India in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 4th ODI

Sri Lanka v India

India won by 6 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)

18.6

Dinda to Thirimanne, no run, short of length ball on off stump, defended back to the bowler, just one run off the over, and the wicket of Dilshan, good stuff from Dinda

Sri Lanka 92/1   HDRL Thirimanne 0* (1b)

19.2

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 1 run, poked towards point for a single, Thirimanne is off the mark

19.6

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 2 runs, sends that towards deep point, Irfan does the fielding, 35 off the Batting Powerplay

Sri Lanka 99/1   HDRL Thirimanne 3* (3b)

20.3

Dinda to Thirimanne, 1 run, another short ball from Dinda, batsman goes for the pull, doesn't connect well, the ball rolls towards short fine leg

20.5

Dinda to Thirimanne, no run, back of a length ball on off stump, defended to the off side

20.6

Dinda to Thirimanne, no run, shortish and outside off, slapped towards point

Sri Lanka 102/1   HDRL Thirimanne 4* (6b)

21.3

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, tossed up, length ball outside off, spinning away, defended off the front foot

21.4

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, full ball on the pad, defended to the leg side

21.5

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, length ball outside off, pushed towards point, 'Wait, wait, wait," says the batsman

21.6

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, a touch shorter and more flight, turns away from Thirimanne, guided towards backward point

Sri Lanka 103/2   HDRL Thirimanne 4* (10b)

22.6

Dinda to Thirimanne, no run, short of length ball, defended towards the bowler

Sri Lanka 111/2   HDRL Thirimanne 4* (11b)

23.2

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 2 runs, slapped towards deep backward point by Thirimanne

23.3

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 2 runs, wide outside off, delicately pushed behind backward point

23.4

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, length ball on off stump, defended to the off side

23.5

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, outside off, left alone

23.6

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, width provided, batsman can't capitalise, stabs that to point

Sri Lanka 116/2   HDRL Thirimanne 8* (16b)

25.1

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 1 run, short of length and outside off, Thirimanne gets on his back foot and pushes the ball in front of point

25.5

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, well outside off, sliced towards backward point

25.6

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, length ball on off stump, turns away from Thirimanne, defended to the off side off the front foot

Sri Lanka 123/2   HDRL Thirimanne 9* (19b)

26.3

Sehwag to Thirimanne, 1 run, more flight from Sehwag, helped towards midwicket

26.6

Sehwag to Thirimanne, 2 runs, waits on the back foot and guides it to third man for two more

Sri Lanka 130/2   HDRL Thirimanne 12* (21b)

27.2

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, Thirimanne makes a bit of run, opens the face to steer the ball to backward point, Chandimal wanted one, Thirimanne sends him back

27.3

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 1 run, slapped past point this time

27.5

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 1 run

Sri Lanka 134/2   HDRL Thirimanne 14* (24b)

28.1

Sehwag to Thirimanne, no run, anything even slightly short is being cut by Thirimanne, he can't beat backward point

28.2

Sehwag to Thirimanne, 2 runs, not the most elegant of shots from Thirimanne, looking to sweep that full one, in the air for a while but lands safely near long-on

28.3

Sehwag to Thirimanne, no run, blocked towards point

28.4

Sehwag to Thirimanne, no run, dropped by Virat Kohli, Thirimanne made room and drove that on the up towards short extra cover, came at waist height to Kohli's right, should have taken that, quite a straightforward chance, Thirimanne survives

28.5

Sehwag to Thirimanne, 1 run, steers this to point for a single, gets off strike

Sri Lanka 137/2   HDRL Thirimanne 17* (29b)

29.1

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, outside off, defended towards point

29.2

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, spinning away after pitching short of a length, defended to the off side

29.3

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 1 run, flighted and full, on the pads, worked towards midwicket, Dhoni tells the fielder that he shouldn't give away a second there, Raina doesn't

29.5

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 1 run, a touch short from Ashwin, slapped towards deep point for a single

Sri Lanka 142/2   HDRL Thirimanne 19* (33b)

30.1

Sehwag to Thirimanne, 1 run, short of length ball, Thirimanne comes down the track and awkwardly fends that towards square leg, Dhoni does the fielding

30.4

Sehwag to Thirimanne, 1 run, length ball that Thirimanne opts to play off the back foot, chopped towards point

Sri Lanka 147/2   HDRL Thirimanne 21* (35b)

31.2

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 2 runs, worked to deep square leg, Sri Lanka's 150 comes up

31.3

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, cross-batted hit towards midwicket, 50 stand comes up

Sri Lanka 152/2   HDRL Thirimanne 24* (37b)

33.1

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, full ball is thumped down to long-on for a single

33.6

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, on the pads and that is worked to midwicket

Sri Lanka 164/4   HDRL Thirimanne 26* (39b)

34.1

Sehwag to Thirimanne, no run, flighted ball is sent to short cover

34.2

Sehwag to Thirimanne, 1 run, flighted, Thirimane comes down the track and eases it to long-off

Sri Lanka 165/4   HDRL Thirimanne 27* (41b)

35.1

Tiwary to Thirimanne, no run, and does he have another wicket? Thirimanne looks to sweep a shortish ball, off the thigh pad and it loops up to Dhoni, did it hit his bat after the thigh pad, very tough to tell even after the replays, India were convinced, the umpire wasn't

35.2

Tiwary to Thirimanne, no run

35.3

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, eased towards long-on for a single

35.5

Tiwary to Thirimanne, no run, length ball on the pads, defended to the leg side

35.6

Tiwary to Thirimanne, no run, on middle and leg, tucked to midwicket

Sri Lanka 169/4   HDRL Thirimanne 28* (46b)

36.3

Sehwag to Thirimanne, 2 runs, Sri Lanka have decided they have had enough of being watchful against Sehwag, Thirimanne swipes this towards deep midwicket

36.4

Sehwag to Thirimanne, 1 run, length ball just outside off, eased towards point

36.6

Sehwag to Thirimanne, no run, that one doesn't spin, goes straight on, Thirimanne defends

Sri Lanka 178/4   HDRL Thirimanne 31* (49b)

38.1

Sharma to Thirimanne, 1 run, defended to the square leg

Sri Lanka 179/4   HDRL Thirimanne 32* (50b)

39.1

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, full ball outside leg stump, worked towards square leg

39.3

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 2 runs, half-tracker outside leg stump, should have been smashed for four, instead it is worked for a couple to deep square leg

39.4

Tiwary to Thirimanne, no run, another dot ball, defended to the leg side

39.5

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, full and on off stump, squeezed towards point

Sri Lanka 184/4   HDRL Thirimanne 36* (54b)

40.3

Sharma to Thirimanne, no run, length ball outside off, defended to the off side

40.4

Sharma to Thirimanne, 2 runs, length ball on off is paddled towards fine leg for a couple

40.5

Sharma to Thirimanne, 1 run, short of length ball, slapped towards sweeper for a single

Sri Lanka 189/4   HDRL Thirimanne 39* (57b)

41.2

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, full ball is driven towards long-on for a single

41.5

Tiwary to Thirimanne, no run, length ball is defended back towards the bowler

41.6

Tiwary to Thirimanne, no run, another terrific over from Tiwary, India has death bowling problems? only two of that over, and the wicket of Mathews

Sri Lanka 192/5   HDRL Thirimanne 40* (60b)

43.2

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 2 runs, nearly another one for Tiwary, that was a flighted ball outside the leg stump, Thirimanne didn't have the room to swing his arms freely, in the air for a while but lands well wide of long-on

43.3

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, slapped towards deep point

43.5

Tiwary to Thirimanne, no run, down the track and defended

43.6

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, helped along to long-on for a singe to end the over

Sri Lanka 205/5   HDRL Thirimanne 44* (64b)

44.1

Ashwin to Thirimanne, 1 run, full ball heading down leg, the batsman had shuffled down the leg side, defended towards cover

Sri Lanka 206/5   HDRL Thirimanne 45* (65b)

45.3

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, tossed up and that is clipped to midwicket

45.5

Tiwary to Thirimanne, 1 run, slapped to deep backward point for a single

Sri Lanka 218/6   HDRL Thirimanne 47* (67b)

46.5

Ashwin to Thirimanne, no run, more flight, Thirimanne now goes for the reverse-sweep, can't connect properly, off the toe end, to the keeper

46.6

Ashwin to Thirimanne, OUT, bowled 'im, Sri Lanka's implosion continues, Thirimanne charges down the track and looks to force the ball through the off side, the ball went straight on, doesn't spin away, he misses and that crashes into the top of leg stump

HDRL Thirimanne b Ashwin 47 (105m 69b 0x4 0x6) SR: 68.11

Sri Lanka 219/8   HDRL Thirimanne 47 (69b)
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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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