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)

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, forces him to play straightway and a defensive push is enough to beat the bowler and mid-off

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 wide, slips this one slightly wide down the legside and the keeper has to move across quickly to save it

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, gets well forward to chase a delivery which shapes away and the ball lobs off the full face of the bat and beats third slip, gully would have taken that easily

Sri Lanka 8/2   DPMD Jayawardene 2* (2b)

3.1

Mahbubul Alam to Jayawardene, no run, gives him width outside off to free his arms and he mistimes the cut to backward point

3.2

Mahbubul Alam to Jayawardene, 2 runs, gets forward early and merely pushes it past the arc between cover and point, Raqibul gives the chase and he does well to slide and cut it off

3.3

Mahbubul Alam to Jayawardene, 1 run, shuffles and tucks it in front of square leg with soft hands, Jayasuriya scampers home

Sri Lanka 11/2   DPMD Jayawardene 5* (5b)

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, this one comes back in and hurries on him but he does well to clip it away wide of square leg

Sri Lanka 16/2   DPMD Jayawardene 6* (6b)

5.1

Mahbubul Alam to Jayawardene, 1 run, swings it on the pads, he moves across and whips it on the up down to fine leg

Sri Lanka 17/2   DPMD Jayawardene 7* (7b)

6.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, no run, cuts back in and shoots up, clips his pads and rolls away

6.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, plays a good length ball with an angled bat and comfortably steers it away wide of backward point

6.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and steers it to third man

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, no run, squares him up outside the offstump with a superb away swinging delivery

Sri Lanka 32/2   DPMD Jayawardene 9* (11b)

8.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, rocks on the backfoot and taps it with soft hands and Jayasuriya pushes the single

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, strays down the leg side and he shuffles and works it to fine leg

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayawardene, 1 run, gets nicely behind the line and then angles it away down to third man

Sri Lanka 45/2   DPMD Jayawardene 11* (14b)

9.1

Rubel Hossain to Jayawardene, 1 run, angles it towards the pads, he shuffles and clips it away towards fine leg

9.3

Rubel Hossain to Jayawardene, 2 runs, inswinging full toss on the pads and he nudges it just wide of fine leg, he sprints and cuts it off just before the rope

9.4

Rubel Hossain to Jayawardene, no run, bit of aggression there from Rubel as he bangs it in short and Mahela swings and misses it as he tries to hook

9.5

Rubel Hossain to Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, full in length on the body and he shuffles and clips it away off his pads

Sri Lanka 50/2   DPMD Jayawardene 14* (18b)

10.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, no run, stays at the crease and the ball doesnt turn much, he tucks it to the on side

10.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, no run, gets behind the line and steers it to the off side

10.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, no run, tries ti pull but the ball rolls off his pads

10.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, no run, thinks of taking a single to midwicket but Jayasuriya wisely sends him bac, Ashraful does well to dive and fire the throw to the keeper

10.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, no run, rocks back and cuts to point

10.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, 1 run, stays back at the crease, waits for the turn and tucks it wide of square leg

Sri Lanka 51/2   DPMD Jayawardene 15* (24b)

11.1

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, 1 run, strays wide down the legside, he pulls on the front foot but fails to beat short fine leg

11.3

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, 1 run, full and wide outside off and he gets on his knee and drives to deep cover

11.5

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, no run, gets sharp turn inwards and he gets hit high on the pads

11.6

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, 1 run, gets sharp turn inwards and he clips it away to fine leg

Sri Lanka 56/2   DPMD Jayawardene 18* (28b)

12.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, 1 run, gets on his knee early and paddles it away down to fine leg on seeing the movement

12.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, 1 run, shuffles at his crease and clips it away to fine leg

Sri Lanka 59/2   DPMD Jayawardene 20* (30b)

13.1

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, 1 run, flights it on the pads and he gets behind the line and pushes it down to long-on

13.3

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, 1 run, lets the ball come on to him before pushing it to long-on

13.6

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, no run, gets forward to work it to the on side but he plays too early and nearly chips it on the full to midwicket

Sri Lanka 63/2   DPMD Jayawardene 22* (33b)

14.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, no run, works it to the on side

14.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, 1 run

14.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, 1 run, shuffles at the crease and and clips it away to deep square-leg

Sri Lanka 67/2   DPMD Jayawardene 24* (36b)

15.1

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, 1 run, flights it on the pads, he shuffles and clips it away behind square leg

15.3

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, no run, tries to force it past the bowler but Naeem slides to his right and cuts it off

15.4

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, 2 runs, gives him the charge and lofts him high over midwicket, two fielders converge and the ball just stops a bit before the rope

15.5

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, no run, makes room, waits for the turn and cuts to the offside

15.6

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, no run, angles it on the pads, he nudges it to the on side

Sri Lanka 71/2   DPMD Jayawardene 27* (41b)

16.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, 1 run, waits for the turn and clips it towards short fine-leg

16.6

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

Sri Lanka 74/2   DPMD Jayawardene 28* (43b)

17.3

Naeem Islam to Jayawardene, OUT, slower through the air and he gives it a lot of flight, Jayawardene bends his knee and slogs him with the turn down to Rubel at deep midwicket

DPMD Jayawardene c Rubel Hossain b Naeem Islam 28 (44b 0x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

Sri Lanka 75/3   DPMD Jayawardene 28 (44b)
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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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