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

100.1

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

100.2

Malinga to Pathan, 1 no ball, Malinga to Pathan - another Malinga no-ball, once again called for overstepping - pitched up outside the off stump and Pathan drives it away towards cover

100.2

Malinga to Pathan, no run, Malinga to Pathan - short rising delivery on the stumps, Pathan picks it up late and gets hit on the shoulder, that hurts but he is not showing it

100.3

Malinga to Pathan, 1 run, Malinga to Pathan - another short ball, this time Pathan gets right on top of the bounce and pulls it away to the fine leg reagion, easy single

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

End of over 101 (4 runs) India 334/7
AB Agarkar    9* (18b)      SL Malinga    27-3-96-2
IK Pathan    75* (143b 11x4)      MF Maharoof    21-7-47-1

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

End of over 102 (maiden) India 334/7
AB Agarkar    9* (24b)      MF Maharoof    22-8-47-1
IK Pathan    75* (143b 11x4)      SL Malinga    27-3-96-2

102.1

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan, good line and length delivery, Pathan defends on the front foot, no runs

102.2

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan, good line and length, Pathan blocks, no runs

102.3

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan, good line and length, Pathan blocks, no runs

102.4

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan - fraction short and well outside the off stump, Pathan cuts but fails to make contact

102.5

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan - defended back to the bowler

102.6

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan - pushed straight to the fielder at point

End of over 103 (maiden) India 334/7
IK Pathan    75* (149b 11x4)      M Muralitharan    29-4-99-3
AB Agarkar    9* (24b)      MF Maharoof    22-8-47-1

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

End of over 104 (maiden) India 334/7
AB Agarkar    9* (30b)      MF Maharoof    23-9-47-1
IK Pathan    75* (149b 11x4)      M Muralitharan    29-4-99-3

104.1

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan, good line and length, Pathan defends it away, no runs

104.2

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan, good line and length, Pathan drives on the front foot, no runs

104.3

Muralitharan to Pathan, 2 runs, Muralitharan to Pathan, length ball, Pathan drives on the front foot, 2 runs

104.4

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan, defended outside the off stump

104.5

Muralitharan to Pathan, no run, Muralitharan to Pathan - went for the pull but missed the target, ball hits the pad and rolls away, appeal for lbw turned down

104.6

Muralitharan to Pathan, 1 run, Muralitharan to Pathan - played away to deeo midwicket

End of over 105 (3 runs) India 337/7
IK Pathan    78* (155b 11x4)      M Muralitharan    30-4-102-3
AB Agarkar    9* (30b)      MF Maharoof    23-9-47-1

105.1

Maharoof to Pathan, no run, Maharoof to Pathan - pitched outside the off stump and swinging away, Pathan flashes hard at it but makes no contact, needless shot that

105.2

Maharoof to Pathan, no run, Maharoof to Pathan - pitched wide outside the off stump and swinging away further, Pathan leaves it to the keeper

105.3

Maharoof to Pathan, no run, Maharoof to Pathan - line and length delivery, driven straight to the fielder at mid-off

105.4

Maharoof to Pathan, no run, Maharoof to Pathan - pitched wide and swinging away further, wasted delivery

105.5

Maharoof to Pathan, FOUR, Maharoof to Pathan - Maharoof strays on to the pads and Pathan whips it away to the fine leg fence, fielder in the deep had no chance of cutting it off, excellent placement

105.6

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

End of over 106 (4 runs) India 341/7
IK Pathan    82* (161b 12x4)      MF Maharoof    24-9-51-1
AB Agarkar    9* (30b)      M Muralitharan    30-4-102-3

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

End of over 107 (4 runs) India 345/7
AB Agarkar    13* (36b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    31-4-106-3
IK Pathan    82* (161b 12x4)      MF Maharoof    24-9-51-1

107.1

Maharoof to Pathan, OUT, Maharoof to Pathan, OUT (LBW) - oh dear! so near, yet so far! good length delivery, this one pitched in line with the leg stump and straightened, Pathan plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, Maharoff rewarded from some good bolwing and once again Pathan fails to make it to three figures

IK Pathan lbw b Maharoof 82 (221m 162b 12x4 0x6) SR: 50.61

Kumble playing in his 100th Test match is the next man in

107.2

Maharoof to Kumble, no run, Maharoof to Kumble, good length delivery, Kumble defends it, no runs

107.3

Maharoof to Kumble, no run, Maharoof to Kumble, length ball, Kumble defends, no runs

107.4

Maharoof to Kumble, no run, Maharoof to Kumble, good length delivery, Kumble defends it, no runs

107.5

Maharoof to Kumble, no run, Maharoof to Kumble, good length delivery, Kumble leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Sangakkara

107.6

Maharoof to Kumble, no run, Maharoof to Kumble, good line but full, Kumble drives the ball through the off side, no runs

End of over 108 (wicket maiden) India 345/8
A Kumble    0* (5b)      MF Maharoof    25-10-51-2
AB Agarkar    13* (36b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    31-4-106-3

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

End of over 109 (2 runs) India 347/8
AB Agarkar    15* (42b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    32-4-108-3
A Kumble    0* (5b)      MF Maharoof    25-10-51-2

109.1

Maharoof to Kumble, no run, Maharoof to Kumble - wide outside the off stump, Kumble pokes at it as if to see if it was ripe, ball clips the inside edge and goes behind, Sangakkar dives across to his left and saves runs

109.2

Maharoof to Kumble, no run, Maharoof to Kumble, length ball, Kumble defends it away, no runs

109.3

Maharoof to Kumble, 1 run, Maharoof to Kumble, steered down to third man for an easy single

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

End of over 110 (1 run) India 348/8
AB Agarkar    15* (45b 1x4)      MF Maharoof    26-10-52-2
A Kumble    1* (8b)      M Muralitharan    32-4-108-3

110.1

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, Muralitharan to Kumble - tossed up doosra, Kumble defends on the back-foot and the ball races away off the edge

110.2

Muralitharan to Kumble, 1 run, Muralitharan to Kumble - turning in from way outside the off stump, Agarkar waits for it and cuts it away to the third man fence, well played

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

110.5

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, Muralitharan to Kumble - defended outside the off stump, end of a good over

110.6

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, Muralitharan to Kumble - good length delivery outside the off stump, driven off the back-foot, straight to the fielder at cover

End of over 111 (6 runs) India 354/8
A Kumble    2* (12b)      M Muralitharan    33-4-114-3
AB Agarkar    20* (47b 2x4)      MF Maharoof    26-10-52-2

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

End of over 112 (1 run, maiden) India 355/8
AB Agarkar    20* (53b 2x4)      MF Maharoof    27-11-52-2
A Kumble    2* (12b)      M Muralitharan    33-4-114-3

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

112.2

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, Muralitharan to Kumble - doosra and Kumlbe blocks it down well

112.3

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, Muralitharan to Kumble, good length delivery, Kumble blocks it, no runs

112.4

Muralitharan to Kumble, FOUR, Muralitharan to Kumble - turning in from outside the off stump, Kumble goes right back and cuts it away at the last possible moment, took it from right in front of the stumps, ball races away to the third man fence

112.5

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, Muralitharan to Kumble - defended leaning well forward

112.6

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, Muralitharan to Kumble - inside edge on the pad and the ball pops up on the off stump, very little reaction time for the fielder at silly point

Malinga is back

End of over 113 (5 runs) India 360/8
A Kumble    6* (17b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    34-4-119-3
AB Agarkar    21* (54b 2x4)      MF Maharoof    27-11-52-2

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

113.2

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble - drifting down the leg side and the ball rolls away off the pad

113.3

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble - short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, this one stayed very low after hitting the deck, almost a rolling ball, Sangakkar behind the stumps does well and saves runs

113.4

Malinga to Kumble, 4 byes, Malinga to Kumble - pitched up and way down the leg side, Sangakkara had no chance whatsoever of getting across, given as byes

113.5

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble, good line and length, Kumble defends on the front foot, no runs

113.6

Malinga to Kumble, 1 run, Malinga to Kumble - turned to square leg

End of over 114 (8 runs) India 368/8
A Kumble    7* (22b 1x4)      SL Malinga    28-3-100-2
AB Agarkar    24* (55b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    34-4-119-3

114.1

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

114.2

Muralitharan to Kumble, SIX, Muralitharan to Kumble - tossed up and turning in, Kumble dances down the track and ships it over the long-on fence, massive hit

114.3

Muralitharan to Kumble, 1 run, Muralitharan to Kumble - edged away well wide of the fielder at gully

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

End of over 115 (7 runs) India 375/8
AB Agarkar    24* (58b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    35-4-126-3
A Kumble    14* (25b 1x4 1x6)      SL Malinga    28-3-100-2

115.1

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble - good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended on the back-foot

115.2

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble - punched off the back-foot to the cover region

115.3

Malinga to Kumble, 1 leg bye, Malinga to Kumble - short of a good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, ball kisses the pad and rolls away behind the stumps

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

115.6

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble - driven straight back down the track, Malinga dives across to his right and saves runs

End of over 116 (2 runs, maiden) India 377/8
A Kumble    14* (29b 1x4 1x6)      SL Malinga    29-4-100-2
AB Agarkar    24* (60b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    35-4-126-3

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

116.6

Muralitharan to Kumble, 1 run, Muralitharan to Kumble, full delivery, Kumble pushes forward, 1 run

End of over 117 (2 runs) India 379/8
A Kumble    15* (30b 1x4 1x6)      M Muralitharan    36-4-128-3
AB Agarkar    25* (65b 2x4)      SL Malinga    29-4-100-2

117.1

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble, short delivery, Kumble gets hit on the glove

117.2

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble, line and length, Kumble lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Sangakkara

117.3

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble, good line and back of a length, Kumble defends, no runs

117.4

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble, good line and length, Kumble defends it, no runs

117.5

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble, good length delivery, Kumble pushes forward, no runs

117.6

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble, half volley, Kumble misses the ball, no runs

End of over 118 (maiden) India 379/8
A Kumble    15* (36b 1x4 1x6)      SL Malinga    30-5-100-2
AB Agarkar    25* (65b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    36-4-128-3

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

118.3

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, length ball, Kumble plays and misses the ball, no runs

118.4

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, full on the stumps, Kumble defends it away, no runs

118.5

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, good line but over-pitched, Kumble keeps it out, no runs

118.6

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, good length delivery, Kumble drives, no runs

End of over 119 (1 run) India 380/8
A Kumble    15* (40b 1x4 1x6)      HMCM Bandara    23-2-68-1
AB Agarkar    26* (67b 2x4)      SL Malinga    30-5-100-2

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

Drinks

119.3

Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, back of a length, Harbhajan Singh blocks, 1 run

119.4

Malinga to Kumble, 1 run, Malinga to Kumble, length ball, Kumble blocks it, 1 run

119.5

Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, 2 runs, Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, good line and length, Harbhajan Singh hits it through the leg side, 2 runs

119.6

Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, 2 runs, Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, just short of a length, Harbhajan Singh drives, 2 runs

End of over 120 (10 runs) India 390/9
Harbhajan Singh    5* (3b)      SL Malinga    31-5-106-3
A Kumble    16* (41b 1x4 1x6)      HMCM Bandara    23-2-68-1

120.1

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, good delivery, pithces outside the lesg stumps and turns acrss Kumble, defended

120.2

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, on the middle and offf, driven away to cover

120.3

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, length ball, Kumble blocks, no runs

120.4

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, good length delivery, Kumble blocks, no runs

120.5

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, good line and length delivery, Kumble pushes forward and runs it down to backward point, no runs

120.6

Bandara to Kumble, no run, Bandara to Kumble, good line and length, Kumble defends off the backfoot, ball runs away to backward point, no runs

End of over 121 (maiden) India 390/9
A Kumble    16* (47b 1x4 1x6)      HMCM Bandara    24-3-68-1
Harbhajan Singh    5* (3b)      SL Malinga    31-5-106-3

121.1

Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, short delivery, Harbhajna Singh in perfect position to play the pull shot, pulls it and rolls his wrist over, wals across for a single

121.2

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble, line and length, Kumble drives the ball off the back foot, no runs

121.3

Malinga to Kumble, 1 run, Malinga to Kumble, good line but full, and just a hint of reverse swing, Kumble gets his bat down in time, ball takes the inside edge and rolls away to square leg 1 run

121.4

Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, Malinga to Harbhajan Singh, good line and length delivery, Harbhajan Singh pushes forward, 1 run

121.5

Malinga to Kumble, FOUR, Malinga to Kumble, good line and just short of a length, Kumble defends off the backfoot, bal takes the glove and runs away to the fine leg fence, 4 runs

121.6

Malinga to Kumble, no run, Malinga to Kumble, full on the stumps, Kumble drives on the front foot stragith to the man at midon, no runs

End of over 122 (7 runs) India 397/9
A Kumble    21* (51b 2x4 1x6)      SL Malinga    32-5-113-3
Harbhajan Singh    7* (5b)      HMCM Bandara    24-3-68-1

122.1

Bandara to Harbhajan Singh, no run, Bandara to Harbhajan Singh, good line but over-pitched, Harbhajan Singh edges it, no runs

122.2

Bandara to Harbhajan Singh, no run, Bandara to Harbhajan Singh, half volley, Harbhajan Singh edges the ball, no runs, fielded by Bandara

122.3

Bandara to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, Bandara to Harbhajan Singh, good line but too full, Harbhajan Singh drives on the on side, 1 run

122.4

Bandara to Kumble, OUT, Bandara to Kumble, OUT (Caught), Kumble goes for the sweep shot, top edges it is air bound for a longtime and Mahela Jayawardene has to just move a couple of paces, and ends up taking a good catch. Thats the end of the Indian innings, indeed a fantastic recovery after they were reeling at 97 for 5

A Kumble c Jayawardene b Bandara 21 (65m 52b 2x4 1x6) SR: 40.38

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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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