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

28.1

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

28.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend a delivery that landed on a length outside off stump. Slip and short leg in

28.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flights it full outside leg, misses the flick shot and Kartik gets across in time

28.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and outside off stump, driven to Laxman at covers

28.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and just outside off stump, Mahela pushed at it, the bat was a touch outside the line and he edged it to the on side

28.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, homing in on the off stump, defended down the track

Sri Lanka 121/2   A Kumble 1-0-1-0

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

30.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side

30.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bit more air, full outside off, driven back to the bowler who mis fields but no damage done as the mid-off fielder comes across

30.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, first hint of turn as Kumble delivers that with a slightly round-arm action and Mahela dabs it to backward point.

Sri Lanka 128/2   A Kumble 2-0-2-0

32.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

32.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and around the off stump, driven to extra cover

32.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend a delivery just outside off. Not much turn again

32.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, lands it short and that's enough for Mahela to rock back to thrash it to backward point boundary.

32.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fuller and on the middle and dug out back down the track. Kumble makes the stop and glares at Mahela

32.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slower this time and defended on the front foot

Sri Lanka 132/2   A Kumble 3-0-6-0

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

34.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fuller outside the off stump, Jaywardene pushes it back to the bowler

34.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, captains are slugging it out as Kumble lands one on the middle stump, Jayawardene pushes it back to the bowler

34.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 no ball, oversteps and also falters in line as Jayawardene pushes it to mid wicket

34.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, a re run of the last ball minus no ball

34.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, short outside the off stump, cut to deep point for a single

Sri Lanka 144/2   A Kumble 4-0-9-0

36.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and on the middle, eased to Ishant at mid-on

36.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slower, full and around off stump, driven to Ganguly at mid-off

36.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the middle and off, goes on straight, pushed to the on side.

36.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, quicker, outside off stump and Mahela is beaten on the forward prod. He wanted to cut it but the ball hurried through

36.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slower and Mahela gets forward to defend

36.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and on the middle, driven to Ishant at mid-on

Sri Lanka 145/2   A Kumble 5-1-9-0

38.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slower and on the off stump lioe, Mahela is a touch early into the drive and checks it at the last minute and pushes it to covers

38.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, dipping full toss, worked to midwicket

38.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, quicker, on the middle and off, defended to the on side of the pitch

38.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and straight, pushed back to Kumble

38.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, loopy delivery on the legs, turned to right of midwicket for a single

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   A Kumble 6-1-10-0

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

40.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, quicker, flatter, pushed back to Kumble

40.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, similar pace but outside off, dabbed to backward point

40.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and on the middle, driven to Ishant at mid-on

40.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to push a full delivery to left of Kumble.

Sri Lanka 149/2   A Kumble 7-1-11-0

42.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, full on the middle and leg, squeezed past short leg for a single

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   A Kumble 8-1-12-0

44.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slips down leg side and Karthik moves across to gather

44.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fuller, quicker, on the middle and leg, turned to short leg

44.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, lands back of length, turns away a touch, punched to covers

44.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend with the inner half of the bat and the ball rolls towards short leg

44.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fuller, straight on the middle, pushed back to Kumble

44.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the pads, no shot offered and it rolls to backward short leg

Sri Lanka 165/2   A Kumble 9-2-12-0

46.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, turns down leg stump and padded away to backward short leg

46.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, dropped by Karthik. Kumble is angry. It turned from short of length and Mahela went for the cut and got a bottom edge and Karthik got up too early and couldn't hold on to the chance. Dravid at the slip lets out a cry of agony, Kumble turns back quickly and looks pretty disappointed. Not much deviation; he should have held it.

46.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the front foot to defend

46.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend to leg side

46.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the middle and defended to the leg side

46.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and straight, on the middle, pushed back down the track.

Sri Lanka 173/2   A Kumble 10-3-12-0

48.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the middle and leg, squeezed past short leg.

48.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, overpitched on the legs, flicked to deep square leg region for couple of runs

48.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slower on the middle and leg again, turned to midwicket

48.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the off stump this time, defended on the back foot

48.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slower, on the off stump line, full, eased to covers

48.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, quicker, fuller, on the middle, pushed to mid-on

Sri Lanka 177/2   A Kumble 11-3-14-0

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

50.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side

50.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slower, on the middle and Mahela pushes it down the track

50.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the off stump line, pushed back to Kumble

50.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the middle and leg, turned to short leg

Sri Lanka 185/2   A Kumble 12-3-18-0

52.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, (no ball) 1 run, waist high full toss, swung to long leg

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   A Kumble 13-3-20-0

54.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, on the legs, turned to long leg for a single

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   A Kumble 14-3-22-0

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   A Kumble 15-3-26-0

74.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, slider on the off stump line, punched to covers for a single

74.2

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, stays back to punch a short of length delivery to extra cover

74.3

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, loopy delivery that bounces a bit on the off and middle line. Thilana jabs it off the gloves in front of him

74.4

Kumble to Samaraweera, FOUR, nice little late cut. It was a touch outside off and he went back to guide it to wide third man boundary

74.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, leans forward to defend a full delivery outside off

74.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, 1 run, fuller, on the middel, driven inside out to left of Sachin at mid-off who uses his boot to stop it.

Sri Lanka 261/3   A Kumble 16-3-32-0

76.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, goes right back to turn a delivery turning into him on the middle and leg to backward square leg

76.2

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, spinning in, defended to the on side

76.3

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, turns away a touch , steered to backward point

76.4

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, quicker, a bit of extra bounce and Samaraweera goes back to nudge it to short leg

76.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, FOUR, flighted, slower in the air and Samaraweera latches on to the full delivery and drives pleasingly down the ground. Very well played

76.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, 2 runs, full and just down the leg side, tickled to fine leg

Sri Lanka 274/3   A Kumble 17-3-39-0

78.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, lands outside leg stump, beats the prod and bobs off the pad to short leg

78.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, dropped by Karthik beaten comprehensively by a delivery that turned away. It landed on the middle stump line and turned away. Kumble was very disappointed. Did he get an edge on it? I am not sure. Karthik had clanged it anyway. Kumble did look very miffed. the snickometer showed an edge on that previous Mahela incident. So Karthik has missed another catch

78.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 no ball, on the front foot to defend

78.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend to the on side

78.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, turned to extra cover

78.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, leans forward to work it past square leg

78.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

Sri Lanka 284/3   A Kumble 18-3-42-0

81.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 no ball, leans forward to defend

81.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run

81.2

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run

81.3

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, leans forward to defend to the off side

81.4

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, stretches forward to defend down the track

81.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, goes back to defend a delivery turning slightly towards off

81.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, on the middle and off, leans forward to defend

Sri Lanka 291/3   A Kumble 19-3-44-0

83.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the middle stump line, pushed back to Kumble

83.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, Reaches his 9th ton on this ground with a push to wide mid-on. Don has been equalled. Super effort this.

83.3

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, leans forward to turn to the leg side

83.4

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, beaten and Karthik gathers this bouncing delivery very well. Pity that he couldn't hold the ones that mattered. It kicked up from a length and Samaraweera was on the cut

83.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, gets forward to defend

83.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, loopy delivery on the middle stump line, defended on the front foot

Sri Lanka 295/3   A Kumble 20-3-45-0

85.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, comes down the track and drives to right of mid-off where Ishant makes a diving stop

85.2

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, on the middle, worked to midwicket

85.3

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, leans forward to drive a delivery, slower in the air, to mid-off

85.4

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, fuller, on the off stump, driven to covers

85.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, short in length, climbs up even as it turns, Samaraweeera does well to adjust to the extra bounce to turn it to the off side

85.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, slower, fuller, driven back to Kumble

Sri Lanka 297/3   A Kumble 21-3-46-0

87.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, on the leg and middle, turned neatly past square leg

87.2

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, from round the stumps, lands it outside leg and turns it in, Samaraweera goes right back to push it to the off side

87.3

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, lands short in length, well outside leg stump, padded away

87.4

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, full and outside off stump, pushed to covers

87.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, quicker one, from over the sticks, pushed to the off side

87.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, googly outside off stump, slow through the air, defended to silly point

Sri Lanka 305/3   A Kumble 22-3-47-0

89.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend to the on side

89.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, a touch short in length and outside off, cut to deep point region

89.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend a full delivery on the middle to the leg side

89.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, drifts to middle and leg, turned past square leg

89.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, from round the stumps, full and on the middle, driven inside out to mid-off

89.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, 2 runs, lands outside leg stump, turns in, worked to fine leg and by the time Ganguly gets across they run two

Sri Lanka 311/3   A Kumble 23-3-52-0

91.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fullish, on the middle and off, driven back to the bowler

91.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, short in length and outside off stump, Mahela waits before cutting it well to the left of backward point. Deft cut.

91.3

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, quicker one , full in length and on the middle, squeezed to square leg

91.4

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, turns after landing on the middle and off, defended to silly point

91.5

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the middle, defended to the on side and Kumble gets across to pick the ball up

91.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, quicker one, drifting towards the pads and they will take a leg bye

Sri Lanka 321/3   A Kumble 24-3-56-0

93.1

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, brings up his thousand Test runs against India with a charge down the track and a lofted shot to the straight boundary.

93.2

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, turned past the short leg

93.3

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, pushed back down the track and Kumble threatens to throw it back to the stumps and Samaraweera moves away and puts his hand up with a smile

93.4

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, leans forward to defend

93.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, 1 run, lands outside off, turns away, cut to point region

93.6

Kumble to DPMD Jayawardene, (no ball) 1 run, short in length, on the pads, worked to backward square leg

93.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, flighted on the middle, driven hard to left of Kumble who makes a diving stop

Sri Lanka 330/3   A Kumble 25-3-64-0

116.1

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, topspinner on the middle, backs away a touch to punch it to covers

116.2

Kumble to Dilshan, FOUR, feisty cut shot . It was not all that short but Dilshan shifted his weight to the back foot and cut it away through backward point. That's how he plays, always looking to be busy. He has at times thrown his wicket away with soft dismissals but always good to watch

116.3

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, turns it past square leg

116.4

Kumble to Samaraweera, 2 runs, on the leg side, tickled to fine leg

116.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, 1 run, short and outside off stump, punched to deep point

116.6

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, turns outside off stump, left alone

Sri Lanka 416/4   A Kumble 26-3-72-0

118.1

Kumble to Dilshan, 2 runs, sweeps to deep backward square leg region where Zaheer picks the ball up

118.2

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, quicker one on the middle, he stays adjacent to the line, taking care not to press the front leg across and defends to the off side.

118.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, beaten comprehensively. It landed on the middle, turned and bounced and just past the off stump. And Karthik failed to gather it cleanly. Horror show today from him.

118.4

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, pushed towards cover point for a quick single where Ganguly is a touch late in getting to the ball and Kumble is not happy and screams, "C'mon yaar..."

118.5

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, leans forward to dab it to the leg side

118.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, Samaraweera stays beside the line to defend a full delivery on the middle stump

Sri Lanka 421/4   A Kumble 27-3-75-0

120.1

Kumble to Dilshan, 3 runs, rocks back to cut a delivery on the off stump line. It was a touch short of length and he cut it to deep cover

120.2

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, full and down the leg side, Samaraweera fails to connect with his glance and Karthik takes it on his pad

120.3

Kumble to Samaraweera, 3 runs, More runs for Sri Lanka. Good positive start. Low dipping full toss and Samaraweera whipped it through wide mid-on

120.4

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, shapes to sweep but it rolls away of the pad to short leg

120.5

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, busy as ever is our man Dilshan. He leans forward to push a full delivery through covers

120.6

Kumble to Samaraweera, no run, slower, lands on middle and leg, turns in a touch, defended down the track

Sri Lanka 429/4   A Kumble 28-3-82-0

136.1

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, turn there. It broke away from the middle and off line, Dilshan followed the turn and played it with soft hands and it falls short of Dravid at slip and runs to the right of him

136.2

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend

136.3

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, fuller, quicker, dug out to mid-on

136.4

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, lands outside off stump, slight turn and defended to the off side

136.5

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, on the middle and off stump line, pushed down the track

136.6

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, on the middle, loopy flighted delivery, defended on the front foot

Sri Lanka 482/5   A Kumble 29-3-83-0

138.1

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, flighted full on the middle and leg, Dilshan clears the front foot and drives inside out powerfully to the left of Kumble who makes a half-stop

138.2

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, on the off stump line, defended back to Kumble

138.3

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, the quicker flipper outside off stump, Prasanna Jayawardene shapes to cut but is beaten for pace

138.4

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, hurries on from back of length, just outside off stump, brings his bat down in a hurry to guide it to backward point

138.5

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, turns outside off, from back of length, cut to covers

138.6

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, on the middle and leg, Dilshan takes care not to press his front leg across, stays beside the line and defends down the track

Sri Lanka 491/5   A Kumble 30-3-85-0

140.1

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, on the off stump line, pushed down the track

140.2

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, on the middle and leg, topspinner, worked past short leg

140.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, leans forward to push to covers

140.4

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, full delivery around the off stump but Dilshan stays where he is and taps it through cover point

140.5

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, on the off and middle, defended on the front foot

140.6

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, 2 runs, turns towards middle and off but a touch short in length and that allows him to work it past square leg

Sri Lanka 496/5   A Kumble 31-3-89-0

142.1

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, on the off stump line, turned to short leg

142.2

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, loopy delivery on the middle and off, defended down the track

142.3

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, full and down the leg side, tries to sweep but doesn't connect well and the ball just rolls to the on side off the gloves

142.4

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, slider on the middle, pushed to the on side and Kumble moves to his right to pick the ball

142.5

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, fuller and driven to Sehwag at mid-on

142.6

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, on the middle and leg, full, whipped to midwicket

Sri Lanka 498/5   A Kumble 32-4-89-0

144.1

Kumble to Dilshan, FOUR, on the leg stump, Dilshan sweeps it with some power to vacant deep square leg position for a boundary

144.2

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, defends on the frontfoot

144.3

Kumble to Dilshan, 2 runs, short outside the off stump, Dilshan cuts it to sweeper cover to pick up a couple

144.4

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, on the leg stump, Dilshan pushes it to vacant space between square leg and midwicket for a single

144.5

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, on the middle stump, Prassana pushes it to midwicket for another single

144.6

Kumble to Dilshan, FOUR, short outside the off stump. Dilshan does the neccessary as he cuts it past cover for another boundary in the over

Sri Lanka 513/5   A Kumble 33-4-101-0

146.1

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, short of length, goes on straight and Jayawardene went for the pull and got a bottom edge on to his thigh pad and bobs away to the leg side. He was too early into the shot and the ball came on slowly off this track

146.2

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, fuller , turned around for a single

146.3

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, from round the stumps now and Dilshan sweeps it from the leg stump line to long leg

146.4

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, bak over the stumps for Jayawardene, fullish, on the middle, driven to mid-on

146.5

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, full and straight, driven powerfully to mid-on

146.6

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, almost a yorker there, dug out to mid-on again

Sri Lanka 518/5   A Kumble 34-4-103-0

148.1

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, from round the stumps, lands just outside leg , full, flicked to backward square leg

148.2

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, turns in from outside leg, stabbed off the inner edge on to his pad

148.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, leans across, takes out the front leg from the line and defends a delivery that landed outside leg stump

148.4

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, threatens to come down the track, Kumble drags back the length and Dilshan lunges to jab it off the inner edge to the on side

148.5

Kumble to Dilshan, SIX, he breaks free of the round-the-stumps shackles with a slog sweep. The front leg was pressed well outside leg, opened his stance up and swung a full delivery outside leg over deep square leg boundary. Super.

148.6

Kumble to Dilshan, FOUR, shifts his line to outside off stump and Dilshan cracks it through the off side field. He is on the ascent. Another hundred coming up for him. Can he take it?

Sri Lanka 533/5   A Kumble 35-4-113-0

150.1

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, on the off and middle, defended to the off side

150.2

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, floated full on the middle and leg, driven to wide mid-on region for a single

150.3

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, short in length and cut to deep point

150.4

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, on the off stump line, turning slightly, guided through cover point for a single

150.5

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, moves back to cut to deep point for yet another single

150.6

Kumble to HAPW Jayawardene, 2 runs, plays a paddle sweep to a delivery on the off and middle line

Sri Lanka 544/5   A Kumble 36-4-119-0

152.1

Kumble to Vaas, no run, full and outside off, pushed to extra cover

152.2

Kumble to Vaas, 1 run, turns in slightly towards the off stump, guided through cover point

152.3

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, leans forward to defend to the on side

152.4

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, steered to Gambhir at point

152.5

Kumble to Dilshan, no run, stretches forward to push a flighted delivery down the track

152.6

Kumble to Dilshan, 1 run, quicker topspinner on middle and off, lunges forward to drive to the off side

Sri Lanka 547/6   A Kumble 37-4-121-0
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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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