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)

26.1

Bandara to Bell, no run, defended on the front-foot

26.2

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

26.3

Bandara to Trescothick, FOUR, short ball outside off stump, Trescothick punches on the back-foot to extra-cover fence

26.4

Bandara to Trescothick, no run, flat around the off stump, defended on the front-foot

26.5

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

26.6

Bandara to Bell, 1 run, length ball on the off stump, reverse swept to short thirdman

England 157/1   HMCM Bandara 1-0-7-0

28.1

Bandara to Trescothick, 1 run, flighted ball outside off stump, Trescothick uses his feet and drives to long-off

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

28.5

Bandara to Trescothick, 1 run, driven on the front-foot to long-off and moves into 90's

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   HMCM Bandara 2-0-11-0

30.1

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

30.2

Bandara to Trescothick, no run, turned away straight to Jayasuriya at short-fine leg

30.3

Bandara to Trescothick, 1 run, on the leg stump, Trescothick sweeps it away to deep square leg

30.4

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

30.5

Bandara to Trescothick, 1 run, pushed into cover point and they take an easy single

30.6

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

England 174/2   HMCM Bandara 3-0-15-0

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

32.2

Bandara to Trescothick, FOUR, flighted ball on the off stump, Trescothick steps out and lofts it straight and wide of the long-off fielder, Maharoof moves across from long-off but difficult to stop the ball

32.3

Bandara to Trescothick, 1 run, driven to long-off and Trescothick reaches his 12th century in ODI's

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   HMCM Bandara 4-0-22-0

34.1

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

34.2

Bandara to Trescothick, 2 runs, length ball on the stumps, Trescothick steps out and lofts it away over mid-wicket for a couple of runs, good chip shot!

34.3

Bandara to Trescothick, 2 runs, fraction short outside off stump, cut away to deep point for a couple of runs

34.4

Bandara to Trescothick, SIX, Max! flighted ball on the stumps, Trescothick charges down the track and lofts it superbly high and over long-on fence, 1st six of the innings!

34.5

Bandara to Trescothick, 1 run, punched on the back-foot 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   HMCM Bandara 5-0-35-0

39.1

Bandara to Solanki, 2 runs, fraction short on the stumps, worked away through mid-wicket for a couple of runs

39.2

Bandara to Solanki, FOUR, short ball outside off stump, turning away, Solanki rocks back and cuts it away to deep point fence, good placement!

39.3

Bandara to Solanki, no run, again a short one, turned away to mid-wicket

39.4

Bandara to Solanki, 1 run, driven wide of the cover fielder

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   HMCM Bandara 6-0-42-0

41.1

Bandara to Solanki, 1 run, drifting down the leg side, swept away just wide of the fielder at short fine leg, quick single taken

41.2

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

41.3

Bandara to Solanki, 1 run, well flighted delivery on the pads, driven wide of the fielder at mid-on

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   HMCM Bandara 7-0-50-0
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

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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