ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 19th match, Group F

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 64 runs

1.1

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, teasing line outside the off stump, full in length, hint of movement away, pushed to point

1.2

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, nagging line again - full and just outside off, left alone

1.3

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, dropped by Rahim, standing upto the stumps. Short in length, outside the off stump, Sangakkara shapes to cut and bottom-edges it to Rahim's pad. Very very difficult chance.

1.4

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, 4 byes, keeps low again, in the zone outside off stump, Sangakkara misses and so does Rahim

1.5

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run

1.6

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, no run, short of length, coming in from outside th off stump, cut to point

Sri Lanka 12/1   Syed Rasel 1-1-0-0

3.1

Syed Rasel to Tharanga, no run, angles away from Tharanga who pokes inside the line and is beaten by the late movement

3.2

Syed Rasel to Tharanga, 1 run, on the off stump, worked to midwicket for a single. First runs off the bat off Rasel

3.3

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, 1 run, again on that off stump line, mistimes a drive to mid-on

3.4

Syed Rasel to Tharanga, FOUR, a tad short in length, just outside the off stump, Tharanga waited on the ball before square driving it on the up through cover point. Very skilful stroke.

3.5

Syed Rasel to Tharanga, no run, full again, on that off stump line, Tharanga who played the previous delivery with such soft hands, goes hard at this one and edges it onto the pad

3.6

Syed Rasel to Tharanga, 1 run, well outside off stump, full, slashed to deep point.

Sri Lanka 26/1   Syed Rasel 2-1-7-0

5.1

Syed Rasel to Tharanga, OUT, What a freaky catch! Tharanga edges an intended swipe across the line and a hopping Rahim somehow, manages to squeeze it between his thighs! See it in the Youtube.

WU Tharanga c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Syed Rasel 23 (21m 14b 3x4 0x6) SR: 164.28

5.2

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, moves away from Jayawardene who is beaten by the angle

5.3

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, on the off stump line , pushed to backward point

5.4

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, 1 run, on the middle stump line, wristed past square leg

5.5

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, 1 run, short in length, pulled to wide midwicket

5.6

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, full and angling away from Jayasuriya who is beaten on the drive

5.6

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, full and angling away from Jayasuriya who is beaten on the drive

5.6

Syed Rasel to Jayawardene, no run, full and angling away from Jayasuriya who is beaten on the drive

Sri Lanka 39/2   Syed Rasel 3-1-9-1

18.1

Syed Rasel to Mubarak, 2 runs, attempted yorker ends as a low dipping full toss, Mubarak backs away and tries to drive through off and edges it through fine leg

18.2

Syed Rasel to Mubarak, 2 runs, another yorker, dug out towards mid-on

18.3

Syed Rasel to Mubarak, FOUR, falls short of the blockhole and Mubarak gets under the ball and lofts it straight over the bowler's head

18.4

Syed Rasel to Mubarak, SIX, dropped by Aftab at sweeper cover. Fullish, outside off, sliced away in the air and Aftab rushes to his right and dives but ends up palming the ball over the ropes. Very difficult chance

18.5

Syed Rasel to Mubarak, 1 run

18.6

Syed Rasel to Dilshan, 2 runs, yorker, on the middle and off, driven to right of long-off

Sri Lanka 139/5   Syed Rasel 4-1-26-1
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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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