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)
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Malinga to Javed Omar, OUT, 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

Javed Omar lbw b Malinga 8 (12m 11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

Bangladesh 10/1   Shahriar Nafees 2* (6b)   SL Malinga 1.5-1-8-1

Maharoof to Habibul Bashar, OUT, 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

Habibul Bashar c †HAPW Jayawardene b Maharoof 18 (44m 25b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.00

Bangladesh 50/2   Shahriar Nafees 17* (41b 2x4)   MF Maharoof 1.4-0-11-1

Muralitharan to Rajin Saleh, OUT, 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

Rajin Saleh c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan 0 (29m 29b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Bangladesh 61/3   Shahriar Nafees 28* (66b 4x4)   M Muralitharan 5.4-3-5-1

Muralitharan to Shahriar Nafees, OUT, 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

Shahriar Nafees c de Silva b Muralitharan 29 (97m 77b 4x4 0x6) SR: 37.66

Bangladesh 64/4   Mohammad Ashraful 2* (15b)   M Muralitharan 8-5-6-2

de Silva to Tushar Imran, OUT, 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

Tushar Imran c DPMD Jayawardene b de Silva 17 (38m 40b 3x4 0x6) SR: 42.50

Bangladesh 98/5   Mohammad Ashraful 15* (35b 1x4)   WRS de Silva 7.2-2-19-1

de Silva to Mohammad Ashraful, OUT, 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

Mohammad Ashraful c †HAPW Jayawardene b de Silva 26 (73m 51b 3x4 0x6) SR: 50.98

Bangladesh 111/6   Mushfiqur Rahim 2* (11b)   WRS de Silva 9.5-3-23-2

Muralitharan to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT, 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

Mashrafe Mortaza c & b Muralitharan 5 (14m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

Bangladesh 118/7   Mushfiqur Rahim 3* (22b)   M Muralitharan 11.4-6-17-3

Muralitharan to Mohammad Rafique, OUT, 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

Mohammad Rafique c & b Muralitharan 5 (13m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

Bangladesh 130/8   Mushfiqur Rahim 10* (37b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 13.1-6-27-4

Muralitharan to Shahadat Hossain, OUT, 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)

Shahadat Hossain c Dilshan b Muralitharan 0 (4m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Bangladesh 131/9   Mushfiqur Rahim 11* (40b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 13.5-6-28-5

Muralitharan to Syed Rasel, OUT, 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

Syed Rasel c Silva b Muralitharan 0 (5m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Bangladesh 131/10   Mushfiqur Rahim 11* (46b 1x4)   M Muralitharan 14.5-6-28-6
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