Pakistan in Sri Lanka Test Series - 2nd Test

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets

Overs 0-50

24.1

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, on the stumps, defended down the pitch by the batsman

24.2

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, driven firmly towards covers, but the placement is poor

24.3

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, that turned a bit, Malik's forward press ends up being inside the line of the ball

24.4

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run

24.5

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, overpitched on middle stump, watchfully defended by the batsman

24.6

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, Malik plays the last ball before lunch back towards the bowler

Pakistan 74/6   HMRKB Herath 1-1-0-0

26.1

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, tossed up by Herath on offstump, turns away from Malik who smothers it with a front foot defence

26.2

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, more of the same, flighted and Malik gets in a big stride to block the ball

26.3

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, Herath drifts onto middle and leg, Malik isn't look for any quick runs, he taps it towards the leg side

26.4

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, reverts to the offstump attack, Malik keeps on defending

26.5

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, more on off and middle this time, high-elbow defence from Malik

26.6

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, outside off, Malik gets the bat well above his head as he lets the ball go

Pakistan 74/6   HMRKB Herath 2-2-0-0

28.1

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, Herath gives it some air, pitching on off on a length, Malik smothers it with his defence

28.2

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, similar delivery from Herath, similar response from Malik

28.3

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, flatter and on middle and leg from Herath, punched back to the bowler

28.4

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, line delivery on off, Malik defends off the front foot

28.5

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, bowled from wide of the crease, a bit quicker as well, Malik is hurried as he tried to defend

28.6

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, on the legstump this time, Malik sweeps into the ground and the forward square leg bowler is struck painfully on his ankle

Pakistan 74/7   HMRKB Herath 3-3-0-0

30.1

Herath to Umar Gul, no run, Gul offers an angled bat to that delivery, taking it towards gully

30.2

Herath to Umar Gul, no run, full delivery on offstump, Gul manages to block it back down the pitch

30.3

Herath to Umar Gul, 1 run, overpitched outside off stump, swept away by Gul behind square to get off the strike

30.4

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, Malik offers the forward press to an offstump delivery

30.5

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, gives this one a bit of air, gets some bounce, Malik shifts to the back foot and plays it back to the bowler

30.6

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, Herath belts out a vociferous lbw appeal, firing in the ball which pitches just outside off, Malik was looking to defend but he plays down the wrong line and is struck just below the knee roll, in front of offstump, Taufel turns down the appeal

Pakistan 80/7   HMRKB Herath 4-3-1-0

32.1

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, Malik remains stoic though the wickets are tumbling, defends a length ball watchfully

32.2

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, legstump delivery, Malik turns it towards short midiwcket

32.3

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, gives that a lot of flight, not much turn on it, goes straight on after pitching outside off, Malik leaves that one alone

32.4

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, compact front foot defence again by Malik

32.5

Herath to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, waltzes down the track, but can't quite reach the pitch of the ball, checks his off drive, fetches him a single

32.6

Herath to Mohammad Amir, no run, Aamer is beaten as he tried to defend an outside off delivery

Pakistan 81/8   HMRKB Herath 5-3-2-0

34.1

Herath to Shoaib Malik, no run, length ball, coming into the batsman after pitching outside off, Malik's forward press sends the ball towards cover

34.2

Herath to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, overpitched just outside off, driven crisply towards mid-off

34.3

Herath to Mohammad Amir, no run, appeal for lbw, that pitched on middle and hits the batsman, who has a big stride in, on middle and leg, there was some doubt whether that will hit leg

34.4

Herath to Mohammad Amir, 1 run, Aamer gets off the strike by sweeping an overpitched ball behind square leg

34.5

Herath to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Malik comes down the track, and drives an offstump delivery all along the ground to long-off

34.6

Herath to Mohammad Amir, no run, pitching on middle and turning in, Aamer gloves it onto the pad and the ball balloons up, forward short leg takes the catch, Taufel doesn't spot the involvement of the glove and he turns down the appeal

Pakistan 87/8   HMRKB Herath 6-3-5-0
Overs 0-50
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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