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3rd Test at The Rose Bowl, Southampton

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Jul 24Zimbabwe vs. Afghanistan

4th ODI at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

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3rd ODI at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

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2nd ODI at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

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1st TEST at Galle International Stadium, Galle

South Africa won by 153 runs

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1st ODI at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

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1st Test at Galle

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4th Test at Manchester

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Only Test at Harare

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2nd Test at Colombo

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Highlights

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2014

Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka, 2nd Test

Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, Feb 04, 2014

Batting: Sri Lanka

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
10FOURGazi to D Karunaratne, FOUR, wrong line, spinning down leg, Karunaratne bends down, gets in to a balanced position and sweeps it all along the carpet to the fine leg fence to usher in the first boundary of the game16/0
10.4FOURA Hossain to D Karunaratne, FOUR, a tad overpitched and just outside off, Karunaratne leans forward and drives it handsomely to the long off fence21/0
13.5FOURGazi to D Karunaratne, FOUR, dragged in short and width on offer too, Karunaratne rocks back and cuts it beautifully between extra cover and long off, the ball whistles away to the fence30/0
15.1FOURGazi to D Karunaratne, FOUR, tossed up on the off-stump, Karunaratne uses his wrists and drives it sweetly to the long on fence. That came off the meat of the bat34/0
16OUTGazi to Kaushal Silva, out Lbw!! Gazi draws first blood at Chittagong as Silva is sent packing. This was slightly back of a length and spinning in, Silva seeks to sweep but misses it as he is trapped in front of the off-stump. The umpire raises his finger to signal the doom of Silva. Poor shot selection from Silva, one has to say. Kaushal Silva lbw b Gazi 11(46)39/1
20.3OUTA Hossain to D Karunaratne, out Caught by Mahmudullah!! Lazy shot from Karunaratne, he picks out point to perfection. This was back of a length and well outside off, Karunaratne could have flayed it anywhere through the off-side, instead he cuts it sluggishly, straight down the throat of Mahmudullah at point, who accepts the gift with glee. First wicket for Al-Amin. D Karunaratne c Mahmudullah b A Hossain 31(61) [4s-4]49/2
22FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, FOUR, length delivery on the leg-stump, Jayawardene brings out a nify sweep shot and directs it to the long leg fence54/2
28FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, caaath it is the cry from the keeper, the result is a boundary though. This was tossed up outside off, Sangakkara forays down the pitch and drives it uppishly, the fielder at mid-off may have been put off by a bad bounce as the ball races away to the fence. In hindslight, fielder could have rushed in, dived forward to convert it into a catch69/2
29.3FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, FOUR, a long hop from Shakib, short and on middle, Jayawardene has all the time to rock back and pull it to the deep mid wicket fence76/2
30.5FOURA Hossain to Sangakkara, FOUR, half volley outside off, Sangakkara does not miss out on that as he gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it past the mid-off fielder80/2
33.5FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, FOUR, arm-ball drifting on middle and leg, Jayawardene goes deep in the crease and whips it to deep mid wicket, the timing takes the ball to the fence88/2
35.5FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, drops this short and outside off, Sangakkara is quick to pick up the length as he goes back and cuts it to extra cover, the fast outfield takes it all the way97/2
39.5FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, poor line from Gazi, on the pads, Sangakkara leans forward and tucks it to the fine leg fence111/2
40.5SIXMahmudullah to Sangakkara, SIX, rubbish delivery from Mahmudullah, half tracker on off-stump, Sangakkara says thank you as he pulls it into the crowd at deep mid wicket120/2
42.3SIXMahmudullah to Sangakkara, SIX, another real long hop from the part-timer, Sangakkara is too good a batsman to miss out on those, as he rocks back and picks up his second six to deep mid wicket, he gets to his 46th Test fifty128/2
46.4FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, excellent use of the feet, Sangakkara shimmies down the track and drives this flighted delivery straight down the ground, that was timed superbly as well138/2
51.1FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, short and around off, it was asking for trouble and Sangakkara puts it away with ease to the deep mid wicket fence. The partnership between Sangakkara and M Jayawardene is now 100, it is the 16th time these two have added more than 100 in Tests149/2
51.2FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, tossed up around off, Sangakkara skips down the track and drives it beautifully past the bowler, Sanga just showing his range here153/2
52FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, Gazi looks tired as he drops this short and outside off, Sangakkara has all the time in the world to go back and cut it to the sweeper cover fence. He makes that the third boundary of the over159/2
55.1FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, short and outside off, it just sat up there and Sangakkara rocks back and cuts it powerfully to the deep extra cover fence171/2
56.1FOURA Hossain to M Jayawardene, FOUR, width provided from Al-Amin, Jayawardene goes on the back foot and guides it handsomely past backward point, the quick outfield takes the ball to the fence177/2
57.2OTHERShakib to M Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up around off, Jayawardene leans forward and milks to deep mid wicket, gets to his 46th Test fifty179/2
57.3FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, fuller and outside off, Sangakkara gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it beautifully to deep extra cover, he found the gap to perfection183/2
57.4FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, flighted outside leg-stump, Sangakkara gets on his knees and paddles it to fine leg, the ball races away to the fence. He is into the 90's now187/2
61.2FOURGazi to M Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene advances down the pitch and slams this one over mid-on to raise the 150 of the partnership in grand style202/2
62.5FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga marches to his 34th Test ton, he moves on par with Sunny Gavaskar and Brian Charles Lara! This was turning down leg, Sangakkara helps it across to the long leg fence with finesse. He removes his helmet and soaks up the applause from the change room. Mahela wraps his partner and best buddy with a bear hug208/2
67.1FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, slightly back of a length and on off, Sangakkara rocks back in a flash and pulls it firmly to the deep mid wicket fence219/2
68.4FOURMahmudullah to M Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene skips down the track, meets the pitch of the ball and unfurls a top class lofted drive inside out over the bowler's head to the long off fence. There was not much of a flourish but the timing from Jayawardene was sublime225/2
70.5OUTMahmudullah to M Jayawardene, out Lbw!! Mahmadullah provides the much needed breakthrough for the hosts. This was quicker and flatter on middle, Jayawardene aims to work it away to the leg-side in vain as he is rapped on the pads in front of the stumps. The umpire had no hesitation to judge it OUT. Replays show that was plumb. M Jayawardene lbw b Mahmudullah 72(147) [4s-6]227/3
71.3SIXGazi to Sangakkara, SIX, back of a length and just outside off, Sangakkara moves deep in the crease and pulls it expertly over the deep mid-wicket fence233/3
72.1FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, Oh boy Sanga has been mighty strong with the pull. This was back of a length and on off, Sangakkara rocks back and nails the pull, the ball whistles away to the deep mid wicket fence238/3
74.5FOURMahmudullah to Chandimal, FOUR, Chandimal and Sanga punch gloves. This was tossed up and outside off, Chandimal fetches it from there and sweeps it away to the long leg fence245/3
75FOURMahmudullah to Chandimal, byes, FOUR, slightly back of a length and outside off, that one kept alarmingly low as Chandimal seeks to cut but does not make any connection. The ball eludes the keeper as well after hitting his pad. Sri Lanka will take this bonus runs249/3
79.5FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, drops it half way down the pitch, Sangakkara goes back and places the cut to perfection, the fielder gives the chase but the ball wins265/3
83.1FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, a loosener to start a new spell from Shakib, drifting outside leg, Sangakkara gets on his knees and helps it to the long leg fence277/3
83.5FOURShakib to Chandimal, FOUR, Chandimal has decided to stay positive in his approach, he dances down the pitch and lofts this flighted ball over mid-on, he didn't get it off the middle but had enough to get a boundary282/3
84.2FOURA Hossain to Sangakkara, FOUR, errs in line and bowls it on the pads, Sangakkara gets inside the line and tucks it to the fine leg fence, he used the pace of the bowler to good effect286/3
84.5SIXA Hossain to Chandimal, SIX, effort ball from Al-Amin, short and angling into the body, Chandimal goes for a half hearted pull shot, the ball flies off the top edge to fine leg, where Gazi takes the catch but the momentum takes him back onto the ropes, he tried to throw the ball back but in vain as he had already stepped on the ad boards293/3
85.4OUTShakib to Chandimal, out Caught by Kayes!! Shakib strikes with the new ball. Chandimal yet again throws away a start. This was a tossed up delivery just outside off, Chandimal skips down the track and tries to go big, but he was in no position to play that shot, the ball goes off the outside edge to backward point, where Kayes takes a simple catch. Chandimal c Kayes b Shakib 27(38) [4s-2 6s-1]294/4
86.5FOURA Hossain to Sangakkara, FOUR, half volley on the pads, Sangakkara leans forward and clips it away to the deep mid wicket fence, he gets to his 150 as well300/4
87.3FOURShakib to Mathews, FOUR, arm-ball outside leg-stump, Mathews stays in the crease and whips it to deep square leg, that was timed really well and he gets off the mark304/4
88.3FOURA Hossain to Sangakkara, FOUR, overpitched outside off, Sangakkara gets a good stride forward and drives it wide of mid-off, it has to be one of the best shots of the day308/4
90OUTShakib to Mathews, out Bowled!! What has Mathews done here? With 10 minutes left in the day, the skipper plays a reckless shot. Shakib gives this bit more air and it comes in with the angle from round the wicket, Mathews goes for big heave across the line and misses it completely, the ball goes on to hit middle-stump. The Bangladeshi's are pleased to have got in-form batsman. Mathews b Shakib 5(12) [4s-1]312/5
93.3FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, very full and on off, Sangakkara crunches the drive, piercing the gap between extra cover and long off with surgical precision. Top shot from a top player!319/5
94.5FOURA Hossain to Sangakkara, byes, FOUR, fullish and outside off, Sangakkara leaves it alone, the ball bounces before Shamur and scuttles through his legs. That would have been a tricky take even for a regular gloveman324/5
95.5FOURGazi to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, a nice juicy full toss, a real hit-me ball, Vithanage whips it away through mid-wicket330/5
97.3FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, pushed through on middle and leg, Sangakkara shimmies down the track and clips it away to the deep mid wicket fence. There was a fielder in the deep but he only had a cat's chance in hell to intercept that classy hit341/5
98.3FOURA Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, A Hossain bangs this one mid-way down the pitch, Vithanage has ample time to sit back and thump the pull wide of long-on. It seemed as if the batsman was waiting for the shorter one347/5
99.2FOURGazi to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, Vithanage skips down the track and drills this one past the bowler to the long on fence eventhough that did not come off the meat of the bat352/5
100FOURGazi to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, slightly back of a length and close to off, Vithanage rocks back and cuts it late to the third man fence358/5
101.3FOURGazi to Kithuruwan Vithanage, byes, FOUR, Shamsur spurns a stumping chance. This was nicely tossed up, may have been the top-spinner, Vithanage forays down the track, aims to go big but misses it entirely. The keeper misses it as well as the ball rolls through to the fine leg fence364/5
104.2FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, Mahmudullah drifts down leg, Sangakkara bends down and paddles it skilfully to the fine leg fence. That is meat and drinks for Sanga374/5
105.3FOURGazi to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, Gazi drops it short and presents room as well, Vithanage rocks back and punches it square of the wicket on the off-side, the ball sped away to the fence380/5
107.2FOURNasir Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, FOUR, loose half volley outside off, Vithanage slaps it through covers with a good blend of power and timing390/5
108.2FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara advances down the track, meets the pitch of the ball and excecutes a masterful lofted drive to the long on fence396/5
108.4FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, 9th Double ton for the champion batsman. This was flighted delivery just outside off, Sangakkara skips down the track and lifts it over the bowler's head with nonchalance400/5
110OUTNasir Hossain to Kithuruwan Vithanage, out Lbw!! Nasir Hossain nabs Vithanage. Closer look at the replays suggest that there was an inside edge. Vithanage though walks back to the change room quite disconsolately as the on-field umpire ruled him OUT. There is no DRS in this series. This was quicker and flatter on off, Vithanage plays for the turn and rapped on the pads in front of the stumps. The umpire did not spot the inside snick. Kithuruwan Vithanage lbw b Nasir Hossain 35(52) [4s-6]402/6
110.5OUTShakib to Dilruwan Perera, out Lbw!! Shakib strikes in his first over on Day 2. And make it two in two overs for Bangladesh. This was on a length and on off, going on with the arm, Perera looks to defend in vain as he is trapped in front. Umpire Nigel Llong got this one right. Dilruwan Perera lbw b Shakib 1(3)405/7
116.3FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, pitched up and outside off, Sangakkara transfers his weight on to the front foot and drives it to the long off fence419/7
117FOURShakib to A Mendis, FOUR, on a length and outside off, Mendis slog sweeps it uppishly to the deep mid wicket to open his account424/7
121FOURShakib to A Mendis, FOUR, Mendis chips down the track and lofts this one over the bowler's head to send it to the long on fence436/7
127.5FOURMominul to A Mendis, FOUR, Mendis is growing in confidence with each delivery, floated on off-stump, he gets on his knees and sweeps it to the long leg fence453/7
130.1FOURA Hossain to Sangakkara, FOUR, back of a length on the hips, on 234 Sangakkara won't miss out on those as he tucks it to fine leg, the timing takes it to the fence467/7
130.3FOURA Hossain to A Mendis, FOUR, misses the yorker by couple of inches, that is enough for Mendis to guide it past backward point, the quick outfield does the rest472/7
137FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara gets to 250 in style, a juicy full toss from Gazi which Sanga accepts and dispatches it straight down the ground for a one bounce four489/7
138.4FOURGazi to A Mendis, FOUR, Mendis is looking more like a top-order batsman, flighted on off, Mendis comes forward and caresses the drive between extra cover and mid-off500/7
139.1FOURShakib to A Mendis, FOUR, tossed up on off-stump, Mendis dances down the track and lofts it over mid-off for another boundary. The partnership between A Mendis and Sangakkara is now 100505/7
139.2OUTShakib to A Mendis, out Lbw!! End of Mendis' resistance. Shakib gets his fourth of the innings. This was a perfect response after being hit for a four, an arm-ball on off and middle, Mendis plays down the wrong line and is rapped on the pads, the ball would have gone on to hit the middle and leg-stump. Umpire Reiffel gives the marching order straightaway. A Mendis lbw b Shakib 47(67) [4s-6]505/8
140.3FOURGazi to Sangakkara, byes, FOUR, fired down the leg-side, Sangakkara misses the sweep and the stand-in keeper does not collect it either509/8
141.2SIXShakib to Sangakkara, SIX, quicker and outside off, Sangakkara skips down the pitch, makes room and frees his arms as he hits it straight down the ground for a maximum, that is his fourth of the innings516/8
141.5SIXShakib to Sangakkara, SIX, Sangakkara has decided to shift gears, he comes down the track and lofts it once again straight down the ground, he didn't middle it this time but had enough to just clear the ropes522/8
142.5FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, gift from Gazi, full toss outside off, Sangakkara says thank you and drives it to the sweeper cover fence529/8
143FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, Gazi pays the price of keeping Sangakkara off strike, bowls another full toss outside off, Sanga drives it hard and into the deep extra cover fence533/8
144OUTShakib to Lakmal, out Lbw!! Shakib gets his fifth wicket of the innings. This was the quicker one that skids on, Lakmal plants his foot forward to defend but is beaten by the pace and is rapped on the pads, umpire Reiffel had no hesitation in raising his finger. The ball was heading towards middle and leg-stump. Lakmal lbw b Shakib 0(11)533/9
145.2SIXShakib to Sangakkara, SIX, tossed up around off, Sangakkara shimmies down the track and once again takes the aerial route, he sends it sailing over the long on fence541/9
147.3FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara shimmies down the track and lofts it on the bounce and into the deep mid wicket fence, he gets to his highest Test score547/9
147.4SIXShakib to Sangakkara, SIX, flighted on the stumps, Sangakkara makes room and sends it sailing over wide long on, he moves to 296553/9
147.5SIXShakib to Sangakkara, SIX, Sangakkara gets to his 1st triple hundred, floated around off, Sangakkara gets to the pitch and lofts it over deep mid wicket, he raises his arms and acknowledges the applause of his team-mates and the crowd559/9
148.5FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, drops it short and on the stumps, Sangakkara swivels and pulls it to the deep mid wicket fence564/9
150.3FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, tosses it up on off, Sangakkara advances down the pitch and lofts it beautifully on the bounce to long on fence568/9
156FOURMahmudullah to Pradeep, FOUR, Pradeep finally opens his account, short and turning down leg, Pradeep swivels and pulls it to the long leg fence582/9
156.4OUTNasir Hossain to Sangakkara, out Caught by Gazi!! End of a magnificent innings from Sangakkara. Nasir Hossain finishes the innings. This was a tossed up delivery on off, Sangakkara shimmies down the track and miscues the loft to long on, where Gazi settles under it and takes a good catch. Sangakkara c Gazi b Nasir Hossain 319(482) [4s-32 6s-8]582/10

Batting: Bangladesh

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
0.4OUTLakmal to Tamim, out Bowled!! Lakmal sends Tamim packing for a duck. High-fives all around the Lankan camp. This was a good length ball tailing in, Iqbal looks to block it with his feet paralysed, the ball sneaks through his attempted defence to hit the off-stump. The ball kept alarmingly low as well. Tamim b Lakmal 0(4)0/1
6.2FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, slightly back of a length and outside off, Rahman stands tall slaps it on the up, the ball screams away to the deep extra cover fence13/1
8.1FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, on a length and just outside off, Shamsur gets forward and plays a mere push, the rich timing carries it all the way to the long off fence. Shamsur's timing was a sight to behold on that occasion17/1
9.2FOURA Mendis to Shamsur, FOUR, tossed up and outside off, Shamsur drives it beautifully between extra cover and long off, the ball races away to the fence26/1
10.4FOURPradeep to Kayes, FOUR, back of a length and on off, Kayes rocks back and pulls it away to the deep square leg fence. He was well in control of that35/1
10.5SIXPradeep to Kayes, SIX, shortish and on the stumps, Kayes shapes up for the pull again, the ball balloons off the top edge over long leg. The Bangladesh fans in the crowd find their voice again41/1
12.5FOURPradeep to Kayes, FOUR, bouncer on the stumps, Kayes swivel-pulls uppishly to backward square leg. The third umpire has a look at that and deems it a four47/1
16.3FOURPradeep to Shamsur, FOUR, yorker outside off, Shamsur looks to squeeze it but the ball takes the outside edge, rolls past the first slip fielder for a boundary58/1
17.2FOURDilruwan Perera to Kayes, FOUR, Kayes decides to take on the spinner, as he comes down the track and lofts this tossed up delivery to the long on fence66/1
17.5FOURDilruwan Perera to Kayes, FOUR, half tracker outside off, Kayes does not miss out in dispatching it as he rocks back and cuts it powerfully to the sweeper cover fence70/1
19.3DROPPEDDilruwan Perera to Shamsur, 2 runs, Dropped! This was bit quicker and outside off, Shamsur runs it off the face of the bat to the left of Mahela, who goes for it with one hand and grasses it, that went quickly but he should have held on73/1
22.5DROPPEDA Mendis to Kayes, 1 run, Dropped! This was slower and turning away, Kayes comes down the track and looks to go big, the ball balloons off the top edge and goes towards mid-on, where Pradeep gets under it and spills a simple chance. What was Kayes thinking playing that shot with just 2 overs remaining?78/1
23.1FOURDilruwan Perera to Kayes, FOUR, short and outside off, Kayes rocks back and cuts it away to the third man fence, he did well to get on top of the bounce and roll his wrists over it82/1
25.4FOURDilruwan Perera to Kayes, FOUR, dug in short and width on the platter as well, Kayes goes deep in the crease and cuts it late behind point. Top shot that!90/1
26.2FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, Lakmal strays on the pads, Shamsur cashes in as he flicks it smartly, the timing enusres that it reached the backward square leg fence96/1
29.1OTHERDilruwan Perera to Shamsur, 1 run, special moment for the youngster as he picks up his maiden Test fifty via a tuck around to deep mid wicket98/1
31.3OTHERDilruwan Perera to Shamsur, 1 run, quicker and outside off, manoeuvred behind square leg to raise the 100 of partnership. Bangladesh will want these two set batters to carry on100/1
35.2FOURDilruwan Perera to Kayes, byes, FOUR, sliding down leg, Chandimal fails to gather it as the ball rolls away to the fine leg fence110/1
36.2FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, banged in short and down leg, Shamsur does not flinch as he unfurls a superbly controlled pull to the deep mid wicket fence though it was a bit uppish116/1
36.3FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, Lakmal is telegraphing these bouncers as Shamsur pulls it away beautifully, imparting enough impetus to reach the deep mid-wicket fence120/1
37.5OTHERDilruwan Perera to Kayes, 1 run, Kayes drives this fuller one to mid off and collects his second Test fifty. Good awareness from Shamsur as well123/1
38.5FOURPradeep to Shamsur, FOUR, on a length and outside off, Shamsur drives it handsomely behind point as he moves on to 69129/1
41FOURPradeep to Kayes, FOUR, short ball and put away with punishing efficieny. This was banged in on leg, Kayes unleashes a strong pull and banishes it to the deep mid wicket fence137/1
42.2FOURPradeep to Kayes, FOUR, slightly back of a length and on off, Kayes switches back and nails the cut as the ball rushes to the deep backward point fence143/1
42.3FOURPradeep to Kayes, FOUR, another cut and the result is the same. This was shortish and just outside off, Kayes puts it away to the deep extra cover boundary now147/1
42.4FOURPradeep to Kayes, FOUR, a hat-trick of boundaries for Kayes. This was shortish and on the stumps, Kayes pulls it away, the top edge travels to the deep mid wicket fence. Kayes was not in control of that shot but he reaps reward for his intent151/1
44.2FOURPradeep to Shamsur, FOUR, slightly back of a length and outside off, Shamsur lines up for a booming drive but the thick edge rolls away to the third man fence158/1
45.3FOURA Mendis to Kayes, FOUR, nice juicy full toss outside off, Kayes thumps it past cover, that was a real 'hit me delivery'165/1
46.4FOURPradeep to Kayes, no ball, FOUR, Jeepers! Another no-ball. This was slightly back of a length and outside off, Kayes commits himself to the drive, all he manages is an outside edge that travels to the third man fence after flying past second slip172/1
46.4FOURPradeep to Kayes, FOUR, Pradeep ventues short on the off-stump, Kayes switches back and blazes the cut past cover176/1
46.5FOURPradeep to Kayes, no ball, FOUR, length delivery outside off, Kayes guides it behind point. The no-ball rubs salt into the wounds of Pradeep181/1
47FOURPradeep to Kayes, FOUR, Pradeep leaks 20 off this over. This was overpitched and outside off, Kayes drives it gorgeously and sends the ball screaming past cover185/1
49.5SIXA Mendis to Shamsur, SIX, A Mendis drags the doosra short and outside off, Shamsur sits back and whacks the pull up and over the long on fence. Now, that is what you call an authoratative shot199/1
51.5OTHERA Mendis to Shamsur, 1 run, pitched up and outside off, driven away to deep backward point. That single brings up the 200 of the partnership200/1
57FOURMathews to Shamsur, FOUR, Shamsur gets to his maiden Test hundred, he gets there in style, length delivery outside off, Shamsur drives it on the up to the sweeper cover fence. He takes off his helmet and soaks in the applause of the crowd as well as his team-mates215/1
58.5FOURMathews to Shamsur, FOUR, excellent shot! This was pitched up on middle and leg, Shamsur gets slightly forward and punches it with a straight bat past mid-on, that as good an on-drive as you would see220/1
60.2FOURLakmal to Kayes, FOUR, Kayes gets his maiden hundred, Lakmal presents a short one outside off, Kayes stands tall and punches it to sweeper cover, the ball races away to the fence. He jumps and hugs his partner and acknowledges the crowd, who have got noisier228/1
60.4FOURLakmal to Kayes, byes, FOUR, length delivery outside off, Kayes shoulders arms, the ball goes on the bounce to Chandimal, who tries to stop it woth one-hand but doesn't, the ball rolls away to the boundary232/1
61.2OUTA Mendis to Shamsur, out Bowled!! A lapse in concentration costs Shamsur his wicket. This was the carrom ball on off-stump, Shamsur looks to hoick it across the line but misses it completely, the ball goes on to hit the timber. He walks back to a standing ovation from the crowd. Shamsur b A Mendis 106(191) [4s-11 6s-1]232/2
62FOURA Mendis to Mominul, FOUR, Mominul gets off the mark in style, overpitched outside off, he leans forward and creams the drive to sweeper cover, the fielder gives chase but to no avail236/2
67.2FOURDilruwan Perera to Mominul, FOUR, slightly short and around off, Mominul makes room and cuts it hard past the backward point fielder252/2
68OUTDilruwan Perera to Mominul, out Lbw!! Bangladesh lose two quick wickets. This was a full delivery on the stumps, Mominul goes for the sweep and is rapped on the pads, umpire Reiffel had no hesitation in raising his finger. The ball would have crashed into middle and leg-stump. Mominul lbw b Dilruwan Perera 13(24) [4s-2]252/3
70.5FOURA Mendis to Kayes, FOUR, quicker delivery on the pads, Kayes hangs back and helps it on the way to the long leg fence, the fielder was square and had no chance of stopping that258/3
72.3OUTA Mendis to Kayes, out Bowled!! Bangladesh are losing the plot here. A rush of blood from Kayes gets Sri Lanka another wicket. This was a flighted delivery on the stumps, Kayes comes down the track and looks to heave it across the line but misses as the ball crashes into middle-stump. He pulled a muscle as he came down the pitch and is being helped off the field by the physio. Kayes b A Mendis 115(218) [4s-17 6s-1]259/4
78SIXDilruwan Perera to Rahim, SIX, Rahim does not seem to have any injury, tossed up delivery on off-stump, he skips down the track and lofts it beautifully over the long on fence273/4
79FOURA Mendis to Shakib, FOUR, poor delivery to end the over, short and outside off, it was asking for trouble and Shakib obliges as he cuts it away with disdain to the sweeper cover fence277/4
80.2FOURLakmal to Shakib, FOUR, fuller and outside off, Shakib reaches out and gets a thick outside edge, the ball flies past backward point for a boundary283/4
82FOURDilruwan Perera to Shakib, FOUR, short and width provided outside off, Shakib is quick to latch onto it as he dispatches it with a cut shot to the square third man fence288/4
84.5FOURLakmal to Shakib, FOUR, full and outside off, Shakib leans forward and creams the drive past cover. The timing from Shakib left nothing to be wanted295/4
85.5FOURPradeep to Rahim, no ball, FOUR, good length delivery on middle, Rahim lunges forward and flicks it stylishly through mid-wicket. Pradeep overstepps for the umpteenth time today300/4
86FOURPradeep to Shakib, FOUR, Pradeep bangs this bouncer on the stumps, Shakib takes his eyes off the ball as he shapes up for the pull, the top edge sails over the keeper's head to the third man fence. Shakib may have been beaten for pace305/4
87.2FOURPradeep to Shakib, FOUR, Pradeep drags it short and just outside off, Shakib dispatches it away to the deep backward point fence by virtue of a strong cut shot309/4
89FOURMathews to Shakib, FOUR, Dropped and Sanga is the guilty culprit! To add to Sri Lanka's woes the ball rolls away to the third man fence. This was slightly back of a length and outside off, Shakib aims to steer it away, the outside edge is grazed and goes towards Sanga at widish first slip. He got his fingertips to the ball only to shell it317/4
89.4OUTDilruwan Perera to Rahim, out Caught by Kaushal Silva!! Dilruwan Perera gets his man this time. Took a couple of steps to defend, the ball brushes the gloves and deflects off the pads to the right of short leg, where Silva dives and plucks a one-handed stunner. Rahim c Kaushal Silva b Dilruwan Perera 20(56) [4s-1 6s-1]319/5
89.5FOURDilruwan Perera to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, fullish and outside outside off, Nasir slashes hard with the thickish edge traveling to point323/5
91.5FOURDilruwan Perera to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, dug in outside off, Nasir moves deep in the crease ans slaps it past cover, the ball hurries to the fence. Excellent balance as the key to that stroke329/5
92.4FOURMathews to Shakib, FOUR, similar length and outside off again, Shakib rocks back and cuts it, threading the gap between point and gully with surgical precision333/5
93.3FOURDilruwan Perera to Shakib, FOUR, fullish and outside off, Shakib executes a lofted drive to the long off fence338/5
94.3FOURMathews to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, drifting on to the hips, Nasir Hossain flicks it wristily to the deep backward square leg fence344/5
95.5FOURDilruwan Perera to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, on a length and outside off, Nasir Hossain waits for it and steers it away to third man. Nice, delicate late cut349/5
97OTHERA Mendis to Shakib, 1 run, fullish and outside off, Shakib taps it to cover and sets off for a quick single. Perera swooped in on the ball quickly but Nasir was well in at the keeper's end. That swift single raises Shakib's 16th Test half-century. The ground stands up and applauds Shakib350/5
97.1OUTDilruwan Perera to Shakib, out Caught by D Karunaratne!! The celebrations are shot-lived and Chittagong has been stunned into silience. This was beautifully tossed up and just outside off, Shakib aims to drive it on the up, he only checks the shot and spoons it tamely to short extra cover, where Karunaratne accepts the offering with glee. A rather tame dismissal, one must say. Shakib c D Karunaratne b Dilruwan Perera 50(89) [4s-9]350/6
98.2FOURA Mendis to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, terribly short and outside off, Nasir Hossain rocks back and slaps it away to the sweeper cover fence356/6
98.5FOURA Mendis to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, wide outside off, Nasir Hossain reaches out and guides it away to the third man fence for his second boundary of the over360/6
100.4FOURA Mendis to Mahmudullah, FOUR, shortish and outside off, Mahmudullah latches on to it as he cuts it square of the wicket on the off-side with a good blend of power and timing366/6
107FOURLakmal to Nasir Hossain, FOUR, short delivery on leg-stump, Nasir Hossain swivels and pulls it along the turf to fine leg, he got it very fine and beat the man in the deep comfortably381/6
111.4OUTA Mendis to Nasir Hossain, out Caught by Chandimal!! There is pin-drop silence in the ground. Mendis strikes at the fag end of the day. This was the quicker one outside off, Nasir Hossain goes for the cut and gets the faintest of edges to Chandimal, who takes it gleefully. Nasir walks back to the pavilion with a disappointed look on his face. Nasir Hossain c Chandimal b A Mendis 42(65) [4s-7]396/7
111.5OUTA Mendis to Gazi, out Lbw!! Well well Mendis is on hat-trick. Gazi goes for a golden duck. This was the googly from Mendis which Gazi does not pick as he comes forward to defend the off-spinner, the ball turns in and hits him on the pad. A straightforward decision for umpire Reiffel. The ball would have gone on to hit middle and leg-stump. Gazi lbw b A Mendis 0(1)396/8
113.3FOURA Mendis to Mahmudullah, FOUR, fired down the leg-side, Mahmudullah leans forward and tickles it past Chandimal for a boundary to fine leg403/8
114.4FOURDilruwan Perera to Mahmudullah, FOUR, turning down leg, Mahmudullah gets inside the line and glances it to the fine leg fence408/8
115.4OUTA Mendis to Mahmudullah, out Caught by Kaushal Silva!! Mendis, having found his rhythm in the last session yesterday, strikes with his fourth delivery on the fourth day to remove Mahmudullah. This was one the one that goes on with the arm, Mahmudullah strives to work it to the leg-side, instead he hits it straight down the throat of Silva at short leg. And Mendis collects his fourth 5-fer in Test cricket. Mahmudullah c Kaushal Silva b A Mendis 30(58) [4s-3]409/9
117.4SIXA Mendis to Razzak, SIX, length delivery just outside off, Razzak gets his front leg out of the way and slogs it powerfully over long-on. Typical tail-ender hit that!417/9
118FOURA Mendis to A Hossain, FOUR, now its Hossain's turn to flex his muscles. This was quicker on leg, Al-Amin slog sweeps it over to the deep mid-wicket fence422/9
119.5OUTA Mendis to A Hossain, out Bowled!! Off goes the middle stump. This was pushed through on the stumps, A Hossain seeks a booming drive but misses it entirely as the ball crashes onto middle to bring the curtains down on Bangladesh's first essay. A Hossain b A Mendis 9(22) [4s-1]426/10

Batting: Sri Lanka

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
5FOURA Hossain to D Karunaratne, FOUR, outside edge but to profitable results for Sri Lanka. This was slightly back of a length and on off, Karunaratne pushes at it with the thickish outside edge flying between slips and gully to the third man fence12/0
6.1FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, A Hossain bangs this bouncer on the stumps, Silva goes on the backfoot and hooks it, the ball balloons off the top edge over the keeper's head to the fine leg fence17/0
6.3FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, good length delivery outside off, Silva aims to drive with the outside edge evading the slip cordon before travelling to the third man fence21/0
10.1FOURA Hossain to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, filthy half tracker on middle and leg and dispatched with punishing efficiency. Silva's pull to the deep square leg fence was nothing short of strong33/0
12.3OUTMahmudullah to D Karunaratne, out Caught by Nasir Hossain!! The bowling change reaps instant success. This was slightly back of a length and pushed through outside off, Karunaratne shapes up for a cut but only manages a thick outside edge that is grabbed by Nasir at first slip. Razor-sharp catch that! D Karunaratne c Nasir Hossain b Mahmudullah 15(38) [4s-1]36/1
16FOURShakib to Kaushal Silva, FOUR, short and outside off, Silva brings out a powerful cut and sends the ball to the deep backward point fence48/1
17OUTMahmudullah to Kaushal Silva, out Lbw!! Mahmudullah is pleased as punch while Silva walks back forlornly. This was a gorgeously tossed up, Silva misses the defence with his feet paralysed and is trapped in front of off. The umpire judges Silva OUT as the crowd rumble at Chittagong. It would have gone on to hit middle and leg. Kaushal Silva lbw b Mahmudullah 29(48) [4s-4]49/2
17.4FOURShakib to M Jayawardene, FOUR, dug in short on middle and Mahela is too good a player to miss out. Smart and swift footwork as Jayawardene rocks back in a flash and pulls it away to the deep square leg fence54/2
20.5FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, tossed up on middle, Sangakkara skates down the track, meets the pitch of the ball and lofts it expertly over the bowler's head62/2
21.2FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, fullish and well outside off, Sangakkara leans forward and flays it to the deep extra cover fence. Pure Class!67/2
29.1OUTShakib to M Jayawardene, out Lbw!! It's that man, Shakib, who strikes for the hosts. Mahela looks back as to where the ball was heading but umpire Llong was convinced. This was the arm-ball from Shakib, Jayawardene comes slightly forward and misses to get bat as the ball raps him on the pads, it struck him on middle and leg. It would have gone on to clip leg-stump. M Jayawardene lbw b Shakib 11(29) [4s-1]78/3
33FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, rare loose delivery from Mahmudullah, Sangakkara in this form won't miss out on those as he rocks back and cuts it square of the wicket for a boundary. Lead goes past 25090/3
33.4FOURShakib to Chandimal, FOUR, Shakib follows his partner by dropping it short and outside off, Chandimal gets on top of the bounce and cuts it handsomely to the sweeper cover fence94/3
40.1FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, poor start after the break, half tracker outside off, Sangakkara rocks back and cuts it powerfully to the sweeper cover fence114/3
40.5FOURGazi to Chandimal, FOUR, excellent shot! Half volley outside off, Chandimal leans forward and caresses the drive to the deep exta cover fence, a copybook style cover drive119/3
46.1FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, loosener from Mahmudullah, short and outside off, Sangakkara continues his fine form as he cuts it square of the wicket and brings up his 46th Test fifty142/3
50.1FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, drops it short just outside off, Sangakkara hangs back and pulls it over mid-on, the ball goes on the bounce and into the fence158/3
51.1SIXShakib to Sangakkara, SIX, Sangakkara takes full toll on the short delivery as he deposits it way over the deep mid wicket fence, he made that look way too easy165/3
51.5FOURShakib to Sangakkara, FOUR, looks like Sanga is changing gears, full delivery down leg, Sangakkara helps it on its way with a sweep shot, the ball rolls to the long leg fence171/3
54OTHERShakib to Chandimal, 2 runs, flatter on middle and leg, Chandimal goes deep in the crease and whips it to deep mid wicket, he wanted the third but is sent back. That also brings up the 100 run stand between these two178/3
55FOURMahmudullah to Sangakkara, FOUR, round arm delivery down leg-side, Sangakkara helps it on the way with a pull shot, this is becoming ridiculously easy for Sanga184/3
55.2FOURMominul to Sangakkara, FOUR, gifted full toss outside off, Sangakkara does not miss out as he drives it hard to the deep extra cover fence. That brings up 400 runs in this Test for Sanga189/3
55.5FOURMominul to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sangakkara comes down the track and takes it on the full as he drives it beautifully to deep extra cover, there was a fielder at long off but he had no chance of stopping that. He is into the 90's195/3
56.1OTHERNasir Hossain to Chandimal, 1 run, tossed up on middle, driven down to long on as Chandimal raises his fifty196/3
59.5FOURGazi to Sangakkara, FOUR, finesse from Sanga! This was on a length and outside off, Sangakkara waited for an age and late cut it delicately to the third man fence211/3
61FOURNasir Hossain to Chandimal, FOUR, dropped short and just outside off, Chandimal moves deep in the crease and cuts it strongly as the ball whistles away to the deep cover fence217/3
61.1SIXGazi to Sangakkara, SIX, tonked! 35th Test ton for the champion batsman. Sanga follows up the maiden triple with a sublime ton. He reaches the milestone by punishing this short ball with an emphatic pull to the cow-corner fence.Chandimal envelopes the man of the moment with a bear hug. His mates in the change room applaud his effort too. What a player!223/3
61.2OUTGazi to Sangakkara, out Bowled!! Goochie's record is now safe as the houses as Sanga perishes. Sangakkara shuffles across and looks to paddle this fine but in the process yorks himself. The ball ricochets off the pad and clatters into the leg-stump. Nasir Hossain would heave a sigh of releif now. Sangakkara b Gazi 105(144) [4s-11 6s-2]223/4
63.3FOURGazi to Mathews, FOUR, fine piece of improvisation. This was tossed up on off, Mathews reverse-sweeps it away to the square third man fence235/4
71.3FOURGazi to Chandimal, FOUR, on a length and just outside off, Chandimal unfurls a sweet little late cut to the third man fence272/4
73.4FOURGazi to Mathews, FOUR, tossed up just outside off, Mathews gets on his knees and sweeps it behind square leg for boundary, good use of the wrist to keep it along the ground287/4
74.3SIXMominul to Mathews, SIX, flighted outside leg-stump, Mathews dances down the wicket and lofts it handsomely over the deep mid wicket fence296/4
74.4FOURMominul to Mathews, FOUR, short and outside off, Mathews makes a bit of room and cuts it to deep extra cover, that kept a bit low but Mathews adjusted well300/4
75.5OTHERGazi to Chandimal, 1 run, Chandimal gets to his 3rd Test hundred, Sanga is seen capturing the moment on his camera as Chandimal nudges it to square leg to get there, he takes off his helmet and kisses the crest on it305/4

Batting: Bangladesh

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
0.5FOURLakmal to Tamim, FOUR, Lakmal tests Tamim with a bouncer, he takes it on as he muscles the pull to the deep mid wicket fence4/0
10.3FOURLakmal to Shamsur, FOUR, edged but safe! This was the sucker full delivery outside off, Shamsur is unable to resist his temptation as he seeks to drive with the resultant thickish edge flying past slips and gully en-route to the third man fence17/0
11.3DROPPEDDilruwan Perera to Tamim, 1 run, quicker and outside off, Iqbal guides it towards third man for a single18/0
16FOURPradeep to Shamsur, no ball,FOUR, Oh there comes the no-ball from Pradeep and to rub salt into the wound, Shamsur strikes a boundary. This was fullish and outside off, Shamsur drives it past point, the ball races away25/0
16.4FOURLakmal to Tamim, no ball, FOUR, jeepers, looks like the no-ball fever has caught up with Lakmal as well. This was a short of length delivery on the leg stump, Tamim connects the pull and banishes it to the deep mid wicket fence30/0
18.3FOURA Mendis to Shamsur, FOUR, A Mendis strays in length as he drags this short and presents width as well, Shamsur latches on to it as he cuts it strongly behind point39/0
19.4FOURPradeep to Tamim, FOUR, Pradeep now errs on the pads, that is in Tamim's zone as he nails the flick, the ball travels to the deep square leg fence43/0
20.5FOURA Mendis to Tamim, FOUR, dug in marginally short and outside off, Tamim waits for it and unfurls a cute little late cut to the third man fence48/0
22.1FOURA Mendis to Tamim, FOUR, fired down leg, Tamim helps it across to fine leg via a deft glance. That is the fifth boundary for Tamim52/0
23.3FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Shamsur, FOUR, Crunched! This was overpitched and outside off as well, Shamsur drives it with a good blend of power and timing to the deep extra cover fence58/0
24.1FOURA Mendis to Shamsur, FOUR, fired outside off, evidence of extra bounce, Shamsur hunts for a cut but the ball races away to third man off a thickish outside edge63/0
29.4OUTKithuruwan Vithanage to Tamim, out Bowled!! Kithuruwan Vithanage has separated Bangladesh's opening pair. This was tossed up invitingly outside off, Tamim's eyes lit up as he attempted a drive, the ball turned in sharply from wide outside off to beat the edge and hit the top of off. Blimey, that was a corker! Tamim b Kithuruwan Vithanage 31(102) [4s-5]71/1
33.2FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Shamsur, FOUR, loose full toss down leg, Shamsur aims for a sweep, the ball travels to the fine leg fence off a bottom edge80/1
34.3OUTDilruwan Perera to Shamsur, out Bowled!! Perera has struck just 10 minutes before the lunch break to unite Shamsur with his opening partner. Dilruwan Perera gives this loads of air and just outside off, Shamsur cathes the bait as he comes on the frontfoot to drive, the ball kisses the inside edge and disturbs the stumps. The Sri Lankan spinners are turning it on at Chittagong. Shamsur b Dilruwan Perera 45(98) [4s-6]81/2
35.4FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Mominul, byes, FOUR, back of a length and outside off, prodigious turn and bounce. That was too hot for the keeper as well. Mahela now moves into leg-slip from first slip86/2
35.5FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Mominul, FOUR, on a length and outside off, Mominul to third man, comes on the frontfoot to defend, the ball grazes the outside edge and rolls away to the third man fence after passing through the vacant slip cordon90/2
37.2FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Kayes, FOUR, half tracker around off, Kayes makes a bit of room and plays the cut late, the ball races away to the third man fence95/2
45.5FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Kayes, FOUR, overpitched outside off, Kayes does not miss out on that as he leans forward and cracks the drive to deep extra cover, the fielder at sweeper had no chance of stopping that113/2
46.4FOURA Mendis to Mominul, FOUR, Mominul decides to play the sweep and he does very well to get on top of it and smash it to the deep backward square leg fence127/2
46.5FOURA Mendis to Mominul, FOUR, fires this in outside off, Mominul waits and plays a delicate late cut, he used the pace of ball superbly. That brings up the 50 run partnership and the crowd are liking what they are seeing131/2
48FOURDilruwan Perera to Kayes, FOUR, short delivery outside off, it just sat up there to be put away and Kayes latches on to it as he cuts it powerfully square of the wicket on the off-side139/2
52.2FOURLakmal to Mominul, FOUR, good length ball outside off, Mominul flays at it and the ball flies off the outside edge past the diving gully fielder, not the most convincing of shots148/2
53.5OUTDilruwan Perera to Kayes, out Lbw!! Perera strikes straightaway after drinks. This was pushed through on off-stump, Kayes stays rooted to the crease and is rapped on the pads, the ball would have gone on to hit middle-stump. Umpire Llong wasted no time in raising his finger. This again opens up the game for the visitors. Kayes lbw b Dilruwan Perera 25(66) [4s-3]151/3
57.4FOURA Mendis to Mominul, FOUR, overpitched just outside off, Mominul transfers his weight on to the front foot and drills the drive to deep extra cover, the timing takes it to the fence162/3
58.5FOURPradeep to Shakib, no ball, FOUR, Pradeep oversteps for the 4th time in this innings to go with 13 in the first, fuller and outside off, Shakib flashes hard, the ball flies off the outside edge over the gully fielder, poor shot from the experienced batsman169/3
60.1FOURPradeep to Mominul, FOUR, half volley outside off, Mominul leans forward and caresses the drive to deep extra cover, he gets to his 4th Test fifty with that boundary176/3
63.1FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Mominul, FOUR, starts with a loosener, juicy full toss just outside off, Mominul clips it wide of Sanga at mid-on, who does not dive as he lets the ball go past him185/3
64.1FOURDilruwan Perera to Shakib, FOUR, poor delivery to start a new spell, short and outside off, Shakib latches on to it as he employs the cut and smacks it to the sweeper cover fence191/3
64.3FOURDilruwan Perera to Mominul, FOUR, drifting down leg, Mominul helps it on the way with a nice tickle, he used the pace of the ball to good effect196/3
65.3FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Mominul, FOUR, half tracker on off, Mominul does not miss out as he swivels and pulls it to the deep backward square leg fence203/3
67.4FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Shakib, FOUR, nimble footwork. Shakib skates down the pitch, takes it on the full and executes a nifty drive to the long on fence214/3
67.5FOURKithuruwan Vithanage to Shakib, FOUR, full toss on the stumps, Shakib sashays down the track again and whips it away between midwicket and long on218/3
73FOURDilruwan Perera to Mominul, FOUR, this time he snatches a boundary. This was dragged a bit short and there was width on the platter as well, Shakib cuts this one late and banishes it to the square third man fence237/3
75.5FOURA Mendis to Mominul, FOUR, this one reared up from a length close to off, Mominul cuts it to the right of Mahela at first slip and to the third man fence. Mahela in fact got his finger tips to the fast traveling ball248/3
77FOURDilruwan Perera to Shakib, FOUR, slightly back of a length and width on offer, Shakib takes full toll of it as he drives it square of the wicket on the off-side, two men try to converge on the ball but they are beaten by Shakib's timing254/3
80.1FOURPradeep to Mominul, byes, FOUR, wrong line as Pradeep sprays it down leg, gets it to swing as well, Chandimal had no chance inspite of a gallant dive264/3
84.4OTHERPradeep to Mominul, 1 run, 3rd Test ton for Mominul! What a gritty knock from the youngster. The fans are up on their feet to salute his effort. His mates in the dressing room are chuffed as well. Mominul reaches the landmark by whipping this length delivery off his pads behind square leg271/3