India in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v India

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

0.1

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, Malinga drifts on the pads and Gambhir gently clips it to fine leg

0.2

Malinga to Sehwag, 5 runs, oh sloppy stuff! Sehwag gets an inside edge which goes between his legs, they take the single and Chandimal picks up from the on side and throws to the bowler's end, nobody backing up and four overthrows

0.3

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, full and wide outside off and dabbed to the off side

0.4

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, comes forward and pushes it to the off side

0.5

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, strays a bit on the pads and softly clipped away

0.6

Malinga to Sehwag, no run, nice and straight on the stumps and gently pushed towards cover, the wind's testing the players already

India 7/0   SL Malinga 1-0-7-0

2.1

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, bowls it straighter and he knocks it back to the bowler

2.2

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, same ball, smae result, this time punches it more firmly

2.3

Malinga to Gambhir, FOUR, great shot, gives him a hint of width and he opens the face and slices it off the meat of the bat past point

2.4

Malinga to Gambhir, FOUR, a bit too straight and drifts on the pads, he easily works it away past midwicket and it races away, Malinga struggling too here

2.5

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, gets behind the line and knocks it back to the bowler

2.6

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, tucks him up for room and he stays back and defends solidly

India 31/0   SL Malinga 2-0-15-0

4.1

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, tries to flick it away off the pads

4.2

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, strays on the pads and comfortably worked away to fine leg

4.3

Malinga to Kohli, no run, Kohli safely leaves it alone outside the off stump, straighter delivery

4.4

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, nice and straight and punched off the front foot towards mid-off and he sets off quickly

4.5

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, dabs it towards point and Dilshan does well to stop it

4.6

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, on the pads and clipped to square leg

India 33/1   SL Malinga 3-0-17-0

15.1

Malinga to Gambhir, 2 runs, Malinga strays on the pads and tucks it firmly towards square leg

15.2

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, fullish on the off stump and driven down towards mid-off

15.3

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, tip and run, Gambhir does that really well, drops it to the off side and sets off for a quick single

15.4

Malinga to Pathan, 1 run, drifts on the pads again and firmly whipped down to fine leg

15.5

Malinga to Gambhir, 2 runs, good length outside off and he slices it hard past point, the fielder dives but the ball evades him

15.6

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, moves away from the left-hander and he dabs it down to third man

India 67/5   SL Malinga 4-0-24-0

17.1

Malinga to Pathan, no run, Malinga bowls this one a bit short , he tries to cut but the extra bounce nearly had him there

17.2

Malinga to Pathan, 1 run, clips it down to square leg for a quick single

17.3

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, opens the face of the bat and steers it down to point

17.4

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, cramps him up for room as he tries to cut, ends up chopping it down to the keeper

17.5

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, stays on the back foot and defends with soft hands

17.6

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, good cover drive off the meat of the bat but deep cover is there to pick up

India 75/5   SL Malinga 5-0-26-0

19.1

Malinga to Pathan, no run, close call for Pathan! He wasn't ready for the shorter delivery, it didn't bounce as much, tried to knock it to the on side but got an edge that lobbed towards the slips, Thirimanne did his best to run forward and catch but he was still miles away from taking it

19.2

Malinga to Pathan, 1 run, plays the short one better this time, takes it in front of the chest and clips it to the leg side

19.3

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, nearly an edge! Moves away as he tries to dab that to third man, nearly gives Sanga a catch

19.4

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, knocks it down to third man for a single

19.5

Malinga to Pathan, OUT, leading edge! Another batsman goes to a loose shot, Pathan has to go, Malinga drifts towards the pads and Irfan tries to work it to the on side with the angle, only gets a tame leading edge that lobs to Perera (that man again) at mid-off, there was some doubt if Malinga had overstepped the crease, a part of his boot was slightly behind the line, took a few replays to confirm

IK Pathan c Perera b Malinga 6 (28m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 31.57

19.6

Malinga to Ashwin, no run, pushes it down towards mid-off

India 79/6   SL Malinga 6-0-28-1

21.1

Malinga to Ashwin, 1 run, short of a length and Ashwin goes back at the crease and tucks it to the on side

21.2

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, keeps it short to Gambhir as well, hops at the crease and dabs it down to point

21.3

Malinga to Gambhir, 1 run, another short one but down the leg side and worked away down to fine leg

21.4

Malinga to Ashwin, no run, bowls it fuller and on the stumps, shows the full face and defends solidly

21.5

Malinga to Ashwin, no run, keeps it full and on the stumps again, he is happy to defend it

21.6

Malinga to Ashwin, FOUR, outside edge and it sneaks through! Full outside off and he goes for the drive, the ball hits the turf and travels low and wide of keeper and slip

India 89/6   SL Malinga 7-0-34-1

33.1

Malinga to Gambhir, 2 runs, low full toss wide of the off stump and sliced towards sweeper cover, Gambhir charges for the second and Mathews' throw isn't accurate, Sanga tries to fling it at the stumps but Gambhir was home

33.2

Malinga to Gambhir, no run, full and wide outside off and he tries to squeeze it out

33.3

Malinga to Gambhir, OUT, great catch by Sanga to round off the innings and Gambhir fails to carry his bat! Malinga fires it full and wide and Gambhir tries to squirt it out to third man, the ball lobs off the face of the bat and Sangakkara flings himself to his left and plucks it one handed and tumbles

G Gambhir c †Sangakkara b Malinga 65 (158m 96b 4x4 0x6) SR: 67.70

India 138/10   SL Malinga 7.3-0-36-2
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India won by 20 runs
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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 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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