Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Commentary

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)   SJ Harmison 1-0-5-0

2.2

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

Sri Lanka 15/0   ST Jayasuriya 9* (8b 2x4)   TT Bresnan 1.2-0-10-0

2.3

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

Sri Lanka 19/0   ST Jayasuriya 13* (9b 3x4)   TT Bresnan 1.3-0-14-0

4.2

Mahmood to Tharanga, FOUR, Top shot! width outside off, Tharanga stands and delivers, drives it on the up between point and cover for four

Sri Lanka 37/0   WU Tharanga 9* (10b 1x4)   SI Mahmood 0.2-0-4-0

5.1

Plunkett to Tharanga, FOUR, line and length, Tharanga drives

Sri Lanka 50/0   WU Tharanga 22* (14b 2x4 1x6)   LE Plunkett 0.1-0-4-0

5.2

Plunkett to Tharanga, FOUR, Tharanga lets it go past through to Jones

Sri Lanka 54/0   WU Tharanga 26* (15b 3x4 1x6)   LE Plunkett 0.2-0-8-0

7.2

Collingwood to Tharanga, FOUR, good shot! fuller in length, on middle stump, Tharanga gets across and sweeps it to beat the short fine leg fielder for four

Sri Lanka 73/0   WU Tharanga 34* (23b 4x4 1x6)   PD Collingwood 0.2-0-5-0

8.4

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

Sri Lanka 81/2   ST Jayasuriya 39* (26b 4x4 2x6)   JWM Dalrymple 0.4-0-6-0

10.3

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

Sri Lanka 89/4   KC Sangakkara 4* (2b 1x4)   JWM Dalrymple 1.3-0-12-1

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)   JWM Dalrymple 2-0-17-1

12.2

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

Sri Lanka 108/5   KC Sangakkara 15* (7b 3x4)   SJ Harmison 2.2-0-19-0

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)   SI Mahmood 4-0-34-1
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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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