Player of the Match
Player of the Match
    1.5 cut straight into the hands of point! Might have been a bit more bounce there than he expected. Still slams it away and Shamsur has held on to a pretty sharp catch! It was short and wide, probably one of the worse balls he would bowl to get a wicket but Rubel doesn't mind. Neither does Bangladesh as they rejoice after the early success 9/1
    7.4 goes for a pull and he gets a leading edge to mid-off. Rubel roars! It was not short enough to pull, especially when he was on the front foot. He didn't have enough room to free his hands either. Another failure for Dilshan as he dies by the sword. I wonder how much that blow to his thumb contributed to his dismissal. 38/2
    46.2 Mahmudullah has made amends immediately, snares a good, tumbling catch on the long-on boundary to dismiss Sanga. It was tossed up on leg stump, made him go down on one knee and he lofted it. Think he got under it a bit too much as this got more height than distance. Mahmudullah runs to his left and had his eyes on the ball all the way into both his hands 260/5
    12.4 that's a dolly to midwicket and Gazi has struck! This flighted delivery stopped on the pitch and came at him a lot slower than he expected. Chandimal's closed face of the bat results in a leading edge which is pouched with the greatest ease 63/3
    36.4 tossed up on middle as he looks to sweep. Gets struck low on the front pad and Shakib knew it as he went for the appeal! This one slides on with the arm and hits him in front of off stump as Priyanjan tried to get outside the line. Wasn't too successful 177/4
    not out
    47.2 outside edge, caught at short third man! Fuller delivery homing in on off stump and Thisara was looking for quick runs as he seeks the leg side boundary, but the ball skews away to Mahmudullah again who clings on to a simple chance. Bangladesh hitting back big time here, but is it too late? 262/6
    not out
    7 (lb 3, w 4)
    289/6 (50 Overs, RR: 5.78)
    Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Kusal Perera, 1.5 ov), 2-38 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 7.4 ov), 3-63 (Dinesh Chandimal, 12.4 ov), 4-177 (Ashan Priyanjan, 36.4 ov), 5-260 (Kumar Sangakkara, 46.2 ov), 6-262 (Thisara Perera, 47.2 ov)
    Mashrafe Mortaza805206.50226010
    Rubel Hossain1007637.602812010
    Sohag Gazi1005015.00284100
    Shakib Al Hasan1014614.60325020
    Arafat Sunny814415.50225000
    Mominul Haque10707.0000000
    13.6 plays across a straight ball, which came back in just enough and is struck in front of off stump! Think that might have kept low and he was up on his toes trying to flick it through square leg. Poor shot selection sees him forsake another good start 63/3
    0.4 and just as I type that, Shamsur guides one to the second slip! Another awayswinger again and Shamur was lured into fishing outside his off stump. Regulation edge goes low and to his left, Senanayake, who is nicknamed Jonty, dives and clings on to a very sharp chance. 2/1
    12.2 edged and taken by Sanga, what a ball! what a take! Tossed up and lured him forward and out of his crease. His balance was totally shot and Mominul was looking to play against the turn as he closes the face of the bat and the outside edge is substantial, but Sanga moves fluidly to his left behind the stumps and takes a lovely grab 57/2
    41.6 the extra ball does the trick for Sri Lanka. Mushi's steered it straight to point! He had kept out so many good yorkers, but this time he was searching for a single to retain strike. Tried to guide it to the left of point, but Senanayake dives to his left and snares a good, low catch. MIght well be the end of Bangladesh's chase tonight. Terrific innings from their captain, if only he'd had a little support 220/9
    21.2 holes out at long-off and Shakib is furious with himself. It was an innocuous delivery, tossed up outside off. He just couldn't hold himself back, charges down the track and lofts it straight into the hands of Senanayake. Falling to a part-timer at this stage of the game, that's terrible! 116/4
    28.3 straight to deep midwicket! That is the softest of dismissals. Flighted on middle and leg, he clears his front hip and heaves it away. But there is a man in the deep and he swallows it quite easily. Nasir is distraught, his captain at the other end is even more so. This is terrible batting from Bangladesh. They need partnerships, not big hits 153/5
    29.3 Mahmudullah is gone run-out now! Bangladesh are imploding! Mushi took a few steps forward and then decides no and has sold his partner down the river. Flighted ball on middle and leg, turned behind square. Short fine leg is incredibly quick to the ball and sends a good flat throw to the bowler, who takes off the bails. Mahmudullah had given up, that was how far he had charged out 155/6
    33.1 he's guided it straight into the hands of the keeper! Sanga picks up a good low catch. He was looking to guide the length ball to third man but gets too fine an edge. There was a little question about whether it carried or not, but Sanga claimed the catch and he is right. It did not bounce 170/7
    40.5 so he'll go over midwicket, but he cannot clear the man in the deep. The search for a big hit consumes another Bangladesh batsman. Picks up the one that turns into him and slogs wildly but all he manages to do is drop it down the throat of Thisara Perera 217/8
    not out
    42.6 that's it! Leading edge to cover and so Sri Lanka have swept the tour, winning the one-day series as well! Good length ball turning in on off stump, he had shuffled across to clip it through midwicket, but had closed the face too early and succumbs 228/10
    14 (b 3, lb 3, nb 1, w 7)
    228 all out (43 Overs, RR: 5.3)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Shamsur Rahman, 0.4 ov), 2-57 (Mominul Haque, 12.2 ov), 3-63 (Anamul Haque, 13.6 ov), 4-116 (Shakib Al Hasan, 21.2 ov), 5-153 (Nasir Hossain, 28.3 ov), 6-155 (Mahmudullah, 29.3 ov), 7-170 (Sohag Gazi, 33.1 ov), 8-217 (Mashrafe Mortaza, 40.5 ov), 9-220 (Mushfiqur Rahim, 41.6 ov), 10-228 (Rubel Hossain, 42.6 ov)
    SL Malinga824525.62306121
    AD Mathews814405.50265100
    SMSM Senanayake803324.12271110
    NLTC Perera604026.66184130
    BAW Mendis804325.37242200
    SMA Priyanjan501713.40130000

Match Details


Sri Lanka , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Sri Lanka led the 3-match series 2-0

Match number


Hours of play (local time)

13.00 start, First Session 13.00-16.30, Interval 13.30-17.15, Second Session 17.15-20.45

Match days

20 February 2014 - day/night match (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

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    Mushfiqur Rahim, the Bangladesh captain, has confirmed that there was a request made to the BCB president Nazmul Hassan to reduce Shakib Al Hasan's suspension

  • A punishment that should have come earlier

    Shakib Al Hasan has had discipline issues in the past, and had he been pulled up earlier this latest incident may not have occurred

  • Shakib suspended for three ODIs

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  • 'Sangakkara showed his class again' - Mathews

    Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews praised Kumar Sangakkara for his century on Thursday, which helped the side beat Bangladesh by 61 runs and claim the series 2-0

  • 'We are very slow learners' - Mushfiqur

    Following their 61-run defeat in the second ODI, a frustrated Mushfiqur Rahim has said Bangladesh's players don't listen to instructions

Dilshan in Bangladesh


That's how much Tillakaratne Dilshan averages in ODIs in Bangladesh after 12 innings