Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

0.1

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, ooh, appeared to nip back in there, lands on a good length outside off, gets outside the line to defend, gets an inside edge onto his pads

0.2

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, 3 runs, a touch too straight and he's off the mark, forcing it through the leg side in front of midwicket and wide of mid-on for three runs

0.6

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, worked away down towards fine leg for a single to keep the strike

Bangladesh 9/0   Tamim Iqbal 4* (3b)

1.1

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 wide, begins with a wide, shortish down the leg side, can't get his bat to it

1.1

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short of a good length on the off, rocks back and punches it towards extra cover

1.2

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short of a length outside off, chops it down towards point

1.3

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, well run, pushed it gently down the pitch in front of mid-on, called early and rushed through to complete the single

1.6

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, a tempting line outside off, moving away again, shoulders arms to the keeper

Bangladesh 12/0   Tamim Iqbal 5* (7b)

2.6

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, bowls it on a good length on the off, pushed wide of mid-on and snatches a quick single

Bangladesh 16/0   Tamim Iqbal 6* (8b)

3.1

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, rose up more than he expected, short of a length outside off, went for the cut but the extra bounce just beat the outside edge, bowled at 82 mph

3.2

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, edged and short, bowls it on a good length outside off, drew him forward and he tried to dab at it hard, got a thick outside edge and it landed just short of Kandamby at second slip

Bangladesh 17/0   Tamim Iqbal 7* (10b)

4.1

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, dropped, smacked hard on the wrists, full on middle and Tamim absolutely murdered it as he smashed it back to the bowler, Kulasekara tried to take it in front of his face but ended up palming it off towards midwicket, sharp chance

4.2

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, bowls it on a good length on the off, defended towards extra cover

4.3

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short of a length on the off, punched off the back foot towards mid-off, refuses the single

4.4

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, bowling it on a good length on middle, turns the face and plays it towards midwicket

4.5

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, in the blockhole outside off, reaches and digs it out towards extra cover

4.6

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, lands on a good length on the off, pushed back to the bowler

Bangladesh 21/0   Tamim Iqbal 7* (16b)

5.5

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, almost had him there, nipped back in from a good length on the off, got an inside edge onto the pads and landed just short of the keeper

5.6

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short and wide, cut hard but straight to point where the fielder dives to his left and saves a certain four, who else but Dilshan

Bangladesh 24/0   Tamim Iqbal 7* (18b)

7.1

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, the field is up and he launches that over mid-on, shortish but he went through with the shot, smacking it over the in-field

7.2

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, goes for another one, lands on a good length and he tries to swing it into the stands over long-on but misses, Sangakkara goes up belatedly, no response from the umpire

7.3

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, plenty of action already in the first few overs, bowled it short and he went for the pull, took his eyes off the ball there and paid the price, was struck on the helmet, no damage done

7.4

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, Tharanga misfields after running to his right from a squarish fine leg, whipped off the back foot and he fumbles to allow it through the ropes, the crowd roars

7.5

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, a rubbish full toss outside off and is dealt with appropriately as Tamim crashes it through point to beat third man, bigger cheers

7.6

Welegedara to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, three in a row, full on middle and leg, in the slot for Tamim who flicks it uppishly over square leg to the ropes

Bangladesh 44/0   Tamim Iqbal 23* (24b 4x4)

8.2

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short of a good length on the off, defended in front of cover

8.3

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, hurls it short on middle, drops it into the leg side wide of square leg for a single

Bangladesh 46/0   Tamim Iqbal 24* (26b 4x4)

9.1

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, bowling it full on middle, pushed wide of mid-on for a single

9.3

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, no run

9.4

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, no run, quicker through the air, bowling it short on the off, pushed towards midwicket

9.5

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, tossed up on middle, driven down the ground to long-on for a single

Bangladesh 49/0   Tamim Iqbal 26* (30b 4x4)

10.1

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, short of a good length on middle, pushed towards midwicket

10.2

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, low full toss on the off, punched towards mid-off for a single to raise the fifty-stand

10.4

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, chipped towards deep square leg for one more

10.6

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, attempted yorker on the off, dug out towards mid-off

Bangladesh 53/0   Tamim Iqbal 28* (34b 4x4)

11.2

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, no run, angling it towards middle, played back to the bowler

11.3

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, tossed up on the off, comes down the track and drives it down to long-on for a single

Bangladesh 55/0   Tamim Iqbal 29* (36b 4x4)

12.1

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, short of a good length on middle, whipped off the back foot past midwicket into the deep for a well-run couple

12.2

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, no run, pushed it fuller on middle, turned the face and worked it firmly towards midwicket

12.3

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, short on middle and leg, worked away wide of short fine leg into the deep for a couple more

12.4

Kulasekara to Tamim Iqbal, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, dabbed it behind point for one more, easily done

Bangladesh 65/0   Tamim Iqbal 34* (40b 4x4)

13.1

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, no run, tossed up on the off, pushed gently into the off side

13.2

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, no run, dropped, short of a length outside off, tried to cut it hard past point, got a thick edge and Sangakkara failed to clasp it, a chance gone down

13.3

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, no run, closed the face and defended into the leg side

13.4

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, 2 runs, angling it towards middle from round the wicket, swept firmly past short fine for a couple behind deep square leg

13.5

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR, gave it some air and Tamim sensed a chance, rocking forward, bending low and slog-sweeping it over midwicket, the wicket has done nothing to prompt him to slow down

13.6

Dilshan to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, But his lack of restraint has cost him here, had already committed himself to that shot as he charged down the track, Dilshan held back the length just a hint and Tamim tried to launch him over mid-off, got plenty of elevation but not the distance as he didn't connect it well, Lakmal ran back a few steps and judged it to perfection

Tamim Iqbal c Lakmal b Dilshan 40 (58m 46b 5x4 0x6) SR: 86.95

Bangladesh 71/2   Tamim Iqbal 40 (46b 5x4)
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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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