India tour of Sri Lanka, 2008 / Commentary

India in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v India

Sri Lanka won by an innings and 239 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

0.2

Khan to Warnapura, no run, good line this time: just outside the off stump and shapes away a touch, left alone.

0.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, really full delivery outside off stump and jabbed out towards short mid-off region.

0.4

Khan to Warnapura, no run, moves in from outside the off stump and he leans forward to push it to mid-on region

0.5

Khan to Warnapura, no run, moves in again, in the air and defended to the off side. He then practices stretching out even further to defend

0.6

Khan to Warnapura, no run, on a length and holding its line outside off stump, removes the bat from the line and lets it go through to the 'keeper.

Sri Lanka 1/0   SM Warnapura 0* (5b)

2.1

Khan to Warnapura, FOUR, Super shot. He leaned into the off drive and timed it sweetly to the left of mid-off.

2.2

Khan to Warnapura, no run, Zak keeps it full again, hoping for the loose drive, Warnapura goes for the off drive but the bottom-hand kicks in too much and he edges it to the point region

2.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, follows the two full ones with a bouncer and the batsman ducks

2.4

Khan to Warnapura, no run, another bouncer, well-directed this time, coming into the body of Warnapura who fends it off in an ungainly manner but the ball goes of the edge but falls down the track and neither the short-leg or Zaheer can get to it.

2.5

Khan to Warnapura, no run, The third short-pitched delivery. This one is in the channel outside off stump and Warnapura sways away in time. Hostile.

2.6

Khan to Warnapura, no run, And he keeps bowling them short. This one flies towards the right shoulder, Warnapura had dropped his wrists to get his bat out of the way and the ball flies off the shoulder to Kartik. They appeal, more in hope than anything. Also to let the batsman know he is in trouble

Sri Lanka 5/0   SM Warnapura 4* (11b 1x4)

4.1

Khan to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to push a full one to the off side

4.2

Khan to Warnapura, no run, full again, mistimes a drive to mid-off

4.3

Khan to Warnapura, 1 no ball, high bouncer and it's a no ball.

4.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, another short-pitched delivery moving to middle and leg line, Warnapura ducks to evade

4.4

Khan to Warnapura, no run, fullish, around the off stump, defended on the front foot

4.5

Khan to Warnapura, 1 run, turned to midwicket region for a single. They think about the second before deciding against it.

Sri Lanka 9/1   SM Warnapura 5* (17b 1x4)

5.1

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, swing and a miss. It landed on a length outside off stump and moved away further. Warnapura went for the cover drive.

5.2

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to drive back to Ishant.

5.3

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, full pitched outside off stump, driven to right of mid-off where Ganguly makes a tumbling stop.

5.4

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, beaten. It skidded off a length, just outside off stump, Warnapura's bat came outside the line and the ball went just past the off stump.

5.5

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, hit by a bouncer. Warnapura dropped his wrists and got his bat out of the way as he tried to go down under and the ball bounded off his elbow, on the edge of the the arm guard. He is in pain

5.6

Sharma to Warnapura, 3 runs, leans forward to drive past mid-on.

Sri Lanka 12/1   SM Warnapura 8* (23b 1x4)

6.1

Khan to Warnapura, 2 runs, coming in from a length and Warnapura punches it through mid-on region for couple of runs. No mid-on. Three slips, gully, short leg and leg gully in place

6.2

Khan to Warnapura, no run, short-pitched delivery rushing past the off stump and Warnapura sways away.

6.3

Khan to Warnapura, 1 run, another one dug in short and Warnapura had enough leaving them and goes for his pull short and keeps it down to the ground and to long leg

Sri Lanka 15/1   SM Warnapura 11* (26b 1x4)

7.1

Sharma to Warnapura, FOUR, short in length, some width outside off stump and Warnapura was on the front foot, stops his forward movement and cuts it past backward point

7.2

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, hits the deck hard short of length, on the middle, Warnapura takes out the bottom hand of the handle and fends it to short leg. He gets into problem when the ball is dug in short, gets too much on the front foot

7.3

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, on the off and middle, pushed down the track

7.4

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, short-of-length delivery, straightening on the off and middle line, again that bottom-hand is off the handle as he pushes the bouncing ball to short leg

7.5

Sharma to Warnapura, FOUR, fuller and slower and Warnapura gets forward to drive it past mid-off.

7.6

Sharma to Warnapura, FOUR, slips down leg and glanced away to the boundary. Third boundary of the over.

Sri Lanka 27/1   SM Warnapura 23* (32b 4x4)

8.2

Khan to Warnapura, 1 no ball, goes round the stumps for Warna and hurls a bouncer on the leg stump line, swayed away

8.2

Khan to Warnapura, 2 runs, outside off, forced through covers

8.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, rushes past the off stump channel, left alone

8.4

Khan to Warnapura, no run, another bouncer - they are really giving it to Warnapura who ducks to get under it.

8.5

Khan to Warnapura, no run, goes back over the stumps and cuts it from back of length and Warnapura pushes at it - the bottom hand off the handle - and the ball drops short of Kumble at short midwicket

8.6

Khan to Warnapura, FOUR, almost done in by the slower and fuller one. Again he took the bottom hand off and lunged at it and the ball flew past the gully fielder. It bisected the gully and backward point perfectly

Sri Lanka 38/1   SM Warnapura 29* (38b 5x4)

9.2

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, full in length, just outside off stump, pushed to the off side.

9.3

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, full in length, on the stumps, defended to the on side

9.4

Sharma to Warnapura, 1 run, short in length, on the leg and middle, lapped around the corner to long leg

Sri Lanka 40/1   SM Warnapura 30* (41b 5x4)

11.1

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, on the stumps, wicket to wicket, pushed to the on side

11.2

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side

11.3

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, wicket to wicket, straight, defended to the off side

11.4

Ganguly to Warnapura, 3 runs, drifts to the leg and middle and turned neatly through front of square and they will get three runs by the time Zaheer comes across from long leg, picks the ball, turns and releases the throw

Sri Lanka 48/1   SM Warnapura 33* (45b 5x4)

12.1

Khan to Warnapura, FOUR, nice looking straight drive to resume play post the drinks break. It was full and on the middle, he leaned forward and bottom-handed it down the track

12.2

Khan to Warnapura, 1 run, drags back the ball to good length and on the middle, defended to the on side

Sri Lanka 53/1   SM Warnapura 38* (47b 6x4)

13.1

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, straightens on a length, on the middle and off, pushed in the air towards the non existent short leg

13.2

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to defend a length delivery around the off stump line

13.3

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, slants it across Warnapura who watches it settle into Karthik's gloves

13.4

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, gets forward to defend down the track. The ball moved in after pitched and hit the inside edge and on to the pad

13.5

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, cuts this one away and Warnapura defends to the off side.

13.6

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, and again. Defended towards short mid-off region.

Sri Lanka 57/2   SM Warnapura 38* (53b 6x4)

14.6

Khan to Warnapura, 1 run, full in length, on the off stump line, coming in, Warnapura is late in getting forward but manages to squeeze it to fine leg.

Sri Lanka 61/2   SM Warnapura 39* (54b 6x4)

15.1

Ganguly to Warnapura, 3 runs, fullish, on the middle and leg, driven through wide midwicket region and Kumble gives the chase.

Sri Lanka 64/2   SM Warnapura 42* (55b 6x4)

16.1

Khan to Warnapura, 1 run, on the off stump line, shaping in, punched past the diving Zaheer and past the stumps

Sri Lanka 69/2   SM Warnapura 43* (56b 6x4)

17.1

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, full in length, on the middle, straightening, pushed weakly to the leg side. The bottom hand was off the handle again. Mahela walks across to have a chat with Warnapura

17.2

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, moves it across Warnapura who lets it go past Kartik

17.3

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, back of length, just outside off stump, punched to covers

17.4

Ganguly to Warnapura, 2 runs, leans forward to drive a full delivery through covers

17.5

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run

17.6

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to push to covers

Sri Lanka 75/2   SM Warnapura 45* (62b 6x4)

19.1

Ganguly to Warnapura, 2 runs, short in length, seam-up delivery outside off and forced through cover point

19.2

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, slants it across Warnapura who lets it go past him

19.3

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, and again. Gentle seam-up stuff. Warnapura is resisting the urge from having a go.

19.4

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run

19.5

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, on the middle and leg, turned to mid-on

19.6

Ganguly to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to push to the off side

Sri Lanka 77/2   SM Warnapura 47* (68b 6x4)

20.4

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, beaten by the delivery cutting away from him. The bat was pushed inside the line.

20.5

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, straightens after landing on the middle, Warnapura edges it to his pad. Stifled appeal for lbw as they realise it had hit the bat

20.6

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, similar delivery that holds its line, pushed to mid-on

Sri Lanka 78/2   SM Warnapura 47* (71b 6x4)

21.3

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, 2 runs, flighted outside off, paddled to fine leg

21.4

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, outside the off stump and this time padded away

21.5

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, 1 run, reaches his fifty with another paddle to fine leg. The helmet is off, he looks up at the skies and Mahela is there to congratulate him.

Sri Lanka 82/2   SM Warnapura 50* (74b 6x4)

23.1

Khan to Warnapura, no run, in the channel outside off, left alone. Two slips and gully in

23.2

Khan to Warnapura, 2 runs, lands back of length and outside off stump, shapes in a touch, Warnapura gets forward to push it between backward point and gully

23.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, outside off stump, on a length, left alone.

23.4

Khan to Warnapura, no run, and again. Another one in the zone outside off stump.

23.5

Khan to Warnapura, no run, moves in from outside off and Warnapura leans forward to punch it to covers

23.6

Khan to Warnapura, no run, lets a length delivery whizz past him outside off stump.

Sri Lanka 93/2   SM Warnapura 52* (80b 6x4)

24.6

Sharma to Warnapura, 3 runs, stretches forward to cover drive a full delivery well outside off stump. Again, the bottom-hand powering the stroke.

Sri Lanka 101/2   SM Warnapura 55* (81b 6x4)

25.1

Khan to Warnapura, 1 no ball, cuts in from outside off stump, Warnapura is on the front foot , as is his wont, and is struck on the pad outside off.

25.1

Khan to Warnapura, no run

25.2

Khan to Warnapura, no run, outside the off stump, tad too wide to interest Warnapura

25.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, again a bit too much outside off to warrant a stroke.

25.4

Khan to Warnapura, no run, driven back down the track, Zaheer makes the stop and flings it back at the stumps, misses and Kartik gathers

25.5

Khan to Warnapura, no run, full pitched delivery, mistimes the drive to covers. Again too much bottom hand and that upset the timing

25.6

Khan to Warnapura, no run, just outside the off stump, left alone

Sri Lanka 102/2   SM Warnapura 55* (88b 6x4)

26.6

Sharma to Warnapura, 1 leg bye, drifts on to the pad and the ball rolls away to fine leg for a leg bye

Sri Lanka 114/2   SM Warnapura 55* (89b 6x4)

27.1

Khan to Warnapura, 1 no ball, Caught but it's a no-ball! It was driven back to Zak who manages to hold it near his chest. Close call as far as the no ball goes. He landed his feet on the popping crease, a bit behind the line and he dragged it over.

27.1

Khan to Warnapura, 1 run

27.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, length delivery outside off, pushed to the off side

27.4

Khan to Warnapura, no run, full in length, shaping in from just outside off stump, Warnapura went for the drive and edged it on to the pad. Zaheer was turning around to appeal before he realised there was an inside edge

27.5

Khan to Warnapura, 3 runs, connects with the drive this time - the fuller length helped - and it runs past mid-off

Sri Lanka 120/2   SM Warnapura 59* (94b 6x4)

28.1

Kumble to Warnapura, 1 run, floated on the middle, turned past square leg

Sri Lanka 121/2   SM Warnapura 60* (95b 6x4)

29.1

Khan to Warnapura, no run, hurled it across full and outside off, mistimes a drive back to the bowler. He does it often, mistiming ie as the bottom hand kicks in too much in the stroke

29.2

Khan to Warnapura, 1 no ball, slower one, Warnapura is made to wait and he lunges at the last minute to push it to the on side. Another no ball

29.2

Khan to Warnapura, FOUR, full in length and outside off stump, Warnapura pushed hard at it, bat well in front of his body and edged it past gully

29.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, from wide of the crease, hurls it well outside off stump, left alone

29.4

Khan to Warnapura, no run, on a length, homing in on the off stump, turned to the on side.

29.5

Khan to Warnapura, 1 run, banged in short - they had peppered Warnapura with short-pitched stuff yesterday - pulled to long leg

Sri Lanka 127/2   SM Warnapura 65* (101b 7x4)

30.1

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, full, on the middle, turned to short mid-on. Slip, short leg and short mid-on in.

30.2

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, floated full on middle, worked to midwicket

30.3

Kumble to Warnapura, 1 run, slower, on the off stump line, pushed to cover point

Sri Lanka 128/2   SM Warnapura 66* (104b 7x4)

31.1

Khan to Warnapura, no run, goes for the yorker, lands short of the blockhole, jabbed to the leg side

31.2

Khan to Warnapura, no run, on a length, outside off stump, left alone

31.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, another yorker, on the off stump line, again just short of the blockhole, dug out to the on side

31.4

Khan to Warnapura, no run, length delivery outside off stump, Warnapura gets forward, covers the off stump and lets it go past him

31.5

Khan to Warnapura, no run, from wide of the crease, tad outside off, doesn't interest Warnapura

31.6

Khan to Warnapura, no run, fullish, on the off stump line, pushed to mid-on

Sri Lanka 128/2   SM Warnapura 66* (110b 7x4)

33.1

Khan to Warnapura, FOUR, short outside the off stump, Warnapura is onto the backfoot in a flash and pulls it behind square for a boundary

33.2

Khan to Warnapura, (no ball) 2 runs, oversteps and delivers a fuller one outside the off stump as Warnapura leans into the drive. Harbhajan, at sweeper keeps them down to a brace

33.2

Khan to Warnapura, 1 run, outside the off stump, Warnapura pushes it to mid off with soft hands for a quick single

Sri Lanka 140/2   SM Warnapura 73* (113b 8x4)

34.1

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, fuller on the middle stump, Warnapura looks to drive it through mid off, evoking gasps from the fielders as it goes one bounce to the mid-off fielder

34.2

Kumble to Warnapura, 1 run, on the leg stump, Warnapura turns it to fine leg for a single

Sri Lanka 142/2   SM Warnapura 74* (115b 8x4)

35.2

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, on the middle, defended down the track

35.3

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, the arm ball and that cramps up Warnapura who shapes to cut. It hit the pad first outside the off stump and then ran of the bat to point

35.4

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, lands on the same spot and this one turns away, left alone

35.5

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, closer to the off stump and spins away, no shot offered

35.6

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, on the middle and leg stump, turns in, jabbed to short leg

Sri Lanka 145/2   SM Warnapura 74* (120b 8x4)

37.1

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, lands outside off stump, on a length and turns away, left alone. Harbhajan is bowling from round the stumps to the left hander

37.2

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, lands it closer to the off stump and defended on the front foot

37.3

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, quicker one, coming on straight towards the off stump, Warnapura is on the back foot and jabs it to the on side

37.4

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, slows up, bit more air and Warnapura is struck on the pad outside off stump as he looks to defend

37.5

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, leans forward and this time defends with the full face of the bat

37.6

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, slower, bit more air, on the middle, pushed to mid-on

Sri Lanka 145/2   SM Warnapura 74* (126b 8x4)

38.6

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, googly on the middle stump line and Warnapura waits for it to do its bit before defending down the track

Sri Lanka 146/2   SM Warnapura 74* (127b 8x4)

39.2

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to defend

39.3

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, 1 run, fuller and pushed towards backward point and they set off after a slight hesitation. sachin with the throw but Warnapura dives to make the crease and gets in between the ball and the stumps.

Sri Lanka 148/2   SM Warnapura 75* (129b 8x4)

40.1

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, on the middle and off, defended down the track.

40.2

Kumble to Warnapura, 1 run, there is that paddle - he had played a couple of similar shots against Harbhajan yesterday - to fine leg

Sri Lanka 149/2   SM Warnapura 76* (131b 8x4)

41.1

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, goes on the back foot to cut to backward point

41.2

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, FOUR, breaks free with a charge down the track. He reached the pitch of the flighted delivery and drove it past mid-on

41.3

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, on the middle and off, squeezed past short leg

41.4

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, turns from the middle and off stump line, squeezed of the outer edge to backward point

41.5

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, goes on straight with the angle on the middle and off stump line, turned to short leg

41.6

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, FOUR, slip, silly point and short leg watch as Warnapura goes back to cut a short delivery. It flew of the outside edge and down to third man boundary.

Sri Lanka 157/2   SM Warnapura 84* (137b 10x4)

42.2

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, full delivery outside off, driven to Ishant at mid-off

42.3

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, slower through the air and pushed to short mid-on

42.4

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, quicker, on the middle, turned to midwicket

42.5

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, full and straight, pushed to short mid-on

42.6

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, on the off stump line, driven back to Kumble

Sri Lanka 158/2   SM Warnapura 84* (142b 10x4)

43.5

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, on the off stump line, Warnapura defends back to the bowler

43.6

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, slower in the air, on the off stump, goes on straight, defended on the front foot

Sri Lanka 165/2   SM Warnapura 84* (144b 10x4)

45.1

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, on the off stump, defended to the off side

45.2

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, 2 runs, slower, bit more air, full and around off stump, Warnapura waits for the ball to arrive before square driving past Sachin at backward point

45.3

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, bit more air, lands outside off, turns away, left alone

45.4

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, Now then now then after 45 overs we got a referral upstairs for a lbw shout that was turned down. It was on the leg and middle, straightened a touch, beat the prod and hit the pad. Appeal but turned down. Kumble asks for the review It looked like it was going down leg. Benson says NOT OUT. Kumble and Ganguly have a smile. It didn't turn enough. India have only two more unsuccessful reviews to make.

45.5

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, FOUR, gets forward to cream it through wide mid-off.

45.6

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, 2 runs, lands outside off stump, back of length, cut through point. Again Sachin gives chase

Sri Lanka 173/2   SM Warnapura 92* (150b 11x4)

47.1

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, beaten on the flirt outside off stump

47.2

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, on the middle and off, drives back to the bowler.

47.3

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, banged in short and it moves across Warnapura who sways away

47.4

Sharma to Warnapura, 1 run, gets off the strike with a dab behind square leg

Sri Lanka 174/2   SM Warnapura 93* (154b 11x4)

49.1

Sharma to Warnapura, 1 run, short of length, lapped past square leg

49.3

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, short in length, defended

49.4

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, banged in short on the leg stump line, went for the pull, missed and it bobbed off the thigh pad to Karthik

49.5

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to defend to covers

49.6

Sharma to Warnapura, 1 run, on the front foot and driven to wide mid-off

Sri Lanka 180/2   SM Warnapura 95* (159b 11x4)

50.1

Kumble to Warnapura, FOUR, the googly, slower in the air, floated outside off, it looked initially that Warnapura was early into the drive but he found the gap between mid-off and extra cover.

50.2

Kumble to Warnapura, 1 leg bye, on the legs, off the pad to fine leg

Sri Lanka 185/2   SM Warnapura 99* (161b 12x4)

51.1

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, length delivery on the off stump line, jabbed off the inside edge on to the pad

51.2

Sharma to Warnapura, FOUR, That's his second Test ton.Width offered outside off and he steered it past gully. The helmet is off and the bat is held aloft and Mahela envelops him with a hug. Team-mates in the dressing room applaud. Nice little moment for Warnapura who had problems yesterday against short-pitched deliveries but has over come them to reach here

51.3

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side

51.4

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, slower one, full, pushed to the off side

51.5

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, on a length, on the middle and off, pushed to the mid-on region

51.6

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, around the off stump, punched to covers

Sri Lanka 189/2   SM Warnapura 103* (167b 13x4)

52.1

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, leans across to pad away a delivery outside off

52.2

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, full delivery outside off, driven to short extra cover

52.3

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, flatter, a tad quicker, dabbed to backward point

52.4

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, floated well outside off stump and Warnapura tried to sweep it from there, missed and Kartik gathers.

52.5

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, outside off stump, short in length, dabbed to point

52.6

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, really full on the middle and leg line, nudged to short leg

Sri Lanka 191/2   SM Warnapura 103* (173b 13x4)

53.4

Sharma to Warnapura, 1 run, short in length, on the pads, turned to deep square leg

Sri Lanka 193/2   SM Warnapura 104* (174b 13x4)

54.2

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, from round the stumps now, on the middle and off, defended to the leg side. Slip and leg slip in place

54.3

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, on the middle and off, nudged down the track and the short leg fielder runs to pick it up

54.4

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, leans across to defend bat and pad close together

54.5

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, turns in from well outside off, goes back to push it to mid-on

54.6

Kumble to Warnapura, 1 no ball, fullish, on the middle, driven to mid-on

54.6

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, back over the stumps and almost a yorker on the off stump, dug back down the track

Sri Lanka 196/2   SM Warnapura 104* (180b 13x4)

55.2

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, cuts in from outside off stump, from round the stumps, beats the prod and strikes the pad. Going down leg, though.

55.3

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, fuller, around off stump, mistimes a drive to mid-off

55.4

Sharma to Warnapura, no run, banged in short, cutting in from outside off stump, climbs chest-high and defended in front of him

55.5

Sharma to Warnapura, 1 run, fullish, homing in on the off stump, drives to right of mid-on where Kumble makes a tumbling stop

Sri Lanka 198/2   SM Warnapura 105* (184b 13x4)

56.1

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to drive crisply to covers

56.2

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to defend

56.3

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, flighted full outside off stump, pushed back to the bowler

56.4

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, quicker, comes in from outside off, jabbed to the on side

56.5

Kumble to Warnapura, FOUR, steps down the track and drives powerfully straight past Kumble

56.6

Kumble to Warnapura, no run, stretches forward to defend

Sri Lanka 202/2   SM Warnapura 109* (190b 14x4)

58.1

Sehwag to Warnapura, no run, lands outside off stump and turns, reaches out to dab it to point

58.2

Sehwag to Warnapura, no run, stretches forward to pad a delivery outside off

58.3

Sehwag to Warnapura, no run, goes right back to push to Harbhajan at short cover

58.4

Sehwag to Warnapura, 1 run, width outside off stump, from back of length, cut to deep backward point

Sri Lanka 205/2   SM Warnapura 110* (194b 14x4)

59.1

Khan to Warnapura, no run, 118 kmph gentle seam-up delivery full and outside off, driven back to Zaheer

59.2

Khan to Warnapura, 2 runs, a touch short in length, outside off , cut through backward point

59.3

Khan to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to defend a length delivery outside off stump

59.4

Khan to Warnapura, 1 run, allows the ball to come to him before turning it to midwicket for a single

59.6

Khan to Warnapura, 2 runs, dropped by Laxman at gully. Difficult chance. Warnapura was sucked forward by a length delivery outside off and he pushed hard at it, bat ahead of the body, and it flew low and to the right of Laxman who dived but couldn't hold on. It did carry.

Sri Lanka 211/2   SM Warnapura 115* (199b 14x4)

60.3

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, leans forward to defend

60.4

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, no run, driven to right of Sehwag at covers

60.5

Harbhajan Singh to Warnapura, OUT, Gone this time! Done in by the flight, turn and the bounce. It drifted in from round the stumps, landed around off and turned away. Warnapura stabbed it to Dravid at slip. He didn't quite get his front foot well forward, just a half-step and that did him in

SM Warnapura c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh 115 (268m 202b 14x4 0x6) SR: 56.93

Sri Lanka 212/3   SM Warnapura 115 (202b 14x4)
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Jul 26, 2008

The deadly duo: Ajantha Mendis and Muttiah Muralitharan shared 19 wickets between them, Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, SSC, Colombo, 4th day, July 26, 2008

The deadly duo: Ajantha Mendis and Muttiah Muralitharan shared 19 wickets between them

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Jul 26, 2008

The Sri Lankan players return to the pavilion after wrapping up the match, Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, SSC, Colombo, 4th day, July 26, 2008

The Sri Lankan players return to the pavilion after wrapping up the match

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