Sri Lanka Triangular Series, 2010 / Commentary

Sri Lanka Triangular Series - Final

Sri Lanka v India

Sri Lanka won by 74 runs

5.1

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, pushes this wide outside off stump

5.2

Nehra to Dilshan, FOUR, Shot Machang! It was a short-of-length delivery outside off and he smokes it on the up. He stayed beside the line, created his own room and punched it through point

5.3

Nehra to Dilshan, 2 runs, goes back and across to chip this wide of third man and he rushes back for the second run. Munaf Patel didn't attack the ball there

5.4

Nehra to Dilshan, 1 run, This time Munaf rushes across, swoops to stop the ball and fires in a fast throw. It was again short-of-length and Dilshan cut it away

5.5

Nehra to Jayawardene, no run, walks down the track couple of steps and Nehra pushes well outside the line. Left alone

5.6

Nehra to Jayawardene, no run, kicks up from short of length, Mahela gets on top of the bounce there and taps it towards covers. He thinks about a single but Dilshan says no

Sri Lanka 28/0   A Nehra 1-0-7-0

7.1

Nehra to Jayawardene, FOUR, Fabulicious! He walked forward, fetched the length delivery from outside off and wristed it up and over mid-on!

7.2

Nehra to Jayawardene, no run, gets forward to defend

7.3

Nehra to Jayawardene, 1 run, outside the off stump, steered to third man for a single

7.4

Nehra to Dilshan, FOUR, Thwack! It was a length delivery around the off stump line and Dilshan smacks it on the up and through extra cover.

7.5

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, full in length around off stump, pushed to covers where Raina makes a tumbling stop

7.6

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, around the off stump line, pushed away to covers

Sri Lanka 43/0   A Nehra 2-0-16-0

13.1

Nehra to Jayawardene, 1 wide, pushes this down the leg side for a wide

13.1

Nehra to Jayawardene, no run, around the off stump line, pushed out to point

13.2

Nehra to Jayawardene, no run, around the off stump line, tucked towards midwicket

13.3

Nehra to Jayawardene, no run, around the off stump line, from back of length, steered to backward point

13.4

Nehra to Jayawardene, 1 run, on the middle and leg line, tucked down to fine-leg region

13.5

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, length delivery around the off stump line, punched out to mid-off

13.6

Nehra to Dilshan, FOUR, Boom! it was a short delivery around the leg and middle line, Dilshan swivels around to play a crunchy pull shot

Sri Lanka 85/0   A Nehra 3-0-22-0

15.1

Nehra to Jayawardene, 1 run, around the off stump line, dabbed to square-leg

15.2

Nehra to Dilshan, FOUR, 50 up for Dilshan His 21st. He brought that up in style: It was a short and wide delivery ,cut away past backward point.

15.3

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, presses back to punch to covers

15.4

Nehra to Dilshan, 2 runs, Fine pull shot this time. It was the shoulder-high bouncer and Dilshan pulled it away past square-leg and DK made a tumbling stop

15.5

Nehra to Dilshan, 2 runs, length delivery around off, punched away to right of backward point .. Yuvraj stops and fires a throw at the non striker's end .. back-up isn't cleanly done .. one extra run

15.6

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, stays back to punch it to the off

Sri Lanka 103/0   A Nehra 4-0-31-0

33.1

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 wide, pushes it well outside-off and Sanga goes for the cut but can't reach. It's called wide; Dhoni goes oooh and Nehra has a wry smile

33.1

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, leans forward to drive the length delivery to covers

33.2

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, fullish, on the middle and leg, whipped to midwicket

33.3

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, moves down the track and swats the shortish ball towards mid-on for a quick single

33.4

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, short in length around off, cut to point

33.5

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, full in length on the middle, edged away to the on side .. He was looking for a single there to the off side ...

33.6

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, short in length around off, mistimes the cut to backward point

Sri Lanka 176/2   A Nehra 5-0-33-0

35.1

Nehra to Sangakkara, FOUR, edged through vacant slip region. It was the short-of-length delivery outside off stump and Sanga gets an edge on the intended on-the-up drive

35.2

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, back of length delivery, steered to backward point

35.3

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 wide, slips this down the leg side, Sanga goes for the pull but can't connect

35.3

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, the slow off cutter around the off stump line, tapped to the off side. Slight confusion over the run but they return to the respective position

35.4

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, works this past square-leg for a single

35.5

Nehra to Dilshan, no run, full in length and outside off stump, mistimes the drive to cover

35.6

Nehra to Dilshan, 1 run, length delivery around the off stump line, pushed through point for a single. And he retains strike.

Sri Lanka 192/2   A Nehra 6-0-40-0

37.1

Nehra to Dilshan, 1 run, full in length, Dilshan clears the front leg and tries to drive hard but mistimes it. He will still get a single, though, as the ball bounces over Nehra

37.2

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, short and outside off, Sanga tries the cut but the ball flies over the blade

37.3

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, on the leg stump line, following Sanga who was trying to be outside leg .. the ball hits the pad .. Dilshan and Sanga have a chat

37.4

Nehra to Sangakkara, no run, full in length, on the middle, turned to midwicket

37.5

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, backs away to force it through the off side but can only mistime the cut shot towards mid-off. He crosses over

37.6

Nehra to Dilshan, 2 runs, full in length on the off and middle. Dilshan goes inside-out to left of mid-off where Rohit dives but fails to stop it cleanly. Nehra is not impressed with the effort

Sri Lanka 203/2   A Nehra 7-0-44-0

40.1

Nehra to Kapugedera, 1 wide, down the leg side and Dhoni collects

40.1

Nehra to Kapugedera, 1 run, run out chance missed jabs this to short midwicket ... Rohit stops and fires the throw but misses the stumps at the non-striker's end

40.2

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, leans forward to squeeze this to extra cover

40.3

Nehra to Kapugedera, no run, shortish delivery, pulled limply to short midwicket

40.4

Nehra to Kapugedera, no run, fuller, on the middle, edges the drive to short midwicket

40.5

Nehra to Kapugedera, 1 run, tries the bouncer, pulled away to right of the sub Jadeja at deep square-leg region

40.6

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, fullish, on the middle and off, eased wide of midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 224/3   A Nehra 8-0-49-0

42.1

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, moves down the track for the big hit but mistimes it to midwicket. It was a low full toss but the bottom-hand slipped of the handle and the ball rolls away

42.2

Nehra to Kapugedera, no run, doesn't get wood on leather this time

42.3

Nehra to Kapugedera, OUT, Fine catch from DK at deep backward square-leg. Kapu had swung the full length delivery rather well actually but DK rushed to his left and tumbled down to take it inches off the turf.

CK Kapugedera c Karthik b Nehra 12 (14m 10b 2x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

42.4

Nehra to Sangakkara, 1 run, short in length outside off, run down to DK at third man

42.5

Nehra to Mathews, no run, just outside off stump, pushed back down the track

42.6

Nehra to Mathews, 1 run, on the middle and leg, rearing up towards the rib cage, Angelo takes the bottom-hand of the handle and stabs the ball past square-leg

Sri Lanka 244/4   A Nehra 9-0-52-1

47.1

Nehra to Silva, no run, low full toss outside off and Silva completely mistimes the slog-smash to midwicket. Rohit with the throw but misses the stumps at the non striker's end

47.2

Nehra to Silva, no run, Fine slower one .. It was on the leg stump line and almost went over the stick in fact. Silva went for the pull but didn't connect

47.3

Nehra to Silva, FOUR, Hello! hello! The bat goes flying out Sivla's hand and the ball runs to the boundary! He went for the big slog across the line - it was the slower one - and the bat slipped over his head and over the stumps. The ball ran of the inner edge to fine-leg

47.4

Nehra to Silva, no run, tries to play the sweep! He doesn't connect

47.5

Nehra to Silva, 2 runs, shuffles to outside off and swings to deep midwicket

47.6

Nehra to Silva, 1 wide, pushes this way outside off stump

47.6

Nehra to Silva, 1 run, mistimes the pull shot but will get a single

Sri Lanka 282/6   A Nehra 10-0-60-1
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Aug 28, 2010

Kumar Sangakkara with the series trophy, Sri Lanka v India, tri-series final, Dambulla, August 28, 2010

Kumar Sangakkara with the series trophy

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Aug 28, 2010

The victorious Sri Lankan team, Sri Lanka v India, tri-series final, Dambulla, August 28, 2010

The victorious Sri Lankan team

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