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Cricket Match: Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4 at Kolkata
4:30 pm, Stumps, Day four: As soon as once more on this Take a look at, the sunshine meter ends to play. That’s stumps. We have solely misplaced 15 minutes at the moment however we’re additionally 18.three overs quick. Fairly poor from each groups. The over fee has hovered round 12.three overs per hour, I hear. That is 18 overs that would have considerably contributed in direction of a consequence. Particularly with India’s excellent begin to the second innings. Going at four.32 per over they usually’re 49 forward. Rangana Herath’s batting put Sri Lanka effectively forward on this recreation, however, India’s openers have quashed that benefit in a few hours.
The bowlers aren’t smiling a lot anymore. Let’s have a look at if that adjustments tomorrow. KL Rahul, unbeaten on 73. One other probability to get 100 for him. And with India saying they will go for a win, he might be key within the morning. We’ll see you tomorrow.
Dhawan: Feeling good and dangerous each (laughs). In fact, it is disappointing if you’re so near the century and miss out. However we have made a recreation of this, so I am joyful. The primary day it was damp they usually bowled effectively. As we speak the tempo was good off the pitch and we used it effectively. For Herath I knew it wasn’t spinning and he would bowl as much as me, so I backed myself and went after it. It went my method.
As soon as I hit him on the flighted deliveries, I knew he would push it flat and I needed to keep again. I loved it and knew I would not get straightforward runs on the different finish with the quick bowlers. We will be optimistic tomorrow and attempt to make a match of it. We will go for it. [With the review] I could not really feel the nick. It wasn’t a giant edge, so I did not really feel it.