Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

NatWest Series [Sri Lanka in England] - 5th match

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)

38.5

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run, on the pads, worked away to onside

38.6

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run, fuller on the leg stump, flicked away to fine leg

England 233/4   JWM Dalrymple 0* (2b)

39.5

Bandara to Dalrymple, no run, full and on the stumps, defended stretching well forward, ball rolls back to the bowler

39.6

Bandara to Dalrymple, no run, quicker delivery, forced away towards cover

England 240/4   JWM Dalrymple 0* (4b)

40.2

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 1 run, again on the middle and leg stump line and Dalrymple drives it down to long-on, off the mark finally

40.4

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run, defended outside the off stump

40.5

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run

40.6

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run

England 243/4   JWM Dalrymple 1* (8b)

41.2

Bandara to Dalrymple, 1 run, tossed up outside the off stump, driven well in front of point, again just a single

41.4

Bandara to Dalrymple, FOUR, slightly short and bit of width offered outside the off stump, too easy a delivery, Dalrymple rocks back and cuts it away behind point, Maharoof ends up escorting the ball to the fence

41.5

Bandara to Dalrymple, no run, driven back to the bowler

41.6

Bandara to Dalrymple, 1 run, fuller in length and Dalrymple punch-drives it straight back past the bowler

England 251/4   JWM Dalrymple 7* (12b 1x4)

42.1

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run, on the middle and leg stump line, bowled from round the stumps and sliding down the leg side, Dalrymple goes for the reverse sweep but fails to make contact, loud appeal for lbw turned down

42.2

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 1 run, good length delivery, driven wide of the cover fielder

42.4

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, FOUR, another harmless delivery and Dalrymple hammers it down to long-off, Chamara there fails to stop it cleanly and the ball rolls over the ropes, was a lazy attempt

42.5

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 1 leg bye, once again Dalrymple fails to connect going for the reverse sweep, ball clips the pad and rolls away behind point

England 258/4   JWM Dalrymple 12* (16b 2x4)

43.2

Malinga to Dalrymple, 1 run, on the middle and leg stump line, Dalrymple gets behind the line and punches it down to mid-on for a single

43.4

Malinga to Dalrymple, 1 run, forced away towards point, this is good cricket from Dalrymple

43.6

Malinga to Dalrymple, 1 run, slightly short and Dalrymple jabs it down to long-on, awkward looking shot

England 265/4   JWM Dalrymple 15* (19b 2x4)

44.1

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, 1 run, swung away with the turn to the fine leg region

44.6

Jayasuriya to Dalrymple, no run, again forced away towards towards extra cover, Dilshan scores a direct hit at the bowler's end but Solanki was never in trouble

England 279/4   JWM Dalrymple 16* (21b 2x4)

45.2

Fernando to Dalrymple, 2 runs, low fulltoss on the stumps, probably the yorker gone wrong, Dalrymple jabs it past the fielder at midwicket, two more added to the total

45.3

Fernando to Dalrymple, FOUR, good length delivery on the stumps, Dalrymple swings across the line and gets it on the middle of the bat, ball rockets away to deep midwicket and a diving effort in the deep ends in vain

45.4

Fernando to Dalrymple, FOUR, bit of width offered outside the off stump and Dalrymple slices it past the fielder at backward point, bit of edge involved and the fielder in the deep had no chance of cutting it off

45.5

Fernando to Dalrymple, 2 runs, punched down to long-on, takes the first run quickly and comfortably comes back for the second

45.6

Fernando to Dalrymple, 2 runs, again driven down to long-on, Dilshan in the deep fails to pick it up cleanly and once again Solanki makes it across comfortably, end of a massive over for England

England 294/4   JWM Dalrymple 30* (26b 4x4)

46.3

Malinga to Dalrymple, OUT, gets it right this time! perfect yorker on the stumps, Dalrymple fails to pick it up and he ends up playing down the wrong line, the ball hits the boot plumb in front of the stumps. Dead as a stone and up goes the finger, England five down

JWM Dalrymple lbw b Malinga 30 (27m 27b 4x4 0x6) SR: 111.11

England 295/5   JWM Dalrymple 30 (27b 4x4)
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

Jul 1, 2006

The England team line up for a minute's silence for Fred Trueman, England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Headingley, July 1, 2006

The England team line up for a minute's silence for Fred Trueman

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Jul 1, 2006

Sanath Jayasuriya lashes out, England v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Headingley, July 1, 2006

Sanath Jayasuriya lashes out

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