Cricinfo: Sri Lanka in India 2005-06




6th ODI: India v Sri Lanka at Rajkot, 9 Nov 2005 [ Scorecard ]

India Innings

  • 0.6 Vaas to Gambhir, FOUR, Shot! good length delivery outside the off stump, Gambhir advances down the track and carves it away to the cover fence for the first boundary of the innings.

  • 1.6 Fernando to Gambhir, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Gambhir slashes hard at it and the ball goes just over point - top shot to end the over

  • 2.3 Vaas to Gambhir, FOUR, good length delivery, drifting on to middle and leg, Gambhir gets in to a good position and drives it away into the gap between mid-on and midwicket, sliding effort in the deep and they go upstairs - four signalled

  • 3.4 Fernando to Gambhir, (noball) FOUR, take that! short ball, pitched outside the off stump and angling in, Gambhir rocks back and pulls it away to the square leg fence, got under it nicely and cleared the infield with easy

  • 5.5 Fernando to Gambhir, FOUR, good length delivery, angling in from outside the off stump, Gambhir drops his shoulders and runs it down to the third man fence

  • 5.6 Fernando to Gambhir, (noball) FOUR, more runs, short and angling in, no real width but Gambhir goes after it, ball clips the edge and flies down to the third man fence

  • 6.4 Vaas to Tendulkar, FOUR, width offered outside the off stump and Tendulkar cuts it away to the backward point boundary, was the slower delivery and Tendulkar picked it up early, third man had no chance of cutting it off

  • 8.5 Vaas to Tendulkar, FOUR, it's a classic cover drive and the ball races away to the fence - excellent timing and placement

  • 8.6 Vaas to Tendulkar, FOUR, drifting on to the pads and Tendulkar this time drives it away to the wide long-on fence

  • 9.2 Fernando to Sehwag, FOUR, short ball and Sehwag pulls it away to the backward square leg fence - got lot of bat on it and the fine leg fielder had no chance of cutting it off

  • 10.1 Maharoof to Sehwag, FOUR, starts off with a short delivery outside the off stump, Sehwag steps across and flays it away to the point boundary, that was a powerful shot

  • 10.4 Maharoof to Kaif, FOUR, off the mark in style, slightly short and outside the off stump, cut away off the back-foot and the ball races away through cover point - perfect timing and placement

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