• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    35 well flighted and on the pads, Jayasuriya keen to work the ball away to the on side taps the ball straight to Ganguly at short midwicket and the Lankan skipper is gone for 99! 204/3
    10.5 quick, flat and on the off, this is the straight on ball, fizzing off the wicket, Gunawardene goes back to cut, a fatal mistake, the ball rockets onto the pads and that is out lbw, right in front of the stumps, India have struck a crucial blo 71/1
    15.2 back of a length and outside the off, a bit of air on that ball, Atapattu tries to drive inside out hrough the covers and knocks a dolly of a catch straight down Ganguly's throat at short cover 100/2
    39.3 quicker one, flat and outside the off, the ball comes in just a touch, reverse sweep played and missed, the ball fizzes forward and raps the pad, pluimb in front! that si the 4th Lankan wicket down 218/4
    50 just short of a length and on the pads, Arnold pulls at it, is a bit tired and the bat does not come down so quickly, straight to Ganguly at midwicket 295/5
    not out
    31
    32
    2
    0
    96.87
    Extras
    17 (lb 8, nb 1, w 8)
    TOTAL
    295/5 (50 Overs, RR: 5.90)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    Z Khan8.005817.2510
    A Nehra9.006507.2200
    Harbhajan Singh10.002922.9020
    V Sehwag9.005826.4431
    SC Ganguly4.002005.0000
    Yuvraj Singh10.005705.7010
    Fall of wickets:1-71 (DA Gunawardene, 10.5 ov), 2-100 (MS Atapattu, 15.2 ov), 3-204 (ST Jayasuriya, 34.6 ov), 4-218 (DPMD Jayawardene, 39.3 ov), 5-295 (RP Arnold, 49.6 ov)
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    1.5 back of a length and outside the off, Ganguly plays a trademark nothing slash, no feet movement, the result is only to be expected, a simple catch to point and that is the end of the Indian captain 5/2
    1.4 just short of a length and outside the off, Ganguly drives off the back foot to point, Arnold throws the stumps down at the bowler's end, matter been referred to the third umpire who gives it out, Sehwag is just short of his crease, this is a body blow 5/1
    20.5 back of a length a touch slower and drifting onto the pads, Laxman goes back and plays a loose flick to the on side, the ball goes straight down Jayawardene's throat 91/4
    13.1 back of a length and outside the off, Dravid plays a cut shot from the crease, not moving his feet and away from his body, the ball comes off the edge straight onto the stumps and Dravid is gone 61/3
    23.2 full and on the pads, Sodhi taps the ball to the man at short square leg and calls Badani for a single, when the southpaw is half way across Sodhi refuses the single, Badani can't get back in time and is run out. ery poor cricket from the inexperienced 100/6
    23.1 faster one on middle and off, flat one too, keeps a bit low, Yuvraj plays all around that one, clean bowled, that is the end of Yuvraj Singh's attempted resistance 100/5
    28.3 Sodhi gives the charge, plays all over it, pays the price for his bravado, the wily fox strikes, bowled! India in deep trouble 114/7
    47.2 just back of a length and outside the off, Dighe prods at it, edges the ball to the keeper and trhere's a loud appeal, Umpire Asoka de Silva puts everyone out of their misery, the Lankans celebrate! It's all over 174/10
    34.3 well flighted and on the off, huge drive played, off the inside edge onto the pad and straight to Arnold at slilly mid off, that is the end of Harbhajan Singh 136/8
    16
    33
    1
    1
    48.48
    43.5 YORKER! finishes Zaheer Khan's fight in the middle, a beauty that always cleans up the tailenders! 169/9
    not out
    2
    10
    0
    0
    20.00
    Extras
    20 (lb 6, nb 7, w 7)
    TOTAL
    174 all out (47.2 Overs, RR: 3.67)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas9.224124.3911
    CRD Fernando10.023223.2026
    HDPK Dharmasena8.003314.1220
    ST Jayasuriya3.00903.0000
    RP Arnold7.012113.0000
    M Muralitharan10.013223.2010
    Fall of wickets:1-5 (V Sehwag, 1.4 ov), 2-5 (SC Ganguly, 1.5 ov), 3-61 (R Dravid, 13.1 ov), 4-91 (VVS Laxman, 20.5 ov), 5-100 (Yuvraj Singh, 23.1 ov), 6-100 (HK Badani, 23.2 ov), 7-114 (RS Sodhi, 28.3 ov), 8-136 (Harbhajan Singh, 34.3 ov), 9-169 (Z Khan, 43.5 ov), 10-174 (SS Dighe, 47.2 ov)

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