ICC Champions Trophy Warm-up Matches

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

8.1

NLTC Perera to Vijay, no run, bowls just on a length on the off stump, straight and narrow. Kohli defends off the front foot to mid on

8.2

NLTC Perera to Vijay, no run, Perera bowls just short of a length, straight on middle. Vijay parries it back to the bowler

8.3

NLTC Perera to Vijay, 1 run, This one is shorter from Perera, going down the leg side. Vijay gets on his toes and flicks to the square leg fielder

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

8.6

NLTC Perera to Vijay, no run, short and on middle stump. Vijay just pushes it back to the bowler.

India 43/1   NLTC Perera 1-0-6-0

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

10.2

NLTC Perera to RG Sharma, no run, short of length and outside off, left alone this time

10.3

NLTC Perera to RG Sharma, no run, short of length and outside off, Rohit happy to leave another one

10.4

NLTC Perera to RG Sharma, 1 run, keeps probing around off stump, opens the face to deflect the ball towards third man

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

10.6

NLTC Perera to RG Sharma, no run, shortish and way outside off stump, Rohit chases after it, and doesn't even play a wholehearted stroke, a limp prod at it and he misses

India 59/2   NLTC Perera 2-0-9-0

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

12.3

NLTC Perera to RG Sharma, OUT, short ball and Rohit's struggles are over (for today), that bouncer came on quicker than Rohit thought it would, he went for the pull, but can only toe-end the ball towards mid-on, a low catch is taken and Rohit wastes a chance to get used to the conditions in England

RG Sharma c Kulasekara b NLTC Perera 5 (11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 45.45

12.4

NLTC Perera to Raina, 1 run, back of a length ball just outside off, clipped towards mid-on by Raina

12.5

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

12.6

NLTC Perera to Raina, FOUR, short ball down the leg side, Raina has had his problems with the bouncer, but this one was badly directed, Raina shuffles across and guides that down to the fine-leg boundary

India 68/3   NLTC Perera 3-0-17-1

14.1

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

14.2

NLTC Perera to Raina, no run, back of a length ball around off, defended off the front foot to midwicket

14.3

NLTC Perera to Raina, 1 run, worked in front of square leg for a 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

14.5

NLTC Perera to Raina, FOUR, pitched up, Raina likes it there, lofts it over mid-on, didn't seem to hit it too hard but it still carried almost all the way to the rope

14.6

NLTC Perera to Raina, 1 run, short of length ball on middle stump, Raina shuffles across and taps the ball towards deep backward square leg

India 79/3   NLTC Perera 4-0-25-1

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

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   NLTC Perera 5-0-32-1

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

33.3

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

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   NLTC Perera 6-0-34-1
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India won by 243 runs
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India won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
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Photos

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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