Indian Oil Cup, 2005 / Commentary

Indian Oil Cup - 1st match

Sri Lanka v India

Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)

2.1

Maharoof to Sehwag, OUT, first blood! good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and swinging in, Sehwag fails to make contact trying to turn it away on the leg side, off stumps is knocked back, Maharoof strikes early!

V Sehwag b Maharoof 14 (10m 10b 3x4 0x6) SR: 140.00

India 17/1   MS Dhoni 2* (4b)   MF Maharoof 1.1-0-4-1

3.3

Dilhara to Dhoni, OUT, first ODI wicket! pitched up and angling in, Dhoni plays all over it and gets bowled, India in trouble here!

MS Dhoni b Dilhara 2 (17m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

India 22/2   Yuvraj Singh 4* (5b 1x4)   LHD Dilhara 1.3-0-14-1

13.3

Dilhara to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, gone! short and outside the off stump, Yuvraj goes after it and ends up hitting it high up towards the mid-on region, Tharanga moves across and makes no mistake, India three down, Lokuhettige on debut picks up his second wicket!

Yuvraj Singh c sub (WU Tharanga) b Dilhara 12 (47m 33b 2x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

India 44/3   R Dravid 10* (32b 1x4)   LHD Dilhara 6.3-1-24-2

18.6

Fernando to Kaif, OUT, slower delivery, Kaif ends up chipping it in the air towards the mid-on region, Murali moves in quickly, dives forward and takes a tumbling catch to give Fernando his first wicket of the match

M Kaif c Muralitharan b Fernando 8 (26m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

India 63/4   R Dravid 19* (53b 2x4)   CRD Fernando 2-0-9-1

19.3

Muralitharan to Raina, OUT, oh dear! another one bites the dust! Rain never picked up the dosara, went back to cut and was hit on the pad plumb in front of the stumps, India five down!

SK Raina lbw b Muralitharan 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

India 64/5   R Dravid 20* (55b 2x4)   M Muralitharan 1.3-0-4-1

32.5

Chandana to Dravid, OUT, bowled'm! what a delivery! tossed up, pitched outside the leg stump and turning in, Dravid fails to makes contact trying to sweep and the ball crashes into the stumps, big wicket!

R Dravid b Chandana 54 (116m 96b 6x4 0x6) SR: 56.25

India 122/6   Y Venugopal Rao 22* (39b 3x4)   UDU Chandana 2.5-0-15-1

43.5

Muralitharan to Pathan, OUT, gone! Pathan tries to break the shackles by taking on the man at deep midwicket but fails miserably! Jayawardene fielding in the deep holds on beautifully to a fairly hard chance

IK Pathan c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 21 (40m 32b 2x4 0x6) SR: 65.62

India 159/7   Y Venugopal Rao 38* (73b 3x4)   M Muralitharan 8.5-1-26-2

43.6

Muralitharan to Venugopal Rao, OUT, gone! dosara does the trick, was fraction short and turning away, Rao looking to cut it away ends up with a thin edge, Sangakkara gloves it beautifully, Murali on a hat-trick here!

Y Venugopal Rao c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan 38 (88m 74b 3x4 0x6) SR: 51.35

India 159/8   Harbhajan Singh 0* (0b)   M Muralitharan 9-1-26-3

49.3

Maharoof to Khan, 1 run, OUT, RUN OUT! driven away to the long-off region, Zaheer fails to make it across even though he had enough time, was ball watching and the throw came in straight to Sangakkara who flicked it onto the stumps, third umpire confirms

Z Khan run out 20 (25m 12b 3x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

India 202/9   * (b)   MF Maharoof 8.3-0-24-1
Tournament Results
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Sri Lanka won by 18 runs
India v West Indies at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 7, 2005
India won by 7 runs
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 6, 2005
West Indies won by 33 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla - Aug 3, 2005
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Dambulla - Aug 2, 2005
Sri Lanka won by 50 runs
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Photos

Jul 30, 2005

Dilhara Lokuhettige hits a six in during an invaluable cameo against India at the Dambulla Cricket Stadium, July 30, 2005

Dilhara Lokuhettige hits a six in during an invaluable cameo

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Jul 30, 2005

Sanath Jayasuriya pulls in spite of a dislocated shoulder at the Dambulla Cricket Stadium, July 30, 2005

Sanath Jayasuriya pulls in spite of a dislocated shoulder

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