Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

11.6

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, had him in a spot of bother there, inside edge straight into the pads, was almost done in by the inward movement as he tried to push that into the leg side

Pakistan 36/2   Mohammad Yousuf 0* (1b)

12.4

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, Yousuf defends that solidly back to the bowler, good length on the off, covers the movement well by getting to the pitch

12.5

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 bye, down the leg side, tries to glance it fine, gets no touch to it and Dilshan fumbles that while attempting another acrobatic dive to his left, concedes a bye, this time as a result of his own doing

Pakistan 42/2   Mohammad Yousuf 0* (3b)

13.1

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, back of a length on middle, leaps upto him, tries to whip it through square, gets an inside edge onto his thighs

13.2

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a good length on the off, defended off the back foot towards point

13.3

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, angling it away from the right hander, gets back and defends it towards point from the crease

13.4

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, similar delivery and handled in an almost identical manner, a little further away from him this time, straight to point

13.5

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, hurling it down the leg side, Yousuf doesn't connect on the attempted glance down to fine leg

13.6

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length on middle, defended back to the bowler from the crease

Pakistan 42/2   Mohammad Yousuf 0* (9b)

14.2

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a good length on middle and leg, swinging in, turned away to square leg

14.3

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short and wide, too wide, Yousuf is having none of the nonsense, lets it go

14.4

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, 3 runs, nicely played, waited for it to come towards him and opened the face at the right time to guide that between the slips and gully for three runs to get off the mark

Pakistan 46/2   Mohammad Yousuf 3* (12b)

15.1

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, moving away, angling it across Yousuf who leaves it alone

15.2

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a good length on the off, appeared to hold its line this time, defended from the crease towards slip

15.3

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length outside off, a hint of away movement, left alone to the keeper

15.4

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, bowled at 133.7, a touch fuller on the off, defended off the front foot towards cover

15.5

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, pitched up on the off stump, in the slot for Yousuf who takes full toss by punching that down the ground for a boundary to bring up his team's fifty

15.6

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a good length on the off, defended, slightly away from his body, towards point

Pakistan 50/2   Mohammad Yousuf 7* (18b 1x4)

16.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, threw it up, pushed him back straightaway, landed short of a good length and he defended it to point

16.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, giving it a lot of air, lands on the off stump, bends low and sweeps it wide of short fine for a single

Pakistan 52/2   Mohammad Yousuf 8* (20b 1x4)

17.1

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, banged in short on middle, not seen too many bouncers today, Yousuf ducks under it easily

17.2

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, back of a length on the off, bowled at 131.6 kmph, defended towards point

17.4

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 3 runs, excellent shot, a fraction short on middle and he seizes the length early, rocks back and pulls it through midwicket for three more

Pakistan 57/2   Mohammad Yousuf 12* (23b 1x4)

18.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, SIX, superb stuff, tossed up and Yousuf is tempted, charges down the track and with a free flow of the bat, clears long-off with ease, the best way to tackle the slow outfield

18.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted on middle and off, swept straight to short fine, he's looking to score off him which is good to see

Pakistan 67/2   Mohammad Yousuf 18* (25b 1x4 1x6)

19.6

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 3 runs, he's been indisciplined this over has Thushara, full on the pads, another hit-me ball, and Yousuf drives that gracefully through mid-on for three runs, 11 off the over

Pakistan 78/2   Mohammad Yousuf 21* (26b 1x4 1x6)

20.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flat on middle, gets a faint inside edge on the pads as he tries to close the face, lobs up, but well over short leg

20.2

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, tight line, on middle and leg, turned wide of the close-in fielder on the leg side

20.3

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted outside off, gets to the pitch and drives it to cover

20.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, tossed up on the off, spins away to beat the outside edge as he comes forward to defend

20.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, dipping in towards middle, pushed off the front foot to cover, calls for a single but its not there

20.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, lands full on middle, the head is still and he rocks forward to drop it short of cover

Pakistan 78/2   Mohammad Yousuf 21* (32b 1x4 1x6)

22.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, Herath bowls it short and is taken to task, Yousuf rocks back and crashes it through point for a boundary, brings up the 50-stand, good recovery after those two quick blows

22.2

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, drifting it into middle and gets it to shoot away from the outside edge as Yousuf is uncertain about how to handle it

22.3

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a good length on the off, spins away, defended to point

22.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, quicker through the air, just wide of leg stump, misses out on the sweep

22.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, flighted on the off, drives that inside out through mid-off for a single

Pakistan 87/2   Mohammad Yousuf 26* (37b 2x4 1x6)

23.1

Mathews to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, shot of the day, Matthews continues to struggle, full and wide, gets forward and drives it elegantly through point for a boundary

23.2

Mathews to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length outside off, much better this time, moved away, Yousuf lets it go

23.3

Mathews to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, driven crisply again but straight to cover this time, there wasn't much force in the shot there, just a punch

23.4

Mathews to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full and wide, testing length, gets it to move away but Yousuf isn't tempted

23.5

Mathews to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, restrains himself from playing the cut, was there to hit but Yousuf probably realised that was a little too wide

23.6

Mathews to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, square-driven, overpitched but there's cover in the deep, straight to deep point for a single

Pakistan 92/2   Mohammad Yousuf 31* (43b 3x4 1x6)

24.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flatter on the off stump from round the wicket, guided to point with a reach

24.2

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, pushed him back with the one that went with the arm, defended back to the bowler

24.3

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, leading edge but just short of point! Tossed up on middle, spun away as he tried to turn that wide of square leg, almost.

24.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, makes up for the lapse the previous ball, short and wide, senses the opportunity, rocks back and cuts it away hard through point for a boundary

24.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted outside off, thought of the sweep but changed his mind at the last moment and pushed it back to the bowler

24.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, inviting him to drive, Yousuf accepts it but there's no flourish, just a gentle push to cover

Pakistan 96/2   Mohammad Yousuf 35* (49b 4x4 1x6)

26.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, flighted on middle, driven down the ground towards a widish long-off

Pakistan 101/2   Mohammad Yousuf 36* (50b 4x4 1x6)

27.1

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, held its line, guided it with an open face wide of the slips for a single

Pakistan 104/2   Mohammad Yousuf 37* (51b 4x4 1x6)

28.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 3 runs, tossed up on middle and leg from Herath, driven firmly through midwicket for three more, Yousuf gets to 40

28.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted on the off, gets forward and drops it to cover

28.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, drifting it into middle, from round the wicket, defended onto the pitch

28.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, lands full on the off, Yousuf gets to the pitch and bunts that to mid-off

Pakistan 116/2   Mohammad Yousuf 40* (55b 4x4 1x6)

29.2

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, on middle and leg, turned away off the back foot through square leg, going along nicely these two

29.3

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run

29.4

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushed off the back foot towards point, a t the stumps, Yousuf is lazy to get his bat back into the crease but has made it safely in the end

29.5

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, poking at a full delivery outside off, it moves away to take the outside edge but lands just short of Paranavitana at first slip, close, but it was safe

29.6

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, slightly short on the off, tries to force it off the back foot through cover, gets a thick inside edge wide of midwicket for a single

Pakistan 122/2   Mohammad Yousuf 45* (60b 4x4 1x6)

30.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, tossed up on the off, reaches forward and defends it to cover

30.2

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slightly short on middle, gets back and defends it towards point

30.3

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted on the off, pushed off the front foot to cover

30.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a good length on the off, no spin there, rocks back and drops it dead

30.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, gave it air this time, defended forward with a lunge

30.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 3 runs, edged, but it's well wide of the slip fielder, short and wide, tries to force a cut, gets a thick outside edge behind point for three more

Pakistan 125/2   Mohammad Yousuf 48* (66b 4x4 1x6)

31.1

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, bouncer, outside off, Yousuf backs away from it

31.2

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, a touch fuller, and much better, just a fraction outside off, Yousuf shoulders arms to that one

31.3

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, poor ball, got his direction completely wrong there, totally harmless, too wide, left alone

31.4

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, beautifully timed, short of a good length outside off, waits for it and drives it on the up through the covers for a couple of runs to bring up his 29th Test half-century, fluent knock

31.5

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slightly short on the off, punched off the back foot towards cover

31.6

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good bouncer there, banged in short on middle, thinks of pulling it but realises its a little too high and evades it in time

Pakistan 127/2   Mohammad Yousuf 50* (72b 4x4 1x6)

33.1

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, 3 runs, swinging in, but lands in the sweet spot on middle, driven away easily through midwicket for three runs

33.6

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, getting it to reverse consistently, but these two are blocking superbly, defended forward into the off side

Pakistan 131/2   Mohammad Yousuf 53* (74b 4x4 1x6)

34.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighting it outside off, pushes it with a reach to cover

34.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, much straighter this time, full on middle and off, driven to mid-off

34.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, dipping into the right-hander, driven straight off the front foot to cover

Pakistan 134/2   Mohammad Yousuf 53* (77b 4x4 1x6)

36.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, nicely rotating the strike now, flighted on the off, driven to long-off for a single, that takes the partnership to 99

Pakistan 135/2   Mohammad Yousuf 54* (78b 4x4 1x6)

37.1

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, nicely timed but straight to the fielder, full and wide, driven to extra cover where a fumble allows them a single

Pakistan 142/2   Mohammad Yousuf 55* (79b 4x4 1x6)

38.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted on middle, defended off the front foot into the off side

38.2

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, tossed up outside off, pushed straight to cover

38.3

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, giving it a lot of air, Yousuf trudges forward and plays it to cover

38.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, thrown up on middle, tickled behind square for a quick single, almost collided into his partner there but no damage done

Pakistan 143/2   Mohammad Yousuf 56* (83b 4x4 1x6)

39.1

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, mistimes the pull, hits the high end of the bat but lands safe behind square, good short ball but not well negotiated, two men in the deep for that shot

39.3

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, edged, a lethargic push from the crease, short of a length, produces the thick edge and again, it lands short of Paranavitana and beats him to the ropes

39.4

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, good length just outside off, tapped wide of point for a single to bring up the 150 for Pakistan

Pakistan 150/2   Mohammad Yousuf 62* (86b 5x4 1x6)

41.1

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length on the off, coming back in, defended back to the bowler

41.2

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, shorter, dropped short of point, calls for a single but Manzoor rightly sends him back

41.3

Kulasekara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, back of a length on the off, waits for it and opens the face really late to place it behind point for a single

Pakistan 152/2   Mohammad Yousuf 63* (89b 5x4 1x6)

42.1

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length on the off, gets forward and guides it to point from the crease

42.2

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, fishing for it, almost produces the edge, extracted some good bounce off the wicket there and it to shoot away from the bat

42.3

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, leaves it alone this time, a touch fuller and he shoulders arms

42.4

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, fullish outside off, tapped off the front foot towards cover

42.5

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a length outside off, waits for it to come in and bunts it to point

42.6

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, played it with soft hands, got it to move away and he edged that with an angled bast to slip, but it fell well short, got to Jayawardene on the bounce

Pakistan 152/2   Mohammad Yousuf 63* (95b 5x4 1x6)

43.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, bunts it off the front foot towards point

43.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, went with the arm that one, Yousuf came forward to defend, got a thick inside edge behind square, no single taken

Pakistan 153/2   Mohammad Yousuf 63* (97b 5x4 1x6)

44.4

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, leans into the drive there, pushes it firmly wide mid-off for a single

Pakistan 155/2   Mohammad Yousuf 64* (98b 5x4 1x6)

46.1

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, bowled on a good length on leg stump, pushed to midwicket from the crease

46.2

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, swinging it back in, got it to pitch on middle and off, Yousuf's bat turned in his hand as he tried to drive that past the bowler

46.3

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, on middle and leg, gets forward and nudges it to midwicket

46.4

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, angling it on the leg stump, tickled away nicely to fine leg for a single

46.6

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, good length on middle and leg, worked away from the crease through square leg into the deep, singles coming easily now

Pakistan 163/2   Mohammad Yousuf 66* (103b 5x4 1x6)

47.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted on the off, eased off the front foot towards cover

47.2

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, pitched up on the off stump, driven through the line to long-off

47.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, the straighter one, gets forward, closes the face and pushes it in front of midwicket, there's no single available

Pakistan 165/2   Mohammad Yousuf 67* (106b 5x4 1x6)

49.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted on middle, pushed wide of midwicket but there is no single on offer

49.2

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, straightish on middle, tickled into the leg side

49.3

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, spun away but he covered it well with a big stride, guided it towards point

49.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, freed his arms, it was thrown up and bowled wide, stood his ground and cleared the off-side field comfortably to get it to the ropes in the wide long-off region

49.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, angling it into the leg stump, pushed through midwicket for a single

Pakistan 172/2   Mohammad Yousuf 72* (111b 6x4 1x6)

51.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, flighted on the off, driven firmly down the ground to long-off

51.3

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted on the off, pushed through the line to extra cover

51.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short and wide, spins away but Yousuf lets it through

51.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, tossed up on middle, driven uppishly towards mid-on

51.6

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, trying to tempt him into playing the drive, it's full outside off, Yousuf leaves it be

Pakistan 175/2   Mohammad Yousuf 73* (116b 6x4 1x6)

53.1

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, flighted on the off, reaches forward and defends it back to the bowler

53.2

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, it's flighted on middle, gets forward and drops it onto the pitch

53.3

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, lured him into the drive this time, flighted on middle, thinks of going for the big one but checks himself at the last moment to just push it back to the bowler

53.4

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, no run

53.5

Herath to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, lands full on the off stump, drilled down the ground to long-off

Pakistan 176/2   Mohammad Yousuf 74* (121b 6x4 1x6)

54.1

Mathews to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a length outside off, restrains himself from playing the cut

54.2

Mathews to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, hangs his bat out and dabs it wide of point for a single

Pakistan 179/2   Mohammad Yousuf 75* (123b 6x4 1x6)

55.3

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, Yousuf plays the same shot, but with a bit more style, straight to deep square leg, all along the ground to bring up the 150 partnership

Pakistan 186/2   Mohammad Yousuf 76* (124b 6x4 1x6)

56.2

Jayawardene to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, back of a length outside off, slashed away to deep point

Pakistan 189/2   Mohammad Yousuf 77* (125b 6x4 1x6)

57.1

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, length ball on the off, gets forward and drives it to mid-on

57.2

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, good length on middle, pushes it towards mid-on where some sloppy fielding by Kulasekara allows the batsmen two runs

57.3

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, short of a length outside off, sees it through to the keeper

57.4

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, FOUR, slashed hard, short and wide, goes after it, gets a thick edge behind point for a boundary, they're stepping it up this session

57.5

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length outside off, he leaves it be this time

57.6

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full and wide, lets it through to the keeper

Pakistan 199/2   Mohammad Yousuf 83* (131b 7x4 1x6)

58.2

Jayawardene to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, length ball on middle, bowled at 108.5 kmph, driven to mid-on

58.3

Jayawardene to Mohammad Yousuf, 2 runs, full on middle and leg, whips it away elegantly through midwicket into the deep for a couple

58.4

Jayawardene to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length on the off, defended cautiously towards cover

58.5

Jayawardene to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length on middle, driven firmly back towards the bowler who palms it off to the stumps at the non-striker's end, stifled appeal but Manzoor is well in

58.6

Jayawardene to Mohammad Yousuf, no run

Pakistan 202/2   Mohammad Yousuf 85* (136b 7x4 1x6)

59.6

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, good length outside off, left alone to the keeper

Pakistan 203/2   Mohammad Yousuf 85* (137b 7x4 1x6)

61.1

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, fullish outside off, punched to cover off the front foot

61.2

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 3 runs, poor delivery, meaty, length ball on the pads, flicked away through square leg for three runs

Pakistan 206/3   Mohammad Yousuf 88* (139b 7x4 1x6)

62.1

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, bowled at 114.9 kmph, slightly short outside off, Yousuf watches it through to the keeper

62.2

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full on the off stump, gets to the pitch and defends it with a straight bat back to Vaas

62.3

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, slightly short outside off, not tempted into playing the cut, lets it go

62.4

Vaas to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, good length outside off, waits for it, opens the face and guides it down to third man for a single

Pakistan 207/3   Mohammad Yousuf 89* (143b 7x4 1x6)

63.1

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, length ball on the off, driven through the line to mid-off

63.2

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, no run, full on the off, driven straight to mid-off

63.3

Thushara to Mohammad Yousuf, 1 run, OUT, run out, pushes it wide of mid-off to get a quick single and reaches his 7000th run, there's an overthrow towards deep square leg but there's plenty of hesitation out in the middle for the second run, Misbah is already halfway down the pitch and Yousuf has covered too much ground at the other end to make it back for the second run in time, an accurate throw to the keeper and Dilshan clips the bails to find him miles short

Mohammad Yousuf run out 90 (218m 146b 7x4 1x6) SR: 61.64

Pakistan 210/4   Mohammad Yousuf 90 (146b 7x4 1x6)
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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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Sri Lanka won by 50 runs
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Chaminda Vaas's family presents him with a bouquet, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Colombo, 5th day, July 24, 2009

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