ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group C

Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe

Sri Lanka won by 82 runs

7.1

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

7.2

Cremer to Dilshan, 1 run, short of a length, on leg, punched to wide long-on for one

7.3

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

7.4

Cremer to Dilshan, 1 run, full, on off, driven to long-off for one

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   AG Cremer 1-0-4-0

9.1

Cremer to Dilshan, 1 run, full, on off, driven to long-off for one

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

9.5

Cremer to Dilshan, OUT, Cremer has come back well from that wicket off a no-ball with a quick delivery. Dilshan tries to cut it, there seems to be a noise, and Zimbabwe are pretty certain they have Dilshan caught at the wicket. The umpire takes his time before raising the wicket, and neither batsman looks happy with the decision

TM Dilshan c †Taylor b Cremer 39 (49m 28b 5x4 0x6) SR: 139.28

9.6

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

Sri Lanka 76/2   AG Cremer 2-0-10-1

11.1

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

11.2

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

11.3

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

11.4

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

11.5

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

11.6

Cremer to BMAJ Mendis, 1 run, another googly, Mendis moves across, has no idea about it, but gets a single off the thick outside edge

Sri Lanka 86/3   AG Cremer 3-0-16-1

13.1

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

13.2

Cremer to BMAJ Mendis, no run, Mendis has no clue about this googly, and is beaten comprehensively. It just misses the off stick

13.3

Cremer to BMAJ Mendis, 1 run, swept away for a single

13.4

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

13.5

Cremer to BMAJ Mendis, FOUR, big winding sweep, and he has hit this really powerfully, and placed it wide of deep square leg

13.6

Cremer to BMAJ Mendis, FOUR, back-to-back fours for Mendis as he backs away and hits powerfully at this short delivery. He has placed it wide of long-off

Sri Lanka 107/3   AG Cremer 4-0-27-1
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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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