ICC World Twenty20 - 1st semi final

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 16 runs

0.2

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, FOUR, down the leg side and easy pickings for Jayawardene, Gul threw himself to his right at fine leg but was unable to stop it, Jayawardene glanced it down fine, nicely done

Sri Lanka 4/0   DPMD Jayawardene 4* (2b 1x4)   Sohail Tanvir 0.2-0-4-0

1.3

Raza Hasan to Dilshan, FOUR, fired in quick outside off, flat and quicker, Dilshan has enough room to slash it through point for a boundary, he isn't going to spare those

Sri Lanka 12/0   TM Dilshan 4* (4b 1x4)   Raza Hasan 0.3-0-7-0

3.3

Raza Hasan to Jayawardene, FOUR, superbly done, tossed up this time, Jayawardene moved across, positioned himself perfectly and swept it hard over square leg for a boundary

Sri Lanka 19/0   DPMD Jayawardene 13* (9b 2x4)   Raza Hasan 1.3-0-12-0

5.1

Saeed Ajmal to Jayawardene, FOUR, Ajmal starts poorly, short on middle and leg, long hop and Jayawardene helps it past short fine for a boundary

Sri Lanka 28/0   DPMD Jayawardene 19* (15b 3x4)   Saeed Ajmal 0.1-0-4-0

5.6

Saeed Ajmal to Jayawardene, FOUR, the reverse-sweep works this time, on middle and some turn as well but he's made up his mind, gets it firmly past point for a boundary

Sri Lanka 34/0   DPMD Jayawardene 23* (20b 4x4)   Saeed Ajmal 1-0-8-0

6.4

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, FOUR, good cricket, this, Jayawardene responds by reverse-pulling that over point, two fielders stationed there, it turns and he hits it with the turn

Sri Lanka 39/0   DPMD Jayawardene 27* (23b 5x4)   Shahid Afridi 0.4-0-5-0

8.4

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, FOUR, tossed up, full and wide and he smashed that clean over extra cover for a boundary, slower but wide

Sri Lanka 51/0   DPMD Jayawardene 34* (29b 6x4)   Shahid Afridi 1.4-0-13-0

9.6

Raza Hasan to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela's going well, long-off is a little wide and he spotted that, came down the track and just smacked that to long-off's left, over the bowler's head, for a boundary

Sri Lanka 62/0   DPMD Jayawardene 42* (35b 7x4)   Raza Hasan 4-0-26-0

10.3

Shahid Afridi to Sangakkara, FOUR, Confident start for Sanga, tossed up, landed full outside off and he drilled that hard between long-on and deep midwicket, boundary first up

Sri Lanka 67/1   KC Sangakkara 4* (1b 1x4)   Shahid Afridi 2.3-0-19-1

11.1

Saeed Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR, short outside off and Sanga continues to attack, though this shot was on, turned away and he used that to cut it past the diving point

Sri Lanka 72/1   KC Sangakkara 9* (3b 2x4)   Saeed Ajmal 1.1-0-12-0

11.4

Saeed Ajmal to Sangakkara, FOUR, lovely shot, tossed up, lands on a length on the off stump and drives that uppishly, slightly inside out, over extra cover for a boundary, with the turn, Hafeez doesn't have an explanation for that, just held his hand up

Sri Lanka 78/1   KC Sangakkara 15* (6b 3x4)   Saeed Ajmal 1.4-0-18-0

13.3

Shahid Afridi to Dilshan, FOUR, poor ball from Afridi, full toss and Dilshan finally dispatches one, smashed it hard over midwicket to pick the gap for a one bounce four

Sri Lanka 91/2   TM Dilshan 25* (33b 2x4)   Shahid Afridi 3.3-0-26-1

14.3

Mohammad Hafeez to BMAJ Mendis, FOUR, Jeevan plays that pre-meditated, reverse, slog-swept over extra cover to find the gap, landed on a length outside off and he connected well

Sri Lanka 99/2   BMAJ Mendis 6* (3b 1x4)   Mohammad Hafeez 1.3-0-11-1

16.3

Saeed Ajmal to Dilshan, FOUR, Ajmal's been a little off the mark today, goes round the wicket, short on middle and leg and Dilshan helps it past the diving Gul at short fine for a boundary

Sri Lanka 113/2   TM Dilshan 33* (39b 3x4)   Saeed Ajmal 2.3-0-26-0

19.1

Umar Gul to Mathews, FOUR, edged and four, Mathews made a bit of room to play that past point, got a thick edge to the third-man boundary

Sri Lanka 127/4   AD Mathews 7* (4b 1x4)   Umar Gul 2.1-0-14-1

19.3

Umar Gul to Perera, FOUR, smashed back, pitched on a length and Perera has bludgeoned that over the bowler's head, Gul did well to duck under that one and Umar Akmal tried hard from long-on to dive to his right but couldn't stop it

Sri Lanka 132/4   NLTC Perera 6* (5b 1x4)   Umar Gul 2.3-0-19-1

19.4

Umar Gul to Perera, FOUR, pitched up outside off and with mid-off inside the circle that's not the ideal line, Perera manages to chip that over the fielder for another boundary

Sri Lanka 136/4   NLTC Perera 10* (6b 2x4)   Umar Gul 2.4-0-23-1
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Photos

Oct 4, 2012

Sri Lankan fans celebrate their team's victory, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st semi-final, World Twenty20, Colombo, October 4, 2012

Sri Lankan fans celebrate their team's victory

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Oct 4, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene and Mohammad Hafeez shake hands, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st semi-final, World Twenty20, Colombo, October 4, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene and Mohammad Hafeez shake hands

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