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

18.1

Ojha to Sangakkara, FOUR, Welcome to the crease Mr. Ojha! Short on leg stump from round the wickets and asking to be hit. Sanga rocked back and pounced on it and sent it high over midwicket

18.2

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, short again though fuller than last time. Sanga stays back and clips it square for one

18.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, goes for a risky paddle from outside off and does not make contact with the bat

18.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, short and turning down the leg, Paranavitana stays back and turns it towards square leg

18.5

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, finally one ball tossed up, Sanga gets forward and defends to the bowler

18.6

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, back of a length outside off, punched off the back foot towards cover.

Sri Lanka 91/1   PP Ojha 1-0-6-0

28.1

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, comes round the wicket, stays back and clips to the on side

28.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, stays back and clips it to the on side

28.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, gets forward and defends

28.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, slower through the air and defended again

28.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, 2 runs, gives him the charge and lofts him over midwicket, Harbhajan runs back but he has no chance if catching it, he pulls it back before the rope

28.6

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, tucks it towards fine leg and he takes a single

Sri Lanka 124/1   PP Ojha 2-0-10-0

30.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, fires it flat and quick but wide down the leg side, the batsman tries to pull but misses

30.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, appeal for lbw! He tries to sweep but the ball hits him fairly low on the front pad, the umpire probably though it was missing leg, Hawkeye reckons it would have clipped leg

30.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run

30.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, defends close to the pads and there's a stifled appeal

30.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, pushed to the off side

30.6

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, steers it to the off side

Sri Lanka 125/1   PP Ojha 3-1-10-0

32.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, down the leg side and clipped down to fine leg

32.2

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, tucks it with the turn down to fine leg again

32.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, full on the off stump and clipped across the line down to fine leg

32.4

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, stays back and punches him wide of mid-on

32.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, tucks it behind square on the on side

32.6

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, spins away quite a bit and beats him down the leg side

Sri Lanka 130/1   PP Ojha 4-1-15-0

34.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, stifled appeal for a bat-pad, the ball lobs off his pads to leg slip as he shapes to defend

34.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, sharp turn but down the leg side

34.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, moves across his stumps and just manages to defend, the ball keeps low

34.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, comes down the pitch and he clips it to the on side

34.5

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, flatter delivery and tucked to midwicket

34.6

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run

Sri Lanka 137/1   PP Ojha 5-1-17-0

36.1

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, again gets turn from over the wicket but down the leg side

36.2

Ojha to Sangakkara, 2 runs, moves right across the stumps and sweeps to fine leg, Mithun fumbles

36.3

Ojha to Sangakkara, FOUR, exploits a big gap on the off side, makes room, rocks back and cuts hard past backward point

36.4

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, tucks it with the turn towards deep square leg, thinks of a second run

36.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, full on middle and leg and clipped to midwicket

36.6

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, tossed up on middle and clipped to the on side

Sri Lanka 149/1   PP Ojha 6-1-24-0

43.1

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, drifts down the leg side and he lets it go

43.2

Ojha to Sangakkara, FOUR, drifts down the leg side and Sanga gets across and sweeps firmly past Ishant at long leg

43.3

Ojha to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga toys with Ojha by sashaying down the track and scooping it over wide mid-on, consecutive boundaries

43.4

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, stays back and clips him to the on side

43.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, lands on middle and turns away sharply, he;s done that a lot today

43.6

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, comes down and checks his shot, chips it in the air but wide of forward short leg

Sri Lanka 169/1   PP Ojha 7-1-34-0

45.1

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets across his stumps and he sweeps on the up down to fine leg

45.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, stays back and defends with soft hands

45.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run

45.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, comes forward and the ball hits his pad and deflects to leg slip, stifled appeal

45.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, FOUR, uses his feet now and forces it away past the bowler and mid-on, Ojha not having the best of days here

45.6

Ojha to Paranavitana, 3 runs, goes back at the crease and he punches it wide of cover and the ball is pulled back before the rope

Sri Lanka 181/1   PP Ojha 8-1-42-0

47.1

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, stays back and punches it towards long-on

47.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, follows the turn and punches it down to long-on

47.3

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, full on middle and he clips him down to midwicket

47.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, a little wide down the leg side and he doesn't offer a shot

47.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, defended to the off side

47.6

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, reaches forward and pushes it back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 188/1   PP Ojha 9-1-45-0

49.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, tossed up on middle and defended

49.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, 2 runs, stays back, makes room and cuts him towards cover

49.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, 3 runs, drops it short and gives him width, he slaps him down to sweeper cover and Harbhajan pulls it back, he still doesn't look fully fit

49.4

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up on middle and leg and swept to fine leg

49.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, gets forward and pushes it back to the bowler

49.6

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, hits his pad, doesn't offer a shot

Sri Lanka 198/1   PP Ojha 10-1-51-0

51.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, stays back and defends

51.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run

51.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, caught at the crease, the all skids through and he defends

51.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, offers the full face of the bat and defends

51.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, full on middle and leg and pushed to long-on and that's the 150 stand

51.6

Ojha to Sangakkara, 1 run, comes forward and forces it away down to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 206/1   PP Ojha 11-1-53-0

53.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, stays back and defends

53.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, lands on middle and off and defended

53.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, gets on the backfoot and clips it to square leg

53.4

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, tucks it towards short leg

53.5

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, defended towards the bowler

53.6

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, comes down the track and works it to midwicket

Sri Lanka 213/1   PP Ojha 12-1-54-0

55.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, stays behind the line and defends

55.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, Appeal! Tries to defend and the ball just sneaks past the bat down the leg side, Dhoni catches and appeals for a caught behind

55.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, defends back to the bowler

55.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, gets forward and clips it to midwicket, slight fumble

55.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, works it towards midwicket

55.6

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, punches it to the off side

Sri Lanka 217/1   PP Ojha 13-1-55-0

57.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, 2 runs, looped up on off and it turns sharply, as he looks to flick, hint of inside edge behind square

57.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, gets well inside the line and turns it away behind square for another single

57.3

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run

57.4

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, hint of drift towards middle stump, Sanga negotiates it safely off the front foot

57.5

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, nice variation, shortens the length and decieves Sanga who is caught amidships looking to defend outside off, and plays inside the line

57.6

Ojha to Sangakkara, no run, looks for an expansive sweep from outside off. Just as well that he made no contact.

Sri Lanka 228/1   PP Ojha 14-1-58-0

63.1

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, Angles in from round the wickets to Mahela who tucks it to square leg and they think of an improbable single but get back in safely

63.2

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

63.3

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, ooh, shortens the length and straightens it from leg stump, Mahela gets some bat and pad on it but it goes straight down

63.4

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, superb ball from Ojha, puts more body into it from wide outside off and it rips and turns across Mahela's prod from middle and leg

63.5

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

63.6

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, perfect contrast to the ball he bowled earlier in the over. A gift of really generous proportions, short and outside leg, Mahela could have hit that anywhere on the leg side and decided to pull it fine

Sri Lanka 244/2   PP Ojha 15-1-62-0

65.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, tossed up outside off, lets it go outside off

65.2

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run

65.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, sharp turn into Paranavitana who stays back and plays it to the legside. Short leg will be interested

65.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, no run, similar ball, defended assuredly to the leg side again

65.5

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, this time he prances down the track and drives him down the ground to long on

65.6

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, over-pitched on middle stump. Mahela gets forward and defends to the leg side

Sri Lanka 250/2   PP Ojha 16-1-63-0

67.1

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, tossed up on middle, Paranavitana jumps out and works it down to long on

67.2

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, slightly cheeky from Mahela, running it away from outside off, off the face of the bat to point

67.3

Ojha to Paranavitana, 2 leg byes, paddled away very fine from outside off, and Mithun cleans up at fine leg

67.4

Ojha to Paranavitana, 1 run, drifts down the leg, easily played away with the turn to square leg

67.5

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitched up on middle, stout defence down the pitch

67.6

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pulls the length back fractionally and tries to spin one across Mahela, but it still takes the outside half of his bat into the off side

Sri Lanka 256/2   PP Ojha 17-1-66-0

77.1

Ojha to Mathews, 1 run, starts outside leg and comes in, Mathews tucks it away off the backfoot towards fine leg

77.2

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

77.3

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela makes a statement of intent. India have dominated the day so far, but Mahela is not going to let them gain the upper hand. He sashays down the pitch, gets close to the length and lofts it straight down the ground.

77.4

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good turn this time, across the face of Mahela's bat and he plays it away to the offside

77.5

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slightly shorter, Mahela stays back and tries a late-cut from close to the body, it goes away square

77.6

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, similar ball, and this time Mahela lets it go through

Sri Lanka 290/4   PP Ojha 18-1-71-0

79.1

Ojha to Mathews, 1 run, speared from wide of the stumps to the leg stump line, it straightens a bit and he easily glances it

79.2

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, just outside Mahela's off stump, he rocks back and cuts it square for an easy couple

79.3

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitched well up on middle and off, front foot defence towards mid off, Ojha cleans up to his left

79.4

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, similar ball, flighted on middle, Mahela dead-bats it down the track

79.5

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, nice variation in length, Mahela is pushed back and defends late after letting the ball turn from leg to middle

79.6

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, thrown up on off stump, Mahela leans into the front-foot drive to the off side

Sri Lanka 297/4   PP Ojha 19-1-75-0

81.1

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up by Ojha on leg, defends down the pitch

81.2

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, shorter and wider outside off, Mahela cuts straight to point

81.3

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, flighted on off stump, Mahela check drives it through the covers

81.4

Ojha to Mathews, 1 run, looped on leg stump, Mathews drives to mid on for a quick single, and Harbhajan fumbles... again..

81.5

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, swept from leg and middle line, Ojha has not looked threatening at all, easily down to fine leg for one

81.6

Ojha to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, expertly late-cut from just outside off towards third man. These are Mahela specialties.

Sri Lanka 304/4   PP Ojha 20-1-81-0

105.1

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

105.2

Ojha to Malinga, no run, flighted delivery on the stumps, Malinga offers the full face of the bat

105.3

Ojha to Malinga, no run, Malinga defends cautiously again

105.4

Ojha to Malinga, no run, blocked to the leg side this time

105.5

Ojha to Malinga, no run, outside off, left alone by Malinga

105.6

Ojha to Malinga, no run, more stout defence from Malinga to round off the over

Sri Lanka 423/7   PP Ojha 21-1-82-0

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

107.5

Ojha to Malinga, no run, Malinga looks to deposit that one beyond midwicket, he misses and is hit on the back pad but that one pitched well outside leg so there's no chance of an lbw

107.6

Ojha to Malinga, no run, gets behind the line and pats it back towards the bowler to end the over

Sri Lanka 425/7   PP Ojha 22-1-83-0

109.1

Ojha to Malinga, no run, more careful defence from Malinga, gets behind the line and pushes to the off side

109.2

Ojha to Malinga, no run, defends this flighted delivery towards short cover

109.3

Ojha to Malinga, no run, and again, gets well forward and blocks the ball to the off side

109.4

Ojha to Malinga, no run, pitching outside leg, Malinga plays it with an open face towards backward point

109.5

Ojha to Malinga, no run, tapped towards short leg this time

109.6

Ojha to Malinga, 1 run, punched off the backfoot this time, gets the single and retains the strike

Sri Lanka 434/7   PP Ojha 23-1-84-0

111.1

Ojha to Malinga, no run, gets nicely behind the line and blocks to the off side

111.2

Ojha to Malinga, no run, loopy delivery on legstump, defended with exaggerated caution by Malinga

111.3

Ojha to Malinga, FOUR, flighted again, Malinga skips down the track and crunches the ball past a diving Mithun at mid-off to bring up Sri Lanka's highest eighth wicket stand for Sri Lanka against India

111.4

Ojha to Malinga, no run, back to defence, blocked towards short cover

111.5

Ojha to Malinga, FOUR, Malinga again jumps down the track and looks to smash it to long-on, gets an inside edge which sends the ball to the midwicket bounbdary

111.6

Ojha to Malinga, FOUR, three boundaries in the over for Malinga, the 450 comes up, this one was a carve through cover for four

Sri Lanka 453/7   PP Ojha 24-1-96-0

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

113.3

Ojha to Malinga, no run, shorter delviery this time, blocked off the backfoot towards the off side

113.4

Ojha to Malinga, no run, a super delivery that from Ojha, not often we have said that about Ojha in this match, it floats towards legstump, and spins sharply back, bounces over the stumps, too good for Malinga

113.5

Ojha to Malinga, no run, flighted delivery from Ojha, blocked back towards the bowler

113.6

Ojha to Malinga, 1 run, drops it short, Malinga powers it towards long-on for a single

Sri Lanka 462/7   PP Ojha 25-1-98-0

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

115.4

Ojha to Malinga, no run, pitching outside legstump, Malinga goes for the sweep, is hit on the pads

115.5

Ojha to Malinga, no run, again the ball pitches outside leg stump, once more he is hit on the pads and the ball rolls to the leg side

115.6

Ojha to Malinga, no run, this time Malinga gets bat on it, defended carefully

Sri Lanka 471/7   PP Ojha 26-1-99-0

117.1

Ojha to Malinga, 2 runs, spins sharply after pitching outside leg, delicately glanced toward short fine leg to move to his highest score

117.2

Ojha to Malinga, 1 run, just outside off, Malinga swings it towards midwicket for a single

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   PP Ojha 27-1-102-0

119.1

Ojha to Malinga, no run, well outside leg, Malinga pads it away

119.2

Ojha to Malinga, SIX, wow, Malinga dispenses with the padding away, he skips towards the leg side, gets under that one and blasts it over long-on for a six that brings up the hundred stand

119.3

Ojha to Malinga, SIX, slight mishit from Malinga, bit of a top edge but that isn't enough to stop the ball from sailing over long-on, Ojha has been made to look pedestrian, Malinga moves to 62

119.4

Ojha to Malinga, 1 run, short and outside leg, Malinga waits for it and belts it to deep backward square leg for a single

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   PP Ojha 28-1-115-0
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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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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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