ICC World Cup - 16th match, Group B

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 198 runs (D/L method)

35.5

Shakib Al Hasan to Silva, no run, tossed up on a length outside off stump, Silva comes forward and defends to point

35.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Silva, no run, tossed up fuller, he gets well forward and kills any spin the bowler was striving for

Sri Lanka 203/2   LPC Silva 0* (2b)

36.2

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, fuller one on the stumps, he gets forward and almost falls over as he drives back to Rasel

36.3

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, good length delivery just outside off stump, Silva gets onto the frontfoot and defends to the off side, not interesting in running

36.4

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, good length on the stumps, Silva can only defend it back to Rasel

36.5

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, back of a length just moving past off stump, he plays it with soft hands to backward point

36.6

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, another good delivery, upto the batsman, who gets bat and pad together and defends

Sri Lanka 204/2   LPC Silva 0* (7b)

37.4

Shakib Al Hasan to Silva, 1 run, tossed up outside off stump, Silva goes back and punches into the covers for his first run

37.6

Shakib Al Hasan to Silva, no run, quicker one, spins into him from off stump and he adjusts to flick fine

Sri Lanka 207/2   LPC Silva 1* (9b)

38.4

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, fuller delivery on off stump, Silva uses the feet but can only drive back to Rasel

38.5

Syed Rasel to Silva, FOUR, fraction wide of off stump, Silva cuts hard and late, using the length of the ball to place it in the gap at gulley and even Rafique at third man cant reach it

38.6

Syed Rasel to Silva, 1 run, back of a length on the stumps, Silva plays it with soft hands, shuffling across, and picks up one just wide of Razzak at square leg

Sri Lanka 213/2   LPC Silva 6* (12b 1x4)

39.1

Shakib Al Hasan to Silva, SIX, nice shot! Silva comes down the ground, getting to the length and just chipping it over extra cover and thats six!

39.2

Shakib Al Hasan to Silva, 1 run, short and wide, he cuts into the covers

Sri Lanka 220/2   LPC Silva 13* (14b 1x4 1x6)

40.1

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, slower one, on a good length, and he comes forward and defends

40.2

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, good length but wider of off stump, Silva stands and tries to run it late, but is beaten by the extra carry, as is the 'keeper Rahim

40.3

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, good length right on the stumps, he comes forward and gets over it, defending back to Rasel

40.4

Syed Rasel to Silva, 1 run, short of a length on the stumps, Silva rolls the wrists over it and pulls through square leg out to the man in the deep

40.6

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, overpitched outside off stump, he leans into it and drives to Tamim at cover

Sri Lanka 230/2   LPC Silva 14* (19b 1x4 1x6)

41.2

Mohammad Rafique to Silva, FOUR, tossed up on off stump, Silva uses the feet and hits against the turn, a nice pick-up shot over midwicket, one bounce four

41.3

Mohammad Rafique to Silva, 1 run, tossed up down leg stump, he flicks past short fine leg out to Nafees coming in from the ropes

41.6

Mohammad Rafique to Silva, 1 run, flat and spinning down leg stump, Silva plays it off the hips out to deep backward square leg and keeps strike

Sri Lanka 242/2   LPC Silva 20* (22b 2x4 1x6)

42.1

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, good length delivery, landed just outside leg stump and hits the back leg, maybe high too, but a very good shout by all

42.2

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, overpitched outside off stump, he drives to Saqibul at point

42.3

Syed Rasel to Silva, 1 run, gets outside leg stump as Rasel comes in to bowl, then comes back as he sees the ball is full, and works it past square leg for one

Sri Lanka 243/2   LPC Silva 21* (25b 2x4 1x6)

43.2

Mohammad Rafique to Silva, no run, tossed up outside off stump, Silva tries to paddle-sweep but doesnt make contact

43.3

Mohammad Rafique to Silva, FOUR, nice shot, made room outside leg stump to free the arms, and slams this over extra cover, hard and flat, for a boundary to raise the 50-run stand

43.4

Mohammad Rafique to Silva, 1 run, quicker one outside off stump, he slashes and gets an egde down to third man

43.6

Mohammad Rafique to Silva, 1 run, tossed up outside off stump, he gets forward and sweeps out to backward square leg for the single

Sri Lanka 258/2   LPC Silva 27* (29b 3x4 1x6)

44.1

Syed Rasel to Silva, no run, fuller one on leg stump, Silva flicks to short fine leg

44.2

Syed Rasel to Silva, 1 run, overpitched outside off stump, Silva gets down and sweeps through square leg out to the man on the ropes

44.6

Syed Rasel to Silva, 1 run, gives himself room to smash it over the off side, but mistimes the shot to cover instead

Sri Lanka 263/3   LPC Silva 29* (32b 3x4 1x6)

45.1

Abdur Razzak to Silva, 1 run, short of a length outside off stump, Silva cuts hard into the covers and responds to Jayasuriya's call for the run

45.3

Abdur Razzak to Silva, no run, beaten through the air by a much quicker one that turns and bounces

45.4

Abdur Razzak to Silva, 1 run, tossed up, Silva comes forward and flicks to midwicket for one

Sri Lanka 266/3   LPC Silva 31* (35b 3x4 1x6)

46.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Silva, FOUR, and Silva greets him with an inside-out smash over extra cover, off the toe end of the bat, for four

46.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Silva, 2 runs, much fuller, Silva gets yards down the track and flicks into the midwicket region and calls for two, Jayasuriya is struggling but he makes it safely

46.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Silva, 1 run, full outside off stump, he gets onto one leg and flicks to midwicket for one to Nafees

46.6

Mashrafe Mortaza to Silva, 1 leg bye, full outside off stump, Silva looks to paddle it fine but ends up with a leg-bye to square leg

Sri Lanka 285/3   LPC Silva 38* (39b 4x4 1x6)

47.1

Abdur Razzak to Silva, 1 run, flat on off stump, he makes room and drives into the covers for one

47.3

Abdur Razzak to Silva, 1 run, dropped! Short and quick, he makes room to leg to cut it hard, mistimes it and gets an outside egde that bobs up back towards short third man, where Mortaza dives full length to his left but cant grab the chance

Sri Lanka 288/3   LPC Silva 40* (41b 4x4 1x6)

48.1

Mashrafe Mortaza to Silva, no run, back of a length delivery that gets some purchase fom the surface and beats the bat

48.2

Mashrafe Mortaza to Silva, FOUR, full on the pads, flicked over fine leg for four, ala Mark Waugh

48.3

Mashrafe Mortaza to Silva, no run, lands fuller this time outside off stump, a play and miss

48.4

Mashrafe Mortaza to Silva, SIX, shot man! Overpitched outside off stump, and now Silva does a replica Dhoni, getting the back leg up and flicking it superbly over deep backward square leg for maximum! What an innovative stroke from the young lad!

48.5

Mashrafe Mortaza to Silva, 1 run, good length outside off stump, a simple tip-and-run to backward point

Sri Lanka 311/4   LPC Silva 51* (46b 5x4 2x6)

49.2

Abdur Razzak to Silva, 1 run, flat on the stumps, Silva backs away and cuts to cover for one

49.4

Abdur Razzak to Silva, 1 leg bye, tossed up on leg stump, he looks to sweep but has to contend with a leg-bye

Sri Lanka 316/4   LPC Silva 52* (48b 5x4 2x6)
Tournament Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Bridgetown - Apr 28, 2007
Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method)
Australia v South Africa at Gros Islet - Apr 25, 2007
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 111 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Kingston - Apr 24, 2007
Sri Lanka won by 81 runs
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Apr 21, 2007
England won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)
Australia v New Zealand at St George's - Apr 20, 2007
Australia won by 215 runs
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Photos

Mar 21, 2007

Mohammad Ashraful top-scored for Bangladesh with 45, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Group B, Trinidad, March 21, 2007

Mohammad Ashraful top-scored for Bangladesh with 45

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Mar 21, 2007

The Sri Lankans celebrate their victory against Bangladesh, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Group B, Trinidad, March 21, 2007

The Sri Lankans celebrate their victory against Bangladesh

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