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Highlights

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2014

Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka, 1st Test

Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, Jan 27, 2014

Batting: Bangladesh

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
2.1FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, streaky shot! This was a good length delivery outside off, Rahman hangs his bat out, the ball runs off the outside edge to the third man fence7/0
3FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, edged but to profitable results for Bangladesh. This was back of a length and outside off, Rahman flays at it, the thickish outside edge flies over the diving third slip11/0
3.3FOUREranga to Tamim, FOUR, similar length but ample width on offer on that occasion as Iqbal punishes it with a well-timed drive that scurries away behind point15/0
4.1FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, back of a length ball wide outside off, Rahman slashes hard with the resultant thickish outside edge sailing over the slip cordon to the third man fence19/0
5FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, ravising shot! This was pitched up and outside off, Rahman leans forward and creams it past cover, this boundary was full of conviction23/0
6FOUREranga to Shamsur, FOUR, back of a length and outside off, Rahman gets on top of the bounce and punches it between cover and point, the timing and power carries it to the fence28/0
7.4DROPPEDEranga to Tamim, no run, Silva at FSL drops a dolly, Eranga puts his hand over his head in disgust. This was a well-directed bouncer on the stumps, Iqbal leaps off his feet and fends it straight down the gullet of Silva, who grasses it29/0
8.1FOURMathews to Shamsur, FOUR, pure timing! This was pitched up and just a trifle outside off, Rahman lunges forward and unfurls a gorgeous looking drive with the full face of the bat, past the bowler to the long off fence33/0
9.1OUTEranga to Tamim, out Caught by Lakmal!! This was shortish and outside off, Iqbal drags it from there and shapes up for a pull, he only manages a top edge that skies over towards deep fine leg, where Lakmal positions himself and takes it. He then lost his balance and reels it in. He had enough presence of mind though to throw the ball back in and grasp it. Eventually, it was a well-judged catch.Tamim c Lakmal b Eranga 6(28) [4s-1]35/1
9.5FOUREranga to Shamsur, FOUR, banged in short and outside off, Rahman switches back and pulls it emphatically to the deep square leg fence. This man oozing confidence40/1
10.4OUTMathews to Ayub, out Lbw!! Two wickets in two overs for Sri Lanka. Bangladesh now find themselves in an early strife at 40-2. This was a good length delivery nipping back in, Ayub tries to defend in vain as he is rapped on the pads in front of middle, the umpire raises his finger to hand Mathews his first wicket of the game. Ayub lbw b Mathews 1(6)40/2
11.4OUTEranga to Shamsur, out Caught by Kithuruwan Vithanage!! Make it three wickets in as many overs for Sri Lanka. They have been right on the money on this chilly morning. This was on a length and wide outside off, Rahman seeks to drive on the up, the thick outside edges flies towards gully, where Vithanage flings himself to his right and plucks out a razor-sharp catch. Shamsur c Kithuruwan Vithanage b Eranga 33(34) [4s-7]40/3
12.1FOURMathews to Mominul, FOUR, back of a length ball outside off, Mominul steers it away to the square third man fence44/3
12.4FOURMathews to Mominul, FOUR, edged but four . This was fullish and wide outside off, Mominul aims to drive away from the body, the ball evades gully and runs away to the third man fence off a thick outside edge48/3
13.3FOUREranga to Shakib, FOUR, shortish and outside off, that did not climb as high as Eranga would have liked, Hasan rolls his wrists and pulls it away through the gap to the deep mid wicket fence. Shakib was in consummate control of that shot52/3
16.2FOURMathews to Shakib, FOUR, shortish and outside off, smart footwork as Shakib goes deep in the crease and pulls it away past Eranga to deep mid wicket fence59/3
17.1OUTLakmal to Mominul, out Caught by Kithuruwan Vithanage!! High-fives in the Lankan camp. Lakmal pumps his fists in jubilation. This was a back of a length delivery on middle, Mominul commits himself to a pull-shot despite not getting into a balanced position, the ball balloons off the upper half of the bat towards square leg, where Vithanage dives forward to grab it.Mominul c Kithuruwan Vithanage b Lakmal 8(16) [4s-2]59/4
23.2FOURHerath to Rahim, FOUR, flighted delivery outside off, Rahim makes room and drives it between extra cover and mid-off68/4
23.5FOURHerath to Rahim, FOUR, fullish and on the stumps, Rahim drives it firmly past the bowler, the result is a boundary as Rahim managed to beat mid-off as well72/4
25.5FOURLakmal to Rahim, FOUR, beautiful shot, pitches this one full on off, Rahim just leans forward slightly and drills it straight down the ground for a superb boundary76/4
26.3FOURDilruwan Perera to Rahim, leg byes, FOUR, loud appeal for lbw, not given though. It was tossed up around off, Rahim leaned forward to defend but the ball sneaked in through the bat-pad gap, between Chandimal's leg and raced away to the boundary. Chandimal was busy appealing and did not watch the ball83/4
29.2FOURLakmal to Shakib, FOUR, very full and outside off, Shakib punches it beautifully to the deep extra cover fence93/4
30.1FOURDilruwan Perera to Shakib, FOUR, flighted just outside off, Hasan gets forward to drive but gets a thick outside edge in the process to the third man fence98/4
30.5FOURDilruwan Perera to Shakib, FOUR, full delivery on the leg stump, Shakib flicks it to deep square leg104/4
31FOURDilruwan Perera to Shakib, FOUR, short and wide outside off stump, Shakib cuts it to the deep backward point fence108/4
31.2FOUREranga to Rahim, FOUR, width on offer and Rahim doesn't miss out. Wide outside off stump, Rahim cuts it to the sweeper cover fence112/4
33.4FOUREranga to Shakib, FOUR, cracking shot! It was fullish and outside off, Hasan comes on the front foot and drives it with full control for a brilliant square drive. The man at deep point had no chance to get his hands on that one as it goes too fast119/4
33.5FOUREranga to Shakib, FOUR, another one this time in front of point. Vey full and outside off, Hasan creams the drive to the sweeper cover fence124/4
34.3FOURDilruwan Perera to Rahim, FOUR, another beautiful shot by Rahim. It was tossed up just outside off, Rahim caresses the drive to the deep extra cover fence128/4
37FOURHerath to Rahim, FOUR, flighted ball outside off, Rahim is quick to get on the back foot and cuts it to the deep backward point fence136/4
38.3FOURHerath to Shakib, FOUR, flighted around off, Shakib gets forward to drive, gets a thick outside edge to third man as the keeper is not able to collect it cleanly. This is Shakib's 15th Test fifty141/4
40.1OUTHerath to Shakib, out Lbw!! Herath has got the main man. Shakib departs for a fine fifty. It was a tossed up ball on middle, Shakib gets down and looks to sweep but misses it. He is struck plumb in front this time. The umpire does not waste any time and gives it out straightaway. Shakib was too early with the shot and pays the price for it. Shakib lbw b Herath 55(91) [4s-9]145/5
40.4FOURHerath to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, tossed up around off, Hossain drives it in the air, the bowler is not able to get his hands on the ball as it goes racing away to the long off fence149/5
41.4OUTEranga to Nasir Hossain, out Caught by Chandimal!! Bangladesh are in deep trouble now. Eranga bowled this one short, Hossain is unable to get on the top of the bounce as he sways away and looks to fend it to the off-side. The ball takes the glove and nestles safely into the hands of the keeper. Nasir Hossain c Chandimal b Eranga 4(7) [4s-1]150/6
42FOUREranga to Gazi, FOUR, fullish and outside off, Gazi gets forward to drive, the ball takes the outside edge of the bat and races away to third man154/6
44.2FOURHerath to Gazi, FOUR, what a shot! This one was tossed up by Herath on middle, Gazi gets forward and lofts it over the umpire's head for a once bounce four to the long on fence161/6
44.4FOURHerath to Gazi, FOUR, drifts this one on leg, Gazi leans forward and flicks it off his pads to the fine leg fence165/6
45.5FOURLakmal to Rahim, FOUR, back of a length delivery outside off, Rahim goes on the backfoot and cuts it to the third man fence169/6
46FOURLakmal to Rahim, FOUR, full and well outside off, Rahim slaps it square of the wicket for another wonderful boundary173/6
46.4FOURHerath to Gazi, FOUR, Gazi is looking to pick quick runs and is doing a wonderful job at it. This time he lofts it over the cover fielder's head straight to the deep extra cover ropes177/6
49FOURHerath to Rahim, FOUR, drifts this one on middle and leg, Rahim gets down on his knees and plays the paddle scoop to perfection to send this one racing to fine leg to bring up his 13th Test fifty185/6
57.4OUTLakmal to Rahim, out Lbw!! Lakmal has got the big fish. Good length ball that nips back in, Rahim comes half forward and looks to defend, the ball hits him high on the back pad, umpire Llong had a good hard look and ruled it in favour of the bowler. It seemed like there was an inside edge and height was also an issue. Rahim lbw b Lakmal 61(123) [4s-9]203/7
58.2FOURDilruwan Perera to Gazi, FOUR, excellent shot! This was a flighted delivery on off, Gazi shimmies down the track and lofts it straight down the ground207/7
58.4SIXDilruwan Perera to Gazi, SIX, this time he gets the maximum result, floated outside off, Gazi chips down the pitch and sends it sailing straight down the ground for the first six of the match213/7
59.1FOURLakmal to Gazi, FOUR, back of a length on middle and leg, Gazi backs away and slaps it over the bowler past mid-on, that was hit quite powerfully. The ground is now echoing of Gazi's name218/7
59.3OUTLakmal to Gazi, out Caught by Eranga!! Gazi departs playing one shot too many. Another short delivery outside off, Gazi makes room and pulls it straight to mid-on, where Eranga takes a simple low catch. That ends an entertaining innings from the all-rounder. Gazi c Eranga b Lakmal 42(56) [4s-6 6s-1]219/8
60.5OUTHerath to Rubel, out Bowled!! Bangladesh are just losing the plot here. This was the arm-ball that skids on, Hossain plays for the one that turns away and leaves a gap between bat-pad, the ball sneaks through and goes on to hit the middle stump. Rubel b Herath 2(5)222/9
61.1FOURLakmal to Robiul Islam, FOUR, half volley outside off, even a tail-ender won't miss that, Robiul comes forward and smacks the drive to deep extra cover fence226/9
62.2SIXHerath to A Hossain, SIX, flighted delivery on off, Hossain stays in the crease and frees his arms to loft it over the long on fence for a maximum232/9
63.5OUTEranga to Robiul Islam, out Caught by Dilruwan Perera!! That ends the innings. Good length delivery outside off, Robiul comes slightly forward and slashes hard, the ball goes off the outside edge to gully, Perera takes a smart catch to his right. Robiul Islam c Dilruwan Perera b Eranga 5(16) [4s-1]232/10

Batting: Sri Lanka

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
1.2FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, nips back in sharply from a length, Silva comes half forward to defend but the ball goes off the inside edge to the fine leg fence4/0
2.2FOURRobiul Islam to D Karunaratne, FOUR, back of a length around off, Karunaratne gets inside the line and punches it wide of mid-on, that was just a mere push and the ball races away to the fence8/0
3.1DROPPEDA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, no run, tailing in from a good length, Silva gets an inside edge, the ball goes in the air and to the right of the backward short leg fielder, who puts it down, it would be harsh to call it a chance as he was blocked from view by the batsman8/0
3.2FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, half volley outside off, Silva comes on the front foot and creams the cover drive to the deep extra cover fence12/0
6FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, overpitched outside off, Silva leans forward and caresses the drive to deep extra cover, the timing takes it to the fence18/0
6.2FOURRobiul Islam to D Karunaratne, FOUR, pitches it full and around off from round the wicket, Karunaratne comes forward and flicks it to deep mid wicket, he beats the man in deep easily22/0
8.1FOURRubel to D Karunaratne, FOUR, starts with a half volley outside off, Karunaratne does not come fully forward but still goes through with the drive, he beats the mid-on comfortably, the ball had enough to reach the fence29/0
9FOURRubel to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, width provided outside off, Silva latches on to it as he goes back and cuts it past backward point, the ball rockets away to the fence34/0
9.4FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, overpitched up outside off, Silva gets a good stride forward and drives it beautifully to deep extra, that was timed superbly39/0
14.5FOURGazi to D Karunaratne, FOUR, quicker and outside off, Karunaratne goes for the cut half heartedly, the ball goes off the outside edge to the third man fence49/0
20.1FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, pulls the length back and gets it to nip away, Silva prods at it and gets a thickish outside edge to the third man fence65/0
21.4FOURRobiul Islam to D Karunaratne, FOUR, back of a length delivery on the hips, Karunaratne stands tall and whips it behind square for a boundary, that was just a push and the ball raced away73/0
22.2DROPPEDA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, no run, pitches it up on off, Silva knocks it to the off-side73/0
22.3DROPPEDA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, 1 run, Dropped! This was a tad short and holds its line around off, Silva pokes at it and gets the edge, the ball goes low to Rahim who puts it down. They need to take these if they have to restrict the visitors74/0
24.1FOURA Hossain to D Karunaratne, FOUR, half volley on the pads, Karunaratne leans forward and flicks it handsomely to deep mid wicket, the timing takes it to the fence81/0
30.2DROPPEDA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, no run, full and teasing length outside off, Silva can't resist as he drives away from the body, the takes the edge and flies to second slip, where Shamsur puts down a simple chance. Make it three lives for Silva this morning96/0
33.1SIXGazi to Kaushal Silva, SIX, tossed up delivery on off, Silva dances down the wicket and slames it straight back over the bowler's head for a maximum. For a short man he packs a punch. The partnership between Kaushal Silva and D Karunaratne is now 105105/0
34FOURGazi to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, Silva gets to his 4th Test fifty in style, floated on leg-stump, he paddles it fine for a boundary109/0
36OTHERShakib to D Karunaratne, 3 runs, flighted around off, Karunaratne shuffles across and paddles it to fine leg, the fielder does well to pull it back, Karunaratne also gets to his 4th Test fifty115/0
37.2OUTShakib to D Karunaratne, out Caught by Robiul Islam!! At last they hold on to a catch. Shakib provides the much needed breakthrough. This was a flatter and holds up on the pitch, Karunaratne goes for the punch and is early into the shot, he ends up lobbing it to mid-off, where Robiul takes a simple catch. D Karunaratne c Robiul Islam b Shakib 53(113) [4s-6]118/1
38.3FOURRubel to Sangakkara, FOUR, gets off the mark in s streaky way, fuller length outside off, Sangakkara goes for the drive and edges it through the slip cordon, the ball races away to third man123/1
42.2FOURRubel to Sangakkara, FOUR, width provided outside off, Sangakkara comes on the front foot and drives it between point and cover, the ball rockets away to the fence133/1
46.5FOURRubel to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, length delivery outside off as well, Silva employs a nifty late cut, he plays that very delicately to signal his eighth boundary144/1
49FOURRubel to Sangakkara, FOUR, width on the platter and Sanga is too good a player to miss out as he transfers his weight on to the front foot and cruches the drive, the timing was a sight to behold on that occasion149/1
49.5FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, dug in short and outside off as well, Sangakkara unfurls a solid looking punch, the ball whistles away past cover to the fence156/1
53.1FOURShakib to Kaushal Silva, byes, FOUR, Shakib drifts this one down leg, Silva's flick has no chance of reaching it, the ball eludes the keeper as well, these are bonus runs for the visitors164/1
54.4FOURRubel to Sangakkara, FOUR, pitched up and outside off, Sangakkara's eyes lit up as he drove that exquistely to the deep extra cover fence170/1
57.4FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, on a length and outside off, Sangakkara punches it superbly, imparting enough impetus for the ball to reach the sweeper cover fence183/1
59FOURRobiul Islam to Sangakkara, FOUR, overpitched on middle, Sangakkara eases the drive straight down the ground, that shot had 'four' written all over it. Such was the timing from Sanga190/1
61.1FOURShakib to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, quicker and on a length on middle and leg, Silva plays it with soft hands and places this wide of leg-slip as the ball travels to the fine leg fence196/1
61.4FOURShakib to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, pushed through quicker and flatter on middle and leg, Silva brings out a sweep that reaches the fine leg fence200/1
62.5FOURRobiul Islam to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, back of a length delivery on the off-stump, Silva rocks back and pulls it emphatically to the long leg fence205/1
69OTHERA Hossain to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga earns his 45th Test fifty, this is his 7th against Bangladesh. This was a length delivery outside off, Sangakkara chops the cut behind point215/1
69.5FOURShakib to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, having enjoyed three reprieves, Silva cashes in his cheque as he reaches his maiden Test ton with a firm pull off the back foot. Silva is chuffed to bits. The Sri Lankans in the change room rise up and cheer Silva220/1
70.2FOURA Hossain to Sangakkara, FOUR, pitched up and outside off, Sangakkara latches on to it as he laces it past the bowler to the long off fence224/1
72.5FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, length delivery outside off, Silva opens the face of the bat and runs it away adroitly, the ball travels to the third man fence as Sri Lanka go from strength to strength231/1
75FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, soft hands again as Silva opens the face of the bat and runs it away to third man, Silva is on Nelson now-111237/1
77.4FOURMominul to Sangakkara, FOUR, quicker and outside off, Sangakkara rocks back and smashes the cut to the deep extra cover fence243/1
84.2FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, short of length on leg-stump, Silva gets inside the ling and tucks it away fine, the new ball races across the turf and reaches the fine leg fence. The partnership between Kaushal Silva and Sangakkara is now 151269/1
87OUTA Hossain to Sangakkara, out Caught by Nasir Hossain!! Al-Amin has some reward for excellent bowling. Sanga misses out on a ton and it has been a while since he got one. This was good length delivery that nips away, Sangakkara pokes at it and gets a thick outside edge, the ball flies to Nasir at first who fumbles before holding on to it in the second attempt. That would have been frustrating had he put it down. Sangakkara c Nasir Hossain b A Hossain 75(182) [4s-9]273/2
89.1FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene greets Shakib by dancing down the pitch and lofting the flighted delivery over mid-on, he has made his intentions quite clear283/2
89.2FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, FOUR, drifts on leg-stump, Jayawardene plays a superb paddle sweep to fetch him his second boundary in as many deliveries287/2
89.4FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, byes, FOUR, skids it down the leg-side, Jayawardene misses the glance and Rahim misses to collect the ball, the result being four extra runs291/2
91DROPPEDA Hossain to M Jayawardene, no run, good length delivery outside off, Jayawardene ignores it292/2
91.2SIXShakib to Kaushal Silva, SIX, length delivery on middle, Silva forays down the track and wallops Shabib over long on for a masjectic maximum. Talk about rubbing salt into a wound298/2
91.3FOURShakib to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, quicker on the pads, all Silva had to do was to help it away to fine leg302/2
91.5OUTShakib to Kaushal Silva, out Lbw!! That was quite plumb, Shakib does not require any assiatnce from his butter-fingered fielders. This was speared on middle Silva looks to defend without much feet movement as he is rapped on the pads. The umpire raises his dreaded finger to signal the end of a charmed innings from Silva. Nonetheless, it was an impressive innings as he inches closer towards nailing down the opening slot. Kaushal Silva lbw b Shakib 139(244) [4s-16 6s-2]302/3
93FOURA Hossain to M Jayawardene, FOUR, shortish and outside off, Jayawardene rolls his wrists and pulls it away to the fine leg fence308/3
95FOURRubel to Chandimal, FOUR, keeps it back of a length and zeroes it in outside off as well, Chandimal upper cuts it cutely to the third man fence315/3
97.1SIXShakib to M Jayawardene,SIX, quicksilver footwork from Mahela as he advances down the track and lifts this one over long-on for his first six of the tour327/3
98.4FOURRubel to M Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela gets it wide of backward point this time. This was also back of a length and outside off, Jayawardene slaps it away, the ball purrs away to the fence332/3
100.1FOURGazi to Chandimal, FOUR, flatter and just outside off, Chandimal bends down and sweeps it in a controlled fashion to the fine leg fence341/3
101.4SIXShakib to Chandimal, SIX, on a length and outside off, Chandimal charges down the track, gets to the pitch of the ball and plays the lofted drive that sails over cover350/3
105.2SIXShakib to Chandimal, SIX, excellent shot! This was on a length on the off-stump, Chandimal comes down the track and smashes it over deep mid-wicket. He is oozing positivity366/3
106.5FOURMominul to M Jayawardene, FOUR, quicker and outside off, Jayawardene illustrates a lovely late cut to the third man fence, he nearly picked that off the keeper's gloves372/3
107.1OUTShakib to Chandimal, out Bowled!! Shakib strikes just before the close of play to get rid Chandimal who looked good until this brilliant delivery. This was slower through the air on middle, Chandimal aims to defend, the ball turns past the outside edge to clip the top of the off-stump. Some cheer for the Bangladeshi supporters. Chandimal b Shakib 40(51) [4s-2 6s-2]374/4
108.2OUTGazi to Lakmal, out Caught by Nasir Hossain!! Oops, the nightwatchman cannot hang on and that will be stumps on day two. Gazi gives this plenty of air outside off, Lakmal swishes at it after getting half forward with the resultant outside edge carrying through to Nasir at first slip. Lakmal c Nasir Hossain b Gazi 0(6)375/5
115.1SIXShakib to Mathews, SIX, Mathews sashays down the track, meets the pitch of the ball and flicks it uppishly over mid-wicket. Fab shot from the Lankan skipper388/5
116.5FOURA Hossain to M Jayawardene, FOUR, friendly overpitched delivery outside off, Jayawardene creams it to the deep extra cover fence to notch up his 46th Test fifty396/5
117.2FOURShakib to Mathews, FOUR, on a length and on the pads, Mathews clips it away to the deep mid wicket fence with effortless ease400/5
121.1SIXShakib to M Jayawardene, SIX, Vintage Mahela. This was a half tracker outside off, Jayawardene drags it from there and nails the pull to deep mid wicket, the ball clears the ropes as Mahela gains his second six417/5
127FOURRobiul Islam to Mathews, FOUR, shortish and outside off, Mathews decides to put it away with a well executed upper cut to the third man boundary429/5
127.4FOURShakib to Mathews, FOUR, short and sitting up to be hit outside off, Mathews punishes Shakib with a superb cut behind point436/5
134.5FOURRubel to Mathews, FOUR, back of a length and outside off, Mathews' eyes were lit up as he unleashes a firm punch to the sweeper cover fence460/5
141.1OTHERGazi to Mathews, 1 run, Mathews continues his rich vein of form, gets to his 14th Test fifty, pushes the flighted delivery to long on472/5
141.2FOURGazi to M Jayawardene, FOUR, invovative shot! This was fuller on the stumps, Jayawardene employs the reverse sweep and places in the vacant point region, the ball races away to the fence. The partnership between M Jayawardene and Mathews is now 101476/5
144.1FOURRobiul Islam to M Jayawardene, FOUR, waits and waits before playing the deft late cut to the back of a length delivery, the ball raced away to the deep backward point fence. He is on 99485/5
144.2FOURRobiul Islam to M Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene gets to his 33rd Test hundred, he is now on par with his team-mate Sanga, short delivery on leg-stump, Jayawardene swivels and pulls it to the fine leg fence489/5
144.5FOURRobiul Islam to Mathews, FOUR, poor stuff from Robiul Islam, once again short on leg-stump, Mathews rolls his wrists as he pulls it along the ground to fine leg494/5
145FOURRobiul Islam to Mathews, FOUR, overcompensates by bowling a half volley, with the form Mathews' is in he does not miss out as he punches it off the front foot to long on, that will be the fourth boundary of the over498/5
146.1FOURGazi to Mathews, FOUR, looks like the skipper is eyeing quick runs, pushed through outside off, Mathews rocks back and punches it past cover for a boundary506/5
151.1FOURAyub to M Jayawardene, FOUR, drifting down leg-stump, Jayawardene gets inside the line and paddles it to the fine leg fence522/5
152OTHERAyub to M Jayawardene, 1 run, short and on leg-stump, Jayawardene helps it round the corner. The partnership between M Jayawardene and Mathews is now 150525/5
153.4FOURAyub to M Jayawardene, FOUR, quicker delivery outside off, Jayawardene stays in the crease and plays his favourite shot which is the late cut, the ball races away to the third man fence. The lead now goes past 300534/5
157.2FOURAyub to M Jayawardene, FOUR, full and on the stumps, Jayawardene gets on his knees and plays the paddle sweep to perfection, the man at fine leg dives in vain552/5
158.4OUTGazi to Mathews, out Caught by Ayub!! Finally, they have broken this partnership. This was a flighted delivery on off, Mathews advances down the track and works it in the air to mid wicket, where Ayub dives to his left and takes a smart catch. The skipper misses out on a well desreved hundred. Mathews c Ayub b Gazi 86(162) [4s-7 6s-1]554/6
160.3FOURGazi to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, brings up the highest team total at Dhaka in style, short and on the stumps, Vithanage is quick to go back and pull it over mid wicket560/6
163.4FOURNasir Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, floated up just outside off, Vithanage gets on his knees and plays the slog sweep, he gets plenty of elevation as the ball just reaches the ropes at deep mid wicket573/6
167FOURGazi to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, quicker and outside off, Vithanage slashes hard and gets a thick outside edge, the ball flies wide of the slip fielder and into the third man fence588/6
167.5FOURNasir Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, short and outside off, Vithanage does well to cut this one as it kept a bit low, the ball bullets to the sweeper cover fence597/6
168.2FOURRobiul Islam to Kithuruwan Vithanage, byes, FOUR, poor stuff from Robiul Islam, drifts it down leg-side, the ball keeps swinging after going past the batsman and four byes. That will be 600 for Sri Lanka602/6
173OTHERRobiul Islam to M Jayawardene, 1 run, Robiul Islam errs by straying on to the pads, Jayawardene helps it across to fine leg to prop up his 150. What a player!612/6
174.5FOURRobiul Islam to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, banged in short again, Vithanage takes full toll of it as he smacks the pull to the deep square leg fence620/6
175.2FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, FOUR, length delivery on off, Jayawardene bends down and unfurls a lovely sweep that has enough impetus to reach the fine leg fence624/6
175.3DROPPEDShakib to M Jayawardene, no run, turning across Mahela, who goes to drive on the rise but misses, the ball misses the outside edge as well. So, Rahim's caught behind appeal is flushed down the drain624/6
175.5FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, FOUR, shortish and outside off, Jayawardene plays a nifty late cut to the square third man fence628/6
176.3FOURRobiul Islam to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, pitched up and outside off, Vithanage carries on his attempt to play a booming drive, the outside edge splits the keeper and wide slip before running away to the third man fence634/6
176.5FOURRobiul Islam to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, shortish length, Vithanage rocks back and swivel-pulls it, the ball sped away to the deep square leg fence as Vithanage collects his 2nd Test fifty638/6
178.4FOURGazi to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, dug in outside off, Vithanage cuts it late to the third man boundary, nice finesse from Vithanage652/6
179.2OTHERShakib to Kithuruwan Vithanage, 2 runs, reverse swept to third man for a couple. The fielder at third man manages to reel it in with his boot just before the ropes. The partnership between Kithuruwan Vithanage and M Jayawardene is now worth 101 runs655/6
180FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, FOUR, Shakib drifts this down leg, Jayawardene gets inside the line and sweeps it away to the long leg fence660/6
180.3FOURA Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, short on middle and leg, Vithanage clubs the pull to the deep mid wicket fence666/6
180.5FOURA Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, back of a length and close to off, despite being cramped for room, Vithanage drives, the outcome is a thick edge between gully and slip670/6
181.5SIXGazi to Kithuruwan Vithanage, SIX, full toss just outside off, Vithanage thumps it well over long on. Kithuruwan Vithanage belted that one677/6
182.5FOURA Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, a rank lop hop and Vithanage, who is in an aggressive mood, puts it away with an emphatic pull to the deep mid wicket fence686/6
183.4SIXNasir Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, SIX, flighted delivery outside off, Vithanage unleashes a lofted drive straight down the ground695/6
185.4FOURNasir Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, shortish and outside off, Vithanage dispatches it square of the wicket on the off-side with a firm cut to get to his maiden hundred707/6
186.1FOURGazi to M Jayawardene, FOUR, full delivery on off-stump, Jayawardene reverse sweeps it handsomely to the third man fence713/6
187.1SIXNasir Hossain to M Jayawardene, SIX, Jayawardene inches closer to his double hundred, tossed up on off, Jayawardene hoicks it over deep mid wicket for a maximum722/6
187.5SIXNasir Hossain to M Jayawardene, SIX, Mahela gets to his double hundred in style, floated around off, gets on his knees and slog sweeps it over deep mid wicket, i.e his 7th double ton in Tests730/6

Batting: Bangladesh

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
0.2FOURLakmal to Tamim, FOUR, overpitched outside off, Tamim leans forward and creams the cover drive to the deep extra cover fence4/0
1.3FOUREranga to Tamim, FOUR, errs in line as he bowls it full and on the pads, Tamim does not miss out as he flicks it beautifully to the deep mid wicket fence9/0
2.1FOURLakmal to Tamim, byes, FOUR, drifts it down the leg-side, Tamim fails to get bat, the ball swings after passing him, Chandimal can't get there even with a dive14/0
3.3OUTHerath to Tamim, out Caught by Dilruwan Perera!! What has Tamim done here? A poor shot when your team is 483 runs behind. This was a floated delivery around off, Tamim looks to go over mid wicket, but gets a leading edge towards backward point, where Perera dives and takes a stunning catch. Not the kind of start the hosts would have expected. Tamim c Dilruwan Perera b Herath 11(18) [4s-2]15/1
7.3FOURHerath to Ayub, FOUR, half volley outside off, Ayub does not miss out even if it is the last over of the day, he drives it beautifully to the deep extra cover fence26/1
7.5FOURHerath to Ayub, FOUR, gives this plenty of air and drops it full outside off, Ayub gets to the pitch and caresses the drive to the deep extra cover fence30/1
8.2FOURDilruwan Perera to Shamsur, FOUR, floated and turning, Shamsur comes well forward and turns it to deep mid wicket, the timing on that was superb as the ball raced away to the fence34/1
9.2OUTEranga to Shamsur, out Caught by Chandimal!! What a delivery- an absolute jaffa! This one kicked up from a length outside off, Rahman is hoodwinked by the extra bounce as he aims to fend it away, the ball brushes the glove and Chandimal takes a fairly straightforward catch. Shamsur c Chandimal b Eranga 9(24) [4s-1]35/2
12.4FOURLakmal to Mominul, FOUR, length delivery outside off, Haque slashes hard, the resultant thickish outside edge whizzes past the slip cordon to the third man fence42/2
13.4FOUREranga to Ayub, FOUR, slightly back of a length and outside off, Ayub merely pushes it with soft hands, the ball purrs away to the deep extra cover fence. Lovely shot that46/2
14.5OUTLakmal to Ayub, out Caught by Kaushal Silva!! Yes, this was shortish from round the stumps, Ayub aims to fend it away, instead he lobs it to short leg, where Silva accepts the catch with glee. Lakmal is delighted. Bangladesh still tral Sri Lanka by 448 runs. Ayub c Kaushal Silva b Lakmal 18(36) [4s-3]50/3
15FOURLakmal to Shakib, FOUR, Shakib gets off the mark with a boundary. Lakmal tries to ruffle up the new batsman with the short ball,Shakib's reply is a pull to the deep mid wicket fence54/3
15.1FOUREranga to Mominul, FOUR, back of a length and outside off, Mominul drags the pull to the deep mid wicket fence now58/3
17.1FOURDilruwan Perera to Mominul, byes, FOUR, a gentle loosner spinning down leg, Mominul misses the glance, the ball evades Chandimal as well, bonus four runs for the hosts69/3
17.2FOURDilruwan Perera to Mominul, FOUR, low full toss on middle and leg, Mominul plays a nifty flick to the deep square leg fence73/3
19.1SIXDilruwan Perera to Shakib, SIX, Shakib forays down the track, meets the pitch of this ball and lofts it over the bowler's head, he clears the long on quite comfortably. The crowd go nuts as well84/3
20.5FOURLakmal to Mominul, FOUR, dug in short and outside off, Mominul slaps it uppishly over backward point, the outcome is a boundary92/3
22.3FOURMathews to Mominul, FOUR, pitched up and outside off, Mominul transfers his weight on to the front foot and creams the drive to the deep extra cover fence. Good blanace was the key to the shot98/3
23.2FOURDilruwan Perera to Shakib, FOUR, flatter and fuller outside off, Shakib drills it past cover, Eranga to it boot the ball in but only parries it away to the deep extra cover fence102/3
23.5OUTDilruwan Perera to Shakib, out Lbw!! The arm ball does Shakib in as Bangladesh lose their fourth wicket. This was a slider, Shakib stays on the back foot in a quest to work it to the leg side but it does not come to pass as he is struck on the pads in front of middle. The height was also fine. The umpire raises his dreaded finger to signal the demise of Shakib. Shakib lbw b Dilruwan Perera 25(32) [4s-2 6s-1]102/4
25.3FOURDilruwan Perera to Rahim, FOUR, Rahim fetches this from wide outside off and dispatches it to the deep mid wicket fence with the help of a slog sweep112/4
28.1FOURHerath to Mominul, FOUR, welcome Herath says Mominul as he skips down the track and slips it through covers, the ball purrs away to the fence. Top shot that120/4
28.4FOURHerath to Mominul, FOUR, flighted delivery on off, Mominul charges down the pitch and whacks it between midwicket and long on124/4
29.2FOURDilruwan Perera to Mominul, FOUR, 3rd Test fifty for Mominul. This was dug in short and outside off, Mominul rocks back and cuts it firmly to the deep backward point fence133/4
31.1OUTDilruwan Perera to Mominul, out Lbw!! Mominul's innings has been cut short by Dilruwan Perera. The fans in the ground cannot believe their eyes. This was quicker on middle, Mominul hangs back and looks to work it to the on-side in vain as he is hit on the pads in front of leg. The ball would have clipped the top of leg. The umpire agrees to Sri Lanka's appeal and rules Mominul out. Mominul lbw b Dilruwan Perera 50(57) [4s-8]133/5
33FOUREranga to Rahim, FOUR, pitched up and on the stumps, Rahim gets forward and clips it wristily to the long on fence143/5
35FOURHerath to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, Nasir Hossain forays down the track and pootles a lovely drive to the long off fence150/5
35.3OUTDilruwan Perera to Rahim, out Bowled!! Dream wicket for any off-spinner. Dilruwan Perera gives this ample air outside off, Rahim aims for a booming drive, the ball turns in from outside off and sneaks through the gate to hit the leg-stump. Rahim wears a Why me? expression on his face. Rahim b Dilruwan Perera 14(30) [4s-2]150/6
35.5FOURDilruwan Perera to Gazi, FOUR, gives this more air outside off, Gazi advances down the track and slices it to the deep extra cover fence, that was not a convincing shot154/6
37SIXHerath to Gazi, SIX, Gazi does not want to hang around, he skips down the track and lofts this tossed up delivery over long on for a maximum. That gets the crowd going161/6
37.5SIXDilruwan Perera to Gazi, SIX, once again Gazi takes the aerial route and he connects well, he sends it sailing over the long on fence for his second six168/6
39FOURHerath to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, Hossain shimmies down the track and drives it beautifully along the ground wide of long off for a boundary174/6
39.1FOURDilruwan Perera to Gazi, FOUR, drops it short outside off, Gazi is quick to rock back and crack the cut shot to deep extra cover, the bullets away to the fence178/6
40FOURDilruwan Perera to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, half tracker outside off, Hossain goes on the back foot and cuts it powerfully to deep backward point, these are easy pickings for the batsman183/6
40.3OUTLakmal to Gazi, out Lbw!! End of an entertaining innings from Gazi. This was a good length delivery on the stumps, Gazi comes half forward and is struck on the front pad, umpire Llong takes his time before raising his finger. That was a bit harsh for Gazi, as it hit him above the knee roll. Sri Lanka won't mind as they inch closer to victory. Gazi lbw b Lakmal 23(19) [4s-2 6s-2]183/7
42.4FOURLakmal to Robiul Islam, leg byes, FOUR, errs in line and slides it down leg, Robiul gets it off the pads and past a diving Chandimal189/7
43.2FOURDilruwan Perera to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, flighred outside off, Hossain skips down the pitch and drives it hard past the bowler, he beats mid-off as well to get himself a boundary193/7
43.5FOURDilruwan Perera to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, short and on middle, Hossain makes a bit of room and cuts it to to deep extra cover, it was hit pretty hard197/7
44OTHERDilruwan Perera to Nasir Hossain, no run, run-out chance missed! This was a loopy delivery on leg, Hossain turns it to the leg-side, Robiul wanted the single and is half way down the pitch, the fielder throws it wildly to Perera who can't gather it, if he had collected it then Robiul was gone by a mile197/7
44.3OUTLakmal to Robiul Islam, out Lbw!! Sri Lanka are completing the formalties here. This was a full toss which Robiul tries to swing across the line and misses, umpire Llong wouldn't have made easier an decision than this. That would have gone on to hit middle stump. Robiul Islam lbw b Lakmal 1(15)197/8
45.3OUTDilruwan Perera to Nasir Hossain, out Caught by Herath!! Dilruwan Perera picks up his fourth wicket. Hossain goes trying to conjure up some quick runs. Flighted delivery just outside off, Hossain dances down the track and tries to go big, but mistimes it straight down Herath's throat at long off. Sri Lanka now one wicket away from victory. Nasir Hossain c Herath b Dilruwan Perera 29(41) [4s-5]197/9
45.5SIXDilruwan Perera to A Hossain, SIX, throws this up, Al-Amin advances down the track and lofts it straight down the ground for a maximum203/9
47.2FOURDilruwan Perera to A Hossain, FOUR, flighted outside off, Al-Amin goes for the loft and connects it well as he gets a one bounce four to long off211/9
47.4SIXDilruwan Perera to A Hossain, SIX, floated outside off, Al-Amin goes for a big one and sends it sailing over the long off fence for his second six217/9
48.2FOURLakmal to A Hossain, leg byes, FOUR, drifting on leg-stump, Al-Amin gets plenty of pad as the ball rolls away to the fine leg fence222/9
48.4FOURLakmal to Rubel, FOUR, Rubel somehow survives the inswinging yorker, he gets hid bat down in time and gets a thick inside edge, the ball races away to the fine leg fence227/9
49.2SIXDilruwan Perera to A Hossain, SIX, Al-Amin is giving something for the crowd to cheer, this was flighted on middle, Al-Amin goes on his knees and slog sweeps it over deep mid wicket fence. That brings up Perera's 100233/9
50.2FOURHerath to Rubel, FOUR, tossed up around off, Rubel slogs it between deep mid wicket and long on for a one bounce four239/9
51FOURHerath to Rubel, FOUR, quicker delivery outside off, Rubel hangs back and late cuts it nicely, he beats Sanga at short third man and the ball races away243/9
51.2SIXDilruwan Perera to A Hossain, SIX, Al-Amin does not seem to mishit any, floated outside off, Al-Amin slams the sweep over deep mid wicket for his fourth six249/9
51.5OUTDilruwan Perera to Rubel, out Caught by Kaushal Silva!! Sri Lanka win by an innings and 248 runs. Perera gets his first 5-wicket haul. This was fired in outside off, Rubel goes for the drive but only manages an edge to the keeper, Silva takes a good low catch. Rubel c Kaushal Silva b Dilruwan Perera 17(23) [4s-3]250/10