Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

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40.6

Muralitharan to Trescothick, SIX, Super shot for a six! Tossed on the leg and middle and slog-swept over deep midiwicket and thats fifty for Trescothick.

England 127/1   ME Trescothick 52* (110b 7x4 1x6)   M Muralitharan 10-3-18-1

106.5

Muralitharan to Pietersen, SIX, Audacious shot! Moves outside the line, just outside off stump and slog-sweeps it over deep midwicket!

England 381/4   KP Pietersen 92* (121b 12x4 1x6)   M Muralitharan 29.5-9-80-2

127.4

Dilshan to Pietersen, SIX, another Pietersen special! flat delivery on the middle and off stump line, Pietersen puts the big-bang theory to test and the result is a towering six over midwicket! got a good stride forward to the pitch of the delivery and just murdered it

England 477/4   KP Pietersen 147* (182b 18x4 2x6)   TM Dilshan 4.4-0-28-0

140.6

Muralitharan to Flintoff, SIX, tossed up on the leg and middle stump line, Flintoff moves across and hoicks imperiously over long leg!

England 533/6   A Flintoff 22* (22b 2x4 1x6)   M Muralitharan 47-10-147-3

142.6

Muralitharan to Flintoff, SIX, down the track and heaved over midwicket. Super shot for a six and Flintoff has a chat with the umpires. England have declared!

England 551/6   A Flintoff 33* (29b 3x4 2x6)   M Muralitharan 48-10-158-3
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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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