Pakistan in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 209 runs

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56.6

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, but forward short leg is not one of them, Mahela pushes forward, inside edge pops up off pad, falls in front of where forward short leg would have been, but we'll never know if he could have caught it, short leg was too deep

Sri Lanka 187/2   DPMD Jayawardene 0* (1b)

57.2

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot without fuss

57.3

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, half-forward now, turn and bounce from Rehman, Mahela is beaten as he plays inside the line

57.4

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, and again, playing from the crease and prodding inside the line

57.5

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, this time he leans forward and defends the length ball safely

57.6

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leaning forward, then going back, defends on top of the bounce as he ensures Sri Lanka go to tea only two down

Sri Lanka 188/2   DPMD Jayawardene 0* (6b)

59.3

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

59.4

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, 92.7 kph, bounces from a length, Mahela plays it softly off the front foot, and it dies in front of second slip

59.5

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed back down the pitch

59.6

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, darted in to middle and leg, played out to short leg

Sri Lanka 194/2   DPMD Jayawardene 0* (10b)

60.4

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up on middle and leg from round the stumps, worked past short leg

60.5

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slanted full across Mahela, who lets it go outside off

60.6

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, offbreak on leg, turned to short leg

Sri Lanka 195/2   DPMD Jayawardene 0* (13b)

61.5

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, ripper, angled in, pitching middle and leg, and spitting across the outside edge, Rehman cannot believe it misses the bat

61.6

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, brings bat well forward in front of pad and defends

Sri Lanka 200/2   DPMD Jayawardene 0* (15b)

62.2

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela gets off the mark with that release stroke he uses in limited-overs games, down on his knee, and awkwardly fetching it from off and middle and scoop-sweeping it over leg slip

62.3

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, wow, he now plays the reverse sweep to a pitched up ball, first two scoring strokes, sweep and reverse sweep, connects even better this time and picks up four more

62.4

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, worked behind square leg

62.6

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, squeezes a flighted ball angled across, through cover for two more

Sri Lanka 213/2   DPMD Jayawardene 11* (19b 2x4)

63.2

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, opens the face from just inside the line as he runs it with the spin off the front foot towards second slip

63.3

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, worked wide of mid on

63.5

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, well forward to smother one turning away from middle and leg

63.6

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, full one pushed towards mid on

Sri Lanka 216/2   DPMD Jayawardene 12* (23b 2x4)

64.4

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defends a tossed up ball

64.5

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, whoa, Mahela escapes, he was looking to paddle one miles down the leg side, got a top edge that sailed just over short fine leg

64.6

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, blocked safely off the front foot

Sri Lanka 221/2   DPMD Jayawardene 16* (26b 3x4)

65.2

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up ball defended off the front foot

65.3

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela brings out that late sharp dab, backward point saves the boundary with a big dive to his left

Sri Lanka 223/2   DPMD Jayawardene 17* (28b 3x4)

66.1

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, and could have had him first ball, Mahela going after a widish back of a length ball, and cutting it between the slips and gully, it came in a bit in the air too

66.2

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, walks across and leaves alone a good length ball that carries in with the angle, not far from off stump

66.3

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, loud shout for lbw, if that isn't an inside edge, that is close, yes, there is no inside edge, Pakistan have been denied once again today, Gul getting it to swerve in and hitting him just below the knee roll, that was taking out leg stump, at the very least, Gul is disgusted, and gutted, there were two noises, it hit the front pad first, then the back pad, did the umpire think the first sound was of an inside edge?

66.4

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tries a similar delivery, this one does not come back in as much, and he is able to lean forward and defend

66.5

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed off the back foot to point

66.6

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, width outside off, he slaps it well too, but point fields on the bounce

Sri Lanka 237/2   DPMD Jayawardene 21* (34b 4x4)

67.3

Mohammad Hafeez to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, brings bat in front of pad and blocks from the crease

67.4

Mohammad Hafeez to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, down the track, and chips away over midwicket for a couple, not exactly in control

67.5

Mohammad Hafeez to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, comes on slowly towards middle, played out on the leg side

67.6

Mohammad Hafeez to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, punched from the crease to mid on

Sri Lanka 240/2   DPMD Jayawardene 23* (38b 4x4)

68.2

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, Gul digs in the bouncer, and Mahela makes him pay on the slow pitch, pulling even as he swivels on a leg, the ball races away to the deep square rope

68.3

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, he has been served a few wide ones from Gul in the last over, this time he is not letting it go, cuts it past a diving gully for four more, Gul is disgusted, again

68.4

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, smacks it hard into the pitch, and it rises above the batsman outside off

68.5

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, Gul gives it a lot of effort, digging the back of a length ball into the batsman, Mahela defends without any trouble, the slowness taking all the venom out of the ball

68.6

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, not much width this time, but Mahela cuts again, he does not have much room so he squeezes it behind point with a lot more wrist than he would have normally used, justice denied, and now the denial rubbed in for Gul

Sri Lanka 253/2   DPMD Jayawardene 35* (43b 7x4)

70.1

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, coming in from outside off stump, left alone

70.2

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitched up at 136.7 kph, does not reverse, Mahela pings extra cover with a graceful push

70.3

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, he has been playing that shot well, not much width, but he cuts wristily wide of deep backward point for two more

70.4

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, back of a length ball played down the pitch

70.5

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, some movement in, but after the length ball has passed the batsman, who leaves it outside off

70.6

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, awkwardly played in front of square leg, coming in and ending on off stump, he is bothered byt that line

Sri Lanka 256/2   DPMD Jayawardene 38* (49b 7x4)

71.1

Mohammad Hafeez to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot

71.2

Mohammad Hafeez to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, shuffles across, steps out and chips it over square leg

71.5

Mohammad Hafeez to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, spinning in, worked behind square leg

Sri Lanka 259/2   DPMD Jayawardene 40* (52b 7x4)

72.1

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, holding its line outside off stump from a length, Mahela lets it go

72.2

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, digs out a full one towards mid off

72.3

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitches it up, no reverse worth mentioning, Mahela shows no trouble in putting front foot out and driving on the up to mid off

72.4

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, nope, not happening for Gul, straightish and ending just outside off from a fullish length, defended solidly

72.5

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bangs it in short of a length and gets lift, but Mahela leaves well

72.6

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, another unsuccessful Pakistan appeal for leg before, Gul leaps, he screams, but to no avail, Mahela seemed to have been struck just outside the line of off stump as he came forward to one that nipped in a tad from a length, living on an edge at the moment

Sri Lanka 259/2   DPMD Jayawardene 40* (58b 7x4)

73.3

Mohammad Hafeez to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, spinning in on middle, worked behind square leg

73.6

Mohammad Hafeez to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up on leg, nudged to short fine leg, Sanga sends Mahela back

Sri Lanka 262/2   DPMD Jayawardene 41* (60b 7x4)

75.1

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tries to back away and dab it past slip, but Younis does well to lunge to his right and field

75.2

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tries the dab again, this time he hits it into the ground, and Younis fields again

75.3

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, that spun in sharply from round the stumps, Mahela got the bat down just in time, he was on the front foot, and the ball scurried through his legs

75.4

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, nudged to short fine leg now

Sri Lanka 269/2   DPMD Jayawardene 42* (64b 7x4)

76.1

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, leans forward and pushes to extra cover who stops it well

76.2

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up ball pushed down to mid off

76.3

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, carries in with the angle as it is flighted in to the batsman, Mahela drives outside the line, and gets a thick edge back down the pitch, out of Rehman's reach though

Sri Lanka 270/2   DPMD Jayawardene 43* (67b 7x4)

77.1

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 runs, sweeps an angled ball from outside off to deep square leg

77.2

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, appeal for leg before as he is hit on the pad as he gets forward, it turned in from middle and would have gone just down leg

77.3

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

77.4

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, reverse swept with the angle from round the stumps down to third man

77.6

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flighted just outside off, defended off the front foot

Sri Lanka 278/2   DPMD Jayawardene 46* (72b 7x4)

78.3

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed towards extra cover

78.4

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, turning away, Mahela pushes forward, gets a thick edge to short third

Sri Lanka 280/2   DPMD Jayawardene 47* (74b 7x4)

80.1

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed back to the bowler

80.2

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot to silly point

80.3

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fired in full at 96 kph, played down the pitch

80.4

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, turning away now from middle and off, he gets back and across and blocks

80.5

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, some width, dabbed on the bounce to Hafeez at second slip

80.6

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tosses it up very full outside off, Mahela is not in the mood to take the bait and lets it go

Sri Lanka 281/2   DPMD Jayawardene 47* (80b 7x4)

81.2

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, he has been too eager to try the reverse sweep today, plays it through point to a fullish delivery just outside off

Sri Lanka 283/2   DPMD Jayawardene 48* (81b 7x4)

82.2

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pushed back to the bowler

82.3

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, 97.4 kph outside off, played out to point

82.4

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, beats the outside edge, grips and kicks from a length at 95.9 kph just outside off

82.5

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, nudged through square leg

Sri Lanka 286/2   DPMD Jayawardene 49* (85b 7x4)

83.1

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 2 byes, tossed up on middle and leg, and it spins past the batsman and the keeper, Adnan shakes his head, he has a blot on his fine record for the day

83.2

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot

83.3

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run

83.4

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, straighter one from a good length, he stays back and punches on the off side for his fifty

Sri Lanka 289/2   DPMD Jayawardene 50* (89b 7x4)

84.1

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, pleasing stroke first up against the new ball, gets a stride out, bends the knee and eases the pitched up widish one to the extra cover rope

84.2

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, thick inside edge now, he went for the drive once again, the ball was not wide enough this time, and was angled in as well

Sri Lanka 296/2   DPMD Jayawardene 55* (91b 8x4)

85.1

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, fullish on off from over the stumps, blocked calmly

85.2

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tight line again, on middle and off now, bat and pad together as he defends

85.3

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, that is an outstanding leave, the length ball was angled too close to off, and then held its line as well, but Mahela got the off stump's location right down to inches as he shouldered arms, all that, or a very brave leave

85.4

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, carrying on well outside off with the angle and left alone

85.5

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length, middle and off, gets back and across, blocked

85.6

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, good length once again, no need to get forward to those, not on this pitch, blocked from the crease

Sri Lanka 296/2   DPMD Jayawardene 55* (97b 8x4)

87.1

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, shaping across the right-hander, who lets it go, will take a lot to get some intent out of these two now, with stumps approaching

87.2

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, similar delivery, moving away after it has passed the batsman, Mahela is not touching those

87.3

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, has to play at this one, back of a length, off stump line, he blocks without fuss

87.4

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, more angle across Mahela, more leaving from him, all petering down towards stumps

87.5

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bothers him a bit with the changed angle, ending on off stump, Mahela tentatively defends to the leg side

87.6

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, moving away from a good length, but well outside off stump, and Mahela withdraws from all action

Sri Lanka 300/2   DPMD Jayawardene 55* (103b 8x4)

89.1

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, flattish, ending on off and middle from a length, defended

89.2

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up, not much turn, defended to silly point

89.3

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, angled in, played out to short leg

89.4

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, did that carry to short leg, took the inside edge onto pad, and went to short leg's right, just out of his reach

89.5

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, driven to cover off the front foot

89.6

Abdur Rehman to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up at 85 kph and blocked safely off the front foot

Sri Lanka 300/2   DPMD Jayawardene 55* (109b 8x4)

91.1

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, length ball right on middle stump, at 126.8 kph, defended

91.2

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, 129 kph this time, middle stump line once again, Mahela shuffles, opens up, and blocks

91.3

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, shifts the line a touch outside off now, and has Mahela going for a drive, but he mistimes it to mid on as the bat face closes

91.4

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, slightly tentative as he pushes at a length ball on the off stump, ball rolls away towards midwicket

91.5

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, 127.9 kph, nothing threatening from Junaid, Mahela defends this length ball around off

91.6

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, touch shorter now, Mahela has even more time to get into position with a shuffle around off and block

Sri Lanka 300/2   DPMD Jayawardene 55* (115b 8x4)

92.2

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, lot more effort into this back of a length ball from Gul, at 142 kph, it bounces sharply outside off, Mahela does not have enough width to cut, goes for the shot, and is beaten by the carry

92.3

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, similar, pitched slightly further up, taking off nicely, this time he lets it go

92.4

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, 143 kph now, back of a length again, coming in a bit, Mahela rides the bounce, and defends

92.5

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, Mahela is pegged on the crease, this one was not that short, at 144 kph, but he shuffles across, stays back and blocks on top of the bounce

92.6

Umar Gul to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, again playing from the crease, length ball this on off, gets a single in front of mid on

Sri Lanka 302/2   DPMD Jayawardene 56* (120b 8x4)

93.1

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, well forward, languidly, solidly, and blocks a length ball angled across just outside off

93.2

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, yorker outside off now, patted away without trouble

93.3

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bangs it in short of a length, ending on off stump, Mahela is back and across and defending

93.4

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, bowls it fuller now, much fuller on middle, don't think Mahela was expecting it, plays it half-forward down to mid on

93.5

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, goes across and defends a 128.9 kph short of a length ball just outside off

93.6

Junaid Khan to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitched up, 131.7 kph, for the drive outside off, Mahela slightly late in coming forward, but drives safely to mid off

Sri Lanka 302/2   DPMD Jayawardene 56* (126b 8x4)

95.1

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, turning into leg stump from a length, worked past short fine

95.3

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, tossed up, turning in on middle, worked away to square leg

95.4

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, 1 run, short of a length on middle, turned past short leg

Sri Lanka 310/2   DPMD Jayawardene 58* (129b 8x4)

97.1

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, FOUR, reverse sweep from Mahela early against Ajmal, picks up the fullish ball from middle and sends it over cover

97.2

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, no run, pitched up on middle turned to short leg

97.3

Saeed Ajmal to DPMD Jayawardene, OUT, wicket after an age for Pakistan, Mahela departs, the sweep and the reverse sweep have worked well for him against Ajmal, he tries the slog-sweep now, to a flighted ball on off stump, misses it as he bends and lunges forward for the big stroke, and the ball crashes into off, Ajmal leaps high in celebration, he is pumped

DPMD Jayawardene b Saeed Ajmal 62 (175m 132b 9x4 0x6) SR: 46.96

Sri Lanka 315/3   DPMD Jayawardene 62 (132b 9x4)
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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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