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39.6

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, full and wide to start, Morgan steps across and raises his hands to leave

England 130/4   EJG Morgan 0* (1b)

40.2

Herath to Morgan, no run, appeal! There's some turn for Herath, the ball spinning in to beat the inside edge of a defensive poke, hitting the pad and looping to slip. Not out says the umpire, and rightly so - he was hit miles outside the line

40.3

Herath to Morgan, no run, Morgan steps back and defends back to the bowler

40.4

Herath to Morgan, no run, turned to leg, short leg shows good reactions to stop that

40.5

Herath to Morgan, no run, this one drifts away and goes on with the arm, Morgan solid in defence

40.6

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan's eyes light up as Herath sends one down wide, and he cuts hard out to deep cover to get off the mark

England 132/4   EJG Morgan 1* (6b)

41.1

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, full, driven back to the bowler

41.2

Welegedara to Morgan, FOUR, another straight drive, this one's through mid-on though and beats the fielder to race to the boundary

41.3

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, a slightly bottom-handed whip goes straight to mid-on

41.4

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, Welegedara offers one up short outside off, but Morgan resists the temptation and leaves alone

41.5

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, outside off and seaming gently away, again Morgan leaves alone

41.6

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, three in a row, Morgan stepping across to cover his off stump and raising his arms to leave

England 136/4   EJG Morgan 5* (12b 1x4)

42.6

Herath to Morgan, FOUR, Morgan goes over the top! Confident shot from Morgan, getting to the pitch and lifting the ball high over mid-off

England 141/4   EJG Morgan 9* (13b 2x4)

44.1

Herath to Morgan, 2 runs, too short, too wide from Herath, Morgan cuts hard in front of square and places it well enough to be easily back for a second run

44.2

Herath to Morgan, SIX, eased over wide long-on! Morgan calmly waltzes down the track, getting right to the pitch and lifting the ball deliberately to leg. Such confidence

44.3

Herath to Morgan, no run, tapped defensively to point

44.4

Herath to Morgan, no run, Morgan lunges forward to defend to cover

44.5

Herath to Morgan, no run, defended back to the bowler

44.6

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, angled down through gully for a sharp single to end the over

England 151/4   EJG Morgan 18* (19b 2x4 1x6)

45.1

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, left alone outside off

45.2

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, full again and landing just outside off stump, Morgan steps into a neat drive to cover

45.3

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, great line for a batsman as naturally attacking as Morgan - outside off and slightly on the full side. He manages to resist the urge and leave alone

45.4

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, identical delivery, and again Morgan is patient enough to let it go

45.5

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, a sliced cut scorches towards gully, who stops it on the bounce. Good effort, the ball was really travelling there

45.6

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, pushed softly to mid-off, and that's a maiden

England 151/4   EJG Morgan 18* (25b 2x4 1x6)

47.1

Welegedara to Morgan, FOUR, and now it's Morgan being fed short, wide filth outside off, and he responds in similar fashion by thumping the ball away to the cover boundary

47.2

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, Welegedara puts a little more effort into this one, and Morgan has to drop his hands into a leave as the ball rises past him

47.3

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, much fuller this time, but outside off and Morgan shoulders arms once more

47.4

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, full and wide again, a definite plan to Morgan here, and so far he's resisting the urge to go after these

47.5

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, same again, but Morgan won't be tempted and lets the ball pass him

47.6

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, and yet another leave to end the other

England 163/4   EJG Morgan 22* (31b 3x4 1x6)

49.1

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, defended into the leg side

49.2

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, again off the inner half of the bat to leg

49.3

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, full and flat, pushed back to the bowler

49.4

Dilshan to Morgan, 1 run, tossed up outside off, Morgan drives just wide of mid-off for a single

England 164/4   EJG Morgan 23* (35b 3x4 1x6)

50.1

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, Morgan needn't have played at this, but pushes the hands out at a ball outside off to defend to cover

50.2

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, fuller and wider still, this one he lets go

50.3

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, full and wide, left. We've reached stalemate here

50.4

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, Lakmal aims well outside off again, Morgan leaves well alone

50.5

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, Lakmal comes round the wicket, for a change, but then bowls very full and very wide outside off yet again. Morgan offers no stroke, and the game continues to meander

50.6

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, full, wide, left. You know the drill

England 164/4   EJG Morgan 23* (41b 3x4 1x6)

51.2

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, tossed up outside off from round the stumps, Morgan leaves

51.3

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, aimed closer to middle this time, patted back down the track

51.4

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, solid defence to cover

51.5

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, bat and pad come right together in front of a bowed head in defence

51.6

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, and quiet defence ends the over, and the session

England 165/4   EJG Morgan 23* (46b 3x4 1x6)

53.1

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, angles it outside off, Morgan isn't interested

53.2

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, length ball a couple of feet outside off, Morgan shoulders arms

53.3

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, this time Morgan is forced to play as Maharoof sends it close to offstump, defended off the front foot towards cover

53.4

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, length ball outside off, Morgan was looking to drive towards cover, but mistimes it back towards the bowler

53.5

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, Morgan slices a short and wide ball outside off towards cover

53.6

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, length ball on offstump, Morgan watches the ball closely as he defends

England 167/4   EJG Morgan 23* (52b 3x4 1x6)

54.2

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, Morgan gets behind the line once again and defends down the track

54.3

Lakmal to Morgan, 1 run, deep point is in business once more, this time Morgan cuts the ball towards the boundary

England 169/4   EJG Morgan 24* (54b 3x4 1x6)

55.1

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, length ball outside off, Morgan watches it through to the keeper

55.2

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, the batsman is a spectator once more, Morgan content to leave outside off

55.3

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, how long will Morgan patiently leave the ball? it was short of length and well outside off, Morgan shoulders arms

55.4

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, on off and middle this time, Morgan defends the ball down the track

55.5

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, revert to letting the ball go, full and outside off

55.6

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, and that one jagged away after pitching just outside off, Morgan plays inside the line

England 169/4   EJG Morgan 24* (60b 3x4 1x6)

56.3

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, Morgan watches another outside-off delivery to the keeper

56.4

Lakmal to Morgan, 1 run, Morgan gets forward and guides the ball towards deep backward point

56.6

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, punched confidently by Morgan but can't beat the man at extra cover

England 178/4   EJG Morgan 25* (63b 3x4 1x6)

57.5

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, length ball in the channel outside off, 84mph from Maharoof, left alone by the batsman

57.6

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, full ball on middle and leg, crisply on-driven by Morgan, Fernando moves across to his right to field the ball at mid-on

England 179/4   EJG Morgan 25* (65b 3x4 1x6)

58.4

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, too far outside off, Morgan leaves

58.5

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, length ball on off and middle, Morgan defends solidly to the off side

58.6

Lakmal to Morgan, no run, short and wide, Morgan though about sending that flying over backward point, then he decides against it

England 180/4   EJG Morgan 25* (68b 3x4 1x6)

59.4

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, in the channel outside off, Morgan shoulders arms

59.5

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, full and on off stump, driven towards Samaraweera at midwicket, can't get it past the fielder

59.6

Maharoof to Morgan, (no ball) FOUR, another no-ball, and another boundary, thumped past mid-on for a boundary., this is turning into an expensive and long over

59.6

Maharoof to Morgan, 1 no ball, and yet another no-ball, is this Dilhara in disguise? Morgan defends

59.6

Maharoof to Morgan, 1 run, well outside off, Morgan flays it towards cover for a single

England 195/4   EJG Morgan 30* (73b 4x4 1x6)

60.1

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, Dilshan bowls it outside off, slapped towards point

60.2

Dilshan to Morgan, FOUR, Morgan bludgeons that one, overpitched from Dilshan, Morgan powers it over the bowler's head for a one-bounce four

60.3

Dilshan to Morgan, 1 run, applause from the crowd as a single to the off side brings up the 200

England 200/4   EJG Morgan 35* (76b 5x4 1x6)

61.3

Fernando to Morgan, no run, Morgan drives it towards Maharoof at mid-on

61.4

Fernando to Morgan, FOUR, oh, Morgan was nearly gone there, Fernando making an instant impact, that comes back in a touch, Morgan was looking to cut that one, too close to him and gets an inside-edge that somehow misses the stumps and runs away to the fine leg boundary

61.5

Fernando to Morgan, no run, another good delivery from Fernando, nips back from outside off and Morgan is beaten as he looks to defend

61.6

Fernando to Morgan, no run, well outside off, Morgan is relieved at the chance to shoulder arms

England 205/5   EJG Morgan 39* (80b 6x4 1x6)

62.3

Dilshan to Morgan, SIX, Morgan quite likes the offspin on offer, he smacks another overptched ball from Dilshan for a six over long-on, lovely clean hit that, some fans in the stands who weren't paying attention were startled by the ball coming towards them

62.4

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, flighted delivery, defended by Morgan

62.5

Dilshan to Morgan, FOUR, Morgan does it delicately this time, opens the face to guide the ball towards third man for four

62.6

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, a forward defensive to end the over

England 216/5   EJG Morgan 49* (84b 7x4 2x6)

63.2

Fernando to Morgan, no run, Morgan gets forward and blocks the ball towards the bowler

63.3

Fernando to Morgan, 1 run, shortish ball on legstump, pulled away down to fine leg for a single that brings up Morgan's fifty

England 218/5   EJG Morgan 50* (86b 7x4 2x6)

64.1

Herath to Morgan, no run, length ball outside off, careful defence from Morgan

64.2

Herath to Morgan, no run, defended to the leg side

64.3

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, pushed past the bowler towards mid-on for a single

England 223/5   EJG Morgan 51* (89b 7x4 2x6)

65.1

Fernando to Morgan, no run, length ball in the channel outside off, Morgan shoulders arms

65.2

Fernando to Morgan, FOUR, wonderful shot from Morgan, short and wide from Fernando, Morgan doesn't bother rocking on to the back foot, he gets forward and cuts that behind backward point with plenty of power

65.3

Fernando to Morgan, no run, outside off, Morgan is content to leave this time, Prasanna doesn't collect cleanly but no byes conceded

65.4

Fernando to Morgan, no run, a half-volley on the legstump, Morgan wants to whip the ball away to the leg side but can't connect well

65.5

Fernando to Morgan, no run, for the third time this over, Dilhara puts it on a length and just outside off, left alone by Morgan

65.6

Fernando to Morgan, no run, well wide of offstump this time, Morgan is happy to leave

England 227/5   EJG Morgan 55* (95b 8x4 2x6)

68.1

Herath to Morgan, no run, Morgan drives crisply down the track, Herath moves across to his left to collect

68.2

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, fullish on offstump, whipped towards wide long-on by Morgan

68.4

Herath to Morgan, no run, length ball on middle an leg, pushed towards short leg

68.5

Herath to Morgan, no run, length ball outside off, once again short leg has to field

68.6

Herath to Morgan, FOUR, muscled off the back foot for a boundary, it wasn't too far outside off, Morgan skips away from legstump to make the room needed to get the power behind that cut, sends the ball racing past cover

England 238/5   EJG Morgan 60* (100b 9x4 2x6)

70.1

Herath to Morgan, no run, flighted by Herath, outside off and pushed back to the bowler

70.2

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, similar ball, this time Morgan moves across and whips it between the feet of short leg

England 243/5   EJG Morgan 61* (102b 9x4 2x6)

71.1

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, Welegedara continues, and slings one down full and wide of the off stump. Morgan eases himself back in after the break, leaving alone

71.2

Welegedara to Morgan, no run, well, good fielding in the end but it looked as if the ball had the beating of Fernando at mid-off for a moment. Morgan pushed a full one between cover and mid-off and Fernando creaked into action, bending low at the last possible moment to stop the shot. Ripple of applause from the crowd

71.3

Welegedara to Morgan, 2 runs, off the inner half of the bat and down to fine leg, they run hard for two

71.4

Welegedara to Morgan, 1 run, definite inside edge this time, but again the ball rolls harmlessly to fine leg

England 248/5   EJG Morgan 64* (106b 9x4 2x6)

72.1

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, he starts full and wide, tempting Morgan into a drive. The shot is toe-ended to cover

72.2

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, nothing more than medium pace, but good line and length from Maharoof. Morgan defends from the crease

72.3

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, Morgan leaves alone outside off

72.4

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, shot! Well, good shot for no runs. Graceful cover drive from Morgan, and the ball pinged right out of the middle, but went straight to the cover fielder

72.5

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, Maharoof pulls the length back, forcing Morgan into a defensive push

72.6

Maharoof to Morgan, no run, well wide of off, extravagantly left by the batsman

England 253/5   EJG Morgan 64* (112b 9x4 2x6)

73.2

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, spinning in to Morgan, who steps forward to nudge through midwicket

England 255/5   EJG Morgan 65* (113b 9x4 2x6)

75.1

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, a touch short, Morgan waits on the back foot and bunts down the ground

75.4

Herath to Morgan, 2 runs, chipped over the in-field by Morgan. He had come down the track but wasn't quite to the pitch, and so checked his shot to make sure he got the placement right. Good batting

75.5

Herath to Morgan, no run, pushed defensively back to the bowler

75.6

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, clipped out through square leg for a single

England 273/5   EJG Morgan 69* (117b 9x4 2x6)

76.1

Dilshan to Morgan, 1 run, well, that was not there to be cut but somehow Morgan has got it away ... it rushed on from round the wicket and was headed straight towards leg stump before the bat jammed down on it

76.3

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, again Morgan makes room, but Dilshan follows him and he can only tap the ball back to the bowler

76.4

Dilshan to Morgan, FOUR, short and wide, Morgan was waiting for that and smashes the cut out to the point boundary

76.5

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, Morgan's really not expecting any sort of turn from Dilshan, again he steps right back and exposes all his stumps before defending

76.6

Dilshan to Morgan, no run, flat and fast, Morgan plays back and jabs the bat down in defence

England 279/5   EJG Morgan 74* (122b 10x4 2x6)

77.2

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, eased through midwicket for a single

77.6

Herath to Morgan, no run, driven well, but straight to mid-on

England 284/5   EJG Morgan 75* (124b 10x4 2x6)

79.5

Herath to Morgan, 1 run, driven down to long-on, easy run

England 295/5   EJG Morgan 76* (125b 10x4 2x6)

80.1

Welegedara to Morgan, 2 runs, nudged off the hip through square leg, and they rush back for the second

80.2

Welegedara to Morgan, 1 run, another loosener, slipping towards leg stump and glanced away for another single

England 298/5   EJG Morgan 79* (127b 10x4 2x6)

81.1

Lakmal to Morgan, OUT, appeal first ball! Morgan is struck on the pad, Lakmal is convinced, but the umpire says no ... hang on, they're going to review this. That's taking leg stump out of the ground, and Morgan is out! It pitched in line, moved enough to beat the bat but not enough to take it down the leg side.

EJG Morgan lbw b Lakmal 79 (167m 128b 10x4 2x6) SR: 61.71

England 302/6   EJG Morgan 79 (128b 10x4 2x6)
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