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

12.2

Mahmood to Jayawardene, SIX, how about that for a way to get off the mark, effortless flick off the pads sails all the way over the ropes

Sri Lanka 52/1   DPMD Jayawardene 6* (8b 1x6)   SI Mahmood 0.2-0-7-0

14.4

Mahmood to Jayasuriya, SIX, that's the trademark shot, down the track again, smeared over backward point for a maximum

Sri Lanka 78/1   ST Jayasuriya 36* (43b 4x4 1x6)   SI Mahmood 1.4-0-26-0

25.6

Mahmood to Jayasuriya, SIX, and now he succeeds. Flicked ober midwicket for an oh-so-easy six. 17 off the over and England’s five-over Powerplay cost 49 runs.

Sri Lanka 161/1   ST Jayasuriya 82* (83b 10x4 2x6)   SI Mahmood 5-0-59-0

38.3

Dalrymple to Sangakkara, SIX, "Helloooo massive!" as someone, I forget who, once put it. Down the ground and clattered into the upper tiers of the pavilion

Sri Lanka 227/2   KC Sangakkara 21* (17b 1x4 1x6)   JWM Dalrymple 9.3-0-40-0
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
More results »

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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