Match Day

457dThe Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

Dilshan guides Sri Lanka home

A 21-over match should have suited the reigning world Twenty20 champions India, but a revised-down total and some blistering early strikes from Sanath Jayasuriya lifted Sri Lanka to their first win of the CB Series

457dNagraj Gollapudi at the Manuka Oval

Two shades of a plan

Tillakaratne Dilshan's match-winning 62 was more important in the match context than Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 70, which had the aesthetic value; while Rohit set up the contest, Dilshan ended it

457dNagraj Gollapudi at the Manuka Oval

In the Army now

The Appu Army, the latest addition to the existing bunch that includes the Barmy Army (England), Wave the Flag (Australia) and Bharat Army (India), were here to follow their side closely

457dS Rajesh

The lion roars, finally

Sri Lanka's first win of any significance on this tour couldn't have come at a better moment: it will lift the morale of a side that was seemed to be on the slide with one resounding defeat after another

457dNagraj Gollapudi at the Manuka Oval

Jayawardene hopes to build on opening momentum

On a day in which the weather played a major role, both rival captains credited the momentum handed to Sri Lanka's run chase by their openers as key to a first win in the CB Series

Preview

119dThe Preview by Nagraj Gollapudi in Canberra

India look to build on psychological edge

India hold the edge ahead of their clash against Sri Lanka at the Manuka Oval just a day after a strong victory against Australia at the MCG on Sunday

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st45ST JayasuriyaTM Dilshan
2nd24TM DilshanKC Sangakkara
3rd85DPMD JayawardeneTM Dilshan