Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

0.3

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run, short of a good length on middle, rocks back and defends it watchfully into the off side

0.4

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, airy, fullish on middle and he presents the full face , driving it uppishly over the outstretched hands of the bowler, who doesn't get his fingers to it, and gets it to the boundary

0.5

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, full on the off, driven off the front foot wide of mid-off for a single

Bangladesh 8/0   Imrul Kayes 5* (3b 1x4)

1.4

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, no run, short of a length outside off and hint of away movement after pitching, shoulders arms to that one

1.5

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, leading edge but fell safe, some late away movement and Kayes, trying to work it through the leg side, closed the face on it a little too early, lobbed up wide of extra cover for a single, lucky escape there

Bangladesh 12/0   Imrul Kayes 6* (5b 1x4)

2.1

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run, lands on a good length on the off, pushed into the off side

2.2

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run, gets forward and plays it in the direction of mid-off

2.3

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run

2.4

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, 2 runs, aggression, didn't time it as well as he would have liked, short of a good length outside off and he swung it past square leg, Welegedara covered a fair distance running to his right from fine leg and dragged it back

2.5

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, short again, on middle this time, pulled away but straight to the same fielder at a squarish fine leg

Bangladesh 15/0   Imrul Kayes 9* (10b 1x4)

3.3

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, no run, hurls it on a good length on middle, defended towards extra cover

3.4

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, no run, appeal for a catch, the Sri Lankans were pretty confident, short on the off, went for the pull and there was a deviation as it went through to the keeper, replays show it just brushed the shoulder, good decision

3.5

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, FOUR, angling it on the pads and he cashes in, flicking it really fine to beat the fielder at fine leg

3.6

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, no run

Bangladesh 21/0   Imrul Kayes 13* (14b 2x4)

5.1

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, no run, lands on a good length on the off, defended watchfully wide of the pitch

5.2

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, 2 runs, a slog, not there to hit but he backs himself, shortish on the off and he heaves it over square leg, fine leg runs across, dives and drags it back, Tharanga the man, does a good job

5.3

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, no run, bowls it on a good length outside off, shoulders arms to the keeper

5.4

Welegedara to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, shortish on middle, turns it away off the back foot behind square for a single

Bangladesh 24/0   Imrul Kayes 16* (18b 2x4)

6.1

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run, bowls it on a good length on middle, pushes it back firmly to the bowler

6.2

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, 2 leg byes, drifting on the pads and he walks across to tickle it fine, clips the pads down towards fine leg for a couple of runs

6.3

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run, short of a good length on the off, rock solid as he moves back and defends it to cover

6.4

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run, hurling it on the off stump, pushed back with a straight bat to the bowler

6.5

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, 2 runs, short outside off, pulled away over midwicket, mistimed but there's no one in the deep, a couple more to the score

6.6

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run, short of a length outside off, tries to force it off the back foot through cover, misses and is beaten

Bangladesh 28/0   Imrul Kayes 18* (24b 2x4)

8.1

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, guides it with an open face wide of point for a single

8.4

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run, targeting middle and off, gets on the back foot to defend, gets an inside edge onto the pads

8.5

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run

8.6

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, no run, pushed off the back foot towards cover

Bangladesh 46/0   Imrul Kayes 19* (28b 2x4)

9.2

Dilshan to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, clipped uppishly wide of that fielder for a single

9.6

Dilshan to Imrul Kayes, no run, played away into the leg side off the front foot

Bangladesh 49/0   Imrul Kayes 20* (30b 2x4)

10.3

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, short of a length outside off, guided down towards third man for a single

10.5

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, back of a length on middle, pulled away uppishly towards deep square leg, got it a little high on the bat, didn't time it well, just a single

Bangladesh 53/0   Imrul Kayes 22* (32b 2x4)

11.1

Dilshan to Imrul Kayes, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, pushed off the back foot wide of midwicket for a single

11.4

Dilshan to Imrul Kayes, 5 wides, drifting down leg and holds its line, gets across to play it fine, misses, so does the keeper and it rolls down the fine-leg boundary, a wide called much to the bowler's disappointment

11.4

Dilshan to Imrul Kayes, no run, reaches forward and defends it back to the bowler

11.5

Dilshan to Imrul Kayes, no run, gets a big stride out to tap it towards extra cover

11.6

Dilshan to Imrul Kayes, no run, short of a length, punched off the back foot to extra cover

Bangladesh 60/0   Imrul Kayes 23* (36b 2x4)

12.5

Kulasekara to Imrul Kayes, OUT, gone! Short on the off and was drawn into playing the pull, was targeting square leg but ended up getting a top edge, landed straight into the hands of Samaraweera at fine leg

Imrul Kayes c Samaraweera b Kulasekara 23 (52m 37b 2x4 0x6) SR: 62.16

Bangladesh 65/1   Imrul Kayes 23 (37b 2x4)
Tournament Results
India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Jan 13, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v India at Dhaka - Jan 11, 2010
India won by 6 wickets (with 42 balls remaining)
India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Jan 10, 2010
India won by 8 wickets (with 104 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Jan 8, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets (with 43 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v India at Dhaka - Jan 7, 2010
India won by 6 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
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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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