Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

25.1

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, and bowls short and wide first ball, which Misbah tucks into with a punch through point for four. That was bowled at 128ks

25.2

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, full and wide, and we have a deep point now, who keeps this drive down to one. It took one four for the man to go back. Modern captainitis

25.3

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length, gets it to rise towards the chest, defended by Shafiq

25.4

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, length ball, wide outside off, swinging away, left alone

25.5

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, full, just outside off, swinging away, driven back to him

25.6

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, bouncer, 139ks, over the top of middle stumps. Shafiq ducks under it

Pakistan 74/4   CRD Fernando 1-0-5-0

27.1

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 2 runs, length ball, middle and off, holding its line, driven off the thick outside edge, past cover for two

27.2

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length, middle and off, defended to cover

27.3

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, that one kicks towards Prasanna's throat, but it is too wide to make Shafiq play

27.4

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, full toss, 135ks, Shafiq doesn't time the drive well and finds mid-on

27.5

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, short of a length, wide, he drives it on the up through point for a single. I'd rather the fielder be up, not giving them the easy single

27.6

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, middle and off, hurrying onto him, defended solidly

Pakistan 81/4   CRD Fernando 2-0-8-0

29.1

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, shortish, widish, Misbah keeps himself from playing at it. Extra bounce

29.2

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, fuller, closer to off, shaping away, defended back to him

29.3

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, wide of off, left alone, PJ collects in front of his face

29.4

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, closer to off, pushed towards gully

29.5

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, a touch too wide again, and Misbah lets it be

29.6

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length ball, on off, defended to cover

Pakistan 81/4   CRD Fernando 3-1-8-0

31.1

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, seaming away, Misbah plays an uncharacteristic shot at the wide delivery, and is beaten

31.2

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, slightly closer, and punched away to the squarer of the gullies. Gets a single of the overhead parry

31.3

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, full, on the pads, gets an inside edge onto the pad for a single

31.4

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, holding its line, defended to cover

31.5

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, full, slightly wide, 137ks, driven to mid-off

31.6

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, digs this in short, gets it to rise towards the chest, fended down, well done

Pakistan 87/4   CRD Fernando 4-1-10-0

33.1

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, dug in short again, defended in front of his chest

33.2

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short and widish, punched away to deep point for one

33.3

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length, and he trusts Fernando's bounce enough to leave it alone over the top of off stump

33.4

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, length ball outside off, left alone, collected high by PJ

33.5

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length now, holding its line in front of off, defended towards gully

33.6

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, thick outside edge this time, but the soft hands ensure it doesn't carry to gully

Pakistan 92/4   CRD Fernando 5-1-11-0

35.1

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short of a length, kicking up, drops and runs, gets a single before cover can come around

35.2

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, short and wide, left alone

35.3

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, length ball, outside off, no movement, defended solidly

35.4

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, length ball, on off, driven wide of cover

35.5

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, guided away past gully

35.6

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, slower ball, Shafiq is slightly early into the push, but manages to keep it down

Pakistan 97/4   CRD Fernando 6-1-15-0

37.1

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, wide, Misbah flashes without any feet, and nearly edges it

37.2

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, Really well bowled. Short of a length, kicking off towards the chest at a pretty rapid pace. Misbah fends at it, with hard hands, and the ball flies over gully

37.3

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, lovely bouncer, 136ks, on the top of the stumps, and Misbah sways out of its line. For good measure, it jags back in

37.4

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, middle and leg, beats him for the pace, hits the pad, but it is bouncing over - 138ks

37.5

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, widish, pushed towards cover

37.6

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, short of a length, just outside off, defended solidly

Pakistan 101/4   CRD Fernando 7-1-19-0

39.1

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, slower ball, 121ks, on off, fails to deceive him, driven back to Fernando

39.2

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, the bouncer, 135ks, Shafiq has no trouble ducking under it - called one for the over

39.3

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, Nearly there. Short of a length, on off, gets it to move away a little, beats the push

39.4

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, shortish, but wide, and he has punched this in front of square for four

39.5

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, sucker ball, wide outside off, left alone

39.6

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length, just outside off, defended to cover

Pakistan 106/4   CRD Fernando 8-1-23-0

48.1

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, dabbed away for a single to deep point

48.2

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, short and wide, slashes at it, gets a thick edge between second slip and gully

48.3

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, bouncer, over leg stump, Misbah stays under it

48.4

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, length ball, just outside off, defended

48.5

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, too wide to make him play

48.6

Fernando to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, short, not too wide, but cut away to deep point for a single

Pakistan 139/4   CRD Fernando 9-1-29-0

50.1

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, length ball on the pads, and Shafiq - I think - smacks his lips before flicking this for a four to square leg

50.2

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, bouncer, on the top of stumps, ducks under it

50.3

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, short of a length, pushed into the covers

50.4

Fernando to Adnan Akmal, 1 run, length ball, into the pads, guided wide of mid-on to get off the mark

50.5

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, another bouncer, doesn't rise up as much as expected. The bane of ducking in subcontinent, but he manages to avoid it

50.6

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, short of a length, defended off the front foot

Pakistan 147/5   CRD Fernando 10-1-35-0

52.1

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, bunted into the off side for another single

52.2

Fernando to Adnan Akmal, no run, not prepared for that short delivery. Late to react, and is like a hare in the headlights. On second look, I think he wanted to duck, the ball didn't rise as much as expected, and he takes a blow on the little finger of the left hand

52.3

Fernando to Adnan Akmal, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, the hand comes off immediately as he pushes it wide of cover

52.4

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, FOUR, Slashes at this, and he does it the full-blooded way. So even if he has got the edge, he has cleared the slips with ease. Knocks the crest on his chest before raising his bat. Whatmore leads the applause from the gallery

52.5

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, tucked away off the hip for a single

52.6

Fernando to Mohammad Sami, 1 run, short of a length, Sami is deep in the crease to push this wide of mid-on for one

Pakistan 163/5   CRD Fernando 11-1-43-0

54.1

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, no run, down the leg side, Shafiq misses out. A touch here and he would have got four

54.2

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, pushed to deep point for one

54.3

Fernando to Mohammad Sami, no run, short of a length, outside off, deep in the crease, tall on his feet, defends to cover

54.4

Fernando to Mohammad Sami, 3 runs, awkwardly pulled away, in front of square, and along the ground, and he gets a three

54.5

Fernando to Asad Shafiq, 1 run, length ball outside off, push-driven to sweeper-cover for one

54.6

Fernando to Mohammad Sami, no run, length ball, hits the bat high, but defended well and kept down

Pakistan 172/5   CRD Fernando 12-1-48-0
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele - Jul 8-12, 2012
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) - Jun 30-Jul 4, 2012
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle - Jun 22-25, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 209 runs
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Jul 12, 2012

Kumar Sangakkara got another fifty-plus score against Pakistan, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 5th day, July 12, 2012

Kumar Sangakkara made an unbeaten 74

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Jul 12, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene with the series title, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 5th day, July 12, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene with the series title

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