India tour of Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Sri Lanka v India at Hambantota, Jul 21, 2012
India won by 21 runs
34.2

Herath to Raina, no run, bowled it flat from over the wicket on the off stump, turned away to midwicket

34.3

Herath to Raina, 1 run, flighted on the off, drives it down to long-on for a single

34.5

Herath to Raina, no run, slightly short on the off, gets back and punches it to extra cover

34.6

Herath to Raina, no run, mid-off is up, Raina stepped out of the crease and got to the pitch, but was only able to drive it straight to the fielder

India 194/3   SK Raina 1* (4b)
35.5

Mathews to Raina, no run, Huge appeal for lbw, Mathews can't believe it has been turned down, struck Raina dead in line as he moved across but it may have pitched outside leg stump, if it did you can't give those out. We did see one replay but without the pitch map, hard to tell from there

35.6

Mathews to Raina, 2 runs, Raina immediately attacks, mid-off is up and he goes over the top, doesn't quite get hold but clears the fielder nevertheless and picks up a couple

India 205/3   SK Raina 3* (6b)
36.5

Herath to Raina, no run, flattish on the off, rocks forward and plays it back to the bowler

36.6

Herath to Raina, 1 run, drives that one towards long-on for a single to keep strike

India 211/3   SK Raina 4* (8b)
37.1

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, pitched up on the off, pushed just wide of mid-off for a quick single, direct hit but he's comfortably in is Raina

37.3

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, slower one bowled short outside off, pulls it square into the deep for a single

37.5

Malinga to Raina, no run, pushes it full on the off, stays in the crease and digs it into the leg side

37.6

Malinga to Raina, 2 runs, low full toss on middle and off to Raina, turns that through midwicket into the deep for a couple more runs

India 217/3   SK Raina 8* (12b)
38.2

Mathews to Raina, 1 run, banged in short, Raina was in control there, moved back and pulled it to deep midwicket for a single

38.4

Mathews to Raina, 1 run, short of a good length on middle, gets across to drop it wide of midwicket for a single

38.6

Mathews to Raina, 1 run, short of a good length, played down the ground to long-off for another single

India 223/3   SK Raina 11* (15b)
39.1

Perera to Raina, 1 run, on a good length and it's driven on the up to long-off for a single

39.4

Perera to Raina, 1 run, nicely timed by Raina, played sweetly down the ground to long-off for a single

India 226/3   SK Raina 13* (17b)
40.1

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, turns it square off the back foot for a single

40.4

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, shortish on leg stump, dropped in front of square leg for a single

40.6

Malinga to Raina, 2 runs, kept out the yorker and what's more, he's picked up a couple, was heading towards middle and leg, Raina moved across and managed to clip it past square leg into the deep

India 234/4   SK Raina 17* (20b)
41.3

Perera to Raina, no run, short of a good length on middle, gets on the back foot and defends it to the bowler

41.4

Perera to Raina, no run, slower one bowled on a length outside off, pushes it towards cover from the crease

41.5

Perera to Raina, 1 run, punched past extra cover from the crease for a single

India 240/4   SK Raina 18* (23b)
42.3

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, slower one bowled on middle and off, the offcutter, taps it behind point for an easy single

42.5

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, pitched on a length on the off, cracks it down to long-off

India 245/4   SK Raina 20* (25b)
43.4

Mathews to Raina, no run, slower one bowled on a length on the off from round the wicket, played it back to the bowler

43.5

Mathews to Raina, 1 run, short of a good length on the off, knocks it in front of mid-off for a single

India 248/4   SK Raina 21* (27b)
44.1

Malinga to Raina, FOUR, a hit-me ball and Raina ensures it doesn't go to waste, a wide full-toss and it's been guided past point, no cover in the deep in that region and it's an easy boundary

44.2

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, full and wide, too much width, slices it down to third man for a single

44.4

Malinga to Raina, no run, low full toss on the off stump, pushes that one straight back to the bowler

44.5

Malinga to Raina, FOUR, imperious from Raina there, appeared to have made up his mind there, had made a bit of room before the ball was delivered, Malinga gifted him a length ball outside off and it was absolutely creamed through extra cover

44.6

Malinga to Raina, no run, slower one on middle and off, knocked down towards point

India 260/4   SK Raina 30* (32b 2x4)
45.2

Mathews to Raina, 5 wides, five runs, Angelo goes round the wicket and fires a short one down the leg side, Sangakkara dives to his right and can't get a hand to it, Jayawardene will be livid

45.2

Mathews to Raina, no run, angling in towards leg stump, Raina wants to swing it over midwicket, gets an inside edge onto the pads, no run there

45.3

Mathews to Raina, 1 run, and again, he goes after that one, can't get hold of it, much fuller, gets a thick inside edge through square leg for a single

45.5

Mathews to Raina, 1 run, third man is up, slower one bowled short outside off, guided towards short third, a quick single taken as Malinga fumbles

India 269/4   SK Raina 32* (35b 2x4)
46.1

Malinga to Raina, SIX, It's first six of the game, in the 47th over, a length ball from Malinga and it was the slower one, he picked it alright, gave it a good swing and connected superbly, cleared long-on easily

46.2

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, full outside off, squeezed that down towards third man for a single

46.4

Malinga to Raina, 3 runs, poor ball and Raina will be disappointed he didn't flick it fine for a boundary, but he does get three runs, a faint tickle off the bat on the pads and it rolls wide of fine leg

India 280/4   SK Raina 42* (38b 2x4 1x6)
47.2

Perera to Raina, FOUR, bowled on a length and Raina's going to cash in on those, swings it away between deep square leg and deep midwicket for a one bounce four

47.3

Perera to Raina, 1 run, pitched up outside off, driven straight to long-on for a single

47.5

Perera to Raina, 1 run, full outside off, guides it down to third man for a single

India 293/4   SK Raina 48* (41b 3x4 1x6)
48.1

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, another wide low full toss from Malinga, Raina guides it straight to point, gets a single

48.2

Malinga to Raina, no run, full outside off, tries to squeeze it towards third man, misses, a belated appeal from Sangakkara

48.3

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, missed run-out, got a bit of bat to it this time but Sangakkara stopped it, Dhoni had already run down to the striker's end as Raina was ball watching, Sanga threw the ball down to Malinga who failed to score a direct hit at the non-striker's end, that handed Raina a single and a half-century, a lovely cameo

India 297/4   SK Raina 50* (44b 3x4 1x6)
49.1

Perera to Raina, OUT, a meaty full toss but Raina can't cash in this time, swings hard, gets the top edge and Senanayake, the substitute, who's already taken one good catch this innings, makes no mistake. He was at square leg and he turned, ran a few steps and judged it to perfection

SK Raina c sub (SMSM Senanayake) b Perera 50 (75m 45b 3x4 1x6) SR: 111.11

India 307/5   SK Raina 50 (45b 3x4 1x6)
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