West Indies in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka v West Indies

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 27 balls remaining) (D/L method)

It will be Malinga to start the proceedings, one slip and short midwicket in place, two close-in fielders. Gayle taking his guard.

We have some good news play will be starting on time. One change for both teams, Mendis is out and in comes Herath. For West Indies Chanderpaul goes and in comes Bravo.

Toss Sri Lanka have won the toss and they have opted to field.

Good morning and welcome to Espncricinfo's live coverage of the 2nd ODI. The first ODI was no result due to rain. There was overnight rain and the pitch is covered, so we will have a delayed start.

0.1

Malinga to Gayle, no run, lets the first ball go outside the off stump.

0.2

Malinga to Gayle, 2 runs, first runs, opens the face off the bat and glides it down to third man.

0.3

Malinga to Gayle, no run, yorker right on target and Gayle just gets his bat down in time.

0.4

Malinga to Gayle, no run

0.5

Malinga to Gayle, no run, in the slot for Gayle but he hits it straight to the fielder at extra cover.

0.6

Malinga to Gayle, no run, full toss driven to mid-on.

End of over 1 (2 runs) West Indies 2/0
CH Gayle    2* (6b)      SL Malinga    1-0-2-0
AB Barath    0* (0b)     

Kulasekara to bowl

1.1

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, good delivery first up, swinging in and on target, Barath plays it watchfully to the off side.

1.2

Kulasekara to Barath, FOUR, plays forward and gets a thickish outside edge in the gap between the keeper and slip to the fence for a boundary. A difficult chance for either of them.

1.3

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, lets it go outside the off stump.

1.4

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, another leave outside the off stump.

1.5

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, once again watches it closely and lets it go through to the keeper.

1.6

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

Roshan: "It seems Sri Lanka do not want to have a bat till the WC! They should know we will only get like 20 overs of play and still lets WI bat! Maybe Sanga just like to keep!"

End of over 2 (4 runs) West Indies 6/0
AB Barath    4* (6b 1x4)      KMDN Kulasekara    1-0-4-0
CH Gayle    2* (6b)     

2.1

Malinga to Gayle, 2 runs, Yorker and Gayle gets an edge down to fine leg.

2.2

Malinga to Gayle, no run, impact on the pad and sliding down the leg side.

2.3

Malinga to Gayle, no run, swinging in and Gayle lets the ball go, it was close to the off stump.

2.4

Malinga to Gayle, no run, this time the ball swings away, lets it go.

2.5

Malinga to Gayle, no run, good ball swinging in and on target, watchfully played by Gayle.

2.6

Malinga to Gayle, no run, outside the off stump and Gayle steers it to the left of Kapugedera at backward point, excellent diving stop by him.

End of over 3 (2 runs) West Indies 8/0
CH Gayle    4* (12b)      SL Malinga    2-0-4-0
AB Barath    4* (6b 1x4)     

3.1

Kulasekara to Barath, no run

3.2

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, defends on the front foot.

3.3

Kulasekara to Barath, 4 leg byes, on the pads and off it down to fine leg fence for leg byes.

3.4

Kulasekara to Barath, no run

3.5

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, too far outside the off stump and left alone.

3.6

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, width for Barath, was swinging away and Barath chases it and gets beaten.

Indika: "@Roshan Why can't you think other way round.SL want to test their bowlers first.Assuming batting will click any time."

End of over 4 (4 runs, maiden) West Indies 12/0
AB Barath    4* (12b 1x4)      KMDN Kulasekara    2-1-4-0
CH Gayle    4* (12b)     

4.1

Malinga to Gayle, 1 wide, way down the leg side and signaled a wide.

4.1

Malinga to Gayle, no run, driven on the front foot to mid-off.

4.2

Malinga to Gayle, 1 run, digs out a quick yorker and picks up a quick single to mid-off.

4.3

Malinga to Barath, no run, outside the off stump and Barath lets it go.

4.4

Malinga to Barath, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and steers it down to third man.

4.5

Malinga to Gayle, no run, defends on the front foot to the off side.

Malinga comes round the wicket.

4.6

Malinga to Gayle, no run, defended once again.

End of over 5 (3 runs) West Indies 15/0
CH Gayle    5* (16b)      SL Malinga    3-0-7-0
AB Barath    5* (14b 1x4)     

5.1

Kulasekara to Barath, no run

5.2

Kulasekara to Barath, 1 run, pushes to mid-on for a quick single.

Isuru: "Hopefully SL won't end up giving batting practice to WI in this match too... SL badly need some as well, with only a couple of matches to the CWC '11"

5.3

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, comes forward and drives to extra cover, looking to come down the track.

5.4

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, driven once again straight to extra cover, Gayle unable to find the gap once again.

5.5

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, on the front foot and Gayle plays with an angled bat to cover point.

5.6

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run, comes down the track and looks to smash down the ground, the ball goes over the middle stump.

End of over 6 (1 run) West Indies 16/0
CH Gayle    5* (20b)      KMDN Kulasekara    3-1-5-0
AB Barath    6* (16b 1x4)     

Mathews comes on.

6.1

Mathews to Barath, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and steers it down to third man.

6.2

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, short ball and Gayle pulls it to deep backward square leg and Murali tries to stop with his boots near the boundary line but no chance.

6.3

Mathews to Gayle, no run, down the track and drives to midwicket.

6.4

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, short and wide and Gayle smashes it over extra cover for a boundary. The players can only just watch the ball and appreciate the shot.

6.5

Mathews to Gayle, no run, works to the onside to midwicket.

6.6

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, down the track and Gayle smashes it over the bowler head to the fence for his third boundary in the over.

End of over 7 (13 runs) West Indies 29/0
CH Gayle    17* (25b 3x4)      AD Mathews    1-0-13-0
AB Barath    7* (17b 1x4)     

7.1

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, defended on the front foot.

7.2

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, pushes to the off side and looking for a single, no response from Gayle at the other end.

7.3

Kulasekara to Barath, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and steers it down to third man.

7.4

Kulasekara to Gayle, FOUR, short ball and Gayle smashes it to midwicket fence, this is powerful hitting from Gayle and he looks to be in an angry mood, smashing everything.

7.5

Kulasekara to Gayle, SIX, one more, this time all the way over the fence. Down the track and he hits it high and over mid-off and over the fence for a six.

Change of field, long off and the fine leg comes in.

7.6

Kulasekara to Gayle, no run

End of over 8 (11 runs) West Indies 40/0
CH Gayle    27* (28b 4x4 1x6)      KMDN Kulasekara    4-1-16-0
AB Barath    8* (20b 1x4)     

8.1

Mathews to Barath, no run

Jonathan: "Agree with Indika "SL's biggest strength if they are to win the world cup is their variations in bowling and tight fielding....which they would want to be in top shape""

8.2

Mathews to Barath, no run, on the front foot driven to extra cover.

8.3

Mathews to Barath, no run

8.4

Mathews to Barath, no run, drives it straight to short extra cover.

8.5

Mathews to Barath, no run, defended on the front foot.

Janaka: "Whats wrong with Sanga....... Malinga was bowling slow well.... taken off and given the ball to Mathews...(batting all rounder) allowing 02 easy fours to Gayle....."

8.6

Mathews to Barath, 1 run, steers it down to third man for a single.

Tim: "Sangakkara just appreciates watching a master like Chris Gayle take to medium pacers on a flat pitch. Can't blame anyone for that."

End of over 9 (1 run) West Indies 41/0
AB Barath    9* (26b 1x4)      AD Mathews    2-0-14-0
CH Gayle    27* (28b 4x4 1x6)     

9.1

Kulasekara to Barath, 1 run, plays it down to third man for a single.

9.2

Kulasekara to Gayle, 1 run, on the back foot and Gayle pushes to midwicket for a quick single.

9.3

Kulasekara to Barath, no run, defended on the front foot.

9.4

Kulasekara to Barath, 2 runs, works it to deep midwicket for couple of runs, fielded by Muralitharan.

9.5

Kulasekara to Barath, OUT, Barath goes for a low score this time, pitches outside the off stump and coming in, keeps a bit low and Barath trying to pull, gets beaten and gets hit on the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal and given by the umpire.

AB Barath lbw b Kulasekara 12 (42m 30b 1x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Chirath: "Don't worry Malinga need to be in late overs more yorkers from Mr. Yorker."

9.6

Kulasekara to DM Bravo, no run, defended on the front foot.

End of over 10 (4 runs) West Indies 45/1
DM Bravo    0* (1b)      KMDN Kulasekara    5-1-20-1
CH Gayle    28* (29b 4x4 1x6)     

Murali it is.

10.1

Muralitharan to Gayle, OUT, Gayle follows Barath, Murali strikes first ball. Gayle comes forward and looks to defend, the ball pops up and hits the top off the bat and goes to gully and Samaraweera takes a good catch.

CH Gayle c Samaraweera b Muralitharan 28 (47m 30b 4x4 1x6) SR: 93.33

10.2

Muralitharan to Sarwan, no run

10.3

Muralitharan to Sarwan, no run

10.4

Muralitharan to Sarwan, no run

10.5

Muralitharan to Sarwan, no run, comes forward and defends once again.

10.6

Muralitharan to Sarwan, no run, defended.

End of over 11 (wicket maiden) West Indies 45/2
RR Sarwan    0* (5b)      M Muralitharan    1-1-0-1
DM Bravo    0* (1b)     

Sri Lanka opt for the bowling powerplay.

11.1

Kulasekara to DM Bravo, no run, defended to the off side.

Srikanth: "When on song there is no better sight in world cricket than a rampant Afridi , a disdainful Gayle, a murderous Jayasuriya, a dangerous KP. But these players have the knack of throwing away their wickets very often."

11.2

Kulasekara to DM Bravo, no run, defended on the front foot.

11.3

Kulasekara to DM Bravo, no run

11.4

Kulasekara to DM Bravo, 2 runs, driven to deep extra cover and picks up couple of runs.

11.5

Kulasekara to DM Bravo, no run, defends on the front foot.

11.6

Kulasekara to DM Bravo, 1 run, turns it to the onside to midwicket.

End of over 12 (3 runs) West Indies 48/2
DM Bravo    3* (7b)      KMDN Kulasekara    6-1-23-1
RR Sarwan    0* (5b)     

12.1

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run, straighter one from Murali, beats the outside edge.

12.2

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run, defends on the front foot.

12.3

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run

12.4

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run, beats the outside edge and through to the keeper.

12.5

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run

12.6

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run, a wonderful over from Murali comes to an end.

Amin: "A rampant Afridi , a disdainful Gayle, a murderous Jayasuriya and a dangerous KP are no match for the powerhouse Sehwag. Moreover Sehwag is the most consistent of the lot."

End of over 13 (maiden) West Indies 48/2
DM Bravo    3* (13b)      M Muralitharan    2-2-0-1
RR Sarwan    0* (5b)     

13.1

Kulasekara to Sarwan, no run, comes forward and looks to defend, the impact is on the pad but just outside the line of the off stump. Loud appeal turned down.

13.2

Kulasekara to Sarwan, no run

13.3

Kulasekara to Sarwan, no run, another loud shout for lbw, swinging in and strikes the pad just outside the line of the off stump, turned down by the umpire.

13.4

Kulasekara to Sarwan, 2 runs, tucks it down to fine leg and picks up couple of runs.

13.5

Kulasekara to Sarwan, no run, defends on the front foot.

13.6

Kulasekara to Sarwan, no run

End of over 14 (2 runs) West Indies 50/2
RR Sarwan    2* (11b)      KMDN Kulasekara    7-1-25-1
DM Bravo    3* (13b)     

14.1

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, 1 run, on the front foot and driven down the ground for a single.

14.2

Muralitharan to Sarwan, 1 run, on the front foot and pushes wide of midwicket.

14.3

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

14.4

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, 1 run, plays uppishly just wide of short extra cover.

14.5

Muralitharan to Sarwan, no run, driven back to the bowler.

14.6

Muralitharan to Sarwan, no run, driven on the front foot to mid-off.

End of over 15 (3 runs) West Indies 53/2
RR Sarwan    3* (14b)      M Muralitharan    3-2-3-1
DM Bravo    5* (16b)     

Mathews is back.

15.1

Mathews to DM Bravo, no run, driven to mid-on and Mahela fields the ball and throws the ball, misses the stumps, a run out chance.

Shahab: "@Amin, give it a rest mate, its not all about the indians. The guys mentioned are pretty good too."

15.2

Mathews to DM Bravo, no run

15.3

Mathews to DM Bravo, 1 run, on the back foot and glanced to fine leg.

15.4

Mathews to Sarwan, no run, driven to mid-off on the front foot.

15.5

Mathews to Sarwan, no run

15.6

Mathews to Sarwan, no run, cuts off the back foot to point.

Time for a break as drinks on the field.

End of over 16 (1 run) West Indies 54/2
RR Sarwan    3* (17b)      AD Mathews    3-0-15-0
DM Bravo    6* (19b)     

16.1

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run

16.2

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run

16.3

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, 1 wide, down the leg side.

16.3

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, SIX, down the track and Bravo hits it down the ground and over the long off fence for a six, nice clean hit.

16.4

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run, defended.

16.5

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run, defended on the front foot.

16.6

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run

End of over 17 (7 runs) West Indies 61/2
DM Bravo    12* (25b 1x6)      M Muralitharan    4-2-10-1
RR Sarwan    3* (17b)     

Dilshan into the attack.

17.1

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run, driven back to the bowler.

Eric: "KP doesn't fit to this category. He hardly ever tries to peel the leather off the ball as these players do... "

17.2

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run, worked to the onside to midwicket.

17.3

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run, driven back to the bowler once again.

17.4

Dilshan to Sarwan, 1 leg bye, sweeps and off the pad to short fine leg.

17.5

Dilshan to DM Bravo, 2 runs, cuts it to deep backward point and good save by Herath.

Rahman: "@Amin, Adding to Shabab's comment, Sehwag isn't consistent in ODIs mate. I think you are confusing his ODI form with his Test career."

17.6

Dilshan to DM Bravo, 1 run, drives it wide of extra cover for a single.

End of over 18 (4 runs) West Indies 65/2
DM Bravo    15* (27b 1x6)      TM Dilshan    1-0-3-0
RR Sarwan    3* (21b)     

Mathews replaces Murali.

18.1

Mathews to DM Bravo, no run, defends on the front foot.

18.2

Mathews to DM Bravo, no run, short ball and Bravo ducks under it.

18.3

Mathews to DM Bravo, 1 run, on the front foot and driven to the sweeper cover.

Dush: "KP would have meant Kevin P. or Keiron P. mate"

18.4

Mathews to Sarwan, no run

18.5

Mathews to Sarwan, FOUR

18.6

Mathews to Sarwan, no run

End of over 19 (5 runs) West Indies 70/2
RR Sarwan    7* (24b 1x4)      AD Mathews    4-0-20-0
DM Bravo    16* (30b 1x6)     

19.1

Dilshan to DM Bravo, 1 wide

19.1

Dilshan to DM Bravo, no run

19.2

Dilshan to DM Bravo, 1 run

19.3

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run

19.4

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run

19.5

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run

19.6

Dilshan to Sarwan, 1 run

End of over 20 (3 runs) West Indies 73/2
RR Sarwan    8* (28b 1x4)      TM Dilshan    2-0-6-0
DM Bravo    17* (32b 1x6)     

Sorry for the loss of commentary, we have had some technical difficulties, we are back now.

Herath is back.

20.1

Herath to Sarwan, 1 run, pushed to the onside to midwicket.

20.2

Herath to DM Bravo, 2 runs, on the back foot and he cuts to deep backward point.

20.3

Herath to DM Bravo, 1 bye

Errol: "This is a WI and SL game, why are we always talking about India players when other teams are playing, Let's face it they are not the champs."

20.4

Herath to Sarwan, 1 run, works to the onside for a single.

20.5

Herath to DM Bravo, no run, driven to extra cover.

20.6

Herath to DM Bravo, no run, defends on the front foot.

Vishwa: "OK, when is the rain expected..? "

End of over 21 (5 runs) West Indies 78/2
DM Bravo    19* (36b 1x6)      HMRKB Herath    1-0-4-0
RR Sarwan    10* (30b 1x4)     

21.1

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run

21.2

Dilshan to Sarwan, 1 run, short ball pulled to deep midwicket, just short of Malinga.

21.3

Dilshan to DM Bravo, 1 run, cuts off the back foot to sweeper cover.

21.4

Dilshan to Sarwan, 2 runs, plays it down to third man and picks up couple of runs.

21.5

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run, driven straight to the onside to midwicket.

21.6

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run, driven back to the bowler.

End of over 22 (4 runs) West Indies 82/2
RR Sarwan    13* (35b 1x4)      TM Dilshan    3-0-10-0
DM Bravo    20* (37b 1x6)     

22.1

Herath to DM Bravo, no run, beats the outside edge.

22.2

Herath to DM Bravo, no run, defended on the front foot.

22.3

Herath to DM Bravo, no run, turns it to square leg.

22.4

Herath to DM Bravo, 1 run, down the track and driven down the ground to long on.

22.5

Herath to Sarwan, 1 run, turns it behind square leg for a single.

22.6

Herath to DM Bravo, no run

End of over 23 (2 runs) West Indies 84/2
DM Bravo    21* (42b 1x6)      HMRKB Herath    2-0-6-0
RR Sarwan    14* (36b 1x4)     

23.1

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run, defended to the off side.

23.2

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run, down the track and then blocks it.

23.3

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run, driven nicely and well fielded by Dilshan.

23.4

Dilshan to Sarwan, 2 leg byes, off the pad and down to fine leg.

23.5

Dilshan to Sarwan, no run

23.6

Dilshan to Sarwan, 2 runs, sweeps in the air but just short of Herath.

End of over 24 (4 runs) West Indies 88/2
RR Sarwan    16* (42b 1x4)      TM Dilshan    4-0-12-0
DM Bravo    21* (42b 1x6)     

Ground staff are getting ready with the covers, we can expect some more rain.

24.1

Herath to DM Bravo, 1 run, driven down to deep midwicket.

24.2

Herath to Sarwan, no run, defended.

24.3

Herath to Sarwan, no run, comes down the track and defends.

24.4

Herath to Sarwan, no run

Daniel: "@ Vishwa... Rain almost there.. Ground staff set to resume.."

24.5

Herath to Sarwan, 2 runs, on the front foot and drives to deep midwicket.

24.6

Herath to Sarwan, no run

End of over 25 (3 runs) West Indies 91/2
RR Sarwan    18* (47b 1x4)      HMRKB Herath    3-0-9-0
DM Bravo    22* (43b 1x6)     

25.1

Dilshan to DM Bravo, no run, defended on the front foot to the onside.

25.2

Dilshan to DM Bravo, no run, looking for a single, not there as the fielder rushes to the ball.

25.3

Dilshan to DM Bravo, no run, defends it once again.

25.4

Dilshan to DM Bravo, 1 run, pushes to midwicket and scampers through for a quick single.

25.5

Dilshan to Sarwan, 1 run, down the track and driven firmly, straight to Bravo.

25.6

Dilshan to DM Bravo, 1 run, driven to deep extra cover.

End of over 26 (3 runs) West Indies 94/2
DM Bravo    24* (48b 1x6)      TM Dilshan    5-0-15-0
RR Sarwan    19* (48b 1x4)     

26.1

Herath to DM Bravo, OUT, we have a run out, an unfortunate way to get out, Bravo drives straight back down the track and Herath gets his finger tips to the ball and it goes on to hit the stumps, Sarwan is caught outside the crease.

RR Sarwan run out 21 (58m 48b 1x4 0x6) SR: 43.75

26.2

Herath to DM Bravo, SIX, a huge hit from Bravo, goes over midwicket and almost to the road.

26.3

Herath to DM Bravo, 1 run, pushes to the onside for a single.

26.4

Herath to DJ Bravo, 1 run, driven to the sweeper cover.

26.5

Herath to DM Bravo, no run, defended.

26.6

Herath to DM Bravo, no run, pushes to the onside to midwicket

End of over 27 (8 runs) West Indies 102/3
DM Bravo    31* (53b 2x6)      HMRKB Herath    4-0-17-0
DJ Bravo    1* (1b)     

27.1

Dilshan to DJ Bravo, 2 runs, comes forward to defend and gets an inside edge down to fine leg.

27.2

Dilshan to DJ Bravo, no run, pushes to square leg.

27.3

Dilshan to DJ Bravo, no run, defends to the off side.

27.4

Dilshan to DJ Bravo, 1 run, on the back foot and pushes it to the sweeper.

27.5

Dilshan to DM Bravo, no run, defends on the front foot.

27.6

Dilshan to DM Bravo, no run, driven straight to short cover.

End of over 28 (3 runs) West Indies 105/3
DM Bravo    31* (55b 2x6)      TM Dilshan    6-0-18-0
DJ Bravo    4* (5b)     

28.1

Herath to DJ Bravo, 1 run, played down to third man.

28.2

Herath to DM Bravo, no run, down the track and driven to midwicket.

28.3

Herath to DM Bravo, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

28.4

Herath to DJ Bravo, 1 wide, down the leg side.

28.4

Herath to DJ Bravo, no run, defends on the front foot.

28.5

Herath to DJ Bravo, 1 run, turned to square leg and picks up a quick single.

28.6

Herath to DM Bravo, no run, down the track and driven hard but straight to midwicket.

End of over 29 (4 runs) West Indies 109/3
DM Bravo    32* (58b 2x6)      HMRKB Herath    5-0-21-0
DJ Bravo    6* (8b)     

29.1

Dilshan to DJ Bravo, FOUR, played uppishly over extra cover to the fence for a boundary as Mahela runs in vain to stop that.

29.2

Dilshan to DJ Bravo, no run, defended

29.3

Dilshan to DJ Bravo, no run

29.4

Dilshan to DJ Bravo, 2 runs, works it to deep square leg and picks up couple of runs.

29.5

Dilshan to DJ Bravo, 1 run, driven to midwicket for a single.

29.6

Dilshan to DM Bravo, no run, strikes the pad outside the line of the off stump, huge appeal turned down.

End of over 30 (7 runs) West Indies 116/3
DM Bravo    32* (59b 2x6)      TM Dilshan    7-0-27-0
DJ Bravo    13* (13b 1x4)     

Murali is back.

30.1

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, 3 runs, on the leg stump and glanced to fine leg.

30.2

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run, beats the outside edge.

30.3

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, SIX, a massive six once again, down the track and hits it over the long on fence.

30.4

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, no run

30.5

Muralitharan to DM Bravo, 1 run, plays to short fine leg.

30.6

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, 1 run, driven off the back foot to extra cover, misfield allows the single.

End of over 31 (11 runs) West Indies 127/3
DJ Bravo    17* (15b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    5-2-21-1
DM Bravo    39* (63b 3x6)     

Malinga is back.

31.1

Malinga to DJ Bravo, FOUR, flicks it in the air to the backward square leg fence.

31.2

Malinga to DJ Bravo, no run, defended on the front foot.

31.3

Malinga to DJ Bravo, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the onside.

31.4

Malinga to DM Bravo, OUT, Malinga strikes, gets Darren Bravo, good reverse swing, strikes him right in front of the stumps.

DM Bravo lbw b Malinga 39 (79m 64b 0x4 3x6) SR: 60.93

31.5

Malinga to Pollard, 2 runs, pushes for a quick single on the off side, a misfield allows an extra run.

31.6

Malinga to Pollard, no run, driven hard but straight to mid-on.

End of over 32 (7 runs) West Indies 134/4
KA Pollard    2* (2b)      SL Malinga    4-0-13-1
DJ Bravo    21* (18b 2x4)     

32.1

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, 1 run, pushes it to square leg.

32.2

Muralitharan to Pollard, no run, defended to the onside.

32.3

Muralitharan to Pollard, 1 run, worked to short fine leg.

32.4

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, no run, pushes to the onside to midwicket.

32.5

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, no run, defended.

32.6

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, no run

End of over 33 (2 runs) West Indies 136/4
DJ Bravo    22* (22b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    6-2-23-1
KA Pollard    3* (4b)     

33.1

Malinga to Pollard, 1 run, chips it over the bowlers head for a single.

33.2

Malinga to DJ Bravo, 1 run

33.3

Malinga to Pollard, no run, short ball and he ducks under it.

33.4

Malinga to Pollard, no run, yorker right on target and Pollard defends.

33.5

Malinga to Pollard, OUT, another failure for Pollard, the reverse swing doing the trick once again, coming in sharply and beats the outside edge of Pollard's bat and hits the top of the off stump, excellent bowling from Malinga.

KA Pollard b Malinga 4 (9m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

33.6

Malinga to Baugh, no run

End of over 34 (2 runs) West Indies 138/5
CS Baugh    0* (1b)      SL Malinga    5-0-15-2
DJ Bravo    23* (23b 2x4)     

34.1

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, no run, driven straight to short midwicket, excellent save by Dilshan.

34.2

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

34.3

Muralitharan to Baugh, 1 run, flicks it to deep square leg for a single.

34.4

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, no run, defended on the front foot.

34.5

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, 1 run, punches off the back foot to the sweeper cover for a single.

34.6

Muralitharan to Baugh, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

End of over 35 (4 runs) West Indies 142/5
CS Baugh    2* (3b)      M Muralitharan    7-2-27-1
DJ Bravo    25* (27b 2x4)     

35.1

Malinga to Baugh, 1 run, driven to the sweeper cover for a single.

35.2

Malinga to DJ Bravo, 2 runs, works it through the onside.

35.3

Malinga to DJ Bravo, no run, defends on the front foot.

35.4

Malinga to DJ Bravo, no run, slower delivery and watchfully played by Bravo.

35.5

Malinga to DJ Bravo, 1 wide, digs in a short one, which goes over the head of Bravo, signaled a wide.

35.5

Malinga to DJ Bravo, no run, defends from the crease.

35.6

Malinga to DJ Bravo, no run, on the front foot and pushed to extra cover.

End of over 36 (4 runs) West Indies 146/5
DJ Bravo    27* (32b 2x4)      SL Malinga    6-0-19-2
CS Baugh    3* (4b)     

Kulasekara is back.

36.1

Kulasekara to Baugh, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and steers it down to third man.

36.2

Kulasekara to DJ Bravo, 1 run, stands in the crease and punches it to the sweeper cover

36.3

Kulasekara to Baugh, no run, full length delivery driven to mid-on, Murali fields the ball, no chance for a run.

36.4

Kulasekara to Baugh, no run

36.5

Kulasekara to Baugh, 1 run, short ball pulled to deep square leg.

36.6

Kulasekara to DJ Bravo, 1 run, on the front foot and driven down the ground to long off.

End of over 37 (4 runs) West Indies 150/5
DJ Bravo    29* (34b 2x4)      KMDN Kulasekara    8-1-29-1
CS Baugh    5* (8b)     

Change of ball as there is some issue with the seam.

Herath comes on.

37.1

Herath to DJ Bravo, no run, driven on the front foot to extra cover.

37.2

Herath to DJ Bravo, no run

37.3

Herath to DJ Bravo, no run, defended on the front foot.

37.4

Herath to DJ Bravo, no run, appeal for a lbw, the impact is outside the leg stump.

37.5

Herath to DJ Bravo, no run, another appeal, again misses the leg stump.

37.6

Herath to DJ Bravo, no run, cuts it down to backward point.

End of over 38 (maiden) West Indies 150/5
DJ Bravo    29* (40b 2x4)      HMRKB Herath    6-1-21-0
CS Baugh    5* (8b)     

38.1

Kulasekara to Baugh, 1 run, off the back foot and angles it down to third man for a single.

38.2

Kulasekara to DJ Bravo, 1 run, flicks it to deep backward square leg.

38.3

Kulasekara to Baugh, no run, defends on the front foot.

38.4

Kulasekara to Baugh, 1 run, short and wide outside the off stump, cuts it down to third man.

38.5

Kulasekara to DJ Bravo, 1 run, played uppishly to sweeper cover, falls short of Mathews.

38.6

Kulasekara to Baugh, 1 wide, short and wide down the leg side.

38.6

Kulasekara to Baugh, no run

End of over 39 (5 runs) West Indies 155/5
CS Baugh    7* (12b)      KMDN Kulasekara    9-1-34-1
DJ Bravo    31* (42b 2x4)     

39.1

Herath to DJ Bravo, no run, driven on the front foot back to bowler.

39.2

Herath to DJ Bravo, no run

39.3

Herath to DJ Bravo, 1 run, flicks it to deep square leg.

39.4

Herath to Baugh, no run

39.5

Herath to Baugh, no run, spins the other way and Baugh lets it go.

39.6

Herath to Baugh, no run

End of over 40 (1 run) West Indies 156/5
CS Baugh    7* (15b)      HMRKB Herath    7-1-22-0
DJ Bravo    32* (45b 2x4)     

40.1

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

40.2

Muralitharan to Baugh, 1 run, driven to long off this time.

40.3

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, 1 run, played in the air down to long off.

40.4

Muralitharan to Baugh, 2 runs, off the back foot and cuts it nicely to deep backward point.

40.5

Muralitharan to Baugh, 1 run, cut to sweeper cover for a single.

40.6

Muralitharan to DJ Bravo, 1 run, driven down the ground for a single.

End of over 41 (7 runs) West Indies 163/5
DJ Bravo    35* (48b 2x4)      M Muralitharan    8-2-34-1
CS Baugh    11* (18b)     

41.1

Herath to DJ Bravo, 1 run, cuts and gets a thick edge down to third man, well fielded by Tharanga.

41.2

Herath to Baugh, no run

41.3

Herath to Baugh, 2 runs, sweeps it to deep fine leg and picks up couple of runs.

41.4

Herath to Baugh, no run, huge appeal for lbw, hits him high on the pad in line with the leg stump.

41.5

Herath to Baugh, FOUR, a well controlled sweep shot, hit in the air to the square leg fence.

41.6

Herath to Baugh, no run

End of over 42 (7 runs) West Indies 170/5
CS Baugh    17* (23b 1x4)      HMRKB Herath    8-1-29-0
DJ Bravo    36* (49b 2x4)     

Malinga is back.

42.1

Malinga to DJ Bravo, no run, slower ball from Malinga, beats the outside edge.

42.2

Malinga to DJ Bravo, no run, another slower ball, this time it is short and once again beats the outside edge.

42.3

Malinga to DJ Bravo, 1 run, driven down the ground, beats Malinga, goes between his legs.

42.4

Malinga to Baugh, 1 run, slower one once again, hits it in the air to deep midwicket, falls short of Kulasekara.

42.5

Malinga to DJ Bravo, 1 run, plays with soft hands and picks up a single.

42.6

Malinga to Baugh, no run, slower one to end the over, Baugh gives himself room and tries to smash it, beats the outside edge.

End of over 43 (3 runs) West Indies 173/5
CS Baugh    18* (25b 1x4)      SL Malinga    7-0-22-2
DJ Bravo    38* (53b 2x4)     

43.1

Herath to DJ Bravo, 1 run, on the front foot and driven to the sweeper cover.

43.2

Herath to Baugh, 1 run, driven to the sweeper cover for a single.

43.3

Herath to DJ Bravo, OUT, got him, bowled! Nice ball from Herath, pitches on the off stump and Bravo tries to flick to the onside, misses it completely and the middle stump is uprooted.

DJ Bravo b Herath 39 (72m 55b 2x4 0x6) SR: 70.90

43.4

Herath to Sammy, 1 run, pushes to midwicket and gets off the mark.

43.5

Herath to Baugh, 2 leg byes, down the leg side, off the pad to fine leg.

43.6

Herath to Baugh, 1 run, drives it along the ground to sweeper cover.

End of over 44 (6 runs) West Indies 179/6
CS Baugh    20* (28b 1x4)      HMRKB Herath    9-1-33-1
DJG Sammy    1* (1b)     

West Indies take the batting powerplay.

44.1

Malinga to Baugh, 1 run, slower delivery, quick single to extra cover.

44.2

Malinga to Sammy, no run, defended on the front foot.

44.3

Malinga to Sammy, no run, reversing in and Sammy plays it watchfully.

44.4

Malinga to Sammy, 2 runs, a thickish edge down to fine leg, long chase for Mahela.

44.5

Malinga to Sammy, no run, defended.

44.6

Malinga to Sammy, 1 run, pushes for a single to the onside to midwicket.

End of over 45 (4 runs) West Indies 183/6
DJG Sammy    4* (6b)      SL Malinga    8-0-26-2
CS Baugh    21* (29b 1x4)     

Murali is back.

45.1

Muralitharan to Sammy, 2 wides, down the leg side and hits Sanga's pads.

45.1

Muralitharan to Baugh, 1 run, reverse sweeps to backward point.

45.2

Muralitharan to Sammy, no run, on the leg stump and the impact is on the pads.

45.3

Muralitharan to Sammy, 1 wide

45.3

Muralitharan to Sammy, OUT, Sammy pushes to midwicket and there is hesitation from both the batsmen, Jayawardene quickly in throws it to Sangakkara to run out Sammy.

DJG Sammy run out 4 (9m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

45.4

Muralitharan to Miller, OUT, flicks it in the air straight to Jayawardene at midwicket, a simple catch.

NO Miller c Jayawardene b Muralitharan 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

45.5

Muralitharan to Rampaul, no run, defends on the front foot.

45.6

Muralitharan to Rampaul, no run, good delivery, spins in sharply and defended on the front foot.

End of over 46 (4 runs) West Indies 187/8
R Rampaul    0* (2b)      M Muralitharan    9-2-38-2
CS Baugh    22* (30b 1x4)     

46.1

Malinga to Baugh, 1 run, pushes to cover and picks up a quick single.

46.2

Malinga to Rampaul, no run, slow yorker hits the bottom of the bat.

46.3

Malinga to Rampaul, no run

46.4

Malinga to Rampaul, no run, another yorker and watchfully played by Rampaul.

46.5

Malinga to Rampaul, no run, another swinging yorker and Rampaul looking to drive, misses it and the ball just misses the off stump.

46.6

Malinga to Rampaul, no run, defends on the front foot.

End of over 47 (1 run) West Indies 188/8
R Rampaul    0* (7b)      SL Malinga    9-0-27-2
CS Baugh    23* (31b 1x4)     

Murali into his final over.

47.1

Muralitharan to Baugh, 1 run, sweeps it to deep backward square leg.

47.2

Muralitharan to Rampaul, no run

47.3

Muralitharan to Rampaul, 1 run, gives himself room and drives it down the ground to long off.

47.4

Muralitharan to Baugh, no run

47.5

Muralitharan to Baugh, 2 runs, played in the air to deep midwicket, Mathews takes the catch close to the line and throws the ball to Dilshan as he was losing balance.

47.6

Muralitharan to Baugh, no run

End of over 48 (4 runs) West Indies 192/8
CS Baugh    26* (35b 1x4)      M Muralitharan    10-2-42-2
R Rampaul    1* (9b)     

48.1

Malinga to Rampaul, OUT, swinging delivery and Rampaul tries it smash it, misses it completely and the off stump is knocked back.

R Rampaul b Malinga 1 (11m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.00

48.2

Malinga to Roach, no run

48.3

Malinga to Roach, 1 run, driven to extra cover.

48.4

Malinga to Baugh, no run

48.5

Malinga to Baugh, 1 run, another slow yorker, quick single to extra cover.

48.6

Malinga to Roach, 1 run, pushes to the onside for a quick single.

End of over 49 (3 runs) West Indies 195/9
KAJ Roach    2* (3b)      SL Malinga    10-0-30-3
CS Baugh    27* (37b 1x4)     

Kulasekara to bowl the final over.

49.1

Kulasekara to Roach, 2 runs, works it to backward square leg for a single.

49.2

Kulasekara to Roach, 1 run, worked to midwicket for a single.

49.3

Kulasekara to Baugh, 1 run, slower delivery driven down the ground to long off.

49.4

Kulasekara to Roach, 2 runs, chips it in the air to the onside, good running, comes back for the second.

49.5

Kulasekara to Roach, 2 runs, played in the air to deep midwicket and picks up couple of runs.

49.6

Kulasekara to Roach, OUT, West Indies are bowled out of the final delivery, on the stumps and Roach tries to smash it, the ball beats the bat and the sound of timber.

KAJ Roach b Kulasekara 9 (8m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 112.50

Innings Break: West Indies are all out for 203, not a challenging total, There was only one worthy partnership between the two openers, Gayle and Barath, but then the innings fell apart. Malinga picking up 3 wickets and two each for Kulasekara and Muralitharan. Do join us at 1:45pm for the run chase.

End of over 50 (8 runs) West Indies 203/10
     KMDN Kulasekara    10-1-42-2
CS Baugh    28* (38b 1x4)     
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Feb 3, 2011

Mahela Jayawardene prepares for a shot during his unbeaten 48, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Colombo, February 3, 2011

Mahela Jayawardene prepares for a shot during his unbeaten 48

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Feb 3, 2011

Upul Tharanga reaches his ninth ODI century, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Colombo, February 3, 2011

Upul Tharanga reaches his ninth ODI century

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