Category Archives: ashraful

Sri Lanka stagger home

A bit overdue but new year festivities bring down the best of us. Bangladesh – had too much time to think. Before lunch no one gave Bangladesh a chance but then they got close and they had 40 mins to stew about an impossible win. 148 out and the P’ship looking good, the lunch break [...]

148 runs more with 4 wickets remaining

Ashraful, a masterful century. Chasing 521, that innings was made of rock solid balls. We doff our hat to you sir. Sakib’s wants to make love to this pitch, a 5fer when he bowled and now it looks like he’s going to start building his family a home in the middle. Murali’s bowled 5000 overs, [...]

Dhakka, at stumps on day 4…

Sri Lanka – par for the course Needed to push the lead past 500. Done. Needed to pick up at least 5 wickets for Mahela to feel like he made a good declaration. Done. Mahela snoozed his way to 166 and Dilshan helped him self to a 40 knowing he should be dropped from the [...]

While I was away…

For those who knew, Its good to be back. For those who dint, well makes no difference to you I guess. A lot changes in 4 days it seems. Surprising no one worth their balls, the Kiwis beat the ever increasingly, annoyingly inconsistent Bangladeshi’s. They give you hope then they take it away, cruel. Mr. [...]