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14.1

Maharoof to Cook, (no ball) FOUR, horrid start from The Roof, a no-ball hurled down outside leg stump is glanced down to the fine leg boundary

14.1

Maharoof to Cook, no run, that's much better, Maharoof quickly re-adjusts with a length ball that seams away off the pitch. A patient Cook steps forward and across and leaves well alone

14.2

Maharoof to Cook, no run, full and straight, Cook steps into his characteristic shuffling defence. It looks shaky, but it's strangely effective!

14.3

Maharoof to Cook, no run, good bounce and carry outside off, but the angle means it's easily left alone once more

14.4

Maharoof to Cook, no run, Maharoof continues to plow a furrow outside off, again Cook leaves alone

14.5

Maharoof to Cook, no run, same again, this one doesn't bounce quite as much but the line is identical, as is the shot

14.6

Maharoof to Cook, no run, and Maharoof recovers from a loose start with a tight finish to the over, another leave from Cook

England 54/3   MF Maharoof 1-0-5-0

16.1

Maharoof to Cook, no run, just short of a good length, but nicely straight and defended by Cook

16.2

Maharoof to Cook, no run, very full this time, Cook digs out a shovel-like drive to cover

16.3

Maharoof to Cook, no run, Cook steps across to cover his off stump and leaves a length delivery alone

16.4

Maharoof to Cook, no run, full on off stump, tapped back to the bowler who collects in his follow through and threatens to throw the stumps down, sending Cook scurrying back into his crease

16.5

Maharoof to Cook, no run, defended with the hands a little too far from the body for a purist's liking ... but effectively enough

16.6

Maharoof to Cook, no run, Maharoof completes the maiden as Cook leaves alone once more

England 62/3   MF Maharoof 2-1-5-0

18.1

Maharoof to Bell, no run, Bell tries to force through point, but the fielder dives athletically to his right to stop the run. Sharp stuff!

18.2

Maharoof to Bell, no run, full, driven into the covers where again the fielding is good

18.3

Maharoof to Bell, no run, Maharoof lands one on a length outside off, not much wobble either way and Bell leaves well alone

18.4

Maharoof to Bell, no run, appeal! But is it going down the leg side? Bell was looking to whip to leg, missed, and was struck on the pad. They consider the review ... but no. Going well down the leg side, good decision by the umpire, and good decision from Dilshan not to review that

18.5

Maharoof to Bell, no run, Maharoof goes wide of off again, Bell hops across and leaves

18.6

Maharoof to Bell, no run, another appeal for lbw, this one more confident than the first! Again it's turned down, and rightly so - big inside edge into the front pad

England 63/3   MF Maharoof 3-2-5-0

20.1

Maharoof to Cook, no run, nicely full and straight, Cook defends into the leg side

20.2

Maharoof to Cook, no run, Maharoof pulls the length back a touch, Cook nudges off the pad to midwicket

20.3

Maharoof to Cook, FOUR, slapped on the up through cover point! Short and wide from Maharoof, and Cook unfurls a powerful cut that sends the ball racing away well in front of square

20.4

Maharoof to Cook, no run, Maharoof switches to round the wicket, and starts on a good line, aiming right at off stump. Cook defends

20.5

Maharoof to Cook, no run, much wider this time, and despite the round-the-wicket angle Cook can leave it alone with ease

20.6

Maharoof to Cook, no run, Cook shuffles across to the off side to defend the final ball to cover

England 70/3   MF Maharoof 4-2-9-0

22.1

Maharoof to Bell, no run, Bell gets well forward and defends

22.2

Maharoof to Bell, no run, good length, a few inches wider of off and Bell raises his arms to leave

22.3

Maharoof to Bell, 2 runs, flicked off the hip, they take two as fine leg sprints round to cut it off

22.4

Maharoof to Bell, no run, tempting line and length from Maharoof, full but not quite there for the drive. Bell does the right thing, keeping his eye on it and leaving well alone

22.5

Maharoof to Bell, no run, fuller and wider still, but Bell resists the urge to have a drive at it

22.6

Maharoof to Bell, no run, this one jags in off the seam to strike Bell on the thigh. That might've hurt, but no danger of getting him out

England 75/3   MF Maharoof 5-2-11-0

24.1

Maharoof to Bell, 1 run, a touch of comedy there, a length ball on off is pushed to the right of the bowler, who gets into a bit of a tangle with the non-striker midway through the pitch as the batsmen pinch a quick single

24.2

Maharoof to Cook, 1 no ball, a no-ball from Maharoof, a harmless delivery outside off, Maharoof was well over the crease

24.2

Maharoof to Cook, no run, length ball outside off, Cook will not tire of leaving those alone

24.3

Maharoof to Cook, no run, closer to offstump, making Cook play, Cook gets well forward and blocks it to the off side

24.4

Maharoof to Cook, no run, reverts to well outside off, Cook isn't interested in that

24.5

Maharoof to Cook, 1 run, a half-volley outside off, crisply driven by Cook, which is slowed by Samaraweera at extra cover before Fernando completes the fielding

24.6

Maharoof to Bell, no run, on middle and off, blocked back to the bowler to end the over

England 78/3   MF Maharoof 6-2-14-0

26.1

Maharoof to Cook, 1 run, worked to the leg side for a single

26.2

Maharoof to Bell, 1 run, short of length on middle and off, played gently towards midwicket by Bell, and there's time to take a single

26.3

Maharoof to Cook, no run, angling in towards the batsman, Cook is pushed back in the crease and he defends towards point

26.4

Maharoof to Cook, FOUR, lovely shot from Cook, he's in prime form, slightly overpitched from Maharoof, Cook moves forward and pushes that past the bowler's right for a boundary, no power at all in that stroke yet the ball raced away

26.5

Maharoof to Cook, no run, defended towards cover by Cook this time

26.6

Maharoof to Cook, no run, length ball outside off, Cook shows off his forward defensive technique

England 85/3   MF Maharoof 7-2-20-0

28.1

Maharoof to Cook, 1 run, Cook looking very confident here, tucks the ball towards midwicket for a single

28.2

Maharoof to Bell, no run, Bell continues to live on the edge, a length ball outside off, Bell prods at that one, and gets an edge that bounces towards gully

28.3

Maharoof to Bell, no run, a massive appeal from Maharoof, no one else cares about it, Bell was struck high on the front pad, and that was going down leg as well

28.4

Maharoof to Bell, no run, gets well forward and glides the ball towards point

28.5

Maharoof to Bell, no run, on offstump this time, full face as Bell defends down the track

28.6

Maharoof to Bell, no run, Maharoof keeps it tight around off, more defence from Bell

England 90/3   MF Maharoof 8-2-21-0

30.1

Maharoof to Bell, no run, length ball on off, Maharoof has been operating around the 80mph range, defended by Cook

30.2

Maharoof to Bell, no run, length ball on off once more, careful defence towards silly point from Bell

30.3

Maharoof to Bell, no run, left alone outside off

30.4

Maharoof to Bell, no run, a mistimed drive from Bell to a length ball, Sangakkara fields at cover

30.5

Maharoof to Bell, 1 wide, a 81.3mph bouncer that is so high that the umpire signals a wide

30.5

Maharoof to Bell, no run, short of length ball on offstump, quietly played back to the bowler

30.6

Maharoof to Bell, FOUR, more edginess from Bell, short of length and outside off, Bell takes the bottom hand off the bat as he plays that, wide of slip and down to third man for four

England 99/3   MF Maharoof 9-2-26-0

32.1

Maharoof to Bell, no run, Maharoof keeps it tight, back of length on offstump, defended off the back foot towards point

32.2

Maharoof to Bell, no run, length ball on off, blocked off the front foot in the direction of mid-on

32.3

Maharoof to Bell, no run, steady from Maharoof, 81mph, length ball on off, defended back to the bowler

32.4

Maharoof to Bell, 2 runs, Bell whips this towards square leg for a couple

32.5

Maharoof to Bell, no run, well outside off, Bell is happy to leave

32.6

Maharoof to Bell, no run, too far outside the off stump to worry the batsman

England 105/3   MF Maharoof 10-2-28-0

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   MF Maharoof 11-3-28-0

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   MF Maharoof 12-4-28-0

57.1

Maharoof to Cook, no run, length ball outside off, gentle from Maharoof, stout defence from the batsman

57.2

Maharoof to Cook, no run, fuller from Maharoof, defended back towards the bowler

57.3

Maharoof to Cook, no run, punched back to the bowler, who gets a boot in the way

57.4

Maharoof to Cook, 1 run, short and a bit of width, Cook carves the ball towards deep cover for a single

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   MF Maharoof 13-4-29-0

59.1

Maharoof to Cook, FOUR, Maharoof sends it short and wide, Cook jumps onto the backfoot and powers the ball towards the point boundary, he moves into the nineties

59.2

Maharoof to Cook, (no ball) 2 runs, Cook purrs along to 94, whipping the ball towards midwicket for a couple, and that's a no-ball as well

59.2

Maharoof to Cook, no run, short and very wide, umpire thinks long and hard before deciding against calling it a wide

59.3

Maharoof to Cook, 1 run, length ball on middle stump, tucked towards square leg

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   MF Maharoof 14-4-44-0

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   MF Maharoof 15-5-44-0

74.1

Maharoof to Prior, FOUR, four down to third man, but not a hint of an edge from Prior. He stepped forward to defend and just opened the bat face at the last moment to place the ball into the gap behind square

74.2

Maharoof to Prior, FOUR, flambuoyant! There's almost a Caribbean flavour to Prior's batting through the off side at times, now he leans back to drive a full ball out square, beating the cover sweeper

74.3

Maharoof to Prior, no run, Maharoof pulls the length back to rule out the drive, Prior defends and takes the bottom hand off the bat as the ball bounces slightly more than expected

74.4

Maharoof to Prior, no run, Prior steps back and across to defend back down the track

74.5

Maharoof to Prior, FOUR, cut away, almost off the front foot. Again Maharoof offers width outside off, and Prior won't miss out

74.6

Maharoof to Prior, no run, fuller and driven, but straight to cover

England 268/5   MF Maharoof 16-5-56-0

86.1

Maharoof to Broad, no run, very full on off stump, Broad leans forward and brings the bat down in defence

86.2

Maharoof to Broad, no run, nicely straight again, Broad taps defensively back to the bowler

86.3

Maharoof to Broad, no run, Maharoof pulls the length back and gets this one to seam away off the pitch, but Broad raises his arms high to leave

86.4

Maharoof to Broad, no run, back of a length once again, pushed to point

86.5

Maharoof to Broad, no run, Broad playing for the close here as another very full delivery is dead-batted

86.6

Maharoof to Broad, 1 run, dropped into a narrow gap at cover, Prior calls him through for a quick single

England 342/6   MF Maharoof 17-5-57-0
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