Pakistan in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 209 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

0.1

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, harmless on a good length, pushed out on the off side

0.2

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, fine line from Gul second ball, just a bit of away movement in the air, pitched up just outside off, Para lets it go

0.3

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, rising from a good length outside off, left alone again

0.4

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, slightly wider across the left-hander who lets it go with the angle right away

0.5

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, yet another leave outside off as Gul angles it across Para

0.6

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, Gul ends the over with another one widish outside off, and Para is happy to leave

Sri Lanka 0/0   NT Paranavitana 0* (6b)

1.4

Junaid Khan to Paranavitana, no run, nips back in quite sharply from a good length outside off, Para watches it all the way as he shoulder arms

1.5

Junaid Khan to Paranavitana, no run, does not seem to be much in this pitch for the quicks, tame length ball solidly played out to point

1.6

Junaid Khan to Paranavitana, 1 run, pitched up but no movement in the air, Para gets forward low, and pushes towards cover for one

Sri Lanka 2/0   NT Paranavitana 1* (9b)

2.1

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, bounce for Gul outside off stump, but not close enough to make him play, left alone

2.2

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, another one bounces, another one is allowed to go past outside off

2.3

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, spears it in from the changed angle, Para gets forward low to smother the length ball on off

2.4

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, 1 no ball, and Gul has overstepped, into the pads with the angle on a good length, rolls away behind square, direct hit at the striker's, but the batsman is in

2.4

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, FOUR, width, lots of it, just short of a good length, Para goes after it, and gets it away past point, not exactly in control of the stroke

2.5

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, angled in now on a length, bat and pad close, allows the ball to come on, and blocks

2.6

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, he is happy to play out Gul's angle from round the stumps from the crease, gets into a bit of a mess this time, as this one hurries into him from a length, inside edge onto thigh pad, all safe

Sri Lanka 7/0   NT Paranavitana 5* (16b 1x4)

3.6

Junaid Khan to Paranavitana, 1 run, worked to leg for a single with the angle

Sri Lanka 11/0   NT Paranavitana 6* (17b 1x4)

4.1

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, Gul gets a good line across the left-hander, not full enough, not short enough, he looks to defend it half-forward, a bit of away movement and the angle beats him

4.2

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, FOUR, much fuller, Para is able to get further forward this time, not fully still, but pushes firmly past cover, and collects four

4.3

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, beats him again now, with a pitched up ball that moves away slightly past the forward prod

4.4

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, Gul getting into some rhythm here, hits the bat with some pace off a length, and the ball flies on the bounce to gully

4.5

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, 2 runs, thick inside edge now runs backward of square leg, this one seemed to hold its line on a length around off

4.6

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, pitched up full on the stumps at 137 kph, blocked safely and solidly

Sri Lanka 17/0   NT Paranavitana 12* (23b 2x4)

5.5

Junaid Khan to Paranavitana, no run, nothing at all at the moment for Junaid, widish pitched up straight ball left alone outside off

5.6

Junaid Khan to Paranavitana, 1 run, much better line, close to off, bit of nip off the pitch too, Para pushes softly in front of cover for a tight run

Sri Lanka 21/0   NT Paranavitana 13* (25b 2x4)

6.1

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, this could be a rough day for Pakistan, Gul bangs it in just short of a length, nothing off the pitch, Para easily punches from the crease to short mid off

6.2

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, left alone with the angle across him outside off

6.3

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, tries the bouncer, digs it in too short, and it rises tamely, high and down the leg side

6.4

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, excellent line from Gul, and an even better leave from Para, some away movement, pitching off and leaving him, Para refuses to play at it

6.5

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, this time he plays at Gul, who draws him forward with one pitched further up, and beats him with some away shape

6.6

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, straightish one defended down the pitch

Sri Lanka 21/0   NT Paranavitana 13* (31b 2x4)

7.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, comes down the pitch, and pushes the flighted ball away

7.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, gets into a mess this time, advances out again, stops as Hafeez drags it a bit short, the ball carries in with the angle, and hits him on the thigh pad just outside the line of off, he is offering no stroke, there is an appeal from Hafeez, but he was too far down the crease

7.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, this time he uses bat, gets forward and defends

7.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, defends a turning delivery

Sri Lanka 22/0   NT Paranavitana 13* (35b 2x4)

8.3

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, allows the length ball to come on, he can do that on this slowish pitch, and pats it away to point, Para is not getting the single though

8.4

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, 1 run, this one holds its line just outside off, draws him forward and across, Para defends, and the inside edge eludes the stumps, Gul thinks there is no justice in the world

8.6

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, again he plays a length ball angled across, from the crease, and runs it to gully

Sri Lanka 25/0   NT Paranavitana 14* (38b 2x4)

9.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, Para survives, inside edge onto pad, he went back to play a drifting length ball, but to his horror, it hurried in with the angle

9.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, he is not comfortable against Hafeez, is already forward well before the ball arrives, and has to adjust to keep it down in front of short leg

9.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, 1 run, tosses it up outside off, gets him to drive, safely for a single towards cover

Sri Lanka 33/0   NT Paranavitana 15* (41b 2x4)

10.1

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, 1 no ball, right on off stump, on a good length, no problems in defending it, and Gul bowls one more no ball

10.1

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, appeal for lbw, hit in front from a length alright, but that pitched comfortably outside leg stump, high too, on the thigh pad

10.2

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, not the first time he has been beaten hanging his bat forward to one that leaves him from a length with the angle, and just a bit of away shape

10.3

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, pitched up, touch straight, and he is able to play it out from the crease

10.4

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, defends a good length around off safely this time

10.5

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, holds its line now but slightly wider outside off, and he lets it go

10.6

Umar Gul to Paranavitana, no run, Gul puts in some effort into this one dug in back of a length, jags into Para who cannot defend, gets something on it and the keeper snaps it up, was it bat, was it thigh pad, Pakistan and umpire Gould differ, Pakistan are right, thin inside edge, into thigh pad, and straight to Adnan Akmal, there is really no justice in the world, Mr Gul, and no DRS

Sri Lanka 34/0   NT Paranavitana 15* (48b 2x4)

11.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, defends a tossed up ball from round the stumps to silly mid off

11.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, pushed to mid off

11.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, smothers it on the bounce to silly mid off

11.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, FOUR, goes flat, goes short, goes wide, and is put away with a cut through cover-point

11.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, no run, down the track, looking to defend, and manages to do so safely

Sri Lanka 39/0   NT Paranavitana 19* (53b 3x4)

13.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Paranavitana, 1 run, tossed up, on a length just outside off, turning away, poked towards point for a single

Sri Lanka 46/0   NT Paranavitana 20* (54b 3x4)

15.1

Saeed Ajmal to Paranavitana, no run, pulls the bat inside the line and behind the pads as Ajmal straightens it outside off from round the stumps

15.2

Saeed Ajmal to Paranavitana, no run, defended off the front foot

15.3

Saeed Ajmal to Paranavitana, no run, hello, was there bat there, oh dear me, there was one, but Azhar Ali at silly point had joined in the appeal for lbw though, and could not recover in time to take the ball as it looped towards him, the appeal for lbw was going nowhere anyway, he was struck on the pad a mile outside the line of off stump as he looked to paddle-sweep, but before that, he had got an inside edge

15.4

Saeed Ajmal to Paranavitana, FOUR, and then he rubs it in next ball, short and flat and quick outside off, and put away behind point

15.5

Saeed Ajmal to Paranavitana, OUT, Ajmal has struck in his first over, after being denied two balls ago, Para has not looked very comfortable against spin this morning, he has looked to charge out at Hafeez as well, tries the same against Ajmal, beaten completely by the flight and turn, and Adnan will not do an Azhar Ali, he completes the stumping

NT Paranavitana st †Adnan Akmal b Saeed Ajmal 24 (77m 59b 4x4 0x6) SR: 40.67

Sri Lanka 63/1   NT Paranavitana 24 (59b 4x4)
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Jun 25, 2012

Sri Lanka are ecstatic after picking up the final wicket, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, June 25, 2012

Sri Lanka are ecstatic after picking up the final wicket

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Jun 25, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene and Mohammad Hafeez shake hands, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, June 25, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene and Mohammad Hafeez shake hands

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