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

71.1

Dilshan to Laxman, no run, Dilshan to Laxman - whipped straight to the fielder at square leg

71.2

Dilshan to Laxman, no run, Dilshan to Laxman, good length delivery, Laxman defends it, no runs

71.3

Dilshan to Laxman, 1 run, Dilshan to Laxman - pulled away off the back-foot to the deep square leg region

71.4

Dilshan to Pathan, FOUR, Dilshan to Pathan - bowled from round the stumps, tossed up outside the off stump, Pathan comes down the track and ships it away to the long-off fence, good use of the feet

71.5

Dilshan to Pathan, no run, Dilshan to Pathan, length ball, Pathan defends on the front foot, no runs

71.6

Dilshan to Pathan, no run, Dilshan to Pathan - defended straight back to the bowler

India 234/6   TM Dilshan 1-0-5-0

73.1

Dilshan to Laxman, 1 run, Dilshan to Laxman - slightly short, Laxman goes back and nudges it away well wide of the fielder at midwicket

73.2

Dilshan to Pathan, 1 run, Dilshan to Pathan - Pathan steps forward eyeing the midwicket fence, ball races away off the inner half of the bat

73.3

Dilshan to Laxman, no run, Dilshan to Laxman, line and length, Laxman defends it, no runs

73.4

Dilshan to Laxman, no run, Dilshan to Laxman - defended straight back down the track

73.5

Dilshan to Laxman, no run, Dilshan to Laxman - turned away straight to the fielder at midwicket

73.6

Dilshan to Laxman, no run, Dilshan to Laxman - tossed up wide outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

India 245/6   TM Dilshan 2-0-7-0

75.1

Dilshan to Laxman, 1 run, Dilshan to Laxman - tossed up and turning in, Laxman gets well forward and turns it away with the spin, gets it wide of the fielder at mid-on and sprints across for a single

75.2

Dilshan to Pathan, no run, Dilshan to Pathan, good line and length, Pathan plays no shot, no runs

75.3

Dilshan to Pathan, no run, Dilshan to Pathan, good line and length delivery, Pathan leaves the ball, no runs

75.4

Dilshan to Pathan, no run, Dilshan to Pathan, length ball, Pathan leaves it, no runs

75.5

Dilshan to Pathan, no run, Dilshan to Pathan - left alone outside the off stump

75.6

Dilshan to Pathan, no run, Dilshan to Pathan, line and length, Pathan lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Sangakkara

India 246/6   TM Dilshan 3-0-8-0
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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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Photos

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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