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Bangladesh v. Sri Lanka

Asia Cup 2014

Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur: Thursday 6 March 2014 14:00 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat.

Result: Sri Lanka win by 3 wickets

Sri Lanka 1st innings

End of Over 49 (12 runs)
Bowler: Arafat Sunny
Sri Lanka: 208-7 (rr 4.24)

48.6
Four Runs
FOUR! Sunny to Mathews. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs. Fittingly Mathews hits the winning runs and Sri Lanka end the group stage unbeaten. Bangladesh bowled well this time around, restricting Sri Lanka to 8/3 and 75/5 but ultimately their batsmen did not give them a big enough total to defend and Mathews was too good under pressure to end unbeaten on 74.

48.5
One Run
Sunny to Senanayake. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to mid on for 1 run, fielded by Al Hasan.

48.4
One Run
Sunny to Mathews. Stock ball yorker, off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Rahman.

48.3
One Run
Sunny to Senanayake. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Hossain.

48.2
Four Runs
FOUR! Sunny to Senanayake. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long on for 4 runs.

48.1
One Run
Sunny to Mathews. Stock ball full toss, off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Haque.

End of Over 48 (3 runs)
Bowler: Al-Amin Hossain
Sri Lanka: 196-7 (rr 4.08)

47.6
One Run
Hossain to Mathews. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Rahman.

47.5
One Run
Hossain to Senanayake. Length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, to mid off for 1 run, fielded by Rahim.

47.4
No Runs
Hossain to Senanayake. Seaming in length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Hossain.

47.3
No Runs
Hossain to Senanayake. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Rahman.

47.2
One Run
Hossain to Mathews. Slower ball short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Haque.

47.1
Run Out
OUT! Run Out. Hossain to Perera. Length ball, off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to mid off, direct hit by Hossain. Hesitation and Rubel hits direct to leave Perera well short. Poor running from Sri Lanka they have the game in the bag and there is no need to risk a quick single

End of Over 47 (8 runs)
Bowler: Mahmudullah
Sri Lanka: 193-6 (rr 4.11)

46.6
One Run
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, mis-timed to long on for 1 run, fielded by Rahman.

46.5
Two Runs
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, mis-timed to long off for 2 runs, fielded by Rahman.

46.4
One Run
Mahmudullah to Mathews. Off break length ball, middle stump no foot movement working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Al Hasan.

46.3
One Run
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break short, off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Haque.

46.2
Wide
Wide Mahmudullah to Mathews. Off break back of a length, wide down leg side on the back foot pulling, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Bijoy.

46.1
One Run
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break half volley, middle stump no foot movement driving, well timed to long on for 1 run, fielded by Rahman.

End of Over 46 (4 runs)
Bowler: Al-Amin Hossain
Sri Lanka: 185-6 (rr 4.02)

45.6
One Run
Hossain to Perera. Length ball, middle stump no foot movement working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Haque.

45.5
No Runs
Hossain to Perera. Full toss, to leg on the front foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Hossain.

45.4
One Run
Hossain to Mathews. Full toss, off stump no foot movement pushing, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Hossain.

45.3
No Runs
Hossain to Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Hossain.

45.2
No Runs
Hossain to Mathews. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Mahmudullah.

45.1
Two Runs
Hossain to Mathews. Length ball, middle stump no foot movement glancing, to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Rahman.

End of Over 45 (5 runs)
Bowler: Shakib Al Hasan
Sri Lanka: 181-6 (rr 4.02)

44.6
Wide
Wide Al Hasan to Perera. Quicker ball half volley, down leg side no foot movement, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Bijoy.

44.5
One Run
Al Hasan to Mathews. Stock length ball, to leg no foot movement working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Sunny.

44.4
One Run
Al Hasan to Perera. Stock length ball, middle stump no foot movement working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run.

44.3
One Run
Al Hasan to Mathews. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to deep cover for 1 run.

44.2
No Runs
Al Hasan to Mathews. Stock ball short, off stump on the back foot cutting, to cover for no runs, fielded by Sunny.

44.1
One Run
Al Hasan to Perera. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Hossain.

End of Over 44 (11 runs)
Bowler: Mahmudullah
Sri Lanka: 176-6 (rr 4.00)

43.6
One Run
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break length ball, down leg side no foot movement glancing, to short fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Hossain.

43.5
One Run
Mahmudullah to Mathews. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot working, to leg gully for 1 run, fielded by Rahim.

43.4
Four Runs
FOUR! Mahmudullah to Mathews. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, outside edge past third man for 4 runs, dropped catch by Bijoy. That could be the final nail in the coffin as the outside edge slips passed the wicketkeeper's gloves

43.3
Four Runs
FOUR! Mahmudullah to Mathews. Off break short, off stump on the back foot cutting, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. Loose delivery and Mathews finds the gap beautifully

43.2
No Runs
Mahmudullah to Mathews. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot pushing, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Al Hasan.

43.1
One Run
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Rahman.

End of Over 43 (2 runs)
Bowler: Shakib Al Hasan
Sri Lanka: 165-6 (rr 3.84)

42.6
No Runs
Al Hasan to Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump no foot movement defending, to point for no runs, fielded by Sunny.

42.5
No Runs
Al Hasan to Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, outside edge to slips for no runs, fielded by Hossain.

42.4
No Runs
Al Hasan to Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Al Hasan.

42.3
One Run
Al Hasan to Perera. Stock ball back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Hossain.

42.2
No Runs
Al Hasan to Perera. Stock ball half volley, middle stump no foot movement working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Rahim.

42.1
One Run
Al Hasan to Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump no foot movement defending, to point for 1 run, mis-fielded by Sunny. First fifty in the match as Sunny misfields the ball allowing them to scamper through for the single

End of Over 42 (4 runs)
Bowler: Mahmudullah
Sri Lanka: 163-6 (rr 3.88)

41.6
No Runs
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Rahman.

41.5
Two Runs
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot Late Cut, well timed to third man for 2 runs, fielded by Al Hasan.

41.4
No Runs
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Rahman.

41.3
No Runs
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break back of a length, middle stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Rahim.

41.2
One Run
Mahmudullah to Mathews. Off break back of a length, to leg on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Al Hasan.

41.1
One Run
Mahmudullah to Perera. Off break half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to long on for 1 run, fielded by Hossain.

End of Over 41 (2 runs)
Bowler: Shakib Al Hasan
Sri Lanka: 159-6 (rr 3.88)

40.6
One Run
Al Hasan to Perera. Stock length ball, to leg no foot movement working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Haque.

40.5
One Run
Al Hasan to Mathews. Stock length ball, to leg no foot movement working, to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Rahman.

40.4
No Runs
Al Hasan to Mathews. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Mahmudullah.


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