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82.3

Herath to Sammy, no run, on off stump and breaking away, Sammy gets across and defends

82.4

Herath to Sammy, no run, straighter this time, Sammy plays against the spin to the on side

82.5

Herath to Sammy, no run, good spin, from leg stump, across Sammy who shuffles across to cover the spin and play to the leg side

82.6

Herath to Sammy, no run, ooh, the carrom ball spits out and Sammy deals with it like someone who's never heard of the carom game. Shoulders arms and has his heart in the mouth as it whizzes past off stump

West Indies 252/6   DJG Sammy 0* (4b)

84.1

Herath to Sammy, 1 run, Sammy is away, finally manages to work Herath against the spin through mid on for a single

West Indies 253/6   DJG Sammy 1* (5b)

85.1

Mendis to Sammy, no run, Sammy comes across to off stump and stomps out a carrom ball to the on side

85.2

Mendis to Sammy, no run, leg spinner on off stump, Sammy defends cautiously off the back foot

85.3

Mendis to Sammy, no run, the googly, breaks in from outside off and Sammy thinks of the cut before spotting it and keeping it out

85.4

Mendis to Sammy, no run, again, googly, coming in from just outside the off stump, Sammy doesn't pick again. Manages to stab it out off the back foot

85.5

Mendis to Sammy, 1 run, now the legspinner, Sammy stays back and drives to the off side for a single

West Indies 254/7   DJG Sammy 2* (10b)

87.1

Mendis to Sammy, 1 run, Sammy drives into the covers for one and exposes Benn early again.

West Indies 262/7   DJG Sammy 3* (11b)

88.1

Herath to Sammy, 3 runs, nicely done by Sammy. Over-pitched on the pads and he did well to whip it against the spin through midwicket. Picks up three for his efforts.

West Indies 271/7   DJG Sammy 6* (12b)

89.1

Mendis to Sammy, no run, Sammy shuffles across again, but can't lose the strike early this time. Defends a back of length ball to the on side

89.2

Mendis to Sammy, no run, googly, completely off line and it slides harmlessly down the leg side

89.3

Mendis to Sammy, no run, another one comes in, and this time from outside off as Sammy looks to cut and misses

89.4

Mendis to Sammy, no run, leg spinner, Sammy presses back to spot the deviation and plays it to the off side

89.5

Mendis to Sammy, 2 runs, googly again, too short. Mendis is being befuddled by his own variations, and Sammy rocks back and has enough time to pull though he did not spot the deviation early. Couple to deep square leg

89.6

Mendis to Sammy, no run, defends with the full face as the straighter one lands on off and holds it line

West Indies 273/7   DJG Sammy 8* (18b)

90.2

Herath to Sammy, OUT, you can go far and wide, but I doubt you will ever see a plumber lbw than that. Sammy has kept playing back to the spinners without always picking the variations, so this was on the cards. This was the orthodox left-arm spinner again from Herath, landed on off and middle and zipped through straight. Once again, Sammy tries to shuffle onto middle and off and work it to the leg side against the spin. He was bound to miss one of them. This was crashing into middle. Sammy's miserable run with the bat continues.

DJG Sammy lbw b Herath 8 (26m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 42.10

West Indies 274/8   DJG Sammy 8 (19b)
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Dec 5, 2010

Darren Sammy signs autographs for fans, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 5th day, December 5, 2010

Darren Sammy signs autographs for fans

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Dec 5, 2010

Darren Sammy at a press conference in Pallekele, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 5th day, December 5, 2010

Darren Sammy at a press conference in Pallekele

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