Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Jul 4-7, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 50 runs
4,5,6,7 July 2009 (5-day match)
  Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SM Warnapura b Mohammad Amir 2 9 8 0 0 25.00
1.6 he knocks him out in his first over! He bangs it in short of a length outside off and gets it to swerve back in sharply with the angle, Warnapura is completely cramped for room as he shapes to cut and chops the ball onto the stumps 3/1
View dismissal NT Paranavitana c Misbah-ul-Haq b Abdur Rauf 72 182 125 11 0 57.60
39.4 and they lose a wicket against the run of play! Rauf bowls it a fraction short outside off and gets it to rise up, Tharanga is rooted to the crease as he tries to steer it to the off side and he manages a thick outside edge to Misbah at first slip, the ball carries through almost at chest height 139/4
View dismissal KC Sangakkara* c Shoaib Malik b Mohammad Amir 9 17 9 1 0 100.00
5.1 This time the fielders make no mistake! Aamer bowls it short of a length and gets the ball to straighten outside off, a tentative Sanga pokes his bat out and gets a thick outside edge which settles in malik's palms at third slip, waist high, he didn't have to move an inch 21/2
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c †Kamran Akmal b Abdur Rauf 30 82 48 6 0 62.50
21.6 sudden loss of concentration! Rauf pitches it uo a bit outside off and gets the ball to hold its line, Mahela gets forward and tentatively places his bat forward to defend but the ball takes a thick outside edge, Akmal will be a relieved man after dropping Mahela earlier this morning 96/3
View dismissal TT Samaraweera c †Kamran Akmal b Younis Khan 31 98 67 3 0 46.26
45.2 oh and he's struck second ball, would you believe! Younis delivers the breakthrough with another delivery pitched up right on the upright seam, it deviates and an unsure Samaraweera feebly has a push and Akmal accepts the thick outside edge, cuing a big celebration from Younis 160/5
View dismissal TM Dilshan c Shoaib Malik b Mohammad Amir 28 59 43 4 0 65.11
54.1 straightaway! Aamer feeds him a gift by pitching it up wide outside off, Dilshan falls for the bait and slices it straight down Malik's throat at gully 194/6
View dismissal AD Mathews c †Kamran Akmal b Umar Gul 42 78 57 6 0 73.68
64.2 very unfortunate end to a promising innings, Gul bangs it in short down the leg side and Mathew shapes to pull, he goes through with the shot too early and ends up gloving it, the ball balloons off hus gloves and Akmal is alert enough to change direction and take the catch jumping to his right 241/7
View dismissal KMDN Kulasekara c †Kamran Akmal b Younis Khan 38 92 62 5 1 61.29
75.3 Kula's neat little innings comes to an end, Younis isn't afraid to pitch it up again after being hit for a boundary, Kulasekara goes for a flashy square drive and gets a thin edge to the keeper 271/8
HMRKB Herath not out 20 68 49 2 0 40.81
View dismissal T Thushara c Khurram Manzoor b Saeed Ajmal 10 13 11 1 0 90.90
78.5 that's nine down! Thushara prids forward to defend but gets a leading edge which balloons to Manzoor at silly point, he takes a sharp catch one-handed but releases the ball very quickly before the celebration, brought back memories of Gibbs and Waugh in the 1999 World Cup 282/9
View dismissal BAW Mendis st †Kamran Akmal b Saeed Ajmal 5 7 4 1 0 125.00
80.2 he sees the batsman making the advance down the wicket and drops the ball short, Mendis has a heave and he's stumped by a kilometer 292/10
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 1) 5
  Total (all out; 80.2 overs; 353 mins) 292 (3.63 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket Umar Gul 14 3 45 1 3.21 64 6 0 (1nb)
64.2 to Mathews, very unfortunate end to a promising innings, Gul bangs it in short down the leg side and Mathew shapes to pull, he goes through with the shot too early and ends up gloving it, the ball balloons off hus gloves and Akmal is alert enough to change direction and take the catch jumping to his right 241/7
View wickets Mohammad Amir 19 3 74 3 3.89 82 12 0
1.6 to Warnapura, he knocks him out in his first over! He bangs it in short of a length outside off and gets it to swerve back in sharply with the angle, Warnapura is completely cramped for room as he shapes to cut and chops the ball onto the stumps 3/1
5.1 to Sangakkara, This time the fielders make no mistake! Aamer bowls it short of a length and gets the ball to straighten outside off, a tentative Sanga pokes his bat out and gets a thick outside edge which settles in malik's palms at third slip, waist high, he didn't have to move an inch 21/2
54.1 to Dilshan, straightaway! Aamer feeds him a gift by pitching it up wide outside off, Dilshan falls for the bait and slices it straight down Malik's throat at gully 194/6
View wickets Abdur Rauf 14 1 59 2 4.21 57 10 0
21.6 to Jayawardene, sudden loss of concentration! Rauf pitches it uo a bit outside off and gets the ball to hold its line, Mahela gets forward and tentatively places his bat forward to defend but the ball takes a thick outside edge, Akmal will be a relieved man after dropping Mahela earlier this morning 96/3
39.4 to Paranavitana, and they lose a wicket against the run of play! Rauf bowls it a fraction short outside off and gets it to rise up, Tharanga is rooted to the crease as he tries to steer it to the off side and he manages a thick outside edge to Misbah at first slip, the ball carries through almost at chest height 139/4
View wickets Younis Khan 7 2 23 2 3.28 31 2 0
45.2 to Samaraweera, oh and he's struck second ball, would you believe! Younis delivers the breakthrough with another delivery pitched up right on the upright seam, it deviates and an unsure Samaraweera feebly has a push and Akmal accepts the thick outside edge, cuing a big celebration from Younis 160/5
75.3 to Kulasekara, Kula's neat little innings comes to an end, Younis isn't afraid to pitch it up again after being hit for a boundary, Kulasekara goes for a flashy square drive and gets a thin edge to the keeper 271/8
View wickets Saeed Ajmal 23.2 4 79 2 3.38 101 9 1
78.5 to Thushara, that's nine down! Thushara prids forward to defend but gets a leading edge which balloons to Manzoor at silly point, he takes a sharp catch one-handed but releases the ball very quickly before the celebration, brought back memories of Gibbs and Waugh in the 1999 World Cup 282/9
80.2 to Mendis, he sees the batsman making the advance down the wicket and drops the ball short, Mendis has a heave and he's stumped by a kilometer 292/10
  Shoaib Malik 3 1 8 0 2.66 13 1 0
  Pakistan 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Khurram Manzoor lbw b Thushara 2 16 12 0 0 16.66
3.5 Thushara lands it just on the line of leg stump, manzoor shuffles too far across and tries to glance it down but he's trapped on the pads, the question was the height but the umpire was convinced, that would have clipped the top of leg stump 5/2
View dismissal Salman Butt b Kulasekara 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
0.2 timber! He is after all the No.1 bowler in ODIs at the moment, he gets the ball to straighten and Butt is all at sea as he shapes to leave the ball, the ball clips the top of the off stump and the Sri Lankans can't believe it 1/1
View dismissal Younis Khan* c †Dilshan b Mathews 25 90 55 2 0 45.45
20.6 and for the second time in this match a debutant takes a wicket in the first over! Mathews pitches it up outside off and the ball holds its line, Younis is forced to play at it but he fails to cover the line, the outside edge challenges Dilshan but he shows excellent reflexes to dive to his right and take the catch with both hands 80/4
View dismissal Abdur Rauf c †Dilshan b Kulasekara 31 54 51 4 0 60.78
16.4 and finally Kulasekara and Sri Lanka strike, he lands the ball very close to the off stump and draws Rauf to play at it, the ball straightens, there's a faint trickle to the keeper and the umpire raises the finger after a few anxious seconds 55/3
View dismissal Mohammad Yousuf run out (†Dilshan) 112 275 186 10 0 60.21
81.6 from Thushara, excellent stuff by Dilshan! Thushara gets the ball to bend back in sharply and Yousuf nearly edges the ball onto his stumps, the ball trickles behind the wicket and they try to pinch a single, Dilshan takes his gloves off, charges at the ball, sees that Yousuf is struggling and fires a direct hit at the other end, they know they've got him and the third umpire confirms 294/6
View dismissal Misbah-ul-Haq c Jayawardene b Herath 56 160 128 9 0 43.75
59.2 relief all around for the Sri Lankans, Herath flights it outside off and Misbah is undecided on what shot to play, he lunges forward and ends up getting a leading edge straight to Jayawardene at first slip 219/5
View dismissal Shoaib Malik b Kulasekara 38 101 71 4 0 53.52
84.6 a sight to behold for any fast bowler! Kulasekara probes on the corridor of uncertainty outside the off stump, Malik is all at sea as the ball straightens and clips the side of the off stump, Kulasekara will want to see that replay a 100 times 303/7
View dismissal Kamran Akmal run out (Mathews) 31 44 35 6 0 88.57
91.1 from Mendis, Angel (o) in the Outfield! He paddles it to fine leg and sets off for the second run, Akmal realises he's in trouble and he;s ball-watching, Angelo Mathews gathers the ball and fires a flat, accurate throw and bulls eye, it's a direct hit and Akmal dives in vain, Dilshan does the intelligent thing by not standing in front of the stumps 339/9
View dismissal Umar Gul b Kulasekara 7 17 9 0 1 77.77
88.4 timber again! That stump to stump line gets him another wicket, he pitches it on the off stump line and Gul plays down the wrong line and exposes the woodwork, the ball hits the top of the off stump 329/8
View dismissal Mohammad Amir c Paranavitana b Thushara 4 24 21 0 0 19.04
93.6 edged and taken, he pitched it up outside off and Aamer goes for the drive but gets a thick outside edge, Tharanga Paranavitana takes a sharp low catch falling forward at first slip 342/10
Saeed Ajmal not out 1 11 2 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 12, lb 15, w 1, nb 7) 35
  Total (all out; 94 overs; 402 mins) 342 (3.63 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets KMDN Kulasekara 24 3 71 4 2.95 107 4 1
0.2 to Salman Butt, timber! He is after all the No.1 bowler in ODIs at the moment, he gets the ball to straighten and Butt is all at sea as he shapes to leave the ball, the ball clips the top of the off stump and the Sri Lankans can't believe it 1/1
16.4 to Abdur Rauf, and finally Kulasekara and Sri Lanka strike, he lands the ball very close to the off stump and draws Rauf to play at it, the ball straightens, there's a faint trickle to the keeper and the umpire raises the finger after a few anxious seconds 55/3
84.6 to Shoaib Malik, a sight to behold for any fast bowler! Kulasekara probes on the corridor of uncertainty outside the off stump, Malik is all at sea as the ball straightens and clips the side of the off stump, Kulasekara will want to see that replay a 100 times 303/7
88.4 to Umar Gul, timber again! That stump to stump line gets him another wicket, he pitches it on the off stump line and Gul plays down the wrong line and exposes the woodwork, the ball hits the top of the off stump 329/8
View wickets T Thushara 21 3 77 2 3.66 93 10 0 (3nb)
3.5 to Khurram Manzoor, Thushara lands it just on the line of leg stump, manzoor shuffles too far across and tries to glance it down but he's trapped on the pads, the question was the height but the umpire was convinced, that would have clipped the top of leg stump 5/2
93.6 to Mohammad Amir, edged and taken, he pitched it up outside off and Aamer goes for the drive but gets a thick outside edge, Tharanga Paranavitana takes a sharp low catch falling forward at first slip 342/10
  BAW Mendis 25 2 89 0 3.56 106 11 0 (4nb)
View wicket AD Mathews 8 2 26 1 3.25 36 4 0 (1w)
20.6 to Younis Khan, and for the second time in this match a debutant takes a wicket in the first over! Mathews pitches it up outside off and the ball holds its line, Younis is forced to play at it but he fails to cover the line, the outside edge challenges Dilshan but he shows excellent reflexes to dive to his right and take the catch with both hands 80/4
View wicket HMRKB Herath 16 2 52 1 3.25 67 6 0
59.2 to Misbah-ul-Haq, relief all around for the Sri Lankans, Herath flights it outside off and Misbah is undecided on what shot to play, he lunges forward and ends up getting a leading edge straight to Jayawardene at first slip 219/5
  Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal HMRKB Herath lbw b Younis Khan 15 89 60 1 0 25.00
16.5 wicket at the brink of lunch! full and swinging into the pads, landed on middle and struck him low in line with leg stump as he tried to push it through midwicket, Harper thought hard about it and raised his finger but we need replays to confirm if that would not have slid down the leg side 68/2
View dismissal SM Warnapura c Younis Khan b Umar Gul 0 8 2 0 0 0.00
1.2 gone! What a start. Gul lands it in the corridor just slightly short of a good length, Warnapura, with hardly any foot movement, pushes at it from the crease, gets a thick edge and Younis Khan at second slip bends low to take a sharp catch 0/1
View dismissal NT Paranavitana c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Amir 49 107 58 5 0 84.48
21.3 gone! A peach of a delivery that, the ball was consistently moving in but he got this one to swing the other way, landed just slightly short of a good length on the off, but fuller than the previous two, Paranavitana tried to defend it playing half-forward, got a thick edge straight to Akmal 86/3
View dismissal KC Sangakkara* c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Amir 14 50 31 1 0 45.16
25.6 he's snared another one! Aamer takes three, Sangakkara is sucked into the drive, it's an overpitched delivery outside off but with the ball swinging, the shot was a touch too risky, it moved away to catch the outside edge and Akmal dived well to his right to snap a sharp one 101/5
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c †Kamran Akmal b Mohammad Amir 0 9 4 0 0 0.00
23.1 Aamer is bowling a dream spell here, Sri Lanka are in trouble now. Poor shot, there was no need to hang his bat to a slightly wide one, landed on a good length and moved away and Jayawardene prodded at it, the swing produced a thick edge and Kamran Akmal dived to his right to complete a good catch 88/4
View dismissal TT Samaraweera c Misbah-ul-Haq b Saeed Ajmal 34 93 67 7 0 50.74
41.2 could that be the decisive blow? The doosra and Samaraweera failed to pick it, pitched it just right, on a good length just fractionally outside off, the batsman reached forward to defend, it spun away to take the outside edge safe into the palms of Misbah-ul-Haq at first slip 156/7
View dismissal TM Dilshan c Khurram Manzoor b Younis Khan 22 50 27 4 0 81.48
36.1 big wicket! Dilshan couldn't resist chasing a wide delivery, was full and he reached for it, slicing it straight to second slip to Khurram Manzoor who took an easy catch, Younis' golden arm has done the trick again 138/6
View dismissal AD Mathews c Salman Butt b Abdur Rauf 27 74 34 3 0 79.41
51.6 he's gone! Short and wide, there to cut and Mathews tried to do exactly that, it swung away, flew off the outside edge and Salman Butt at third man took a well judged catch bending forward just inches from the ground 191/8
View dismissal KMDN Kulasekara lbw b Saeed Ajmal 25 60 47 4 0 53.19
54.5 he's given him! Bowled from wide of the crease, pitched short outside off and spun in sharply to strike him above the knee roll, looked high on first sight but Harper had no doubt 211/9
T Thushara not out 15 21 10 3 0 150.00
View dismissal BAW Mendis b Saeed Ajmal 1 8 5 0 0 20.00
56.2 quicker one bowled flat, too quick for Mendis who fails to defend it as it zips through the gate to crash into middle 217/10
Extras (lb 7, w 1, nb 7) 15
  Total (all out; 56.2 overs; 281 mins) 217 (3.85 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets Mohammad Amir 11 2 38 3 3.45 46 5 0
21.3 to Paranavitana, gone! A peach of a delivery that, the ball was consistently moving in but he got this one to swing the other way, landed just slightly short of a good length on the off, but fuller than the previous two, Paranavitana tried to defend it playing half-forward, got a thick edge straight to Akmal 86/3
23.1 to Jayawardene, Aamer is bowling a dream spell here, Sri Lanka are in trouble now. Poor shot, there was no need to hang his bat to a slightly wide one, landed on a good length and moved away and Jayawardene prodded at it, the swing produced a thick edge and Kamran Akmal dived to his right to complete a good catch 88/4
25.6 to Sangakkara, he's snared another one! Aamer takes three, Sangakkara is sucked into the drive, it's an overpitched delivery outside off but with the ball swinging, the shot was a touch too risky, it moved away to catch the outside edge and Akmal dived well to his right to snap a sharp one 101/5
View wicket Umar Gul 10 2 62 1 6.20 41 10 0 (6nb, 1w)
1.2 to Warnapura, gone! What a start. Gul lands it in the corridor just slightly short of a good length, Warnapura, with hardly any foot movement, pushes at it from the crease, gets a thick edge and Younis Khan at second slip bends low to take a sharp catch 0/1
View wicket Abdur Rauf 13 1 49 1 3.76 55 7 0
51.6 to Mathews, he's gone! Short and wide, there to cut and Mathews tried to do exactly that, it swung away, flew off the outside edge and Salman Butt at third man took a well judged catch bending forward just inches from the ground 191/8
View wickets Younis Khan 10 1 27 2 2.70 45 2 0 (1nb)
16.5 to Herath, wicket at the brink of lunch! full and swinging into the pads, landed on middle and struck him low in line with leg stump as he tried to push it through midwicket, Harper thought hard about it and raised his finger but we need replays to confirm if that would not have slid down the leg side 68/2
36.1 to Dilshan, big wicket! Dilshan couldn't resist chasing a wide delivery, was full and he reached for it, slicing it straight to second slip to Khurram Manzoor who took an easy catch, Younis' golden arm has done the trick again 138/6
View wickets Saeed Ajmal 12.2 0 34 3 2.75 53 4 0
41.2 to Samaraweera, could that be the decisive blow? The doosra and Samaraweera failed to pick it, pitched it just right, on a good length just fractionally outside off, the batsman reached forward to defend, it spun away to take the outside edge safe into the palms of Misbah-ul-Haq at first slip 156/7
54.5 to Kulasekara, he's given him! Bowled from wide of the crease, pitched short outside off and spun in sharply to strike him above the knee roll, looked high on first sight but Harper had no doubt 211/9
56.2 to Mendis, quicker one bowled flat, too quick for Mendis who fails to defend it as it zips through the gate to crash into middle 217/10
  Pakistan 2nd innings (target: 168 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Khurram Manzoor c Jayawardene b Mendis 15 53 42 1 0 35.71
11.1 first breakthrough! Flighted outside off, came from the back of the hand that one, Khurram got forward to defend it on the off side wide of silly point, it went away to take the outside edge straight to slip 36/1
View dismissal Salman Butt c Paranavitana b Herath 28 99 53 4 0 52.83
20.4 Butt has holed out! Pakistan are in a spot of bother now, the pressure was on and Butt, who had played so well yesterday, heaved it straight down deep square leg's throat, unnecessary shot, he probably aimed to relieve some of the pressure but has ended up creating more 72/4
View dismissal Younis Khan* lbw b Mathews 3 6 2 0 0 150.00
12.1 came back in to rap him on the pads, Sri Lanka are clawing back, swung in, he was half-forward and tried to defend it towards cover, was struck in line just under the knee-roll and Harper gave it out. 39/2
View dismissal Mohammad Yousuf lbw b Herath 12 37 25 1 0 48.00
20.1 gone! Slips in the straighter one, tossed it up, drifted into middle and Yousuf, expecting it to spin away played down the wrong line and was trapped in front, Harper had no hesitation in giving that out and replays indicate he made the right decision 71/3
View dismissal Misbah-ul-Haq run out (†Dilshan) 7 41 24 0 0 29.16
27.5 from Thushara, run out, this is going nowhere for Pakistan, the decisive blow I think, went across the line to glance it fine, deflected off his pads and rolled down to Dilshan who scored a direct hit at the striker's end to find Misbah just short of his ground, had walked down too far and should never have attempted the single there, was too late while trying to make it back 85/7
View dismissal Shoaib Malik c †Dilshan b Thushara 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
21.3 five down! Sri Lanka have edged ahead in a matter of overs, beautiful delivery, full outside off and leaving the right hander, Malik is sucked into the drive but the away movement produces a thin edge and Dilshan takes a dolly 72/5
View dismissal Kamran Akmal lbw b Thushara 6 16 12 1 0 50.00
25.1 Sri Lanka are on top! Plumb! Landed on a good length on leg stump and moved towards middle and off, he was induced into playing the drive, tried to hit it on the rise but played inside the line, struck on the pads and right in front! 80/6
View dismissal Abdur Rauf c Jayawardene b Herath 13 83 54 0 0 24.07
44.3 All over! Flighted on middle, Rauf's yes lit up, tried to drill it down the ground, it spun away to take the outside edge and Jayawardene took a sharp catch at slip to end the Test 117/10
View dismissal Umar Gul b Mendis 9 35 28 0 0 32.14
35.1 Not too well I'm afraid, this one spun away, landed on middle, he played across the line thinking it'll spin into him, it went the other way to crash into off 95/8
View dismissal Mohammad Amir c †Dilshan b Herath 6 20 16 0 0 37.50
40.2 Herath takes one more, the end is near for Pakistan now, went straight on, Aamer came forward to defend playing for the spin and it caught the edge, Dilshan, who has impressed with the gloves today, too a smart catch moving a hint to his left 110/9
Saeed Ajmal not out 1 13 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (b 13, lb 3, w 1) 17
  Total (all out; 44.3 overs; 202 mins) 117 (2.62 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  KMDN Kulasekara 7 1 25 0 3.57 27 1 0
View wickets T Thushara 12 4 21 2 1.75 60 2 0 (1w)
21.3 to Shoaib Malik, five down! Sri Lanka have edged ahead in a matter of overs, beautiful delivery, full outside off and leaving the right hander, Malik is sucked into the drive but the away movement produces a thin edge and Dilshan takes a dolly 72/5
25.1 to Kamran Akmal, Sri Lanka are on top! Plumb! Landed on a good length on leg stump and moved towards middle and off, he was induced into playing the drive, tried to hit it on the rise but played inside the line, struck on the pads and right in front! 80/6
View wicket AD Mathews 4 0 13 1 3.25 16 1 0
12.1 to Younis Khan, came back in to rap him on the pads, Sri Lanka are clawing back, swung in, he was half-forward and tried to defend it towards cover, was struck in line just under the knee-roll and Harper gave it out. 39/2
View wickets BAW Mendis 10 0 27 2 2.70 43 2 0
11.1 to Khurram Manzoor, first breakthrough! Flighted outside off, came from the back of the hand that one, Khurram got forward to defend it on the off side wide of silly point, it went away to take the outside edge straight to slip 36/1
35.1 to Umar Gul, Not too well I'm afraid, this one spun away, landed on middle, he played across the line thinking it'll spin into him, it went the other way to crash into off 95/8
View wickets HMRKB Herath 11.3 5 15 4 1.30 60 1 0
20.1 to Mohammad Yousuf, gone! Slips in the straighter one, tossed it up, drifted into middle and Yousuf, expecting it to spin away played down the wrong line and was trapped in front, Harper had no hesitation in giving that out and replays indicate he made the right decision 71/3
20.4 to Salman Butt, Butt has holed out! Pakistan are in a spot of bother now, the pressure was on and Butt, who had played so well yesterday, heaved it straight down deep square leg's throat, unnecessary shot, he probably aimed to relieve some of the pressure but has ended up creating more 72/4
40.2 to Mohammad Amir, Herath takes one more, the end is near for Pakistan now, went straight on, Aamer came forward to defend playing for the spin and it caught the edge, Dilshan, who has impressed with the gloves today, too a smart catch moving a hint to his left 110/9
44.3 to Abdur Rauf, All over! Flighted on middle, Rauf's yes lit up, tried to drill it down the ground, it spun away to take the outside edge and Jayawardene took a sharp catch at slip to end the Test 117/10

Match details


Toss - Pakistan, who chose to field
Series - Sri Lanka led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts - Abdur Rauf, Mohammad Amir and Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan); AD Mathews (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match - HMRKB Herath (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - IJ Gould (England) and DJ Harper (Australia)
TV umpire - HDPK Dharmasena
Match referee - AG Hurst (Australia)
Reserve umpire - SSK Gallage
Close of play
  • Sat, 4 Jul - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 15/2 (Younis Khan 7*, Abdur Rauf 0*, 7 ov)
  • Sun, 5 Jul - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 0/0 (HMRKB Herath 0*, SM Warnapura 0*, 1 ov)
  • Mon, 6 Jul - day 3 - Pakistan 2nd innings 71/2 (Salman Butt 28*, Mohammad Yousuf 12*, 19 ov)
  • Tue, 7 Jul - day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 117 (44.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 43/2 in 12.0 overs (NT Paranavitana 25, DPMD Jayawardene 5)
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 13.1 overs (80 balls), Extras 2
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (NT Paranavitana 28, DPMD Jayawardene 21, Ex 2)
    • NT Paranavitana: 50 off 67 balls (8 x 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 22.1 overs (134 balls), Extras 3
    • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 104/3 in 24.0 overs (NT Paranavitana 57, TT Samaraweera 3)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 139/3 in 39.0 overs (NT Paranavitana 72, TT Samaraweera 21)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 42.4 overs (257 balls), Extras 5
    • Tea: Sri Lanka - 194/5 in 54.0 overs (TM Dilshan 28, AD Mathews 17)
    • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 55.5 overs (336 balls), Extras 5
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 247/7 in 67.0 overs (KMDN Kulasekara 23, HMRKB Herath 5)
    • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 67.2 overs (405 balls), Extras 5
    • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 292/10 in 81.0 overs (HMRKB Herath 20)
    • Sri Lanka Innings: 81st over - 2 balls; (Saeed Ajmal, called by Umpire IJ Gould)
    • End Of Day: Pakistan - 15/2 in 7.0 overs (Younis Khan 7, Abdur Rauf 0)
    • Pakistan: 50 runs in 15.3 overs (94 balls), Extras 10
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 74 balls (Younis Khan 10, Abdur Rauf 31, Ex 9)
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 80/4 in 21.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 10)
    • Pakistan: 100 runs in 25.5 overs (158 balls), Extras 14
    • Lunch: Pakistan - 120/4 in 33.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 30, Misbah-ul-Haq 16)
    • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 95 balls (Mohammad Yousuf 27, Misbah-ul-Haq 19, Ex 4)
    • Rain: Pakistan - 139/4 in 41.3 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 41, Misbah-ul-Haq 21)
    • Pakistan: 150 runs in 45.1 overs (277 balls), Extras 19
    • Mohammad Yousuf: 50 off 74 balls (5 x 4)
    • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 187 balls (Mohammad Yousuf 55, Misbah-ul-Haq 37, Ex 8)
    • Pakistan: 200 runs in 55.6 overs (343 balls), Extras 23
    • Misbah-ul-Haq: 50 off 117 balls (8 x 4)
    • Tea: Pakistan - 225/5 in 61.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 82, Shoaib Malik 5)
    • Pakistan: 250 runs in 70.2 overs (429 balls), Extras 26
    • Mohammad Yousuf: 100 off 157 balls (9 x 4)
    • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 96 balls (Mohammad Yousuf 23, Shoaib Malik 25, Ex 2)
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 280/5 in 78.0 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 109, Shoaib Malik 31)
    • New Ball Taken: Pakistan 284/5 after 80.1 overs (Mohammad Yousuf 110, Shoaib Malik 34)
    • Pakistan: 300 runs in 83.4 overs (509 balls), Extras 30
    • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 0/0 in 1.0 overs (HMRKB Herath 0, BSM Warnapura 0)
    • Wet Ground: Sri Lanka - 0/0 in 1.0 overs (HMRKB Herath 0, BSM Warnapura 0)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 46/1 in 10.0 overs (HMRKB Herath 7, NT Paranavitana 27)
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 12.5 overs (83 balls), Extras 13
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 75 balls (HMRKB Herath 8, NT Paranavitana 29, Ex 13)
    • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 70/2 in 18.0 overs (NT Paranavitana 42, KC Sangakkara 0)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 25.4 overs (162 balls), Extras 15
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 114/5 in 29.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 17, TM Dilshan 4)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 149/6 in 39.0 overs (TT Samaraweera 30, AD Mathews 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 39.1 overs (243 balls), Extras 15
    • Tea: Sri Lanka - 182/7 in 48.0 overs (AD Mathews 24, KMDN Kulasekara 9)
    • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 53.4 overs (330 balls), Extras 15
    • Innings Break: Pakistan - 0/0
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 36/0 in 11.0 overs (Khurram Manzoor 15, Salman Butt 12)
    • Pakistan: 50 runs in 14.5 overs (90 balls), Extras 13
    • End Of Day: Pakistan - 71/2 in 19.0 overs (Salman Butt 28, Mohammad Yousuf 12)
    • Drinks: Pakistan - 89/7 in 31.0 overs (Abdur Rauf 1, Umar Gul 4)
    • Pakistan: 100 runs in 36.2 overs (219 balls), Extras 14
 
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