Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Wicket commentary

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

England v Sri Lanka

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

12.4

Vaas to Strauss, OUT, Vaas strikes, that was bit fuller on the off and middle, Strauss looking to play to the on side, playing across the line, strikes the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal, Umpire Benson lifts the finger.

AJ Strauss lbw b Vaas 32 (55m 44b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

England 62/1   ME Trescothick 26* (34b 4x4)   WPUJC Vaas 6.4-0-19-1

14.4

Vaas to Trescothick, OUT, Vaas gets his man, picks up Trescothick, excellent delivery, fast and pacy around the off stump, coming in, Trescothick looking to play to the on side, leaves a big gap between bat and pad, the ball strikes the middle stump.

ME Trescothick b Vaas 36 (65m 39b 6x4 0x6) SR: 92.30

England 75/2   IR Bell 3* (7b)   WPUJC Vaas 7.4-0-23-2

20.5

Malinga to Pietersen, OUT, Big wicket! short delivery outside off stump, Pietersen tries to smash it away off the back-foot, extra-bounce and ball takes the outside edge and straight to Sangakkara, would have been called a wide had Pietersen not nicked it

KP Pietersen c †Sangakkara b Malinga 6 (29m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

England 92/3   IR Bell 13* (28b)   SL Malinga 4.5-0-19-1

33.1

Bandara to Collingwood, OUT, flighted and full length delivery on the off stump, Collingwood moves forward, drives uppishly and straight to Dilshan at cover, beaten by the flight, a very soft dismissal and yet another English batsman throwing away his wicket after getting a start

PD Collingwood c Dilshan b Bandara 33 (54m 42b 3x4 0x6) SR: 78.57

England 145/4   IR Bell 28* (61b)   HMCM Bandara 3.1-0-12-1

44.1

Malinga to Dalrymple, OUT, Malinga picks up his second wicket, full and straight on the stumps, Dalrymple moves across to the off side and looks to lap it around, misses it completely, the ball knocks back the leg stump.

JWM Dalrymple b Malinga 35 (35m 32b 3x4 1x6) SR: 109.37

England 208/5   IR Bell 56* (95b 2x4)   SL Malinga 7.1-0-28-2

48.6

Malinga to Bell, 1 run, OUT, RUN OUT! full ball, Bell makes room and drives in the air to deep point, Maharoof quickly picks up the ball and throws it in to the striker's end, Sangakkara collects it and whips off the bails, referred to the third Umpire, OUT flashes on the screen, Bell is just short of the crease.

IR Bell run out 77 (155m 114b 3x4 0x6) SR: 67.54

England 252/6   GO Jones 19* (10b 3x4)   SL Malinga 10-0-50-2

49.1

Fernando to Jones, 1 run, OUT, another RUN OUT! Louden goes, Jones drives to long off, goes for the second run, Dilshan quickly picks up the ball and throws to Fernando, who runs out Louden, he was a long way off the crease.

AGR Loudon run out 0 (1m 0b 0x4 0x6) SR: -

England 253/7   GO Jones 20* (11b 3x4)   CRD Fernando 9.1-0-60-0
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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