5.1

Perera to Kohli, no run, Kohli nearly edges that one! Perera gets some late movement after pitching and Kohli pokes his bat out at it, Chandimal nearly went up in appeal

5.2

Perera to Kohli, FOUR, the fine leg is up, Perera pitched it fractionally short and down the leg side, he just helped it along its way wide of short fine leg

5.3

Perera to Kohli, FOUR, you can't stop him can you? Full delivery seaming away and he has enough width to slice that past cover and point

5.4

Perera to Kohli, FOUR, make that three in three, drifts on the pads and he easily flicks it to fine leg, hardly any fielder in sight there

5.5

Perera to Kohli, no run

5.6

Perera to Kohli, no run, and once again he offers the chance, moves away after pitching and Kohli was beaten as he was looking to guide that to third man

India 50/1   NLTC Perera 1-0-12-0

7.1

Perera to Rahane, 1 run, had to scamper that single, he mistimed that punch to mid-off and he was off the blocks

7.2

Perera to Kohli, 1 run, outside the off stump and he punches that down to deep point

7.3

Perera to Rahane, no run, another waft outside the off stump, beaten, this kicked up a bit off the pitch

7.4

Perera to Rahane, no run, drops it with soft hands on the pitch and thinks of a single

7.5

Perera to Rahane, SIX, Rahane makes merry with the width outside off, gets forward and lofts it over wide wide long-off, didn't look like he middled it but there was enough in it to take it over the rope

7.6

Perera to Rahane, no run, clips it down to midwicket

India 63/1   NLTC Perera 2-0-20-0

14.1

Perera to Raina, 1 run, inswinging full toss, he jams it down the ground to long-off

14.2

Perera to Kohli, 1 run, close call for Kohli and they are appealing for a run-out. And it's close! Kohli reaches out to a full and wide delivery outside off, he nearly scoops it straight to extra cover, the throw by Jayawardene is to Perera who's behind the stumps, the third umpire takes a look, he wasn't convinced if the bail came off the groove before he grounded his bat, Kohli is safe

14.3

Perera to Raina, 2 runs, full on the off stump and driven down the ground to long-off for a couple

14.4

Perera to Raina, 1 run, turns it to deep midwicket

14.5

Perera to Kohli, 1 run, drills it down to long-off

14.6

Perera to Raina, FOUR, gives it a swing, Raina's trademark hoick over midwicket, it was on the pads and put away

India 120/2   NLTC Perera 3-0-30-0

18.1

Perera to Raina, 1 run, full and swinging in and worked down to deep midwicket

18.2

Perera to Dhoni, 1 run, swings a low full toss across the line and places it to long-on

18.3

Perera to Raina, 1 run, fullish in length outside the off stump and he angles it wide of point

18.4

Perera to Dhoni, no run, another wild swing and a miss outside off, just a matter of time before the bat goes flying off the hand

18.5

Perera to Dhoni, 1 run, full outside off and jammed to the off side

18.6

Perera to Raina, no run, ends a good over with a dot ball, yorker length outside off and he fails to jam it out

India 146/3   NLTC Perera 4-0-34-0
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Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele - Aug 7, 2012
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