Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

NatWest Series [Sri Lanka in England] - 2nd match

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 46 runs

45.5

Bresnan to Arnold, 2 runs, blazing drive, doesn't quite pick the gap

45.6

Bresnan to Arnold, no run

Sri Lanka 285/4   RP Arnold 2* (2b)

46.4

Plunkett to Arnold, 2 runs, picks the gap again, as Sri Lanka start to milk the bowling

46.5

Plunkett to Arnold, no run, slower ball, off-cutter, missed cut

46.6

Plunkett to Arnold, 1 wide, down the leg side for yet another extra. That's 73 in two matches so far for England. Super stuff everyone

46.6

Plunkett to Arnold, no run, but a dot to finish

Sri Lanka 293/4   RP Arnold 4* (5b)

47.3

Mahmood to Arnold, OUT, and what'd'ya know? There goes another, as Maharoof is run out without facing. Collingwood at point had a single stump to aim at, and made no mistake

MF Maharoof run out 0 (2m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

47.5

Mahmood to Arnold, 1 run, slower ball, pushed down the ground

Sri Lanka 300/6   RP Arnold 5* (7b)

48.1

Harmison to Arnold, OUT, It has been Harmy's on the other hand. Full length, flicked to midwicket where the skipper leads by example

RP Arnold c Strauss b Harmison 5 (12m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

Sri Lanka 304/7   RP Arnold 5 (8b)
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 20, 2006

Sanath Jayasuriya led with bat and ball to take Sri Lanka to a 2-0 series lead, England v Sri Lanka, The Oval, June 20, 2006

Sanath Jayasuriya led with bat and ball to take Sri Lanka to a 2-0 series lead

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Jun 20, 2006

That's the one - Sanath Jayasuriya celebrates dismissing Kevin Pietersen for 73, England v Sri Lanka, The Oval, June 20, 2006

That's the one - Sanath Jayasuriya celebrates dismissing Kevin Pietersen for 73

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