Sri Lanka tour of England, 3rd Test: England v Sri Lanka at Nottingham, Jun 2-5, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 134 runs
2,3,4,5 June 2006 (5-day match)
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1.4

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, short of length ball outside off stump, batsman beaten and there is a appeal for caught-behind

1.5

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

1.6

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, good length ball outside off stump, batsman lets it go

Sri Lanka 2/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (3b)
3.1

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

3.2

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, good length ball on the off stump, defended on the front-foot

3.3

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, defended away on the back-foot to short-leg fielder

3.4

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, full length ball around the off stump, batsman goes for the drive and gets beaten

3.5

Lewis to Sangakkara, 2 runs

3.6

Lewis to Sangakkara, FOUR, shot!! that was full and outside off, enough room for Sangakkara to free his arms, leans forward and caressesses the ball through the gap between cover and mid-off, the ball teases a chasing cover fielder, but finally wins the race

Sri Lanka 9/1   KC Sangakkara 6* (9b 1x4)
4.5

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run, length ball on the off stump, defended solidly on the front-foot back to the bowler

4.6

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run

Sri Lanka 15/1   KC Sangakkara 6* (11b 1x4)
6.1

Hoggard to Sangakkara, 2 runs, swinging into the pads, Sangakkara turns it away through mid-wicket for a couple of runs

6.2

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run, good length ball on the off stump, swinging in, batsman moves forward and defends it away to offside

6.3

Hoggard to Sangakkara, 2 runs, length ball outside off stump, batsman defends with an angled bat to cover the swing, ball rolls down to thirdman for a couple of runs

6.4

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run, length ball around the off stump, ball takes the outside edge but all along the ground to the slip cordon

6.5

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run, full length ball on the off stump, swinging in nicely, Sangakkara looks to drive and gets an inside edge onto the pads

6.6

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run, short of length ball outside off stump, batsman looks to cut but too late to the stroke, gets beaten

Sri Lanka 23/1   KC Sangakkara 10* (17b 1x4)
8.1

Hoggard to Sangakkara, 1 wide, way outside off stump

8.1

Hoggard to Sangakkara, 1 wide, pitched up on the off stump, swinging in, batsman moves forward and pushes back to the bowler

8.2

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run, length ball on the off stump, defended solidly on the front-foot to point

8.2

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run, turned away wide of the mid-on fielder and they take a single

8.2

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run, short of length ball, swinging in, batsman gets hit on the thigh

8.3

Hoggard to Sangakkara, no run, on the pads, flicked away to legside and they take a single

8.4

Hoggard to Sangakkara, 1 run, half-volley outside off stump, batsman moves forward and drives through the covers, excellent shot and ball races away to the fence

Sri Lanka 25/1   KC Sangakkara 11* (21b 1x4)
9.1

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, length ball around the off stump, batsman beaten on the front-foot

9.2

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, short of length ball outside off stump, batsman moves back and feels to play at it, gets beaten again

9.3

Plunkett to Sangakkara, (no ball) 1 run, swinging into the pads, glanced away to fine leg

9.5

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the front-foot

9.6

Plunkett to Sangakkara, FOUR, Boundary to end the over! half-volley outside off stump, batsman puts it away on the front-foot to cover fence, one more good cover-drive from the left-hander

Sri Lanka 40/1   KC Sangakkara 16* (26b 2x4)
11.1

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, good length ball on the off stump, swinging away, batsman tries to defend on the front-foot but gets beaten by the away movement

11.2

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, short ball on the off stump, batsman back and across, defends it away to offside

11.3

Plunkett to Sangakkara, 1 no ball, length ball on the off stump, batsman gets an inside edge onto the pads

11.3

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, full length ball on the off stump, swinging in, batsman tries to drive but gets an inside edge and ball rolls away to onside

11.4

Plunkett to Sangakkara, FOUR, half-volley outside off stump, Sangakkara brings up another excellent cover-drive and ball races away to the fence

11.5

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, defended on the back-foot back to the bowler

11.6

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, length ball on the off stump, batsman moves forward and tries to play for the inswinger, ball takes the outside edge but falls well short of the 3rd slip fielder

Sri Lanka 45/1   KC Sangakkara 20* (33b 3x4)
12.3

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, way outside off stump, batsman watches it go

12.4

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, good length ball around the off stump, Sangakkara plays inside the line and lets it go

12.5

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, defended solidly on the front-foot to extra-cover

12.6

Lewis to Sangakkara, 1 run, short ball on the off stump, defended on the back-foot to silly mid-off and takes a quick single

Sri Lanka 49/1   KC Sangakkara 21* (37b 3x4)
13.1

Plunkett to Sangakkara, 1 run, on the pads, glanced away nicely to fine leg

13.3

Plunkett to Sangakkara, FOUR, one more half-folley from the English bowlers, Sangakkara moves forward and drives straight down the ground to long-off fence

13.4

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, short of length ball on the middle stump, turned away to square leg

13.5

Plunkett to Sangakkara, no run, fraction short on the off stump, Sagakkara moves across to the line of the ball and defends it away to point region

13.6

Plunkett to Sangakkara, 1 wide, way outside off stump, Hair calls it a wide-ball

13.6

Plunkett to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of length ball on the middle and leg stump, turned away to mid-wicket and a single taken

Sri Lanka 57/1   KC Sangakkara 27* (42b 4x4)
14.1

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, line and length on the off, gets well forward to defen

14.2

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, left alone as it angles away from the left hander

14.3

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, once again he leaves as it anglkes away outside the off

14.4

Lewis to Sangakkara, 2 runs, gets forward to the fuller ball on the off, strokes the drive square on the off, Pietersen can not hold on as they scamper through for a couple

14.5

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, gets well forward, line and length and can only defend to the off

14.6

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run

Sri Lanka 59/1   KC Sangakkara 29* (48b 4x4)
15.2

Flintoff to Sangakkara, 1 no ball, better line, but oversteps, defends well from just on the off towards the cover area

15.2

Flintoff to Sangakkara, 1 no ball, oversteps again, gets the footwork wrong but on the spot with the line and length, good leave just wide of the off stump

15.2

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, angled into the legs, just short of length, gets up into the pads, runs away behind the batsman on the on side

15.3

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, great ball, draws him forward outside the off, pushes defensively at it, ball moves away and beats the bat

15.4

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, slightly too far dowen the leg side, goes through to the keeper Jones

15.5

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, holds that back a bit but it is wide of the off, batsman gets well forward and plays a defensive shot well inside the line

15.6

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run

Sri Lanka 62/1   KC Sangakkara 29* (55b 4x4)
18.1

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off, keeping a good tempting line and showing a bit of patience

18.2

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, stays on the line and this time he nearly gets the edge as the bat is pulled away at the last second

18.3

Lewis to Sangakkara, no run, just a touch closer to the off, gets a defensive front foot shot to the off

18.4

Lewis to Sangakkara, 1 run, fullish on the off, gets forward and gently pushes down the off into the gap at cover for an easy run

Sri Lanka 66/1   KC Sangakkara 30* (59b 4x4)
19.1

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off

19.2

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, short, but a bit wide, goes low almost onto his knee, watching the ball go harmlessly high and wide of the off

19.3

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, fuller and quicker, outside off, angle takes it away further and beats the edge as the batsman pushes at it from the back foot

19.4

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, pushes him onto the back foot, where he defends down to ground on the on side

19.5

Flintoff to Sangakkara, FOUR, full on the off, gets well forward, drives through the line and cleanly hit inside mid-off, not perfectly timed, but enough to go to the long-off rope

19.6

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, defends from length and line downm the pitch

Sri Lanka 70/1   KC Sangakkara 34* (65b 5x4)
21.1

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off, just nagging away at the line outside off, batsmen not quite being tempted

21.2

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, hits the pitch hard just outside the off, 90 mph, gets across to the off well, covering anything coming back, leaves

21.3

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off, again into the 90 mph

21.4

Flintoff to Sangakkara, 1 no ball, oversteps as he tries to get a little more out of it, angled across a touch wide, movement after pitching, left alone

21.4

Flintoff to Sangakkara, 1 no ball, goes round the wicket, that does not help either, still oversteps but makes the batsman defend from the back foot

21.4

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, stays round, starts it outside the off, holds its line, batsman back and across but plays well inside the line as he leaves

21.5

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, a little straighter, gets the desired shot, but not the edge as he beats Sangakkara on the back foot, this time he was tempted to play at it

21.6

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, angled back at the left hander, then leaves him off the pitch, again beaten on the back foot

Sri Lanka 76/1   KC Sangakkara 34* (73b 5x4)
23.1

Flintoff to Sangakkara, no run, just short, angled away to th off, gets back and high on the toes, punches to the off but can not beat point

23.2

Flintoff to Sangakkara, 2 runs, fuller ball on the off, gets well forward, plays it late and with soft hands, runs it between gully and point

23.3

Flintoff to Sangakkara, OUT, might have been a slower ball, on line, leaves Sangakkara off the pitch, was half foward, hits something, appeals as Jones takes, Darrell Hair says it is the edge and raises the finger

KC Sangakkara c †Jones b Flintoff 36 (102m 76b 5x4 0x6) SR: 47.36

Sri Lanka 84/2   KC Sangakkara 36 (76b 5x4)
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