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

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

18.4

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, inducing Gambhir to play the drive and he obliges but hits it straight to mid-off

18.5

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, quicker through the air, bowled full on leg stump, gets his right foot out of the way and defends it with confidence

18.6

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, outside off this time, defended with a bit of a reach towards cover

India 79/0   M Muralitharan 1-0-3-0

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

20.3

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 2 runs, steps out of his crease and drives that flighted delivery through mid-on, Dilshan, surprisingly, misfields and allows them a couple of runs

20.4

Muralitharan to Gambhir, FOUR, charged down the track while simultaneously making room, took it on the full and drove it wide of extra cover and beat mid-off to the ropes

20.5

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run

20.6

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 2 runs, a misdirected doosra, on leg stump and he turns it away to fine leg without difficulty, two more to the score

India 95/0   M Muralitharan 2-0-12-0

22.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, pushed off the front foot to mid-on

22.2

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, tossed up outside off, bowled full, driven through to cover

22.3

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, quicker through the air, bowled flat on the off, pushed past the bowler and they steal a quick single towards mid-off

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   M Muralitharan 3-0-17-0

27.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, tossed it up on leg stump, driven to mid-on and steals a single

27.2

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

27.3

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 2 runs, they're doing it easily here, shortish on leg stump, turned away through square leg and they have enough time to come back for the second, they raise 150

27.4

Muralitharan to Gambhir, FOUR, beautifully timed, flighted on the off stump, gave it plenty of rip but he got to the pitch by stepping forward and drove it elegantly through the line to beat mid-off

27.5

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 2 runs, two more, shortish outside off, cuts it wide of deep point, attempts to come back for the second and does so comfortably, Dilshan scores a direct-hit from the deep and the umpire palms it off to the third umpire, replays show he was miles in

27.6

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, lands on a length on middle and off, lunges forward and taps it wide of cover for a single

India 157/0   M Muralitharan 4-0-28-0

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

29.5

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, coming round the wicket, bowled full on the off, defended towards cover

29.6

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, flighted on middle, gets across and pats it wide of midwicket for an easy single

India 169/0   M Muralitharan 5-0-32-0

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

31.5

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 2 runs, flighted outside off, gets forward and steers it through point into the deep for a couple of runs

31.6

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, pitched up on the off, driven straight to extra cover

India 182/0   M Muralitharan 6-0-39-0

33.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, flighted from round the wicket just outside off, pushed through to cover

33.2

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, tossed up and bowled full on the off, driven but straight to extra cover

33.3

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, kept it flat this time, lands on a good length, defended in front of cover for a quick single

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   M Muralitharan 7-0-44-0

35.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, bowled it full on the off, driven down to long-off for a single, a much more spread-out field now

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

35.3

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, short of a good length on the off, defended off the back foot in front of cover

35.4

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, quicker through the air, defended to point

35.5

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, flighted outside off, driven off the front foot wide of mid-off 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   M Muralitharan 8-0-47-0

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   M Muralitharan 9-0-60-0

39.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, flighted outside off, mistimes a drive but gets it past extra cover for a single

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

39.3

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, plenty of singles on offer and they're pinching them with absolute ease, pushed down the ground to long-off

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

39.5

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a length, waits for it to turn away and cuts it to deep point

39.6

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

India 220/0   M Muralitharan 10-0-66-0

41.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run

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

41.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, off the mark immediately, whipping a fullish delivery through square leg for a single

41.4

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, short of a length outside off, taps it down to point

41.5

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, eased it off the front foot towards deep cover for a single

41.6

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, keeps it flat, Dravid lunges forward to one that turns in and defends it solidly to silly point

India 235/1   M Muralitharan 11-0-69-1

43.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, fullish on the off, lunges forward and drops it dead on the pitch

43.2

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, just a hint of turn away from the left-hander, gets forward and knocks it towards cover

43.3

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, quickish and flat on the off stump, punched wide of point for a single

43.4

Muralitharan to Dravid, 2 runs, Dravid forces it off the back foot wide of Dilshan, watched it land, turn in sharply, moved away and executed it with perfection, earning a couple

43.5

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, flights it on the off stump, rocks forward and defends it with a reach

43.6

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, short and wide, makes room and cuts it towards deep point for a single

India 248/1   M Muralitharan 12-0-73-1

67.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, Murali pitches it outside off and gets it to turn a long way away

67.2

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, Gambhir waits on the backfoot and nudges it behind square leg for a single

67.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, turns into Dravid, who backs away and pushes it against the spin to cover

67.4

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, pitching on middle and turning to leg, Dravid defends towards the non-striker

67.5

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, watchful defence from Dravid, gets a bog stride in as he blocks it to the off side

67.6

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, punched off the backfoot towards sweeper cover

India 346/1   M Muralitharan 13-0-75-1

69.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, length ball outside off, defended towards the off side

69.2

Muralitharan to Gambhir, FOUR, too much width for Gambhir, and too full, Gambhir bends his knee and cracks that past extra cover for four

69.3

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, much better from Murali, length ball on off, defended back to the bowler

69.4

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, slightly wide of off this time, Gambhir drops it towards cover and gets a quick single

69.5

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, length ball on off, Dravid stretches forward and defends

69.6

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, full and down the leg side, Dravid sweeps it to get to his half-century

India 358/1   M Muralitharan 14-0-81-1

71.1

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, on the legstump, defended to the leg side

71.2

Muralitharan to Dravid, FOUR, overpitched outside off, Dravid pounces on it, gets a huge stride on and elegantly drives that between mid-off and extra cover

71.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, defended tiwards mid-off this time

71.4

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, another good-looking drive from Draivd, timing wasn't as good this time so he can't beat mid-off

71.5

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, Gambhir is beaten as the ball turns past his bat outside off

71.6

Muralitharan to Gambhir, no run, short and wide, Gambhir misses out, slaps that straight to backward point

India 366/1   M Muralitharan 15-0-86-1

73.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, Gambhir pokes the ball towards cover and picks up the single

73.2

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, Dravid gets well forward and defends to the leg side

73.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, short and wide, Dravid rocks back and crashes the ball top deep point

73.4

Muralitharan to Gambhir, 1 run, on middle and leg, Gambhir pushes it towards mid-off for a single

73.5

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, length ball heading for off, Dravid blocks to the off side

73.6

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, fuller and a touch wider, Dravid is happy to tap the ball towards point

India 369/1   M Muralitharan 16-0-89-1

75.1

Muralitharan to Gambhir, OUT, A piece of magic from Murali, he was bowling from round the wicket, Gambhir punches the ball to the bowler's right, Murali flings himself full-length to pluck that one inches off the ground, not bad for a 37-year-old. It also ends Gambhir's remarkable innings at 167

G Gambhir c & b Muralitharan 167 (298m 215b 15x4 0x6) SR: 77.67

75.2

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, no run, outside the leg stump, flighted delivery, Tendulkar pads his first delivery away

75.3

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, no run, again it is tossed up, Tendulkar keeps bat and pad together as he defends

75.4

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, no run, not too much turn this time, Murali appeal for an lbw though that struck Tendulkar outside leg

75.5

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, 2 runs, well outside off, thank you says Tendulkar and flashes it to deep backward point to get off the mark

75.6

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, 2 runs, a forceful paddle-sweep from Tendulkar, played into the ground, Jayawardene at leg slip gets a hand on it but it was too fast for him to field, takes the pace off the ball allowing the fine leg fielder to cut it off

India 374/2   M Muralitharan 17-0-93-2

77.1

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the pads, Tendulkar flicks it to the leg side and walks through for a single

77.2

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, defended to the leg side this time

77.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, FOUR, tossed up, full and just outside off, Dravid didn't quite get hold of the ball but placed it well, wide of mid-on and the ball trickles to the boundary

77.4

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, punched towards cover for a single

77.5

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, 1 run, Tendulkar watches the ball closely and turns the ball towards square leg off the backfoot

77.6

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, full ball on middle and leg, blocked back to the bowler

India 385/2   M Muralitharan 18-0-100-2

97.1

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, 1 run, flighted delivery bowled full outside off, pushed past midwicket for a single

97.2

Muralitharan to Dravid, FOUR, waited for it to turn in, it was slightly short, made room and punched it past extra cover, there is a deep cover in place but it was placed to perfection

97.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, flatter with much more rip, bowled at 87 kmph, lands on a good length, not much turn though, defended with a big stride forward

97.4

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, surprised by the quicker one there, didn't turn as much as he wanted it to, went for the cut, missed

97.5

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, targeting the stumps this time, middle and off, bowled full and gets some turn, catches the inside half of the bat as Dravid looks to drive it back

97.6

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, tossed it up in front of middle and off, Dravid is made to lean forward and he works it towards midwicket

India 446/2   M Muralitharan 19-0-105-2

99.1

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, Dravid pulls off a paddle, bowled it full outside off, bent low, went across and helped it down to fine leg

99.2

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, 1 run, flatter trajectory that time, shortish outside off, went across, closed the face and dabbed it in front of square leg for a single

99.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, tossed up on the off, rocks forward and defends it in front of cover with a still head

99.4

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, turns in from a good length outside off, closes the face and plays it back to Murali

99.5

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, the doosra, picked it really late, it moved away as he tried to punch it past cover, mistimed it as he had to reach for it

99.6

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, beaten by the straighter one there, flighted it outside off and drew him into playing the drive, Dravid was playing for the turn and ended up driving at it inside the line

India 450/2   M Muralitharan 20-0-107-2

101.1

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, shortish, punched down to deep cover for a single

101.2

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, 1 run, paddles it down towards fine leg for a single

101.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, probing him by tossing it on middle, defended back to the bowler with a lunge

101.4

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, quicker through the air, bends low and paddles it uppishly to fine leg for a single

101.5

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, no run, picked the doosra, bowling it short outside off, waited for it to turn away and guided it down to point

101.6

Muralitharan to Tendulkar, 1 run, tight line on middle, moves back and whips it past square leg to keep the strike

India 458/2   M Muralitharan 21-0-111-2

103.1

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, tossed up on the off, gets to the pitch and defends it with closed face into the leg side

103.2

Muralitharan to Dravid, FOUR, Dravid continues his merry way, saw the width, waited for it to turn in and cut it behind point to pile it on

103.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, gave it plenty of air, full outside off, leant into it while driving it to deep cover for a single

103.4

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, tossed it up on the off stump, driven through to mid-on

103.5

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, pushed him back with one that was bowled short and turned in sharply, defended back to the bowler

103.6

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, opens his account with a nudge behind square, turned in and he played it off the back foot

India 470/3   M Muralitharan 22-0-117-2

105.1

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, wristily done, rocks back and works it behind square for a single

105.2

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, very well fielded at extra cover, that was driven firmly but he dived to his right to prevent a couple of runs there

105.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, 2 runs, goes for the sweep, tries to play it really fine, gets a top edge over the keeper for a couple down to fine leg

105.4

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, turned in from a good length outside off, left alone to the keeper

105.5

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, turned in sharply from outside off, lapped it into the leg side wide of square leg

105.6

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, came on to him pretty slowly there, at 79.5 kmph, rocked forward, took it on the half-volley and defended it on the pitch

India 479/3   M Muralitharan 23-0-121-2

112.1

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, gets back and turns it down towards square leg

112.2

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, gets it past that fielder this time, a single behind square

112.3

Muralitharan to Dravid, no run, tossed it up on the off and went straight on, came forward and defended it on the pitch

112.4

Muralitharan to Dravid, 1 run, slightly short on the off, pushed wide of cover for a single

112.5

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, tossed it up outside off, pushed off the front foot to extra cover

112.6

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, countered the turn by closing the face and turning it to midwicket

India 510/3   M Muralitharan 24-0-123-2

114.1

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, shortish outside off, gets back as it turns in and drops it behind point for a single

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   M Muralitharan 25-0-125-2

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

116.2

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, plenty of turn there, shortish outside off, waits for it to get to him and whips it past mid-on for a single

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   M Muralitharan 26-0-127-2

118.1

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

118.2

Muralitharan to Laxman, FOUR, sweetly timed, just a firm push as he leaned forward to a flighted delivery bowled outside off, placed it into that gap between extra cover and mid-off and earned himself a boundary

118.3

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, came onto him a little slowly, moved back and turned it to square leg, there's no single on offer

118.4

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, driven off the front foot towards long-on 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   M Muralitharan 27-0-133-2

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

128.4

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, Laxman stands tall and guides a legstump ball towards short fine leg

128.5

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, gets nicely forward and eases the ball towards mid-on for a single

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   M Muralitharan 28-0-143-2

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

130.3

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, just outside off, Laxman leans across and taps it towards square leg

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   M Muralitharan 29-0-145-2

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

132.3

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, sharp turn for Murali, Laxman gets on the backfoot and glances the ball towards backward square leg for a single to get his half-century

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

132.6

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, much better form Murali this time, length ball pitching just outside off, Laxman stretches forward and defends

India 590/4   M Muralitharan 30-0-148-2

134.1

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, whipped away towards midwicket

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

134.6

Muralitharan to Laxman, FOUR, tossed up by Murali, Laxman is quickly down the track and cracks that past a diving mid-off for four

India 598/4   M Muralitharan 31-0-154-2

136.1

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, angling in towards middle and turning down, Laxman rocks back and works it behind square for a single

136.2

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

136.3

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, trying to induce him into playing the drive, tosses it up on the off stump, Laxman reaches forward and pushes it to mid-on

136.4

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, whipped off the back foot towards square leg

136.5

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, gets forward and drills it back past the diving Murali for a single, slightly uppish but safe

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   M Muralitharan 32-0-160-2

138.1

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, landed outside off, turned in, flicked away off the back foot through square

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

138.5

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, waited for it to turn in and jabbed it behind point 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   M Muralitharan 33-0-163-2

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

140.3

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, tossed up on middle, driven firmly but straight to midwicket

140.4

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, rocks forward to that flattish delivery and taps it into the leg side

140.5

Muralitharan to Laxman, no run, moves across to nudge it behind square, spins sharply to beat the attempt, Prasanna collects it well down the leg side

140.6

Muralitharan to Laxman, 1 run, tossed it up on the off stump, driven down the ground to long-on for a single

India 613/4   M Muralitharan 34-0-165-2

142.1

Muralitharan to Dhoni, 3 runs, three more to the score, delicate play from Dhoni as he opens the face and nudges that in that vacant gap behind point

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   M Muralitharan 35-0-168-2

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

144.3

Muralitharan to Dhoni, no run, pushed off the front foot towards cover

144.4

Muralitharan to Dhoni, no run, floats it up on middle, gets forward and knocks it down on the pitch

144.5

Muralitharan to Dhoni, no run, keeping it tight is Murali, drawing Dhoni on the front foot, he gets across to drops it in front of midwicket

144.6

Muralitharan to Dhoni, no run, flighted outside off, pushed off the front foot to midwicket

India 618/5   M Muralitharan 36-0-169-2

146.1

Muralitharan to Harbhajan Singh, no run, tossed it up outside off, pushed it uppishly towards mid-off

146.2

Muralitharan to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, short outside off, moves away and chops it behind point for a single

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

146.6

Muralitharan to Harbhajan Singh, no run, turns in from a good length outside off, withdraws from the shot at the last moment to leave it be

India 628/6   M Muralitharan 37-0-175-2
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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

Pragyan Ojha gets the congratulations from MS Dhoni as India walk off victorious

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Nov 27, 2009

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

Sreesanth with the match ball

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