England in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v England

Sri Lanka won by 75 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

2.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, soft delivery outside the off stump, defended watchfully

2.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump and it's bit too wide to make Jayawardene play at it

2.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed away towards cover and that's the end of a fine over.

Sri Lanka 11/2   DPMD Jayawardene 0* (3b)

4.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, watchfully defended - pressure is on here

4.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, another line and length delivery outside the off stump, Mahela gets behind the line and presents a straight bat

4.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, width offered outside the off stump and that's cut away nicely behind point, no stopping that

4.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played away on the off side

4.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bit of a wild drive and the ball rolls back to the bowler, off the inside edge

4.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, drifting on to the pads and that's nicely worked away to the fine leg fence - easy runs

Sri Lanka 23/3   DPMD Jayawardene 8* (9b 2x4)

6.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended watchfully

6.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitched up and driven down to mid-off

6.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, defended with a straight bat but not cleanly and the ball rolls back behind the stumps

6.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, hint of swing but nothing to write home about and Jayawardene leaves it through to the keeper. It will take lot more to get this man to make a mistake

6.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, pushed off the back-foot and an easy single to cover

Sri Lanka 25/3   DPMD Jayawardene 9* (14b 2x4)

7.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Jayawardene pushes forward to defend and the ball rolls down off the inner half of the bat

7.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the middle and off stump line, defended down on the leg side

7.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played off the front-foot to the cover region, nicely little Test cricket tap

7.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, another good length delivery outside the off stump, defended on the front-foot and the ball rolls away towards cover

7.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slightly short but close to the off stump line, Jayawardene stands tall and defends it down on the off side.

7.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, worked away off the back-foot to the square leg region and they scamper through for a single, there was no need to rush there but decides not to take any chance

Sri Lanka 26/3   DPMD Jayawardene 10* (20b 2x4)

8.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, line and length delivery, close to the off stump line and Jayawardene taps it away on the off side

8.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, left alone outside the off stump

8.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitched up and Jayawardene drives well but can't beat the fielder at cover.

8.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played away on the off side

8.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump and Jayawardene pushes it away off the back-foot to the cover region

8.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, left alone outside the off stump

Sri Lanka 26/3   DPMD Jayawardene 10* (26b 2x4)

10.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leaves alone a back of a length ball widish outside off, moves away after passing Mahela

10.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fullish delivery kept out off the front foot to covers

10.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, leans forward and drives between extra cover and mid off, who fields to his left

Sri Lanka 27/3   DPMD Jayawardene 11* (29b 2x4)

11.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bit of an inside edge as he defends off the front foot

11.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

11.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, pushed to mid off for one

Sri Lanka 28/3   DPMD Jayawardene 12* (32b 2x4)

12.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good start, just around off stump, bouncing from around short of a length, Mahela allows it to pass him

12.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bit of inward movement from a good length, left alone outside off

12.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitched up delivery driven off the front foot to widish mid off

12.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven off the front foot again, straight to mid off

12.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flicked straight to midwicket

12.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 no ball, shuffles across and keeps the shortish one down on the leg side

12.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bat and pad together as he defends on the off side

Sri Lanka 29/3   DPMD Jayawardene 12* (39b 2x4)

14.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended down the track

14.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, gets front foot across and smothers the pitched up ball back to the bowler

14.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tight line, just around the off stump, fullish length, defended on to the off side

14.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slightly wider this time and immediately he shoulders arms

14.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bit if away shape after it passes the batsman who leaves it

14.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, full into the pads, worked in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 30/3   DPMD Jayawardene 13* (45b 2x4)

15.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length ball nudged towards midwicket

15.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flighted fullish around off, pushed away towards mid off

15.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, on the pads, softly turned to short leg

15.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, worked away to midwicket

15.5

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up full on middle, defended back to Monty

15.6

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, goes back to keep out a good length ball that bounces a shade

Sri Lanka 30/3   DPMD Jayawardene 13* (51b 2x4)

16.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, Mahela's penchant for playing the dab has almost got him this time, guides a bouncing back of a length ball, almost carries to second slip

16.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, better from Mahela, leaves this incoming ball outside off alone

Sri Lanka 31/3   DPMD Jayawardene 13* (53b 2x4)

18.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, big turn first ball, pops up off the pad in front of short leg as he pushes forward and across, falls short of him

18.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, paddled with the spin to fine leg

18.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, SIX, here comes Mahela, gets to the pitch and lifts it with the turn high over midwicket

18.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, softly nudges a tossed up ball to the left of midwicket

18.5

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

18.6

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fighted fullish outside off, he gets across and defends

Sri Lanka 39/3   DPMD Jayawardene 21* (59b 2x4 1x6)

20.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, flighted full, worked with the spin to long on

Sri Lanka 40/3   DPMD Jayawardene 22* (60b 2x4 1x6)

21.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, now Mahela plays the cut, and importantly, into the gap to the right of point, Bell pulls it back inches inside the rope, Samit backs up

21.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed down the track

21.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot on the leg side

21.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full delivery squeezed out towards mid off

21.5

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bends well forward and keeps this one out

21.6

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, shuffles across and whips in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 42/3   DPMD Jayawardene 24* (66b 2x4 1x6)

22.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, appeal for leg before, Mahela wanted to work with the spin on the leg side, but got too far across and missed the line of the ball to be hit on the pad, confusion as England take their time to decide whether to go for the review, they ultimately decide to go for it, replays show it would have just clipped the top of leg, the on-field umpire's call stays, England have no reviews left

22.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, lots of bite from this surface already, bounces as he pushes forward, he keeps it down in front of short leg

22.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, cuts a skiddy one quickly but point saves runs with a dive

22.5

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, worked through square leg

Sri Lanka 44/3   DPMD Jayawardene 25* (70b 2x4 1x6)

23.5

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot towards mid on

23.6

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, forces a full delivery to mid off

Sri Lanka 52/3   DPMD Jayawardene 25* (72b 2x4 1x6)

24.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, gets across and nudges it down in front of a diving short leg

24.5

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played out gently to midwicket

24.6

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, short leg saves the single as he gets quickly to his right to stop Mahela's nudge

Sri Lanka 57/3   DPMD Jayawardene 25* (75b 2x4 1x6)

26.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, works a full ball to a diving straightish midwicket

26.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, well forward and defends back to the bowler

26.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, pushes a full delivery against the spin wide of mid off

Sri Lanka 62/3   DPMD Jayawardene 26* (78b 2x4 1x6)

27.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed on the leg side, Patel goes to his right to field

27.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, low full toss worked straight to midwicket

27.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, plays out a full delivery to extra cover

27.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bends forward and defends back to the bowler

27.5

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, another one on the stumps kept out

27.6

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, very full, crashed straight to cover

Sri Lanka 62/3   DPMD Jayawardene 26* (84b 2x4 1x6)

29.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, flighted outside off, Mahela waits for it to arrive and eases it past a diving extra cover, lovely timing

29.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed off the front foot to extra cover

29.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flatter and bit of turn away outside off, left alone

29.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven to extra cover

29.5

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bends forward to smother this flighted one

29.6

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tries to force this one away, but mishits it down the track

Sri Lanka 66/3   DPMD Jayawardene 30* (90b 3x4 1x6)

30.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tight length ball pushed away towards cover from the crease

30.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, patted back down the track

Sri Lanka 67/3   DPMD Jayawardene 30* (92b 3x4 1x6)

32.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, left alone outside off

32.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitched fuller and some way outside off, Mahela reaches out and pushes it away

32.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, he is playing away from the body, reaching out to these ones outside off, plays it out behind point, no single there

32.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, OUT, oh dear, Thilan has been done in by Mahela's straight drive and Anderson's half-stop, just what Sri Lanka did not need, both the batsmen were looking steady, Anderson got down his right hand down as Mahela drove this full delivery straight, and ended up parrying the ball on to the non-striker's stumps, Thilan was a long way out his crease, and turned back as he realised what was happening, but was caught short, he was down on his knees and helplessly stared at the damage Anderson had caused

TT Samaraweera run out 20 (107m 82b 3x4 0x6) SR: 24.39

32.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bounces from back of a length, he does well to adjust and slap it away, point cuts it off with a dive

32.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, this time he picks the gap between cover and point with a drive in the air

Sri Lanka 69/4   DPMD Jayawardene 32* (98b 3x4 1x6)

34.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length delivery just outside off stump, defended tightly to the off side

34.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, too full, bit of width, Mahela does not hesitate in getting forward and timing it past short cover's dive

34.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, short and rising outside off, guided to point

34.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, too wide, Mahela gets into position for the cut and places it behind point

34.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, more runs, some timing from Mahela, Anderson goes fast and full into the pads, Mahela allows it to come on and just provides it direction in front of square leg

34.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, better line, around off stump, pushed to point

Sri Lanka 81/4   DPMD Jayawardene 44* (104b 6x4 1x6)

36.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed to cover off the front foot

36.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, drives a pitched up ball to mid off

36.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, checks his push to mid off, Anderson keeping it full outside off

36.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, well bowled, a touch slow on a fuller length as it comes in on off stump, Mahela checks his push again, to mid on this time, that ball swung in a bit

36.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, shortish and guided towards point

36.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, whips this one with the angle from middle to midwicket

Sri Lanka 87/4   DPMD Jayawardene 44* (110b 6x4 1x6)

38.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, (no ball) 1 run, moves in right away from a good length, he plays late and nudges through square leg

38.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, coming in a tad from a fuller length, bat and pad together as he turns it to midwicket

38.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, squeezes out a very full delivery towards mid on and charges across for the single

Sri Lanka 97/4   DPMD Jayawardene 46* (113b 6x4 1x6)

39.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, opens the face and guides it towards point with the spin

39.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed to mid off with a straight bat

39.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fullish on leg stump, nudged past short leg

39.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, goes back to this flighted delivery, is hurried into defence, it dipped quickly on him and that is why he went back

39.5

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, keeps it out off the back foot again

39.6

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed to extra cover

Sri Lanka 97/4   DPMD Jayawardene 46* (119b 6x4 1x6)

41.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, goes back to a length ball straightening outside off and cuts to cover

41.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, well forward to smother a tossed up ball

41.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tries the late dab to a flat delivery outside off, ends up playing it to backward point

41.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, goes back to one skidding in on middle, works it past short leg

41.6

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, pushed wide of cover again, tight single but Mahela makes it

Sri Lanka 102/4   DPMD Jayawardene 48* (124b 6x4 1x6)

42.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bounce from a good length right away, Mahela gets across and keeps it down

42.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bends forward and defends a flighted one

42.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, more bounce and some spin from a length, he plays from the crease and defends

42.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to push a full one back to the bowler

42.5

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flighted on middle and leg, defended hurriedly on the leg side

42.6

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, now it dips on him as it is tossed up slowly, pushed away towards cover

Sri Lanka 102/4   DPMD Jayawardene 48* (130b 6x4 1x6)

44.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, some turn and bounce, Mahela backs away and dabs it to backward point

44.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full delivery eased down to mid on

44.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven straight to mid off

44.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, lovely stroke, low full toss, Mahela makes a bit of room, and goes inside out past extra cover, no power needed at all, a precise turn of the bat, and timing, another Test fifty for Mahela

44.5

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot

44.6

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full delivery driven to extra cover

Sri Lanka 112/4   DPMD Jayawardene 52* (136b 7x4 1x6)

45.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slight turn, outside off, left alone

45.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bends forward low and defends

45.5

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bit of an inside edge as he pushes forward, skiddy length ball

45.6

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up delivery kept out down the track

Sri Lanka 113/4   DPMD Jayawardene 52* (140b 7x4 1x6)

47.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed away towards cover

47.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, low full toss pushed straight to short extra cover

47.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flighted full outside off, smothered easily

47.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 3 runs, lots of width for the cut, Mahela guides it past point, Bell pulls it back just inside the rope, he has done that a few times today, goes flying over the boundary as he does so

Sri Lanka 118/4   DPMD Jayawardene 55* (144b 7x4 1x6)

48.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, nudged on to the leg side

48.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushes a flighted ball on the off side

48.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, now Mahela comes down the track, lifts Swann from a long way outside off over midwicket

48.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played out to shortish midwicket

48.5

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, pushed wide of midwicket down to long on

Sri Lanka 127/4   DPMD Jayawardene 60* (149b 8x4 1x6)

49.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length on off stump and defended forward

49.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, blocked carefully from the crease

49.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fuller on off stump and blocked

49.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, full toss but only worked to deep mid on

Sri Lanka 128/4   DPMD Jayawardene 61* (153b 8x4 1x6)

50.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full on off stump and driven to cover

50.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, turn in to the right-hander from outside the off stump but played carefully and worked through square on the leg side

Sri Lanka 129/5   DPMD Jayawardene 62* (155b 8x4 1x6)

51.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, forward and driven to mid off

Sri Lanka 130/5   DPMD Jayawardene 63* (156b 8x4 1x6)

52.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up outside off and pushed with bat and pad together behind square on the off side

52.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, full on off stump and flicked down the ground to long on

Sri Lanka 131/5   DPMD Jayawardene 64* (158b 8x4 1x6)

54.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, round the wicket and flicked back to the bowler

54.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, oh turn and takes the glove, Anderson dives at slip but can't hold on. He got a hand to the ballooning chance but couldn't grip it

Sri Lanka 139/5   DPMD Jayawardene 65* (160b 8x4 1x6)

55.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, forward on off stump and pushed to cover

55.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, dragged down and cut away past cover point for four

55.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leg stump line and defended with only a half forward press

55.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, ran back to the bowler off a full length on middle

55.5

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, back foot punch to cover point

55.6

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and driven up to mid on

Sri Lanka 143/5   DPMD Jayawardene 69* (166b 9x4 1x6)

56.5

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended on middle and off

56.6

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, back of a length and tucked through square leg

Sri Lanka 153/5   DPMD Jayawardene 70* (168b 9x4 1x6)

57.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, and it's a poor start on leg stump and nicely tickled to the fine leg rope

57.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full outside off and driven to mid off, definite hint of reverse swing

57.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, outside off and left alone, no carry through to Prior

57.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length on middle and off, Jaya, M. stays in the crease and turns to midwicket

57.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, full and played only half forward to leg

Sri Lanka 158/5   DPMD Jayawardene 75* (173b 10x4 1x6)

58.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, turned to midwicket from off stump

58.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, turned to the fielder at midwicket

58.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, pushed into the leg side just past short midwicket

58.6

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length on off stump and pushed to point

Sri Lanka 162/5   DPMD Jayawardene 77* (177b 10x4 1x6)

59.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and driven into the off side

59.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, back of a length and dropped through square leg from middle stump

59.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, turned down to third man from back of a length

Sri Lanka 166/5   DPMD Jayawardene 79* (180b 10x4 1x6)

60.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, worked to midwicket from outside off

60.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played forward, inside edge onto pad but short of short leg

60.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended from off stump from the crease

60.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, turned through midwicket from middle and off

Sri Lanka 167/5   DPMD Jayawardene 80* (184b 10x4 1x6)

62.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, and that is what he does, he is forward, but sees this one can be dabbed late, and does so, earning four to the third man boundary

62.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, worked to deep midwicket

62.5

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, works to midwicket for a sharp single

Sri Lanka 177/6   DPMD Jayawardene 86* (187b 11x4 1x6)

63.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, gets across, opens up and keeps the shortish delivery down towards point

63.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, checks his push away from the body to a pitched up wide one

63.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, shortish and wide, they give Mahela the single to third man

Sri Lanka 182/6   DPMD Jayawardene 87* (190b 11x4 1x6)

64.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, works the full delivery from off to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 187/6   DPMD Jayawardene 88* (191b 11x4 1x6)

65.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, short and wide, dabbed to deep point for one

65.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, checks his push off the full delivery to mid on

65.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, OUT, that is some excellent work from the England captain, he has earned his side a wicket out of nowhere, Randiv was out of his crease as Mahela pushed towards cover, Strauss let it rip at the non-striker's end, hit the stumps, and Randiv was inches short

S Randiv run out 12 (19m 15b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Sri Lanka 191/7   DPMD Jayawardene 89* (194b 11x4 1x6)

67.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, straight to Strauss at backward point as Mahela guides this wide one

67.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, another short and wide one to Mahela, they are allowing him the single, he takes it

67.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, dropped by the bowler, Mahela has been put down, not a difficult chance for Anderson, he had Mahela chipping a slow full ball straight back, goes through Anderson's hands, he holds his head in disappointment

67.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, SIX, and Mahela rubs it in next ball, couple of steps down the pitch, fetches the shortish delivery and hammers it over deep midwicket

67.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, opens the face and takes one to third man to keep strike

Sri Lanka 200/7   DPMD Jayawardene 97* (199b 11x4 2x6)

68.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, paddled from well outside off stump and into the fine leg boundary to bring up Test hundred No. 30 for Mahela Jayawardene, he's dragged his side out of a huge hole today

68.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, nudged to short leg

68.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up ball defended back to the bowler

68.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, cut down to squarish third man

Sri Lanka 205/7   DPMD Jayawardene 102* (203b 12x4 2x6)

69.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, straightish and full, blocked calmly off the front foot

69.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, moves away from a good length outside off, left alone

69.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, straightening as it is pitched up outside off, Mahela gets forward and defends

69.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, that came back in late, Mahela adjusted well to nudge it on the leg side

69.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, another one that swerves back in fullish, England's fast bowlers getting consistent reverse, tucked to midwicket

69.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, now this one holds its line outside off, Mahela reaches out and keeps strike with a push towards cover

Sri Lanka 206/7   DPMD Jayawardene 103* (209b 12x4 2x6)

70.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, goes back to defend one that spins in and bounces from around the stumps

70.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, that dipped and bounced sharply on him, he was already preparing to dab it past slip, somehow managed to pull it off in the end

70.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, paddled wide of fine leg now

70.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, inside edge on to pad, a brave effort from short leg as he tumbles forward one-handed, but on the bounce to him

70.5

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run

Sri Lanka 211/7   DPMD Jayawardene 108* (214b 12x4 2x6)

71.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, is wary of the ball moving in late, not fully forward and defends the straightish one

71.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed towards point

71.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bounce wide outside off stump, he has a look and lets it go

71.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, comes in, not sharply though, from back of a length, and is dropped softly for one

Sri Lanka 212/7   DPMD Jayawardene 109* (218b 12x4 2x6)

72.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot down the pitch

72.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, SIX, here he comes, as calm as one can be when charging out, lofts with the spin high over wide long on

72.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played out to short leg

72.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bends forward to defend a tossed up delivery, Swann has been a touch predictable today with his line outside off

72.5

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, worked from around off to midwicket

72.6

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, quicker, nudged straight to midwicket, Swann is not happy and goes away mumbling

Sri Lanka 218/7   DPMD Jayawardene 115* (224b 12x4 3x6)

73.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 4 leg byes, too full down the pads, rolls away fine past the keeper

73.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, elegant, effective, makes room to a pitched up delivery and lifts it over mid off

73.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, ducks under a bouncer now

73.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, too short, outside off, and he does not have to do anything to avoid that as it sails over

73.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, gets the short ball on target now but Mahela swivels to hook it through square leg

Sri Lanka 228/7   DPMD Jayawardene 120* (229b 13x4 3x6)

74.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, middle stump and tucked into the leg side

74.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, played with the turn and worked around the corner

Sri Lanka 229/7   DPMD Jayawardene 121* (231b 13x4 3x6)

75.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, leg stump and pushed out into the deep with the flick

75.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and blocked on off stump

75.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, turned away off a full length to deep square leg

Sri Lanka 232/7   DPMD Jayawardene 123* (234b 13x4 3x6)

76.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, back of a length and blocked into the legside

76.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, paddle swept very fine

76.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up outside off and pushed down the ground to long off

Sri Lanka 235/7   DPMD Jayawardene 126* (237b 13x4 3x6)

77.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed to Panesar's right

77.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, played forward to Panesar's right again and they pinch a single

Sri Lanka 236/7   DPMD Jayawardene 127* (239b 13x4 3x6)

78.1

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, outside off and delicately late cut to third man, an excellent scramble by Trott saves four

78.2

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, paddle sweep once more

78.3

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, turned to short long leg from a full length

78.4

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, blocked on middle and off

78.5

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, another very nicely played late cut that this time runs all the way to the rope

78.6

Swann to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, cut behind square again, this time not quite right so Trott - who looks totally shattered - chases back to third man once again

Sri Lanka 247/7   DPMD Jayawardene 136* (245b 14x4 3x6)

79.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, delightfully played, chipped over extra cover and timed well enough to the rope

79.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven from off stump this time to the extra cover fielder

79.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, middle and off and blocked back to the bowler

79.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, middle stump line and flicked through midwicket, a leisurely chase in from the boundary

Sri Lanka 252/7   DPMD Jayawardene 141* (249b 15x4 3x6)

80.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up on off stump and driven out to long off

Sri Lanka 253/7   DPMD Jayawardene 142* (250b 15x4 3x6)

81.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed away into the off side on the front foot

81.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pressed forward and blocked to cover

81.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended from the crease to a ball on off stump

81.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, forward this time on off stump to block

81.5

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, a slug down the ground just evades a diving mid on and runs away to the boundary, it was an inside edge and fortunately landed just to the right of the fielder

81.6

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, dropped into the covers and they scramble a run that keeps Jayawardene on strike

Sri Lanka 258/8   DPMD Jayawardene 147* (256b 16x4 3x6)

82.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full just outside off and left alone

82.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, off stump and blocked into the off side

82.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, pulled round the corner and a chance for Panesar in the deep but straight through his hands! The old, comedy Monty in the field returns and that is a bad drop, straight to him, an uncontrolled top edge and Panesar took it on the base of the left hand before it slid over the rope

82.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, played off the back foot behind square to the fielder

82.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended on off stump from a length

82.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, guided down to third man on the back foot

Sri Lanka 263/8   DPMD Jayawardene 152* (262b 17x4 3x6)

83.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and driven to mid on

83.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, late cut produces a bottom edge past the off stump, bounces to Prior who saves well

83.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, down again! A lofted drive goes straight up in the air, it's Monty again! But again through the fingers! And again Jayawardene survives

83.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, and to rub salt in the wound, a lovely clip past Panesar at mid on that whistles away for four

83.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, now a full toss outside off is dispatched through the covers

83.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, back of a length and a cut is missed

Sri Lanka 273/8   DPMD Jayawardene 162* (268b 19x4 3x6)

85.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full of length and blocked on middle and off into the leg side

85.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fine delivery, just outside off and played at and missed

85.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full length on middle and off, defended forward

85.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, short and swayed outside

85.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, short outside off and cut wide of third man in the air for four

85.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tries the same stroke but there's more venom in the delivery which gets big on Jayawardene and he missed the flick

Sri Lanka 277/8   DPMD Jayawardene 166* (274b 20x4 3x6)

87.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, back of a length and dropped out on the leg side

87.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed out on the off side on the front foot

87.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, well wide of off stump and left

87.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, outside off and guided to third man, they refuse the run

87.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, pulled down to long leg, kept down, and a sliding save from Trott

Sri Lanka 286/8   DPMD Jayawardene 167* (279b 20x4 3x6)

88.1

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, outside off and cut to short third man

88.2

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, forward on off stump and pushed back to the bowler

88.3

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, sliding past the attempted late cut just outside off

88.4

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, dropped out on the leg side from the back foot

88.5

Panesar to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, turned through square leg and a scrambling Bell can't get in quickly enough for the run out

Sri Lanka 289/8   DPMD Jayawardene 168* (284b 20x4 3x6)

89.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full just outside off and blocked back up the wicket

89.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bumper and ducked

89.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, a beauty, just outside off nibbling away, forcing Jayawardene to feel and miss

89.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, back of a length and blocked

89.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, left outside off

89.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full and blocked back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 289/8   DPMD Jayawardene 168* (290b 20x4 3x6)

91.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length ball on the pads, flicked away, and turns down the single

91.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length ball outside off, defended to cover

91.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, short of a length, outside off, left alone, even though the ball does come back in. Misses the off by about six inches

91.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, this one jags back in sharply, hits him high on the pad. No harm done

91.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, looks to dab and run, but had played this straight to backward point

91.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, looks for the boundary here. Drives on the up, crunchy shot, but finds short extra cover. So Anderson gets another over at Welegedara

Sri Lanka 305/8   DPMD Jayawardene 168* (296b 20x4 3x6)

92.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length ball, down the leg side, Jaywardene will feel he has missed out as he fails to make contact

92.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length, on off, no movement, Jayawardene moves forward and defends

92.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, half-volley, just outside off, flicked back to Anderson

92.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, another half-volley, just outside off, drops this towards point with soft hands, and takes the single before Patel can get around. And strike manipulated again

Sri Lanka 307/8   DPMD Jayawardene 169* (300b 20x4 3x6)

93.1

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, short, cut away to third man, and the single is refused

93.2

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene sees mid-on is up, and he clears the front leg to loft this length ball over mid-on's head. It was the slower ball, and hence it got more height than distance, but it was good enough to beat Samit Patel

93.3

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bouncer, and MJ ducks under it

93.4

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length ball on off, pushed to sweeper-cover, and the single is turned down again

93.5

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, another bouncer, down the leg side this time, MJ shapes up to pull, but sees it is a touch too high to be able to do so well. Lets it go

93.6

Broad to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, that man was placed right, Jayawardene dabbed it towards him, to his left actually, but a diving Swann fumbles at gully, and allows him the single

Sri Lanka 312/9   DPMD Jayawardene 174* (306b 21x4 3x6)

94.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length ball on the pads, clipped to short midwicket

94.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length again, into the pads again, pushed to short midwicket again

94.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tries the scoop fine behind the stumps, but fails to make contact. Premeditated, but the off stump stands safe

94.4

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, half-volley, drives to sweeper-cover, doesn't take the single

94.5

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, upper-cut this time, over gully, to the left of third man, comes back for two

94.6

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, poor delivery, on the pads, Jayawardene forgets the single and takes the boundary, clipping it fine of fine leg

Sri Lanka 318/9   DPMD Jayawardene 180* (312b 22x4 3x6)

96.1

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, half-volley outside off, pushed to deep cover, doesn't take the single

96.2

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven to long-off, no run again

96.3

Anderson to DPMD Jayawardene, OUT, Oh well done Anderson. Just when I was about to say this is looking like a middle-wicket net session. Anderson gets his fifth. Just short of a length, just outside off, Jayawardene comes forward to defend. The ball just holds its line, the edge is taken, and finally Anderson has produced the breakthrough

DPMD Jayawardene c †Prior b Anderson 180 (396m 315b 22x4 3x6) SR: 57.14

Sri Lanka 318/10   DPMD Jayawardene 180 (315b 22x4 3x6)
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Mar 29, 2012

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