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India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test at Delhi, , Dec 10 2005 - Full Scorecard

2nd Test, Delhi, December 10 - 14, 2005, Sri Lanka tour of India
290 & 375/6d
(T:436) 230 & 247

India won by 188 runs

Player Of The Match
6/72 & 4/85
India 1st Innings
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
India 2nd Innings
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
Match Flow
India 1st Innings 
lbw b Vaas2320066.66
c Mubarak b Muralitharan2443625055.81
c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan6911717512058.97
lbw b Muralitharan10919631014155.61
lbw b Muralitharan401291824031.00
c Mubarak b Bandara055000.00
b Muralitharan512191041.66
c Mubarak b Muralitharan042000.00
not out 1435491040.00
b Bandara814111057.14
b Muralitharan722240031.81
Extras(b 4, lb 8)12
TOTAL96.4 Ov (RR: 3.00, 432 Mins)290
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Gautam Gambhir, 0.3 ov), 2-56 (Rahul Dravid, 13.2 ov), 3-133 (VVS Laxman, 39.2 ov), 4-254 (Sourav Ganguly, 80.3 ov), 5-255 (Yuvraj Singh, 81.5 ov), 6-255 (Sachin Tendulkar, 82.2 ov), 7-255 (Irfan Pathan, 82.6 ov), 8-260 (MS Dhoni, 86.2 ov), 9-271 (Anil Kumble, 89.5 ov), 10-290 (Harbhajan Singh, 96.4 ov)
0.3 to G Gambhir, Vaas to Gambhir, OUT (LBW) - pitched in line and straightened, perfect line and length and Gambhir is trapped plumb in front of the stumps, loud appeal and up goes the finger - Vaas strikes early!. 2/1
13.2 to R Dravid, . 56/2
39.2 to VVS Laxman, Muralitharan to Laxman - Doosra does the trick! again bowled from round the stumps, turning right across and Laxman looking to drive it away ends up with a faint edge, Sangakkara behind the stumps holds on well to a difficult chance.. 133/3
80.3 to SC Ganguly, Muralitharan to Ganguly - perfect doosra, pitched outside the off stump and turning in, Ganguly takes it on the pad, probably playing for the off spinner, ball hits the pad touch outside the line of the off stump but Ganguly was not offering a shot and umpire Taufle upholds the appeal. 254/4
82.2 to SR Tendulkar, Muralitharan to Tendulkar, OUT (LBW) - Murali strikes again! bowled from round the stumps, pitched in line and drifting down the leg side, Tendulkar looking to sweep it away fine makes no contact, ball hit the pad in line with the stumps but would have missed leg but umpire Taufel adjudicates in favour of the bowler, a dubious decision to say the least. 255/6
82.6 to IK Pathan, Muralitharan to Pathan, OUT (Caught) - another one bites the dust and its that man Murali again! turning in from outside the leg stump, Pathan pushes forward to defend and ends up with an inside edge on to the pad, ball pops up straight to Mubarak at shot leg - India 7 down. 255/7
86.2 to MS Dhoni, Muralitharan to Dhoni, OUT (Bowled) - beauty! tossed up, pitched outside the leg stump and turning right across, another perfect doosra, Dhoni pushes forward to defend, ball turns away just enough to beat the bat and the off stump is pegged back, Warne would have been proud of that delivery!. 260/8
96.4 to Harbhajan Singh, Muralitharan to Singh, OUT (Bowled) - Murali the LEG-SPINNER continues on his merry way! pitched on middle and leg and turning right across the right-hander, Harbhajan pushes forward to defend but the ball spins away just enough to beat the outside edge and castles the off stump. 290/10
81.5 to Yuvraj Singh, Bandara to Singh, OUT (LBW) - Bandara too joins the party! drifting in, Yuvraj plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad, loud appeal and up goes the finger, India 5 down!. 255/5
89.5 to A Kumble, Bandara to Kumble, Kumble comes down the track hoping to play it down the ground to the offside, the ball is full this time around and Kumble misses the line completely, its finally sound of timber and Kumble has to take the long walk back to the pavilion. 271/9
Sri Lanka 1st Innings 
lbw b Pathan2573935034.24
c Gambhir b Kumble8820227511043.56
c Kumble b Pathan3980033.33
lbw b Kumble601031259058.25
b Kumble1780014.28
lbw b Kumble011000.00
not out 2965885044.61
c Harbhajan Singh b Kumble2970022.22
b Pathan1890012.50
b Kumble971301128.57
c Ganguly b Harbhajan Singh01820000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 1, pen 5)12
TOTAL83.3 Ov (RR: 2.75, 333 Mins)230
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Avishka Gunawardene, 23.3 ov), 2-62 (Kumar Sangakkara, 25.2 ov), 3-175 (Mahela Jayawardene, 58.3 ov), 4-179 (Thilan Samaraweera, 60.2 ov), 5-179 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 60.3 ov), 6-198 (Marvan Atapattu, 70.3 ov), 7-200 (Chaminda Vaas, 72.6 ov), 8-204 (Malinga Bandara, 75.2 ov), 9-219 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 78.2 ov), 10-230 (Dilhara Fernando, 83.3 ov)
23.3 to DA Gunawardene, Pathan to Gunawardene, OUT (LBW) - Pathan stirkes! good lenght delivery, nipped back in shaprly from outside the off stump and Gunawardene is hit on the pad, probably sliding down the leg side but umpire Nadeem Ghauri had no hesiation in raising his finger!. 54/1
25.2 to KC Sangakkara, Pathan to Sangakkara, OUT (Caught) - short and wide outside the off stump, Sangakkara cuts off the back-foot and the ball goes straight to Kumble at gully, as easy as it gets - second wicket for Pathan. 62/2
75.2 to HMCM Bandara, Pathan to Bandara, OUT (Bowled) - pitched on middle and off and curving back in, too good a delivery for Bandara who plays a nothing shot and the ball crashes into the stumps, fantastic delivery this from the young man. 204/8
58.3 to DPMD Jayawardene, Kumble to Jayawardene, OUT (LBW) - straight delivery and Jayawardene looking to sweep it away misses it completely, ball hits the pad just below the knee-roll and umpire Simon Taufel upholds the appeal, curcial wicket !. 175/3
60.2 to TT Samaraweera, Kumble to Samaraweera - gone! perfect leg-break, pitched on middle and leg and turning across sharply, Samaraweera miserably fails to pick it up and the off stump goes for a walk, crowd erupts. 179/4
60.3 to TM Dilshan, Kumble to Dilshan, OUT (LBW) - another one! pitched in line and straightened, Dilshan plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, up goes the finger and Kumble is on a hat-trick here! what a trunaround. 179/5
70.3 to MS Atapattu, Kumble to Atapattu, OUT (Caught). 198/6
72.6 to WPUJC Vaas, Kumble to Vaas, OUT (Caught) - 5-for! almost the same delivery, tossed up on the pads and this time the drive goes straight to Harbhajan at midwicket, Kumble continues to impress. 200/7
78.2 to M Muralitharan, Kumble to Muralitharan, OUT (Bowled) - Kumble! short delivery on the stumps, a perfect top-spinner, Murali comes down the track and plays all over it and the ball hits the top of the middle stump - Sri Lanka 9 down. 219/9
83.3 to CRD Fernando, Singh to Fernando, OUT (Caught) - tossed up and turning in, Fernando swings across looking to clear mid-on but the shot is not timed well enough and the ball lobs up straight to the Ganguly at mid-on, India end up with a lead of 60 runs!. 230/10
India 2nd Innings 
lbw b Vaas3590060.00
c †Sangakkara b Fernando9314320710265.03
c †Sangakkara b Vaas1138551028.94
lbw b Bandara1628423057.14
run out (Jayawardene)53891186059.55
b Muralitharan391151663033.91
not out 7716822510045.83
not out 51518352100.00
Extras(b 9, lb 16, nb 7)32
TOTAL105 Ov (RR: 3.57, 460 Mins)375/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Gautam Gambhir, 2.1 ov), 2-42 (VVS Laxman, 15.3 ov), 3-86 (Sachin Tendulkar, 23.4 ov), 4-178 (Irfan Pathan, 46.3 ov), 5-190 (Rahul Dravid, 51.6 ov), 6-271 (Sourav Ganguly, 85.5 ov)
2.1 to G Gambhir, Vaas to Gambhir, OUT (LBW) - pitched closed to the off stump line and swinging in, Gambhir pushes forward to defend and get hit on the pad right in front of the stumps, loud appeal and up goes the finger, Gambhirs bad run continues!. 12/1
15.3 to VVS Laxman, Vaas to Laxman, OUT (Caught) - and Vaas strikes back with a beauty! good length delivery, pitched in line and swinging away late, draws Laxman forward in to the shot and produces the edge and Sangakkara makes no mistake - India three down and in a spot of bother here. 42/2
85.5 to SC Ganguly, Muralitharan to Ganguly - not this time! another perfect doosra, Ganguly drives on the front-foot, ball turns in just enough to clip the inside edge, stumps are rearranged, finally Murali gets one to his name after 34 overs!. 271/6
46.3 to IK Pathan, Fernando to Pathan, OUT (Caught) - oh dear! good length delivery, reversing away from the left-hander, Pathan needlessly follows it, ball kisses the edge and goes straight to Sangakkara behind the stumps, easy catch held - sad end to a fine innings, Pathan walks back just 7 runs short of what would have been his maiden Test hundred.. 178/4
23.4 to SR Tendulkar, Bandara to Tendulkar, OUT (LBW) - previous three ball turned away from the right hander but this one came back in, Tendulkar pushes forward to defend, bat and pad held together and the ball hits the pad plumb in front of the stumps, up goes the finger and the big fish is in the net!. 86/3
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (T: 436 runs)
lbw b Pathan920272045.00
c & b Kumble6712918211051.93
c †Dhoni b Agarkar33891195037.07
c Gambhir b Harbhajan Singh671642057040.85
lbw b Kumble044000.00
c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh01417000.00
lbw b Agarkar326230011.53
b Kumble3265816049.23
c Harbhajan Singh b Kumble1736473047.22
c †Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh2480050.00
not out 2340066.66
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 6)15
TOTAL91.2 Ov (RR: 2.70, 365 Mins)247
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Avishka Gunawardene, 6.3 ov), 2-109 (Kumar Sangakkara, 36.5 ov), 3-119 (Marvan Atapattu, 45.2 ov), 4-119 (Malinga Bandara, 45.6 ov), 5-123 (Thilan Samaraweera, 50.3 ov), 6-131 (Jehan Mubarak, 56.2 ov), 7-199 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 76.5 ov), 8-243 (Mahela Jayawardene, 89.5 ov), 9-243 (Chaminda Vaas, 90.2 ov), 10-247 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 91.2 ov)
6.3 to DA Gunawardene, Pathan to Gunawardene, OUT (LBW) - and Pathan strikes! good length delivery, pitched in line and straightened a bit, Gunawardene moves forward and across but plays down the wrong line and is trapped plumb in front of the stumps, up goes the fielder and its party time in the stands. 30/1
36.5 to KC Sangakkara, Agarkar to Sangakkara, OUT (Caught) - gone! good length delivery, Agarkar finally gets one to reverse away from the left-hander, pitched close to the off stump line and shaping away late, probably out of curiosity Sangakkara pokes at it away from his body and the nick goes straight to Dhoni behind the stumps, who takes it leaning well forward. 109/2
56.2 to J Mubarak, Agarkar to Mubarak, OUT (LBW) - Agarkar strikes! good length delivery, this one pitched in line with the leg stump and straightened, Mubarak plays down the wrong line and the ball hits the pad right in front of the stumps, umpire Nadeem Ghauri took his time but in the end adjudicated in favour of the bowler, Sir Lanka six down - just four more to get!. 131/6
45.2 to MS Atapattu, Kumble to Atapattu, OUT (Caught) - Kumble strikes and thats a big wicket! tossed up and turning away, Atapattu comes down the track and drives it straight back, Kumble dives forward and takes a fantastic catch - Sri Lanka three down and in trouble here. 119/3
45.6 to HMCM Bandara, Kumble to Bandara, OUT (LBW) - Kumble to Bandara, OUT (LBW) - another one! well bowled flipper, the one that goes straight on, thats a Kumble special and the night watchman was clueless, ball crashes into the pad and up goes the finger. 119/4
76.5 to TM Dilshan, Kumble to Dilshan, OUT (Bowled) - and with nothing going Indias way Dilshan gifts his wicket, another well bowled flipper on the on the stumps, Dilshan comes down the track and misses it completely and the middle stump is pegged back, just three more to get now!. 199/7
90.2 to WPUJC Vaas, Kumble to Vaas, OUT (Caught) - wicket number 10! fraction short and outside the off stump, Vaas pulls it straight to Harbhajan at midwicket, just one more to just now. 243/9
50.3 to TT Samaraweera, Harbhajan Singh to Samaraweera, OUT (Caught) - Harbhajan too joins the party! and it is once again the doosra that gets him a wicket, perfect line and length and Samaraweera playing for the off-break ends up edging it straight to Dravid at first slip. 123/5
89.5 to DPMD Jayawardene, Harbhajan Singh to Jayawardene, OUT (Caught) - Harbhajan finally gets one to turn and bouncer and Jayawardene looking to defend it on the front-foot ends up with an inside edge on to his pad, ball pops up straight to Gambhir at short leg - a classic off-spinners dismissal. 243/8
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Sat, 10 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 245/3 (Sachin Tendulkar 100*, Sourav Ganguly 39*, 75.4 ov)
Sun, 11 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 198/6 (Jehan Mubarak 10*, 70.3 ov)
Mon, 12 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 237/5 (Sourav Ganguly 22*, Yuvraj Singh 28*, 68 ov)
Tue, 13 Dec - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 123/5 (Mahela Jayawardene 9*, 50.3 ov)
Wed, 14 Dec - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 247 (91.2 ov) - end of match
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Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 62.4 overs (380 balls), Extras 7
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 76.6 overs (468 balls), Extras 14
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 203/7 in 80.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 43, WPUJC Vaas 1)
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 142 balls (4 x 4)
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
TossIndia, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1776
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