Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), Jul 20-24, 2009
20,21,22,23,24 July 2009 (5-day match)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
0.1

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, a loosener to begin with, slightly short on leg stump, held its line, tucked to square leg

0.2

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, down the leg side and swinging further away from Dilshan who dives well to his left to show off his rather admirable wicketkeeping skills

0.3

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, bending it back in, that's his trademark, good length on the off, defended off the back foot in the direction of cover

0.4

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, a touch fuller and this time shaping away from the right hander, Manzoor shoulders arms

0.5

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length on middle and off, rocks back and defends it watchfully towards cover

0.6

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, oooh, almost, came back in sharply and caught him right in front as he came front and across to work that into the leg side, but a thick inside edge onto his pads saved him, there's a short fine leg in place and it landed just short of him, more a leg slip actually

Pakistan 0/0   WPUJC Vaas 1-1-0-0
2.1

Vaas to Fawad Alam, no run, good probing line outside off from Vaas, lands on a driving length but Alam is determined, lets it go

2.2

Vaas to Fawad Alam, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, bunts it behind point for a quick single

2.3

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, fullish outside off, just a hint of movement into the batsman but its wide enough for him to shoulder arms

2.4

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, 2 runs, good length on middle and off, played inside the line there, didn't anticipate the away movement, tried to push through the line, got a thick edge between point and gully for a couple of runs

2.5

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, pushed him back with a slightly shorter one on middle, defended off the back foot towards point, bowled that one at 121.2 kmph

2.6

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, excellent keeping from Dilshan, was down the leg side and he flings himself to his left to pluck that with his left glove, acrobatic stuff

Pakistan 8/0   WPUJC Vaas 2-1-3-0
4.1

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, 3 runs, shot! Overpitched outside off and gets the treatment, stops dead in the outfield, crunches it through cover, a slow outfield this

4.2

Vaas to Fawad Alam, 1 run, angling it on the pads, tucked away towards fine leg for a single

4.3

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, on middle and leg, hitting a good length consistently, worked to square leg from the crease

4.4

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, leaving the right hander, trying to tempt him into playing the drive but Manzoor isn't falling for it

4.5

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, much fuller on the off stump, gets forward, opens the face slightly and guides it to point

4.6

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, moving back in from middle, worked away straight to square leg, easily negotiated

Pakistan 14/0   WPUJC Vaas 3-1-7-0
6.1

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, FOUR, a gift, short begging to be hit and Manzoor obliges,getting into position early and dispatching it through square leg

6.2

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length on middle and off, defended watchfully back to the bowler

6.3

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, clips the pads on the way to Dilshan, straying down the leg side, Manzoor fails to execute the attempted leg glance

6.4

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, bowled at 118.3 kmph, bowled on a good length outside off, defended with bat close to pads on the front foot

6.5

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length outside off, moves back in a hint, Manzoor lets it through

6.6

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, 1 run, trying to trap him in front there, getting it to move back in from outside off into middle, Manzoor shuffles but gets his bat down in time to flick that away to fine leg for a single

Pakistan 21/0   WPUJC Vaas 4-1-12-0
8.1

Vaas to Fawad Alam, no run, driving length outside off, gets some late movement away from the left hander and Alam promptly lets it go

8.2

Vaas to Fawad Alam, no run, teasing him again, trying to tempt him into playing the drive, moves away and left alone

8.3

Vaas to Fawad Alam, no run, moves front and across and bunts that short of a good length delivery into the leg side towards mid-on

8.4

Vaas to Fawad Alam, no run, full and wide, not overpitched but its there to drive, Alam isn't having any of this, he's keen to play a long innings and remains patient, allows it through

8.5

Vaas to Fawad Alam, 2 runs, senses a chance and takes advantage, slightly short this time, gets back and cuts it between cover and point for a couple more, would have gone for a boundary under normal circumstances but outfield is lush and the grass keeps the ball in check

8.6

Vaas to Fawad Alam, no run, swinging away from outside off, Alam lets it go, Vaas has hit the right lengths in this innings but the openers have handled him well

Pakistan 25/0   WPUJC Vaas 5-1-14-0
40.1

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length on middle, bowled at 110.8 kmph, defended back to the bowler

40.2

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, swinging it into the right hander, fullish on middle, worked to midwicket

40.3

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, tempting him outside off this time, trying to induce him into playing the drive but the Pakistanis have not fallen for that trap today

40.4

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, back of a length this time, getting it to move away, Manzoor shoulders arms

40.5

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length on the off, hurled at 117.1 kmph, defended to cover off the front foot

40.6

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, driving length outside off, holds its line and Manzoor, like he has done on so may occasions today, lets it go

Pakistan 151/2   WPUJC Vaas 6-2-14-0
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   WPUJC Vaas 7-3-14-0
44.1

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a length outside off, lets it go through to the keeper

44.2

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, missed run out, pushed it past the bowler in the direction of mid-off, Manzoor rushes through for a single and got absolutely no response from Yousuf who was looking at the ball, Vaas picked it up and took aim at the striker's end but missed, Manzoor was gone had that hit

44.3

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, 1 run, slightly short on middle, nudged through square leg for a single

44.4

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

44.5

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length on the off, gets forward and taps that to cover

44.6

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, 1 run, short on middle, gets back and pulls it past the square leg umpire for a single, there is cover in the deep for that shot but he handled it well, keeping it down by rolling his wrists over it

Pakistan 156/2   WPUJC Vaas 8-3-17-0
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

46.5

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, 1 run, gets front and across, Vaas senses an lbw but its flicked away easily towards deep square 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   WPUJC Vaas 9-3-20-0
48.1

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length outside off, holding its line, Manzoor leaves it be

48.2

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short on the off stump, defends it into the leg side with a slight shuffle

48.3

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, 2 runs, fullish outside off, gets forward and opens the face to guide it behind gully for a couple of runs

48.4

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, back of a length on middle, gets back and defends it on the pitch

48.5

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, fullish on the off, pushed straight to cover

48.6

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, bending it back in, on middle and leg, worked away into the leg side

Pakistan 167/2   WPUJC Vaas 10-3-22-0
60.1

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short and wide, rocks back and smacks it straight to cover, failed to beat the gap

60.2

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length outside off, moving away a touch, left alone to the keeper

60.3

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, beaten! First time in a long time, tries to force it off the back foot through cover, it was fuller than the shot demanded, a bit of nerves there in the 90's for Manzoor

60.4

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushed off the back foot to cover

60.5

Vaas to Khurram Manzoor, OUT, gone! Sri Lanka have struck! Manzoor is absolutely distraught as he pokes at a full delivery outside off that leaves him at the last moment, it produces the outside edge and Jayawardene does the rest, taking a good low catch at first slip

Khurram Manzoor c Jayawardene b Vaas 93 (263m 197b 10x4 0x6) SR: 47.20

60.6

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good length on middle and off, gets front and across and defends it on the pitch

Pakistan 203/3   WPUJC Vaas 11-4-22-1
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

62.5

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, beautifully played, it was hurled on a length outside off, Misbah leant into the drive and placed it between mid-off and extra cover for a couple

62.6

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a good length outside off, opens the face and guides it to point

Pakistan 209/3   WPUJC Vaas 12-4-25-1
64.1

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, good length outside off, leaving the right hander, left alone to the keeper

64.2

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length outside off, held its line, through to the keeper again

64.3

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, slower one this time, lands full outside off, gets forward and defends it to cover

64.4

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, Quite a few runs through the V today and Misbah is the latest batsman to drive down the ground, just wide of mid-off for a couple more

64.5

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, shortish on middle, gets back and works it through midwicket for a single

64.6

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, angling it away from the right hander, defended solidly in the direction of point

Pakistan 217/4   WPUJC Vaas 13-4-28-1
66.1

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a good length on the off, walks across a touch and defends it to cover

66.2

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fullish this time, gets a big stride forward and bunts it to cover

66.3

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, poor ball, banged in short on leg stump, helps it on its way to fine leg for a single

66.4

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length outside off, holding its line, Malik leaves it be

66.5

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, gets it a touch fuller this time, Malik has a steady head, drops it back to the bowler

66.6

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, trying to get him to play the cut, it's short, and slightly wide, left alone

Pakistan 225/4   WPUJC Vaas 14-4-29-1
68.1

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, moves front and across and drives it elegantly but straight to cover, its full and wide

68.2

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length on the off, defends it towards cover

68.3

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, Malik is not drawn into the drive as Vaas wants him to, the bowler has to watch the batsman leave it be

68.4

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, swinging into the right hander, pushes through the line wide of mid-off

68.5

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, getting it to move in, pushed back with a straight bat to the bowler

68.6

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, bowled at 116 kmph, back of a length on the off, defended to cover

Pakistan 227/4   WPUJC Vaas 15-4-30-1
70.1

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full on the off, gets across and drives it down to mid-on

70.2

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, bowled on a length on the off, defended to cover

70.3

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, waited for it, opened the face and placed it perfectly through the gap between slip and gully, just a fraction wide but he played it really late earn a boundary

70.4

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length outside off, holds its line, through to Dilshan who fumbles

70.5

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, leaps off the pitch from outside off, Dilshan keeps well this time

70.6

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, moved back, Vaas was hoping to catch Misbah right in front but he closed the face at the right time to get a single wide of midwicket

Pakistan 234/4   WPUJC Vaas 16-4-35-1
72.1

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, lands on a good length on the off, gets forward and dabs it to cover

72.2

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, short and wide, chopped down just wide of point, there's no single available

72.3

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, just a fraction outside off, around 117 kmph, defended to point

72.4

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, came back in from the off stump, Malik stood tall and punched it to extra cover

72.5

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, prodding at one that left him, pretended to withdrew from the shot but everyone knew he was beaten

72.6

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, moving back in from middle, he's getting it to move both ways, driven on the up but straight to mid-on

Pakistan 244/4   WPUJC Vaas 17-5-35-1
74.1

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length outside off, reaches for it and eases it to cover

74.2

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, dropped by Dilshan, got it to leave him and Malik was found fishing for it, got a thick edge but the keeper fails to latch onto it, how costly will that prove?

74.3

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length on the off, pushed off the front foot to cover

74.4

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, short of a good length on the off, guided off the back foot to point

74.5

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, swinging it back in from middle, driven down to mid-on

74.6

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, fullish outside off, reaches for it and pushes it to cover

Pakistan 244/4   WPUJC Vaas 18-6-35-1
76.1

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length on the off, gets to the pitch and drives it to short mid-off

76.2

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run, hitting a good length again, reaches forward and defends

76.3

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, slower ball on middle and leg, pushed off the front foot wide of mid-on for a single

76.4

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fullish on the off, guided away from his body towards point

76.5

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, bowled at 117.3 kmph on middle, pushed to cover from the crease

76.6

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, back of a length on middle, punched back to the bowler

Pakistan 253/4   WPUJC Vaas 19-6-36-1
78.1

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length on middle, pushed back to the bowler from the crease

78.2

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, angling it away from the batsman, Misbah bunts it to point

78.3

Vaas to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, missed run out, slower one this time, at 109.9 kmph, pushed it short of point and called for a single, Malik responded and Misbah just made it through to the other end, replays indicate a direct hit would have found him just short.

78.4

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, just a fraction short outside off and Malik goes for it, gets a thick edge behind point, it's a pretty big gap between him and gully and Malik gets four

78.5

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, no run

78.6

Vaas to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, short of a good length on middle, punched it wide of mid-on for a couple to bring up the 50 partnership.

Pakistan 260/4   WPUJC Vaas 20-6-43-1
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