Commonwealth Bank Series - 2nd match

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 4 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)

1.2

Kumar to Dilshan, no run, wobbles and shapes away widish from Dilshan, who steadies himself and thumps it hard, but the mistimed stroke takes the ball to extra cover

1.3

Kumar to Dilshan, no run, fine leave, saw it angle in and leaving him close to off stump and shouldered arms in the end

1.4

Kumar to Dilshan, FOUR, too wide, and short, Dilshan accepts the offering, winds up and crashes it through cover

1.5

Kumar to Dilshan, no run, wide again, but pitched up this time, and he lets it go as it moves away

1.6

Kumar to Dilshan, FOUR, PK gets some bounce but again serves it up short and wide, Dilshan gleefully bashes it past covers

Sri Lanka 12/0   TM Dilshan 8* (5b 2x4)

3.1

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, finds bounce first ball from a short length, on target too, a surprised Dilshan weaves out of the line

3.2

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, left alone outside off as it shapes away a tad

3.3

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, terrific delivery from Vinay, coming in with the angle, drawing Dilshan out, and then leaving him sharply to beat the edge

3.4

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, holds its line some way outside off, Dilshan takes a step out and across and shoulders arms

3.5

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, almost played on, almost, uncertainly pushing at a straighter one ending around off, inside edge on to the back leg and just past the stumps

3.6

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, zip, bounce, away shape, left alone, this is not the bowler who made his Test debut at this ground

Sri Lanka 12/1   TM Dilshan 8* (11b 2x4)

4.5

Khan to Dilshan, 3 runs, if it is pitched up he is going after it, that is what he does, Zaheer slants it across on a fuller length, and Dilshan throws his bat at it, not quite timed, but in the gap past extra cover

Sri Lanka 20/1   TM Dilshan 11* (12b 2x4)

5.1

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, 4 leg byes, tests him with the bouncer at the head, Dilshan looks to hook belatedly, and it flies over the keeper off the helmet

5.2

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, some serious zip and bounce from Vinay, Dilshan does well to leave it alone

5.3

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, pitched fuller, trying to tempt him into the drive, and then shaping away a tad, Dilshan leaves once more

5.4

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, 1 run, shorter and wider, cut hard down to third man

Sri Lanka 25/1   TM Dilshan 12* (16b 2x4)

6.1

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, cramped for room with one coming back from short of a length on middle, still manages to force it behind point

6.3

Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, fine shot, Dilshan got the fuller length, but did not look to go through extra cover, instead he pushed it hard down the ground past mid off

6.4

Khan to Dilshan, no run, cut straight to backward point

6.5

Khan to Dilshan, no run, playing the one holding its line from the crease, and pushing on the off side

6.6

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, fuller and straighter on middle, he nudges it towards midwicket for one

Sri Lanka 32/1   TM Dilshan 18* (21b 3x4)

7.1

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan tries to take on Vinay, he backs away and tries to scythe the pitched up ball through extra cover, but is beaten by the away movement

7.2

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, 1 run, belated attempt to leave one outside off, and it dribbles off the bat to third man

7.4

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, swinging away after being angled in full on middle and leg, pushed hard to mid on

7.5

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, FOUR, excellent stroke, Vinay gives Dilshan some width with the pitched up delivery, he drives it with the away movement, and it races between the bowler and widish mid off

7.6

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, length ball defended solidly on the off side

Sri Lanka 38/1   TM Dilshan 23* (26b 4x4)

8.3

Khan to Dilshan, no run, pushes a pitched up delivery on middle and leg, back to Zaheer

8.4

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, worked in front of square leg for one

Sri Lanka 40/1   TM Dilshan 24* (28b 4x4)

9.1

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, opens the face and runs it to point as it straightens on off

9.2

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, FOUR, Vinay gives Dilshan the short ball, and he tears into it, smacks the pull off the middle of the bat through square leg

9.3

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run

9.4

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, good work at extra cover, Dilshan had gone hard at this one and stroked it on the up, extra cover dived to his left to stop a certain boundary

9.5

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, 1 run, pushed softly behind point for one

Sri Lanka 45/1   TM Dilshan 29* (33b 5x4)

10.3

Kumar to Dilshan, no run, throws his bat at a pitched up delivery outside off, which moves away to beat the stroke

10.4

Kumar to Dilshan, 1 wide, pushes it down leg from back of a length

10.4

Kumar to Dilshan, 1 run, short, wide, PK hasn't been consistent with the length today, but he has some protection at sweeper cover now

Sri Lanka 51/1   TM Dilshan 30* (35b 5x4)

11.1

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, Sanga had gone too far up the track as Dilshan pushed towards cover and had to scramble back in as the throw came in

11.2

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, no run, holding its line on a good length on off stump, defended tightly again

11.3

Vinay Kumar to Dilshan, 1 run, worked wide of mid on for a run

Sri Lanka 52/1   TM Dilshan 31* (38b 5x4)

12.1

Kumar to Dilshan, no run, pushes well forward to defend, not exactly cleanly, on the off side

12.2

Kumar to Dilshan, 1 run, shortish length allows him to move across and work towards mid on for one

12.6

Kumar to Dilshan, 2 runs, coming in from a length on off stump, he works it with the angle through square leg

Sri Lanka 65/1   TM Dilshan 34* (41b 5x4)

13.2

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, short delivery, but he cannot guide it past backward point

13.3

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, another short one spinning away, bit of bounce, dilshan is beaten on the cut as he reaches out for it

13.4

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, chops a fuller one past slip as he looks to cut once more

13.5

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, moves across to nudge one from middle and leg towards square leg, Dhoni goes after it

13.6

Jadeja to Dilshan, 2 runs, this time he makes room and gets the cut away past point as Jadeja continues to give him width from short of a length

Sri Lanka 68/1   TM Dilshan 36* (46b 5x4)

14.5

Kumar to Dilshan, no run, carries on in with the angle from a good length, pushed to mid on

14.6

Kumar to Dilshan, 1 run, hangs beside the line in the crease and flashes it down to third man

Sri Lanka 72/1   TM Dilshan 37* (48b 5x4)

15.1

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, bounce from around the stumps, Dilshan rides it and cuts hard, straight to point

15.2

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, spinning down the pads, rolls away to short fine leg

15.3

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, ending on leg from a good length, he nudges it to midwicket

15.4

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, going across Dilshan around middle, worked in front of square leg

15.5

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, diving stop at midwicket off a fuller one

15.6

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, Ashwin starts with a maiden to Dilshan who pushes this fullish one back to him

Sri Lanka 72/1   TM Dilshan 37* (54b 5x4)

16.2

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, opens up a tad to a back of a length ball and pushes wide of extra cover

Sri Lanka 74/1   TM Dilshan 38* (55b 5x4)

17.1

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, down the track to a tossed up ball and nudges it in the air towards midwicket, has to get back

17.2

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, misses the work on the leg side as he moves across

17.3

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, pushed from the crease to midwicket

17.4

Ashwin to Dilshan, 1 run, short, and turning down leg, helped down to fine leg

17.6

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, comes forward and defends with an inside edge on the leg side, Ashwin getting good bounce

Sri Lanka 77/2   TM Dilshan 39* (60b 5x4)

18.3

Khan to Dilshan, no run, tries to clobber a pitched up delivery down the ground but mistimes the stroke

18.4

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, uses the angle to work for one in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 79/2   TM Dilshan 40* (62b 5x4)

19.1

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, comes down the track as he sees the flight, but it pitches and bounces in to him, and he nudges it softly on the leg side

19.2

Ashwin to Dilshan, 1 run, worked in front of square leg

19.4

Ashwin to Dilshan, 2 runs, goes hard on the drive to a fuller one angled across and gets it past cover

19.5

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, stays back to a flighted full one on middle and leg and works it to midiwicket

19.6

Ashwin to Dilshan, no run, cut straight to point who cannot stop it cleanly but recovers well to prevent the single

Sri Lanka 83/2   TM Dilshan 43* (67b 5x4)

20.3

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, tossed up ball pushed back to Jadeja

20.4

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, tries to cut this length ball which is slightly outside off, ends up chopping it away

20.5

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, pushed on the off side

20.6

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, not wide enough for the cut, bouncing too, he cannot get the stroke past backward point

Sri Lanka 84/2   TM Dilshan 43* (71b 5x4)

22.4

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, arm ball slides in from a good length, he is beaten on the cut

22.5

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, this one bounces now from a length, Dilshan gets hold of the cut this time but cannot beat backward point

22.6

Jadeja to Dilshan, FOUR, well done, he was getting nowhere trying to power it away, so he delayed the shot and dabbed it behind point who had no chance

Sri Lanka 94/2   TM Dilshan 47* (74b 6x4)

23.2

Kumar to Dilshan, no run, beaten as he flashes at one that holds its line outside off stump and then swings sharply away after it passes the bat

23.3

Kumar to Dilshan, 1 run, chops it towards the keeper on the off side, Dhoni runs in but cannot pick up the ball even as he takes off his glove to throw

Sri Lanka 96/2   TM Dilshan 48* (76b 6x4)

24.1

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan finds point with the cut once again

24.2

Jadeja to Dilshan, no run, poor throw from Virat after a fine stop prevents a certain run out, Chandimal had no way of getting in after going too hard for the single, Dilshan had set off initially after driving to Virat's right, but Virat's throw was wide and bounced awkwardly at Jadeja

24.3

Jadeja to Dilshan, OUT, Virat gets the chance to make up for that wide throw and does superbly to hold on to a very low catch at point, he pouches it and screams, Dilshan was looking to cut almost everything from Jadeja and could not keep this very wide one down

TM Dilshan c Kohli b Jadeja 48 (102m 79b 6x4 0x6) SR: 60.75

Sri Lanka 100/3   TM Dilshan 48 (79b 6x4)
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Feb 8, 2012

Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin walk off after India's win, India v Sri Lanka, CB Series, 2nd ODI, Perth, February 8, 2012

Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin walk off after India's win

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Feb 8, 2012

Ravindra Jadeja plays a square cut, India v Sri Lanka, CB Series, 2nd ODI, Perth, February 8, 2012

Ravindra Jadeja plays a square cut

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