Match Five

  • India snatch lastball tie against Sri Lanka February 15, 2012

    Adelaide: Needing four to win off the last ball, MS Dhoni's pickup drive over the covers fetched India three runs that locked both India and Sri Lanka at 236 to end the fifth match of the CB series in a tie here on Tuesday. It was the 26th tie in the...
  • Sangakkara spills a sitter February 14, 2012

    As the tension was ratcheted up during the dying overs of the match, the nerves told most on Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara. In the 48th over, with India needing 27 runs off 17 deliveries, R Ashwin swung a Lasith Malinga and the result was a top edge high in the...
  • Rohit Sharma is run out February 19, 2012

    During India's last match against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma had run out Lahiru Thirimanne with an easy pick and throw from the backward point region after the batsman made a suicidal call for a single. Today, it was Rohit who was at the wrong end of a poor call and...
  • Unlucky No 13 for Tharanga February 14, 2012

    Poor Upul Tharanga still can't buy runs in Australia. The woefully out of form Sri Lankan opener came into this match with scores of 4 and 5 in the series so far, both times edging to slip, and if he thought Valentine's Day would offer some room for optimism, it...