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

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

24.1

Bopara to Sangakkara, 1 run, clipped to the deep midwicket boundary, Panesar sweeps

24.2

Bopara to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, he again strays to leg and once more Panesar tidies up in the deep

24.3

Bopara to Sangakkara, no run, better, Sangakkara slightly hurried in his defensive poke

24.4

Bopara to Sangakkara, 1 run, another one slightly off line, clipped of his legs to Panesar in the deep

24.5

Bopara to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, Bopara finds the edge, a genuine one but at his pace that was never going to carry to second slip

24.6

Bopara to HAPW Jayawardene, (no ball) FOUR, straight, a thick inside edge and it's four all the way, albeit an involuntary one

24.6

Bopara to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, firm flowing drive slap-bang to extra cover

Sri Lanka 86/5   RS Bopara 1-0-8-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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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