England in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v England

Sri Lanka won by 75 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

66.1

Swann to Herath, no run, blocked down the track off the front foot

66.2

Swann to Herath, no run, pushed towards silly point

66.3

Swann to Herath, no run, angled in full, kept out down the pitch

66.4

Swann to Herath, no run, big appeal for lbw, as Herath is struck on the pad as he misses the work on the leg side, did that turn enough, need replays, no it did not, was just clipping leg stump

66.5

Swann to Herath, no run, pushed off the front foot on the off side

66.6

Swann to Herath, no run, sharp bounce for Swann just around off stump, Herath pushes forward and spoons it up, over silly point, close call

Sri Lanka 191/7   HMRKB Herath 0* (6b)

67.3

Anderson to Herath, 1 run, Herath walks across and whips this back of a length ball past a diving midwicket

Sri Lanka 193/7   HMRKB Herath 1* (7b)

68.5

Swann to Herath, no run, bat in front of pad as he pushes to short leg

68.6

Swann to Herath, no run, opens the face and defends to silly point from the crease

Sri Lanka 205/7   HMRKB Herath 1* (9b)

70.6

Swann to Herath, no run, moves forward to keep out a flighted delivery around off

Sri Lanka 211/7   HMRKB Herath 1* (10b)

71.5

Broad to Herath, no run, goes full as he angles it in, Herath crouches to defend

71.6

Broad to Herath, no run, similar delivery, full and headed for the stumps, kept out safely

Sri Lanka 212/7   HMRKB Herath 1* (12b)

73.1

Broad to Herath, 1 run, stabs a length delivery behind point and gets off strike

Sri Lanka 219/7   HMRKB Herath 2* (13b)

74.3

Swann to Herath, no run, angled in from round the wicket to middle and off, defended forward

74.4

Swann to Herath, no run, blocked forward again on off stump

74.5

Swann to Herath, no run, just outside off on a length, forward to defend again

74.6

Swann to Herath, no run, just back of a length and blocked from the crease

Sri Lanka 229/7   HMRKB Herath 2* (17b)

75.2

Panesar to Herath, 1 run, short, pulled out to deep midwicket

75.5

Panesar to Herath, no run, pushed forward on off stump and blocked

75.6

Panesar to Herath, no run, outside off, a lean forward to defend

Sri Lanka 232/7   HMRKB Herath 3* (20b)

76.4

Swann to Herath, no run, defended back to the bowler

76.5

Swann to Herath, no run, flatter and blocked

76.6

Swann to Herath, no run, grip and turn past the outside edge from a good length, fine delivery

Sri Lanka 235/7   HMRKB Herath 3* (23b)

77.3

Panesar to Herath, no run, turn into the leftie and dropped awkwardly into the leg side

77.4

Panesar to Herath, no run, forward outside off stump to block

77.5

Panesar to Herath, 2 runs, long lean outside off and edged away down through third man

77.6

Panesar to Herath, no run, turn past the inside edge and strikes the pad, brief inquiry but outside the line

Sri Lanka 238/7   HMRKB Herath 5* (27b)

79.5

Panesar to Herath, no run, flatter on the left hander's off stump and blocked forward

79.6

Panesar to Herath, no run, off stump again and forward to defend

Sri Lanka 252/7   HMRKB Herath 5* (29b)

80.2

Patel to Herath, OUT, and there's the breakthrough! A paddle sweep misses, Herath is hit on the full in front of off stump...the review actually has it as umpire's call so closer than first inspection but out nevertheless and Herath's vigil comes to an end. But he did hold an end up well enough

HMRKB Herath lbw b Patel 5 (65m 30b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

Sri Lanka 253/8   HMRKB Herath 5 (30b)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (PSS) - Apr 3-7, 2012
England won by 8 wickets
Sri Lanka v England at Galle - Mar 26-29, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 75 runs
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Mar 29, 2012

Chanaka Welegedara, Dinesh Chandimal and Suraj Randiv leave with souvenirs, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, March 29, 2012

The Sri Lankans leave with souvenirs

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Mar 29, 2012

Jonathan Trott walks off after being dismissed for 112, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, March 29, 2012

Jonathan Trott walks off after being dismissed for 112

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