England in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v England

Sri Lanka won by 75 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

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   GP Swann 1-0-8-0

20.1

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

20.2

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, shuffles across and nudges, but cannot get it past a diving short leg, one of those days for Thilan

20.3

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

20.4

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, backs away and cuts against the sharp turn, to point, in another day ...

20.5

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, pads away a tossed up and turning ball well outside off

20.6

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, appeal for a catch at short leg, Thilan manages to get into a tangle as he comes out of the crease, stabs away the spinning delivery, it pops up off the flap of the pad and short leg takes it, umpire Tucker says no right away, england decide not to review

Sri Lanka 40/3   GP Swann 2-0-9-0

22.1

Swann to Samaraweera, 1 run, nudges with the spin behind square leg

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

22.6

Swann to Samaraweera, 1 run, paddles a full ball to fine leg

Sri Lanka 45/3   GP Swann 3-0-12-0

24.1

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, gets across and nudges with the spin to short leg

24.2

Swann to Samaraweera, FOUR, backs away and cuts, he is finding the gaps now, gets it through cover for four

24.3

Swann to Samaraweera, 1 run, goes back and across, works through square leg

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   GP Swann 4-0-17-0

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

26.4

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, played down the track

26.5

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, well forward and smothers a tossed up ball on the off side

26.6

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, worked to midwicket

Sri Lanka 62/3   GP Swann 5-0-18-0

28.1

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, defends an angled full delivery

28.2

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, smothers one that pitched on a length on off

28.3

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, worked softly to midwicket

28.4

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, bounces outside off, he shoulders arms right away

28.5

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, flicked away to midwicket

28.6

Swann to Samaraweera, no run, full delivery forced to mid off

Sri Lanka 62/3   GP Swann 6-1-18-0

46.1

Swann to Chandimal, no run, pushed against the spin to mid off

46.2

Swann to Chandimal, no run, tossed up fullish around off, he bends low and defends

46.3

Swann to Chandimal, no run, nudged in the air, could have been close, fell short of short leg

46.4

Swann to Chandimal, no run, huge turn for Swann from a good length, he had already backed away to cut on length, and could not time the shot

46.5

Swann to Chandimal, no run, defended off the front foot

46.6

Swann to Chandimal, 2 leg byes, looked like a late decision to sweep, he went down on his knee almost as the ball got to him, it rolled away to fine leg

Sri Lanka 115/4   GP Swann 7-2-18-0

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

48.6

Swann to Chandimal, no run, bends forward and keeps out this tossed up ball down the track

Sri Lanka 127/4   GP Swann 8-2-23-0

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

50.3

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, forward and pushed back to the bowler

50.4

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, this turns and takes the inside edge, off the pad but in front of Prior

50.5

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, turn again but negotiated safely from the crease

50.6

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, flatter outside off and defended to short third man

Sri Lanka 129/5   GP Swann 9-2-24-0

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

52.3

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, FOUR, down on one knee and helped over cow cover for a few bounces into the rope

52.4

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, 2 runs, down on one knee once more, this time to paddle sweep fine, Panesar comes round to his right to field

52.5

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, quicker, down the legside, swept at and missed

52.6

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, length and flicked with the turn through square leg

Sri Lanka 138/5   GP Swann 10-2-32-0

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

54.3

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, fuller and blocked forward

54.4

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, a step down and push forward back to the bowler

54.5

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, blocked towards cover coming forward

54.6

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run

Sri Lanka 139/5   GP Swann 11-2-33-0

56.1

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, off stump and defended

56.2

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, FOUR, this is well swept, taken from far in front of the body and well timed away through square leg

56.3

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, FOUR, this is a better stroke, rocking back to cut away past backward point

56.4

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, now a step down and wristy flick through midwicket

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   GP Swann 12-2-43-0

58.1

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

58.2

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, full and swept out to deep square leg

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

58.5

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, paddled around the corner to deep square leg

58.6

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

Sri Lanka 162/5   GP Swann 13-2-47-0

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

60.5

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, played forward from outside off into cover

60.6

Swann to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 run, swept nicely out to the man in the deep

Sri Lanka 168/5   GP Swann 14-2-49-0

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

62.3

Swann to Randiv, no run, defended off an inside edge past short leg

62.4

Swann to Randiv, 1 run, another inside edge in front of square, gets him to push at the tossed up ball, almost got through with the turn

62.5

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

62.6

Swann to Randiv, FOUR, invites him to drive with flight outside off, but is is too full and Randiv drills it through cover

Sri Lanka 181/6   GP Swann 15-2-60-0

64.1

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

64.2

Swann to Randiv, no run, squeezes out the full delivery to cover

64.3

Swann to Randiv, no run, pushed to mid off, they are not getting the single

64.4

Swann to Randiv, 2 runs, paddles in the air from outside off, down to fine leg

64.5

Swann to Randiv, no run, pushed off the front foot towards the bowler

64.6

Swann to Randiv, no run, gets forward and across and defends solidly

Sri Lanka 189/6   GP Swann 16-2-63-0

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   GP Swann 17-3-63-0

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

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   GP Swann 18-3-68-0

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

70.6

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

Sri Lanka 211/7   GP Swann 19-3-73-0

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   GP Swann 20-3-79-0

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

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   GP Swann 21-3-80-0

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

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   GP Swann 22-3-83-0

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   GP Swann 23-3-92-0
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

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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