Asia Cup, 2nd Match: India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 13, 2012
Asia Cup - 2nd match
India won by 50 runs
Played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur (neutral venue)
13 March 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)
  India innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal G Gambhir c Tharanga b Maharoof 100 171 118 7 0 84.74
42.3 81.0 mph, Gautam has launched another one in the direction of long on, there is no Chandimal there this time, there is Tharanga, and he takes an excellent catch in the end, tumbling forward to his left, Gautam had made up his mind to go for it after his ton, he set himself up to swing this full one over midwicket, got nowhere close to timing it 224/2
View dismissal SR Tendulkar c Jayawardene b Lakmal 6 25 19 1 0 31.57
5.3 84.6 mph, oh well, Sachin has succumbed to the high full toss, the second one that Lakmal has bowled, he has pushed it low to short extra cover, who has immediately claimed the catch, Mahela it is, the ball looked close to have been waist-high, but then it dipped on Sachin and was well within limits as he played the stroke, does not seem to be any issue with the catch as well, Mahela pouched it low with both hands, Sachin has to walk back after the third umpire rules out all possibilities that could have extended his stay 19/1
View dismissal V Kohli c Thirimanne b Maharoof 108 148 120 7 0 90.00
42.5 68.0 mph, and both men got their hundreds in the same over, and both men perished in the next, Virat wanted to carve this one over extra cover but he ended up finding sweeper cover 226/3
MS Dhoni*† not out 46 38 26 6 1 176.92
SK Raina not out 30 35 17 3 1 176.47
Extras (lb 7, w 7) 14
  Total (3 wickets; 50 overs) 304 (6.08 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  KMDN Kulasekara 10 0 67 0 6.70 26 7 1 (1w)
View wicket RAS Lakmal 10 1 67 1 6.70 25 8 0 (2w)
5.3 to Tendulkar, 84.6 mph, oh well, Sachin has succumbed to the high full toss, the second one that Lakmal has bowled, he has pushed it low to short extra cover, who has immediately claimed the catch, Mahela it is, the ball looked close to have been waist-high, but then it dipped on Sachin and was well within limits as he played the stroke, does not seem to be any issue with the catch as well, Mahela pouched it low with both hands, Sachin has to walk back after the third umpire rules out all possibilities that could have extended his stay 19/1
  TM Dilshan 10 0 54 0 5.40 18 3 0
  S Prasanna 9 0 45 0 5.00 20 2 0 (1w)
View wickets MF Maharoof 10 0 57 2 5.70 23 3 1 (2w)
42.3 to Gambhir, 81.0 mph, Gautam has launched another one in the direction of long on, there is no Chandimal there this time, there is Tharanga, and he takes an excellent catch in the end, tumbling forward to his left, Gautam had made up his mind to go for it after his ton, he set himself up to swing this full one over midwicket, got nowhere close to timing it 224/2
42.5 to Kohli, 68.0 mph, and both men got their hundreds in the same over, and both men perished in the next, Virat wanted to carve this one over extra cover but he ended up finding sweeper cover 226/3
  CK Kapugedera 1 0 7 0 7.00 2 1 0
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 305 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* c †Dhoni b Pathan 78 80 59 10 2 132.20
18.3 82.4 mph, Mahela's dab has consume him this time, Irfan has struck again, he angled it across Mahela, widish delivery, moving away from the right-hander, Mahela tried to run it to third man but ended up guiding it to Dhoni's right, the keeper goes low to snap up the offering, it was lovely while it lasted, but Mahela is gone now 124/2
View dismissal TM Dilshan c Kohli b Pathan 7 18 9 1 0 77.77
4.1 80.0 mph, Irfan has struck, off a poor delivery, but he's sent Dilshan back, who's lined up the pull to this long hop but found Virat at midwicket 31/1
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c Jadeja b Ashwin 65 130 87 2 1 74.71
35.1 51.9 mph, Sanga picks out deep midwicket first ball of the Powerplay, and Sri Lanka have piled more pressure onto themselves, wanted to start the over with a boundary, does not get enough distance with the slog-sweep, man in the deep tumbles forward to take a fine catch, Sanga is angry at himself, screams in disappointment as he walks off 196/4
View dismissal LD Chandimal b Ashwin 13 26 22 1 0 59.09
25.3 55.2 mph, Ashwin strikes, Chandimal perishes with a charge and a miss, it was the carrom ball, Chandimal sees the flight and comes out, ends up swinging inside the line, the ball holds its line and strikes middle, he has superb control over this delivery 152/3
View dismissal HDRL Thirimanne lbw b Ashwin 29 45 37 0 1 78.37
35.5 53.1 mph, given leg-before, Ashwin has put Sri Lanka under more pressure, looks pretty straight, Thirimanne goes for the sweep, misses, Ashwin strikes the pad in front of middle with a length delivery that straightens from around the stumps, replays show that was hitting middle 198/5
View dismissal KMDN Kulasekara b Vinay Kumar 11 16 9 2 0 122.22
38.3 61.9 mph, the slower one works for Vinay, he shouts after hitting Kula's off stump, Kula charged out again, had too much momentum to adjust as Vinay bowled it slow on a length, the ball sneaked past his swing and rattled off 216/6
View dismissal WU Tharanga b Pathan 17 30 16 2 0 106.25
41.6 83.3 mph, another wicket for Irfan, Tharanga goes for the drive but Irfan gets it to move in tad on a fullish length, resulting in Tharanga getting an inside edge onto the stumps, 241/8
View dismissal CK Kapugedera c Kohli b Vinay Kumar 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
38.4 80.8 mph, ho ho, Virat Kohli can crack hundreds, he can fly and take outrageous catches like this one, Kapu lasts one ball, he reaches out to a widish ball and gets it in the air to Virat's left, there was no time to run towards it, Virat goes screaming horizontally in the air, and brings down the ball with him safely in both hands 216/7
View dismissal MF Maharoof c Raina b Vinay Kumar 18 29 19 1 1 94.73
44.6 78.8 mph, gone! Maharoof opened up and wanted to go down the ground, but he ended up slicing the full toss to extra cover 254/9
View dismissal S Prasanna c Tendulkar b Pathan 8 15 12 1 0 66.66
45.1 that will be it then, Prasanna came down the track, and swung the widish slower one off the toe end of the bat, Sachin ran back from cover and settled under it, Irfan finishes with four 254/10
RAS Lakmal not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 2, w 6) 8
  Total (all out; 45.1 overs) 254 (5.62 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets IK Pathan 8.1 1 32 4 3.91 29 2 1
4.1 to Dilshan, 80.0 mph, Irfan has struck, off a poor delivery, but he's sent Dilshan back, who's lined up the pull to this long hop but found Virat at midwicket 31/1
18.3 to Jayawardene, 82.4 mph, Mahela's dab has consume him this time, Irfan has struck again, he angled it across Mahela, widish delivery, moving away from the right-hander, Mahela tried to run it to third man but ended up guiding it to Dhoni's right, the keeper goes low to snap up the offering, it was lovely while it lasted, but Mahela is gone now 124/2
41.6 to Tharanga, 83.3 mph, another wicket for Irfan, Tharanga goes for the drive but Irfan gets it to move in tad on a fullish length, resulting in Tharanga getting an inside edge onto the stumps, 241/8
45.1 to Prasanna, that will be it then, Prasanna came down the track, and swung the widish slower one off the toe end of the bat, Sachin ran back from cover and settled under it, Irfan finishes with four 254/10
  P Kumar 7 0 47 0 6.71 22 6 1 (1w)
View wickets R Vinay Kumar 9 0 55 3 6.11 22 5 0 (3w)
38.3 to Kulasekara, 61.9 mph, the slower one works for Vinay, he shouts after hitting Kula's off stump, Kula charged out again, had too much momentum to adjust as Vinay bowled it slow on a length, the ball sneaked past his swing and rattled off 216/6
38.4 to Kapugedera, 80.8 mph, ho ho, Virat Kohli can crack hundreds, he can fly and take outrageous catches like this one, Kapu lasts one ball, he reaches out to a widish ball and gets it in the air to Virat's left, there was no time to run towards it, Virat goes screaming horizontally in the air, and brings down the ball with him safely in both hands 216/7
44.6 to Maharoof, 78.8 mph, gone! Maharoof opened up and wanted to go down the ground, but he ended up slicing the full toss to extra cover 254/9
  RA Jadeja 4 0 31 0 7.75 7 2 1
  SK Raina 5 0 34 0 6.80 9 2 1
View wickets R Ashwin 9 0 39 3 4.33 31 3 1 (2w)
25.3 to Chandimal, 55.2 mph, Ashwin strikes, Chandimal perishes with a charge and a miss, it was the carrom ball, Chandimal sees the flight and comes out, ends up swinging inside the line, the ball holds its line and strikes middle, he has superb control over this delivery 152/3
35.1 to Sangakkara, 51.9 mph, Sanga picks out deep midwicket first ball of the Powerplay, and Sri Lanka have piled more pressure onto themselves, wanted to start the over with a boundary, does not get enough distance with the slog-sweep, man in the deep tumbles forward to take a fine catch, Sanga is angry at himself, screams in disappointment as he walks off 196/4
35.5 to Thirimanne, 53.1 mph, given leg-before, Ashwin has put Sri Lanka under more pressure, looks pretty straight, Thirimanne goes for the sweep, misses, Ashwin strikes the pad in front of middle with a length delivery that straightens from around the stumps, replays show that was hitting middle 198/5
  RG Sharma 3 0 14 0 4.66 5 0 0

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Points - India 4, Sri Lanka 0
Player of the match - V Kohli (India)
Umpires - SJ Davis (Australia) and IJ Gould (England)
TV umpire - Shozab Raza (Pakistan)
Match referee - DC Boon (Australia)
Reserve umpire - Gazi Sohel

Match Notes


    • India innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 43 runs, 1 wicket)
    • India: 50 runs in 11.6 overs (72 balls), Extras 2
    • Powerplay 2: Overs 15.1 - 20.0 (Bowling side - 26 runs, 0 wicket)
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (G Gambhir 26, V Kohli 24, Ex 0)
    • Drinks: India - 71/1 in 17.0 overs (G Gambhir 38, V Kohli 25)
    • G Gambhir: 50 off 59 balls (5 x 4)
    • India: 100 runs in 22.4 overs (136 balls), Extras 3
    • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 123 balls (G Gambhir 57, V Kohli 43, Ex 1)
    • V Kohli: 50 off 66 balls (2 x 4)
    • India: 150 runs in 30.6 overs (186 balls), Extras 4
    • 2nd Wicket: 150 runs in 172 balls (G Gambhir 73, V Kohli 75, Ex 2)
    • Powerplay 3: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 34 runs, 0 wicket)
    • Drinks: India - 186/1 in 37.0 overs (G Gambhir 89, V Kohli 86)
    • India: 200 runs in 38.5 overs (233 balls), Extras 12
    • V Kohli: 100 off 115 balls (6 x 4)
    • G Gambhir: 100 off 116 balls (7 x 4)
    • 2nd Wicket: 200 runs in 218 balls (G Gambhir 89, V Kohli 101, Ex 10)
    • India: 250 runs in 45.5 overs (275 balls), Extras 13
    • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 30 balls (MS Dhoni 29, SK Raina 20, Ex 1)
    • India: 300 runs in 49.6 overs (300 balls), Extras 14
    • Innings Break: India - 304/3 in 50.0 overs (MS Dhoni 46, SK Raina 30)
    • Sri Lanka innings
    • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 10.0 (Mandatory - 65 runs, 1 wicket)
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 8.1 overs (49 balls), Extras 1
    • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 40 balls (7 x 4, 2 x 6)
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 49 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 29, KC Sangakkara 22, Ex 1)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 14.4 overs (88 balls), Extras 1
    • Powerplay 2: Overs 15.1 - 20.0 (Bowling side - 23 runs, 1 wicket)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 114/1 in 17.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 71, KC Sangakkara 34)
    • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 62 balls (2 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 25.0 overs (150 balls), Extras 3
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 196/3 in 35.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 65, HDRL Thirimanne 29)
    • Powerplay 3: Overs 35.1 - 40.0 (Batting side - 31 runs, 4 wickets)
    • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 36.2 overs (218 balls), Extras 5
    • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 44.1 overs (265 balls), Extras 7
 
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