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

23.1

Solanki to Jayawardene, 1 run, How rude of me not to say hello. Hello. Now, you’ve got to feel for Cook and I, making our debuts in this dead rubber. Still, at least the kettle’s only a short hop for me – and my colleagues. Subtlety was never my strong suit.

Vikram Solanki is introduced here for a bit of variety and his part-time offspin

23.2

Solanki to Tharanga, 5 wides, ouch.

23.2

Solanki to Tharanga, no run

23.3

Solanki to Tharanga, no run

23.4

Solanki to Tharanga, 1 run, straight through mid-off

23.5

Solanki to Jayawardene, 1 run

23.6

Solanki to Tharanga, 1 run

Sri Lanka 156/1   VS Solanki 1-0-9-0
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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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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