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

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4.6

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, back over the wickets and it rushes past Sanga who doesn't offer a stroke

Sri Lanka 9/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (1b)

6.4

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, short of length, just outside off stump and Sangakkara stays back to defend to the off side

6.5

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, fuller, around the off stump, driven to the off side of the pitch and Zak lunges to make the stop

6.6

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, cuts in from outside off stump, Sangakkara gets behind the line to defend to the on side

Sri Lanka 15/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (4b)

8.1

Khan to Sangakkara, (no ball) 2 runs, short in length and well outside off stump, cutting in, Sangakkara goes back and across to force it through cover point

8.1

Khan to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, big appeal for lbw as the ball cuts back in from outside off to beat the prod and hit Sanga on the pad in front of middle and leg. It cut in from outside off and hit him. The replays according to the virtual eye suggestsit would have clipped the leg stump.

Sri Lanka 31/1   KC Sangakkara 2* (6b)

9.1

Sharma to Sangakkara, 1 run, around the off stump, cutting away, pushed to covers

9.5

Sharma to Sangakkara, no run, leans forward to defend a length delivery on the stumps

9.6

Sharma to Sangakkara, 1 run

Sri Lanka 41/1   KC Sangakkara 4* (9b)

10.1

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, leans forward to push a length delivery to short mid-on

10.2

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, cuts in from outside off stump, jabbed to the short mid-on fielder again.

10.3

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, fuller, just outside off stump, Sanga comes forward to defend to the off side

10.4

Khan to Sangakkara, 2 runs, fuller, drifting towards middle and leg and Sangakkara wrists it through square leg for couple of runs before IShant comes around from long leg

10.5

Khan to Sangakkara, 2 runs, nips back in from around the off stump, from a length, squeezed past square leg again.

10.6

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, here comes the bouncer and Sanga gets under it without any fuss.

Sri Lanka 45/1   KC Sangakkara 8* (15b)

11.5

Ganguly to Sangakkara, no run, fullish, outside off, driven to Sehwag at covers

11.6

Ganguly to Sangakkara, no run, gets forward to defend a length delivery around the off stump.

Sri Lanka 48/1   KC Sangakkara 8* (17b)

12.3

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, beaten. It landed on a length outside off and straightened. Sangakkara was pushing down the line.

12.4

Khan to Sangakkara, FOUR, fuller, on the middle, trying to trap him lbw but Sanga didn't get his front leg across and creamed it through mid-on. 50 of the partnership up.

12.5

Khan to Sangakkara, no run, drags back to back of length and keeps it outside off, left alone

12.6

Khan to Sangakkara, OUT, Zak breaks through. Dravid takes a neat low catch at first slip. Done in by the leg cutter. It moved in, landed on a length around middle and cut away towards off. Sangakkara tried to push his bat down the line and got a thick edge and it flew low and to the front of Rahul who got his palm under the ball to take a sharp catch.

KC Sangakkara c Dravid b Khan 12 (47m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

Sri Lanka 57/2   KC Sangakkara 12 (21b 1x4)
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS) - Aug 8-11, 2008
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets
Sri Lanka v India at Galle - Jul 31-Aug 3, 2008
India won by 170 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 23-26, 2008
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 239 runs
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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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