India in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 4th ODI

Sri Lanka v India

India won by 6 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)

0.2

Khan to Dilshan, 1 wide, short and very wide, Dilshan chases after it and misses

0.2

Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, full and wide, Dilshan steps forward and carves that through cover, in the air and in the gap

0.3

Khan to Dilshan, no run, pushed towards cover this time

0.4

Khan to Dilshan, no run, beaten outside off, short of a length and angling away, Dilshan pokes at it and misses

0.5

Khan to Dilshan, no run, short of length and outside off, left alone

0.6

Khan to Dilshan, no run, length ball pitching on leg stump, slanting down, Dilshan looks to work it away but is struck on the pads, the ball rolls towards point

Sri Lanka 6/0   TM Dilshan 4* (5b 1x4)

1.3

Pathan to Dilshan, FOUR, length ball on the pads, easily helped down to fine leg for four, not the best line from Irfan

1.4

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, fuller this time, Irfan gets it to move in a touch, Dilshan taps it towards wide mid-on

1.5

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, length ball outside off, Dilshan flays at that and hits it towards backward point

1.6

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, back of length ball on middle stump, defended back towards the bowler

Sri Lanka 11/0   TM Dilshan 8* (9b 2x4)

2.5

Khan to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan is struck on the pad as he looks to work the ball towards square leg

2.6

Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, short of length and outside off, uppishly played past backward point, wide of the fielder though and Dilshan picks up another boundary

Sri Lanka 16/0   TM Dilshan 12* (11b 3x4)

3.2

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, whips this length ball towards square leg

3.3

Pathan to Dilshan, 1 run, swinging in towards the pads, it was too full from Irfan, Dilshan guides it down towards fine leg

3.5

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, a hint of swing in, short of length ball, Dilshan inside-edges onto the pad

3.6

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, and this time Dilshan is beaten, the ball holds its line, it was short of length and bounced more than Dilshan expected, he was moving forward when trying to play that, past the outside edge

Sri Lanka 19/0   TM Dilshan 13* (15b 3x4)

5.4

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, length ball on middle, tapped back towards the bowler

5.5

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, length ball on middle and leg, pushed to the right of Irfan, Dilshan took a few paces down the track but Irfan fielded that and shies at the stumps, forcing Dilshan back

5.6

Pathan to Dilshan, FOUR, pitched up and wide, Dilshan gets the room to swing his arms, muscles that past a diving cover fielder for four

Sri Lanka 27/0   TM Dilshan 17* (18b 4x4)

6.3

Khan to Dilshan, no run, length ball on the pads, Dilshan looks to work that away to the leg side, inside-edged on to the pads, the ball dribbles towards point

6.4

Khan to Dilshan, no run, pitched up and on middle and off, guided towards backward point

6.5

Khan to Dilshan, no run, length ball that Dilshan looks to thrash through the off side, mistimed towards mid-off

6.6

Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, ooh, Dilshan french-cuts that to fine leg for four, it was a full ball that Dilshan wanted to drive, gets a thick inside-edge instead, and the ball scoots past leg stump

Sri Lanka 32/0   TM Dilshan 21* (22b 5x4)

8.1

Dinda to Dilshan, no run, length ball is worked towards midwicket

8.2

Dinda to Dilshan, no run, length and wide outside off, and this time it is Dilshan who bottom-edges it through to the keeper

8.3

Dinda to Dilshan, no run, short of length and just outside off, defended back towards the bowler

8.4

Dinda to Dilshan, no run, short and wide, Dilshan gets this on the middle of the bat, slapped powerfully towards backward point, but straight at the fielder

8.5

Dinda to Dilshan, FOUR, this time Dilshan gets it on the middle of the bat and in the gap, drives on the up past cover, not perfect timing but enough on that to reach the boundary

8.6

Dinda to Dilshan, no run, length ball is driven hard into the ground and towards extra cover

Sri Lanka 38/0   TM Dilshan 25* (28b 6x4)

9.6

Pathan to Dilshan, no run, back of a length and on off stump, patted to the off side

Sri Lanka 45/0   TM Dilshan 25* (29b 6x4)

11.1

Kohli to Dilshan, 1 run, starts with a full ball that is pushed towards mid-off

11.3

Kohli to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball outside off, guided down to third man for a single

11.5

Kohli to Dilshan, 1 run, back of length ball is steered to third man for one more

Sri Lanka 52/0   TM Dilshan 28* (32b 6x4)

12.1

Dinda to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball on off stump, helped towards sweeper cover for a single

Sri Lanka 53/0   TM Dilshan 29* (33b 6x4)

13.1

Kohli to Dilshan, no run, full and outside off, Dilshan looks to thrash through the off side, he misses, Dhoni is standing up to the stumps, was there a thin edge, Kohli suggests there was, but Dhoni couldn't collect

13.2

Kohli to Dilshan, no run, defended to cover point by Dilshan

13.3

Kohli to Dilshan, 1 run, a full ball is driven towards long-off for a single

Sri Lanka 63/0   TM Dilshan 30* (36b 6x4)

15.1

Khan to Dilshan, no run, Zaheer is back, Kohli was initially going to bowl, but zaheer came on once the Powerplay was signalled, length ball is slapped towards mid-off

15.2

Khan to Dilshan, no run, short of length ball and just outside off, Dilshan pokes at it and misses

15.3

Khan to Dilshan, no run, short of length ball just outside off, steered towards backward point

15.4

Khan to Dilshan, 2 runs, shorter and outside off, Dilshan comes down the track and slices the ball past a diving backward point

15.5

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, just outside off, Dilshan looks to force it through the off, thick inside-edge behind square leg

Sri Lanka 67/0   TM Dilshan 33* (41b 6x4)

16.1

Ashwin to Dilshan, 1 run, round the wicket to Dilshan, worked behind square leg

16.4

Ashwin to Dilshan, 2 runs, length ball, spins in towards the pad, worked towards deep midwicket, Dilshan sprints back for the second

16.5

Ashwin to Dilshan, 1 run, on the pads again, clipped to backward square leg

Sri Lanka 74/0   TM Dilshan 37* (44b 6x4)

17.1

Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, on the pads and that is glanced very fine down the leg side, that's another boundary

17.2

Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, Zaheer keeps it on the pads, defended towards square leg

Sri Lanka 83/0   TM Dilshan 42* (46b 7x4)

18.1

Dinda to Dilshan, no run, Dinda returns, after one over for Ashwin, first ball is blocked to the off side

18.2

Dinda to Dilshan, OUT, Dinda has struck, once again he bowls it short, Dilshan goes for the pull, top edges it, unlike the Tharanga top edge that went for six, this one goes nowhere, swirls to the right of Dhoni, who settles under it and collects, bye bye Dilshan

TM Dilshan c †Dhoni b Dinda 42 (84m 48b 7x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

Sri Lanka 91/1   TM Dilshan 42 (48b 7x4)
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India won by 20 runs
Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS) - Jul 31, 2012
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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
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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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