Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

1.1

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short in length, outside off, plays and misses

1.2

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, short of a length, Tharanga plays but misses the ball

1.3

Harmison to Tharanga, no run, good length ball, on target, Tharanga pushes it to point

1.4

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, on the leg stump, turned down to fine leg for a single

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   SJ Harmison 1-0-5-0

3.1

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, good length delivery, Tharanga defends

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

3.4

Harmison to Tharanga, 1 run, short in length, pushed to point and Collingwood fumbles there and the batsmen take a quick single

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   SJ Harmison 2-0-13-0

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

12.5

Harmison to Kapugedera, 1 run, short in length, outside off, Kapugedera guides it to gully and takes a risky single, if Collingwood had hit the stumps direct on that occasion, Sangakkara would have been run out by some distance

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   SJ Harmison 3-0-21-0

14.1

Harmison to Maharoof, no run, leg side delivery, Maharoof on the back foot defending

14.2

Harmison to Maharoof, no run, too quick for Maharoof, short and rising delivery, outside off, tries to cut it and gets beaten

14.3

Harmison to Maharoof, 2 runs, fuller in length, on middle and leg stump, whipped away to deep midwicket for a couple

14.4

Harmison to Maharoof, 1 run, fuller in length, outside off, goes inside out and slices it to third man for a single

14.5

Harmison to Kapugedera, 1 wide, slower ball, way down the leg side

14.5

Harmison to Kapugedera, 1 run, good low full toss, outside off, Kapugedera drives it to mid-off for a single

14.6

Harmison to Maharoof, 3 runs, good length ball, outside off, drives it up and over extra cover and good chase by Bell and he saves a run on that occasion

Sri Lanka 126/6   SJ Harmison 4-0-29-0
Series Results
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

© Jenny Thompson

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