Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)

31.5

Randiv to Mahmudullah, no run, gets on to the front foot and defends solidly

31.6

Randiv to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, and paddle sweep again, he connects well this time, and places it well too

Bangladesh 134/5   Mahmudullah 2* (2b)

32.2

Kandamby to Mahmudullah, no run, good length, and gets turn here, just outside off, drawing the batsman forward and beating the poke

32.3

Kandamby to Mahmudullah, no run, straighter delivery this time, and defended back to the bowler

32.4

Kandamby to Mahmudullah, 1 run, short outside off, and pushed away to sweeper-cover

32.6

Kandamby to Mahmudullah, 1 run, takes it from outside off, and wrists it away towards midwicket for one, against the spin

Bangladesh 138/5   Mahmudullah 4* (6b)

33.1

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, hint of drift, draws him outside off, but Mahmudullah drops it towards cover and takes a sharp single

33.3

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, no run, looks to run this one off the face, but hits it straight to short third

33.4

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, no run, this time looks for a more forceful shot through the covers, the ball breaks in, and he is lucky he hasn't played it on

33.5

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, shorter, gives him time and he pushes it to sweeper-cover

Bangladesh 141/5   Mahmudullah 6* (10b)

34.2

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, no run, beaten, moving away from the line of the ball and looking to open the face, and plays inside the line

34.3

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, no run, pitched up this time, Mahmud gets forward and across and shoulders arms

34.4

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, no run, and again, the ball is shorter and he looks to run it down and is beaten. A nothing shot really, because there is a slip waiting

34.5

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, FOUR, this time he goes for the positive full-faced shot and gets much better results. Makes room, takes a back-of-a-length delivery on the up and lofts it over mid-off

34.6

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, no run, is beaten on the pull shot, late into the shot, gets hit on the thigh pad and refuses a leg bye, which could have been risky

Bangladesh 147/5   Mahmudullah 10* (15b 1x4)

35.4

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, no run, short, turning in, pushed away, but can't beat cover

35.5

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, similar delivery, but hit to the right of cover this time

Bangladesh 149/5   Mahmudullah 11* (17b 1x4)

36.1

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, no run, thigh-high fulltoss, Mahmud is a bit surprised and plays back to the bowler. Seems he lost his footing in the run-up

36.2

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, 1 run, short and pulled away to fine leg

36.6

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, 1 wide, another bumper tried, but misses his line and is wided down the leg side

36.6

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, 1 run, short again, but this one doesn't rise, and is worked away to fine leg

Bangladesh 155/5   Mahmudullah 13* (20b 1x4)

37.1

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, turned off the pads, and they run a sharp single to midwicket

37.6

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, moving about in the crease, but in the end gets an accurate delivery, which he bunts to short third and takes a single

Bangladesh 158/5   Mahmudullah 15* (22b 1x4)

38.1

Welegedara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, starts off with a length ball, around off, and he takes a single to long-off

Bangladesh 159/5   Mahmudullah 16* (23b 1x4)

39.3

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, makes room, gets a single to cover

39.5

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, angling into the pads, and worked off them for a single

Bangladesh 167/5   Mahmudullah 18* (25b 1x4)

40.2

Welegedara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, goes for the yorker, misses the length a little, but it's just a single to sweeper-cover

40.4

Welegedara to Mahmudullah, no run, good bouncer, on the stumps, rising forever, and gives him no room to cut

40.5

Welegedara to Mahmudullah, no run, driven away, but straight to cover, this is turning out to be a good over for SL

40.6

Welegedara to Mahmudullah, no run, yorker, just outside off, dug out, but played straight to Dilshan at backward point

Bangladesh 171/5   Mahmudullah 19* (29b 1x4)

41.2

Randiv to Mahmudullah, no run, flighted, around the off line, and defended

41.3

Randiv to Mahmudullah, 1 run, makes room, and gets it past point for single

41.6

Randiv to Mahmudullah, no run

Bangladesh 178/5   Mahmudullah 20* (32b 1x4)

42.4

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, no run, goes for the cut, and is beaten, it's too full for the shot

42.5

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, no run, fuller, looks for a single on the on side, but finds midwicket

42.6

Pushpakumara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, Sanga has missed a run-out here, Mahumullah looks to drop and run, Ashraful is not interested to begin with, but comes through. Mahmudullah has given up by the time, but charges down anyway. Sanga, though, fails to collect it cleanly

Bangladesh 182/5   Mahmudullah 21* (35b 1x4)

43.1

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, 1 run, starts off with a yorker, just outside off, and he gets a single to third man

43.6

Lakmal to Mahmudullah, FOUR, this fulltoss gets the treatment, though, too much on the pads, and he gets under it and lofts it over midwicket. Superb over for Bangladesh, 15 off

Bangladesh 197/5   Mahmudullah 26* (37b 2x4)

44.2

Kulasekara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, stays round the wicket, with a strong off-side field, and another single ensues, again to sweeper-cover

44.4

Kulasekara to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, similar ploy, this time he looks to go in front of sweeper-cover, Silva at extra cover fumbles, and they get two

44.5

Kulasekara to Mahmudullah, 1 wide, strays off the plan, and bowls a wide down the leg side

44.5

Kulasekara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, looks to walk across and expose the leg-side field, connects but finds Kandamby at short fine leg

Bangladesh 204/5   Mahmudullah 30* (40b 2x4)

45.2

Randiv to Mahmudullah, FOUR, full and fast down the leg side, and he gets enough bat on it to beat short fine leg and get four

45.3

Randiv to Mahmudullah, 2 runs, good running, plays with soft hands off the pads, and calls for two early and gets back before the deep backward square leg can get around

45.4

Randiv to Mahmudullah, 1 run

Bangladesh 213/5   Mahmudullah 37* (43b 3x4)

46.3

Kulasekara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, goes for the big shot over the on side, gets an inside edge and takes a single to short fine

46.5

Kulasekara to Mahmudullah, 1 run, opens up, looks to go over on side, but Kula gets a perfect yorker in, outside off

Bangladesh 219/5   Mahmudullah 39* (45b 3x4)

47.2

Randiv to Mahmudullah, SIX, big slog sweep, connects handsomely, finds the gap between the two deep fielders on the leg side. Anyway he didn't need the gap, this is connected well enough to clear the fence

47.3

Randiv to Mahmudullah, OUT, literally down and out as another man falls to the sweep. Decides belatedly to sweep, the ball dips and misses the bat as he falls over and is hit on the back pad in front of the stumps (down). The umpire has no choice but to lift the finger to this plumb lbw (out)

Mahmudullah lbw b Randiv 45 (66m 47b 3x4 1x6) SR: 95.74

Bangladesh 227/6   Mahmudullah 45 (47b 3x4 1x6)
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Photos

Jan 4, 2010

Tillakaratne Dilshan reaches his sixth ODI hundred, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-nation tournament, 1st match, Mirpur, January 4, 2010

Tillakaratne Dilshan reaches his sixth ODI hundred

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Jan 4, 2010

Kumar Sangakkara milks the Bangladesh attack for runs, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-nation tournament, 1st match, Mirpur, January 4, 2010

Kumar Sangakkara milks the Bangladesh attack for runs

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