Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

WU Tharanga
174(159) 19x4 - 3x6
Control %95%
  • Productive Shot
  • cut shot on back foot
  • 14 runs
  • 1x4 - 1x6
0 0 8 2 6 9 2 16
RA Jadeja
49(62) 4x4 - 1x6
Control %95%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 7 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
0 0 0 0 5 3 3 2

Best performances - Bowlers

HMRKB Herath
O10.0
M0
R37
W3
Eco3.70
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
R Ashwin
O10.0
M0
R67
W1
Eco6.70
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Commentary

That is it from this game. Abhishek Purohit signing off.

Upul Tharanga is the Man of the Match. Tharanga: "I played a game after six months. Today's game Mahela batted really well. It helped me a lot. After I got the hundred, we had only 12-13 overs and nine wickets remaining, I had to go. Luckily I connected. After Champions Trophy, winning a game against India is a huge thing, this century will help me a lot as well."

Mahela Jayawardene: "Needed to get a start, losing the toss on a sticky wicket. First ten overs were crucial. They bowled well upfront, we had to ride that, and then we put the pressure back on them."

Angelo Mathews: "We needed that, especially after losing the toss, we were on the back foot. Mahela showed his class. Upul struggled a bit initially but batted through and was brilliant later. We needed to get that 250, bowlers never let us down if we score 250. Hats off to Mahela and Upul. I am doing my bit the way I can."

Virat Kohli: "Tough day at the office, we were not up to the mark with the ball. Sri Lankans batted really well, and we did not. To chase down 349, you need a quick start, we were not able to do that, that did not give us momentum. The way we have been batting, don't think we needed to consider that option [pinch-hitter]. It didn't happen today. Reality check for us, we have to analyse what we did wrong. We have two more games to go. This is going to hurt the guys a little bit."

Win toss, bowl and win the match, said experience from the past two games. Mahela Jayawardene decided to defy that, with a silken century. Upul Tharanga made India pay for directionless death bowling. And then followed the chase that never was. A hammering for Virat Kohli in his first full game as India captain. India have conceded a bonus point and their NRR has taken a hammering. They will go to Trinidad as laggards in this tri-series. Sri Lanka have pulled back a big one after some recent losses to India

44.5
W
Malinga to Yadav, OUT, that will do it, Malinga whizzes an inswinging length ball past the half-forward defensive push and rattles the stumps one last time today

Leg gully comes in

44.4
1
Malinga to Jadeja, 1 run, driven through extra cover, does not take the single
44.3
0
Malinga to Jadeja, no run, banged in very short around off, Jadeja tries to reach it, misses
44.2
2
Malinga to Jadeja, 2 runs, lofts a full delivery over the bowler and gets back for the second

King: "Predicting Kohli's speech - We were outplayed in all departments. Credit to SL batsmen and bowlers. Our death bowling needs to improve. Injuries are common, we have to deal with them as professionals. No one can replace Dhoni."

44.1
0
Malinga to Jadeja, no run, good length on leg, pushed back to the bowler

END OF OVER:
44 | 6 Runs | INDIA: 184/9

  • UT Yadav0 (5b)
  • RA Jadeja46 (58b)
  • KMDN Kulasekara9-0-37-1
  • SL Malinga7-0-37-1
43.6
0
Kulasekara to Yadav, no run, almost ended it, almost, moved across and inside-edged a length ball just past his stumps

Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

WU Tharanga
174(159) 19x4 - 3x6
Control %95%
  • Productive Shot
  • cut shot on back foot
  • 14 runs
  • 1x4 - 1x6
0 0 8 2 6 9 2 16
RA Jadeja
49(62) 4x4 - 1x6
Control %95%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 7 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
0 0 0 0 5 3 3 2

Best performances - Bowlers

HMRKB Herath
O10.0
M0
R37
W3
Eco3.70
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
R Ashwin
O10.0
M0
R67
W1
Eco6.70
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

West Indies Tri-Nation Series

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