India tour of Sri Lanka, 4th ODI: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Jul 31, 2012
India won by 6 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
31 July 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
1.1

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, back of a length and moving away a hint, left alone by Tharanga

1.2

Pathan to Tharanga, 1 run, worked down towards fine leg for a single

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   IK Pathan 1-0-5-0
3.1

Pathan to Tharanga, 1 run, a misfield allows Tharanga a single, a crisp drive towards mid-off where Ashwin fumbles

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

3.4

Pathan to Tharanga, 1 run, short of length ball and outside off, too wide from Irfan, especially to a batsman who is very strong on the cut, Tharanga hammers that towards point, Tiwary gets a hand on it but can't stop the ball completely

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   IK Pathan 2-0-8-0
5.1

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, an appeal for lbw, umpire turns it down correctly as there is a thick inside-edge

5.2

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, back of length and punched to cover

5.3

Pathan to Tharanga, 1 run, pitched up and on the pads, pushed towards mid-on for a single

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   IK Pathan 3-0-13-0
7.1

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, length ball on middle and off, defended towards mid-on

7.2

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, length ball outside off, pushed back towards the bowler

7.3

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, Tharanga beaten outside off as he ends up playing inside the line of a short of length ball outside off, he 's had a few plays-and-misses today

7.4

Pathan to Tharanga, 2 runs, worked towards square leg for a couple

7.5

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, an ugly stroke attempted by Tharanga, short of length and outside off, looks to flay it towards point but his bat is nowhere near the ball, which sneaks between bat and his body to the keeper

7.6

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, looks to chop this one, bottom-edges it towards the keeper

Sri Lanka 34/0   IK Pathan 4-0-15-0
9.1

Pathan to Tharanga, 2 runs, length ball is whipped towards midwicket for a couple

9.2

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, a wild shot from Tharanga, he hasn't middled too many today, so he wanted to release the pressure with a big shot, it was short of length and well outside off, Tharanga skipped down the track and looked to launch it over cover but doesn't connect

9.3

Pathan to Tharanga, no run, blocked back towards the bowler

9.4

Pathan to Tharanga, FOUR, Tharanga drives that in the air, but he gets it in the gap as well, this was again back of a length, but Tharanga gets it past extra cover for four

9.5

Pathan to Tharanga, 1 run, length ball outside off, driven towards mid-on, Ashwin dives to his left to stop that one, one-handed effort with his left hand

9.6

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

Sri Lanka 45/0   IK Pathan 5-0-22-0
24.1

Pathan to Chandimal, 1 wide, Irfan starts with a swinging ball down the leg side

24.1

Pathan to Chandimal, no run, length ball is blocked back towards the bowler

24.2

Pathan to Chandimal, no run, looks to power that through the off side, badly mistimed and that rolls towards cover

24.3

Pathan to Chandimal, no run, length ball is defended to the off side

24.4

Pathan to Chandimal, no run, length ball, this time Chandimal times it well but can't get the placement right, can't beat the extra cover fielder

24.5

Pathan to Chandimal, FOUR, Chandimal has made a good start here, that was on the pads, easy put away for Chandimal, whips it behind square leg for four, Irfan is disgusted with himself

24.6

Pathan to Chandimal, no run, defended towards cover to end the Powerplay, 22 for 1 in these five overs, a good phase for India

Sri Lanka 121/2   IK Pathan 6-0-27-0
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