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

1.1

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, and first ball, he gets the line right, pitched up, inviting Dilshan into a big drive outside off, and beating him

1.2

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, this one pitched outside leg on a good length, and Dilshan has no problems in defending

1.3

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, another one pitching outside leg, coming onto the pads, and worked easily past midwicket for the first runs of the Test

Sri Lanka 1/0   TM Dilshan 1* (3b)

3.1

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, similar to the first one from Junaid Dilshan went after, pitched up just outside off and leaving him with the angle, left alone this time

3.2

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, bit of away shape this time just outside off stump, not full enough to draw Dilshan into a massive drive, he lets it go

3.3

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, still closer to off stump, bit of bounce, Dilshan leaves again, for how long?

3.4

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, slants it across, slightly wider now, not much bounce, dies on its way to the keeper

3.5

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, 3 runs, after four tight deliveries, he strays fullish onto the pads, and Dilshan gets away with an eager whip past in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 10/0   TM Dilshan 4* (8b)

5.1

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, some bounce outside off stump, left alone on a good length

5.2

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, that's closer to off, pitched up too, and Dilshan thinks about a drive, cannot get hold of it and mistimes it to mid off, some away swing there for Junaid

5.3

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, not much pace from Junaid, 126.6 kph, Dilshan lets it go past him outside off

5.4

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, 3 runs, and angles it into the pads, Dilshan puts it away in front of square, and it needs a dive from the chasing man to prevent four

Sri Lanka 20/0   TM Dilshan 7* (12b)

7.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, no run, tossed up just outside off, Dilshan is leaning half-forward, and manages to work it towards mid on in the end

7.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, 1 run, direct hit from mid on, but Dilshan has made his ground after punching the spinning ball on middle and leg

Sri Lanka 22/0   TM Dilshan 8* (14b)

8.1

Umar Gul to Dilshan, no run, pitched up for the drive, Dilshan does not go eagerly after it, and pushes to mid off

8.2

Umar Gul to Dilshan, 1 run, pushes softly off the front foot and gets the single in front of cover

8.5

Umar Gul to Dilshan, 1 run, fine tumbling stop from Ajmal running to his left at mid on, Dilshan had got some momentum on the straight push off the pitched up delivery

Sri Lanka 25/0   TM Dilshan 10* (17b)

9.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, no run, drift away from the right-hander as he flights it up, spins in, Dilshan plays it out on the leg side

9.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, SIX, this one is flighted more, and Dilshan is not letting Hafeez get away with it, he skips out, and launches it high over mid on with the spin

9.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, 1 run, turned through midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 32/0   TM Dilshan 17* (20b 1x6)

11.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, 1 run, shuffles across and works with the spin square on leg

Sri Lanka 35/0   TM Dilshan 18* (21b 1x6)

12.1

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, pushes a pitched up ball firmly to mid off

12.2

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, 2 runs, short of a length, worked off the pads through square leg for a couple, man from fine leg runs across

12.3

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, decent line, but Dilshan has left rather effectively outside off stump today, and does so again

12.4

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, and just as I say so, he is drawn out with the angle and good length, not a big drive, just a defensive push, but beaten still

12.5

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, wants the single as he pushes a length ball to extra cover, not getting it

12.6

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, tries the short ball, it won't be working much on this slow pitch, Dilshan has enough time to swivel and pull hard through square

Sri Lanka 45/0   TM Dilshan 24* (27b 1x4 1x6)

13.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, no run, over the wicket, on a length and outside off, defended off the front foot to the off side

13.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, no run, that one spun sharply, Dilshan looked to play that from the crease, it curvews in and strikes his pads, was going down

13.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, no run, jumps down the track to get to the pitch and cracks the ball towards point, straight at the fielder

13.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, FOUR, lesser effort on that, but four more runs, gets on the back foot to a ball that is a touch short and he eases it through the covers for a boundary

13.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Dilshan, 1 run, worked towards square leg for a single to end the over

Sri Lanka 51/0   TM Dilshan 29* (32b 2x4 1x6)

14.1

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, half-forward, and easily able to play out the good length ball just outside off

14.2

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, pushed down the pitch

14.3

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, pitched up, he plonks front foot out, back leg in the air as he brings bat forward and pushes hard down the ground

14.4

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, things running away from Pakistan, Junaid goes short the second time to Dilshan, who is untroubled as he dispatches the ball through midwicket with a pull

14.5

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, this is the dangerous Dilshan, he is willing to let go of the urge to hit a third successive four, he calmly lets a length ball go past outside off

14.6

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, excellent finish to the over from Junaid, big appeal from the keeper as Dilshan drives inside the line of the delivery pitched up closer to off, did not seem to be an edge

Sri Lanka 59/0   TM Dilshan 37* (38b 4x4 1x6)

16.1

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, 3 runs, width from back of a length, and Dilshan smacks it happily past extra cover

16.4

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, appeal for lbw, but it pitched well outside leg stump, length was not bat at all, Dilshan missed the work on the leg side

16.5

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, 1 run, this time he gets bat down in time and works it wide of mid on for one, Junaid has been pitching outside leg often this morning

Sri Lanka 68/1   TM Dilshan 41* (41b 4x4 1x6)

17.1

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 1 run, comes forward and works with the spin through square leg

17.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, fine shot, gets forward and drives the tossed up ball firmly outside off, it teases Shafiq from mid off all the way to the boundary, and even a belated dive is not enough

17.6

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 1 run, worked with the spin square for one

Sri Lanka 75/1   TM Dilshan 47* (44b 5x4 1x6)

18.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, inside edge onto pad as he pushes forward, big gap between bat and pad

18.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, drags it a touch short as Dilshan comes out, he stops, and adjusts to pat it away on the off side

18.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, 1 run, stays in the crease and works it on the leg side for one

Sri Lanka 76/1   TM Dilshan 48* (47b 5x4 1x6)

19.1

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 1 run, standing on off stump as Ajmal delivers the offbreak, easily worked past short leg

19.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 1 run, shortish, and Dilshan pats it in front of cover, who fails to pick it up cleanly, and Dilshan has another Test match fifty, been a composed innings, largely, despite the strike-rate

Sri Lanka 79/1   TM Dilshan 50* (49b 5x4 1x6)

20.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR, smack! Dilshan hurting Pakistan further, he has a hat on now, charges out to a tossed up ball and lifts it wide of mid off

20.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, 94 kph flat delivery now, immediately after the four, Dilshan is well forward as he blocks to silly point

20.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, now he goes down the track, pushes it back to Rehman

20.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, whoa, that bounced from a length, too much, Dilshan looking for the cut, beaten by the carry

20.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, 1 run, he is looking to get after Rehman, tries to charge out and go with the spin past mid off, shouts of 'catch' as Rehman goes leaping to his left, cannot get to it, not a chance really, Gul fails to stop it cleanly at mid off

Sri Lanka 84/1   TM Dilshan 55* (54b 6x4 1x6)

21.1

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, plays out a doosra from the crease to the off side

21.2

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, loud appeal for lbw, leg stump visible as Dilshan shuffles too far across, hit on middle and leg, more middle, that is a very close shout, there was turn on the ball, but could not say for sure it was missing leg

21.3

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run

21.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run

21.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, gets behind the line of a straighter one and blocks as he leans forward

21.6

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, defended off the front foot to the off side

Sri Lanka 84/1   TM Dilshan 55* (60b 6x4 1x6)

23.1

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, works a skiddy length ball to short leg

23.2

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, backs away a shade and punches hard, but midwicket prevents the single with a dive and a parry to the bowler

23.3

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, punched again, this time towards point, getting a bit impatient

23.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, tossed up full, he tries to drive straight down the ground, but Ajmal denies him with a diving stop

23.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, smothers this flighted one off the front foot

23.6

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, more flight, angled across, Dilshan gets further forward to smother it

Sri Lanka 84/1   TM Dilshan 55* (66b 6x4 1x6)

24.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, flights it up outside off, Dilshan checks the push to extra cover

24.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, another one given air, Dilshan pushing along the ground to extra cover, who will blink first?

24.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan will, he looks to drive this flighted one tamely, thick edge runs behind point

Sri Lanka 89/1   TM Dilshan 55* (69b 6x4 1x6)

26.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, flight outside off, pushed to short extra cover, Hafeez it is who tumbles and lobs it towards the non-striker's stumps, Sanga was caught by surprise and has to dive in, would have made it even if the throw had hit, just about

26.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, phew, that is some turn, fullish outside off, before Dilshan realises what is happening, it turns square away from him

26.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, leading edge now, too bad for Pakistan this has to be the last over before lunch, not carrying back to the bowler though, Dilshan lunging forward

26.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan gets away with a thick edge along the ground past slip as he lunges forward to defend again

Sri Lanka 94/1   TM Dilshan 56* (73b 6x4 1x6)

27.1

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, appeal for leg before right away, two sounds as Dilshan looks to drive a very full one, seemed to be pitching just outside leg

27.2

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, this time Ajmal bowls it down the pads, spinning further down, and DIlshan gets enough on the sweep

27.3

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

27.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, length ball angled across, played out from the crease to the off side

27.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan mistiming the sweep, but getting away, off the toe end of the bat, fell just short of Hafeez at midwicket

Sri Lanka 99/1   TM Dilshan 61* (78b 7x4 1x6)

28.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, flights it up, has him thinking of the drive, DIlshan checks the stroke in the end

28.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, goes back to defend a skiddy one

28.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, lots of flight now, and lot slower too, Dilshan is in doubt, makes a late decision to leave as the ball spins and bounces away

28.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, flatter and into Dilshan, who keeps it out down the pitch

28.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, 1 run, there for the drive, full outside off, Dilshan goes for the shot but not too hard, wide of mid off

Sri Lanka 100/1   TM Dilshan 62* (83b 7x4 1x6)

29.1

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run

29.2

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, flattish one forced down the pitch

29.3

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, angled across outside off, smothered neatly off the front foot with a large stride

29.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, flight, slower too, turned to midwicket

29.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 2 runs, quicker at 90.8 kph, hurrying across him with the angle, DIlshan manages a thick edge past slip

29.6

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 1 run, lots of flight, very full, bashed down to long on

Sri Lanka 105/1   TM Dilshan 65* (89b 7x4 1x6)

30.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, gets well forward and plays out this one with the spin towards cover-point

30.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, floated up fullish, DIlshan lunges forward and runs it towards point

30.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, flat, quick, at 96.7 kph, he is hurried into the shot, but squeezes it out safely to point

30.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, huge turn, and bounce too, Dilshan was looking for a cut, but backed out and pushed it out to point

30.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, playing from the crease, punching to cover with the turn

30.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, well forward to a tossed up ball, and smothers it completely

Sri Lanka 105/1   TM Dilshan 65* (95b 7x4 1x6)

31.6

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, worked away with the spin to midwicket

Sri Lanka 106/1   TM Dilshan 65* (96b 7x4 1x6)

34.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, 1 run, they taken on Junaid at mid on with a tight single, and make it safely

34.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, smack! Dilshan goes for a massive drive, but Shafiq gets to it at extra cover

34.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, quick, skiddy and turning away, Dilshan manages a thick outside edge behind point

Sri Lanka 113/1   TM Dilshan 66* (99b 7x4 1x6)

35.3

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, punches the straighter one from the crease to mid off

35.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, flighted, quick, very full, half-dug out, half-driven to mid off

35.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 1 run, inside edge onto pad as he lunges forward to a length ball, but well out of the reach of short leg

Sri Lanka 115/1   TM Dilshan 67* (102b 7x4 1x6)

36.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, left alone as it turns away outside off

36.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, 2 runs, whipped off the pads through square leg, cut off by the man running across from fine leg

36.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, 86 kph, fullish outside off, Dilshan inside edges the defensive push past the stumps

36.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, tosses it up outside off, Dilshan lets it go again, he was prodding at them till now

36.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, pushed down the pitch

36.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, full one defended straight to silly point

Sri Lanka 117/1   TM Dilshan 69* (108b 7x4 1x6)

37.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, 1 run, on middle and leg, worked past leg slip with the turn to fine leg

Sri Lanka 119/1   TM Dilshan 70* (109b 7x4 1x6)

38.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, Pakistan not giving much away, Dilshan defending well, off the front foot

38.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, left alone as it spins away outside off

38.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, lunges forward to a flighted ball and defends to silly point

38.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, angled in full now, spinning away from leg, Dilshan opens the face slightly and pushes to extra cover, well handled

38.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, hurries on at 87.8 kph towards off from a length, he is in the crease and quickly gets the bat down

38.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, lunges forward and defends, off the inner half of the bat, battle of patience

Sri Lanka 119/1   TM Dilshan 70* (115b 7x4 1x6)

39.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, full one whipped towards mid on

39.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, tries to work it behind square leg, off the pad and rolls away to leg slip

39.6

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, very well played by Dilshan, not the basher that we know, waits for the tossed up ball to arrive, and squeezes it firmly but not very powerfully, between the non-striker and the bowler, and beats mid off's dive

Sri Lanka 128/1   TM Dilshan 74* (118b 8x4 1x6)

40.5

Umar Gul to Dilshan, no run, bounce now but too far outside off to tempt Dilshan, who has not been tempted much today anyway

40.6

Umar Gul to Dilshan, 1 run, Gul tries the short ball now, into Dilshan, who swivels and sends it screaming to fine leg with a thump of a pull

Sri Lanka 130/1   TM Dilshan 75* (120b 8x4 1x6)

41.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, he has had Dilshan uncertainly reaching out to tossed up balls that have dipped, not quite arrived, and then turned, thick edge towards point now

41.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, 1 run, flighted one driven hard to deep mid off

41.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, defended off the front foot

41.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, big shout for caught behind, Adnan leaps up right away, ripper from Rehman, turn and bounce, Dilshan beaten as he pushes forward

Sri Lanka 136/1   TM Dilshan 76* (124b 8x4 1x6)

42.2

Umar Gul to Dilshan, no run, pitches it up, Dilshan can get front foot out and push it back without any worries, mid on gets around

42.3

Umar Gul to Dilshan, no run, beaten this time by a wide one on the cut

42.4

Umar Gul to Dilshan, 1 run, into the pads with the angle from back of a length, worked to deep square

Sri Lanka 138/1   TM Dilshan 77* (127b 8x4 1x6)

43.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run

43.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, left alone outside off, bit of turn

43.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, another ripper, flight, angled in, pitching middle, and taking off across the outside edge as Dilshan pushes forward

43.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, not as full, not as much bite, and he is able to smother it off the front foot

43.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, stays in the crease and smacks it to extra cover

43.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, flat, short, quick and widish, but punched straight to extra cover

Sri Lanka 138/1   TM Dilshan 77* (133b 8x4 1x6)

44.2

Umar Gul to Dilshan, no run, withdraws late from the pull as the bouncer rises too much from Gul, just past Dilshan's helmet

44.3

Umar Gul to Dilshan, no run, half an appeal from Gul, pitched up further after the bouncer, nipping in, striking him on the pads, too high

44.4

Umar Gul to Dilshan, 1 run, short ball now, Dilshan controls the pull very well as the ball comes slowly to him, away to deep square

44.6

Umar Gul to Dilshan, no run, defended off the back foot

Sri Lanka 141/1   TM Dilshan 78* (137b 8x4 1x6)

45.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, blocks a tossed up ball off the front foot

45.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, opens the face and runs it with the spin from a good length towards point

45.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, lunges forward and smothers the flighted ball down the pitch

Sri Lanka 142/1   TM Dilshan 78* (140b 8x4 1x6)

46.4

Umar Gul to Dilshan, no run, goes for the full one on the stumps, some reverse in to the batsman, dug out hard into the pitch, mid on gets around

46.5

Umar Gul to Dilshan, no run, length outside off, slapped away with quick hands to cover

46.6

Umar Gul to Dilshan, 1 run, full into the pads, worked away in front of square leg, deep square gets to it quickly, Ayub it is

Sri Lanka 146/1   TM Dilshan 79* (143b 8x4 1x6)

47.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, full on the stumps, pushed back to the bowler

47.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, gets forward and smothers a tossed up ball

47.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, flatter, pushed away to extra cover from the crease

47.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, loud appeal for lbw, darted in full and Dilshan takes it on the pad as he misses the work on the leg side, hit him outside leg stump

Sri Lanka 147/1   TM Dilshan 79* (147b 8x4 1x6)

49.1

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, 2 runs, that is some turn, that is too much turn, across the right-hander from outside leg stump, Dilshan gets away as it is bowled short, and works it away in front of square leg

49.2

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, padding away to a tossed up delivery outside off, appeal from Pakistan, that wasn't hitting off

49.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR, smack! Dilshan hits out, he gets a skiddy and quick one well outside off, and bashes it wide of the man at long off, too much power in that stroke, exploding suddenly

49.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, goes back to calm front-foot defending

49.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, angled in, defended down the pitch

49.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, advances forward and whips a dipping one straight to mid on

Sri Lanka 154/1   TM Dilshan 85* (153b 9x4 1x6)

50.3

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run

50.4

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, length ball, blocked as calmly as a Dilshan can, nothing happening with the old ball as well for the quicks

50.5

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, thought of the pull, but decides to block the back of a length ball in the end, would have been hurried had he gone for the pull

50.6

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, back of a length ball defended solidly from the crease

Sri Lanka 159/1   TM Dilshan 85* (157b 9x4 1x6)

51.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, darted in on leg, pops up, short leg has been vacant, for some time now, there are two slips

51.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, flat and skiddy, pushed back to the bowler

51.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, slows it up, and has him thinking, back or forward, charge or stay put, he stays put, the ball spins away too much

Sri Lanka 166/1   TM Dilshan 85* (160b 9x4 1x6)

52.2

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, tries to bash a drive away, comes up short against the slowness, and mistimes it

52.3

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, FOUR, Junaid obliges by providing width from back of a length, and Dilshan cashes in with a dismissive slap through extra cover, Junaid stares at the ground in disappointment

52.4

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, looking to play more strokes now, but goes hard at a length ball angled in, and mistimes it to mid on

52.5

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, defends one on middle off the back foot

52.6

Junaid Khan to Dilshan, no run, comes in slightly off a length, punched solidly down the pitch

Sri Lanka 171/1   TM Dilshan 89* (165b 10x4 1x6)

53.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, smothers a tossed up ball safely with a big lunge forward

53.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR, turn, lots of it, but it does not help it is pitched that short, Dilshan cranks up and smashes it off the back foot through extra cover

53.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, fired in at 96.6 kph, Dilshan is surprised by the pace on it as he pushes it on the off side awkwardly, kept low too

Sri Lanka 176/1   TM Dilshan 93* (168b 11x4 1x6)

54.2

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, turning in just outside off, bounce too, Dilshan is playing a lot more shots now, cuts hard, to point

54.3

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, full, down the pads, and Dilshan gets enough on it to find the fine leg rope, past leg slip

54.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run

54.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, skips out to a quicker one, and gets into a tangle, reaches out and manages an inside edge onto pad as it spins in

54.6

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, played out to midwicket

Sri Lanka 181/1   TM Dilshan 97* (173b 12x4 1x6)

55.3

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, appeal for lbw as he misses the sweep off a flat and quick one, pitched just on leg stump, and going just down leg as well

55.4

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, FOUR, darts it further down the pads, and this time Dilshan is not missing out on the opportunity, he gets something on the sweep, and raises his bat for his 13th Test hundred as the ball crosses the rope, well played, Sri Lanka could have easily got bogged down against the tight lines from Pakistan spinners were it not for the positive play of Dilshan

55.5

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, cuts a short one straight to cover

55.6

Abdur Rehman to Dilshan, no run, spinning away, some bounce, Dilshan is on top of it all, as he smothers it

Sri Lanka 186/1   TM Dilshan 101* (177b 13x4 1x6)

56.3

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, nudged to short leg

56.4

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, no run, flighted, he makes a late decision to work it to short fine, wants the single, Sanga sends him back

56.5

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, OUT, Ajmal gets Pakistan some respite before tea, catches Dilshan right back in the crease, with a flighted one on middle, Dilshan playing back, and that does him in, the ball straightens, hurries in and strikes him plumb in front

TM Dilshan lbw b Saeed Ajmal 101 (235m 180b 13x4 1x6) SR: 56.11

Sri Lanka 187/2   TM Dilshan 101 (180b 13x4 1x6)
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele - Jul 8-12, 2012
Match drawn
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Match drawn
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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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