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)

31.6

Dalrymple to Jayawardene, 1 wide, down the legside

31.6

Dalrymple to Jayawardene, 2 runs, tossed up, Jayawardene down the wicket and tries to loft over mid-on fielder just facing his 2nd delivery, mistimes and goes in the air, Kabir Ali runs backwards and drops a difficult chance

Sri Lanka 289/1   DPMD Jayawardene 2* (1b)

32.4

Solanki to Jayawardene, no run, defended back to the bowler

32.5

Solanki to Jayawardene, 1 run, on the pads, turned away to square leg

Sri Lanka 291/2   DPMD Jayawardene 3* (3b)

33.4

Dalrymple to Jayawardene, no run, flighted ball on the off stump, turned away to mid-wicket, good fielding by the fielder saves a run

33.5

Dalrymple to Jayawardene, 1 run, fraction short on the stumps, pulled away to deep square leg

Sri Lanka 294/2   DPMD Jayawardene 4* (5b)

34.1

Harmison to Jayawardene, 1 run, good bouncer directed well into Jayawardene, pulled away to deep square leg

34.3

Harmison to Jayawardene, no run, short and wide outside off stump, Jayawardene rocks back, cuts and misses, a rare sight!

34.4

Harmison to Jayawardene, no run, good length ball just outside off stump, driven on the front-foot to mid-off fielder

34.5

Harmison to Jayawardene, no run, short ball outside off stump, again Jayawardene misses on it trying to play the cut shot

34.6

Harmison to Jayawardene, no run, good length ball outside off stump, left alone, just 2 runs off the over

Sri Lanka 296/2   DPMD Jayawardene 5* (10b)

36.1

Harmison to Jayawardene, 1 run, driven on the up through covers and an easy single taken

36.2

Harmison to Jayawardene, FOUR, good length ball outside off stump, Jayawardene pushes on the front-foot, gets the outside edge to thirdman fence

36.3

Harmison to Jayawardene, 1 run, driven through covers and an easy single taken

Sri Lanka 311/2   DPMD Jayawardene 11* (13b 1x4)

37.1

Solanki to Jayawardene, 1 run, turning into the leg stump, turned away to deep mid-wicket

Sri Lanka 320/2   DPMD Jayawardene 12* (14b 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

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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