Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh, 1st Match: Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 4, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
4 January 2010 - day/night match (50-over match)
19.1

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, tossed up outside off, square-driven past point for a single

19.2

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, pushed off the front foot back to the bowler

19.3

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, tossed it up on the off, gets front and across and pats it back down the pitch

19.4

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, flighted on the off, driven down towards long-on for a single

19.5

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, that one didn't turn and beat the outside edge, Ashrafu, expecting it to turn in tried to open the face and was fortunate not to nick it

19.6

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, quicker through the air, flattish, on the off, defended wide of the pitch

Bangladesh 85/4   S Randiv 1-0-2-0
21.1

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, flighted on middle and leg, tried to drive it through the leg side, was struck on the pads but would have missed leg

21.2

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, waited for it to turn in and knocked it towards extra cover

21.3

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short of a good length on middle, worked into the leg side

21.4

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 wide, fires it short down the leg side, holds its line, called a wide

21.4

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, pitched it up, driven firmly but straight to midwicket

21.5

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, closes the face and turns it just wide of backward short leg for a single

21.6

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, lands on a good length on middle, steps forward and tucks it to midwicket

Bangladesh 92/4   S Randiv 2-0-4-0
23.1

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, flighted on middle, turned towards midwicket on the front foot

23.2

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, shortish on the off, jabs it in front of cover to complete a single and raise the 100

23.3

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, flighted on the off, played wristily towards midwicket

23.4

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, shortish on the off, drops it in front of point and races off

23.5

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, flatter, on middle and leg, tickled towards fine leg for one more

23.6

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, tossed up on the off, bends low and sweeps it hard towards deep square leg for a single

Bangladesh 103/4   S Randiv 3-0-8-0
25.1

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, short of a length on the off, pulled away towards deep midwicket

25.2

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, gets forward and defends it towards extra cover

25.3

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, turning in from a good length outside off, defended towards extra cover

25.4

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, plenty of air, took it on the half-volley and drove it hard wide of deep cover for a couple of runs

25.5

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, attempts the reverse-paddle and plays it straight to short third

25.6

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, quicker through the air, defended wide of cover for a single

Bangladesh 112/4   S Randiv 4-0-12-0
27.1

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run

27.2

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, uppish, on middle and leg and he chips it just wide of midwicket

27.3

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, closes the face and nudges it behind square for a single

27.4

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, flighted on the off, driven down the ground towards long-off for one more

27.5

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, swept from outside off towards deep square leg for a single

27.6

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, turns back in from a good length outside off, drops it on the pitch

Bangladesh 117/4   S Randiv 5-0-15-0
29.1

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pushed through towards long-on for a single

29.2

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, waits for it to turn in and then dabs it behind point for a single

29.3

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, went straight on, played for the spin, and like earlier in the innings he was beaten

29.4

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pushed off the front foot between point and cover for a single

29.5

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, went straight on again, short and wide, made room to cut, missed

29.6

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, flighted on the off, reaches forward and plays it respectfully back to the bowler

Bangladesh 124/4   S Randiv 6-0-18-0
31.1

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, gets across, looks for a big sweep, extra bounce gets a top edge that lands safely at short fine

31.2

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, full delivery, just outside off, defended to cover

31.3

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, strays on the pads, worked away to short fine for a quick single

31.4

Randiv to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT, he has given him, the sweep proves to be Rahim's downfall. He has premeditated the shot, is too far across, and fails to connect. Randiv gets him full on the toe, and the umpire has no doubts regarding this

Mushfiqur Rahim lbw b Randiv 35 (54m 52b 3x4 0x6) SR: 67.30

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   S Randiv 7-0-22-1
41.1

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, starts with a gentle offbreak, which is worked around the corner for one

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

41.4

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, superb shot, goes inside-out, always good to watch, gets a length delivery, and gets under it, clearing extra cover with ease

41.5

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, follows it up with a shot not so good, goes for the reverse sweep again and misses again. At least thrice it has happened today

41.6

Randiv to Mahmudullah, no run

Bangladesh 178/5   S Randiv 8-0-29-1
45.1

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, he tries that, looks to make room, but Randiv follows him, an inside edge gets the batsman a single

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

45.5

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 wide, looks to cramp him up again, and bowls a wide down the leg side

45.5

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, goes for the big heave and misses

45.6

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 leg bye, goes for the sweep, misses the ball rolls off the pad and he gets a single

Bangladesh 215/5   S Randiv 9-0-38-1
47.1

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, this is a wide down the leg side, but Ashraful sweeps and finds the short fine leg

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

47.4

Randiv to Naeem Islam, 1 run, works away the first ball he faces to short fine

47.5

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, FOUR, good shot, goood shot, the leg-side field is strong, so he makes room crashes it through the extra-cover gap, all along the ground

47.6

Randiv to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, makes room again, but can;t go over extra this time, and gets a single to mid-off

Bangladesh 233/6   S Randiv 10-0-51-2
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