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144dThe Bulletin by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Sri Lanka wrap series with five-wicket win

The three-match one-day series followed a predictable script asSri Lanka wrapped up the second ODI and the series at the R PremadasaStadium in Colombo with a five-wicket win

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

Aftab Ahmed
47(85) 2x4 - 0x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 17 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
3 1 7 4 8 11 5 8
LPC Silva
36(49) 5x4 - 0x6
Control %78%
  • Productive Shot
  • cut shot on back foot
  • 9 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
4 4 4 9 6 0 4 5

Best performances - Bowlers

ST Jayasuriya
O9.5
M0
R31
W4
Eco3.15
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
SL Malinga
O9
M2
R22
W3
Eco2.44
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Match Details

Toss

Sri Lanka , elected to field first

Player Of The Match

Series result

Sri Lanka led the 3-match series 2-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30 Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45

Match days

23 July 2007 (50-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Bangladesh were done in by yet another woeful batting performance. Their bowlers tried their best but 137 was never going to enough. The visitors will have to do something about the batting; it has led them down throughout this tour. They will get one more chance at redemption on July 25th.

Join us then. Meanwhile, at Lord's, India are teetering on the precipice. This is Sriram Veera signing off

31.1
4
Abdur Razzak to Dilshan, FOUR runs, And Dilshan gets it with his favourite cut shot. Short and outside off, he spanks it past point. Mahela and Trevor Penny applaud in the pavilion. Hand shakes in the middle. Another series has been won by the Sri Lankans.

Just one run away from the series win

END OF OVER:
31 | 3 Runs 1 Wkt | SL: 137/5 (1 run required from 18.5 overs, RR: 4.41, RRR: 0.05)

  • Jehan Mubarak0 (1b)
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan16 (40b)
  • Mohammad Ashraful1-0-2-1
  • Abdur Razzak8-0-33-1
30.6
0
Mohammad Ashraful to Mubarak, no run, flighted delivery on the off stump line, wristed to midwicket
30.6
1w
Mohammad Ashraful to Mubarak, 1 wide, lands on the leg stump and spins down leg side. wide. The scores are level.
30.5
W
Mohammad Ashraful to Silva, OUT, Chamara falls going for the winning shot. It was tossed up, slightly short in length and Chamara went down on the front knee and went for a pull shot but couldn't keep it down. Caught at deep midwicket. Ashraful looks very pleased with the wicket. He pumps his fist and screams in delight.

LPC Silva c Aftab Ahmed b Mohammad Ashraful 36 (60m 49b 5x4 0x6) SR: 73.46

30.4
0
Mohammad Ashraful to Silva, no run, spinning towards off stump, Chamara goes back to push it to cover
30.3
1
Mohammad Ashraful to Dilshan, 1 run, lands on the off and middle, turns away, cut to deep point

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st43ST JayasuriyaWU Tharanga
2nd15ST JayasuriyaKC Sangakkara
3rd14ST JayasuriyaDPMD Jayawardene
4th7DPMD JayawardeneLPC Silva
5th57TM DilshanLPC Silva
6th5TM DilshanJ Mubarak