England tour of Sri Lanka, 2007/08 / Commentary

England in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v England

Sri Lanka won by 88 runs

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52.4

Panesar to Fernando, no run, tossed up, well forward to block

52.5

Panesar to Fernando, no run, straighter and fuller, again defended well

52.6

Panesar to Fernando, no run, outside leg stump and padded away

Sri Lanka 180/7   CRD Fernando 0* (3b)

54.1

Panesar to Fernando, no run, on his legs, defended

54.2

Panesar to Fernando, no run, again on his legs, and again easily defended

54.3

Panesar to Fernando, no run, slightly straighter this time, and fuller too. It's firmly blocked out

54.4

Panesar to Fernando, no run, squeezed out to point on the front foot

54.5

Panesar to Fernando, no run, touch shorter, smothered on the front foot

54.6

Panesar to Fernando, no run, pushed back to Panesar to complete a maiden

Sri Lanka 180/7   CRD Fernando 0* (9b)

55.6

Anderson to Fernando, no run, uppishly forced to mid-off

Sri Lanka 181/7   CRD Fernando 0* (10b)

56.6

Panesar to Fernando, OUT, pushed forward but he couldn't quite hide his bat behind the pad, the ball taking the edge and hands Vaughan, at gully, with a relatively easy chance - diving forward. And Sri Lanka are eight down

CRD Fernando c Vaughan b Panesar 0 (15m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 182/8   CRD Fernando 0 (11b)
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v England at Galle - Dec 18-22, 2007
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC) - Dec 9-13, 2007
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v England at Kandy - Dec 1-5, 2007
Sri Lanka won by 88 runs
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Dec 5, 2007

Sri Lanka celebrate as the last England wicket falls, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Kandy, December 5, 2007

Sri Lanka celebrate as the last England wicket falls

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Dec 5, 2007

Matt Prior walks back after being bowled for 63, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Kandy, December 5, 2007

Matt Prior walks back after being bowled for 63

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