Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Sri Lanka win by 8 wickets and go one up in the series, a convincing win made possible by Tharanga, unbeaten on 101. Thanks for being with us. On behalf of Manoj Ridimahaliyadda and Chaminda de Silva, this is Binoy George signing off. Do join us again on Sunday for the final ODI.

42.3
4
Miller to Jayawardene, FOUR runs, short and wide outside the off stump, cut away in the air over extra cover to the fence.

Two more fielders come inside the circle.

42.2
1
Miller to Tharanga, 1 run, cuts off the back foot.
42.1
1
Miller to Jayawardene, 1 run, driven on the front foot to the sweeper cover.

END OF OVER:
42 | 4 Runs | SL: 193/2 (4 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 4.59, RRR: 0.80)

  • WU Tharanga100 (142b)
  • DPMD Jayawardene43 (44b)
  • DJG Sammy9-0-42-0
41.6
0
Sammy to Tharanga, no run, plays behind point.
41.5
1
Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and steers it down to third man.
41.4
1lb
Sammy to Tharanga, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the onside and they scamper for a leg bye.
41.3
0
Sammy to Tharanga, no run, keeps low outside the off stump, cuts and misses.
41.2
0
Sammy to Tharanga, no run, left alone outside the off stump.
41.1
2
Sammy to Tharanga, 2 runs, 9th ODI century for Tharanga, short and wide outside the off stump, cuts it deep cover, misfielded by Miller.

END OF OVER:
41 | 2 Runs | SL: 189/2 (8 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 4.60, RRR: 1.33)

  • DPMD Jayawardene42 (43b)
  • WU Tharanga98 (137b)
  • NO Miller6-0-27-0
40.6
0
Miller to Jayawardene, no run,
40.2
1
Miller to Tharanga, 1 run, Tharanga moves onto 98 with that single.

END OF OVER:
40 | 9 Runs | SL: 187/2 (10 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 4.67, RRR: 1.42)

  • WU Tharanga97 (136b)
  • DPMD Jayawardene41 (38b)
  • DJG Sammy8-0-39-0
39.6
0
Sammy to Tharanga, no run, defends the last ball.

Crowd up on their feet cheering for Tharanga, who is on 97.

39.5
0
Sammy to Tharanga, no run, short ball which goes way over the batsman, not signaled a wide.
39.4
1
Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and steers it down to third man.
39.3
1
Sammy to Tharanga, 1 run, flicks to deep square leg and moves onto 97.
39.2
3
Sammy to Jayawardene, 3 runs, cuts to deep backward point, wonderful running.
39.1
4
Sammy to Jayawardene, FOUR runs, short ball and Jayawardene pulls to backward square leg fence for a boundary.

Sammy is back on. Tharanga is on 96.

END OF OVER:
39 | 10 Runs | SL: 178/2 (19 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 4.56, RRR: 2.37)

  • WU Tharanga96 (133b)
  • DPMD Jayawardene33 (35b)
  • KA Pollard3-0-18-0
38.6
0
Pollard to Tharanga, no run,
38.5
1
Pollard to Jayawardene, 1 run, plays to short fine and picks up a quick single.

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st32TM DilshanWU Tharanga
2nd70KC SangakkaraWU Tharanga
3rd97DPMD JayawardeneWU Tharanga
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