Sri Lanka Survives In Lords Test Against England

sri lanka vs england lords testLORDS – Sri Lanka tail-ender Nuwan Pradeep survived the final five balls of the match as the tourists clung on for a thrilling draw with England in the first cricket test at lords.

The tail-ender came at the crucial moments as a simple mistake could lead to teh defeat of Sri Lanka in the match.

Here is the match summary (courtesy of ESPNCricInfo)

Match drawn

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AN Cook* b Kulasekara 17 29 26 2 0 65.38
View dismissal SD Robson c †HAPW Jayawardene b Pradeep 1 17 7 0 0 14.28
View dismissal GS Ballance c †HAPW Jayawardene b Pradeep 23 73 40 4 0 57.50
View dismissal IR Bell lbw b Eranga 56 105 75 7 1 74.66
JE Root not out 200 500 298 16 0 67.11
View dismissal MM Ali c DPMD Jayawardene b Herath 48 125 98 6 1 48.97
View dismissal MJ Prior c Silva b Eranga 86 176 131 10 0 65.64
View dismissal CJ Jordan c †HAPW Jayawardene b Eranga 19 20 19 3 0 100.00
View dismissal SCJ Broad c Karunaratne b Pradeep 47 47 38 9 0 123.68
View dismissal LE Plunkett c Silva b Pradeep 39 58 42 6 0 92.85
JM Anderson not out 9 26 15 1 0 60.00
Extras (b 12, lb 12, nb 6) 30
Total (9 wickets dec; 130.3 overs; 593 mins) 575 (4.40 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-14 (Robson, 3.6 ov), 2-22 (Cook, 6.1 ov), 3-74 (Ballance, 18.5 ov), 4-120 (Bell, 28.2 ov),5-209 (Ali, 58.2 ov), 6-380 (Prior, 97.6 ov), 7-402 (Jordan, 101.6 ov), 8-466 (Broad, 111.3 ov), 9-547 (Plunkett, 125.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket KMDN Kulasekara 22 3 83 1 3.77
View wickets N Pradeep 29 2 123 4 4.24 (2nb)
View wickets RMS Eranga 30 3 163 3 5.43 (4nb)
AD Mathews 11 2 39 0 3.54
View wicket HMRKB Herath 37.3 2 136 1 3.62
HDRL Thirimanne 1 0 7 0 7.00
Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal FDM Karunaratne c †Prior b Jordan 38 56 38 6 0 100.00
View dismissal JK Silva c †Prior b Anderson 63 218 160 10 0 39.37
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c †Prior b Ali 147 449 258 16 0 56.97
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Broad 55 153 105 7 0 52.38
View dismissal HDRL Thirimanne c Robson b Anderson 2 25 17 0 0 11.76
View dismissal AD Mathews* lbw b Plunkett 102 229 172 12 0 59.30
View dismissal HAPW Jayawardene c Bell b Plunkett 6 26 16 1 0 37.50
View dismissal KMDN Kulasekara c †Prior b Jordan 9 26 23 2 0 39.13
View dismissal HMRKB Herath b Anderson 2 39 17 0 0 11.76
RMS Eranga not out 5 42 22 0 0 22.72
View dismissal N Pradeep hit wicket b Jordan 4 16 6 1 0 66.66
Extras (b 7, lb 5, w 6, nb 2) 20
Total (all out; 138.4 overs; 631 mins) 453 (3.26 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-54 (Karunaratne, 12.3 ov), 2-151 (Silva, 48.2 ov), 3-277 (DPMD Jayawardene, 81.4 ov),4-289 (Thirimanne, 86.6 ov), 5-385 (Sangakkara, 109.6 ov), 6-400 (HAPW Jayawardene, 116.1 ov),7-413 (Kulasekara, 121.6 ov), 8-430 (Herath, 130.5 ov), 9-442 (Mathews, 135.4 ov), 10-453 (Pradeep, 138.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets JM Anderson 31 7 93 3 3.00 (1w)
View wicket SCJ Broad 29 8 67 1 2.31 (1w)
View wickets CJ Jordan 27.4 4 102 3 3.68 (1w)
View wickets LE Plunkett 32 2 116 2 3.62 (2nb, 3w)
View wicket MM Ali 16 2 56 1 3.50
JE Root 3 1 7 0 2.33
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SD Robson b Eranga 19 68 50 2 0 38.00
View dismissal AN Cook* c †HAPW Jayawardene b Eranga 28 56 40 6 0 70.00
GS Ballance not out 104 252 188 12 1 55.31
View dismissal IR Bell b Eranga 9 20 17 1 0 52.94
View dismissal JE Root lbw b Herath 15 32 18 2 0 83.33
View dismissal MM Ali b Herath 4 6 2 1 0 200.00
View dismissal MJ Prior c Thirimanne b Kulasekara 16 36 26 1 0 61.53
View dismissal CJ Jordan c Sangakkara b Herath 35 98 50 5 0 70.00
View dismissal SCJ Broad c & b Herath 24 33 18 3 0 133.33
LE Plunkett not out 2 10 7 0 0 28.57
Extras (b 3, lb 4, w 2, nb 2) 11
Total (8 wickets dec; 69 overs; 309 mins) 267 (3.86 runs per over)
Did not bat JM Anderson
Fall of wickets 1-46 (Cook, 13.2 ov), 2-51 (Robson, 15.5 ov), 3-69 (Bell, 19.4 ov), 4-98 (Root, 26.6 ov), 5-102 (Ali, 28.2 ov),6-121 (Prior, 37.2 ov), 7-199 (Jordan, 59.2 ov), 8-256 (Broad, 66.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket KMDN Kulasekara 15 2 65 1 4.33
N Pradeep 13 3 37 0 2.84 (1nb)
View wickets RMS Eranga 18 7 63 3 3.50 (1nb, 2w)
View wickets HMRKB Herath 23 2 95 4 4.13
Sri Lanka 2nd innings (target: 390 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal FDM Karunaratne c Robson b Broad 16 29 24 3 0 66.66
View dismissal JK Silva c †Prior b Jordan 57 172 105 7 0 54.28
View dismissal KC Sangakkara b Anderson 61 218 168 4 0 36.30
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c †Prior b Anderson 18 66 45 3 0 40.00
View dismissal HDRL Thirimanne c Jordan b Anderson 2 16 11 0 0 18.18
View dismissal AD Mathews* c Cook b Anderson 18 138 90 2 0 20.00
View dismissal HAPW Jayawardene lbw b Jordan 8 93 62 0 0 12.90
View dismissal KMDN Kulasekara lbw b Broad 1 21 11 0 0 9.09
View dismissal HMRKB Herath c †Prior b Broad 1 27 14 0 0 7.14
RMS Eranga not out 0 17 6 0 0 0.00
N Pradeep not out 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 11, lb 7, nb 1) 19
Total (9 wickets; 90 overs; 405 mins) 201 (2.23 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-25 (Karunaratne, 7.1 ov), 2-123 (Silva, 42.1 ov), 3-159 (DPMD Jayawardene, 54.4 ov),4-169 (Sangakkara, 58.1 ov), 5-170 (Thirimanne, 58.5 ov), 6-194 (HAPW Jayawardene, 78.6 ov), 7-199 (Kulasekara, 83.2 ov),8-201 (Mathews, 86.6 ov), 9-201 (Herath, 89.1 ov)

 

Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets JM Anderson 19 10 25 4 1.31
View wickets SCJ Broad 21 9 43 3 2.04
View wickets CJ Jordan 18 10 34 2 1.88
LE Plunkett 16 5 39 0 2.43
MM Ali 12 2 35 0 2.91 (1nb)
JE Root 4 3 7 0 1.75

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