Sri Lanka Premier League, Nagenahira Nagas v Ruhuna Royals at Colombo (RPS), Aug 11, 2012
Nagenahira Nagas won by 5 runs (D/L method)
11 August 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Mendis to Finch, OUT, Mendis knocks down the off stump! The carrom ball produces the first wicket of the SLPL, Finch was rooted to the crease and didn't know what to do with it, probably wanted to push it to the off side, the ball hits the off stump and Nagenahira strike

AJ Finch b Mendis 14 (15b 2x4 0x6) SR: 93.33

Ruhuna Royals 15/1   HAPW Jayawardene 1* (7b)   BAW Mendis 0.4-0-6-1

Alvitigala to Jayawardene, OUT, that was a surprising call! Jayawardene was down the pitch and he tried to work it across the line, the ball hits his pads in line with the stumps but he was a long way ahead of the crease, the umpire was convinced though

HAPW Jayawardene lbw b Alvitigala 15 (16b 2x4 0x6) SR: 93.75

Ruhuna Royals 37/2   DJ Harris 7* (7b 1x4)   KG Alvitigala 2.2-0-5-1

Eranga to Harris, OUT, Harris tries to work that away to the leg side, Eranga follows him and bowls it on the pads, the ball clips the pad and hits the middle stump

DJ Harris b Eranga 19 (18b 2x4 0x6) SR: 105.55

Ruhuna Royals 57/3   HDRL Thirimanne 8* (11b)   RMS Eranga 2-0-5-1

Pathirana to Shahid Afridi, OUT, Appeal for a run-out and Afridi could be in trouble, yes he;s gone by a mile. Dabbed towards point and Afridi sets off for a quick single, he's sent back, the throw is sharp and flat to the keeper who whips off the bails, third umpire takes a look

Shahid Afridi run out 18 (12b 1x4 1x6) SR: 150.00

Ruhuna Royals 98/4   HDRL Thirimanne 28* (25b 1x6)   SS Pathirana 3.2-0-26-0

Eranga to Silva, OUT, slower ball does the trick, the off cutter, Silva tries to loft him down the ground but he plays too early and ends up chipping it tamely to long-off

LPC Silva c Laughlin b Eranga 14 (11b 0x4 1x6) SR: 127.27

Ruhuna Royals 120/5   HDRL Thirimanne 33* (31b 1x6)   RMS Eranga 3.1-0-14-2

Eranga to Malinga, OUT, the captain promotes himself, and walks back. Makes a bit of room to pull that to the leg side, gets an inside edge to the leg stump

SL Malinga b Eranga 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Ruhuna Royals 121/6   HDRL Thirimanne 34* (32b 1x6)   RMS Eranga 3.3-0-15-3

Mendis to Thirimanne, OUT, Thirimanne perishes going for the big stroke, he makes a bit of room to Mendis, tries to loft inside out and sends it down Sampath's throat at long-off

HDRL Thirimanne c sub (TN Sampath) b Mendis 34 (33b 0x4 1x6) SR: 103.03

Ruhuna Royals 121/7   MDK Perera 0* (3b)   BAW Mendis 3.1-0-26-2

Mendis to Wahab Riaz, OUT

Wahab Riaz c Laughlin b Mendis 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Ruhuna Royals 128/8   MDK Perera 7* (5b 1x6)   BAW Mendis 3.4-0-33-3

Laughlin to Perera, OUT, another swing and a miss, he was down the pitch to have a swing, Mushfiqur underarms it to the stumps, Dilruwan turns around to scamper back to his crease and he's short of his ground

MDK Perera run out 11 (9b 0x4 1x6) SR: 122.22

Ruhuna Royals 134/9   DM de Silva 2* (3b)   B Laughlin 3.5-0-36-0

Laughlin to Lakshitha, OUT, so Ruhuna manage to lose all their wickets! Lakshitha stands wide outside his off stump, exposes all three stumps, unusual stance, tries to whack it down the ground but skies it to Shehzad at long-on

ABT Lakshitha c Ahmed Shehzad b Laughlin 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Ruhuna Royals 134/10   DM de Silva 2* (3b)   B Laughlin 4-0-36-1





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Hours of play (local time) 16.00 start, First Session 16.00-17.20, Interval 17.20-17.40, Second Session 17.40-19.00

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