Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Wicket commentary

Sri Lanka in England Test Series - 3rd Test

England v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 134 runs

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1.3

Lewis to Vandort, OUT, Great start for the debutant! pitched up on the off stump and shaping into Vandort, batsman tries to defend but the ball slips through bat and pad gap and strikes the stumps

MG Vandort b Lewis 1 (5m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

Sri Lanka 2/1   WU Tharanga 0* (3b)   J Lewis 0.3-0-1-1

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   WU Tharanga 34* (67b 6x4)   A Flintoff 4.3-1-11-1

24.5

Hoggard to Tharanga, OUT, after having left so well all morning, Tharanga chases one that is full just outside the off, slight movement gets a solid edge and a waist high catch to Jones

WU Tharanga c †Jones b Hoggard 34 (116m 72b 6x4 0x6) SR: 47.22

Sri Lanka 85/3   DPMD Jayawardene 0* (4b)   MJ Hoggard 7.5-0-32-1

25.4

Flintoff to Jayawardene, OUT, full on the off, pushes forward to one going away, gets the thin edge and a bit of a collapse for Sri Lanka

DPMD Jayawardene c †Jones b Flintoff 0 (13m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 86/4   TM Dilshan 0* (1b)   A Flintoff 5.4-1-13-2

25.4

Flintoff to Jayawardene, OUT, good length ball outside off stump, batsman lets it go

DPMD Jayawardene c †Jones b Flintoff 0 (13m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 86/4   TM Dilshan 0* (1b)   A Flintoff 5.4-1-13-2

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   ST Jayasuriya 0* (9b)   J Lewis 10.1-2-29-2

31.4

Flintoff to Jayasuriya, OUT, Six down! good length ball on the off stump, seaming away off the wicket, Jayasuriya moves forward and pokes at it, ball takes off the top edge and goes straight to Pietersen at gully

ST Jayasuriya c Pietersen b Flintoff 4 (28m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 19.04

Sri Lanka 105/6   CK Kapugedera 4* (9b)   A Flintoff 8.4-2-19-3

37.4

Hoggard to Maharoof, OUT, Seven down! short ball on the middle and off stump, swinging away nicely, not much of foot work from Maharoof and just hangs his bat, ball takes the outside edge and this time finds the fielder, straight to Flintoff at second slip and skipper takes his 2nd catch

MF Maharoof c Flintoff b Hoggard 13 (27m 24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 54.16

Sri Lanka 129/7   CK Kapugedera 9* (23b 1x4)   MJ Hoggard 9.4-1-42-2

40.3

Plunkett to Kapugedera, OUT, What a catch by Strauss in the slips, a loose shot from the front foot to one just outside off and going away that finds the edge and then Strauss diving away to left to take a very good catch

CK Kapugedera c Strauss b Plunkett 14 (59m 31b 2x4 0x6) SR: 45.16

Sri Lanka 139/8   WPUJC Vaas 5* (9b 1x4)   LE Plunkett 4.3-0-24-1

51.6

Lewis to Malinga, OUT, Nine down! short ball on the leg stump, Malinga moves back and tries to flick it off his legs but ends up hitting in the air, Pietersen moves forward and takes a good low catch

SL Malinga c Pietersen b Lewis 21 (48m 45b 3x4 0x6) SR: 46.66

Sri Lanka 169/9   WPUJC Vaas 10* (36b 1x4)   J Lewis 19-3-57-3

66.2

Plunkett to Muralitharan, OUT, All out! Plunkett bangs a short one outside off stump, Muralitharan moves away onside and tries to reach and pull it from outside off stump, gets the top edge and ball goes high in the air to mid-wicket, Flintoff gets underneath and takes an easy catch

M Muralitharan c Flintoff b Plunkett 33 (56m 29b 3x4 1x6) SR: 113.79

Sri Lanka 231/10   WPUJC Vaas 38* (94b 5x4)   LE Plunkett 8.2-1-36-2
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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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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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