Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

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

33.2

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, shorter, flatter, and he takes a single to short third

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

33.6

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, sharp single, risky one actually, straight to short third. Kandamby's throw is over the stumps, but Sangakkara spends an extra half second to take the bails off, which is time enough for Mahmud to dive in full length and save his wicket

Bangladesh 142/5   M Pushpakumara 1-0-4-0

35.1

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, gets forward and defends it back to the bowler

35.2

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, this time Ashraful is beaten while trying to dab one to third man

35.3

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, on the pads, turned away to short fine leg for a single

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

35.6

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, another short delivery, spinning in towards middle, and Ashraful makes room and cuts it to the left of sweeper-cover for two

Bangladesh 151/5   M Pushpakumara 2-0-8-0

37.1

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

37.2

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, full, almost yorks him, Ashraful is looking to play to leg, gets a leading edge back towards the bowler

37.3

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, gets forward, turns the bat face, and plays it straight towards midwicket

37.4

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, another dot, looks to run it to third man but this is not nearly short enough

37.5

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, this time he dabs it successfully to get a single

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   M Pushpakumara 3-0-11-0

39.1

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, full and wide down down the leg side

39.1

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, looks to reverse-sweep and almost plays it on to the stumps. High-risk shot anyway, because there is a short third man

39.2

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, goes down the ground this time, and gets a plain vanilla single, risk free

39.3

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

39.4

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, runs it down to short third, with soft hands, and Mahmud is alert when running to the danger end

39.5

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

39.6

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, lofts inside-out, it's a chip shot really, and gets him a single, one bounce to sweeper-cover

Bangladesh 168/5   M Pushpakumara 4-0-17-0

42.1

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, Ashraful looking to turn it on now, steps out and goes straight down the ground, wide of long-off and gets two

42.2

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, and the ill-advised reverse-sweep again, connects but hits straight to short third

42.3

Pushpakumara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, Worked away with soft hands to short fine leg this time

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   M Pushpakumara 5-0-21-0
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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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