India in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 1st ODI

Sri Lanka v India

India won by 21 runs

0.1

Kulasekara to Gambhir, 1 run, short of a good length on leg stump and Gambhir is away immediately, working it behind square for a single

India 1/0   G Gambhir 1* (1b)

1.1

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, nicely done, pitched up outside off, appeared to curve in a hint, Gambhir reaches forward and pushes it past mid-off for a single

1.3

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, Gambhir's got three in three, goodish length, gets forward and guides it behind point for a single

1.5

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, superbly bowled, 136.8kmph, almost a yorker and Gambhir was in a bit of trouble, was pace, landed just in front of the yorker length, Gambhir closed his face a little early and got a bit of a leading edge as he tried to dig it out

1.6

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, back of a length on middle, gets on the back foot and turns it to square leg

India 6/0   G Gambhir 3* (5b)

2.2

Kulasekara to Gambhir, OUT, an unusual dismissal but Sri Lanka will take it, bowled round his legs is Gautam Gambhir, short of a good length on leg stump, he shuffles across to work it square, misses, it grazes the flap of the pads and knocks back leg stump, the hosts have struck early

G Gambhir b Kulasekara 3 (12m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

India 7/1   G Gambhir 3 (6b)
Series Results
Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele - Aug 4, 2012
India won by 20 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS) - Jul 31, 2012
India won by 6 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS) - Jul 28, 2012
India won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v India at Hambantota - Jul 24, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets (with 181 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v India at Hambantota - Jul 21, 2012
India won by 21 runs
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Jul 21, 2012

Indian players celebrate a fall of wicket, Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Hambantota, July 21, 2012

Indian players celebrate a fall of wicket

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Jul 21, 2012

The Indian team walks off after winning the first ODI by 21 runs, Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Hambantota, July 21, 2012

The Indian team walks off after winning the first ODI by 21 runs

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