ICC Champions Trophy - 2nd semi final

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)

36.2

Jadeja to Mendis, no run, that spun in a long, long way from outside off as Jadeja switches to over the stumps, Mendis is taken by surprise by that one and is handcuffed, struck on the ribs

36.3

Jadeja to Mendis, no run

36.4

Jadeja to Mendis, no run, full ball outside off, blocked off the front foot

36.5

Jadeja to Mendis, no run, full and outside off, blocked down the track

36.6

Jadeja to Mendis, no run, fires it in full, blocked back down the track, and Jadeja has a wicket maiden in the Batting Powerplay, the cult of Jadeja continues to grow

Sri Lanka 119/4   BMAJ Mendis 0* (5b)

38.1

Jadeja to Mendis, no run, short of length and well outside off, turning in, dabbed toward backward point

38.2

Jadeja to Mendis, no run

38.3

Jadeja to Mendis, no run, full and outside off, defended and that's 17 dot balls in a row

38.4

Jadeja to Mendis, no run, make that 18, another ball that is patted back to the bowler

38.5

Jadeja to Mendis, no run, 19 now, length ball just outside off, more defence

38.6

Jadeja to Mendis, 1 run, stop the press, Sri Lanka have scored a run at long last, a full ball just outside off is pushed towards long-on for a single

Sri Lanka 120/4   BMAJ Mendis 1* (11b)

39.1

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, full ball outside leg stump, helped towards short fine leg for one more

39.4

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run

Sri Lanka 124/4   BMAJ Mendis 3* (13b)

41.1

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 leg bye, spins towards leg stump, a mild lbw appeal as Mendis clips it towards square leg

41.3

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, full ball, dips on the pads, clipped to the leg side for one more

Sri Lanka 132/4   BMAJ Mendis 4* (15b)

42.5

Yadav to Mendis, 1 run, short ball outside off, gets big on Mendis, who goes for the pull and the ball lobs over midwicket, not entirely in control of that shot

Sri Lanka 139/4   BMAJ Mendis 5* (16b)

43.1

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, Ashwin flights that one and it slides down the leg side, worked behind square leg

43.3

Ashwin to Mendis, no run, full ball, thrashed towards mid-off but can't beat the fielder there

43.4

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, a paddle sweep sends the ball towards short fine leg

43.6

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, flighted and full, poked towards point for a single

Sri Lanka 146/4   BMAJ Mendis 8* (20b)

44.1

I Sharma to Mendis, FOUR, a shortish ball on leg stump, Mendis swivels and helps that along towards fine leg for four, not the best of bowling from Ishant

44.2

I Sharma to Mendis, 1 run, better from Ishant, a fuller ball outside off, guided towards backward point

44.4

I Sharma to Mendis, 1 run, on the pads, tucked towards square leg for a quick single, there is a direct hit this time but the batsman is in this time

Sri Lanka 154/4   BMAJ Mendis 14* (23b 1x4)

45.1

Ashwin to Mendis, no run, defended off the back foot towards point

45.2

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, reverse-swept in front of point, stopped at deep point

45.4

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, flat delivery on the pads, helped to short fine leg

45.6

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, length ball and that is lofted towards long-off for a single

Sri Lanka 159/5   BMAJ Mendis 17* (27b 1x4)

46.1

I Sharma to Mendis, 1 run, the first ball is a short one that is dabbed towards short third man

46.6

I Sharma to Mendis, no run, Mendis can't connect with that shortish ball outside off, just one off the over

Sri Lanka 160/6   BMAJ Mendis 18* (29b 1x4)

47.2

Ashwin to Mendis, 2 runs, clipped towards midwicket and that has been placed well enough to get a couple

47.3

Ashwin to Mendis, 1 run, full ball on off and middle, squeezed out towards backward point

Sri Lanka 164/6   BMAJ Mendis 21* (31b 1x4)

48.2

I Sharma to Mendis, 1 run, short of length ball, Mendis shuffles across and whip it down to fine leg for a single

48.4

I Sharma to Mendis, 2 runs, short ball outside off, hammered by Mendis, that cut carries over the man at cover but can't beat the man in the deep, two more

48.5

I Sharma to Mendis, 1 run, thrashed towards deep square leg for a single

Sri Lanka 171/7   BMAJ Mendis 25* (34b 1x4)

49.1

Ashwin to Mendis, OUT, and another one for Ashwin, he pauses again before he delivers the ball, Mendis wanted to power that to midwicket but he doesn't connect, he's caught a long way out of the crease, Dhoni has enough time to remove the bails

BMAJ Mendis st †Dhoni b Ashwin 25 (51m 35b 1x4 0x6) SR: 71.42

Sri Lanka 171/8   BMAJ Mendis 25 (35b 1x4)
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Jun 20, 2013

Umesh Yadav went wicketless in his eight overs, India v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, 2nd semi-final, Cardiff, June 20, 2013

Umesh Yadav went wicketless in his eight overs

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Jun 20, 2013

Ishant Sharma enjoyed a good day with the ball, India v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, 2nd semi-final, Cardiff, June 20, 2013

Ishant Sharma enjoyed a good day with the ball

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