Asia Cup, 6th Match, Group A: Sri Lanka v United Arab Emirates at Lahore, Jun 26, 2008
Asia Cup - 6th match, Group A
Sri Lanka won by 142 runs
Played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore (neutral venue)
26 June 2008 - night match (50-over match)
  Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal KC Sangakkara lbw b Zahid Shah 0 6 0 0 0.00
0.6 Hero, one day and zero, the next as Sangakkara, visibly tired by yesterdays effort shows some lax footwork and pays the price for it as he is plumb in front. This was the shot in the arm that the bowler's were looking for 0/1
View dismissal ML Udawatte c Mohammad Tauqir b Fahad Alhashmi 67 74 6 0 90.54
27.3 soft dismissal! That was overpitched on middle and he made a bit of room to carve that across the line and over on the on side, the elevation was missing and Tauqir had a very easy take at midwicket 180/5
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* run out (Aman Ali) 61 43 9 0 141.86
14.4 Mohammad Tauqir to Udawatte, outside the off stump, Udawatte steers it to short third man and sets off for a quick single and the fielder throws the stumps down with precision. Third Umpires help is sought and replays suggest that he was out and he flashes the red light 114/2
View dismissal CK Kapugedera c †Amjad Ali b Mohammad Tauqir 11 7 2 0 157.14
16.5 Kapugedera has an initial stride down the track and Tauqir notices it as he slips a faster one in on the off stump line, Kapugedera has to have a prod at it and is caught by the keeper 131/3
View dismissal LPC Silva c Batuwitarachchi b Mohammad Tauqir 6 9 0 0 66.66
18.6 short outside the off stump, Silva goes onto the backfoot and looks to cut it away in the gap but gets a leading edge to short third man and has to go back disappointed 142/4
View dismissal TM Dilshan c †Amjad Ali b Fahad Alhashmi 24 30 1 0 80.00
29.5 fuller in length outside the off stump, Dilshan goes for an extravagant drive through the covers but gets an outside edge back to the keeper. Alhashmi, has two wickets in two overs now and is rapturous now 189/6
View dismissal K Weeraratne c Batuwitarachchi b Saqib Ali 40 54 2 0 74.07
45.2 finally they have their man as Weeraratne chips it to long off where the catch is taken easily 262/8
View dismissal T Thushara c †Amjad Ali b Zahid Shah 10 15 1 0 66.66
33.5 Zahid does it for his captain as he manages to induce the edge from Thushara's bat. The keeper, who has been good throughout the day pouches it and sends him back on his way. Saqib's bowling changes are working like a dream today 209/7
View dismissal KMDN Kulasekara c Khurram Khan b Zahid Shah 37 51 0 0 72.54
49.5 slower delivery gets him as he fails to connect the shot and the ball ends up in safe hands of Khurram Khan at deep midwicket 286/9
BAW Mendis not out 15 11 1 0 136.36
CRD Fernando not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 1, lb 7, w 11) 19
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 290 (5.80 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets Zahid Shah 10 1 49 3 4.90 31 5 0
0.6 to Sangakkara, Hero, one day and zero, the next as Sangakkara, visibly tired by yesterdays effort shows some lax footwork and pays the price for it as he is plumb in front. This was the shot in the arm that the bowler's were looking for 0/1
33.5 to Thushara, Zahid does it for his captain as he manages to induce the edge from Thushara's bat. The keeper, who has been good throughout the day pouches it and sends him back on his way. Saqib's bowling changes are working like a dream today 209/7
49.5 to Kulasekara, slower delivery gets him as he fails to connect the shot and the ball ends up in safe hands of Khurram Khan at deep midwicket 286/9
View wickets Fahad Alhashmi 5 0 39 2 7.80 13 3 0 (6w)
27.3 to Udawatte, soft dismissal! That was overpitched on middle and he made a bit of room to carve that across the line and over on the on side, the elevation was missing and Tauqir had a very easy take at midwicket 180/5
29.5 to Dilshan, fuller in length outside the off stump, Dilshan goes for an extravagant drive through the covers but gets an outside edge back to the keeper. Alhashmi, has two wickets in two overs now and is rapturous now 189/6
  Aman Ali 2 0 22 0 11.00 4 3 0 (2w)
View wicket Saqib Ali 7 0 44 1 6.28 14 3 0 (1w)
45.2 to Weeraratne, finally they have their man as Weeraratne chips it to long off where the catch is taken easily 262/8
View wickets Mohammad Tauqir 10 0 47 2 4.70 29 4 0 (1w)
16.5 to Kapugedera, Kapugedera has an initial stride down the track and Tauqir notices it as he slips a faster one in on the off stump line, Kapugedera has to have a prod at it and is caught by the keeper 131/3
18.6 to Silva, short outside the off stump, Silva goes onto the backfoot and looks to cut it away in the gap but gets a leading edge to short third man and has to go back disappointed 142/4
  Khurram Khan 10 0 55 0 5.50 20 3 0 (1w)
  Arshad Ali 6 0 26 0 4.33 19 1 0
  United Arab Emirates innings (target: 291 runs from 50 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Amjad Ali c Weeraratne b Dilshan 77 79 12 0 97.46
23.6 outside the off stump, Amjad comes down the track and chips it to long off, where Weeraratne takes the catch 107/3
View dismissal Arshad Ali run out (Kapugedera) 6 10 0 0 60.00
2.4 from Kulasekara, outside the off stump, Arshad pushes it to cover and sets off but Kapugedera sends the wickets down before he can reach the other end 25/1
View dismissal IPP Batuwitarachchi c †Sangakkara b Thushara 14 46 0 0 30.43
18.6 Indika's stay ends as he looks to pull a good length delivery and gets a faint edge back to the keeper 95/2
View dismissal Saqib Ali* lbw b Mendis 19 32 1 0 59.37
32.2 googly at work again as he looks to defend it but misses it and is rapped in front 139/6
View dismissal Khurram Khan c †Sangakkara b Thushara 2 7 0 0 28.57
26.1 outside the off stump, gets the outside edge and it is snaffled up by Sangakkara 114/4
View dismissal Mohammad Tauqir lbw b Fernando 9 15 2 0 60.00
29.4 on the off stump and fuller in length, bang on the stumps. Tauqir looks to turn it away and misses. He is plumb in front 133/5
View dismissal N Fernandes st †Sangakkara b Mendis 5 13 0 0 38.46
34.4 outside the off stump and spinning away a touch, Nizel looks to defend it and is beaten. Sangakkara does the rest as he whips the bails off and sends him back on his way 142/8
View dismissal Alawi Shukri c Jayawardene b Mendis 1 3 0 0 33.33
32.6 on the leg stump, Shukri looks to defend it and gets an outside edge to first slip, who takes the catch 141/7
Zahid Shah not out 6 11 1 0 54.54
View dismissal Fahad Alhashmi lbw b Mendis 0 3 0 0 0.00
36.1 on the off stump, looks to defend it but misses it and is plumb in front 148/9
View dismissal Aman Ali lbw b Mendis 0 2 0 0 0.00
36.3 on the off stump, Aman Ali looks to defend it and misses it and is rapped on the pads . Mendis gets his five wicket haul 148/10
Extras (b 1, lb 1, w 5, nb 2) 9
  Total (all out; 36.3 overs) 148 (4.05 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  KMDN Kulasekara 5 2 25 0 5.00 19 3 0 (2w)
  K Weeraratne 4 1 23 0 5.75 16 3 0
View wicket CRD Fernando 7 0 40 1 5.71 26 6 0 (2nb)
29.4 to Mohammad Tauqir, on the off stump and fuller in length, bang on the stumps. Tauqir looks to turn it away and misses. He is plumb in front 133/5
View wickets BAW Mendis 6.3 1 22 5 3.38 28 3 0 (1w)
32.2 to Saqib Ali, googly at work again as he looks to defend it but misses it and is rapped in front 139/6
32.6 to Alawi Shukri, on the leg stump, Shukri looks to defend it and gets an outside edge to first slip, who takes the catch 141/7
34.4 to Fernandes, outside the off stump and spinning away a touch, Nizel looks to defend it and is beaten. Sangakkara does the rest as he whips the bails off and sends him back on his way 142/8
36.1 to Fahad Alhashmi, on the off stump, looks to defend it but misses it and is plumb in front 148/9
36.3 to Aman Ali, on the off stump, Aman Ali looks to defend it and misses it and is rapped on the pads . Mendis gets his five wicket haul 148/10
View wicket TM Dilshan 7 2 14 1 2.00 30 0 0 (1w)
23.6 to Amjad Ali, outside the off stump, Amjad comes down the track and chips it to long off, where Weeraratne takes the catch 107/3
View wickets T Thushara 7 0 22 2 3.14 25 1 0 (1w)
18.6 to Batuwitarachchi, Indika's stay ends as he looks to pull a good length delivery and gets a faint edge back to the keeper 95/2
26.1 to Khurram Khan, outside the off stump, gets the outside edge and it is snaffled up by Sangakkara 114/4

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Points - Sri Lanka 2, United Arab Emirates 0
ODI debuts - Alawi Shukri, Aman Ali and N Fernandes (United Arab Emirates)
List A debuts - Alawi Shukri and N Fernandes (United Arab Emirates)
Player of the match - BAW Mendis (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - IJ Gould (England) and SJA Taufel (Australia)
TV umpire - AM Saheba (India)
Match referee - MJ Procter (South Africa)
Reserve umpire - Iqbal Butt

Match Notes


    • Sri Lanka innings
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 7.3 overs (53 balls), Extras 10
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 47 balls (ML Udawatte 22, DPMD Jayawardene 20, Ex 10)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 76/1 in 10.0 overs (ML Udawatte 25, DPMD Jayawardene 41)
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 39 balls (7 x 4)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 12.5 overs (86 balls), Extras 11
    • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 80 balls (ML Udawatte 41, DPMD Jayawardene 50, Ex 11)
    • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
    • ML Udawatte: 50 off 48 balls (5 x 4)
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 142/4 in 19.0 overs (ML Udawatte 51)
    • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 20.5 overs (136 balls), Extras 13
    • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 31.4 overs (201 balls), Extras 14
    • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 203/6 in 32.0 overs (K Weeraratne 12, T Thushara 8)
    • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 42.4 overs (267 balls), Extras 17
    • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 63 balls (K Weeraratne 23, KMDN Kulasekara 24, Ex 3)
    • United Arab Emirates innings
    • Innings Break: United Arab Emirates - 0/0
    • United Arab Emirates: 50 runs in 7.6 overs (51 balls), Extras 4
    • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
    • Amjad Ali: 50 off 39 balls (10 x 4)
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (Amjad Ali 40, IPP Batuwitarachchi 9, Ex 4)
    • Drinks: United Arab Emirates - 88/1 in 17.0 overs (Amjad Ali 64, IPP Batuwitarachchi 12)
    • United Arab Emirates: 100 runs in 20.5 overs (130 balls), Extras 6
    • Power Play 3: Overs 24.1 - 29.0
    • Drinks: United Arab Emirates - 139/5 in 32.0 overs (Saqib Ali 19, N Fernandes 3)
 
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