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
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   BAW Mendis 1-0-9-0
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

19.2

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, bowled full on middle, reaches forward and pushes it back to the bowler

19.3

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, hurled it on middle, Gambhir works it away behind square for one more

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   BAW Mendis 2-0-16-0
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

21.4

Mendis to Gambhir, 2 runs, Gambhir gets to his fifty with a tap wide of cover off the back foot, his 11th half-century

21.5

Mendis to Gambhir, no run

21.6

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, threw it up outside off, Gambhir took it on the full and drove it towards sweeper cover for a single

India 107/0   BAW Mendis 3-0-28-0
23.1

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, went straight on, bowled shortish outside off and he left it alone

23.2

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, tossed up outside off, goes for the drive but doesn't time it well, straight to extra cover

23.3

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, turned away, the offspinner, short of a good length, dropped off the back foot in front of point for an easy single

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   BAW Mendis 4-0-32-0
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

25.3

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, shortish on the off, punched wide of mid-off for a single

25.4

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

25.5

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, the offspinner bowled full outside off, driven straight to extra cover

25.6

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, tossed it up on the off, drives it inside out wide of mid-off for a single to cap off India's session

India 131/0   BAW Mendis 5-0-42-0
45.1

Mendis to Dravid, no run, appears to be the offspinner, bowled full on middle, defended back to the bowler

45.2

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, short of a length on the off, punched wide of mid-off for a single

45.3

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, short of a length outside off, turned away, was the offspinner which Gambhir read very late, tried to cut it behind point like he has done plenty of times today, misses, a rare one

45.4

Mendis to Gambhir, 2 runs, turned away into the leg side wide of midwicket for a couple more

45.5

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, nudges it off the front foot wide of extra cover for a quick single

45.6

Mendis to Dravid, FOUR, bowled it full on the off stump, gets to the pitch and drives it sweetly wide of mid-off, this is too easy

India 265/1   BAW Mendis 6-0-50-0
47.1

Mendis to Dravid, no run, bowled it full on middle, defended back to the bowler

47.2

Mendis to Dravid, no run

47.3

Mendis to Dravid, no run, quicker through the air, at 97 kmph, went straight on, knocks it back to Mendis

47.4

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, slightly short, guides it behind point for a single

47.5

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, the offspinner, goodish length on the off, defended to the close-in fielder on the off side

47.6

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, bowled full on the off, driven through towards deep cover for a single

India 271/1   BAW Mendis 7-0-52-0
49.1

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, hurls it full on the off, too full, driven through to extra cover

49.2

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, shortish on the off, chops it wide of point and calls for quick single, Dravid responds and gets back in time, it's referred to the third umpire after Herath hurls a strong throw and Prasanna takes off the bails but he's well in

49.3

Mendis to Dravid, no run, tossed it up, bowled full on middle, driven down towards mid-on

49.4

Mendis to Dravid, no run, pitched it short on middle, punched towards extra cover

49.5

Mendis to Dravid, no run, went straight on, short of a good length on middle, presented he full face to the bowler

49.6

Mendis to Dravid, no run, bowled it full on middle, pushed back to the bowler

India 279/1   BAW Mendis 8-0-53-0
51.1

Mendis to Dravid, no run, spun away this time, gets forward and defends it towards point

51.2

Mendis to Dravid, FOUR, the offspinner, got it wrong, dropped it really short on the off, Dravid moves back and away, waits for it to turn in and creams it through extra cover

51.3

Mendis to Dravid, no run, bowled it on a good length on the off, gets a big stride forward and knocks it back

51.4

Mendis to Dravid, no run, throwing it up on middle, driven through the line to mid-on

51.5

Mendis to Dravid, no run

51.6

Mendis to Dravid, no run, flighted on middle and off, pushed down to mid-off on the front foot

India 289/1   BAW Mendis 9-0-57-0
53.1

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, short of a good length on middle, defended to extra cover, thinks of a single btu Dravid rightly sends him back

53.2

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, the offspinner bowled full on the off, pushed back to the bowler

53.3

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, drops it off the front foot wide of cover, Dravid calls for a single but Gambhir responds quickly, sending him back in time

53.4

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, hurling it full on leg stump, comes down the track and tries to play it towards mid-on, is struck on the pads

53.5

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, comes down the track while simultaneously attempting to make room, chips it wide of mid-off, risky there with just a few minutes before tea

53.6

Mendis to Dravid, no run

India 293/1   BAW Mendis 10-0-58-0
55.1

Mendis to Dravid, no run, pushed it full on the off, gets forward and pushes it back to the bowler

55.2

Mendis to Dravid, no run

55.3

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, spun in, gets forward to defend, closes the face at the last moment to play it behind square

55.4

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, pushed off the front foot towards mid-off for a quick single

55.5

Mendis to Dravid, no run, quicker, bowled at 100.7 kmph, short on middle, went straight on, Dravid picked it and knocked it down on the pitch

55.6

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, pushed off the front foot wide of cover for a single

India 298/1   BAW Mendis 11-0-61-0
57.1

Mendis to Dravid, no run, tossed up on middle, defended with a reach back to the bowler

57.2

Mendis to Dravid, no run, bowled at 96.2 kmph, gets to the pitch and plays it towards mid-off

57.3

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, India reach 300 before tea, whipped away off the back foot through midwicket

57.4

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, hurling it on a good length on leg stump, tapped into the leg side

57.5

Mendis to Gambhir, 2 runs, pushing it full on leg stump, tickled really fine for a couple before fine leg cuts it off

57.6

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, threw it up on middle, driven through the line wide of mid-on, Murali stops it with his foot, just a single

India 303/1   BAW Mendis 12-0-65-0
59.1

Mendis to Dravid, no run, first ball after tea, Dravid gets well forward and defends ot the off side

59.2

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, on the pads this time, worked towards square leg

59.3

Mendis to Gambhir, 4 leg byes, down the leg side again, Gambhir looks to tickle it fine but misses, India get four runs anyway as the ball brushes the pad and runs to the fine leg boundary

59.4

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, outside off this time, Gambhir gets forward and defends to the off side

59.5

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, pitching on off and turning away from him, Gambhir watchfully defends

59.6

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, on the pads again, Gambhir clips it towards midwicket

India 312/1   BAW Mendis 13-0-66-0
61.1

Mendis to Dravid, no run, outside off, blocked towards point

61.2

Mendis to Dravid, no run, tossed up this time, on a length on off, going straight on, defended back to thje bowler

61.3

Mendis to Dravid, no run, slightly overpitched on off, Dravid clips it towards mid-on

61.4

Mendis to Dravid, no run, had Dravid reaching out for that one, length ball outside off, Dravid drives to extra cover

61.5

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, this one goes straight on after pitching on off, Dravid punches it to mid-off off the back foot and sprints through for a single

61.6

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, full and outside off, Gambhir drives firmly to mid-off

India 319/1   BAW Mendis 14-0-68-0
63.1

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, Gambhir cracks the ball towards backward point, where it is well fielded

63.2

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, low full toss and Gambhir clubs it to mid-on

63.3

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, nicely tossed up, slightly overpitched, Dravid drives the ball towards deep point

63.4

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, the conventional offspinner from Mendis, Gambhir gets forward and defends

63.5

Mendis to Gambhir, FOUR, Gambhir, as he has all along, was quick down the track, he blasts a fullish ball wide of mid-off for four

63.6

Mendis to Gambhir, 2 runs, length ball, Gamnbhir eases it towards mid-off, where Mathews misfields to let Gambhir reach his 150

India 330/1   BAW Mendis 15-0-76-0
65.1

Mendis to Gambhir, no run, played with soft hands towards cover

65.2

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, gets forward and turns the ball towards mid-on, takes a quick single

65.3

Mendis to Dravid, no run, offstump delivery, Dravid makes room but can only drive to extra cover

65.4

Mendis to Dravid, no run, gets well forward and blocks the ball to the off side

65.5

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, turns into Dravid after pitching on middle, Dravid rocks back and guides the ball towards backward point

65.6

Mendis to Gambhir, 1 run, Gambhir takes a step down the track and eases the ball towards mid-off

India 339/1   BAW Mendis 16-0-79-0
81.1

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, played with soft hands towards cover

81.2

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, defended to point this time

81.3

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, gets well forward and blocks to the off side

81.4

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, again shows the full face of the bat as he defends

81.5

Mendis to Tendulkar, 2 runs, sliding down leg, glanced for two to fine leg

81.6

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, reverts to an offstump line, defended back to the bowler

India 398/2   BAW Mendis 17-0-82-0
83.1

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, solid forward defensive from Tendulkar

83.2

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, and again, Tendulkar blocks it back to the bowler

83.3

Mendis to Tendulkar, 1 run, legspinner from Mendis, Tendulkar takes it from outside off and flicks it towards wide mid-on

83.4

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, comes into the batsman this time, Dravid gets it down to fine leg for a single to bring up 400

83.5

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, defended back to the bowler

83.6

Mendis to Tendulkar, 1 run, on the pads, whipped behind square by Tendulkar

India 401/2   BAW Mendis 18-0-85-0
85.1

Mendis to Dravid, no run, defended solidly to the off side

85.2

Mendis to Dravid, no run, firmly punched to extra cover

85.3

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, a full toss on the pads, pretty high, just below the waist, Dravid slams it to mid-on, where Murali misfields, no extra run though

85.4

Mendis to Tendulkar, 1 run, flicked behind square leg this time

85.5

Mendis to Dravid, no run, gets nicely forward and defends

85.6

Mendis to Dravid, no run, full and flat, Dravid opens the face and blocks to the off side

India 405/2   BAW Mendis 19-0-87-0
98.1

Mendis to Tendulkar, 1 run, bowled it full on the pads, turned away to fine leg for a single

98.2

Mendis to Dravid, no run, pushed it on a good length on middle, kept it flat there, played to midwicket

98.3

Mendis to Dravid, no run, spun away there, sucked him into playing the drive but Dravid executed it well, pushing it through the line to mid-off

98.4

Mendis to Dravid, no run, went straight on, lands on a good length on middle, gets forward and punches it to mid-on

98.5

Mendis to Dravid, no run, held his length back there, Dravid is still committed to the front foot, defends it to cover

98.6

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, shortish on the off, the straighter one again, crunched off the back foot to deep cover for a single

India 448/2   BAW Mendis 20-0-89-0
100.1

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run

100.2

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, dropped, Tendulkar gets a life, bowled it on a good length on middle and leg, Tendulkar came forward and flicked it uppishly wide of Dilshan at midwicket who was a little late to react, he flung himself to his left and tried to clasp it with his outstretched left hand but was unable to hold on

100.3

Mendis to Tendulkar, 1 run, pushed into the gap between point and cover for a single

100.4

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run

100.5

Mendis to Tendulkar, 1 run, bowled it full on middle and leg, turned away behind square for one more

100.6

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, targeting the pads again, Dravid rolls his wrists and gets it to deep square leg to keep the strike

India 454/2   BAW Mendis 21-0-93-0
102.1

Mendis to Tendulkar, SIX, gives him the charge, wasn't entirely to the pitch but was committed to that shot, quickish and flat and he hammered it over the long-off boundary for his first hit to the fence

102.2

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, pushed off the front foot towards midwicket

102.3

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, fullish on middle but with a bit of air this time, watchfully blocked into the leg side

102.4

Mendis to Tendulkar, no run, came down the track and adjusted well to a shortish delivery, defended it into the off side

102.5

Mendis to Tendulkar, OUT, the drop doesn't prove too costly, charges down the track again and tries to clear Samaraweera at a slightly deepish mid-off but is unable to, didn't get the desired connection or the elevation and found the fielder.

SR Tendulkar c Samaraweera b Mendis 40 (122m 91b 0x4 1x6) SR: 43.95

102.6

Mendis to Laxman, no run, targeting the off stump, went straight on and Laxman defended it cautiously back onto the pitch

India 464/3   BAW Mendis 22-0-99-1
104.1

Mendis to Laxman, no run, bowled it full on the off, pushed it towards extra cover off the front foot

104.2

Mendis to Laxman, no run

104.3

Mendis to Laxman, no run, tossed it up outside off, reaches forward and defends it solidly towards cover

104.4

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, bowled it full and quick on middle, driven off the front foot wide of mid-on for a single

104.5

Mendis to Dravid, no run, flat and straight on middle, gets forward and knocks it back to the bowler

104.6

Mendis to Dravid, FOUR, punished, bowled full and he sensed a chance, stayed rooted to his crease and crashed it past the bowler for a one bounce four with one clean strike

India 475/3   BAW Mendis 23-0-104-1
106.1

Mendis to Dravid, no run, turned in from a good length outside off, pushed towards cover

106.2

Mendis to Dravid, no run, pushed it fuller on the off, defended it with a straight bat back to the bowler

106.3

Mendis to Dravid, no run, opened the face slightly to guide it towards point

106.4

Mendis to Dravid, no run, lunges forward and taps it in the direction of mid-off

106.5

Mendis to Dravid, no run, maintaining a tight line, shortish on the off, closes the face and plays it into the leg side

106.6

Mendis to Dravid, no run, a maiden, targeting middle and off, gets front and across and defends it to midwicket

India 479/3   BAW Mendis 24-1-104-1
108.1

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, bowled it on a good length on the pads, worked away through square leg for a single

108.2

Mendis to Laxman, FOUR, the straighter one, spotted it, saw that it didn't turn and just opened the face at the right time to knock it behind point for a boundary

108.3

Mendis to Laxman, no run, bowled it at 93.3 kmph, straight on middle, gets forward and defends it to the bowler

108.4

Mendis to Laxman, no run, the offspinner but misdirected, down the leg side, tries to work it behind square but can't get his bat to it

108.5

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, whipped away off the back foot through square leg for a single

108.6

Mendis to Dravid, FOUR, and again, almost identical to the shot played by Laxman earlier in the over except that this one was closer to the stumps, turned the face at just the last moment to beat the point fielder

India 497/3   BAW Mendis 25-1-114-1
110.1

Mendis to Dravid, 2 runs, he's gone past Border by working him past midwicket into the deep for a couple, also brings up the 500

110.2

Mendis to Dravid, 1 run, shortish on the off, punches it down to deep cover for a single

110.3

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, bowled it on the pads, tickled past the close-in fielder on the leg side for a single

110.4

Mendis to Dravid, FOUR, poor delivery from Mendis, dropped it short outside off and gave him much more room by getting it to turn away, Dravid rocked back and slapped it with utter disdain to the deep extra cover boundary

110.5

Mendis to Dravid, no run, pushed it quicker on the off, defended back onto the pitch

110.6

Mendis to Dravid, no run, gets forward and drops it into the leg side

India 507/3   BAW Mendis 26-1-122-1
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

115.4

Mendis to Laxman, no run, ooh, didn't pick the one that spun away, landed on a good length on the off and he played for the turn into him, was beaten as it went past the outside edge

115.5

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, fends it away into the leg side in the direction of square 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   BAW Mendis 27-1-125-1
117.1

Mendis to Laxman, no run, flighted outside off, pushed off the front foot to extra cover

117.2

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, a touch too straight, short on middle and leg, worked away behind square into the deep for a single

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   BAW Mendis 28-1-133-1
119.1

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, the straighter one there, nudges it behind point for a single

119.2

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

119.3

Mendis to Laxman, no run, pitched it up on the off stump, defended with a reach onto the pitch

119.4

Mendis to Laxman, no run, much slower through the air, gets to the pitch and drops it into the leg side

119.5

Mendis to Laxman, no run, overpitched outside off, driven cleanly but straight to extra cover

119.6

Mendis to Laxman, no run, tossed it up on middle, defended with a still head towards cover

India 535/4   BAW Mendis 29-1-135-1
121.1

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

121.2

Mendis to Laxman, no run, fired in full on middle, Laxman digs it out towards the off side

121.3

Mendis to Laxman, no run, a touch shorter, on offstump this time, punching towards short cover

121.4

Mendis to Laxman, no run, similar delivery from Mendis, Laxman stretches forward and defends

121.5

Mendis to Laxman, no run, on middle and off, more watchful defence from Laxman

121.6

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, outside off, Laxman leans across and taps the ball towards sweeper cover

India 542/4   BAW Mendis 30-1-137-1
123.1

Mendis to Laxman, no run, on the pads, blocked to the leg side

123.2

Mendis to Laxman, no run, gets forward and defends towards cover this time

123.3

Mendis to Laxman, no run, tossed up by Mendis, pitching on off and turning away, Laxman pushes it towards mid-off

123.4

Mendis to Laxman, no run, full and just outside off, driven towards cover

123.5

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, same length, on middle this time, a typical Laxman wristy stroke sends the ball towards wide mid-on, calls early for the single

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   BAW Mendis 31-1-138-1
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

125.3

Mendis to Laxman, no run, length ball. legbreak pitching on off, Laxman stretches forward and defends to the off side

125.4

Mendis to Laxman, no run, Laxman misses out on that one, tossed up delivery ends as a low full toss, Laxman wallops it to short cover

125.5

Mendis to Laxman, no run, flicks this one towards midwicket

125.6

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, a touch of width, driven to sweeper cover for a single to retain the strike

India 554/4   BAW Mendis 32-1-140-1
127.1

Mendis to Laxman, no run, full ball on middle and leg, turned towards the leg side

127.2

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, legbreak this time, pitching just outside off, blocked towards backward point

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

127.4

Mendis to Laxman, no run, this one came back into the batsman, Laxman defends, the ball bounces once before dropping dead at his feet

127.5

Mendis to Laxman, 2 runs, leans across and guides that one to sweeper cover

127.6

Mendis to Laxman, no run, on middle and leg, defended by Laxman

India 561/4   BAW Mendis 33-1-144-1
129.1

Mendis to Laxman, no run, fired fast down the leg side, well taken by Prasanna

129.2

Mendis to Laxman, no run, short ball on off, Laxman clubs it towards mid-on

129.3

Mendis to Laxman, no run, on middle and leg, defended towards the leg side

129.4

Mendis to Laxman, no run, well fielded by Mendis, dives to his left to stop a drive from Laxman

129.5

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, quick legbreak from Mendis, 97.5kmh, steered towards backward point

129.6

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

India 573/4   BAW Mendis 34-1-146-1
131.1

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run

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

131.5

Mendis to Laxman, 1 run, the batsman jog through for a single after Laxman pushes the ball with soft hands towards cover

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   BAW Mendis 35-1-158-1
148.1

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

148.2

Mendis to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, closed the face on that straight one and tapped it wide of midwicket 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

148.5

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

148.6

Mendis to Harbhajan Singh, 1 run, bends low and sweeps it down towards fine leg for a single

India 639/6   BAW Mendis 36-1-162-1
150.1

Mendis to Khan, no run, defended towards the leg side by Zaheer

150.2

Mendis to Khan, no run, again plays it late, waits for it to come towards him and blocks it to the leg side

150.3

Mendis to Khan, no run, shuffles forward and punches it towards mid-off

150.4

Mendis to Khan, no run, goes straight on after pitching just outside off, Zaheer defends towards point

150.5

Mendis to Khan, no run, shows the full face of the bat as he defends back to the bowler

150.6

Mendis to Khan, no run, and again watchfully defended to end the over

India 640/7   BAW Mendis 37-2-162-1
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

152.3

Mendis to Sreesanth, no run, defends his first ball cautiously

152.4

Mendis to Sreesanth, no run, fired into legstump, tapped towards midwicket

152.5

Mendis to Sreesanth, no run, beaten all ends up, spins away after pitching on off

152.6

Mendis to Sreesanth, no run, a wicket maiden for Mendis, Sreesanth pokes the last ball towards mid-off

India 641/8   BAW Mendis 38-3-162-2
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