Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh - 1st match

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

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

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

1.4

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

1.6

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

Bangladesh 12/0   UWMBCA Welegedara 1-0-3-0

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

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   UWMBCA Welegedara 2-0-8-0

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

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   UWMBCA Welegedara 3-0-11-0

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   UWMBCA Welegedara 4-0-27-0

15.1

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, full on the off, pushed off the front foot towards mid-off

15.2

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, landed on a good length on the off, defended between point and cover for a single

15.3

Welegedara to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, back of a length on the off, gets back and knocks it down onto the pitch

15.4

Welegedara to Shakib Al Hasan, no run, a touch fuller, bowled at 80.5 mph, driven uppishly but on the bounce to mid-on

15.5

Welegedara to Shakib Al Hasan, 1 run, short of a length outside off, runs it down to third man for single

15.6

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, short and wide, bowled at 78.7 mph, opts out of a cut, leaves it to the keeper

Bangladesh 73/3   UWMBCA Welegedara 5-0-29-0

17.1

Welegedara to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, lands on a good length outside off, shoulders arms to allow it through

17.2

Welegedara to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, on middle and leg, worked away wide of square leg for a single

17.3

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, pushed it full on middle, drove it wide of mid-on for one more

17.4

Welegedara to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, short of a good length outside off, moving away a hint, leaves it be

17.5

Welegedara to Mushfiqur Rahim, no run, hurls it full outside off, leaving the right hander, allows it through

17.6

Welegedara to Mushfiqur Rahim, 1 run, short of a length, cracks it wide of mid-off for a single

Bangladesh 79/4   UWMBCA Welegedara 6-0-32-0

38.1

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

38.2

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, angling across him, and he shoulders arms to it

38.3

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, just back of a length, middle-stump line, no room, and defended back to the bowler

38.4

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, no run, gets the width, but is beaten on the cut by the low bounce and lack of feet movement. the ball bounces in front of Sanga

38.5

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, 2 runs, gets a half-volley, drives it to wide of long-off, and buys himself time to get a couple

38.6

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, dabs this one down, with the angle, to third man for a single

Bangladesh 162/5   UWMBCA Welegedara 7-0-36-0

40.1

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, smacked away, long hop asking to be pulled, but he finds deep midwicket, so it's just a single

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

40.3

Welegedara to Mohammad Ashraful, 1 run, takes a chance on Dilshan's arms, runs fast, and the throw misses by inches at the non-striker's end. Would have just made it anyway

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   UWMBCA Welegedara 8-0-39-0
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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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