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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13.2

Hoggard to Silva, no run, another one on the spot, defended

13.3

Hoggard to Silva, no run, horribly loose drive, very strange in this situation, not timed and a thick inside edge as the ball bobbles back down the pitch

13.4

Hoggard to Silva, 2 runs, Hoggard strays to leg, Silva flicks through midwicket and Panesar chases it down

13.5

Hoggard to Silva, no run, on off stump, well watched

13.6

Hoggard to Silva, no run, defended again, ending a good over from the impressive Hoggard

Sri Lanka 42/3   LPC Silva 2* (5b)

15.1

Hoggard to Silva, OUT, a snorter, on off stump with a hint of away movement off the seam, Silva has to play, gets a thin edge and a jubilant Prior hurls the ball to the heavens

LPC Silva c †Prior b Hoggard 2 (8m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Sri Lanka 42/4   LPC Silva 2 (6b)
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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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