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India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI at Margao, , Feb 14 2007 - Full Scorecard

3rd ODI, Margao, February 14, 2007, Sri Lanka tour of India
(46.3/50 ov, T:231) 233/5

India won by 5 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka Innings
India Innings
Match Flow
Sri Lanka  (50 ovs maximum)
lbw b Khan1930011.11
c Ganguly b Khan2790028.57
lbw b Harbhajan Singh3059993050.84
b Khan048000.00
c Tendulkar b Patel4261776068.85
c †Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh4254795077.77
not out 66831077079.51
c Agarkar b Khan14121210116.66
lbw b Khan2780028.57
not out 981510112.50
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 4, w 11)22
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.60, 217 Mins)230/8
Did not bat:
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 2.1 ov), 2-5 (Upul Tharanga, 2.4 ov), 3-6 (Kumar Sangakkara, 4.2 ov), 4-82 (Marvan Atapattu, 22.1 ov), 5-91 (Mahela Jayawardene, 23.5 ov), 6-180 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 41.5 ov), 7-196 (Farveez Maharoof, 44.3 ov), 8-204 (Malinga Bandara, 46.1 ov)
2.1 to ST Jayasuriya, Ganguly takes a blinder! Zaheer bangs one in short, a surprise bouncer, Jayasuriya is taken in by it and pulls awkwardly, getting under it too much, and the ball balloons up in the air over square leg, but Ganguly's after it, dives and judges it to perfection, grabbing it as he dives and as it dips on him, and holds onto a superb catch. 5/1
2.4 to WU Tharanga, two in the over! This one lands on a back of a length outside off stump and swings in alot, Tharanga is rooted and late on the shot, the ball hits him on the pad and looked to be hitting leg stump, and the umpire shoots up the dreaded finger, looked very close, as the replays suggest. 5/2
4.2 to KC Sangakkara, he's bowled him! This one pitched on a shorter length outside off stump and came in a tad, but stayed very low, Sangakkara is late on the shot and ends up bottom-edging onto the base of off stump. 6/3
44.3 to MF Maharoof, Wow! What a atheletic effort from Agarkar. Another yorker, on the leg stump line, Maharoof takes out his left leg from the line, shovels it towards wide mid-on where Agarkar rushes in and dives to his front to take it inches off the ground. Indians are diving everywhere today. First Ganguly, then Tendulkar and now Ajithe!. 196/7
46.1 to HMCM Bandara, Zaheer gets his fiver. His best ODI figures. Ever. With more than little bit of help from Umpire Saheba. It landed clearly outside the leg stump and moved across to trap him in front. But it should not have been given out.. 204/8
22.1 to MS Atapattu, If Dada can take a beauty, Sachin can come up with his own special! Atapattu is touch early into his drive, sends a length-delivery on middle stump line in the air to the right of midwicket where Tendulkar is fielding. Gravity was sucking the ball to the ground when Tendulkar intervened. He dived to his right and got his palms under that.. 82/4
23.5 to DPMD Jayawardene, Got him! Harbhajan traps Mahela! Caught in his crease. Lands on a length, outside off, Mahela is neither forward nor back, he just shuffles across and tries to turn the delivery to the on side but doesn't make contact. The ball thuds into the pad, slightly outside the off stump, and is given out. The impact was slightly outside off and hence it has to be said Mahela is touch unlucky.. 91/5
41.5 to TM Dilshan, gone! smart catch from Dhoni! Landed on a length, just outside the off stump and goes on straight. But importantly, there was extra bounce and that does Dilshan in. He shaped to cut and got a top-edge and Dhoni adjusted his hands quickly and snaffled it. Important break through for India. Wrong time to lose a wicket for SL.. 180/6
India  (T: 231 runs from 50 ovs)
lbw b Bandara48721016066.66
c Dilshan b Fernando1291230133.33
b Kulasekara18130012.50
c Kulasekara b Fernando2131504067.74
run out (Bandara)66821094180.48
not out 6774914090.54
not out 4651066.66
Extras(lb 1, nb 3, w 10)14
TOTAL46.3 Ov (RR: 5.01, 193 Mins)233/5
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Virender Sehwag, 1.6 ov), 2-35 (Sachin Tendulkar, 4.6 ov), 3-83 (Yuvraj Singh, 16.3 ov), 4-94 (Sourav Ganguly, 21.6 ov), 5-227 (Rahul Dravid, 45.1 ov)
1.6 to V Sehwag, and he gets him with a lifter! Bounced him, Sehwag stands rooted, waiting for the drive, and is so surprised that he hangs the bat out and the result is a thick edge off the handle that Dilshan, running in a few paces from point, picks up with little trouble. 20/1
16.3 to Yuvraj Singh, What a tame way to go! The ball stopped on Yuvraj and that did him in. Angled from round the stumps, on middle and leg, Yuvraj tried to turn it to the on side and is surprised as the ball holds up a touch and he gets a leading edge and presents a dolly to mid on. Big breakthrough for SL. 83/3
4.6 to SR Tendulkar, bowled! This one was quicker, on a good length, and Tendulkar is once again beaten by the lack of footwork and drags it back onto his stumps, via bat and then pad, and Kulasekara is ecstatic!. 35/2
21.6 to SC Ganguly, He got Tendulkar in the last game, he nails Ganguly this time. Tossed up on the middle and off stump, Ganguly, two short of fifty, goes for a sweep shot. No contact and the ball thuds into the front pad, right in front of middle. Dead duck. What a moment for the youngster Bandara!. 94/4
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  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Ground Delay: Sri Lanka - 0/0
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 15.3 overs (99 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 51/3 in 16.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 14, MS Atapattu 28)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 17, MS Atapattu 30, Ex 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 26.5 overs (170 balls), Extras 13
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 135/5 in 33.0 overs (TM Dilshan 26, RP Arnold 21)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (TM Dilshan 24, RP Arnold 25, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 36.6 overs (231 balls), Extras 13
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 45.5 overs (286 balls), Extras 20
  • RP Arnold: 50 off 68 balls (5 x 4)
  • India innings
  • India: 50 runs in 9.6 overs (66 balls), Extras 8
  • Lunch: India - 0/0
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: India - 78/2 in 15.0 overs (SC Ganguly 40, Yuvraj Singh 17)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • India: 100 runs in 23.4 overs (149 balls), Extras 9
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (R Dravid 33, MS Dhoni 17, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: India - 145/4 in 32.0 overs (R Dravid 36, MS Dhoni 18)
  • India: 150 runs in 33.5 overs (210 balls), Extras 9
  • R Dravid: 50 off 68 balls (4 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 121 balls (R Dravid 51, MS Dhoni 49, Ex 0)
  • MS Dhoni: 50 off 63 balls (2 x 4)
  • India: 200 runs in 42.6 overs (265 balls), Extras 9
Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Margao
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Series result4-match series level 1-1
Match numberODI no. 2522
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00 Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days14 February 2007 - day (50-over match)
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