ICC Cricket World Cup, 4th Quarter-Final: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Mar 26, 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup - 4th quarter final
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets (with 63 balls remaining)
26 March 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)
0.1

Malinga to Strauss, no run, on off stump, solidly blocked into the off side...a hint of swing

0.2

Malinga to Strauss, 1 run, full and swinging towards Strauss's toes but he's equal to it and gets off the mark with a flick to square leg

England 1/0   AJ Strauss 1* (2b)
1.1

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, round the wicket, on off stump and defended

1.2

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, pushed back to the bowler

1.3

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, touch shorter, Strauss goes onto the back foot and drives to cover who makes a good save

1.4

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, cracks a cut away square but picks out the man on the edge of the circle

1.5

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, worked into the leg side but can't find a gap

1.6

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, onto the front foot, driven back to Dilshan who starts with a good maiden

England 5/0   AJ Strauss 1* (8b)
2.2

Malinga to Strauss, 1 run, pushed across Strauss who also opens the face and sends this square behind point, but third man keeps him to a single

England 7/0   AJ Strauss 2* (9b)
3.1

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, almost a run out! Strauss came down the pitch, drove into the covers where Silva brought off a great save and Strauss had to turn quick to get back

3.2

Dilshan to Strauss, 1 run, that's a bit of a heave as he tries to break the shackles and the ball dribbles through square leg

England 8/0   AJ Strauss 3* (11b)
5.1

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, he can't get this away as he drives to cover

5.2

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, that's close! He went for a sweep and the ball almost deflected into the stumps

5.3

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, misses another sweep as this goes down the leg side but it's not called wide

5.4

Dilshan to Strauss, 1 run, uses his feet and squirts off the inside edge into the leg side...he's really struggling and has a smile to himself

England 18/0   AJ Strauss 4* (15b)
7.2

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, driven back to the bowler...pressure builds on Strauss

7.3

Dilshan to Strauss, no run, angling towards leg stump and takes the pad

7.4

Dilshan to Strauss, 1 run, that's better, some nice footwork gets him into position to drive down to long off

7.6

Dilshan to Strauss, OUT, gone! That was always going to happen. A horrid innings from the captain is ended when misses a pull against a ball that doesn't bounce much. Much deserved for Dilshan

AJ Strauss b Dilshan 5 (30m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 26.31

England 29/1   AJ Strauss 5 (19b)
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