Player of the Match
Player of the Match

END OF OVER:
20 | 16 Runs 1 Wkt | SL: 167/5 | RR: 8.35

  • CK Kapugedera37 (16b)
  • NLTC Perera0 (0b)
  • A Nehra4-0-44-1
  • R Vinay Kumar4-0-30-2

The entire Sri Lankan team charge onto the field, screaming in joy. Kumar Sangakkara can't stop grinning. India trudge off without a single win in the Super Eights, just as in the previous World Twenty20.

It seemed Sri Lanka had left it for too late but a flurry of sixes from Mathews and Kapugedera has given them the win they needed. Sangakkara had played a crucial innings earlier, with his three sixes helping Sri Lanka stay in touch.

Post-match presentation:
Dhoni: I think execution of plans from their bowlers was very good, even with set batsmen we couldn't score freely. Overall, batting is out strength and we should have done better. We didn't perform to our potential. The last 4-5 overs that they bowled really restricted us. We need to improve in quite a few areas."

Sangakkara: "At the end, we were chasing at least 144. Even I thought India would make a very big score, but the guys came back really well at the back end to cut off the runs and to pick up wickets as well. Dilshan really got the momentum back after the early wickets, and we have always talked about how good our young players are, and they showed that today. Whatever happens after this, we can rest assured we have done the best we can."

Angelo Mathews is the Man of the Match: "I had to give a good performance with the bat, I'm glad I did it at the right time."

That's it from this game, hop over here to see how the home side fare against the form team of the tournament, Australia. The toss for that is scheduled for round about now, 20.30 GMT.

19.6
6
Nehra to Kapugedera, SIX runs, Superb victory for Sri Lanka, Kapugedera charges down the track and carves that over sweeper cover for six to pull off a final-ball victory that puts them on the brink of the semi-finals. Kapugedera lets out a roar of delight and pumps the air
19.5
W
Nehra to Mathews, OUT, Nehra runs out Mathews, Sri Lanka now need three from the final ball, a pinpoint yorker is dug out towards the right of Nehra, who runs forward and picks it up and throws down the stumps at the non-striker's end, no third umpire needed
19.4
1
Nehra to Kapugedera, 1 run, full ball just outside off, squeezed towards sweeper cover by Kapugedera
19.3
2
Nehra to Kapugedera, 2 runs, superb running from Sri Lanka gets them two, Mathews swings it towards long-off, lands short of the fielder
19.2
1
Nehra to Mathews, 1 run, makes room again, and gets it away towards third man, it was a shortish ball
19.1
6
Nehra to Mathews, SIX runs, beautiful hit from Mathews, a full toss from Nehra, on middle and leg, Mathews makes room and smashes it over long-off for six

END OF OVER:
19 | 17 Runs | SL: 151/4 (13 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 7.94, RRR: 13.00)

  • CK Kapugedera28 (13b)
  • AD Mathews39 (34b)
  • R Vinay Kumar4-0-30-2
  • PP Chawla4-0-28-0
18.6
6
Vinay Kumar to Kapugedera, SIX runs, and another, this time the fielder has no chance, muscled over long-on for a massive, Sri Lanka need 13 off the final over to win this one
18.5
6
Vinay Kumar to Kapugedera, SIX runs, India are out, a full toss which isn't as low as the previous ones in this over, Kapugedera powers that towards long-on, the fielder though he had a chance but that one just about sails over the rope
18.4
1
Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, keeps it full, this time well outside off, batsman bends and slaps that towards cover
18.3
1
Vinay Kumar to Kapugedera, 1 run, low full toss on middle stump, swung towards deep midwicket
18.2
2
Vinay Kumar to Kapugedera, 2 runs, low full toss outside off, gets the front leg out of the way and carves it to deep point
18.1
1
Vinay Kumar to Mathews, 1 run, full and well outside off, Mathews dis it out towards cover

Vinay Kumar to bowl his final over

END OF OVER:
18 | 11 Runs | SL: 134/4 (30 runs required from 12 balls, RR: 7.44, RRR: 15.00)

  • CK Kapugedera13 (9b)
  • AD Mathews37 (32b)
  • PP Chawla4-0-28-0
  • A Nehra3-0-28-1
17.6
4
Chawla to Kapugedera, FOUR runs, shot! manages to get the power off the backfoot, leans back and swats it over extra cover for four
17.5
1
Chawla to Mathews, 1 run, Mathews is again down the track, plays it stylishly towards extra cover
17.4
0
Chawla to Mathews, no run, pulls it short on seeing the batsman advance, Mathews can only block it back to the bowler
17.3
1
Chawla to Kapugedera, 1 run, opens the face and gets the ball towards deep backward point
17.2
1
Chawla to Mathews, 1 run, jabs this one towards point for a single
17.1
4
Chawla to Mathews, FOUR runs, Mathews puts India one step closer to the exit, down the track and lofts a full ball over wide long-on for four

END OF OVER:
17 | 11 Runs | SL: 123/4 (41 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 7.23, RRR: 13.66)

  • AD Mathews31 (28b)
  • CK Kapugedera8 (7b)
  • A Nehra3-0-28-1
  • Harbhajan Singh4-0-35-0
16.6
1
Nehra to Mathews, 1 run, ends the over with a single to deep midwicket
16.5
4
Nehra to Mathews, FOUR runs, another four, this is turning out to be good over for Sri Lanka, Mathews hops initially across the stumps, steadies himself and swats the short ball to deep midwicket for four

Sri Lanka 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st4ST JayasuriyaDPMD Jayawardene
2nd2ST JayasuriyaTM Dilshan
3rd43TM DilshanKC Sangakkara
4th56KC SangakkaraAD Mathews
5th56AD MathewsCK Kapugedera
6th6CK KapugederaNLTC Perera
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World T20

Super 10 Group 1
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WI43160.359
ENG43160.145
SA42240.651
SL4132-0.461
AFG4132-0.715
Super 10 Group 2
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NZ44081.900
INDIA4316-0.305
AUS42240.233
PAK4132-0.093
BDESH4040-1.805
First Round Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
BDESH32051.938
NL31130.154
OMAN3113-1.521
IRE3021-0.685
First Round Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
AFG33061.540
ZIM3214-0.567
SCOT3122-0.132
HKG3030-1.017