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)
14.1

Sehwag to Tharanga, no run, starts with a length ball outside off, Sehwag bowling from round the wicket, defended to the off side

14.2

Sehwag to Tharanga, no run, blocked off the front foot to the off side

14.3

Sehwag to Tharanga, no run, a decent start this from Sehwag, not giving any room at all, Tharanga pats it back to the bowler

14.4

Sehwag to Tharanga, no run, make that four dot balls in a row, blocked towards point

14.5

Sehwag to Tharanga, no run, tapped back to the bowler

14.6

Sehwag to Tharanga, no run, last ball is defended off the front foot, a maiden from Sehwag, now waiting for the "Dhoni is a genius" mails

Sri Lanka 64/0   V Sehwag 1-1-0-0
26.1

Sehwag to Chandimal, no run, flighted ball is defended to midwicket

26.2

Sehwag to Chandimal, 1 run, short and well outside off, forced towards backward point

26.3

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

26.4

Sehwag to Chandimal, 2 runs, gives that delivery some air, paddled from outside off, Zaheer fumbles at fine leg, allowing the extra run

26.5

Sehwag to Chandimal, 1 run, chopped to deep point for a single

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   V Sehwag 2-1-7-0
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

28.6

Sehwag to Chandimal, 2 runs, helps this down to fine leg

Sri Lanka 139/2   V Sehwag 3-1-12-0
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

30.2

Sehwag to Chandimal, 2 runs, goes for the big shot, charges out and swings it towards midwicket, the substitute Rahane does the fielding

30.3

Sehwag to Chandimal, 1 run, whipped towards deep square leg

30.4

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

30.5

Sehwag to Chandimal, no run, Chandimal using his feet again, works it towards midwicket

30.6

Sehwag to Chandimal, 1 run, whipped towards deep midwicket for a single, Sehwag doing a decent job here, four overs for 18 runs

Sri Lanka 148/2   V Sehwag 4-1-18-0
32.1

Sehwag to Jayawardene, OUT, the part-timers get another wicket, the biggest one of the innings now, Mahela looks to scoop a full ball, ends up lobbing it towards Dhoni, who accepts, umpire doesn't take long to raise the finger and send Mahela on his way, very early in Mahela's innings to be attempting that adventurous shot, SL slip to 155 for 4

DPMD Jayawardene c †Dhoni b Sehwag 3 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

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   V Sehwag 5-1-19-1
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

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   V Sehwag 6-1-22-1
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

36.3

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

36.5

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

36.6

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

Sri Lanka 178/4   V Sehwag 7-1-31-1
48.1

Sehwag to Herath, 2 runs, another wicket? no, that swipe from Herath was in the air for a long time, but still landed safe at deep midwicket

48.2

Sehwag to Herath, 1 run, worked to extra cover this time

48.3

Sehwag to Malinga, 1 run, overpitched ball, cramping up Malinga who is looking to swing every ball now, squeezed towards the leg side

48.4

Sehwag to Herath, 1 run, full ball is defended to the leg side, Sehwag goes up in appeal for the lbw, Dhoni is quickly after the ball as the batsmen sneak a run, Dhoni's throw is way off target though

48.5

Sehwag to Malinga, 1 run, swiped towards deep square leg for a single

48.6

Sehwag to Herath, 1 run, pitched up and a tailender's slog towards deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 233/8   V Sehwag 8-1-38-1
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