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174dThe Bulletin by Amit Varma

Harbhajan spins it India's way

Harbhajan Singh racked the Sri Lankan top order, taking 4 for 24 asSri Lanka limped to 131 for 5 in reply to India's 398

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

VVS Laxman
104(237) 14x4 - 0x6
Control %89%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 44 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
10 11 18 17 16 0 5 27
IK Pathan
82(162) 12x4 - 0x6
Control %84%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 43 runs
  • 9x4 - 0x6
4 16 0 11 14 1 19 17

Best performances - Bowlers

Harbhajan Singh
O22.2
M3
R62
W7
Eco2.77
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
A Kumble
O34.3
M9
R89
W5
Eco2.57
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Scorecard Summary

INDIA 398(122.4 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

SRI LANKA 206(63.2 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

INDIA 316/9d(71 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

SRI LANKA 249(92.3 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

India win by 259 runs and this now is India s biggest victory against Sri Lanka, in terms of runs!

92.3
W
Kumble to Bandara, OUT, Kumble to Bandara, OUT (Caught) - all over! done and dusted in under 30 minutes! genuine leg-break, close to the off stump line, Bandara pushes forward to defend and the ball goes off the outside edge, Sehwag at first slip dives across to his right and takes a good catch, Kumble adds another 5-for to his name!

HMCM Bandara c Sehwag b Kumble 11 (24m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.38

92.2
0
Kumble to Bandara, no run, Kumble to Bandara - bit too full, driven straight to the man at mid-off
92.1
0
Kumble to Bandara, no run, Kumble to Bandara, line and length, Bandara keeps it out, no runs

END OF OVER:
92 | 1 Run | SL: 249/9

  • Lasith Malinga0 (4b)
  • Malinga Bandara11 (18b)
  • Harbhajan Singh31-7-79-3
  • Anil Kumble34-9-89-4
91.6
0
Harbhajan Singh to Malinga, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Malinga - and again, beaten by the off-spinner, ball zips past the outside edge
91.5
0
Harbhajan Singh to Malinga, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Malinga - straighter delivery on the stumps, defended with a straight bat
91.4
0
Harbhajan Singh to Malinga, no run, Harbhajan Singh to Malinga - well bowled off-break and Malinga is beaten outside the off stump