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Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy,, Date - 07/08/2012, Toss won by - Sri Lanka
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Commentary (Sri Lanka innings)

Alright then, Sri Lanka will take a break and India will play New Zealand at home. Thanks for joining with us, good bye. Take care.

Irfan Pathan is the Man-of-the-Match, broke the backbone of Sri Lankan batting in his first spell.

Sri Lanka have lots of problems with their squad, India were all over them in this tour. Barring the second ODI, Sri Lanka couldn't match India's performance. Mahela Jayawardena will be upset, Dhoni's men will enjoy.

India ended the tour on a high, a formidable win in this one-off T20I. Sri Lanka were poor throughout the series, India won the ODIs 4-1 and now this 39 run victory in the T20I. The Men in Blue will be proud of their performance. Batting first, India scored a decent 155 runs and bowled well, didn't allow Sri Lanka to even come close to the chase. A comprehensive victory for India, thus they move to 4th in the ICC T20I rankings.

17.6 A Dinda to L Malinga, OUT! India win by 39 runs! Shortish length, Malinga tries to pull but gets top edge. The ball is high up in the air and Dhoni takes the catch. Perfect finish for the Indian captain. 3-wicket maiden over, Dinda finishes the spell with 4/19. 116/10

17.5 A Dinda to L Malinga, Outside off, Malinga tries to go after that one but misses the line of the delivery. 116/9

Herath is the last man in.

17.4 A Dinda to S Eranga, OUT! Length delivery outside off at 130.7 kph, Eranga tries to hit down the leg side but gets a top edge. The ball is high up in the air and Ashwin takes the catch at covers. Sri Lanka 116/9. 116/9

17.3 A Dinda to S Eranga, The batsman has attempted to put bat on ball - but fails. 116/8

Malinga is the next man in.

17.2 A Dinda to D Chandimal, OUT! Full outside off at 131.6 kph, Chandimal looks for a big one. Hits it straight down the ground over mid off. Kohli takes an easy catch and Chandimal's gone. Sri Lanka 116/8. 116/8

17.1 A Dinda to D Chandimal, Wide outside off, Chandimal goes after it nut misses. 116/7

Dinda back on.

16.6 I Pathan to D Chandimal, On middle, Chandimal tries to flick but gets struck on the pads. Leg bye. 116/7

16.5 I Pathan to D Chandimal, FOUR! Solid shot! Landed outside off, Chandimal punches it off his back foot powerfully. Finds the gap and the ball races away to the boundary rope. 115/7

16.4 I Pathan to S Eranga, Outside off, Eranga slashes it but gets an outside edge and the ball goes towards third man. One run taken. 111/7

16.4 I Pathan to S Eranga, Short and wide outside off, umpire calls it wide. 110/7

16.3 I Pathan to S Eranga, Full outside off, Eranga tries again for the same shot but gets beaten this time. 109/7

16.2 I Pathan to S Eranga, FOUR! Dropped! On middle, Eranga launches his big shot and hits it over mid on. The ball is high up in the air and going towards Umesh Yadav at the boundary rope. He drops the catch and the ball goes past the boundary rope. Poor fielding, that should have been taken. 109/7

16.1 I Pathan to D Chandimal, Fullish outside off at 125.5 kph, Chandimal dabs it to covers for a single. 105/7

Irfan Pathan back on.

15.6 R Ashwin to S Eranga, Landed on off, Eranga tries to play but misses the line of the delivery and gets beaten. 104/7

15.5 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Full outside off, Chandimal tries to play it to the off side but gets a bottom edge. Dhoni throws at the stumps and they run overthrows. 104/7

15.4 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Drives it to mid on from within his crease. 103/7

15.3 R Ashwin to S Eranga, On middle, Eranga plays it to mid-wicket for a single. 103/7

Eranga is the next man in.

15.2 R Ashwin to T Perera, OUT! Outside off, Perera dabs it to point and sets off for a single. Chandimal sends him back and Tiwary aims at the striker's end. Direct hit and Perera's found short. Umpire asks upstairs and replays show Perera is short of his crease. Umpire calls it out. Sri Lanka 102/7. 102/7

15.1 R Ashwin to T Perera, Full outside off, Perera drives it back to the bowler. 102/6

15.1 R Ashwin to T Perera, Bowls down the leg side, umpire calls it wide. 102/6

14.6 U Yadav to T Perera, Full outside off, Perera dabs it to covers and takes a quick single. 101/6

14.5 U Yadav to T Perera, Landed outside off, Perera drives it to covers. 100/6

14.4 U Yadav to T Perera, Full outside off, drives it to mid off. 100/6

Perera is the next man in.

14.3 U Yadav to J Mendis, OUT! Soft dismissal! Landed outside off, Mendis tries to play uppishly over covers but the ball goes straight to Rahane at covers. Good catch, Umesh Yadav gets the wicket. Sri Lanka 100/6. 100/6

14.3 U Yadav to J Mendis, Bowls down the leg side, Mendis tries to flick but misses. Umpire calls it wide and 100 up for Sri Lanka! 100/5

14.2 U Yadav to J Mendis, Full outside off at 136.8 kph, Mendis tries to dab it to the off side but fails. 99/5

14.1 U Yadav to J Mendis, Fullish outside off, left alone. 99/5

Umesh Yadav back on.

13.6 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Fullish outside off, Chandimal pushes it to covers. 99/5

13.5 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, On middle, Chandimal drives it straight back to the bowler. 99/5

13.4 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Full outside off, Chandimal drives it to mid on. 99/5

13.3 R Ashwin to J Mendis, On middle, Mendis plays it to mid-wicket and takes one. 99/5

13.2 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Drives it to mid on off his front foot and takes a single. 98/5

13.1 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Full on middle, Mendis flicks it to the leg side for a single. 97/5

Chandimal is the next man in.

12.6 A Dinda to A Mathews, OUT! Dinda strikes! Full outside off at 135.8 kph, Mathews tries to drive but gets an outside edge. Dhoni takes the catch and appeals. Umpire gives it out. Big wicket for India, Mathews departs as he was looking good, Sri Lanka 96/5. 96/5

12.5 A Dinda to A Mathews, Full outside off, Mathews dabs it to covers for a couple. 96/4

12.4 A Dinda to A Mathews, Fullish outside off, Mathews tries to dab it but gets beaten. 94/4

12.3 A Dinda to J Mendis, On middle, Mendis flicks it to the leg side and takes one. 94/4

12.2 A Dinda to J Mendis, Comes on his front foot and drives it to covers, picks up a couple. 93/4

12.1 A Dinda to A Mathews, Full outside off at 133.7 kph, Mathews drives it through mid off for a single. 91/4

Dinda back on.

11.6 R Ashwin to A Mathews, Fullish on middle, Mathews plays it to mid-wicket for three runs. 90/4

11.5 R Ashwin to A Mathews, FOUR! Good shot, Mathews comes down the track and lofts it over mid on. Raina tries his best at the boundary rope to take the catch but just manages to get his hand to it. The ball goes towards the boundary rope. 87/4

11.4 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Plays the reverse sweep again, the ball goes through point and takes one. 83/4

11.3 R Ashwin to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews plays the paddle sweep and the ball goes towards fine leg. Good effort from the fielder, the batsmen pick up three runs. 82/4

11.2 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Fullish outside off, Mendis plays the reverse sweep. The ball goes towards deep point and they pick up a single. 79/4

11.1 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Landed outside off, Mendis drives it to covers. 78/4

10.6 V Kohli to J Mendis, Full outside off, Mendis drives it to long off for a single. 78/4

10.5 V Kohli to A Mathews, Outside off at 100.2 kph, Mathews plays it towards point and picks up a quick single. 77/4

10.4 V Kohli to A Mathews, Comes forward and drives it through mid off for a couple. 76/4

10.3 V Kohli to A Mathews, Outside off, Mathews tries the paddle sweep but misses the line of the delivery and Dhoni fumbles. 74/4

10.2 V Kohli to J Mendis, On middle, drifting down the leg side. Mendis sweeps it to the leg side and picks up a single. 74/4

10.1 V Kohli to A Mathews, Landed outside off, angling in, Mathews drives it to long on for a single. 73/4

9.6 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Fullish outside off, Thirimanne dabs it to the off side. 72/4

9.5 R Ashwin to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews drives it to mid on and takes one. 72/4

9.4 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Shortish outside off, Mendis cuts it through point for a single. 71/4

9.3 R Ashwin to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews plays it to mid-wicket and takes one. 70/4

9.2 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Shortish outside off, Mendis plays it towards point for a single 69/4

Jeewan Mendis is the next man in.

9.1 R Ashwin to L Thirimanne, OUT! Not an ideal shot! Fullish outside off at 84.5 kph, Thirimanne tries to reverse sweep but misses the line of the delivery. The ball goes and hits his stumps. Ashwin gets wicket off his first ball. Sri Lanka 68/4. 68/4

Ashwin into the attack.

8.6 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, Fullish outside off, Thirimanne drives it towards mid on and takes a single. 68/3

8.5 V Kohli to A Mathews, Comes forward and drives i8t through mid on for a single. 67/3

8.4 V Kohli to A Mathews, Full outside off at 108.3 kph, Mathews drives it to covers. 66/3

8.3 V Kohli to A Mathews, Play and a miss! Mathews tries to push but gets beaten. 66/3

8.2 V Kohli to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews drives it straight back to the bowler. 66/3

8.1 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, On leg, Thirimanne flicks it to the leg side off his pads and takes a single. 66/3

7.6 R Sharma to L Thirimanne, Punches it off his back foot to covers for a single. 65/3

7.5 R Sharma to L Thirimanne, FOUR! On middle, Thirimanne comes down the track and hits it straight over bowler's head. Well timed shot, the ball races away to the boundary rope in no time. 64/3

7.4 R Sharma to A Mathews, Fullish outside off, Mathews plays it towards point and takes one. 60/3

7.3 R Sharma to L Thirimanne, Fullish outside off, Thirimanne pushes it to covers for a single. 59/3

7.2 R Sharma to A Mathews, Punches it to mid-wicket off his back foot and takes a single. 58/3

7.1 R Sharma to A Mathews, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 57/3

7.1 R Sharma to A Mathews, Bowls down the leg side, umpire calls it wide. 57/3

Rohit Sharma into the attack.

6.6 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, Punches it to long off his back foot and takes a couple. 56/3

6.5 V Kohli to A Mathews, Shortish outside off, Mathews guides it towards third man with his angled bat and takes one. 54/3

6.4 V Kohli to A Mathews, Length delivery outside off, Mathews defends it off his front foot. 53/3

6.3 V Kohli to A Mathews, Landed outside off at 107.8 kph, Mathews defends it into the ground. 53/3

6.2 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, Fullish at 107 kph, Thirimanne drives it through mid on for a single. 53/3

6.1 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, Outside off at 103.3 kph, Thirimanne plays it to mid-wicket. 52/3

Well, Kohli into the attack now.

5.6 A Dinda to A Mathews, Stays back in his crease and punches it to covers. Sri Lanka 52/3 in the Powerplay. 52/3

5.5 A Dinda to A Mathews, FOUR! Great shot! Good length delivery outside off at 134.8 kph, Mathews comes on his front foot and hits it straight down the ground. Well timed shot and the ball races away to the boundary rope. 52/3

5.4 A Dinda to L Thirimanne, Five runs! Outside off, Thirimanne plays it to point and takes a single. Tiwary aims at the non-striker's end but there's no back and the ball goes past the boundary rope. Overthrows and Sri Lanka gets five runs. 48/3

5.3 A Dinda to L Thirimanne, FOUR! Well played! Good length delivery on middle at 133.9 kph, Thirimanne comes forward and strikes it over mid-wicket and gets a lovely boundary. 43/3

5.2 A Dinda to L Thirimanne, On middle at 133.2 kph, Thirimanne tries to play it straight but gets a bottom edge and the ball goes back to the bowler. 39/3

5.1 A Dinda to L Thirimanne, Length delivery on middle, Thirimanne stays back in his crease and defends it into the ground. 39/3

Dinda into the attack.

4.6 I Pathan to A Mathews, Length delivery on middle, Mathews stays back in his crease and defends watchfully. 39/3

4.5 I Pathan to A Mathews, Back of a length delivery outside off, Mathews pushes it to point. 39/3

4.4 I Pathan to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews plays it to mid-wicket. 39/3

4.3 I Pathan to A Mathews, FOUR! Edged! Length delivery outside off at 121.3 kph, Mathews tries to play it to the off side but gets an outside edge. The ball goes just past the second slip fielder and races away to the boundary rope. 39/3

Mathews is the next man in replacing Jayawardena.

4.2 I Pathan to M J'dena, OUT! Jayawardena's gone! Length delivery on middle at 121.5 kph, Jayawardena tries to play but misses the line of the delivery. The ball swings back and Jayawardena gets struck on the pads and fielders appeal. Umpire gives it out and Irfan Pathan gets another wicket. He's having a great spell. Sri Lanka 35/3. 35/3

4.1 I Pathan to M J'dena, Landed outside off, Jayawardena plays it to point. 35/2

3.6 U Yadav to M J'dena, Outside off, Jayawardena plays it towards third man with the opened face of the bat for a single. 35/2

3.5 U Yadav to M J'dena, FOUR! Just short! Fullish on leg, Jayawardena comes forward and flicks it over mid-wicket beautifully. The ball falls just short of the boundary rope. 34/2

3.4 U Yadav to M J'dena, FOUR! Shortish length outside off at 142.2 kph, Jayawardena cuts it through point and finds the gap. The ball races away quickly to the boundary rope. 30/2

3.3 U Yadav to M J'dena, Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena punches it to the off side. 26/2

3.2 U Yadav to M J'dena, FOUR! Back to back boundaries for Mahela! Fullish outside off at 139.6 kph, Jayawardena drives it superbly through covers and finds the gap. The ball races away to the boundary rope. 26/2

3.1 U Yadav to M J'dena, FOUR! Full outside off, Jayawardena plays it with his angled bat uppishly towards third man. Good shot and the ball goes past the boundary rope. 22/2

2.6 I Pathan to L Thirimanne, Outside off, Thirimanne defends it to point. 18/2

2.5 I Pathan to M J'dena, Pushes it to mid-wicket, good fielding there. The batsmen picks up three runs. 18/2

2.4 I Pathan to M J'dena, Bowls down the leg, Jayawardena tries to flick but gets struck on thigh pad. 15/2

2.3 I Pathan to M J'dena, Outside off, Jayawardena plays it to the on side. 15/2

2.2 I Pathan to L Thirimanne, Appeal for LBW! Length delivery on middle, Thirimanne tries to flick but gets struck on the pads. Fielders appeal but umpire says not out. Height factor probably. 15/2

Thirimanne is the next man in.

2.1 I Pathan to U Tharanga, OUT! Fullish and wide outside off at 127.2 kph, Tharanga goes after that but gets an outside edge. The ball goes straight to Raina at first slip. Poor shot and pays the price. Another wicket for Pathan. Sri Lanka 14/2. 14/2

1.6 U Yadav to M J'dena, Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena tries to cut but fails to connect his bat with the ball. 14/1

1.5 U Yadav to M J'dena, On middle, Jayawardena flicks it to mid-wicket. 14/1

1.4 U Yadav to U Tharanga, Full on middle, Tharanga flicks it to mid-wicket and the ball goes towards the boundary rope but slows down and just stops in front of the rope. Ashwin collects it, the batsmen pick up three runs. 14/1

1.3 U Yadav to U Tharanga, Fullish outside off, Tharanga dabs it to point. 11/1

1.3 U Yadav to U Tharanga, Full and wide outside off, umpire calls it wide. 11/1

1.2 U Yadav to M J'dena, Full outside off, Jayawardena drives it to mid off and takes one. 10/1

1.1 U Yadav to M J'dena, Landed outside off, Jayawardena tries to play that one but gets a leading edge and the ball lands safely at covers. 9/1

0.6 I Pathan to U Tharanga, Flicks it away to the leg side for a couple. 9/1

Tharanga comes out to bat at number 3.

0.5 I Pathan to T Dilshan, OUT! Dilshan gone first ball! Full on middle at 127.2 kph, Dilshan comes forward to flick but misses the line of the delivery. The ball goes on to hit the stumps. Irfan Pathan strikes! Good wicket for India. Sri Lanka 7/1. 7/1

0.4 I Pathan to M J'dena, Landed outside off, Jayawardena defends it to the off side and takes a single. 7/0

0.3 I Pathan to M J'dena, On middle, Jayawardena flicks it to the on side. 6/0

0.2 I Pathan to M J'dena, Landed outside off, Jayawardena tries to play that one but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 6/0

0.2 I Pathan to M J'dena, Another one wide outside off, Jayawardena tries to go after that but misses. Umpire calls it wide again. 6/0

0.2 I Pathan to M J'dena, Wide outside off, left alone. Umpire calls it wide. 5/0

0.1 I Pathan to M J'dena, FOUR! Short and wide outside off, Jayawardena slashes it. The ball is high up in the air but falls in front of third man and goes past the boundary rope. 4/0

Commentary (India innings)

India finishes with 155/3. Considering the start India got, this could be called a decent total. Sri Lankan bowlers were hammered away for boundaries but showed some comeback in the end. India managed just 35 runs in the last 5 overs whereas scored 50 runs in the first six. This is still a good total, Kohli again played a wonderful inning. This boy just ain't stopping with his runs. This is also India's lowest score against Sri Lanka in T20Is. It can be a tricky total but Sri Lanka should make it easy. Join us in a while for the run chase.

19.6 L Malinga to MS Dhoni, Full outside off at 141.6 kph, Dhoni tries for a big one but gets an outside edge. The ball goes towards third man and the batsmen picks up a single. 155/3

19.5 L Malinga to S Raina, Full outside off, Raina dabs it to covers and takes one. 154/3

19.4 L Malinga to S Raina, Beaten! Fullish outside off at 143.3 kph, Raina looks for a big one but gets beaten by the pace completely. 153/3

19.3 L Malinga to MS Dhoni, Outside off, Dhoni drives it to covers for a single. 153/3

19.2 L Malinga to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Edged! Full toss outside off, Dhoni tries to hit it to the leg side but gets an outside edge. The ball goes towards the boundary rope through the slip region. It went quickly and no chance for the fielder to stop that one. 152/3

19.1 L Malinga to MS Dhoni, Good running! Full and wide outside off, Dhoni plays it past point and comes back for the second. 148/3

18.6 T Perera to S Raina, Beaten! Full outside off, Raina tries to dab it towards third but fails to connect his bat with the ball. 146/3

18.5 T Perera to MS Dhoni, Fullish outside off, Dhoni plays it to covers and picks up a single. 146/3

18.4 T Perera to MS Dhoni, Play and a miss! Full outside off, Dhoni goes after that and tries for a big one but misses the line of the delivery and gets beaten. 145/3

18.3 T Perera to S Raina, Fullish outside off, Raina plays it towards third man and takes a single. 145/3

18.2 T Perera to MS Dhoni, Full outside off at 126.9 kph, Dhoni hits it straight down the ground towards long on and takes one. 144/3

18.1 T Perera to S Raina, Full on middle at 124.9 kph, Raina flicks it to mid-wicket for a single. 143/3

Alright then, Sri Lanka will take a break and India will play New Zealand at home. Thanks for joining with us, good bye. Take care.

Irfan Pathan is the Man-of-the-Match, broke the backbone of Sri Lankan batting in his first spell.

Sri Lanka have lots of problems with their squad, India were all over them in this tour. Barring the second ODI, Sri Lanka couldn't match India's performance. Mahela Jayawardena will be upset, Dhoni's men will enjoy.

India ended the tour on a high, a formidable win in this one-off T20I. Sri Lanka were poor throughout the series, India won the ODIs 4-1 and now this 39 run victory in the T20I. The Men in Blue will be proud of their performance. Batting first, India scored a decent 155 runs and bowled well, didn't allow Sri Lanka to even come close to the chase. A comprehensive victory for India, thus they move to 4th in the ICC T20I rankings.

17.6 A Dinda to L Malinga, OUT! India win by 39 runs! Shortish length, Malinga tries to pull but gets top edge. The ball is high up in the air and Dhoni takes the catch. Perfect finish for the Indian captain. 3-wicket maiden over, Dinda finishes the spell with 4/19. 116/10

17.5 A Dinda to L Malinga, Outside off, Malinga tries to go after that one but misses the line of the delivery. 116/9

Herath is the last man in.

17.4 A Dinda to S Eranga, OUT! Length delivery outside off at 130.7 kph, Eranga tries to hit down the leg side but gets a top edge. The ball is high up in the air and Ashwin takes the catch at covers. Sri Lanka 116/9. 116/9

17.3 A Dinda to S Eranga, The batsman has attempted to put bat on ball - but fails. 116/8

Malinga is the next man in.

17.2 A Dinda to D Chandimal, OUT! Full outside off at 131.6 kph, Chandimal looks for a big one. Hits it straight down the ground over mid off. Kohli takes an easy catch and Chandimal's gone. Sri Lanka 116/8. 116/8

17.1 A Dinda to D Chandimal, Wide outside off, Chandimal goes after it nut misses. 116/7

Perera back into the attack.

17.6 L Malinga to S Raina, Plays it to point with his angled bat for a single. 142/3

17.5 L Malinga to S Raina, SIX! Hammered! Fullish outside off at 142.7 kph, Raina hits it straight down the ground. Lovely timing and the ball goes past the boundary rope. 141/3

17.4 L Malinga to MS Dhoni, Full outside off at 141.1 kph, Dhoni dabs it towards third man. Fumble there from Mathews, but Dhoni was a bit slow in his first run and settles with one. 135/3

17.3 L Malinga to MS Dhoni, Full outside off, Dhoni tries to go after that but gets beaten again. 134/3

17.2 L Malinga to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Short of a length delivery on middle and Dhoni pulls it away. Good shot and there's no fine leg fielder. The ball races away to the boundary. 134/3

17.1 L Malinga to MS Dhoni, Full outside off, Dhoni tries to drive but gets beaten completely. 130/3

Rahane and Gambhir are the two openers for India. Mathews to bowl the first over.

The players are out in the middle.

Sri Lanka - Tharanga, Dilshan, Chandimal(wk), Jayawardena(c), Mathews, Thirimanne, Perera, J.Mendis, Herath, Eranga and L.Malinga.

India - Rahane, Gambhir, Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Tiwary, Dhoni(c and wk), Raina, Irfan Pathan, Ashwin, Yadav and Dinda.

Toss - Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Pitch report - It looks dry, the wicket will stay the same. Doesn't really matter if you bat first or second.

Hello everyone to the coverage of one-off T20I between Sri Lanka and India at Pallekele. India will look to end the tour on a high after winning this one T20I as well after thumping Sri Lanka 4-1 in the ODIs. Sri Lanka are having a tough time but will look to give a fight as both the teams are quite good in this format. It promises to be a good contest as this pitch can produce lots of runs.

Dinda back on.

16.6 I Pathan to D Chandimal, On middle, Chandimal tries to flick but gets struck on the pads. Leg bye. 116/7

16.5 I Pathan to D Chandimal, FOUR! Solid shot! Landed outside off, Chandimal punches it off his back foot powerfully. Finds the gap and the ball races away to the boundary rope. 115/7

16.4 I Pathan to S Eranga, Outside off, Eranga slashes it but gets an outside edge and the ball goes towards third man. One run taken. 111/7

16.4 I Pathan to S Eranga, Short and wide outside off, umpire calls it wide. 110/7

16.3 I Pathan to S Eranga, Full outside off, Eranga tries again for the same shot but gets beaten this time. 109/7

16.2 I Pathan to S Eranga, FOUR! Dropped! On middle, Eranga launches his big shot and hits it over mid on. The ball is high up in the air and going towards Umesh Yadav at the boundary rope. He drops the catch and the ball goes past the boundary rope. Poor fielding, that should have been taken. 109/7

16.1 I Pathan to D Chandimal, Fullish outside off at 125.5 kph, Chandimal dabs it to covers for a single. 105/7

Malinga back on.

16.6 S Eranga to MS Dhoni, Full outside off, Dhoni pokes out his bat but gets an outside edge towards the third man. Gets off the mark. 130/3

16.5 S Eranga to MS Dhoni, Play and a miss! Fullish just outside off, Dhoni tries to play but misses the line of the delivery. The ball stayed a touch low after landing. 129/3

16.4 S Eranga to MS Dhoni, Full and wide outside off, left alone. 129/3

MS Dhoni is the next man in.

16.3 S Eranga to V Kohli, OUT! Eranga strikes again! Slower ball on middle at 116.8 kph, Kohli goes after that. Tries to hit it over mid-wicket, didn't time it that well and Thirimanne in the deep takes the catch. Kohli departs, wonderful knock. India 129/3. 129/3

16.2 S Eranga to S Raina, Yorker! Raina dabs it to mid-wicket and takes a single. 129/2

16.1 S Eranga to S Raina, FOUR! Full on leg at 126.5 kph, Raina flicks it over square leg. No fielders there, the ball goes past the boundary rope. Well played. 128/2

Irfan Pathan back on.

15.6 R Ashwin to S Eranga, Landed on off, Eranga tries to play but misses the line of the delivery and gets beaten. 104/7

15.5 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Full outside off, Chandimal tries to play it to the off side but gets a bottom edge. Dhoni throws at the stumps and they run overthrows. 104/7

15.4 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Drives it to mid on from within his crease. 103/7

15.3 R Ashwin to S Eranga, On middle, Eranga plays it to mid-wicket for a single. 103/7

Eranga is the next man in.

15.2 R Ashwin to T Perera, OUT! Outside off, Perera dabs it to point and sets off for a single. Chandimal sends him back and Tiwary aims at the striker's end. Direct hit and Perera's found short. Umpire asks upstairs and replays show Perera is short of his crease. Umpire calls it out. Sri Lanka 102/7. 102/7

15.1 R Ashwin to T Perera, Full outside off, Perera drives it back to the bowler. 102/6

15.1 R Ashwin to T Perera, Bowls down the leg side, umpire calls it wide. 102/6

Eranga back into the attack.

15.6 A Mathews to S Raina, Full on middle, Raina flicks it to mid-wicket for a single. 124/2

15.5 A Mathews to S Raina, Wide outside off, Raina still goes after that but misses. 123/2

15.4 A Mathews to S Raina, Full outside off, Raina tries to dab it to the off side but fails. 123/2

15.3 A Mathews to V Kohli, Fullish outside off at 124.6 kph, Kohli lofts it towards deep extra cover. The ball lands safely in front of the fielder, the batsmen pick up a single. 123/2

15.2 A Mathews to S Raina, Slower ball outside off, Raina drives it to long off and takes one run. 122/2

15.1 A Mathews to V Kohli, On middle, Kohli flicks it through mid-wicket for a single. 121/2

14.6 U Yadav to T Perera, Full outside off, Perera dabs it to covers and takes a quick single. 101/6

14.5 U Yadav to T Perera, Landed outside off, Perera drives it to covers. 100/6

14.4 U Yadav to T Perera, Full outside off, drives it to mid off. 100/6

Perera is the next man in.

14.3 U Yadav to J Mendis, OUT! Soft dismissal! Landed outside off, Mendis tries to play uppishly over covers but the ball goes straight to Rahane at covers. Good catch, Umesh Yadav gets the wicket. Sri Lanka 100/6. 100/6

14.3 U Yadav to J Mendis, Bowls down the leg side, Mendis tries to flick but misses. Umpire calls it wide and 100 up for Sri Lanka! 100/5

14.2 U Yadav to J Mendis, Full outside off at 136.8 kph, Mendis tries to dab it to the off side but fails. 99/5

14.1 U Yadav to J Mendis, Fullish outside off, left alone. 99/5

Mathews into the attack.

14.6 T Perera to S Raina, FOUR! Superb shot! On middle at 128.5 kph, Raina plays it over mid-wicket. The ball lands safely, couple of bounces and the ball crosses the boundary rope. 120/2

14.5 T Perera to V Kohli, Comes forward and drives it through mid off for a single. 116/2

14.4 T Perera to S Raina, Plays it to mid-wicket off his front foot and takes a single. 115/2

14.3 T Perera to S Raina, Full outside off, Raina drives it straight down the ground and takes a couple. 114/2

14.2 T Perera to V Kohli, In the air and safe! And appeal for run out! Fullish outside off at 126.7 kph, Kohli tries to play over covers but the ball falls short of Jayawardena who throws ball back at the non-striker's end. The umpire asks upstairs and signals Kohli is safe. It was touch and go but the benefit of the doubt goes to batsman. 112/2

14.1 T Perera to S Raina, Low full toss outside off at 128.4 kph, Raina dabs it to the off side and takes a single. 111/2

Umesh Yadav back on.

13.6 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Fullish outside off, Chandimal pushes it to covers. 99/5

13.5 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, On middle, Chandimal drives it straight back to the bowler. 99/5

13.4 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Full outside off, Chandimal drives it to mid on. 99/5

13.3 R Ashwin to J Mendis, On middle, Mendis plays it to mid-wicket and takes one. 99/5

13.2 R Ashwin to D Chandimal, Drives it to mid on off his front foot and takes a single. 98/5

13.1 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Full on middle, Mendis flicks it to the leg side for a single. 97/5

Perera into the attack.

13.6 L Malinga to S Raina, Fullish on middle at 143.5 kph, angling away, Raina tries to flick but gets struck on the pads. Appeal from the fielders but umpire says not out. It was going down leg probably. The ball goes to fine leg and the batsmen pick up a single. 110/2

13.5 L Malinga to V Kohli, Fullish outside off at 140.8 kph, Kohli drives it to long off for a single. 109/2

13.4 L Malinga to V Kohli, Beaten again! Full outside off, Kohli tries to play but just gets beaten. 108/2

13.4 L Malinga to V Kohli, Full and wide outside off at 141.8 kph, Kohli lets it go through. Umpire calls it wide, poor delivery. 108/2

13.3 L Malinga to V Kohli, Full outside off at 141.3 kph, Kohli tries to drive but gets beaten. 107/2

13.2 L Malinga to S Raina, Full outside off, Raina plays it with his angled bat towards point and takes a quick single. 107/2

13.1 L Malinga to S Raina, Full on leg, Raina tries to flick but gets struck on the pads. Fielders appeal but it was going down leg. Batsmen pick up a couple. 106/2

Chandimal is the next man in.

12.6 A Dinda to A Mathews, OUT! Dinda strikes! Full outside off at 135.8 kph, Mathews tries to drive but gets an outside edge. Dhoni takes the catch and appeals. Umpire gives it out. Big wicket for India, Mathews departs as he was looking good, Sri Lanka 96/5. 96/5

12.5 A Dinda to A Mathews, Full outside off, Mathews dabs it to covers for a couple. 96/4

12.4 A Dinda to A Mathews, Fullish outside off, Mathews tries to dab it but gets beaten. 94/4

12.3 A Dinda to J Mendis, On middle, Mendis flicks it to the leg side and takes one. 94/4

12.2 A Dinda to J Mendis, Comes on his front foot and drives it to covers, picks up a couple. 93/4

12.1 A Dinda to A Mathews, Full outside off at 133.7 kph, Mathews drives it through mid off for a single. 91/4

Malinga back into the attack.

12.6 S Eranga to V Kohli, Four leg byes this time! Bowls down the leg side, Kohli tries to flick but gets struck on the pads. The ball goes past the boundary rope. 104/2

12.5 S Eranga to V Kohli, FOUR! On middle at 118.2 kph, Kohli flicks it away through square leg. No protection there and the ball races away to the boundary rope. 100/2

12.4 S Eranga to S Raina, Length delivery on middle at 128.4 kph, Raina pushes it to mid-wicket for a single. 96/2

12.3 S Eranga to V Kohli, Poor delivery down the leg, Kohli tries to push but misses. The keeper fails to collect it as well. The batsmen run a single, leg bye. 95/2

12.2 S Eranga to S Raina, On middle at 129.7 kph, Raina drives it through mid on for a single. 94/2

12.2 S Eranga to S Raina, Bowls down the leg side, Raina tries to flick but misses. Umpire calls it wide. 93/2

12.1 S Eranga to S Raina, FOUR! On leg at 127.7 kph, Raina pushes it to fine leg beautifully and gets a boundary. Well timed shot. 92/2

Dinda back on.

11.6 R Ashwin to A Mathews, Fullish on middle, Mathews plays it to mid-wicket for three runs. 90/4

11.5 R Ashwin to A Mathews, FOUR! Good shot, Mathews comes down the track and lofts it over mid on. Raina tries his best at the boundary rope to take the catch but just manages to get his hand to it. The ball goes towards the boundary rope. 87/4

11.4 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Plays the reverse sweep again, the ball goes through point and takes one. 83/4

11.3 R Ashwin to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews plays the paddle sweep and the ball goes towards fine leg. Good effort from the fielder, the batsmen pick up three runs. 82/4

11.2 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Fullish outside off, Mendis plays the reverse sweep. The ball goes towards deep point and they pick up a single. 79/4

11.1 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Landed outside off, Mendis drives it to covers. 78/4

Eranga back on.

11.6 J Mendis to V Kohli, SIX! On middle, Kohli lofts it over mid on beautifully. The ball is high up in the air and into the stands. Wonderful shot! 88/2

11.5 J Mendis to S Raina, Fullish outside off, Raina plays it to point and gets off the mark. 82/2

11.4 J Mendis to S Raina, On middle, Raina tries to play it to the leg side but gets struck on the pads. Fielders appeal but the ball was going down leg probably. 81/2

Raina is the next man in.

11.3 J Mendis to A Rahane, OUT! Mendis strikes! Full on middle at 75 kph, Rahane comes forward and drives it back to the bowler. Good catch by Mendis. Good inning that, India 81/2. 81/2

11.2 J Mendis to V Kohli, Comes on his front foot and drives it through mid on and picks up a single. 81/1

11.1 J Mendis to A Rahane, On middle, Rahane plays it to mid-wicket for a single. 80/1

10.6 V Kohli to J Mendis, Full outside off, Mendis drives it to long off for a single. 78/4

10.5 V Kohli to A Mathews, Outside off at 100.2 kph, Mathews plays it towards point and picks up a quick single. 77/4

10.4 V Kohli to A Mathews, Comes forward and drives it through mid off for a couple. 76/4

10.3 V Kohli to A Mathews, Outside off, Mathews tries the paddle sweep but misses the line of the delivery and Dhoni fumbles. 74/4

10.2 V Kohli to J Mendis, On middle, drifting down the leg side. Mendis sweeps it to the leg side and picks up a single. 74/4

10.1 V Kohli to A Mathews, Landed outside off, angling in, Mathews drives it to long on for a single. 73/4

10.6 R Herath to A Rahane, Fullish on middle, Rahane drives it to mid on and takes one. 79/1

10.5 R Herath to V Kohli, Comes forward and plays it to mid-wicket for a single. 78/1

10.4 R Herath to V Kohli, Fullish outside off, Kohli drives it to covers. 77/1

10.3 R Herath to A Rahane, Comes down the track and takes a single. 77/1

10.2 R Herath to V Kohli, On middle, drives it to mid off for a single. 76/1

Maiden T20I Fifty for Kohli.

10.1 R Herath to V Kohli, FOUR! Well played! Outside off at 86.1 mph, Kohli comes down the track and plays inside out. Fielder unable to stop it and Kohli gets another boundary. Brings up his half century. 75/1

9.6 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Fullish outside off, Thirimanne dabs it to the off side. 72/4

9.5 R Ashwin to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews drives it to mid on and takes one. 72/4

9.4 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Shortish outside off, Mendis cuts it through point for a single. 71/4

9.3 R Ashwin to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews plays it to mid-wicket and takes one. 70/4

9.2 R Ashwin to J Mendis, Shortish outside off, Mendis plays it towards point for a single 69/4

Jeewan Mendis is the next man in.

9.1 R Ashwin to L Thirimanne, OUT! Not an ideal shot! Fullish outside off at 84.5 kph, Thirimanne tries to reverse sweep but misses the line of the delivery. The ball goes and hits his stumps. Ashwin gets wicket off his first ball. Sri Lanka 68/4. 68/4

9.6 J Mendis to V Kohli, Fullish on leg, Kohli comes forward and drives it through mid on and takes one. 71/1

9.5 J Mendis to V Kohli, Flighted on middle, Kohli plays it back to the bowler. 70/1

9.4 J Mendis to A Rahane, Shortish outside off, Rahane rocks back and punches it to covers for a single. 70/1

9.3 J Mendis to V Kohli, Full on middle, Kohli comes forward and drives it to long on for a single. 69/1

9.2 J Mendis to V Kohli, On middle, Kohli flicks it to mid-wicket. 68/1

9.1 J Mendis to A Rahane, Fullish outside off, Rahane lofts it over covers and it falls safely. They pick up a single. 68/1

Ashwin into the attack.

8.6 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, Fullish outside off, Thirimanne drives it towards mid on and takes a single. 68/3

8.5 V Kohli to A Mathews, Comes forward and drives i8t through mid on for a single. 67/3

8.4 V Kohli to A Mathews, Full outside off at 108.3 kph, Mathews drives it to covers. 66/3

8.3 V Kohli to A Mathews, Play and a miss! Mathews tries to push but gets beaten. 66/3

8.2 V Kohli to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews drives it straight back to the bowler. 66/3

8.1 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, On leg, Thirimanne flicks it to the leg side off his pads and takes a single. 66/3

Jeewan Mendis into the attack.

8.6 R Herath to V Kohli, Flicks it down the leg side and takes a couple. 67/1

8.5 R Herath to A Rahane, Fullish outside off, Rahane drives it to mid off and takes a single. The fielder has a shy at the non-striker's end. Had there been a direct hit, things would have been different. 65/1

8.4 R Herath to A Rahane, Flighted on off, Rahane tries to play that one but gets a bottom edge. 64/1

8.3 R Herath to A Rahane, Full on middle, Rahane defends it back to Herath. 64/1

8.2 R Herath to V Kohli, Flighted on off, Kohli drives it to long off for a single. 64/1

8.1 R Herath to V Kohli, Full outside off, Kohli defends it back to the bowler. 63/1

7.6 R Sharma to L Thirimanne, Punches it off his back foot to covers for a single. 65/3

7.5 R Sharma to L Thirimanne, FOUR! On middle, Thirimanne comes down the track and hits it straight over bowler's head. Well timed shot, the ball races away to the boundary rope in no time. 64/3

7.4 R Sharma to A Mathews, Fullish outside off, Mathews plays it towards point and takes one. 60/3

7.3 R Sharma to L Thirimanne, Fullish outside off, Thirimanne pushes it to covers for a single. 59/3

7.2 R Sharma to A Mathews, Punches it to mid-wicket off his back foot and takes a single. 58/3

7.1 R Sharma to A Mathews, The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 57/3

7.1 R Sharma to A Mathews, Bowls down the leg side, umpire calls it wide. 57/3

7.6 T Perera to A Rahane, Landed outside off, Rahane plays it to mid-wicket. 63/1

7.5 T Perera to A Rahane, SIX! Magnificent shot! Length delivery outside off at 134.0 kph, Rahane lofts it over covers. The ball is high up in the air and goes past the boundary rope. First six of the match. 63/1

7.4 T Perera to A Rahane, Full outside off, Rahane dabs it into the ground off his front foot. 57/1

7.3 T Perera to A Rahane, Short of a length delivery outside off, some bounce for Perera. Rahane tries to play it to third man but gets beaten. 57/1

7.2 T Perera to V Kohli, Length delivery outside off, Kohli pushes it to covers for a single. 50-run partnership. 57/1

7.1 T Perera to A Rahane, Full outside off, Rahane plays it to the off side and takes a quick single. 56/1

Rohit Sharma into the attack.

6.6 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, Punches it to long off his back foot and takes a couple. 56/3

6.5 V Kohli to A Mathews, Shortish outside off, Mathews guides it towards third man with his angled bat and takes one. 54/3

6.4 V Kohli to A Mathews, Length delivery outside off, Mathews defends it off his front foot. 53/3

6.3 V Kohli to A Mathews, Landed outside off at 107.8 kph, Mathews defends it into the ground. 53/3

6.2 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, Fullish at 107 kph, Thirimanne drives it through mid on for a single. 53/3

6.1 V Kohli to L Thirimanne, Outside off at 103.3 kph, Thirimanne plays it to mid-wicket. 52/3

6.6 R Herath to A Rahane, Full on leg, the ball stayed a touch low after landing. Rahane flicks it to the leg side and takes one. 55/1

6.5 R Herath to V Kohli, Flighted outside off, Kohli comes forward and drives it to covers for a single. 54/1

6.4 R Herath to A Rahane, Full on off, Rahane punches it to covers off his back foot and takes a single. 53/1

6.3 R Herath to V Kohli, Flighted outside off, Kohli drives it to long off and takes one. 52/1

6.2 R Herath to A Rahane, Fullish outside off, turning away, Rahane dabs it to covers for a single. 51/1

6.1 R Herath to A Rahane, Full on middle at 82.5 kph, Rahane defends it back to the bowler. 50/1

Well, Kohli into the attack now.

5.6 A Dinda to A Mathews, Stays back in his crease and punches it to covers. Sri Lanka 52/3 in the Powerplay. 52/3

5.5 A Dinda to A Mathews, FOUR! Great shot! Good length delivery outside off at 134.8 kph, Mathews comes on his front foot and hits it straight down the ground. Well timed shot and the ball races away to the boundary rope. 52/3

5.4 A Dinda to L Thirimanne, Five runs! Outside off, Thirimanne plays it to point and takes a single. Tiwary aims at the non-striker's end but there's no back and the ball goes past the boundary rope. Overthrows and Sri Lanka gets five runs. 48/3

5.3 A Dinda to L Thirimanne, FOUR! Well played! Good length delivery on middle at 133.9 kph, Thirimanne comes forward and strikes it over mid-wicket and gets a lovely boundary. 43/3

5.2 A Dinda to L Thirimanne, On middle at 133.2 kph, Thirimanne tries to play it straight but gets a bottom edge and the ball goes back to the bowler. 39/3

5.1 A Dinda to L Thirimanne, Length delivery on middle, Thirimanne stays back in his crease and defends it into the ground. 39/3

Herath into the attack.

5.6 T Perera to V Kohli, Play and a miss! Fullish outside off, Kohli tries to push but gets beaten. 50/1

5.5 T Perera to V Kohli, Outside off, Kohli plays it to point. 50/1

5.4 T Perera to V Kohli, FOUR! Kohli ain't stopping! On middle at 133.5 kph, Kohli plays the leg glance and plays it towards fine leg for a lovely boundary. 50 up for India! 50/1

5.3 T Perera to V Kohli, FOUR! Outside off at 131.5 kph, Kohli cuts it through the point region and gets another boundary. A shot from the man in form. 46/1

5.2 T Perera to V Kohli, FOUR! On middle at 135.4 kph, Kohli flicks it through square leg and the ball races away to the boundary rope. 42/1

5.1 T Perera to V Kohli, Beaten! Was there an edge? Length delivery outside off, some away swing. Kohli tries to push but gets beaten. Half-hearted appeal from the fielder. 38/1

Dinda into the attack.

4.6 I Pathan to A Mathews, Length delivery on middle, Mathews stays back in his crease and defends watchfully. 39/3

4.5 I Pathan to A Mathews, Back of a length delivery outside off, Mathews pushes it to point. 39/3

4.4 I Pathan to A Mathews, On middle, Mathews plays it to mid-wicket. 39/3

4.3 I Pathan to A Mathews, FOUR! Edged! Length delivery outside off at 121.3 kph, Mathews tries to play it to the off side but gets an outside edge. The ball goes just past the second slip fielder and races away to the boundary rope. 39/3

Mathews is the next man in replacing Jayawardena.

4.2 I Pathan to M J'dena, OUT! Jayawardena's gone! Length delivery on middle at 121.5 kph, Jayawardena tries to play but misses the line of the delivery. The ball swings back and Jayawardena gets struck on the pads and fielders appeal. Umpire gives it out and Irfan Pathan gets another wicket. He's having a great spell. Sri Lanka 35/3. 35/3

4.1 I Pathan to M J'dena, Landed outside off, Jayawardena plays it to point. 35/2

Perera into the attack.

4.6 L Malinga to A Rahane, Full outside off, Rahane tries to play it to third man but gets beaten. 38/1

4.5 L Malinga to A Rahane, Length delivery on middle at 122.1 kph, the ball swings back in. Rahane pushes it to the on side. 38/1

4.4 L Malinga to V Kohli, Fullish outside off, Kohli drives it to mid off for a single. 38/1

4.3 L Malinga to V Kohli, FOUR! Beautiful shot! Full outside off at at 138.1 kph, Kohli dabs it through point with his angled bat. There is a third man but he can't reach it there and another boundary for Kohli. 37/1

4.2 L Malinga to A Rahane, Another slower ball outside off at at 114.0 kph, Rahane pushes it to mid on off his front foot for a single. 33/1

4.1 L Malinga to A Rahane, Starts off with a slower delivery outside off at 111.9 kph, Rahane tries to push but gets beaten. 32/1

3.6 U Yadav to M J'dena, Outside off, Jayawardena plays it towards third man with the opened face of the bat for a single. 35/2

3.5 U Yadav to M J'dena, FOUR! Just short! Fullish on leg, Jayawardena comes forward and flicks it over mid-wicket beautifully. The ball falls just short of the boundary rope. 34/2

3.4 U Yadav to M J'dena, FOUR! Shortish length outside off at 142.2 kph, Jayawardena cuts it through point and finds the gap. The ball races away quickly to the boundary rope. 30/2

3.3 U Yadav to M J'dena, Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena punches it to the off side. 26/2

3.2 U Yadav to M J'dena, FOUR! Back to back boundaries for Mahela! Fullish outside off at 139.6 kph, Jayawardena drives it superbly through covers and finds the gap. The ball races away to the boundary rope. 26/2

3.1 U Yadav to M J'dena, FOUR! Full outside off, Jayawardena plays it with his angled bat uppishly towards third man. Good shot and the ball goes past the boundary rope. 22/2

Malinga into the attack.

3.6 S Eranga to V Kohli, Fullish outside off at at 128.9 kph, Kohli defends it to covers. 32/1

3.5 S Eranga to V Kohli, Landed outside off at 132.6 kph, Kohli drives it to mid off. 32/1

3.4 S Eranga to V Kohli, FOUR! Length delivery outside off at at 130.4 kph, Kohli hits it just over the mid off fielder and the ball races away to the boundary rope. Didn't time it that well but gets another boundary nevertheless. 32/1

3.3 S Eranga to V Kohli, FOUR! Full outside off 132.6 kph, Kohli plays it uppishly over point and gets a boundary. Good shot that. 28/1

3.2 S Eranga to V Kohli, Landed outside off at 131.2 kph, Kohli plays it to point. 24/1

3.1 S Eranga to V Kohli, FOUR! Great shot! In the corridor outside off at 133 kph, swinging away, Kohli lofts it over covers beautifully and gets another boundary. 24/1

2.6 I Pathan to L Thirimanne, Outside off, Thirimanne defends it to point. 18/2

2.5 I Pathan to M J'dena, Pushes it to mid-wicket, good fielding there. The batsmen picks up three runs. 18/2

2.4 I Pathan to M J'dena, Bowls down the leg, Jayawardena tries to flick but gets struck on thigh pad. 15/2

2.3 I Pathan to M J'dena, Outside off, Jayawardena plays it to the on side. 15/2

2.2 I Pathan to L Thirimanne, Appeal for LBW! Length delivery on middle, Thirimanne tries to flick but gets struck on the pads. Fielders appeal but umpire says not out. Height factor probably. 15/2

Thirimanne is the next man in.

2.1 I Pathan to U Tharanga, OUT! Fullish and wide outside off at 127.2 kph, Tharanga goes after that but gets an outside edge. The ball goes straight to Raina at first slip. Poor shot and pays the price. Another wicket for Pathan. Sri Lanka 14/2. 14/2

2.6 A Mathews to V Kohli, Landed outside off, Kohli dabs it to the off side and takes a quick single. 12 runs off that over. 20/1

2.5 A Mathews to V Kohli, Beaten! Fullish outside off, Kohli tries to defend but gets beaten by the away movement. 19/1

2.4 A Mathews to V Kohli, FOUR! Back to back boundaries for Kohli. Outside off at 125.3 kph, Kohli punches it to covers and finds the gap. The ball races away to the boundary rope. 19/1

2.3 A Mathews to V Kohli, FOUR! Wonderful shot! Landed outside off at 124.7 kph, Kohli hammers it over mid on and gets a lovely boundary. 15/1

2.2 A Mathews to V Kohli, Fullish outside off, Kohli drives it to mid off. 11/1

2.1 A Mathews to A Rahane, Full outside off, Rahane leans forward and drives through covers superbly for three runs. 11/1

1.6 U Yadav to M J'dena, Length delivery outside off, Jayawardena tries to cut but fails to connect his bat with the ball. 14/1

1.5 U Yadav to M J'dena, On middle, Jayawardena flicks it to mid-wicket. 14/1

1.4 U Yadav to U Tharanga, Full on middle, Tharanga flicks it to mid-wicket and the ball goes towards the boundary rope but slows down and just stops in front of the rope. Ashwin collects it, the batsmen pick up three runs. 14/1

1.3 U Yadav to U Tharanga, Fullish outside off, Tharanga dabs it to point. 11/1

1.3 U Yadav to U Tharanga, Full and wide outside off, umpire calls it wide. 11/1

1.2 U Yadav to M J'dena, Full outside off, Jayawardena drives it to mid off and takes one. 10/1

1.1 U Yadav to M J'dena, Landed outside off, Jayawardena tries to play that one but gets a leading edge and the ball lands safely at covers. 9/1

1.6 S Eranga to V Kohli, Fullish outside off at 131.7 kph, Kohli defends it to covers. 8/1

1.5 S Eranga to V Kohli, Full outside off, again some away swing. Kohli shoulders his arms. 8/1

1.5 S Eranga to V Kohli, Wide! Full and wide outside off, swinging away from the batsman. Kohli lets it go through. 8/1

Kohli is the next man in.

1.4 S Eranga to G Gambhir, OUT! Great start for Eranga! Fullish on middle at 134.1 mph, Gambhir again tries to go after that but misses the line of the delivery. The ball goes and uproots his stumps. Gambhir was looking for the leg side since last few balls but has to pay the price now. India 7/1. 7/1

1.3 S Eranga to G Gambhir, Fullish outside off at 134.4 kph, Gambhir goes after it but misses the line of the delivery and gets beaten. 7/0

1.2 S Eranga to G Gambhir, Full on middle at 130.8 kph, Gambhir drives it to mid on. 7/0

1.1 S Eranga to G Gambhir, Full toss at 128.9 kph, Gambhir plays it to mid off. 7/0

0.6 I Pathan to U Tharanga, Flicks it away to the leg side for a couple. 9/1

Tharanga comes out to bat at number 3.

0.5 I Pathan to T Dilshan, OUT! Dilshan gone first ball! Full on middle at 127.2 kph, Dilshan comes forward to flick but misses the line of the delivery. The ball goes on to hit the stumps. Irfan Pathan strikes! Good wicket for India. Sri Lanka 7/1. 7/1

0.4 I Pathan to M J'dena, Landed outside off, Jayawardena defends it to the off side and takes a single. 7/0

0.3 I Pathan to M J'dena, On middle, Jayawardena flicks it to the on side. 6/0

0.2 I Pathan to M J'dena, Landed outside off, Jayawardena tries to play that one but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 6/0

0.2 I Pathan to M J'dena, Another one wide outside off, Jayawardena tries to go after that but misses. Umpire calls it wide again. 6/0

0.2 I Pathan to M J'dena, Wide outside off, left alone. Umpire calls it wide. 5/0

0.1 I Pathan to M J'dena, FOUR! Short and wide outside off, Jayawardena slashes it. The ball is high up in the air but falls in front of third man and goes past the boundary rope. 4/0

Eranga to bowl from the other end.

0.6 A Mathews to G Gambhir, Landed on off at 124 kph, Gambhir plays it to the leg side for a single. 7/0

0.5 A Mathews to G Gambhir, Dropped! FOUR! Landed on middle, Gambhir goes after it. Lofts it over mid-wicket. The ball is high up in the air. Eranga misses the ball, waits for it but the ball lands in front of the fielder who attempts to dive later but the ball goes past the boundary rope. 6/0

0.4 A Mathews to A Rahane, On middle at 123 kph, Rahane pushes it to mid-wicket and takes a quick single. 2/0

0.3 A Mathews to A Rahane, Fullish outside off, swinging away, Rahane shoulders his arms. 1/0

0.2 A Mathews to G Gambhir, Landed on middle at 122.5 kph, Gambhir pulls it over mid-wicket for a single. 1/0

0.1 A Mathews to G Gambhir, Starts off with a length delivery outside off at 119.5 kph, Gambhir plays it to point. 0/0

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