India in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v India

Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets (with 181 balls remaining)

7.5

Perera to Dhoni, no run, leaves him outside off and he leaves it alone

7.6

Perera to Dhoni, no run, Dropped! Mathews spills a sitter at first slip, Dhoni chases a pitched up delivery and the thick outside edge goes at a comfortable height, Mathews juggles and fails to take it on the second attempt, Perera could have had four for nothing

India 41/4   MS Dhoni 0* (2b)

9.1

Perera to Dhoni, 1 run, Dhoni tries to create an opportunity by chipping down the track, checks the shot and pushes it to mid-off and takes a quick single, Perera concedes his first run

9.3

Perera to Dhoni, no run, big inswing again and Dhoni manages to defend that hard to the off side

9.4

Perera to Dhoni, FOUR, solid drive, that should please India greatly, swings it in and Dhoni shows the full face and punches it past a diving mid-off

9.5

Perera to Dhoni, no run, gets across and leaves it alone to the keeper

9.6

Perera to Dhoni, no run, fuller delivery and punches it back to the bowler

India 47/4   MS Dhoni 5* (7b 1x4)

11.3

Perera to Dhoni, FOUR, nice shot, gets forward and across to a full delivery and drives wide of cover, Udana gives the chase and dives in vain at the boundary

11.4

Perera to Dhoni, no run, bowls it a touch shorter and Dhoni safely leaves it alone to the keeper

11.5

Perera to Dhoni, no run, on a good length on the off stump and solidly defended

11.6

Perera to Dhoni, no run, keeps it on the stumps and he punches it down the pitch

India 53/4   MS Dhoni 9* (11b 2x4)

12.3

Mathews to Dhoni, 2 runs, Dhoni leading a charmed life here, the ball nips back in and Dhoni tries to cut but gets an inside edge that sails past the leg stump

12.4

Mathews to Dhoni, no run, walks down the track but leaves it alone, Sanga back flicks it to the stumps, Dhoni ensured he was back at the crease

12.5

Mathews to Dhoni, no run, keeps it fuller and on the middle stump, firmly punched back to the bowler

12.6

Mathews to Dhoni, no run, swings back in and he gets an inside edge to the pads

India 56/4   MS Dhoni 11* (15b 2x4)

14.1

Mathews to Dhoni, OUT, Dhoni walks! A bit too close to cut, Mathews cramps him up for room, attempts to bash that past point and Sangakkara catches the edge, no doubts about that one

MS Dhoni c †Sangakkara b Mathews 11 (26m 16b 2x4 0x6) SR: 68.75

India 60/5   MS Dhoni 11 (16b 2x4)
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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Photos

Jul 24, 2012

Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan run between the wickets, Sri Lanka v India, 2nd ODI Hambantota, July 24, 2012

Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan run between the wickets

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Jul 24, 2012

Upul Tharanga scored an unbeaten half-century, Sri Lanka v India, 2nd ODI Hambantota, July 24, 2012

Upul Tharanga scored an unbeaten half-century

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