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

Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - Final

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

11.6

Maharoof to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, gets his front pad across and defends to the on side

Bangladesh 34/3   Shakib Al Hasan 0* (1b)

13.1

Maharoof to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, comes over the wicket, he lands it outside off and he defends back to the bowler

13.2

Maharoof to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, brilliant shot, Maharoof errs by giving him width outside off and he drags it too short, he rocks back, gets his elbows high and cuts it hard past the arc between backward point and cover

13.3

Maharoof to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, back of a length, he defends back to the bowler

13.4

Maharoof to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, beats him on the forward prod, he gets a bit of lift on that delivery

13.5

Maharoof to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, taps it with soft hands and Tamim thinks of single but darts back to his crease on seeing the bowler sprint across and pick it up

13.6

Maharoof to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, shoulders arms outside off

Bangladesh 38/3   Shakib Al Hasan 4* (7b 1x4)

14.4

Kulasekara to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, angles across him and he defends back to the bowler

14.5

Kulasekara to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, comes round the wicket, he covers the late away movement and defends it away

14.6

Kulasekara to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, comes in to the left-hander this time and he clips it to the on side

Bangladesh 43/4   Shakib Al Hasan 4* (10b 1x4)

16.4

Thushara to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, flashes hard away from the body and nearly edges it

16.5

Thushara to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR, very streaky, Thushara lands it just a shade outside off and he's cramped for room to cut and the inside edge beats the stumps and the keeper and rolls away for four

16.6

Thushara to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, shoulders arms outside off this time

Bangladesh 50/4   Shakib Al Hasan 8* (13b 2x4)

18.1

Thushara to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, goes for a very flashy drive through he covers off the backfoot and misses it completely, very poor shot from a man in form

18.2

Thushara to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, angles it on the body and he waits for the ball to come onto him before glancing it fine

18.5

Thushara to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT, and Bangladesh slide further, Thushara gets it to curve in through the air, Shakib shapes to slash it square of the wicket and plays away from the body, he gets a thick edge to Sangakkara, he tried the same shot a couple of balls earlier

Shakib Al Hasan c †Sangakkara b Thushara 9 (37m 16b 2x4 0x6) SR: 56.25

Bangladesh 54/5   Shakib Al Hasan 9 (16b 2x4)
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 16, 2009

Rubel Hossain bowls in the final, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-series, final, Mirpur, January 16, 2008

Rubel Hossain bowls in the final

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Jan 16, 2009

Raqibul Hasan propped up Bangladesh with an unbeaten 43, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-series, final, Mirpur, January 16, 2008

Raqibul Hasan propped up Bangladesh with an unbeaten 43

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