Player of the Match
Player of the Match
18.5
6
Shamsi to BKG Mendis, SIX runs, shot! Mendis enjoying himself here. Not a bad way to approach this. No pressure now. Length at middle stump, steps out and clubs another one, on the rise, over wide long-on with the turn
18.3
6
Shamsi to BKG Mendis, SIX runs, clears long-on! Good connection on this! Length ball spinning in from middle stump, steps out and uses the turn to launch this. Sweet hit
17.2
4
Imran Tahir to BKG Mendis, FOUR runs, nicely played! Full slider at off stump, gets low and drills this sweep flat between deep midwicket and long-on
13.6
4
Phehlukwayo to BKG Mendis, FOUR runs, flies past midwicket. Brilliant timing on that. Full ball at middle stump, leaned in a touch and got this flick to rocket off the bat
13.3
4
Phehlukwayo to BKG Mendis, FOUR runs, short and wide outside off, waits for it and chops it past slip. Beats third man
12.2
4
Pretorius to BOP Fernando, FOUR runs, nicely placed. Full ball at middle stump, leans in and drives this wide of mid-on. Slight turn of the bat but good connection
9.6
4
Ngidi to BKG Mendis, FOUR runs, low full toss on leg stump, allows it to come on and whips the wrists at it. Just had to get that past midwicket, and he does
9.3
4
Ngidi to BOP Fernando, FOUR runs, length and in at leg stump, leans into the off side to get inside the line and flicks uppishly through square leg
6.3
4
Rabada to BOP Fernando, FOUR runs, well controlled. Length ball outside off, looks to defend and this gets big on him as he gets in position. Uses soft hands to guide this into the the turf and past second slip
5.3
4
Ngidi to WIA Fernando, FOUR runs, gorgeous. Length ball just outside off, gets half a stride in and punches this between bowler and mid-off. High elbow and all
5.2
4
Ngidi to WIA Fernando, FOUR runs, and again! Clear plan from Avishka to deal with these short balls. It's slanted into him and once again he decides to stay under and play the hook. Gets it aerially into the square leg region and into the boundary. Smart stuff
4.5
4
Rabada to WIA Fernando, FOUR runs, past second slip and beats third man to the left. Short of a length ball gets big on him as he looks to defend it. He's not pushing away from the body, but this gets the outside edge anyway
1.2
4
Ngidi to WIA Fernando, FOUR runs, just uses the pace. Short of a length outside off, no movement. Slashes his hands through the line and gets this past point. Third man with little chance to his right as well

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st11N DickwellaWIA Fernando
2nd24BOP FernandoWIA Fernando
3rd41BOP FernandoBKG Mendis
4th28NLTC PereraBKG Mendis
5th14NLTC PereraPHKD Mendis
6th3I UdanaPHKD Mendis