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Commonwealth Bank Series, 5th ODI: India v Sri Lanka at Canberra, Feb 12, 2008

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Innings India | Sri Lanka innings

  • 2.3 Vaas to Tendulkar, FOUR, outside off, poor length, and that's smashed on the up through the covers, Tendulkar using his body to power through the ball
    India 7/0 SR Tendulkar 7* (9b 1x4) WPUJC Vaas 1.3-1-6-0

  • 3.6 Malinga to Sehwag, FOUR, on the legs, a touch short and played well off the legs in front of square
    India 15/0 V Sehwag 6* (12b 1x4) SL Malinga 2-0-8-0

  • 4.5 Vaas to Tendulkar, FOUR, on off, played off the legs through fine leg, great shot
    India 21/0 SR Tendulkar 14* (15b 2x4) WPUJC Vaas 2.5-1-13-0

  • 5.4 Malinga to Tendulkar, FOUR, on off, short, and whipped over through midwicket with the wrists, some great timing
    India 30/0 SR Tendulkar 20* (19b 3x4) SL Malinga 2.4-0-17-0

  • 5.6 Malinga to Sehwag, FOUR, slightly down leg now, and turned off the legs very fine
    India 35/0 V Sehwag 14* (16b 2x4) SL Malinga 3-0-22-0

  • 6.4 Maharoof to Tendulkar, FOUR, short ball on off, pulled round in front of midwicket
    India 41/0 SR Tendulkar 27* (24b 4x4) MF Maharoof 0.4-0-6-0

  • 14.6 Maharoof to RG Sharma, FOUR, dragged down a touch outside off, the batsman waits and connects cleanly with a forceful cut through point
    India 74/2 RG Sharma 16* (26b 1x4) MF Maharoof 5-0-21-1

  • 15.4 Muralitharan to Gambhir, FOUR, down the track, opens the shoulders and drives up and over extra cover, bissecting the field and that is a great shot, full of power
    India 85/2 G Gambhir 17* (19b 1x4) M Muralitharan 1.4-0-14-0

  • 16.4 Vaas to Gambhir, FOUR, down the track and flashes another cover drive, this one a touch squarer, behind point in fact and that travels away
    India 92/2 G Gambhir 23* (23b 2x4) WPUJC Vaas 3.4-1-19-0

  • 18.1 Vaas to Gambhir, FOUR, down the track to meet a straight one and launch it over extra cover again
    India 105/2 G Gambhir 30* (28b 3x4) WPUJC Vaas 4.1-1-24-0

  • 23.4 Maharoof to Dhoni, FOUR, banged in short and pulled hard through the gap around midwicket, to bring up his first boundary of his innings
    India 136/3 MS Dhoni 11* (12b 1x4) MF Maharoof 5.4-0-27-1

  • 23.6 Maharoof to Dhoni, FOUR, right up there, and dug back out through mid-off
    India 142/3 MS Dhoni 17* (14b 2x4) MF Maharoof 6-0-33-1

  • 24.3 Vaas to Dhoni, FOUR, short outside off and Dhoni this time picks out the spot between mid-off and cover, this one travelling
    India 147/3 MS Dhoni 21* (16b 3x4) WPUJC Vaas 5.3-1-34-0

  • 24.6 Vaas to RG Sharma, FOUR, skewed this one fine off the pads
    India 152/3 RG Sharma 42* (51b 2x4 1x6) WPUJC Vaas 6-1-39-0

  • 25.2 Kulasekara to RG Sharma, FOUR, backs away, deliberately exposing his stumps as he drives inside-out and hard out of the bottom of the bat up and over the covers
    India 157/3 RG Sharma 46* (52b 3x4 1x6) KMDN Kulasekara 4.2-0-23-1

  • 25.3 Kulasekara to RG Sharma, FOUR, cheeky, oh my, the bowler did well to angle the ball into him and it rose, the batsman standing tall and knocking it back straight past the keeper
    India 161/3 RG Sharma 50* (53b 4x4 1x6) KMDN Kulasekara 4.3-0-27-1

  • 26.6 Malinga to RG Sharma, FOUR, outside off ready for a premeditated sweep back through fine leg, just avoiding the fielder in the air
    India 176/3 RG Sharma 59* (57b 5x4 1x6) SL Malinga 5-0-37-0

  • 27.5 Kulasekara to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, wastes no time smashed from outside off pulled hard in front of square
    India 185/4 Yuvraj Singh 4* (1b 1x4) KMDN Kulasekara 5.5-0-39-1

  • 28.1 Malinga to RG Sharma, FOUR, outside off, cut hard off the front foot hard through point
    India 191/4 RG Sharma 66* (60b 6x4 1x6) SL Malinga 5.1-0-41-0

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