Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    2.2 an unusual dismissal but Sri Lanka will take it, bowled round his legs is Gautam Gambhir, short of a good length on leg stump, he shuffles across to work it square, misses, it grazes the flap of the pads and knocks back leg stump, the hosts have struck early 7/1
    31.3 Run-out, Sehwag is walking back, better from Thisara, he held back his length this time a touch while bowling it straight, Kohli dropped it into the off side, Sehwag wanted the single and had taken a start but Kohli sent him back, Thisara collected and did superbly to throw down the stumps at the non-striker's end to catch Sehwag short. He's missed his century 180/2
    39.6 Kohli has to go, a sharp catch at extra cover, was the slower one, Kohli picked it and struck it well, but he was looking to clear extra cover there but couldn't get the elevation, Sachitra Senanayake, the substitute fielder, presumably for Kulasekara, stayed alert and snapped it well 228/4
    33.6 Angelo's struck, two wickets in quick time, did that nip back in? Short of a good length, landed on the off and appeared to just nip back in, Rohit was late on it and was eventually beaten through the gate, it knocked back off stump 191/3
    49.1 a meaty full toss but Raina can't cash in this time, swings hard, gets the top edge and Senanayake, the substitute, who's already taken one good catch this innings, makes no mistake. He was at square leg and he turned, ran a few steps and judged it to perfection 307/5
    49.2 he's played that shot well this innings and he struck that one hard too, but the whiplash fails to clear long-off this time, Thirimanne, standing there, moves back a few steps and takes it over his head 307/6
    not out
    7
    4
    5
    1
    0
    175.00
    not out
    0
    0
    3
    0
    0
    -
    Extras
    12 (b 1, lb 2, nb 2, w 7)
    TOTAL
    314/6 (50 Overs, RR: 6.28)
    Fall of wickets: 1-7 (G Gambhir, 2.2 ov), 2-180 (V Sehwag, 31.3 ov), 3-191 (RG Sharma, 33.6 ov), 4-228 (V Kohli, 39.6 ov), 5-307 (SK Raina, 49.1 ov), 6-307 (MS Dhoni, 49.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    KMDN Kulasekara502014.0000010
    SL Malinga1008308.3000002
    AD Mathews1005815.8000010
    NLTC Perera1007037.0000000
    TM Dilshan502805.6000000
    HMRKB Herath1005205.2000010
  • BATSMEN
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    18.5 short and wide and after four dot balls, Tharanga looks for a release off a short delivery with some width, tries to slash it through point, gets a thick edge and it ricocheted off Dhoni's glove towards first slip 86/2
    1.2 appeal for lbw and the umpire has given it out! That one swung in to the right-hander as well, landed on middle and leg and appeared to strike him in line as he tried to whip that off the back foot, would it have gone over? And did he get an inside edge? Umpire Oxenford's finger went up fairly quickly. We need to have another look, but Sehwag's lapse doesn't cost India much 9/1
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    88.07
    47.1 got him, he's bowled him, Sanga moved well across to scoop that fine but missed, that was aimed at leg stump from round the wicket and that's where it was heading when Sanga failed to make contact 269/7
    25.2 Chandimal has to go, short of a good length and a bit of away movement, Chandimal fishes for that one, gets a thin edge and is snapped up by Dhoni 117/3
    28.3 trapped in front is Mahela! Angling in from round the wicket and it held its line, Mahela had made his mind up to play the paddle-sweep, struck him in line, but we need another replay to see if that would have gone on to hit the stumps, the umpire thought so and Sri Lanka are in trouble now 132/4
    35.2 Mathews has been caught at cover and Sri Lanka have lost another one, made room, had made up his mind there, short of a good length and his intention was to clear the field on the off-side, mistimed it and spooned an easy catch to Gambhir, appeared to be a slower one from Zaheer 172/5
    38.2 given out lbw, the carrom ball, that spun in towards Lahiru, Ashwin was bowling round the wicket, Lahiru went across to work it into the leg side, missed and was caught on the pads. The umpire Martinez gave it out immediately, though the question is whether or not it would have missed leg. We'll need another replay for that. Meanwhile, Lahiru has to go 191/6
    48.2 holes out, that pitched on a length and he smashed it straight but didn't get hold of it, found Virat Kohli at long-on, Perera walks back, though we may just have Kula walk in 275/9
    47.3 low full toss and that's been drilled towards long-off, Raina collects and scores a direct hit from the deep to catch Herath short as he attempts a second, Umesh did it smartly there, didn't collect the throw, allowed it to roll onto the stumps, Herath is run-out 271/8
    not out
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    14
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    190.00
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    7
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    33.33
    Extras
    23 (b 1, lb 6, w 16)
    TOTAL
    293/9 (50 Overs, RR: 5.86)
    Fall of wickets: 1-9 (TM Dilshan, 1.2 ov), 2-86 (WU Tharanga, 18.5 ov), 3-117 (LD Chandimal, 25.2 ov), 4-132 (DPMD Jayawardene, 28.3 ov), 5-172 (AD Mathews, 35.2 ov), 6-191 (HDRL Thirimanne, 38.2 ov), 7-269 (KC Sangakkara, 47.1 ov), 8-271 (HMRKB Herath, 47.3 ov), 9-275 (NLTC Perera, 48.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    Z Khan1006316.3000050
    IK Pathan1013723.7000040
    UT Yadav1007627.6000030
    R Ashwin1014624.6000010
    V Sehwag402005.0000010
    PP Ojha604417.3300010

Match Details

Toss

India , elected to bat first

Player Of The Match

Series result

India led the 5-match series 1-0

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00 Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15

Match days

21 July 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st9TM DilshanWU Tharanga
2nd77KC SangakkaraWU Tharanga
3rd31KC SangakkaraLD Chandimal
4th15DPMD JayawardeneKC Sangakkara
5th40KC SangakkaraAD Mathews
6th19KC SangakkaraHDRL Thirimanne
7th78KC SangakkaraNLTC Perera
8th2HMRKB HerathNLTC Perera
9th4SL MalingaNLTC Perera
10th18SL MalingaKMDN Kulasekara
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