ICC World Twenty20 - 18th match, Group 1

Sri Lanka v West Indies

Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)

0.1

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, starts with a back of length ball outside off that is steered to backward point

0.2

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 1 wide, short and way outside off, a bit of swing away

0.2

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, much closer to the off stump, defended back towards the bowler by Mahela Jayawardene

0.3

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, a touch wider, chopped towards point

0.4

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, attempts the steer once more, again finds the fielder

0.5

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 1 wide, short of length ball well outside off, too far outside off

0.5

Rampaul to Jayawardene, FOUR, this time Jayawardene gets hold of it, length ball well outside off, crashes it past point for a boundary

0.6

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, back of a length ball just outside off, defended to the off side

Sri Lanka 6/0   DPMD Jayawardene 4* (6b 1x4)

2.1

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 1 run, nicely stopped by Pollard at point, opened the face and steered it and it was to the fielder's left, they pick up a quick single

2.4

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 1 run, driven on the up and fast towards Pollard at backward point and he fumbled it, Jayawardene sneaks in a run

Sri Lanka 22/0   DPMD Jayawardene 6* (8b 1x4)

3.2

Narine to Jayawardene, 1 run, the off break and he gets across and works it with the turn to the on side

Sri Lanka 26/1   DPMD Jayawardene 7* (9b 1x4)

4.1

Rampaul to Jayawardene, FOUR, slashed over backward point but quite safe, it was short and wide and he reached out and slashed it, third man couldn't come across

4.2

Rampaul to Jayawardene, FOUR, this was more convincing! Too straight and full on the pads and he nicely chips it over midwicket

4.3

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, a touch short and he times the punch well and finds backward point

4.4

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 1 run, bowls it short and wide again and Mahela cuts and beats cover point but there's sweeper cover to cut it off

Sri Lanka 41/1   DPMD Jayawardene 16* (13b 3x4)

5.1

Edwards to Jayawardene, no run, tries to dab that past point but Sammy comes in the way

5.2

Edwards to Jayawardene, no run, good length outside the off stump and chopped down to cover point

5.3

Edwards to Jayawardene, 5 wides, Edwards decides that the bouncer is the way to go but he hits the deck so hard that it clears Ramdin by a mile

5.3

Edwards to Jayawardene, no run, the conventional length ball this time and he punches it towards point

5.4

Edwards to Jayawardene, no run, too close to cut and he manages to fend it off to point

5.5

Edwards to Jayawardene, FOUR, exquisite timing! Good length outside off and he rides the pace on the ball to punch it effortlessly past the covers, didn't hit it too hard

5.6

Edwards to Jayawardene, 3 runs, gives him width and he slaps it past cover, not enough in it to get it to the rope

Sri Lanka 55/1   DPMD Jayawardene 23* (19b 4x4)

6.1

Narine to Jayawardene, 1 run, no turn on that one, shuffles and clips it to the on side

6.3

Narine to Jayawardene, no run, the first proper off break from Narine, spins sharply and he easily tucks it to the leg side

6.4

Narine to Jayawardene, 1 run, waits for it and clips it with the turn to the on side

Sri Lanka 58/1   DPMD Jayawardene 25* (22b 4x4)

7.1

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, slightly short and he arches back and dabs it to third man

7.5

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 bye, Mahela tried the lap shot over the keeper and didn't come off at all, failed to make contact

Sri Lanka 69/1   DPMD Jayawardene 26* (24b 4x4)

8.1

Narine to Jayawardene, no run, slower off the pitch and he dabs it down to point

8.2

Narine to Jayawardene, no run, spins back in slightly and he punches it back to the bowler

8.3

Narine to Jayawardene, no run, inside edge on the drive and it rolls to short fine leg

8.4

Narine to Jayawardene, FOUR, that's a Mahela special! Premeditated reverse sweep, he knew there was no slip, played it fine to third man

8.5

Narine to Jayawardene, 2 runs, turns it wide of midwicket and he picks up a couple

8.6

Narine to Jayawardene, no run, lucky that Ramdin was wearing a helmet! The off break spun back in sharply from the rough and beat the batsman, hit the keeper's grill

Sri Lanka 75/1   DPMD Jayawardene 32* (30b 5x4)

9.2

Sammy to Jayawardene, no run, opens the face of the bat and steers it down to point

9.3

Sammy to Jayawardene, no run, that was short and wide and slashed and lucky for Sammy that went straight to point

9.4

Sammy to Jayawardene, FOUR, just short of the rope! It was bowled short and he swiveled at the crease and pulled in front of square, nearly carried over the deep midwicket rope

9.5

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, full on the pads and driven down to long-on

Sri Lanka 81/1   DPMD Jayawardene 37* (34b 6x4)

10.1

Narine to Jayawardene, 1 run, stays back and clips it with the turn to midwicket

10.5

Narine to Jayawardene, no run, quicker and flatter and tucked away with the turn to the leg side

10.6

Narine to Jayawardene, no run, no turn this time, softly punched towards point

Sri Lanka 83/1   DPMD Jayawardene 38* (37b 6x4)

11.5

Sammy to Jayawardene, no run

11.6

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, gets a top edge on the sweep and it lands safely, that kind of day for West Indies

Sri Lanka 87/1   DPMD Jayawardene 39* (39b 6x4)

12.1

Russell to Jayawardene, FOUR, slightly streaky! Makes room to a length ball and lofts it just over mid-off's reach

12.2

Russell to Jayawardene, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he clips it down to fine leg

12.4

Russell to Jayawardene, no run, drops it short and it hurries onto him and he stays back and defends

12.5

Russell to Jayawardene, FOUR, it's Mahela's day today, once again he makes room to unsettle the bowler, carves it just over Gayle's reach at extra cover and it races away

12.6

Russell to Jayawardene, 1 run, fuller delivery on middle and he clips it towards midwicket

Sri Lanka 98/1   DPMD Jayawardene 49* (44b 8x4)

13.1

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, brings up his fifty! Makes room and slashes on the up and drops short of backward point, sneaks a single

13.4

Sammy to Jayawardene, SIX, bang! He bowls it too short and Jayawardene rocks back and gives it a whack over deep midwicket, clean strike

13.5

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, fuller delivery and he dabs it down to third man

Sri Lanka 110/1   DPMD Jayawardene 57* (47b 8x4 1x6)

14.5

Rampaul to Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene at his best! Back to his silent-killing best, makes room and cheekily dabs the ball past the keeper and down to third man, really dents a bowler's confidence

14.6

Rampaul to Jayawardene, FOUR, nearly finished it off! Pitched up outside off and he lofts crisply down to wide long-off, one bounce and four

Sri Lanka 128/1   DPMD Jayawardene 65* (49b 10x4 1x6)
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West Indies won by 36 runs
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Photos

Sep 29, 2012

Kumar Sangakkara plays a shot, Sri Lanka v West Indies, Super Eights, World Twenty20 2012, Pallekele, September 29, 2012

Kumar Sangakkara plays a shot

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Sep 29, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene attempts an unorthodox shot, Sri Lanka v West Indies, Super Eights, World Twenty20 2012, Pallekele, September 29, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene attempts an unorthodox shot

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