Sri Lanka in India Test Series - 2nd Test

India v Sri Lanka

India won by an innings and 144 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

0.2

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, short of a good length outside off, leaving the right hander, leaves it be

0.3

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, a touch fuller this time, in the channel outside off, shoulders arms to it

0.4

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, dropped, chasing a wide one, tries to play it through the covers, gets a thick edge as it moves away a hint, Prasanna Jayawardene dives full length to his right, can't reach it but there's Mahela Jayawardene at slip who spills it after the keeper blocks his view

India 2/0   V Sehwag 1* (3b)

1.6

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, Sehwag restrains himself, bowled shortish outside off, just a hint of away movement, lets it pass

India 6/0   V Sehwag 1* (4b)

2.4

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, short of a good length on middle, Sehwag gets his body behind it and defends it solidly back to the bowler

2.5

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, testing line outside off, Sehwag is only half-forward and knocks it back to the bowler

2.6

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, rocks back and whips it towards square leg where the fielder gets a hand to it, diving to his left, and allows just a single

India 12/0   V Sehwag 2* (7b)

3.1

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, keeping a little low here, indications of a slowish track this, shortish on the off, Sehwag waits for it and crunches it towards extra cover

3.2

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, beaten this time, driving length just a fraction outside off, gets forward to defend it into the off side and it zips away to just escape the outside edge

3.3

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, solid in defense this time, lands on a good length just on or around off stump, knocks it with a still head to cover

3.4

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, held its line this time, bowled from slightly wide of the crease and angling in towards off, gets forward and shoulders arms, missed off but just about

3.5

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, left alone again, much wider this time, gets it to leave the right hander, shaping up to drive that but ends up leaving it be, the drop catch appears to have had its impact

3.6

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, nipped back in from a good length on the off, taking Sehwag by surprise and knocking him high on the pads as he tried to fend it away

India 12/0   V Sehwag 2* (13b)

5.1

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, gets to the keeper on the second bounce, shortish outside off, keeps low

5.2

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, appeal for lbw, not upheld, angled in towards middle and leg from wide of the crease, didn't straighten, struck Sehwag on the pads as he tried to play it on the leg side, didn't move his feet much, would have been sliding down, hawkeye shows it would have clipped the outside of leg

5.3

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, shaping away from the right hander, Sehwag is tempted to chase it but resists at the last moemnt, leaving it alone

5.4

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, full outside off, goes for the drive but mistimes it to mid-on

5.5

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, driving length again, Sehwag doesn't want to fish for it, it was there to play but he opted to let it go, seeing it move away from him

5.6

Mathews to Sehwag, 1 run, chases it, finally, full and wide, ends up square-driving it uppishly towards deep point, just a single

India 17/0   V Sehwag 3* (19b)

6.1

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, struck on the pads again, Welegedara goes up, moved in from a good length on the off and struck him in line with middle but only after he had got a massive inside edge

India 18/0   V Sehwag 4* (20b)

7.1

Mathews to Sehwag, 1 run, fullish outside off, driven through all along the ground to his favoured deep point for a single

India 24/0   V Sehwag 5* (21b)

8.1

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, loud appeal for lbw as Welegedara brings the ball back into Sehwag and hits him on the pad, was it bat or pad first? Close call. It was very similar to his first-innings dismissal in Ahmedabad, think it was pad first this time too

8.2

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, fuller and wider away from the right-hander, left alone by the batsman

8.3

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, punched off the back foot through cover point for a single

India 25/0   V Sehwag 6* (24b)

11.1

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, shortish outside off, seaming away and Sehwag watches it through to the keeper

11.2

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, solid in defense is Sehwag, lands on a good length, gets forward and plays it respectfully to the bowler

11.3

Mathews to Sehwag, FOUR, cashes in on a full delivery, the first boundary took a while to come, drove it through the covers to beat deep point by a distance

11.4

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, back of a length on the off, punched back to the bowler on the bounce

11.5

Mathews to Sehwag, FOUR, out comes to pull, had made his mind up to leave it initially but the slowness of the pitch gave him ample time to readjust and smack it through midwicket

11.6

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, playing away from his body there, short of a good length outside off, punched to extra cover

India 39/0   V Sehwag 14* (30b 2x4)

13.1

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, back of a length outside off, an extended spell for Angelo, cutting zone for Sehwag but he doesn't go after it

13.2

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, angling in towards middle from wide of the crease, gets forward, closes the face and turns it to midwicket

13.3

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, hurling it straight on middle, gets forward and pulls off a textbook defense back to the bowler

13.4

Mathews to Sehwag, FOUR, drilled down the ground, pitched up on the off stump and he crashes it past the bowler through mid-off, overpitched and gets the treatment

13.5

Mathews to Sehwag, no run, darted back in from a good length outside off, stayed in his crease and chopped it towards gully

13.6

Mathews to Sehwag, FOUR, uppish, seemed to check his shot there but beyond Mathews' reach and wide of mid-off, struck firmly though, timed well, came off the middle and it yields four

India 49/0   V Sehwag 22* (36b 4x4)

14.4

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, probing line on the off stump, the movement is not as much on offer as it was a while earlier, defended comfortably back to the bowler

14.5

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, short and wide, moves back, has to reach for it, cuts it down to deep point for a single

India 51/0   V Sehwag 23* (38b 4x4)

15.3

Herath to Sehwag, 1 run, easily done, flighted delivery outside off, eases it through to deepish cover for a single

India 58/0   V Sehwag 24* (39b 4x4)

16.1

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, short of a good length on the off, guided down towards gully

16.2

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, beaten there, pushing it fuller and Sehwag, after quite a while, prods at it, it left him as he was expecting it to move in, played inside the line

16.3

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, bowling it on a good length on middle, moves away just a hint, guided down to gully

16.4

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, whips it off he back foot down to deep square leg, hurled it short on the off, turned it away wristily into the leg side

India 67/0   V Sehwag 25* (43b 4x4)

17.1

Mendis to Sehwag, 2 runs, went on straight, bowled it full and flat outside off, steered it towards point where Welegedara fumbled and allowed them to come back for the second

17.2

Mendis to Sehwag, no run, appeared to be the offspinner, bowled quickish on the off, driven down to mid-on, mistimed

17.3

Mendis to Sehwag, no run, trying to go after him here, fullish on the off, slapped it back to the bowler, mistimed again

17.4

Mendis to Sehwag, no run, the offspinner bowled on a good length outside off, driven hard but straight to extra cover

17.5

Mendis to Sehwag, SIX, atrocious delivery, full toss bowled slow on middle and Sehwag promptly dispatches it over the deep midwicket boundary for the first six of the match

17.6

Mendis to Sehwag, 1 run, fullish on the off, square-driven towards deep point for a single

India 76/0   V Sehwag 34* (49b 4x4 1x6)

18.1

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, short of a good length on the off, Sehwag's helmet has come off, defended off the back foot towards cover

18.2

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 2 runs, smartly done, he's moved along nicely in the last few overs, turned in, bowled short, opened the face at the right time to knock it behind deep point for a couple

18.3

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, flatter, waited for it to turn in and defended it wide of cover to pinch an easy single

India 79/0   V Sehwag 37* (52b 4x4 1x6)

19.1

Mendis to Sehwag, 1 run, the offspinner, bowled short of a good length on the off, pushed past the bowler towards mid-on for a single

19.4

Mendis to Sehwag, no run, kept low, bowled short on leg stump and strikes him on the pads, no turn there, went on straight, would have slid down

19.5

Mendis to Sehwag, FOUR, not to the pitch but he had readied himself for it, short of a good length, came forward, made a hint of room and flayed it through the covers

19.6

Mendis to Sehwag, 1 run, the offspinner tossed up on middle, gets forward and tickles it through square leg for a single

India 86/0   V Sehwag 43* (56b 5x4 1x6)

20.1

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, turning in from a good length outside off, defended off the back foot

20.2

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, floated it on middle, worked away through square leg for a single

India 87/0   V Sehwag 44* (58b 5x4 1x6)

21.1

Mendis to Sehwag, FOUR, terrible delivery, long hop on middle, the offspinner, he rocks back and pulls it away powerfully over midwicket for a one bounce four

21.2

Mendis to Sehwag, FOUR, reaches his half-century with a paddle, on middle and leg and he helps it on its way to the fine-leg boundary

21.3

Mendis to Sehwag, 1 run, turned away into the leg side through square leg

India 104/0   V Sehwag 53* (61b 7x4 1x6)

22.4

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, bowled full on middle, closes the face and turns it towards midwicket

22.5

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, hurled it quick outside off, didn't turn in much, Sehwag let it go

22.6

Muralitharan to Sehwag, FOUR, picked that one easily, shortish outside off, turned in, he waited for it, moved back and punched it through mid-off and extra cover for four more

India 112/0   V Sehwag 57* (64b 8x4 1x6)

23.4

Mendis to Sehwag, no run, the offspinner again, had shaped up for a big one there but decided rightly in the end to knock it back to the bowler

23.5

Mendis to Sehwag, no run, was in the slot for Sehwag, had made room to flay it past mid-off but didn't get his timing right

23.6

Mendis to Sehwag, 3 runs, the offspinner bowled flat on middle and leg, helps it on its way wide of fine leg, Herath runs a fair distance to his right and drags it in with his foot

India 116/0   V Sehwag 60* (67b 8x4 1x6)

24.1

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, hurls it on a good length outside off, a touch too wide, swats it but straight to mid-off

24.2

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, guided down towards deep point for a single

24.5

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, chops it down to deep point for a single

India 121/0   V Sehwag 62* (70b 8x4 1x6)

25.1

Mendis to Sehwag, SIX, Typical Sehwag, doesn't care what stage of the day it is, if it's there to hit he goes for it, audacious shot that, backed himself to clear long-on and did, full, tossed up on the off and he cleared that fielder, who was in a few paces, with one clean swing of the bat

25.2

Mendis to Sehwag, 1 run

25.4

Mendis to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a length outside off, eased wide of cover and point, one more

India 130/0   V Sehwag 70* (73b 8x4 2x6)

26.2

Welegedara to Sehwag, FOUR, punished! Pitched it up, in the zone for Sehwag who cashes in, leaning forward and cracking it through extra cover

26.3

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, short of a good length on the off, holds its line, defends it towards cover off the front foot

26.4

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, shaping away this time, in the channel outside off, Sehwag doesn't play at it

26.5

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, back of a length on the off, stands tall and punches it to extra cover

26.6

Welegedara to Sehwag, (no ball) FOUR, driven through the line, lands on a good length just outside off and he strikes it with a straight bat towards mid-off, Herath, sliding to his right, makes a complete mess allowing it through to the ropes, what's worse, it's a no-ball

26.6

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, bowled it full on the off, driven firmly but straight to mid-off, Herath would have to be an absolutely abysmal fielder to miss this one but he didn't

India 146/0   V Sehwag 78* (79b 10x4 2x6)

27.2

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, tossed up outside off, worked away through square leg into the deep for another single

India 148/0   V Sehwag 79* (80b 10x4 2x6)

28.4

Welegedara to Sehwag, FOUR, edged and four, shaping away from him, he waited for it, opened the face at the last moment and directed it between slip and gully, bleeding runs here are Sri Lanka

28.5

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, banged in short on the off, gets back and knocks it wide of midwicket for a single

India 165/0   V Sehwag 84* (82b 11x4 2x6)

29.1

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, keeping a flattish trajectory, short on middle, turned away to square leg

29.2

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, gave it a bit of air this time, reaches forward and turns it into the leg side

29.3

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 2 runs, didn't turn as much, played slightly inside the line there, managed to pierce the gap between point and cover, realises there is a chance of a second and gets it comfortably in the end

29.4

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, shortish on the off, punched down the ground towards mid-on

India 168/0   V Sehwag 87* (86b 11x4 2x6)

30.2

Welegedara to Sehwag, no run, bowled it full on the off, drives it wristily to mid-on

30.3

Welegedara to Sehwag, 2 runs, crashed through the off side wide of deep point for a couple, hurled it full and he caressed it off the front foot

30.4

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, full and wide, reaches for it and slices it to deep point for a single

India 173/0   V Sehwag 90* (89b 11x4 2x6)

31.1

Muralitharan to Sehwag, FOUR, Sehwag rocks forward and drives it sweetly wide of mid-off, pitched it up, in the slot and he takes full toll

31.2

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, bowled full on middle, defended with a lunge into the leg side

31.3

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, gets a stride forward and pushes it to Dilshan at cover, he prevents the single

31.4

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a length outside off, cut away towards deep point for a single

India 180/0   V Sehwag 95* (93b 12x4 2x6)

32.1

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, reaching out and running that down to third man for a single

32.3

Welegedara to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a length on the off, punched wide of point for a single

India 185/0   V Sehwag 97* (95b 12x4 2x6)

33.4

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, shortish on the off, knocks it down towards cover

33.5

Muralitharan to Sehwag, FOUR, gets it to the fine-leg boundary, shortish on middle and leg, tucks it away into that vacant gap and reaches his 16th Test century

33.6

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, pushed off the front foot to cover

India 191/0   V Sehwag 101* (98b 13x4 2x6)

34.3

Herath to Sehwag, no run, not to the pitch there but tries to cream that through the covers, mistimes it

34.4

Herath to Sehwag, no run, bowled it full on leg stump from round the wicket, defended cautiously onto the pitch

34.5

Herath to Sehwag, no run, tossed it up on middle and off, defended into the off side

34.6

Herath to Sehwag, no run, gets forward and presses it away towards cover

India 192/0   V Sehwag 101* (102b 13x4 2x6)

35.2

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, picked the doosra there, spun away after landing short outside off, cut away towards deep point for a single

35.6

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, targeting middle and off, gets to the pitch and works it away to midwicket

India 195/0   V Sehwag 102* (104b 13x4 2x6)

36.5

Herath to Sehwag, 1 run, chops it wide of point for another single

India 197/0   V Sehwag 103* (105b 13x4 2x6)

37.1

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, on middle and leg from round the wicket, gets forward and defends with bat close to pad

37.2

Muralitharan to Sehwag, FOUR, Sehwag rides his luck, tossed up on the off and it didn't spin, made room and tried to smash him over his head, ended up getting an inside edge just wide of the stumps and to the fine-leg boundary, 200 up

37.3

Muralitharan to Sehwag, FOUR, got it right this time, all along the ground, tossed up again, comes down the track, gets to the pitch and drives it crisply wide of mid-off

37.4

Muralitharan to Sehwag, FOUR, three in a row, much quicker from Murali but to no avail, took it on the half-volley and drilled it wide of a diving extra cover

37.5

Muralitharan to Sehwag, no run, short on the off, punched into the leg side off the back foot

37.6

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, guided behind point for a single

India 210/0   V Sehwag 116* (111b 16x4 2x6)

38.1

Herath to Sehwag, 1 run, landed full on the off, gets forward and eases it past mid-off for a single

38.3

Herath to Sehwag, no run, gives it plenty of air there, full on middle, played back to the bowler

38.4

Herath to Sehwag, 1 run, angling it on from round the wicket, defended wide of extra cover, gets the single

India 213/0   V Sehwag 118* (114b 16x4 2x6)

39.2

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, airy delivery on middle and leg, turns it wide of the keeper on the leg side for one more

39.4

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, shortish on the off, taps it in front of point for a single, they've equalled their highest opening stand

39.6

Muralitharan to Sehwag, 1 run, bowled it short on the off, punched off the back foot to long-off

India 220/0   V Sehwag 121* (117b 16x4 2x6)

40.1

Herath to Sehwag, 1 run, a touch risky, shortish on leg, walks across to paddle it fine, plays it onto his pads and gets a single behind square

40.3

Herath to Sehwag, 1 run, tossed up on the off, pushes it wide of extra cover for a single

40.5

Herath to Sehwag, FOUR, the runs keep flowing, tossed up on the off, gets his foot to the pitch and drives it through midwicket to beat the fielder in the deep

40.6

Herath to Sehwag, FOUR, short on the off and he smashes it in the same direction, slapped away off the front foot, a good-hard swat

India 232/0   V Sehwag 131* (121b 18x4 2x6)

41.2

Muralitharan to Sehwag, OUT, gone! Dilshan takes a smart catch at extra cover, tossed it up and it landed on a good length just outside off, Sehwag, though not to the pitch, was tempted to force it past extra cover but played it uppishly and Dilshan took a sharp chance diving to his left

V Sehwag c Dilshan b Muralitharan 131 (181m 122b 18x4 2x6) SR: 107.37

India 233/1   V Sehwag 131 (122b 18x4 2x6)
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Series Results
India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai (BS) - Dec 2-6, 2009
India won by an innings and 24 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Kanpur - Nov 24-27, 2009
India won by an innings and 144 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad - Nov 16-20, 2009
Match drawn
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Nov 27, 2009

Pragyan Ojha gets the congratulations from MS Dhoni as India walk off victorious, India v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Kanpur, 4th day, November 27, 2009

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Sreesanth with the match ball, India v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Kanpur, 4th day, November 27, 2009

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