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)

14.3

Kulasekara to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, gets forward to an incoming delivery and pushes it in front of mid-on

Bangladesh 43/4   Raqibul Hasan 1* (1b)

15.1

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, tries to shoulder arms and the ball nips back in sharply, he shows the periscope and the ball hits his elbow and rolls to slip

15.2

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets it to lift off a good length and Raqibul does well to offer no shot

15.3

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes back in from just a shade outside off and he gets his bat nicely behind the line to defend

15.4

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, 1 wide, loses his radar and strays down the leg side

15.4

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, angles it wide outside the off stump and he gets behind and pushes it to the off side

15.5

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, lands it on a length outside off, he shoulders arms

15.6

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, strays on the body and he shuffles and glance it down to fine leg

Bangladesh 45/4   Raqibul Hasan 2* (7b)

16.1

Thushara to Raqibul Hasan, no run, lands it on a full length outside off and the ball holds its line, he defends

16.2

Thushara to Raqibul Hasan, no run

16.3

Thushara to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, shapes to drive straight and he takes a chance with Murali stationed at mid-off, the throw was just wide of the stumps, a direct hit and he was gone

Bangladesh 46/4   Raqibul Hasan 3* (10b)

17.1

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, shuffles and clips it towards midwicket

17.2

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, the extra bounce tucks him up and he uneasily fends it off to square leg

17.3

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, lands it on a full length outside off and he shoulders arms

17.4

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, bowls a good length outside off and the ball holds its line before reaching the keeper

17.5

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, 1 wide, loses his direction and strays wide outside off

17.5

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, 1 wide, angles it wide of the offstump again and another wide called

17.5

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, much better, adjusts the line closer to the off stump and he shoulders arms

17.6

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets it to nip back in and he tucks it to the on side

Bangladesh 52/4   Raqibul Hasan 3* (16b)

18.3

Thushara to Raqibul Hasan, no run, lands it on a good length outside off and he defends

18.4

Thushara to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and steers it down to third man

Bangladesh 54/4   Raqibul Hasan 4* (18b)

19.1

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, angles it on the pads and he clips it away to fine leg, who's fielding square

19.3

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, nearly gets his man, he gets it to nip back in and rear up alarmingly, he hops at the crease and fends it off his gloves and Jayasuriya falls forward at leg slip and nearly takes the catch

19.5

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets a half stride forward and pushes it to the off side

19.6

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets it to nip back in and he defends to the on side

Bangladesh 58/5   Raqibul Hasan 6* (22b)

21.1

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, lands it on a good length outside off and he pushes it softly to the covers

21.2

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, angles across him and he opens the face of the bat and steers it down to third man

21.6

Maharoof to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets forward to a full ball and defends to the off side

Bangladesh 66/5   Raqibul Hasan 7* (25b)

22.4

Thushara to Raqibul Hasan, no run, lands outside off and the ball holds its line before reaching the keeper

22.5

Thushara to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets well forward to a full ball and defends back to the bowler

22.6

Thushara to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, gets well forward to a full ball and works it away wide of midwicket

Bangladesh 72/5   Raqibul Hasan 8* (28b)

23.1

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes through straight, he taps it back to the bowler

23.2

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, shuffles and knocks it to leg gully

23.3

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets his pad forward and chips it in the air towards short midwicket

23.4

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, thrusts forward and defends close to the pad

23.5

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes on slower, he commits to the front foot and defends

23.6

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, full on middle and leg and defends

Bangladesh 73/5   Raqibul Hasan 9* (34b)

24.1

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 wide, comes round the wicket and he strays wide down the leg side

24.1

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets forward and taps it just wide of the bowler

24.2

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, picks the doosra early and dabs it away very late past backward point

24.4

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, quicker through the air, he gets forward and tucks it with the turn to the on side

Bangladesh 77/5   Raqibul Hasan 11* (37b)

25.1

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, full on middle and off and defended on the front foot

25.2

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, thrusts forward and defends

25.3

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets well forward and defends on the front foot

25.4

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, thrusts forward again and defends

25.5

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, full on the pads and he works it away behind square on the on side

Bangladesh 82/5   Raqibul Hasan 12* (42b)

26.5

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, full on middle and leg and worked to the on side

Bangladesh 85/5   Raqibul Hasan 13* (43b)

27.1

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, full on the pads and pushed to the on side

27.2

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, defended back to the bowler

27.3

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, floated on the pads and worked towards mid-on

27.4

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, pushed on the pads and clipped to the on side

27.6

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, takes a quick single to short cover, Mathews tries an under arm flick on the dive

Bangladesh 88/5   Raqibul Hasan 15* (48b)

28.1

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, continues round the wicket, he defends forward

28.2

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, defends on the front foot again

28.3

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, not much turn and he defends on the front foot

28.4

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes through slow and straight and he defends softly

28.5

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, angles it on the pads and he works it away softly towards short fine leg

28.6

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, full on the pads and pushed through the line to long-on

Bangladesh 89/5   Raqibul Hasan 16* (54b)

29.1

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, lands it just wide outside off and he makes room and cuts to deep point

Bangladesh 90/5   Raqibul Hasan 17* (55b)

30.1

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, commits to the front foot and defends

30.2

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, slower through the air, no turn again and he defends

30.3

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets his front foot across and softly taps t to the on side

30.4

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, slower through the air and defended to the off side

30.5

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, takes a couple of paces forward and works it with the angle to long-on

Bangladesh 93/5   Raqibul Hasan 18* (60b)

31.1

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, fires it outside off, he fails to dig out the yorker

31.2

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, skids through and comes in to him, he defends to the off side

31.5

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, gives him width outside off and he cuts

Bangladesh 96/5   Raqibul Hasan 20* (63b)

32.5

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes through straight from outside off and he defends

32.6

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, continues round the wicket, he softly nudges it back to the bowler

Bangladesh 99/6   Raqibul Hasan 20* (65b)

34.1

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, comes round the wicket, he gets well forward and defends

34.2

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, thrusts forward and pushes it towards mid-on

34.3

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run

34.4

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets a few paces down the pitch and checks his shot

34.5

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, nudged towards short square leg and the fielder darts across and fires the throw to the keeper who whips off the bails, he was home

Bangladesh 100/6   Raqibul Hasan 21* (70b)

35.1

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets on the front foot and punches it firmly and just beats shorrt cover

35.2

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, knocks it back to the bowler

Bangladesh 101/6   Raqibul Hasan 22* (72b)

36.1

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, shuffles and works it with the turn to square leg

36.4

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 wide, fires it quicker and slides down the leg side, wide called

36.4

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 4 byes, the ball skids through and beats the off stump and squirts between Sangakkara's legs

36.5

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, FOUR, strays on the pads and he clips it away wide of short fine-leg who slides and cuts it off

36.6

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run

Bangladesh 113/6   Raqibul Hasan 28* (76b 1x4)

37.1

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 2 runs, attempts the paddle scoop and he clears the keeper

37.2

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, thrusts his pad forward and he's beaten

37.3

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, floated on the pads and he pushes it towards mid-on

37.6

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, defended back to the bowler

Bangladesh 117/6   Raqibul Hasan 31* (80b 1x4)

38.3

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, quicker through the air, he gets well forward and defends

38.4

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, stays on the backfoot and cuts to the off side

38.5

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, full on the off stump and searches for a single to mid-off

38.6

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, drives on the front foot just wide of mid-off and he takes the single this time

Bangladesh 119/6   Raqibul Hasan 32* (84b 1x4)

39.1

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, floated on the pads, he works it away to square leg

39.5

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, tries to steer it away very close to the body and he nearly feathers an edge

39.6

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, shoots through low, he shuffles, waits for the turn and clips it to mid-on

Bangladesh 122/6   Raqibul Hasan 34* (87b 1x4)

40.1

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, floated on the pads, he works it to the on side

Bangladesh 123/6   Raqibul Hasan 35* (88b 1x4)

41.1

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, stays back at the crease and punches it to long-on

41.3

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, thrusts forward and works it to the off side

41.4

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, pushes it towards cover and sets off, Mubarak has a shy at the stumps on the dive

41.6

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets well forward and defends

Bangladesh 127/6   Raqibul Hasan 37* (92b 1x4)

42.3

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, pushed back to the bowler

42.4

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, defended on the front foot back to the bowler

42.5

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run

42.6

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, drops it a fraction short and he rocks back and cuts to sweeper over

Bangladesh 133/6   Raqibul Hasan 38* (96b 1x4)

43.1

Jayasuriya to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, stays back and punches it to long-on

Bangladesh 134/6   Raqibul Hasan 39* (97b 1x4)

44.1

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, pushed in flat and slow, he turns it to short midwicket

44.2

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, tries to reverse sweep him but misses

44.3

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 wide, strays just wide down the leg side

44.3

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, chips down the track and checks his drive

44.4

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, chips down the track and works it to the on side

44.6

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 wide, tries to reverse sweep him but misses, he strays down the leg side

44.6

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run

Bangladesh 138/6   Raqibul Hasan 40* (102b 1x4)

46.3

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, tries to paddle scoop him but he fails to clear shirt fine leg

46.6

Muralitharan to Raqibul Hasan, no run, tries to slog sweep him but the ball clips his elbow and rolls, too early on the shot

Bangladesh 149/6   Raqibul Hasan 41* (104b 1x4)

47.2

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, gets on his knee and slogs him away down to deep midwicket

Bangladesh 151/6   Raqibul Hasan 42* (105b 1x4)

49.1

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, no run, gets well forward and defends

49.2

Mendis to Raqibul Hasan, 1 run, chips down the track and works it to the on side

Bangladesh 152/9   Raqibul Hasan 43* (107b 1x4)
Tournament Results
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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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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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