0.1

Mathews to Gambhir, no run, keeper up to the stumps, Gambhir plays it softly down to point

0.2

Mathews to Gambhir, 1 run, it's short and he doesn't resist the pull, in the air but there's protection in the deep straighaway

0.5

Mathews to Gambhir, FOUR, Dropped! And worse, it's four as well, Gambhir slogs and it's in the air for ages, Shaminda Eranga was the man at deep midwicket and he couldn't get underneath that skier, it must have swirled in the air, ball slips out of his hand and rolls over to the rope

0.6

Mathews to Gambhir, 1 run, tucked away to the leg side

India 7/0   G Gambhir 6* (4b 1x4)

1.1

Eranga to Gambhir, no run, full toss to begin with and Gambhir wasn't quite ready to put that away, pushed down to mid-off

1.2

Eranga to Gambhir, no run, full outside the off stump and hammered straight to mid-on

1.3

Eranga to Gambhir, no run, wild swing and a miss, came on a bit slower than expected, tried to put that away to the leg side

1.4

Eranga to Gambhir, OUT, well Eranga has made amends for that drop! Didn't have to wait too long, another wild swing and a miss, this time Eranga bowled it at the stumps and the middle stump was pegged back, he gets Gambhir, the man he dropped

G Gambhir b Eranga 6 (7m 8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

India 7/1   G Gambhir 6 (8b 1x4)
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Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele - Aug 7, 2012
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Aug 8, 2012

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Ashok Dinda celebrates one of his four wickets, Sri Lanka v India, Only T20I, Pallekele, August 7, 2012

Ashok Dinda celebrates one of his four wickets

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