Sri Lanka Premier League

Wayamba United v Uva Next

Wayamba United won by 20 runs

Toss Uva win it and will have a bowl

Kandamby: "I think there is a little bit in the wicket. " It is quite overcast as well

Mohammad Hafeez is in for Abdul Razzaq for Wayamba

Both sides began their campaigns with a win.

The SLPL has now moved to beautiful Pallekele from Colombo.

0.1

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, no run, away shape first ball from Oram, and it beats Tamim outside off as he looks to turn it to leg

0.2

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, no run, angled across and beats him on the cover-drive now

0.3

Oram to Tamim Iqbal, OUT, he made a 90 in the previous game, he's gone third ball this time, pitched up for the drive outside off, Tamim goes after it again and edges it behind

Tamim Iqbal c †Tharanga b Oram 0 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Hafeez comes in

0.4

Oram to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, comes in from a good length and is played out to point from the crease

0.5

Oram to Kamran Akmal, 1 leg bye, angled in and curling in to the pads, rolls away square on leg

0.6

Oram to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, he had given up trying to make his ground, turned to midiwicket and took off for the single, had the throw hit at the non-striker's end, he was gone by several feet

End of over 1 (3 runs) Wayamba United 3/1
Mohammad Hafeez    2* (2b)      JDP Oram    1-0-2-1
Kamran Akmal    0* (1b)     

1.1

Umar Gul to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, Gul takes out his Pakistan captain first ball, Hafeez was looking to half-swat it to leg, the ball moved away from back of a length and he ended up getting a thick edge that took off high and settled into mid-off's hands

Mohammad Hafeez c Shoaib Malik b Umar Gul 1 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Mahela in quite early

1.2

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, 1 run, goes on his toes to tap a shortish one in front of cover and charges across to get off the mark

1.3

Umar Gul to Kamran Akmal, 3 runs, played out towards midwicket from the crease

1.4

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, no run

1.5

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, FOUR, lots of width, short too, Mahela slices it in the air and wide of third man

1.6

Umar Gul to Jayawardene, FOUR, crack! Gul pitches it up after the short ball, and Mahela thumps it off the front foot past point

End of over 2 (12 runs) Wayamba United 15/2
DPMD Jayawardene    9* (4b 2x4)      Umar Gul    1-0-12-1
Kamran Akmal    3* (2b)      JDP Oram    1-0-2-1

2.1

Oram to Kamran Akmal, 1 wide, throws his bat at a wide length ball and misses

2.1

Oram to Kamran Akmal, 1 leg bye, swinging in from a good length outside off, pushed to backward point

2.2

Oram to Jayawardene, no run, angled in fullish to the pads, he misses the flick and the ball rolls square to leg

2.3

Oram to Jayawardene, no run, lovely delivery, drew him forward as it was pitched up, then swung in late and bounced to go between bat and pad

2.4

Oram to Jayawardene, 1 wide, bouncing outside off stump but wide, Mahela walks out and shoulders arms

2.4

Oram to Jayawardene, no run, angled in, he connected, but turned it straight to short fine

2.5

Oram to Jayawardene, OUT, gone! the inward movement does it for Oram, the fuller length draws Mahela out, he reaches for the line and pushes, the ball swings in late, takes a thin inside edge and crashes into the top of the stumps

DPMD Jayawardene b Oram 9 (7b 2x4 0x6) SR: 128.57

2.6

Oram to Umar Akmal, 1 run, full one, tries to smash it down the ground, mistimes it to the left of mid on who fields

End of over 3 (4 runs) Wayamba United 19/3
Umar Akmal    1* (1b)      JDP Oram    2-0-5-2
Kamran Akmal    3* (3b)      Umar Gul    1-0-12-1

3.1

Umar Gul to Umar Akmal, 2 runs, looked like it was headed for six the way he went after it, opens up the stance and lofts it with the away swing over extra cover, it bounces just inside the rope and is pulled back with a slide

3.2

Umar Gul to Umar Akmal, FOUR, this one did not look like going for more than a couple, but he dragged the pull too well in the end, to the deep midwicket boundary

3.3

Umar Gul to Umar Akmal, no run, what a response from Gul, opens up Akmal with a back of a length ball that jags away just outside off, Akmal pokes well inside the line

3.4

Umar Gul to Umar Akmal, FOUR, that will go, shortish, widish, moving away a bit, and Akmal bashes it past cover

3.5

Umar Gul to Umar Akmal, 1 run, cramps him for room with a length ball angled in, stabbed to leg

3.6

Umar Gul to Kamran Akmal, 1 wide, angled in and carries down the leg side

3.6

Umar Gul to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, that is a very fine shot in the end, the short ball reared at his throat, he would surely have got hit had he not got the bat down just in time to hook it to the deep square leg rope

End of over 4 (16 runs) Wayamba United 35/3
Kamran Akmal    7* (4b 1x4)      Umar Gul    2-0-28-1
Umar Akmal    12* (6b 2x4)      JDP Oram    2-0-5-2

4.1

Oram to Umar Akmal, 1 run, pushed off the front foot towards cover

4.2

Oram to Kamran Akmal, 1 leg bye, appeal for lbw as he walks across and down, the ball swings in past the inside edge, ball rolls towards third man, too far down the pitch for that to be given, could have been hit outside the line too

4.3

Oram to Umar Akmal, 1 leg bye

4.4

Oram to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, length ball, turned to square leg with the incoming angle

4.5

Oram to Umar Akmal, no run, tries to heave a pitched up ball from outside off over midwicket, gets a thick inside edge onto pad

4.6

Oram to Umar Akmal, no run, consistently getting inward movement, hits him high on the pad as it jags in from outside off

End of over 5 (4 runs) Wayamba United 39/3
Umar Akmal    13* (10b 2x4)      JDP Oram    3-0-7-2
Kamran Akmal    8* (6b 1x4)      Umar Gul    2-0-28-1

5.1

Rajapaksa to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, long hop outside off stump, walloped high over extra cover, one bounce into the rope

5.2

Rajapaksa to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, short of a length outside off, steered to short third, who misfields and allows the run

5.3

Rajapaksa to Umar Akmal, OUT, well-judged catch from Oram near the third man boundary, wide ball swinging away further, he goes hard at it, ends up slicing it high in the air, Oram runs back to take it over his shoulder

Umar Akmal c Oram b Rajapaksa 13 (11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 118.18

5.4

Rajapaksa to Kamran Akmal, no run

5.5

Rajapaksa to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, wide again, good length this time, cracked straight to sweeper cover

5.6

Rajapaksa to Chandimal, no run, length ball on the stumps this time, pushed back to the bowler

End of over 6 (6 runs) Wayamba United 45/4
LD Chandimal    0* (1b)      PBB Rajapaksa    1-0-6-1
Kamran Akmal    14* (10b 2x4)      JDP Oram    3-0-7-2

6.1

Fernando to Kamran Akmal, no run, dropped by Kandamby at extra cover, short and wide ball was slapped low to the captain's left, he went down, got both hands to it, but it popped out

6.2

Fernando to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, short, and going down the leg side, helped along fine for four

6.3

Fernando to Kamran Akmal, 1 wide, full and too wide, outside off this time

6.3

Fernando to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, pitched up outside off, driven to sweeper cover

6.4

Fernando to Chandimal, 2 runs, turned behind square leg off the pads for a couple

6.5

Fernando to Chandimal, 1 run, very full outside off, steered to third man

6.6

Fernando to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, short of a length, punched off the back foot wide of point

End of over 7 (10 runs) Wayamba United 55/4
Kamran Akmal    20* (14b 3x4)      CRD Fernando    1-0-10-0
LD Chandimal    3* (3b)      PBB Rajapaksa    1-0-6-1

7.1

Rajapaksa to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, short, wide, cut past point, sweeper cover fields

7.2

Rajapaksa to Chandimal, 1 run, slow and coming in to off, tapped in front of point, hesitation but they make it in the end

7.3

Rajapaksa to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, neatly done, straightening just outside off, he gets forward, opens the face and runs it to the fine third man boundary

7.4

Rajapaksa to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, that swung in a lot, he punched it to long on from the crease

7.5

Rajapaksa to Chandimal, no run, another one moves in, from a good length, tries to steer it fine, misses

7.6

Rajapaksa to Chandimal, no run, squeezed out to point from off stump, can't get the single

End of over 8 (7 runs) Wayamba United 62/4
LD Chandimal    4* (6b)      PBB Rajapaksa    2-0-13-1
Kamran Akmal    26* (17b 4x4)      CRD Fernando    1-0-10-0

8.1

Fernando to Kamran Akmal, no run, banged in short of a length, pushed out to cover

8.2

Fernando to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, into the pads now, flicked in the air to deep square

8.3

Fernando to Chandimal, 2 runs, stays in the crease, hops and steers the shortish one past point

8.4

Fernando to Chandimal, no run, low full toss driven straight to extra cover

8.5

Fernando to Chandimal, 1 run, he's stayed back to a pitched up ball around off and steered it to third man

8.6

Fernando to Kamran Akmal, 1 leg bye, hits the pads with inward movement from a full length, they take the leg-bye

End of over 9 (5 runs) Wayamba United 67/4
Kamran Akmal    27* (20b 4x4)      CRD Fernando    2-0-14-0
LD Chandimal    7* (9b)      PBB Rajapaksa    2-0-13-1

9.1

Senanayake to Kamran Akmal, no run, length ball from round the stumps, steered to short third man from the stumps

9.2

Senanayake to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, backs away and cuts a flat one to sweeper cover

9.3

Senanayake to Chandimal, 1 run, slower, fuller, runs it to short third man

9.4

Senanayake to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, that turned away from the right-hander, but was too short, and was thumped wide of sweeper cover

9.5

Senanayake to Kamran Akmal, no run, beats him on the drive now with flight and drift, could have been a stumping chance had he dragged his foot out

9.6

Senanayake to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, to short third man for a single

End of over 10 (7 runs) Wayamba United 74/4
Kamran Akmal    33* (25b 5x4)      SMSM Senanayake    1-0-7-0
LD Chandimal    8* (10b)      CRD Fernando    2-0-14-0

10.1

Prasanna to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, mistimes a slog towards vacant midwicket

10.2

Prasanna to Chandimal, 1 run, turns it to deep midwicket off middle and leg

10.3

Prasanna to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, comes in from a length, worked to long on

10.4

Prasanna to Chandimal, 1 run, whipped to short fine leg off the pads for a sharp single

10.5

Prasanna to Kamran Akmal, no run, defends a flighted full ball around off

10.6

Prasanna to Kamran Akmal, no run, very full, wide outside off, he mistimes it onto the pitch as he looks to drag it to leg

End of over 11 (4 runs) Wayamba United 78/4
Kamran Akmal    35* (29b 5x4)      S Prasanna    1-0-4-0
LD Chandimal    10* (12b)      SMSM Senanayake    1-0-7-0

11.1

Senanayake to Chandimal, 1 run, length ball worked to deep midwicket off the pad

11.2

Senanayake to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, short, angled across, he makes room but finds sweeper cover with a forcing cut

11.3

Senanayake to Chandimal, 1 run, works a tossed up ball to deep midwicket

11.4

Senanayake to Kamran Akmal, no run, tries to loft it over extra cover but is beaten by the full one outside off

11.5

Senanayake to Kamran Akmal, 1 wide, quite wide down the leg side this time

11.5

Senanayake to Kamran Akmal, OUT, finally he's got him, had been beating him with flight and drift before, does so again, Akmal pushes inside the line, the tossed up ball drifts away from round the stumps and then straightens to strike off

Kamran Akmal b Senanayake 36 (32b 5x4 0x6) SR: 112.50

11.6

Senanayake to Siriwardana, no run, was a certain run out had cover picked up the ball cleanly, he pushed the ball in that direction and took off for the single, which was never there, but the fielder messed up

End of over 12 (4 runs) Wayamba United 82/5
TAM Siriwardana    0* (1b)      SMSM Senanayake    2-0-11-1
LD Chandimal    12* (14b)      S Prasanna    1-0-4-0

12.1

Prasanna to Chandimal, 1 run, driven to sweeper cover off the front foot

12.2

Prasanna to Siriwardana, no run, bit of a leading edge on the bounce to a diving bowler, to his right

12.3

Prasanna to Siriwardana, 1 run, worked in front of square leg off the pads

12.4

Prasanna to Chandimal, no run, pushes a tossed up legbreak to the bowler

12.5

Prasanna to Chandimal, no run, pushes again, wanting to go towards long off this time, but hits it off the inner half of the bat to the bowler again

12.6

Prasanna to Chandimal, 1 run, fullish, worked through midwicket

End of over 13 (3 runs) Wayamba United 85/5
LD Chandimal    14* (18b)      S Prasanna    2-0-7-0
TAM Siriwardana    1* (3b)      SMSM Senanayake    2-0-11-1

13.1

Senanayake to Chandimal, 1 run, waits for it to come on around off and squeezes it towards point

13.2

Senanayake to Siriwardana, 1 run, down the track and pushes it to long on

13.3

Senanayake to Chandimal, 1 run, full delivery flicked in front of square leg

13.4

Senanayake to Siriwardana, 1 run, walks down and eases the tossed up ball to long off

13.5

Senanayake to Chandimal, 1 run, flicked with the spin from outside off to deep midwicket

13.6

Senanayake to Siriwardana, no run, pushed to the leg side

End of over 14 (5 runs) Wayamba United 90/5
TAM Siriwardana    3* (6b)      SMSM Senanayake    3-0-16-1
LD Chandimal    17* (21b)      S Prasanna    2-0-7-0

14.1

Oram to Chandimal, no run, goes after a wide length ball which bounces and beats him

14.2

Oram to Chandimal, OUT, excellent catch by Tharanga behind the stumps, Chandimal looking to run it to third man, the ball was angled into him, he did not have much room, and the thick edge flew to Tharanga's right, the Sri Lanka opener dived quickly and took it safely

LD Chandimal c †Tharanga b Oram 17 (23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 73.91

14.3

Oram to Weeraratne, 1 leg bye, off the thigh pad behind square leg

14.4

Oram to Siriwardana, 1 leg bye, stifled appeal for lbw, the ball hits him in front and rolls to the off side, they sneak across for the single, could have pitched outside leg

14.5

Oram to Weeraratne, no run, length ball on the stumps, pushed back to the bowler

14.6

Oram to Weeraratne, no run, pitched up from round the stumps now, pushed to mid on off the front foot

Outstanding figures for Oram

End of over 15 (2 runs, wicket maiden) Wayamba United 92/6
K Weeraratne    0* (3b)      JDP Oram    4-1-6-3
TAM Siriwardana    3* (7b)      SMSM Senanayake    3-0-16-1

15.1

Senanayake to Siriwardana, no run, tries to skip out and loft over midwicket, but cannot connect, the ball rolls away off the pad

15.2

Senanayake to Siriwardana, 1 run, chipped over the bowler, long off runs across and fields

15.3

Senanayake to Weeraratne, no run, off the pad behind square leg, was going down leg with the angle from round the stumps

15.4

Senanayake to Weeraratne, no run, defended bat and pad together, ball rolls down the pitch

15.5

Senanayake to Weeraratne, 1 run, quicker, flatter, pushed to cover for a tight single, throw misses

15.6

Senanayake to Siriwardana, FOUR, dragged across and over midwicket, beats the man in the deep who dives to his right in vain

End of over 16 (6 runs) Wayamba United 98/6
TAM Siriwardana    8* (10b 1x4)      SMSM Senanayake    4-0-22-1
K Weeraratne    1* (6b)      JDP Oram    4-1-6-3

16.1

Umar Gul to Weeraratne, 1 run, tries to pull a short of a length ball, top edge swirls behind square leg, Tharanga is slow to get there, and is not in a position to take the catch as it comes down

16.2

Umar Gul to Siriwardana, 1 run

16.3

Umar Gul to Weeraratne, 1 run, drags the pull on the bounce to wide mid on, the throw misses, would have been tight had it hit

16.4

Umar Gul to Siriwardana, FOUR, this time the pull is struck quite well, short again from Gul and it is picked to the deep midwicket boundary

16.5

Umar Gul to Siriwardana, FOUR, short, and wide outside off, he goes after it, and the thick edge flies to the fine third man rope

16.6

Umar Gul to Siriwardana, 1 run, short of a length again from Gul, pulled superbly, but straight to deep square leg

End of over 17 (12 runs) Wayamba United 110/6
TAM Siriwardana    18* (14b 3x4)      Umar Gul    3-0-40-1
K Weeraratne    3* (8b)      SMSM Senanayake    4-0-22-1

17.1

Fernando to Siriwardana, FOUR, lovely timing, used Fernando's pace, allowed the length ball to come on, around off, and he runs it past point, no chance for third man

17.2

Fernando to Siriwardana, 1 run, drives a pitched up ball in the air, to sweeper cover

17.3

Fernando to Weeraratne, 1 run, was expecting it to be much shorter, drags a length ball past square leg in the end

17.4

Fernando to Siriwardana, 1 run, pitched up on the stumps, pushed straight to mid off

17.5

Fernando to Weeraratne, SIX, beyond the grass banks at deep backward square leg, and into the side of the hill, pitched up onto the pads and he flicks it superbly

17.6

Fernando to Weeraratne, FOUR, short, but leg side again, he tries to hook it away, given as runs as the ball rolls into the fine leg boundary, not sure what it came off

End of over 18 (17 runs) Wayamba United 127/6
K Weeraratne    14* (11b 1x4 1x6)      CRD Fernando    3-0-31-0
TAM Siriwardana    24* (17b 4x4)      Umar Gul    3-0-40-1

18.1

Umar Gul to Siriwardana, FOUR, slower one, full around off, and he picks it well enough to crash it to the deep extra cover rope

18.2

Umar Gul to Siriwardana, OUT, full on the pads, flicked straight to deep square leg, Fernando manages to hold on to it

TAM Siriwardana c Fernando b Umar Gul 28 (19b 5x4 0x6) SR: 147.36

18.3

Umar Gul to Weeraratne, no run, outside leg stump with the line, length ball, he tries to pick it over square leg, misses

18.4

Umar Gul to Weeraratne, FOUR, pitched up around leg stump and lofted over the bowler, beats the man running across from long on

18.5

Umar Gul to Weeraratne, no run, short now from Gul, he tries to back away and pull, misses

18.6

Umar Gul to Weeraratne, no run, he bends his knee and goes across for the scoop to fine leg, but misses as the length ball bounces across him

End of over 19 (8 runs) Wayamba United 135/7
K Weeraratne    18* (15b 2x4 1x6)      Umar Gul    4-0-48-2
I Udana    0* (0b)      CRD Fernando    3-0-31-0

19.1

Fernando to Udana, 1 run, pitched up, cracked to wide mid off, Oram scrambles across and manages to stop it

19.2

Fernando to Weeraratne, SIX, Fernando continues to go for runs, slow short ball, around middle, he winds up and hammers it in front of square leg, comfortably into the grass banks

19.3

Fernando to Weeraratne, OUT, short once again, he backs away and hooks, fine leg settles under the top-edge and takes it low

K Weeraratne c Prasanna b Fernando 24 (17b 2x4 2x6) SR: 141.17

19.4

Fernando to Udana, FOUR, even a regular keeper would have struggled with this one, angled in outside leg as the batsman backs away, takes a thick edge and goes well to Tharanga's right

19.5

Fernando to Udana, OUT, makes lots of room outside leg and heaves at this length ball, thick edge zooms high and third man manages to take it low, Prasanna it is again, grabs it with one hand in the end

I Udana c Prasanna b Fernando 5 (3b 1x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

19.6

Fernando to Kumara, 1 run, length ball outside off, he was way outside leg as he had a go at it, on the bounce to extra cover

Wayamba have recovered quite well from 18 for 3 and 44 for 4. There was lots of movement for the bowlers early on

End of over 20 (12 runs) Wayamba United 147/9
SAC Kumara    1* (1b)      CRD Fernando    4-0-43-2
A Dananjaya    0* (0b)      Umar Gul    4-0-48-2
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Aug 17, 2012

Tillakaratne Dilshan guided Basnahira Cricket Dundee at the start, Basnahira Cricket Dundee v Nagenahira Nagas, SLPL, Pallekele, August 17, 2012

Tillakaratne Dilshan guided Basnahira Cricket Dundee at the start

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Aug 17, 2012

Chathuraga Kumara finished with three wickets,Wayamba United v Uthura Next, SLPL, Pallekele, August 17, 2012

Chathuraga Kumara finished with three wickets

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