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

20.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, comes well forward and defends to the on side

20.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, takes a few paces down and works it to mid-on

20.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, plonks forward and defends to the off side

20.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, drags it shorter and he turns at the crease and pulls

20.5

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, comes well forward and defends

20.6

Patel to Samaraweera, 1 run, shuffles and turns it to the on side

Sri Lanka 65/3   SR Patel 1-0-2-0

22.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, goes back and he chops it to the off side

22.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flatter delivery and he runs it off his pads to the leg side

22.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, clips it down to backward square leg

22.4

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, comes across and pushes it to the off side

22.5

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, comes well forward and drives to cover

22.6

Patel to Samaraweera, 1 run, driven firmly but just wide of the diving extra cover fielder

Sri Lanka 73/3   SR Patel 2-0-4-0

24.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flatter delivery and he gets forward and defends

24.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defends again, he's playing safe till lunch

24.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, stays beside the line and softly taps it to the off side

24.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, gets forward and drives to long-off

24.5

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, flatter delivery and it skids and he works it to the leg side

24.6

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, clips it softly to midwicket

Sri Lanka 76/3   SR Patel 3-0-5-0

26.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, gets well forward and pushes it down to mid-off

26.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, plonks forward and defends

26.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, gets well forward and smothers the spin

26.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, gets well forward and defends

26.5

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, drives wide of extra cover

26.6

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, fires that on a yorker length and Samaraweetra digs it out to midwicket and it's lunch

Sri Lanka 82/3   SR Patel 4-0-6-0

36.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flatter delivery and he gets well forward and defends

36.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, chips down the track and he doesn't offer a shot, pads it away

36.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, gets behind the line and drives

36.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, gets well forward and drives to cover

36.5

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fuller delivery and clipped towards midwicket

36.6

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, clipped away to midwicket again, he's on 49

Sri Lanka 103/3   SR Patel 5-1-6-0

38.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, drifts in to him and Jayawardene steers it to the off side

38.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, chips down the track and mistimes it to mid-on, could so easily have gone to the fielder on the full

38.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, comes well forward and defends

38.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full on the pads and clipped to midwicket

38.5

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, chops it to the off side wide of point and Jayawardene wanted the run but his partner wasn't so sure, in the end he reaches his fifty

38.6

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, goes back at the crease and chops it to sweeper cover

Sri Lanka 108/3   SR Patel 6-1-7-0

40.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, flatter delivery and he shuffles and clips it behind square on the on side

40.2

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, bowls it flat, he stays back and chops it wide of the bowler

40.3

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, half volley wide outside off and driven straight to cover

40.4

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, steers it down towards point

40.5

Patel to Samaraweera, 1 run, gets well forward and drives towards long-off

40.6

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flatter delivery on the stumps and he defends

Sri Lanka 111/3   SR Patel 7-1-9-0

42.1

Patel to Samaraweera, 4 byes, flighted but the ball keeps very low, defeating Samaraweera's pull and running through Prior's legs too

42.2

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, wicket to wicket, pushed into the leg side

42.3

Patel to Samaraweera, 1 run, tossed up and punched on the drive to extra-cover

42.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, outside off, pushed towards cover

42.5

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length delivery outside off, defended on the front foot

42.6

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up in the blockhole and dug out into the off side

Sri Lanka 117/3   SR Patel 8-1-10-0

44.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, SIX, skips out and smacks a clean, straight maximum back down the ground. Sheesh, that was good

44.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up, worked off the stumps to midwicket

44.3

Patel to Samaraweera, 2 runs, on the stumps, whipped through square leg for a couple

44.4

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, flighted, Samaraweera tries to clip through the on side but the ball deflects off bat and pad on to the wicket

44.5

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, outside off, cut square to the man at point

44.6

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, dragged slightly short but Samaraweera's savage cut flies to extra-cover

Sri Lanka 130/3   SR Patel 9-1-19-0

46.1

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, defended in front of the stumps

46.2

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, tossed up outside off, blocked

46.3

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, on the stumps, flighted a little, forward defensive

46.4

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, pushed through, wicket to wicket, gets behind it to defend

46.5

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, full, on off, blocked into the off side

46.6

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, tossed up on the stumps and smothered - that's a maiden from Patel

Sri Lanka 132/3   SR Patel 10-2-19-0

48.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, outside off, pushed to cover

48.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, fuller, flighted, driven back and through Patel's attempt to field, the ball dribbling down to long-off

48.3

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, tight line, worked into the leg side

48.4

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, tossed up on the stumps, whipped aggressively to midwicket

48.5

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, on the stumps, goes back and defends

48.6

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, length ball outside off, not much turn and pushed to cover - no run

Sri Lanka 136/3   SR Patel 11-2-20-0

50.1

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, on the stumps, pushed back to the bowler

50.2

Patel to Samaraweera, 1 run, whipped through midwicket, good running steals a single

50.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up and Jayawardene gets behind it to defend

50.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, slightly short, worked off the legs out to deep backward square

50.5

Patel to Samaraweera, no run, flatter, wicket to wicket, Samaraweera comes down the track and plays into the leg side

50.6

Patel to Samaraweera, 1 run, Patel wheels away, this time clipped from outside off through midwicket for another single

Sri Lanka 143/3   SR Patel 12-2-23-0

70.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up outside off and he defends

70.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, clips it softly to the on side

70.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, loud cheers but Jayawardene decides to stick to the single only, cut wide of point, sweeper picks up and that brings up the 200

70.4

Patel to Mathews, no run, gets well forward and defends this one

70.5

Patel to Mathews, 1 run, punches a full delivery down to long-off

70.6

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, decides to defend this one, the 100 will have to wait

Sri Lanka 201/4   SR Patel 13-2-25-0

72.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up on the stumps, clipped wristily wide of mid-on, beating the dive of midwicket - he's got it, a 31st Test hundred and a magnificent knock so far

72.2

Patel to Mathews, no run, full length, smothered in front of the stumps

72.3

Patel to Mathews, no run, flighted in towards middle, defended on the front foot

72.4

Patel to Mathews, no run, tossed up, outside off, driven back

72.5

Patel to Mathews, no run, gives this one a bit more air, it lands on middle and leg, grips and turns, Mathews jabbing defensively away on the back foot

72.6

Patel to Mathews, no run, drifts on to the legs and nudged away square

Sri Lanka 202/4   SR Patel 14-2-26-0

74.1

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flighted, on the stumps, blocked

74.2

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up on leg, Jayawardene plays back to the bowler

74.3

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leg-stump line again, fiddled short to square leg

74.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full, flighted on off, forward defensive

74.5

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, drifting across this time, pushed to short midwicket

74.6

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tight line, again Jayawardene defends - it's attritional stuff for the bowlers at the moment but that's another maiden for Patel

Sri Lanka 203/4   SR Patel 15-3-26-0

76.1

Patel to Mathews, no run, on the stumps, defended

76.2

Patel to Mathews, no run, flighted, Mathews comes forward and drives back to the bowler

76.3

Patel to Mathews, 1 run, back of a length, cut through the off side to the man on the rope

76.4

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, off-stump line, good length, defended on the front foot

76.5

Patel to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, on off, tossed up and punched to long-off

76.6

Patel to Mathews, FOUR, full and drifting towards leg stump, Mathews finally breaks the shackles and heaves and meaty clump over wide long-on

Sri Lanka 212/4   SR Patel 16-3-32-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150
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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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