Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

9.6

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery, Sangakkara drives through the off side

Sri Lanka 84/3   KC Sangakkara 0* (1b)

10.3

Dalrymple to Sangakkara, FOUR, on leg stump, Sangakkara goes for the sweep shot and beats the short fine leg fielder

10.4

Dalrymple to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, line and length, Sangakkara defends it

10.6

Dalrymple to Sangakkara, FOUR, tossed up, on leg stump, lofted drive just wide of short midwicket and went in the gap between long-on and deep midwicket for four

Sri Lanka 95/4   KC Sangakkara 8* (4b 2x4)

11.3

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 1 run, fuller in length, outside off, driven down the ground to long-off for a single

Sri Lanka 97/4   KC Sangakkara 9* (5b 2x4)

12.1

Harmison to Sangakkara, 2 runs, fuller in length, outside off, driven to deep cover and came back for the 2nd run

12.2

Harmison to Sangakkara, FOUR, short ball, on leg stump, pulled away to backward square leg for four

12.3

Harmison to Sangakkara, no run, short and rising delivery outside off, Sangakkara leaves it through to keeper

12.4

Harmison to Sangakkara, 1 bye, slower ball, wide outside off, Sangakkara has a big heave at it, misses it, bad bounce in front of Jones and he fumbles a bit, the batsmen cross over for a bye

12.6

Harmison to Sangakkara, 1 run, short and wide outside off, goes for the cut shot and bottom edge on the bounce to keeper, takes a single

Sri Lanka 111/5   KC Sangakkara 16* (10b 3x4)

13.1

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 2 runs, slower ball, on middle stump, Sangakkara chips it down the ground to long-on and comes back for the 2nd run

13.2

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 1 run, again on middle and leg stump, another lofted drive to long-on, falls well short of Plunkett there, take a single before he can throw the ball back to the bowler

13.4

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 2 runs, on middle and leg stump, slog swept to deep midwicket for a couple

13.5

Collingwood to Sangakkara, OUT, another one for Collingwood, another low swinging full toss, this time on the leg stump, Sangakkara flicks it away in the air, straight to Strauss at short midwicket who makes no mistake with it

KC Sangakkara c Strauss b Collingwood 21 (15m 14b 3x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

Sri Lanka 117/6   KC Sangakkara 21 (14b 3x4)
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England v Sri Lanka at Southampton - Jun 15, 2006
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John and Jeffrey on their way to The Rose Bowl

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

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