Asian Games Men's Cricket Competition, Final: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka at Incheon, Oct 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 68 runs
Played at Yeonhui Cricket Ground, Incheon (neutral venue)
3 October 2014 (20-over match)
  Sri Lanka innings (20 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal WU Tharanga c †Qaseem Khan b Nasim Baras 1 4 0 0 25.00
1.2 full, wide of off, driven at, thin edge through 7/1
View dismissal LD Chandimal c Mohammad Nabi b Fazal Rahman 33 27 3 1 122.22
10.2 back of a length, goes to pull, through a bit early, skews high, Nabi waits beneath it at mid-off 79/2
View dismissal HDRL Thirimanne* lbw b Mohammad Nabi 57 37 7 1 154.05
11.6 back of a length, quicker, it's through the sweep, straightening, back leg pinned 92/3
View dismissal LHD Dilhara lbw b Gulbadin Naib 11 15 0 0 73.33
15.2 full, into the base of leg, back pad first 110/5
View dismissal BMAJ Mendis lbw b Gulbadin Naib 2 3 0 0 66.66
13.1 length ball, skids on, straightens from middle, plumb in front 100/4
View dismissal PC de Silva c & b Mohammad Nabi 9 12 0 0 75.00
17.2 full, slammed back hard, Nabi takes in front of his right thigh and wrings his hand, 'what a catch', you can hear Qaseem say 127/7
View dismissal SMA Priyanjan run out (†Qaseem Khan) 2 3 0 0 66.66
16.2 from Fareed Ahmad, full, outside off, square driven, Sami runs in from extra cover, beats Priyanjan diving in to the 'keeper's end 120/6
View dismissal RLB Rambukwella c Gulbadin Naib b Mohammad Nabi 4 5 0 0 80.00
17.4 full toss, swung high, Gulbadin's underneath it at long on, takes the swirler well 128/8
View dismissal DAS Gunaratne b Fareed Ahmad 1 5 0 0 20.00
18.6 down the wicket to hoick to leg, misses, ball takes the off-bail 133/9
View dismissal I Udana b Mohammad Nabi 4 5 0 0 80.00
19.1 and you know what? Sri Lanka haven't batted out 20 overs! The arm ball, faster and flatter is through the forward stride 133/10
AAS Silva not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 4, lb 3, w 1, nb 1) 9
  Total (all out; 19.1 overs) 133 (6.93 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket Fareed Ahmad 4 0 26 1 6.50 (1nb)
18.6 to Gunaratne, down the wicket to hoick to leg, misses, ball takes the off-bail 133/9
View wicket M Nasim Baras 2 1 11 1 5.50
1.2 to Tharanga, full, wide of off, driven at, thin edge through 7/1
  Amir Hamza 2 0 23 0 11.50
View wickets Mohammad Nabi 3.1 0 18 4 5.68
11.6 to Thirimanne, back of a length, quicker, it's through the sweep, straightening, back leg pinned 92/3
17.2 to de Silva, full, slammed back hard, Nabi takes in front of his right thigh and wrings his hand, 'what a catch', you can hear Qaseem say 127/7
17.4 to Rambukwella, full toss, swung high, Gulbadin's underneath it at long on, takes the swirler well 128/8
19.1 to Udana, and you know what? Sri Lanka haven't batted out 20 overs! The arm ball, faster and flatter is through the forward stride 133/10
View wickets Gulbadin Naib 4 0 16 2 4.00 (1w)
13.1 to Mendis, length ball, skids on, straightens from middle, plumb in front 100/4
15.2 to Dilhara, full, into the base of leg, back pad first 110/5
View wicket Fazal Rahman 4 0 32 1 8.00
10.2 to Chandimal, back of a length, goes to pull, through a bit early, skews high, Nabi waits beneath it at mid-off 79/2
  Afghanistan innings (target: 134 runs from 20 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Najeeb Tarakai c Tharanga b de Silva 17 16 3 0 106.25
4.1 full, driven in the air, low to mid-off who takes well running in 20/3
View dismissal Fazal Rahman b Udana 2 4 0 0 50.00
3.1 length ball on off, swings across the line, off-stump knocked back 20/1
View dismissal Mohammad Shahzad lbw b Udana 0 3 0 0 0.00
3.4 full, on leg, plays round the pad, plumb as you like, ball hitting the back leg 20/2
View dismissal Samiullah Shenwari b Mendis 8 19 0 0 42.10
9.2 the googly! Through, off the pad to hit off-stump 36/5
View dismissal Mohammad Nabi* c Mendis b Dilhara 3 10 0 0 30.00
7.6 fullish outside off, Nabi fetches, sends the ball to the wide long on fielder on the boundary 30/4
View dismissal Karim Sadiq st †Chandimal b Mendis 10 11 1 0 90.90
11.1 slower ball, short, Karim down a long way, spins past the bat, on his knees trying to get back, has to walk off now 46/6
View dismissal M Nasim Baras run out (Silva) 6 11 0 0 54.54
13.6 from Mendis, full, on leg, appeal for lbw, not out, but he'd wandered down the wicket and the throw from fine leg inside the circle comes in with him only just having turned back 53/7
View dismissal Gulbadin Naib lbw b Mendis 0 4 0 0 0.00
11.4 full, another googly and that's hitting leg, Gulbadin pinned to the crease 46/7
View dismissal Qaseem Khan c sub (GSNFG Jayasuriya) b de Silva 12 18 0 0 66.66
17.4 full, outside off, drive squirts in the air to point who dives full length to his left to take well and Sri Lanka have won Asian Games gold! 65/10
View dismissal Fareed Ahmad b Silva 0 2 0 0 0.00
14.4 tries to whack to leg, middle stump is, by the ball 56/9
Amir Hamza not out 2 8 0 0 25.00
Extras (lb 2, w 3) 5
  Total (all out; 17.4 overs) 65 (3.67 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket LHD Dilhara 3 0 14 1 4.66
7.6 to Mohammad Nabi, fullish outside off, Nabi fetches, sends the ball to the wide long on fielder on the boundary 30/4
View wickets I Udana 3 2 1 2 0.33
3.1 to Fazal Rahman, length ball on off, swings across the line, off-stump knocked back 20/1
3.4 to Mohammad Shahzad, full, on leg, plays round the pad, plumb as you like, ball hitting the back leg 20/2
View wickets PC de Silva 3.4 1 20 2 5.45
4.1 to Najeeb Tarakai, full, driven in the air, low to mid-off who takes well running in 20/3
17.4 to Qaseem Khan, full, outside off, drive squirts in the air to point who dives full length to his left to take well and Sri Lanka have won Asian Games gold! 65/10
View wicket AAS Silva 4 0 15 1 3.75 (1w)
14.4 to Fareed Ahmad, tries to whack to leg, middle stump is, by the ball 56/9
View wickets BMAJ Mendis 4 0 13 3 3.25 (2w)
9.2 to Samiullah Shenwari, the googly! Through, off the pad to hit off-stump 36/5
11.1 to Karim Sadiq, slower ball, short, Karim down a long way, spins past the bat, on his knees trying to get back, has to walk off now 46/6
11.4 to Gulbadin Naib, full, another googly and that's hitting leg, Gulbadin pinned to the crease 46/7

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series - Sri Lanka won the 2014/15 Asian Games Men's Cricket Competition
Umpires - BB Pradhan (Nepal) and Sarika Prasad (Singapore)
Match referee - Iqbal Sikander (Pakistan)
Reserve umpire - M Kamruzzman (Thailand)
 
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