England tour of Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Dambulla, Oct 1, 2007
Sri Lanka won by 119 runs
1 October 2007 - day/night match (50-over match)
18.1

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, leg-stump line, keeps a bit low, pushed to wide midwicket

18.2

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, back, driven to mid-off, again with little bounce

18.3

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, worked behind square on the leg, Broad on the 45 pounces quickly

18.4

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 1 run, finally he finds a gap through midwicket to the man in the deep

18.5

Collingwood to Jayawardene, no run, a bit too much width, driven but not timed into the off side

18.6

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, plays from deep in the crease, running the ball down to third man

Sri Lanka 97/2   PD Collingwood 1-0-2-0
20.1

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, limp drive to Bell at extra cover

20.2

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, bouncer, a good take by Mustard standing up

20.3

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara steps back and flicks the ball through midwicket

20.4

Collingwood to Jayawardene, no run, firm drive to mid-off ... the gaps just aren't there for the batsmen at the moment

20.5

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, short, pulled firmly square on the leg side, Sidebottom zooms round to his left and makes a sliding stop to restrict them to one ... well stopped but that should have been two

20.6

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara times one at last, through the covers

Sri Lanka 106/2   PD Collingwood 2-0-5-0
22.1

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, pushed into the on side, Collingwood fields

22.2

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 1 run, twirled into the on side, happy for a single

22.3

Collingwood to Jayawardene, no run, another one that barely gets above ankle height, that's enough to fox Jayawardene who chops over it

22.4

Collingwood to Jayawardene, no run, defended across the line to mid-on

22.5

Collingwood to Jayawardene, no run, that one is timed but slapped right into the hands of Bell at extra cover and he fires ina quick return to Mustard

22.6

Collingwood to Jayawardene, no run, driven to mid-on, concluding a really tight over

Sri Lanka 108/2   PD Collingwood 3-0-6-0
24.1

Collingwood to Jayawardene, FOUR, timed, a lovely late cut behind square on the off side, and finally a boundary after a long four famine

24.2

Collingwood to Jayawardene, no run, into the off side, nothing doing

24.3

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 2 runs, shorter, well spotted by Jayawardene who leans back and helps the ball on its way, Broad runs to his left at third man to prevent the four

24.4

Collingwood to Jayawardene, no run, full toss, clipped firmly but stopped at midwicket

24.5

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, turned much finer on the leg side, an ambled single ... it's too hot for unnecessary sprinting

24.6

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, up in Sangakkara's blockhole and he can do no more than chop in back to Collingwood

Sri Lanka 119/2   PD Collingwood 4-0-13-0
26.1

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, driven to long-off

26.2

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, firm drive into the off side, cover mops up

26.3

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, half volley slapped to Bell at short extra cover

26.4

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, short, Sangakkara shapes to pull but the ball barely gets up, it hits Mustard and bounces back to remove the off bail causing a moment of excitement in the office

26.5

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara really marooned ... he pats to midwicket

26.6

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 1 run, and he accepts the challenge, flicking the ball into space at midwicket

Sri Lanka 128/2   PD Collingwood 5-0-15-0
28.1

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 2 runs, finally some adventurous running, they take on the fielder and win

28.2

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, textbook cover drive, there's a man in the deep to plug that gap

28.3

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, flashing cover drive straight at Bell

28.4

Collingwood to Sangakkara, FOUR, slower than usual ball, heaved towards Anderson at long-on, he charges in, gets caught in two minds, stops and the ball bounces a few feet in front of him and he can't even stop the four

28.5

Collingwood to Sangakkara, 1 run, turned into the off side

28.6

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, well-timed drive to Anderson, no hiccups this time and he fires in an exocet-like throw

Sri Lanka 141/2   PD Collingwood 6-0-24-0
35.1

Collingwood to Silva, 1 run, driven into the off for a comfortable single

35.2

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, swept to midwicket for another easy one

35.3

Collingwood to Silva, no run, a little quicker, ripped through (comparatively) to Silva who waits, calm, and presents a straight face

35.4

Collingwood to Silva, 1 run, worked down to third man this time

35.5

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, driven out to mid-on this time

35.6

Collingwood to Silva, 1 wide, oh, a bit of surprising lift there for Collingwood - so much so that a wide's given

35.6

Collingwood to Silva, 1 run, outside off, driven out to mid-on

Sri Lanka 181/3   PD Collingwood 7-0-30-0
37.1

Collingwood to Jayawardene, no run, dropped a return catch; a difficult one, too, Collingwood diving at full stretch wide to his right

37.2

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, driven out to extra cover for an easy single

37.3

Collingwood to Silva, FOUR, outside off and "Catch" jokes Mustard as Jayawardene leans into a forthright cover drive that exocets along the floor... like the rat in Fawlty Towers

37.4

Collingwood to Silva, no run, good slower to delivery to follow up from Collingwood, but well met with an easy defence

37.5

Collingwood to Silva, 1 run, leans out from his body to press the bat on the off-side where it's well returned

37.6

Collingwood to Jayawardene, 1 run, swept round to Broad on the deep 45

Sri Lanka 192/3   PD Collingwood 8-0-37-0
43.1

Collingwood to Jayawardene, OUT, outside off, drives on the up and straight to Shah inside the cover boundary who watched it right into his clasping hands

DPMD Jayawardene c Shah b Collingwood 66 (101m 74b 4x4 0x6) SR: 89.18

43.2

Collingwood to Silva, 2 runs, swished off his feet to midwicket and they set off immediately - coming back for the second

43.3

Collingwood to Silva, 1 run, reaches outside off to work down to third man

43.4

Collingwood to Dilshan, 1 run, and he's off the mark straight away with a drive out towards Shah at extra cover

43.5

Collingwood to Silva, 1 run, on middle and leg, turned off the legs for a comfortable single

43.6

Collingwood to Dilshan, no run, a straight bouncer to round off and Mustard's broad beam shows how much he enjoyed that one

Sri Lanka 230/4   PD Collingwood 9-0-42-1
45.1

Collingwood to Dilshan, 1 run, a good area (sing.), right up there and worked out wide of mid-on, the pair looking for a second but had to be content with a first only

45.2

Collingwood to Silva, 3 byes, started wide and turned wider - eluding Mustard's clutching paw - and that will go down as byes, somehow

45.3

Collingwood to Dilshan, 1 run, short and somehow climbing, the batsman getting right over the pull to swivel it in front of square

45.4

Collingwood to Silva, OUT, Silva had decided enough was enough there, but unfortunately for him it was... hooking right down the throat of deep square leg

LPC Silva c Cook b Collingwood 33 (53m 36b 1x4 1x6) SR: 91.66

45.5

Collingwood to Dilshan, no run, outside off, width, but cut into the ground

45.6

Collingwood to Dilshan, no run, outside off and driven forward to Collingwood

Sri Lanka 237/5   PD Collingwood 10-0-44-2
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