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)

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, no run, appeal straightaway, lands it in line with middle and the bal hits him high on the pad, can't give that out

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, no run, lands it on a length outside off and there's good carry to the keeper

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, OUT, Mortaza strikes! He gets lovely inswing in to the left hander and lands it on a full length, he shuffles to work it across to the on side, exposes his legstump and he's trapped in front

WU Tharanga lbw b Mashrafe Mortaza 0 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, fires in a full delivery outside off and he gets his bat down and digs it out, Mortaza gets good pace here

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, gets good pace again, he fires it outside off and Sangakkara pokes forward and he's beaten all ends up

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, bowls him another jaffa outside off and he brings it much closer to the offstump, he did everything possible to try and induce an edge

Sri Lanka 0/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 1-1-0-1

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, gets good away movement off the pitch and he offers no shot

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, OUT, Mortaza's on fire! Mortaza gets that late inward movement again and cranks up the pace as well, he lands it on a yorker length and Sangakkara is very late in getting his bat down to keep it out and the ball crashes on to the off and middle stumps, the delivery is very similar to the one which claimed Tharanga

KC Sangakkara b Mashrafe Mortaza 0 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

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

2.4

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

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 2-1-4-2

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

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 3-1-5-2

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

6.3

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

6.4

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

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

6.6

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

Sri Lanka 32/2   Mashrafe Mortaza 4-1-10-2

8.1

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

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

8.3

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

8.4

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

8.5

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

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 5-1-14-2

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

20.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mubarak, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and gets off the mark straightaway with a steer to third man

Sri Lanka 96/4   Mashrafe Mortaza 6-1-21-3

22.1

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

22.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mubarak, 1 run, gives him width outside off and he chops it wide of point

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

22.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mubarak, 1 run, waits for the ball to come on to him and tucks it away very late close to his pads

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   Mashrafe Mortaza 7-1-25-3
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Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
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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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