Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

7.1

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, pacy, perhaps the quickest ball we've had today, 132.5 kmph, good length on middle, defended back to the bowler

7.2

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length on the off, punched off the back foot towards cover

7.3

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, 2 runs, bad ball, short outside off, cut away but not as firmly behind point for a couple of runs, the ball isn't travelling through the outfield

7.4

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short on leg stump, tries to fend it away, is struck on the thigh pad

7.5

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, gets him forward and tries to do him in with the one that comes in, the inside edge saves Manzoor again, a short square leg in place and though that lobs up, it falls well short of him

7.6

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, back of a length on middle, rocks back and defends it dead on the pitch

Pakistan 23/0   T Thushara 1-0-2-0

9.1

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets back and defends it towards mid-on

9.2

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, much fuller on the off, pushes it to mid-off, calls for a single but Alam is not interested

9.3

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length outside off and comes back in but Manzoor lets it go, a touch too close to the off stump but he had it covered

9.4

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, moving away, and sharply too, lands on the off and darts away, Manzoor shoulders arms

9.5

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length on middle, he's good at handling these, defended comfortably to mid-on

9.6

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, 2 runs, good length on middle and leg, flicked away behind square for a couple of runs

Pakistan 27/0   T Thushara 2-0-4-0

11.1

Thushara to Fawad Alam, FOUR, punished, short and wide, a lot of width there and he slashes it hard behind point for his first boundary

11.2

Thushara to Fawad Alam, OUT, gone! Shot away from a good length just outside off, moved away just as he prodded at it from the crease, got a thin edge straight through to Dilshan

Fawad Alam c †Dilshan b Thushara 16 (51m 29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 55.17

11.3

Thushara to Younis Khan, no run, good length outside off and moving in, gets forward and guides that to point

11.4

Thushara to Younis Khan, 2 runs, aiming for the lbw, came back in from the off stump, was much fuller and fortunately for Younis, despite the uncertain footwork, he played it with a straight bat to push that wide of mid-off

11.5

Thushara to Younis Khan, OUT, He's dragged it on! Short outside off, good bounce, gets into good position to chop that through point, got the inside edge and it clipped the off stump

Younis Khan b Thushara 2 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

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   T Thushara 3-0-10-2

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   T Thushara 4-1-10-2

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   T Thushara 5-1-14-2

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

17.3

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, 1 bye, came back in, Dilshan fumbles that as Manzoor lets it through to concede a bye

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

17.5

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, angling it into the right hander but Manzoor handles it well, shuffling a touch and shouldering arms

17.6

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, 3 runs, overpitched on the off, crunched through mid-off for three more, Sanga gives chase, the sun is out again

Pakistan 60/2   T Thushara 6-1-21-2

19.1

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short and wide, Manzoor lets it go through, there to cut, but he restrains himself

19.2

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length on the off, held its line there, defended solidly towards cover off the front foot

19.3

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, FOUR, poor ball, too short, too wide and gets the deserved treatment, smacked through point for a boundary, powerfully struck

19.4

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, round the wicket this time, angling it into the right hander, stays rooted to his crease and defends it back to the bowler

19.5

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length on the off, gets to the pitch this time and defends it to cover

19.6

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, (no ball) 3 runs, poor ball, bowling in his zone, what's worse, it's a no-ball, meaty delivery on the pads, flicked away wide of mid-on for three more

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   T Thushara 7-1-32-2

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

27.2

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, back of a length on the off, bowled at 127.6 kmph, rocks back and drops it back to the bowler

27.3

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, fuller on middle, coming in a touch, gets forward and presents the straight bat to the bowler

27.4

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, FOUR, shot, short and wide, latches onto it quickly, gets back and smashes it through point for a boundary, he's nearing his half-century

27.5

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, FOUR, even better this time, short again but not as wide as the previous one, gets back and punches it standing tall through the covers for another four to bring up just his second fifty in Test cricket, well done

27.6

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, back of a length on middle, pushed to midwicket off the back foot, decides against the single with an ear-shattering scream that wakes up the crowd

Pakistan 112/2   T Thushara 8-1-41-2

29.1

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, 1 run, back of a length on the off, cut away to deep point for a single, rubbish delivery really, too short, too wide but he has cover in the deep

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   T Thushara 9-1-47-2

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   T Thushara 10-1-49-2

55.1

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, bouncer on the off stump, ducks under it easily

55.2

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, 1 run, did well to handle that short ball, just tapped it to deep square leg realising there was a man stationed in the outfield for a miscue

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

55.4

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushed back to the bowler

55.5

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length outside off, holding its line, Manzoor leaves it to the keeper

55.6

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, 1 run, straying on the pads, flicked away to deep square leg to end Pakistan's session

Pakistan 187/2   T Thushara 11-1-52-2

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   T Thushara 12-1-58-2

59.1

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, full and wide, lets it through to the keeper

59.2

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, probing him outside off again but Manzoor is not interested, lets it go

59.3

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, overpitched, senses a chance, goes after it but drives it straight to cover

59.4

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length on the off, and came back in a touch, bowled at 128.6 kmph, defended onto the pitch

59.5

Thushara to Khurram Manzoor, 1 run, short and wide, cut away off the back foot to deep point

59.6

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

Pakistan 203/2   T Thushara 13-1-59-2

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

61.3

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a good length on the off, MIsbah defends it soundly towards mid-off

61.4

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, a touch fuller just outside off, pushes at it with a bit of a lunge

61.5

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, overpitched but a touch too wide, moves away as well, MIsbah shoulders arms

61.6

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, much closer to the off this time but still wide enough for him to not play a shot

Pakistan 206/3   T Thushara 14-1-62-2

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

63.4

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, no run, zipped through him, came back in sharply from outside off, was late in bringing his bat down in time

63.5

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length on the off, gets forward and defends it towards cover

63.6

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, excellent shot, just a fraction overpitched, drives it confidently down the ground for a boundary

Pakistan 214/4   T Thushara 15-1-67-2

65.1

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, shy at the stumps at the non-striker's end as he attempts a quick single wide of midwicket, but he is comfortably in this time

65.2

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length on middle, driven through the line to mid-off

65.3

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, pushes hard at it but is not quite to the pitch, it leaves him to take the outside edge but well wide of slip for a couple towards third man

65.4

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length on the off stump, rocks forward and defends with a still head

65.5

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, no run, fullish on the off stump, defended back to the bowler

65.6

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Malik's wasting no time when he sees a chance, this one was full and wide and he cashed in, blazing it through extra cover for a boundary

Pakistan 224/4   T Thushara 16-1-74-2

67.1

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full on middle, drives it firmly but straight to mid-on

67.2

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, watchfully played, shuffles slightly and defends it to cover

67.3

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, a touch too wide, bowled at 127.5 kmph, left alone to the keeper

67.4

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, moved back into the right hander, stands his ground and pushes it back to the bowler

67.5

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, its short and wide, waits for it and chops it down to point

67.6

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 no ball, bouncer banged in short outside off, oversteps, left to the keeper

67.6

Thushara to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length on middle, defended into the leg side

Pakistan 226/4   T Thushara 17-1-75-2

83.1

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, 4 byes, slipping down the leg side, Malik misses out on the glance and Dilshan fails to get his hands to it, four byes

83.2

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, no run

83.3

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets back and defends it to the bowler

83.4

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, no run, Dilshan keeps well this time, its down the leg side and he throws himself to his left

83.5

Thushara to Shoaib Malik, OUT, Plumb! Darted back in from the off stump and Malik was rooted to the crease, kept a little low, he played down the wrong line and was caught right in front of middle

Shoaib Malik lbw b Thushara 45 (99m 70b 7x4 0x6) SR: 64.28

83.6

Thushara to Kamran Akmal, no run, pushing at it from the crease, he expected it to come in but it ended up leaving him, moved away to just beat the outside edge

Pakistan 285/5   T Thushara 18-2-75-3

85.1

Thushara to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, good length outside off, defended to point from the crease

85.2

Thushara to Danish Kaneria, no run, leaves it be, short of a good length, leaves the right hander, left alone to the keeper

85.3

Thushara to Danish Kaneria, no run, good length on middle, gets back and defends it to cover

85.4

Thushara to Danish Kaneria, no run, too wide, he needs to make him play, a wasted delivery outside off, why would Kaneria play at that one?

85.5

Thushara to Danish Kaneria, no run, just missed the off stump, Kaneria will tell you he knew where those stumps were, but he didn't look all to certain, left it alone as it leapt off the pitch

85.6

Thushara to Danish Kaneria, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, turned away through square leg for a single, thinks of a second but the batsmen are taking no risks

Pakistan 289/7   T Thushara 19-2-77-3

87.1

Thushara to Kamran Akmal, no run, leaving it alone, angling it away from the right hander, gets some good bounce off the pitch

87.2

Thushara to Kamran Akmal, OUT, Timber! Short outside off, the pull was on, Akmal went for it, trying to strike it in the direction of midwicket, got an inside edge straight into off stump, absolutely no resistance this morning from Pakistan

Kamran Akmal b Thushara 1 (17m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

87.3

Thushara to Saeed Ajmal, 1 run, fullish outside off, lunges forward and eases it through point into the deep for a single

87.4

Thushara to Mohammad Amir, no run, short of a good length on middle, rocks back and defends it solidly back to the bowler

87.5

Thushara to Mohammad Amir, 1 run, slightly short outside off, and a little wide too, guides it past a diving gully for a single

87.6

Thushara to Saeed Ajmal, no run, inside edge, short of a good length on the off, trying to guide it behind point, chops it just wide of leg stump

Pakistan 291/9   T Thushara 20-2-79-4

89.1

Thushara to Saeed Ajmal, FOUR, makes room and crashes that wide of extra cover, it's short, and just a little wide, Ajmal does a good job slapping it off the back foot

89.2

Thushara to Saeed Ajmal, no run, backs away this time, short outside off, shoots off the pitch and he evades it

89.3

Thushara to Saeed Ajmal, no run, darted back in from middle and zipped through the gate, clipped the pads, the top of it, on the way to the keeper, a stifled appeal turned down, would have gone high

89.4

Thushara to Saeed Ajmal, OUT, bowled'im! Thushara gets five. Short of a good length on middle and moving away a hint, Ajmal makes room to chop that behind point, gets an inside edge bang into middle stump to end the Pakistan innings

Saeed Ajmal b Thushara 8 (10m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Pakistan 299/10   T Thushara 20.4-2-83-5
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Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 20-24, 2009
Match drawn
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