England in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v England

Sri Lanka won by 75 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

9.1

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run

9.2

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, defended off the front foot

9.3

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, tossed up ball driven to deepish mid off

9.4

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, flighted again, around middle, he bends forward low and smothers it

9.5

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, pushed away on the off side

9.6

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, good length and straightening on off stump, kept out safely off the front foot, decent start by Monty

Sri Lanka 26/3   MS Panesar 1-1-0-0

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

11.4

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, smothered off the front foot back to the bowler

11.5

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, played out towards point from the crease

11.6

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, quicker and fuller, inside edged past short leg towards midwicket

Sri Lanka 28/3   MS Panesar 2-1-1-0

13.1

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, defended off an inside edge on to pad, on the off side, Thilan taking an age to get that first run

13.2

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, he wants to get off the mark, he comes down the track, and works straight to midwicket

13.3

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run

13.4

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, punched to mid off from the crease

13.5

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, a neat inside-out drive, straight to extra cover though

13.6

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, chips down the track, gets to the pitch, but finds deepish mid on

Sri Lanka 29/3   MS Panesar 3-2-1-0

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   MS Panesar 4-3-1-0

17.1

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, nippy length ball straightening on middle, he keeps it out awkwardly

17.2

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, pushed away down to deep mid on

17.3

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, whips a full delivery to deep mid on again

17.4

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, almost got him, he advanced down the track, and almost yorked himself off the tossed up ball, managed to dig it out, but then it rolled back, by the time keeper got to the ball, Thilan was back

17.5

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, defends a tossed up ball from the crease

17.6

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, played out to midwicket

Sri Lanka 31/3   MS Panesar 5-4-1-0

19.1

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, shortish, worked to square leg

19.2

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, flighted some way outside off, the drive cannot beat point

19.3

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, slapped hard into the ground as he hits it to extra cover

19.4

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, gets the push past the bowler but not past mid on

19.5

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, runs are just not coming for Thilan, he comes down the track, Monty shortens it, and he has to defend

19.6

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, guided to point

Sri Lanka 39/3   MS Panesar 6-5-1-0

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   MS Panesar 7-5-3-0

23.1

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, works a full delivery to deep mid on

23.2

Panesar to Samaraweera, FOUR, superb stroke, where was he hiding it all the time, slithers out, gets to the pitch, and times it between extra cover and mid off

23.3

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, gets forward early and keeps out a flatter one

23.4

Panesar to Samaraweera, 3 runs, he was finding backward point with these strokes, now he delays the shot and softly dabs it past the man, Bell puts in a slide near the rope to haul it back

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   MS Panesar 8-5-10-0

31.1

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, fullish on leg stump, pushed off the front foot to midwicket

31.2

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, goes forward and smothers a length ball

31.3

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, comes down the track, he has not had much success doing that, ends up defending

31.4

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, pushed off the front foot to extra cover

31.5

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, opens the face a tad as he drives towards extra cover

31.6

Panesar to Samaraweera, no run, turning away a bit from middle, kept out off the front foot

Sri Lanka 67/3   MS Panesar 9-6-10-0

33.1

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, full ball pushed down to mid on

33.2

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, gets forward and keeps out this one on middle and off

33.3

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, tossed up full on leg, pushed back to the bowler

33.4

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, pushed away off the front foot towards cover

33.5

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, bends forward low and defends on the off side, hardly a bad delivery from Monty

33.6

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, digs out a tossed up near-yorker back to Panesar

Sri Lanka 69/4   MS Panesar 10-7-10-0

35.1

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, flighted ball defended off the front foot to the off side

35.2

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, squeezes out a full delivery towards covers

35.3

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, worked to midwicket from middle and leg

35.4

Panesar to Chandimal, SIX, out of nowhere, he goes for the slog-sweep, fetches a good length ball from off stump, and slams it over deep midwicket, what a way to get off the mark

35.5

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, pushed towards extra cover

35.6

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, comes forward and bends low to defend towards cover

Sri Lanka 87/4   MS Panesar 11-7-16-0

37.1

Panesar to Chandimal, no run

37.2

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, squeezes a tossed up full ball to the bowler

37.3

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, tossed up slower and dips on him, he adjusts to push to mid off

37.4

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, he goes hard at the cut. rocks back as soon as he sees the shorter length, finds cover though

37.5

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, quicker now on off stump, Monty getting the variations out, he is hurried into the defensive push, gets an inside edge

37.6

Panesar to Chandimal, no run, safely keeps this one on middle out

Sri Lanka 87/4   MS Panesar 12-8-16-0

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   MS Panesar 13-9-16-0

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   MS Panesar 14-10-16-0

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   MS Panesar 15-10-20-0

51.1

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

51.2

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, a cracker from Monty, grips and turns past the outside edge, a cry for lbw turned down as it flicks the pad on the way through to Prior

51.3

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, fuller and defended with bat and pad together

51.4

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, defended with a lean forward once more

51.5

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, more of a length ball but again defended forward

51.6

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, pressed forward again outside off and blocked

Sri Lanka 130/5   MS Panesar 16-10-21-0

53.1

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, full on off stump and blocked into the off side

53.2

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, forward again to block on off stump

53.3

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, this time a step down but another forward defence

53.4

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, flatter just outside off and blocked

53.5

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, leg stump and blocked back to the bowler

53.6

Panesar to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, pushed away off a length into the offside

Sri Lanka 138/5   MS Panesar 17-11-21-0

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   MS Panesar 18-11-25-0

75.1

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

75.2

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

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

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   MS Panesar 19-11-28-0

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

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   MS Panesar 20-11-31-0

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

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   MS Panesar 21-11-36-0

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   MS Panesar 22-11-41-0

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

88.6

Panesar to Welegedara, no run, well forward to block back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 289/8   MS Panesar 23-11-42-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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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

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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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