ICC Champions Trophy, 2006/07 / Commentary

ICC Champions Trophy - 9th match, Group B

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

0.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Tharanga, 1 no ball

0.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Tharanga, no run, better, pitched up on off stump and Tharanga defends off the front foot

two slips come into place

0.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Tharanga, 1 run, similar ball, Tharanga pushes towards extra cover and sets off for the run, risky but he's quick to get to the other end

0.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, good ball, right upto him and he defends off the front foot into the covers

0.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, first runs off the bat, angled away from off stump, he drops the hands and squeezes one past gully for runs

0.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, good movement, pitched up on middle and off, worked to the on side

0.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good ball, very close to off stump, Jayasuriya defends but gets an inside edge very close to the stumps, good, tidy over that

End of over 1 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 5/0 (RR: 5.00)
ST Jayasuriya    3* (4b)      Naved-ul-Hasan    1-0-5-0
WU Tharanga    1* (3b)     

Rao Iftikhar to share the new ball here, 19 ODIS hold

1.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good length on the stumps, pushed towards cover and they pinch a single

1.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, 1 no ball, wider this time outside off stump, and its a no-ball

Afridi ties Jayasuriya's shoelaces before the ball's bowled

1.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, good ball, sharp on a good length outside off stump, defended

1.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, good length again, pushed down the ground and Yousuf moves around from mid-off and fields

1.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, width offered, Tharanga cuts loosely but the ball bounces near his feet, Kamran Akmal and first slip move forward and collect it

1.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, width again and he punches off the back foot to point, no run there

1.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, middle and off this time and he defends off the back foot to cover, who swoops i and fields&

End of over 2 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 7/0 (RR: 3.50)
WU Tharanga    1* (9b)      Iftikhar Anjum    1-0-2-0
ST Jayasuriya    4* (5b)      Naved-ul-Hasan    1-0-5-0

2.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, short and wide, Jayasuriya hops and cracks that over extra cover, ball goes in the air but lands safely in the end

2.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, outside off, steered towards gully who dives and saves runs

2.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Tharanga, no run, beaten going for a drive by one that lands outside off stump and swings away

2.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Tharanga, no run, middle and off, driven hard to mid-on who dives to his right and stops it

2.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Tharanga, no run

2.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Tharanga, no run, fullish outside off stump, defended to cover

End of over 3 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 10/0 (RR: 3.33)
WU Tharanga    1* (13b)      Naved-ul-Hasan    2-0-8-0
ST Jayasuriya    7* (7b)      Iftikhar Anjum    1-0-2-0

3.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, 1 run, middle and leg, tucked off the pads to Razzaq at deep backward square leg

3.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, 1 run, same line, worked down to deep backward square leg again

3.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, no run, full on off stump, defended towards Hafeez at point, who's quite sharp

3.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, no run, full outside off again, driven straight to Yousuf at mid-off

3.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, FOUR, walks down the wicket, picks the length well and drives that through the covers for four, positive shot that

3.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, no run, good ball, quick outside off stump, Jayasuriya stands and pokes at it, ball whizzes by and beats the bat, bowler goes up in appeal but there wasn't any bat on that one

End of over 4 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 16/0 (RR: 4.00)
ST Jayasuriya    12* (12b 1x4)      Iftikhar Anjum    2-0-8-0
WU Tharanga    2* (14b)      Naved-ul-Hasan    2-0-8-0

4.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Tharanga, 1 run, full outside off stump, Tharanga drives and gets an outside edge through gully and down to wide third man

4.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, outside off, he hops again and just jabs that in the off side gap and the ball just speeds away for four, all power

4.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, dropped in short on middle and leg, pulled on the ground to Afridi who dives and makes a mess of it, allows the ball to squeeze through midwicket

4.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, full on middle and off, defended back towards the bowler's left

4.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, good ball, outside off and some bounce there, surprises Jayasuriya who pokes at it and the ball rolls towards slip

4.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, full outside off stump, pushed to Yousuf at mid-off

End of over 5 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 23/0 (RR: 4.60)
ST Jayasuriya    18* (17b 2x4)      Naved-ul-Hasan    3-0-15-0
WU Tharanga    3* (15b)      Iftikhar Anjum    2-0-8-0

5.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, 3 runs, good length outside off, Tharanga stands and punches that in the gap between cover and mid-off and runs hard, they get three in the end, well run

5.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, no run, width offered, Jayasuriya throws everything at it but misses as the ball keeps low

5.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, 1 run, good ball, right upto him on off stump, he just drops the ball and runs, midwicket moves in quickly as does short cover, but it was well placed and they get a run

5.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, 2 runs, full outside off, gets onto the front foot and drives through cover, opened the face on that one, an athletic Shoaib Malik sets off and hauls it in

5.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, middle and leg this time, ball stays low but Tharanga plays straight and negotiates it to the on side

5.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, fullish on off stump, steered towards Hafeez at point and he wants the run but Jayasuriya sends him back

End of over 6 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 29/0 (RR: 4.83)
WU Tharanga    8* (19b)      Iftikhar Anjum    3-0-14-0
ST Jayasuriya    19* (19b 2x4)      Naved-ul-Hasan    3-0-15-0

6.1

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, not even that short outside off stump, but he effortless latches onto it and drives that to the left of point for another four, top shot, little followthough, a mere dab that

6.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, (no ball) SIX, wow! Dropped in short as he saw Jayasuriya get onto the front foor, its a no-ball too, but he sees that and swivels on the hook and gets that high over deep backward square leg for maximum, this man is so quick with his hands

6.2

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, better, fullish outside off, defended to cover

6.3

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, again he sees him come forward and drops it short, Jayasuriya pulls but gets a top-edge off the chest, ball goes high in the air towards square leg but the fielders cant get to it

6.4

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, no run, good length outside off, pushed towards Hafeez at point, sets out and is sent back, Hafeez fires in a throw that hits but he was safely in

6.5

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, poor ball, banged in short on leg stump, Jayasuriya pulls that and gets bat onto it, ball screams down to fine leg for four

6.6

Naved-ul-Hasan to Jayasuriya, 3 runs, full outside off this time, driven hard in the gap at cover, fielder gives chase and just pulls it in on the ropes, good over for Sri Lanka, poor for Rana and his side

End of over 7 (18 runs) Sri Lanka 47/0 (RR: 6.71)
ST Jayasuriya    36* (26b 4x4 1x6)      Naved-ul-Hasan    4-0-33-0
WU Tharanga    8* (19b)      Iftikhar Anjum    3-0-14-0

Sri Lanka off to a scorcher here in Jaipur

7.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, no run, good length on off, defended towards Hafeez at point, loud call of 'NO' back to Tharanga

7.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, no run, good ball, middle and off, pushed to mid-off who comes in and fields, no chance of a run on that occasion

7.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, SIX, oh boy, here he goes again! Jayasuriya walks down the ground and smashes that clean as a whistle straight down the ground for six and thats Sri Lanka's 50 up in no time

7.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, FOUR, full outside off, a true cricketing stroke, gets onto the front foot and drives that past Yousuf at mid-off for four, great to watch

'keeper moves upto the stump now

7.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, 1 run, short outside off, drives and gets an edge past the vacant gully for one

7.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, FOUR, and Tharanga joins the fun! Full outside off, as easy as they come, and he drives that on the up in the gap at cover for four, a fine over for Sri Lanka

End of over 8 (15 runs) Sri Lanka 62/0 (RR: 7.75)
WU Tharanga    12* (20b 1x4)      Iftikhar Anjum    4-0-29-0
ST Jayasuriya    47* (31b 5x4 2x6)      Naved-ul-Hasan    4-0-33-0

Jayasuriya closing on another ODI fifty fast, Younis changing his men around in an effort to slow him down, what would Shoaib and Asif have done? Anyway, here's Umar Gul into the attack, he can get more bounce than either Rana or Rao Iftikhar

8.1

Umar Gul to Jayasuriya, no run, good length ball outside off stump, pushed off the back foot to Hafeez at point

8.2

Umar Gul to Jayasuriya, no run, shorter on middle and leg, again he tries to pull but gets clipped on the pads, ball rolls to the leg side

8.3

Umar Gul to Jayasuriya, 1 run, dropped! Short again, he pulls hard towards Afridi at short midwicket, shouts of 'CATCH IT' there as the ball goes in and out of his hands, was hit hard and to his left, but he failed to latch on, costly? Umar doesnt like it one bit...

8.4

Umar Gul to Tharanga, no run, a bouncer, good thinking from Gul, Tharanga down on his haunches to avert danger

8.5

Umar Gul to Tharanga, no run, fuller outside off, driven to Malik at cover who moves to his left and fields

8.6

Umar Gul to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on off, Tharanga stands tall and defends to Malik

End of over 9 (1 run) Sri Lanka 63/0 (RR: 7.00)
WU Tharanga    12* (23b 1x4)      Umar Gul    1-0-1-0
ST Jayasuriya    48* (34b 5x4 2x6)      Iftikhar Anjum    4-0-29-0

back to Rao Iftikhar

9.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayasuriya, OUT, and he gets the man they wanted! A relatively harmless ball, straight on the stumps, Jayasuriya has an ugly swipe across the line and loses his composure and stumps, vital strike from Iftikhar, who lets forth a nice verbal volley at Jayasuriya as he passes him, much fun!

ST Jayasuriya b Iftikhar Anjum 48 (45m 35b 5x4 2x6) SR: 137.14

Captain walks in at the fall of that wicket. It was an entertaining innings from Jayasuriya, crowd sure liked it

9.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayawardene, 2 runs, good ball, full on off and shaping into him, but worked around the corner with soft hands for a quick two, runs immediately for Jayawardene

9.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayawardene, no run, full again, a good-looking drive to Yousuf at mid-on

9.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayawardene, no run, good stuff again, right on the stumps, Jayawardene defends back towards mid-on again

9.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayawardene, no run, good length outside off, Jayawardene drops the hands and rolls it towards point

9.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayawardene, no run, drifts to middle and off, tucked to the onside to where Maliks comes in and fields

End of over 10 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 65/1 (RR: 6.50)
DPMD Jayawardene    2* (5b)      Iftikhar Anjum    5-0-31-1
WU Tharanga    12* (23b 1x4)      Umar Gul    1-0-1-0

Umpire Taufel signals the second Powerplay

10.1

Umar Gul to Tharanga, FOUR, oops! Good length outside off stump, Tharanga pokes at it and gets an edge, but the ball flies between Akmal and Afridi at first slip and runs away for runs, thats a massive gap there between the two men, where's Younis? He's the better slipper!

10.2

Umar Gul to Tharanga, 1 run, middle and leg, worked to midwicket for a run

there you go, Afridi is sent back to midwicket and Imran Farhat comes into slip

10.3

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, full on middle and off, pushed to Yousuf at mid-on

10.4

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, good stuff, right upto him outside off, no room to drive or cut and Jayawardene defends with a dead bat, good cricket

10.5

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, fuller and wider this time, and quicker too, Jayawardene goes for a drive but misses

10.6

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, 2 runs, fuller on middle and leg, flicked in the midwicket gap, not in control of that shot, Afridi and Yousuf give chase but the batsmen steal a brace

End of over 11 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 72/1 (RR: 6.54)
DPMD Jayawardene    4* (9b)      Umar Gul    2-0-8-0
WU Tharanga    17* (25b 2x4)      Iftikhar Anjum    5-0-31-1

11.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, good length ball on off stump, defended to mid-off

11.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, good ball again, Tharanga quickly goes back and pushes to mid-off again

11.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, fuller on this occasion but he gets on top of it and pushes to mid-off once more

11.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, FOUR, a fraction shorter on the stumps and Tharanga gets into position early and swivel-pulls that through square leg and gets four to his name, thats not the line to bowl with a 6-3 field

11.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, 1 run, full on the pads, worked away down to fine leg

11.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayawardene, no run, right upto him on off stump and he pushes that down to Yousuf at mid-on

End of over 12 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 77/1 (RR: 6.41)
DPMD Jayawardene    4* (10b)      Iftikhar Anjum    6-0-36-1
WU Tharanga    22* (30b 3x4)      Umar Gul    2-0-8-0

12.1

Umar Gul to Tharanga, no run, short outside off stump, cracked hard but right to Malik at cover

12.2

Umar Gul to Tharanga, no run, good length on off stump, defended to Malik in the covers

12.3

Umar Gul to Tharanga, no run, fuller outside off, Tharanga gets on top and drives to mid-off

12.4

Umar Gul to Tharanga, 1 run, short on this occasion, he swivels and pulls down to Rana at deep backward square leg

12.5

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, short again, Jayawardene goes for a pull, ball doesnt bounce that much at all and he misses, Akmal collects it

12.6

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, fuller, a low full toss actually but he can't cash in, ends up driving to Yousuf at mid-on

End of over 13 (1 run) Sri Lanka 78/1 (RR: 6.00)
DPMD Jayawardene    4* (12b)      Umar Gul    3-0-9-0
WU Tharanga    23* (34b 3x4)      Iftikhar Anjum    6-0-36-1

13.1

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, short and wide and Tharangas has a hard waft at it, makes no contact at all

13.2

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, 1 run, short on middle and off, worked to Rana at deep midwicket

13.3

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayawardene, 2 runs, full on off stump, whipped in the air past square leg, sets off for two, fielder moves across from fine leg, fields, and fires in the throw to Akmal, umpire goes upstairs but its confirmed that Jayawardene was back in

13.4

Iftikhar Anjum to Jayawardene, 1 run, short and wide, steered down to third man, another single

13.5

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, this one lands outside off and bounces, Tharanga drives and then tries to take the hands off it, ball pops up in the air but lands safely in front of point

13.6

Iftikhar Anjum to Tharanga, no run, full and driven hard to Malik at extra cover

Refreshments on for the players.

End of over 14 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 82/1 (RR: 5.85)
WU Tharanga    24* (38b 3x4)      Iftikhar Anjum    7-0-40-1
DPMD Jayawardene    7* (14b)      Umar Gul    3-0-9-0

14.1

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, good ball first-up from the drinks break, Jayawardene stands and defends with soft hands and a dead bat

14.2

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, 2 runs, short again, and sits up at that slower pace, easily pulled through square leg for two more

14.3

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, FOUR, shot! Full outside off stump, Jayawardene frees the arms and slams that over cover for four, thats 6,000 ODI runs for the man, fine shot

14.4

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, better ball, a good length outside off stump, Jayawardene stands and keeps that down to his feet with a dead bat

14.5

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, well bowled again, identical ball and Jayawardene up on his toes in defence

14.6

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, full outside off, driven loosely to Hafeez at point

End of over 15 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 88/1 (RR: 5.86)
DPMD Jayawardene    13* (20b 1x4)      Umar Gul    4-0-15-0
WU Tharanga    24* (38b 3x4)      Iftikhar Anjum    7-0-40-1

Bowling change: Razzaq on now

15.1

Abdul Razzaq to Tharanga, FOUR, bad ball to begin with, width offered outside off stump and its carved past point for four first-up, good shot

15.2

Abdul Razzaq to Tharanga, 1 run, middle and leg, worked to Rana at mid-on

15.3

Abdul Razzaq to Jayawardene, FOUR, fullish outside off, just slogged away through midwicket for four more

15.4

Abdul Razzaq to Jayawardene, 1 run, short, he pulls that through square leg and down to the man on the fence, did well to roll the wrists and keep it down

15.5

Abdul Razzaq to Tharanga, 1 leg bye, leg stump and it hits the pads, loud appeal but that pitched outside the line, Billy B shakes his head as the batsmen pinch a leg bye

15.6

Abdul Razzaq to Jayawardene, no run, slower this time, Jayawardene falls over in his shot, ball clips the pad, again Razzaq and 'keeper appeal but that was missing leg

End of over 16 (11 runs) Sri Lanka 99/1 (RR: 6.18)
DPMD Jayawardene    18* (23b 2x4)      Abdul Razzaq    1-0-10-0
WU Tharanga    29* (41b 4x4)      Umar Gul    4-0-15-0

16.1

Umar Gul to Tharanga, no run, outside off, driven well to Hafeez who dives to his right at point

16.2

Umar Gul to Tharanga, no run, outside off again, stands and punches to point again

16.3

Umar Gul to Tharanga, 1 run, full on the stumps, pushed down the ground, mid-off comes around and fields, thats the 100 for Sri Lanka

16.4

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, good length outside off stump, defended towards point

16.5

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, slower and fuller outside off stump, Jayawardene goes for an ugly swipe across the line but mistimes that to mid-on

16.6

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run, fullish outside off stump, driven on the up to cover

End of over 17 (1 run) Sri Lanka 100/1 (RR: 5.88)
DPMD Jayawardene    18* (26b 2x4)      Umar Gul    5-0-16-0
WU Tharanga    30* (44b 4x4)      Abdul Razzaq    1-0-10-0

17.1

Abdul Razzaq to Tharanga, no run, full on off stump and its driven back to the bowler

17.2

Abdul Razzaq to Tharanga, FOUR, fullish outside off stump, Tharanga sees the width and flashes at it, ends up losing control as he throws himself at it, takes one hand off it but has enough to send it high and down to wide long-off

17.3

Abdul Razzaq to Tharanga, FOUR, much better shot, full and he caresses that in the gap at point, ball speeds away to the fence, good one

17.4

Abdul Razzaq to Tharanga, OUT, gone! Fullish again outside off stump, again Tharanga tries that booming drive but gets a thick outside edge which Akmal gladly snaps up, Razzaq strikes after going for runs

WU Tharanga c †Kamran Akmal b Abdul Razzaq 38 (88m 48b 6x4 0x6) SR: 79.16

Kumar Sangakarra comes in now

17.5

Abdul Razzaq to Sangakkara, no run, angled across him from outside off, left alone with ease

17.6

Abdul Razzaq to Sangakkara, FOUR, a fraction short outside off stump and he stands and thwacks that off the middle of the bat between cover and point for four, what a way to get off the mark

End of over 18 (12 runs) Sri Lanka 112/2 (RR: 6.22)
KC Sangakkara    4* (2b 1x4)      Abdul Razzaq    2-0-22-1
DPMD Jayawardene    18* (26b 2x4)      Umar Gul    5-0-16-0

18.1

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, 1 run, good ball outside off stumps, defended to point, they steal a quick run

18.2

Umar Gul to Sangakkara, FOUR, short again, he stands and unleashes a splendid back-foot drive past cover for another boundary, thats two sumptious fours for Sangakarra

18.3

Umar Gul to Sangakkara, 2 runs, drifts to middle and leg and he easily tucks that around the corner for a couple

18.4

Umar Gul to Sangakkara, no run, right upto him on off, defended to mid-off

18.5

Umar Gul to Sangakkara, no run, fraction slower outside off, pushed to Hafeez at point

18.6

Umar Gul to Sangakkara, no run, fuller on off, turned to square leg who moves in fast

End of over 19 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 119/2 (RR: 6.26)
KC Sangakkara    10* (7b 2x4)      Umar Gul    6-0-23-0
DPMD Jayawardene    19* (27b 2x4)      Abdul Razzaq    2-0-22-1

19.1

Abdul Razzaq to Jayawardene, 1 wide, bad ball, swings down leg for Akmal to collect

19.2

Abdul Razzaq to Jayawardene, no run, middle and leg, tucked to midwicket

19.3

Abdul Razzaq to Jayawardene, no run, outside off, Jayawardene stands tall and defends

19.3

Abdul Razzaq to Jayawardene, 1 run, middle and leg, tries to work it fine but mistimes it, ball pops towards point, Sangakkara calls for the run and they steal it

19.4

Abdul Razzaq to Sangakkara, no run, outside off stump, stands tall and pushes to short cover

19.5

Abdul Razzaq to Sangakkara, FOUR, dragged in short, ball stands up, Sangakkara swivels and pulls that high over midwicket, ball lands near the ropes and rolls ever so slowly over them as the fielder's a fraction late in reaching there

19.6

Abdul Razzaq to Sangakkara, no run, fuller outside off stump, pushed to mid-off

End of over 20 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 125/2 (RR: 6.25)
KC Sangakkara    14* (10b 3x4)      Abdul Razzaq    3-0-28-1
DPMD Jayawardene    20* (30b 2x4)      Umar Gul    6-0-23-0

Change again: Shoaib Malik on to bowl some offspin

20.1

Shoaib Malik to Jayawardene, 1 run, slow on middle and off, turned around the corner for one

20.2

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up on off, defended back to the bowler

20.3

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run, again tossed up on off, pushed back to Malik's right

20.4

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run, flighted outside off, gives the charge and drives to mid-off

20.5

Shoaib Malik to Jayawardene, FOUR, tossed up outside off, Jayawardene gets forward and paddles that around the corner for four, a fine shot

20.6

Shoaib Malik to Jayawardene, no run, goes back and tries to run that down fine, but the man at gully is too sharp

End of over 21 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 131/2 (RR: 6.23)
DPMD Jayawardene    25* (33b 3x4)      Shoaib Malik    1-0-6-0
KC Sangakkara    15* (13b 3x4)      Abdul Razzaq    3-0-28-1

second spin change: Afridi on now

21.1

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run, slow on middle and leg, tucked to square leg with ease

21.2

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, no run, short and wide, cut hard but right to Hafeez at point

21.3

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, 1 run, short again and this time he finds the gap at gully and gets one down to third man

21.4

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up, pushed to short mid-on

21.5

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run, flighted again, walks down and drives to mid-on for one

21.6

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, 1 run, slightly short, he latches onto it and cuts down to the deep extra cover sweeper and gets one more to his name

End of over 22 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 135/2 (RR: 6.13)
DPMD Jayawardene    27* (36b 3x4)      Shahid Afridi    1-0-4-0
KC Sangakkara    17* (16b 3x4)      Shoaib Malik    1-0-6-0

22.1

Shoaib Malik to Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up outside off, swept hard past square leg for another

22.2

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run, outside off stump, steered to Razzaq at gully

22.3

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run, flatter this time on the stumps, pushed back to Malik

22.4

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run, flat and short, but all he can do is go back and push back to Malik

22.5

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run, pushed down the leg side and its flicked to square leg for one

22.6

Shoaib Malik to Jayawardene, 1 run, quick and short outside off stump, he goes back and cuts that to the fielder in the deep, singles ticking along here

End of over 23 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 138/2 (RR: 6.00)
DPMD Jayawardene    29* (38b 3x4)      Shoaib Malik    2-0-9-0
KC Sangakkara    18* (20b 3x4)      Shahid Afridi    1-0-4-0

23.1

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, 1 run, quicker outside off, he drives but gets an inside edge to the on side

23.2

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run, short outside off, the offspinner, and its cut hard to the off side

23.3

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, 1 run

23.4

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, no run, flighted on middle and off, turned to the on side

23.5

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, no run, beats the bat, Sangakkara expected that to turn a lot more

23.6

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, no run, full outside off, pushed to mid-off

End of over 24 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 141/2 (RR: 5.87)
KC Sangakkara    19* (24b 3x4)      Shahid Afridi    2-0-7-0
DPMD Jayawardene    31* (40b 3x4)      Shoaib Malik    2-0-9-0

24.1

Shoaib Malik to Jayawardene, OUT, and he gets the wicket! Tossed up outside off stump, Jayawardene again sweeps that but gets a top-edge which Farhat snaps up moving back and to his left at leg gully, crucial breakthrough for Pakistan, Sri Lanka's captain departs for 31

DPMD Jayawardene c Imran Farhat b Shoaib Malik 31 (69m 41b 3x4 0x6) SR: 75.60

Marvan Atapattu walks in

24.2

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, 1 run, full outside off stump, pushed to mid-off for one first ball

24.3

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run, drifting down the legs, worked fine for another quick single

24.4

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, no run

24.5

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, 1 run

24.6

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run

End of over 25 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 144/3 (RR: 5.76)
KC Sangakkara    20* (26b 3x4)      Shoaib Malik    3-0-12-1
MS Atapattu    2* (3b)      Shahid Afridi    2-0-7-0

25.1

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

25.2

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run

25.3

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run

25.4

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

25.5

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

25.6

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

End of over 26 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 146/3 (RR: 5.61)
MS Atapattu    3* (8b)      Shahid Afridi    3-0-9-0
KC Sangakkara    21* (27b 3x4)      Shoaib Malik    3-0-12-1

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26.1

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run, defended off the front foot

26.2

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run

26.3

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run

26.4

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, no run, came down the track, ball was held back a bit, adjusted to push it to midwicket

26.5

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, no run, outside the off, pushed to cover

26.5

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, no run, outside the off, pushed to cover

26.6

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, no run

End of over 27 (1 run) Sri Lanka 147/3 (RR: 5.44)
MS Atapattu    3* (11b)      Shoaib Malik    4-0-13-1
KC Sangakkara    22* (30b 3x4)      Shahid Afridi    3-0-9-0

27.1

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 5 wides, slipping down the leg side, Akmal can't get to it ...

27.2

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, no run, floated on the off and middle, pushed down the track

27.3

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run, slightly flatter, on the off, steered to backward point

27.3

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run, on the middle and leg, tickled to the on side

27.4

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run, on the middle, turning in slightly, worked around the corner

27.4

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run, on the middle, turning in slightly, worked around the corner

27.5

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

27.6

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

End of over 28 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 155/3 (RR: 5.53)
MS Atapattu    4* (14b)      Shahid Afridi    4-0-17-0
KC Sangakkara    24* (33b 3x4)      Shoaib Malik    4-0-13-1

28.1

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run

28.2

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run

28.3

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, no run

28.4

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, no run

28.5

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, 1 run

28.6

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run

End of over 29 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 158/3 (RR: 5.44)
KC Sangakkara    26* (36b 3x4)      Shoaib Malik    5-0-16-1
MS Atapattu    5* (17b)      Shahid Afridi    4-0-17-0

29.1

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, no run

29.2

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, no run, fullish, pushed down the ground.

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29.3

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run

29.4

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run

29.5

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run

29.6

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

End of over 30 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 161/3 (RR: 5.36)
MS Atapattu    6* (19b)      Shahid Afridi    5-0-20-0
KC Sangakkara    28* (40b 3x4)      Shoaib Malik    5-0-16-1

30.1

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, FOUR

30.2

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, no run

30.3

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run

30.4

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, no run

30.5

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, 1 run

30.6

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, FOUR

End of over 31 (10 runs) Sri Lanka 171/3 (RR: 5.51)
KC Sangakkara    37* (44b 5x4)      Shoaib Malik    6-0-26-1
MS Atapattu    7* (21b)      Shahid Afridi    5-0-20-0

31.1

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

31.2

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

31.3

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run

31.4

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, FOUR

31.5

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run

31.6

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, 1 run

End of over 32 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 177/3 (RR: 5.53)
KC Sangakkara    38* (45b 5x4)      Shahid Afridi    6-0-26-0
MS Atapattu    12* (26b 1x4)      Shoaib Malik    6-0-26-1

32.1

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, 1 run

32.2

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, 2 runs

32.3

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, 1 run

32.4

Shoaib Malik to Sangakkara, OUT

KC Sangakkara c Iftikhar Anjum b Shoaib Malik 39 (49m 47b 5x4 0x6) SR: 82.97

32.5

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, no run

32.6

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, 1 run

End of over 33 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 182/4 (RR: 5.51)
TM Dilshan    1* (2b)      Shoaib Malik    7-0-31-2
MS Atapattu    15* (28b 1x4)      Shahid Afridi    6-0-26-0

33.1

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, 1 run

33.2

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run

33.3

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, 1 run

33.4

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run

33.5

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, OUT

TM Dilshan b Shahid Afridi 3 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

33.6

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, no run

End of over 34 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 186/5 (RR: 5.47)
MF Maharoof    0* (1b)      Shahid Afridi    7-0-30-1
MS Atapattu    17* (30b 1x4)      Shoaib Malik    7-0-31-2

34.1

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, no run

34.2

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, 2 runs

34.3

Shoaib Malik to Atapattu, 1 run

34.4

Shoaib Malik to Maharoof, no run

34.5

Shoaib Malik to Maharoof, no run

34.6

Shoaib Malik to Maharoof, no run, driven away to deep cover

End of over 35 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 189/5 (RR: 5.40)
MF Maharoof    0* (4b)      Shoaib Malik    8-0-34-2
MS Atapattu    20* (33b 1x4)      Shahid Afridi    7-0-30-1

35.1

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run, driven off the back-foot to deep cover

35.2

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, 1 run, again drive away to sweeper cover

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35.3

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run

35.4

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, no run

35.5

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, no run

35.6

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, no run

End of over 36 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 192/5 (RR: 5.33)
MF Maharoof    1* (8b)      Shahid Afridi    8-0-33-1
MS Atapattu    22* (35b 1x4)      Shoaib Malik    8-0-34-2

36.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Atapattu, 1 run

36.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, 1 run

36.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Atapattu, no run

36.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Atapattu, 1 run

36.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, 1 run

36.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Atapattu, 1 run, edged away towards cover

Spinners are applying the chokehold well on this sluggish track. Sangakkara and the next man Dilshan fell trying to force the pace

End of over 37 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 197/5 (RR: 5.32)
MS Atapattu    25* (39b 1x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    1-0-5-0
MF Maharoof    3* (10b)      Shahid Afridi    8-0-33-1

37.1

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run, driven off the back-foot, beats the point fielder

Mid-on goes back.

37.2

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, begging to be hit and Maharoof finds the gap between point and gully - good shot

37.3

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, no run, .

37.4

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, 1 run, short ball and Maharoof goes for the pull, fails to connect properly and the ball bounces down to long-off

37.5

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run, .

37.6

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, FOUR, powerfully swept away to the midwicket fence

End of over 38 (11 runs) Sri Lanka 208/5 (RR: 5.47)
MF Maharoof    12* (14b 2x4)      Shahid Afridi    9-0-44-1
MS Atapattu    27* (41b 1x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    1-0-5-0

38.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Atapattu, 1 run, forced away on the off side, easy single

38.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run, worked away towards midwicket

38.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run, defended outside the off stump

38.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run, drives coming down the track but fails to get it past the bowler

38.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, 1 wide, drifting down the leg side

38.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run, quicker delivery, played away towards cover

38.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run, driven back down the track - Hafeez moves across quickly and cuts off the single

End of over 39 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 210/5 (RR: 5.38)
MF Maharoof    12* (19b 2x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    2-0-7-0
MS Atapattu    28* (42b 1x4)      Shahid Afridi    9-0-44-1

39.1

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run, defended on the front-foot

39.2

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, no run, cut away hard but straight to the fielder at point

39.3

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run, punched down to long-on, easy single

39.4

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, 1 run, swept away well in front of point

39.5

Shahid Afridi to Atapattu, 1 run, driven with a straight bat and the ball rolls down to long-off

39.6

Shahid Afridi to Maharoof, no run

End of over 40 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 213/5 (RR: 5.32)
MF Maharoof    13* (21b 2x4)      Shahid Afridi    10-0-47-1
MS Atapattu    30* (46b 1x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    2-0-7-0

40.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Atapattu, 1 run, slightly short and outside off, cut to short third man

40.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, 1 run, floated outside off, driven to long-on

40.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Atapattu, 1 run

40.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run

Spinners are applying the chokehold well on this sluggish track. Attapattu's experience is coming throuh. Having seen the futility of trying to force the pace, he has turned to nudges and pushes. The ball is holding up and driving on the up or through the line is fraught with risk.

40.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run, slower and on a length, no pace to work with. pushed to the on side

Spinners are applying the chokehold well on this sluggish track. Attapattu's experience is coming throuh. Having seen the futility of trying to force the pace, he has turned to nudges and pushes. The ball is holding up and driving on the up or through the line is fraught with risk.

40.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run, slower and on a length, no pace to work with. pushed to the on side

40.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run

End of over 41 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 216/5 (RR: 5.26)
MF Maharoof    14* (25b 2x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    3-0-10-0
MS Atapattu    32* (48b 1x4)      Shahid Afridi    10-0-47-1

41.1

Abdul Razzaq to Atapattu, 1 run

Razzak is back and now they have changed the ball.

41.2

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, no run, pushed to on side

41.3

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, no run, driven off the back-foot but straight to the fielder at backward point, Razzaq too looking good here

41.4

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, 1 run, length delivery on the off, pushed to point

41.5

Abdul Razzaq to Atapattu, 2 runs, short and on the hips, flicked past square-leg

41.6

Abdul Razzaq to Atapattu, no run, pushes it down the pitch, wants a run, Maharoof sends him back in a hurry.

End of over 42 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 220/5 (RR: 5.23)
MS Atapattu    35* (51b 1x4)      Abdul Razzaq    4-0-32-1
MF Maharoof    15* (28b 2x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    3-0-10-0

42.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run

42.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run, dropped! Came down the track and hit straight back to bowler, he stretches his hands out but can't hold it.

42.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, 1 run

42.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Atapattu, 1 run, outside off, pushed to cover point and they run with the stroke

42.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Atapattu, 1 run, outside off, pushed to cover point and they run with the stroke

42.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run

42.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, 1 run, comes down the track to drive it down to long-on

42.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, 1 run, comes down the track to drive it down to long-on

End of over 43 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 223/5 (RR: 5.18)
MF Maharoof    17* (33b 2x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    4-0-13-0
MS Atapattu    36* (52b 1x4)      Abdul Razzaq    4-0-32-1

43.1

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, 1 run, just outside off, on a length, steered to fine thirdman

43.2

Abdul Razzaq to Atapattu, 1 no ball, OUT, Gone... Atapattu is hit on the pads as he tries to work to on side and sets off for a run but Maharoof sends him back. But Atapattu fails to make it time to beat the throw from Hafeez who swooped in from point

MS Atapattu run out 36 (60m 53b 1x4 0x6) SR: 67.92

43.2

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, no run

43.3

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, (no ball) 1 run

43.3

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, no run

43.4

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, no run

43.5

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, no run

43.6

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, (no ball) 1 run

43.6

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, no run

End of over 44 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 229/6 (RR: 5.20)
WPUJC Vaas    1* (3b)      Abdul Razzaq    5-0-38-1
MF Maharoof    19* (38b 2x4)      Mohammad Hafeez    4-0-13-0

44.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, no run

44.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, 1 run

44.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, no run

44.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, 1 run, driven down to long-on for an easy single

44.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Maharoof, 1 run, worked away with the spin to short fine leg, again just the single

44.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, 2 runs, nicely worked away through the vacant midwicket region

End of over 45 (5 runs) Sri Lanka 234/6 (RR: 5.20)
WPUJC Vaas    4* (6b)      Mohammad Hafeez    5-0-18-0
MF Maharoof    21* (41b 2x4)      Abdul Razzaq    5-0-38-1

45.1

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, no run, good length and wide of the off stump, Maharoof drives off the back foot

45.2

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, 1 run

45.3

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, no run, came in from wide outside the leg stump, Vaas fails to make contact and the ball rolls away off the pad, appeal for lbw turned down

45.4

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, no run, another tight delivery, turned away towards midwicket

45.5

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, 1 run, line and length, Vaas drives on the front foot and the ball rolls down to long-off, excellent over so far

45.6

Abdul Razzaq to Maharoof, OUT, and it gets even better! straight and on the stumps, Maharoof makes room in an effort to go over extra-cover but miserably fails to make contact and the ball craches into the woodwork

MF Maharoof b Abdul Razzaq 22 (43m 44b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

End of over 46 (2 runs) Sri Lanka 236/7 (RR: 5.13)
     Abdul Razzaq    6-0-40-2
WPUJC Vaas    5* (9b)      Mohammad Hafeez    5-0-18-0

46.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, no run

46.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, 1 run, swept away in the air to deep midwicket

46.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Muralitharan, 1 leg bye, Murali comes down the track and Hafeez fires it in, Murali had to kick it away - a sure dead ball but the umpire fails to spot it

46.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, no run

46.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, 1 run

46.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Muralitharan, OUT, tossed up and turning in, Murali goes for the sweep and gets trapped plumb in front

M Muralitharan lbw b Mohammad Hafeez 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 47 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 239/8 (RR: 5.08)
     Mohammad Hafeez    6-0-20-1
WPUJC Vaas    7* (13b)      Abdul Razzaq    6-0-40-2

47.1

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, 1 run, pitched up on the pads and Vaas flicks it down to fine leg for a single

47.2

Abdul Razzaq to Malinga, OUT, golden duck! harmless off-cutter, Malinga ends up playing inside the line and the off stump is pegged back - Sri Lanka nine down

SL Malinga b Abdul Razzaq 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

47.3

Abdul Razzaq to Fernando, no run, driven down to mid-off, no room for a single there

47.4

Abdul Razzaq to Fernando, (no ball) 1 run, again called for overstepping, overthrow gives away an extra run

47.4

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, no run, full and angling across the left-hander, Vass gets behind the line and defends it back to the bowler

47.5

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, 1 run, punched down to long-off for an easy single

47.6

Abdul Razzaq to Fernando, no run, beaten outside the off stump, Fernando was nowhere near the ball

End of over 48 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 243/9 (RR: 5.06)
CRD Fernando    1* (3b)      Abdul Razzaq    7-0-44-3
WPUJC Vaas    9* (16b)      Mohammad Hafeez    6-0-20-1

48.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, 1 run, bowled from round the stumps, fuller in length and Vaas drives it down to long-off for a single - that brings Fernando back on stike

48.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Fernando, no run, beaten outside the off stump

48.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Fernando, 1 run, turned away with the spin to the midwicket region

48.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, 1 run, tossed up outside the off stump and Vaas slogs it away to deep midwicket, once bounce and straight to the fielder in the deep

48.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Fernando, 1 run, nicely driven down to long-on for a single

48.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Vaas, no run, quicker and fuller, punched straight back to the bowler

last over coming up.

End of over 49 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 247/9 (RR: 5.04)
WPUJC Vaas    11* (19b)      Mohammad Hafeez    7-0-24-1
CRD Fernando    3* (6b)      Abdul Razzaq    7-0-44-3

49.1

Abdul Razzaq to Fernando, (no ball) 1 run, pitched up and coming in with the angle, Fernando stays back and lofts it away to deep cover, fell well short of the fielder in the deep

49.2

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, FOUR, on the middle and off stump line, Vaas picked it up early and lofted it straight back over the bowler's head to the long-on fence

49.2

Abdul Razzaq to Vaas, OUT, wicket to wicket delivery, this time Vaas slogs across the line and the stumps are rearranged

WPUJC Vaas b Abdul Razzaq 15 (29m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

Despite derailing in the middle against spin, Sri Lanka have posted a healthy 253. On this sluggish track, it could prove a real handful. Pakistan have to strike when the ball is new and then try not to take too much risk against the spinners. Join us after the break to catch up with the chase

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