Sri Lanka in India T20I Series - 1st T20I

India v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 29 runs

6.1

Dinda to Jayasuriya, no run, starts off back of a length, around off, and Jaya defends towards cover

6.2

Dinda to Jayasuriya, OUT, finally they take a catch, and it's Ishant at third man who takes the catch. he should have had both openers out by now. But coming back, this is another bouncer, and Jayasuriya upper-cuts it, straight down the throwat of third man, where Ishant creates semi-drama and takes it inches off the ground

ST Jayasuriya c I Sharma b Dinda 26 (20b 5x4 0x6) SR: 130.00

6.3

Dinda to Dilshan, FOUR, cut away fiercely, this one is short and gives him the slightest of rooms, and he uses the bowler's pace to good effect

6.4

Dinda to Dilshan, FOUR, effective deflection, this is back of a length again, and Dilshan looks to cut but gets an under edge fine of third man

6.5

Dinda to Dilshan, no run, he is beaten outside off again, throws his arms at it again, and misses

6.6

Dinda to Dilshan, 1 run, cut away and Gambhir at third man is alert enough to keep Dilshan to one

Sri Lanka 52/1   AB Dinda 1-0-9-1

11.1

Dinda to Sangakkara, 2 runs, nice shot, makes room, takes this one from in front of leg, and beats the point fielder, and takes two

11.2

Dinda to Sangakkara, FOUR, another aerial chip, effortless shot again, takes the length ball and clears mid-on easily

11.3

Dinda to Sangakkara, FOUR, it's mid-off who watches the ball go over his head; this is short because mid-off is up, but Sanga goes down the ground still and clears mid-off

11.4

Dinda to Sangakkara, 2 runs, yorker, Sanga goes for a quick single to cover, Raina hits the stumps direct, but it is not required - and an overthrow ensues

11.5

Dinda to Sangakkara, 2 runs, mis-hit for two, short delivery at , hurrying him up, it goes off the face of the bat, but wide of cover

11.6

Dinda to Sangakkara, 1 run, yorker, and Sanga gets a single down to mid-off

Sri Lanka 110/1   AB Dinda 2-0-24-1

17.1

Dinda to Sangakkara, FOUR, good shot, goood shot, is expecting a yorker, walks across the stumps, and takes it on the full and scoops - rather helps it along - it over fine leg

17.2

Dinda to Sangakkara, no run, short ball, Sanga goes across the line, but is beaten by the low bounce

17.3

Dinda to Sangakkara, no run, another dot, this time he is beaten by the extra pace, 138ks, and is late on the cut

17.4

Dinda to Sangakkara, FOUR, misses the yorker again, ends up a nice fulltoss, and he clears midwicket easily, to get to his highest T20 score

17.5

Dinda to Sangakkara, 2 runs, makes room and crashes it through the off side, comes back for two

17.6

Dinda to Sangakkara, no run, goes for the hit over fine leg again, but this time Dinda keeps it short, and he misses it

Sri Lanka 177/3   AB Dinda 3-0-34-1
Series Results
India v Sri Lanka at Mohali - Dec 12, 2009
India won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
India v Sri Lanka at Nagpur - Dec 9, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 29 runs
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Dec 9, 2009

Gautam Gambhir opens the face of his bat, India v Sri Lanka, 1st Twenty20, Nagpur, December 9, 2009

Gautam Gambhir opens the face of his bat

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Dec 9, 2009

Lasith Malinga catches Yusuf Pathan, India v Sri Lanka, 1st Twenty20, Nagpur, December 9, 2009

Lasith Malinga catches Yusuf Pathan

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