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)

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

Sri Lanka 8/0   ST Jayasuriya 4* (5b 1x4)   Syed Rasel 0.4-0-4-0

Syed Rasel to Tharanga, FOUR, poor ball, very full and wide outside leg stump, easy as they come for Tharanga, who helps it on its way down to the fine leg ropes

Sri Lanka 31/0   WU Tharanga 10* (17b 1x4)   Syed Rasel 2.2-0-20-0

Mashrafe Mortaza to Tharanga, FOUR, a fraction short outside off stump and he just crunches that between point and cover for four, got right over it in a flash and spanked it away

Sri Lanka 36/0   WU Tharanga 15* (20b 2x4)   Mashrafe Mortaza 3.1-0-13-0

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

Sri Lanka 45/0   ST Jayasuriya 20* (22b 2x4 1x6)   Syed Rasel 3.3-0-26-0

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

Sri Lanka 54/0   ST Jayasuriya 28* (27b 3x4 1x6)   Mashrafe Mortaza 4.4-0-23-0

Abdur Razzak to Tharanga, FOUR, tossed up outside off stump, enough width for him to rock back and bisect the off side field for four, good shot

Sri Lanka 67/0   WU Tharanga 25* (31b 3x4)   Abdur Razzak 0.1-0-4-0

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

Sri Lanka 74/0   ST Jayasuriya 39* (37b 4x4 2x6)   Mashrafe Mortaza 5.3-0-28-0

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

Sri Lanka 92/0   ST Jayasuriya 57* (45b 5x4 4x6)   Mashrafe Mortaza 6.1-0-33-0

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

Sri Lanka 107/1   ST Jayasuriya 67* (52b 6x4 4x6)   Mashrafe Mortaza 7.2-0-42-0

Abdur Razzak to Jayawardene, FOUR, tossed up on middle and leg, and he sweeps it fine for four...the bowler wont like that at all

Sri Lanka 122/1   DPMD Jayawardene 7* (21b 1x4)   Abdur Razzak 3.5-0-27-0

Abdur Razzak to Jayawardene, FOUR, tossed up on off stump, he comes forward and turns it to short fine leg, where a rank misfield - I'm talking straight through the legs - gives up four runs, poor stuff, really

Sri Lanka 174/1   DPMD Jayawardene 39* (61b 2x4 2x6)   Abdur Razzak 5-0-42-0

Abdur Razzak to Sangakkara, FOUR, Fab shot to bring up 200. Tossed up, outside off and Sangakkara swept it in front of square. Past the deep midwicket fielder.

Sri Lanka 200/1   KC Sangakkara 24* (29b 1x4)   Abdur Razzak 6.5-0-57-0

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

Sri Lanka 212/2   LPC Silva 5* (11b 1x4)   Syed Rasel 6.5-0-42-0

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

Sri Lanka 235/2   LPC Silva 18* (20b 2x4 1x6)   Mohammad Rafique 8.2-0-33-1

Mohammad Rafique to Sangakkara, FOUR, tossed up, Sangakkara advances, looking to hit over extra cover, Rafique fires it wide and the result is a thick outside egde down to third man

Sri Lanka 240/2   KC Sangakkara 44* (47b 2x4 1x6)   Mohammad Rafique 8.4-0-38-1

Syed Rasel to Sangakkara, FOUR, a low full toss on off stump is clipped through midwicket, where Bashar dives and misfields, and in the deep Tamim dives on the ropes and the umpire signals four

Sri Lanka 249/2   KC Sangakkara 51* (50b 3x4 1x6)   Syed Rasel 8.5-0-52-0

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

Sri Lanka 255/2   LPC Silva 25* (27b 3x4 1x6)   Mohammad Rafique 9.3-0-45-1

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

Sri Lanka 276/3   LPC Silva 35* (36b 4x4 1x6)   Mashrafe Mortaza 8.1-0-46-0

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

Sri Lanka 283/3   ST Jayasuriya 95* (82b 7x4 5x6)   Mashrafe Mortaza 8.4-0-53-0

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

Sri Lanka 304/4   LPC Silva 44* (43b 5x4 1x6)   Mashrafe Mortaza 9.2-0-58-0





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