ICC Cricket World Cup, 3rd Match, Group A: Sri Lanka v Canada at Hambantota, Feb 20, 2011
ICC Cricket World Cup - 3rd match, Group A
Sri Lanka won by 210 runs
20 February 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)
10.1

Hansra to Dilshan, no run, lands this outside off and Dilshan looks for the cover drive. Can't find the gap though

10.2

Hansra to Dilshan, no run, very full and on the stumps, Dilshan is quick to play the sweep, but it was onto him faster than he expected

10.3

Hansra to Dilshan, FOUR, not this time. Hansra fires it in on middle and leg, Dilshan is ready in a flash and sweeps powerfully for four

10.4

Hansra to Dilshan, no run, full length again, not an iota of turn yet, Dilshan drives off the front foot into the off side

10.5

Hansra to Dilshan, no run

10.6

Hansra to Dilshan, 1 run, this time he opens the face and gets it to elude the man at cover. Single to the deep

Sri Lanka 59/0   AS Hansra 1-0-5-0
12.1

Hansra to Dilshan, 1 run, tossed up on the pads, flicked with the spin through midwicket

12.2

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, this one stops a touch and turns away from Sanga as he stays back and plays to the on side

12.3

Hansra to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga's away with a single, drives off the leg stump line to mid on

12.4

Hansra to Dilshan, no run, dead bat from Dilshan. Shock and horror. Full on off stump and defended to the off side

12.5

Hansra to Dilshan, no run

12.6

Hansra to Dilshan, no run, plays with the turn down the ground, but can't get it past mid on

Sri Lanka 65/1   AS Hansra 2-0-7-0
14.1

Hansra to Dilshan, 1 run, straightens from off stump, Dilshan reaches out and defends to the off side with soft hands. Single

14.2

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, Sanga skips out, he sees him and holds it back. Sanga is forced to adjust and defend. Well bowled by Hansra

14.3

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, again Sanga goes downtown Hambantota and returns without finding a deal as Hansra holds it back

14.4

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, stays in the crease this time and steers with the spin towards cover point

14.5

Hansra to Sangakkara, 1 run, full on off stump, Sanga leans out and check drives with the spin to cover

14.6

Hansra to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan stays in the crease and opens the face to dab towards third man. He can't beat the man inside the circle

Sri Lanka 73/1   AS Hansra 3-0-9-0
16.1

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, Hansra starts the over with a length ball outside off, punched back to the bowler

16.2

Hansra to Sangakkara, 3 runs, leans across and punches that towards cover, well timed by Sangakkara, a long chase for the fielder, who cuts it off just within the rope, another three, we might see a lot of those on this big ground

16.3

Hansra to Dilshan, no run, a quicker ball outside off, Dilshan goes for a flamboyant cut but misses

16.4

Hansra to Dilshan, 1 run, tucked towards midwicket for a sharp single

16.5

Hansra to Sangakkara, 1 run, fullish ball outside off, eased towards mid-off by Sangakkara, who specialises in picking off the singles and twos in the middle overs

16.6

Hansra to Dilshan, no run, on the pads, swept firmly, but can't beat short fine leg

Sri Lanka 83/1   AS Hansra 4-0-14-0
18.1

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, punched back towards the bowler by Sangakkara

18.2

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, on the pads this time, Sangakkara paddle-sweeps this one

18.3

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, pushed towards the bowler once more, tight over so far

18.4

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, more defending back to the bowler, Hansra getting through his over quickly

18.5

Hansra to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets on the back foot and drives firmly towards cover

18.6

Hansra to Dilshan, 1 run, short ball on legstump, tucked towards square leg fir a single that brings up his half-century

Sri Lanka 88/1   AS Hansra 5-0-16-0
20.1

Hansra to Jayawardene, 1 run, overpitched on the pads, pushed to long-on for one more

20.2

Hansra to Sangakkara, no run, clipped towards midwicket this time, Sangakkara can't find the gap

20.3

Hansra to Sangakkara, 1 run, ambled singles are going to be the preferred scoring style for the next few overs, Sanga gets it towards long-on this time

20.4

Hansra to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene works the ball towards deep midwicket

20.5

Hansra to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga keeps the singles coming, to long-on this time, a slow pitch with little movement, Canada will have a hard time getting these two out

20.6

Hansra to Jayawardene, 1 run, pushed towards extra cover, another single, not ambled this time, they put the skates on, they needn't have worried, the throw is wild

Sri Lanka 97/2   AS Hansra 6-0-21-0
22.1

Hansra to Jayawardene, no run, Referral time, Canada are convinced Mahela edged that ball to the keeper, umpire doesn't, tossed up by Hansra, bouncing on a length outside off, Mahela looks to guide that towards short third, the ball nestles in the keeper's gloves, Canada were absolutely certain, and immediately asked for the referral, very hard to tell given that there was no Snicko, or Hot Spot, Mahela survives

22.2

Hansra to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela isn't going to stop trying to score runs towards third man, opens the face to guide the ball, Sanga calls early for the single

22.3

Hansra to Sangakkara, 1 run, no risks at all for Sanga, an overpitched on the pads, driven all along the ground for a single

22.4

Hansra to Jayawardene, no run, gets a big stride in as he defends to the leg side

22.5

Hansra to Jayawardene, no run, looks to muscle the ball through the off side, totally mistimed, the ball rolls back towards the bowler

22.6

Hansra to Jayawardene, 1 run, whipped towards the leg side for a single to end the over

Sri Lanka 107/2   AS Hansra 7-0-24-0
24.1

Hansra to Jayawardene, SIX, first six of the match, Mahela launches that one into orbit, there was a long-on in place but Mahela wasn't bothered by that, he waltzes down the track and clubs that beyond the rope

24.2

Hansra to Jayawardene, 1 run, tucks this one towards midwicket for a single

24.3

Hansra to Sangakkara, 2 wides, down the leg side, Sangakkara looks to swipe that one but misses, so does the keeper

24.3

Hansra to Jayawardene, no run, another referral, again it is for Mahela being caught behind, the keeper Bagai is absolutely confident, it was overpitched and outside off, Mahela looks to drive that through the off, ball goes through to the keeper, Bagai called for the referral immediately though one had been turned down recently, Mahela survives again, that's the fifth referral that has backed the umpire's decision, with no supporting tools for the third umpire, not sure how the decision can be overturned

24.4

Hansra to Jayawardene, no run

24.5

Hansra to Jayawardene, no run, plays it late and guides it towards short third man

24.6

Hansra to Jayawardene, 1 run, last ball of the over is driven to long-off for a single

Sri Lanka 122/2   AS Hansra 8-0-34-0
26.1

Hansra to Jayawardene, FOUR, this was not a powerful hit from Mahela, more about placement, gets on one knee and sweeps that one in the air towards deep midwicket, doesn't carry all the way bit well wide of the fielder

26.2

Hansra to Jayawardene, 3 runs, outside off, Mahela carves that behind backward point, in the air for a bit, sliding stop from the man at deep backward point

26.3

Hansra to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga continues to play it safe, punches it to long-off for an ambled single

26.4

Hansra to Jayawardene, no run, fullish ball outside off, pushed towards cover off the front foot

26.5

Hansra to Jayawardene, 1 run, length ball on off, it's Mahela's turn to play it down the ground for a single

26.6

Hansra to Sangakkara, FOUR, overpitched delivery, dismissed by Sangakkara, this is an expensive over for Canada, Sangakkara just whipped that over wide mid-on for a boundary, all too easy

Sri Lanka 138/2   AS Hansra 9-0-47-0
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