India in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v India

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

6.1

Mathews to Gambhir, FOUR, poor start by Angelo, full and a touch too wide and firmly punched wide of mid-off, nice follow through as well

6.2

Mathews to Gambhir, 1 run, works it down to short fine leg and takes a quick single

6.3

Mathews to Sharma, no run, gets well forward and pats it down to mid-on

6.4

Mathews to Sharma, OUT, the Josephian mafia on a roll here, Mathews in the act now, loose shot from Rohit, no foot movement and he chops the ball onto his off stump, pegs the stump back, he stays at the crrease frustrated with himself

RG Sharma b Mathews 0 (5m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

6.5

Mathews to Raina, 1 run, gets off the mark with a clip to fine leg for a single

6.6

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, gets across and gently pushes it to the off side

India 39/3   AD Mathews 1-0-6-1

8.1

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, gets on the front foot and defends it softly

8.2

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, fuller delivery and clipped towards midwicket

8.3

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, goes on the back foot and clips it to point

8.4

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, punches it down to cover and refuses the single

8.5

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, defends it to the off side

8.6

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, keeps it straight and defends softly, India struggling to get a run here

India 41/4   AD Mathews 2-1-6-1

10.1

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, tucks him up for room on the off stump and safely defended

10.2

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, keeps it on the off stump again and softly defended

10.3

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, a touch fuller and wider this time on the off stump but he mistimes the drive to the off side

10.4

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, doing well to keep it straight and Gambhir defends solidly

10.5

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, drifts on the pads and he clips it straight to square leg

10.6

Mathews to Gambhir, 1 run, tucked towards midwicket and the fielder fumbles and allows a single, got a bad bounce probably

India 48/4   AD Mathews 3-1-7-1

12.1

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, good length outside the off stump and dabbed towards point

12.2

Mathews to Gambhir, 1 run, opens the face and dabs it wide of point, easily done

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   AD Mathews 4-1-10-1

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

14.2

Mathews to Pathan, no run, keeps it full and straight on the stumps and neatly flicks it away

14.3

Mathews to Pathan, no run, fullish on the off stump and driven down to mid-off

14.4

Mathews to Pathan, no run, angles it across and he pushes it down to point

14.5

Mathews to Pathan, no run, gets on the front foot and pushes it to mid-off

14.6

Mathews to Pathan, no run, angles it across and he leaves it alone to the keeper

India 60/5   AD Mathews 5-2-10-2

30.1

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, full on the off stump and driven straight to the covers

30.2

Mathews to Gambhir, 1 run, beats the covers this time with the front foot drive for a single, still not farming the strike

30.3

Mathews to Ojha, no run, Ojha does quite well to get across and push it to the off side

30.4

Mathews to Ojha, 1 run, opens the face and slices it down to point, the fielder dives and saves it but cannot prevent the single

30.5

Mathews to Gambhir, 1 run, gets on the front foot and steers it down to third man

30.6

Mathews to Ojha, no run, a touch too short outside the off stump, Ojha decides not to play at it

India 126/8   AD Mathews 6-2-13-2

32.1

Mathews to Gambhir, 1 run, opens the face of the bat and steers it down to third man

32.2

Mathews to Ojha, no run, this one moves away and just beats the outside edge

32.3

Mathews to Ojha, OUT, this time he gets the edge! Mathews bowls a delivery similar to the previous one, this time Ojha gets across for a half hearted drive and gets an edge and looks back at the keeper, Sanga was certain about it, India nine down

PP Ojha c †Sangakkara b Mathews 5 (27m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 27.77

32.4

Mathews to Yadav, no run, Yadav very awkwardly lets that go to the keeper, not too far from hitting it

32.5

Mathews to Yadav, no run, gets across and punched it confidently back to the bowler

32.6

Mathews to Yadav, 4 leg byes, rare gift on the pads, nudges it off his legs and beats the keeper and that's four leg byes

India 136/9   AD Mathews 7-2-14-3
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
More results »

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

© AFP

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

© AFP

All photos for this match | Galleries