• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    7.3 Kulasekara has the breakthrough, banging in a short one outside off, Sehwag waits and opens the face to steer up and over to third man for a straightforward catch 45/1
    8.2 a huge wicket, Tendulkar looks to aerial drive over long-on, the ball pinging up off the base of the bat and instead flying wide to deep third man, the fielder running round and taking a high catch at collar-bone height 49/2
    19.6 a mix-up there, and the dangerous Gambhir is run out at the non-striker's end after the ball was dabbed to point, thrown back to Malinga who helps onto the stumps with a reverse flick 113/3
    not out
    70
    64
    93
    6
    1
    109.37
    27.4 a very tight run-out decision coming back for the second from the drive to mid-on and given out on the line with the throw back to Sangakkara who crashes the ball on to the stumps in the nick of time 181/4
    28.3 yorker outside off, backs away and stabs at it with an aerial pop up to wide mid-off 192/5
    not out
    0
    0
    3
    0
    0
    -
    Extras
    7 (lb 1, w 6)
    TOTAL
    195/5 (29 Overs, RR: 6.72)
    Fall of wickets: 1-45 (V Sehwag, 7.3 ov), 2-49 (SR Tendulkar, 8.2 ov), 3-113 (G Gambhir, 19.6 ov), 4-181 (MS Dhoni, 27.4 ov), 5-192 (Yuvraj Singh, 28.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas613906.50166000
    SL Malinga604517.50145000
    MF Maharoof603315.50174000
    KMDN Kulasekara604116.83113000
    M Muralitharan503607.20121120

Match Notes

  • Two shades of a plan

    Tillakaratne Dilshan's match-winning 62 was more important in the match context than Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 70, which had the aesthetic value; while Rohit set up the contest, Dilshan ended it

  • India v Sri Lanka, CB Series, 5th ODI, Canberra

    Match home for the fifth match between India and Sri Lanka of the CB Series in Canberra

  • In the Army now

    The Appu Army, the latest addition to the existing bunch that includes the Barmy Army (England), Wave the Flag (Australia) and Bharat Army (India), were here to follow their side closely

  • The lion roars, finally

    Sri Lanka's first win of any significance on this tour couldn't have come at a better moment: it will lift the morale of a side that was seemed to be on the slide with one resounding defeat after another

  • Learn the art of improvisation from the master

    Plays of the day for the match between India and Sri Lanka at the Manuka Oval, Canberra, February 12, 2008

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st45ST JayasuriyaTM Dilshan
2nd24TM DilshanKC Sangakkara
3rd85DPMD JayawardeneTM Dilshan