ICC World Cup, 16th Match, Group B: Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain, Mar 21, 2007
ICC World Cup - 16th match, Group B
Sri Lanka won by 198 runs (D/L method)
Played at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad (neutral venue)
21 March 2007 (50-over match)
0.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 2 no balls, oversteps, the ball lands outside leg and batsman tries to flick to leg, but doesnt get bat on it and has to settle for a leg-bye in front of short fine leg

Sri Lanka 4/0   ST Jayasuriya 0* (1b)
1.1

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, back of a length outside off stump, some swing for him first up, batsman pushes that into the covers

1.2

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball on middle and leg, Jayasuriya defends to midwicket and thinks about the single, but resists as the fielder swoops in

1.3

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, good ball, beaten! Rasel lands it on a good length and gets it to swing away as Jayasuriya lunges forward in defence, and the ball beats the bat

1.4

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, FOUR, short of a length outside off stump, and at that minimal pace its easy for Jayasuriya to roll the wrists over it and pull through square leg for the first four of the match, and the fielder giving chase slips on the ropes as he tries to stop it

1.5

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, fraction width on offer, but not enough to cut, Jayasuriya goes through with it and the ball almost rolls onto off stump, and he has to use the bat to push the ball away

1.6

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, length ball on off stump, no movement, Jayasuriya gets well behind it and defends back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 8/0   ST Jayasuriya 4* (7b 1x4)
2.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, a tad fuller this time, Jayasuriya gets forward quickly and defends it to point

2.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 2 leg byes, pitches outside leg stump and Jayasuriya tries to turn it fine, but doesnt get bat on it so he settles for leg-byes as square leg gives chase and hauls it in near the fine leg ropes

Sri Lanka 11/0   ST Jayasuriya 4* (9b 1x4)
3.2

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, good length and moving in from outside off stump, Jayasuriya tentatively comes forward and pokes at it, the ball scoots past backward point and the batsmen run very well for a couple

3.3

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, back of a length around off stump, Jayasuriya gets right behind the ball and defends back to Rasel, who gives him a little look, nice to see the competition

3.4

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, SIX, bang, thats maximum! Rasel pitches full outside leg stump, just where Jayasuriya loves 'em, and the ball sails over backward square leg for half a dozen

3.5

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, good comeback, a length ball outside off stump, he comes forward and defends

3.6

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, madness! A good length ball moves in some from off stump, Jayasuriya defends to leg, Tharanga sets off at some pace and is sent back about half-way down the track and looks a goner, but Rasel, who picks the ball up and has all the time in the world to hit the nonstriker's stumps, fires in a throw that misses the stumps, wow that would have been out if he'd hit...where's the back-up fielder?

Sri Lanka 20/0   ST Jayasuriya 12* (14b 1x4 1x6)
4.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, some width on offer, he gest up and uppercuts through the vacant gulley down to third man for one

Sri Lanka 22/0   ST Jayasuriya 13* (15b 1x4 1x6)
5.1

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, 3 runs, short of a length outside off stump, he just opens the face of the bat and runs it past point and runs three, good work by the man on the ropes, who dives and saves the extra run, Aftab Ahmed was the man

5.5

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball outside off stump, Jayasuriya reaches forward and pushes to Razzak at cover, he wants the single but Tharanga doesnt

5.6

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, good ball to end the over, a good length just outside off stump, and Jayasuriya gets behind the line and defends back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 32/0   ST Jayasuriya 16* (18b 1x4 1x6)
6.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball moves away from just outside off stump, Jayasuriya covers his stumps and shoulders arms

6.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, a tad fuller on the stumps, he comes forward and turns it to square leg, no chance of a run this time

Sri Lanka 40/0   ST Jayasuriya 16* (20b 1x4 1x6)
7.2

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball on off stump, he comes forward in defense

7.3

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, FOUR, short of a length outside off stump, he latches onto it and pulls through short fine leg for four, good, aggressive shot

7.4

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, sits up from outside off stump, he gets over it and chops it to cover

7.5

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, 1 run, back of a length and moving down leg, he flicks it nicely to midwicket for an easy single

Sri Lanka 46/0   ST Jayasuriya 21* (24b 2x4 1x6)
8.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good length, quick ball on off stump, Jayasuriya gets forward and defends, gets an inside-edge to the off stump and responds well to Tharanga's call for the quick single

8.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, fraction wide and he chops it past gulley for a couple, nicely rolled the wrists over it

8.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, FOUR, shot, another short of a length ball and he drops the hands on it nicely, running it between gulley and point for four, used the pace of the ball

8.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, width again for him, but this time he cuts right to the man at point

8.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, back of a length ball moves in from leg stump, Jayasuriya shuffles and defends to the on side and yells out a firm 'NO' to Tharanga as Mortaza moves in

Sri Lanka 54/0   ST Jayasuriya 28* (29b 3x4 1x6)
9.4

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, SIX, cardinal sin of overpitching on the pads, and he has to watch the ball sail handsomely over midwicket sweeper for six

9.5

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball on and around off stump, he comes forward and defends

9.6

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, no run, this one moves in sharply from outside off stump and catches Jayasuriya by surprise, Rasel lets out a loud appeal but the umpire isnt interested, the ball probably did too much and looked to be going over the stumps

Sri Lanka 63/0   ST Jayasuriya 34* (32b 3x4 2x6)
10.4

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, no run, flatter outside off stump, he jabs the bat down and runs it gulley

10.5

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, 1 run, quicker one just outside off stump, he works it to square leg for a quick single, well run

Sri Lanka 69/0   ST Jayasuriya 35* (34b 3x4 2x6)
11.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, back of a length outside off stump, Jayasuriya gets back and punches it to the packed off side field, no chance of a run

11.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, down the leg side and wide signalled, Jayasuriya tried to tickle it fine but missed out on a freebie

11.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, good ball! Jayasuriya was cramped for room and almost dragged onto off stump

11.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, FOUR, dragged in short just outside off stump, Jayasuriya gets onto it and pulls over midwicket, and thats four

11.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good ball! Sits up from a good length and surprises him, he pokes at it and the genuine edge bobs up past the vacant slip region and runs down to third man

Sri Lanka 75/0   ST Jayasuriya 40* (38b 4x4 2x6)
12.1

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, no run, tossed up outside off stump, defened to the off side

12.2

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, SIX, now he gives him the charge, getting well enough to the pitch of it and hammering it way over long-off for another six!

12.3

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, no run, quicker one now, he uses the feet and drives to midwicket

12.4

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, no run, flatter outside off stump, he plants the leg out and pads it away

12.5

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, SIX, thats his 50! Jayasuriya again advances out of his crease to a very wide ball, doesnt get to the pitch at all but has enough power on it to send it over long-off for another six, well played sir

12.6

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, 1 run, quicker and flatter on middle and leg, turned to the onside for a quick single, and he will keep strike

Sri Lanka 88/0   ST Jayasuriya 53* (44b 4x4 4x6)
13.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, FOUR, dragged in short outside leg stump, Jayasuriya swivels and pulls that just over the hands of a jumping square leg, and thats four more to his name

13.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, another short ball outside leg stump, he stands up and dabs it past the diving 'keeper for runs down to fine leg

13.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball on off stump, pushed to point and sends back his partner who's keen on the run, wise call from Jayasuriya

13.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball on and around off stump, he comes forward and defends to cover

13.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, fraction wide outside off stump, he confidently dabs that wide of gulley and calls for the two from the word go

13.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, back of a length on leg stump, worked to the left of square leg and they jog through for the single

Sri Lanka 97/0   ST Jayasuriya 62* (50b 5x4 4x6)
14.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 1 run, dropped in short very first ball, pulled away through square leg for one out to the sweeper

14.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 2 wides, fired in quicker down leg stump, thats a wide one, and the batsmen steal a run too, Rafique getting the faster one all wrong

Sri Lanka 101/1   ST Jayasuriya 63* (51b 5x4 4x6)
15.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, FOUR, racing down leg stump and he tickles it fine down to fine leg for four, the man was up so he cashed in well, Jayasuriya

15.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 leg bye, back of a length ball outside leg stump, he tries to dab it fine again but gets a leg-bye to square leg

Sri Lanka 108/1   ST Jayasuriya 67* (53b 6x4 4x6)
16.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, no run, fired in on leg stump, he uses the feet and drives, not timed well and the ball rolls to short fine leg

16.2

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 1 run, quicker and flatter, he rocks back and pulls uncomfortably, Bashar dives at square leg and cuts off runs

Sri Lanka 109/1   ST Jayasuriya 68* (55b 6x4 4x6)
17.1

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, no run, fired up outside off stump, spins in and catches Jayasuriya lunging forward, they all go up but he's gotten well forward and outside the line

17.2

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, no run, quicker one again, Jayasuriya uses the feet and Razzak holds the ball back, forcing him to defend it

17.3

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, dragged in shorter now, and its pulled through midwicket for two out to the sweeper

17.4

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, no run, tossed up, he comes forward and drives towards mid-on, the bowler gets across and fields

17.5

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, 1 run, tossed up, he comes down and lofts it between mid-on and mid-wicket out to the sweeper

Sri Lanka 114/1   ST Jayasuriya 71* (60b 6x4 4x6)
18.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 1 run, flatter one on leg stump, Jayasuriya plays it late, working it to square leg for one

18.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg, he shimmies down the track and lofts it between mid-on and midwicket out to the man on the ropes

Sri Lanka 117/1   ST Jayasuriya 73* (62b 6x4 4x6)
19.1

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, 1 run, dragged in quick and short, Jayasuriya swings it away over square leg, the ball looks to be going for six but Ashraful down there jumps up, takes the catch, and smartly throws it back in as he falls over the ropes, neatly done by him

Sri Lanka 118/1   ST Jayasuriya 74* (63b 6x4 4x6)
20.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 1 run, quicker and flatter, Jayasuriya works it from outside off stump to square leg for one

20.3

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 1 run, tossed up, spins into him and he works it off the hips to square leg, calling for the quick single

Sri Lanka 125/1   ST Jayasuriya 76* (65b 6x4 4x6)
21.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, tossed up on off stump, he comes forward and taps it back to the bowler

21.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, quicker down leg stump, easy for him to turn it fine for one

21.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, quicker one on middle and leg, worked right to midwicket

21.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, tossed up outside off stump, Jayasuriya gets over it and pushes wide of point for one to retain strike

Sri Lanka 128/1   ST Jayasuriya 78* (69b 6x4 4x6)
22.1

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 1 run, quicker one slipping down leg stump, worked to the onside for one

22.4

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, no run, tossed up this time, quicker, he comes forward and defends

22.5

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, quick again but he's feeding him with width to cut past backward point for two

22.6

Mohammad Rafique to Jayasuriya, 1 run, slower, tossed up outside off stump, Jayasuriya gets well forward and pushes to point for one

Sri Lanka 134/1   ST Jayasuriya 82* (73b 6x4 4x6)
23.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, quicker one through the air, pitches outside off stump and beats Jayasuriya's cut

23.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, tossed up, pushed down to mid-off

23.3

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball, tossed up on off stump, pushed back to the left of the bowler

23.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, quicker one outside off stump, too full but, and its swept from a length through square leg, past the umpire, for one

Sri Lanka 135/1   ST Jayasuriya 83* (77b 6x4 4x6)
44.5

Syed Rasel to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good length outside off stump, he comes forward and drives to point

Sri Lanka 262/3   ST Jayasuriya 84* (78b 6x4 4x6)
45.2

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, 1 run, tossed up outside off stump, Jayasuriya drives to Nafees in the covers, who stumbles as he collects it

45.5

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, no run, flatter outside off stump, Jayasuriya opts for some sort of reverse-sweep but fails to make contact, they all appeal but the impact was outside the line

45.6

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, SIX, fired in on leg stump, Jayasuriya picks it off the pads high and down to deep backward square leg, where the fielder on the ropes catches it, steps back over the boundary, parries it up but sees the ball also land over the ropes...Ashraful again

Sri Lanka 272/3   ST Jayasuriya 91* (81b 6x4 5x6)
46.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, FOUR, full on leg stump, he bends down and flicks it superbly in the gap behind square for four, no one had a chance to stop that

46.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Jayasuriya, 1 run, dragged in short, he shuffles across the stumps in an attempt to pull, gets under it and doesnt time it all, the ball shoots up over short fine leg and lands in no man's land

Sri Lanka 284/3   ST Jayasuriya 96* (83b 7x4 5x6)
47.2

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, 1 run, shorter one, spins into him, he plays it late to gulley for one

47.4

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, SIX, thats his hundred! Great innings! Jayasuriya lays into it, slamming it high over midwicket for maximum! What a player!

47.5

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, SIX, and again! This time Jayasuriya goes off side, stepping out and lofting one tossed up outside off stump back over long-off for six!

47.6

Abdur Razzak to Jayasuriya, OUT, all over, tamely! Jayasuriya comes forward and reverse-sweeps a full delivery, but ends up scooping a catch to Bashar at short fine leg, who holds onto one this time...very, very good innings from the entertainer

ST Jayasuriya c Habibul Bashar b Abdur Razzak 109 (159m 87b 7x4 7x6) SR: 125.28

Sri Lanka 300/4   ST Jayasuriya 109 (87b 7x4 7x6)
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