ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group C

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe

Sri Lanka won by 82 runs

6.4

Utseya to Jayawardene, no run, short of a length, MJ goes deep into the crease to defend this to straight midwicket

6.5

Utseya to Jayawardene, no run, flighted outside off, and defended back to the bowler

6.6

Utseya to Jayawardene, 1 run, full, on the pads, flicked away for a single to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 55/1   DPMD Jayawardene 1* (3b)

7.1

Cremer to Jayawardene, 1 run, full, on off, pushed towards the vacant midwicket region for one

7.3

Cremer to Jayawardene, 1 run, short again, pulled to wide long-on again

7.5

Cremer to Jayawardene, no run, the topspinner, and Mahela is expecting it to turn. Hit on the pad, and short fine leg is alert

7.6

Cremer to Jayawardene, no run, full, on the pads, glanced away, but can't beat short fine leg

Sri Lanka 59/1   DPMD Jayawardene 3* (7b)

8.2

Utseya to Jayawardene, FOUR, reverse-sweep from Mahela, takes it from middle and leg, and beats backward point. What innivation

8.3

Utseya to Jayawardene, 1 run, full, on the pads, worked away for a single

Sri Lanka 65/1   DPMD Jayawardene 8* (9b 1x4)

9.2

Cremer to Jayawardene, 2 runs, Mahela again has to make an adjustment as this one doesn't turn away. He bunts this nicely into the leg side, and Dilshan initiates a risky second, and makes it a with a big dive

9.3

Cremer to Jayawardene, 1 no ball, Mahela has not been picking Cremer well. Again he plays for a legbreak, but this one keeps on coming with the arm. Full, on off, and Mahela plays outside the line. Hit flush in front, and is given out leg-before. Hang on. Hang on. They are checking the replay for a back-foot no-ball, and he has cut the side crease with the back foot. So that's a no-ball, and a free hit to follow. Poor bowlers

9.3

Cremer to Jayawardene, no run, Mahela misses on a big heave-ho

9.4

Cremer to Jayawardene, 1 run, chipped wide of long-off for a single

Sri Lanka 75/1   DPMD Jayawardene 11* (13b 1x4)

10.3

Utseya to Jayawardene, no run, short of a length, doesn't turn as much as expected, hit back to the bowler

10.4

Utseya to Jayawardene, no run, looks to cut, but is pitched on a length, and is way too full to play that shot. Beaten on the cut

10.5

Utseya to Jayawardene, no run, shapes up to paddle a little too early, Utseya bowls it full and down leg. Even though it misses the leg stump, it's not called a wide

10.6

Utseya to Jayawardene, 1 run, short, pulled away to deep midwicket for one

Sri Lanka 80/2   DPMD Jayawardene 12* (17b 1x4)

11.1

Cremer to Jayawardene, 1 run, full toss, flicked away to deep midwicket for one

Sri Lanka 81/2   DPMD Jayawardene 13* (18b 1x4)
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Photos

Sep 18, 2012

Ajantha Mendis celebrates the wicket of Hamilton Masakadza, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, Group C, World T20 2012, Hambantota, September 18, 2012

Ajantha Mendis celebrates the wicket of Hamilton Masakadza

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Sep 18, 2012

Ajantha Mendis recorded best ever T20I bowling figures, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, Group C, World T20 2012, Hambantota, September 18, 2012

Ajantha Mendis recorded best ever T20I bowling figures

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