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)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
  • Overs 151-200
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

18.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, some turn from wide outside off, but shortish, and he gets away as Sanga's cut finds cover

18.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, worked with the spin to short leg

18.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, shuffles across and defends a skiddy one outside off tightly

Sri Lanka 76/1   Abdur Rehman 1-0-1-0
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

20.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, mistimes a drive back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 84/1   Abdur Rehman 2-0-6-0
22.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, looks for the cut, expecting the ball to turn, this one does not, and Sanga pulls out of the stroke late

22.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, now this one spins in sharply, Sanga manages an inside edge as he pushes well forward

22.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, worked to short leg

22.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, turn and bounce from outside off, punched away, Rehman fields

22.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, shuffles across and plays with the turn to the leg side

22.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, another appeal for leg before, Sanga is hit just outside the line on the forward push, I think

Sri Lanka 84/1   Abdur Rehman 3-1-6-0
24.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga breaks the hold of three successive maidens with a slog-sweep from well outside off, through square leg

24.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, pushed off the back foot on the leg side

24.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets outside the line with a forward-and-across push and works with the spin behind square

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   Abdur Rehman 4-1-11-0
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

26.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, turned with the spin to short leg

26.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, quicker and straighter one at nearly 97 kph, lots of bounce, Sanga is up to it as he adjusts his forward movement and plays it towards point from the crease

Sri Lanka 94/1   Abdur Rehman 5-1-12-0
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

28.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 2 runs, thick edge runs behind point as Sanga shuffles outside off to the quicker and straighter one

Sri Lanka 102/1   Abdur Rehman 6-1-15-0
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   Abdur Rehman 7-2-15-0
32.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, slow turn, bowled on a length at 84.5 kph, played out to midwicket

32.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, gets forward and across and nudges past short leg

32.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, gets him going for the drive with lots of flight, the ball dips on Sanga, and he manages to get it to mid on off the inner half of the bat

32.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, fuller outside off, Sanga releases the pressure with a slog-sweep to the deep midwicket boundary

32.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, gets across in the crease and defends back to the bowler

32.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, comes forward and nudges fine down the leg side from middle and leg

Sri Lanka 111/1   Abdur Rehman 8-2-20-0
34.1

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

34.2

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

34.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, worked with the spin from the crease into short leg

34.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, shuffles to one spinning in on middle and leg, nudges to fine leg, fifty of the stand is up

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   Abdur Rehman 9-2-22-0
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   Abdur Rehman 10-2-24-0
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   Abdur Rehman 11-3-24-0
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

41.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga has played this shot very well today, not quite a full-blooded slog-sweep this time, fetching it from a mile outside off, and using his wrists to time it through square leg, beats the man in the deep by yards

41.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, down the track, manages to nudge it past short leg

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   Abdur Rehman 12-3-30-0
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   Abdur Rehman 13-4-30-0
45.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, spinning in from well outside off, padded away with a huge stride

45.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, nudged past a diving Azhar at short leg, bounced in front of him

45.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, walks down and eases it down to long on

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   Abdur Rehman 14-4-31-0
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

47.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, quick, and angled in, played out towards mid on

47.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, slows it up and flights it, at 79.4 kph, Sanga comes out, and eases it to deep mid on

Sri Lanka 148/1   Abdur Rehman 15-4-32-0
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   Abdur Rehman 16-4-38-0
51.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 4 byes, angled in from over the stumps, Sanga misses the nudge and it runs away fine down leg, that is also the 100 of the stand

51.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 2 runs, widish and full outside off, he reaches out to drive through extra cover for a couple

51.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, spinning in from a good length, he shuffles and punches it to long on, another Test fifty for Sangakkara, he has seven hundreds against Pakistan already

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   Abdur Rehman 17-4-41-0
53.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, slows it up at 79 kph, Sanga was stepping out, nudged it to short leg, and got back quickly

53.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, misses it as it spins down leg, Adnan thinks about an appeal for a moment, of course, it is an Akmal, even the thinking is audible

53.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, flattish one worked away to fine leg

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   Abdur Rehman 18-4-46-0
55.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, shuffles across, stays back and defends one straightening on off

55.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, walks down the pitch and picks up one to long on

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   Abdur Rehman 19-4-51-0
57.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, bit of a leading edge as he leans forward to work on the leg side

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   Abdur Rehman 20-4-52-0
59.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, hit on the pad well outside off as he moves forward and across

59.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, walks down the pitch and eases to long on for one

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   Abdur Rehman 21-4-53-0
61.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga and the slog sweep, been a productive combination today, fetched it from outside off and smacked it through square leg, giving a hard time to short leg and the square-leg umpire

61.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, spins in and pops up off pad well wide of short leg

61.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, turning in from back of a length on leg, turned to short leg

61.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, down the track, and eases one more to long on, this has been another productive stroke for him today

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   Abdur Rehman 22-4-58-0
63.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, slow turn, slow enough to punch against it, for a single on the off side

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

63.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, down the track, cannot get underneath it as he goes very close to the pitch, a single is on anyway to long 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   Abdur Rehman 23-4-61-0
65.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, spinning in from outside off, he keeps it down through square leg

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

65.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, he's been stepping out and working singles to long on, this time he puts more in the charge and picks it up with the turn wide of long on

65.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, and again he charges out, this time crashes it between the bowler and mid off

65.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 2 runs, keeps strike with a nudge towards short fine

Sri Lanka 233/2   Abdur Rehman 24-4-73-0
74.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 2 runs, paddled from middle with the spin wide of fine leg

74.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, that's just too easy, tossed up wide outside off, and Sanga obliges by reaching out and crashing it through extra cover

74.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, quicker one worked to square leg off the pad

74.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, angles it across from round the stumps, slapped away to point

74.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, flighted on middle and leg, nudged to square leg

74.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, mistimes a big drive off a tossed up ball to mid off who fields to his right

Sri Lanka 268/2   Abdur Rehman 25-4-79-0
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

76.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, worked towards midwicket

76.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, what a ball to get in the 90s, short, flat and well down the leg side, Sanga dispatches it to the fine leg rope

76.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, comes down the pitch, he wants to get the 100th run, but square leg denies him with a diving stop

Sri Lanka 274/2   Abdur Rehman 26-4-84-0
78.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, nudged to the leg side off the pad

78.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, ending on middle and leg, worked through square leg

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

78.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, worked to square leg off the pad

78.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, on the front foot and pushed wide of cover for one

Sri Lanka 281/2   Abdur Rehman 27-4-87-0
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   Abdur Rehman 28-5-87-0
82.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up, eased down to long on

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

82.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, tossed up on middle, nudged to midwicket

Sri Lanka 286/2   Abdur Rehman 29-5-89-0
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   Abdur Rehman 30-6-89-0
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   Abdur Rehman 31-6-94-0
104.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, turned to short fine leg with the spin

104.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, pushed to midwicket from the crease

104.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, played out to square leg quietly

104.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, moves across and pushes down the pitch

104.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga advances out to a flat and quick one darted in, gets into a tangle, manages to jab it past short leg

104.6

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, tossed up on off, blocked off the front foot

Sri Lanka 336/5   Abdur Rehman 32-6-95-0
106.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, blocks a tossed up ball on off softly

106.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, punched wide of cover for one

106.3

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, well forward to push past silly point

106.4

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, tossed up even further, defended off the front foot

106.5

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, flatter, opens the face to run it behind point from outside off

106.6

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, pushed off the front foot to silly point

Sri Lanka 342/5   Abdur Rehman 33-6-96-0
108.1

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, Rehman right on off stump on a fullish length, blocked off the front foot

108.2

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, FOUR, angled in very full, he has played a delightful clip to get off the mark against Ajmal, he does it again against Rehman, gracefully put away through midwicket

108.3

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, whoa, how has that missed the stumps, how has that missed the outside edge, it was angled in on a good length on leg stump, and jagged across the forward push, just brushed the back leg on its way over off to Adnan, they appeal for the caught-behind in vain, worth an appeal for lbw as well, in hindsight

108.4

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot

108.5

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

108.6

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run

Sri Lanka 346/5   Abdur Rehman 34-6-100-0
110.1

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, 82.7 kph skidding on around off, blocked off the front foot

110.2

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to defend a well-flighted ball down the pitch

110.3

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, more flight, middle stump line, blocked again

110.4

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, they shout for lbw as he misses the sweep, but the ball was fired in full, and looked to pitch just outside leg, even hit him just outside leg as it straightened

110.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, punched with the spin from the crease to midwicket

110.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, and this is an example of Sanga getting bogged down, shortish and flat delivery, tries to work it away with the spin, finds short leg

Sri Lanka 347/5   Abdur Rehman 35-7-100-0
112.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, spinning in from outside off, gets forward and across and blocks

112.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, hit on the pad well outside off as he presses forward

112.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, he did this a lot on day one to Rehman, skips out and eases with the spin to long on, cheers for the 350 coming up, there has not been much to cheer for the home fans today

112.4

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, lovely, flighted full, angled in, just on off, and spins and bounces past the forward push

112.5

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, tries the same ball again, fuller and on middle now, blocked back

112.6

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, opens the face to a pitched up ball and runs it to short third man

Sri Lanka 350/5   Abdur Rehman 36-7-101-0
114.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, a boundary after ages, Sanga rocks back to a short one spinning in, and puts it away through extra cover

114.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, hit on the pad as the tossed up ball turns in past the forward push, hit outside the line of off

114.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, shuffles well across and turns the flat and shortish one with the spin to fine leg

114.4

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, there for the cut, not that short, but wide, hit straight to point

114.5

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, quick at 93 kph outside off, defended with a forward push

114.6

Abdur Rehman to HAPW Jayawardene, no run, straightening on middle from a length, he goes back and across and defends

Sri Lanka 356/5   Abdur Rehman 37-7-106-0
136.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, nudged with the turn square on leg

136.2

Abdur Rehman to Randiv, no run, big forward stride helps him to block to the off side

136.3

Abdur Rehman to Randiv, no run, goes for the sweep, misses, shout for lbw, hit outside the line marginally, and the turn taking it further away

136.4

Abdur Rehman to Randiv, 1 run, defended off the front foot, and ekes out a single on the leg side as short leg goes after it

136.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 3 runs, flat, and wide, slapped away, and it is pulled back just inside the deep cover rope, they take three, Sanga puts a hand on his hip coolly at the non-striker end, as if taking three off your 324th delivery is a piece of cake

136.6

Abdur Rehman to Randiv, no run, blocked off the front foot

Sri Lanka 426/6   Abdur Rehman 38-7-111-0
138.1

Abdur Rehman to Randiv, no run, punches a quicker one to extra cover off the back foot

138.2

Abdur Rehman to Randiv, no run, pushed off the front foot to mid on

138.3

Abdur Rehman to Randiv, no run, a forward lunge and a safe block down the pitch

138.4

Abdur Rehman to Randiv, 1 run, full one swept around the corner to fine leg

138.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, FOUR, nice, Sanga keeps chugging along, leans forward, bends the knee and eases the flighted ball through extra cover

138.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, skips out, has to adjust as he is too close to the line, and pushes to long on

Sri Lanka 434/6   Abdur Rehman 39-7-117-0
140.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, turning down the leg side, nudged to short fine, Sanga seems cross as he cannot put it away

140.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, punched to long on

140.3

Abdur Rehman to Randiv, OUT, Rehman has one finally, he has deserved it, has Randiv pushing hard at a tossed up ball that arrives a tad late, and he ends up scooping it straight back to the bowler

S Randiv c & b Abdur Rehman 8 (28m 28b 1x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

140.4

Abdur Rehman to Kulasekara, no run, that was not far from silly point as he pushed off the front foot

140.5

Abdur Rehman to Kulasekara, no run, safer this time, defended to silly point again

140.6

Abdur Rehman to Kulasekara, no run, beats the outside edge as he draws Kula forward with flight

Sri Lanka 438/7   Abdur Rehman 40-7-118-1
142.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, quietly played down the pitch

142.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, turned with the spin from the crease to square leg

142.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, shuffles outside off and tucks to deep square, refuses the single

142.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, bends forward and nudges towards square leg

142.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets around the line and works to deep square leg

142.6

Abdur Rehman to Herath, no run

Sri Lanka 440/8   Abdur Rehman 41-7-119-1
144.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, moves across and blocks to the leg side

144.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, well forward and smothers it down the pitch, there is no getting past Sanga, he is not letting them have a go at Herath

144.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, strides forward and kills another one in defence

144.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 1 run, trots down for one after easing it past the non-striker to long on

144.5

Abdur Rehman to Herath, no run, shuffles outside off and defends a length ball turning in, towards point

144.6

Abdur Rehman to Herath, no run, defended quite competently down the pitch

Sri Lanka 442/8   Abdur Rehman 42-7-120-1
146.1

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, whoa, he is down the pitch and works it away to deep square, only to refuse the single

146.2

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, nudged to the leg side, carefully

146.3

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, worked with the spin, to deep square leg, no single again, Sanga strolls in the crease

146.4

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, SIX, here he comes, about time, charges out, gives it a big thump from outside off and it soars over long on

146.5

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, 4 byes, byes now, Adnan shrieks in disappointment, angled in from over the stumps, turns further down the leg side, and both batsman and keeper miss it

146.6

Abdur Rehman to Sangakkara, no run, he pats a flighted ball to the off side, thinks about a single, sees Rehman getting to the ball, and sends the advancing Herath back

Sri Lanka 453/8   Abdur Rehman 43-7-126-1
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