Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

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134.5

Muralitharan to Jones, 1 run, slow doosra, Jones hangs on his back foot and steers it to backward point

England 503/6   GO Jones 1* (1b)

135.1

Vaas to Jones, no run, cut to point where Dilshan makes the stop

135.2

Vaas to Jones, no run, wide outside off, waste of a delivery.

135.3

Vaas to Jones, 1 run, overpitched outside off, driven to deep cover

135.6

Vaas to Jones, no run

England 505/6   GO Jones 2* (5b)

137.1

Vaas to Jones, no run, angling in towards the pads, turned to wide mid-on

137.2

Vaas to Jones, no run, deliver ed like a off break, it pitched outside leg and broke back in to rap Jones on the pads. a stifled appeal goes up

137.3

Vaas to Jones, no run

137.4

Vaas to Jones, no run, pushed out to the off side

137.5

Vaas to Jones, 1 run, Short but rises up slowly, enough time for Jones to roll his wrists and pull it down to long leg

England 510/6   GO Jones 3* (10b)

138.1

Muralitharan to Jones, no run, turns in from outside off, Jones goes back and pushes it to the off side

138.2

Muralitharan to Jones, FOUR, slightly shorter and just outside off stump, Jones makes room for himself and cut it past cover

138.3

Muralitharan to Jones, no run, fuller and is rapped on the pads

138.4

Muralitharan to Jones, no run, turned in from outside off, and Jones, on his back foot, dead bats it

138.5

Muralitharan to Jones, 1 run, waits on the back foot and turns it to deep backward square-leg

England 515/6   GO Jones 8* (15b 1x4)

139.3

Vaas to Jones, 1 run, driven to Kulasekara at sweeper cover

139.6

Vaas to Jones, no run, slanted across the right hand batsman, left alone

England 525/6   GO Jones 9* (17b 1x4)

141.1

Kulasekara to Jones, 1 run, overpitched, outside off stump, driven to deep cover

141.5

Kulasekara to Jones, no run, down the leg again but this time Sangakkara gets across to gather.

141.6

Kulasekara to Jones, 1 leg bye

England 540/6   GO Jones 10* (20b 1x4)

142.1

Muralitharan to Jones, no run, tossed up, pitched outside off and turns in and Jones tries to make room to cut but is cramped up and pushes it out to short leg. Murali has a big smile

142.2

Muralitharan to Jones, 1 run

England 541/6   GO Jones 11* (22b 1x4)
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Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Jun 2-5, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 134 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham - May 25-28, 2006
England won by 6 wickets
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - May 11-15, 2006
Match drawn
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May 16, 2006

The press reacted badly to the draw at Lord's but England are still big favourites to win the series

The press reacted badly to the draw at Lord's but England are still big favourites to win the series

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May 15, 2006

A grinning Mahela Jayawardene with his Man-of-the-Match award, England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Lord's, May 15, 2006

A grinning Mahela Jayawardene with his Man-of-the-Match award

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