Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2005/06 / Wicket commentary

Pakistan in Sri Lanka Test Series - 2nd Test

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Pakistan won by 8 wickets

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8.5

Mohammad Asif to Tharanga, OUT, full length ball on the off stump, moving away, batsman drives and gets the edge, straight into Younis at second slip

WU Tharanga c Younis Khan b Mohammad Asif 10 (36m 22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 45.45

Sri Lanka 18/1   ST Jayasuriya 7* (31b 1x4)   Mohammad Asif 4.5-0-11-1

10.5

Mohammad Asif to Jayasuriya, OUT, Two down! pitched up on the off stump, shaping in a bit, Jayasuriya pushes on the front-foot, gets beaten and ball finds the gap, crashes into the off stump

ST Jayasuriya b Mohammad Asif 14 (47m 39b 1x4 1x6) SR: 35.89

Sri Lanka 27/2   KC Sangakkara 2* (4b)   Mohammad Asif 5.5-0-12-2

18.5

Mohammad Asif to Jayawardene, OUT, Three down! short of length ball around the off stump, shaping away, batsman defends on the back-foot and gets the outside edge, good low catch taken by Farhat at second slip

DPMD Jayawardene c Imran Farhat b Mohammad Asif 4 (42m 23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 17.39

Sri Lanka 61/3   KC Sangakkara 30* (29b 6x4)   Mohammad Asif 9.5-1-21-3

41.3

Danish Kaneria to Sangakkara, OUT, flighted and full length ball on the off stump, batsman tries to on-drive, gets a big inside edge onto the pads and ball loops straight to Faisal at silly point

KC Sangakkara c Faisal Iqbal b Danish Kaneria 79 (157m 98b 15x4 0x6) SR: 80.61

Sri Lanka 142/4   TT Samaraweera 30* (68b 6x4)   Danish Kaneria 1.3-0-2-1

55.1

Danish Kaneria to Dilshan, OUT, short ball outside off stump, turining away, batsman goes for the cut and gets a big edge, good low catch taken by Kamran Akmal

TM Dilshan c †Kamran Akmal b Danish Kaneria 22 (54m 41b 4x4 0x6) SR: 53.65

Sri Lanka 178/5   TT Samaraweera 44* (109b 9x4)   Danish Kaneria 8.1-2-17-2

63.5

Danish Kaneria to Maharoof, OUT, googly on the middle and leg stump, Maharoof tries to turn it away onside and gets an inside edge onto the pads, loops straight to Younis at silly point

MF Maharoof c Younis Khan b Danish Kaneria 7 (33m 34b 1x4 0x6) SR: 20.58

Sri Lanka 193/6   TT Samaraweera 51* (128b 9x4)   Danish Kaneria 12.5-3-25-3

80.5

Mohammad Asif to Samaraweera, OUT, full length ball swinging in, batsman pushes on the front-foot but completely beaten by the swing, ball finds the gap and crashes into the stumps, excellent bowling and the new ball provides the breakthrough

TT Samaraweera b Mohammad Asif 65 (264m 180b 9x4 0x6) SR: 36.11

Sri Lanka 238/7   HMCM Bandara 30* (50b 3x4)   Mohammad Asif 17.5-4-41-4

84.2

Mohammad Asif to Bandara, OUT, short of length ball outside off stump, swinging away further, Bandara goes after it and gets the bottom edge, straight to Kamran Akmal, 5 wickets for Asif!

HMCM Bandara c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Asif 43 (88m 61b 6x4 0x6) SR: 70.49

Sri Lanka 256/8   KMDN Kulasekara 0* (10b)   Mohammad Asif 19.2-5-41-5

90.1

Mohammad Asif to Kulasekara, OUT, good length ball on the off stump, nipping in, Kulasekara plays forward and gets the inside edge onto the stumps, excellent bowling frmo Asif, his 6th wicket!

KMDN Kulasekara b Mohammad Asif 13 (40m 27b 2x4 0x6) SR: 48.14

Sri Lanka 271/9   SL Malinga 2* (18b)   Mohammad Asif 22.1-7-42-6

91.2

Danish Kaneria to Malinga, OUT, All out! flighted ball on the stumps, Maling looks to hit it over again, this time beaten by the flight and ball takes the outside edge, ball loops to Razzaq at cover

SL Malinga c Abdul Razzaq b Danish Kaneria 9 (30m 22b 0x4 1x6) SR: 40.90

Sri Lanka 279/10   M Muralitharan 1* (3b)   Danish Kaneria 23.2-6-53-4
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Kandy - Apr 3-5, 2006
Pakistan won by 8 wickets
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) - Mar 26-30, 2006
Match drawn
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Apr 5, 2006

The Pakistan team are a happy bunch, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Kandy, 3rd day, April 5, 2006

The Pakistan team are a happy bunch

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Apr 5, 2006

Mohammad Asif poses with his Man-of-the-Match award, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Kandy, 3rd day, April 5, 2006

Mohammad Asif poses with his Man-of-the-Match award

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