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Sri Lanka Crush Bangladesh by Six Wickets



1st T20I: Sri Lanka Crush Bangladesh by Six Wickets

Tamim Iqbal. (AFP Photo)



Catch all of the reside motion of the primary T20I between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka by our reside commentary.Toss:

Bangladesh have received the toss and opted to bat first

Preview:

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been dominated out of the primary Twenty20 worldwide towards Sri Lanka after he didn’t get better from a finger harm, it was introduced Tuesday. The star all-rounder additionally missed the current Test collection towards Sri Lanka after sustaining the harm throughout the one-day worldwide tri-series remaining towards the identical opponents in January. Bangladesh, who misplaced the tri-series remaining and the Test collection, initially included Shakib of their squad for the 2 T20 matches, the primary of which is on Thursday in Dhaka. “He was making good progress so we thought he might be available for both the matches. But it seems now he cannot play the first Twenty20,” mentioned chief selector Minhajul Abedin. “We will see how he goes before we decide about playing him in the second match.”

The second match will likely be performed in Sylhet on Sunday. Batsman Mahmudullah, who captained Bangladesh within the Test collection in Shakib’s absence, can even fill in as skipper for the T20 opener. Selectors requested left-arm spinner Nazmul Hossain to hitch the squad as a substitute for Shakib within the first recreation. Shakib had changed tempo bowler Mashrafe Mortaza as Bangladesh’s T20 skipper within the collection towards South Africa in October.

Squads:

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Ariful Haque, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mahedi Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Hider Rony, Abu Jayed, Zakir Hasan, Nazmul Islam, Mohammad Mithun

Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Akila Dananjaya, Jeffrey Vandersay, Isuru Udana, Shehan Madushanka, Amila Aponso, Kusal Mendis, Jeevan Mendis, Asitha Fernando

Commentary (Sri Lanka innings)

So, Sri Lanka proceed to rise, one thing which was lacking on their half since fairly some time. Since the tri-series remaining, they’ve been marching in the best route and on the again of in the present day’s efficiency, they’re on the cusp of taking the T20I collection as effectively. Bangladesh had one other forgetful outing. Not that they had been appalling however Sri Lanka had been throughout them in the present day regardless of a superb batting present from the hosts. Can they sq. the collection on February 18th in Sylhet? Do be part of us at 1700 native (1100 GMT) to search out out. Until then, Adios! Cheers!

Man of the Match, Kusal Mendis could be very joyful to get the runs for his facet. Thanks the teaching employees for serving to him out. Informs was requested to assault and devour much less balls throughout the chase.

Victorious skipper, Dinesh Chandimal begins saying that they had no concept that the wicket can be this good to bat on. Admits 194 is an enormous complete and it is robust on any wicket however appreciates his openers to offer them a stable begin. Smiles and says it was a superb toss to lose then. Lauds Shanaka and Perera to complete it off for them. Opines they do not wish to underestimate Bangladesh and would look to place up the same present within the subsequent T20I on Sunday.

Bangladesh skipper, Mahmudullah admits they had been a minimum of 15-20 runs quick which is why they misplaced the sport. Feels his bowlers could not execute their lengths and opines on such surfaces, if the size is not discovered, you may at all times be punished. Adds that they had quite a lot of chat concerning the no. Three and at last determined handy the duty to Rahim. Appreciates the keeper for placing his hand up. Overall, he’s fairly pleased with the efforts from his batters. Calls it a tricky day on the workplace and hopes for a superb present within the final recreation.

After the departure of each the openers, there was a slew of wickets however Dasun Shanaka and Thisara Perera got here to the fore in an emphatic method and made certain that the required fee by no means swelled. Their affiliation of 65 from simply 30 balls helped them finish their Eight-match dropping streak on this format with 20 balls to spare. The hosts’ bowlers aside from Nazmul Islam had been actually under par. They acquired an enormous beating as all of them had been taken to the cleaners. Stick with us for the presentation…

Sri Lanka have crushed Bangladesh black and blue to realize the best profitable run chase in Bangladesh. After getting swatted all-around the park within the first innings, Sri Lanka’s openers, particularly Kusal Mendis who was drafted into the facet rather than Kusal Perera, did justice to his choice. He continued his type from white apparel and blazed his technique to a quickfire fifty off simply 25 balls. He was effectively supported by Danushka Gunathilaka because the duo strung 53 for the opening wicket to set the tone for the chase.

16.four R Hossain to D Shanaka, That’s it! Sri Lanka win! Back of a size supply exterior off, Shanaka faucets it in entrance of level and calls by. The fielder has a shy on the striker’s finish however misses. Sri Lanka chase down the goal inside 17 overs! 194/four

16.four R Hossain to D Shanaka, Five wides! Short ball, kicking off the floor and Shanaka can not join his pull. Poor Rahim leaps however even he fails to cease it. It races right down to the fence and the scores are stage now! 193/four

16.Three R Hossain to T Perera, Driven by cowl for a single. 188/four

16.2 R Hossain to T Perera, FOUR! Into the hole! Drops it on a size on center, Perera as soon as once more stays leg facet and smites it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 187/four

16.1 R Hossain to D Shanaka, Shortish supply, angling in, Shanaka appears to drag however mistimes it in direction of mid-wicket because the bowler himself mops it up. 183/four

16.1 R Hossain to D Shanaka, Wide! Slower supply, down the leg facet, DS strikes inside the road to let or not it’s. 182/four

Rubel Hossain is again into the assault. Just 13 wanted now. Will SL chase it down on this over?

15.6 A Hossain to T Perera, SIX! Poor supply and duly punished! Drops it quick on the stumps, Perera goes deep within the crease and pulls it massively over mid-wicket for a most. Brings up the 50-run stand as effectively. Sri Lanka cruising their technique to go 1-Zero up. 181/four

15.5 A Hossain to T Perera, FOUR! Drops it quick on center, pulled over mid-wicket for a boundary. 175/four

15.four A Hossain to T Perera, Backs away and flat bats it straight down the bottom. Saifuddin from lengthy on runs to his proper and makes a superb cease. Two picked up. 171/four

15.Three A Hossain to D Shanaka, Good cease! Gets right down to play the reverse sweep by taking it on the total. Makes good connection however the man at quick third man does effectively to cease it with a dive. A single taken. 169/four

15.2 A Hossain to T Perera, Darted on the stumps, Perera swings at it however wears it on the pads. The ball rolls away in direction of the off facet for a leg bye is taken. 168/four

15.1 A Hossain to T Perera, Flatter ball, angling in, Thisara faucets it out to the off facet. 167/four

Mohammad Saifuddin is again into the assault.Actually, scratch that. Afif Hossain is handed over the ball now.

14.6 M Rahman to D Shanaka, SIX! Ho! Ho! Ho! This is a few present from the Lankans right here. They wish to end it off shortly it appears. Dances right down to a size ball and launches it over lengthy on for a most. Shanaka strikes to 39 from 21 and his facet simply wants three wanting 30. 167/four

14.5 M Rahman to T Perera, Mistimed shot! No harm completed although! Short ball, angling in, Perera appears to heave it throughout the road however mistimes it horribly. The man from deep mid-wicket and lengthy on go after it however it lands safely between them. A single taken. 161/four

14.four M Rahman to T Perera, FOUR! Bam! Thisara Perera, you freak! Wonder the place does he generate a lot energy from? Rahman doles out a full toss, it is dipping in, TP backs away only a contact and goes bang down the bottom for a boundary. 160/four

14.Three M Rahman to T Perera, Very full on the stumps, pushed straight to mid off. 156/four

14.Three M Rahman to T Perera, Wide! Similar to the ball Rahman bowled on the final ball of his earlier over. Short ball, swirling over the top of Perera who would not play at it. 156/four

14.2 M Rahman to T Perera, Clever from Rahman! Fires in a yorker on the leg stump, Perera makes room however might solely dig it out again to the bowler. 155/four

14.1 M Rahman to D Shanaka, Cutter which shapes away from Shanaka, he pushes it in direction of cowl for a single. 155/four

13.6 R Hossain to T Perera, SIX! Struck firmly! 19 off the over and Sri Lanka are on a roll right here. Perera stands tall to this again of a size supply and pummels it over backward sq. leg for the second most of the over. 154/four

13.5 R Hossain to D Shanaka, Pulled by mid-wicket for a single. 148/four

13.four R Hossain to D Shanaka, FOUR! Booming shot! Rubel Hossain is taken for aplenty right here! Serves a size ball, Shanaka skips down the observe and slaps it over a leaping backward level fielder for a boundary. A shake of a head from the bowler. 147/four

13.Three R Hossain to T Perera, Waits for the ball to curve again in after which whips it off his hips over mid-wicket for a single. 143/four

13.2 R Hossain to T Perera, SIX! That’s gone all the best way! Stand and ship stuff from the highly effective Perera! Back of a size supply on the stumps, Thisara backs away and slams it straight down the bottom for a biggie. 142/four

13.1 R Hossain to D Shanaka, Angles it in on center and leg, cramps the batsman for room. Tucked in direction of sq. leg for a single. 136/four

12.6 M Rahman to T Perera, Slower bouncer, it loops over Perera who simply stands and lets or not it’s. Looks on the sq. leg umpire however nothing from him. Good comeback from The Fizz. Just 5 off it. 59 wanted off 42 now. 135/four

12.5 M Rahman to T Perera, FOUR! Thumped! Fuller in size by Rahman, Perera reaches out to that one and flays it by cowl for a boundary. 135/four

12.four M Rahman to T Perera, Another cutter, served exterior off, Perera backs away and mistimes his punch to mid off. Shouts NO straightaway. 131/four

12.Three M Rahman to D Shanaka, Another cutter however this time on the pads, clipped uppishly over backward sq. leg for only a single. Just 1 off the primary three deliveries. 131/four

12.2 M Rahman to D Shanaka, Superb supply! The cutter, it grips off the floor, Shanaka will get squared up a contact as he pats it in direction of cowl. 130/four

12.1 M Rahman to D Shanaka, Good ball! Yorker sprayed exterior off, Shanaka appears to jam it out however fails to attach. 130/four

Mustafizur Rahman is again into the assault. He gave away 14 in his first over.

11.6 R Hossain to T Perera, Lands it on a size exterior off, Perera pushes it again to the bowler. 130/four

11.5 R Hossain to D Shanaka, Angles it in on a size on center, clipped by mid-wicket for a single. 130/four

Thisara Perera is the brand new man in, changing Dickwella.

11.four R Hossain to N Dickwella, OUT! Rubel Hossain removes Dickwella! To be sincere the Lankan keeper by no means appeared in management on the market and at last perishes! Short ball, it is well-directed and hurries the southpaw. Niroshan nonetheless goes on with the pull shot and will get an enormous fats prime edge in direction of advantageous leg. Saifuddin on the ropes, retains his eyes on the ball and takes a superb catch. Sri Lanka want 65 off 50 balls. 129/four

11.Three R Hossain to N Dickwella, Good size supply, angling away from the off stump, Dickwella backs away to chop however fails to get going. 129/Three

11.Three R Hossain to N Dickwella, Wide! Down the leg facet, Niroshan misses his pull. 129/Three

11.2 R Hossain to N Dickwella, FOUR! Top edge! Hossain slants it away on a size exterior off, Dickwella appears to drag however will get a prime edge which flies in direction of third man for a boundary. Runs are coming at a fast tempo for Sri Lanka. 128/Three

11.1 R Hossain to D Shanaka, Good size supply exterior off, DS runs it down to 3rd man for a single. 124/Three

Rubel Hossain is again.

10.6 M Saifuddin to D Shanaka, Dasun eases the total ball right down to lengthy off to maintain strike. 14 off the over. Sri Lanka want 71 from 54 balls. 123/Three

10.5 M Saifuddin to D Shanaka, FOUR! Tonk! That’s what the sound was when he linked it! Short ball however this sits up at a superb peak. Shanaka swivels only a bit and pulls it with authority over mid-wicket for back-to-back boundaries. 122/Three

10.four M Saifuddin to D Shanaka, FOUR! Along the bottom! Fuller in size supply exterior off, Shanaka leans forward and drives it sweetly to search out the hole between additional cowl and mid off for a boundary. He admires the shot himself. 118/Three

10.Three M Saifuddin to N Dickwella, Fullish in size and on the pads, labored away by mid-wicket for a single. 114/Three

10.2 M Saifuddin to N Dickwella, Fuller in size and on the stumps, Niroshan appears to wrist it away however will get a forefront in direction of cowl. They do not run although. 113/Three

10.1 M Saifuddin to N Dickwella, FOUR! Poor supply to begin the over! Length supply on the leg stump, Dickwella will get down and throughout and scoops it previous Mahmudullah at quick advantageous leg for a boundary. 113/Three

Mohammad Saifuddin is again on.

9.6 Mahmudullah to D Shanaka, SIX! Two-in-two to finish the over! This is fired in at a shorter size exterior off, Dasun stays again and smites it over additional covers for one more biggie. 109-Three on the midway stage. 109/Three

9.5 Mahmudullah to D Shanaka, SIX! Shanaka is a robust striker of the cricket ball. Gets a flighted supply on the stumps, he bangs this over lengthy on for half a dozen. 103/Three

9.four Mahmudullah to N Dickwella, Niroshan will get down and reverse sweeps it by level for one. 97/Three

9.Three Mahmudullah to D Shanaka, Turned by mid-wicket for a single. 96/Three

9.Three Mahmudullah to D Shanaka, WIDE! Fired down the leg facet, DS fails to flick it. 95/Three

9.2 Mahmudullah to D Shanaka, Defended off the entrance foot by the batsman presenting the total face of the bat. 94/Three

9.1 Mahmudullah to N Dickwella, Dickwella faucets it to the on facet and scurries to the opposite finish. There is a wild shy on the bowler’s finish however no additional run outcomes. 94/Three

Mahmudullah is again into the assault now.

Eight.6 N Islam to D Shanaka, Another one on the stumps, Shanaka goes again and nudges it to mid-wicket. Nazmul Islam ends with 25-2 tonight. 93/Three

Eight.5 N Islam to D Shanaka, Floated on center, flicked to mid-wicket. 93/Three

Eight.four N Islam to N Dickwella, The batsman didn’t make contact and was hit low on the pads. Leg byes signalled by the umpire 93/Three

The subsequent batter for Sri Lanka is Niroshan Dickwella. Can the swashbuckling southpaw bail his facet out of the mush?

Eight.Three N Islam to U Tharanga, GONE! Caught debutant, bowled debutant. Tharanga’s expertise counts for nothing now as he’s out of right here! Islam tosses this up round off and center, Upul appears to go over deep mid-wicket. Doesn’t get the specified distance. Hossain stationed there judges this to perfection and pouches it calmly. A cobra celebration displayed by the bowler, unsure what it signifies. The hosts are getting a superb maintain on the opposition now. 92/Three

Eight.2 N Islam to D Shanaka, Dasun eases this by mid off for a single. Off the mark with that. 92/2

Eight.1 N Islam to U Tharanga, Turned by mid-wicket for a single. 91/2

7.6 A Hossain to D Shanaka, Tossed up on the stumps, defended with a lunge. 90/2

Dasun Shanaka is in at four.

7.5 A Hossain to Okay Mendis, OUT! Mendis holes out! Maiden T20I wicket for Hossain. Another flighted supply round off, Mendis comes down the observe and appears to go over lengthy off. Fails to clear the person there. Finds Soumya Sarkar on the fence to perfection. The guests are nonetheless 104 away. 90/2

7.four A Hossain to U Tharanga, Eased right down to lengthy on for a single. 90/1

7.Three A Hossain to Okay Mendis, Glided in direction of quick third man for a single. 89/1

7.2 A Hossain to Okay Mendis, SIX! Maiden T20I fifty for Kusal Mendis. What a knock it has been so removed from him. Gets down the observe to this flighted supply and simply blasts it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie. Well performed, lad. 88/1

7.2 A Hossain to Okay Mendis, WIDE! Tossed up down the leg facet Kusal would not make any contact on this sweep. 82/1

7.1 A Hossain to Okay Mendis, FOUR! Seemed as if that is it for Mendis tonight however to not be. Floated supply on the stumps, he costs down and hoicks it over mid-wicket. There are two fielders converging there however the ball simply flies out of attain of each of them and crosses the fence on the bounce. One of the fielders auditioned himself for the hurdles competitors within the Olympics with a leap over the promoting board past the fence. 81/1

Newcomer Afif Hossain is launched to the bowling crease.

6.6 N Islam to Okay Mendis, The batsman will get to the pitch of the ball and connects. They choose up a single. 77/1

6.5 N Islam to Okay Mendis, A yorker darted on the stumps, dug again to the bowler. 76/1

6.four N Islam to U Tharanga, Fired on the pads, Tharanga fails to flick it away. An attraction follows however to no avail. Sliding down leg. The ball rolls in direction of quick advantageous leg and a leg bye taken. 76/1

6.Three N Islam to Okay Mendis, Turned by mid-wicket for one. 75/1

6.2 N Islam to Okay Mendis, SIX! Mendis strikes to 40 off simply 20 balls! He is trying authoritative. This is a nothing supply although. Islam bowls this on a really quick size. Enough time for Kusal to return and pull it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie. 74/1

6.1 N Islam to U Tharanga, Floated up round off and center, Upul will get down on a knee and swings it by backward sq. leg for one. 68/1

5.6 M Rahman to U Tharanga, Length ball slanting in, Tharanga appears to defend however will get an inside edge onto his pads. The ball rolls to the on facet and a run is taken. 14 off Rahman’s opening over. The hosts had been 71/1 at this stage whereas the vacationers are 67/1. 67/1

5.5 M Rahman to Okay Mendis, Tapped to the off facet for a fast single. 66/1

5.four M Rahman to Okay Mendis, Pushed to the duvet area by the batsman. 65/1

5.Three M Rahman to Okay Mendis, FOUR! Fizz is being dished out some harsh remedy by Kusal. This is angling away from the batter, Mendis stands tall and lofts it over covers for one more boundary. 12 off the primary Three deliveries already. 65/1

5.2 M Rahman to Okay Mendis, FOUR! Another one! This is overpitched exterior off, Mendis will get his entrance foot ahead and drills it by the covers for one more boundary. 61/1

5.1 M Rahman to Okay Mendis, FOUR! Shot! Mendis reaches out to this ball round off and takes it on the total. Drives it by covers and bisects the hole there to fetch a boundary. 57/1

Mustafizur Rahman to bowl now.

four.6 N Islam to U Tharanga, The batsman has defended it by getting proper behind the road of the supply. 53/1

Upul Tharanga is the subsequent man in.

four.5 N Islam to D Gunathilaka, Yes! That’s it for Danushka Gunathilaka! When the wicketkeepers are assured, they’re seldom unsuitable. This one is properly tossed up on the stumps, the southpaw will get right down to slog it away. Seems lucky until the purpose the ball spun in to overlook the leg stick by a whisker. His fortune ends there, although. Rahim gathers it and shortly whips off the bails. He could be very assured and the replays present why. The TV umpire will get to see that the again leg is out because the shot is tried and that is adequate for him to load OUT on the massive display screen. Maiden T20I scalp for Islam, the vacationers are 141 runs away. 53/1

Hoila! Is that it for Gunathilaka tonight? Seems so, as Rahim is overjoyed after whipping the bails off in a flash.

four.four N Islam to Okay Mendis, Mendis will get to the pitch of the ball and takes it on the total. Drills it right down to lengthy on for one. 53/Zero

four.Three N Islam to Okay Mendis, FOUR! Sri Lanka’s fifty is up very quickly! The openers have made merry within the circumstances on provide. Floated supply on the stumps, Mendis shimmies down and goes over mid on. It’s a secure shot as the person is there contained in the circle. Gets a boundary for a similar. 52/Zero

four.2 N Islam to D Gunathilaka, Half-tracker, pulled to deep sq. leg for a single. 48/Zero

four.1 N Islam to D Gunathilaka, Well completed! Ariful Haque at it once more. This ball is pushed properly by covers. But the person there dives full size to his left and it is a dot ball. 47/Zero

Nazmul Islam comes again on. He was respectable within the opening over and can bowl the penultimate one of many Powerplay.

Three.6 R Hossain to Okay Mendis, Beaten for tempo! Short supply exterior off, Mendis goes for the pull however misses. 47/Zero

Three.5 R Hossain to Okay Mendis, FOUR! Clever! Back of a size ball on the stumps, Mendis appears to duck initially. But then will get sufficient bat on that to ramp it over the keeper for a boundary. 47/Zero

Three.four R Hossain to D Gunathilaka, Nudged by mid-wicket to get to the opposite finish. 43/Zero

Three.Three R Hossain to D Gunathilaka, Length ball on the stumps, defended type the crease. 42/Zero

Three.2 R Hossain to D Gunathilaka, FOUR! 28 off 10, that is Gunathilaka’s rating! He has been this menacing along with his classical strokes. This is full exterior off, he bends down on a knee and smites it by covers for a quadruple. 42/Zero

Three.1 R Hossain to D Gunathilaka, FOUR! Wow! Beautiful. Full in size on the stumps, Gunathilaka will get his entrance leg out of the best way and smashes it over the bowler’s head for a boundary. 38/Zero

4th bowling choice within the 4th over. Rubel Hossain is into the assault now. He replaces Saifuddin who went for 19 in his lone over.

2.6 Mahmudullah to D Gunathilaka, Defended off the entrance foot by the batsman presenting the total face of the bat. One run added to the whole. 34/Zero

2.5 Mahmudullah to D Gunathilaka, FOUR! Just over! Tossed up exterior off, Gunathilaka makes room to go over mid off. Doesn’t get it off the meat because of the away flip. Beats the leaping man at that spot to gather a boundary. 33/Zero

2.four Mahmudullah to Okay Mendis, Excellent effort from Ariful Haque within the deep! Mendis spanks this tossed up ball in direction of deep mid-wicket and plainly a most is written throughout it. But the plane-esque human there rises excessive, leaps and retains the ball in play. Multiple replays are summoned to verify the identical. Just a run taken. 29/Zero

2.Three Mahmudullah to Okay Mendis, The batsman fails to make contact because it turned a great distance. 28/Zero

2.2 Mahmudullah to Okay Mendis, Floated exterior off, pushed to mid off. 28/Zero

2.1 Mahmudullah to D Gunathilaka, Floated exterior off, Danushka faucets it in direction of backward level and units throughout for a fast run. The wild shy is had on the keeper’s finish which hits Mendis as he dives to make it in. 28/Zero

Mahmudullah to roll his arm over. Early change.

1.6 M Saifuddin to D Gunathilaka, The batsman has dug out that yorker on the final second. The batsmen have run by for a single. 19 off his first over. 27/Zero

1.5 M Saifuddin to D Gunathilaka, FOUR! Make that Three-in-Three! Gunathilaka is throughout Saifuddin like a rash. Length ball on the pads, he swivels and pulls it over quick advantageous leg for one more boundary. 26/Zero

1.four M Saifuddin to D Gunathilaka, FOUR! Lovely! Two-in-two! Overpitched exterior off, Gunathilaka will get his entrance foot ahead and simply caresses it by covers. Finds the hole and collects one other boundary. 22/Zero

1.Three M Saifuddin to D Gunathilaka, FOUR! Gunathilaka is aware of the place the fielders are positioned and is making full use of that. This is full exterior off, pushed previous backward level for a boundary. 18/Zero

1.Three M Saifuddin to D Gunathilaka, WIDE! Full supply slanting away, Danushka fails to hit it away. The ball passes exterior the tramline and an additional outcomes. 14/Zero

1.2 M Saifuddin to Okay Mendis, Turned by mid-wicket for a single. 13/Zero

1.1 M Saifuddin to Okay Mendis, FOUR! Welcome to Dhaka, says Mendis with a boundary. Length ball in line of the stumps, Kusal hangs again and pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary. 12/Zero

Mohammad Saifuddin to share the brand new ball from the opposite finish.

Zero.6 N Islam to Okay Mendis, This one is labored away by sq. leg for a single. Eight/Zero

Zero.5 N Islam to D Gunathilaka, Danushka opens his account with a flick by the mid-wicket area for a single. 7/Zero

Zero.four N Islam to Okay Mendis, The ball takes the surface edge goes in direction of the slip area. They choose up a single. 6/Zero

Zero.Three N Islam to Okay Mendis, Floated on the stumps, pushed again aerially in direction of the bowler. It lands simply wanting the bowler. 5/Zero

Zero.Three N Islam to Okay Mendis, WIDE! Fired down the leg facet, Kusal fails along with his tried sweep. 5/Zero

Zero.2 N Islam to Okay Mendis, FOUR! Deft! Flatter trajectory simply exterior off, Mendis stays again and nearly takes it off the keeper’s gloves. The quick third man fielder chases it however comes second greatest. First runs come off a boundary for the vacationers. four/Zero

Zero.1 N Islam to Okay Mendis, Confusion straightaway. This is what occurs when a brand new pair is within the center. This is fired on the pads, Mendis pushes it in direction of mid on and thinks of a run. But seeing Islam himself run to the ball, Gunathilaka would not reply. Kusal does effectively to get again in, in time. Zero/Zero




First Published: February 15, 2018, four:03 PM IST


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