 22 72 56 4 0 39.28
15.6 caught! Malinga bangs it in short on off stump, Omar is surprised by the bounce and is caught on the back foot, he fends at it awkwardly and edges it to Sangakkara at first slip who dives to his left and takes a tumbling catch 47/1
View dismissal Shahriar Nafees c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan 64 161 115 9 0 55.65
36.4 quicker and flatter through the air, Nafees gets stuck on the crease when he should have played forward, the ball pitches on middle and spins sharply away from the left-hander, Nafees tries to defend but the outside edge flies to Jayawardene at first slip 123/3
View dismissal Habibul Bashar b Muralitharan 15 49 32 2 0 46.87
26.2 bowled him! Bashar charges down the pitch and tries to slog Murali over midwicket, he doesn't get to the pitch of the ball and it keeps low as well, he misses the shot completely and gets bowled, Murali pickes up wicket number 695 98/2
View dismissal Mohammad Ashraful* lbw b Muralitharan 19 61 48 2 0 39.58
42.5 Murali gets number 697! Murali bowls it quicker on off stump, the ball fizzes off the pitch and spins back into Ashraful who is caught on the crease, the balls hits him a fraction above the knee roll and Rudi Koertzen slowly raises the finger 138/4
View dismissal Mushfiqur Rahim c Tharanga b de Silva 1 27 20 0 0 5.00
43.4 another one falls, de Silva bowls it full and a little wide outside the off stump, Mushfiqur reaches out for it and drives away from his body, the outside edge flies to Tharanga at point who takes a simple catch 138/5
View dismissal Tushar Imran c DPMD Jayawardene b Malinga 17 56 41 2 0 41.46
55.2 caught! Malinga aims for the yorker on middle and leg stump, he didn't quite find the right length but Imran tries to flick it through midwicket and hits it straight to Mahela Jayawardene who takes a sharp catch at head height at short midwicket 167/8
View dismissal Rajin Saleh c DPMD Jayawardene b de Silva 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
45.1 edged and gone! Another one bites the dust! Sujeewa keeps it in that corridor outside off stump, tempting him to drive and the batsman does just that, chasing it and edging low into Jayawardene's palms at second slip and walks off for a duck 142/6
View dismissal Mashrafe Mortaza c sub (SM Warnapura) b Muralitharan 8 31 24 0 0 33.33
52.6 Murali has wicket number 698, he tosses it up to Mortaza who has been trying to smash it everywhere in this innings, he lofts it down the ground but hasn't got enough on it to clear the boundary, Warnapura takes a simple catch at long on 166/7
Mohammad Rafique not out 0 29 11 0 0 0.00
View dismissal Shahadat Hossain b Muralitharan 5 13 15 0 0 33.33
58.4 that's number 699! Murali tosses one up outside off stump, Shahadat tries to play the slog sweep but misses it completely, the balls spins sharply into the right-hander and rattles the stumps 172/9
View dismissal Syed Rasel c Maharoof b Muralitharan 4 2 2 1 0 200.00
58.6 that's wicket number 700 and that's the end of the Test match as well, Murali gives it some air on off and middle stump, Rasel tries to hit it down the ground but spoons it in the air towards Maharoof at mid off who runs to his right and takes the catch, the Sri Lankans mob Murali and the crowd cheer and cheer, what a champion the man is 176/10
Extras (b 4, lb 1, w 3, nb 13) 21
  Total (all out; 59 overs; 258 mins) 176 (2.98 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets SL Malinga 10 0 46 2 4.60 44 5 0 (6nb, 1w)
15.6 to Javed Omar, caught! Malinga bangs it in short on off stump, Omar is surprised by the bounce and is caught on the back foot, he fends at it awkwardly and edges it to Sangakkara at first slip who dives to his left and takes a tumbling catch 47/1
55.2 to Tushar Imran, caught! Malinga aims for the yorker on middle and leg stump, he didn't quite find the right length but Imran tries to flick it through midwicket and hits it straight to Mahela Jayawardene who takes a sharp catch at head height at short midwicket 167/8
View wickets WRS de Silva 12 4 34 2 2.83 59 4 0 (4nb, 2w)
43.4 to Mushfiqur Rahim, another one falls, de Silva bowls it full and a little wide outside the off stump, Mushfiqur reaches out for it and drives away from his body, the outside edge flies to Tharanga at point who takes a simple catch 138/5
45.1 to Rajin Saleh, edged and gone! Another one bites the dust! Sujeewa keeps it in that corridor outside off stump, tempting him to drive and the batsman does just that, chasing it and edging low into Jayawardene's palms at second slip and walks off for a duck 142/6
  MF Maharoof 16 7 37 0 2.31 80 6 0 (3nb)
View wickets M Muralitharan 21 5 54 6 2.57 94 5 0
26.2 to Habibul Bashar, bowled him! Bashar charges down the pitch and tries to slog Murali over midwicket, he doesn't get to the pitch of the ball and it keeps low as well, he misses the shot completely and gets bowled, Murali pickes up wicket number 695 98/2
36.4 to Shahriar Nafees, quicker and flatter through the air, Nafees gets stuck on the crease when he should have played forward, the ball pitches on middle and spins sharply away from the left-hander, Nafees tries to defend but the outside edge flies to Jayawardene at first slip 123/3
42.5 to Mohammad Ashraful, Murali gets number 697! Murali bowls it quicker on off stump, the ball fizzes off the pitch and spins back into Ashraful who is caught on the crease, the balls hits him a fraction above the knee roll and Rudi Koertzen slowly raises the finger 138/4
52.6 to Mashrafe Mortaza, Murali has wicket number 698, he tosses it up to Mortaza who has been trying to smash it everywhere in this innings, he lofts it down the ground but hasn't got enough on it to clear the boundary, Warnapura takes a simple catch at long on 166/7
58.4 to Shahadat Hossain, that's number 699! Murali tosses one up outside off stump, Shahadat tries to play the slog sweep but misses it completely, the balls spins sharply into the right-hander and rattles the stumps 172/9
58.6 to Syed Rasel, that's wicket number 700 and that's the end of the Test match as well, Murali gives it some air on off and middle stump, Rasel tries to hit it down the ground but spoons it in the air towards Maharoof at mid off who runs to his right and takes the catch, the Sri Lankans mob Murali and the crowd cheer and cheer, what a champion the man is 176/10

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Series - Sri Lanka won the 3-match series 3-0
Player of the match - M Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
Player of the series - M Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - RE Koertzen (South Africa) and SL Shastri (India)
TV umpire - REJ Martinesz
Match referee - JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire - MG Silva
Close of play
  • Wed, 11 Jul - day 1 - Bangladesh 1st innings 72/4 (Mohammad Ashraful 4*, Tushar Imran 6*, 29 ov)
  • Thu, 12 Jul - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 30/0 (MG Vandort 25*, WU Tharanga 4*, 8.4 ov)
  • Fri, 13 Jul - day 3 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 500/4 (KC Sangakkara 222*, TM Dilshan 17*, 107 ov)
  • Sat, 14 Jul - day 4 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 176 (59 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Bangladesh 1st innings
    • Rain: Bangladesh - 48/1 in 12.0 overs (Shahriar Nafees 16, Habibul Bashar 18)
    • Lunch: Bangladesh - 48/1 in 12.0 overs (Shahriar Nafees 16, Habibul Bashar 18)
    • Wet Ground: Bangladesh - 48/1 in 12.0 overs (Shahriar Nafees 16, Habibul Bashar 18)
    • Rain: Bangladesh - 48/1 in 12.0 overs (Shahriar Nafees 16, Habibul Bashar 18)
    • Bangladesh: 50 runs in 12.3 overs (77 balls), Extras 7
    • Rain: Bangladesh - 53/2 in 17.4 overs (Shahriar Nafees 20, Rajin Saleh 0)
    • Tea: Bangladesh - 53/2 in 17.4 overs (Shahriar Nafees 20, Rajin Saleh 0)
    • Rain: Bangladesh - 53/2 in 17.4 overs (Shahriar Nafees 20, Rajin Saleh 0)
    • Bad Light: Bangladesh - 72/4 in 29.0 overs (Mohammad Ashraful 4, Tushar Imran 6)
    • End Of Day: Bangladesh - 72/4 in 29.0 overs (Mohammad Ashraful 4, Tushar Imran 6)
    • Wet Ground: Bangladesh - 72/4 in 29.0 overs (Mohammad Ashraful 4, Tushar Imran 6)
    • Bangladesh: 100 runs in 36.5 overs (227 balls), Extras 11
    • Drinks: Bangladesh - 116/6 in 42.0 overs (Mushfiqur Rahim 2, Mashrafe Mortaza 4)
    • Sri Lanka 1st innings
    • Rain: Sri Lanka - 8/0 in 1.0 overs (MG Vandort 8, WU Tharanga 0)
    • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 22/0 in 6.2 overs (MG Vandort 17, WU Tharanga 4)
    • Rain: Sri Lanka - 22/0 in 6.2 overs (MG Vandort 17, WU Tharanga 4)
    • Wet Ground: Sri Lanka - 22/0 in 6.2 overs (MG Vandort 17, WU Tharanga 4)
    • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 30/0 in 8.4 overs (MG Vandort 25, WU Tharanga 4)
    • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 30/0 in 8.4 overs (MG Vandort 25, WU Tharanga 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 13.5 overs (85 balls), Extras 2
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 76/2 in 25.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 18, DPMD Jayawardene 0)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 29.6 overs (184 balls), Extras 4
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (KC Sangakkara 5, DPMD Jayawardene 42, Ex 3)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 38.6 overs (240 balls), Extras 7
    • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 70 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • Rain: Sri Lanka - 161/2 in 41.5 overs (KC Sangakkara 47, DPMD Jayawardene 52)
    • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 161/2 in 41.5 overs (KC Sangakkara 47, DPMD Jayawardene 52)
    • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 82 balls (8 x 4)
    • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 154 balls (KC Sangakkara 39, DPMD Jayawardene 57, Ex 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 52.4 overs (323 balls), Extras 8
    • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 209 balls (KC Sangakkara 63, DPMD Jayawardene 84, Ex 5)
    • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 59.2 overs (363 balls), Extras 8
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 255/2 in 60.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 94, DPMD Jayawardene 98)
    • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 133 balls (10 x 4, 2 x 6)
    • KC Sangakkara: 100 off 146 balls (14 x 4)
    • 3rd Wicket: 200 runs in 262 balls (KC Sangakkara 88, DPMD Jayawardene 107, Ex 5)
    • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 69.6 overs (427 balls), Extras 9
    • Tea: Sri Lanka - 316/2 in 73.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 122, DPMD Jayawardene 130)
    • 3rd Wicket: 250 runs in 324 balls (KC Sangakkara 112, DPMD Jayawardene 132, Ex 6)
    • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 79.6 overs (487 balls), Extras 9
    • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 350/2 after 80.1 overs (KC Sangakkara 139, DPMD Jayawardene 147)
    • DPMD Jayawardene: 150 off 195 balls (14 x 4, 3 x 6)
    • 3rd Wicket: 300 runs in 389 balls (KC Sangakkara 132, DPMD Jayawardene 163, Ex 6)
    • KC Sangakkara: 150 off 215 balls (18 x 4)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 385/2 in 87.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 155, DPMD Jayawardene 165)
    • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 90.2 overs (550 balls), Extras 10
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 60 balls (KC Sangakkara 29, LPC Silva 22, Ex 2)
    • Sri Lanka: 450 runs in 98.6 overs (604 balls), Extras 12
    • KC Sangakkara: 200 off 263 balls (26 x 4)
    • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 47 balls (KC Sangakkara 33, TM Dilshan 13, Ex 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 500 runs in 106.6 overs (652 balls), Extras 16
    • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 500/4 in 107.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 222, TM Dilshan 17)
    • Bangladesh 2nd innings
    • Drinks: Bangladesh - 47/1 in 16.0 overs (Shahriar Nafees 21)
    • Bangladesh: 50 runs in 16.4 overs (105 balls), Extras 5
    • Shahriar Nafees: 50 off 71 balls (8 x 4)
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 56 balls (Shahriar Nafees 29, Habibul Bashar 15, Ex 6)
    • Bangladesh: 100 runs in 29.4 overs (188 balls), Extras 10
    • Rain: Bangladesh - 106/2 in 31.5 overs (Shahriar Nafees 57, Mohammad Ashraful 2)
    • Lunch: Bangladesh - 106/2 in 31.5 overs (Shahriar Nafees 57, Mohammad Ashraful 2)
    • Bangladesh: 150 runs in 47.2 overs (297 balls), Extras 18
    • Drinks: Bangladesh - 157/6 in 49.0 overs (Tushar Imran 13, Mashrafe Mortaza 5)
 
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