4.1

Malinga to Rahane, no run, begins with a slower ball, the off cutter, beats the bat

4.2

Malinga to Rahane, 1 run, slower ball again and softly clipped away down to midwicket

4.3

Malinga to Kohli, FOUR, another Kohli classic, it was a low full toss outside off and he ensured he pushed it off the middle of the bat, past point

4.4

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, goes for the off drive but mistimes it to mid-off, goes for the quick single

4.5

Malinga to Rahane, no run, tries to pinch a single towards short fine leg

4.6

Malinga to Rahane, no run, full outside off and he chases that, nearly gets a feather edge to the keeper

India 38/1   SL Malinga 1-0-6-0

13.1

Malinga to Raina, 2 leg byes, inswinging yorker and he clips it off his pads, Malinga appeals, that was missing leg

13.2

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, chases a low full toss and looks to glide it away past point but the fielder did well to cover it

13.3

Malinga to Kohli, no run, yorker length and shaping away, Kohli reached out to squeeze it out but couldn't make contact

13.4

Malinga to Kohli, 1 wide, that was too wide outside off, Kohli didn't even bother chasing that outside off

13.4

Malinga to Kohli, no run, another one swerves away from him, he gets some bat on it and Chandimal stops it

13.5

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, keeps it full and wide outside off and he forces it down to long-off

13.6

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, swinging in towards the pads and clipped to the leg side, half hearted appeal by Malinga

India 110/2   SL Malinga 2-0-10-0

17.1

Malinga to Dhoni, no run, goes for the big cover drive but misses

17.2

Malinga to Dhoni, FOUR, he errs by bowling it short and he plays the pull really well, down to fine leg and the ball nearly carries over the rope

17.3

Malinga to Dhoni, no run, away swinging yorker and Dhoni is annoyed with himself for swinging and missing

17.4

Malinga to Dhoni, 1 run, full and wide and gets an outside edge to third man, there was a fumble but couldn't steal a second because Dhoni was ball-watching

17.5

Malinga to Raina, SIX, really clubbed that one! Half volley on the off stump, went deep in the crease and lofted it down the ground, long-off had no chance

17.6

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, tries to angle a low full toss wide of point, the fielder covers it

India 142/3   SL Malinga 3-0-22-0

19.1

Malinga to Dhoni, 2 runs, full outside off and jammed down to third man, has to scamper for the second, beats the throw

19.2

Malinga to Dhoni, FOUR, unfortunate for Malinga, it was a fast yorker on the off stump and Dhoni got a lucky outside edge that raced past the keeper, third man had no chance

19.3

Malinga to Dhoni, 1 run, full and wide and he chases that one, can only squeeze it to cover

19.4

Malinga to Raina, no run, Raina won't be happy with that shot, it was a shade outside off and he should have hit that straighter, he instead went across the line and missed it completely

19.5

Malinga to Raina, 1 run, just a single, drilled down to long-off

19.6

Malinga to Dhoni, 1 run, low full toss outside off and he swings and gets an outside edge straight to third man, Dilshan was placed fine

India 155/3   SL Malinga 4-0-31-0
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