Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

0.1

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, short of a length and outside the off stump

0.1

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, line and length, Jayasuriya defends it

0.3

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, no run, just short of a length, Jayasuriya defends it

0.4

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, no run, good length but wide of the off stump, Jayasuriya plays a cut-shot

0.5

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, no run, fuller in length, and on the stumps, defends it to leg side

0.6

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, no run, short and wide outside off Jayasuriya leaves it alone

Sri Lanka 5/0   ST Jayasuriya 1* (5b)

1.5

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, fuller in length, outside off and moves away, Jayasuriya tries to push at it and is beaten all ends up

1.6

Harmison to Jayasuriya, FOUR, short and wide of the off stump, Jayasuriya cuts intentionally over the slips, in the air, Joyce jumping high at third man drops it, palms it over the rope, but that looks like a ankle that has gone as he lands on the one leg, going to be carted off the field

Sri Lanka 10/0   ST Jayasuriya 5* (7b 1x4)

2.2

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, short of a length, Jayasuriya cuts it away

2.3

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, wide outside the off stump, Jayasuriya plays a cut-shot

2.4

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, SIX, back of a length and down the leg side, Jayasuriya pulls

2.5

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, no run, good line and length delivery, Jayasuriya plays and misses, fielded by Jones

2.6

Bresnan to Jayasuriya, no run, good line and length delivery, Jayasuriya defends on the front foot, fielded by Bresnan

Sri Lanka 25/0   ST Jayasuriya 19* (12b 3x4 1x6)

3.2

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, short of a length and outside the off stump, Jayasuriya plays and misses, fielded by Jones

3.3

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 3 runs, fuller in length, just outside off, drives it to deep cover for three runs, Bell the fielder there

3.5

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 1 wide, slower ball, way outside off and rightly called a wide ball

3.5

Harmison to Jayasuriya, no run, again a slower ball, short in length, pitches outside leg, Jayasuriya tries to play it to the leg side, misses it, is hit on the pad, there's a shout for lbw, but its declined

3.6

Harmison to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, fullish in length, on leg stump, turned away to fine leg, good diving save by Bresnan at the deep

Sri Lanka 33/0   ST Jayasuriya 24* (16b 3x4 1x6)

4.6

Mahmood to Jayasuriya, no run, slower ball, on middle and leg stump, Jayasuriya gets right behind it and defends it to short midwicket

Sri Lanka 46/0   ST Jayasuriya 24* (17b 3x4 1x6)

5.6

Plunkett to Jayasuriya, 1 leg bye, leg stump delivery, Jayasuriya plays at it, the ball comes off the pads and the batsmen take a legbye

Sri Lanka 58/0   ST Jayasuriya 24* (18b 3x4 1x6)

6.1

Mahmood to Jayasuriya, (no ball) SIX, what a hit by Sanath! its a noball, slightly short in length, he pulls it away over deep square leg for a six and a free hit is coming as well

6.1

Mahmood to Jayasuriya, 1 run, slower ball, on middle stump, Jayasuriya goes well across and tries to sweep it over short fine leg, misses it, hits the gloves and goes to wide of keeper

6.4

Mahmood to Jayasuriya, 1 run, another slower ball, whipped away to long leg for a single again

Sri Lanka 68/0   ST Jayasuriya 32* (21b 3x4 2x6)

7.1

Collingwood to Jayasuriya, 1 run, short in length, outside off, cuts it to deep point for a single

7.4

Collingwood to Jayasuriya, 1 run, on off stump, nudges it to point for a quick single

Sri Lanka 75/0   ST Jayasuriya 34* (23b 3x4 2x6)

8.1

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, OUT, slower ball, on leg stump, Jayasuriya tries to play it on the leg side, comes off the pads to short fine leg, Jayawardene went far down the wicket to take a single, is sent back by Jayasuriya, Bell picks it up and throw it down to the bowler, Dalrymple whipped off the bails, TV Umpire called in, and Jayawardene has to walk back to the dressing room

DPMD Jayawardene run out 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

8.2

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, pushed to point for a single

8.4

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, FOUR, short in length, on leg stump, pulled away to deep midwicket for four

8.5

Dalrymple to Jayasuriya, 1 run, driven to deep cover for a single

Sri Lanka 82/2   ST Jayasuriya 40* (27b 4x4 2x6)

9.1

Collingwood to Jayasuriya, 1 run, on leg stump, tries to play it on the leg side, inside edge onto pads and goes to backward squrae leg

9.4

Collingwood to Jayasuriya, no run, slower ball, on good length but wide of the off stump, Jayasuriya leaves it through to keeper

9.5

Collingwood to Jayasuriya, OUT, fuller in length, pitches just outside leg and was travelling further down the leg side, hits the pad, shout for lbw, up goes the finger of umpire, unlucky Jayasuriya has to walk back, Collingwood strikes again!

ST Jayasuriya lbw b Collingwood 41 (56m 30b 4x4 2x6) SR: 136.66

Sri Lanka 84/3   ST Jayasuriya 41 (30b 4x4 2x6)
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