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

24.6

Dalrymple to Sangakkara, 1 run, off the mark with a quick push on the on-side. A good over from Dalrymple.

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Sri Lanka 161/2   KC Sangakkara 1* (1b)

25.1

Ali to Sangakkara, no run

25.2

Ali to Sangakkara, no run

25.3

Ali to Sangakkara, no run, Ali tucks Sangakkara up and he pushes to short mid-wicket

25.4

Ali to Sangakkara, 2 runs, this time Sangakkara gets the ball away through mid-wicket although he didn’t quite time it

25.5

Ali to Sangakkara, 1 run, through the on-side again, as Ali’s line strays a touch down leg once more

Sri Lanka 164/2   KC Sangakkara 4* (6b)

26.2

Harmison to Sangakkara, no run

26.3

Harmison to Sangakkara, no run

26.4

Harmison to Sangakkara, 1 run

Sri Lanka 167/2   KC Sangakkara 5* (9b)

27.1

Ali to Sangakkara, no run

27.2

Ali to Sangakkara, 1 run, whipped through square

27.4

Ali to Sangakkara, no run

27.5

Ali to Sangakkara, (no ball) 1 run, not a great ball, down leg, and a no-ball to boot.

27.6

Ali to Sangakkara, no run, flick of the wrist to cover.

Sri Lanka 172/2   KC Sangakkara 7* (14b)

28.2

Harmison to Sangakkara, OUT, around the wicket, steep bounce and it’s too good for Sangakkara who flashes high and hard and the ball arcs through to Jones.

KC Sangakkara c †Jones b Harmison 7 (17m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 46.66

Sri Lanka 173/3   KC Sangakkara 7 (15b)
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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