India in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v India

Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets

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

93.3

Mithun to Herath, no run, starts with a 133kmh yorker to Herath, who digs it out towards cover

93.4

Mithun to Herath, no run, angling into offstump, on a length, Herath defends watchfully

93.5

Mithun to Herath, no run, bowled from wider off the crease, heading down leg, Herath plays down the wrong line, hits the pad but was sliding down leg

93.6

Mithun to Herath, FOUR, shortish ball, sits up for Herath who swings it to the fine leg boundary for four

Sri Lanka 368/6   HMRKB Herath 4* (4b 1x4)

94.2

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, 2 runs, on the leg stump, Herath moves across and tucks it towards fine leg for a couple

94.3

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, FOUR, more runs for Herath, confident shot this, swept powerfully against the spin, gets him a boundary to midwicket

94.4

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, 1 run, looks to paddle this one fine down the leg side, gets bat on it but slips as he plays the shot and falls over

Sri Lanka 376/6   HMRKB Herath 11* (7b 2x4)

95.1

Mithun to Herath, no run, angles it across, Herath goes for the big off drive and misses

95.2

Mithun to Herath, no run, full and very wide, 134kmh, Herath chases it and misses again

95.3

Mithun to Herath, no run, full again, on offstump, Herath steers the ball to point, doesn't look to hammer it this time

95.4

Mithun to Herath, no run, short ball just down leg, Herath looks to hook but he misses

95.5

Mithun to Herath, no run, another bouncer, well outside off this time, Herath lets this one go

95.6

Mithun to Herath, 1 run, ends with another short ball, Herath pulls this one for a single to retain strike

Sri Lanka 377/6   HMRKB Herath 12* (13b 2x4)

96.1

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, 1 run, Herath tucks the first ball of the over to midwicket to get off strike

96.3

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, tossed up by Harbhajan, Herath cracks it towards mid-off where Yuvraj fields, no time to take a single

96.4

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, flighted by Harbhajan, dips in and swerves away, Herath has no clue about that as he is beaten outside off

96.5

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, watchfully defended this time by Herath

96.6

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, FOUR, short ball just outside off, cuts firmly by Herath, Mithun gives chase and in typical fast-bowler fashion attempts to stop it with his boot, he can't and that's four more to Herath

Sri Lanka 385/6   HMRKB Herath 17* (18b 3x4)

97.2

Mithun to Herath, no run, Herath continues to swing and miss, little footwork as he swishes at a length delivery angling across him

97.3

Mithun to Herath, no run, similar delivery, leaves this one through to the keeper

97.4

Mithun to Herath, SIX, he's smashed that one, a short of length delivery that is powered over long-on for six, not the shot of a tailender that

97.5

Mithun to Herath, 1 run, defended towards mid-on for a single this time

Sri Lanka 393/6   HMRKB Herath 24* (22b 3x4 1x6)

98.1

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, 1 run, gets on one knee as he sweeps towards square leg

Sri Lanka 394/7   HMRKB Herath 25* (23b 3x4 1x6)

99.1

Mithun to Herath, no run, back of length ball outside off, left alone by Herath

99.2

Mithun to Herath, FOUR, full and wide, Herath throws his bat at that, gets a top edge that flies over the slip cordon, doesn't bother moving anywhere towards the ball as he plays that shot, just plants his foot down the ground and swings, it's working so far for him

99.3

Mithun to Herath, no run, a ball just outside off is left alone by Herath

99.4

Mithun to Herath, no run, full and very wide, Herath again looks to carve it through the off side, doesn't get bat on ball

99.5

Mithun to Herath, no run, this one is closer to the offstump, Herath looks to drive initially, before opening the face, that saves him from getting an edge

99.6

Mithun to Herath, no run, Herath manages to survive again, just pokes at a ball close to off, beaten one more time .. nice delivery, slanting away late

Sri Lanka 398/7   HMRKB Herath 29* (29b 4x4 1x6)

101.1

Mithun to Herath, 3 runs, Rangana suriya! What a lovely cameo this. It was the short-pitched delivery and he pulls it through midwicket. SL move past 400.

101.3

Mithun to Herath, 1 run, full pitched around off and Herath drives to sweeper cover.

101.6

Mithun to Herath, 1 run, full pitched outside off and Herath brings up his highest Test score with a neat square drive. Entertaining innings this

Sri Lanka 405/7   HMRKB Herath 34* (32b 4x4 1x6)

102.1

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, leans well forward to defend to the off side

102.2

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, 2 runs, turn and bounce .. Herath stabs it well to the left of slip. Dravid dives but it dies on him

102.3

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, tries to sweep but doesn't connect

102.4

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, 1 run, shorter in length and pulled away to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 408/7   HMRKB Herath 37* (36b 4x4 1x6)

103.3

Sharma to Herath, 1 run, around the off stump line, steered past point for a single

Sri Lanka 415/7   HMRKB Herath 38* (37b 4x4 1x6)

104.1

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, Herath is beaten by a delivery that turns and bounces outside off

104.2

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, plays inside the line of a delivery well outside off that goes straight on

104.3

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, 1 run, plenty of drama there, played towards point, a direct hit would have had the non-striker in trouble but misses, they take a single off the overthrow, again it's a close call this time at the keeper's end but Malinga is in before Dhoni breaks the stumps

104.6

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, 1 run, bends down as he sweeps the final delivery for a single

Sri Lanka 422/7   HMRKB Herath 40* (41b 4x4 1x6)

105.1

Ojha to Herath, 1 run, Herath pulls it to deep midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 423/7   HMRKB Herath 41* (42b 4x4 1x6)

106.1

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, 1 run, fired into legstump, quick and full, Herath manages to keep it out

Sri Lanka 424/7   HMRKB Herath 42* (43b 4x4 1x6)

107.1

Ojha to Herath, no run, watchful defence from Herath

107.2

Ojha to Herath, no run

107.3

Ojha to Herath, no run, blocks it back down the pitch

107.4

Ojha to Herath, 1 run, full and outside off, swept along the ground towards deep square leg

Sri Lanka 425/7   HMRKB Herath 43* (47b 4x4 1x6)

108.1

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, FOUR, bottom-edged four as Herath looks to swat the ball to midwicket, the bottom edge sends the ball between Dhoni's legs and it trickles away for four

108.2

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, down the legside this time, Herath looks to glance it but misses

108.3

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, gets on the backfoot and tucks the ball towards square leg

108.4

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, a huge stride forward from Herath as he looks to smash the ball towards square leg, he misses and there's an appeal for stumped, but Herath's back leg is in the crease

108.5

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, no run, on middle and off, Herath gets on the backfoot and defends to the leg side

108.6

Harbhajan Singh to Herath, FOUR, that's his fifty, and a nice shot to bring it up, well outside off, he cracks that behind point for four, Herath reducing Sangakkara'a concerns about a long tail

Sri Lanka 433/7   HMRKB Herath 51* (53b 6x4 1x6)

110.3

Sharma to Herath, 1 run, back of a length and angling across Herath, who confidently pushes it towards cover for a single

110.6

Sharma to Herath, no run, swing and a miss to complete the over, Herath continues to attempt his footwork-free drives and doesn't connect

Sri Lanka 441/7   HMRKB Herath 52* (55b 6x4 1x6)

112.1

Sharma to Herath, no run, overpitched, well outside off, left alone by Herath

112.2

Sharma to Herath, 2 runs, an on-the-up drive from Herath to a back of a length ball outside off, he's looking very comfortable here

112.3

Sharma to Herath, no run, too far outside off to interest Herath, 137.8 kmh, goes through to Dhoni

112.4

Sharma to Herath, 1 run, pitched up and just outside off, Herath punches it to mid-off and sets off immediately for a single, could have been tight if there had been a direct hit

Sri Lanka 456/7   HMRKB Herath 55* (59b 6x4 1x6)

113.1

Ojha to Herath, no run, gets well forward and blocks the first delivery

113.2

Ojha to Herath, 1 run, full and outside off, Herath plays that favourite sweep of his, all along the ground to deep midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 461/7   HMRKB Herath 56* (61b 6x4 1x6)

114.2

Sehwag to Herath, no run, Herath gets well forward and blocks it

114.3

Sehwag to Herath, no run, defended back towards the bowler

114.4

Sehwag to Herath, 1 run, on middle and leg, paddled towards fine leg by Herath

Sri Lanka 464/7   HMRKB Herath 57* (64b 6x4 1x6)

115.1

Ojha to Herath, no run, back of a length ball on off, defended

115.2

Ojha to Herath, no run, stretches foward to block this one, is hit on the pads outside off

115.3

Ojha to Herath, 1 run, well outside off, Herath plays it off the backfoot towards backward point

Sri Lanka 471/7   HMRKB Herath 58* (67b 6x4 1x6)

116.1

Sehwag to Herath, no run, flighted, full and wide, driven firmly to cover

116.2

Sehwag to Herath, no run, Herath looks to defend, the ball turns past the bat outside off

116.3

Sehwag to Herath, no run, drops it towards backward point, thinks of a single but is sent back

116.4

Sehwag to Herath, FOUR, loopy delivery outside off, Herath sashays down the track to get to the pitch of the ball and crunches it through cove for four, wonderful hit from Herath

116.5

Sehwag to Herath, no run, again Sehwag tosses it up, the ball spins past Herath's attempted drive

116.6

Sehwag to Herath, no run, this time Sehwag drops it short, Herath tries to cut it but misses as his bottom hand comes off the bat

Sri Lanka 475/7   HMRKB Herath 62* (73b 7x4 1x6)

117.3

Ojha to Herath, no run

117.4

Ojha to Herath, no run, another exhibition of Herath's forward defence

117.5

Ojha to Herath, no run, spins sharply in after pitching well outside off, jabbed towards midwicket

117.6

Ojha to Herath, no run, full and flat on middle and leg, blocked towards the leg side

Sri Lanka 478/7   HMRKB Herath 62* (77b 7x4 1x6)

118.3

Sehwag to Herath, no run, flighted ball on off, defended back to the bowler

118.4

Sehwag to Herath, 2 runs, Herath has plenty of confidence now, a lofted inside-out drive, Ishant does the fielding at long-off

118.5

Sehwag to Herath, no run, flatter delivery outside off, Herath blocks it to the off side

118.6

Sehwag to Herath, FOUR, lovely timing from Herath, rocks back and stabs a short ball past point for four more, this has been a frustrating hour for India, the Sri Lankan fans are having a blast though

Sri Lanka 489/7   HMRKB Herath 68* (81b 8x4 1x6)

119.5

Ojha to Herath, no run, Herath shows us his forward defense

119.6

Ojha to Herath, no run, gets onto the backfoot and jabs it towards backward point

Sri Lanka 502/7   HMRKB Herath 68* (83b 8x4 1x6)

120.3

Mithun to Herath, FOUR, Herath gets to his highest first-class score with a shot that he wouldn't want to see again, an outside edge that splits the keeper and first slip, Herath has a big grin on his face though

120.4

Mithun to Herath, 1 run, punched to extra cover for a single

Sri Lanka 508/7   HMRKB Herath 73* (85b 9x4 1x6)

121.1

Sharma to Herath, no run, length ball angling across Herath, left alone

121.2

Sharma to Herath, no run, big appeal for caught behind, shot of length ball down leg, Herath swings at it but it looks to have come off the thigh pad

121.3

Sharma to Herath, no run, Herath falls over as he evades a bouncer from Ishant

121.4

Sharma to Herath, 1 run, was that a drop? Herath carves a back of length ball towards backward point, think it was too high for Dravid to get a hand on that

Sri Lanka 509/8   HMRKB Herath 74* (89b 9x4 1x6)

122.1

Mithun to Herath, 1 run, guides this one to third man for a single

122.3

Mithun to Herath, 1 run, back of a length on middle and leg, clipped towards square leg

122.6

Mithun to Herath, FOUR, lovely stroke from Herath, short of length ball outside off is driven confidently to through extra cover for four, he moves to 80

Sri Lanka 517/8   HMRKB Herath 80* (92b 10x4 1x6)

123.6

Sharma to Herath, no run, angling across Herath who is happy to leave it through to the keeper, that's tea but is that the end of the innings? No signal from Sangakkara, but he can of course let the Indians know during the tea break. Herath raises his bat as he walks off the ground, what an effort form him

Sri Lanka 520/8   HMRKB Herath 80* (93b 10x4 1x6)
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Jul 23, 2010

Muttiah Muralitharan hogs the headlines after finishing his Test career with 800 wickets, July 23, 2010

Muttiah Muralitharan hogs the headlines after finishing his Test career with 800 wickets

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Jul 22, 2010

Muttiah Muralitharan poses with his wife Madhimalar, Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day, July 22, 2010

Muttiah Muralitharan poses with his wife Madhimalar

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