Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

1.1

Mathews to Smith, no run, gentle delivery on a length and outside off, left alone by Smith, this is his first Test match in a year and a half

1.2

Mathews to Smith, no run, on offstump this time, Smith gets behind the line and blocks it back to the bowler

1.3

Mathews to Smith, no run, just outside off this time from Mathews, not much movement yet for Mathews, left alone by Smith

1.4

Mathews to Smith, no run, too far outside off to interest Smith

1.5

Mathews to Smith, 1 run, West Indies are off the mark, Smith tucks the ball towards midwicket and takes a single

West Indies 1/1   DS Smith 1* (5b)

2.1

Lakmal to Smith, no run, full ball on the pads, Bravo looks to flick it, its off the pad and Prasanna dives to collect it

2.2

Lakmal to Smith, no run, well outside off and that's left alone

2.3

Lakmal to Smith, no run, again it is outside off, Smith isn't concerned by that one

2.4

Lakmal to Smith, no run, Lakmal needs to get it closer to off it he is to make the batsman play

2.5

Lakmal to Smith, no run, this time he makes Smith play, pushed towards point

2.6

Lakmal to Smith, no run, again it is outside off, Smith is happy to leave it to the keeper

West Indies 1/1   DS Smith 1* (11b)

4.1

Lakmal to Smith, 1 run, length ball just outside off, pushed towards the off side

West Indies 10/1   DS Smith 2* (12b)

5.1

Mathews to Smith, no run, Mathews angles the ball across the batsman, who shoulders arms

5.2

Mathews to Smith, no run, full and well outside off, no work for the batsman

5.3

Mathews to Smith, no run, just outside off, gets forwards and pokes it towards point

5.4

Mathews to Smith, no run, still can't get the batsman to play, this one angles in but starts too far outside off

5.5

Mathews to Smith, no run, full and very wide, left alone to no one's surprise

5.6

Mathews to Smith, no run, well outside off again, and keeper collects, perhaps its time for Dilhara to come on

West Indies 14/1   DS Smith 2* (18b)

6.6

Lakmal to Smith, 1 run, angling in towards middle and leg, tucked towards midwicket for a single to end the over

West Indies 16/1   DS Smith 3* (19b)

7.1

Dilshan to Smith, no run, length ball outside off, poked towards silly point

7.2

Dilshan to Smith, no run, speared in towards middle and leg, defended off the front foot

7.3

Dilshan to Smith, 1 run, a touch overpitched, driven towards sweeper cover for an ambled single

West Indies 17/1   DS Smith 4* (22b)

8.1

Lakmal to Smith, 2 runs, on the pads, flicked towards deep square leg for a couple

8.2

Lakmal to Smith, no run, on middle and leg, defended by Smith

8.3

Lakmal to Smith, 1 run, pushed wide of mid-on off the backfoot for a single

West Indies 20/1   DS Smith 7* (25b)

9.2

Dilshan to Smith, no run, gets nicely forward and defends towards point

9.3

Dilshan to Smith, no run, more defence towards the off side

9.4

Dilshan to Smith, no run, defended back down the pitch

9.5

Dilshan to Smith, no run, blocked off the front foot towards the bowler

9.6

Dilshan to Smith, no run, just outside off, Smith steers this one towards gully

West Indies 22/1   DS Smith 7* (30b)

10.4

Fernando to Smith, 2 runs, length ball outside off, a good-looking drive from Smith, Mathews has to run across from extra cover to field that one

10.5

Fernando to Smith, 1 leg bye, on the pads, Smith looks to whip that one, but that swung in a touch and its off the pads towards square leg

West Indies 27/1   DS Smith 9* (32b)

11.1

Mendis to Smith, no run, outside off, and defended towards cover

11.2

Mendis to Smith, FOUR, superb from Smith, a touch short from Mendis, Smith is quickly onto the backfoot and swipes that towards midwicket for four

11.3

Mendis to Smith, no run, calmly worked to square leg this time by Smith

11.4

Mendis to Smith, no run, defended to the off side

11.5

Mendis to Smith, no run, beaten by the offspinner, turning away from the left hander who searches for it outside off but can't get bat on it

11.6

Mendis to Smith, no run, blocked to the off side off the front foot

West Indies 31/1   DS Smith 13* (38b 1x4)

12.4

Fernando to Smith, no run, short of length and very wide outside off, left alone

12.5

Fernando to Smith, 1 run, short of length and just outside off, batsman shuffles across and tucks the ball towards square leg

West Indies 37/1   DS Smith 14* (40b 1x4)

13.1

Mendis to Smith, 1 run, length ball on middle and leg, punched towards mid-on, Smith wanted the single immediately, he would have been in trouble if Mathews had got a direct hit

13.4

Mendis to Smith, no run, shorter this time, Smith looks to dismiss that towards midwicket, inside-edge onto the pad

13.5

Mendis to Smith, no run, quicker through the air, pushed back to the bowler

13.6

Mendis to Smith, no run, fullish ball, defended towards mid-off

West Indies 39/1   DS Smith 15* (44b 1x4)

14.3

Fernando to Smith, FOUR, shortish ball on offstump this time, Smith likes the pull, he connects well and its powerfully hit towards midwicket for four

14.4

Fernando to Smith, no run, Fernando has clearly decided the short ball is the way to unsettle the batsman, digs in another one, easily ducked under

14.5

Fernando to Smith, no run, and another short one, again the batsman ducks, this one didn't get up as high as the previous one, still sails over the batsman

14.6

Fernando to Smith, 1 run, ends the over with a full delivery just outside off, helped along to deep backward point, and that will be lunch

West Indies 45/1   DS Smith 20* (48b 2x4)

15.1

Lakmal to Smith, no run, Lakmal starts with length ball on offstump, defended towards cover

15.2

Lakmal to Smith, 1 run, short of length ball on the pads, clipped towards square leg

West Indies 46/1   DS Smith 21* (50b 2x4)

16.1

Mathews to Smith, no run, starts with a short ball, Mathews ducks under it

16.2

Mathews to Smith, no run, and another short one, again the batsman ducks

16.3

Mathews to Smith, no run, length ball just outside off, left alone by the batsman

16.4

Mathews to Smith, no run, slightly shorter, outside off again, no need to play that again

16.5

Mathews to Smith, no run, length ball on middle and leg, swings in a touch, defended to the legstump

16.6

Mathews to Smith, no run, gets forward and looks to drive, inside-edged onto the pads

West Indies 46/1   DS Smith 21* (56b 2x4)

17.3

Lakmal to Smith, no run, short of length ball on offstump, gets on the backfoot towards the off side

17.4

Lakmal to Smith, no run, short ball just outside off, left alone by the batsman

17.5

Lakmal to Smith, no run, another short ball, not very well dealt with, Smith initially shaped for the pull, then dropped his wrists and is stuck on the arm

17.6

Lakmal to Smith, no run, rounds off the over with a 136kmh bouncer, sails over the batsman's head

West Indies 47/1   DS Smith 21* (60b 2x4)

18.6

Mathews to Smith, no run, outside off, Smith is happy to leave that one

West Indies 56/1   DS Smith 21* (61b 2x4)

19.3

Lakmal to Smith, 1 run, fullish ball on off, driven nicely towards wide of mid-off

West Indies 58/1   DS Smith 22* (62b 2x4)

21.6

Lakmal to Smith, no run, slips in the yorker, good thinking from Lakmal, the batsman inside-edges onto the boot

West Indies 69/1   DS Smith 22* (63b 2x4)

23.1

Lakmal to Smith, no run, Lakmal starts the over with a length ball on middle and leg, defended solidly back down the pitch

23.2

Lakmal to Smith, no run, sticks to a good length, on middle and off this time, defended less convincingly by Smith, who jumps across the stumps and pushed the ball towards the bowler

23.3

Lakmal to Smith, no run, way outside off stump, Smith shoulders arms

23.4

Lakmal to Smith, no run, Lakmal resumes with a delivery down the leg side

23.5

Lakmal to Smith, FOUR, short of length and on the pads, Smith shuffles across and glances that fine for four

23.6

Lakmal to Smith, no run, length ball outside off, left alone

West Indies 73/1   DS Smith 26* (69b 3x4)

25.1

Fernando to Smith, 3 runs, starts with a back of length ball, wasn't too bad a delivery, Smith gets on the backfoot and punches him effortlessly though cover, outfield isn't exactly quick after all the rain and the ball pulls up short of the rope

West Indies 76/1   DS Smith 29* (70b 3x4)

26.1

Mendis to Smith, no run, left alone outside off

26.2

Mendis to Smith, no run, just outside off, not too much turn, Smith confident enough to leave it

26.3

Mendis to Smith, FOUR, tossed up and very full, Smith pounces on it, drives powerfully past extra cover for four

26.4

Mendis to Smith, no run, reverts to solid forward defense

26.5

Mendis to Smith, no run, length ball on the pads, prodded back down the track off the front foot

26.6

Mendis to Smith, 1 run, a touch short and on offstump, whipped to deep square leg

West Indies 89/1   DS Smith 34* (76b 4x4)

27.1

Fernando to Smith, no run, length ball on offstump, defended watchfully

27.2

Fernando to Smith, no run, shortish ball outside off, swipes it towards mid-on

27.3

Fernando to Smith, no run, back of a length on offstump, gets on the backfoot and defends solidly

27.4

Fernando to Smith, no run, Fernando keeping it steady this over, length delivery heading just outside off, poked towards cover off the front foot

27.5

Fernando to Smith, no run, short ball angling outside off, batsman ducks under

27.6

Fernando to Smith, no run, pitched up this time, on middle and leg, driven towards mid-off

West Indies 89/1   DS Smith 34* (82b 4x4)

28.2

Mendis to Smith, (no ball) FOUR, Mendis oversteps and serves up a full toss, swatted towards midwicket for a boundary by Smith

28.2

Mendis to Smith, no run, gets behind the line and defends this one down the track

28.3

Mendis to Smith, 1 run, flighted delivery, homes in towards legstump, yorks the batsman who gets his bat down just in time

West Indies 96/1   DS Smith 39* (85b 5x4)

29.1

Fernando to Smith, 2 runs, West Indies make it to a hundred, punched towards long-on for another two

29.2

Fernando to Smith, FOUR, Fernando proving expensive here, a full toss on offstump, batsman gets an outside edge as he looks to drive towards extra cover, edge takes the ball past gully for four

29.3

Fernando to Smith, 1 run, dropped, a difficult chance for Samaraweera, short of length delivery from Fernando, Smith throws his bat at it and the ball travels quickly low and to Samaraweera's right, he gets his hands to it but can't hold on to it

29.5

Fernando to Smith, 1 run, length delivery on the pads, Fernando grunts as he delivers that one, whipped behind square leg

West Indies 107/1   DS Smith 47* (89b 6x4)

30.1

Mendis to Smith, 2 runs, on the pads, guided behind square leg for a couple, Fernando fields

30.2

Mendis to Smith, no run, defends off the front foot

30.3

Mendis to Smith, no run, length ball on leg stump, gets nicely forward and blocks

30.4

Mendis to Smith, no run, fuller and well outside off, deadbatted by Smith

30.5

Mendis to Smith, 1 run, Smith gets to his half-century by slashing that one towards sweeper cover

West Indies 110/1   DS Smith 50* (94b 6x4)

31.1

Fernando to Smith, FOUR, Shot! Smith pulls powerfully as Fernando drops short, taken from outside off, and that is dispatched to the wide long-on boundary

31.2

Fernando to Smith, no run, good response from Fernando, length ball just outside off, gets the outside edge and the ball reaches Samaraweera at gully on the bounce

31.3

Fernando to Smith, no run, and another good delivery from Fernando, Smith fishes at it outside off but is beaten by the angle

31.4

Fernando to Smith, 1 run, length ball on the pads, defended towards midwicket

West Indies 115/1   DS Smith 55* (98b 7x4)

32.1

Mendis to Smith, no run, spinning down the leg side, Smith looks to glance it, appeal for caught-behind but that was probably off the pad

32.2

Mendis to Smith, OUT, this time the umpire's finger goes up, Smith can't believe he has been given lbw, that was the carrom ball from Mendis, comes onto the batsman quickly and turns in, Smith was on the backfoot looking to defend, the ball pitched on off and hit Smith in front of middle, not sure why Smith thought he had been hard done by

DS Smith lbw b Mendis 55 (140m 100b 7x4 0x6) SR: 55.00

West Indies 115/2   DS Smith 55 (100b 7x4)
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