England in Sri Lanka Test Series - 2nd Test

Sri Lanka v England

England won by 8 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

101.5

Swann to Prasad, no run, nicely defended off the front foot

101.6

Swann to Prasad, no run, gets a bit of turn and he stays back and clips it to leg slip

Sri Lanka 258/7   KTGD Prasad 0* (2b)

102.5

Bresnan to Prasad, no run

102.6

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, punches it off the back foot to the off side

Sri Lanka 261/7   KTGD Prasad 0* (4b)

104.1

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, swings it inwards and he lunges forward and defends to cover point

104.2

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, similar line and length and he gets well forward to defend to the off side

104.3

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, holds the length back and he stays back at the crease and defends

104.4

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, goes back at the crease and punches it to the off side

104.5

Bresnan to Prasad, 2 runs, bangs it in short and he rocks back at the crease and pulls wide of short leg for a couple

104.6

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, fullish in length and he swings at it and fails to beat mid-on

Sri Lanka 263/8   KTGD Prasad 2* (10b)

105.3

Swann to Prasad, no run, comes well forward and drives to mid-off

105.4

Swann to Prasad, no run

105.5

Swann to Prasad, no run, comes well forward and drives towards mid-off

105.6

Swann to Prasad, no run, bowls it flatter and he stays back to defend

Sri Lanka 264/8   KTGD Prasad 2* (14b)

106.3

Bresnan to Prasad, no run

106.4

Bresnan to Prasad, FOUR, short and wide and it's a controlled slice by Prasad, there are two slips and he angles it in the air and down to third man

106.5

Bresnan to Prasad, no run

106.6

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, keeps it on the stumps and he defends back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 269/8   KTGD Prasad 6* (18b 1x4)

108.1

Bresnan to Prasad, 1 run, bowls the one bouncer for the over, he stays back and pulls and finds the fielder in the deep

Sri Lanka 270/8   KTGD Prasad 7* (19b 1x4)

109.1

Swann to Prasad, no run, flatter delivery and he stays back and defends

109.2

Swann to Prasad, no run, stays back at the crease and defends again

109.3

Swann to Prasad, no run

109.4

Swann to Prasad, no run, Appeal for a caught behind and Prior was quite confident, the ball skidded and beat the prod and Swann wasn't so sure, Prior wasn't sure whether the replays would reveal the edge, now the TV commentators claim they heard a sound

109.5

Swann to Prasad, 1 run, pushes it down to mid-off for a single

Sri Lanka 271/9   KTGD Prasad 8* (24b 1x4)

110.1

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, keeps a bit low and he stays back at the crease and defends towards mid-on

110.2

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, fullish in length and he lunges forward to defend towards mid-off

110.3

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, pulls a bouncer and he nearly gets an inside edge to the stumps, there's a deep square leg waiting...

110.4

Bresnan to Prasad, FOUR, that's a cracking boundary, Prasad got on top of the bounce, it was wide outside off and he maintained his balance and crashed that past the covers off the front foot

110.5

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, attempts a yorker but it's a low full toss which he pushes down to cover

110.6

Bresnan to Prasad, no run, squeezed out towards mid-off and they decide not to risk a single

Sri Lanka 275/9   KTGD Prasad 12* (30b 2x4)
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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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Apr 7, 2012

An England fan joins Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook in the middle, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, P Sara Oval, 5th day, April 7, 2012

An England fan joins Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook in the middle

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Apr 7, 2012

Andrew Strauss and Mahela Jayawardene share the trophy after the series ended 1-1, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Colombo, P Sara Oval, 5th day, April 7, 2012

Andrew Strauss and Mahela Jayawardene share the trophy after the series ended 1-1

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