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90.3

Herath to Roach, no run, comes forward to the first ball and smothers the spin

90.4

Herath to Roach, no run, again, presses across and defends to the off side

90.5

Herath to Roach, 1 run, absolute grubber of a carrom ball, slowed down and stayed low as it scooted down the leg side, Roach managed to work it to the leg side for one

West Indies 275/8   KAJ Roach 1* (3b)

91.1

Mendis to Roach, no run, attempted googly, Roach drives on the full wide of mid off

91.2

Mendis to Roach, no run, leg spinner, turns away and misses the outside edge by very little as Roach gropes off the front foot

91.3

Mendis to Roach, no run, and again, Roach is not picking the away spin at all, and plays a few inches inside the line, in hope mostly

91.4

Mendis to Roach, no run, googly, rips in and raps Roach on the move forward, on the pads. Appeal from Mendis, but it is turned down.

91.5

Mendis to Roach, no run, Roach shuffles across in an attempt to cover all the stumps and gets behind another legbreak, and keeps it away to the leg side

91.6

Mendis to Roach, 2 runs, ah, now he gets the outside edge with another leggie and Roach somehow manages to guide it between the slips for a couple.

West Indies 277/8   KAJ Roach 3* (9b)

92.4

Herath to Roach, no run, Roach covers the line and defends to the off side

92.5

Herath to Roach, no run

92.6

Herath to Roach, no run, Tossed up on middle and off, Roach reaches out confidently to smother the spin

West Indies 280/8   KAJ Roach 3* (12b)

94.1

Herath to Roach, no run, Roach reaches out and defends to the off side

94.2

Herath to Roach, no run, sharp spin away from Roach, but he covers it well with the forward press and soft hands to defend to the off side

94.3

Herath to Roach, no run, over-pitched on off stump and Roach looks to bash it down the ground. Can't middle it and Herath fields

94.4

Herath to Roach, no run, holds the length back and tries to turn it away, Roach covers the line and defends to the off side

94.5

Herath to Roach, no run

94.6

Herath to Roach, no run, on middle and off, straightening in, and he defends to the off side

West Indies 280/8   KAJ Roach 3* (18b)

95.2

Mendis to Roach, no run, Roach stays in the crease, spots the inward turn off the pitch and defends

95.3

Mendis to Roach, 2 runs, almighty hoick time for Roach now, looks to tonk him with the spin over the leg side. Can't make good enough connection. Takes a couple through midwicket

95.4

Mendis to Roach, no run

95.5

Mendis to Roach, no run, comes in from outside off and Roach presses across to defend to the off side

95.6

Mendis to Roach, no run, and the leggie to finish off, Roach fumbles and stumbles into an uncinvincing forward prod. Misses the outside edge by a country mile, that's how clueless he was.

West Indies 283/8   KAJ Roach 5* (23b)

96.2

Herath to Roach, no run, angles into middle stump and breaks away, Roach reaches across and opens the face to the off side

96.3

Herath to Roach, 1 run, plays the sweep shot this time and makes decent connection to the deep square leg area for one

West Indies 285/8   KAJ Roach 6* (25b)

97.1

Mendis to Roach, 1 run, over-pitched on the pads and Roach swipes across the line for one

97.5

Mendis to Roach, 1 run, googly turning down the leg side and Roach works it with the spin to square leg

West Indies 288/8   KAJ Roach 8* (27b)

98.3

Herath to Roach, 1 run, on middle and off, Herath manages to work it to the leg side for one

West Indies 291/8   KAJ Roach 9* (28b)

99.1

Mendis to Roach, no run, skids through from middle and leg and raps him on the pads. Sliding well down the leg

99.2

Mendis to Roach, no run, comes forward and pushes to the leg side

99.3

Mendis to Roach, no run, very full on middle and off, presses forward and defends to the leg side

99.4

Mendis to Roach, no run, no turn, no nothing. Slides on from middle and off and Roach works it to the on side

99.5

Mendis to Roach, no run, strays down the leg side and he misses the glide

99.6

Mendis to Roach, no run, two-fingered googly, Roach reaches across and defends. Benn will face next over and I hope its a fast bowler. That should be fun.

West Indies 293/8   KAJ Roach 9* (34b)

101.1

Lakmal to Roach, no run, bangs it in at 138 kph and it slides down the lag side. Roach ducks easily

101.2

Lakmal to Roach, 2 runs, on the pads again, clipped off the hips for a couple

101.3

Lakmal to Roach, no run, fast and back of a length at 138 kph and Roach gets behind the line well to defend

101.4

Lakmal to Roach, no run, moves back to outside off stump line and Roach swishes wide of the stumps without conviction. Misses the outside edge, only just.

101.5

Lakmal to Roach, 1 run, attacks the stumps and Roach does well to push down the ground, past mid-on

West Indies 300/8   KAJ Roach 12* (39b)

102.1

Herath to Roach, no run, tosses up on off and middle, Roach reaches out to smother

102.2

Herath to Roach, no run, on the stumps again, defended easily to the off stump

102.3

Herath to Roach, no run, again, Roach plays very straight and defends down the track

102.4

Herath to Roach, no run, comes in with the arm from off stump, Roach's forward defensive covers it easily

102.5

Herath to Roach, no run, straightens from middle and leg, defended sedately down the pitch

102.6

Herath to Roach, no run, stifled appeal as Roach gets some pad on it with his forward press. Safe though

West Indies 300/8   KAJ Roach 12* (45b)

103.3

Lakmal to Roach, no run, this one slides down the leg side, Roach thinks of glancing it along the ground but that's too far down the leg side.

West Indies 303/8   KAJ Roach 12* (46b)
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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

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

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