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    9.2 Another one! good length delivery pitched outside the off stump and nipping back in, Rajin Saleh gets forward and defends, ball raps the pads in line of the off stump, huge appeal and Umpire Hariharan agreed that ball heading to hit the stumps 35/3
    1.2 First wicket! fuller length delivery and swinging away, Nafees went for a expensive drive, thin edge and Sangakkara pouches the simple catch 5/1
    8.2 Bowled him! slower delivery on the stump, cutting in, Aftab Ahmed charges down and swings the ball across the line, missed completly and ball crashes into the stumps, Perera strikes 31/2
    9.6 Four down! short of a length delivery wide outsisde the off stump and slight movement of the seam, Ashraful went for big drive, deceived by the line, edged and Sangakkara takes the catch 36/4
    16.2 Gone! pitched up delivery outside off stump, Bashar drives, gets an edge to Jayawardene at first slip, who takes the catch. 51/6
    10.3 What a catch, short of length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Khaled Mashud comes forward and defends it, ball took the edge and flies towards slip, Sangakkara went to his left, made a last minuted adjustment takes the brilliant catch diving to his right, Bangladesh in deep trouble 37/5
    29.2 Gone! flighted delivery on the stump, Mahmud plays across the line and sweeps the ball, missed completly, ball crashes into the pads, loud appeal and Umpire Hariharan raises his finger 98/8
    22.2 Gone! short and rising delivery outside off stump, width offered, tries to cut it over the fielders, mistimes it high in the air to cover, well judged catch by Jayasurya. 82/7
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    34.2 Bowled him! pitched on middle and leg stump and held its line, slight change in pace, Morteza tried to defend it off the backfoot, beaten completely and ball hit the off stump 109/9
    35.5 All over! tossed up delivery outside the off stump, Syed Rasel lobs it in the air to deep mid wicket, he finds the fielder in the deep and Ruchira Perera takes the well judged catch, Bangladesh were all out for 118 runs 118/10
    10 (nb 3, w 7)
    118 all out (35.5 Overs, RR: 3.29)
    Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Shahriar Nafees, 1.2 ov), 2-31 (Aftab Ahmed, 8.2 ov), 3-35 (Rajin Saleh, 9.2 ov), 4-36 (Mohammad Ashraful, 9.6 ov), 5-37 (Khaled Mashud, 10.3 ov), 6-51 (Habibul Bashar, 16.2 ov), 7-82 (Mohammad Rafique, 22.2 ov), 8-98 (Khaled Mahmud, 29.2 ov), 9-109 (Mashrafe Mortaza, 34.2 ov), 10-118 (Syed Rasel, 35.5 ov)
    PDRL Perera712333.28323000
    MF Maharoof813033.75351130
    CRD Fernando602323.83272121
    KHRK Fernando502304.60182011
    HMCM Bandara50901.80220000
    ST Jayasuriya4.501022.06190000

Match Notes

  • Ticket farce as thousands are denied entry

    Thousands of home fans were turned away at the gates and denied entry by local police in Monday's first one-dayer between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

  • A clinical display

    Bangladesh bungled their chance of an early upset as Sri Lanka produced an energetic and clinical display

  • Sri Lanka canter to five-wicket win

    Sri Lanka cantered to a five-wicket win after they had bundled out Bangladesh for a meagre total in the first ODI

  • Bangladesh aim to topple Sri Lanka

    Habibul Bashar, the Bangladesh captain, is hopeful that his side can pull off atleast one win over Sri Lanka in the three-match one-day international series starting today

  • Khaled Mahmud calls it quits

    Khaled Mahmud, the former Bangladesh captain, has announced he is to quit international cricket