T20 Canada, 2008/09 / Commentary

T20 Canada - 6th match

Canada v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 15 runs

Welcome back to King City, Canadians are streching, no idea where the Sri Lankans are, Heavy Roller on the wicket Sri Lankans are out with a tape to get thier run ups right News is Sri Lanka have won the toss and they are going to bat, they are going in full strength, Canada has the Zubin back after the 2 game ban Sri Lanka is going with Mendis, Jayawardana are both playing today

0.1

Katchay to Jayasuriya, 1 wide

0.1

Katchay to Jayasuriya, 1 run

0.2

Katchay to Mubarak, 1 run

0.3

Katchay to Jayasuriya, no run

0.4

Katchay to Jayasuriya, no run

0.5

Katchay to Jayasuriya, 1 run

0.6

Katchay to Mubarak, no run

End of over 1 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 4/0
J Mubarak    1* (2b)      E Katchay    1-0-4-0
ST Jayasuriya    2* (4b)     

1.1

Baidwan to Jayasuriya, 1 wide

1.1

Baidwan to Jayasuriya, no run, defends it right back

Harvir has a reputation for keeping big hitters quiet

1.2

Baidwan to Jayasuriya, no run, left alone

1.3

Baidwan to Jayasuriya, 1 run, defends it of the back foot and takes a quick single

1.4

Baidwan to Mubarak, FOUR, inside edge misfielding four runs

1.5

Baidwan to Mubarak, no run, shaped in to him, defends it

1.6

Baidwan to Mubarak, no run, pitched up flicked to square leg

Katchay continues

End of over 2 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 10/0
J Mubarak    5* (5b 1x4)      HS Baidwan    1-0-6-0
ST Jayasuriya    3* (7b)     

2.1

Katchay to Jayasuriya, SIX, pulled away for 6 over fine leg

Joban the ball boy takes a wonderful catch

2.2

Katchay to Jayasuriya, no run

2.3

Katchay to Jayasuriya, no run, stayed low, Jayasuriya adjusts

2.4

Katchay to Jayasuriya, 1 run, flicked it to fine leg excellent work by Harvir

2.5

Katchay to Mubarak, 1 leg bye

2.6

Katchay to Jayasuriya, no run

End of over 3 (8 runs) Sri Lanka 18/0
ST Jayasuriya    10* (12b 1x6)      E Katchay    2-0-11-0
J Mubarak    5* (6b 1x4)     

3.1

Baidwan to Mubarak, no run, flicked it to mid wicket

3.2

Baidwan to Mubarak, 3 runs, driven away long chase

3.3

Baidwan to Jayasuriya, no run, defends it back

3.4

Baidwan to Jayasuriya, no run, driven to covers

3.5

Baidwan to Jayasuriya, FOUR, he guides it past point and gully

3.6

Baidwan to Jayasuriya, no run

End of over 4 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 25/0
ST Jayasuriya    14* (16b 1x4 1x6)      HS Baidwan    2-0-13-0
J Mubarak    8* (8b 1x4)     

4.1

Katchay to Mubarak, 1 run

4.2

Katchay to Jayasuriya, OUT, tried to pull it stayed a little low, and long walk back, biggest wicket Katchay has taken till now

ST Jayasuriya b Katchay 14 (17b 1x4 1x6) SR: 82.35

Skipper in

4.3

Katchay to Jayawardene, no run, driven right back

4.4

Katchay to Jayawardene, FOUR, driven away, magnificent cover drive, chased by 3 people ball wins

4.5

Katchay to Jayawardene, no run, defended off the front foot

4.6

Katchay to Jayawardene, 2 runs, square cut they run back for the double

Cheema into the attack

End of over 5 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 32/1
DPMD Jayawardene    6* (4b 1x4)      E Katchay    3-0-18-1
J Mubarak    9* (9b 1x4)     

5.1

Rizwan Cheema to Mubarak, FOUR, straight drive, no stopping that one

5.2

Rizwan Cheema to Mubarak, no run

5.3

Rizwan Cheema to Mubarak, no run, wild swing not result

5.4

Rizwan Cheema to Mubarak, 1 run

5.5

Rizwan Cheema to Jayawardene, no run, defended by Mahela

5.6

Rizwan Cheema to Jayawardene, FOUR, picked of his legs, one bounce into the fence

End of over 6 (9 runs) Sri Lanka 41/1
DPMD Jayawardene    10* (6b 2x4)      Rizwan Cheema    1-0-9-0
J Mubarak    14* (13b 2x4)     

6.1

Katchay to Mubarak, 1 run, quick single at covers

6.2

Katchay to Jayawardene, FOUR, driven hard, Katchay wanted to stop it, too quick

6.3

Katchay to Jayawardene, 2 runs, driven to extra covers, cut off by Iqbal

6.4

Katchay to Jayawardene, 1 run, edged, cut off at third man by Harvir

6.5

Katchay to Mubarak, no run, straight to Dhaniram, he lost it under his legs, Sri Lankans decided not to risk it

6.6

Katchay to Mubarak, 1 run, yorker easily dealt with

End of over 7 (9 runs) Sri Lanka 50/1
J Mubarak    16* (16b 2x4)      E Katchay    4-0-27-1
DPMD Jayawardene    17* (9b 3x4)     

7.1

Rizwan Cheema to Mubarak, 1 run, flicked it to mid wicket, Katchay does well to stop it but a wild throw

7.2

Rizwan Cheema to Jayawardene, FOUR, square drive, right between third man and sweeper cover

7.3

Rizwan Cheema to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mulla's throw nails Mahela on the back

7.4

Rizwan Cheema to Mubarak, no run, stopped at mid wicket by Balaji

7.5

Rizwan Cheema to Mubarak, OUT, Mubarak had no idea where the ball was, Mulla did though, he stumps him while Mubarak was thinking of a single

J Mubarak run out 17 (19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 89.47

7.6

Rizwan Cheema to Kulatunga, no run

Balaji Rao to bowl

End of over 8 (6 runs) Sri Lanka 56/2
HGJM Kulatunga    0* (1b)      Rizwan Cheema    2-0-15-1
DPMD Jayawardene    22* (11b 4x4)     

8.1

Balaji Rao to Jayawardene, 2 runs, works it to mid wicket

8.2

Balaji Rao to Jayawardene, 1 run, worked to the leg side

8.3

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, 1 run, single to fine leg

8.4

Balaji Rao to Jayawardene, 1 run, worked to fine leg again

8.5

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, 1 run, worked to mid on

8.6

Balaji Rao to Jayawardene, 4 byes, ripper no chance for Mulla

End of over 9 (10 runs) Sri Lanka 66/2
DPMD Jayawardene    26* (15b 4x4)      WD Balaji Rao    1-0-6-0
HGJM Kulatunga    2* (3b)     

9.1

Rizwan Cheema to Kulatunga, 1 run, defends it to point and takes off

9.2

Rizwan Cheema to Jayawardene, no run, Cheema with his big off-cutter

Jayawardena took that off cutter in the mid section, a drink for him, and a moment of pride for Cheema

9.3

Rizwan Cheema to Jayawardene, FOUR, half scool half sweep for Jayawardena

9.4

Rizwan Cheema to Jayawardene, no run, straight drive, Cheema uses his boot to stop that

9.5

Rizwan Cheema to Jayawardene, 1 run, chops a full ball down to third man

9.6

Rizwan Cheema to Kulatunga, 1 run, he tried to late cut it inside edge to short fine leg

Correction viewers, that stumping has been changed by match referee Jeff Crowe to a run out

End of over 10 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 73/2
HGJM Kulatunga    4* (5b)      Rizwan Cheema    3-0-22-1
DPMD Jayawardene    31* (19b 5x4)     

10.1

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, 1 run, he works it off the middle stump to mid wicket for a single

10.2

Balaji Rao to Jayawardene, FOUR, transfers his weight beautifully to cut it past point for a boundary

10.3

Balaji Rao to Jayawardene, OUT, tried to sweep it, umpire says not you are out, Mahela did not like it

DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Balaji Rao 35 (21b 6x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

Kandamby is the new man in

10.4

Balaji Rao to Kandamby, 1 wide

10.4

Balaji Rao to Kandamby, no run, straight to short mid wicket

10.5

Balaji Rao to Kandamby, OUT, Brilliant catch by Cheema

SHT Kandamby c Rizwan Cheema b Balaji Rao 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Dilshan is in he was aiming for long it went to long off

10.6

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, 1 wide

10.6

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, no run

Dhaniram to bowl his left arm finger spin

End of over 11 (7 runs) Sri Lanka 80/4
HGJM Kulatunga    5* (7b)      WD Balaji Rao    2-0-13-2
TM Dilshan    0* (0b)     

11.1

Dhaniram to Dilshan, no run

11.2

Dhaniram to Dilshan, no run

11.3

Dhaniram to Dilshan, 1 run, drive to long off

11.4

Dhaniram to Kulatunga, no run

11.5

Dhaniram to Kulatunga, 1 run, on drive, Dhaniram could have stopped it

11.6

Dhaniram to Dilshan, 1 run

Canada has kept them rather quiet

End of over 12 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 83/4
TM Dilshan    2* (4b)      S Dhaniram    1-0-3-0
HGJM Kulatunga    6* (9b)     

12.1

Balaji Rao to Dilshan, 1 run, swept away

12.2

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, no run, quick and flat, he wanted to cut it

12.3

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, no run, he wanted to pull i this time

12.4

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, 2 runs, worked to mid wicket

12.5

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, 1 run, on drive to long on

12.6

Balaji Rao to Dilshan, no run

End of over 13 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 87/4
TM Dilshan    3* (6b)      WD Balaji Rao    3-0-17-2
HGJM Kulatunga    9* (13b)     

13.1

Dhaniram to Kulatunga, no run, defended

13.2

Dhaniram to Kulatunga, no run, Dhaniram is piching it outside leg

13.3

Dhaniram to Kulatunga, 1 run, swept hard from that line this time, straight to deep square leg

13.4

Dhaniram to Dilshan, 1 run, driven uppishly to long off

13.5

Dhaniram to Kulatunga, 1 run, single to short third man

13.6

Dhaniram to Dilshan, 1 run, steps out and drives it to long off

End of over 14 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 91/4
TM Dilshan    5* (8b)      S Dhaniram    2-0-7-0
HGJM Kulatunga    11* (17b)     

14.1

Balaji Rao to Dilshan, 1 run, driven in the air straight past Balaji

14.2

Balaji Rao to Kulatunga, OUT, tried to sweep it caught at third man

HGJM Kulatunga c Baidwan b Balaji Rao 11 (18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 61.11

14.3

Balaji Rao to Weeraratne, no run

14.4

Balaji Rao to Weeraratne, 1 run

14.5

Balaji Rao to Dilshan, 2 runs

14.6

Balaji Rao to Dilshan, no run

End of over 15 (4 runs) Sri Lanka 95/5
TM Dilshan    8* (11b)      WD Balaji Rao    4-0-21-3
K Weeraratne    1* (2b)     

15.1

Dhaniram to Weeraratne, no run, almost taken by Dhaniram himself, he tried to work it on the legside, leading edge

15.2

Dhaniram to Weeraratne, 1 run, slog sweep to deep square leg

15.3

Dhaniram to Dilshan, 1 run, steps out to get to the pitch of the ball and drives it along the ground to long off

15.4

Dhaniram to Weeraratne, no run, steps out and hits it right back at him

15.5

Dhaniram to Weeraratne, 1 run, slog sweep between deep square leg and fine leg

15.6

Dhaniram to Dilshan, SIX, Dilshan unwinds, and lofts it over long on into the bushes

End of over 16 (9 runs) Sri Lanka 104/5
TM Dilshan    15* (13b 1x6)      S Dhaniram    3-0-16-0
K Weeraratne    3* (6b)     

16.1

Dean to Weeraratne, 1 run, driven to long on

16.2

Dean to Dilshan, 1 run, fires it in, just a single to long off

16.3

Dean to Weeraratne, OUT, tried to loft him over midwicket straight to Dhaniram, at midwicket

K Weeraratne c Dhaniram b Dean 4 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

16.4

Dean to Dilhara, 1 run

16.5

Dean to Dilshan, no run, hits the stumps on the bowling end

16.6

Dean to Dilshan, no run, straight to covers

End of over 17 (3 runs) Sri Lanka 107/6
TM Dilshan    16* (16b 1x6)      AS Dean    1-0-3-1
LHD Dilhara    1* (1b)     

17.1

Baidwan to Dilhara, no run, defends it, Harvir comes at it quick

17.2

Baidwan to Dilhara, SIX, beautiful straight six. all timming

17.3

Baidwan to Dilhara, 2 runs, cuts it, bad miss by Zubin at point, better work by Cheema at third man

17.4

Baidwan to Dilhara, 2 runs, flicks it in the air, Dean cuts it off at square leg

17.5

Baidwan to Dilhara, 2 runs, lofted it over covers

17.6

Baidwan to Dilhara, 1 run, straight drive just a single, as Harvir gets a hand on it

End of over 18 (13 runs) Sri Lanka 120/6
LHD Dilhara    14* (7b 1x6)      HS Baidwan    3-0-26-0
TM Dilshan    16* (16b 1x6)     

18.1

Dean to Dilhara, 3 runs, shout for a run out third umpire says not out

18.2

Dean to Dilshan, FOUR, straight drive, Jyoti could not stop it this time

18.3

Dean to Dilshan, FOUR, steps out slashes it above point

Dilshan has lost his helmet yet again Dean pulls out of that effort

18.4

Dean to Dilshan, 2 runs, steps out and pulls it to square leg

18.5

Dean to Dilshan, OUT, steps out and misses, Mulla does the rest

TM Dilshan st †Mulla b Dean 26 (20b 2x4 1x6) SR: 130.00

18.6

Dean to Kulasekara, 2 runs, direct hit from mid wicket by Katchay, third umpire gives green

Harvir to bowl the last over

End of over 19 (15 runs) Sri Lanka 135/7
KMDN Kulasekara    2* (1b)      AS Dean    2-0-18-2
LHD Dilhara    17* (8b 1x6)     

19.1

Baidwan to Dilhara, 1 run, driven hard to long off

19.2

Baidwan to Kulasekara, 2 runs, slower ball from slow medium Harvir has been clipped to square leg

19.3

Baidwan to Kulasekara, SIX, Big hit, bang on the sight screen

19.4

Baidwan to Kulasekara, SIX, another big hit on to the stand over long off

19.5

Baidwan to Kulasekara, 2 runs, bad fielding at long on by Jethi

19.6

Baidwan to Kulasekara, 1 run, swats it to square leg

So the biggest total of the tournament Canada has their hands full today We are all set, Fernendo will bowl to the Canadian openers, Mulla and Cheema

End of over 20 (18 runs) Sri Lanka 153/7
KMDN Kulasekara    19* (6b 2x6)      HS Baidwan    4-0-44-0
LHD Dilhara    18* (9b 1x6)     
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