• BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    3.4 Muralitharan strikes in his first over, tossed up on the leg stump, goes straight on, Trescothick comes forward and plays down the wrong line, strikes the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal, given by Umpire Dar. 9/1
    13.1 Muralitharan picks up his second wicket, tossed up bit full outside the leg stump, Strauss goes for the sweep, misses it, strikes the pad, and goes into the hands of Jayawardene at first slip, loud appeal for a catch, given by Umpire Dar. 35/2
    not out
    34
    114
    85
    4
    0
    40.00
    19.5 Muralitharan picks up his 3rd wicket, doosra tossed up on the stumps, Pietersen plays down the wrong line, caught on the back foot, strikes the pad, loud appeal, plumb in front, given by Umpire Dar 63/3
    25.4 Muralitharan strikes again, picks up his fourth wicket, doosra tossed up outside the off stump, Collingwood on the back foot drives, gets the edge, Sangakkara behind the wicket takes a sharp catch. 73/4
    not out
    4
    7
    4
    1
    0
    100.00
    Extras
    11 (b 2, nb 9)
    TOTAL
    81/4 (27.2 Overs, RR: 2.96, 114 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-9 (ME Trescothick, 3.4 ov), 2-35 (AJ Strauss, 13.1 ov), 3-63 (KP Pietersen, 19.5 ov), 4-73 (PD Collingwood, 25.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas7.021201.7102
    SL Malinga7.012904.1403
    M Muralitharan12.232942.3502
    TM Dilshan1.00909.0000

Close of Play

  • Thu, 25 May - day 1 - England 1st innings 138/3 (KP Pietersen 30*, MJ Hoggard 2*, 34 ov)
  • Fri, 26 May - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 86/4 (MG Vandort 30*, TM Dilshan 21*, 40 ov)
  • Sat, 27 May - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 194/5 (MG Vandort 89*, MF Maharoof 0*, 74 ov)
  • Sun, 28 May - day 4 - England 2nd innings 81/4 (27.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes