Sri Lanka tour of India, 2005/06 / Commentary

Sri Lanka in India ODI Series - 4th ODI

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 4 wickets (with 26 balls remaining)

0.1

Pathan to Sangakkara, 2 runs, good line and just short of a length, Sangakkara hits it into the leg side

0.2

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, line and length, Sangakkara lets it go past, fielded by Dhoni

0.3

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, length ball outside the off stump, Sangakkara leaves it, fielded by Dhoni

0.4

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Sangakkara leaves it alone, fielded by Dhoni

0.5

Pathan to Sangakkara, FOUR, good line but over-pitched, Sangakkara hits it on the leg side

0.6

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, good line and just short of a length, Sangakkara edges the ball

End of over 1 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 6/0 (RR: 6.00)
KC Sangakkara    6* (6b 1x4)      IK Pathan    1-0-6-0
ST Jayasuriya    0* (0b)     

1.1

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, no run, good length but down leg, Jayasuriya works it through the leg side, fielded by Dhoni

1.2

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, 4 leg byes, length but down leg, Jayasuriya misses the ball

1.3

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, 1 run, length but down leg, Jayasuriya hits it into the leg side, fielded by Sehwag

1.4

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Sangakkara plays and misses, fielded by Dhoni

1.5

Agarkar to Sangakkara, 2 runs, down the leg side, Sangakkara works it through the leg side, fielded by Sreesanth

1.6

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, Sangakkara edges it, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

End of over 2 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 13/0 (RR: 6.50)
KC Sangakkara    8* (9b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    1-0-3-0
ST Jayasuriya    1* (3b)      IK Pathan    1-0-6-0

2.1

Pathan to Jayasuriya, no run, down the leg side, Jayasuriya plays and misses

2.2

Pathan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, good line and back of a length, Jayasuriya pulls off the back foot

2.3

Pathan to Jayasuriya, no run, line and length, Jayasuriya defends

2.4

Pathan to Jayasuriya, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Jayasuriya leaves the ball, fielded by Dhoni

2.5

Pathan to Jayasuriya, no run, line and length, Jayasuriya edges the ball

2.6

Pathan to Jayasuriya, no run, just short of a length, Jayasuriya defends it, fielded by Sehwag

End of over 3 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 17/0 (RR: 5.66)
ST Jayasuriya    5* (9b 1x4)      IK Pathan    2-0-10-0
KC Sangakkara    8* (9b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    1-0-3-0

3.1

Agarkar to Sangakkara, OUT, you beauty! good length delivery, bowled at a resonable pace and it nipped back in sharply trapping Sangakkar plumb in front, finger goes up quickly and Sri Lanka lose their first wicket

KC Sangakkara lbw b Agarkar 8 (16m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

3.2

Agarkar to Tharanga, 1 run, line and length, Tharanga keeps it out, fielded by Tendulkar

3.3

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, no run, good line and length delivery, Jayasuriya hits it on the leg side, fielded by Sehwag

3.4

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, FOUR, length ball, Jayasuriya drives the ball through the off side

3.5

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, short leg side delivery, Jayasuriya works it through the leg side, fielded by Sehwag

3.6

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, no run, length ball, Jayasuriya defends on the front foot, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

End of over 4 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 24/1 (RR: 6.00)
ST Jayasuriya    11* (13b 2x4)      AB Agarkar    2-0-10-1
WU Tharanga    1* (1b)      IK Pathan    2-0-10-0

4.1

Pathan to Tharanga, 2 runs, length but down leg, Tharanga hits it on the leg side, fielded by Agarkar

4.2

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, length ball, Tharanga leaves it, fielded by Dhoni

4.3

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, length ball, Tharanga drives it away, fielded by Tendulkar

4.4

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, length ball, Tharanga leaves it, fielded by Dhoni

4.5

Pathan to Tharanga, FOUR, good line and back of a length, Tharanga pushes it off the back foot

4.6

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, full delivery, Tharanga plays no shot, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 5 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 30/1 (RR: 6.00)
WU Tharanga    7* (7b 1x4)      IK Pathan    3-0-16-0
ST Jayasuriya    11* (13b 2x4)      AB Agarkar    2-0-10-1

5.1

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, no run, length ball, Jayasuriya gets an edge, fielded by Dravid

5.2

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, FOUR, short of a length and outside the off stump, Jayasuriya cuts it

5.3

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good length but down leg, Jayasuriya works it through the leg side, fielded by Tendulkar

5.4

Agarkar to Tharanga, 1 run, good length delivery, Tharanga pushes forward

5.5

Agarkar to Jayasuriya, OUT, another one that nips back in sharply after pitching in line with the off stump, too good a delivery even for Jayasuriya, another batsman departs trapped plumb in front of the stumps- Agarkar on a roll here.

ST Jayasuriya lbw b Agarkar 16 (28m 17b 3x4 0x6) SR: 94.11

5.6

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, line and length, Dilshan lets it go past, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 6 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 36/2 (RR: 6.00)
TM Dilshan    0* (1b)      AB Agarkar    3-0-16-2
WU Tharanga    8* (8b 1x4)      IK Pathan    3-0-16-0

6.1

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, good line and length, Tharanga drives through the off side, fielded by Pathan

6.2

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, good line and length, Tharanga plays no shot, fielded by Dhoni

6.3

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery, Tharanga pushes forward

6.4

Pathan to Tharanga, FOUR, good line and back of a length, Tharanga cuts off the back foot

6.5

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, line and length, Tharanga defends it away

6.6

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, just short of a length, Tharanga defends it, fielded by Pathan

End of over 7 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 40/2 (RR: 5.71)
WU Tharanga    12* (14b 2x4)      IK Pathan    4-0-20-0
TM Dilshan    0* (1b)      AB Agarkar    3-0-16-2

7.1

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, wide outside the off stump, Dilshan edges the ball

7.2

Agarkar to Dilshan, 1 run, line and length, Dilshan edges it, fielded by Pathan

7.3

Agarkar to Tharanga, FOUR, down the leg side, Tharanga works it through the leg side

7.4

Agarkar to Tharanga, 1 wide, wide outside the off stump, fielded by Dhoni

7.4

Agarkar to Tharanga, no run, short of a length, Tharanga keeps it out, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

7.5

Agarkar to Tharanga, no run, down the leg side, Tharanga hits it on the leg side

7.6

Agarkar to Tharanga, no run, full delivery, Tharanga driving, fielded by Agarkar

End of over 8 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 46/2 (RR: 5.75)
WU Tharanga    16* (18b 3x4)      AB Agarkar    4-0-22-2
TM Dilshan    1* (3b)      IK Pathan    4-0-20-0

8.1

Sreesanth to Dilshan, no run, just short of a length, Dilshan drives off the back foot, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

8.2

Sreesanth to Dilshan, no run, wide outside the off stump, Dilshan plays but misses the ball, fielded by Dhoni

8.3

Sreesanth to Dilshan, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Dilshan plays no shot, fielded by Dhoni

8.4

Sreesanth to Dilshan, no run, length ball, Dilshan defends it

8.5

Sreesanth to Dilshan, no run, good line and back of a length, Dilshan defends on the front foot

8.6

Sreesanth to Dilshan, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Dilshan plays and misses, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 9 (maiden) Sri Lanka 46/2 (RR: 5.11)
TM Dilshan    1* (9b)      S Sreesanth    1-1-0-0
WU Tharanga    16* (18b 3x4)      AB Agarkar    4-0-22-2

9.1

Agarkar to Tharanga, no run, good length but down leg, Tharanga defends it, fielded by Pathan

9.2

Agarkar to Tharanga, no run, good line and length delivery, Tharanga defends it away

9.3

Agarkar to Tharanga, no run, down the leg side, Tharanga defends it

9.4

Agarkar to Tharanga, no run, good line and length delivery, Tharanga drives on the front foot, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

9.5

Agarkar to Tharanga, 1 run, good line and back of a length, Tharanga drives

9.6

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, wide of off stump, Dilshan lets it go past, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 10 (1 run) Sri Lanka 47/2 (RR: 4.70)
TM Dilshan    1* (10b)      AB Agarkar    5-0-23-2
WU Tharanga    17* (23b 3x4)      S Sreesanth    1-1-0-0

10.1

Sreesanth to Tharanga, no run, good line and just short of a length, Tharanga cuts it, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

10.2

Sreesanth to Tharanga, no run, line and length, Tharanga gets an edge

10.3

Sreesanth to Tharanga, FOUR, half volley, Tharanga drives it away

10.4

Sreesanth to Tharanga, OUT, surprise bouncer, Tharanga goes after it and the ball files off the edge, Agarkar at fine leg makes no mistake

WU Tharanga c Agarkar b Sreesanth 21 (32m 27b 4x4 0x6) SR: 77.77

10.5

Sreesanth to Atapattu, no run, good line and length, Atapattu leaves the ball, fielded by Dhoni

10.6

Sreesanth to Atapattu, no run, short of a length, Atapattu plays and misses, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 11 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 51/3 (RR: 4.63)
MS Atapattu    0* (2b)      S Sreesanth    2-1-4-1
TM Dilshan    1* (10b)      AB Agarkar    5-0-23-2

11.1

Agarkar to Dilshan, FOUR, good line and length delivery, Dilshan driving

11.2

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, length ball, Dilshan plays and misses the ball, fielded by Dhoni

11.3

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, line and length, Dilshan defends it away

11.4

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, good line and just short of a length, Dilshan plays and misses the ball, fielded by Dhoni

11.5

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, wide outside the off stump, Dilshan leaves it alone, fielded by Dhoni

11.6

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, good line and length, Dilshan keeps it out

End of over 12 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 55/3 (RR: 4.58)
TM Dilshan    5* (16b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    6-0-27-2
MS Atapattu    0* (2b)      S Sreesanth    2-1-4-1

12.1

Sreesanth to Atapattu, no run, short and wide of the off stump, Atapattu leaves it, fielded by Dhoni

12.2

Sreesanth to Atapattu, no run, good length delivery, Atapattu leaves it alone, fielded by Dhoni

12.3

Sreesanth to Atapattu, 1 run, line and length, Atapattu works it through the leg side

12.4

Sreesanth to Dilshan, no run, good line and back of a length, Dilshan plays and misses, fielded by Dhoni

12.5

Sreesanth to Dilshan, no run, good line and length, Dilshan plays no shot, fielded by Dhoni

12.6

Sreesanth to Dilshan, 1 run, good length but down leg, Dilshan edges the ball

End of over 13 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 57/3 (RR: 4.38)
TM Dilshan    6* (19b 1x4)      S Sreesanth    3-1-6-1
MS Atapattu    1* (5b)      AB Agarkar    6-0-27-2

13.1

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, good line and length delivery, Dilshan defends it

13.2

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, line and length, Dilshan lets it go past, fielded by Dhoni

13.3

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, good length delivery, Dilshan driving

13.4

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Dilshan misses the ball, fielded by Dhoni

13.5

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, good line and length, Dilshan plays but misses the ball, fielded by Dhoni

13.6

Agarkar to Dilshan, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Dilshan drives on the front foot, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

End of over 14 (maiden) Sri Lanka 57/3 (RR: 4.07)
TM Dilshan    6* (25b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    7-1-27-2
MS Atapattu    1* (5b)      S Sreesanth    3-1-6-1

14.1

Sreesanth to Atapattu, no run, just short of a length, Atapattu defends it away

14.2

Sreesanth to Atapattu, FOUR, short of a length and outside off stump, Atapattu cuts it away

14.3

Sreesanth to Atapattu, 2 runs, good line and length, Atapattu hits it on the leg side

14.4

Sreesanth to Atapattu, 2 runs, line and length, Atapattu drives through the off side, fielded by P Yadav

14.5

Sreesanth to Atapattu, no run, short ball, Atapattu defends it away, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

14.6

Sreesanth to Atapattu, 5 wides, bouncer on line

14.6

Sreesanth to Atapattu, 1 run, length but down leg, Atapattu works it through the leg side

End of over 15 (14 runs) Sri Lanka 71/3 (RR: 4.73)
MS Atapattu    10* (11b 1x4)      S Sreesanth    4-1-20-1
TM Dilshan    6* (25b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    7-1-27-2

15.1

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 run, down the leg side, Atapattu hits it into the leg side, fielded by P Yadav

15.2

Pathan to Dilshan, FOUR, short of a length and outside off stump, Dilshan drives the ball off the back foot

15.3

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, short of a length, Dilshan defends it

15.4

Pathan to Dilshan, 1 run, good length but down leg, Dilshan hits it on the leg side, fielded by P Yadav

15.5

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, short and wide of off stump, Atapattu keeps it out, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

15.6

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, good length delivery, Atapattu defends, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

End of over 16 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 77/3 (RR: 4.81)
MS Atapattu    11* (14b 1x4)      IK Pathan    5-0-26-0
TM Dilshan    11* (28b 2x4)      S Sreesanth    4-1-20-1

16.1

Sreesanth to Dilshan, FOUR, good length and wide of the off stump, Dilshan drives through the off side, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

16.2

Sreesanth to Dilshan, no run, short ball, Dilshan pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Tendulkar

16.3

Sreesanth to Dilshan, FOUR, good line and length delivery, Dilshan drives off the back foot

16.4

Sreesanth to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball, Dilshan driving, fielded by P Yadav

16.5

Sreesanth to Atapattu, 1 run, length but down leg, Atapattu hits it into the leg side, fielded by Pathan

16.6

Sreesanth to Dilshan, FOUR, wide of off stump, Dilshan cuts it

End of over 17 (14 runs) Sri Lanka 91/3 (RR: 5.35)
TM Dilshan    24* (33b 5x4)      S Sreesanth    5-1-34-1
MS Atapattu    12* (15b 1x4)      IK Pathan    5-0-26-0

17.1

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, line and length, Atapattu driving

17.2

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, short ball, Atapattu defends it away

17.3

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 run, length ball, Atapattu drives through the off side, fielded by Raina

17.4

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, line and length, Dilshan drives off the back foot, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

17.5

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, length ball, Dilshan edges the ball

17.6

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, length ball, Dilshan drives the ball off the back foot

End of over 18 (1 run) Sri Lanka 92/3 (RR: 5.11)
TM Dilshan    24* (36b 5x4)      IK Pathan    6-0-27-0
MS Atapattu    13* (18b 1x4)      S Sreesanth    5-1-34-1

18.1

Yadav to Atapattu, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Atapattu drives off the back foot

18.2

Yadav to Dilshan, FOUR, length ball outside the off stump, Dilshan drives

18.3

Yadav to Dilshan, 1 run, good length delivery, Dilshan drives the ball through the off side

18.4

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, good line and length delivery, Atapattu plays a cut-shot, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

18.5

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, good line and length, Atapattu defends it

18.6

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, wide outside the off stump, Atapattu driving, fielded by Venugopal Rao

End of over 19 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 98/3 (RR: 5.15)
MS Atapattu    14* (22b 1x4)      Jai P Yadav    1-0-6-0
TM Dilshan    29* (38b 6x4)      IK Pathan    6-0-27-0

19.1

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, good line and length delivery, Dilshan driving

19.2

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, good length but down leg, Dilshan plays and misses the ball

19.3

Pathan to Dilshan, 1 wide, length ball outside the off stump, fielded by Dhoni

19.3

Pathan to Dilshan, FOUR, good length delivery, Dilshan drives through the off side

19.4

Pathan to Dilshan, 1 run, good length delivery, Dilshan drives through the off side, fielded by Sreesanth

19.5

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, line and length, Atapattu keeps it out, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

19.6

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 run, good line and length, Atapattu defends it away

End of over 20 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 105/3 (RR: 5.25)
MS Atapattu    15* (24b 1x4)      IK Pathan    7-0-34-0
TM Dilshan    34* (42b 7x4)      Jai P Yadav    1-0-6-0

20.1

Yadav to Atapattu, 1 run, good line and length, Atapattu works it through the leg side

20.2

Yadav to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball, Dilshan drives the ball, fielded by Tendulkar

20.3

Yadav to Atapattu, 1 run, good length delivery, Atapattu driving, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

20.4

Yadav to Dilshan, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Dilshan drives

20.5

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, good line and length delivery, Atapattu drives through the on side

20.6

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, length ball, Atapattu drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

End of over 21 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 109/3 (RR: 5.19)
MS Atapattu    17* (28b 1x4)      Jai P Yadav    2-0-10-0
TM Dilshan    36* (44b 7x4)      IK Pathan    7-0-34-0

21.1

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, good line and length, Dilshan works it through the leg side, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

21.2

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, length ball, Dilshan drives the ball off the back foot

21.3

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, length but down leg, Dilshan sweeps the ball

21.4

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Atapattu hits it on the leg side

21.5

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, good length delivery, Dilshan drives off the back foot, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

21.6

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, line and length, Dilshan paddles it away, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

End of over 22 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 111/3 (RR: 5.04)
TM Dilshan    37* (49b 7x4)      Harbhajan Singh    1-0-2-0
MS Atapattu    18* (29b 1x4)      Jai P Yadav    2-0-10-0

22.1

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, good line and length delivery, Atapattu drives on the front foot, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

22.2

Yadav to Atapattu, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Atapattu drives the ball, fielded by Tendulkar

22.3

Yadav to Dilshan, 1 run, good length delivery, Dilshan drives through the off side, fielded by Sreesanth

22.4

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, good length but down leg, Atapattu plays and misses the ball

22.5

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, short ball, Atapattu drives the ball through the off side, fielded by P Yadav

22.6

Yadav to Atapattu, 1 run, good length delivery, Atapattu drives on the front foot, fielded by Sreesanth

End of over 23 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 114/3 (RR: 4.95)
MS Atapattu    20* (34b 1x4)      Jai P Yadav    3-0-13-0
TM Dilshan    38* (50b 7x4)      Harbhajan Singh    1-0-2-0

23.1

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, leg side delivery, Atapattu hits it into the leg side, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

23.2

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, FOUR, good line and length delivery, Atapattu drives it away

23.3

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, line and length, Atapattu defends it

23.4

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, good length delivery, Atapattu drives through the on side, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

23.5

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, good length delivery, Atapattu defends it away

23.6

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, line and length, Atapattu driving

End of over 24 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 119/3 (RR: 4.95)
MS Atapattu    25* (40b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    2-0-7-0
TM Dilshan    38* (50b 7x4)      Jai P Yadav    3-0-13-0

24.1

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, good line and just short of a length, Atapattu driving

24.2

Yadav to Atapattu, 1 run, good line and length, Atapattu drives

24.3

Yadav to Dilshan, FOUR, length ball, Dilshan drives the ball

24.4

Yadav to Dilshan, FOUR, line and length, Dilshan drives the ball through the off side

24.5

Yadav to Dilshan, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Dilshan pushes it off the back foot

24.6

Yadav to Atapattu, no run, length ball, Atapattu defends it away

End of over 25 (10 runs) Sri Lanka 129/3 (RR: 5.16)
MS Atapattu    26* (43b 2x4)      Jai P Yadav    4-0-23-0
TM Dilshan    47* (53b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    2-0-7-0

25.1

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, leg side delivery, Dilshan sweeps

25.2

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, length ball, Atapattu hits it on the leg side

25.3

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, good length delivery, Atapattu drives it away

25.4

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, line and length, Dilshan defends it

25.5

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, full on the stumps, Dilshan drives on the front foot

25.6

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, length ball, Atapattu drives it away, fielded by Tendulkar

End of over 26 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 133/3 (RR: 5.11)
MS Atapattu    28* (46b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    3-0-11-0
TM Dilshan    49* (56b 9x4)      Jai P Yadav    4-0-23-0

26.1

Yuvraj Singh to Atapattu, no run, good length delivery, Atapattu defends it

26.2

Yuvraj Singh to Atapattu, 2 runs, good line and length delivery, Atapattu drives, fielded by P Yadav

26.3

Yuvraj Singh to Atapattu, FOUR, length ball, Atapattu plays a pull-shot

26.4

Yuvraj Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Atapattu driving

26.5

Yuvraj Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, good length but down leg, Dilshan hits it on the leg side

26.6

Yuvraj Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, good line but over-pitched, Atapattu drives

End of over 27 (9 runs) Sri Lanka 142/3 (RR: 5.25)
MS Atapattu    36* (51b 3x4)      Yuvraj Singh    1-0-9-0
TM Dilshan    50* (57b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    3-0-11-0

27.1

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, leg side delivery, Atapattu drives on the front foot

27.2

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, full down leg side, Dilshan defends off the back foot

27.3

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, good line and just short of a length, Dilshan plays and misses, fielded by Dhoni

27.4

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, good length delivery, Dilshan drives it away, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

27.5

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, length ball, Dilshan plays and misses the ball, fielded by Dhoni

27.6

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, length but down leg, Dilshan misses the ball

End of over 28 (1 run) Sri Lanka 143/3 (RR: 5.10)
TM Dilshan    50* (62b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    4-0-12-0
MS Atapattu    37* (52b 3x4)      Yuvraj Singh    1-0-9-0

28.1

Yuvraj Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, length but down leg, Atapattu works it through the leg side

28.2

Yuvraj Singh to Dilshan, 1 wide, good length but down leg, fielded by Dhoni

28.2

Yuvraj Singh to Dilshan, no run, full toss, Dilshan drives the ball through the off side

28.3

Yuvraj Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Dilshan drives on the front foot

28.4

Yuvraj Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, down the leg side, Atapattu driving

28.5

Yuvraj Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball, Dilshan drives through the off side

28.6

Yuvraj Singh to Atapattu, no run, down the leg side, Atapattu defends it away

End of over 29 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 148/3 (RR: 5.10)
MS Atapattu    39* (55b 3x4)      Yuvraj Singh    2-0-14-0
TM Dilshan    52* (65b 9x4)      Harbhajan Singh    4-0-12-0

29.1

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, good length delivery, Dilshan drives through the off side, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

29.2

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, good line and length delivery, Dilshan misses the ball, fielded by Dhoni

29.3

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, OUT, top delivery, Dilshan looking to work it away on the leg side ends up with a leading edge, ball lobs up behind the stumps on the off side, Tendulkar moving in from backward point pockets it safely

TM Dilshan c Tendulkar b Harbhajan Singh 52 (95m 68b 9x4 0x6) SR: 76.47

29.4

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, full on the stumps, Arnold drives on the front foot

29.5

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, 1 run, good line but full, Arnold hits it into the leg side

29.6

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, line and length, Atapattu defends it, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

End of over 30 (1 run) Sri Lanka 149/4 (RR: 4.96)
MS Atapattu    39* (56b 3x4)      Harbhajan Singh    5-0-13-1
RP Arnold    1* (2b)      Yuvraj Singh    2-0-14-0

30.1

Sreesanth to Arnold, no run, good line and length delivery, Arnold drives, fielded by Tendulkar

30.2

Sreesanth to Arnold, no run, length ball, Arnold defends it

30.3

Sreesanth to Arnold, no run, length ball, Arnold drives the ball

30.4

Sreesanth to Arnold, no run, good line but too full, Arnold drives through the off side, fielded by Tendulkar

30.5

Sreesanth to Arnold, no run, good line and back of a length, Arnold leaves it alone, fielded by Dhoni

30.6

Sreesanth to Arnold, no run, short and wide, Arnold leaves the ball, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 31 (maiden) Sri Lanka 149/4 (RR: 4.80)
RP Arnold    1* (8b)      S Sreesanth    6-2-34-1
MS Atapattu    39* (56b 3x4)      Harbhajan Singh    5-0-13-1

31.1

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, down the leg side, Atapattu drives on the front foot, fielded by Venugopal Rao

31.2

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 2 runs, wide outside the off stump, Atapattu drives on the front foot, fielded by Sehwag

31.3

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 2 runs, line and length, Atapattu drives it away

31.4

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, half volley, Atapattu drives it away, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

31.5

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, good length but down leg, Atapattu works it through the leg side

31.6

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, wide outside the off stump, Arnold leaves the ball, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 32 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 154/4 (RR: 4.81)
RP Arnold    1* (9b)      Harbhajan Singh    6-0-18-1
MS Atapattu    44* (61b 3x4)      S Sreesanth    6-2-34-1

32.1

Sreesanth to Atapattu, no run, good line and back of a length, Atapattu drives it away, fielded by Sreesanth

32.2

Sreesanth to Atapattu, no run, good length delivery, Atapattu drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

32.3

Sreesanth to Atapattu, 1 run, just short of a length, Atapattu pushes forward

32.4

Sreesanth to Arnold, 1 run, good line and length, Arnold gets an edge

32.5

Sreesanth to Atapattu, no run, Atapattu drives the ball off the back foot, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

32.6

Sreesanth to Atapattu, 1 run, just short of a length, Atapattu pulls it away, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

End of over 33 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 157/4 (RR: 4.75)
MS Atapattu    46* (66b 3x4)      S Sreesanth    7-2-37-1
RP Arnold    2* (10b)      Harbhajan Singh    6-0-18-1

33.1

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, FOUR, good line and length delivery, Atapattu drives the ball

33.2

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, good length delivery, Atapattu hits it on the leg side

33.3

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, good line but too full, Arnold edges the ball

33.4

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, good length delivery, Arnold defends it

33.5

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, good line and length delivery, Arnold plays and misses the ball

33.6

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, good line and length, Arnold plays no shot, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 34 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 162/4 (RR: 4.76)
RP Arnold    2* (14b)      Harbhajan Singh    7-0-23-1
MS Atapattu    51* (68b 4x4)      S Sreesanth    7-2-37-1

34.1

Sehwag to Atapattu, 1 run, good line and length, Atapattu hits it into the leg side, fielded by Pathan

34.2

Sehwag to Arnold, no run, too full and on the pads, Arnold sweeps it away, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

34.3

Sehwag to Arnold, 1 run, length but down leg, Arnold drives it away

34.4

Sehwag to Atapattu, 1 run, length ball, Atapattu driving

34.5

Sehwag to Arnold, no run, length ball, Arnold driving, fielded by Sehwag

34.6

Sehwag to Arnold, no run, good line and length delivery, Arnold plays a cut-shot

End of over 35 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 165/4 (RR: 4.71)
RP Arnold    3* (18b)      V Sehwag    1-0-3-0
MS Atapattu    53* (70b 4x4)      Harbhajan Singh    7-0-23-1

35.1

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, good line and length, Atapattu drives

35.2

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, length ball, Arnold defends it away

35.3

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, 1 run, good length delivery, Arnold works it through the leg side

35.4

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 2 runs, good line and length delivery, Atapattu drives the ball through the off side, fielded by Dravid

35.5

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, length ball, Atapattu defends it away, fielded by Tendulkar

35.6

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, length ball, Atapattu hits it on the leg side, fielded by Venugopal Rao

End of over 36 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 170/4 (RR: 4.72)
MS Atapattu    57* (74b 4x4)      Harbhajan Singh    8-0-28-1
RP Arnold    4* (20b)      V Sehwag    1-0-3-0

36.1

Sehwag to Atapattu, 1 run, full toss on the stumps, Atapattu drives

36.2

Sehwag to Arnold, 1 run, full on the stumps, Arnold defends it away

36.3

Sehwag to Atapattu, 1 run, good length delivery, Atapattu works it through the leg side, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

36.4

Sehwag to Arnold, 1 run, down the leg side, Arnold paddles it away, fielded by Tendulkar

36.5

Sehwag to Atapattu, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, Atapattu cuts, fielded by Tendulkar

36.6

Sehwag to Atapattu, no run, good line and length, Atapattu works it through the leg side, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

End of over 37 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 178/4 (RR: 4.81)
MS Atapattu    63* (78b 5x4)      V Sehwag    2-0-11-0
RP Arnold    6* (22b)      Harbhajan Singh    8-0-28-1

37.1

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, 1 run, line and length, Arnold hits it into the leg side, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

37.2

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 wide, good length but down leg, fielded by Dhoni

37.2

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, good line and length, Atapattu pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Agarkar

37.3

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, good line and length delivery, Arnold defends it, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

37.4

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, 2 leg byes, leg side delivery, Arnold plays but misses the ball

37.5

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, 1 run, line and length, Arnold hits it on the leg side

37.6

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, good length and wide of the off stump, Atapattu cuts it, fielded by Sehwag

End of over 38 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 185/4 (RR: 4.86)
MS Atapattu    65* (80b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    9-0-33-1
RP Arnold    8* (26b)      V Sehwag    2-0-11-0

38.1

Sehwag to Atapattu, 1 run, full toss on the stumps, Atapattu drives on the front foot, fielded by Sreesanth

38.2

Sehwag to Arnold, 1 run, length but down leg, Arnold gets an edge, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

38.3

Sehwag to Atapattu, 1 run, length ball, Atapattu pushes it off the back foot, fielded by Sreesanth

38.4

Sehwag to Arnold, no run, length but down leg, Arnold defends

38.5

Sehwag to Arnold, 4 leg byes, length but down leg, Arnold misses the ball

38.6

Sehwag to Arnold, FOUR, length ball, Arnold sweeps it away

End of over 39 (11 runs) Sri Lanka 196/4 (RR: 5.02)
RP Arnold    13* (30b 1x4)      V Sehwag    3-0-18-0
MS Atapattu    67* (82b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    9-0-33-1

39.1

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, length ball, Atapattu drives it away, fielded by Agarkar

39.2

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, good line but full, Arnold keeps it out

39.3

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, good length delivery, Arnold cuts off the back foot

39.4

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, good length delivery, Arnold cuts off the back foot, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

39.5

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, no run, good length delivery, Arnold misses the ball

39.6

Harbhajan Singh to Arnold, 1 run, half volley, Arnold works it through the leg side

End of over 40 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 198/4 (RR: 4.95)
RP Arnold    14* (35b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    10-0-35-1
MS Atapattu    68* (83b 5x4)      V Sehwag    3-0-18-0

40.1

Sreesanth to Arnold, no run, good line and just short of a length, Arnold on the back foot defending

40.2

Sreesanth to Arnold, 2 runs, good line and back of a length, Arnold keeps it out, fielded by Dravid

40.3

Sreesanth to Arnold, 1 run, good length but down leg, Arnold works it through the leg side, fielded by Agarkar

40.4

Sreesanth to Atapattu, 1 run, line and length, Atapattu drives through the off side

40.5

Sreesanth to Arnold, FOUR, half volley, Arnold drives it away

40.6

Sreesanth to Arnold, FOUR, good line and just short of a length, Arnold plays a pull

End of over 41 (12 runs) Sri Lanka 210/4 (RR: 5.12)
RP Arnold    25* (40b 3x4)      S Sreesanth    8-2-49-1
MS Atapattu    69* (84b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    10-0-35-1

41.1

Pathan to Atapattu, FOUR, short of a length, Atapattu plays a pull-shot

41.2

Pathan to Atapattu, FOUR, wide of off stump, Atapattu cuts

41.3

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 run, length ball, Atapattu defends

41.4

Pathan to Arnold, no run, good length delivery, Arnold drives the ball, fielded by Venugopal Rao

41.5

Pathan to Arnold, 1 run, short and wide of off stump, Arnold plays a cut-shot, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

41.6

Pathan to Atapattu, 2 runs, good line and length, Atapattu cuts it, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

End of over 42 (12 runs) Sri Lanka 222/4 (RR: 5.28)
MS Atapattu    80* (88b 7x4)      IK Pathan    8-0-46-0
RP Arnold    26* (42b 3x4)      S Sreesanth    8-2-49-1

42.1

Sehwag to Arnold, no run, good length but down leg, Arnold works it through the leg side

42.2

Sehwag to Arnold, FOUR, length ball, Arnold edges the ball

42.3

Sehwag to Arnold, no run, good length but down leg, Arnold sweeps it away

42.4

Sehwag to Arnold, no run, full down leg side, Arnold misses the ball

42.5

Sehwag to Arnold, 1 run, good length delivery, Arnold pulls off the back foot, fielded by P Yadav

42.6

Sehwag to Atapattu, no run, full on the stumps, Atapattu drives on the front foot, fielded by Sehwag

End of over 43 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 227/4 (RR: 5.27)
MS Atapattu    80* (89b 7x4)      V Sehwag    4-0-23-0
RP Arnold    31* (47b 4x4)      IK Pathan    8-0-46-0

43.1

Pathan to Arnold, 1 run, Arnold edges the ball

43.2

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, full delivery, Atapattu driving, fielded by Sehwag

43.3

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 run, line and length, Atapattu cuts, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

43.4

Pathan to Arnold, 1 leg bye, full down leg side, Arnold plays but misses the ball

43.5

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 run, length ball, Atapattu drives through the off side, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

43.6

Pathan to Arnold, OUT, bowled'm! lovely yorker, Arnold swing across but makes no contact and the off stump is uprooted - Sri Lanka 5 down.

RP Arnold b Pathan 32 (58m 50b 4x4 0x6) SR: 64.00

End of over 44 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 231/5 (RR: 5.25)
     IK Pathan    9-0-49-1
MS Atapattu    82* (92b 7x4)      V Sehwag    4-0-23-0

44.1

Sehwag to Atapattu, 1 run, good length delivery, Atapattu driving

44.2

Sehwag to Maharoof, 1 run, line and length, Maharoof works it through the leg side, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

44.3

Sehwag to Atapattu, 1 run, full delivery, Atapattu driving

44.4

Sehwag to Maharoof, no run, good line and length, Maharoof hits it on the leg side

44.5

Sehwag to Maharoof, 2 runs, good line and length, Maharoof works it through the leg side, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

44.6

Sehwag to Maharoof, no run, Maharoof defends it, fielded by Sehwag

End of over 45 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 236/5 (RR: 5.24)
MF Maharoof    3* (4b)      V Sehwag    5-0-28-0
MS Atapattu    84* (94b 7x4)      IK Pathan    9-0-49-1

45.1

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, sends down a short one, Atapattu leaves it alone

45.2

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, good line but over-pitched, Atapattu drives the ball off the back foot

45.3

Agarkar to Atapattu, 1 run, straight full toss, Atapattu drives it away

45.4

Agarkar to Maharoof, OUT, got'm! fulltoss and that's a slower delivery, a real slow one, Maharoof swings across and is beaten by miles, ball hits the stumps on the full - that's Agarkar's third wicket - Sri Lanka six down

MF Maharoof b Agarkar 3 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

45.5

Agarkar to Vaas, 1 run, just short of a length, Vaas edges it, fielded by Sehwag

45.6

Agarkar to Atapattu, 1 run, line and length, Atapattu driving

End of over 46 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 239/6 (RR: 5.19)
MS Atapattu    86* (98b 7x4)      AB Agarkar    8-1-30-3
WPUJC Vaas    1* (1b)      V Sehwag    5-0-28-0

46.1

Sehwag to Atapattu, 1 run, line and length, Atapattu drives through the on side, fielded by Tendulkar

46.2

Sehwag to Vaas, 1 run, good length delivery, Vaas drives on the on side

46.3

Sehwag to Atapattu, OUT, brilliant catch! fulltoss and Atapattu hammers is straight back, Sehwag puts his right hand out and the ball sticks to it! excellent reflex catch that to end a good innings.

MS Atapattu c & b Sehwag 87 (144m 100b 7x4 0x6) SR: 87.00

46.4

Sehwag to Muralitharan, 1 run, line and length, Muralitharan driving

46.5

Sehwag to Vaas, 1 run, full toss on the stumps, Vaas drives through the on side

46.6

Sehwag to Muralitharan, 1 run, good line and length delivery, Muralitharan drives

End of over 47 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 244/7 (RR: 5.19)
M Muralitharan    2* (2b)      V Sehwag    6-0-33-1
WPUJC Vaas    3* (3b)      AB Agarkar    8-1-30-3

47.1

Agarkar to Muralitharan, 1 run, full on the stumps, Muralitharan drives on the front foot

47.2

Agarkar to Vaas, no run, Vaas drives through the off side, fielded by Agarkar

47.3

Agarkar to Vaas, 1 run, just short of a length, Vaas pushes it off the back foot

47.4

Agarkar to Muralitharan, FOUR, full toss down the leg side, Muralitharan gets an edge

47.5

Agarkar to Muralitharan, 2 runs, good line and back of a length, Muralitharan edges it

47.6

Agarkar to Muralitharan, OUT, yorker does the trick! Murali's wild swing misses the target by a country mile - leg stumps is pushed back - wicket number four for Agarkar.

M Muralitharan b Agarkar 9 (5m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

End of over 48 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 252/8 (RR: 5.25)
     AB Agarkar    9-1-38-4
WPUJC Vaas    4* (5b)      V Sehwag    6-0-33-1

48.1

Sehwag to Vaas, 1 run, full toss on the stumps, Vaas cuts it

48.2

Sehwag to Zoysa, no run, full down leg side, Zoysa hits it into the leg side

48.3

Sehwag to Zoysa, no run, length ball, Zoysa drives the ball off the back foot

48.4

Sehwag to Zoysa, 1 run, good length but down leg, Zoysa hits it on the leg side

48.5

Sehwag to Vaas, 1 run, too full and on the pads, Vaas works it through the leg side

48.6

Sehwag to Zoysa, no run, good line but full, Zoysa drives the ball through the off side

End of over 49 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 255/8 (RR: 5.20)
DNT Zoysa    1* (4b)      V Sehwag    7-0-36-1
WPUJC Vaas    6* (7b)      AB Agarkar    9-1-38-4

49.1

Agarkar to Vaas, 1 run, full outside the off stump, Vaas cuts it, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

49.2

Agarkar to Zoysa, 1 run, full delivery, Zoysa driving, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

49.3

Agarkar to Vaas, FOUR, full and outside the off stump, Vaas cuts off the back foot

49.4

Agarkar to Vaas, OUT, played hard into the ground and the ball lobs back to Agarkar - Zoysa is way down the track and past the point of no return, Agarkar gets enough time to aim and he hits the bowler's end stumps direct

DNT Zoysa run out 2 (5m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

49.5

Agarkar to Vaas, OUT, all over! full and outside the off, hint of away swing, Vass swings at it, ball clips the edge and goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps, Agarkar ends up with five wickets!

WPUJC Vaas c †Dhoni b Agarkar 11 (17m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

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Nov 3, 2005

Suresh Raina hits out on his way to an unbeaten 39 that helped India to a series-winning victory, India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI,  Pune

Suresh Raina hits out on his way to an unbeaten 39

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Nov 3, 2005

Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina celebrate a series-winning victory, India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI,  Pune

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