Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

NatWest Series [Sri Lanka in England] - 4th match

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 33 runs

32.5

Plunkett to Arnold, 1 run

Sri Lanka 197/4   RP Arnold 1* (1b)

33.1

Bell to Arnold, 1 run, State of play update: no overs have been lost to the rain. Even thought 20 minutes were lost to the rain, the interval will now be reduced to half an hour. Good reshuffling from the admin fellas there, and Strauss follows suit with a shuffle of his own – bringing on Ian Bell.

33.4

Bell to Arnold, no run

33.5

Bell to Arnold, 1 run

Sri Lanka 202/4   RP Arnold 3* (4b)

34.1

Dalrymple to Arnold, 1 run

34.3

Dalrymple to Arnold, 1 wide, drifting down the leg side

34.3

Dalrymple to Arnold, 3 runs, slightly short and bit wide outside the off stump, Arnold waits for the ball to pass the stumps and then taps it past the keeper, almost took it of the keeper's gloves, well played

Sri Lanka 208/4   RP Arnold 7* (6b)

35.3

Bell to Arnold, OUT, that's the end of that! Arnold attempts another cheeky dab and this time he ends up with a faint edge, Jones holds on well to a fairly hard chance - Sri Lanka five down

RP Arnold c †Jones b Bell 7 (10m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Sri Lanka 214/5   RP Arnold 7 (7b)
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 28, 2006

Ian Bell is stumped as England are lost for answers, England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Old Trafford, June 28, 2006

Ian Bell is stumped as England are lost for answers

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Jun 28, 2006

Alastair Cook made 39 on a snappy debut, but it was far from enough to help England, England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Old Trafford, June 28, 2006

Alastair Cook made 39 on a snappy debut, but it was far from enough to help England

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