Sri Lanka tour of England and Ireland, 2014 / Wicket commentary

Sri Lanka in Ireland ODI Series - 1st ODI

Ireland v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 79 runs

0.4

Murtagh to Perera, OUT, finds the edge and it's a wonderful flying catch by Kevin O'Brien diving to his left at second slip, good start for Ireland

MDKJ Perera c KJ O'Brien b Murtagh 0 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 0/1   WU Tharanga 0* (0b)   TJ Murtagh 0.4-0-0-1

8.4

Cusack to Thirimanne, OUT, and the change works, flashing drive and it finds a thin outside edge which Wilson takes

HDRL Thirimanne c †Wilson b Cusack 8 (24b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

Sri Lanka 25/2   WU Tharanga 16* (24b 3x4)   AR Cusack 0.4-0-0-1

17.6

Thompson to Tharanga, OUT, and a breathrough, pushes at a widish one with not a lot of confidence and a this edge is found, he walks as Thompson celebrates

WU Tharanga c †Wilson b Thompson 24 (52b 3x4 0x6) SR: 46.15

Sri Lanka 57/3   LD Chandimal 22* (28b 3x4)   SR Thompson 3-0-12-1

28.2

KJ O'Brien to Chandimal, OUT, hit hard but in the air back to the bowler and he stoops down and plucks it out of the air, the second brilliant catch by Kevin O'Brien this innings

LD Chandimal c & b KJ O'Brien 39 (61b 3x4 0x6) SR: 63.93

Sri Lanka 90/4   AD Mathews 15* (29b 3x4)   KJ O'Brien 1.2-0-5-1

29.2

Stirling to Vithanage, OUT, and another one goes, Stirling finds the outside and edge and Joyce takes a simple catch at first slip, Sri Lanka in some bother

KDK Vithanage c Joyce b Stirling 5 (5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Sri Lanka 95/5   AD Mathews 15* (30b 3x4)   PR Stirling 0.2-0-0-1

38.2

Murtagh to Mathews, OUT, and a brilliant bit of work by Niall O'Brien as Matthews gets himself in a muddle being sent back his partner, O'Brien lofts lovely throw from short fine leg

AD Mathews run out 30 (53b 4x4 0x6) SR: 56.60

Sri Lanka 135/6   SMA Priyanjan 20* (31b 3x4)   TJ Murtagh 7.2-1-13-1

42.3

Dockrell to Priyanjan, OUT, tries to hammer him down the ground but he only picks out Ed Joyce at long-on who gathers a nice catch

SMA Priyanjan c Joyce b Dockrell 31 (44b 4x4 0x6) SR: 70.45

Sri Lanka 160/7   KMDN Kulasekara 13* (12b 1x4 1x6)   GH Dockrell 8.3-0-27-1

46.2

Murtagh to Senanayake, OUT, didn't move his feet trying to slog it over deep midwicket but he can't beat Dockrell who takes the regulation catch at the rope

SMSM Senanayake c Dockrell b Murtagh 3 (14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.42

Sri Lanka 176/8   KMDN Kulasekara 24* (21b 1x4 2x6)   TJ Murtagh 9.2-1-17-2
Series Results
Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin - May 8, 2014
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin - May 6, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 79 runs
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Photos

May 6, 2014

Ajantha Mendis, with the man of the match award, celebrates Angelo Mathews, Ireland v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Clontarf, May 6, 2014

Ajantha Mendis, with the man of the match award, celebrates Angelo Mathews

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