ICC Champions Trophy Warm-up Matches

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 5 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

1.1

Kumar to Dilshan, no run, full outside off, Dilshan leaves it to the keeper

1.2

Kumar to Dilshan, 2 runs, sliding on the pads, clipped through square leg for a couple

1.3

Kumar to Dilshan, 1 run, well outside off, Dilshan drives it in the covers for a single

1.4

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, good length delivery on off stump, defended off the front foot by Perera

1.5

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, pitched a little more outside off, defended again by Perera

1.6

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, outside off, Perera plays to point who prevents a single

Sri Lanka 10/0   B Kumar 1-0-3-0

3.1

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, FOUR, full and outside off, Perera smashes it through the covers for a four, true Jayasuriya style

3.2

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, full outside off this time, left alone

3.3

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, closer to the stumps from Bhuvneshwar, Perera leaves it again

3.4

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, good length and just outside off, Perera plays it back to the bowler

3.5

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, good length around off again, Perera punches it straight to cover

3.6

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, FOUR, Bhuvneshwar pitches it wide outside off and Perera makes full use of it, opens his arms to flay him through the covers

Sri Lanka 34/0   B Kumar 2-0-11-0

5.1

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, very close to off stump and swinging away form the batsman, left alone by Perera

5.2

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, short and wide this time, Perera almost goes for the shot but withdraws at the last moment

5.3

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, just short of good length on off stump, punched to shot cover

5.4

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, 2 runs, short on middle stump and Perera pulls it to fine leg for a couple of runs

5.5

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, good length ball on off, pushed back to mid-on

5.6

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, FOUR, full this time outside off, Perera lofts it over mid-off for a boundary

Sri Lanka 48/0   B Kumar 3-0-17-0

7.1

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, FOUR, done with utmost ease, doesn't have to work hard for those shots, Bhuvneshwar bowls one short and wide and Perera absolutely dismisses him over point, that was smashed with utter disdain

7.2

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, slightly short outside off, closer to the stump this time, punched towards extra cover

7.3

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, a bit more width from Bhuvi this time, reaches for it to cut it past point, doesn't connect well

7.4

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, no run, full and wide and he goes after it, tries to drill it through the covers, swings big, but misses

7.5

Kumar to MDKJ Perera, 1 run, that was so nicely timed, width and he opens the face to just guide it past point and it raced to the fielder in the deep, more a deep point than a third man

7.6

Kumar to Dilshan, no run, slower one bowled short on middle and he tickles that one towards short fine leg, can't get it past that fielder

Sri Lanka 59/0   B Kumar 4-0-22-0

38.1

Kumar to Chandimal, 1 run, wide and short outside off, Chandimal steers it straight towards point without moving his feet much for a single

38.2

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 run, short and on the pads, Sangakkara plays it off the pads to fine leg for a single

38.3

Kumar to Chandimal, 1 run, slightly short outside off, Chandimal jabs it to the fielder in the deep in covers for a single

38.4

Kumar to Sangakkara, FOUR, full and around middle and leg, Sangakkara walks down and whips it between long-on and midwicket for a well-times boundary

38.5

Kumar to Sangakkara, 2 runs, full toss outside off, handsomly driven to long-off for a couple

38.6

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 run, full toss again, straighter this time, Sangakkara drives it down straight to long-off for a single

Sri Lanka 240/3   B Kumar 5-0-32-0

40.1

Kumar to Chandimal, 1 run, slightly short outside off, Chandimal goes on the back foot and punches it to deep point for a single

40.2

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 run, full on the off stump, Sangakkara gets forward and drives it straight down for a single

40.3

Kumar to Chandimal, FOUR, that's very wide and short outside off, Chandimal, with a flat bat, pierces the gap between mid-off and cover for four

40.4

Kumar to Chandimal, 1 run, good length on leg stump, played down straight for a single

40.5

Kumar to Sangakkara, 1 run, good length on leg stump, played down straight for a single

40.6

Kumar to Chandimal, 1 run, slightly short and angling towards leg stump from off, hits Chandimal's pads and is going further down leg

Sri Lanka 255/3   B Kumar 6-0-41-0

42.1

Kumar to Chandimal, FOUR, slightly short outside off, no movement, Chandimal cuts it on the front foot for a boundary past point

42.2

Kumar to Chandimal, no run, on off, angling towards the batsman, Chandimal pushes it back to the bowler

42.3

Kumar to Chandimal, 1 run, good length on middle and off, Chandimal drives it down to long-on for a single

42.4

Kumar to Sangakkara, no run, on middle and off and angling away, Sangakkara tries to work it towards the third man but misses completely

42.5

Kumar to Sangakkara, FOUR, easy waist-length full toss on middle stump, Sangakkara makes room and drives it square of the wicket on the off side for a four

42.6

Kumar to Sangakkara, no run, good length outside off, pushed to cover on the front foot but no run this time

Sri Lanka 272/3   B Kumar 7-0-50-0

49.1

Kumar to Chandimal, OUT, Bowls it wide off off-stump and Chandimal flays at it off the front foot with an intention to hit straight back down the ground. However he is only able to catch an edge and Dhoni completes the catch

LD Chandimal c †Dhoni b Kumar 46 (48b 4x4 1x6) SR: 95.83

49.2

Kumar to Dilhara, 3 runs, Kumar fires it full on the off stump and Mathews cuts on the front foot to hit it to the boundary rider square on the off side

49.3

Kumar to NLTC Perera, 1 run, fires in a yorker on middle, Perera is only able to hit across the line to the leg side and sets off for a single

49.4

Kumar to Dilhara, 1 run, Kumar searching for the yorker, this is full and just outside off stump, Dilhara able to squeeze a single fine through the off side

49.5

Kumar to NLTC Perera, 1 run, This one is more of a half volley and Perera angles his bat to deflect the ball fine on the leg side

49.6

Kumar to Dilhara, 2 runs, this one is slightly full and Dilhara attempts to clear the boundary with a bludgeon over mid on. Just clears mid on in his attempt and they grab a couple of runs

Sri Lanka 333/5   B Kumar 8-0-58-1
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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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