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India vs Sri Lanka
In Progress : Sri Lanka trail by 276 runs with 8 wickets remaining in the 1st innings
( 100.1 overs )
Sri Lanka
( 10.3 overs )
Fall of wickets - India 1 INN
       Prasad to Rahul       2/1

Prasad to Rahul,OUT,he has left it! Loads of nip in! It pitched well outside off, on an uncertain length, making Rahul wonder if he had to push fully forward or hang back. In the end, he went about half way and thinks it will not threaten the stumps. But the ball hits the seam and jags back quite a long way. Should have covered the stumps if he wanted to leave like that. The front foot at fault there

       Pradeep to Rahane       14/2

Pradeep to Rahane,OUT,very full and he has missed it! That means he is a goner, according to Nigel Llong. Having looked rather comfortable, Rahane doesnt measure up when Pradeep slips in a full, fast one targeting middle and leg. Seemed rooted to the crease, should have been on the front foot, a touch late on his shot even if he was playing with a straight bat and he was falling over a tad too. Struck in line with leg and should have hit leg

       Mathews to Kohli       64/3

Mathews to Kohli,OUT,does him in! Captain takes captain and Kusal pouches it this time. Reaching too far outside off, he does that, he always does that and when there is away movement, it is too much of a liability. Mathews hits a lovely length, draws him outside off. The most Kohli can do with this is a block, straight into the covers at best, or at worst, an edge behind.

       Prasad to RG Sharma       119/4

Prasad to RG Sharma,OUT,there it is! He has the edge! it has been his morning! Just back of a length, but Rohit was lunging forward again. Because of the ball being in the fifth stump line. Then he gets it to seam away and the batsman pushing with hard hands perishes on the stroke of lunch

       Prasad to Binny       119/5

Prasad to Binny,OUT,what a bowler. What control! Struck him on the front pad, then the back leg as well. First ball back, Dhammika stamps Sri Lanka all over the SSC Test. Hits a lovely, fuller length on fifth stump, then jags it back to hit him low enough on the front pad and in front of off stump. Dhammika on a hat-trick

       Kaushal to Ojha       173/6

Kaushal to Ojha,OUT,picks out long-on! A little over-attacking, although he might have wanted to send this flatter delivery a lot wider, into the midwicket region. Went for a slog sweep of sorts and ends up flat batting the ball to the man on the boundary. Sri Lanka were happy just holding things on until their strike bowlers could come back, now they have got a bonus. That is drinks as well...

       Prasad to Ashwin       180/7

Prasad to Ashwin,OUT,first-ball wonder! A widish delivery, but Ashwin has been sucked into pushing at it with half a bat. Poor decision from him, and his punishment is that he edges it through to the keeper. Dhammika just has a smile on his face, like he wakes up and does this every day. Just a hint of the ball holding its line, thats all needed

       Herath to Mishra       284/8

Herath to Mishra,OUT,got im! Beaten in flight. Lots of it. Mishy was racing down the track, but got too close to the ball, gets an inside edge while he was trying to drive. Took the inside edge, deflects off his pad towards Kusal Perera, who grabs the ball, had the time to juggle as well, and threw himselt at the stumps before Mishy knew what was happening. Excellent innings considering the circumstances. Didnt get bogged down, he was the greater contributor in this partnership, even

       Herath to I Sharma       298/9

Herath to I Sharma,OUT,away goes the middle stump! This is not his game, so why is he trying to be like Afridi? Races down the track again with those long limbs and swipes at the ball. Nowhere close to it and with Herath being as accurate as he is, takes his chance

       Herath to Yadav       312/10

Herath to Yadav,OUT,bowled im! The arm ball does the trick, and this time when Umesh is late on the ball, it hits pad and deflects onto the stumps

Fall of wickets - Sri Lanka 1 INN
       I Sharma to Tharanga       11/1

I Sharma to Tharanga,OUT,Rahul has his redemption! They might be checking the front foot, Ishant is worried, is he? He might be on the line! Thick outside edge, somewhere near the top of the bat, as a result of his natural bounce. Lovely length to pull him forward, and then the angle across tempts the left-hander. Tharanga is usually tempted there. And Rahul dives forward and takes a fine grab. His front foot was on the line but the third umpire has judged it out. Ishant must be thanking his lucky stars

       Yadav to Silva       11/2

Yadav to Silva,OUT,has dragged on a short ball! He was looking to block first, then he wants to pull his bat away, in the end it takes the inside edge and it crashes into the stumps. India have two in four balls and they can thank their bowlers maintaining a strict line just outside off. Plus the bounce, he got it to lift sharply from just short of a length

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