Pakistan in Sri Lanka T20I Series - 1st T20I

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 37 runs

4.5

Sohail Tanvir to Mathews, no run, left alone outside off

4.6

Sohail Tanvir to Mathews, no run, they have no clue about these tight deliveries going across, he is opened up by the angle, and pushes inside the line to be beaten

Sri Lanka 31/3   AD Mathews 0* (2b)

5.3

Umar Gul to Mathews, 1 run

5.5

Umar Gul to Mathews, no run, works to midwicket and holds up a hand immediately to the advancing Chandimal

5.6

Umar Gul to Mathews, no run, that looked very close in real time, he was caught in the crease to one that nipped back in, no appeal from Pakistan, height? did not seem to be an inside edge

Sri Lanka 36/3   AD Mathews 1* (5b)

6.6

Sohail Tanvir to Mathews, no run, coming in from back of a length now, quietly defended to the off side

Sri Lanka 39/3   AD Mathews 1* (6b)

8.1

Shahid Afridi to Mathews, no run, tossed up generously outside off, pushed to extra cover

8.2

Shahid Afridi to Mathews, 2 runs, leading edge runs behind point now as he looks to work a flighted legbreak through midwicket

8.3

Shahid Afridi to Mathews, 1 leg bye, appeal for lbw but that struck him about a foot outside the line, he was looking to turn it behind square leg

Sri Lanka 50/4   AD Mathews 3* (9b)

9.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Mathews, no run, defends a spinning offbreak off the front foot

9.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Mathews, 1 run, turns in but going down the pads, worked to square leg

9.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Mathews, no run, the straighter one from Hafeez, Angelo pushes inside the line, keeper cannot collect it again

9.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Mathews, no run, now a big spinning offbreak, bounces too, he pushes forward and takes it on the body

9.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Mathews, 1 run, punched down to long on from the crease

Sri Lanka 53/4   AD Mathews 5* (14b)

10.1

Shahid Afridi to Mathews, no run

10.2

Shahid Afridi to Mathews, no run, looks to drive a flighted ball outside off, mistimes the stroke to extra cover

10.3

Shahid Afridi to Mathews, 1 run, they pinch a tight single in front of backward point who lobs the ball to the keeper as he dives forward, Thirimanne has made it though

10.6

Shahid Afridi to Mathews, 1 run, 103 kph from Afridi as he rips it in on middle, Angelo manages to force it away to leg for one

Sri Lanka 60/4   AD Mathews 7* (18b)

11.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Mathews, 1 run, down the track, gets a shade too close to the pitch, hits it down to long on

11.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Mathews, 1 run

11.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Mathews, no run, gets bat in front of pad to nudge it to leg but Hafeez gets to it quickly

Sri Lanka 64/4   AD Mathews 9* (21b)

12.2

Saeed Ajmal to Mathews, no run, turning in at 93.9 kph on middle, punched to extra cover

12.3

Saeed Ajmal to Mathews, no run, gets down on a knee for a big sweep, but misses, not called a wide

12.4

Saeed Ajmal to Mathews, no run, cramped for room as it spins in quickly on middle and leg, punched to the bowler

12.5

Saeed Ajmal to Mathews, OUT, it is not easy to hit Ajmal anytime, even harder to go after him under the pressure of T20, Angelo tries to slog with the turn, this one is bowled slightly slower, and strikes the stumps after going past Angelo's swipe

AD Mathews b Saeed Ajmal 9 (31m 25b 0x4 0x6) SR: 36.00

Sri Lanka 65/5   AD Mathews 9 (25b)
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Pakistan won by 23 runs
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Jun 1, 2012

Mahela Jayawardene shakes Mohammad Hafeez's hand, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Hambantota

Mahela Jayawardene shakes Mohammad Hafeez's hand

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Jun 1, 2012

Shahid Afridi fell cheaply in Pakistan's chase, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st T20I, Hambantota

Shahid Afridi fell cheaply in Pakistan's chase

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