Player of the Match
Player of the Match
17.2
4
Pradeep to Karthik, FOUR runs, full toss, Karthik waits inside the crease and wallops this on the bounce to the long-on fence. Teeing off like a golfer, almost carried.
17.1
4
Pradeep to Karthik, FOUR runs, short outside off, Karthik winds up to pull this with disdain. One bounce to the midwicket fence. He had plenty of time to put that away
16.3
4
Chameera to Karthik, FOUR runs, hoicked over midwicket. Too full and angling in, DK used the length to his advantage. There was no one in the deep, so it was a safe shot so long as he cleared the infield
15.1
4
BMAJ Mendis to Karthik, FOUR runs, top shot from a top quality player. Tossed it up, but DK waited for the turn as he rocked back and nailed this cut to the cover boundary. Superb use of the crease
14.3
6
NLTC Perera to Pandey, SIX runs, nailed this pull, clears deep midwicket. This is mighty impressive. Pandey picked the length early and just gave it a proper whack
12.1
4
Pradeep to Pandey, FOUR runs, punched into the gap between cover and mid-off. Top shot. Good bounce, but Pandey made room to pick the gap and hit that on the up
11.2
4
BMAJ Mendis to Karthik, FOUR runs, too short, he waits inside the crease, holds his shape and then hammers this behind point when the ball finally arrives. Had to force the pace and he dis so superbly
8.1
4
NLTC Perera to Pandey, FOUR runs, short and wide outside off, Pandey makes room and crashes this cut to the boundary. Sublime timing. Cleared his front leg to make room
7.3
4
BMAJ Mendis to Pandey, FOUR runs, too short, Pandey picks the length early, swivels back and hammers this pull wide of midwicket. This wasn't far from the fielder but was hit at some pace.
6.4
6
Pradeep to Raina, SIX runs, back of a length and veering outside leg, Raina, having shuffled across, helps the ball fine of fine leg for six. Raina soars to 27 off 14 balls
6.2
4
Pradeep to Rahul, FOUR runs, short ball on the leg stump, Rahul gets inside the line and pulls it stylishly fine of fine leg for four
4.5
6
Chameera to Raina, SIX runs, Nailed over square leg for a masssssssive six! He ventures outside leg again and gets a short ball in his swinging arc. Walloped into the stands. Three boundaries in four balls for Raina
4.4
4
Chameera to Raina, FOUR runs, Rana backs away outside leg, Chameera chases him with a short ball. Raina holds his shape and swats it over the square-leg umpire. No protection in the deep to cut that off
4.2
4
Chameera to Raina, FOUR runs, short but the direction is wrong - down the leg side - Raina gets inside the line and helps it away to the left of short fine leg
2.5
4
Lakmal to Dhawan, FOUR runs, short and down leg, Dhawan helps this poor 'hit me' delivery to the fine leg boundary. He'll put those away even in the middle of his sleep
0.3
4
Lakmal to Sharma, FOUR runs, another short ball on middle and leg, Rohit swivels back and helps this to the fine leg fence. So easy on the eye
0.2
6
Lakmal to Sharma, SIX runs, imperious! Short ball on off, Rohit's balance is impeccable as he pulls in front of square to effortlessly clear deep midwicket. Nothing delivery that was sitting up properly to be whacked

India 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st13S DhawanRG Sharma
2nd9S DhawanKL Rahul
3rd40SK RainaKL Rahul
4th23MK PandeyKL Rahul
5th68KD KarthikMK Pandey