Pakistan in Sri Lanka Test Series - 2nd Test

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets

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18.3

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, no run, pitched on the leg stump, defended down the pitch by Rauf

18.4

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, no run, in the corridor outside off, Rauf leaves that one alone

18.5

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, no run, on middle and off this time, Rauf shuffles across as he defends

18.6

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, no run, a touch shorter from Thushara, Rauf again demonstrates his front-foot defensive technique

Pakistan 67/6   Abdur Rauf 0* (4b)

19.2

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, pitching on legstump and going further down, Rauf offers no stroke and is hit on the pads

19.3

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, this time he gets a big stride in and defends an outside off stump ball

19.4

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, legspinner from Mendis, Rauf blocks it down the pitch again

19.5

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, Rauf looks to whip the ball towards midwicket, the short leg fielder gets a hand on it to take the pace off the shot

19.6

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, more solid defence from Rauf, full face of the bat on display

Pakistan 68/6   Abdur Rauf 0* (9b)

21.1

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, Rauf taps the ball back down the pitch towards the bowler

21.2

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run

21.3

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, keeps the bat and pad closer together as he defends an offstump delivery

21.4

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, fired down the leg side, Dilshan has a tough time collecting that one

21.5

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, on middle and leg, length delivery Rauf, unsurprisingly, plants his front foot down the pitch and defends

21.6

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, on offstump this time, Rauf doesn't change his strategy, blocked back down the pitch

Pakistan 68/6   Abdur Rauf 0* (15b)

22.2

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, Rauf offers no shot

22.3

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, no run, this time Rauf does play, defends firmly towards mid-off

22.4

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, 1 no ball, front-foot no-ball from Thushara, jags sharply after passing the batsman, Dilshan can't collect it

22.4

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, no run, length delivery on offstump, Rauf gets behind the line and defends

22.5

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, no run, Thushara slips in the bouncer, outside off, Rauf shapes to defend but gets the bat out of the way in time, Dilshan can't collect cleanly

22.6

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, 1 no ball, another no-ball from Thushara, on middle and off, more dour defence

22.6

Thushara to Abdur Rauf, no run, short of a length, on offstump, defended watchfully towards the off side

Pakistan 71/6   Abdur Rauf 0* (22b)

23.5

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, fullish on middle stump, Rauf keeps it simple, offering a dead bat

23.6

Mendis to Abdur Rauf, no run, length ball, just outside off, Rauf gets in a big stride as he defends towards cover

Pakistan 74/6   Abdur Rauf 0* (24b)

25.1

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, no run, Immediately he has Rauf fishing outside the off stump, that was quite wide and could have been left alone

25.2

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, no run, this time it is on middle and off, Rauf has shown a good defensive technique so far, and he gives us another demonstration

25.3

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, no run, big appeal for lbw, a length ball pitching just outside off, hitting Rauf low in front of middle, but there might have been a bit of an inside edge as he defended

25.4

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, no run, this one was on middle and leg, more defence from Rauf, is he angling for the longest duck record?

25.5

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, no run, more flirting with the ball outside off, it was overpitched and pretty wide yet Rauf was looking to play, he doesn't get bat on ball

25.6

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, no run, angling into the batsman, defends it towards the off side

Pakistan 74/6   Abdur Rauf 0* (30b)

27.1

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, no run, angling into legstump, Rauf gets forward and turns it towards the leg side, still no run for him

27.2

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, no run, length ball, in the channel outside off, Rauf pushes the ball towards mid-off

27.3

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, no run, full face of the bat again from Rauf, Kulasekara keeping it nice and accurate, basic line and length fare from him

27.4

Kulasekara to Abdur Rauf, OUT, Rauf long scoreless vigil ends, he played down the wrong line there, back of a length ball, pitching outside off, hits Rauf just below the knee roll in front of middle, that would have crashed into legstump, Kulasekara's day continues to get better

Abdur Rauf lbw b Kulasekara 0 (34m 34b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Pakistan 74/7   Abdur Rauf 0 (34b)
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 20-24, 2009
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS) - Jul 12-14, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle - Jul 4-7, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 50 runs
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Photos

Jul 14, 2009

Captain Kumar Sangakkara congratulates his predecessor Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day, July 14, 2009

Captain Kumar Sangakkara congratulates his predecessor Mahela Jayawardene

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Jul 14, 2009

Younis Khan wonders what went wrong, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 3rd day, July 14, 2009

Younis Khan wonders what went wrong

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