Sri Lanka tour of England, 3rd Test: England v Sri Lanka at Nottingham, Jun 2-5, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 134 runs
2,3,4,5 June 2006 (5-day match)
  Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MG Vandort b Lewis 1 5 7 0 0 14.28
1.3 Great start for the debutant! pitched up on the off stump and shaping into Vandort, batsman tries to defend but the ball slips through bat and pad gap and strikes the stumps 2/1
View dismissal WU Tharanga c †Jones b Hoggard 34 116 72 6 0 47.22
24.5 after having left so well all morning, Tharanga chases one that is full just outside the off, slight movement gets a solid edge and a waist high catch to Jones 85/3
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c †Jones b Flintoff 36 102 76 5 0 47.36
23.3 might have been a slower ball, on line, leaves Sangakkara off the pitch, was half foward, hits something, appeals as Jones takes, Darrell Hair says it is the edge and raises the finger 84/2
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* c †Jones b Flintoff 0 13 9 0 0 0.00
25.4 full on the off, pushes forward to one going away, gets the thin edge and a bit of a collapse for Sri Lanka 86/4
25.4 good length ball outside off stump, batsman lets it go 86/4
View dismissal TM Dilshan c Flintoff b Lewis 8 17 10 1 0 80.00
28.1 good length ball on the off stump, seaming away a bit, Dilshan moves forward and pushes at it, takes the outside edge and a goes low down to Flintoff at second slip, good smart catch taken by the skipper! 97/5
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya c Pietersen b Flintoff 4 28 21 1 0 19.04
31.4 Six down! good length ball on the off stump, seaming away off the wicket, Jayasuriya moves forward and pokes at it, ball takes off the top edge and goes straight to Pietersen at gully 105/6
View dismissal CK Kapugedera c Strauss b Plunkett 14 59 31 2 0 45.16
40.3 What a catch by Strauss in the slips, a loose shot from the front foot to one just outside off and going away that finds the edge and then Strauss diving away to left to take a very good catch 139/8
View dismissal MF Maharoof c Flintoff b Hoggard 13 27 24 2 0 54.16
37.4 Seven down! short ball on the middle and off stump, swinging away nicely, not much of foot work from Maharoof and just hangs his bat, ball takes the outside edge and this time finds the fielder, straight to Flintoff at second slip and skipper takes his 2nd catch 129/7
WPUJC Vaas not out 38 120 94 5 0 40.42
View dismissal SL Malinga c Pietersen b Lewis 21 48 45 3 0 46.66
51.6 Nine down! short ball on the leg stump, Malinga moves back and tries to flick it off his legs but ends up hitting in the air, Pietersen moves forward and takes a good low catch 169/9
View dismissal M Muralitharan c Flintoff b Plunkett 33 56 29 3 1 113.79
66.2 All out! Plunkett bangs a short one outside off stump, Muralitharan moves away onside and tries to reach and pull it from outside off stump, gets the top edge and ball goes high in the air to mid-wicket, Flintoff gets underneath and takes an easy catch 231/10
Extras (b 4, lb 3, w 2, nb 20) 29
  Total (all out; 66.2 overs; 300 mins) 231 (3.48 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets MJ Hoggard 17 3 65 2 3.82 77 10 0 (4nb, 1w)
24.5 to Tharanga, after having left so well all morning, Tharanga chases one that is full just outside the off, slight movement gets a solid edge and a waist high catch to Jones 85/3
37.4 to Maharoof, Seven down! short ball on the middle and off stump, swinging away nicely, not much of foot work from Maharoof and just hangs his bat, ball takes the outside edge and this time finds the fielder, straight to Flintoff at second slip and skipper takes his 2nd catch 129/7
View wickets J Lewis 21 3 68 3 3.23 100 8 1 (3nb)
1.3 to Vandort, Great start for the debutant! pitched up on the off stump and shaping into Vandort, batsman tries to defend but the ball slips through bat and pad gap and strikes the stumps 2/1
28.1 to Dilshan, good length ball on the off stump, seaming away a bit, Dilshan moves forward and pushes at it, takes the outside edge and a goes low down to Flintoff at second slip, good smart catch taken by the skipper! 97/5
51.6 to Malinga, Nine down! short ball on the leg stump, Malinga moves back and tries to flick it off his legs but ends up hitting in the air, Pietersen moves forward and takes a good low catch 169/9
View wickets LE Plunkett 8.2 1 36 2 4.32 36 5 0 (4nb, 1w)
40.3 to Kapugedera, What a catch by Strauss in the slips, a loose shot from the front foot to one just outside off and going away that finds the edge and then Strauss diving away to left to take a very good catch 139/8
66.2 to Muralitharan, All out! Plunkett bangs a short one outside off stump, Muralitharan moves away onside and tries to reach and pull it from outside off stump, gets the top edge and ball goes high in the air to mid-wicket, Flintoff gets underneath and takes an easy catch 231/10
View wickets A Flintoff 15 2 52 3 3.46 71 5 0 (9nb)
23.3 to Sangakkara, might have been a slower ball, on line, leaves Sangakkara off the pitch, was half foward, hits something, appeals as Jones takes, Darrell Hair says it is the edge and raises the finger 84/2
25.4 to Jayawardene, full on the off, pushes forward to one going away, gets the thin edge and a bit of a collapse for Sri Lanka 86/4
25.4 to Jayawardene, good length ball outside off stump, batsman lets it go 86/4
31.4 to Jayasuriya, Six down! good length ball on the off stump, seaming away off the wicket, Jayasuriya moves forward and pokes at it, ball takes off the top edge and goes straight to Pietersen at gully 105/6
  MS Panesar 5 3 3 0 0.60 27 0 0
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick run out (Malinga/†Sangakkara) 24 58 38 4 0 63.15
12.6 from Vaas, leg stump line, worked past the short leg, they come back for two, Trescothick hesitates, then goes, then has to dive, TV umpire is called, it is very close, and given by Peter Hartley 39/2
View dismissal AJ Strauss b Vaas 7 37 28 0 0 25.00
8.5 BEAUTY, just short of a length, gets it to nip back off the seam, Strauss is up on the back foot playing to the off, may have got a slight inside edge, but the stumps are broken 25/1
View dismissal AN Cook b Malinga 24 71 54 1 0 44.44
24.2 Early breakthrough! good length delivery on the middle and off stump, nipping away a bit, Cook tries to drive on the up with not much of footwork, trying to smash through the line, gets a big inside edge onto the stumps, good positive start from Sri Lanka 73/3
View dismissal KP Pietersen c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 41 109 58 4 1 70.68
36.3 doosra on the stumps, Pietersen goes down on one knee and tries to hit it away through legside, gets the top edge and ball balloons to short-fine leg, Jayawardene gets underneath and takes an easy catch 117/4
View dismissal PD Collingwood lbw b Vaas 48 227 184 0 1 26.08
82.5 third one in a row and he gets his man! this time its just a shade fuller, Collingwood was just a shade late in adjusting to the change of length, tries to work it to the onside, misses the inswinger and is rapped on the backpad, another appeal from Vaas, and the finger finally goes up. Collingwood finally departs after a good innings. 196/8
View dismissal A Flintoff* c Jayawardene b Jayasuriya 1 4 5 0 0 20.00
37.3 Five down! short ball on the stumps and a bit of turn off the wicket, Flintoff goes back and drives off the back-foot, gets the edge and straight to Jayawardene at slip, that was a four-ball and a very soft dismissal, probably a bit of laziness creeping into the stroke and England in a spot of bother 118/5
View dismissal GO Jones st †Sangakkara b Muralitharan 19 52 43 2 0 44.18
52.5 Six down! flighted doosra outside off stump, Jones charges down the track and tries to drive, beaten by the flight and the doosra, completely foxed by Muralitharan and Sangakkara fumbles with collecting the ball but whips off the bails, Jones well short of the crease 151/6
View dismissal LE Plunkett b Jayasuriya 9 72 58 0 0 15.51
73.1 Seven down! flighted delivery around the leg stump, Plunkett moves back and tries to defend on the back-foot, sharp turn going away from the batsman and is completely opened up, beaten and ball just clips the off stump and the veteran provides the breakthrough for Lankans 184/7
View dismissal MJ Hoggard c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 10 73 55 0 0 18.18
90.3 Muralitharan strikes! good length ball, doosra around the off stump, Hoggard fails to pick the doosra and plays for the off-break, ball brushes off the gloves to Sangakkara who fails to catch it, takes off his shoulder and loops to Jayawardene at slip, Hoggard not happy with the decision 229/9
View dismissal J Lewis c Dilshan b Malinga 20 39 29 4 0 68.96
91.1 All out! slower and fuller in length outside off stump, batsman goes for the big shot over cover, beaten by the slower one and ends up hitting high in the air to cover, Dilshan takes the skier 229/10
MS Panesar not out 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 13, w 3, nb 8) 26
  Total (all out; 91.1 overs; 378 mins) 229 (2.51 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets WPUJC Vaas 26 5 71 2 2.73 114 6 0 (2nb, 1w)
8.5 to Strauss, BEAUTY, just short of a length, gets it to nip back off the seam, Strauss is up on the back foot playing to the off, may have got a slight inside edge, but the stumps are broken 25/1
82.5 to Collingwood, third one in a row and he gets his man! this time its just a shade fuller, Collingwood was just a shade late in adjusting to the change of length, tries to work it to the onside, misses the inswinger and is rapped on the backpad, another appeal from Vaas, and the finger finally goes up. Collingwood finally departs after a good innings. 196/8
View wickets SL Malinga 23.1 3 62 2 2.67 110 7 0 (5nb, 1w)
24.2 to Cook, Early breakthrough! good length delivery on the middle and off stump, nipping away a bit, Cook tries to drive on the up with not much of footwork, trying to smash through the line, gets a big inside edge onto the stumps, good positive start from Sri Lanka 73/3
91.1 to Lewis, All out! slower and fuller in length outside off stump, batsman goes for the big shot over cover, beaten by the slower one and ends up hitting high in the air to cover, Dilshan takes the skier 229/10
View wickets M Muralitharan 31 10 62 3 2.00 150 2 2 (1nb)
36.3 to Pietersen, doosra on the stumps, Pietersen goes down on one knee and tries to hit it away through legside, gets the top edge and ball balloons to short-fine leg, Jayawardene gets underneath and takes an easy catch 117/4
52.5 to Jones, Six down! flighted doosra outside off stump, Jones charges down the track and tries to drive, beaten by the flight and the doosra, completely foxed by Muralitharan and Sangakkara fumbles with collecting the ball but whips off the bails, Jones well short of the crease 151/6
90.3 to Hoggard, Muralitharan strikes! good length ball, doosra around the off stump, Hoggard fails to pick the doosra and plays for the off-break, ball brushes off the gloves to Sangakkara who fails to catch it, takes off his shoulder and loops to Jayawardene at slip, Hoggard not happy with the decision 229/9
View wickets ST Jayasuriya 11 4 19 2 1.72 52 0 0
37.3 to Flintoff, Five down! short ball on the stumps and a bit of turn off the wicket, Flintoff goes back and drives off the back-foot, gets the edge and straight to Jayawardene at slip, that was a four-ball and a very soft dismissal, probably a bit of laziness creeping into the stroke and England in a spot of bother 118/5
73.1 to Plunkett, Seven down! flighted delivery around the leg stump, Plunkett moves back and tries to defend on the back-foot, sharp turn going away from the batsman and is completely opened up, beaten and ball just clips the off stump and the veteran provides the breakthrough for Lankans 184/7
  Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MG Vandort b Hoggard 5 3 5 1 0 100.00
0.6 Amazing start from Hoggard! good length ball around the off stump, swinging in nicely, Vandort moves forward and drives on the up, gets an inside edge and lets the ball slip in through the bat-pad gap and ball crashes into the stumps 6/1
View dismissal WU Tharanga c Cook b Panesar 46 155 115 6 1 40.00
36.5 Panesar strikes! flighted ball around the off stump, sharp turn into Tharanga, batsman plays forward and gets a big inside edge onto the pads, pops straight to Cook at short-leg, doesnt miss this time and an easy catch taken 100/2
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c Trescothick b Flintoff 66 198 133 9 0 49.62
47.2 short delivery on the middle and off stump, angled away from the left-hander, Sangakkara looks to drive on the back-foot, gets a thick outside edge and straight to the lone wide slip, Trecothick juggles but latches it 143/3
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* c †Jones b Plunkett 45 118 84 5 0 53.57
64.2 Plunkett strikes!!! where was he all this morning! he throws this one up, full and wide, and after 83 balls, Jayawardene cant resist from going after it, goes hard at it, manages only a outside edge, and Geraint Jones does the rest behind the stumps. Sri Lanka five down now! 191/5
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya lbw b Panesar 4 5 5 1 0 80.00
48.2 Double strike for England! flighted and fuller length ball on the off stump, Jayasuriya goes for the sweep and gets tangled by the fuller length, misses and ball strikes the pads, Hair gives it out but Jayasuriya feels unhappy 148/4
View dismissal TM Dilshan c †Jones b Hoggard 32 93 60 3 0 53.33
70.6 Beauty from Hoggard! short of length delivery on the off stump and shaping away nicely, enough to take the nick, Dilshan moves back and defends, the swing opens up Dilshan and makes him nick straight to Jones, six down! 223/6
View dismissal CK Kapugedera c Cook b Plunkett 50 158 132 7 0 37.87
104.4 Great start for England! short delivery on the middle and leg stump, nipping in off the wicket, Kapugedera moves back and across, clips off the back-foot to legside, ball goes in the air, Cook reacts for the catch, ball hits him on the knee and bounces up in the air, Cook takes it on the 2nd attempt 287/8
View dismissal MF Maharoof b Panesar 6 30 29 0 0 20.68
79.4 Gone! flighted ball on the off stump, floater from Panesar, Maharoof fails to pick, moves forward and shoulders arms, ball goes straight and clips the off stump, error of judgement from Maharoof, seven down! 238/7
WPUJC Vaas not out 34 139 100 4 0 34.00
View dismissal SL Malinga b Panesar 22 31 16 4 0 137.50
111.3 Panesar strikes! flighted ball outside leg stump, turning into the stumps, batsman puts his foot across and tries to sweep, misses and the ball spins round the legs to hit the leg stump, not a clever shot this time from Malinga 320/9
View dismissal M Muralitharan c Strauss b Panesar 2 7 4 0 0 50.00
113.1 All out! flighted ball on the off stump, Muralitharan charges down the track and tries to loft over mid-on, ball takes off the outside edge and goes high in the air to long-off, Strauss runs across and almost misjudged but leapt and caught the ball overhead, first 5-fer Panesar! 322/10
Extras (b 1, lb 3, w 1, nb 5) 10
  Total (all out; 113.1 overs; 473 mins) 322 (2.84 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets MJ Hoggard 22 4 71 2 3.22 94 9 0
0.6 to Vandort, Amazing start from Hoggard! good length ball around the off stump, swinging in nicely, Vandort moves forward and drives on the up, gets an inside edge and lets the ball slip in through the bat-pad gap and ball crashes into the stumps 6/1
70.6 to Dilshan, Beauty from Hoggard! short of length delivery on the off stump and shaping away nicely, enough to take the nick, Dilshan moves back and defends, the swing opens up Dilshan and makes him nick straight to Jones, six down! 223/6
  J Lewis 20 6 54 0 2.70 95 8 0
View wicket A Flintoff 13 1 38 1 2.92 59 5 0 (2nb)
47.2 to Sangakkara, short delivery on the middle and off stump, angled away from the left-hander, Sangakkara looks to drive on the back-foot, gets a thick outside edge and straight to the lone wide slip, Trecothick juggles but latches it 143/3
View wickets MS Panesar 37.1 13 78 5 2.09 178 8 1
36.5 to Tharanga, Panesar strikes! flighted ball around the off stump, sharp turn into Tharanga, batsman plays forward and gets a big inside edge onto the pads, pops straight to Cook at short-leg, doesnt miss this time and an easy catch taken 100/2
48.2 to Jayasuriya, Double strike for England! flighted and fuller length ball on the off stump, Jayasuriya goes for the sweep and gets tangled by the fuller length, misses and ball strikes the pads, Hair gives it out but Jayasuriya feels unhappy 148/4
79.4 to Maharoof, Gone! flighted ball on the off stump, floater from Panesar, Maharoof fails to pick, moves forward and shoulders arms, ball goes straight and clips the off stump, error of judgement from Maharoof, seven down! 238/7
111.3 to Malinga, Panesar strikes! flighted ball outside leg stump, turning into the stumps, batsman puts his foot across and tries to sweep, misses and the ball spins round the legs to hit the leg stump, not a clever shot this time from Malinga 320/9
113.1 to Muralitharan, All out! flighted ball on the off stump, Muralitharan charges down the track and tries to loft over mid-on, ball takes off the outside edge and goes high in the air to long-off, Strauss runs across and almost misjudged but leapt and caught the ball overhead, first 5-fer Panesar! 322/10
View wickets LE Plunkett 19 2 65 2 3.42 82 9 0 (3nb, 1w)
64.2 to Jayawardene, Plunkett strikes!!! where was he all this morning! he throws this one up, full and wide, and after 83 balls, Jayawardene cant resist from going after it, goes hard at it, manages only a outside edge, and Geraint Jones does the rest behind the stumps. Sri Lanka five down now! 191/5
104.4 to Kapugedera, Great start for England! short delivery on the middle and leg stump, nipping in off the wicket, Kapugedera moves back and across, clips off the back-foot to legside, ball goes in the air, Cook reacts for the catch, ball hits him on the knee and bounces up in the air, Cook takes it on the 2nd attempt 287/8
  KP Pietersen 2 0 12 0 6.00 6 1 0
  England 2nd innings (target: 325 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick b Muralitharan 31 104 98 3 0 31.63
27.2 Muralitharan provides the breakthrough with a beauty! doosra on the off stump, short of length ball making Trescothick move back, tries to defend but the ball slips through the bat-pad gap, brushes the pads and straight into the off stump, Muralitharan unaware and appeals but teammates rush in to congratulate 84/1
View dismissal AJ Strauss c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 55 147 115 6 0 47.82
39.3 flighted outside the off, may have been a bit quicker, pitched outside off, drew him forward, not quite to the pitch, ball pitches and straightens, gets a faint edge, into the keepers gloves, rebounds to slip 111/3
View dismissal AN Cook lbw b Muralitharan 5 29 23 0 0 21.73
35.5 An excellent ball, flighted up on the leg stump, bowled from slightly wide of the crease, comes forward, ball straightens into the pad, looks right in front, Koertzen agrees, and Murali strikes again 104/2
View dismissal KP Pietersen c Dilshan b Muralitharan 6 32 17 0 0 35.29
45.1 Murali gets the big one!! Murali tosses it up, KP comes down the track at first, then picks the top spinner, tries to defend, but by then the ball thuds into his pads, deflects to the inside of his gloves and then lobs up to the wicketkeeper - KP stands his ground, but Umpire Rudi Koertzen finally sends him on his way 120/4
View dismissal PD Collingwood c Dilshan b Muralitharan 9 38 39 0 0 23.07
49.4 tossed up delivery from Murali, that pitched on the off stump, keeps low, Collingwood goes back to work it away to the onside, the ball comes off the bat, onto the boot and lobs up in the air, the man at forward short leg Dilshan does brilliantly to dive to his right and comes up with the ball inches off the ground - the onfield umpire Rudi Koertzen isn't sure if it was a bump ball, he checks with his colleague at squareleg Darrell Hair, he too isn't sure - and the duo decide to go upstairs - the third umpire decides Paul Collingwood has to go back. Sri Lanka on a roll here now!!& 125/6
View dismissal A Flintoff* c Dilshan b Muralitharan 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
45.5 Murali that magic man .. this is disaster for England!! all of a sudden the whole of Trent Bridge goes quiet - there's a hush in the ground. Murali throws it up now, Flintoff comes forward to defend, the turning ball takes the inside edge of the English captain's bat and lobs up to the man at forward short leg, its a simple catch for Dilshan - that was an important catch, and an important wicket for Sri Lanka - that's the 100th time Muralitharan has taken 5 wickets or more in an innings in all First Class cricket 120/5
View dismissal GO Jones b Muralitharan 6 33 27 0 0 22.22
55.2 Seven to Murali! flighted doosra on the middle and off stump, Jones stretches well forward and tries to defend but failed to pick the doosra, plays for the off-break and gets beaten all ends up, ball strikes the off stump 132/7
LE Plunkett not out 22 66 47 3 0 46.80
View dismissal MJ Hoggard run out (Kapugedera) 4 4 4 1 0 100.00
56.1 Jayasuriya to Plunkett, Run out! fraction short and on the pads, batsman moves back and works it away to square leg, Kapugedera runs across from mid-wicket, picks on the run and throws direct at the strikers end, all in a flow, thats an amazing throw and Hoggard is well short of the crease, Hair raises his finger, Muralitharan declined a 10-wicket haul in an innings 136/8
View dismissal J Lewis lbw b Muralitharan 7 15 16 1 0 43.75
61.4 Nine down! Muralitharan pushes this one through, batsman caught in two minds to play forward or not, caught in the crease and tries to get bat onto the ball, spins in and hits him on the pad plumb in front 153/9
View dismissal MS Panesar lbw b Jayasuriya 26 27 28 3 1 92.85
68.5 ALL OVER, flighted again, on line, Monty goes down on the one knee to play the sweep, beats the bat, not the pad, appeals all round, Hair agrees, and that is that. 190/10
Extras (b 13, lb 1, w 1, nb 4) 19
  Total (all out; 68.5 overs; 253 mins) 190 (2.76 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  WPUJC Vaas 9 1 28 0 3.11 40 4 0 (1nb)
  SL Malinga 7 0 24 0 3.42 31 2 0 (1nb, 1w)
View wickets M Muralitharan 30 10 70 8 2.33 145 7 1 (2nb)
27.2 to Trescothick, Muralitharan provides the breakthrough with a beauty! doosra on the off stump, short of length ball making Trescothick move back, tries to defend but the ball slips through the bat-pad gap, brushes the pads and straight into the off stump, Muralitharan unaware and appeals but teammates rush in to congratulate 84/1
35.5 to Cook, An excellent ball, flighted up on the leg stump, bowled from slightly wide of the crease, comes forward, ball straightens into the pad, looks right in front, Koertzen agrees, and Murali strikes again 104/2
39.3 to Strauss, flighted outside the off, may have been a bit quicker, pitched outside off, drew him forward, not quite to the pitch, ball pitches and straightens, gets a faint edge, into the keepers gloves, rebounds to slip 111/3
45.1 to Pietersen, Murali gets the big one!! Murali tosses it up, KP comes down the track at first, then picks the top spinner, tries to defend, but by then the ball thuds into his pads, deflects to the inside of his gloves and then lobs up to the wicketkeeper - KP stands his ground, but Umpire Rudi Koertzen finally sends him on his way 120/4
45.5 to Flintoff, Murali that magic man .. this is disaster for England!! all of a sudden the whole of Trent Bridge goes quiet - there's a hush in the ground. Murali throws it up now, Flintoff comes forward to defend, the turning ball takes the inside edge of the English captain's bat and lobs up to the man at forward short leg, its a simple catch for Dilshan - that was an important catch, and an important wicket for Sri Lanka - that's the 100th time Muralitharan has taken 5 wickets or more in an innings in all First Class cricket 120/5
49.4 to Collingwood, tossed up delivery from Murali, that pitched on the off stump, keeps low, Collingwood goes back to work it away to the onside, the ball comes off the bat, onto the boot and lobs up in the air, the man at forward short leg Dilshan does brilliantly to dive to his right and comes up with the ball inches off the ground - the onfield umpire Rudi Koertzen isn't sure if it was a bump ball, he checks with his colleague at squareleg Darrell Hair, he too isn't sure - and the duo decide to go upstairs - the third umpire decides Paul Collingwood has to go back. Sri Lanka on a roll here now!!& 125/6
55.2 to Jones, Seven to Murali! flighted doosra on the middle and off stump, Jones stretches well forward and tries to defend but failed to pick the doosra, plays for the off-break and gets beaten all ends up, ball strikes the off stump 132/7
61.4 to Lewis, Nine down! Muralitharan pushes this one through, batsman caught in two minds to play forward or not, caught in the crease and tries to get bat onto the ball, spins in and hits him on the pad plumb in front 153/9
View wicket ST Jayasuriya 22.5 3 54 1 2.36 102 4 0
68.5 to Panesar, ALL OVER, flighted again, on line, Monty goes down on the one knee to play the sweep, beats the bat, not the pad, appeals all round, Hair agrees, and that is that. 190/10

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series - 3-match series drawn 1-1
Test debut - J Lewis (England)
Player of the match - M Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
Players of the series - M Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) and KP Pietersen (England)
Umpires - DB Hair (Australia) and RE Koertzen (South Africa)
TV umpire - PJ Hartley
Match referee - AG Hurst (Australia)
Close of play
  • Fri, 2 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 53/2 (AN Cook 12*, KP Pietersen 6*, 18 ov)
  • Sat, 3 Jun - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 45/1 (WU Tharanga 17*, KC Sangakkara 22*, 14 ov)
  • Sun, 4 Jun - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 286/7 (CK Kapugedera 50*, WPUJC Vaas 24*, 104 ov)
  • Mon, 5 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 190 (68.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
General
    • 4th Umpire - NG Cowley
    • Sri Lanka 1st innings
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 13.1 overs (85 balls), Extras 7
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 77 balls (WU Tharanga 20, KC Sangakkara 26, Ex 7)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 57/1 in 14.0 overs (WU Tharanga 20, KC Sangakkara 27)
    • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 86/4 in 25.4 overs (TM Dilshan 0)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 30.2 overs (198 balls), Extras 18
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 129/7 in 37.4 overs (CK Kapugedera 9)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 46.2 overs (297 balls), Extras 25
    • Tea: Sri Lanka - 160/8 in 51.0 overs (WPUJC Vaas 10, SL Malinga 13)
    • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 56.4 overs (361 balls), Extras 28
    • 10th Wicket: 50 runs in 52 balls (WPUJC Vaas 25, M Muralitharan 25, Ex 1)
    • England 1st innings
    • England: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (99 balls), Extras 3
    • Drinks: England - 93/3 in 31.0 overs (KP Pietersen 23, PD Collingwood 3)
    • England: 100 runs in 31.5 overs (196 balls), Extras 12
    • Lunch: England - 139/5 in 45.0 overs (PD Collingwood 15, GO Jones 14)
    • England: 150 runs in 51.6 overs (318 balls), Extras 13
    • Drinks: England - 161/6 in 62.0 overs (PD Collingwood 29, LE Plunkett 3)
    • Tea: England - 191/7 in 80.0 overs (PD Collingwood 48, MJ Hoggard 3)
    • New Ball Taken: England 191/7 after 80.3 overs (PD Collingwood 48, MJ Hoggard 3)
    • England: 200 runs in 85.4 overs (521 balls), Extras 21
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (100 balls), Extras 1
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 125 balls (WU Tharanga 23, KC Sangakkara 28, Ex 1)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 78/1 in 29.0 overs (WU Tharanga 36, KC Sangakkara 36)
    • Sri Lanka 2nd innings: 1x5 ball over (34th over, A Flintoff, called by Umpire RE Koertzen)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 36.3 overs (219 balls), Extras 2
    • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 108 balls (7 x 4)
    • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 125/2 in 42.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 56, DPMD Jayawardene 15)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 49.3 overs (298 balls), Extras 5
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 162/4 in 56.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 32, TM Dilshan 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 65.2 overs (394 balls), Extras 6
    • Tea: Sri Lanka - 219/5 in 70.0 overs (TM Dilshan 31, CK Kapugedera 16)
    • New Ball Taken: Sri Lanka 245/7 after 82.1 overs (CK Kapugedera 32, WPUJC Vaas 2)
    • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 84.4 overs (510 balls), Extras 7
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 250/7 in 85.0 overs (CK Kapugedera 34, WPUJC Vaas 5)
    • CK Kapugedera: 50 off 117 balls (7 x 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 107.6 overs (651 balls), Extras 8
    • England 2nd innings
    • England 2nd innings: 1x7 ball over (12th over, M Muralitharan, called by Umpire RE Koertzen)
    • Lunch: England - 49/0 in 17.0 overs (ME Trescothick 19, AJ Strauss 24)
    • England: 50 runs in 17.4 overs (111 balls), Extras 6
    • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 111 balls (ME Trescothick 23, AJ Strauss 24, Ex 6)
    • AJ Strauss: 50 off 88 balls (6 x 4)
    • England: 100 runs in 32.6 overs (204 balls), Extras 16
    • Drinks: England - 104/1 in 35.0 overs (AJ Strauss 52, AN Cook 5)
    • Tea: England - 125/6 in 50.0 overs (GO Jones 2, LE Plunkett 0)
    • England: 150 runs in 60.5 overs (371 balls), Extras 17
 
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