ICC Champions Trophy - 2nd semi final

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)

23.1

Dhoni to Jayawardene, no run, length ball well outside off, 123.8kph, harmless ball that doesn't move much, left alone

23.2

Dhoni to Jayawardene, no run, whaddaplayaaaaa! Dhoni has done it second ball! that too the big wicket of Mahela Jayawardene, swings the ball in a long way, Mahela is struck on the pads, Aleem Dar raises the finger, review, and a good one from Mahela, a thin inside-edge saves him

23.3

Dhoni to Jayawardene, 1 wide, slides this down the leg side

23.3

Dhoni to Jayawardene, no run, short of length ball outside off, not much movement this time, blocked off the front foot

23.4

Dhoni to Jayawardene, 1 run, length ball angling in towards off stump, 124kph, defended towards mid-on for a single

23.5

Dhoni to Mathews, 1 run, length ball well outside off, no swing there for Dhoni, lashed towards sweeper cover for a single

23.6

Dhoni to Jayawardene, 1 run, short of length ball just outside off, 121kph, steered towards third man for a single

Sri Lanka 65/3   MS Dhoni 1-0-4-0

25.1

Dhoni to Jayawardene, 1 run, slides in towards middle stump, helped along to fine leg for a single

25.2

Dhoni to Mathews, 1 run, pitched up, that one swung in from Dhoni, pushed towards mid-on for a single

25.3

Dhoni to Jayawardene, FOUR, short and wide from Dhoni, 123kph, put away by Mahela, slapped behind point for four, too wide for third man to cut it off despite the slow outfield

25.4

Dhoni to Jayawardene, no run, short again, not as wide as the previous one, cut away towards point

25.5

Dhoni to Jayawardene, 1 run, a low full toss on legstump, tucked towards midwicket for a single

25.6

Dhoni to Mathews, no run, short of a length ball outside off, no movement whatsoever, left alone

Sri Lanka 79/3   MS Dhoni 2-0-11-0

27.1

Dhoni to Jayawardene, no run, length ball angling in towards middle stump

27.2

Dhoni to Jayawardene, no run, short of length ball angles in slightly, Mahela looks to dab it fine towards third man, but is beaten

27.3

Dhoni to Jayawardene, no run, a touch short and outside off, Mahela goes for the more forceful cut this time, a diving stop from Raina at backward point

27.4

Dhoni to Jayawardene, 1 run, guides this one towards short third man for a single

27.5

Dhoni to Mathews, no run, length ball just outside off, Dhoni not getting the ball to move much, pushed straight to point, that was only 114kph

27.6

Dhoni to Mathews, no run, Mathews under-edges the ball as he looks to power it down the ground, Dhoni has 3-0-13-0, not too bad

Sri Lanka 83/3   MS Dhoni 3-0-12-0

29.1

Dhoni to Mathews, 2 runs, short of length delivery, but it's on the pads and it is easily whipped to backward square leg for a couple

29.2

Dhoni to Mathews, no run, back of length outside off, the batsman pushes it to cover

29.3

Dhoni to Mathews, no run, this one stays low and it beats the batsman as he tries to punch it through cover

29.4

Dhoni to Mathews, 1 run, shorter delivery outside off again, stays low too, Angelo pushes it to long on for a single

29.5

Dhoni to Jayawardene, 1 run, short and wide, Mahela eases it to deep backward point off the back foot

29.6

Dhoni to Mathews, 1 run, short of length delivery on off, the batsman stands tall and punches it to long on for a single

Sri Lanka 92/3   MS Dhoni 4-0-17-0
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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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