ICC Champions Trophy - 2nd semi final

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)

29.1

Mendis to Dhawan, 2 runs, starts with his favourite delivery, the googly, swept towards fine leg

29.2

Mendis to Dhawan, no run, spins in from outside off, forward defense from Dhawan

29.3

Mendis to Dhawan, 1 run, full ball is eased towards long-on for a single

29.4

Mendis to Kohli, 1 run, a legspinner from Mendis, slapped off the back foot behind point

29.5

Mendis to Dhawan, 3 runs, plays a paddle-sweep, looking to power that one, the ball goes fine, and Malinga has a long chase

29.6

Mendis to Kohli, FOUR, full ball is hoicked for four, an agricultural shot but sends the ball to the midwicket boundary

India 133/1   BMAJ Mendis 1-0-11-0

31.1

Mendis to Dhawan, 1 run, lovely shot from Dhawan, that was a full ball outside off, perfectly timed drive towards cover, can't beat the fielder

31.2

Mendis to Kohli, no run, superb legspinner from Mendis, spins away sharply after pitching on middle stump, Kohli looks to defend off the front foot but is beaten

31.3

Mendis to Kohli, 1 run, flighted and full, on the pads, whipped towards midwicket

31.4

Mendis to Dhawan, no run, outside off, looking to steer the ball towards third man, slips past the outside edge

31.5

Mendis to Dhawan, OUT, stumping chance here, as a perfectly disguised googly from Mendis draws Shikhar out of the crease, looking to defend, the back leg is an inch out of the crease and the ball spins past the outside edge, Sanga takes off the bails in time, Dhawan's innings is over

S Dhawan st †Sangakkara b Mendis 68 (140m 92b 6x4 1x6) SR: 73.91

31.6

Mendis to Raina, 2 runs, Raina looks to sweep his first ball, doesn't middle it, the ball rolls behind square leg

India 144/2   BMAJ Mendis 2-0-15-1

33.1

Mendis to Kohli, 2 runs, the googly comes in a long way, Kohli waits on the back foot and clips it towards midwicket

33.2

Mendis to Kohli, 2 runs, doesn't turn as much this time, thumped towards wide long-on for two more, Kohli picking up pace now

33.3

Mendis to Kohli, SIX, overpitched from Mendis, Kohli steps out and hammers that over the bowler's head and towards the sightscreen to bring up another half-century, Kohli loving it against the Sri Lankans as usual

33.4

Mendis to Kohli, no run, defends that off the back foot

33.5

Mendis to Kohli, 2 runs, a wristy stroke sends the ball racing towards deep extra cover, Kohli played that after skipping down the track to get close to the pitch of the ball

33.6

Mendis to Kohli, 1 run, defends the ball towards cover for a single to retain strike, if Raina is here to get some batting practice, Kohli isn't giving him much to do

India 168/2   BMAJ Mendis 3-0-28-1
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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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