19.6 overs (0 Run) On middle, Mathews works it to square leg. A dot to end.
19.5 overs (4 Runs) FOUR! Too short and Sri Lanka get a much-needed boundary. First after the 8th over. Short and outside off, Mathews goes back and punches it through covers for a boundary.
19.4 overs (0 Run) The batsman has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.
19.3 overs (1 Run) Loopy ball on middle, Thirimanne hits it down to long on for one.
19.2 overs (1 Run) Floats it up on middle, Mathews strokes it back towards the bowler who fails to stop it and a run is taken.
19.1 overs (0 Run) A little too straight. Mathews works it to mid-wicket.
18.6 overs (0 Run) Well fielded! This is worked to the left of Jadeja this time, he moves swiftly and saves another run.
18.5 overs (3 Runs) Edgy three! This is fuller and outside off, Mathews pushes at it but the ball turns away. It goes off the outside edge down towards third man for three.
18.4 overs (0 Run) Fires it on the off pole, Mathews is forward in defense.
18.3 overs (0 Run) Fuller and on off, AM hits it back to the bowler.
18.2 overs (0 Run) On off, Mathews blocks it out.
18.1 overs (0 Run) Flatter and on middle, Mathews pushes it to the right of Jadeja who gets there and saves a run.
17.6 overs (1 Run) Another single to end a decent over for Sri Lanka! This is on middle, it is worked through square leg for one.
17.5 overs (1 Run) The batsman works it down the leg side. The batsmen have run through for a single.
17.4 overs (2 Runs) Brings the sweep shot out, hits it through square leg away from the fielder in the deep for two.
17.3 overs (1 Run) Floats it up on middle, this is hit down to long on for one.
17.2 overs (1 Run) Down the leg side, Thirimanne works it to fine leg for one.
17.1 overs (0 Run) Run out chance goes abegging! Thirimanne works it to the right of mid-wicket. He wants a run but Mathews it not interested as he is ball-watching. Thirimanne comes way down the track but now has to turn back. Pant there dives to his right but does not collect it cleanly and LT gets back in time.
16.6 overs (1 Run) Driven through mid on by the batsman. One run added to the total. Jadeja continues to bowl well.
16.5 overs (0 Run) Now looks to innovate! Tries to reverse sweep but gets an inside edge onto the pads.
16.4 overs (0 Run) Another one bowled outside off, this one too turns back in. Thirimanne plants his front foot outside the line of off stump and looks to drive but misses to get hit on the pads.
16.3 overs (0 Run) Almost plays it on! A risky shot that. This is flatter and outside off, it turns back in. Thirimanne looks to guide it down to third man against the turn but gets an under edge and the ball hits the pads of Dhoni.
16.2 overs (1 Run) Another single as Mathews pushes this down to long on.
16.1 overs (1 Run) Shorter and on middle, this is hit down to long on for one.
15.6 overs (1 Run) A single to end! Flatter and around off, Thirimanne guides it towards point for one.
15.5 overs (0 Run) The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.
15.4 overs (0 Run) Well bowled! Lands this around middle, gets it to turn away. Thirimanne looks to defend but it goes off the outer half towards point.
15.4 overs (1 Run) This is down the leg side, Thirimanne looks to flick but misses. Wided.
15.3 overs (0 Run) Tosses it up on off, Lahiru defends it out.
15.2 overs (1 Run) Flatter and on middle, this is eased down to long on for one.
15.1 overs (0 Run) This is tossed up on middle, Mathews works it to mid-wicket.