India in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 4th ODI

Sri Lanka v India

India won by 6 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)

41.3

Tiwary to Mendis, no run, reverse-swept by Mendis, his first delivery, bottom-edged towards square leg

41.4

Tiwary to Mendis, 1 run, works it to cover for a single

Sri Lanka 192/5   BMAJ Mendis 1* (2b)

42.1

Ashwin to Mendis, FOUR, first ball by a specialist in a while and it is whacked for four, powerfully swept to the square leg boundary

42.2

Ashwin to Mendis, no run, flighted length ball on legstump, defended towards square leg, Dhoni fields

42.3

Ashwin to Mendis, no run, full ball is reverse-swept, can't time it, the ball goes towards extra cover

42.4

Ashwin to Mendis, 2 runs, punched towards long-on, thirimanne was coasting when he took the first, Mendis wanted two, a direct hit from the deep would have caught Thirimanne short by a couple of yards

42.5

Ashwin to Mendis, no run, goes for the reverse-sweep, misses and is struck just outside the line, massive lbw appeal turned down

42.6

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, worked to midwicket for a single to end the over, 200 comes up

Sri Lanka 199/5   BMAJ Mendis 8* (8b 1x4)

43.1

Tiwary to Mendis, 1 run, whipped towards long-off for a single

43.4

Tiwary to Mendis, 1 run, Mendis skips away from leg stump and pokes the ball past off stump and the keeper for a single, Mendis showing some enterprise here, lacking in the Sri Lankan innings over the past half hour

Sri Lanka 204/5   BMAJ Mendis 10* (10b 1x4)

44.2

Ashwin to Mendis, 2 runs, full ball is worked towards cover for a single

44.3

Ashwin to Mendis, no run, length ball is reverse-swept to Zaheer to backward point

44.4

Ashwin to Mendis, FOUR, poor delivery, quicker ball down the leg side, helped past short fine for four, Mendis moves along to 16 off 13

44.5

Ashwin to Mendis, no run, length ball, Mendis pokes it towards the off side

44.6

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, full toss is thumped towards long-on for a single

Sri Lanka 213/5   BMAJ Mendis 17* (15b 2x4)

45.1

Tiwary to Mendis, OUT, third for Tiwary! Mendis looked to reverse-sweep, he's bowled by a flighted legbreak, Tiwary can do no wrong here, send him up the order today when India bat, this is his best bowling figures in ODI and domestic one-dayers as well

BMAJ Mendis b Tiwary 17 (14m 16b 2x4 0x6) SR: 106.25

Sri Lanka 213/6   BMAJ Mendis 17 (16b 2x4)
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India won by 20 runs
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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 31, 2012

Rohit Sharma hugs Manoj Tiwary, Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, July 31, 2012

Rohit Sharma hugs Manoj Tiwary

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Jul 31, 2012

Jeevan Mendis trapped Manoj Tiwary lbw, Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo, July 31, 2012

Jeevan Mendis trapped Manoj Tiwary lbw

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