ICC World Twenty20, 1st Match, Group C: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Hambantota, Sep 18, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group C
Sri Lanka won by 82 runs

Cremer to Sangakkara, 1 run, short, sliding away, cut away for a single

Sri Lanka 76/2   KC Sangakkara 1* (1b)

Utseya to Sangakkara, 2 runs, short of a length, on off, punched away wide of deep cover, comes back for an easy second


Utseya to Sangakkara, 1 run, another punch from the back foot, gets a single to long-off

Sri Lanka 79/2   KC Sangakkara 4* (3b)

Cremer to Sangakkara, no run, google, pitched outside leg, hits the leading edge as he tries to turn it to leg. Goes back to the bowler along the ground


Cremer to Sangakkara, 1 run, OUT, that's a risky second. Cut away to deep point, and they pause a moment before starting the second. When they do decide to take it, they decide to take the second on the throw. The throw follows Jayawardene at non-striker's end, and he is out comfortably. That's Waller's throw. Some redemption for him

DPMD Jayawardene run out 13 (22m 18b 1x4 0x6) SR: 72.22


Cremer to Sangakkara, 2 runs, short of a length, cut away in front of square, gets a second easily


Cremer to Sangakkara, 1 run, googly, starts full outside leg, turned around the corner for one

Sri Lanka 85/3   KC Sangakkara 8* (7b)

Mpofu to Sangakkara, 1 run, length ball, outside off, driven wide of long-off, but not wide enough to come back for a second


Mpofu to Sangakkara, 3 runs, full and wide, Sanga drives with an open face, places it wide of sweeper-cover. Craig Ervine makes a diving save, but can't prevent the third

Sri Lanka 92/3   KC Sangakkara 12* (9b)

Cremer to Sangakkara, 1 run, slider, pushed wide of cover for one


Cremer to Sangakkara, 1 run, down the wicket, beaten in the flight, but he manages to work it away for one

Sri Lanka 99/3   KC Sangakkara 14* (11b)

Chigumbura to Sangakkara, 1 run, length ball, on the pads, driven to long-on for one

Sri Lanka 108/3   KC Sangakkara 15* (12b)

Mpofu to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, Sanga checks his shot, chips it down the ground for one


Mpofu to Sangakkara, FOUR, no third man and he digs this one in short. Sanga backs away, and clears short third easily with his upper-cut

Sri Lanka 129/3   KC Sangakkara 20* (14b 1x4)

Jarvis to Sangakkara, 1 run, makes room, drives a full delivery to sweeper-cover, gets a single. Jarvis staying full and straight here


Jarvis to Sangakkara, 1 run, moves well across the stumps, but can't deviate Jarvis from his full and straight deliveries. Manages to get the bat down in time, and takes a single off the cue end

Sri Lanka 139/3   KC Sangakkara 22* (16b 1x4)

Vitori to Sangakkara, 1 run, nice yorker, follows him too. Just the single to long-on. Runs straight down the pitch, and the umpire has a word with him


Vitori to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sanga is down the wicket, Vittori bowls a low full toss, manages a hit to long-on. Mendis catches Sibanda by surprise, and takes the second


Vitori to Sangakkara, 3 runs, Sanga charges down and backs away, Vittori follows him, Sanga drives wide of sweeper-cover for two, but the relay throw from Masakadza is wild, and allows them the third


Vitori to Sangakkara, 2 runs, full, otuside off, Sanga has premeditated by backing away, and struggles to reach it. The mis-hit goes to Waller at deep cover, where a fumble allows them to come back for the second

Sri Lanka 150/3   KC Sangakkara 30* (20b 1x4)

Jarvis to Sangakkara, FOUR, top shot from Sanga. He first moves across, then backs away, finds he has got a half-volley on off, and drives it over point with an open face. Almost carries all the way for six


Jarvis to Sangakkara, (no ball) 1 run, full toss, highish, the umpires might be interested in it. It's called a no-ball for a high full toss. Sanga gets a single to long-on


Jarvis to Sangakkara, 1 run, full toss, swinging into him, cramps him up, concedes just the single to long-on

Sri Lanka 167/3   KC Sangakkara 36* (23b 2x4)

Mpofu to Sangakkara, 1 run, low full toss, just outside off, Sanga has backed away, and can't reach it properly. Gets a single to long-on


Mpofu to Sangakkara, SIX, that's a bit of toying around. Moves well across, gets inside the line of a full delivery, and flicks it over square leg for six


Mpofu to Sangakkara, 1 run, OUT, full and wide, hit to deep cover, and Sanga has run himself out trying a near-impossible second, but he was possibly taking a chance against sloppy what has been sloppy Zimbabwean fielding

KC Sangakkara run out 44 (48m 26b 2x4 1x6) SR: 169.23

Sri Lanka 176/4   KC Sangakkara 44 (26b 2x4 1x6)





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