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

57.1

Panesar to Vaas, no run, defended on the front-foot to offside

57.2

Panesar to Vaas, no run, length ball, bit quicker on the off stump, Vaas defends it away to offside

57.3

Panesar to Vaas, no run, tossed up a bit on the off stump, batsman plays on the front-foot, bat-pad onto the offside

57.4

Panesar to Vaas, no run, length ball and into the rough, turning in, batsman tries to cut but ends up getting a bottom edge, luckily ball rolls away of the stumps

57.5

Panesar to Vaas, no run, pushed off the front-foot to point

57.6

Panesar to Vaas, no run, defended to point

Sri Lanka 208/9   MS Panesar 1-1-0-0

59.1

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, length ball outside leg stump, turning away, batsman defends it away on the front-foot

59.2

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, defended on the front-foot to cover

59.3

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, fuller length ball outside off stump, Muralitharan just pushes it away to cover

59.4

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, left alone outside off stump

59.5

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, flat and quicker on the leg stump, turning away, batsman defends it away cautiously to offside

59.6

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, flighted ball outside leg stump, Muralitharan tries to play it away onside, sharp turn and ball takes off the gloves and loops to silly point, Jones dives in full length and takes a very good catch but only to see Hair declining the decision

Sri Lanka 214/9   MS Panesar 2-2-0-0

61.1

Panesar to Vaas, no run, defended on the front-foot

61.2

Panesar to Vaas, no run, length ball around the off stump, defended away to offside

61.3

Panesar to Vaas, no run

61.4

Panesar to Vaas, no run, flighted ball outside off stump, Vaas defends it away to offside

61.5

Panesar to Vaas, no run, yorker length ball on the off stump, Vaas tries to dig it and gets an inside edge to short-leg

61.6

Panesar to Vaas, no run, fraction short on the leg stump, turned away to square leg

Sri Lanka 221/9   MS Panesar 3-3-0-0

63.1

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, defended on the front-foot, with good cover on the outfield Muralitharan doesnt take on Panesar

63.2

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, defended on the back-foot to offside

63.3

Panesar to Muralitharan, 1 run, tossed up on the leg stump, Muralitharan tries to go over the offside, gets the top edge and balloons to cover but falls safe

63.4

Panesar to Vaas, no run, turned away on the back-foot to short fine leg fielder

63.5

Panesar to Vaas, no run

63.6

Panesar to Vaas, no run, fraction short on the leg stump, turned away again to short fine leg fielder

Sri Lanka 227/9   MS Panesar 4-3-1-0

65.1

Panesar to Muralitharan, 1 run, flighted ball around the leg stump, Muralitharan tries to heave it across the line, gets the inside edge and ball rolls to vacant mid-wicket

65.2

Panesar to Vaas, no run, defended on the front-foot to cover

65.3

Panesar to Vaas, no run, length ball around the off stump, defends it away to offside

65.4

Panesar to Vaas, 1 run, fuller length ball on the middle and leg stump, batsman tries to loft over mid-wicket, takes the outside edge and loops to cover, falls wide of Collingwood

65.5

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, defended on the front-foot

65.6

Panesar to Muralitharan, no run, flat on the off stump, Muralitharan defends it away to offside

Sri Lanka 230/9   MS Panesar 5-3-3-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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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