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.

Sri Lanka 4/0   WU Tharanga 4* (1b 1x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 0.1-0-4-0

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   KC Sangakkara 5* (11b 1x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 2-0-15-1

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.

Sri Lanka 25/1   WU Tharanga 15* (9b 2x4)   Syed Rasel 1.4-1-6-0

4.1

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

Sri Lanka 30/1   WU Tharanga 20* (12b 3x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 2.1-0-19-1

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

Sri Lanka 37/1   KC Sangakkara 10* (14b 2x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 2.4-0-26-1

12.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayawardene, FOUR, charges out and drills a short of length delivery through cover. There is a despairing dive near the ropes but can't stop the ball

Sri Lanka 83/3   DPMD Jayawardene 22* (22b 1x4)   Shakib Al Hasan 1.2-0-16-0

17.3

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

Sri Lanka 115/5   J Mubarak 11* (9b 1x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 3.3-0-32-1

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   TM Dilshan 14* (12b 1x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 4-0-39-1

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

Sri Lanka 130/5   J Mubarak 22* (14b 2x4)   Syed Rasel 3.3-1-17-1

19.6

Abdur Razzak to Dilshan, FOUR, short and outside off, Dilshan goes back and across to cut it past point

Sri Lanka 147/5   TM Dilshan 21* (16b 2x4)   Abdur Razzak 3-0-20-1
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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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