Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Wicket commentary

Sri Lanka in England Test Series - 2nd Test

England v Sri Lanka

England won by 6 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

0.5

Hoggard to Tharanga, OUT, Hoggard strikes, a beauty!, swings in, Tharanga plays forward, beats him completely, goes between the bat and pad and knocks the stumps.

WU Tharanga b Hoggard 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 3/1   MG Vandort 3* (3b)   MJ Hoggard 0.5-0-3-1

7.3

Plunkett to Vandort, OUT, Plunkett strikes in his first over, fuller delivery, Vandort drives, gets the edge towards gully, Collingwood takes the catch to his right, that was a good catch.

MG Vandort c Collingwood b Plunkett 9 (32m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.36

Sri Lanka 16/2   KC Sangakkara 6* (25b 1x4)   LE Plunkett 0.3-0-0-1

7.6

Plunkett to Jayawardene, OUT, Plunkett strikes for the second time in the over, excellent delivery on a good length, pitches and then moves away, Jayawardene plays forward, gets the outside edge and goes straight to Jones behind the wicket.

DPMD Jayawardene c †Jones b Plunkett 0 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 16/3   KC Sangakkara 6* (25b 1x4)   LE Plunkett 1-1-0-2

12.5

Hoggard to Samaraweera, OUT, Hoggard picks up his second wicket, fuller delivery swinging away, bit wide, Samaraweera drives, gets the edge towards the fourth slip, where Collingwood takes the catch.

TT Samaraweera c Collingwood b Hoggard 3 (22m 16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 18.75

Sri Lanka 25/4   KC Sangakkara 12* (38b 1x4)   MJ Hoggard 6.5-2-12-2

19.3

Plunkett to Sangakkara, OUT, Plunkett picks up his third wicket, back of a length delivery moving away, Sangakkara plays back, gets the outside edge through to Jones, who takes the catch.

KC Sangakkara c †Jones b Plunkett 25 (87m 61b 4x4 0x6) SR: 40.98

Sri Lanka 46/5   TM Dilshan 7* (18b 1x4)   LE Plunkett 6.3-1-21-3

25.3

Mahmood to Maharoof, OUT, Mahmood strikes, six down for Sri Lanka, good ball outside the off stump, slight movement away, pushes forward, gets the edge through to Jones, who takes an easy catch.

MF Maharoof c †Jones b Mahmood 5 (29m 21b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.80

Sri Lanka 65/6   TM Dilshan 16* (34b 2x4)   SI Mahmood 1.3-0-3-1

30.1

Flintoff to Dilshan, OUT, Flintoff strikes first ball of a new spell, pitched up delivery outside the off stump, Dilshan drives, gets the outside edge to Trescothick at first slip, who comes forward and takes the catch low down.

TM Dilshan c Trescothick b Flintoff 27 (80m 48b 4x4 0x6) SR: 56.25

Sri Lanka 79/7   WPUJC Vaas 2* (14b)   A Flintoff 6.1-3-9-1

31.3

Mahmood to Kulasekara, OUT, Mahmood picks up his second wicket, fuller delivery outside the off stump, Kulasekara drives, gets the outside edge to Trescothick at first slip, who takes a very good catch above his head.

KMDN Kulasekara c Trescothick b Mahmood 3 (7m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

Sri Lanka 82/8   WPUJC Vaas 2* (14b)   SI Mahmood 4.3-0-12-2

48.5

Panesar to Malinga, OUT, Panersar coming round the wicket, strikes in his first over, good ball pitches in line and goes straight on, Malinga on the front foot, gets hit on the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal, given by the Umpire.

SL Malinga lbw b Panesar 26 (78m 54b 4x4 0x6) SR: 48.14

Sri Lanka 132/9   WPUJC Vaas 22* (67b 1x4)   MS Panesar 0.5-0-2-1

51.2

Flintoff to Muralitharan, OUT, Flintoff strikes! Picks up his second wicket, fuller delivery outside the off stump, Muralitharan has a big heave across the line, gets an outside edge, the ball goes high up in the air, Plunkett runs in from point, settles under the ball and takes the catch comfortably.

M Muralitharan c Plunkett b Flintoff 1 (11m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Sri Lanka 141/10   WPUJC Vaas 30* (78b 3x4)   A Flintoff 13.2-4-28-2
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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 28, 2006

Muttiah Muralitharan grabs yet another wicket, England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Edgbaston, May 28, 2006

Muttiah Muralitharan grabs yet another wicket

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May 28, 2006

Andrew Flintoff punches the winning runs to beat Sri Lanka at Edgbaston

Andrew Flintoff punches the winning runs to beat Sri Lanka at Edgbaston

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