Player of the Match
Player of the Match

END OF OVER:
37 | 8 Runs | SL: 163/2

  • Mahela Jayawardene23 (25b)
  • Michael Vandort64 (105b)
  • Mohammad Ashraful2-0-13-0
  • Alok Kapali2-0-6-0

Sri Lanka win by 8 wickets. 138 runs scored in the session. A convincing win. Vandort played well for his 64. Please stay tuned for the Man of the match award.

Ashraful is the Man of the Match, only centurion in the match. Thanks for being with us, this is your commentator Binoy George signing off.

Please join us again for the Second Test which is starting on the 8th of March at Bogra, until then it is bye from all of us here.

36.6
1
Mohammad Ashraful to Jayawardene, 1 run, short ball outside off stump, waits for the ball and drives well of the back-foot to cover-point fence, good shot.
36.5
0
Mohammad Ashraful to Jayawardene, no run, driven to mid off, cannot get the single.

scores are leveled.

36.4
1
Mohammad Ashraful to Vandort, 1 run, tossed right up, worked to square leg for a single.
36.3
0
Mohammad Ashraful to Vandort, no run, good ball pitched right up, mistimes it to the off side.
36.2
4
Mohammad Ashraful to Vandort, FOUR runs, tossed up, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives past the diving mid off, ball races to the fence.
36.1
2
Mohammad Ashraful to Vandort, 2 runs, bit of turn away from the batsman, gets the edge to thirdman, comes back for the second run.

Could be the final over befor lunch, coming round the wicket.

END OF OVER:
36 | 5 Runs | SL: 155/2

  • Mahela Jayawardene22 (23b)
  • Michael Vandort57 (101b)
  • Alok Kapali2-0-6-0
  • Mohammad Ashraful1-0-5-0
35.6
0
Alok Kapali to Jayawardene, no run, pushed back to the bowler.
35.5
1
Alok Kapali to Vandort, 1 run, full toss driven to mid off, good chance to run out, Shahadat Hossain misses the stumps.
35.4
0
Alok Kapali to Vandort, no run, played to the on side.
35.3
0
Alok Kapali to Vandort, no run, driven back to the bowler.
35.2
4
Alok Kapali to Vandort, FOUR runs, BOUNDARY! tossed up wide outside off stump, comes to the pitch of the ball and drives well to extra-cover fence, good shot!
35.1
0
Alok Kapali to Vandort, no run, mistimes the drive to the on side.

13 runs required, can they finish it before lunch.

END OF OVER:
35 | 5 Runs | SL: 150/2

  • Mahela Jayawardene22 (22b)
  • Michael Vandort52 (96b)
  • Mohammad Ashraful1-0-5-0
  • Alok Kapali1-0-1-0
34.6
0
Mohammad Ashraful to Jayawardene, no run, googly, comes forward and defends, of the pad to the on side, good ball to end the over.
34.5
0
Mohammad Ashraful to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up on the off stump, defended to the off side.
34.4
4
Mohammad Ashraful to Jayawardene, FOUR runs, BOUNDARY! good shot, tossed up bit full, drives well to extra-cover fence.
34.3
0
Mohammad Ashraful to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up bit outside off stump, moves forward and defends to the off side.
34.2
1
Mohammad Ashraful to Vandort, 1 run, comes to the pitch of the ball and pushes to mid off, quick single taken.
34.1
0
Mohammad Ashraful to Vandort, no run, mistimes the shot to the off side.

END OF OVER:
34 | 1 Run | SL: 145/2

  • Michael Vandort51 (94b)
  • Mahela Jayawardene18 (18b)
  • Alok Kapali1-0-1-0
  • Enamul Haque jnr9-1-50-1

Another change in the bowling, Ashraful comes into the attack.

33.6
1
Alok Kapali to Vandort, 1 run, a touch short on the middle and leg, played in front of square leg for a single.
33.5
0
Alok Kapali to Vandort, no run, a touch short, driven to mid off.
33.4
0
Alok Kapali to Vandort, no run, good ball, quicker one, defended to short leg.
33.3
0
Alok Kapali to Vandort, no run, tossed up bit full on the leg stump, worked past the short leg.
33.2
0
Alok Kapali to Vandort, no run, on the middle and leg, played to short fine leg.
33.1
0
Alok Kapali to Vandort, no run, down the leg side, played to the on side.

Change in bowling, Kapali comes into the attack.