Chandimal, Mathews keep India's bowlers at bay
December 04, 2017  10:48


SL 160-3 (60 ovs) vs India 536-7d | Scorecard


Mathews gets a warning from the umpire for running straight down the middle of the pitch while taking a run.

Jadeja beats Chandimal with the arm ball which comes in quickly as he appeals for LBW but it is turned down.

He then gets one to grip and turn sharply as Mathews is beaten, playing down the wrong line.

India trying something different to Mathews as they have five fielders on the leg side for Ishant, who is bowling some short balls from round the wicket.

He bowls one short as Mathews goes for the pull but misses and then gets the last ball to fine leg with another pull for a single.

Sri Lanka are happy to play it safe as they reach 160 for three in 60 overs, still trailing India by 376 runs. Mathews has battled hard to score 72, while Chandimal has made 39 with the duo adding 85 runs for the fourth wicket so far.
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