Sri Lanka in India ODI Series - 4th ODI

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

0.1

Khan to Tharanga, no run, good bounce and carry straightaway, well left in the end and Karthik applauds

0.2

Khan to Tharanga, no run, gets bat on ball and he pushes a full and loose delivery to cover

0.3

Khan to Tharanga, 1 run, holds the length back and gives him some width outside off, he reaches out and cuts to third man

0.4

Khan to Dilshan, no run, he tries to force it away down the ground but ends up pushing it straight to mid-on, good delivery on the stumps

0.5

Khan to Dilshan, no run, firmly defended down to mid-off and he tells his partner to stay back

0.6

Khan to Dilshan, no run, hits a good length outside off and really gets it to kick up, good delivery which just beats the edge

Sri Lanka 1/0   Z Khan 1-0-1-0

2.1

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, drifts on the body and he clips it down to fine leg

2.2

Khan to Tharanga, 1 run, reaches out to drive but he checks the shot a bit and angles it down to third man

2.3

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, banged in a bit short and some width for the batsman to push it past the covers, Kohli does well to slide and cut it offf

2.4

Khan to Tharanga, no run, another mistimed drive and this one finds Gambhir at backward point

2.5

Khan to Tharanga, no run, focuses on restricting width for the batsman, lands on middle stump and he punches it to the off side

2.6

Khan to Tharanga, no run, angles it more towards leg and he clips it down to midwicket

Sri Lanka 4/0   Z Khan 2-0-4-0

4.1

Khan to Dilshan, no run, beats him! Dilshan doesn't ride the bounce and the late away movement, the ball nearly shaves the edge

4.2

Khan to Dilshan, no run, full and a touch wide and he bashes it but places it straight to extra cover

4.3

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, angles it on the pads and he clips it on its way to fine leg, the fielder does well to keep it to a single

4.4

Khan to Tharanga, no run, spoons it in the air and the ball drops well in front of cover, they're trying to break free but can't seem to time it properly

4.5

Khan to Tharanga, no run, good delivery, gets it to nip back in sharply and Tharanga inside edges it onto his pads, not too far from the stumps

4.6

Khan to Tharanga, no run, tries to pierce the gap at backward point, Kohli dives and Raina backs him up, good stuff there

Sri Lanka 9/0   Z Khan 3-0-5-0

6.1

Khan to Dilshan, no run, at the stumps and defended

6.2

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, direct hit but he's home, Dilshan pinches a quick single to mid-off and Jadeja jas only one stump to aim at and he hits the target

6.3

Khan to Tharanga, no run, tries to slash that away but the ball keeps a bit lower than expected and nearly takes the inside edge

6.4

Khan to Tharanga, 1 run, angles it on middle and leg and he clips him just wide of mid-on for a single

6.5

Khan to Dilshan, no run, Rains sets an excellent example there, he intercepts a full blooded cover drive off the backfoot, dives and saves a boundary

6.6

Khan to Dilshan, no run, angles it on middle and leg and he forces it to the on side

Sri Lanka 24/0   Z Khan 4-0-7-0

8.1

Khan to Tharanga, no run, beats him! Well Zaheer gets it to move away late and tease the left-hander, nearly shaves the edge

8.2

Khan to Tharanga, no run

8.3

Khan to Tharanga, FOUR, nice placement, opens the face of the bat to a full delivery and places it just wide of mid-off, the outfield is quick and the fielder gives it up

8.4

Khan to Tharanga, no run, gets his elbows high and punches it towards cover and Sehwag does well to dive and cut it off

8.5

Khan to Tharanga, no run, full on the off stump and driven down to mid-on

8.6

Khan to Tharanga, no run, kicks up a bit more and gets it to nip back in, he gets an inside edge down to midwicket

Sri Lanka 35/1   Z Khan 5-0-11-0

10.1

Khan to Tharanga, 1 run, keeps it a bit short and gets it to rise towards the body, he hops and fends it off

10.2

Khan to Jayasuriya, no run, leans forward to drive but he turns the face of the bat and mistimes it to the off side

10.3

Khan to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, opens the face of the bat and softly taps it past point, he runs the first one hard and puts pressure on the fielder

10.4

Khan to Jayasuriya, no run, that late away movement teases Jayasuriya this time, kicks up and he does well to withdraw his bat

10.5

Khan to Jayasuriya, no run, keeps it on the stumps and he mistimes the punch to mid-off

10.6

Khan to Jayasuriya, no run, keeps it on the pads and he pushes it to mid-on, Jayasuriya tries to pinch a single

Sri Lanka 48/1   Z Khan 6-0-14-0

12.1

Khan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, pitched up outsie of and Jayasuriya decides to join the fun, scoops it over mid-off, seemed like a mis-hit at first

12.2

Khan to Jayasuriya, no run, full outside off and pushed down to cover

12.3

Khan to Jayasuriya, no run, well bowled, on the stumps and he gets well forward and defends

12.4

Khan to Jayasuriya, no run, tries to clip it through the on side but he finds mid-on

12.5

Khan to Jayasuriya, OUT, just what India needed at this stage, Zaheer pitches it up outside off and induces Jayasuriya to lunge forward, the ball takes the outside edge and Tendulkar falls forward and takes it comfortably at first slip, no doubts about that

ST Jayasuriya c Tendulkar b Khan 15 (15b 3x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

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   Z Khan 7-0-18-1

42.1

Khan to Tharanga, OUT, gone first ball! Zaheer doesn't allow much room, just bowls it full and straight, Tharanga chases it with a big swing and no footwork and inside-edges it back onto his stumps

WU Tharanga b Khan 118 (128b 14x4 2x6) SR: 92.18

42.2

Khan to Perera, no run, pitches on a good length and slants in, Perera swings first ball and it ball skims his thigh pad through to Karthik

42.3

Khan to Perera, 2 runs, fuller ball into the stumps, he plays an aerial shot over the off side and gets off the mark in international cricket, in the deep Harbhajan runs around and shows off his footwork on the boundary

42.4

Khan to Perera, FOUR, well bowled, there is no fine leg in place and still he drops in a bouncer, not sure why, and so Perera hooks and gets his first four

42.5

Khan to Perera, 1 run, goes full and serves up a low full toss, had he hit Perera was a goner, but he plays a wild slog and top edges safely

42.6

Khan to Jayawardene, no run, short of a length just outside off, Jayawardene plays a cheeky little attempt to uppercut but misses, Karthik takes and appeals

Sri Lanka 241/4   Z Khan 8-0-25-2

44.1

Khan to Perera, no run, full ball just outside off, Perera backs away and swings and misses

44.2

Khan to Perera, SIX, smacked! Zaheer pitches on a length and Perera dismisses the ball with a spanking pull, he just gets back in a flash and goes over midwicket

44.3

Khan to Perera, 3 runs, aims for a yorker outside off, Perera still backs away and scoops the ball out to the deep where Harbhajan does very, very well on the ropes to save a single, really good running and diving

44.4

Khan to Jayawardene, 1 run, goes full, Jayawardene bunts to mid-off and sets off, Kohli runs across

44.5

Khan to Perera, FOUR, oh what a shot! Zaheer again aims for the yorker, doesn't pull it off, and Perera gets under it and scoops it over mid-on for four more, tremendous shot there

44.6

Khan to Perera, 1 run, goes for the blockhole once more but Perera continues to make room and swing, and this time manages an inside edge to short fine leg

Sri Lanka 271/4   Z Khan 9-0-40-2

46.1

Khan to Jayawardene, FOUR, full outside off, Jayawardene makes room and slices it over the off side, Tendulkar runs in and dives but the ball starts to curve away from him and he cannot get there

46.2

Khan to Jayawardene, 1 run, in the blockhole, defended off the back foot, steals a single

46.3

Khan to Kandamby, 1 run, into the pads, flicked in style to midwicket, Raina collects and fires a throw, Zaheer was not behind the stumps entirely and fumbles the collection

46.4

Khan to Jayawardene, 1 run, good bowling, full and straight, Jayawardene clears his toes and bunts the yorker to mid-on and sets off, Harbhajan knocks down the stumps and they all appeal but umpire Hazare does not want the third umpire and replays show he is spot on

46.5

Khan to Kandamby, 1 run, again full and fast, a bit too fine, and Kandamby twirls the ball to fine leg

46.6

Khan to Jayawardene, 1 run, very good bowling, again full in the zone and Jayawardene can only work the ball out to deep square leg for one

Sri Lanka 287/5   Z Khan 10-0-49-2
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No result
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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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