ICC Champions Trophy Warm-up Matches

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

20.4

Senanayake to Karthik, no run, bowling just back of a length on off stump, this one bounces a bit higher than Karthik expected, and kicks into the pads with a rather dubious appeal from the Sri Lankans

20.5

Senanayake to Karthik, no run

20.6

Senanayake to Karthik, 1 run

India 111/4   KD Karthik 1* (3b)

21.1

Herath to Karthik, no run, Herath bowls full on middle and leg, Karthik digs it out successfully

21.2

Herath to Karthik, 1 run, this one is more on the leg side, just short, and Karthik is able to steer to cover for a single

21.4

Herath to Karthik, no run, lands it outside off stump and Karthik blocks to cover

21.5

Herath to Karthik, 2 runs, lands outside off stump, full, and Karthik drives towards extra-cover

21.6

Herath to Karthik, 1 run, full and outside off stump, Karthik gets a single

India 116/4   KD Karthik 5* (8b)

22.1

Senanayake to Karthik, 1 run, pitches it on middle, going down leg, Karthik able to flick off his pads square for a run

22.4

Senanayake to Karthik, 1 run, flighted delivery on off stump, drives it to the on side for a single

22.6

Senanayake to Karthik, no run, lands on a length outside off stump, Karthik gets deep into the crease and plays a cut square to the fielder

India 120/4   KD Karthik 7* (11b)

23.3

Herath to Karthik, no run, pitched on a length on the off stump, defended to cover

23.4

Herath to Karthik, 1 run, pitched on a length outside off stump, glances the ball to extra cover

India 122/4   KD Karthik 8* (13b)

24.1

Senanayake to Karthik, no run, pitched slightly full on the off stump, Karthik gets forward and drives to mid on

24.2

Senanayake to Karthik, 1 run, this one lands outside off stump, Karthik able to whip it through the mid on region for a run

24.4

Senanayake to Karthik, 1 run, this one slightly fuller on middle and leg stump, Karthik gets forward and drives through to mid on for a single

24.6

Senanayake to Karthik, 1 run, again bowled slightly short of a length, Karthik defends off the back foot to mid on

India 129/4   KD Karthik 11* (17b)

25.1

Mendis to Karthik, no run, Jeevan Mendis into the attack to try his luck and force a breakthrough to put India on the ropes. Bowls it full and on middle, Kohli whips to mid on

25.2

Mendis to Karthik, no run, again on middle, short of a length, Karthik parries back to the bowler on the back foot

25.3

Mendis to Karthik, 1 run, pitched on a length outside off stump and Karthik drives to the leg side

India 130/4   KD Karthik 12* (20b)

26.3

Dilshan to Karthik, no run, slightly shorter than the previous delivery, Karthik whips to no avail to the leg side

26.4

Dilshan to Karthik, 1 run, Karthik steers past mid on for an easy single, Dilshan bowls outside off stump on a length

India 133/4   KD Karthik 13* (22b)

27.1

Mendis to Karthik, no run, ball angled into the pads to break to middle, Karthik gets forward and defends to point

27.2

Mendis to Karthik, 1 run, Karthik gets forward and reaches for a sweep that is played fine to the leg side

27.5

Mendis to Karthik, FOUR, this one is short and Kohli latches onto it with a 'Watsonesque' short-arm pull by getting deep into the crease. The ball beats the fielder on the leg side boundary

27.6

Mendis to Karthik, FOUR, almost a carbon copy of the previous ball, once again the ball is short and Kohli gets back into his crease and is able to whip it a little finer towards the leg side boundary for another four

India 145/4   KD Karthik 22* (26b 2x4)

28.3

Dilshan to Karthik, no run

28.4

Dilshan to Karthik, FOUR, ball is going down the leg side and Karthik, fully aware of the short fine leg coming in, is able to sweep over the fielder for a boundary. Karthik looks to be getting on with proceedings here

28.5

Dilshan to Karthik, no run, line pitching on middle and leg and Karthik pushes to the leg side fielder inside the circle

28.6

Dilshan to Karthik, no run, pitches outside the off stump and Karthik cuts straight to the fielder at point

India 150/4   KD Karthik 26* (30b 3x4)

29.4

Mendis to Karthik, SIX, Karthik looks to join the party. Mendis goes down the leg side with a full toss, Karthik holds back before unleashing a pull that is lofted over long-on for a six.

29.5

Mendis to Karthik, FOUR, Mendis compensates next ball by pitching outside off stump and Karthik steps back and cuts away on the back foot through point to get another boundary. Smart batting here by Karthik

29.6

Mendis to Karthik, FOUR, Mendis pitches it on the leg stump and full, Karthik gets on the front foot and plays a traditional sweep square on the leg side for a boundary. India beginning to shift gears here

India 169/4   KD Karthik 40* (33b 5x4 1x6)

30.2

Dilshan to Karthik, 1 run, bowled full and down the leg side, Karthik able to get under it and push it through the off side for a single

30.6

Dilshan to Karthik, FOUR, bowler guilty of bowling on to the pads, Karthik waits for it and sweeps it to the right of short fine leg, carries to the boundary

India 180/4   KD Karthik 45* (35b 6x4 1x6)

31.3

NLTC Perera to Karthik, no run, this one at a length on off stump, Karthik finds the fielder at point

31.4

NLTC Perera to Karthik, no run, what a mix-up! Karthik steps down to a length ball on off stump and flicks to the leg side, Kohli sets off from the non-striker's end but Karthik is ball watching. Karthik sends him back and Kohli survives as the throw proves inaccurate at the non-striker's end

31.5

NLTC Perera to Karthik, no run

31.6

NLTC Perera to Karthik, SIX, this one is short and going down the leg side, Karthik gets in position and pulls strongly over the square boundary

India 187/4   KD Karthik 51* (39b 6x4 2x6)

32.3

Mathews to Karthik, no run, this one is short and wide outside off stump, Karthik attempts to pull it through mid on but is unable to get enough on it to force it through

32.4

Mathews to Karthik, 2 runs, this ball angles into the pads and Karthik, with his favourite pull shot, is unable to get enough bat and it goes straight to short fine leg

32.5

Mathews to Karthik, 1 run, short and going down leg, Kohli blocks to mid on

India 193/4   KD Karthik 54* (42b 6x4 2x6)

33.3

NLTC Perera to Karthik, no run, this one slightly full and on the off stump, Karthik parries it back to the bowler

33.4

NLTC Perera to Karthik, 1 leg bye, short of a length, angling down into the pads, Karthik flicks off the back foot but ends up getting a leg bye

India 196/4   KD Karthik 54* (44b 6x4 2x6)

34.4

Mathews to Karthik, 1 bye, slower bouncer from Mathews and Karthik was in position but was through the shot too early, ends up missing the ball completely after executing the shot

34.6

Mathews to Karthik, 1 run, slower ball again, angling into the pads, Karthik flicks to the leg side. Drinks are called for the players

India 206/4   KD Karthik 55* (46b 6x4 2x6)

35.1

Kulasekara to Karthik, no run, full delivery going down middle and leg, Karthik digs it out

35.2

Kulasekara to Karthik, 1 run, full delivery which angles into the batsman and Karthik steers through the off side for a single

India 207/4   KD Karthik 56* (48b 6x4 2x6)

36.2

Herath to Karthik, 1 run, this one pitches on leg stump, Karthik walks to the pitch of the ball and digs it out to the mid on region for a single

India 214/4   KD Karthik 57* (49b 6x4 2x6)

37.2

Kulasekara to Karthik, 1 run, slower delivery full and on off stump, Karthik drives the ball for a single to mid off

37.5

Kulasekara to Karthik, 1 run, full toss going down the leg side and Karthik whips to the leg side. Missed out on an opportunity there.

India 233/4   KD Karthik 59* (51b 6x4 2x6)

38.1

Senanayake to Karthik, 1 run, Senanayake is the new bowling change for Angelo Mathews. Bowling around the wicket to Karthik. Pitches on the leg side and full, Karthik steers through to extra cover for a single

38.3

Senanayake to Karthik, 1 run, pitches on middle, Karthik walks down and hits a lofted shot straight down the ground to the boundary rider for a single

India 236/4   KD Karthik 61* (53b 6x4 2x6)

39.2

Eranga to Karthik, 1 run, full and wide and Karthik reaches down on his front foot and steers through the off side for a single

39.4

Eranga to Karthik, 1 run, yorker on middle stump, Karthik played it well and is able to dig it out and steer it to third man for a single. Eranga beginning to find his accuracy here

India 253/4   KD Karthik 63* (55b 6x4 2x6)

40.1

Dilhara to Karthik, FOUR, shortish ball is pulled away behind deep square leg, they have deep square leg and fine leg but Karthik easily finds the gap

40.2

Dilhara to Karthik, 2 wides, fires that down the leg side, pretty poor delivery that, and there's a bye as well besides the wide

40.4

Dilhara to Karthik, 1 run, another full toss, Karthik only punches that towards long-on for a single, another ball that should have been put away

India 265/4   KD Karthik 68* (57b 7x4 2x6)

41.1

Eranga to Karthik, FOUR, starts the over with another full toss, and everything going wrong here for Sri Lanka, a misfield at midwicket by Mathews allows the ball to race away for four

41.2

Eranga to Karthik, 1 run, full ball and that is punched towards extra cover for a single

41.5

Eranga to Karthik, 1 run, another full toss, it was an attempted slower ball which he didn't quite get right, Karthik is surprised by the height of that and can only dab it towards third man

India 282/4   KD Karthik 74* (60b 8x4 2x6)

42.2

Kulasekara to Karthik, 2 runs, a short ball from Kulasekara, Karthik is taken by surprise but he adjusts well, he arches back and looks to play the ramp shot, gets so little on that that the ball goes down to fine leg with the angle

42.3

Kulasekara to Karthik, no run, another yorker from Kula, good stuff this, defended down the track

42.4

Kulasekara to Karthik, FOUR, misses his length this time, a couple of feet too short to be a yorker, and that is lifted towards the wide long-on boundary

42.5

Kulasekara to Karthik, 2 runs, full and on the pads, clipped towards deep midwicket by Karthik, who has now moved on to 82

42.6

Kulasekara to Karthik, 1 run, full and just outside off, dug out towards cover for a single

India 293/4   KD Karthik 83* (65b 9x4 2x6)

43.1

Eranga to Karthik, 1 run, low full toss is punched towards long-off for a single

43.3

Eranga to Karthik, 1 run, terrific yorker from Eranga, Karthik manages to get his bat down in time, the ball is fizzing around after rolling off the bat, batsmen pinch a single

43.6

Eranga to Karthik, no run

India 296/5   KD Karthik 85* (68b 9x4 2x6)

44.2

Herath to Karthik, 1 run, flighted and full, drifting towards the legstump, defended towards square leg for a single

44.4

Herath to Karthik, 1 leg bye, another appeal for lbw, but this struck Karthik outside off as he went for the sweep

44.6

Herath to Karthik, FOUR, comes down the track and lots it over extra cover

India 305/5   KD Karthik 90* (71b 10x4 2x6)

45.4

Kulasekara to Karthik, 1 run, slower ball, superbly done by Kulasekara, a legcutter that is pushed towards mid-on for a single, terrific over so far from him

India 307/5   KD Karthik 91* (72b 10x4 2x6)

46.1

Herath to Karthik, 1 run, angling in towards the pads, Karthik skips away from the stumps and launches it inside-out towards long-off

46.3

Herath to Karthik, 1 run, full and on the pads, defended towards midwicket for a single

India 314/5   KD Karthik 93* (74b 10x4 2x6)

47.1

Kulasekara to Karthik, FOUR, a slower ball from Kulasekara, bit of width there, too much to get away, Karthik waits for the ball to arrive and slaps it behind point for a boundary

47.2

Kulasekara to Karthik, no run, not the most assured of defensive strokes, that ball bounces in front of the stumps and then sails towards the keeper

47.3

Kulasekara to Karthik, 1 run, shortish ball just outside off, guided towards backward point

47.6

Kulasekara to Karthik, 1 run, back of a length ball just outside off, Karthik guides the ball towards third man to get a single that takes him to 99

India 325/5   KD Karthik 99* (78b 11x4 2x6)

48.1

Eranga to Karthik, 1 run, a full ball just outside off, opens the face to steer the ball to third man and that's his hundred, Karthik has the widest of grins after reaching the milestone, took him a mere 79 deliveries to get there

48.5

Eranga to Karthik, 2 runs, terrific stroke from Karthik, punches the ball down the ground, Dhoni has to jump to get out of the way of that one, looked like it might go all the way to the rope, but it is cut off by the man at long-on

48.6

Eranga to Karthik, FOUR, there's the victory, Karthik finesses the final ball of the over to the sweeper cover boundary to finish off the game

India 337/5   KD Karthik 106* (81b 12x4 2x6)
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Jun 1, 2013

Kusal Perera cools down during a break, India v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy warm-up match, Birmingham, June 1, 2013

Kusal Perera cools down during a break

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Jun 1, 2013

MS Dhoni hits to the leg side, India v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy 2013 warm-up matches, Cardiff, June 1

MS Dhoni hits to the leg side

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