South Africa in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 1st ODI

Sri Lanka v South Africa

Sri Lanka won by 180 runs

20.2

Morkel to Jayawardene, no run, gets on his toes and defends a back of a length ball

20.3

Morkel to Jayawardene, 1 run, 145.4 kph short ball close to off, Mahela was thinking about a pull initially, but decided to run it past gully

20.5

Morkel to Jayawardene, no run, goodish length, pushed to cover

20.6

Morkel to Jayawardene, 1 run, short again, at Mahela's throat, he reacts late and quick, with a hook along the ground to deep square leg

Sri Lanka 96/2   DPMD Jayawardene 2* (4b)

21.1

Phangiso to Jayawardene, no run, goes back to a tossed up ball and pushes it to the bowler

21.2

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 1 run, this is tossed up outside off, he waits and cuts past point

21.4

Phangiso to Jayawardene, no run, cuts a tossed up length ball again, finds point now

21.5

Phangiso to Jayawardene, no run, flighted on off, defended

21.6

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 1 run, pushes a pitched up ball in the air, but safely wide of the bowler down to long off

Sri Lanka 99/2   DPMD Jayawardene 4* (9b)

22.1

Morris to Jayawardene, 1 run, widish, steered to third man

22.3

Morris to Jayawardene, 1 run, this came in with the angle on off stump, Mahela got the bat down just in time to work it behind square

22.5

Morris to Jayawardene, 1 run, short into the body from way wide of the crease, pulled down easily to fine leg

Sri Lanka 104/2   DPMD Jayawardene 7* (12b)

23.1

Phangiso to Jayawardene, no run, defends a tossed up ball on middle

23.2

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 2 runs, angled full down leg now, Mahela gets outside the line and sweeps hard, but deep square leg saves the boundary with a dive to his right, he had lots of ground to cover

23.3

Phangiso to Jayawardene, no run, pushed to midwicket

23.4

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 2 runs, he's been playing the cut to flighted balls, waits again and times it between point and short third

23.5

Phangiso to Jayawardene, FOUR, much quicker but again some width and Mahela is ready, feet wide apart and placing a sharper cut between the same two men

23.6

Phangiso to Jayawardene, no run, pushed to extra cover

Sri Lanka 116/2   DPMD Jayawardene 15* (18b 1x4)

24.3

Morris to Jayawardene, no run, tighter stuff, angled in good length to off, blocked

24.4

Morris to Jayawardene, 1 run, overpitched slower one, driven to the sweeper

24.6

Morris to Jayawardene, no run, goes after a 143.5 kph wide delivery, misses the cut

Sri Lanka 119/2   DPMD Jayawardene 16* (21b 1x4)

25.2

Phangiso to Jayawardene, no run, tossed up and angled in full to middle, defended

25.3

Phangiso to Jayawardene, no run, sees him come out and darts it in, Mahela pads it away

25.4

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 1 run, flighted full, eased to long on

25.6

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 1 wide, pushed through quick down the leg side

25.6

Phangiso to Jayawardene, no run, waits on a tossed up delivery, pushes it late to point

Sri Lanka 123/2   DPMD Jayawardene 17* (25b 1x4)

26.2

Morris to Jayawardene, FOUR, whoa, Mahela's succeeded with the slog, he's picked this length delivery from well outside off and smashed it in the air, but to mid on's left

26.3

Morris to Jayawardene, FOUR, more runs, they have overdone the short ball to Mahela, he's again fetched it from outside off and pulled over midwicket, no one in the deep there

26.4

Morris to Jayawardene, no run, widish length ball, he goes for the drive but is beaten, slight away shape, only slight

26.5

Morris to Jayawardene, 1 run, right forward and opens the face to steer it behind point

Sri Lanka 133/2   DPMD Jayawardene 26* (29b 3x4)

27.1

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 1 run, goes back to a length ball on middle and leg, and works it square

27.5

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 1 run, he's been cutting these flighted deliveries all day from Phangiso, does that again, waits, goes back late and picks up one to deep point

Sri Lanka 138/2   DPMD Jayawardene 28* (31b 3x4)

28.1

Peterson to Jayawardene, 1 run, angled in good length, does not turn, is nudged square

28.4

Peterson to Jayawardene, no run, that looked pretty straight, but the leg-before appeal is turned down by umpire Martinesz after Mahela missed the sweep, AB makes the signal for a review finally after some discussions, it was coming in with the angle, no turn, hit him in front of middle and leg, and the ball-tracker says it is missing leg stump

28.5

Peterson to Jayawardene, 2 runs, and next ball Mahela moves inside the line and plays his chip shot over extra cover, in the gap in the deep for two more

28.6

Peterson to Jayawardene, no run, pushed back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 148/2   DPMD Jayawardene 31* (35b 3x4)

29.2

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 1 run, makes room and cuts from middle stump, to the sweeper

29.4

Phangiso to Jayawardene, 1 run, tossed up but into the pad, Mahela is happy to play from the crease and tucks it square

Sri Lanka 152/2   DPMD Jayawardene 33* (37b 3x4)

30.1

Peterson to Jayawardene, no run, wants the single after running a ball to point, but has to get back

30.2

Peterson to Jayawardene, 1 run, angled in, middle and leg, worked to deep square

30.4

Peterson to Jayawardene, 2 runs, comes down the track and hits out to deep midwicket

30.5

Peterson to Jayawardene, 1 run, he tried the lofted shot over extra cover, but hit it too straight, on the bounce to long off

Sri Lanka 157/2   DPMD Jayawardene 37* (41b 3x4)

31.1

Morkel to Jayawardene, no run, starts full on off, is worked softly to mid on

31.2

Morkel to Jayawardene, no run, defends a good length ball

31.3

Morkel to Jayawardene, no run, tried steering a very short ball, it's come very slowly off the pitch, and Mahela's missed

31.4

Morkel to Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, moves in after pitching good length outside off, Mahela shuffles across and nudges it fine

Sri Lanka 158/2   DPMD Jayawardene 37* (45b 3x4)

32.2

Peterson to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela executes the lofted drive over extra cover to perfection, splitting the gap between long off and the sweeper

32.3

Peterson to Jayawardene, 1 run, pushes through point for one more

Sri Lanka 165/2   DPMD Jayawardene 42* (47b 4x4)

33.1

Morkel to Jayawardene, no run, he bowls a short of length delivery on off, the batsman defends it back down the pitch

33.2

Morkel to Jayawardene, no run, slightly fuller this time, but Mahela drives it straight back to the bowler, who bends down in time to stop that

33.3

Morkel to Jayawardene, no run, ah! beats the bat this time! It was a length delivery just outside off, it comes in with the angle and then straightens to beat Mahela's defence

33.4

Morkel to Jayawardene, OUT, short ball this time and what have you done Mahela! He plays a nothing pull shot straight into the hands of the deep midwicket fielder. There was no power in that shot, wasn't a tough delivery either. It was just below chest high..Ah well

DPMD Jayawardene c Ingram b Morkel 42 (57m 51b 4x4 0x6) SR: 82.35

Sri Lanka 167/3   DPMD Jayawardene 42 (51b 4x4)
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Jul 20, 2013

Sri Lanka players celebrate their win in the series opener, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo, July 20, 2013

Sri Lanka players celebrate their win in the series opener

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Jul 20, 2013

Dinesh Chandimal is all smiles after his side's win, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo, July 20, 2013

Dinesh Chandimal is all smiles after his side's win

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