Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

16.3

Mahmood to Malinga, no run, good line and back of a length, Malinga leaves it alone

16.4

Mahmood to Malinga, no run, length ball, Malinga plays and misses

16.5

Mahmood to Malinga, 1 run, short in length, on leg stump, turned to fine leg for a single

Sri Lanka 141/7   SL Malinga 1* (3b)

17.1

Plunkett to Malinga, no run, down the leg side, Malinga hits it on the leg side

17.2

Plunkett to Malinga, 3 runs, full down leg side, Malinga drives the ball

17.6

Plunkett to Malinga, 2 runs, leg side delivery, Malinga works it through the leg side

Sri Lanka 151/7   SL Malinga 6* (6b)

18.2

Mahmood to Malinga, no run, length but down leg, Malinga keeps it out

18.2

Mahmood to Malinga, 1 run, short in length, on leg stump, turned to fine leg for a single

18.5

Mahmood to Malinga, no run, short ball, Malinga pulls but can't make contact

18.6

Mahmood to Malinga, FOUR, fuller in length on leg stump, heaved away to midwicket fence for four

Sri Lanka 158/8   SL Malinga 11* (10b 1x4)

19.3

Plunkett to Malinga, 2 runs, short in length, mistimed pull by Malinga to deep midwicket and comes back for the 2nd run

19.4

Plunkett to Malinga, OUT, short ball, goes for the pull shot, top edges it and Bell who is on the field for the injured Joyce takes a good catch

SL Malinga c sub (IR Bell) b Plunkett 13 (15m 12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 108.33

Sri Lanka 161/9   SL Malinga 13 (12b 1x4)
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England v Sri Lanka at Southampton - Jun 15, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 2 runs
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Jun 15, 2006

John and Jeffrey on their way to The Rose Bowl, England v Sri Lanka, Twenty20, Southampton, June 15, 2006

John and Jeffrey on their way to The Rose Bowl

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Jun 15, 2006

Squint or you'll miss it: the Rose Bowl crowd watches the World Cup on a tiny screen, England v Sri Lanka, Twenty20, Southampton, June 15, 2006

Squint or you'll miss it: the Rose Bowl crowd watches the World Cup on a tiny screen

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