Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

Sri Lanka in England Test Series - 3rd Test

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 134 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

24.6

Hoggard to Dilshan, no run, starts that angling in from over the wicket, slight movement away in the air, right hander gets forward, keeps the bat high and leaves

Sri Lanka 85/3   TM Dilshan 0* (1b)

26.1

Lewis to Dilshan, 1 no ball, defended on the front-foot to offside, starts with a no-ball

26.1

Lewis to Dilshan, no run, length ball outside off stump and swinging away further, Dilshan lets it go

26.2

Lewis to Dilshan, FOUR, half-volley but way outside off stump, Dilshan reaches for it and smashes through cover point fence, aggressive shot from Dilshan!

26.3

Lewis to Dilshan, no run, defended on the front-foot to offside

26.3

Lewis to Dilshan, no run, line and length on the off stump, nipping in off the wicket, batsman tries to defend it but misses and ball hits the thigh

26.4

Lewis to Dilshan, no run

26.5

Lewis to Dilshan, no run, left alone outside off stump

26.6

Lewis to Dilshan, 3 runs, straying onto the pads, Dilshan flicks it away in the air to deep square leg but was not timed perfectly to reach the fence, they complete three runs

Sri Lanka 95/4   TM Dilshan 7* (8b 1x4)

27.1

Flintoff to Dilshan, 1 run, short of length ball on the off stump, pushed off the back-foot through covers and they take a quick single

Sri Lanka 96/4   TM Dilshan 8* (9b 1x4)

28.1

Lewis to Dilshan, OUT, good length ball on the off stump, seaming away a bit, Dilshan moves forward and pushes at it, takes the outside edge and a goes low down to Flintoff at second slip, good smart catch taken by the skipper!

TM Dilshan c Flintoff b Lewis 8 (17m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Sri Lanka 97/5   TM Dilshan 8 (10b 1x4)
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Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Jun 2-5, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 134 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham - May 25-28, 2006
England won by 6 wickets
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - May 11-15, 2006
Match drawn
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Photos

Jun 6, 2006

The <I>Mail</I> leads with praise for Muttiah Muralitharan, June 6, 2006

The Mail leads with praise for Muttiah Muralitharan

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Jun 5, 2006

Muttiah Muralitharan leaves the field after taking eight wickets, England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Trent Bridge, June 5, 2006

Muttiah Muralitharan leaves the field after taking eight wickets

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