ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier, 2013 / Commentary

ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier - 8th match, Group B

Japan Women v Sri Lanka Women

Sri Lanka Women won by 10 wickets (with 110 balls remaining)

Welcome to ESPNcricinfo's coverage of this Women's World T20 Qualifier between Japan and Sri Lanka. Japan were heavily beaten by Ireland in their first game while Sri Lanka recorded a comfortable win over Canada. Unfortuantely it is raining here at the moment so it the toss has been delayed.

Match State: Delay - rain

The good news here is the rain has stopped and the match will begin at 2.10 . Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to field.

0.1

Kaushalya to Yamamoto, OUT, wicket first ball, full and straight and she's caught on the pads, looked out

M Yamamoto lbw b Kaushalya 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.2

Kaushalya to Miyaji, no run, pushed out to point

0.3

Kaushalya to Miyaji, no run, played back to the bowler

0.4

Kaushalya to Miyaji, no run, play and a miss to that one

0.5

Kaushalya to Miyaji, 1 run, turned towards square leg

0.6

Kaushalya to Sakamoto, no run, just blocked away and goes towards first slip

End of over 1 (1 run) Japan Women 1/1
C Sakamoto    0* (1b)      LE Kaushalya    1-0-1-1
S Miyaji    1* (4b)     

1.1

Weerakkody to Miyaji, no run, left alone by the batswoman

1.2

Weerakkody to Miyaji, 1 run, in the air but drops short of cover

1.3

Weerakkody to Sakamoto, no run, no shot played there

1.4

Weerakkody to Sakamoto, no run

1.5

Weerakkody to Sakamoto, OUT, and another one gone, flashing off drive but directly to cover who takes a good catch

C Sakamoto c Rasangika b Weerakkody 0 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.6

Weerakkody to Ota, no run

End of over 2 (1 run) Japan Women 2/2
K Ota    0* (1b)      SS Weerakkody    1-0-1-1
S Miyaji    2* (6b)      LE Kaushalya    1-0-1-1

2.1

Kaushalya to Miyaji, no run, blocked back to the bowler

2.2

Kaushalya to Miyaji, OUT, Japan in tatters, inside edge of the bat onto the stumps

S Miyaji b Kaushalya 2 (8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

2.3

Kaushalya to Kubota, no run

2.4

Kaushalya to Kubota, 1 run

2.5

Kaushalya to Ota, 1 run

2.6

Kaushalya to Kubota, no run

End of over 3 (2 runs) Japan Women 4/3
S Kubota    1* (3b)      LE Kaushalya    2-0-3-2
K Ota    1* (2b)      SS Weerakkody    1-0-1-1

3.1

Weerakkody to Kubota, no run

3.2

Weerakkody to Kubota, no run

3.3

Weerakkody to Kubota, no run

3.4

Weerakkody to Kubota, no run, hit hard back to the bowler

3.5

Weerakkody to Kubota, no run, pushed towards mid-off

3.6

Weerakkody to Kubota, OUT, misses with a cover drive and the top of off stump is hit

S Kubota b Weerakkody 1 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11

End of over 4 (wicket maiden) Japan Women 4/4
     SS Weerakkody    2-1-1-2
K Ota    1* (2b)      LE Kaushalya    2-0-3-2

4.1

Kaushalya to Ota, no run

4.2

Kaushalya to Ota, no run

4.3

Kaushalya to Ota, no run, defended back to the bowler

4.4

Kaushalya to Ota, 1 wide, down the leg side

4.4

Kaushalya to Ota, no run, pushed to mid-on

4.5

Kaushalya to Ota, no run, turned directly to midwicket

4.6

Kaushalya to Ota, no run, blocked away into the covers

End of over 5 (1 run) Japan Women 5/4
K Ota    1* (8b)      LE Kaushalya    3-0-4-2
A Nakayama    0* (0b)      SS Weerakkody    2-1-1-2

5.1

Weerakkody to Nakayama, no run, struck on the pads, going down the leg side

5.2

Weerakkody to Nakayama, no run, pushed back to the bowler

5.3

Weerakkody to Nakayama, no run, driven towards mid off

5.4

Weerakkody to Nakayama, 1 run, quick single in the leg side

5.5

Weerakkody to Ota, no run, left alone by the batswoman

5.6

Weerakkody to Ota, no run, just passes the outside edge

End of over 6 (1 run) Japan Women 6/4
K Ota    1* (10b)      SS Weerakkody    3-1-2-2
A Nakayama    1* (4b)      LE Kaushalya    3-0-4-2

6.1

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, hit in the air to point but dropped

6.2

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, forward defensive back to the bowler

6.3

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run

6.4

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, defended back to the bowler

6.5

Siriwardene to Nakayama, OUT

K Ota run out 1 (10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.00

6.6

Siriwardene to Kanno, no run

End of over 7 (wicket maiden) Japan Women 6/5
M Kanno    0* (1b)      HASD Siriwardene    1-1-0-0
A Nakayama    1* (9b)      SS Weerakkody    3-1-2-2

7.1

Gunaratne to Nakayama, no run

7.2

Gunaratne to Nakayama, no run, defended into the off side

7.3

Gunaratne to Nakayama, no run, just past the outside edge

7.4

Gunaratne to Nakayama, 1 run, flicked in front of square

7.5

Gunaratne to Kanno, no run

7.6

Gunaratne to Kanno, no run, pushed out to point

End of over 8 (1 run) Japan Women 7/5
M Kanno    0* (3b)      HHC Gunaratne    1-0-1-0
A Nakayama    2* (13b)      HASD Siriwardene    1-1-0-0

8.1

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, blocked away into midwicket

8.2

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, pushed to silly point

8.3

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run

8.4

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, pushed into the off side, silly point fields

8.5

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, almost into the hands of silly point

8.6

Siriwardene to Nakayama, FOUR, thick edge down to the third man boundary

End of over 9 (4 runs) Japan Women 11/5
A Nakayama    6* (19b 1x4)      HASD Siriwardene    2-1-4-0
M Kanno    0* (3b)      HHC Gunaratne    1-0-1-0

9.1

Gunaratne to Kanno, no run, played back to the bowler

9.2

Gunaratne to Kanno, OUT, goes back in her crease and tries to defend but can't connect and she's caught plum

M Kanno lbw b Gunaratne 0 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

9.3

Gunaratne to Kobayashi, no run, defended towards cover

9.4

Gunaratne to Kobayashi, no run, just passes the outside edge

9.5

Gunaratne to Kobayashi, no run, just tapped into the off side

9.6

Gunaratne to Kobayashi, no run, drops just before cover can get her hands on it

End of over 10 (wicket maiden) Japan Women 11/6
E Kobayashi    0* (4b)      HHC Gunaratne    2-1-1-1
A Nakayama    6* (19b 1x4)      HASD Siriwardene    2-1-4-0

10.1

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run

10.2

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, guides it towards silly point

10.3

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, no shot played to that one

10.4

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run

10.5

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, defended out towards point

10.6

Siriwardene to Nakayama, no run, wisish ball which she can only hit to point

End of over 11 (maiden) Japan Women 11/6
A Nakayama    6* (25b 1x4)      HASD Siriwardene    3-2-4-0
E Kobayashi    0* (4b)      HHC Gunaratne    2-1-1-1

11.1

Gunaratne to Kobayashi, OUT, plays totally the wrong line to that one and the off stump is struck

E Kobayashi b Gunaratne 0 (5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

11.2

Gunaratne to Yanagida, no run, defended into the covers

11.3

Gunaratne to Yanagida, no run, well played but directly to short cover

11.4

Gunaratne to Yanagida, no run, defended towards short cover this time

11.5

Gunaratne to Yanagida, no run, played towards point

11.6

Gunaratne to Yanagida, no run, plays the wrong line to that one and it goes through to the keeper

End of over 12 (wicket maiden) Japan Women 11/7
M Yanagida    0* (5b)      HHC Gunaratne    3-2-1-2
A Nakayama    6* (25b 1x4)      HASD Siriwardene    3-2-4-0

12.1

Dolawatte to Nakayama, no run, cut away but short cover fields

12.2

Dolawatte to Nakayama, no run, flicked directly to square leg

12.3

Dolawatte to Nakayama, no run, swing and a miss

12.4

Dolawatte to Nakayama, no run

12.5

Dolawatte to Nakayama, 1 run, glanced fine for a quick single

12.6

Dolawatte to Yanagida, 1 run, steered towards third man

End of over 13 (2 runs) Japan Women 13/7
M Yanagida    1* (6b)      SK Dolawatte    1-0-2-0
A Nakayama    7* (30b 1x4)      HHC Gunaratne    3-2-1-2

13.1

Gunaratne to Yanagida, no run, pushed into the off side

13.2

Gunaratne to Yanagida, no run, just nudged into towards short cover

13.3

Gunaratne to Yanagida, no run, well defended back to the bowler

13.4

Gunaratne to Yanagida, no run, driven firmly to mid-off

13.5

Gunaratne to Yanagida, 1 run, inside edge that squirts towards fine-leg

13.6

Gunaratne to Nakayama, no run, defended towards cover

End of over 14 (1 run) Japan Women 14/7
A Nakayama    7* (31b 1x4)      HHC Gunaratne    4-2-2-2
M Yanagida    2* (11b)      SK Dolawatte    1-0-2-0

14.1

Kaushalya to Yanagida, no run

14.2

Kaushalya to Yanagida, no run, blocked back to the bowler

14.3

Kaushalya to Yanagida, 1 wide, down the leg side

14.3

Kaushalya to Yanagida, no run, nudged towards cover

14.4

Kaushalya to Yanagida, no run, played back to the bowler

14.5

Kaushalya to Yanagida, no run, appeal for lbw, looked to be going down leg

14.6

Kaushalya to Yanagida, no run, defended into the covers

End of over 15 (1 run) Japan Women 15/7
M Yanagida    2* (17b)      LE Kaushalya    4-0-5-2
A Nakayama    7* (31b 1x4)      HHC Gunaratne    4-2-2-2

15.1

Dolawatte to Nakayama, no run, inside edge onto the pads

15.2

Dolawatte to Nakayama, no run, no shot played to that one

15.3

Dolawatte to Nakayama, FOUR, well played flick to deep backward square leg

15.4

Dolawatte to Nakayama, no run

15.5

Dolawatte to Nakayama, 1 run, turned behind square leg

15.6

Dolawatte to Yanagida, no run, lbw appeal, looked too high

End of over 16 (5 runs) Japan Women 20/7
M Yanagida    2* (18b)      SK Dolawatte    2-0-7-0
A Nakayama    12* (36b 2x4)      LE Kaushalya    4-0-5-2

16.1

Seneviratna to Nakayama, OUT, plays the pull shot way too late and her leg stump comes out of the ground

A Nakayama b Seneviratna 12 (37b 2x4 0x6) SR: 32.43

16.2

Seneviratna to Yamaguchi, no run, defended back to the bowler

16.3

Seneviratna to Yamaguchi, no run, played into the off side

16.4

Seneviratna to Yamaguchi, 1 run, uppisly past cover for a single

16.5

Seneviratna to Yanagida, no run, flicked towards midwicket

16.6

Seneviratna to Yanagida, no run, blocked away to square leg

End of over 17 (1 run) Japan Women 21/8
M Yanagida    2* (20b)      CR Seneviratna    1-0-1-1
E Yamaguchi    1* (3b)      SK Dolawatte    2-0-7-0

17.1

Siriwardene to Yamaguchi, OUT, doesn't play a shot to a straight ball and she's bowled

E Yamaguchi b Siriwardene 1 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

17.2

Siriwardene to Takada, no run

17.3

Siriwardene to Takada, no run

17.4

Siriwardene to Takada, no run

17.5

Siriwardene to Takada, no run

17.6

Siriwardene to Takada, no run, nudged back to the bowler

End of over 18 (wicket maiden) Japan Women 21/9
M Takada    0* (5b)      HASD Siriwardene    4-3-4-1
M Yanagida    2* (20b)      CR Seneviratna    1-0-1-1

18.1

Seneviratna to Yanagida, OUT

M Yanagida run out 2 (21b 0x4 0x6) SR: 9.52

They try a quick single to point but the fielder is way too quick for them. So a pretty diabolical batting effort by Japan. Join us in 10 minutes for the resumption.

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