ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group C

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe

Sri Lanka won by 82 runs

4.1

Utseya to Dilshan, no run, starts off with a short flat delivery, Dilshan rocks back, but is beaten on the pull. Headed down leg, so he is safe

4.2

Utseya to Dilshan, FOUR, punched off the back foot between cover and extra-cover. Top shot as it is played against a quickish delivery after a forward press

4.3

Utseya to Dilshan, 1 run, flighted now, and swept away to deep square leg for one

4.4

Utseya to Munaweera, 1 wide, short delivery, turning down leg, a wide called

4.4

Utseya to Munaweera, 1 wide, length ball, pitches leg, turns further down, another wide

4.4

Utseya to Munaweera, no run, makes room this time, and is cramped on the shot. Had he not backed away, he might just have got another wide

4.5

Utseya to Munaweera, 1 leg bye, looks to sweep, misses, and gets a leg-bye to short fine leg

4.6

Utseya to Dilshan, 1 run, quick offbreak, Dilshan gets a soft leading edge towards for a single

Sri Lanka 38/0   P Utseya 1-0-8-0

6.1

Utseya to Dilshan, no run, misses out. Length ball, on the pads, but he finds short fine leg with the sweep

6.2

Utseya to Dilshan, 1 run, shorter now, and worked away for a single to deep square leg

6.3

Utseya to Munaweera, OUT, an action-filled delivery. Muna tries to sweep a full and straight delivery, and just about manages to get bat on it. He takes off despite hitting it straight to short fine leg. Dilshan sends him back, and he loses his bat while turning back. And not having the bat in his hand has cost him a bit of reach and also his wicket

EMDY Munaweera run out 17 (33m 19b 3x4 0x6) SR: 89.47

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   P Utseya 2-0-10-0

8.1

Utseya to Dilshan, 1 run, swept to short fine leg where Mpofu misfields to let them steal a single

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

8.4

Utseya to Dilshan, 2 runs, nicely played. Soft hands, and pushed wide of long-on, and comes back for an easy second

8.5

Utseya to Dilshan, 2 runs, short, turning into the pads, pulled fine of deep square, and gets another couple

8.6

Utseya to Dilshan, 1 run, short of a length, turned away with soft hands towards deep square, but this time time they have to settle for just one

Sri Lanka 70/1   P Utseya 3-0-21-0

10.1

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

10.2

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

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   P Utseya 4-0-25-0
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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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