Sri Lanka tour of India, 2005/06 / Commentary

Sri Lanka in India Test Series - 3rd Test

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 259 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

95.4

Maharoof to Agarkar, 2 runs, Maharoof to Agarkar - off the mark in style! good length delivery outside the off stump, driven well wide of the cover fielder

95.5

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar, good length delivery, Agarkar blocks, no runs

95.6

Maharoof to Agarkar, 2 runs, Maharoof to Agarkar - another good looking drive and the ball races away to deep cover

India 312/7   AB Agarkar 4* (3b)

96.2

Malinga to Agarkar, 5 wides, Malinga to Agarkar - overpitched and way down the leg side, Sangakkara had no chance of cutting it off

96.2

Malinga to Agarkar, no run, Malinga to Agarkar - good come-back delivery, Agarkar is beaten outside the off stump

96.3

Malinga to Agarkar, 1 run, Malinga to Agarkar - driven wide of the fielder at mid-on

India 319/7   AB Agarkar 5* (5b)

97.1

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - well left outside the off stump

97.2

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - wide outside the off stump, hint of away swing, Agarkar drives but ends up with an inside edge on to the pad

97.3

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - defended to the leg side

97.4

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - driven straight to the fielder at point

97.5

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - pitched up and swinging in, driven striaght to the fielder at mid-off

97.6

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - swinging away, Agarkar goes after it and gets beaten by a long away

India 319/7   AB Agarkar 5* (11b)

98.2

Malinga to Agarkar, 1 run, Malinga to Agarkar - short rising delivery on the middle and off stump line, Agarkar defends standing tall on the back-foot and the ball falls dead on the track, Pathan calls for the single and there is mix-up going for it but in the end Pathan makes it across safely

India 321/7   AB Agarkar 6* (12b)

99.3

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - defended outside the off stump, well played

99.4

Maharoof to Agarkar, 1 run, Maharoof to Agarkar - short and wide outside the off stump, cut away late but straight to the fielder at third man

India 330/7   AB Agarkar 7* (14b)

100.1

Malinga to Agarkar, 1 run, Malinga to Agarkar - driven wide of the fielder at cover

100.4

Malinga to Agarkar, no run, Malinga to Agarkar - good length delivery outside the off stump, hint of away swing, defended on the back-foot

100.5

Malinga to Agarkar, 1 run, Malinga to Agarkar - driven away well in front of point

100.6

Malinga to Agarkar, no run

India 334/7   AB Agarkar 9* (18b)

101.1

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - inswinger, driven back to the bowler, came off the inner half of the bat

101.2

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - driven on the up, was in the air for sometime but falls well short of the fielder gully

101.3

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - good length delivery outside the off stump, shaping away from the right-hander and Agarkar shoulders arms

101.4

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - this one came back in and Agarkar defends it down to mid-off

101.5

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - good length delivery outside the off stump, forced away straight to the fielder at point

101.6

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - driven off the back-foot, straight to the fielder at covers

India 334/7   AB Agarkar 9* (24b)

103.1

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - slower delivery, Agarkar picks it early and blocks it down

103.2

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - good length delviery, swinging away from the right-hander, Agarkar moves across and punches it straight to the fielder at point

103.3

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - fraction short, Agarkar quickly goes back and drives it down to mid-off

103.4

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - straight delivery outside the off stump, again driven straight to the fielder at mid-off

103.5

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - pitched wide outside the off stump and swinging away further, Agarkar not interested

103.6

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - again left alone outside the off stump

India 334/7   AB Agarkar 9* (30b)

106.1

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - driven in the air and straight back to the bowler

106.2

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - defended outside the off stump

106.3

Muralitharan to Agarkar, FOUR, Muralitharan to Agarkar - tossed up outside the off stump, Agarkar gets a good stride forward, gets to the pitch of the delivery and drives it away to the cover fence for his first boundary of the innings

106.4

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, good length delivery, Agarkar defends it away, no runs

106.5

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, good line and length delivery, Agarkar blocks, no runs

106.6

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, half volley, driven straight to the fielder at mid-n

India 345/7   AB Agarkar 13* (36b 1x4)

108.1

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - hit on the pad trying to defend, loud shout of lbw turned down, looked close

108.2

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - defended outside the off stump

108.3

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, good length delivery, Agarkar defends it away, no runs

108.4

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, good length delivery, Agarkar keeps it out, no runs

108.5

Muralitharan to Agarkar, 2 runs, Muralitharan to Agarkar - way down the leg side and Agarkar sweeps it away fine, Maharoof in the deep hurtles across and keeps it down to two

108.6

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - doosra and Agarkar mis-times it to the cover region

India 347/8   AB Agarkar 15* (42b 1x4)

109.4

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar, drifting down the leg side, Agarkar plays down the wrong line and gets hit on the pad, appeal for lbw turned down, missing leg by a long way

109.5

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - driven straight to the fielder at mid-on

109.6

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - hit on the pad trying to defend, impact was well outside the line of the off stump

India 348/8   AB Agarkar 15* (45b 1x4)

110.3

Muralitharan to Agarkar, FOUR, Muralitharan to Agarkar - played wide of the fielder at mid-off

110.4

Muralitharan to Agarkar, 1 run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - in the slot outside the off stump, driven straight to the fielder at mid-off

India 354/8   AB Agarkar 20* (47b 2x4)

111.1

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - good length delivery, off-cutter, Agarkar gets forward and drives it straight back to the bowler

111.2

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - short and wide outside the off stump, Agarkar cuts hard, Mubarak at backward point dives across and cuts off a certain boundary, excellent piece of fielding

111.3

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - left alone outside the off stump

111.4

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar, line and length delivery, swinging away from the right-hander and Agarkar shoulders arms

111.5

Maharoof to Agarkar, no run, Maharoof to Agarkar - drifting on to the pads, Agarkar fails to make contact, ball clips the pad and rolls away on the leg side, easy single to end the over

111.6

Maharoof to Agarkar, 1 leg bye, Maharoof to Agarkar - turned away behind square on the leg side, easy single

India 355/8   AB Agarkar 20* (53b 2x4)

112.1

Muralitharan to Agarkar, 1 run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - turning in, Kumble plays down the wrong line, ball clips the pad and pops up on the leg side

India 356/8   AB Agarkar 21* (54b 2x4)

113.1

Malinga to Agarkar, 3 runs, Malinga to Agarkar - starts off with a short delivery outside the off stump, Agarkar stays back and cuts it away well wide of the cover fielder, long chase and a wondeful sliding effort from Mubarak saves one run

India 363/8   AB Agarkar 24* (55b 2x4)

114.4

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - defended to the leg side

114.5

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - defended on the back-foot, presented the full face of the bat there

114.6

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar - turned away behind the stumps, they decide not to run

India 375/8   AB Agarkar 24* (58b 2x4)

115.4

Malinga to Agarkar, no run, Malinga to Agarkar, line and length, Agarkar defends off the back foot, no runs

115.5

Malinga to Agarkar, 1 leg bye, Malinga to Agarkar, good line and length delivery, Agarkar plays and misses, 1 leg bye

India 377/8   AB Agarkar 24* (60b 2x4)

116.1

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, good length delivery, Agarkar plays and misses, no runs

116.2

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, line and length, Agarkar defends it, no runs

116.3

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, good length delivery, Agarkar plays but misses the ball, no runs

116.4

Muralitharan to Agarkar, no run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, good length delivery, Agarkar defends off the back foot, no runs

116.5

Muralitharan to Agarkar, 1 run, Muralitharan to Agarkar, line and length, Agarkar hits it on the leg side, 1 run

India 378/8   AB Agarkar 25* (65b 2x4)

118.1

Bandara to Agarkar, no run, Bandara to Agarkar, good line and length, Agarkar blocks it, no runs

118.2

Bandara to Agarkar, 1 run, Bandara to Agarkar, line and length, Agarkar driving off the back foot, 1 run

India 380/8   AB Agarkar 26* (67b 2x4)

119.1

Malinga to Agarkar, 4 byes, Malinga to Agarkar, full on the stumps, Agarkar plays no shot, 4 byes

119.2

Malinga to Agarkar, OUT, Malinga to Agarkar, OUT (Bowled) - on the stumps and Agarkar plays all over it, Malinga strikes

AB Agarkar b Malinga 26 (105m 69b 2x4 0x6) SR: 37.68

India 384/9   AB Agarkar 26 (69b 2x4)
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Series Results
India v Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad - Dec 18-22, 2005
India won by 259 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Delhi - Dec 10-14, 2005
India won by 188 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Chennai - Dec 2-6, 2005
Match drawn
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Dec 22, 2005

Harbhajan Singh and Anil Kumble are elated after India's comprehensive win at Ahmedabad, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, Fifth day, December 22, 2005

Harbhajan Singh and Anil Kumble are elated after India's comprehensive win at Ahmedabad

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Dec 22, 2005

Harbhajan Singh celebrates after bowling out Muttiah Muralitharan, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, Fifth day, December 22, 2005

Harbhajan Singh celebrates after bowling out Muttiah Muralitharan on the final day

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