Sri Lanka tour of England, 5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jul 1, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
Played at Headingley, Leeds
1 July 2006 (50-over match)
27.3

Fernando to Strauss, 1 run, short ball outside off stump, Strauss pulls and gets an inside edge to short-fine leg

England 158/2   AJ Strauss 1* (1b)
28.2

Bandara to Strauss, no run, good length ball on the stumps, defended on the front-foot to mid-wicket

28.3

Bandara to Strauss, no run, length ball on the middle and leg stump line, turned away to mid-wicket, good fielding from Dilshan saves a single

28.4

Bandara to Strauss, 1 run, fuller length ball on the leg stump, driven to long-on

28.6

Bandara to Strauss, 1 run, fraction short and turning in, Strauss moves across and works it away towards square leg for an easy single

England 163/2   AJ Strauss 3* (5b)
29.1

Fernando to Strauss, 1 run, short ball outside off stump, Strauss steers it away to thirdman

29.5

Fernando to Strauss, 1 no ball, short ball outside off stump, Strauss mistimes his pull shot and ball rolls down to mid-on

29.5

Fernando to Strauss, 1 no ball, short of length ball on the stumps, defended on the back-foot to short mid-wicket

29.5

Fernando to Strauss, 2 runs, fuller length ball around the off stump, driven wide of the deep cover fielder for a couple of runs

29.6

Fernando to Strauss, 1 run, short ball on the off stump, this time Strauss gets it right, pulls it away nicely along the ground but straight to deep square leg fielder

England 170/2   AJ Strauss 7* (10b)
30.1

Bandara to Strauss, 1 run, fuller length ball on the leg stump, driven to long-on

30.4

Bandara to Strauss, 1 run, driven on the front-foot to long-off

30.6

Bandara to Strauss, no run, flighted ball on the stumps, defended back to the bowler

England 174/2   AJ Strauss 9* (13b)
31.2

Fernando to Strauss, no run, good length ball on the off stump, defended on the front-foot to onside

31.3

Fernando to Strauss, 1 run, short ball on the leg stump, glanced away nicely to fine leg

31.5

Fernando to Strauss, 3 runs, half-volley outside off stump, Strauss moves forward and drives to the cover region, one more misfield at covers and they take 3 runs

England 180/2   AJ Strauss 13* (16b)
32.1

Bandara to Strauss, no run, flighted ball outside off stump, driven on the front-foot straight to the cover fielder

32.2

Bandara to Strauss, 2 wides, down the legside, batsman misses the sweep, Sangakkara fails to collect it cleanly and they take a run

32.4

Bandara to Strauss, no run

32.5

Bandara to Strauss, no run, turned away to mid-wicket fielder

32.6

Bandara to Strauss, no run, pushed back to the bowler

England 187/2   AJ Strauss 13* (20b)
33.3

Maharoof to Strauss, FOUR, on the pads again, Strauss glances away fine and puts it away to the fence, bad bowling from Maharoof!

33.4

Maharoof to Strauss, 1 run, short of length ball on the off stump, glided away to thirdman

33.6

Maharoof to Strauss, 1 run, slower one around the off stump, driven on the front-foot to long-off

England 199/2   AJ Strauss 19* (23b 1x4)
34.1

Bandara to Strauss, 1 run, tossed up on the leg stump, Strauss comes down the track and drives to long-on

34.6

Bandara to Strauss, 1 run, turned away on the back-foot to deep mid-wicket, 13 runs of the over

England 212/2   AJ Strauss 21* (25b 1x4)
35.1

Maharoof to Strauss, 2 runs, length ball on the off stump, driven to deep cover

35.2

Maharoof to Strauss, no run, good length ball outside off stump, driven on the up but straight to the cover fielder

35.3

Maharoof to Strauss, 1 run, length ball outside off stump, given width, Strauss square drives it away to thrdman

35.5

Maharoof to Strauss, 1 wide, way outside off stump, left alone

35.5

Maharoof to Strauss, 1 run

England 218/2   AJ Strauss 25* (29b 1x4)
36.3

Jayasuriya to Strauss, no run, short and wide outside off stump, Strauss tries to cut and fails to connect it

36.4

Jayasuriya to Strauss, 1 run, fuller length ball, driven on the front-foot to long-on

England 221/2   AJ Strauss 26* (31b 1x4)
37.2

Malinga to Strauss, OUT, Malinga strikes! good length ball on the off stump, nipping away off the wicket, Strauss looks to drive through offside, not much of footwork from the skipper, ball takes the outside edge and straight to Sangakkara

AJ Strauss c †Sangakkara b Malinga 26 (43m 32b 1x4 0x6) SR: 81.25

England 225/3   AJ Strauss 26 (32b 1x4)
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