Sri Lanka tour of England and Scotland, 1st ODI: England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Jun 28, 2011
England won by 110 runs (D/L method)
28 June 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)

Randiv to Pietersen, 2 runs, he comes round the wicket to the right-hander, as he did in the Twenty20, but there's plenty of room in the leg side and KP picks up to with a glance to midwicket


Randiv to Pietersen, FOUR, strong shot! Pietersen came confidently out of his crease and got right to the pitch, slamming the ball straight back down the ground


Randiv to Pietersen, 1 run, punched hard to to long-on off the front foot


Randiv to Kieswetter, 1 run, Kieswetter steps forward to drive, sending the ball rolling out to long-off


Randiv to Pietersen, 1 run, Pietersen attempts to repeat his stroke from earlier in the over, but doesn't quite middle it and long-on sprints round to cut it off


Randiv to Kieswetter, SIX, Kieswetter gets to fifty in style! He skipped down and swung mightily, for a moment it looked like he had more height than distance in the shot but the ball just kept on going

England 104/2   S Randiv 1-0-15-0

Randiv to Kieswetter, OUT, a slog-sweep, a top-edge, and a simple catch for short third man, running in. Lakmal - who didn't have the best time in the field during the Tests - is all smiles after holding onto that. England are scoring at a decent lick, but these wickets will keep Sri Lanka in the game

C Kieswetter c Lakmal b Randiv 61 (90m 56b 4x4 2x6) SR: 108.92


Randiv to Morgan, 1 run, flat and fast, Morgan steps back and nudges to midwicket


Randiv to Bell, no run, this time Bell stays put, pushing to off


Randiv to Bell, 1 run, flicked into the leg side, and they take a quick single and Morgan's back on strike


Randiv to Morgan, 1 run, and Morgan returns the favour, tapping to midwicket for one


Randiv to Bell, FOUR, the shot of a man in sublime form. Bell came forward then hopped back, cracking a cut right out of the middle of the bat to send the ball rolling away behind square

England 149/4   S Randiv 2-0-22-1

Randiv to Morgan, 3 leg byes, not a great start, a long-hop fired down the leg side and the ball rebounds off Morgan's like as he tries to smash it away ... ah, and great work by Jeevan Mendis down at fine leg saves the boundary


Randiv to Bell, no run, Randiv comes round the wicket to Bell, giving him no room to work with. Tapped back to the bowler


Randiv to Bell, 1 run, Bell turns round into a reverse sweep as Randiv approaches, he receives a full toss but it's clipped to short third man/short fine leg


Randiv to Morgan, FOUR, another full toss, this time to Morgan who had jumped out of his crease and proceeded to smash it to wide long-off


Randiv to Morgan, FOUR, Morgan is using his feet so well. The ball before he danced out, this time he stays really deep and cuts behind square for yet another boundary


Randiv to Morgan, 1 run, flat on middle and leg, Morgan shovels to leg for a single

England 168/4   S Randiv 3-0-32-1

Randiv to Bresnan, no run, Bresnan hangs back and waits on this before poking to the off side


Randiv to Bresnan, no run, the demon lack of spin does for Bresnan on the outside edge


Randiv to Bresnan, 1 run, flat, back of a length offspin from around the wicket it proving hard to get away. Bresnan nudges a single to leg


Randiv to Broad, no run, no leverage for Broad to work with and he can only push back to the bowler


Randiv to Broad, 1 run, unable to drive down the ground Broad instead reverts to a fine sweep shot but only earns him one


Randiv to Bresnan, no run, swing and miss outside off. These darts are just sliding off the pitch and Bresnan is unable to get hold of it

England 185/6   S Randiv 4-0-34-1





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