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

28.3

Harmison to Dilshan, no run, more steep bounce and the ball sails through to the keeper. This is good stuff, Harmison has come back well after his opening spell which included six wides.

28.4

Harmison to Dilshan, no run, same again from Harmison, Dilshan must feel very welcome here

28.5

Harmison to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan finally gets bat on ball. Harmison is in menacing form.

28.6

Harmison to Dilshan, no run, a good leave. Dilshan lets the ball sail on through to the keeper

Sri Lanka 173/3   TM Dilshan 0* (4b)

30.1

Plunkett to Dilshan, 1 run, miscued pull, spliced into space on the on-side.

30.4

Plunkett to Dilshan, FOUR, wide delivery, cut down through point and bobbles on the second bounce, past a luckless Bresnan who slips and lands on his back

30.5

Plunkett to Dilshan, 1 run

Sri Lanka 191/3   TM Dilshan 6* (7b 1x4)

31.1

Ali to Dilshan, no run

31.2

Ali to Dilshan, 1 run

Sri Lanka 192/3   TM Dilshan 7* (9b 1x4)

32.3

Plunkett to Dilshan, no run

32.4

Plunkett to Dilshan, OUT, straight, true and Plunkett gets the reward – the off-stump is pegged back. Dilshan was trying to make room for himself.

TM Dilshan b Plunkett 7 (37m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

Sri Lanka 196/4   TM Dilshan 7 (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 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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