ICC Champions Trophy Warm-up Matches, India v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, Jun 1, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Played at Edgbaston, Birmingham (neutral venue)
1 June 2013 (50-over match)
2.5

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, bowls on a length outside off stump and Kohli defends back to the bowler

2.6

Kulasekara to Kohli, FOUR, this one on a length angling in outside of offstump and Kohli is able to free his arms and drive on the up through the covers for a boundary

India 11/1   V Kohli 4* (2b 1x4)
3.3

Mathews to Kohli, 1 wide, better line, on the off stump and just short of a length. Kohli blocks it to the fielder at point

3.3

Mathews to Kohli, no run

3.4

Mathews to Kohli, no run, Mathews bowls it on a length and Kohli defends off the back foot

3.5

Mathews to Kohli, no run

3.6

Mathews to Kohli, no run, Mathews bowls it slightly fuller on the off stump and Kohli defends on the back foot to the fielder at mid on

India 13/1   V Kohli 4* (6b 1x4)
4.2

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, bowls the same line on the off stump, almost a half volley and Kohli gets into position quickly and drives on the front foot, only to find a fielder in the circle

4.3

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, this one is straighter and Kohli gets quickly onto the front foot and drives to mid on for a single

India 15/1   V Kohli 5* (8b 1x4)
5.1

Mathews to Kohli, no run, Mathews bowls one straight and Kohli defends back to the bowler

5.2

Mathews to Kohli, FOUR, delivery going down the legside and Kohli gets into position in a flash and whips it off his pads to the leg side for a boundary

5.3

Mathews to Kohli, no run, Mathews bowls on the off stump and Kohli defends to the fielder at mid on

5.4

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, once again the ball angles down the leg side and Kohli is able to cover the delivery and run a single on the leg side

India 20/1   V Kohli 10* (12b 2x4)
6.1

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, straight delivery on off stump and angling in. Kohli gets on the front foot and pushes the ball to mid on for a single

6.2

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, slightly full on leg stump from Kulasekera and Kohli waits for it before clipping towards mid on, tries to beat the fielder but unable to

6.4

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, almost bowls at a yorker-length. Kohli waits on it and then flicks it off his toes square to the leg side

India 27/1   V Kohli 12* (15b 2x4)
7.1

Eranga to Kohli, FOUR, Erange with a loosener going down the leg side, and it's almost too easy for Kohli as he leans into the shot and flicks off the front foot to the square leg boundary

7.2

Eranga to Kohli, no run, Better line as he bowls outside off stump and Kohli defends off the back foot to point

7.3

Eranga to Kohli, 1 run, short of a length, shaping in to the batsman, Kohli able to glance the ball to third man

7.5

Eranga to Kohli, no run, This one straight on the off stump, angling in and Kohli waits on the back foot before blocking back to the bowler

7.6

Eranga to Kohli, no run, bowls short of a length just outside off stump, and Kohli defends to point off the back foot

India 37/1   V Kohli 17* (20b 3x4)
8.4

NLTC Perera to Kohli, FOUR, this one on a length, Kohli just waits on it before getting on his back foot and punching through the covers for a boundary

8.5

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, bowls at a length and Kohli glances the ball off the back foot towards third man for a single

India 43/1   V Kohli 22* (22b 4x4)
9.1

Eranga to Kohli, FOUR, delivery goes straight and begins to angle into the leg side. Kohli waits before getting on the front foot and playing an on drive to the boundary

9.2

Eranga to Kohli, 4 runs, slightly full from Eranga and Kohli leans into the cover drive and hits it square to the fielder on the boundary, the fielder makes a mess of it by first overrunning and then failing to pick up the ball cleanly, before dropping again and then recovering with a throw from the deep. In that time the two batsmen were able to scurry four runs

9.3

Eranga to Kohli, 1 bye, slower ball from Eranga, Kohli waits on the front foot to try and steer to third man but misses the ball and Sangakkara collects it, Kohli able to sneak a single

India 52/1   V Kohli 30* (25b 5x4)
10.1

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, short of length ball just outside off, Kohli was looking to drive that through the off, he had to check his stroke at the last moment, plays if softly towards cover

10.5

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, bit more width, this time it is Kohli who opens the face to send the ball towards third man

India 59/2   V Kohli 32* (27b 5x4)
11.1

Eranga to Kohli, 1 run, driven through the off side for a single

India 60/2   V Kohli 33* (28b 5x4)
12.1

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 wide

12.1

NLTC Perera to Kohli, no run, opens the face to guide the ball towards backward point, that was back of a length and outside off

12.2

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, shorter and wider, Kohli waits on the back foot before steering the ball down to third man

12.5

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, full ball is squeezed out towards deep backward point

India 64/3   V Kohli 35* (31b 5x4)
13.1

Eranga to Kohli, 1 run, length ball outside off, driven towards point for a single

13.3

Eranga to Kohli, no run, full ball is wristily worked towards mid-on

13.4

Eranga to Kohli, no run, defended solidly towards cover by Kohli

13.5

Eranga to Kohli, 1 run, length ball outside off, opens the face to run the ball down to third man

India 71/3   V Kohli 37* (35b 5x4)
14.1

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, length ball just outside off, driven crisply towards mid-off, Kohli completes a tight single

14.4

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, short ball just outside off, Kohli does well to control that as he hooks the ball, sends it towards deep square leg

India 74/3   V Kohli 39* (37b 5x4)
15.3

Eranga to Kohli, 1 run, length ball angling in towards the pads, clipped down towards fine leg

India 81/3   V Kohli 40* (38b 5x4)
16.5

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, length ball outside off, driven towards mid-off where a misfield allows the single

India 88/3   V Kohli 41* (39b 5x4)
17.2

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, a fullish ball is worked in front of square leg for one more

17.4

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, Kohli skips down the track and muscles the ball down the ground. strikes Herath's foot and rolls towards long-on

India 93/3   V Kohli 43* (41b 5x4)
18.1

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, short of length ball, Kohli plays that uppishly off the backfoot, to the right of the bowler

18.4

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, the 100 comes up with a single towards mid-on

India 100/3   V Kohli 45* (43b 5x4)
19.1

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, Herath bowls slightly full on the off stump and Kohli gets forward to drive past short extra-cover to the man at long-off

19.4

Herath to Kohli, no run, Herath bowls this one full on middle and leg. Kohli safely negotiates with a forward defense

19.5

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, Herath pitching this at a length on off stump. Kohli shuffles down and drives the ball to long-off

India 107/3   V Kohli 47* (46b 5x4)
20.2

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, bowls it full on leg stump and Kohli gets deep to glance this past short fine leg. Kohli looking for two but is sent back

India 110/3   V Kohli 48* (47b 5x4)
21.3

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, this is a full one, landing just outside of off stump, and Kohli is able to drive to the fielder at extra cover

India 113/4   V Kohli 49* (48b 5x4)
22.2

Senanayake to Kohli, no run, lands on off stump and Kohli tries to drive through on the on side but finds a fielder

22.3

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, this one lands on the leg stump and full, Kohli reaches on his front foot and sweeps to mid on for a single, fifty up for Kohli

22.5

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, lands full on the off stump, and Kohli plays his trademark whip to the leg side for an easy single

India 120/4   V Kohli 51* (51b 5x4)
23.1

Herath to Kohli, no run, Herath pitches it slightly full outside off stump and Kohli drives to point for none

23.2

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, Herath pitches it full on middle and Kohli gets on the front foot and angles the ball on the off side square for a quick run

23.5

Herath to Kohli, no run, pitches on middle, looks to straighten and Kohli whips it to mid on for no run

23.6

Herath to Kohli, 2 runs, pitched outside off stump, Kohli able to drive on the front foot to the leg side for two runs

India 124/4   V Kohli 54* (55b 5x4)
24.3

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, pitched on a length outside off stump and Kohli gets deep in the crease and plays a short-arm pull to the fielder at long on

24.5

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, pitched slightly short of a length outside off stump, Kohli once again gets deep into the crease and is able to whip it through the leg side for a single

India 128/4   V Kohli 56* (57b 5x4)
25.4

Mendis to Kohli, no run

25.5

Mendis to Kohli, no run, slightly full on the off stump, Kohli tries to cut through the off side on the back foot but the shot was not on

25.6

Mendis to Kohli, 1 run, slightly short of a length angling into the pads and Kohli plays off the back foot towards the leg side

India 131/4   V Kohli 57* (60b 5x4)
26.1

Dilshan to Kohli, no run, Another bowling change is instituted as Tillakaratne Dilshan comes on. Bowls middle stump line and full, Kohli defends on the back foot

26.2

Dilshan to Kohli, 1 run, bowled on a length going into the pads and Kohli is able to whip it away past mid on for a single

26.5

Dilshan to Kohli, 2 runs, slightly short going onto the pads, and Kohli gets back into the crease and plays off the back foot towards the leg side

26.6

Dilshan to Kohli, no run, Dilshan once again attacks the off stump, Kohli attempted to hit through the covers but ended up batting it straight back to the bowler

India 135/4   V Kohli 60* (64b 5x4)
27.3

Mendis to Kohli, no run, Kohli blocks off the front foot and the ball carries to the fielder at point

27.4

Mendis to Kohli, 1 run, this one pitches outside off stump and generates massive spin, Kohli surprised by the turn and attempts to adjust his shot, but unable to get any decent bat on it

India 137/4   V Kohli 61* (66b 5x4)
28.1

Dilshan to Kohli, no run, Slightly full on leg stump and Kohli whips it straight into Karthik's feet. This prevents a single and a nasty surprise for Karthik!

28.2

Dilshan to Kohli, 1 run, ball going down the leg side, pitched on middle, picks up the gap on the onside, single down to deep square leg

India 146/4   V Kohli 62* (68b 5x4)
29.1

Mendis to Kohli, no run, pitched full on the leg stump and Kohli digs it out and steers to mid off

29.2

Mendis to Kohli, FOUR, guilty of pitching it too short again, that too on middle, Kohli plays a backfoot push through the on side and is able to beat long on to the boundary

29.3

Mendis to Kohli, 1 run, Mendis adjusts his line, bowls just on off stump and Kohli gets to the pitch of the ball and whips past mid off for a single to the fielder at long-off

India 155/4   V Kohli 67* (71b 6x4)
30.1

Dilshan to Kohli, 1 run, bowled full and on the pads, Kohli flicks to the leg side through the mid on region for a single

30.3

Dilshan to Kohli, 2 runs, this one is angling down the pads, Kohli whips past mid on and is able to put pressure on the fielder to complete two runs in quick time

30.4

Dilshan to Kohli, 2 runs, great running from these two! Once again Kohli deals with one on the pads with a front foot whip and picks up two runs

30.5

Dilshan to Kohli, 1 run, Dilshan attacking middle and leg stump, Kohli pushes to the leg side for a single

India 176/4   V Kohli 73* (75b 6x4)
31.1

NLTC Perera to Kohli, no run, Perera comes back into the attack after the spinners proved expensive, especially Mendis. Proving to be a useful partnership for India. Pitches on a length on the off stump, Kohli angles his bat and whips to the leg side but unable to beat the fielder

31.2

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, short and going down middle and leg, Kohli flicks off the back foot and steers it to short fine leg

India 181/4   V Kohli 74* (77b 6x4)
32.1

Mathews to Kohli, no run, Mathews brings himself into the attack as Kohli and Karthik announce their charge. Slower, short delivery outside the off stump and Kohli walks down the pitch but ends up parrying the ball back to the bowler who is able to block the rebound with a diving effort

32.2

Mathews to Kohli, 3 runs, just on a length, going down the leg side, and Kohli gets on the front foot and flicks it fine past short fine leg for three runs

32.6

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, Mathews around the wicket, slower ball going into the pads, Kohli blocks it back to the bowler

India 194/4   V Kohli 78* (80b 6x4)
33.1

NLTC Perera to Kohli, no run, Perera bowls it on a length, going down the leg side, Kohli flicks it strongly but finds the fielder, misses on a boundary opportunity

33.2

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, pitched outside off stump and just short of a length, Kohli rocks back and cracks it square through the off side, picks up a single

33.5

NLTC Perera to Kohli, no run, bowls straight at a length, Kohli steps down the pitch to try and force it through mid on, but finds the fielder

33.6

NLTC Perera to Kohli, 1 run, short and outside off stump, Kohli glides to the off side of the back foot for a single

India 197/4   V Kohli 80* (84b 6x4)
34.1

Mathews to Kohli, 2 runs, short ball angling in and Karthik pulls it square to the boundary, ball was cramping him so the shot did seem forced

34.2

Mathews to Kohli, 2 runs, bowled straight and at a length, Kohli drives to long on and runs two

34.3

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, bowled at a length and straight, Kohli comes down the track and whips on the front foot to the leg side for a run

34.5

Mathews to Kohli, 1 wide, full and down the leg side, called a wide by the umpire although it looked like it may have brushed the batsman on the way, but a wide nonetheless

34.5

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, slower ball angling into middle, Kohli steps down but ends up driving to the mid on region

India 205/4   V Kohli 86* (88b 6x4)
35.3

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, pitched at a length, angling in and Kohli gets on the front foot and drives straight to extra cover

35.4

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, slower ball, seems to have held up on Kohli, he hits it on the up and the ball spoons into the air, but luckily away from any close-in fielders

35.5

Kulasekara to Kohli, FOUR, another full delivery going down the leg side, Kohli waits, gets on the front foot and drives past mid on to the boundary

35.6

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, pitches on a length on off stump, Kohli steers to cover for a quick single, 100 runs up for the pair

India 212/4   V Kohli 91* (92b 7x4)
36.1

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, Herath back into the attack, pitches straight on middle and Kohli gets down the track to steer it past mid on to the boundary, however the boundary rider is able to pick it up in time and throws it in to prevent any further runs

36.3

Herath to Kohli, SIX, full toss from Herath outside off stump and Kohli pays a lofted extra-cover drive over the inner ring for a six

36.4

Herath to Kohli, 2 runs, Herath whips to the leg side, and Kohli gets down the track to steer it to the right off mid on, fielder at long on makes a mess of it and affords him the extra single to get a well deserved century

36.5

Herath to Kohli, 2 runs, once again pitched on a length on the leg side and Kohli whips to the leg side for two

36.6

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, Herath pitches full on the leg side and Kohli dances down the track to complete a single with a leg side whip

India 225/4   V Kohli 103* (97b 7x4 1x6)
37.1

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, finds the yorker on middle and Kohli plays well to dig it out and scamper a quick single

37.3

Kulasekara to Kohli, FOUR, bowl on a length outside off stump and Kohli steps down and lofts it over extra cover for a boundary

37.4

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, right in the blockhole again by Kulasekera. Kohli, in this form, is too good and just waits on the front foot to steer through the cover region on the off side for a single

37.6

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, pitched full and wide and Kohli gets on the front foot and drives straight to extra cover

India 233/4   V Kohli 109* (101b 8x4 1x6)
38.2

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, pitches on middle, Kohli dances down and whips to mid on for a single

38.4

Senanayake to Kohli, FOUR, pitches once again on middle. Kohli knows what to expect, and with no fielder at short leg, he gets down to slog-sweep to fine leg for a boundary

38.5

Senanayake to Kohli, SIX, ball angling down the leg side and Kohli dances down the track and heaves it over long on for a six. India beginning to turn the screws here.

38.6

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, Senanayake back over the wicket now, pitches it on middle and Kohli is able to flick it to the leg side off the back foot for a single

India 247/4   V Kohli 121* (105b 9x4 2x6)
39.1

Eranga to Kohli, 1 run, Eranga comes on to finish his spell. Wide and a full toss from Eranga, Kohli times it sweetly with a drive on the up through to point

39.3

Eranga to Kohli, 3 runs, full and wide, Kohli opens the face of the bat to create a gap between third man and extra cover as he drives through the off side. Almost reaches the boundary but is cut off. They are able to scamper three runs

39.5

Eranga to Kohli, no run, full and outside off stump, Karthik plays with soft hands and angles to short third man but finds the fielder

39.6

Eranga to Kohli, no run, another yorker from Eranga, and Kohli can do little more than dig it out back to the bowler

India 253/4   V Kohli 125* (109b 9x4 2x6)
40.2

Dilhara to Kohli, FOUR, a low full toss and that is dispatched to the midwicket boundary, three rubbish balls to start this over

40.3

Dilhara to Kohli, 1 run, slower, length ball slanting in towards the pads, clipped towards square leg for a tight single

40.5

Dilhara to Kohli, SIX, a slower half-volley from Lokuhettige, and in this form Kohli isn't going to miss out, he launches that over long-on for six, this is turning out to be a nightmare over for Lokuhettige

40.6

Dilhara to Kohli, no run, full ball on the pads, Kolhi tucks it towards square leg, a couple of yards either way and there were plenty more runs there

India 271/4   V Kohli 136* (113b 10x4 3x6)
41.3

Eranga to Kohli, FOUR, another full toss, caned down the ground for four, no one stopping that one, another boundary

41.4

Eranga to Kohli, 1 run, full ball on legstump, clipped towards square leg by Kohli

41.6

Eranga to Kohli, 1 run, full once more, another powerful straight drive, Eranga gets his hand on that one and taps the ball towards long-on

India 283/4   V Kohli 142* (116b 11x4 3x6)
42.1

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, a yorker to start the over, even Kohli can only manage a single off that, squeezes it out towards short leg

India 284/4   V Kohli 143* (117b 11x4 3x6)
43.2

Eranga to Kohli, 1 run, low full toss, powered to the right of the bowler, long-on is straight enough to cut that off

43.4

Eranga to Kohli, no run, keeps it full, punched towards extra cover

43.5

Eranga to Kohli, OUT, Kohli is gone! A short ball that Kohli wanted to hammer to the leg side, gets a top-edge and the ball swirls towards mid-off, Chandimal judges that catch perfectly

V Kohli c Chandimal b Eranga 144 (120b 11x4 3x6) SR: 120.00

India 296/5   V Kohli 144 (120b 11x4 3x6)
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