Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    SR
    0.1 what a start!bowling left-arm over the wicket, ball pitches on the off stump line and comes back in, Sehwag goes half forward, rapped on the pads, loud shout! given out lbw! 0/1
    4.4 short outside the off, a real bad ball indeed, Ganguly could have hit it anywhere on the off side, cuts it hard and straight to the man at point, Sangakkara makes no mistake, Ganguly is OUT for a duck! 7/2
    9.1 good length delivery, fast and furious as always, Laxman stays put in his crease and hits it through th eline, ball goes wide of mid-off, Jayasuriya makes good ground around to his left, takes a good catch, Laxman is OUT! 31/3
    35.1 well flighted on off and middle, spinning away, Dravid walks down the track and closes the face of the bat a bit too early, beats the bat and Kalu does the rest, partenrship broken! 140/5
    13.2 short of a length and just about the off stump line,fast and furious again, Badani plays a cut too close to the body, the ball flies off the edge to first slip, good sharp catch by Jayawardene 38/4
    not out
    98
    143
    110
    6
    1
    89.09
    45.3 good length ball, spins in sharply, Sodhi stays put and tries to squeeze it down to third-man, oh ho, Sodhi has done himself again, bowled right through the gate, you dont do this to Muttiah Muralitharan's bowling 197/6
    46.1 pitched outside the off, too quick for Dighe', takes the edge and goes low down to Kalu's right, good catch 200/7
    47.3 The duel between the two off spinners! Murali wins, bowls him through the gate, harbhajn going for a big swipe, hears the rattling sound of stumps disturbed, leg stump pegged back! 213/8
    not out
    3
    16
    8
    0
    0
    37.50
    Extras
    30 (b 2, lb 7, nb 6, w 15)
    TOTAL
    227/8 (50 Overs, RR: 4.54)
    Did not bat: A Nehra
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (V Sehwag, 0.1 ov), 2-7 (SC Ganguly, 4.4 ov), 3-31 (VVS Laxman, 9.1 ov), 4-38 (HK Badani, 13.2 ov), 5-140 (R Dravid, 35.1 ov), 6-197 (RS Sodhi, 45.3 ov), 7-200 (SS Dighe, 46.1 ov), 8-213 (Harbhajan Singh, 47.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas913523.8805
    CRD Fernando914735.2241
    ASA Perera302006.6640
    M Muralitharan1022922.9010
    HDPK Dharmasena803904.8710
    ST Jayasuriya702814.0010
    RP Arnold402005.0000
  • BATSMEN
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    7.3 on the pads, whipped away to midwicket, Rahul Dravid at short mid-wicket throws himself to the right, good diving effort, gets the right hand to the ball, pops out, takes the catch cleanly on the second attempt, TV umpire concurs, Jayasuriya 24/3
    1.4 on the pads, played to square leg, goes for the quick single, Kalu being sent back by his skipper, Harbhajan picks up the ball and hits the bull's eye, throws down the stumps, Run Out! 6/1
    2.3 a real quick one, beats the forward defensive push, Dighe takes the ball behind the stumps, loud shout for caught behind, given out! Atapattu not too pleased by the decision, walks back to the pavilion 7/2
    27.3 comes out of his crease to play an ambitious shot, plays all over it and is bowled! 93/5
    21.2 a slow wobbler from Ganguly, pitched on middle and not going anywhere, going straight on... rapped on the pad, big shout, OUT lbw! 67/4
    32.1 pitched outside off, angling in, takes the off stump on its way as Sangakkar plays all over it 109/6
    40.3 a bit more air and outside the off, Perera takes the bait and goes for a big heave, the ball goes high up in the air and Zaheer Khan settles under the ball and long off 151/7
    42.1 full and on the pads, tapped to the on side, the batsmen begin to come for a single, Dharmasena is sent back half way through, he slips falls and watches as the bails are whipped off 157/8
    45.5 heaves it in the air towards extra cover, Harbhajan Singh takes a good catch! 181/10
    44.5 heaves it in the air, high and high, Agarkar comes around at mid-wicket takes the catch 178/9
    not out
    2
    4
    3
    0
    0
    66.66
    Extras
    19 (lb 8, nb 8, w 3)
    TOTAL
    181 all out (45.5 Overs, RR: 3.94)
    Fall of wickets: 1-6 (RS Kaluwitharana, 1.4 ov), 2-7 (MS Atapattu, 2.3 ov), 3-24 (ST Jayasuriya, 7.3 ov), 4-67 (RP Arnold, 21.2 ov), 5-93 (DPMD Jayawardene, 27.3 ov), 6-109 (KC Sangakkara, 32.1 ov), 7-151 (ASA Perera, 40.3 ov), 8-157 (HDPK Dharmasena, 42.1 ov), 9-178 (M Muralitharan, 44.5 ov), 10-181 (WPUJC Vaas, 45.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Z Khan812423.0001
    A Nehra8.503533.9615
    Harbhajan Singh1003013.0000
    SC Ganguly1013123.1021
    V Sehwag301906.3301
    RS Sodhi603405.6600

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