Sri Lanka tour of India, 2nd Test: India v Sri Lanka at Kanpur, Nov 24-27, 2009
India won by an innings and 144 runs
Played at Green Park, Kanpur
24,25,26,27 November 2009 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
  • Overs 151-200
113.6

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, shortish outside off, turns away and Yuvraj isn't bothered about playing it

India 512/4   Yuvraj Singh 0* (1b)
114.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tosses it up on the off stump, reaches forward and defends it back to the bowler

114.3

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, getting it to turn in from middle towards off, bends low and drops it cautiously towards point

114.4

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, bowls it short on the off, moves back and taps it into the off side

114.5

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, turns away after landing outside off, Yuvraj pads it away

114.6

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, much quicker through the air, closes the face at the last moment and gets it behind square for single to get off the mark

India 514/4   Yuvraj Singh 1* (6b)
115.1

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, no run, bowled it straight on middle, gets forward and defends it to square leg

115.2

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, no run, pushed away off the front foot towards cover

115.3

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, targeting middle and leg, tickled wide of short leg for a single

115.6

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, bowling it straight on leg stump, flicked away towards fine leg for one more

India 517/4   Yuvraj Singh 3* (10b)
116.1

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, out comes the sweep, Yuvraj not taking too long to work it around either, bends low and sweeps this down to deep backward square leg

116.3

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up on the off, leans forward and defends it to the bowler

116.4

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, beaten by the turn! Much quicker through the air and he ended up playing inside the line as it zipped away to beat the outside edge

116.5

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, drops it slightly short on the off, gets back and knocks it down

116.6

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, stretches forward and pushes it towards point off the front foot

India 519/4   Yuvraj Singh 4* (15b)
117.3

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, no run, a tight line on middle and off, stretches forward and pushes it back to Mendis

117.4

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, picked it up beautifully, doesn't care what stage of the game it is, it was a length delivery on the off stump and he dispatched it over the bowler's head and over the ropes

117.5

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, no run, goes for the sweep to one that's bowled full outside leg, turns in to catch him on the pads

117.6

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up outside off, eased into the off side towards deep cover for a single

India 527/4   Yuvraj Singh 11* (19b 1x6)
118.1

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, dabs it behind square for a single

118.5

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, gets forward, turns the face a hint and plays him towards point

118.6

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, sucked him into playing the drive but Yuvraj wasn't quite to the pitch, his bottom-hand came off as he struck it towards extra cover

India 533/4   Yuvraj Singh 12* (22b 1x6)
119.2

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, flat and straight on middle, presents the full face while pushing it down to long-on

India 535/4   Yuvraj Singh 13* (23b 1x6)
120.1

Welegedara to Yuvraj Singh, no run, sliding down the leg side, goes through to the keeper

120.2

Welegedara to Yuvraj Singh, no run, back of a length, just outside off, pushed towards the leg side

120.3

Welegedara to Yuvraj Singh, no run, similar line, slightly fuller, Yuvraj defends off the backfoot, the ball keeps a touch low, hits the bat almost at the bottom

120.4

Welegedara to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full delivery outside off, Yuvraj eases it to backward point

India 536/4   Yuvraj Singh 14* (27b 1x6)
121.1

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, chopped towards backward point for a single

India 541/4   Yuvraj Singh 15* (28b 1x6)
123.6

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, no run, on middle and leg, defended towards midwicket by yuvraj, that's his first ball on strike in a while

India 544/4   Yuvraj Singh 15* (29b 1x6)
124.2

Welegedara to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, slanting into middle and leg, a hint of reverse, but that was sliding down, Yuvraj looked to push it to the leg side but was struck on the front pad

124.4

Welegedara to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, ooh! again some late swing, Yuvraj was looking to carve that through cover but gets a thick inside edge past the keeper, Sri Lanka need these sort of chances to go their way

India 548/4   Yuvraj Singh 17* (31b 1x6)
125.1

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, no run, length ball on off, blocked back to the bowler

125.2

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, a touch fuller than the previous one, Yuvraj leans and drives towards cover

India 553/4   Yuvraj Singh 18* (33b 1x6)
126.4

Welegedara to Yuvraj Singh, no run, a touch full, on middle and off, blocked back to the bowler

126.5

Welegedara to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full and again some late swing, takes the ball towards legstump, Yuvraj thumps it towards mid-on

126.6

Welegedara to Yuvraj Singh, no run, length ball well outside off, a diving stop at cover saves Sri Lanka four runs

India 557/4   Yuvraj Singh 18* (36b 1x6)
127.3

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, length ball on off, Yuvraj drives crisply towards mid-off, where Murali races across to cut it off

India 559/4   Yuvraj Singh 19* (37b 1x6)
128.1

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, full and wide, driven towards cover for a couple

128.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full ball defended towards cover off the front foot

128.3

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, powerfully swept by Yuvraj, but doesn't get his placement right, straight towards the man at deep square leg

128.6

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, that's the first six after lunch, Yuvraj gets down on one knee and flatbats that way over long-on

India 571/4   Yuvraj Singh 28* (41b 2x6)
129.6

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, slightly full, just outside off, driven between point and cover

India 573/4   Yuvraj Singh 29* (42b 2x6)
130.1

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, defended to the leg side by Yuvraj

130.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, drilled down the ground by Yuvraj, mid-off fields

130.4

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, turns sharply across the batsman after pitching on off, left alone by Yuvraj

130.5

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, mistimes an attempted swipe, the ball rolls towards the bowler

130.6

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, ooh, that was close, Yuvraj closes the face too early, the leading edge nearly carries to the bowler

India 575/4   Yuvraj Singh 30* (47b 2x6)
131.2

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, Yuvraj is getting a move on here, gets his front leg out of the way and slams a short ball to the wide long-on boundary

131.3

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, same result but Yuvraj wasn't in control of that one, looks to cut it hard, gets a bit of an outside edge past slip for four

131.4

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, clipped behind square leg for a single

131.6

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, on the pads again, easy for Yuvraj, he tucks it to square leg for a single to retain strike

India 587/4   Yuvraj Singh 40* (51b 2x4 2x6)
132.1

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, Yuvraj gets a big stride in and blocks it back to the bowler

132.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, short ball keeps low, on the pads, Yuvraj turns it in front of square leg

132.4

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, driven firmly, but straight to short cover

132.5

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, pitching outside off and turning away, yuvraj gets to free his arms, he slaps the ball to deep point

India 590/4   Yuvraj Singh 42* (55b 2x4 2x6)
133.1

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, Yuvraj defends the ball towards backward point

133.2

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, strays onto the pads, glided to square leg for an easy single

India 591/4   Yuvraj Singh 43* (57b 2x4 2x6)
134.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, blocked towards backward point by Yuvraj

134.3

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full ball just outside off, defended cautiously by Yuvraj

134.4

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, and again, Yuvraj gets well forward and blocks

134.5

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, on the pads, Yuvraj gets on one knee and sweeps powerfully to deep backward square leg

India 594/4   Yuvraj Singh 44* (61b 2x4 2x6)
135.1

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed it up on the off, Yuvraj lunges forward and defends it back to the bowler

135.2

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, worked away from the crease in the direction of square leg for a single

135.6

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, came on to him really slowly, bent low, opened the face and guided it towards point

India 600/4   Yuvraj Singh 45* (64b 2x4 2x6)
136.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, swept away to deep square leg for a single

136.6

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 3 runs, short of a length outside off, quicker through the air, Yuvraj uses the pace to good effect, late-cutting it delicately behind point for three runs

India 606/4   Yuvraj Singh 49* (66b 2x4 2x6)
137.1

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed it up outside off, landed on a good length, didn't turn, leaves it be

137.2

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fullish on the off, eased into the drive as he played it to mid-off

137.3

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, edged and short of Jayawardene at slip, tried to open the face to get it past him but found the edge but was in no danger of getting caught, uncertain but gets to his half-century as Mahela palms it away into the leg side

137.6

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, pushed off the front foot towards mid-on

India 608/4   Yuvraj Singh 50* (70b 2x4 2x6)
138.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed it up on middle and off, reaches forward and knocks it into the off side

138.3

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, giving it some air again, targeting the stumps this time, full on middle, defended on the pitch

138.4

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, quickish and full on leg stump, swept down towards deep backward square leg for a single

138.6

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, lands on a good length on the off, gets forward and drops it to the side of the pitch

India 611/4   Yuvraj Singh 51* (74b 2x4 2x6)
140.1

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, short of a length on the off, jabs it towards cover from the crease

140.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, floated it full outside off, driven through the line to long-off for a single

India 612/4   Yuvraj Singh 52* (76b 2x4 2x6)
141.5

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, gets that bat down fairly quickly despite that big backlift, jabs it towards cover

141.6

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, presents the full face while patting it back to the bowler

India 614/5   Yuvraj Singh 52* (78b 2x4 2x6)
142.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, goes for the sweep but it turns away from him and rolls down to slip

142.3

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, doesn't give it much flight this time but trying to probe him around off stump, defended towards cover

142.4

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, turned away sharply after landing on a good length outside off, leaves it be

142.5

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, the turn beats him again as he goes for the sweep but can't connect

142.6

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, bowled on middle and off, gets forward and defends it with bat close to pad, gets an inside edge onto his pads, appeared to go straight on

India 617/5   Yuvraj Singh 52* (83b 2x4 2x6)
144.1

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up on the off, lunges forward and defends with bat close to pads on the off side

144.2

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, flighted on middle, pushes it down the ground to long-on for a single

India 618/5   Yuvraj Singh 53* (85b 2x4 2x6)
145.1

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, driven off the front foot towards long-on for a single

145.6

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, keeping it flat, shortish on the off, gets forward and defends it on the pitch

India 622/6   Yuvraj Singh 54* (87b 2x4 2x6)
146.3

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, turns away after landing on middle, gets forward and knocks it down the pitch

146.4

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, picked the gap,was bowled on the pads and he swept it powerfully to beat the deep backward square leg fielder, much too fine

146.5

Muralitharan to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up on the off, driven through the line towards long-off for a single

India 628/6   Yuvraj Singh 59* (90b 3x4 2x6)
147.1

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, steps forward and guides it towards point

147.2

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run

147.3

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, out comes the sweep again, much squarer this time, flat on middle and it's thumped between deep square leg and deep midwicket

147.4

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up on the off, charges down the track and drives it back to the bowler

147.5

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, a full toss on middle, driven down the ground to long-on

India 633/6   Yuvraj Singh 64* (95b 4x4 2x6)
148.1

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, short of a good length on leg stump, turned away behind square for a single

148.3

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 2 leg byes, tries to sweep it fine again but can't get hold of it, manages a couple though, in fact he didn't hit it, it went off his pads

148.4

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, lands on a good length outside off, driven through to long-off for a single

India 638/6   Yuvraj Singh 66* (98b 4x4 2x6)
149.6

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, big appeal for lbw, Yuvraj goes for the sweep, is hit on the pads, probably pitched outside leg

India 640/7   Yuvraj Singh 66* (99b 4x4 2x6)
151.1

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, another appeal for lbw, again the ball that turns away from the left-hander, that was missing off

151.2

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, on the pads, blocked towards midwicket

151.3

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, no run, again on legstump, more defence from Yuvraj

151.4

Herath to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, charges down the track and swipes it towards deep midwicket, doesn't carry all the way to the fielder

India 641/7   Yuvraj Singh 67* (103b 4x4 2x6)
152.1

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, no run, a bit of an outside edge takes the ball towards backward point

152.2

Mendis to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, that's the end of Yuvraj, looking to mow that to midwicket, doesn't get it high enough clear the infield, Sangakkara times his jump well at midwicket to pull off a smart catch

Yuvraj Singh c Sangakkara b Mendis 67 (151m 105b 4x4 2x6) SR: 63.80

India 641/8   Yuvraj Singh 67 (105b 4x4 2x6)
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