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

42.5

Harmison to Dilshan, no run

42.6

Harmison to Dilshan, FOUR, thick edge to third man, would have been swallowed by first slip

Sri Lanka 264/3   TM Dilshan 4* (2b 1x4)

43.2

Bresnan to Dilshan, 1 run, shaping towards leg, bobbled away for a single

43.5

Bresnan to Dilshan, 1 leg bye

Sri Lanka 272/3   TM Dilshan 5* (4b 1x4)

44.1

Plunkett to Dilshan, no run, tumbling stop by Collingwood at point

44.2

Plunkett to Dilshan, 1 run, stepped across for the sweep, didn't quite nail it

44.4

Plunkett to Dilshan, 1 run, so nearly a run-out! Dilshan chipped to mid-off and charged. Strauss had time to walk in and whip off the bails, but instead missed with his dive

44.6

Plunkett to Dilshan, 1 run

Sri Lanka 281/3   TM Dilshan 8* (8b 1x4)

45.1

Bresnan to Dilshan, no run, full-length, whistles past off stump

45.2

Bresnan to Dilshan, 1 run

45.4

Bresnan to Dilshan, OUT, and another breakthrough. Dilshan getting too ambitious, steps across his stumps for a tickled sweep to fine leg, but instead is bowled round his legs

TM Dilshan b Bresnan 9 (11m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 81.81

Sri Lanka 283/4   TM Dilshan 9 (11b 1x4)
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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