Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

TM Dilshan
96(57) 12x4 - 2x6
Control %68%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 16 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
0 0 8 4 0 2 5 13
CH Gayle
63(50) 8x4 - 2x6
Control %60%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 12 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
4 0 1 4 7 5 0 0

Best performances - Bowlers

AD Mathews
O4.0
M0
R16
W3
Eco4.00
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
DJ Bravo
O3.0
M0
R32
W2
Eco10.66
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Commentary

So Sri Lanka will meet Pakistan in the final at Lord's on Sunday. Chris Gayle walks off with no emotion on his face, he played a lone hand and got no support whatsoever from his team-mates. Three batsmen played on in Mathews' first over and West Indies never recovered from that. Gayle scored 63, extras contributed 11 and no one else made more than 7.

How about Sri Lanka's bowling? Mathews 3 for 19 off four overs, Mendis 2 for 9, Murali 3 for 29. They will believe they can defend anything, even 100. And don't forget Dilshan's 96, he is a shoo in for the Man of the Match.

Gayle says Dilshan took the game away. "One man can actually change the game, and we didn't get the runs," he says. "We didn't bowl badly. We didn't get the start, it didn't happen and we have to use it as a learning experience."

"I've run out of superlatives to describe him," Sangakkara says about Dilshan. "Fantastic knock, Angelo Mathews' first over, it's a great team effort. It was a perfect pitch for us.

"You can't ask for more than the first over that Mathews bowled. And once we got through the first six overs, we had Mendis and Murali ..."

Dilshan is the Man of the Match. "Once I got the start, I wanted to keep going until the end," he says. "I'm in good form over the last six months, I want to keep it going. Just one more to go."

So it will be Sri lanka v Pakistan at Lord's on Sunday. What a smashing finale. No matter which way that one goes, it's going to be emotional. Hope you've enjoyed today's coverage. This is George Binoy signing off. Over and out.

17.4
W
Malinga to Benn, OUT, Malinga's sealed Sri Lanka's place in the final with a searing yorker that crashes into the stumps, that ball completes a fearsome defence
17.3
1
Malinga to Gayle, 1 run, another slower ball, Gayle can't do much but punch it towards long-off, he takes the single
17.2
0
Malinga to Gayle, no run, excellent ball from Malinga, tight length and straight, Gayle gets behind the line and blocks
17.2
1w
Malinga to Gayle, 1 wide, a slower ball and it's wide down leg side
17.1
0
Malinga to Gayle, no run, full and wide outside off stump, Gayle winds up and swings hard but can't make contact

Malinga runs in to bowl at Gayle ...

END OF OVER:
17 | 2 Runs 1 Wkt | WI: 99/9

  • SJ Benn0 (3b)
  • CH Gayle62 (47b)
  • BAW Mendis4-0-9-2
  • M Muralitharan4-0-29-3
16.6
0
Mendis to Benn, no run, Benn tries to sweep but can't make contact

Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

TM Dilshan
96(57) 12x4 - 2x6
Control %68%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 16 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
0 0 8 4 0 2 5 13
CH Gayle
63(50) 8x4 - 2x6
Control %60%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 12 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
4 0 1 4 7 5 0 0

Best performances - Bowlers

AD Mathews
O4.0
M0
R16
W3
Eco4.00
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
DJ Bravo
O3.0
M0
R32
W2
Eco10.66
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

World T20

Super 10 Group 1
TEAMMPMWMLMDPTNRR
WI43106.0000.358
ENG43106.0000.145
SA42204.0000.651
SL41302.000-0.461
AFG41302.000-0.715
Super 10 Group 2
TEAMMPMWMLMDPTNRR
NZ44008.0001.900
INDIA43106.000-0.305
AUS42204.0000.233
PAK41302.000-0.092
BDESH40400.000-1.805
First Round Group A
TEAMMPMWMLMDPTNRR
BDESH32005.0001.937
NL31103.0000.154
OMAN31103.000-1.521
IRE30201.000-0.685
First Round Group B
TEAMMPMWMLMDPTNRR
AFG33006.0001.540
ZIM32104.000-0.566
SCOT31202.000-0.132
HKG30300.000-1.017