India in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 4th ODI

Sri Lanka v India

India won by 6 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)

32.2

Sehwag to Mathews, no run, length ball on legstump, defended to the leg side

32.3

Sehwag to Mathews, 1 wide, down the leg side

32.3

Sehwag to Mathews, no run, full ball is blocked towards midwicket

32.4

Sehwag to Mathews, no run, length ball on legstump, more defence from Mathews

32.5

Sehwag to Mathews, no run, full ball on the pads, nudged towards square leg

32.6

Sehwag to Mathews, no run, more forward defence, and that ends a superb over from Sehwag, one run and the wicket of Mahela

Sri Lanka 156/4   AD Mathews 0* (5b)

33.2

Tiwary to Mathews, no run, length ball outside off, a hint of turn away, Mathews blocks off the front foot, he usually takes his time to get going

33.3

Tiwary to Mathews, no run, punched off the front foot towards extra cover

33.4

Tiwary to Mathews, no run, shorter this time, spinning away, Mathews wait and taps it towards point

33.5

Tiwary to Mathews, 5 wides, way down the leg side, not much of a chance for Dhoni to stop that

33.5

Tiwary to Mathews, 1 run, short and outside off, slapped to cover

Sri Lanka 163/4   AD Mathews 1* (9b)

34.3

Sehwag to Mathews, no run

34.4

Sehwag to Mathews, 2 runs, Mathews waits for the ball on the back foot, opens the face at he last moment, cleverly worked past the keeper

34.5

Sehwag to Mathews, no run, defended back towards the bowler

34.6

Sehwag to Mathews, no run, dead-batted by Mathews

Sri Lanka 167/4   AD Mathews 3* (13b)

35.4

Tiwary to Mathews, 1 run, waits on the back foot and helps it towards sweeper cover

Sri Lanka 169/4   AD Mathews 4* (14b)

36.1

Sehwag to Mathews, FOUR, power from Mathews, that was bit short from Sehwag, he forces that through cover for four, off the back foot and well placed as well

36.2

Sehwag to Mathews, 1 run, pitched up this time, on the pads, drilled towards long-on

36.5

Sehwag to Mathews, 1 run, helped towards fine leg for a single

Sri Lanka 178/4   AD Mathews 10* (17b 1x4)

37.1

Tiwary to Mathews, no run, length ball is hit back towards the bowler

37.2

Tiwary to Mathews, no run, tossed up and well wide of off stump, left alone

37.3

Tiwary to Mathews, no run, defended towards point

37.4

Tiwary to Mathews, no run, flighted and on a length, slapped towards point

37.5

Tiwary to Mathews, no run, length ball just outside off, defended to the off side

37.6

Tiwary to Mathews, no run, Dhoni is a genius, confirmed, a maiden from Tiwary, the last ball is defended towards cover

Sri Lanka 178/4   AD Mathews 10* (23b 1x4)

38.2

Sharma to Mathews, no run, once more clipped to midwicket

38.3

Sharma to Mathews, no run

38.4

Sharma to Mathews, no run, defended back to the bowler

38.5

Sharma to Mathews, no run, spinning towards the pads, blocked down the track

38.6

Sharma to Mathews, no run, Rohit gets this to spin sharply, short leg would have taken that, there's no short leg in place, the ball lands safely, just one off the over, Sri Lanka's innings flatlining

Sri Lanka 179/4   AD Mathews 10* (28b 1x4)

39.2

Tiwary to Mathews, 1 run, shorter this time, muscled towards sweeper cover

39.6

Tiwary to Mathews, 1 run, pitched up and that is driven towards long-off for a single

Sri Lanka 185/4   AD Mathews 12* (30b 1x4)

40.1

Sharma to Mathews, no run, full ball outside off, clipped to square leg

40.2

Sharma to Mathews, 1 run, shorter and quicker, spinning in, helped towards deep backward square leg

40.6

Sharma to Mathews, 1 run, paddled towards deep backward square leg for a single

Sri Lanka 190/4   AD Mathews 14* (33b 1x4)

41.1

Tiwary to Mathews, OUT, Manoj Tiwary has a huge grin on his face, and why not, he's just got his second wicket, a length ball spinning away, Mathews decided it was time to get a move on, he skipped out and launched the ball towards long-off, didn't get enough power on that, long-off takes the catch

AD Mathews c Kohli b Tiwary 14 (27m 34b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.17

Sri Lanka 190/5   AD Mathews 14 (34b 1x4)
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 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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