Sri Lanka tour of England, 2006 / Wicket commentary

7.5

Collingwood to Tharanga, OUT, Collingwood strikes for England! slower ball, just outside off, Tharanga tries to drive it on the up, big inside edge crashes onto his leg stump

WU Tharanga b Collingwood 34 (46m 25b 4x4 1x6) SR: 136.00

Sri Lanka 75/1   ST Jayasuriya 34* (23b 3x4 2x6)   PD Collingwood 0.5-0-6-1

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

Sri Lanka 75/2   ST Jayasuriya 34* (24b 3x4 2x6)   JWM Dalrymple 0.1-0-0-0

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   TM Dilshan 2* (4b)   PD Collingwood 1.5-0-8-2

10.1

Dalrymple to Dilshan, OUT, arm ball, Dilshan tries to cut one too close to his body, gets a thick outside edge and Jones takes a good sharp catch behind the stumps, Sri Lanka 4 down now

TM Dilshan c †Jones b Dalrymple 2 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Sri Lanka 84/4   KC Sangakkara 0* (1b)   JWM Dalrymple 1.1-0-7-1

11.6

Collingwood to Arnold, OUT, good ball, fuller in length and swings in late, Arnold swings the bat across the line, he misses it and Collingwood hits!

RP Arnold b Collingwood 7 (5m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Sri Lanka 102/5   KC Sangakkara 9* (5b 2x4)   PD Collingwood 3-0-15-3

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   CK Kapugedera 2* (2b)   PD Collingwood 3.5-0-21-4

15.5

Plunkett to Maharoof, OUT, fuller in length, on leg stump, Maharoof pushes it to mid-on and takes off for a quick single, direct hit by fielder there and the TV umpire is called in again, replays show Maharoof was well short of crease, he has to walk back to the pavilion!

MF Maharoof run out 8 (8m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Sri Lanka 136/7   CK Kapugedera 12* (6b 1x6)   LE Plunkett 1.5-0-21-0

18.4

Mahmood to Kapugedera, OUT, Gone! fuller in length, outside off, Kapugedera goes inside out and drives it in the air to deep cover and Pietersen takes a good catch

CK Kapugedera c Pietersen b Mahmood 22 (28m 16b 0x4 1x6) SR: 137.50

Sri Lanka 154/8   SL Malinga 7* (8b)   SI Mahmood 3.4-0-30-1

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   CRD Fernando 1* (2b)   LE Plunkett 3.4-0-35-1

19.6

Plunkett to Fernando, OUT, short ball, outside the off stump, Fernando tries the pull shot and gets beaten, tries to take a quick run, Jones is alert to the situation, collects the ball and throws it towards Plunkett who picks it up and hits the middle stump direct at bowling end - Fernando was no where near the crease. Sri Lanka finish their innings with a wicket off the last delivery!

CRD Fernando run out 3 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Sri Lanka 163/10   PDRL Perera 0* (0b)   LE Plunkett 4-0-37-1
Series Results
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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