India tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Sri Lanka v India at Galle, Jul 31-Aug 3, 2008
India won by 170 runs
31 July, 1,2,3 August 2008 (5-day match)
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63.6

Mendis to Kumble, no run, outside the off stump, jabbed away in an unconvincing manner

India 290/6   A Kumble 0* (1b)
64.4

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, stretches across the front pad to jab the flighted delivery outside off to the off side

64.5

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run

64.6

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, very full delivery outside off, pushed to mid-off

India 293/6   A Kumble 0* (4b)
65.5

Mendis to Kumble, no run, leans across to defend to the off side

65.6

Mendis to Kumble, no run, shout for lbw. loopy flighted googly on the middle and leg, Kumble got across to defend, missed and was hit on the pad. They decided not to ask for the review. I guess it might have missed the leg stump

India 294/6   A Kumble 0* (6b)
66.3

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, quickish, turns in from short of length and defended down the track

66.4

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run

66.5

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, gets forward to defend to short leg

66.6

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, on the middle, trying for that lbw but nudged to the on side

India 295/6   A Kumble 0* (10b)
67.6

Mendis to Kumble, no run, almost trapped in front. That front leg movement again. He managed to withdraw the leg from the line, get his bat down just in time to meet the ball.

India 302/6   A Kumble 0* (11b)
68.2

Muralitharan to Kumble, 1 run, turned to right of midwicket for a quick single. There was a direct hit at the non-striker's end and they refer it upstairs for the third umpire. Not a review but the umpire asked for the third umpire to get into the act. Not out is the verdict.

India 304/6   A Kumble 1* (12b)
69.4

Mendis to Kumble, no run, on the off and middle, flicking away, Kumble jabs it off the front foot

69.5

Mendis to Kumble, no run, slower, the off break around off stump, turned past silly point.

69.6

Mendis to Kumble, 1 run, googly on the middle and leg line, edges the sweep to long leg

India 307/6   A Kumble 2* (15b)
70.1

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, leans forward to defend a off break from round the stumps.

70.2

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, leans forward to defend a doosra on the middle and leg line

70.3

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, turns in, flatter and quicker, on the middle and leg, dabbed to short leg

70.4

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, The wicket is getting increasingly slower. The doosra turned ever so slowly and Kumble defended it to the off side

70.5

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, on the middle and leg line, turned to the on side

70.6

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, How did that doosra miss the off stump? I can't believe it. It landed on the middle and leg, a unsure Kumble went back and had a tentative poke. Er .. I know all pokes are tentative. The ball turned past the blade and almost kissed the off stump.

India 307/6   A Kumble 2* (21b)
71.2

Mendis to Kumble, no run, googly on the off and middle, full and Kumble lunges out to defend

71.3

Mendis to Kumble, no run, gets really forward to defend the ball on the off and middle line

71.4

Mendis to Kumble, no run, on the middle and leg, doesn't connect well with the paddle and the ball rolls to the on side

71.5

Mendis to Kumble, no run, leans forward to defend the googly on the off and middle line

71.6

Mendis to Kumble, no run, fuller, quicker, skidder on the middle, Kumble took care not to press his front leg across and flicked it to the on side

India 308/6   A Kumble 2* (26b)
72.3

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, from round the stumps for Kumble who stretches forward to defend

72.4

Muralitharan to Kumble, no run, flighted delivery, really full on the middle, eased to the on side.

72.5

Muralitharan to Kumble, 1 run, sweeps from the off and middle line to Mendis at long leg

India 310/6   A Kumble 3* (29b)
73.1

Mendis to Kumble, 1 run, sliding towards middle and leg line, Kumble wanted to turn it to on side, off the edge, on to the pad and past the lunging backward short leg fielder.

73.6

Mendis to Kumble, no run, stretches forward to defend a skidder on the middle stump. Drama in the second ball of this over when Sehwag appeared to have got the edge.

India 316/6   A Kumble 4* (31b)
74.3

Muralitharan to Kumble, OUT, appeal for stumping. Referred upstairs. Not a review but the umpire seeks the help of the third umpire. It was the doosra from the middle and leg line, Kumble tried to waft it across the line, missed and dragged his back foot out and got it back on the line of the popping crease. That looks out. And it is out. The line belongs to the umpire.

A Kumble st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan 4 (42m 32b 0x4 0x6) SR: 12.50

India 317/7   A Kumble 4 (32b)
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