India in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 4th ODI

Sri Lanka v India

India won by 6 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)

0.1

Khan to Tharanga, 1 run, short of length ball just outside off, squeezed towards third man for a single

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   Z Khan 1-0-6-0

2.1

Khan to Tharanga, no run, outside off, Tharanga shoulders arms

2.2

Khan to Tharanga, no run, closer to the pads, nudged towards square leg, no alarming movement for Zaheer or Irfan so far

2.3

Khan to Tharanga, no run, well outside off and that is left alone once more

2.4

Khan to Tharanga, 1 leg bye, back of length ball nips in, bounces more than Tharanga expects and he can't get bat on it, off the thigh pad for a leg bye to short third man

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   Z Khan 2-0-10-0

4.1

Khan to Tharanga, no run, jags away after pitching outside off, Tharanga flirts with it and misses

4.2

Khan to Tharanga, 1 wide, well wide of off stump

4.2

Khan to Tharanga, no run, nearly gets the edge there, Tharanga isn't looking too solid here, he wanted to drive that on the up, didn't get forward enough as he played that, beaten

4.3

Khan to Tharanga, no run, Tharanga defends towards square leg, Rohit fields and chucks the ball through his legs to a fielder behind him, except the fielder there has moved away from where Rohit thought he was, the batsmen jog a single, India protest that the ball was dead, and Tharanga has to go back

4.4

Khan to Tharanga, no run, defended back towards the bowler

4.5

Khan to Tharanga, 1 wide, way outside off , and that's another wide

4.5

Khan to Tharanga, no run, another swing and a miss from Tharanga, he's not too far away from getting an edge

4.6

Khan to Tharanga, 1 run, outside edge down to third man, and Tharanga will be happy to have survived that Zaheer over

Sri Lanka 22/0   Z Khan 3-0-13-0

6.1

Khan to Tharanga, no run, length ball just outside off, defended to the off side

6.2

Khan to Tharanga, 1 run, inside-edged towards mid-on, a sharp single is taken

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   Z Khan 4-0-18-0

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

15.6

Khan to Tharanga, 2 runs, length ball slanting in towards the pads, helped behind square leg, Dinda has to get across to stop that, two runs to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 69/0   Z Khan 5-0-23-0

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

17.3

Khan to Tharanga, no run, length ball just outside off, punched back towards the bowler

17.4

Khan to Tharanga, FOUR, nicely done by Tharanga, makes a bit of room and opens the face to get the ball just wide of the keeper for four

17.5

Khan to Tharanga, FOUR, short of length and outside off, and that is slammed for another boundary, Tharanga finding some fluency here, he thumps that to the midwicket boundary and the decision to take the Powerplay early seems to be paying off

17.6

Khan to Tharanga, no run, defends the last ball off the over to the off side

Sri Lanka 91/0   Z Khan 6-0-36-0
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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