England tour of Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Sri Lanka v England at Galle, Dec 18-22, 2007
18,19,20,21,22 December 2007 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
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43.1

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, on his off stump, it's guided out to cover

43.2

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, good ball, swinging back into Kumar who nudges it to leg with a closed face of the bat

43.3

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, well bowled, angling this across him but Kumar plays it neatly to cover

43.4

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, crunched to cover

43.5

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, squeezed out on the front foot

43.6

Collingwood to Sangakkara, no run, nudged to leg

Sri Lanka 132/2   PD Collingwood 1-1-0-0
71.1

Collingwood to Dilshan, 2 runs, outside off, another misfield at gully, this time off a cut and by Cook

71.2

Collingwood to Dilshan, FOUR, pushed out wide through third man, the boundaries flowing just latterly

71.3

Collingwood to Dilshan, no run, plenty of wobble for Collingwood there, curving away from off

71.4

Collingwood to Dilshan, no run, a rare defensive from Dilshan, although even that shot was with some intent, a firm press into the off side

71.5

Collingwood to Dilshan, no run, defended forward again into the off side

71.6

Collingwood to Dilshan, no run, pushed into the off side

Sri Lanka 198/4   PD Collingwood 2-1-6-0
73.1

Collingwood to Dilshan, no run, defended forward

73.2

Collingwood to Dilshan, no run, more defence

73.3

Collingwood to Dilshan, 1 run, pushed into the covers this time

73.4

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven into the covers now

73.5

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, turned into short midwicket

73.6

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, left alone outside off

Sri Lanka 205/4   PD Collingwood 3-1-7-0
121.1

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, guided out to cover for a quick single

121.2

Collingwood to Vaas, 1 run, turned down to fine leg

121.3

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the off stump and Jayawardene blocks it out

121.4

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, blocked out again

121.5

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, swinging into Jayawardene this time and it's defended

121.6

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, back-cut down to third man

Sri Lanka 357/6   PD Collingwood 4-1-10-0
123.1

Collingwood to Vaas, no run, fuller and outside the off stump, clumped on the front foot out to cover

123.2

Collingwood to Vaas, no run, nice and straight - a very good ball which Vaas blocks out

123.3

Collingwood to Vaas, no run, short and he ducks beneath it

123.4

Collingwood to Vaas, 1 run, blocked off his leg stump for an easy single

123.5

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, smartly flicked off his toes to deep square leg

123.6

Collingwood to Vaas, no run, Vaas is forced to take evasive action here, snapping his neck out of the way

Sri Lanka 369/6   PD Collingwood 5-1-12-0
125.1

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, whipped off his hip to midwicket

125.2

Collingwood to Vaas, no run, Collingwood tries a bouncer. Vaas ignores it

125.3

Collingwood to Vaas, 1 wide, even shorter - he almost winged that into his own feet, Collingwood, so short was is it

125.3

Collingwood to Vaas, no run, calmly punched to mid-off

125.4

Collingwood to Vaas, no run, wide of the off stump, Vaas hides his bat behind the pad

125.5

Collingwood to Vaas, 3 runs, forcefully whacked down the ground. No great timing in the stroke and Harmison, who looks absolutely knackered, gives chase

125.6

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, carved to Sidebottom at point who dives forward, collapsing into a good save

Sri Lanka 379/6   PD Collingwood 6-1-17-0
142.1

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flicked to Vaughan at midwicket

142.2

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, "take that" booms Gnasher as Jayawardene thumps the ball back over Collingwood's head for a two-bounce four. That was real class and disdain

142.3

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, a loud shout as it hits him on the pads as he shapes to play to leg and misses. Rauf thinks hard but is not really interested

142.4

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, paddle-sweep off a length on middle stump, a one-day shot but perfectly executed and you can't set a field for that

142.5

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, clipped to Panesar at deep square leg

142.6

Collingwood to Vaas, 2 runs, stands tall and thumps the ball through the covers, Panesar hurtles to his left to cut it off out in the wilderness

Sri Lanka 464/6   PD Collingwood 7-1-28-0
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   PD Collingwood 8-2-28-0
146.1

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on off stump, defended

146.2

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed to cover, very gently played

146.3

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, premeditated sweep off middle-and-leg

146.4

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, outside off, cut behind square

146.5

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, very slow one, nurdled into the on side

146.6

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

Sri Lanka 481/7   PD Collingwood 9-2-33-0
148.1

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, no timing as he tries to flick to leg

148.2

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, a thick edge down to third man, Harmison bends to make a one-handed stop and he misses it completely as it kicks off the outfield

148.3

Collingwood to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, driven through the covers

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   PD Collingwood 9.5-2-38-1
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