ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 19th match, Group F

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 64 runs

0.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, FOUR, short of length, on the hips, clipped past square leg for a boundary. Free gift.

0.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, 1 run, better, fuller, around the off stump, Tharanga eases it to cover

0.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, OUT, First-ball duck! Short and a touch outside the off stump, Jayasuriya jumped at the opportunity to play his favourite cut shot but hit it straight to the man at deep point. What a start for Bangladesh

ST Jayasuriya c Mahmudullah b Mashrafe Mortaza 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, on a length, around the off stump - excellent line and length, left alone

0.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, 1 run, short in length, outside the off stump, punched to cover

0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, 2 runs, fuller, on the middle, straightens, worked through midwicket

Sri Lanka 8/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 1-0-8-1

2.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, 2 runs, short in length, slanting away from Tharanga who guides it past backward point

2.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, no run, on that off stump again, pushed to cover point

2.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, 1 run, short and outside the off stump, Tharanga cut it to the ground, down to the man at deep point.

2.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, fuller, on the off stump line, Sangakkara opens the bat-face to steer it to backward point

2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, on the middle stump line, off a short of length, Sangakkara tries to work it to the on side, the bat-face shuts early and the ball bobs up down the track

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, FOUR, fuller, on the middle and leg, allows Sangakkara to thrust his front foot forward and pick it up over wide midwicket.

Sri Lanka 19/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 2-0-15-1

4.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, FOUR, short in length, outside the off stump, Tharanga pulls it through midwicket.

4.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, 3 runs, shuffles right across the sticks, heaves a length delivery on the off stump past square leg

4.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, on the off and middle, off a length, pushed to point

4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, FOUR, charges down the track, backing away to the leg-side in the process and flat-bats a short-of-length delivery over cover

4.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, full in length, outside the off stump, punched to point

4.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Sangakkara, no run, on the middle and off, Sanga shuffles across, wrists it to square leg

Sri Lanka 37/1   Mashrafe Mortaza 3-0-26-1

17.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mubarak, 1 run, starts off with a yorker, stabbed away to the off side

17.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, 1 run, fullish, homing in on the off stump, mistimes a swipe towards square leg

17.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mubarak, FOUR, finally, a boundary. Width offered outside off and thrashed over backward point

17.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mubarak, 2 runs, low full toss, on the middle and off, swat-pulled over the bowler' head

17.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Mubarak, 1 run, short in length, Mubarak shapes to pull and edges it to third man

17.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Dilshan, FOUR, ah the lap shot makes an appearance. full and on the middle stump line, he went down on his knee and paddle-scooped it over short fine leg

Sri Lanka 122/5   Mashrafe Mortaza 4-0-39-1
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Photos

Sep 18, 2007

Mushfiqur Rahim walks back after being run out, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 18, 2007

Mushfiqur Rahim walks back after being run out

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Sep 18, 2007

Lasith Malinga reacts at Mushfiqur Rehman's run-out, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 18, 2007

Lasith Malinga reacts at Mushfiqur Rehman's run-out

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