England tour of Sri Lanka, 2007/08 / Commentary

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143.6

Hoggard to Malinga, 1 run, fuller, clipped off his toes behind square on the leg side, Swann fields

Sri Lanka 471/7   SL Malinga 1* (1b)

144.1

Collingwood to Malinga, no run, clipped to Swann at short midwicket

144.2

Collingwood to Malinga, no run, gentle and not a sniff of movement two feet outside off stump, it bounces twice before reaching Prior who is standing back when he should be up to the stumps

144.3

Collingwood to Malinga, no run, again he takes it on the second bounce

144.4

Collingwood to Malinga, no run, Malinga waits for the ball to reach him, standing with the bat in place before it gets two-thirds of the way down the pitch

144.5

Collingwood to Malinga, no run, defended off the back foot

144.6

Collingwood to Malinga, no run, shorter with a bit more oomph, Malinga sways out of the line and for once Prior takes on the full

Sri Lanka 471/7   SL Malinga 1* (7b)

145.2

Hoggard to Malinga, no run, out of the back of the hand, starts wide and carries on towards first slip

145.3

Hoggard to Malinga, FOUR, half volley, thumped over mid-on, landing a yard inside the rope

145.4

Hoggard to Malinga, no run, pushed to extra cover

145.5

Hoggard to Malinga, no run, short, he shapes to pull, misses, and it kerrangs into his helmet

145.6

Hoggard to Malinga, no run, short, Malinga rather tentatively pokes to gully, the ball hitting bat rather than the other way round

Sri Lanka 476/7   SL Malinga 5* (12b 1x4)

146.6

Collingwood to Malinga, no run, gentle swing into the right hander, defended with no alarms

Sri Lanka 481/7   SL Malinga 5* (13b 1x4)

147.6

Harmison to Malinga, no run, short, down the leg and Malinga ducks

Sri Lanka 494/7   SL Malinga 5* (14b 1x4)

148.4

Collingwood to Malinga, no run, a shot that would do Murali proud ... he steps to leg and aims an ugly heave to leg and misses

148.5

Collingwood to Malinga, OUT, an ugly swipe, he misses and Collingwood hits with one that drifts into his middle and leg stumps

SL Malinga b Collingwood 5 (26m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 31.25

Sri Lanka 499/8   SL Malinga 5 (16b 1x4)
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Dec 22, 2007

Mahela Jayawardene poses with the trophy after Sri Lanka's 1-0 series win over England, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 5th day, December 22 2007

Mahela Jayawardene poses with the trophy after Sri Lanka's series win

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Dec 22, 2007

The Sri Lankan side celebrate after their series win, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Galle, 5th day, December 22 2007

The Sri Lankan side celebrate after their series win

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