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SL VS BAN Cricket Commentary

Super 12 - Match 1524-Oct-2021

171/420.0 oversRun rate: 8.55
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172/518.5 oversRun rate: 9.13
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 5 wickets
Sri Lanka First innings
Nasum Ahmed2.5|0|29|2
418.518.5: Nasum Ahmed to Charith Asalanka, FOUR! A flatter ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka looks to push but gets a thick outside edge and the ball races away to the third man fence. SRI LANKA WIN BY 5 WICKETS. 
218.418.4: Nasum Ahmed to Charith Asalanka, A full ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka skips down and looks to go over the off side but toe-ends it over point for a brace as the cover fielder cuts it off. 
118.318.3: Nasum Ahmed to Dasun Shanaka, Short and on off. Dasun Shanaka slaps it to covers for a single. 
018.218.2: Nasum Ahmed to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, OUT! TIMBER! Is there a twist in this game? A flatter ball, angling around middle and leg. Bhanuka Rajapaksa backs away and looks to cut but fails to get any bat on it. The ball sneaks through and disturbs the stumps behind. 7 needed in 10 balls. 
218.118.1: Nasum Ahmed to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, A full ball, on middle. Bhanuka Rajapaksa reverse hits it to deep point for a brace. 
18 Overs | Runs : 163/4 | Run rate : 9.06
017.617.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, A widish yorker now, outside off. Chamika Karunaratne swings and misses. 9 needed in 12 balls. 
117.517.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Around off, pushed to covers for a single. 
217.417.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, A length ball, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa steers it through backward point for a couple of runs. The fielder in the deep throws it to the keeper who removes the bails off. Bhanuka was well in though. Two taken. Also, Fifty for Bhanuka Rajapaksa, a wonderful innings from him and he will look to take his team over the line. 
017.317.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Excellent bowling! A yorker, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa fails to dig it out. 
117.217.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, Very full and outside off. Charith Asalanka drives it to deep point for a single.
017.117.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, Fuller in length, outside off. Charith Asalanka is happy to let that one go through the keeper's gloves. 
17 Overs | Runs : 159/4 | Run rate : 9.35
116.616.6: Shakib Al Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Flatter and on middle, flicked to square leg for a single. 13 needed in 18 balls.
616.516.5: Shakib Al Hasan to Charith Asalanka, SIX! This has been a wonderful innings from Charith Asalanka! Worth remembering it! A full ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka shuffles across and smashes it straight down the ground for a maximum.
016.416.4: Shakib Al Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Loopy ball, on middle. Defended out.
116.316.3: Shakib Al Hasan to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, On middle, flicked to mid-wicket for a single.
216.216.2: Shakib Al Hasan to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Good effort from Mohammad Naim! A full ball, on off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa dances down the track and heaves it to deep mid-wicket. Naim, the fielder there, keeps his eyes on the ball and takes the catch in the deep. His momentum was taking him over the ropes so he lobs the ball in the air and saves some runs for his team. Might count as a drop but brilliant effort nonetheless. 
116.116.1: Shakib Al Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Tossed up on middle. Charith Asalanka skips down and tucks it to mid-wicket for a single.
16 Overs | Runs : 148/4 | Run rate : 9.25
415.615.6: Mohammad Saifuddin to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, FOUR! Game-changing over for Sri Lanka! A full toss, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa carves it over extra cover and fetches himself a boundary. He moves onto 45. 22 runs coming from the over. 
115.515.5: Mohammad Saifuddin to Charith Asalanka, A low full toss outside off, Charith Asalanka thumps it straight down the ground for one. 
115.415.4: Mohammad Saifuddin to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Slower ball, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa dances down the track and works it to deep mid-wicket for a single. 
415.315.3: Mohammad Saifuddin to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, FOUR! Sensational batting! Very full, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa throws his bat at it and squeezes it towards the third man region for a boundary. 
615.215.2: Mohammad Saifuddin to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, SIX! The birthday boy is making sure he gifts himself and his side a great present. Length ball, outside off, Bhanuka Rajapaksa swings across the line and clobbers it way over deep square leg for a maximum. 
615.115.1: Mohammad Saifuddin to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, SIX! That has travelled all the way! An off-cutter, on middle. Bhanuka Rajapaksa flicks it off his pads. He is early into his flick and the ball goes off the toe end of the bat way over the fine leg region for a massive six. 
15 Overs | Runs : 126/4 | Run rate : 8.4
014.814.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, Short of a length, outside off. Charith Asalanka leaves it untouched. 46 needed from 30 balls. 
114.714.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, On middle, worked to deep square leg for a single. 
014.614.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, WIDE! Slower delivery, down the leg side. Bhanuka Rajapaksa looks to work it on the leg side but misses. Wided. 
014.514.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Short of a length, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa is taken aback by the bounce as the ball gets big on him. In the end, leaves it alone. 
114.414.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, DROPPED! Liton Das is the culprit again! Short of a length, outside off. Charith Asalanka smashes it straight to the throat of the deep extra cover fielder. Liton Das charges ahead to take the catch but spills it out yet again. A single taken. 
014.314.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, WIDE! A length ball, angling down the leg side. Charith Asalanka misses his flick. 
014.214.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, Length ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka looks to hoick but he drags it back on his boots. Mustafizur Rahman moves to his left to stop the ball. 
114.114.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, On a good length, around off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa guides it to third man for a run.
14 Overs | Runs : 121/4 | Run rate : 8.64
113.713.6: Mahmudullah to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Flighted ball, on middle. Bhanuka Rajapaksa tucks it on the leg side for a single. 
113.613.5: Mahmudullah to Charith Asalanka, Outside off, dabbed past point for one. 
613.513.4: Mahmudullah to Charith Asalanka, SIX! Clobbered! Floats it up, on middle. Charith Asalanka goes down on his knee and slog-sweeps it powerfully over deep mid-wicket for a biggie. Charith Asalanka is turning it on for Sri Lanka! 
013.413.4: Mahmudullah to Charith Asalanka, WIDE! Full and way too outside off, Charith Asalanka leaves it alone. Wided. 
013.313.3: Mahmudullah to Charith Asalanka, Tosses it up, outside off. Charith Asalanka crunches it but straight to cover. 
613.213.2: Mahmudullah to Charith Asalanka, SIX! Whoa! Full and outside off, Charith Asalanka shimmies down and hammers this one over long on for a maximum. 87 metre biggie! 
113.113.1: Mahmudullah to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Flatter ball, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa slaps it through covers for one. 
13 Overs | Runs : 105/4 | Run rate : 8.08
112.612.6: Afif Hossain to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Short and on off, Bhanuka Rajapaksa shimmies down and kncoks it to long off for a single. 
112.512.5: Afif Hossain to Charith Asalanka, FIFTY! On off, Charith Asalanka pushes it through covers for a single. Has been a fighting knock from him so far. 
112.412.4: Afif Hossain to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Short and on off, Bhanuka Rajapaksa dabs it to short third man for a single. 
412.312.3: Afif Hossain to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, DROPPED AND FOUR! How costly will this prove? Tosses it up, on off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa gets on his knees and sweeps it towards deep square leg. Liton Das misjudges and perhaps runs way too ahead. He then backracks but only manages to get fingertips to it. The ball races away to the boundary. 
212.212.2: Afif Hossain to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Loopy ball, on middle. Bhanuka Rajapaksa steps out and works it to deep square leg for a brace. 
612.112.1: Afif Hossain to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, SIX! Boom! Floats it up, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa advances down the track and smacks it over deep extra cover for a biggie. Confident looking shot that! 
12 Overs | Runs : 90/4 | Run rate : 7.5
111.611.6: Mahmudullah to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Floated, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa looks to slog-sweep but he miscues it to wide of deep mid-wicket. A single to end the over. 82 runs needed off 48 balls!
011.511.5: Mahmudullah to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Flatter and quicker, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa hits it back to the bowler off the toe-end. Mahmudullah does well to stop the ball by diving to his right.
111.411.4: Mahmudullah to Charith Asalanka, Nicely tossed up, outside off. Charith Asalanka goes for the expansive drive but it goes off the outer half of the bat towards sweeper cover. The batters cross for a run.
111.311.3: Mahmudullah to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Just a tad short, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa skips down and eases it down to long off for another run.
111.211.2: Mahmudullah to Charith Asalanka, Flatter ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka stays back and pushes it to long off for a single.
111.111.1: Mahmudullah to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Tossed up, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa gets low and sweeps it uppishly to the left of the deep mid-wicket fielder. A single taken.
11 Overs | Runs : 85/4 | Run rate : 7.73
110.710.6: Mahedi Hasan to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, A quicker ball, on the pads. Bhanuka Rajapaksa flicks it to deep mid-wicket for a run.
010.610.5: Mahedi Hasan to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Floated, outside off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa defends it off the front foot.
010.510.4: Mahedi Hasan to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Tossed up, on off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa blocks it out.
210.410.3: Mahedi Hasan to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Fuller in length, around leg. Bhanuka Rajapaksa prods and paddles it past short fine leg for a couple of runs.
110.310.2: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Flatter ball, on the pads. Charith Asalanka tucks it to the leg side for a run.
010.210.2: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Wide! NOT OUT! Flatter ball, way down leg. Charith Asalanka misses his pull shot. Nurul Hasan, behind the sticks collects the ball cleanly and puts in an appeal but the umpire says no. Mahmudullah opts for a review but the UltraEdge shows that the ball was nowhere near the bat and Bangladesh lose their reveiw.
010.110.1: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Flatter ball, down leg. Charith Asalanka tucks it to short fine leg.
10 Overs | Runs : 80/4 | Run rate : 8
09.69.6: Mohammad Saifuddin to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Length ball, on off. Bhanuka Rajapaksa drives it to mid off. Charith Asalanka wanted a single but is rightly sent back by Rajapaksa. 92 runs needed off 60 balls!
09.59.4: Mohammad Saifuddin to Wanindu Hasaranga, OUT! CAUGHT! Another one bites the dust! It is the in-form Wanindu Hasaranga who has to walk back to the hut now! Slower ball, on a length, around middle. Hasaranga looks to heave it away but it goes of the toe end and the ball loops up in the air towards deep mid-wicket. Mohammad Naim runs in from the deep and takes a good catch.
19.59.5: Mohammad Saifuddin to Charith Asalanka, Back of a length, outside off. Charith Asalanka hangs back and punches it towards deep cover to take a run.
49.49.3: Mohammad Saifuddin to Wanindu Hasaranga, FOUR! EDGY! Good-length ball, outside off. Wanindu Hasaranga looks to drive on the up but it takes the outside edge and the ball flies over short third man. A boundary.
19.39.2: Mohammad Saifuddin to Charith Asalanka, Length ball, on the pads. Charith Asalanka tucks it to the leg side for a single.
09.29.2: Mohammad Saifuddin to Charith Asalanka, Wide! Mohammad Saifuddin spills this one down leg. Charith Asalanka leaves it alone. Wided!
19.19.1: Mohammad Saifuddin to Wanindu Hasaranga, Length ball, outside off. Wanindu Hasaranga comes forward and pushes it uppishly towards sweeper cover. A single taken.
9 Overs | Runs : 72/3 | Run rate : 8
18.68.6: Shakib Al Hasan to Wanindu Hasaranga, A bit quicker, outside off, on a length. Wanindu Hasaranga hangs back and cuts it to deep cover. He gets off the mark with a single.
08.58.5: Shakib Al Hasan to Wanindu Hasaranga, Tossed up, on off. Wanindu Hasaranga drives but finds the cover fielder.
08.48.4: Shakib Al Hasan to Avishka Fernando, OUT! BOWLED! Shakib Al Hasan strikes yet again and he is on a roll! Sri Lanka are in a spot of bother now! A bit quicker, around middle. Avishka Fernando looks to play it across the line and the ball sneaks through his bat and pad to crash onto the stumps.
08.38.3: Shakib Al Hasan to Avishka Fernando, Flatter ball, around off. Avishka Fernando hangs back and pushes it to covers.
08.28.2: Shakib Al Hasan to Avishka Fernando, Nicely tossed up, on off. Avishka Fernando prods to block this one out.
08.18.1: Shakib Al Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, OUT! BOWLED! Shakib Al Hasan comes back and gets the breakthrough straightaway! Sri Lanka lose their second wicket! Tossed up, around off, coming in with the angle. Pathum Nissanka gets down on his knee to sweep but he misses and the ball crashes onto his off pole.
8 Overs | Runs : 71/2 | Run rate : 8.88
07.67.6: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Good fielding! A full ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka drives it to covers where the fielder dives to his left and stops it. 101 needed in 72 balls.
17.57.5: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, On middle, drilled down to long on for a single.
07.47.4: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, On middle, this one stays low off the deck. Pathum Nissanka nudges it to mid-wicket.
17.37.3: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Serves a slower ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka tucks it to mid-wicket for a single. 
17.27.2: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, Now a short ball, quicker and on middle, pushed down to long on for a single.
17.17.1: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Angles it on the pads, flicked to mid-wicket for a single.
7 Overs | Runs : 67/1 | Run rate : 9.57
26.66.6: Mustafizur Rahman to Pathum Nissanka, Nicely driven but just for a brace! A full ball, outside off. Pathum Nissanka leans and caresses it through covers for a couple. 
16.56.5: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, Length ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka cuts it through the diving point fielder for a single.
46.46.4: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, FOUR! Extra-bounce this time! A length ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka looks to punch it on the off side but the extra bounce takes a thick outside edge and the ball races away to third man fence.
16.36.3: Mustafizur Rahman to Pathum Nissanka, Another length ball, outside off. Pathum Nissanka guides it to third man for one more.
16.26.2: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, On a length, outside off. Charith Asalanka dabs it to third man for a single.
46.16.1: Mustafizur Rahman to Charith Asalanka, FOUR! Pure timing! A length ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka drives it through covers and the ball races away to the fence.
6 Overs | Runs : 54/1 | Run rate : 9
15.75.6: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Darted on the pads, this is flicked to mid-wicket for a single. At the end of the Powerplay, Sri Lanka are 54/1. 118 needed in 84 balls. 
15.65.5: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, On middle. Pathum Nissanka whacks it to deep square leg for a single.
65.55.4: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, SIX! Clean strike! A full ball, on middle. Pathum Nissanka advances down the track and lofts it nicely over long on for a maximum. Wonderful shot.
05.45.4: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, WIDE! Spills it way down the leg side. Nissanka misses his flick. 
15.35.3: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Comes around the wicket and serves a flatter ball, on off, pushed to covers for one more.
15.25.2: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, Tossed up on middle. Pathum Nissanka skips down and chips it to the right of mid on. A single.
45.15.1: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, FOUR! Good shot! This was full and slanting on middle. Pathum Nissanka steps across and paddles it through square leg for a boundary. 
5 Overs | Runs : 39/1 | Run rate : 7.8
14.64.6: Shakib Al Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, Angles a flatter ball, on middle. Charith Asalanka flicks it off the inner half to square leg. A mild appeal for LBW but not given. A single.
14.54.5: Shakib Al Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Flatter and on off, driven to long off for a single.
24.44.4: Shakib Al Hasan to Charith Asalanka, A loopy ball, on off. Charith Asalanka sweeps it to deep square leg for a couple of runs. 
04.34.3: Shakib Al Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Angles it on middle, clipped to square leg.
14.24.2: Shakib Al Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, Again dances down the track and mistimes his heave to mid on. A single.
04.14.1: Shakib Al Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, A lucky inside edge! A full ball, on off. Pathum Nissanka comes down the track and looks to heave but gets an inside edge to short fine leg. 
4 Overs | Runs : 34/1 | Run rate : 8.5
03.73.6: Mohammad Saifuddin to Charith Asalanka, Good-length ball, outside off. Charith Asalanka blocks it on the off side. 
43.63.5: Mohammad Saifuddin to Charith Asalanka, FOUR! Nicely played! Length ball on leg, Charith Asalanka whips it away to deep backward square leg. Liton Das cannot stop this one as the ball races away to the boundary in flash. 
23.53.4: Mohammad Saifuddin to Charith Asalanka, Slower delivery, at 126 kph, on the pads. Charith Asalanka flicks it to deep square leg. Liton Das runs to his right and dives to stop the ball. He does well to keep the ball inside the boundary. Saves a couple of runs. 
13.43.3: Mohammad Saifuddin to Pathum Nissanka, On a length, on off. Pathum Nissanka taps it to point for a single. 
03.33.3: Mohammad Saifuddin to Pathum Nissanka, WIDE! Full delivery, sprayed way down the leg side. Pathum Nissanka looks to flick but misses. Wide called. 
03.23.2: Mohammad Saifuddin to Pathum Nissanka, Short of a length, outside off. Pathum Nissanka goes for the pull but fails to connect. 
03.13.1: Mohammad Saifuddin to Pathum Nissanka, Good-length ball, around off. Pathum Nissanka punches it to cover. 
3 Overs | Runs : 26/1 | Run rate : 8.67
12.62.6: Nasum Ahmed to Pathum Nissanka, Full and on off, Pathum Nissanka clips it to mid-wicket for a single. A good over for Sri Lanka. 16 runs coming from it. 
12.52.5: Nasum Ahmed to Charith Asalanka, Short and on off, tucked to mid-wicket for one. 
22.42.4: Nasum Ahmed to Charith Asalanka, Flatter ball, on leg. Charith Asalanka works it through mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 
62.32.3: Nasum Ahmed to Charith Asalanka, SIX! Another one! Tosses it up, on middle. Charith Asalanka gets down on one knee and sweeps it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie. 85 metre maximum that! 
02.22.2: Nasum Ahmed to Charith Asalanka, Flatter ball, on the pads. Charith Asalanka tucks it to backward square leg. 
62.12.1: Nasum Ahmed to Charith Asalanka, SIX! Dispatched! Loopy ball, on off. Charith Asalanka uses his feet and sends the ball sailing over long off for a maximum. 
2 Overs | Runs : 10/1 | Run rate : 5
11.61.6: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Drops it short and on leg, Charith Asalanka clips it to short fine leg for a single. 
01.51.5: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Sliding on middle and leg, Asalanka presses forward to defend but misses and gets hit on the pads. 
41.41.4: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, FOUR! Well played! Fuller, on off. Charith Asalanka sweeps it to deep mid-wicket. Shakib Al Hasan runs to his left and dives to stop the ball. He misfields though and concedes a boundary. 
01.31.3: Mahedi Hasan to Charith Asalanka, Sliding on the leg side, Charith Asalanka looks to flick but misses. The ball brushes his pads and goes through to the keeper. Mushfiqur Rahim whips the bails off in a flash but Charith Asalanka was inside the crease. 
11.21.2: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, Floats it up, on middle. Pathum Nissanka knocks it in front of long on for a run.
01.11.1: Mahedi Hasan to Pathum Nissanka, Loopy ball, outside off. Pathum Nissanka steers it straight to backward point. 
1 Overs | Runs : 4/1 | Run rate : 4
10.60.6: Nasum Ahmed to Pathum Nissanka, Tosses it up, on middle. Pathum Nissanka works it on the leg side for a single. 
10.50.5: Nasum Ahmed to Charith Asalanka, Short and on off, Charith Asalanka punches it off the backfoot to long on for a single. 
00.40.4: Nasum Ahmed to Kusal Perera, OUT! TIMBER! Bangladesh get an early breakthrough! What a change for Bangladesh, Nasum Ahmed comes into the playing 11 and bags a wicket in the first over. He drops it a tad short, on off. Kusal Perera gets on his knee and looks to sweep. The ball skids onto him and he misses the ball completely. The stumps behind him gets rattled and Kusal Perera has to walk back to the pavilion for a timid score. Nasum Ahmed is all pumped up! 
10.30.3: Nasum Ahmed to Pathum Nissanka, On the pads, Pathum Nissanka clips it to backward square leg for a single. 
10.20.2: Nasum Ahmed to Kusal Perera, Kusal Perera and Sri Lanka are underway! Flatter ball down the leg side, Perera tucks it to square leg for a quick single. There was a slight mix-up in the middle. The fielder throws the ball to the keeper who whips the bails off but Pathum Nissanka made it back to the crease in time. 
00.10.1: Nasum Ahmed to Kusal Perera, Loopy ball, wide outside off. Kusal Perera slashes it towards covers. 
Bangladesh First innings
419.619.6: Dushmantha Chameera to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! What a way to end the innings! Mushfiqur Rahim has taken his team past 170! Full ball, around off. Rahim moves across and scoops it over short fine leg to finish with a boundary. Bangladesh end with 171/4.
119.519.5: Dushmantha Chameera to Mahmudullah, Short ball, on off. Mahmudullah miscues his pull towards deep mid-wicket for one.
419.419.4: Dushmantha Chameera to Mahmudullah, FOUR! Good wrist work from Mahmudullah! Overpitched ball, outside off. Mahmudullah leans and opens the face of the bat to hit this one past the cover-point fielder.
119.319.3: Dushmantha Chameera to Mushfiqur Rahim, Another full ball, outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim stays back and squeezes it past point for a single.
219.219.2: Dushmantha Chameera to Mushfiqur Rahim, Full ball, outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim chips it over covers and takes a couple of runs.
019.119.1: Dushmantha Chameera to Mushfiqur Rahim, Swing and a miss! Slower ball, shorter in length, outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim looks to cut hard but does not get any bat on it.
19 Overs | Runs : 159/4 | Run rate : 8.37
418.718.6: Lahiru Kumara to Mahmudullah, FOUR! Nicely done! A low full toss, around off. Mahmudullah hits it straight back past the bowler for a boundary.
018.618.5: Lahiru Kumara to Mahmudullah, TWO LEG BYES! Yorker-length ball, down leg. Mahmudullah misses his flick and gets hit low on his pad. The ball rolls away to the leg side and they take a couple of leg byes!
018.518.5: Lahiru Kumara to Mushfiqur Rahim, NO BALL AND A BYE! Oh, dear! That could have been nasty! Kumara loses the grip of the ball and he hurls a beamer, around middle. Mushfiqur Rahim ducks underneath. The keeper fumbles and they sneak in a bye. Free Hit to follow.
118.418.4: Lahiru Kumara to Mahmudullah, Full ball, outside off. Mahmudullah looks to heave it away but he gets an inside edge onto his pads. The batters cross for one.
018.318.3: Lahiru Kumara to Afif Hossain, OUT! RUN OUT! Bangladesh lose their fourth wicket now! Fuller in length, on leg. Afif Hossain looks to whip it away but misses. He gets rapped on the pads. The ball rolls back to the bowler and Afif Hossain takes off to take a single but has no idea where the ball went. Lahiru Kumara picks up the ball quickly and scores a direct hit at the striker's end. The umpire refers it upstairs and the replay shows that Afif Hossain didn't make it back to the crease. 
018.218.2: Lahiru Kumara to Afif Hossain, Full ball, around leg. Afif Hossain backs away to slog it but he misses it completely.
118.118.1: Lahiru Kumara to Mushfiqur Rahim, Full ball, around middle. Mushfiqur Rahim stays back and flicks it to wide of long on to collect a run. He gets to his 6th T20I fifty and what a crucial innings this has been for Bangladesh!
18 Overs | Runs : 149/3 | Run rate : 8.28
117.617.6: Dushmantha Chameera to Mushfiqur Rahim, Full ball, way outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim gets low and drives it to sweeper cover and takes a single.
117.517.5: Dushmantha Chameera to Afif Hossain, Excellent delivery! A yorker, around off. Afif Hossain digs it out onto the deck and the batters scamper through for a run.
017.417.4: Dushmantha Chameera to Mushfiqur Rahim, Leg bye! Full ball, just outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim shuffles across and tries to scoop it over the keeper but he misses and gets hit on the pads. The ball rolls away to the off side and the batters sneak in a leg bye.
417.317.3: Dushmantha Chameera to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Easy pickings! Short ball, outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim hangs back and just slices it over backward point. The ball races away to the fence.
117.217.2: Dushmantha Chameera to Afif Hossain, Full ball, outside off. Afif Hossain carves it through covers for a single.
117.117.1: Dushmantha Chameera to Mushfiqur Rahim, Back of a length, way outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim cuts it to deep point and collects a run.
17 Overs | Runs : 140/3 | Run rate : 8.24
416.616.6: Binura Fernando to Afif Hossain, FOUR! Nicely done! Slower ball, on a length, darted on the pads. Afif Hossain stays back and whips it behind square on the leg side for a boundary.
116.516.5: Binura Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, Full ball, on middle. Mushfiqur Rahim goes deep in his crease and heaves it to deep mid-wicket for one.
416.416.4: Binura Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Width on offer, outside off and Mushfiqur Rahim pounces on it! Cuts it past point and collects a boundary.
116.316.3: Binura Fernando to Afif Hossain, Good-length ball, around leg. Afif Hossain tickles it to short fine leg and takes a single to get off the mark.
116.216.2: Binura Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, Short of a length, outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim cuts it towards deep cover and takes a run.
016.116.1: Binura Fernando to Mohammad Naim, OUT! CAUGHT AND BOWLED! Finally, Sri Lanka get the much-needed breakthrough and it is Binura Fernando who comes to their rescue! Fernando serves a slower ball, shorter in length, around off. Mohammad Naim looks to heave it away but only manages a top edge and the ball lobs up in the air to the left of the bowler. Binura Fernando runs there and takes a simple catch.
16 Overs | Runs : 129/3 | Run rate : 8.06
115.715.6: Dasun Shanaka to Mohammad Naim, Very full, on middle. Naim drills it down to long on for a single. 
115.615.5: Dasun Shanaka to Mushfiqur Rahim, Excellent yorker, on off. Rahim advances down the track and squirts it down to long on for one. 
015.515.5: Dasun Shanaka to Mushfiqur Rahim, WIDE! Short ball, down the leg side. Wided. 
215.415.4: Dasun Shanaka to Mushfiqur Rahim, Short ball, outside off.  Mushfiqur Rahim shimmies down the track and slaps it to deep extra cover. The fielder there does well to flick the ball inside the boundary. Keeps it down to a couple of runs. 
115.315.3: Dasun Shanaka to Mohammad Naim, Pitched up, on off. Naim drives it to long off for a single. 
415.215.2: Dasun Shanaka to Mohammad Naim, FOUR! Streaky! Slower delivery, outside off. Mohammad Naim hangs back and looks to cut. The ball goes off the outside edge and beats the fielder at short third man for a boundary. 
015.115.1: Dasun Shanaka to Mushfiqur Rahim, Lenght ball, down the leg side. Mushfiqur Rahim looks to heave it away but misses and the ball goes off his pads to the keeper. The batters to take a bye. 
15 Overs | Runs : 119/2 | Run rate : 7.93
014.614.6: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mohammad Naim, Another googly on off, Naim rocks back and cuts it straight to point. 11 runs from the over. 
114.514.5: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mushfiqur Rahim, A googly on off, Rahim reads it well and punches it through covers off the back foot for a run.
114.414.4: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mohammad Naim, On middle, Naim clips it to mid-wicket for a single. 
114.314.3: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mushfiqur Rahim, Touch shorter, outside off. Rahim punches it through covers for one. 
414.214.2: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Make that two in a row! Short and on leg, Mushfiqur Rahim shuffles across the off stump and smacks it towards deep backward square leg for another boundary. 
414.114.1: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! This is top-class batting! On middle, Mushfiqur Rahim sweeps this one powerfully towards deep mid-wicket for a boundary. 
14 Overs | Runs : 107/2 | Run rate : 7.64
413.613.6: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, FOUR! Whoa! Lahiru Kumara bangs this one short, on middle. Mohammad Naim pulls it with disdain towards deep mid-wicket for a boundary. That came right from the meat of the bat. 
013.513.5: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, Back of a length, on middle. Naim taps it to the point fielder. 
413.413.4: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, FOUR! That is beautifully played! Fuller in length, on middle. Mohammad Naim clears his front leg and smashes the ball towards long on. The fielder runs to his right to catch the ball and dives but it falls short of him. One bounce and into the fence. He also gets to his fifty. Has been a fantastic knock from him. 100 up for Bangladesh as well! 
113.313.3: Lahiru Kumara to Mushfiqur Rahim, Again! A yorker, on middle. Mushfiqur Rahim jams it out to long on for a single. 
113.213.2: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, Right into the blockhole, on off. Mohammad Naim squeezes it out to third man for one. 
113.113.1: Lahiru Kumara to Mushfiqur Rahim, A run out chance missed! On a length, on off. Mushfiqur Rahim dabs it to backward point. Mohammad Naim takes off for a single but is sent back by Mushfiqur Rahim. The fielder has a shy at the bowler's end but misses and the batters take a run eventually. 
13 Overs | Runs : 96/2 | Run rate : 7.38
112.612.6: Binura Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, A full toss, outside off, Rahim steers it to deep point. A single is taken. 
112.512.5: Binura Fernando to Mohammad Naim, Short of a length, on middle. Mohammad Naim pulls it to deep mid-wicket for a single this time. 
012.412.4: Binura Fernando to Mohammad Naim, Binura Fernando hits the deck hard this time, outside off. Mohammad Naim hops and looks to carve it over point but fails to connect. 
112.312.3: Binura Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, Short of a length, on middle. Mushfiqur Rahim stays deep in his crease and dabs it down to third man for a single. 
012.212.2: Binura Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, Good-length ball, outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim looks to cut it away but misses. 
612.112.1: Binura Fernando to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX! BANG! That is a mighty blow! Slower ball, on off. Mushfiqur Rahim gets low, picks it up nicely and slog-sweeps it over deep square leg for a maximum. 
12 Overs | Runs : 87/2 | Run rate : 7.25
011.611.6: Dasun Shanaka to Mohammad Naim, A length ball, on off, driven to covers.
111.511.5: Dasun Shanaka to Mushfiqur Rahim, A friendly full toss, on middle. Rahim whips it to deep square leg for a single. 
111.411.4: Dasun Shanaka to Mohammad Naim, Back of a length, on off, drilled down to long off for a single.
111.311.3: Dasun Shanaka to Mushfiqur Rahim, A length ball, on middle. Rahim backs away and guides it to third man for a single.
011.211.2: Dasun Shanaka to Mushfiqur Rahim, Another length ball, on off. Rahim taps it to covers.
111.111.1: Dasun Shanaka to Mohammad Naim, On a length, on middle, tucked to mid-wicket for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 83/2 | Run rate : 7.55
110.610.6: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mohammad Naim, Hesitation in the middle. A full ball, on middle. Naim tucks it with soft hands to deep mid-wicket and takes a single. He wanted another single but was sent back and sigh of relief for him as the fielder misses his shy. 
110.510.5: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mushfiqur Rahim, Gives some flight to it now and serves it on middle. Rahim paddles it to deep square leg for a single.
610.410.4: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mushfiqur Rahim, SIX! He connected this one so well! A full ball, around off. Mushfiqur Rahim gets on his knee and slogs it over mid-wicket for a biggie. 
110.310.3: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mohammad Naim, On middle. Naim leans and drills it down to wide long on for one more.
110.210.2: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mushfiqur Rahim, Flighted ball, around off. Rahim heaves it to deep mid-wicket for another single.
110.110.1: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mohammad Naim, Full on off, swept to deep mid-wicket for a single.
10 Overs | Runs : 72/2 | Run rate : 7.2
09.69.6: Chamika Karunaratne to Mushfiqur Rahim, A length ball, outside off. Rahim tries to cut it late but fails to get any bat on it. At the halfway mark, Bangladesh are 72/2.
19.59.5: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, OVERTHROWS! On middle. Naim hits it straight back to the bowler. Chamika Karunaratne picks it up and scores a direct hit at the keeper's end. The ball ricochets to short fine leg where the fielder makes a great stop. A single. 
19.49.4: Chamika Karunaratne to Mushfiqur Rahim, Full ball, on off. Rahim hits it to mid off for a quick single.
19.39.3: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, On the pads, this is flicked to mid-wicket for a single.
29.29.2: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, On a length, on off, Naim pushes it aerially and towards wide long off for a brace. 
29.19.1: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, EDGY RUNS! This was on a length and around middle. Naim looks to play across the line but gets a top edge and the ball skies up over short backward point. Two runs taken. 
9 Overs | Runs : 65/2 | Run rate : 7.22
18.68.6: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mohammad Naim, A loopy ball, on off, pushed down to long off for a single. 7 coming of the over then.
18.58.5: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mushfiqur Rahim, Slightly shorter and on off. Mushfiqur Rahim cuts it through point for a single.
18.48.4: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mohammad Naim, On middle, Mohammad Naim works it on the leg side for one more.
28.38.3: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mohammad Naim, This one stays low and was around off. Naim hits it to deep mid-wicket and takes a couple of runs. The fielder has a shy at the bowler's end but his throw was a bit wayward. 
18.28.2: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mushfiqur Rahim, Flatter now, outside off. Rahim gets low and cuts it to deep point for a single.
18.18.1: Wanindu Hasaranga to Mohammad Naim, Starts with a short ball, on off. Naim nudges it to deep mid-wicket for a single.
8 Overs | Runs : 58/2 | Run rate : 7.25
17.67.6: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, Full ball, darted on the pads. Mohammad Naim tucks it to the leg side and collects a run. Just 3 runs and a wicket from the over!
17.57.5: Chamika Karunaratne to Mushfiqur Rahim, Short of a length, outside off. Mushfiqur Rahim reaches out and looks to cut but it goes off the toe end towards third man. Rahim is off the mark with this single.
07.47.4: Chamika Karunaratne to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT! BOWLED! Huge wicket for Sri Lanka as Chamika Karunaratne gets the big fish! Back of a length, around leg. Shakib Al Hasan backs away and looks to heave it to the leg side but he misses and the ball crashes onto his leg stump. Karunaratne is ecstatic!
07.37.3: Chamika Karunaratne to Shakib Al Hasan, Back of a length, around off. Shakib Al Hasan stands tall and dabs it towards backward point.
17.27.2: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, Short of a length, outside off. Mohammad Naim punches it to deep cover and takes a single.
07.17.1: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, Length ball, around off. Mohammad Naim taps it towards backward point.
7 Overs | Runs : 55/1 | Run rate : 7.86
46.66.6: Charith Asalanka to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! Asalanka errs in his length yet again and serves it short, outside off. Shakib Al Hasan rocks back and cuts it past point. Dushmantha Chameera at deep cover runs to his right and puts in a dive but the ball wins the race. 
06.56.5: Charith Asalanka to Shakib Al Hasan, Flatter ball, on middle. Shakib Al Hasan hits it straight back to the bowler.
16.46.4: Charith Asalanka to Mohammad Naim, Fuller in length, outside off. Mohammad Naim skips down and eases it to long off for a run.
46.36.3: Charith Asalanka to Mohammad Naim, FOUR! Punished by Mohammad Naim! Just a tad short, around off. Naim stays back and cuts it past point for another boundary.
16.26.2: Charith Asalanka to Shakib Al Hasan, Flatter ball, on off. Shakib Al Hasan miscues his cut shot and it takes the inner half of the bat. The ball goes to mid-wicket and the batters cross ends.
46.16.1: Charith Asalanka to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! What a shot! Tossed up, around off. Shakib Al Hasan lofts it over covers and collects a boundary.
6 Overs | Runs : 41/1 | Run rate : 6.83
15.65.6: Lahiru Kumara to Shakib Al Hasan, A low full toss, on leg. Shakib Al Hasan tucks it to the leg side to get off the mark with one. At the end of the Powerplay, Bangladesh are 41/1.
05.55.5: Lahiru Kumara to Liton Das, OUT! CAUGHT! Lahiru Kumara strikes and Bangladesh lose their first wicket! Length ball, around off. Liton Das skips down and looks to go over mid off but it goes off the toe end which does not give him the desired elevation.The ball goes straight to Dasun Shanaka at mid off who takes a simple catch. Oh dear! Some words exchanged between Liton Das and Lahiru Kumara here! Sri Lankan players come in along with the umpire to seperate the two. 
15.45.4: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, Full ball, outside off. Mohammad Naim reaches out and gets the toe end of the bat. The ball goes behind the sticks and the batters take a run.
05.35.3: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, Well bowled! Kumara hurls a yorker, outside off. Mohammad Naim fails to dig it out!
05.25.2: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, Length ball, on off. Mohammad Naim drives but finds the cover fielder.
15.15.1: Lahiru Kumara to Liton Das, Top effort from Dasun Shanaka at mid off! Length ball, outside off. Liton Das drives but Shanaka moves across to his left and puts in a dive to stop the ball. The batters cross for one.
5 Overs | Runs : 38/0 | Run rate : 7.6
04.64.6: Dushmantha Chameera to Mohammad Naim, A good bumper to end the over! Chameera bangs it into the deck, around middle. Mohammad Naim lets it through to the keeper.
14.54.5: Dushmantha Chameera to Liton Das, Good-length ball, outside off. Liton Das cuts hard but finds the backward point fielder who dives to stop the ball. A single taken.
44.44.4: Dushmantha Chameera to Liton Das, FOUR! Top shot! Short of a length, outside off. Liton Das moves across in his crease and pierces it through the cover-point region to collect a boundary.
14.34.3: Dushmantha Chameera to Mohammad Naim, Slower ball, shorter in length, around off. Mohammad Naim pushes it to cover and takes a quick run.
24.24.2: Dushmantha Chameera to Mohammad Naim, Back of a length, around leg. Mohammad Naim stays back and pulls it to the right of the deep mid-wicket fielder. The batters take two.
14.14.1: Dushmantha Chameera to Liton Das, Full ball, outside off. Liton Das pushes it to mid off and scampers through for a single. The fielder at mid off has a shy at the striker's end but Das was well inside the crease.
4 Overs | Runs : 29/0 | Run rate : 7.25
03.63.6: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, Well bowled! Kumara bowls a yorker now, on middle. Mohammad Naim does well to jam it out back to the bowler. Lahiru Kumara collects the ball and has a wild throw at the striker's end as Mohammad Naim was out of his crease. A stare from Lahiru Kumara and Mohammad Naim follows! 
43.53.5: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, FOUR! Powerful shot! Lahiru Kumara shortens his length, on middle. Mohammad Naim clears his front leg and smacks it towards long on. Couple of bounces and into the fence. 
03.43.4: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, A low full toss, on middle. Naim toe-ends it to mid on.
13.33.3: Lahiru Kumara to Liton Das, Pitched up, on off. Liton Das drives towards extra cover. The fielder dives to his right to stop the ball. The batters take a single. 
03.23.2: Lahiru Kumara to Liton Das, Good-length ball, on off. Liton Das leans onto it and drives but the cover fielder makes a good stop diving to his left. 
33.13.1: Lahiru Kumara to Mohammad Naim, Full and wide, outside off. Mohammad Naim reaches out and slices it uppishly over cover-point. He collects three runs. 
3 Overs | Runs : 21/0 | Run rate : 7
12.82.6: Dushmantha Chameera to Mohammad Naim, Chameera take the pace off and bowls it on middle, Mohammad Naim pushes it to mid on for a single. A good over for Bangladesh. 12 runs coming from it. 
42.72.5: Dushmantha Chameera to Mohammad Naim, FOUR! Makes full use of the free hit this time! Fuller in length, on off, at 150 kph. Mohammad Naim clears his front leg and whips it through mid-wicket for a boundary. 
22.62.5: Dushmantha Chameera to Mohammad Naim, NO BALL! A full toss, on leg. Mohammad Naim plays it uppishly over mid-wicket. He gets a couple of runs. Chameera has overstepped again and another Free Hit to Mohammad Naim.
02.52.5: Dushmantha Chameera to Mohammad Naim, NO BALL! Dushmantha Chameera comes 'round the wicket now, bowls it short, on middle. Mohammad Naim tucks it on the leg side. Dushmantha Chameera will have to reload again as he has overstepped. Free Hit to follow...
02.42.4: Dushmantha Chameera to Mohammad Naim, A well-directed bouncer, on leg. Mohammad Naim ducks underneath. 
12.32.3: Dushmantha Chameera to Liton Das, Length ball, outside off. Liton Das guides it to third man. He rotates the strike by picking up a single. 
12.22.2: Dushmantha Chameera to Mohammad Naim, Short of a length, on middle. Mohammad Naim tucks it to square leg for a run.
12.12.1: Dushmantha Chameera to Liton Das, Good-length ball, on middle at 146 kph. Liton Das works it to mid-wicket for a single. 
2 Overs | Runs : 9/0 | Run rate : 4.5
21.61.6: Binura Fernando to Mohammad Naim, Full and outside off, Mohammad Naim drives it through covers for a couple of runs. 7 runs from the over. 
11.51.5: Binura Fernando to Liton Das, Full again, on middle and leg. Liton Das flicks it to deep mid-wicket. He crosses ends. 
41.41.4: Binura Fernando to Liton Das, FOUR! Nicely done! Fuller in length, down the leg side. Liton Das tickles it fine past the keeper to fine leg for a boundary. 
01.31.3: Binura Fernando to Liton Das, Short of a length, on off. Liton Das dabs it towards backward point with soft hands. No run taken. 
01.21.2: Binura Fernando to Liton Das, Well bowled! Fuller length, on off, at 127 kph. Liton Das defends it back to the bowler. 
01.11.1: Binura Fernando to Liton Das, Length ball, nipping back in, on leg. Liton Das tucks it on the leg side. 
1 Overs | Runs : 2/0 | Run rate : 2
00.60.6: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, Back of a length, on leg. Mohammad Naim looks to work it on the leg side but gets a leading edge back onto the deck. A good start from Chamika Karunaratne. Only 2 runs from the over. 
10.50.5: Chamika Karunaratne to Liton Das, Short of a length, on middle, at 140 kph. Liton Das knocks it in front of mid on for a run.
00.40.4: Chamika Karunaratne to Liton Das, Lenght ball, outside off, at 139 kph. Liton Das puts a stride forward and works it to backward point. Mohammad Naim looks for a single but is sent back. The fielder has a shy at the bowler's end but misses. 
10.30.3: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, Good-length ball, on leg. Mohammad Naim tucks it to deep square leg for a single. Bangladesh and Mohammad Naim are underway! 
00.20.2: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, On a good length, on off. Mohammad Naim hops and taps it towards point.
00.10.1: Chamika Karunaratne to Mohammad Naim, Chamika Karunaratne starts with a full-length ball, outside off. Mohammad Naim leans onto it and drives but finds the cover fielder. 
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