Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Jun 22-25, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 209 runs
22,23,24,25 June 2012 (5-day match)
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97.4

Saeed Ajmal to Samaraweera, no run, tossed up and right on middle stump, Thilan is right behind the line as he pushes forward to block

97.5

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

97.6

Saeed Ajmal to Samaraweera, no run, goes well forward again to block down the pitch

Sri Lanka 315/3   TT Samaraweera 0* (3b)
98.2

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, bowled full outside off stump, Thilan shuffles across and gets behind the line to push hard into the pitch, the ball bounces over Gul, mid off is around

98.3

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, decides to leave this one alone outside off after a big stride forward and across

98.4

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, 4 leg byes, sharp short ball from Gul, at 139 kph, did not get up as much as Thilan expected it to, and pinged him on the left arm even as he was half-ducking to go fine down the leg side

98.5

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, and immediately, does not get forward to a good length ball outside off, shuffles well across and blocks from the crease

98.6

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, bowled with a different release, and it comes back in from outside off stump, nippy and bouncing, Thilan leaves it alone

Sri Lanka 320/3   TT Samaraweera 0* (8b)
99.5

Saeed Ajmal to Samaraweera, no run, lunges forward to defend an offbreak to short leg

99.6

Saeed Ajmal to Samaraweera, 1 run, excellent stop from Junaid at wide mid off saves four, Thilan leaning into the drive to a tossed up ball, timed it well, but Junaid sprinted from mid off and put in a sprawling dive to deny the batsman

Sri Lanka 322/3   TT Samaraweera 1* (10b)
100.1

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, keeping low from back of a length at 137 kph, well outside off, blocked with a big shuffle

100.2

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, getting well across initially, Gul sends in the bounce angled in, Thilan has to duck awkwardly

100.3

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, fine stop at point, Thilan riding the bounce to a short of a length widish ball, and guiding it, more than cutting it

100.4

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, another bouncer from over the stumps, into Thilan, who ducks early this time, he has a big initial across movement of the back foot

100.5

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, short into the body with the changed angle, Thilan shuffling and getting behind the line solidly

100.6

Umar Gul to Samaraweera, no run, block is the order, angled across on short of a length, defended to the leg side

Sri Lanka 322/3   TT Samaraweera 1* (16b)
102.1

Abdur Rehman to Samaraweera, no run, flighted ball, straightens outside off, left alone

102.2

Abdur Rehman to Samaraweera, no run, lunges forward to defend to silly point

102.3

Abdur Rehman to Samaraweera, no run, inside edge rolls to square leg now as he presses forward

102.4

Abdur Rehman to Samaraweera, FOUR, floated up on middle, turning away, Thilan reaching out off the front foot, thick edge runs past slip, Thilan opening the face late

102.5

Abdur Rehman to Samaraweera, no run, length, but slightly flat, and punched off the back foot to mid off

102.6

Abdur Rehman to Samaraweera, 1 run, darted in full down the pads, helped along to fine leg

Sri Lanka 335/3   TT Samaraweera 6* (22b 1x4)
103.1

Saeed Ajmal to Samaraweera, no run, 87 kph on middle and off, defended to short leg

103.2

Saeed Ajmal to Samaraweera, no run, appeal for lbw from Adnan, but that pitched outside leg stump and carried across with the angle to hit the pad

103.3

Saeed Ajmal to Samaraweera, no run, pushed down the track off the front foot

103.4

Saeed Ajmal to Samaraweera, no run, big stride forward to defend to the off side

103.5

Saeed Ajmal to Samaraweera, OUT, superb delivery from Ajmal, lovely control, tosses up the doosra, draws Thilan out for the drive with so much air, Thilan ends up losing his balance and pushing well inside the line as the ball carries across with the angle, drags his back foot out, and by the time he brings it back in, Adnan has taken the bails off

TT Samaraweera st †Adnan Akmal b Saeed Ajmal 6 (32m 27b 1x4 0x6) SR: 22.22

Sri Lanka 335/4   TT Samaraweera 6 (27b 1x4)
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