Pakistan in Sri Lanka T20I Series - 1st T20I

Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Sri Lanka won by 37 runs

7.3

Mohammad Sami to Thirimanne, FOUR, that is a fine drive from Thirimanne first ball, bends the knee, opens the face and times the length ball through point

7.4

Mohammad Sami to Thirimanne, no run, shortish one now, played out towards point

7.5

Mohammad Sami to Thirimanne, FOUR, Sami is going for more runs, wide again, short too, Thirimanne slashes, and the thick edge flies over and past the lone slip

7.6

Mohammad Sami to Thirimanne, no run, much better delivery, pitched up around the off stump, seemed to hold its line a tad, defended

Sri Lanka 47/4   HDRL Thirimanne 8* (4b 2x4)

8.4

Shahid Afridi to Thirimanne, no run, looks to make room, but that turned in and he had to defend off the back foot

8.5

Shahid Afridi to Thirimanne, no run, missed stumping, Afridi has hands on his head, Thirimanne walked out after playing over a yorker just outside off, but the debutant missed the take

8.6

Shahid Afridi to Thirimanne, no run, pushes a full one to extra cover

Sri Lanka 50/4   HDRL Thirimanne 8* (7b 2x4)

9.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, 1 run, stays in the crease to a fullish one and punches it wide of extra cover

Sri Lanka 52/4   HDRL Thirimanne 9* (8b 2x4)

10.4

Shahid Afridi to Thirimanne, FOUR, fine shot, lofted over extra cover, seemed to be the wrong 'un, but he got forward and hit it very cleanly

10.5

Shahid Afridi to Thirimanne, 1 run, worked with the spin to deep square

Sri Lanka 59/4   HDRL Thirimanne 14* (10b 3x4)

11.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, no run, cuts a flat and skiddy one from off, straight to point

11.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, 1 run, wants to push through extra cover, but this one drifts in, goes straight in with the angle, and produces an inside edge through midwicket

11.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, 1 run, gets front leg forward and across and paddles it fine down leg

Sri Lanka 64/4   HDRL Thirimanne 16* (13b 3x4)

12.1

Saeed Ajmal to Thirimanne, 1 run, starts off very wide outside off from around the stumps, slapped away to deep point

Sri Lanka 65/4   HDRL Thirimanne 17* (14b 3x4)

13.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, no run, appeal for lbw, the straighter delivery from around the stumps looked to be going down leg

13.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, no run, cannot get it away, punched to the bowler

13.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, 1 run, turned to fine leg off the pad

Sri Lanka 68/5   HDRL Thirimanne 18* (17b 3x4)

14.2

Saeed Ajmal to Thirimanne, no run, tries to reverse sweep this one with the spin, but it goes under the bat-swing

14.3

Saeed Ajmal to Thirimanne, FOUR, width again, and Thirimanne connects this time, slices hard behind point

14.4

Saeed Ajmal to Thirimanne, 1 run, driven down to long on

14.6

Saeed Ajmal to Thirimanne, 1 run, chipped in the air wide of long off

Sri Lanka 77/5   HDRL Thirimanne 24* (21b 4x4)

15.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, 1 run, sweeps a flighted full toss from middle and gets it past short fine leg

15.4

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, FOUR, nudged behind square leg for one

15.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Thirimanne, 1 run, spins in from outside off, and worked away in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 88/5   HDRL Thirimanne 30* (24b 5x4)

16.2

Saeed Ajmal to Thirimanne, OUT, connects well with the reverse sweep but hits it straight to Gul at short third man, he takes a sharp catch as he tumbles to the ground, it was a quick doosra from Ajmal just outside off

HDRL Thirimanne c Umar Gul b Saeed Ajmal 30 (32m 25b 5x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

Sri Lanka 89/7   HDRL Thirimanne 30 (25b 5x4)
Series Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota - Jun 3, 2012
Pakistan won by 23 runs
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota - Jun 1, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 37 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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