Sri Lanka in India ODI Series - 4th ODI

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

21.1

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, flat ball to begin with, no turn, pushed to cover

21.2

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, well tossed up and he defends

21.3

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, full and flat, some drift, no turn, pushed back to the bowler

21.4

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, pushes hard at the ball, rolls into the off side, Jadeja fields it

21.5

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, well bowled, slows it up, pitches on a length, Tharanag is sluggish on the drive and the ball pops back towards Jadeja but does not carry

21.6

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, flatter, middle and off, punched to the on side and Jadeja runs across

Sri Lanka 119/2   RA Jadeja 1-1-0-0

23.1

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, tossed up on the off stump, pushed to the off side nicely

23.2

Jadeja to Tharanga, 2 runs, straighter ball slides down and he slaps it past square for two

23.3

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, wider ball, steered out to the off side sweeper

23.4

Jadeja to Tharanga, 1 run, tossed up and worked to the fielder again, cannot find the gaps

23.5

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

23.6

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, very good over, tossed up on the stumps and he defends

Sri Lanka 127/2   RA Jadeja 2-1-4-0

25.1

Jadeja to Tharanga, FOUR, good use of the crease, he moves back and steers a marginally short ball wide of Harbhajan at gully, good wristwork on that shot

25.2

Jadeja to Tharanga, 1 run, tosses it up this time and Tharanga drives hard, and with too much bottom hand, and the ball rolls back past the bowler

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

25.5

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, too short, Tharanga back-cuts but picks out Harbhajan

25.6

Jadeja to Tharanga, 1 run, slider down the pads, brushed away towards square leg

Sri Lanka 136/2   RA Jadeja 3-1-11-0

27.1

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

27.2

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, tosses it on a length and he gets back to push it back

27.3

Jadeja to Tharanga, 1 run, pushed in flatter and quicker and he hits across the line to midwicket

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

27.6

Jadeja to Tharanga, 1 run, pitches short and spins back in a long way to cramp Tharanga as he cuts, but he does well to get over the ball and chop it down in front of backward point

Sri Lanka 144/2   RA Jadeja 4-1-15-0

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

29.3

Jadeja to Tharanga, 1 run, slower one, pushes at it and turns it to the leg 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   RA Jadeja 5-1-24-0

37.1

Jadeja to Jayawardene, no run, slowly flighted on off stump, pushed off the front foot to cover

37.2

Jadeja to Jayawardene, no run, and again, watchfully pushed to fielder on the off side

37.3

Jadeja to Jayawardene, 1 run, now he pushes with a bit more intent and finds the gap at cover

37.4

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, flat on middle and leg, played across the line to midwicket

37.5

Jadeja to Tharanga, 1 leg bye, spins down the pads, played away to short fine where Zaheer fields

37.6

Jadeja to Jayawardene, no run, pushed through quicker, spins down the pads, Jayawardene plays a paddle and misses, Karthik collects, Jadeja appeals and I am not sure just what for

Sri Lanka 205/3   RA Jadeja 6-1-25-0

39.1

Jadeja to Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up on a length, pushed toward the off side

39.2

Jadeja to Tharanga, 1 run, slows up the pace, lands it on middle and leg, driven to midwicket

39.3

Jadeja to Jayawardene, no run, fuller, flatter ball, middle and off, he goes for a paddle sweep and gets an inside edge, gets a faint tickle, skims off the pads, drops into the ground first, dribbles fine, Karthik takes very well and breaks the sticks, it is referred but not out

39.4

Jadeja to Jayawardene, no run, gets back and hits it well but to the fielder

39.5

Jadeja to Jayawardene, 1 run, goes back and gets a single this time

39.6

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, pushed in quicker, he looks to on-drive but loses balance

Sri Lanka 217/3   RA Jadeja 7-1-28-0

41.1

Jadeja to Jayawardene, 1 run, makes room in his crease, going back to slap the ball between cover and point

41.2

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, starts moving away, Jadeja spots him and fires it in, and Tharanga has to play it back to him

41.3

Jadeja to Tharanga, SIX, there's a big hit, a good old fashioned slog over midwicket with the turn and the result is half a dozen for Tharanga

41.4

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, pushed into the blockhole as he backs away again, and Tharanga digs it out

41.5

Jadeja to Tharanga, no run, another very full ball, he makes room and cannot time it well

41.6

Jadeja to Tharanga, 1 run, well bowled, Jadeja, speared into leg stump and Tharanga just manages to squirt the ball into the off side

Sri Lanka 234/3   RA Jadeja 8-1-36-0

43.1

Jadeja to Perera, FOUR, plays another shot over the top, just doesn't move his feet much but drives high and holds the shot, getting it over mid-off and it drops just inside the boundary

43.2

Jadeja to Perera, 1 run, bowls it full on leg stump, he clips and gets an inside edge to midwicket

43.3

Jadeja to Jayawardene, 1 run, well bowled, flat on middle and leg, watchfully turned out to square leg

43.4

Jadeja to Perera, FOUR, good ball, flighted up on full on leg stump, Perera makes room and inside-edges the booming drive, the ball runs out to the deep where Nehra runs after it, slides, cannot stop it, and then falls over the rope as he continues to try and flail away, basically he's lying on top of the ropes and trying to keep the ball from making contact

43.5

Jadeja to Perera, 1 run, in the blockhole, defends, gets an inside edge to short third man

43.6

Jadeja to Jayawardene, FOUR, makes room and drives over the top for four, lovely hit from Jayawardene

Sri Lanka 256/4   RA Jadeja 9-1-51-0
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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

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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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