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
8.1

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, starts off with a wide delivery outside off, keeps it a bit short, Mahela opts to watch the ball through to the keeper

8.2

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, again short and wide and the bowler gets away with it, he needs to make the batsman play

8.3

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, bowls this one closer to the batsman and it;s the same result

8.4

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, FOUR, he gives width again and Mahela decides to make something out of it, he stretches out and angles it wide of gully and down to third man

8.5

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, beaten! Excellent delivery, he keeps it fuller and gets the ball to hone in on the offstump, he prods forward and nearly edges it

8.6

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, shortish outside off and safely left alone

Sri Lanka 35/2   Abdur Rauf 1-0-4-0
10.1

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, Mahela shapes to cut but he ends up chopping it to the off side

10.2

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, taps it towards silly mid-on and thinks of a sharp single, Tharanga sets off but Rauf darts across to field the ball

10.3

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, cuts outside off and finds gully

10.4

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, hits a good length outside off and there's good carry to the keeper

10.5

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, that's the line and length, he bowls it fuller and induces a half hearted drive, it beats the outside edge

10.6

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, just a touch wider but he keeps the same length, he safely shoulders arms because there's away movement

Sri Lanka 43/2   Abdur Rauf 2-1-4-0
12.1

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, bangs it in short of a length and Mahela lets it go

12.2

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, 1 run, angles it on the pads, he taps it down to mid-on

12.3

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, this one lands on middle and off, he prods forward and he gets a thick inside edge onto the pads

12.4

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, gets a half prod forward and defends with very soft hands

12.5

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, 1 run, angles on middle and leg, he shuffles and clips him to the on side

12.6

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, FOUR, he overpicthes outside off and it's all too wasy for Mahela as he lunges forward and drives elegantly past the covers

Sri Lanka 49/2   Abdur Rauf 3-1-10-0
17.1

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, fires it in a yorker length outside off, he gets his bat down and squeezes it out

17.2

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, gets his front pad across and shoulders arms

17.3

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, gets well forward and pushes a full delivery down to point

17.4

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, keeps it a touch wider outside off and mahela lets it go to the keeper, not much carry on that one

17.5

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, gets it to come back in, he gets behind the line and defends

17.6

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, FOUR, that's a half volley outside off, he gets well forward and right behind the line of the ball and pushes it past the big gap between mid-off and cover

Sri Lanka 76/2   Abdur Rauf 4-1-14-0
19.1

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, 1 run, angles it on the pads and he clips him down to midwicket

19.2

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, lands it on a good length outside off and gets gentle seam movement, he shoulders arms

19.3

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, gets behind the line and defends to the off side

19.4

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, 1 run, bowls from wide of the crease and strays on the pads, he shuffles and clips him to fine leg

19.5

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, Appeal! He gets the ball to cut back in and clip his pads but he;s struck outside the line of leg stump

19.6

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, no run, shapes to drive through the off side but he mistimes the drive and gets an inside edge to the on side

Sri Lanka 78/2   Abdur Rauf 5-1-16-0
21.1

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, gets a half prod forward and defends down the track

21.2

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, FOUR, bad delivery, Rauf totally lost control of his radar, he sprays it really wide outside off and full, Tharanga stretches out and squirts it past gully

21.3

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, 2 runs, angles it away from the left-hander and Tharanga plays it with an angled bat down to third man, Butt gives the chase from the slips

21.4

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, FOUR, that's his fifty! Rauf strays on the pads and he shuffles across gently and flicks it down to fine leg, there's plenty of space out there for freebies

21.5

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, 1 run, shuffles and softly to square leg

21.6

Abdur Rauf to Jayawardene, OUT, sudden loss of concentration! Rauf pitches it uo a bit outside off and gets the ball to hold its line, Mahela gets forward and tentatively places his bat forward to defend but the ball takes a thick outside edge, Akmal will be a relieved man after dropping Mahela earlier this morning

DPMD Jayawardene c †Kamran Akmal b Abdur Rauf 30 (82m 48b 6x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

Sri Lanka 96/3   Abdur Rauf 6-1-27-1
23.1

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, 2 runs, bowls a half volley on middle and leg, Samaraweera works it away with ease wide of midwicket

23.2

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, no run, lands it on a good length outside off and the ball holds its line before reaching the keeper

23.3

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, no run, lands it a touch wider outside off and Samaraweera is happy to let it go

23.4

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, no run, lands it on a good length outside off and once again he shoulders arms

23.5

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, no run, Appeal for an lbw! Rauf gets the ball to cut back in slightly and trap the batsman high on the pads outside the line of the off stump, not a bad delivery at all

23.6

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, no run, safely shoulders arms and plays it safe, it's lunch

Sri Lanka 104/3   Abdur Rauf 7-1-29-1
37.1

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, keeps it short of a length on the off stump, he taps it to the off side

37.2

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, short of a length, he works it to short midwicket

37.3

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, now he fires it on the blockhole and Tharanga pushes it off the toe edge of the bat to mid-off

37.4

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, FOUR, poor delivery, he bowls a half tracker and the bounce sits up nicely for Tharanga to rock back and pull it past the yawning gap at square leg

37.5

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, good length outside off and he defends

37.6

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, stays behind the line and defends down the track

Sri Lanka 133/3   Abdur Rauf 8-1-33-1
39.1

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, lands outside off and he safely shoulders arms

39.2

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, fullish outside off and he leaves it alone

39.3

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, no run, left alone again

39.4

Abdur Rauf to Paranavitana, OUT, and they lose a wicket against the run of play! Rauf bowls it a fraction short outside off and gets it to rise up, Tharanga is rooted to the crease as he tries to steer it to the off side and he manages a thick outside edge to Misbah at first slip, the ball carries through almost at chest height

NT Paranavitana c Misbah-ul-Haq b Abdur Rauf 72 (182m 125b 11x4 0x6) SR: 57.60

39.5

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

39.6

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, 1 run, uses his wrists to pick it from outside off and knock it down to square leg

Sri Lanka 141/4   Abdur Rauf 9-1-35-2
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

41.3

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, no run, pushes a full delivery past the bowler and thinks of pinching a single

41.4

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, no run, lands it outside off, he safely shoulders arms

41.5

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, no run, lands it outside off, he safely shoulders arms again, the ball holds its line

41.6

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, FOUR, lovely shot, he tries to mix it up by bowling it full, he ends up bowling a half volley and a defensive push is enough to beat mid-on

Sri Lanka 148/4   Abdur Rauf 10-1-40-2
43.1

Abdur Rauf to Samaraweera, 1 run, pushes it down to point for a single

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   Abdur Rauf 11-1-45-2
63.1

Abdur Rauf to Mathews, 1 run, fullish on the off stump, he turns it away to midwicket

63.2

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, 1 run, lands it on a good length on middle and leg, he shuffles and turns it down to deep square leg

63.3

Abdur Rauf to Mathews, FOUR, he angles it on middle and leg but bowls it too full, Mathews gets his bat down and pushes it through the line off the meat of the bat, he places it well wide of mid-on, that sounded and looked good

63.4

Abdur Rauf to Mathews, no run, keeps it full outside off and he drives to mid-off

63.5

Abdur Rauf to Mathews, 1 run, drops it short and he swivels and pulls to fine leg

63.6

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, no run, short of a length outside off, he shoulders arms

Sri Lanka 241/6   Abdur Rauf 12-1-52-2
65.1

Abdur Rauf to Herath, no run, stays right behind the line and defends down the track

65.2

Abdur Rauf to Herath, no run, short of a length outside off and he lets it go

65.3

Abdur Rauf to Herath, 1 run, taps it with soft hands in front of cover and sets off

65.4

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, no run, bangs it in short and has Kulasekara bending down quickly to evade it

65.5

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, no run, keeps it on a good length outside off and holds its line, he shoulders arms

65.6

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, no run, solid in defense again, this is turning out to be a neat little innings by Kulasekara

Sri Lanka 243/7   Abdur Rauf 13-1-53-2
67.1

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, no run, gets behind and taps it down to to mid-off

67.2

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, FOUR, that's a cracker of a shot, Rauf drops it short outside off and Kulasekara rocks back and plays a solid backfoot drive past point and cover, the follow through and timing was impeccable

67.3

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, no run, stays on the back foot and defends well

67.4

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, 1 run, stays on the backfoot and punches him down to cover point

67.5

Abdur Rauf to Herath, 1 run, knocks it towards midwicket for a single

67.6

Abdur Rauf to Kulasekara, no run, bowls the bouncer and Kulasekara bends down slightly to evade it

Sri Lanka 253/7   Abdur Rauf 14-1-59-2
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