Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh, 2008/09 / Commentary

Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 3rd match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 43 balls remaining)

1.1

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, no run, lands it on a good length outside off and he taps it back to the bowler

1.2

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, no run, strays on the pads and he shuffles and tucks it away to short fine leg

1.3

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, no run, walks across his stumps and decides to shoulder arms on seeing the extra bounce

1.4

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, FOUR, all too easy for the batsman, he slides it wide down the leg side and bowls it short, he has a wild swing at it and gets just enough bat to beat the keeper

1.5

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, no run, gets a bit of late inward movement, he gets forward and forces it down to mid-on

1.6

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, no run, gets across his stumps again and shoulders arms, this time the ball keeps a little low

Sri Lanka 4/1   ST Jayasuriya 4* (6b 1x4)

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, shuffles across his stumps just a touch and taps it back to the bowler

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, gets across his stumps and clips it away close to his pads to square leg

Sri Lanka 6/2   ST Jayasuriya 5* (8b 1x4)

3.4

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, no run, fires a yorker outside off and he fails to dig it out

3.5

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, FOUR, pitches it up outside off and gives him plenty of room, he gets under it and scoops it high over mid-off, that's typical Jayasuriya

3.6

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, no run, full outside off again but he bangs it straight towards mid-off

Sri Lanka 15/2   ST Jayasuriya 9* (11b 2x4)

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, hits a good length on the offstump and he taps it away firmly towards cover

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, just holds the length back and he gets very encouraging carry to the keeper, the ball fizzes past the batsman's glove

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, this time he hangs his bat out and plays a very tentative shot and the extra bounce and movement beats him completely

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, bangs it in short of a length and it climbs on Jayasuriya, he steers it to point

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, slower in place and a tentative Jayasuriya shuffles across and shoulders arms

Sri Lanka 16/2   ST Jayasuriya 9* (16b 2x4)

5.2

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, no run, continues over the wicket, he fires it on a fullish length outside off and he thrusts his pad forward and watches it to the keeper

5.3

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, FOUR, he errs by overpitching it outside off and Jayasuriya gets a big stride forward and smacks it over extra cover, that's not the length to bowl to him

5.4

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, no run, angles it on the pads, he's cramped for room

5.5

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, FOUR, grants him width again and the length and away movement is enough for Jayasuriya to get across and cut square of the wicket on the off side

5.6

Mahbubul Alam to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, he errs by overpitching outside off again and Jayasuriya reaches out to slam it over point but ends up scooping it squarer, third man mops up

Sri Lanka 27/2   ST Jayasuriya 19* (21b 4x4)

6.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good running, he taps it away with soft hands towards mid-off, the ball deflects off Jayasuriya after the fielder takes aim but they dont't take the overthrow

6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, lands it on a full length outside off and he gets his pad across and shoulders arms

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 2 wides, slides it wide down the legside and he offers no shot

Sri Lanka 32/2   ST Jayasuriya 20* (23b 4x4)

7.1

Rubel Hossain to Jayasuriya, no run, not a bad delivery to start off with, bangs it on a good length on the offstump and cramps him for room, he defends back to the bowler

7.2

Rubel Hossain to Jayasuriya, FOUR, shot, he bangs it in fractionally short, he swivels and clubs it well wide of mid-on

7.3

Rubel Hossain to Jayasuriya, no run, that's a cracker of a deliverym he swings it in sharply and fires that on a yorker length, he gets a thick inside edge on to his pads

7.4

Rubel Hossain to Jayasuriya, no run, gives him a bit of width outside off, swing and a miss

7.5

Rubel Hossain to Jayasuriya, FOUR, full and wide outside off, it's an invitation for Jayasuriya as he smashes it on the front foot and comfortably clears backward point and cover

7.6

Rubel Hossain to Jayasuriya, no run, slightly short and wide outside off and he mistimes the cut to backward point

Sri Lanka 40/2   ST Jayasuriya 28* (29b 6x4)

8.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, Dropped Jayasuriya is squared up by the bounce and he tries to fend it away but the ball lobs off the top of the bat and dips towards Raqibul who runs forward from point, dives and fails to get to it

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, clips it with soft hands to the on side and charges off

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, gets his front pad across, turns the face of the bat and clips it behind square on the on side

Sri Lanka 45/2   ST Jayasuriya 30* (32b 6x4)

9.2

Rubel Hossain to Jayasuriya, 1 run, rocks back to a delivery which kicks up off a good length and he steers it just wide of point, he calls for the run quickly

9.6

Rubel Hossain to Jayasuriya, no run, jams in a very quick bouncer outside and hurries the batsman as he just manages to dig it out

Sri Lanka 50/2   ST Jayasuriya 31* (34b 6x4)

11.2

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 1 run, skids on to him, he shuffles and clips an arm ball to short fine-leg

11.4

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 1 run, shuffles and works it to the on side

Sri Lanka 55/2   ST Jayasuriya 33* (36b 6x4)

12.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, gets forward and defends

12.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, fires that much quicker, he gets forward and defends

12.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, gets his pad forward and defends to the on side

12.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, flights it outside off, he gets beside the line and taps it down to backward point

Sri Lanka 58/2   ST Jayasuriya 34* (40b 6x4)

13.2

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 1 run, shuffles at the crease and clips it away late to the on side

13.4

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, no run, bowls it quicker, he gets well forward and defends

13.5

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 1 run

Sri Lanka 63/2   ST Jayasuriya 36* (43b 6x4)

14.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run

14.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, shuffles at the crease and turns it to the on side

14.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, flighted on the pads, he shuffles and works it to midwicket

Sri Lanka 67/2   ST Jayasuriya 38* (46b 6x4)

15.2

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 1 run, commits to the front foot early and steers it just wide of point

Sri Lanka 69/2   ST Jayasuriya 39* (47b 6x4)

16.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, defended to the off side

16.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, taps it in front of cover, they go through with a risky single and Naeem fires his thow just wide of the stumps, Mushfiqur dives to gather it and whips off the bails and the third umpire takes a look, he's made it home

16.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, flighted on middle, he gets forward and defends

16.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run

Sri Lanka 74/2   ST Jayasuriya 41* (51b 6x4)

17.1

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, no run, clips him on the pads down the leg side as he tries to whip it away, he appeals

17.2

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 1 run, fires a full delivery on the offstump and he digs it out to point

17.5

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, slides down the legside, he shapes to sweep and misses

17.5

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, misses another sweep, another wide down the leg side

17.5

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, cuts it down to the sweeper cover fielder, Mushfiqur yells 'keeper' but the throw is very wide and Jayasuriya nearly collides with him on completing the second run

17.6

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, no run, shuffles and tucks it to the on side

Sri Lanka 80/3   ST Jayasuriya 44* (55b 6x4)

18.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, pushes it down towards long-off and Mushfiqur again pleads with the fielder to throw it to him

18.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, gets forward and taps it to the off side

18.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, shuffles and works it with the turn to the on side

Sri Lanka 88/3   ST Jayasuriya 47* (58b 6x4)

19.1

Naeem Islam to Jayasuriya, 1 run, makes room and cuts to the offside hut he fails to beat short third man

Sri Lanka 89/3   ST Jayasuriya 48* (59b 6x4)

20.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, lands it on a good length on the offstump and he forces it back down the pitch

20.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, angles it on the pads and he clips it behind square on the on side for his fifty, it's his 67th in ODIs, he has already passed 1000 runs against Bangladesh

20.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, appeal! he shapes to pull but the ball doesn't bounce as much and hits him high on the pad, Doctrove shakes his head

20.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, FOUR, he picks the short length early this time, gets on top of the bounce and pulls it past square leg on one leg,he tried the same shot the previous ball

20.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, OUT, nice reflexes from Mortaza, he cleverly bowls the slower ball which stops on the batsman, he shapes to work it past the bowler but only succeds in tamely chipping it back to him, he dives forward, tumbles and completes the catch

ST Jayasuriya c & b Mashrafe Mortaza 54 (64b 7x4 0x6) SR: 84.37

Sri Lanka 95/4   ST Jayasuriya 54 (64b 7x4)
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Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
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Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka - Jan 10, 2009
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Photos

Jan 14, 2009

Shakib Al Hasan with the Man-of-the-Match award, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Bangladesh Tri-Series, Dhaka, January 14, 2009

Shakib Al Hasan with the Man-of-the-Match award

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Jan 14, 2009

Naeem Islam and Shakib Al Hasan are ecstatic after beating Sri Lanka, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Bangladesh Tri-Series, Dhaka, January 14, 2009

Naeem Islam and Shakib Al Hasan are ecstatic after beating Sri Lanka

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