Sri Lanka vs India 3rd ODI at Colombo, 28 Jul, 2012

Toss: Sri Lanka, who choose to bat first
Sri Lanka 286/5 (50)
India 288/5 (49.4)
India won by 5 wickets
Man of the Match: Suresh Raina
  • Irfan Pathan 34 * (31)
  • Suresh Raina 65 * (45)

  Over 1.0   

Over 0.1 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to G Gambhir, no runs, Gamhir offers no shot to whis widish away swinger outside off but Malinga gets away with it. Chandimal is keeping with Sangakkara not taking the field.

Over 0.2 SL Malinga bowls it short of length to G Gambhir, 1 run, Gambhir drops it softly infront of covers and steals a single.

Over 0.3 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to V Sehwag, beaten, no runs, Sehwag hardly moves his feet in an off drive on the up and gets beaten by an outswinger.

Over 0.4 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery at 140 kmph to V Sehwag, 1 run, Sehwag pushes it to mid off and steals a single.

Over 0.5 SL Malinga bowls it short of length to G Gambhir, no runs, Gambhir tucks the inducker to squareleg.

Over 0.6 SL Malinga bowls a short and rising delivery to G Gambhir, Gambhir keeps his eyes on the ball and nicely upper cuts it over the top of the keeper and first slip for a one bounce Boundary.

  Over 2.0   

Over 1.1 NLTC Perera bowls a good length delivery to V Sehwag, beaten, no runs, Sehwag goes back to drive it through covers and is beaten outside off.

Over 1.2 NLTC Perera bowls a good length delivery to V Sehwag, 2 runs, Sehwag drags his drive off an inside edge through mid wicket for a couple.

Over 1.3 NLTC Perera bowls a good length delivery to V Sehwag, no runs, Sehwag drives it on the up and the ball goes right off the bottom and just drops short of the bowler!

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Over 1.4 NLTC Perera short and wide outside off to V Sehwag, CAUGHT, this is a loose delivery and Sehwag fails to keep his cut shot along the ground and gets caught overhead by Senanayake at short extra covers!!

Over 1.5 NLTC Perera bowls it short of length to V Kohli, no runs, Kohli goes back and leaves it outside off.

Over 1.6 NLTC Perera bowls it short of length to V Kohli, beaten, no runs, Kohli goes back to punch it through covers and is beaten by one that nipped back.

  Over 3.0   

Over 2.1 SL Malinga from over the sticks bowls it short of length to G Gambhir, Gambhir goes back and cuts it away sweetly using the angle and gets it past backward point for a Boundary.

Over 2.2 SL Malinga bowls a yorker right into the blockhole to G Gambhir, Gambhir looks to drive it through the off side and gets an inside edge which misses the leg stump and races away to fine leg for a Boundary!

Over 2.3 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to G Gambhir, no runs, Gambhir solidly defends the inswinger to mid on.

Over 2.4 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to G Gambhir, no runs, Gambhir guides it towards point.

Over 2.5 SL Malinga bowls a yorker right into the blockhole at 140 kmph to G Gambhir, no runs, top stuff from Malinga and Gambhir is forced to dig it out safely.

Over 2.6 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to G Gambhir, 4 lbs, Gambhir goes back to flick and the ball takes the pad and runs away to fine leg for four leg byes.

  Over 4.0   

Over 3.1 NLTC Perera bowls it short of length to V Kohli, 1 run, Kohli tucks it through squareleg for one.

Over 3.2 NLTC Perera bowls it short of length to G Gambhir, no runs, Gambhir defends the harmless delivery back to the bowler.

Over 3.3 NLTC Perera bowls a good length delivery to G Gambhir, no runs, Gambhir leaves it with the swing outside off.

Over 3.4 NLTC Perera bowls a good length delivery to G Gambhir, no runs, Gambhir leaves it just outside off.

Over 3.5 NLTC Perera bowls a good length delivery to G Gambhir, Gambhir chips down the track and slashes it inside out over point for a Boundary.

Over 3.6 NLTC Perera bowls a juicy half volley to G Gambhir, no runs, Gambhir gently flicks the inswinger to mid on.

  Over 5.0   

Over 4.1 SL Malinga bowls a short and rising delivery at 141 kmph to V Kohli, no runs, Kohli tucks it down to squareleg.

Over 4.2 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to V Kohli, no runs, Kohli pushes it defensively to covers.

Over 4.3 SL Malinga bowls a short and rising delivery at 141 kmph to V Kohli, no runs, Kohli swivels back and stylishly pulls it down to mid wicket.

Over 4.4 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to V Kohli, 1 run, Kohli reaches out to a widish away swinger and pushes it away safely to square thirdman for one.

Over 4.5 SL Malinga bowls a yorker right into the blockhole to G Gambhir, no runs, Gambhir has no choice but block it towards the bowler.

Over 4.6 SL Malinga bowls a good length delivery to G Gambhir, 2 runs, Gambhir looks to whip it off his pads and gets a bat pad inside edge to fine leg for a couple.

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