England tour of Sri Lanka, 2003/04 / Commentary

England in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 1st ODI

Sri Lanka v England

Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets (with 217 balls remaining)

0.1

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

0.2

Vaas to Trescothick, 1 run

0.3

Vaas to Strauss, no run

0.4

Vaas to Strauss, no run

0.5

Vaas to Strauss, no run

0.6

Vaas to Strauss, no run

End of over 1 (1 run) England 1/0 (RR: 1.00)
AJ Strauss    0* (4b)      WPUJC Vaas    1-0-1-0
ME Trescothick    1* (2b)     

1.1

Fernando to Trescothick, FOUR

1.2

Fernando to Trescothick, no run

1.3

Fernando to Trescothick, no run

1.4

Fernando to Trescothick, no run

1.5

Fernando to Trescothick, no run

1.6

Fernando to Trescothick, no run

End of over 2 (4 runs) England 5/0 (RR: 2.50)
ME Trescothick    5* (8b 1x4)      KADM Fernando    1-0-4-0
AJ Strauss    0* (4b)      WPUJC Vaas    1-0-1-0

2.1

Vaas to Strauss, no run

2.2

Vaas to Strauss, 3 runs

2.3

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

2.4

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

2.5

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

2.6

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

End of over 3 (3 runs) England 8/0 (RR: 2.66)
ME Trescothick    5* (12b 1x4)      WPUJC Vaas    2-0-4-0
AJ Strauss    3* (6b)      KADM Fernando    1-0-4-0

3.1

Fernando to Strauss, no run

3.2

Fernando to Strauss, no run

3.3

Fernando to Strauss, OUT

AJ Strauss c & b Fernando 3 (15m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

3.4

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

3.5

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

3.6

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

End of over 4 (wicket maiden) England 8/1 (RR: 2.00)
MP Vaughan    0* (3b)      KADM Fernando    2-1-4-1
ME Trescothick    5* (12b 1x4)      WPUJC Vaas    2-0-4-0

4.1

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

4.2

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

4.3

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

4.4

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

4.5

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

4.6

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

End of over 5 (maiden) England 8/1 (RR: 1.60)
ME Trescothick    5* (18b 1x4)      WPUJC Vaas    3-1-4-0
MP Vaughan    0* (3b)      KADM Fernando    2-1-4-1

5.1

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

5.2

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

5.3

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

5.4

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

5.5

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

5.6

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

End of over 6 (maiden) England 8/1 (RR: 1.33)
MP Vaughan    0* (9b)      KADM Fernando    3-2-4-1
ME Trescothick    5* (18b 1x4)      WPUJC Vaas    3-1-4-0

6.1

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

6.2

Vaas to Trescothick, no run

6.3

Vaas to Trescothick, FOUR

6.4

Vaas to Trescothick, OUT

ME Trescothick c Kulasekara b Vaas 9 (29m 22b 2x4 0x6) SR: 40.90

6.5

Vaas to Vaughan, no run

6.6

Vaas to Vaughan, no run

End of over 7 (4 runs) England 12/2 (RR: 1.71)
MP Vaughan    0* (11b)      WPUJC Vaas    4-1-8-1
PD Collingwood    0* (0b)      KADM Fernando    3-2-4-1

7.1

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

7.2

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

7.3

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

7.4

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

7.5

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

7.6

Fernando to Collingwood, 2 runs

End of over 8 (2 runs) England 14/2 (RR: 1.75)
PD Collingwood    2* (6b)      KADM Fernando    4-2-6-1
MP Vaughan    0* (11b)      WPUJC Vaas    4-1-8-1

8.1

Vaas to Vaughan, no run

8.2

Vaas to Vaughan, no run

8.3

Vaas to Vaughan, no run

8.4

Vaas to Vaughan, 2 runs

8.5

Vaas to Vaughan, no run

8.6

Vaas to Vaughan, no run

End of over 9 (2 runs) England 16/2 (RR: 1.77)
MP Vaughan    2* (17b)      WPUJC Vaas    5-1-10-1
PD Collingwood    2* (6b)      KADM Fernando    4-2-6-1

9.1

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

9.2

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

9.3

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

9.4

Fernando to Collingwood, 1 run

9.5

Fernando to Vaughan, no run

9.6

Fernando to Vaughan, OUT

MP Vaughan b Fernando 2 (27m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.52

End of over 10 (1 run) England 17/3 (RR: 1.70)
     KADM Fernando    5-2-7-2
PD Collingwood    3* (10b)      WPUJC Vaas    5-1-10-1

10.1

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

10.2

Vaas to Collingwood, 1 run

10.3

Vaas to Flintoff, no run

10.4

Vaas to Flintoff, no run

10.5

Vaas to Flintoff, no run

10.6

Vaas to Flintoff, 2 runs

End of over 11 (3 runs) England 20/3 (RR: 1.81)
A Flintoff    2* (4b)      WPUJC Vaas    6-1-13-1
PD Collingwood    4* (12b)      KADM Fernando    5-2-7-2

11.1

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

11.2

Fernando to Collingwood, 3 runs

11.3

Fernando to Flintoff, no run

11.4

Fernando to Flintoff, 1 run

11.5

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

11.6

Fernando to Collingwood, 1 run

End of over 12 (5 runs) England 25/3 (RR: 2.08)
PD Collingwood    8* (16b)      KADM Fernando    6-2-12-2
A Flintoff    3* (6b)      WPUJC Vaas    6-1-13-1

12.1

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

12.2

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

12.3

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

12.4

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

12.5

Vaas to Collingwood, 1 run

12.6

Vaas to Flintoff, OUT

A Flintoff c Sangakkara b Vaas 3 (13m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

End of over 13 (1 run) England 26/4 (RR: 2.00)
     WPUJC Vaas    7-1-14-2
PD Collingwood    9* (21b)      KADM Fernando    6-2-12-2

13.1

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

13.2

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

13.3

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

13.4

Fernando to Collingwood, 1 wide

13.4

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

13.5

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

13.6

Fernando to Collingwood, no run

End of over 14 (1 run) England 27/4 (RR: 1.92)
PD Collingwood    9* (27b)      KADM Fernando    7-2-13-2
R Clarke    0* (0b)      WPUJC Vaas    7-1-14-2

14.1

Vaas to Clarke, no run

14.2

Vaas to Clarke, no run

14.3

Vaas to Clarke, no run

14.4

Vaas to Clarke, no run

14.5

Vaas to Clarke, no run

14.6

Vaas to Clarke, no run

End of over 15 (maiden) England 27/4 (RR: 1.80)
R Clarke    0* (6b)      WPUJC Vaas    8-2-14-2
PD Collingwood    9* (27b)      KADM Fernando    7-2-13-2

15.1

Muralitharan to Collingwood, 1 run

15.2

Muralitharan to Clarke, 1 wide

15.2

Muralitharan to Clarke, no run

15.3

Muralitharan to Clarke, no run

15.4

Muralitharan to Clarke, no run

15.5

Muralitharan to Clarke, no run

15.6

Muralitharan to Clarke, no run

End of over 16 (2 runs) England 29/4 (RR: 1.81)
R Clarke    0* (11b)      M Muralitharan    1-0-2-0
PD Collingwood    10* (28b)      WPUJC Vaas    8-2-14-2

16.1

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

16.2

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

16.3

Kulasekara to Collingwood, 3 runs

16.4

Kulasekara to Clarke, no run

16.5

Kulasekara to Clarke, 1 run

16.6

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

End of over 17 (4 runs) England 33/4 (RR: 1.94)
PD Collingwood    13* (32b)      KMDN Kulasekara    1-0-4-0
R Clarke    1* (13b)      M Muralitharan    1-0-2-0

17.1

Muralitharan to Clarke, no run

17.2

Muralitharan to Clarke, no run

17.3

Muralitharan to Clarke, no run

17.4

Muralitharan to Clarke, 1 run

17.5

Muralitharan to Collingwood, no run

17.6

Muralitharan to Collingwood, 1 run

End of over 18 (2 runs) England 35/4 (RR: 1.94)
PD Collingwood    14* (34b)      M Muralitharan    2-0-4-0
R Clarke    2* (17b)      KMDN Kulasekara    1-0-4-0

18.1

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

18.2

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

18.3

Kulasekara to Collingwood, 1 run

18.4

Kulasekara to Clarke, no run

18.5

Kulasekara to Clarke, OUT

R Clarke b Kulasekara 2 (26m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.52

18.6

Kulasekara to Blackwell, no run

End of over 19 (1 run) England 36/5 (RR: 1.89)
ID Blackwell    0* (1b)      KMDN Kulasekara    2-0-5-1
PD Collingwood    15* (37b)      M Muralitharan    2-0-4-0

19.1

Muralitharan to Collingwood, no run

19.2

Muralitharan to Collingwood, no run

19.3

Muralitharan to Collingwood, no run

19.4

Muralitharan to Collingwood, no run

19.5

Muralitharan to Collingwood, 1 run

19.6

Muralitharan to Blackwell, no run

End of over 20 (1 run) England 37/5 (RR: 1.85)
ID Blackwell    0* (2b)      M Muralitharan    3-0-5-0
PD Collingwood    16* (42b)      KMDN Kulasekara    2-0-5-1

20.1

Kulasekara to Collingwood, 1 run

20.2

Kulasekara to Blackwell, no run

20.3

Kulasekara to Blackwell, no run

20.4

Kulasekara to Blackwell, no run

20.5

Kulasekara to Blackwell, no run

20.6

Kulasekara to Blackwell, no run

End of over 21 (1 run) England 38/5 (RR: 1.80)
ID Blackwell    0* (7b)      KMDN Kulasekara    3-0-6-1
PD Collingwood    17* (43b)      M Muralitharan    3-0-5-0

21.1

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

21.2

Chandana to Collingwood, 1 run

21.3

Chandana to Blackwell, 1 run

21.4

Chandana to Collingwood, 1 run

21.5

Chandana to Blackwell, 1 run

21.6

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

End of over 22 (4 runs) England 42/5 (RR: 1.90)
PD Collingwood    19* (47b)      UDU Chandana    1-0-4-0
ID Blackwell    2* (9b)      KMDN Kulasekara    3-0-6-1

22.1

Kulasekara to Blackwell, 1 run

22.2

Kulasekara to Collingwood, 1 run

22.3

Kulasekara to Blackwell, no run

22.4

Kulasekara to Blackwell, OUT

ID Blackwell c Dilshan b Kulasekara 3 (15m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

22.5

Kulasekara to Read, no run

22.6

Kulasekara to Read, no run

End of over 23 (2 runs) England 44/6 (RR: 1.91)
CMW Read    0* (2b)      KMDN Kulasekara    4-0-8-2
PD Collingwood    20* (48b)      UDU Chandana    1-0-4-0

23.1

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

23.2

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

23.3

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

23.4

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

23.5

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

23.6

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

End of over 24 (maiden) England 44/6 (RR: 1.83)
PD Collingwood    20* (54b)      UDU Chandana    2-1-4-0
CMW Read    0* (2b)      KMDN Kulasekara    4-0-8-2

24.1

Kulasekara to Read, no run

24.2

Kulasekara to Read, no run

24.3

Kulasekara to Read, no run

24.4

Kulasekara to Read, no run

24.5

Kulasekara to Read, no run

24.6

Kulasekara to Read, no run

End of over 25 (maiden) England 44/6 (RR: 1.76)
CMW Read    0* (8b)      KMDN Kulasekara    5-1-8-2
PD Collingwood    20* (54b)      UDU Chandana    2-1-4-0

25.1

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

25.2

Chandana to Collingwood, 1 run

25.3

Chandana to Read, no run

25.4

Chandana to Read, no run

25.5

Chandana to Read, OUT

CMW Read c Jayawardene b Chandana 0 (10m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

25.6

Chandana to Giles, no run

End of over 26 (1 run) England 45/7 (RR: 1.73)
AF Giles    0* (1b)      UDU Chandana    3-1-5-1
PD Collingwood    21* (56b)      KMDN Kulasekara    5-1-8-2

26.1

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

26.2

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

26.3

Kulasekara to Collingwood, 1 wide

26.3

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

26.4

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

26.5

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

26.6

Kulasekara to Collingwood, 1 run

End of over 27 (2 runs) England 47/7 (RR: 1.74)
PD Collingwood    22* (62b)      KMDN Kulasekara    6-1-10-2
AF Giles    0* (1b)      UDU Chandana    3-1-5-1

27.1

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

27.2

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

27.3

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

27.4

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

27.5

Chandana to Collingwood, 1 run

27.6

Chandana to Giles, no run

End of over 28 (1 run) England 48/7 (RR: 1.71)
AF Giles    0* (2b)      UDU Chandana    4-1-6-1
PD Collingwood    23* (67b)      KMDN Kulasekara    6-1-10-2

28.1

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

28.2

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

28.3

Kulasekara to Collingwood, 1 run

28.4

Kulasekara to Giles, no run

28.5

Kulasekara to Giles, 1 run

28.6

Kulasekara to Collingwood, no run

End of over 29 (2 runs) England 50/7 (RR: 1.72)
PD Collingwood    24* (71b)      KMDN Kulasekara    7-1-12-2
AF Giles    1* (4b)      UDU Chandana    4-1-6-1

29.1

Chandana to Giles, 1 run

29.2

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

29.3

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

29.4

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

29.5

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

29.6

Chandana to Collingwood, 1 run

End of over 30 (2 runs) England 52/7 (RR: 1.73)
PD Collingwood    25* (76b)      UDU Chandana    5-1-8-1
AF Giles    2* (5b)      KMDN Kulasekara    7-1-12-2

30.1

Muralitharan to Collingwood, no run

30.2

Muralitharan to Collingwood, 1 run

30.3

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

30.4

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

30.5

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

30.6

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

End of over 31 (1 run) England 53/7 (RR: 1.70)
AF Giles    2* (9b)      M Muralitharan    4-0-6-0
PD Collingwood    26* (78b)      UDU Chandana    5-1-8-1

31.1

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

31.2

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

31.3

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

31.4

Chandana to Collingwood, 1 run

31.5

Chandana to Giles, no run

31.6

Chandana to Giles, no run

End of over 32 (1 run) England 54/7 (RR: 1.68)
AF Giles    2* (11b)      UDU Chandana    6-1-9-1
PD Collingwood    27* (82b)      M Muralitharan    4-0-6-0

32.1

Muralitharan to Collingwood, 1 run

32.2

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

32.3

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

32.4

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

32.5

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

32.6

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

End of over 33 (1 run) England 55/7 (RR: 1.66)
AF Giles    2* (16b)      M Muralitharan    5-0-7-0
PD Collingwood    28* (83b)      UDU Chandana    6-1-9-1

33.1

Chandana to Collingwood, 1 run

33.2

Chandana to Giles, 1 run

33.3

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

33.4

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

33.5

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

33.6

Chandana to Collingwood, 1 run

End of over 34 (3 runs) England 58/7 (RR: 1.70)
PD Collingwood    30* (88b)      UDU Chandana    7-1-12-1
AF Giles    3* (17b)      M Muralitharan    5-0-7-0

34.1

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

34.2

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

34.3

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

34.4

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

34.5

Vaas to Collingwood, no run

34.6

Vaas to Collingwood, 1 run

End of over 35 (1 run) England 59/7 (RR: 1.68)
PD Collingwood    31* (94b)      WPUJC Vaas    9-2-15-2
AF Giles    3* (17b)      UDU Chandana    7-1-12-1

35.1

Chandana to Collingwood, no run

35.2

Chandana to Collingwood, OUT

PD Collingwood c & b Chandana 31 (110m 96b 0x4 0x6) SR: 32.29

35.3

Chandana to Johnson, no run

35.4

Chandana to Johnson, 1 run

35.5

Chandana to Giles, no run

35.6

Chandana to Giles, no run

End of over 36 (1 run) England 60/8 (RR: 1.66)
AF Giles    3* (19b)      UDU Chandana    8-1-13-2
RL Johnson    1* (2b)      WPUJC Vaas    9-2-15-2

36.1

Muralitharan to Johnson, no run

36.2

Muralitharan to Johnson, no run

36.3

Muralitharan to Johnson, 1 run

36.4

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

36.5

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

36.6

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

End of over 37 (1 run) England 61/8 (RR: 1.64)
AF Giles    3* (22b)      M Muralitharan    6-0-8-0
RL Johnson    2* (5b)      UDU Chandana    8-1-13-2

37.1

Chandana to Johnson, FOUR

37.2

Chandana to Johnson, 1 wide

37.2

Chandana to Johnson, no run

37.3

Chandana to Johnson, no run

37.4

Chandana to Johnson, no run

37.5

Chandana to Johnson, no run

37.6

Chandana to Johnson, no run

End of over 38 (5 runs) England 66/8 (RR: 1.73)
RL Johnson    6* (11b 1x4)      UDU Chandana    9-1-18-2
AF Giles    3* (22b)      M Muralitharan    6-0-8-0

38.1

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

38.2

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

38.3

Muralitharan to Giles, 1 run

38.4

Muralitharan to Johnson, OUT

RL Johnson b Muralitharan 6 (11m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

38.5

Muralitharan to Anderson, no run

38.6

Muralitharan to Anderson, no run

End of over 39 (1 run) England 67/9 (RR: 1.71)
JM Anderson    0* (2b)      M Muralitharan    7-0-9-1
AF Giles    4* (25b)      UDU Chandana    9-1-18-2

39.1

Chandana to Giles, FOUR

39.2

Chandana to Giles, no run

39.3

Chandana to Giles, 1 run

39.4

Chandana to Anderson, no run

39.5

Chandana to Anderson, no run

39.6

Chandana to Anderson, no run

End of over 40 (5 runs) England 72/9 (RR: 1.80)
JM Anderson    0* (5b)      UDU Chandana    10-1-23-2
AF Giles    9* (28b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    7-0-9-1

40.1

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

40.2

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

40.3

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

40.4

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

40.5

Muralitharan to Giles, 1 run

40.6

Muralitharan to Anderson, no run

End of over 41 (1 run) England 73/9 (RR: 1.78)
JM Anderson    0* (6b)      M Muralitharan    8-0-10-1
AF Giles    10* (33b 1x4)      UDU Chandana    10-1-23-2

41.1

Kulasekara to Giles, no run

41.2

Kulasekara to Giles, 1 run

41.3

Kulasekara to Anderson, 1 run

41.4

Kulasekara to Giles, 1 run

41.5

Kulasekara to Anderson, 1 run

41.6

Kulasekara to Giles, 1 run

End of over 42 (5 runs) England 78/9 (RR: 1.85)
AF Giles    13* (37b 1x4)      KMDN Kulasekara    8-1-17-2
JM Anderson    2* (8b)      M Muralitharan    8-0-10-1

42.1

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

42.2

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

42.3

Muralitharan to Giles, 1 run

42.4

Muralitharan to Anderson, no run

42.5

Muralitharan to Anderson, no run

42.6

Muralitharan to Anderson, 1 run

End of over 43 (2 runs) England 80/9 (RR: 1.86)
JM Anderson    3* (11b)      M Muralitharan    9-0-12-1
AF Giles    14* (40b 1x4)      KMDN Kulasekara    8-1-17-2

43.1

Kulasekara to Anderson, 1 run

43.2

Kulasekara to Giles, no run

43.3

Kulasekara to Giles, 1 run

43.4

Kulasekara to Anderson, no run

43.5

Kulasekara to Anderson, no run

43.6

Kulasekara to Anderson, no run

End of over 44 (2 runs) England 82/9 (RR: 1.86)
JM Anderson    4* (15b)      KMDN Kulasekara    9-1-19-2
AF Giles    15* (42b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    9-0-12-1

44.1

Muralitharan to Giles, 2 runs

44.2

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

44.3

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

44.4

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

44.5

Muralitharan to Giles, no run

44.6

Muralitharan to Giles, 1 run

End of over 45 (3 runs) England 85/9 (RR: 1.88)
AF Giles    18* (48b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    10-0-15-1
JM Anderson    4* (15b)      KMDN Kulasekara    9-1-19-2

45.1

Jayasuriya to Giles, 2 runs

45.2

Jayasuriya to Giles, no run

45.3

Jayasuriya to Giles, no run

45.4

Jayasuriya to Giles, no run

45.5

Jayasuriya to Giles, 1 run

45.6

Jayasuriya to Anderson, no run

End of over 46 (3 runs) England 88/9 (RR: 1.91)
JM Anderson    4* (16b)      ST Jayasuriya    1-0-3-0
AF Giles    21* (53b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    10-0-15-1

46.1

Vaas to Giles, OUT

AF Giles c Jayawardene b Vaas 21 (57m 54b 1x4 0x6) SR: 38.88

Series Results
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS) - Nov 23, 2003
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS) - Nov 21, 2003
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Sri Lanka v England at Dambulla - Nov 18, 2003
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets (with 217 balls remaining)
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Nov 18, 2003

Romesh Kaluwitharana on his way to 36*, Sri Lanka v England, Dambulla, November 18, 2003

Romesh Kaluwitharana on his way to 36*

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Nov 18, 2003

Dinusha Fernando dives to catch Andrew Strauss, Sri Lanka v England, Dambulla, November 18, 2003

Dinusha Fernando dives to catch Andrew Strauss

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