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)
0.1

Ali to Tharanga, 1 run, starts off with a short of a good length delivery, Tharanga stays back and drives it away towards point, diving stop there saves runs, Sri Lanka are away&

0.2

Ali to Jayasuriya, 4 leg byes, fuller length delivery, drifting down the leg side, Jayasuriya fails to make contact but the ball clips the pad and races away past the diving keeper

0.3

Ali to Jayasuriya, FOUR, another bad delivery from Ali, fuller in length and drifting onto the pads, Jayasuriya quickly gets into a good position and flicks it away to the backward square leg fence, excellent wristy shot

0.4

Ali to Jayasuriya, 1 run, pitched up wide outside the off stump, Jayasuriya throws his bat at it, ball clips the inside edge onto the ground and lobs down to third man, Sri Lanka off to a good start here

0.5

Ali to Tharanga, no run, beaten outside the off stump

0.6

Ali to Tharanga, no run, on the stumps, cutting in, Tharanga defends it back to the bowler, Kabir Ali starts off with an expensive over

Bresnan to share the new ball with Ali, bit of a surprise decision this from the England captain!

End of over 1 (10 runs) Sri Lanka 10/0 (312 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 10.00, RRR: 6.36)

    • WU Tharanga 1 (3b)
    • ST Jayasuriya 5 (3b 1x4)
    • Kabir Ali 1-0-6-0
1.1

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, too easy a delivery, massive chop and the ball rockets away to the cover fence

1.2

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, no run, punched away towards cover

1.3

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, four more! slightly short and wide outside the off stump, another bad delivery, point, mid-off, two men at covers but Jayasuriya finds the gap beautifully, he is onto to something here, that's for sure!

1.4

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, under pressure Bresnan once again drags it short and wide outside the off stump, Jayasuriya waves it away as if it was a fly, didn't even bother to keep it down

1.5

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, way down the leg side, safe delivery

1.5

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, oh dear! another short and wide delivery outside the off stump, Jayasuriya stands tall on the back-foot and murders it through cover point, try stopping that

1.6

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, defended outside the off stump, ball rolls away on the off side and they steal a single

End of over 2 (18 runs) Sri Lanka 28/0 (294 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 14.00, RRR: 6.12)

    • ST Jayasuriya 22 (9b 5x4)
    • WU Tharanga 1 (3b)
    • TT Bresnan 1-0-18-0
    • Kabir Ali 1-0-6-0
2.1

Ali to Jayasuriya, no run, fulltoss, bit of a surprise delivery, Jayasuriya finds the man at mid-off

2.2

Ali to Jayasuriya, (no ball) SIX, fuller in length and slightly wide outside the off stump, Jayasuriya lines it up quickly and lofts it over the cover fence for the first six of the innings, nicely opened the face of the bat at the point of impact to keep it square, it's a no-ball as well - England under pressure here

2.2

Ali to Jayasuriya, 1 run, driven down to third man for a single

2.3

Ali to Tharanga, no run, defended outside the off stump

2.4

Ali to Tharanga, FOUR, Tharanga too joins the party! good length delivery outside the off stump, not special there, stunning cover drive, a trademark Tharanga shot and the ball screams away to the cover fence

2.5

Ali to Tharanga, FOUR, four more! another good length delivery outside the off stump, Tharanga pushes forward, gets closer to the line and drills it through the gap between cover and mid-off, sweetly timed and the he found the gap to perfection, Sri Lankan off to a flyer here

2.6

Ali to Tharanga, (no ball) 1 run, another no-ball, punched wide of the fielder at cover

2.6

Ali to Jayasuriya, no run, beaten outside the off stump, there is a bowler at the other end

End of over 3 (18 runs) Sri Lanka 46/0 (276 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 15.33, RRR: 5.87)

    • ST Jayasuriya 29 (13b 5x4 1x6)
    • WU Tharanga 10 (7b 2x4)
    • Kabir Ali 2-0-24-0
    • TT Bresnan 1-0-18-0

Plunkett called in to face the music

3.1

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, on the pads, Tharanga fails to make contact and the ball hits him on the thigh pad

3.2

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run

3.3

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, defended outside the off stump

3.4

Plunkett to Tharanga, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, Tharanga pushes forward and hits through the line, ball flies away to the cover fence and that brings up the Sri Lankan fifty, would you believe it!

3.5

Plunkett to Tharanga, FOUR, Plunkett once again strays onto the pad and this time Tharanga clips it away well wide of the fielder at midwicket

3.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run

End of over 4 (9 runs) Sri Lanka 55/0 (267 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 13.75, RRR: 5.80)

    • WU Tharanga 19 (13b 4x4)
    • ST Jayasuriya 29 (13b 5x4 1x6)
    • LE Plunkett 1-0-9-0
    • Kabir Ali 2-0-24-0

Ali, who's first two overs yielded 24 runs has been banished to fine leg, Harmison into the attack now

4.1

Harmison to Tharanga, 2 runs, short and wide outside the off stump, bowled from round the stumps, Tharanga stretches out and cuts it away in the air to deep backward point for a brace

4.2

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, drifting onto middle and leg, turned away off the back-foot to the fine leg region

4.3

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 1 run, driven away behind point

4.4

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, beaten outside the off stump, finally we have some cricket on here

4.5

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, was the slower delivery, Tharanga picks it up early and defends it down on the off side

4.6

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, left alone outside the off stump, Harmison starts off with a decent over

End of over 5 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 59/0 (263 runs required from 45 overs, RR: 11.80, RRR: 5.84)

    • WU Tharanga 22 (18b 4x4)
    • ST Jayasuriya 30 (14b 5x4 1x6)
    • SJ Harmison 1-0-4-0
    • LE Plunkett 1-0-9-0
5.1

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, short of a good length delivery, bowled from round the stumps and drifting down the leg side, Jayasuriya leaves it through to the keeper

5.1

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, no run, driven away towards cover, straight to the fielder

5.2

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, 1 run, short and wide outside the off stump, Jayasuriya throws the kitchen sink at it and the ball flies off the outside edge, Dalrymple at gully time his jump well and gets a touch on it but fails to hold on to a fairly hard chance, that ball was travelling, would have been nothing less than a miracle, had he managed to pouch it

5.3

Plunkett to Tharanga, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, this is horrible bowling from Plunkett, another massive slice and the ball rockets away to the backward point fence

5.4

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, forced away towards cover

5.5

Plunkett to Tharanga, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, Tharanga comes down the track and has a swing at it, ball clips the inside edge and races away to the fine leg fence

5.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, SIX, and the carnage continues! pitched up outside the off stump, Tharanga steps forward to the pitch of the delivery and hammers it over the extra cover fence, another clean hit

End of over 6 (16 runs) Sri Lanka 75/0 (247 runs required from 44 overs, RR: 12.50, RRR: 5.61)

    • WU Tharanga 36 (22b 6x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 31 (16b 5x4 1x6)
    • LE Plunkett 2-0-25-0
    • SJ Harmison 1-0-4-0
6.1

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, short rising delivery outside the off stump, Jayasuriya leaves it through to the keeper

6.2

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, punched away straight to the fielder at mid-off

6.3

Harmison to Jayasuriya, (no ball) 1 run, forced away behind point

6.3

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, good length delivery, hint of swing and Tharanga is beaten outside the off stump

6.4

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, another tight delivery from the big man, defended on the back-foot

6.5

Harmison to Tharanga, 4 leg byes, short rising delivery, pitched outside the off stump and coming in with the angle, Tharanga looking to duck under it gets hit on the helmet and the ball flies over slip cordon, nothing going England's way at the moment

6.6

Harmison to Tharanga, (no ball) FOUR, and it gets worse! slower delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Tharanga picks it up early, shuffles across nicely and whips it away to the backward square leg fence, it's raining boundaries at the moment

6.6

Harmison to Tharanga, no run

End of over 7 (11 runs) Sri Lanka 86/0 (236 runs required from 43 overs, RR: 12.28, RRR: 5.48)

    • WU Tharanga 40 (27b 7x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 32 (19b 5x4 1x6)
    • SJ Harmison 2-0-11-0
    • LE Plunkett 2-0-25-0

Desperate times calls for desperate measures - Dalrymple into the 'attack' now

7.1

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

7.2

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, comes down the track and drives it wide of the fielder at midwicket

7.3

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, FOUR, tossed up on the stumps, Jayasuriya goes for the sweep and gets it on the middle, ball races away to the backward square leg fence, Plunkett had a chance of stopping it but he failed miserably

7.4

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, FOUR, and the saga continues! another good looking short, this time Jayasuriya gets it going fine and Plunkett is reduced to just a spectator

7.5

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, no run, pushed back to the bowler

7.6

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, FOUR, flatter trajectory but bit short, Jayasuriya quickly picks up the length, rocks back and pulls it away through midwicket for the third boundary of the over

End of over 8 (14 runs) Sri Lanka 100/0 (222 runs required from 42 overs, RR: 12.50, RRR: 5.28)

    • ST Jayasuriya 46 (25b 8x4 1x6)
    • WU Tharanga 40 (27b 7x4 1x6)
    • JWM Dalrymple 1-0-14-0
    • SJ Harmison 2-0-11-0
8.1

Harmison to Tharanga, FOUR, fuller length delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Tharanga drives and drives well, right into the gap between mid-on and midwicket

8.2

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, goes for the cut and gets beaten outside the off stump

8.3

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, bouncer on the stumps, Tharanga ducks under it

8.4

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, hit on the pads, ball was drifting down the leg side, Tharanga misses out there

8.5

Harmison to Tharanga, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, haven't they seen enough?! another perfect cut and the ball flies away to the point fence

8.6

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, beaten outside the off stump

End of over 9 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 108/0 (214 runs required from 41 overs, RR: 12.00, RRR: 5.21)

    • WU Tharanga 48 (33b 9x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 46 (25b 8x4 1x6)
    • SJ Harmison 3-0-19-0
    • JWM Dalrymple 1-0-14-0
9.1

Ali to Jayasuriya, FOUR, fifty! Ali starts off with a dreadful ball, pitched up on the pads and Jayasuriya effortlessly flicks it away to the midwicket fence, one bounce and over the rope she goes

9.2

Ali to Jayasuriya, FOUR, fulltoss , yorker gone worng and Jayasuriya whips it away through square leg

9.3

Ali to Jayasuriya, FOUR, this is turning into a day-light massacre ! short and wide outside the off stump, Ali has lost it completely, murdered to the point fence - this is attacking cricket at its supreme best

9.4

Ali to Jayasuriya, (no ball) SIX, again bit of width offered outside the off stump and Jayasuriya flays it over the cover fence, it's a no-ball as well so seven more added to the total. At this rate this won't last long

9.4

Ali to Jayasuriya, 1 no ball, good length delivery outside the off stump, bit of sympathy creeps in and Jayasuriya strokes it away wide of the fielder at extra cover

9.4

Ali to Jayasuriya, 1 run, punched wide of the fielder at cover, easy single

9.5

Ali to Tharanga, no run, beaten outside the off stump

9.6

Ali to Tharanga, FOUR, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Tharanga goes for the cut, ball clips the outside edge and flies down to the third man fence, the ball was in the air for a long time and that kept the fielder interested but in the end it was not even a half chance

End of over 10 (25 runs) Sri Lanka 133/0 (189 runs required from 40 overs, RR: 13.30, RRR: 4.72)

    • WU Tharanga 52 (35b 10x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 65 (31b 11x4 2x6)
    • Kabir Ali 3-0-49-0
    • SJ Harmison 3-0-19-0

Strauss has opted out of the powerplay option, can't blame him

10.1

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 1 run, driven wide of the fielder at mid-on

10.2

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 wide, wayward delivery down the leg side

10.2

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, turned away off the pads to the midwicket region

10.3

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, another horrible wide down the leg side

10.3

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, cut away towards point, Dalrymple fails to stop it cleanly and the batsmen scamper through for the second run

10.4

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, decent delivery outside the off stump, now that's a rarity, Jayasuriya leaves it through the keeper

10.5

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 1 run, turned away off the pads to the midwicket region

10.6

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, again Harmison drifts onto the pads and Tharanga tucks it away behind square for an easy single

End of over 11 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 141/0 (181 runs required from 39 overs, RR: 12.81, RRR: 4.64)

    • WU Tharanga 54 (37b 10x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 69 (35b 11x4 2x6)
    • SJ Harmison 4-0-27-0
    • Kabir Ali 3-0-49-0
11.1

Ali to Tharanga, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, inside edge produced and the ball rolls away behind the stumps on the leg side, Jones moves across in a flash and scores a direct hit at the striker's end but Jayasuriya was never in trouble

11.2

Ali to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Jayasuriya comes down the track and chips drives it over the bowler's heard to the long-off region, bit of edge involved

11.3

Ali to Jayasuriya, no run, driven away straight to the fielder at cover

11.4

Ali to Jayasuriya, 1 run, mis-timed pull and the ball balloons up behind square on the leg side but falls safely in the deep, that's the closest England have come to picking up a wicket

11.5

Ali to Tharanga, 1 run, turned away towards midwicket

11.6

Ali to Jayasuriya, (no ball) 1 run, called for overstepping, driven wide off the cover fielder for an easy single

11.6

Ali to Tharanga, 1 run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, driven down to long-off for an easy single, this is excellent cricket from Sri Lanka

England have completely lost their way here, Jayasuriya and Tharanga have added 149 runs in just 12 overs and they have put Sri Lanka right on top. Required run rate has now dropped to 4.55 and from here on things should be easy for the visitors

End of over 12 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 149/0 (173 runs required from 38 overs, RR: 12.41, RRR: 4.55)

    • WU Tharanga 57 (40b 10x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 73 (39b 11x4 2x6)
    • Kabir Ali 4-0-57-0
    • SJ Harmison 4-0-27-0
12.1

Harmison to Tharanga, 2 runs, good length delivery on the pads, Tharanga stays back and nudges it away well wide of the fielder at midwicket

12.2

Harmison to Tharanga, 2 runs, in the channel outside the off stump, Tharanga gets behind the line and strokes it away towards extra cover, quick single called for and a wild throw from Plunkett gives away an extra run

12.3

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, driven off the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards gully

12.4

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 wide, bouncer down the leg side and Tharanga ducks under it

12.4

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, nudged away towards midwicket

12.5

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, good length delivery, pitched close to the off stump line and this one nipped back in a touch, Jayasuriya pushes forward and watchfully defends it down on the off side

12.6

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, again defended outside the off stump

End of over 13 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 155/0 (167 runs required from 37 overs, RR: 11.92, RRR: 4.51)

    • ST Jayasuriya 73 (41b 11x4 2x6)
    • WU Tharanga 62 (44b 10x4 1x6)
    • SJ Harmison 5-0-33-0
    • Kabir Ali 4-0-57-0

Dalrymple back into the attack now.

13.1

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, on the stumps, swept away to fine leg for a single

13.2

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, forced away towards cover, fielders are deep and they steal a single

13.3

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, tossed up outside the off stump, driven with the turn to the mid-off region

13.4

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, no run, goes for the sweep and gets hit on the pad

13.5

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, slightly short and turning across, Jayasuriya stays back and at the last possible moment punches it away towards cover point

13.6

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, quicker delivery to end the over, worked away towards midwicket, no room for a single there, now it is starting to look more like a cricket match but one feels that the damage has been already done

End of over 14 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 159/0 (163 runs required from 36 overs, RR: 11.35, RRR: 4.52)

    • WU Tharanga 64 (47b 10x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 75 (44b 11x4 2x6)
    • JWM Dalrymple 2-0-18-0
    • SJ Harmison 5-0-33-0
14.1

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, 1 leg bye, off the pads to short fine leg

14.2

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Tharanga stays back and punches it away through point, walking single added to the total

14.3

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, slightly short and slanting across the left-hander, Jayasuriya waits for the ball and taps it down to third man for a brace

14.4

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, 1 run, defended with soft hands and the ball rolls down to mid-off, early call and a quick single is added to the total

14.5

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, forced away towards point

14.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, turned away off the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards midwicket, easy single to end the over

Now it's over to Gautham, he will take you through the next 15-20 overs, that is, if it lasts that long

End of over 15 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 165/0 (157 runs required from 35 overs, RR: 11.00, RRR: 4.48)

    • WU Tharanga 66 (50b 10x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 78 (47b 11x4 2x6)
    • LE Plunkett 3-0-30-0
    • JWM Dalrymple 2-0-18-0
15.1

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run

15.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, fuller length ball outside off stump, driven away to cover

15.3

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, no run, swept away straight to short-fine leg

15.4

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, fraction short and turning away, punched away to sweeper cover

15.5

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, flighted and full ball on the off stump, driven hard to long-off

15.6

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, outside leg stump, Jayasuriya sweeps it hard to fine leg, Plunkett brings off an excellent stop to save a certain boundary

End of over 16 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 170/0 (152 runs required from 34 overs, RR: 10.62, RRR: 4.47)

    • ST Jayasuriya 81 (50b 11x4 2x6)
    • WU Tharanga 68 (53b 10x4 1x6)
    • JWM Dalrymple 3-0-23-0
    • LE Plunkett 3-0-30-0
16.1

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, short ball outside leg stump, Tharanga pulls and ball clips the thigh pads on the way to keeper, appeal but Doctrove was right

16.2

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, driven on the front-foot to sweeper cover

16.3

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, no run

16.4

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, 1 run, short of length ball outside off stump, Jayasuiriya mistimes the cut but anyway gets a single at thirdman

16.5

Plunkett to Tharanga, FOUR, fraction short and angled away outside off stump, Tharanga cuts it beautifully to backward point fence, excellent timing in that shot and ball races away to the fence

16.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 run, short on the legs, glanced away to deep square leg

End of over 17 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 177/0 (145 runs required from 33 overs, RR: 10.41, RRR: 4.39)

    • WU Tharanga 74 (57b 11x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 82 (52b 11x4 2x6)
    • LE Plunkett 4-0-37-0
    • JWM Dalrymple 3-0-23-0
17.1

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, flighted ball on the off stump, defended on the front-foot to point region

17.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, good length ball, pushed on the front-foot to cover

17.3

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, nicely tossed up, driven to deep cover

17.4

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, no run, flighted ball just outside off stump, Jayasuriya goes for a big sweep and misses it, nicely bowled by Dalrymple

17.5

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, no run, flat on trajectory, defended on the front-foot back to the bowler

17.6

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, pushed on the front-foot through cover point, easy single taken

End of over 18 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 179/0 (143 runs required from 32 overs, RR: 9.94, RRR: 4.46)

    • ST Jayasuriya 83 (55b 11x4 2x6)
    • WU Tharanga 75 (60b 11x4 1x6)
    • JWM Dalrymple 4-0-25-0
    • LE Plunkett 4-0-37-0
18.1

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball on the off stump, defended away to cover

18.2

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, FOUR, length ball but this time given width outside off stump, Jayasuriya smashes uppishly through a ring of fielders on the offside

18.3

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, 1 leg bye, short ball on the leg stump, off the pads to fine leg

18.4

Plunkett to Tharanga, 1 wide, bouncer on the stumps, Tharanga ducks underneath

18.4

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, a rare play and a miss! length ball around the off stump, nipping away, Tharanga looks to drive on the up and gets beaten

18.5

Plunkett to Tharanga, no run, yorker length ball just outside off stump, pushed to point

18.6

Plunkett to Tharanga, FOUR, Four more to end the over! length ball outside off stump, Tharanga slashes on the front-foot over the point fielder

End of over 19 (10 runs) Sri Lanka 189/0 (133 runs required from 31 overs, RR: 9.94, RRR: 4.29)

    • WU Tharanga 79 (63b 12x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 87 (58b 12x4 2x6)
    • LE Plunkett 5-0-46-0
    • JWM Dalrymple 4-0-25-0
19.1

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, no run, defended on the front-foot

19.2

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, outside leg stump, Jayasuriya sweeps and gets it fine for a couple of runs

19.3

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, no run, defended on the front-foot to offside

19.4

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, flighted ball on the stumps, swept away to deep square leg

19.5

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run

19.6

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, swept away again to deep square leg

End of over 20 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 194/0 (128 runs required from 30 overs, RR: 9.70, RRR: 4.26)

    • ST Jayasuriya 91 (63b 12x4 2x6)
    • WU Tharanga 80 (64b 12x4 1x6)
    • JWM Dalrymple 5-0-30-0
    • LE Plunkett 5-0-46-0

Bell into the attack

20.1

Bell to Jayasuriya, no run, defended on the front-foot to mid-off

20.2

Bell to Jayasuriya, 1 run, fuller length ball outside off stump, pushed away to deep cover

20.3

Bell to Tharanga, 1 run, good length ball outside off stump, driven away to sweeper cover

20.4

Bell to Jayasuriya, no run, on the pads, Jayasuriya tries to work it away onside and gets on the pads

20.5

Bell to Jayasuriya, 1 run, short of length ball around the off stump, punched through covers and an easy single taken

20.6

Bell to Tharanga, 1 no ball

20.6

Bell to Tharanga, 1 run, fraction short on the off stump, pushed through cover point

End of over 21 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 199/0 (123 runs required from 29 overs, RR: 9.47, RRR: 4.24)

    • WU Tharanga 82 (67b 12x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 93 (67b 12x4 2x6)
    • IR Bell 1-0-5-0
    • JWM Dalrymple 5-0-30-0
21.1

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, fuller length ball on the off stump, pushed away straight to cover&

21.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, fuller length ball on the off stump, driven to long-off

21.3

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, flighted and full ball around the off stump, driven to deep cover

21.4

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, defended on the front-foot to short mid-wicket

21.5

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on the off stump, turning away, defended to short cover

21.6

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, length ball outside off stump, square driven to deep cover, just 3 overs off the over

End of over 22 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 202/0 (120 runs required from 28 overs, RR: 9.18, RRR: 4.28)

    • WU Tharanga 84 (72b 12x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 94 (68b 12x4 2x6)
    • JWM Dalrymple 6-0-33-0
    • IR Bell 1-0-5-0

With the overs running out, Strauss calls for the 2nd Powerplay and Harmison brought back into the attack.

22.1

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, short ball outside off stump, glided away to thirdman

22.2

Harmison to Jayasuriya, FOUR, fuller length ball outside off stump, Jayasuriya hits it away along the ground to long-on fence, cross-batted shot!

22.3

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, length ball on the off stump, Jayasuriya swings across the line and gets wrapped on the pads, loud appeal but Doctrove unconvinced, was a close call!

22.4

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 1 run, pushed through cover point and an easy single taken

22.5

Harmison to Tharanga, FOUR, short ball banged in on the stumps, Tharanga picks the length quickly, rocks back and pulls handsomely behind square

22.6

Harmison to Tharanga, FOUR, Four more and moves into the 90's! good length ball outside off stump, Tharanga just stands there and slashes away over the point fielder

End of over 23 (14 runs) Sri Lanka 216/0 (106 runs required from 27 overs, RR: 9.39, RRR: 3.92)

    • WU Tharanga 93 (75b 14x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 99 (71b 13x4 2x6)
    • SJ Harmison 6-0-47-0
    • JWM Dalrymple 6-0-33-0

Kabir Ali brought back into the attack

23.1

Ali to Jayasuriya, 1 run, length ball on the off stump, defended on the front-foot to mid-off and picks an easy single to reach his 21st century

23.2

Ali to Tharanga, no run, defended on the front-foot to offside

23.3

Ali to Tharanga, 1 run, short of length ball on the off stump, pushed to extra-cover

23.4

Ali to Jayasuriya, 1 run, turned away through mid-wicket

23.5

Ali to Tharanga, no run, slower one outside off stump, Tharanga looks to run down to thirdman and gets beaten

23.6

Ali to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on the leg stump, defended on the front-foot to onside

End of over 24 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 219/0 (103 runs required from 26 overs, RR: 9.12, RRR: 3.96)

    • WU Tharanga 94 (79b 14x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 101 (73b 13x4 2x6)
    • Kabir Ali 5-0-60-0
    • SJ Harmison 6-0-47-0
24.1

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, short ball banged in on the middle stump, coming in with the angle, Jayasuriya makes room and tries to cut but misses

24.2

Harmison to Jayasuriya, FOUR, fuller length ball outside off stump, Jayasuriya smashes on the front-foot over the cover fielder

24.3

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, defended on the front-foot to mid-on

24.4

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 1 run, short ball on the leg stump, pulled away to deep backward square leg

24.5

Harmison to Tharanga, 3 runs, slower one on the middle and leg stump line, Tharanga hits it away to long-on region, not a well-timed shot to take the ball to fence

24.6

Harmison to Jayasuriya, SIX, fuller length ball on the leg stump, Jayasuriya flicks it away high and over mid-wicket fence, Jayasuriya's trademark shot!

End of over 25 (14 runs) Sri Lanka 233/0 (89 runs required from 25 overs, RR: 9.32, RRR: 3.56)

    • ST Jayasuriya 112 (78b 14x4 3x6)
    • WU Tharanga 97 (80b 14x4 1x6)
    • SJ Harmison 7-0-61-0
    • Kabir Ali 5-0-60-0
25.1

Ali to Tharanga, 1 run, pushed on the front-foot to mid-off and Tharanga moves onto 98

25.2

Ali to Jayasuriya, FOUR, length ball on the off stump, Jayasuriya charges down the track and swings across the line, ball takes off the outside edge and flies over the short-thirdman fielder

25.3

Ali to Jayasuriya, FOUR, Four more! this time Jayasuriya hits it right on the middle of the bat by charging down again, one bounce into the mid-wicket fence

25.4

Ali to Jayasuriya, 1 run

25.5

Ali to Tharanga, 2 runs, on the pads, flicked away to mid-wicket for a couple of runs

25.6

Ali to Tharanga, no run, pitched up on the off stump, pushed to mid-off

End of over 26 (12 runs) Sri Lanka 245/0 (77 runs required from 24 overs, RR: 9.42, RRR: 3.20)

    • WU Tharanga 100 (83b 14x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 121 (81b 16x4 3x6)
    • Kabir Ali 6-0-72-0
    • SJ Harmison 7-0-61-0
26.1

Harmison to Jayasuriya, FOUR, short ball around the off stump, Jayasuriya pulls it away handsomely to the mid-wicket fence, this game is going straight into the history books!

26.2

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, bouncer high over the batsman, Jayasuriya ducks and Umpire calls it a wide

26.2

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, short ball outside off stump, cut away in the air to deep point for a couple of runs

26.3

Harmison to Jayasuriya, SIX, Max! short ball on the middle stump, Jayasuriya picks it up, rocks back and pulls it high over the square leg fence, just the usual!

26.4

Harmison to Jayasuriya, FOUR, Four more! length ball outside off stump, Jayasuriya just moves forward and smashes it at one bounce into the cover fence

26.5

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, defended on the front-foot to offside

26.6

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, off the pads to onside

Ths is now the highest opening partnership in ODIs

End of over 27 (17 runs) Sri Lanka 262/0 (60 runs required from 23 overs, RR: 9.70, RRR: 2.60)

    • ST Jayasuriya 137 (87b 18x4 4x6)
    • WU Tharanga 100 (83b 14x4 1x6)
    • SJ Harmison 8-0-78-0
    • Kabir Ali 6-0-72-0

Darlymple brought back into the attack

27.1

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, defended on the front-foot to cover

27.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on the off stump, defended back to the bowler

27.3

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, driven on the front-foot to cover fielder

27.4

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, fraction short on the off stump, cut away to point fielder

27.5

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run

27.6

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, flighted and full ball, driven to long-on and thats a good over from Darlymple

End of over 28 (1 run) Sri Lanka 263/0 (59 runs required from 22 overs, RR: 9.39, RRR: 2.68)

    • WU Tharanga 101 (89b 14x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 137 (87b 18x4 4x6)
    • JWM Dalrymple 7-0-34-0
    • SJ Harmison 8-0-78-0

Bresnan back into the attack

28.1

Bresnan to Tharanga, no run, pushed on the back-foot to point

28.2

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 run, short ball on the leg stump, glanced away to deep mid-wickef

28.3

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, short of length ball outside off stump, cut away to thirdman

28.4

Bresnan to Tharanga, 1 run, length ball outside off stump, driven on the front-foot to sweeper cover

28.5

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, Smashing shot! length ball outside off stump, Jayasuriya charges down the track and smashes through a ring of fielders on the offside

28.6

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, slower one outside off stump, Jayasuriya steps out again and lofts it down to long-on, inches away from the rope

End of over 29 (11 runs) Sri Lanka 274/0 (48 runs required from 21 overs, RR: 9.44, RRR: 2.28)

    • ST Jayasuriya 146 (90b 20x4 4x6)
    • WU Tharanga 103 (92b 14x4 1x6)
    • TT Bresnan 2-0-29-0
    • JWM Dalrymple 7-0-34-0
29.1

Dalrymple to Tharanga, no run, defended on the front-foot to cover

29.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, full length ball on the leg stump, swept away to deep square leg

29.3

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, no run, defended on the front-foot back to the bowler

29.4

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, on the pads, turned away to square leg

29.5

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, flighted and full length ball on the leg stump, driven to long-on

29.6

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, fuller length ball outside off stump, driven to deep cover

End of over 30 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 278/0 (44 runs required from 20 overs, RR: 9.26, RRR: 2.20)

    • ST Jayasuriya 148 (93b 20x4 4x6)
    • WU Tharanga 105 (95b 14x4 1x6)
    • JWM Dalrymple 8-0-38-0
    • TT Bresnan 2-0-29-0

Solanki into the attack

30.1

Solanki to Jayasuriya, 1 run, fraction short outside off stump, cut away to deep point

30.2

Solanki to Tharanga, no run, defended on the front-foot to offside

30.3

Solanki to Tharanga, no run, short ball around the off stump, cut away straight to the cover fielder

30.4

Solanki to Tharanga, 1 run, flat one on the middle stump, pulled away to long-on

30.5

Solanki to Jayasuriya, 1 run, driven on the front-foot to deep cover and that brings up Jayasuriya's 150

30.6

Solanki to Tharanga, no run, pushed on the back-foot to point fielder

Drinks called into the field. Just 41 runs needed to thrash England 5-0

End of over 31 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 281/0 (41 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 9.06, RRR: 2.15)

    • WU Tharanga 106 (99b 14x4 1x6)
    • ST Jayasuriya 150 (95b 20x4 4x6)
    • VS Solanki 1-0-3-0
    • JWM Dalrymple 8-0-38-0
31.1

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, flighed ball on the leg stump, swept away to deep mid-wicket

31.2

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 1 run, short ball outside off stump, cut away to deep point

31.3

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, mistimed cut to the sweeper cover

31.4

Dalrymple to Tharanga, 2 runs, full ball on the pads, flicked away wide of the deep mid-wicket fielder for a couple of runs

31.5

Dalrymple to Tharanga, OUT, Atlast a wicket! flighted ball on the middle and leg stump line, Tharanga moves forward and tries to on-drive, ball takes off the leading edge and goes straight back to the bowler, end of an amazing record-breaking partnership!

WU Tharanga c & b Dalrymple 109 (144m 102b 14x4 1x6) SR: 106.86

In-form Jayawardene walks in

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

End of over 32 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 289/1 (33 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 9.03, RRR: 1.83)

    • DPMD Jayawardene 2 (1b)
    • ST Jayasuriya 152 (97b 20x4 4x6)
    • JWM Dalrymple 9-0-46-1
    • VS Solanki 1-0-3-0
32.1

Solanki to Jayasuriya, no run, pushed uppishly to the cover region, falls well short of the fielder

32.2

Solanki to Jayasuriya, OUT, short delivery outside off stump, Jayasuriya rocks back and cuts it in the air to backward point, Strauss brings off a good overhead catch, one of the best one-day innings comes to an end

ST Jayasuriya c Strauss b Solanki 152 (148m 99b 20x4 4x6) SR: 153.53

32.3

Solanki to Sangakkara, 1 run, turned away behind square for an easy single

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

32.6

Solanki to Sangakkara, 1 run, driven wide of the mid-off fielder

End of over 33 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 292/2 (30 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 8.84, RRR: 1.76)

    • KC Sangakkara 2 (2b)
    • DPMD Jayawardene 3 (3b)
    • VS Solanki 2-0-6-1
    • JWM Dalrymple 9-0-46-1
33.1

Dalrymple to Sangakkara, no run, fuller length ball on the off stump, driven to mid-off

33.2

Dalrymple to Sangakkara, no run, edged but along the ground back to the bowler

33.3

Dalrymple to Sangakkara, 1 run, driven through cover point

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

33.6

Dalrymple to Sangakkara, no run, good length ball on the off stump, defended away to cover

End of over 34 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 294/2 (28 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 8.64, RRR: 1.75)

    • KC Sangakkara 3 (6b)
    • DPMD Jayawardene 4 (5b)
    • JWM Dalrymple 10-0-48-1
    • VS Solanki 2-0-6-1

Harmison brought back into the attack

34.1

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

34.2

Harmison to Sangakkara, 1 run, on the pads, Sangakkara glances it away nicely to fine 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

End of over 35 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 296/2 (26 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 8.45, RRR: 1.73)

    • DPMD Jayawardene 5 (10b)
    • KC Sangakkara 4 (7b)
    • SJ Harmison 9-0-80-0
    • JWM Dalrymple 10-0-48-1
35.1

Solanki to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the front-foot to offside

35.2

Solanki to Sangakkara, no run, good length ball on the off stump, defended to cover point

35.3

Solanki to Sangakkara, FOUR, length ball outside off stump, Sangakkara tries to loft over cover, gets the outside edge over the slip fielder

35.4

Solanki to Sangakkara, 2 runs, fuller length ball outside off stump, driven to the cover region, half-stop and they take a couple of runs

35.5

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

35.6

Solanki to Sangakkara, no run, fuller length ball on the off stump, Sangakkara drives and mistimes back to the bowler

End of over 36 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 302/2 (20 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 8.38, RRR: 1.42)

    • KC Sangakkara 10 (13b 1x4)
    • DPMD Jayawardene 5 (10b)
    • VS Solanki 3-0-12-1
    • SJ Harmison 9-0-80-0
36.1

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

36.2

Harmison to Sangakkara, 1 wide, bouncer high and over the batsman, called a wide

36.2

Harmison to Sangakkara, (no ball) 1 run, short ball banged in, Sangkkara pulls and gets the top edge, ball falls short of the deep square leg fielder

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

36.4

Harmison to Sangakkara, FOUR, half-volley on the off stump, Sangakkara drives beautifully through covers and ball races away to the fence

36.5

Harmison to Sangakkara, FOUR, pitched up on the off stump, Sangakkara drives to mid-off, Plunkett lets it go through his legs and ball reaches the fence

36.6

Harmison to Sangakkara, no run, again a drive to mid-off, this time Plunkett fields and cheers from the crowd as he fields the ball

End of over 37 (17 runs) Sri Lanka 319/2 (3 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 8.62, RRR: 0.23)

    • KC Sangakkara 19 (17b 3x4)
    • DPMD Jayawardene 11 (13b 1x4)
    • SJ Harmison 10-0-97-0
    • VS Solanki 3-0-12-1
37.1

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

37.2

Solanki to Sangakkara, no run, driven on the front-foot to cover fielder

37.3

Solanki to Sangakkara, FOUR, short ball on the off stump, Sangakkara rocks back and punches to the cover fence, that brings up the victory and they have done it in style

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