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

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   TM Dilshan 37* (38b 4x4 1x6)   Saeed Ajmal 0.5-0-4-1

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   KC Sangakkara 55* (104b 6x4)   Saeed Ajmal 14.5-3-46-2

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   KC Sangakkara 114* (216b 13x4)   Saeed Ajmal 25.3-4-89-3

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   KC Sangakkara 124* (227b 15x4)   Saeed Ajmal 28.5-4-99-4

Saeed Ajmal to Mathews, OUT, Ajmal is having the Sri Lanka middle order for an early lunch, now he has two in two, and a five-for, has Angelo reaching out to loosely push a very full and flighted ball around off, and accepts the dolly of a return catch, it straightened after pitching, Angelo ended up pushing outside the line, was he expecting it to carry across with the angle

AD Mathews c & b Saeed Ajmal 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 335/5   KC Sangakkara 124* (227b 15x4)   Saeed Ajmal 29-5-99-5

Mohammad Hafeez to HAPW Jayawardene, OUT, Hafeez has a wicket in his first Test as captain, has Prasanna driving a tossed up delivery outside off, Adnan snaps it up behind the stumps, was that an edge? Have to wait for replays

HAPW Jayawardene c †Adnan Akmal b Mohammad Hafeez 48 (116m 87b 8x4 0x6) SR: 55.17

Sri Lanka 415/6   KC Sangakkara 155* (319b 16x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 9.5-1-36-1

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

Sri Lanka 438/7   KC Sangakkara 169* (331b 17x4)   Abdur Rehman 39.3-7-118-1

Mohammad Hafeez to Kulasekara, OUT, Hafeez has another one at the stroke of tea, and Pakistan have some luck going their way with the umpiring, spinning in, Kula pushes at it, misses with the bat, off the pad flap to the debutant Ayub who takes a fine 'catch', tumbling forward at short leg

KMDN Kulasekara c Mohammad Ayub b Mohammad Hafeez 0 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 439/8   KC Sangakkara 170* (335b 17x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 13.5-2-42-2

Mohammad Hafeez to Sangakkara, 1 run, OUT, and after all that blocking and turning down singles, Sanga's latest attempt to keep the strike is in vain, he drives this full one hard wide of long off, Gul runs across and lets the throw rip, Sanga wants the second, Herath had little chance of making it back if the throw was on target, Hafeez collects it and takes the bails off, Herath is comfortably short

HMRKB Herath run out 0 (26m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 455/9   KC Sangakkara 182* (367b 17x4 1x6)   Mohammad Hafeez 17.1-3-45-2

Mohammad Hafeez to Pradeep, OUT, Kumar Sangakkara has been denied after all, after celebrating a double hundred that wasn't, Pradeep was given not out after a huge chunk of an outside edge earlier, this time he pushes forward inside the line of an offbreak that goes on to hit off stump, Sanga grimaces, and gets off the ground quickly

N Pradeep b Mohammad Hafeez 0 (15m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 472/10   KC Sangakkara 199* (387b 18x4 2x6)   Mohammad Hafeez 19.2-3-55-3
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Hours of play (local time) 10.00 start, Lunch 12.00-12.30, Tea 14.30-15.00, Close 17.00

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