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
21.1

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, a touch too wide to start with, moves away after landing full outside off, left alone to the keeper

21.2

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, 2 runs, overpitched, driven through the covers for a couple of runs

21.3

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a length outside off, bowled at 127.5 kmph, left alone to the keeper

21.4

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, full, but too wide, he hasn't quite got his direction right here, left alone to the keeper

21.5

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, 2 runs, overpitched again, drilled through the covers but can't get it past the heavy outfield, two more

21.6

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, wide again, getting the movement but he needs to bowl it much straighter, Manzoor lets it go

Pakistan 82/2   AD Mathews 1-0-4-0
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   AD Mathews 2-0-9-0
25.1

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, full outside off, moving away, bowled at 129.8 kmph, left alone to the keeper

25.2

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, fishing for it, got it to angle in from wide of the crease and shoot away after pitching, Manzoor withdrew his bat but it had already gone past him

25.3

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, moving in this time, gets well outside the line and defends it back to the bowler

25.4

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, held its line this time, landed on a good length outside off, left alone to the keeper

25.5

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, moving away, driving length, much better over from Matthews, Manzoor, playing for lunch, lets it through

25.6

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, FOUR, prodded at it but played it down with soft hands, landed on a good length on the off stump and moved away, played slightly inside the line to that one, got a thick edge through gully and slip for a boundary

Pakistan 100/2   AD Mathews 3-0-13-0
50.1

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length outside off, leapt up but was wide, left alone

50.2

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short and wide, they have to make him play, he withdraws from a cut shot

50.3

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, too wide again, the batsman, with 20 minutes left for tea, has nothing to do with it

50.4

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, poor bowling, absolutely harmless, too wide, Manzoor has none of this nonsense

50.5

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, fullish this time but the line is not quite right, if its wide, Manzoor's going to let it go

50.6

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a good length on the off, defended off the back foot towards mid-on

Pakistan 173/2   AD Mathews 4-1-13-0
52.1

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, short of a length outside off, left alone to the keeper

52.2

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, back of a length again, the batsman has no reason to chase it at this stage, not a good day for Matthews so far

52.3

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, full outside off, much better length but too wide to induce him into playing a shot

52.4

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, good length outside off, just a fraction wide, Manzoor lets it go

52.5

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, back of a length on the off, punched firmly but straight to extra cover

52.6

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, fuller but again his line is harmless, Manzoor leaves it be

Pakistan 175/2   AD Mathews 5-2-13-0
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

54.3

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, FOUR, excellent shot, it's short and wide and he ensures it's punished, rocks back and crashes it with a flourish through point for a boundary

54.4

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, full outside off this time, he's not a batsman who favours the drive, while some of the others would have played at it, Manzoor leaves it alone

54.5

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, no run, bowling in the channel outside off, moves back in just a bit, left alone to the keeper

54.6

Mathews to Khurram Manzoor, 1 run, banged in short outside off, pulls it in front of midwicket for a single

Pakistan 184/2   AD Mathews 6-2-19-0
69.1

Mathews to Shoaib Malik, no run, bowled on a good length, too wide, reaches for it to crash it through the covers, mistimes it

69.2

Mathews to Shoaib Malik, no run, came back in from outside off, dabbed to point from the crease

69.3

Mathews to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, full on middle, driven wide of Thushara at mid-on for a quick single, the fielder could have show a bit more commitment there, a slack effort

69.4

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, slightly short on the off, bunts it towards deep point for a single

69.5

Mathews to Shoaib Malik, no run, full outside off, driven straight to silly mid-off

69.6

Mathews to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length outside off, bowled from wide of the crease, allows it through to the keeper

Pakistan 229/4   AD Mathews 7-2-21-0
71.1

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full outside off, gets to the pitch and drives it straight to mid-off

71.2

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, angling it into the stumps from wide of the crease, defended back to the bowler

71.3

Mathews to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short of a good length outside off, chops it behind point for a single

71.4

Mathews to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, he took the risk and it paid off, was bowled short and wide, slashed hard and got it to sail through the relatively narrow gap between slip and gully

71.5

Mathews to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Malik is looking good, he's not been in great form but he's ensured no chance has gone wasted in this brief innings, overpitched and duly punished through extra cover

71.6

Mathews to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, short and wide, cut away to deep point for a single

Pakistan 244/4   AD Mathews 8-2-31-0
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