Pakistan in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 50 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

39.5

Abdur Rauf to Dilshan, 1 run, gets off the mark in a flash with a push just wide of mid-off

Sri Lanka 140/4   TM Dilshan 1* (1b)

41.1

Abdur Rauf to Dilshan, no run, stays beside the line and chops him hard down to point and Butt does really well to side and cut it off

41.2

Abdur Rauf to Dilshan, 1 run, short of a length outside off and he cuts to cover

Sri Lanka 144/4   TM Dilshan 2* (3b)

42.1

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, Appeal! He tries to work it to the on side but the ball clips his pads and reaches Yousuf at silly point, they reckon there was bat on it, Gould shakes his head

42.2

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, works it to the on side

42.3

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run

42.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, he gives it a bit more air and that draws Dilshan to use his feet and go over the top, he comfortably clears mid-off

42.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, he tries to shoulder arms but the ball spins back and clips his pads, outside the line of the off stump

42.6

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, defends to silly point

Sri Lanka 152/4   TM Dilshan 6* (9b 1x4)

43.2

Abdur Rauf to Dilshan, no run, fullish in length outside off and he drives to mid-off

43.3

Abdur Rauf to Dilshan, no run, lands it outside off and he watchfully lets it go to the keeper

43.4

Abdur Rauf to Dilshan, no run, lands it on a good length outside off, he gets beside the line and steers it to point

43.5

Abdur Rauf to Dilshan, no run, lands it outside off, just seams away slightly but Dilshan's happy to let it go

43.6

Abdur Rauf to Dilshan, FOUR, that just had to be spanked! Too short and wide, the ball sits up nicely for Dilshan to rolls his wrists and whack it past point

Sri Lanka 157/4   TM Dilshan 10* (14b 2x4)

44.4

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, 1 run, shorter and quicker, turns back in a long way and Dilshan hops back and punches the ball square on the off side

44.6

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, no run, pitches on middle and off and turns in, good signs for Pakistan, but Dilshan gets back and knocks the ball to the on side

Sri Lanka 160/4   TM Dilshan 11* (16b 2x4)

46.1

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, no run, tossed up on middle and leg and Dilshan tucks it to short leg

46.2

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, no run, more sharp turn for Malik, who gets this one to break back in to Dilshan, who lunges forward to defend and then gets the ball tangled up in his legs

46.3

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, no run, on the pads and worked to short leg again

46.4

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, no run, flatter ball, full outside off stump and he pushes it to extra cover

46.5

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, no run, tad shorter and now he gets back in line to defend the ball

46.6

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, no run, well stopped by leg slip, this one drifted down the pads and Dilshan tucked it fine but Younis dived to his right to save runs

Sri Lanka 160/5   TM Dilshan 11* (22b 2x4)

47.4

Younis Khan to Dilshan, no run, strays down the leg side and he tries to pull it away but misses

47.5

Younis Khan to Dilshan, no run, tries to slam it past point but he ends up chopping it on the turf

47.6

Younis Khan to Dilshan, no run, good length outside off and he leaves it alone

Sri Lanka 163/5   TM Dilshan 11* (25b 2x4)

48.6

Shoaib Malik to Dilshan, no run, gets a bit more turn this time and Dilshan defends it well

Sri Lanka 168/5   TM Dilshan 11* (26b 2x4)

49.3

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 2 runs, now Dilshan decides to go over the top, he chips down the track but doesn't quite time it well enough, he clears midwicket and the ball is pulled back before the rope

49.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, he was in better control of it this time, he gets on his knee and sweeps over square leg, fine leg isn't square enough to cut it off

49.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, gets forward and defends

49.6

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 1 run, nudges him down to fine leg and he'll retain the strike

Sri Lanka 176/5   TM Dilshan 18* (30b 3x4)

50.1

Mohammad Amir to Dilshan, no run, comes over the wicket, Dilshan gets right behind the line and defends

50.2

Mohammad Amir to Dilshan, FOUR, the sign of a man in great touch, not that bad a delivery, it comes back in and cramps him for room a little but Dilshan is able to adjust and slash it past the gap between mid-off and cover

50.3

Mohammad Amir to Dilshan, no run, comes over the wicket and induces a false shot, he shapes to cut but swishes at thin air

50.4

Mohammad Amir to Dilshan, no run, gets behind the line and taps it hard to the off side

50.5

Mohammad Amir to Dilshan, 2 runs, clips in the big gap at square leg and pushes for the second run

50.6

Mohammad Amir to Dilshan, no run, taps it down to mid-off and tells his partner to stay back

Sri Lanka 182/5   TM Dilshan 24* (36b 4x4)

52.4

Mohammad Amir to Dilshan, no run, swings too early and meets thin air, it was in the slot to pull past midwicket but Dilshan was targeting square leg and hence played all ovver it

52.5

Mohammad Amir to Dilshan, 1 run, he gets beside the line and taps it wide of cover

Sri Lanka 189/5   TM Dilshan 25* (38b 4x4)

53.1

Younis Khan to Dilshan, 2 runs, strays just a bit on the leg stump and he shuffles and works it down to fine leg

53.2

Younis Khan to Dilshan, no run, good delivery, stump to stump, Dilshan respectfully defends it

53.3

Younis Khan to Dilshan, no run, tempts him with a fuller one and he reaches out and squeezes it down to Yousuf at mid-off

53.4

Younis Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, angles it on the pads, he shuffles and works it to the on side

Sri Lanka 192/5   TM Dilshan 28* (42b 4x4)

54.1

Mohammad Amir to Dilshan, OUT, straightaway! Aamer feeds him a gift by pitching it up wide outside off, Dilshan falls for the bait and slices it straight down Malik's throat at gully

TM Dilshan c Shoaib Malik b Mohammad Amir 28 (59m 43b 4x4 0x6) SR: 65.11

Sri Lanka 194/6   TM Dilshan 28 (43b 4x4)
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 20-24, 2009
Match drawn
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Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
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Photos

Jul 7, 2009

Ajantha Mendis goes past Umar Gul's defences, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, July 7, 2009

Ajantha Mendis goes past Umar Gul's defences

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Jul 7, 2009

Kumar Sangakkara is all smiles after winning his first Test as captain, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, July 7, 2009

Kumar Sangakkara is all smiles after winning his first Test as captain

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