Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

NatWest Series [Sri Lanka in England] - 1st match

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 20 runs

0.1

Harmison to Tharanga, 2 wides, starts off with a wayward delivery outside the off stump, certainly woke up Jones, ball runs down to third man and the batsmen cross over for a single.

0.5

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, bit of extra bounce there, Tharanga watchfully leaves it through to the keeper

0.6

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, another short delivery outside the off stump, Harmison getting the ball to kick-up nicely here, Tharanga leaves it through to the keeper, nice carry to the keeper

Sri Lanka 8/0   WU Tharanga 0* (2b)

2.1

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, defended outside the off stump, watchfully played

2.3

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short of a good length delivery, drifting onto middle and leg and Tharanga works it away straight to the fielder at square leg

2.4

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, once again the ball kicked-up after hitting the deck, Tharanga on the back-foot defending

2.5

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, another nasty delivery, this one kicked-up from a good length, Tharanga caught in two minds there, shapes up to duck and then fends it away towards gully

2.6

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, punched away off the back-foot to the cover region

Sri Lanka 13/0   WU Tharanga 1* (7b)

4.1

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, edged away towards short third man and they scamper through for a single

Sri Lanka 22/0   WU Tharanga 2* (8b)

5.1

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 wide, down the leg side

5.1

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, driven back to the bowler, sweelty timed but ...

5.2

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, defended down on the leg side and they steal a single

5.5

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, short rising delivery, close to the off stump line and Tharanga leaves it through to the keeper, hope Jayasuriya is watching

5.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery, again pitched close to the off stump line, Tharanga is sucked into the drive, ball clips the inside edge and crashes into the pad, much better over from Plunkett

Sri Lanka 28/1   WU Tharanga 3* (12b)

6.4

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short rising delivery down the leg side, Tharanga looking to work it away fine fails to connect, ball clips the thigh pad and goes straight to the keeper, loud appeal for caught behind turned down by umpire Llong and rightly so

6.5

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short and angling across the left-hander, no shot offered

6.6

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 wide, wayward delivery outside the off stump, Harmison pitched it wide and the slope here at Lord's did the rest

6.6

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, short of a good length delivery, bowled from round the stumps and coming in with the angle, Tharanga is troubled by the extra bounce and the ball rolls away off the outside edge

Sri Lanka 31/1   WU Tharanga 4* (15b)

7.1

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, on the pads, nudged down to fine leg for an easy single

7.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, short rising delivery, Tharanga gets right on top of the bounce and defends it down on the off side, early call and they scamper through for a single - excellent cricket this from the young man

Sri Lanka 36/1   WU Tharanga 6* (17b)

8.1

Harmison to Tharanga, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, pitched close to the off stump line and coming in with the angle, Tharanga quickly sizes up the length and hits through the line, sweetly timed drive and the ball races away to the cover fence

8.2

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short delivery, again anlged in, Tharnaga gets behind the line and defends it down watchfully

8.3

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, drops it on the off side and the steal a single, excellent running between the wickets

8.5

Harmison to Tharanga, FOUR, four more! short and wide outside the off stump, a dream-delivery if you are a batsman, Tharanga goes back and across, stands tall and chops it down to the third man fence - excellent timing and placement, fielder in the deep had no chance whatsoever

8.6

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, defended on the back-foot and the ball rolls away on the off side, once again the calling is perfect and a quick single is added to the total

Sri Lanka 47/1   WU Tharanga 16* (22b 2x4)

9.1

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, hint of swing and Tharanaga is hit on the pad, appeal for lbw turned down, excellent delivery first up

9.2

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, driven away towards mid-off

9.3

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, another line and length delivery, defended on the back-foot

9.4

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, cut away off the back-foot, not a well timed shot and the ball rolls away towards point

9.5

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, left alone outside the off stump, impressive over so far from Bresnan

9.6

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 leg bye, off the pads and the ball rolls away towards short fine leg, end of a good first over from the bebutant

Sri Lanka 48/1   WU Tharanga 16* (28b 2x4)

10.1

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, starts off with a good length delivery on the stumps, Tharanga gets behind the line and defends it down

10.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 wide, you too Mahamood! wayward delivery down the leg side, rightly called a wide

10.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, worked away straight to the fielder at square leg

10.3

Mahmood to Tharanga, FOUR, Tharanga continues to impress! short of a good length delivery, angling across a bit, Tharanga gets under the bouncer and SQUARE DRIVES it over the point fielder, good clean hit

10.4

Mahmood to Tharanga, FOUR, take that! good length delivery outside the off stump, hint of swing, Tharanga pushes forward and creams it through the gap between cover and mid-off , once again the timing and placement was spot on

10.5

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, another good looking drive, but this time the ball goes straight to the fielder at point

10.6

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 run, round the wicket to the left-hander, good length delivery outside the off stump and the edge is produced but the slips are missing - cricket!

Sri Lanka 58/1   WU Tharanga 25* (34b 4x4)

11.1

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 wide, drifting down the leg side, that's wide number 13

11.1

Bresnan to Tharanga, FOUR, and he continues on his merry way! short and wide outside the off stump, in the slot and Tharanga just waves it away as if it was a fly, this is attacking batting at its best

11.2

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 run, defended down on the on side, quick single taken

11.5

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, defended back to the bowler

11.6

Bresnan to Tharanga, FOUR, drifting onto the pads and Tharanga flicks it away to the fine leg fence, easy pickings

Sri Lanka 69/1   WU Tharanga 34* (38b 6x4)

12.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, (no ball) FOUR, extras continues to mount! good length delivery outside the off stump, bowled from round the stumps, Tharanga lofts it over the cover fielder, made it look easy

12.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, FOUR, four more! England bowlers wilting under pressure here - width offered outside the off stump and Tharanga cuts it away through point for the second boundary of the over, Sri Lanka off to a flier here

12.3

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, defended outside the off stump

12.4

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Tharanga goes for the drive, ball clips the outside edge and rolls away towards third man

Sri Lanka 80/1   WU Tharanga 43* (42b 8x4)

14.1

Harmison to Tharanga, FOUR, good length delivery, bowled from round the stumps and drifting onto middle and leg, Tharanga stays back and clips it away through square leg

14.2

Harmison to Tharanga, FOUR, fifty! let me make it bit more easy for you?! short and wide outside the off stump, in the slot to be murdered and Tharanga brings up his half-century by clobbering it to the point fence - what an innings

14.3

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, drops it down on the off side and they steal a single

Sri Lanka 93/1   WU Tharanga 52* (45b 10x4)

15.1

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, turned away off the pads to the square leg region

15.3

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, swinging down the legside and one more wide to the list

15.4

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, short of length ball outside off stump, batsman slices it away to thirdman

15.6

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, swinging into the legstump, turned away through mid-wicket

Sri Lanka 102/1   WU Tharanga 55* (49b 10x4)

16.1

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, pushed back to the bowler

16.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, flighted ball on the stumps, batsman charges down the track but not to the pitch of the ball, defends it away

16.3

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball outside off stump, driven to sweeper cover

16.5

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 4 leg byes, full length ball outside leg stump, batsman goes for the sweep but ball strikes the pads and runs away fine to the fence

16.6

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, driven to cover point

Sri Lanka 108/1   WU Tharanga 56* (54b 10x4)

17.3

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, good length ball on the off stump, driven down the ground to long-off

17.5

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, short of length ball delivery just outside off stump, batsman goes for the cut and gets beaten, was too close to cut

17.6

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball on the off stump, batsman drives with full face of the bat down to long-on

Sri Lanka 112/1   WU Tharanga 58* (57b 10x4)

18.1

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, flighted and full on the off stump, batsman moves forward and drives to long-off

18.3

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, driven straight to the cover fielder

18.4

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, Stumping missed! flighted ball on the leg stump, turning away, batsman moves forward and tries to drive through offside, beaten by the flight and drags his foot outside with the shot, Jones fumbles and misses the stumping

18.5

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run

18.6

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball on the off stump, driven to long-off

Sri Lanka 115/1   WU Tharanga 60* (62b 10x4)

19.1

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on the off stump, defended on the front-foot to offside

19.2

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, short of length ball and swinging in, batsman tries to push through offside but gets at the inside half of the bat, ball rolls back to the bowler

19.3

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, given width outside off stump, batsman moves forward and square drives but straight to point fielder

19.4

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, length ball on the stumps, batsman turns it away to mid-wicket, Tharanga failing to pick the gaps

19.5

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, pitched up on the off stump, again driven straight to the cover fielder

19.6

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, driven straight to the cover again, maiden over from Collingwood!

Sri Lanka 115/1   WU Tharanga 60* (68b 10x4)

20.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, full length ball outside leg stump, batsman fails to put it away, sweeps hard but straight to short-fine leg fielder

20.3

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, short of length ball and turning away, batsman cuts it away on the back-foot to point

20.4

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, down the leg stump, too full, batsman sweeps and gets the bottom edge, ball rolls down fine and they take an easy single

Sri Lanka 117/1   WU Tharanga 61* (71b 10x4)

21.1

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball outside off stump, batsman drives it away to sweeper cover

21.4

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, defended on the front-foot to offside

21.5

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on the off stump, batsman tries to defend but is beaten by the change of pace once again

21.6

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball on the off stump, driven to long-off and keeps the strike

Sri Lanka 125/2   WU Tharanga 63* (75b 10x4)

22.1

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on the off stump, coming in with the angle, defended away to mid-wicket

22.2

Bresnan to Tharanga, FOUR, full length ball outside off stump, batsman drives it away on the front-foot through cover-point, excellent placement this time from Tharanga

22.3

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, full length ball on the off stump, driven to long-off and keeps the strike

22.4

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, good length ball around the off stump, defended on the front-foot back to the bowler

22.5

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 leg bye, on the pads, batsman tries to glance but misses and gets on the pads

Sri Lanka 130/2   WU Tharanga 67* (80b 11x4)

23.1

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball outside off stump, batsman drives it away to sweeper cover

Sri Lanka 132/2   WU Tharanga 68* (81b 11x4)

24.1

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on the off stump, coming in with the angle, defended on the front-foot to cover

24.2

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, short of length ball, defended on the back-foot down the wicket

24.3

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 run, good length ball just outside off stump, batsman drives it away wide of the point fielder

24.6

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball outside off stump, driven to deep cover

Sri Lanka 139/2   WU Tharanga 70* (85b 11x4)

25.1

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, defended on the front-foot back to the bowler

25.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball on the stumps, batsman drives it back, half-stop from the bowler and they take a single at mid-on

Sri Lanka 140/2   WU Tharanga 71* (87b 11x4)

26.4

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, short outside off stump, batsman tries to force it away on the back-foot but misses it by the away movement

26.5

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 run, short ball just outside off stump, batsman nicely top of it and runs down to thirdman

Sri Lanka 151/2   WU Tharanga 72* (89b 11x4)

27.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, OUT, good length ball on the off stump, Tharanga drops it front of point, takes off for a single and changes his mind, Sangakkara is stranded half-way down the track, Collingwood fires in the throw at the bowler's end and Mahmood does the rest

KC Sangakkara run out 15 (27m 18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

27.3

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, defended on the back-foot to offside

27.4

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, bouncer on the off stump, Tharanga ducks underneath

27.5

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball on the off stump, batsman drives it away wide of the cover fielder

Sri Lanka 154/3   WU Tharanga 73* (93b 11x4)

28.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, fraction short outside off stump, batsman cuts it away to deep cover

28.4

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 wide, down the legside, batsman sweeps and misses

28.4

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, driven straight to cover on the front-foot

28.5

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, length ball on the legs, swept away to deep square leg

Sri Lanka 160/3   WU Tharanga 75* (96b 11x4)

29.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 run, pitched up on the stumps, batsman drives it away wide of the mid-off fielder

29.4

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 run, on the pads, glanced away to deep square leg fielder

Sri Lanka 165/3   WU Tharanga 77* (98b 11x4)

30.1

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 2 runs, flighted and full ball, batsman drives it away nicely and wide of the deep cover fielder for a couple of runs

30.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 2 runs, length ball outside leg stump, batsman sweeps it away fine, Bell does the chase and keeps them within two runs

30.3

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, tossed up on the off stump, driven on the front-foot to point and scampers through a single

30.6

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, length ball on the middle and leg stump, defended on the front-foot to onside and they take another single

Sri Lanka 174/3   WU Tharanga 83* (102b 11x4)

31.1

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, bouncer from Mahmood to start the over, batsman ducks underneath

31.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, one more bouncer, this time Tharanga caught in two minds to pull or not, he ducks initially and then goes for the pull, nowhere near it and gets beaten

31.3

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, short ball on the middle stump, coming in, defended back to the bowler

31.4

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on the off stump, pushed on the front-foot to mid-off

31.5

Mahmood to Tharanga, (no ball) FOUR, short ball banged in again, on the leg stump, this time not much of bounce, batsman goes for the pull and gets the edge, ball flies finer and runs away to the fence

31.5

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, slower delivery outside leg stump, batsman goes for the sweep and gets on the pads

31.6

Mahmood to Tharanga, no run, driven on the front-foot to cover

Sri Lanka 179/3   WU Tharanga 87* (109b 12x4)

32.3

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, full length ball on the middle stump, swinging in lately, Tharanga adjusts well and pushes back to the bowler

32.4

Collingwood to Tharanga, 2 runs, short of length ball outside off stump, batsman cuts it away wide of the thirdman fielder, good running between the wickets

32.5

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, length ball on the off stump, drops it on the front-foot and scampers through a single

Sri Lanka 183/3   WU Tharanga 90* (112b 12x4)

33.1

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, defended on the front-foot to cover point and once more a quick single taken

33.5

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short of length ball outside off stump, batsman stands tall and tries to drive, gets beaten by the away movement

33.6

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, fuller length ball on the stumps, driven to mid-off

Sri Lanka 188/4   WU Tharanga 91* (115b 12x4)

34.6

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, pushed on the front-foot to cover

Sri Lanka 189/4   WU Tharanga 91* (116b 12x4)

35.2

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, driven wide of the fielder at mid-on

35.5

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Tharanga on the back-foot defending and the ball rolls away towards point

35.6

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, off-cutter bowled from round the wicket, Tharanga gets forward and drives it away straight to the fielder at point

Sri Lanka 192/4   WU Tharanga 92* (119b 12x4)

36.2

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, angling across the left-hander, punched wide of the fielder at cover

36.5

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, eased away on the off side

Sri Lanka 196/4   WU Tharanga 94* (121b 12x4)

37.2

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Tharanga has a half-hearted poke at it and the ball zips past the outside edge

37.3

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, again slightly short and close to the off stump line, Tharanga too nicely opens the face of the bat and dabs it down to third man for a single

37.4

Plunkett to Tharanga, FOUR, lucky runs! short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Tharanga is cramped for room but he goes for the cut, ball clips the inside edge and races away to the vacant fine leg fence

37.5

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, width offered outside the off stump but Tharanga fails to capitalise

37.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, worked away through midwicket and the single taken Tharanga to 99!

Sri Lanka 203/4   WU Tharanga 99* (126b 13x4)

38.1

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery, pitched in line and angling across, Tharanga gets across and drives it away straight to the fielder at cover

38.2

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, there it is! short of a good length delivery, again pitched in-line and angling across, Tharanga leans back a bit and steers it down to third man and that's his 3rd ODI hundred, way to go

Sri Lanka 204/4   WU Tharanga 100* (128b 13x4)

39.1

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven well wide of the cover fielder

39.4

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, on the pads and Tharanga works it away behind square on the leg side

39.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, defended down on the off side

Sri Lanka 207/6   WU Tharanga 102* (131b 13x4)

40.2

Collingwood to Tharanga, 2 runs, turned away to deep square leg for a brace

40.3

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, on the stumps, Collingwood squeezing it in here, Tharanga ends up driving it back to the bowler

40.4

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, again no width offered, Tharanga waits for the ball and at the last moment nudges it down to third man for a single

Sri Lanka 211/6   WU Tharanga 105* (134b 13x4)

41.1

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, driven straight to Collingwood at point, suddenly the gaps are missing!

41.2

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 run, good length delivery, angled across the left-hander, Tharanga gets back and across and plays it down on the off side, nicely looking touch shot and they scamper through for a single

41.5

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 run, again tucked away off the pads to the square leg region for an easy single

Sri Lanka 214/6   WU Tharanga 107* (137b 13x4)

42.2

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, hint of swing, not sure if its reversing, Tharanga covers the line and drives well but fails to get it past the fielder at midwicket

42.3

Collingwood to Tharanga, 1 run, wicket to wicket delivery and Tharanga drives it down to long-off for a single

42.6

Collingwood to Tharanga, no run, driven straight to the England captain at cover

Sri Lanka 218/6   WU Tharanga 108* (140b 13x4)

43.3

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, drags it in short, an excellent effort ball, bit of a surprise delivery and Tharanga ducks under it

43.4

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Tharanga looking to work it away on the leg side edge up with a thick edge and the ball rolls away towards point - this is turning out to be another good over for England

43.5

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, driven straight to the cover fielder

43.6

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, good length delivery, driven down to long-off for a single

Sri Lanka 220/6   WU Tharanga 109* (144b 13x4)

44.1

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, on the middle and leg stump line, turned away through square leg for a single

44.3

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, slightly short and bit wide outside the off stump, Tharanga quick goes back and jabs it down to third man for a single

44.5

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, bouncer and Tharanga ducks under it, well bowled Plunkett

44.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, turned away straight to the fielder at midwicket

Sri Lanka 225/6   WU Tharanga 111* (148b 13x4)

45.3

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, Tharanga has a wild slash at it, missed the target by miles there

45.4

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, fuller length delivery on the stumps, Plunkett probably looking for some reverse swing there, Tharanga gets behind the line and drives it wide of the fielder at mid-on

Sri Lanka 228/7   WU Tharanga 112* (150b 13x4)

46.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 run, another short ball, pulled away to long-leg for a single

46.5

Mahmood to Tharanga, 1 run, eased away on the off side

Sri Lanka 234/7   WU Tharanga 114* (152b 13x4)

47.5

Bresnan to Tharanga, FOUR, a four! short delivery, this one nipped back in a touch, Tharanga pulls and pulls well, ball comfortably clears Harmison at mid-on and races away to the fence

47.6

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, yorker length delivery outside the off stump and Tharanga is beaten all ends up

Sri Lanka 241/8   WU Tharanga 118* (154b 14x4)

48.3

Mahmood to Tharanga, 2 runs, top edge and the ball balloons down to fine leg

48.4

Mahmood to Tharanga, OUT, short ball, pitched outside the off stump and cutting in, Tharanga goes for the pull and once fails to connect properly, ball clips the top-edge and lobs up towards midwicket, easy catch held and a massive innings come to an end

WU Tharanga c Dalrymple b Mahmood 120 (221m 156b 14x4 0x6) SR: 76.92

Sri Lanka 248/9   WU Tharanga 120 (156b 14x4)
Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jul 1, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 28, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 33 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - Jun 24, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 20, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 46 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 17, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
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Photos

Jun 17, 2006

Upul Tharanga poses with his Man-of-the-Match award for his century, England v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Lord's, June 17, 2006

Upul Tharanga poses with his Man-of-the-Match award for his century

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Jun 17, 2006

Lasith Malinga takes a souvenir after bowling the final over, England v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Lord's, June 17, 2006

Lasith Malinga takes a souvenir after bowling the final over

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