Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh, Final: Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 16, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
16 January 2009 (50-over match)
1.1

Thushara to Junaid Siddique, no run, nice delivery to begin with, he bangs it in back of a length and has Junaid fishing outside off

1.2

Thushara to Junaid Siddique, no run, back of a length again, hits the deck hard and gets it to climb on Junaid who meets the ball high on the pad

1.3

Thushara to Junaid Siddique, no run

1.4

Thushara to Junaid Siddique, 1 run, sticks to the same length and Junaid turns the face of the bat and clips it to square leg, Maharoof doesn't time his slide well

1.5

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, very dangerous leave there, the ball cuts back in sharply off the seam and nearly shaves the offstump

1.6

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, wide and angling further away frm the offstump, he reaches out and slashes it down to third man

Bangladesh 7/0   T Thushara 1-0-2-0
3.1

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, bowls a slightly fuller length, he watchfully shoulders arms

3.2

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, gets a bit of width to crack it through the off side but he succeeds in getting a thick inside edge to the keeper

3.3

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, bit if width again and he cuts to backward point

3.4

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, lands just a shade outside off and comes back in, it clips his pads just outside the line of the legstump

3.5

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, keeps low and skids through very sharply, he just about manages to defend it

3.6

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, comes back in off a good length and he clips it to the on side

Bangladesh 8/1   T Thushara 2-1-2-0
5.1

Thushara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, hits a good length outside off, he defends with soft hands and tells his partner to hang on

5.2

Thushara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, this one really kicks up on him and he can't resist a wild swing outside off, not the best shot in this scenario

5.3

Thushara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, much better, the delivery is angled across him and he safely shoulders arms

5.4

Thushara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, angles it on the pads and he tucks it just wide of square leg

5.5

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, that's a cracker of a shot, he pitches it up full and wide of the offstump, Tamim gets on his knee and executes a cover drive to die for, he's a treat to watch when he gets going

5.6

Thushara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, nice comeback by Thushara as he gets this one to jag back in sharply, he shoulders arms very close to the off stump

Bangladesh 18/2   T Thushara 3-1-7-0
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

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   T Thushara 4-1-12-0
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

18.3

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

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

18.6

Thushara to Mahmudullah, no run, gets a half stride forward and defends

Bangladesh 54/5   T Thushara 5-1-14-1
20.1

Thushara to Mahmudullah, no run, thrusts his pad across and shoulders arms

20.2

Thushara to Mahmudullah, no run, gets across to a good length ball and defends

20.3

Thushara to Mahmudullah, no run, bowls it a fraction shorter and the ball fizzes past his helmet

20.4

Thushara to Mahmudullah, no run, gets across and shoulders arms

20.5

Thushara to Mahmudullah, no run, same result, the ball holds its line before reaching the keeper

20.6

Thushara to Mahmudullah, no run, opens the face of the bat and steers it away towards backward point, that's a maiden

Bangladesh 58/5   T Thushara 6-2-14-1
22.1

Thushara to Mahmudullah, no run, gets across his stumps and taps it down to point

22.2

Thushara to Mahmudullah, FOUR, poor ball and dispatched well, he strays on the pads and he shuffles and chips it high off the pads over midwicket and square leg

22.3

Thushara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, drags it from outside the offstump and he pulls on one leg to Jayasuriya at deep midwicket

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   T Thushara 7-2-20-1
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