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)

17.4

Naeem Islam to Kapugedera, 1 run, lands it on a good length and gets the ball to skid through, he shows the full face of the bat and forces it to long-on

Sri Lanka 76/3   CK Kapugedera 1* (1b)

18.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Kapugedera, no run

18.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Kapugedera, FOUR, gets a couple of paces down the track and crashes it past extra cover, the ball scorches through the turf and beats both fielders in the deep

18.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Kapugedera, 1 run, gets his pad across the stumps and clips it wide of midwicket

Sri Lanka 85/3   CK Kapugedera 6* (4b 1x4)

19.2

Naeem Islam to Kapugedera, no run, gets behind the line and defends to the off side

19.3

Naeem Islam to Kapugedera, no run, clips it with soft hands to the off side

19.4

Naeem Islam to Kapugedera, no run, gets forward and defends back down the pitch

19.5

Naeem Islam to Kapugedera, no run, takes a few paces down the pitch and pushes it to the covers

19.6

Naeem Islam to Kapugedera, no run, gets his pad across his stumps and pushes it to the on side

Sri Lanka 89/3   CK Kapugedera 6* (9b 1x4)

21.2

Naeem Islam to Kapugedera, no run, pitched up outside off and scooped towards short third-man

21.3

Naeem Islam to Kapugedera, 1 run, Dropped he gives him the charge and lofts towards Tamim at long-off who makes a mess of it, the ball nearly dribbles to the rope

Sri Lanka 98/4   CK Kapugedera 7* (11b 1x4)

22.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 1 run, angles it on the pads, he shuffles and works it to the on side

22.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, no run, angles it on the pads, he shuffles and clips it to the on side

22.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 1 leg bye, close shout for an lew, lands just a shade outside off and comes back in, he's struck very close to the line of middle and leg

22.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Kapugedera, 1 run, gets forward and pushes it away wide of mid-off for a single

Sri Lanka 105/4   CK Kapugedera 9* (15b 1x4)

23.1

Mahmudullah to Kapugedera, 1 run, gets forward to a full ball and pushes it through the line to long-off

23.5

Mahmudullah to Kapugedera, no run, slower through the air, he works it towards mid-on

23.6

Mahmudullah to Kapugedera, 1 run, flighted on the pads, he gets across and places it wide of midwicket

Sri Lanka 108/4   CK Kapugedera 11* (18b 1x4)

24.1

Rubel Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, and nearly gets a wicket, he fires it on a good length and Kapugedera shapes to cut but is cramped for room and nearly edges it to the keeper

24.2

Rubel Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, short again and he flashes hard and carves it towards third man

24.4

Rubel Hossain to Kapugedera, FOUR, angles it on the pads, he shuffles and clips it away down to fine leg, the fielder is too square to cut it off

24.5

Rubel Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, angles it on the pads and he clips it towards fine leg

Sri Lanka 115/4   CK Kapugedera 17* (22b 2x4)

25.2

Mahmudullah to Kapugedera, SIX, it's a very friendly full toss, angles it on the body and he bends his knee and clubs it over deep midwicket

25.3

Mahmudullah to Kapugedera, 1 run, gets well forward and steers it towards the covers

25.5

Mahmudullah to Kapugedera, 1 run, rank long hop but the doesn't pull it well enough to find the boundary on the on side

Sri Lanka 125/5   CK Kapugedera 25* (25b 2x4 1x6)

26.2

Rubel Hossain to Kapugedera, no run, tests him out with a bouncer, he swings and misses

26.3

Rubel Hossain to Kapugedera, 1 run, clips it to the on side and sets off

Sri Lanka 128/5   CK Kapugedera 26* (27b 2x4 1x6)

27.1

Mahbubul Alam to Kapugedera, 2 runs, angles it outside off and he glides it to third man, Mortaza does well to slide and cut it off

27.2

Mahbubul Alam to Kapugedera, no run, bangs it in short and he keeps him quiet

27.3

Mahbubul Alam to Kapugedera, OUT, the ball skids through and cramps him for room, he tries to cheekily dab it away but gets a thick inside edge on to his stumps, Bangladesh are doing well to restrict Sri Lanka here

CK Kapugedera b Mahbubul Alam 28 (30b 2x4 1x6) SR: 93.33

Sri Lanka 130/7   CK Kapugedera 28 (30b 2x4 1x6)
Tournament Results
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Jan 16, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Jan 14, 2009
Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 43 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Dhaka - Jan 12, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 130 runs
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka - Jan 10, 2009
Zimbabwe won by 38 runs
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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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