Commonwealth Bank Series, 2nd Match: India v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, Feb 5, 2008
No result
5 February 2008 - day/night match (50-over match)
0.1

Vaas to Sehwag, 1 run, shortish ball outside off, pushed into the gap through cover, where Jayasuriya tidies up and you can't help but notice the big white plaster on his chin

0.4

Vaas to Sehwag, 1 run, squares him up outside off with a rising ball which crashes off the outside edge just by the splice and runs down to Malinga who slinga-s that one back in

India 3/0   V Sehwag 2* (2b)
1.3

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, a good lick, 145.3kph, good length, good line, not much wrong with that one, swinging away, squaring him up on the back foot

1.4

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, on off, rises, defended back down off the back foot into the short cover region

1.5

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, swing away again, but enough width down off for the batsman to jump into the line and bunt it off the back foot with a drive to point

1.6

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, outside off, crashed into the covers off the back foot, picked up easily by the fielder and this one rounds off another good over

India 5/0   V Sehwag 2* (6b)
3.1

Malinga to Sehwag, 2 runs, on off and whipped into the midwicket region with something of a disco flick - a bit of a shimmy and a dazzle into the leg-side

3.2

Malinga to Sehwag, 1 run, on off, good length, worked into short midwicket and they look for the single

3.5

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, on off stick this time, again a sliver high, dabbed down off the back foot

3.6

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, on middle and leg, a tad short, the batsman looks to brush the ball to square leg but doesn't quite get the room and ends up awkwardly squirting it into the leg-side

India 17/0   V Sehwag 5* (10b)
5.4

Malinga to Sehwag, 1 run, short outside off, worked easily through deep backward point

India 26/0   V Sehwag 6* (11b)
6.1

Vaas to Sehwag, no run, late swing back into the batsman who leaves it nearly too late to chop down in front of off

6.2

Vaas to Sehwag, 2 runs, on middle, not much room, but the batsman easily works off the hips to midwicket

6.3

Vaas to Sehwag, no run, outside off, played down off the back foot into the covers

6.4

Vaas to Sehwag, 1 run, played very late outside off, working down through to third man

6.6

Vaas to Sehwag, FOUR, another edge, the batsman squaring up to that one and Muralitharan tries to tidy that one up with his feet on the boundary

India 34/0   V Sehwag 13* (16b 1x4)
7.6

Malinga to Sehwag, FOUR, a low and quick bullet on middle and leg, taken well off the toes through the 45

India 41/0   V Sehwag 17* (17b 2x4)
8.4

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, 2 runs, played well off the legs in front of square

8.5

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, no run, defended on the front foot

8.6

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, no run, a hint of outswing as that's pushed to the covers

India 44/0   V Sehwag 19* (20b 2x4)
9.3

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, outside off, cut to point

9.4

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, outside off, defended on the front foot

9.5

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, more defence

9.6

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, tight cricket here and defended on the back foot

India 45/0   V Sehwag 19* (24b 2x4)
10.6

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, 1 run, outside off, pushed down to gully with a squeeze off the back foot, not much room for anything else with that ball

India 47/0   V Sehwag 20* (25b 2x4)
11.1

Vaas to Sehwag, SIX, brilliant shot, came from nowhere really, not even that short on middle and Sehwag lifts that high and higher, pure timing, over long-on

11.2

Vaas to Sehwag, 1 run, on off, worked to short midwicket

11.4

Vaas to Sehwag, no run, pushed past the right hander through to the keeper

11.5

Vaas to Sehwag, 1 run, ever so nearly out then, the ball on to him quicker than he expected and in trying to jump into a push off the hips he popped a leading edge up tantalisingly towards mid-on, it just seemed to hang there

India 56/0   V Sehwag 28* (29b 2x4 1x6)
12.3

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, 1 run, tucked off the legs through fine

12.5

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, no run, banged down shot, a touch of movement away, left alone by the batsman

12.6

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, no run, another short ball, straight, and played back down from under the ribs to very short midwicket

India 64/0   V Sehwag 29* (32b 2x4 1x6)
13.4

Vaas to Sehwag, 1 wide, short and wide down leg, wouldn't have been a wide in a Test

13.4

Vaas to Sehwag, 2 runs, outside off and turned well off the legs through the 45 and they come back for two

13.5

Vaas to Sehwag, no run, outside off, cut hard to gully but put down by Dilshan who got two hands to it

13.6

Vaas to Sehwag, no run, left alone through

India 68/0   V Sehwag 31* (35b 2x4 1x6)
15.1

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, 1 run, turned off the legs through midwicket, coming back for two, Sehwag tangled with Amerasinghe and was annoyed with the bowler as he felt he was being blocked. The umpire calmed him down

15.4

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, 1 run, on leg, turned to midwicket this time

15.6

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, no run, on middle and leg, tucked well off the hips now

India 72/1   V Sehwag 33* (38b 2x4 1x6)
17.1

Amerasinghe to Sehwag, OUT, short ball down leg and Sri Lanka strike again, Sehwag swivelling round a pull and pushing the ball into Sangakkara's hands, the keeper diving well low to his left to take a two-handed catch

V Sehwag c †Sangakkara b Amerasinghe 33 (87m 39b 2x4 1x6) SR: 84.61

India 80/2   V Sehwag 33 (39b 2x4 1x6)
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