The rain comes down in Christchurch, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Christchurch, 3rd day, December 9, 2006 © Getty Images

  • Dec 9, 2006

    The ground staff bring on the covers © Getty Images

  • Dec 9, 2006

    Muttiah Muralitharan takes a tumble © AFP

  • Dec 9, 2006

    Kumar Sangakkara celebrates his hundred even as Brendon McCullum appeals for a run-out against Muttiah Muralitharan © Getty Images

  • Dec 9, 2006

    Kumar Sangakkara on the attack © Getty Images

  • Dec 9, 2006

    Kumar Sangakkara drives down the ground © Getty Images

  • Dec 9, 2006

    Shane Bond congratulates Kumar Sangakkara on his hundred © Getty Images

  • Dec 9, 2006

    Shane Bond bowled poorly on the third day © Getty Images

  • Dec 8, 2006

    Lasith Malinga in delivery stride © AFP

  • Dec 8, 2006

    Daniel Vettori dives to make his ground © AFP

  • Dec 8, 2006

    Chamara Silva dives at full stretch © AFP

  • Dec 8, 2006

    The Sri Lankans celebrate Craig Cumming's wicket © AFP

  • Dec 8, 2006

    The Sri Lankans appeal successfully against Nathan Astle © AFP

  • Dec 8, 2006

    Muttiah Muralitharan appeals for a leg before decision © AFP

  • Dec 8, 2006

    Stephen Fleming anchored the innings with a gritty 48 © AFP

  • Dec 8, 2006

    Craig Cumming is bowled between his legs © Getty Images

  • Dec 7, 2006

    Lasith Malinga bowls at Christchurch © AFP

  • Dec 7, 2006

    Chamara Kapugedera reacts to a no-ball catch © AFP

  • Dec 7, 2006

    Craig Cumming finished the first day unbeaten on 37 © Getty Images