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

0.1

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, Pathan to Tharanga, line and length, Tharanga plays and misses, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

0.2

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, Pathan to Tharanga, good line and length, Tharanga misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

0.3

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, Pathan to Tharanga, short ball, Tharanga leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

0.4

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, Pathan to Tharanga, line and length, Tharanga lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

0.5

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, Pathan to Tharanga, line and length, Tharanga lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

0.6

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, Pathan to Tharanga, good length delivery, Tharanga leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 1 (maiden) Sri Lanka 0/0
WU Tharanga    0* (6b)      IK Pathan    1-1-0-0
MS Atapattu    0* (0b)     

1.1

Agarkar to Atapattu, 1 no ball, Agarkar to Atapattu - starts off with a no-ball, nipped back in and Atapattu awkwardly defends

1.1

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu - pitched wide outside the off stump and swinging away further, no shot offered

1.2

Agarkar to Atapattu, 3 runs, Agarkar to Atapattu - drifting down the leg side, Atapattu gets well inside the line and turns it away to fine leg, Jaffer moves across quickly and kicks it in

1.3

Agarkar to Tharanga, 1 no ball, (no ball) Agarkar to Tharanga - defended back to the bowler

1.3

Agarkar to Tharanga, no run, Agarkar to Tharanga - third no-ball of the over!

1.4

Agarkar to Tharanga, 1 no ball, (no ball) Agarkar to Tharanga, Tharanga lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

1.4

Agarkar to Tharanga, 1 run, Agarkar to Tharanga - first test run! drifting on to the pads, turned away behind square for an easy single

1.5

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu - swinging away, Atapattu leaves it for the keeper

1.6

Agarkar to Atapattu, 1 no ball, (no ball) Agarkar to Atapattu - not again! fourth no-ball of the over!

1.6

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 2 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 8/0
MS Atapattu    3* (6b)      AB Agarkar    1-0-8-0
WU Tharanga    1* (10b)      IK Pathan    1-1-0-0

2.1

Pathan to Tharanga, 2 leg byes, Agarkar to Tharanga, good line and length, Tharanga plays and misses, 2 leg byes

2.2

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, Agarkar to Tharanga, good line and length delivery, Tharanga leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

2.3

Pathan to Tharanga, 1 run, Agarkar to Tharanga, line and length, Tharanga pushes forward, 1 run

2.4

Pathan to Atapattu, 2 runs, Agarkar to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu hits it on the leg side, 2 runs

2.5

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 bye, Agarkar to Atapattu, good line and length delivery, Atapattu leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

2.6

Pathan to Tharanga, OUT, Agarkar to Tharanga, OUT (Caught) - gone! good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump line and swinging away late and that opens up Tharanga and produces the all important edge, ball goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps and up goes the finger - Pathan strikes early!

WU Tharanga c †Dhoni b Pathan 2 (15m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

End of over 3 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 14/1
     IK Pathan    2-1-3-1
MS Atapattu    5* (8b)      AB Agarkar    1-0-8-0

3.1

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu pushes forward, no runs

3.2

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu - defended on the back-foot

3.3

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu - defended on the front-foot, ball goes straight to the fielder at cover

3.4

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu - sharp bouncer, Atapattu ducks under

3.5

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu - drifting on to the pads, turned away well wide of Gambhir at fine leg, better over from Agarkar comes to an end

3.6

Agarkar to Atapattu, 2 runs, Pathan to Atapattu - driven wide of the cover fielder, Sangakkara off the mark first ball

End of over 4 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 16/1
MS Atapattu    7* (14b)      AB Agarkar    2-0-10-0
KC Sangakkara    0* (0b)      IK Pathan    2-1-3-1

4.1

Pathan to Sangakkara, 1 run, Agarkar to Sangakkara - pitched in line and angling across, Atapattu shuffles across a long away and watchfully defends it down on the off side, cover fielder moves in quickly and cuts off the single

4.2

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu - pitched up outside the off stump, too easy a delivery for a batsman of Atapattus caliber, the answer is a nice looking cover drive and the ball rockets away to the extra cover fence, excellent timing and placement

4.3

Pathan to Atapattu, FOUR, Agarkar to Atapattu - inside edge and the ball rolls away on the leg side

4.4

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu - defended on the back-foot

4.5

Pathan to Atapattu, FOUR, Agarkar to Atapattu - good length delivery, pitched in line and angling across, Atapattu drives on the up and the ball flies off the edge, was in the air for a long time but went right into the gap

4.6

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, good line and length delivery, Atapattu pushes forward, no runs

Kumble into the attack now

End of over 5 (9 runs) Sri Lanka 25/1
MS Atapattu    15* (19b 2x4)      IK Pathan    3-1-12-1
KC Sangakkara    1* (1b)      AB Agarkar    2-0-10-0

5.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara - starts off with a wayward delivery down the leg side, Dhoni moves across quickly and collects it cleanly

5.2

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara - driven down to mid-off

5.3

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara - drifting down the leg side, appeal for lbw turned down

5.4

Kumble to Sangakkara, 1 run, Kumble to Sangakkara - played down to fine leg for an easy single

5.5

Kumble to Atapattu, FOUR, Kumble to Atapattu, driven on the up and the ball goes in the air, falls just wide of the diving fielder at mid-off and races away to the fence, close call

5.6

Kumble to Atapattu, no run, Kumble to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu cuts off the back foot, no runs

End of over 6 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 30/1
MS Atapattu    19* (21b 3x4)      A Kumble    1-0-5-0
KC Sangakkara    2* (5b)      IK Pathan    3-1-12-1

6.1

Pathan to Sangakkara, 1 run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara leaves it, 1 run, fielded by Sehwag

6.2

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, line and length, Atapattu lets it go past, no runs

6.3

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 run, Agarkar to Atapattu, good line but over-pitched, Atapattu drives through the on side, 1 run, fielded by Tendulkar

6.4

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, good length delivery on the pads, Sangakkara drives to the man at forward squareleg, no runs, fielded by Gambhir

6.5

Pathan to Sangakkara, FOUR, Agarkar to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara pushes at t outside the off stump, ball takes the outside edge of the bat and runs past Anil Kumble at gully, was in the air for just a while

6.6

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, defended back to Pathan who fields it on his follow through

End of over 7 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 36/1
KC Sangakkara    7* (9b 1x4)      IK Pathan    4-1-18-1
MS Atapattu    20* (23b 3x4)      A Kumble    1-0-5-0

7.1

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, half volley, Atapattu inside edges the ball while going for the ondrive, no runs, fielded by Tendulkar

7.2

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, length ball, Atapattu defends it away, no runs

7.3

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, length ball, Atapattu drives off the back foot, no runs, fielded by Kaif at short cover

7.4

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, good line and length, Atapattu shoulders arms and lets it through to the wicketkeeper, no runs, ball dies on the wayy to the keeper

7.5

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, bouncer fro Agarkar, Atapattu ducks under it, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

7.6

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, line and length, Atapattu gets an inside edge while trying the backfoot offdrive, no runs, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

End of over 8 (maiden) Sri Lanka 36/1
MS Atapattu    20* (29b 3x4)      AB Agarkar    3-1-10-0
KC Sangakkara    7* (9b 1x4)      IK Pathan    4-1-18-1

8.1

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, good line but too full, Sangakkara defends it, no runs

8.2

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

8.3

Pathan to Sangakkara, 1 run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, full on the stumps, Sangakkara hits it on the leg side, 1 run

8.4

Pathan to Atapattu, FOUR, Agarkar to Atapattu, good line and length, Atapattu driving off the back foot, 4 runs

8.5

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, good line and length, Atapattu pushes forward, no runs, fielded by Pathan on his follow through

8.6

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, good line and length, Atapattu driving, no runs

End of over 9 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 41/1
MS Atapattu    24* (32b 4x4)      IK Pathan    5-1-23-1
KC Sangakkara    8* (12b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    3-1-10-0

9.1

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, line and length, Sangakkara lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

9.2

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, good line and length, Sangakkara defends it away, no runs

9.3

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara keeps it out, no runs

9.4

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, good line and back of a length, Sangakkara defends it away, no runs

9.5

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, good line and length delivery, Sangakkara leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

9.6

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, full on the stumps, Sangakkara defends it, no runs

End of over 10 (maiden) Sri Lanka 41/1
KC Sangakkara    8* (18b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    4-2-10-0
MS Atapattu    24* (32b 4x4)      IK Pathan    5-1-23-1

10.1

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good line and length delivery, Atapattu blocks it, no runs

10.2

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, length ball, Atapattu blocks it, no runs

10.3

Pathan to Atapattu, FOUR, Pathan to Atapattu, line and length, Atapattu drives on the front foot, 4 runs

10.4

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, line and length, Atapattu lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

10.5

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu hits it through the leg side, no runs, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

10.6

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good line and just short of a length, Atapattu plays no shot, no runs

End of over 11 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 45/1
MS Atapattu    28* (38b 5x4)      IK Pathan    6-1-27-1
KC Sangakkara    8* (18b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    4-2-10-0

11.1

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, good length delivery, Sangakkara leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

11.2

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara leaves it, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

11.3

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara defends it away, no runs

11.4

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, line and length, Sangakkara blocks, no runs

11.5

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, good line and length, Sangakkara defends, no runs

11.6

Agarkar to Sangakkara, 1 run, Agarkar to Sangakkara, good length delivery, Sangakkara defends it, 1 run

End of over 12 (1 run) Sri Lanka 46/1
KC Sangakkara    9* (24b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    5-2-11-0
MS Atapattu    28* (38b 5x4)      IK Pathan    6-1-27-1

12.1

Pathan to Sangakkara, 1 run, Pathan to Sangakkara, good line and length delivery, Sangakkara leaves the ball, 1 run

12.2

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

12.3

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, line and length, Atapattu blocks it, no runs

12.4

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good bouncer, Atapattu leaves it, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

12.5

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, line and length, Atapattu lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

12.6

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 13 (1 run) Sri Lanka 47/1
MS Atapattu    28* (43b 5x4)      IK Pathan    7-1-28-1
KC Sangakkara    10* (25b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    5-2-11-0

13.1

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara - driven straight to the fielder at extra cover

13.2

Agarkar to Sangakkara, no run, Agarkar to Sangakkara - bouncer on the stumps, Sangakkara ducks under it comfortably

13.3

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

13.4

Agarkar to Sangakkara, (no ball) 1 run, (no ball) Agarkar to Sangakkara, Sangakkara hits it into the leg side, 1 run

13.4

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu drives through the off side, no runs

13.5

Agarkar to Atapattu, 1 no ball, (no ball) Agarkar to Atapattu, Atapattu drives, no runs

13.5

Agarkar to Atapattu, no run, Agarkar to Atapattu, length ball, Atapattu leaves it, no runs

13.6

Agarkar to Atapattu, FOUR, Agarkar to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu edges it, 4 runs down to third man

End of over 14 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 54/1
MS Atapattu    32* (47b 6x4)      AB Agarkar    6-2-18-0
KC Sangakkara    11* (29b 1x4)      IK Pathan    7-1-28-1

14.1

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, Pathan to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara defends on the front-foot and the ball rolls away towards cover

14.2

Pathan to Sangakkara, 1 run, Pathan to Sangakkara, bit wide outside the off stump, Sangakkara driving off the back foot, diving stop by by Yuvraj Singh at point saves runs but fails to prevent the single

14.3

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, line and length, Atapattu drives through the off side, straight to the fielder at point

14.4

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good line and length, swinging in a touch, Atapattu pushes forward and blocks it down on the off side, no runs

14.5

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, line and length, again angling across, Atapattu stands tall on the back-foot and defends it straight to Kaif at short cover

14.6

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good length delivery, swung back in a touch, Atapattu driven and ends up with an inside edge on to his pad, excellent delivery to end the over

End of over 15 (1 run) Sri Lanka 55/1
MS Atapattu    32* (51b 6x4)      IK Pathan    8-1-29-1
KC Sangakkara    12* (31b 1x4)      AB Agarkar    6-2-18-0

15.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara looking to defended on the back-foot misses it completely

15.2

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good length delivery, again turning in from outside the off stump, Sangakkara defends it away on the leg side

15.3

Kumble to Sangakkara, 1 run, Kumble to Sangakkara, turned away behind square on the leg side

15.4

Kumble to Atapattu, no run, Kumble to Atapattu, length ball, turning away from outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot

15.5

Kumble to Atapattu, 1 run, Kumble to Atapattu, good line and length delivery, Atapattu turns it away well wide of the fielder at short leg

15.6

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara defends it stretching well forward, end of a good over

Two slips and a gully in place.

End of over 16 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 57/1
KC Sangakkara    13* (35b 1x4)      A Kumble    2-0-7-0
MS Atapattu    33* (53b 6x4)      IK Pathan    8-1-29-1

16.1

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good length delivery, pitched in line and angling across, Atapattu leaves it alone and the ball goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps

16.2

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 run, Pathan to Atapattu, on the pads, turned away off the back-foot to fine leg for an easy single

16.3

Pathan to Sangakkara, 3 runs, Pathan to Sangakkara, good line and length delivery, Sangakkara drives on the on side and gets it well widd of Tendulkar at mid-on

16.4

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

16.5

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good line and length delivery, Atapattu defends it, no runs

16.6

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good line and length, Atapattu blocks it, no runs

End of over 17 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 61/1
MS Atapattu    34* (58b 6x4)      IK Pathan    9-1-33-1
KC Sangakkara    16* (36b 1x4)      A Kumble    2-0-7-0

17.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara edges it, no runs

17.2

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

17.3

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

17.4

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

17.5

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, line and length, Sangakkara defends, no runs

17.6

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara defends off the back foot, no runs

End of over 18 (maiden) Sri Lanka 61/1
KC Sangakkara    16* (42b 1x4)      A Kumble    3-1-7-0
MS Atapattu    34* (58b 6x4)      IK Pathan    9-1-33-1

18.1

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, good length delivery, Atapattu defends it away, no runs

18.2

Pathan to Atapattu, 2 runs, Pathan to Atapattu, turned away nicely off the pads

18.3

Pathan to Atapattu, no run, Pathan to Atapattu, sends down a bouncer, Atapattu ducks under it

18.4

Pathan to Atapattu, 1 run, Pathan to Atapattu, back of a length, Atapattu pulls off the back foot and the ball races away to fine leg

18.5

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, Pathan to Sangakkara, length ball, hint of away swing, Sangakkara defends it on the back-foot, played it late and safe

18.6

Pathan to Sangakkara, no run, Pathan to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara edges it straight to Yuvraj at point, fell just shot

Harbhajan into the attack for the first time today.

End of over 19 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 64/1
KC Sangakkara    16* (44b 1x4)      IK Pathan    10-1-36-1
MS Atapattu    37* (62b 6x4)      A Kumble    3-1-7-0

19.1

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, played wide of the fielder at fine leg, easy single

19.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, good line and length, turning across the left-hander and Sangakkara defends it down on the off side

19.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara defends it away on the leg side

19.4

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, down the leg side, Sangakkara sweeps and gets it down to fine leg, 1 run

19.5

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, 2 runs, Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, good line and length delivery, Atapattu comes down the track and drives it away well wide of the fielder at midwicket, 2 runs

19.6

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, line and length and Atapattu is beaten by the extra bounce, ball clips the pad and goes straight to the fielder at short leg, appeal turned down

Spin from both ends now

End of over 20 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 68/1
MS Atapattu    40* (65b 6x4)      Harbhajan Singh    1-0-4-0
KC Sangakkara    17* (47b 1x4)      IK Pathan    10-1-36-1

20.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, line and length, Sangakkara on the back foot defending, no runs

20.2

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara defends off the back foot, no runs

20.3

Kumble to Sangakkara, FOUR, Kumble to Sangakkara, fulltoss outside the off stump, Sangakkara drives it away to the cover fence, as easy as it gets

20.4

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good line and length delivery, Sangakkara turns it away on the leg side

20.5

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good line and length, Sangakkara on the back foot defending, no runs

20.6

Kumble to Sangakkara, 1 run, Kumble to Sangakkara, drifting on to the pads, Sanagakkara plays it late and turns it away to fine leg, easy single to end the over

End of over 21 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 73/1
KC Sangakkara    22* (53b 2x4)      A Kumble    4-1-12-0
MS Atapattu    40* (65b 6x4)      Harbhajan Singh    1-0-4-0

21.1

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, punched off the back-foot to mid-on

21.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, good length delivery, Sangakkara hits it on the leg side, straight to the fielder at midwicket

21.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, defended on the back-foot

21.4

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, turning right across, defended on the back-foot

21.5

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, full and on the pads, turned away on the leg side

21.6

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, turned away to midwicket

End of over 22 (1 run) Sri Lanka 74/1
MS Atapattu    40* (66b 6x4)      Harbhajan Singh    2-0-5-0
KC Sangakkara    23* (58b 2x4)      A Kumble    4-1-12-0

22.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good length delivery, Sangakkara pushes forward to defend, ball clips the inside edge and rolls away square on the leg side

22.2

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, again the inside edge and the ball rolls away on the leg side

22.3

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, turn and bounce and a surprised Sangakkara fends at it, ball clips the glove and goes wide of the fielder at short leg, close call

22.4

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, driven down to mid-off, driving stop there saves a certain four

22.5

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, turned away on the leg side

22.6

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good line and length, Sangakkara defends stretching well forward

End of over 23 (maiden) Sri Lanka 74/1
KC Sangakkara    23* (64b 2x4)      A Kumble    5-2-12-0
MS Atapattu    40* (66b 6x4)      Harbhajan Singh    2-0-5-0

23.1

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, length ball, Atapattu keeps it out, no runs

23.2

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, good line and length, Atapattu defends it away on the off side

23.3

Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, OUT, Harbhajan Singh to Atapattu, OUT (Caught) - tossed up outside the off stump, turning in, Atapattu sweeps and the ball balloons up of the top-edge, Sehwag moves across from leg-gully and takes it on the run, Harbhajan strikes - Sri Lanka two down

MS Atapattu c Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh 40 (106m 69b 6x4 0x6) SR: 57.97

That was a needless shot to say the least

23.4

Harbhajan Singh to Jayawardene, OUT, Harbhajan Singh to Jayawardene, OUT (Caught) - Harbhajan turning it around for India here! another classic off-break, the one that turns and bounces, Jayawardene pushes forward to defend, ball turns in just enough to beat the bat and clip the glove and the ball goes straight to Kaif at short leg, Harbhajan on a hat-trick here!

DPMD Jayawardene c Kaif b Harbhajan Singh 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Samaraweera walks in to face the music - Seven men around the bat wating for the edge!

23.5

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, turning in, defended down straight into the track

23.6

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, good line and length, Samaraweera defends, no runs

End of over 24 (wicket maiden) Sri Lanka 74/3
TT Samaraweera    0* (2b)      Harbhajan Singh    3-1-5-2
KC Sangakkara    23* (64b 2x4)      A Kumble    5-2-12-0

24.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good length delivery, Sangakkara defends on the front foot, no runs

24.2

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good line and length, Sangakkara pushes forward, no runs

24.3

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara pushes forward, no runs

24.4

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

24.5

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, full delivery, Sangakkara driving, no runs

24.6

Kumble to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara drives, 2 runs

End of over 25 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 76/3
KC Sangakkara    25* (70b 2x4)      A Kumble    6-2-14-0
TT Samaraweera    0* (2b)      Harbhajan Singh    3-1-5-2

25.1

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, good line and length, Samaraweera defends, no runs

25.2

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, good line and length delivery, Samaraweera defends it away, no runs

25.3

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, defended on the back-foot

25.4

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, good length delivery, Samaraweera plays and misses the ball, no runs

25.5

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, good line and length, Samaraweera pads up, no runs

25.6

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, good line and length, Samaraweera plays and misses the ball, no runs

End of over 26 (maiden) Sri Lanka 76/3
TT Samaraweera    0* (8b)      Harbhajan Singh    4-2-5-2
KC Sangakkara    25* (70b 2x4)      A Kumble    6-2-14-0

26.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, 1 run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good line but full, Sangakkara drives the ball through the off side, 1 run

26.2

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, Kumble to Samaraweera, line and length, Samaraweera defends, no runs

26.3

Kumble to Samaraweera, 1 run, Kumble to Samaraweera, line and length, Samaraweera hits it through the leg side, 1 run

26.4

Kumble to Sangakkara, FOUR, Kumble to Sangakkara, good line and length, Sangakkara plays a pull, 4 runs

26.5

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

26.6

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good line and length delivery, Sangakkara edges the ball, no runs

End of over 27 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 82/3
KC Sangakkara    30* (74b 3x4)      A Kumble    7-2-20-0
TT Samaraweera    1* (10b)      Harbhajan Singh    4-2-5-2

27.1

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, good line and length delivery, Samaraweera pushes forward, no runs

27.2

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, good line and length delivery, Samaraweera on the back foot defending, no runs

27.3

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, line and length, Samaraweera blocks, no runs

27.4

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, length ball, Samaraweera defends off the back foot, no runs

27.5

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, good length delivery, Samaraweera keeps it out, no runs

27.6

Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, OUT, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, OUT (Caught) - and the party continues! ripper of a delivery and another batsman walks back beaten by the extra turn and bounce, this time the inside edge clipped the thigh pad and popped up straight to Kaif at short leg - Samaraweera s uneasy stay at the crease comes to tame end

TT Samaraweera c Kaif b Harbhajan Singh 1 (16m 16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 6.25

End of over 28 (wicket maiden) Sri Lanka 82/4
     Harbhajan Singh    5-3-5-3
KC Sangakkara    30* (74b 3x4)      A Kumble    7-2-20-0

28.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, FOUR, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara plays a pull-shot, no runs

28.2

Kumble to Sangakkara, 1 run, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara hits it into the leg side, 1 run

28.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan edges the ball, no runs

28.4

Kumble to Dilshan, FOUR, Kumble to Dilshan, good line and length delivery, Dilshan hits it into the leg side, 4 runs

28.5

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line and length, Dilshan defends, no runs

28.6

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, half volley, Dilshan drives it away, no runs

End of over 29 (9 runs) Sri Lanka 91/4
TM Dilshan    4* (4b 1x4)      A Kumble    8-2-29-0
KC Sangakkara    35* (76b 4x4)      Harbhajan Singh    5-3-5-3

29.1

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, good line and length, Sangakkara plays and misses the ball, no runs

29.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, line and length, Sangakkara blocks it, no runs

29.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara defends on the front foot, no runs

29.4

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara blocks, no runs

29.5

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, good length delivery, Sangakkara hits it on the leg side, 1 run

29.6

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good length delivery, Dilshan leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 30 (1 run) Sri Lanka 92/4
TM Dilshan    4* (5b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    6-3-6-3
KC Sangakkara    36* (81b 4x4)      A Kumble    8-2-29-0

30.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, 1 run, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara hits it into the leg side, 1 run

30.2

Kumble to Dilshan, 2 runs, Kumble to Dilshan, driven wide of the diving cover fielder

30.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, driven straight into the man at silly point

30.4

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, forced away behind point

30.5

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line but over-pitched, Dilshan defends, no runs

30.6

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, defended to the leg side

End of over 31 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 95/4
TM Dilshan    6* (10b 1x4)      A Kumble    9-2-32-0
KC Sangakkara    37* (82b 4x4)      Harbhajan Singh    6-3-6-3

31.1

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara defends it away, no runs

31.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, turned away off the pads

31.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara - played down to fine leg

31.4

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, on the bounce to the man at short leg

31.5

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, short and wide outside the off stump, Dilshan rocks back and drives it away through cover point

31.6

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan misses the ball, no runs

End of over 32 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 102/4
TM Dilshan    10* (13b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    7-3-13-3
KC Sangakkara    40* (85b 4x4)      A Kumble    9-2-32-0

32.1

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, length ball, Sangakkara defends it, no runs

32.2

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good length delivery, Sangakkara keeps it out, no runs

32.3

Kumble to Sangakkara, no run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good length delivery, Sangakkara misses the ball, no runs

32.4

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

32.5

Kumble to Sangakkara, 1 run, Kumble to Sangakkara, good line but full, Sangakkara drives the ball through the off side, 1 run

32.6

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, Kumble to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan pushes it off the back foot, 1 run

End of over 33 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 104/4
TM Dilshan    11* (14b 2x4)      A Kumble    10-2-34-0
KC Sangakkara    41* (90b 4x4)      Harbhajan Singh    7-3-13-3

33.1

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good line and length, Dilshan blocks, no runs

33.2

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan blocks it, 1 run

33.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, OUT, Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, OUT (Bowled) - oh dear! Harbhajan does a Warney, bowled from round the stumps, tossed up outside the leg stump and turning in, Sangakkara sweeps but fails to make contact, ball turns in just enough to clip the leg stump - a truly outstanding delivery!

KC Sangakkara b Harbhajan Singh 41 (131m 91b 4x4 0x6) SR: 45.05

33.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, line and length, Mubarak defends it away, no runs

33.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, length ball, Mubarak defends it, no runs

33.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, length ball, Mubarak defends it, no runs

End of over 34 (1 run) Sri Lanka 105/5
J Mubarak    0* (3b)      Harbhajan Singh    8-3-14-4
TM Dilshan    12* (16b 2x4)      A Kumble    10-2-34-0

34.1

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, Kumble to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan hits it into the leg side, 1 run

34.2

Kumble to Mubarak, 3 runs, Kumble to Mubarak, line and length, Mubarak lets it go past, 3 runs

34.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good length delivery, Dilshan drives the ball through the off side, no runs

34.4

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan defends it, no runs

34.5

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, Kumble to Dilshan, good length delivery, Dilshan drives it away, 1 run

34.6

Kumble to Mubarak, 1 run, Kumble to Mubarak, length ball, Mubarak hits it on the leg side, no runs

End of over 35 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 111/5
J Mubarak    4* (5b)      A Kumble    11-2-40-0
TM Dilshan    14* (20b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    8-3-14-4

35.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, good line and length, Mubarak blocks, no runs

35.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, good length delivery, Mubarak defends, no runs

35.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, length ball, Mubarak defends, no runs

35.4

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, good length delivery, Mubarak driving off the back foot, 4 runs

35.5

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, length ball, Mubarak plays but misses the ball, no runs

35.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, full on the stumps, Mubarak defends it away, no runs

End of over 36 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 115/5
J Mubarak    8* (11b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    9-3-18-4
TM Dilshan    14* (20b 2x4)      A Kumble    11-2-40-0

36.1

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

36.2

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line but full, Dilshan drives the ball through the off side, 1 run

36.3

Kumble to Mubarak, 1 run, Kumble to Mubarak, line and length, Mubarak pushes forward, 1 run

36.4

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, full delivery, Dilshan pushes forward, no runs

36.5

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good length delivery, Dilshan defends on the front foot, no runs

36.6

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

End of over 37 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 117/5
TM Dilshan    15* (25b 2x4)      A Kumble    12-2-42-0
J Mubarak    9* (12b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    9-3-18-4

37.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, line and length, Mubarak defends, no runs

37.2

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, length ball, Mubarak keeps it out, no runs

37.3

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, full delivery, Mubarak hits it into the leg side, 1 run

37.4

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan hits it on the leg side, no runs

37.5

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good line and length, Dilshan pushes it off the back foot, no runs, fielded by Harbhajan Singh

37.6

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 3 runs, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good line but over-pitched, Dilshan drives, 3 runs

End of over 38 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 121/5
TM Dilshan    18* (28b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    10-3-22-4
J Mubarak    10* (15b 1x4)      A Kumble    12-2-42-0

38.1

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

38.2

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

38.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line and length delivery, Dilshan blocks, no runs

38.4

Kumble to Dilshan, 2 runs, Kumble to Dilshan, half volley, Dilshan sweeps the ball, 2 runs, fielded by Yuvraj Singh

38.5

Kumble to Dilshan, 4 runs, Kumble to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan cuts it away, 4 runs

38.6

Kumble to Dilshan, 2 runs, Kumble to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan hits it into the leg side, 2 runs

End of over 39 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 129/5
TM Dilshan    26* (34b 2x4)      A Kumble    13-2-50-0
J Mubarak    10* (15b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    10-3-22-4

39.1

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, length ball, Mubarak hits it through the leg side, 1 run

39.2

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan blocks, no runs

39.3

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan blocks it, no runs

39.4

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good line and length delivery, Dilshan defends it, no runs

39.5

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan hits it on the leg side, no runs

39.6

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good line and length, Dilshan gets an edge, 1 run

End of over 40 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 131/5
TM Dilshan    27* (39b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    11-3-24-4
J Mubarak    11* (16b 1x4)      A Kumble    13-2-50-0

40.1

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan on the back foot defending, no runs

40.2

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line and length delivery, Dilshan blocks, no runs

40.3

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

40.4

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line and length delivery, Dilshan sweeping, 1 run

40.5

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

40.6

Kumble to Mubarak, 2 runs, Kumble to Mubarak, good line and length, Mubarak gets an edge, 2 runs

End of over 41 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 134/5
J Mubarak    13* (18b 1x4)      A Kumble    14-2-53-0
TM Dilshan    28* (43b 2x4)      Harbhajan Singh    11-3-24-4

41.1

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan edges the ball, no runs

41.2

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good line and length, Dilshan blocks stretching well forward

41.3

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good line and length delivery, turning in, Dilshan defends on the front-foot and the ball rolls away of the inside edge

41.4

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, FOUR, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan - shot! flighted delivery outside the off stump, Dilshan comes down the track and drives it away well wide of the cover fielder, Kumble gives chase but the ball wins the race

41.5

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan - slightly short, played away off the back-foot to the midwicket region

41.6

Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Mubarak - turning away from the left-hander, defended stretching well forward

End of over 42 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 139/5
J Mubarak    13* (19b 1x4)      Harbhajan Singh    12-3-29-4
TM Dilshan    33* (48b 3x4)      A Kumble    14-2-53-0

42.1

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan - tossed up outside the off stump, Dilshan gets inside the line and drives it inside out, straight to the fielder at cover

42.2

Kumble to Dilshan, FOUR, Kumble to Dilshan - fraction short, Dilshan makes room and hammers it through covers, clean hit

42.3

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, Kumble to Dilshan - driven wide of the fielder at mid-off, quick single added

42.4

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

42.5

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

42.6

Kumble to Mubarak, OUT, Kumble to Mubarak, OUT (Bowled) - right through! tossed up and turning into the left-hander from outside the off stump, Mubarak leans forward to defend but the ball turns in a long way and goes right through the gate between bat and pad, Kumble strikes early on day three - Sri Lanka 6 down.

J Mubarak b Kumble 13 (22m 22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 59.09

Maharoof is the next man in - Sri Lanka need another 55 runs to avoid follow-on.

End of over 43 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 144/6
     A Kumble    15-2-58-1
TM Dilshan    38* (51b 4x4)      Harbhajan Singh    12-3-29-4

43.1

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan driving, 1 run

43.2

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, good line and length delivery, Maharoof blocks it, no runs

43.3

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, 2 runs, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, good length delivery, Maharoof edges it, 2 runs

43.4

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, length ball, Maharoof hits it into the leg side, no runs

43.5

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, good line and length delivery, Maharoof blocks it, no runs

43.6

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, good line and length delivery, Maharoof leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Dhoni

End of over 44 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 147/6
MF Maharoof    2* (5b)      Harbhajan Singh    13-3-32-4
TM Dilshan    39* (52b 4x4)      A Kumble    15-2-58-1

44.1

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan - turning away and Dilshan goes hard at it, ball rolls away off the inner half of the bat

44.2

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, full delivery and on the pads, Dilshan drives inside out

44.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan blocks it down on the off side

44.4

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan - well flighted delivery on the stumps, Dilshan gets well forward and defends it with a straight bat

44.5

Kumble to Dilshan, FOUR, Kumble to Dilshan - fraction short, Dilshan quickly picks it up, rocks back and pulls it away to the midwicket fence, well played

44.6

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line and length, Dilshan drives it away to mid-off

Four men around the bat catching!

End of over 45 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 151/6
TM Dilshan    43* (58b 5x4)      A Kumble    16-2-62-1
MF Maharoof    2* (5b)      Harbhajan Singh    13-3-32-4

45.1

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof - turning in from outside the off stump, Maharoof leans forward and defends, ball clips the edge and goes wide of the fielder at gully

45.2

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan - drifting down the leg side, ball hits the pad and rolls away on the leg side

45.3

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan - again drifting way down the leg side, Dilshan takes it on the pad

45.4

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan - again drifting down the leg side, Dilshan fails to make contact and the ball rolls away off the pad

45.5

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan

45.6

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan - Harbhajan once again drifts down the leg side, this time Dilshan stays back and works it away to fine leg for an easy single

End of over 46 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 153/6
TM Dilshan    44* (63b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    14-3-34-4
MF Maharoof    3* (6b)      A Kumble    16-2-62-1

46.1

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good length delivery, Dilshan defends on the front foot, no runs

46.2

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line and length delivery, Dilshan defends, no runs

46.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line and length delivery, Dilshan plays a cut-shot, no runs

46.4

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

46.5

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good length delivery, Dilshan defends it away, no runs

46.6

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

End of over 47 (maiden) Sri Lanka 153/6
TM Dilshan    44* (69b 5x4)      A Kumble    17-3-62-1
MF Maharoof    3* (6b)      Harbhajan Singh    14-3-34-4

47.1

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof - drifting on to the pads, turned away well wide of the fielder at sqaure leg

47.2

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan keeps it out, no runs

47.3

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good length delivery, Dilshan driving off the back foot, 1 run

47.4

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, good length delivery, Maharoof plays and misses, no runs

47.5

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, good line and back of a length, Maharoof plays and misses the ball, no runs

47.6

Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, OUT, Harbhajan Singh to Maharoof, OUT (Caught) - gone! tossed up and turning in, Maharoof steps forward and drives it straight back in the air, Harbhajan moves to his right and takes a good one-handed catch, Maharoof departs beaten by the extra bounce, Sri Lanka need another 44 runs to avoid the follow-on

MF Maharoof c & b Harbhajan Singh 4 (17m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Bandara is out there to face the music.

End of over 48 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 155/7
     Harbhajan Singh    15-3-36-5
TM Dilshan    45* (71b 5x4)      A Kumble    17-3-62-1

48.1

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

48.2

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan keeps it out, no runs

48.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, Kumble to Dilshan, good length delivery, Dilshan defends on the front foot, no runs

48.4

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, Kumble to Dilshan, good line and length, Dilshan drives off the back foot, 1 run

48.5

Kumble to Bandara, no run, Kumble to Bandara, good line and length delivery, Bandara keeps it out, no runs

48.6

Kumble to Bandara, no run, Kumble to Bandara, line and length, Bandara drives on the front foot, no runs

End of over 49 (1 run) Sri Lanka 156/7
HMCM Bandara    0* (2b)      A Kumble    18-3-63-1
TM Dilshan    46* (75b 5x4)      Harbhajan Singh    15-3-36-5

49.1

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, length ball, Dilshan defends it, no runs

49.2

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, good length delivery, Dilshan leaves it alone, no runs

49.3

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, line and length, Dilshan blocks it, no runs

49.4

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan - turned away straight to the fielder at leg-slip

49.5

Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan, 1 run, Harbhajan Singh to Dilshan - top-spinner, the one that goes straight on, Dilshan leans back and cuts it away well wide of the fielder at point

49.6

Harbhajan Singh to Bandara, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Bandara - edged away well wide of the fielder at silly point

End of over 50 (1 run) Sri Lanka 157/7
HMCM Bandara    0* (3b)      Harbhajan Singh    16-3-37-5
TM Dilshan    47* (80b 5x4)      A Kumble    18-3-63-1
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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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