Sri Lanka in India ODI Series - 4th ODI

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

12.6

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara tries to announce his arrival with a bang, slashes hard outside off, tries to find the point boundary but the ball beats the edge

Sri Lanka 72/2   KC Sangakkara 0* (1b)

13.2

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, good length on the pads and he tucks it softly down to midwicket

13.3

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, well left, straightens after pitching outside off, good carry

13.4

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, gets his bat behind the line and pushes it to mid-on

13.5

Sharma to Sangakkara, 1 run, Dropped That's a screamer, Harbhajan the culprit, Sangakkara tries to hook a rising delivery but he gets a top edge which goes the other way, all the way down to third man, Harbhajan over-runs the ball and spills it completely

Sri Lanka 74/2   KC Sangakkara 1* (5b)

14.1

Nehra to Sangakkara, FOUR, the leading edge this time! Sanga was lucky this time, leans forward to drive and the ball beats slip and runs away

14.2

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara shows the full face of the bat and defends it solidly this time

14.3

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets forward and squeezes it down to extra cover

Sri Lanka 83/2   KC Sangakkara 6* (8b 1x4)

15.1

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, lands it outside off and he safely shoulders arms

15.2

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, much wider outside off and he's happy to let it go

15.3

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, stays back and defends it very softly towards the off side

15.4

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, good line and length, cramps him up for room on the off stump and he defends with soft hands

15.5

Sharma to Sangakkara, 1 run, bangs it in short and he swivels and pulls and finds deep square leg

Sri Lanka 92/2   KC Sangakkara 7* (13b 1x4)

16.1

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up outside off and defended

16.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up and pushed to the off side for a single

16.4

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up outside off and cut past point

Sri Lanka 96/2   KC Sangakkara 9* (16b 1x4)

17.3

Sharma to Sangakkara, 2 runs, gets forward and punches it just wide of short cover, the substitute Manoj Tiwary gives the chase

17.4

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, shapes to drive straight but gets an inside edge to the on side

17.5

Sharma to Sangakkara, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he clips him in the air over square leg

Sri Lanka 103/2   KC Sangakkara 12* (19b 1x4)

18.1

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, slow through the air and defended softly

18.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, gets forward and he splices it to point

18.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, gets forward and pushes it towards the bowler

18.4

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up slowly and he defends it down to cover

18.5

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run

18.6

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets forward and drives it down to sweeper cover

Sri Lanka 104/2   KC Sangakkara 13* (25b 1x4)

19.1

Sharma to Sangakkara, 1 run, full and wide outside off and he times the drive well and finds Jadeja at deep backward point

19.3

Sharma to Sangakkara, 1 run, fullish outside off and driven firmly to sweeper cover

Sri Lanka 107/2   KC Sangakkara 15* (27b 1x4)

20.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, slower ball, floated up wide of off stump to get Sangakkara opening the face and steering it toward backward point

Sri Lanka 118/2   KC Sangakkara 16* (28b 1x4)

22.1

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, tosses it up outside off and Sangakkara eases a drive to cover

22.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, hangs back, waits for the turn and then dabs the ball toward backward point, sets off, sees Jadeja swoop in and turns back and makes it back as the fielder misses

22.4

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, drifts into middle and leg, he looks to work it but gets a small leading edge to the off side

22.5

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 2 runs, slower ball, middle and off, some turn, dabbed to the off side and Sangakkara sets off, Tharanga has to really pump it and just manages to make his ground as Jadeja nails an under-arm direct hit, that is alert fielding there but the batsmen get an extra due to the ricochet off the sticks

22.6

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, uses his feet to meet the ball and drive to extra cover

Sri Lanka 123/2   KC Sangakkara 19* (33b 1x4)

23.5

Jadeja to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets back and eases the ball to the off where Harbhajan stops it

Sri Lanka 127/2   KC Sangakkara 20* (34b 1x4)

24.1

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, nice and slow, on a good length, Sangakkara gets a small stride forward and pushes the ball to the off side

24.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, steered past point out to a moving Gambhir who cuts them to one

24.5

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, tad shorter, Sangakkara hangs back and then pushes the ball to point

24.6

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, straighter, fuller ball on middle, on-driven to the fielder

Sri Lanka 129/2   KC Sangakkara 21* (38b 1x4)

25.3

Jadeja to Sangakkara, no run, fuller, slower, and he pats it back to Jadeja

25.4

Jadeja to Sangakkara, 1 run, slowly feeds him on the stumps and he bunts it to midwicket

Sri Lanka 135/2   KC Sangakkara 22* (40b 1x4)

26.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, holds back the length, Sangakkara waits and punches to point

26.5

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, no run, brings his line to middle and off and Sangakkara defends

26.6

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, bit shorter, he waits for turn and then steers it to backward point

Sri Lanka 140/2   KC Sangakkara 24* (43b 1x4)

27.1

Jadeja to Sangakkara, 1 run, uses his crease and bunts the ball down to long-on

27.4

Jadeja to Sangakkara, no run, sees a lot of room and cuts but cannot connect, Karthik fumbles

27.5

Jadeja to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up on middle and off, Sangakkara checks his shot and manages to get a single to long-on

Sri Lanka 143/2   KC Sangakkara 26* (46b 1x4)

28.4

Sehwag to Sangakkara, 1 run, flighted up on a length and he pushes it to extra cover

28.6

Sehwag to Sangakkara, 1 run, dabs the ball to backward point and sets off, Jadeja collects and misses

Sri Lanka 152/2   KC Sangakkara 28* (48b 1x4)

29.1

Jadeja to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up outside off, he opens the face to steer it fine but misses

29.2

Jadeja to Sangakkara, 1 run, flatter ball on the stumps, worked away to the on side

29.4

Jadeja to Sangakkara, 2 runs, slower ball, well flighted outside off, Sangakkara sweeps and sweeps well into the gap behind square, but Kohli sprints across and palms the ball back with a great dive

29.5

Jadeja to Sangakkara, FOUR, a bit wider and shorter and he he back-cuts very, very well

29.6

Jadeja to Sangakkara, 1 run, slower, fuller ball, easily knocked down to long-on for one

Sri Lanka 161/2   KC Sangakkara 36* (53b 2x4)

30.1

Sehwag to Sangakkara, no run, spins away off a shorter length to Sangakkara, who gets back early and then has to check the shot as the ball stops on him, playing at it away from his body

30.2

Sehwag to Sangakkara, 1 run, uses his feet and wrists and on-drives an easy single

30.4

Sehwag to Sangakkara, 1 run, well played, just turns a slower ball off middle and leg for a single

Sri Lanka 164/2   KC Sangakkara 38* (56b 2x4)

31.1

Sharma to Sangakkara, FOUR, full ball just outside off, Sangakkara drives and gets an inside edge to fine leg

31.2

Sharma to Sangakkara, FOUR, that is a good shot, just leans into the ball and smacks it on the rise past cover

31.3

Sharma to Sangakkara, 1 run, short down the pads, tucked off his hips for a single

31.5

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, good ball, on a length, middle and off, he stabs at it and turns it to midwicket

31.6

Sharma to Sangakkara, 1 run, full on off stump, searching for something on this flat track, Sangakkara turns the face and gets an easy single to the leg side

Sri Lanka 175/2   KC Sangakkara 48* (61b 4x4)

32.1

Sehwag to Sangakkara, 1 run, hangs on the back foot and crunches the ball out to deep cover

32.4

Sehwag to Sangakkara, no run, slower ball, middle and off, some drift, pushed back to Sehwag

32.5

Sehwag to Sangakkara, 2 runs, again too short and Sangakkara raise his half-century with a cut out to the deep point sweeper, he is making India pay for that reprieve on 0 ... oh boy

32.6

Sehwag to Sangakkara, no run, slows the pace, gets him onto the front foot, pushing to cover

Sri Lanka 179/2   KC Sangakkara 51* (65b 4x4)

33.2

Raina to Sangakkara, 1 wide, spins down the pads from middle and leg, wide called

33.2

Raina to Sangakkara, 1 run, slowly feeds him on the pads, and he nudges one to midwicket

33.5

Raina to Sangakkara, 1 run, pitches it up on the pads and he knocks it away for one

Sri Lanka 184/2   KC Sangakkara 53* (67b 4x4)

34.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, slower ball, off stump, driven into the off side

34.5

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, 1 run, drift, Sangakkara gets over it and steers the ball to cover-point

Sri Lanka 189/2   KC Sangakkara 55* (69b 4x4)

35.5

Raina to Sangakkara, 1 run, on the pads and driven nicely down to long-on for a single

Sri Lanka 192/2   KC Sangakkara 56* (70b 4x4)

36.2

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, FOUR, tossed up again, gets it to hang in the air a fraction longer, out comes Sangakkara to hammer the ball straight along the ground past Harbhajan and Jadeja runs across on the ropes but does not dive, poor effort from the youngster

36.3

Harbhajan Singh to Sangakkara, OUT, well stumped, and a loose shot from Sangakkara who hops right across his crease, exposing all the stumps, and misses a paddle sweep, the ball skims past him and Karthik collects, breaking the sticks with one hand as Sangakkara fractionally loses balance, well stumped because he had no time to do the needful

KC Sangakkara st †Karthik b Harbhajan Singh 60 (72b 5x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

Sri Lanka 198/3   KC Sangakkara 60 (72b 5x4)
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Dec 24, 2009

Renovation works goes on in the stands for the World Cup, India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, December 24, 2009

Renovation works goes on in the stands for the World Cup

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Dec 24, 2009

Dinesh Karthik and Gautam Gambhir take India home, India v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Kolkata, December 24, 2009

Dinesh Karthik and Gautam Gambhir take India home

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