Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

NatWest Series [Sri Lanka in England] - 3rd match

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)

32.1

Jayasuriya to Collingwood, no run, flighted ball outside leg stump, batsman tries to turn but gets on the pads

32.2

Jayasuriya to Collingwood, 2 runs, Run out missed! turned away to short fine leg, Arnold collects and fires in but way wide of Sangakkara, overthrow and they take an extra run

32.3

Jayasuriya to Collingwood, 1 run, tossed up outside leg stump, turned away to square leg

32.4

Jayasuriya to Bell, 1 run, glanced away behind square

32.5

Jayasuriya to Collingwood, no run

32.6

Jayasuriya to Collingwood, 1 run, on the leg stump, flicked away to deep mid-wicket

England 145/3   ST Jayasuriya 1-0-5-0

34.1

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run, full length ball on the leg stump, batsman tries to turn onside and gets the leading edge along the ground to offside

34.2

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run, defended on the front-foot to onside

34.3

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 1 run, swept away to deep square leg

34.4

Jayasuriya to Bell, no run, length ball on the off stump, pushed on the front-foot to point

34.5

Jayasuriya to Bell, no run, pushed back to the bowler

34.6

Jayasuriya to Bell, no run, length ball on the off stump, driven back to the bowler

England 149/4   ST Jayasuriya 2-0-6-0

36.1

Jayasuriya to Bell, 1 run, uses his feet and drives to long on for a single

36.2

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 1 run, driven to long on for another single

36.3

Jayasuriya to Bell, FOUR, uses his feet and takes it on the full and plays to the midwicket fence, good shot, england looking to up the tempo

36.4

Jayasuriya to Bell, no run

36.5

Jayasuriya to Bell, 2 runs, cut away to deep point, comes back for the second run

36.6

Jayasuriya to Bell, 1 run, turned away to square leg for a single

England 162/4   ST Jayasuriya 3-0-15-0

38.1

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run, pushes back down the track

38.2

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 1 run, driven to long on for a single

38.3

Jayasuriya to Bell, no run, a full toss, Bell misses it, off the boot back down the track

38.4

Jayasuriya to Bell, 1 run, driven to long off, one hand off the handle

38.5

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run, cuts to backward-point, cannot get the single

38.6

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 2 runs, on the legs, turned away behind square leg, comes quickly for the second run, good running

England 170/4   ST Jayasuriya 4-0-19-0

40.1

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 1 run, turned away to deep midwicket

40.2

Jayasuriya to Bell, 2 runs, takes it on the full and drives wide of long on for a single

40.3

Jayasuriya to Bell, 3 runs, well played, reverse sweeps well past the short thirdman to the deep, brings up Bell's 50

40.4

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 1 run

40.5

Jayasuriya to Bell, no run, turned away to Jayawardene at midwicket

40.6

Jayasuriya to Bell, 1 run, tossed right up, driven down the ground to long on

England 180/4   ST Jayasuriya 5-0-27-0
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
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Jun 24, 2006

Mahela Jayawardene led Sri Lanka to a convincing win - and wrapped up the series, England v Sri Lanka, Chester-le-Street, June 24, 2006

Mahela Jayawardene led Sri Lanka to a convincing win - and wrapped up the series

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Jun 24, 2006

Alex Loudon in action, England v Sri Lanka, Chester-le-Street, June 24, 2006

Alex Loudon in action

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