They were packed closely together, covering the floor as well as the long sweep of bunks, so that he was compelled to crawl over
their naked legs.
India appeared to have squandered the advantage given by Zaheer when they lost makeshift opener Irfan Pathan and Suresh Raina in Kulasekara's opening spell, but managed to crawl over
That is why Stuart Broad and Ryan Sidebottom enabled England to crawl over
the winning line, a mere 45 minutes before midnight Sri Lanka time.
That is why India's target of 126 looked simple, but as soon as England bowled properly, it was a struggle for the home side to crawl over
the line, even when their score was 98 for three in the 19th over.