Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Jul 4-7, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 50 runs
4,5,6,7 July 2009 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
18.1

Younis Khan to Paranavitana, no run, that;s not a bad start, keeps it on a good length and Tharanga taps it to cover

18.2

Younis Khan to Paranavitana, no run, 123,4 kph, not bad at all, the extra bounce rushes Tharanga and clips him high on the pads

18.3

Younis Khan to Paranavitana, no run, around the same speed, Tharanga gets his elbows high and taps it to the off side

18.4

Younis Khan to Paranavitana, no run, 121 kph, this one's a touch wider outside off, he reaches out and mistimes the punch

18.5

Younis Khan to Paranavitana, no run, 114 kph, wider of the off stump, he pushes it down to backward point

18.6

Younis Khan to Paranavitana, no run, 126 kph, probably the quickest of the over, Tharanga pushes a full delivery to mid-off, that's a maiden

Sri Lanka 76/2   Younis Khan 1-1-0-0
20.1

Younis Khan to Paranavitana, no run, gets a half prod forward and quietly defends to the off side

20.2

Younis Khan to Paranavitana, no run, defends with soft hands again, all too easy for Tharanga

20.3

Younis Khan to Paranavitana, 3 runs, 122.2 kph, comes round the wicket and Tharanga punches it off the front foot and beats cover, the ball speeds up as it approaches the boundary

20.4

Younis Khan to Jayawardene, no run, 126.8 kph, well the captain nearly set the perfect example there! Pitches it up and gets very late seam movement and Mahela nearly edges it to the keeper, close!

20.5

Younis Khan to Jayawardene, FOUR, that will hurt the bowler, Mahela is cramped for room on the cut but he slashes hard and ends up chopping it on the turf, the ball balloons over the slips and runs away for four

20.6

Younis Khan to Jayawardene, no run, pushes it softly to the off side

Sri Lanka 85/2   Younis Khan 2-1-7-0
45.1

Younis Khan to Samaraweera, no run, seam-up delivery, pitched up outside off stump and lands it on the dime, getting the ball to gently move away from the batsman as he pushes down the wrong line, thats a good start from the Pakistan captain

45.2

Younis Khan to Samaraweera, OUT, oh and he's struck second ball, would you believe! Younis delivers the breakthrough with another delivery pitched up right on the upright seam, it deviates and an unsure Samaraweera feebly has a push and Akmal accepts the thick outside edge, cuing a big celebration from Younis

TT Samaraweera c †Kamran Akmal b Younis Khan 31 (98m 67b 3x4 0x6) SR: 46.26

45.3

Younis Khan to Mathews, no run, now thats an errant delivery from Younis, very full and wide and Mathews says no thanks, I'll leave that one be for Akmal

45.4

Younis Khan to Mathews, no run, on a length now, middle and off, and Angelo gets in line to defend

45.5

Younis Khan to Mathews, no run, good seam bowling, very stump-to-stumps stuff, and Angelo blocks

45.6

Younis Khan to Mathews, no run, pitches it up and he comes well forward to defend to cover

Sri Lanka 160/5   Younis Khan 3-2-7-1
47.1

Younis Khan to Mathews, no run, punches it back to the bowler and an excited Younis flings the ball to the wicketkeeper

47.2

Younis Khan to Mathews, no run, stays right behind the line and defends with soft hands

47.3

Younis Khan to Mathews, 3 runs, welcome to Test cricket Mr Mathews! He shuffles and clips a half volley on the pads down to deep square leg

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   Younis Khan 4-2-10-1
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

53.5

Younis Khan to Mathews, 2 runs

53.6

Younis Khan to Mathews, no run, defended watchfully on the front foot

Sri Lanka 194/5   Younis Khan 5-2-15-1
75.1

Younis Khan to Kulasekara, no run, lands it outside off and gets gentle seam movement, he shoulders arms

75.2

Younis Khan to Kulasekara, FOUR, seemed risky at first but his placement was just right, he gets forward to a pitched up delivery and scoops it in the gap between mid-off and cover

75.3

Younis Khan to Kulasekara, OUT, Kula's neat little innings comes to an end, Younis isn't afraid to pitch it up again after being hit for a boundary, Kulasekara goes for a flashy square drive and gets a thin edge to the keeper

KMDN Kulasekara c †Kamran Akmal b Younis Khan 38 (92m 62b 5x4 1x6) SR: 61.29

75.4

Younis Khan to Thushara, 1 run, gets him to scoop a drive towards the vacant point region

75.5

Younis Khan to Herath, no run, works his wrists and clips it down to midwicket, Akmal hurries the fielder to pick up and throw

75.6

Younis Khan to Herath, no run, fires a full delivery on middle stump from round the wicket and Herath defends it away

Sri Lanka 272/8   Younis Khan 6-2-20-2
77.1

Younis Khan to Thushara, 1 run, he tries to cut but ends up chopping it down to point

77.2

Younis Khan to Herath, no run, there's a loud appeal! The ball appears to beat Herath but Akmal and Younis reckoned there was some pad on it

77.3

Younis Khan to Herath, 1 run, hoicks him across the line and takes a single to square leg

77.4

Younis Khan to Thushara, no run, gets forward and defends to the off side

77.5

Younis Khan to Thushara, 1 run, short of a length outside off and he dabs it down to third man

77.6

Younis Khan to Herath, no run

Sri Lanka 278/8   Younis Khan 7-2-23-2
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