South Africa in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 1st ODI

Sri Lanka v South Africa

Sri Lanka won by 180 runs

3.6

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, super delivery, right on the stumps, close to the blockhole, Sanga jams the bat down

Sri Lanka 23/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (1b)

5.1

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, back of a length ending on off, Sanga's moved across and is behind it to block

5.2

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, moves well across again to defend back to the bowler

5.3

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, Sanga's gone for an expansive cover drive, but he;s got a shade too close with that across movement, and has ended up hitting it towards mid off

5.4

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, goodish length, left alone outside off

5.5

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, back of a length into the pads, worked fine

Sri Lanka 28/1   KC Sangakkara 0* (6b)

6.1

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, shot, Sanga's cut this so hard, it's spilled out of point's hands, possibly some bad bounce as well

6.3

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, moving across and ending on off stump, good length, defended

6.4

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, slanted widish across the left-hander

6.5

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, ends outside off stump with the back foot as he shuffles across and lets another one go

6.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, just outside off stump, Sanga is there with the shuffle, and pushes to cover, not getting the single though

Sri Lanka 34/1   KC Sangakkara 1* (11b)

8.1

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, good length around off, pushed away

8.2

McLaren to Sangakkara, 2 runs, that didn;t look like he'd got much on it, but the ball's raced pats midwicket as Sanga works it from outside off

8.3

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, picture perfect, knee bent, on the ground, lovely followthrough, crisp drive, straight to extra cover

8.4

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, drives again, but with lesser power and to cover now

8.5

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, bouncer on leg stump, ducked under

8.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, short again, further down leg, not getting up much, Sanga has a boundary for the taking, but he does not time the pull, and it rolls fine

Sri Lanka 41/1   KC Sangakkara 4* (17b)

9.1

Peterson to Sangakkara, no run, comes across and turns it off middle to midwicket

9.2

Peterson to Sangakkara, 1 run, straightish length ball on middle and leg, pushed to midwicket

9.4

Peterson to Sangakkara, SIX, long on had been brought in, Sanga skipped out early, and launched clean hit that crashed into the boundary rope

9.5

Peterson to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up on leg stump, worked away to deep midwicket

Sri Lanka 50/1   KC Sangakkara 12* (21b 1x6)

10.1

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, what is it with the South African pacers today, now McLaren starts with a length ball down the pads, and is whipped away to fine leg

10.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run

Sri Lanka 52/1   KC Sangakkara 13* (23b 1x6)

11.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, quick and flat outside off, Sanga does not have much time and hits it to cover

11.4

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, makes him drive with a fuller one, straight to cover

11.5

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up fullish, Sanga drives to the sweeper

Sri Lanka 56/1   KC Sangakkara 14* (26b 1x6)

12.2

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, punched nicely but straight to extra cover

12.3

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, good length ball on middle and leg, worked off a thick inside edge behind square

12.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, good length, no room, played out in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 65/1   KC Sangakkara 15* (29b 1x6)

13.4

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, walks out, Duminy darts it in, Sanga cannot work it past square leg

13.5

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, on off stump, pushed back

13.6

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, some flight, Sanga comes down and eases it to long off

Sri Lanka 71/1   KC Sangakkara 16* (32b 1x6)

14.1

Phangiso to Sangakkara, no run, tosses it up full outside off, Sanga flashes a drive it to mid off

14.2

Phangiso to Sangakkara, no run, comes out to a flighted one, midwicket dives and prevents the single

14.3

Phangiso to Sangakkara, FOUR, turning down the pad, Sanga's got some bat on it, AB' was moving to his right but he really had no chance

14.4

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run

Sri Lanka 76/1   KC Sangakkara 21* (36b 1x4 1x6)

15.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, pushes a tossed up ball to extra cover

15.2

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, comes out and drives crisply but picks out extra cover once more

15.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, punched off the back foot to long on

Sri Lanka 77/1   KC Sangakkara 22* (39b 1x4 1x6)

16.1

Morkel to Sangakkara, no run, this rises from back of a length, not that much, but Sanga decided to duck, barely went over him

16.2

Morkel to Sangakkara, 1 run, length ball driven past extra cover to the sweeper

16.4

Morkel to Sangakkara, 1 wide, the wides are back, this is short and a couple of feet down the leg side

16.4

Morkel to Sangakkara, no run, worked away wristily but straight to midwicket

16.5

Morkel to Sangakkara, 2 runs, this shortish ball hurried into Sanga, but he swivelled quickly to pull through square leg, needed a sprint and a dive from Ingram in the deep to save what looked a certain boundary

16.6

Morkel to Sangakkara, no run, another short ball, Sanga misses it this time, tried a half-hearted pull in the end

Sri Lanka 86/1   KC Sangakkara 25* (44b 1x4 1x6)

17.6

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run, comes forward to one fullish on middle, drives it to long on

Sri Lanka 88/1   KC Sangakkara 26* (45b 1x4 1x6)

18.1

Morkel to Sangakkara, no run, drives but does not time it too well, extra cover runs to his left to cut it off

18.2

Morkel to Sangakkara, 1 run, a drive to mid on and a quick singe, throw misses, Sanga was in anyway

18.6

Morkel to Sangakkara, no run, pushed down the track

Sri Lanka 90/1   KC Sangakkara 27* (48b 1x4 1x6)

19.5

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run, now Faf dives big time at midwicket but Sanga's drive beats him on its way to wide long on

Sri Lanka 92/1   KC Sangakkara 28* (49b 1x4 1x6)

20.4

Morkel to Sangakkara, 1 run, 146.8 kph now from Morkel, he is pounding in, short into Sanga who pulls it down to long leg

Sri Lanka 95/2   KC Sangakkara 29* (50b 1x4 1x6)

21.3

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run, walks out and pushes to long on

Sri Lanka 98/2   KC Sangakkara 30* (51b 1x4 1x6)

22.2

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, Sanga walks out, Morris drops it short, it goes square off the pad

22.4

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 run, that was too wide from round the stumps, slow too, Sanga cranked up and went after it, but he picked out the sweeper

22.6

Morris to Sangakkara, FOUR, lovely, Sanga got a pitched up ball around off, but his shuffle allowed him to place the drive past mid on's dive

Sri Lanka 108/2   KC Sangakkara 35* (54b 2x4 1x6)

24.1

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, walks out and pushes but finds point in the way

24.2

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 run, goes across and tucks a short of a length ball from middle to deep square

24.5

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 run, boucer, pulled in the air, to deep square

Sri Lanka 119/2   KC Sangakkara 37* (57b 2x4 1x6)

25.1

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run, good length ball on the pad, tucked easily to deep square

25.5

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run, pushed to long on, no risk at all

Sri Lanka 122/2   KC Sangakkara 39* (59b 2x4 1x6)

26.1

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 run, full and slow outside off, he mishits a slog to deep square leg

26.6

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, mishits the drive, mid off is deepish, but he is quick enough to make Sanga go back

Sri Lanka 133/2   KC Sangakkara 40* (61b 2x4 1x6)

27.2

Phangiso to Sangakkara, no run, comes forward and gets bat in front of pad to drive to midwicket

27.3

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 2 runs, nudges it square and deep midwicket has lots of ground to make, and his throw is wayward as well, easy double

27.4

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run

27.6

Phangiso to Sangakkara, SIX, Sanga jumps out, Phangiso tries pushing it across, but Sanga stops, gets down on the knee and slogs the sweep over deep midwicket, that is some connection

Sri Lanka 144/2   KC Sangakkara 49* (65b 2x4 2x6)

28.2

Peterson to Sangakkara, no run

28.3

Peterson to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga gets to one more ODI fifty with a push to long on, and the horns go on and on at the Premadasa

Sri Lanka 146/2   KC Sangakkara 50* (67b 2x4 2x6)

29.1

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run, full, worked off the pads, but short fine gets the dive in

29.3

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run, a back-foot punch down to long on, easily done

29.5

Phangiso to Sangakkara, no run, hit on the pad as he misses the sweep, but that pitched outside leg

29.6

Phangiso to Sangakkara, no run, skips out and hits it hard, but straight to extra cover

Sri Lanka 152/2   KC Sangakkara 52* (71b 2x4 2x6)

30.3

Peterson to Sangakkara, 1 run, shortish, and that has almost rolled along, Sanga was alert though, opened up and punched it to long on

30.6

Peterson to Sangakkara, no run, full delivery pushed back

Sri Lanka 157/2   KC Sangakkara 53* (73b 2x4 2x6)

31.5

Morkel to Sangakkara, no run, good length on off stump, Sanga pushes but finds mid off

31.6

Morkel to Sangakkara, 1 run, short ball pulled away, but straight to deep square leg

Sri Lanka 159/2   KC Sangakkara 54* (75b 2x4 2x6)

32.1

Peterson to Sangakkara, 1 run, drops it shortish as Sanga comes out, takes one with a push to long on

32.4

Peterson to Sangakkara, 2 runs, leaving the crease all the time, clipping it between deep midwicket and deep square leg for an easy two

32.5

Peterson to Sangakkara, no run, bowled full on the stumps, he makes slight room and drills it hard, but finds mid off

32.6

Peterson to Sangakkara, no run, comes out and pushes but cannot get it past midwicket, is furious with himself

Sri Lanka 167/2   KC Sangakkara 57* (79b 2x4 2x6)

34.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, overpitched ball driven wide of sweeper cover

34.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, punched down to long on

34.6

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, pushed back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 171/3   KC Sangakkara 59* (82b 2x4 2x6)

35.4

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, he is staying leg side to the left-handers, Sanga can't bat on this one

35.5

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, one more down the pads, and again it hits them as Sanga misses with the flick, AB's lob is wayward, but bowler ensures no run conceded

35.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, FOUR, this was coming, he;s been on the pads all along this over, this is a full toss now, and Sanga is not missing out three times in a row, short fine leg watches it go past

Sri Lanka 176/3   KC Sangakkara 63* (85b 3x4 2x6)

36.2

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, slowish and pitched up, he drives hard but straight to point

36.3

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 run, backs away and slashes, it flies in the air down to square third man

Sri Lanka 178/3   KC Sangakkara 64* (87b 3x4 2x6)

37.1

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, starts outside off now on a good length, is driven powerfully but extra cover's in the way

37.3

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, backs away but misses the cut, it was slow and back of a length

37.4

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, makes room once more and heaves, mishits it weakly to mid on

37.5

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, he is backing away to leg consistently, bowler follows him this time with a short one, is pulled to deep square leg, who fumbles but recovers quickly

Sri Lanka 183/3   KC Sangakkara 66* (91b 3x4 2x6)

38.1

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 wide, saw him going to the leg side and dragged it across to off, but ended up overdoing it

38.1

Morris to Sangakkara, FOUR, this time he makes the connection he wanted, it is overpitched on the stumps, his front leg is out of the way and a clean swing has it disappearing past extra cover

38.2

Morris to Sangakkara, SIX, just over deep square leg's jump. Sanga is withdrawing to leg all the time, is followed this time, but adjusts to whack a flat pull in the air

38.3

Morris to Sangakkara, FOUR, short ball, leg side, Sanga pulls to the fine leg boundary

38.4

Morris to Sangakkara, FOUR, another boundary, Morris pitches it up this time, staying leg side again, and Sanga plays a lovely lofted drive over midwicket

38.5

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, bowler gets one back with a yorker right on the stumps from the changed angle, Sanga jams the bat down

38.6

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 run, charges out now, but gets too close and mishits to the covers, the throw is wide at the bowler's but short fine runs in to prevent the overthrow

Sri Lanka 203/3   KC Sangakkara 85* (97b 6x4 3x6)

39.1

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, short, slow, dragged to deep square leg

39.3

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, wide and full, Sanga reaches for it but misses

39.4

McLaren to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga's clattering them all around now, this is a slower ball, but is sitting up wide and shortish, Sanga waits and slaps it over the covers

39.5

McLaren to Sangakkara, SIX, outstanding timing, Sanga keeps hitting them, pitched up on leg, and he flows into a lofted shot over midwicket, it clears the boundary by some distance

39.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 wide, short slower one gone wrong down leg

39.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, overpitched on leg, he makes some room, drills it to long on

Sri Lanka 217/3   KC Sangakkara 97* (102b 7x4 4x6)

40.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 wide, starts with an angled ball that carries well down leg

40.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, FOUR, that will do, Sanga blasts his way to his 16th ODI century with a dismissive pull past long on to a half tracker, 35 off his last 12, super acceleration

40.2

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, eased down to long on

40.4

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, overpitched outside off, driven to the sweeper

Sri Lanka 225/3   KC Sangakkara 103* (105b 8x4 4x6)

41.1

Morkel to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, guided to point

41.2

Morkel to Sangakkara, 1 run, moves across and swats a pitched up ball, does not get hold of it, takes one to long on

41.5

Morkel to Sangakkara, 1 run, overpitched on leg, a silken drive along the ground to long on

Sri Lanka 228/3   KC Sangakkara 105* (108b 8x4 4x6)

42.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, FOUR, sweeps from outside off, beats square leg's dive and picks up four more

42.2

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, skips out, but gets too close as JP angles it in, pushes it back

42.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, a flat length ball outside off slapped to the sweeper

42.6

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, quick and full, slapped hard but he;s picked out extra cover on the edge of the circle

Sri Lanka 234/3   KC Sangakkara 110* (112b 9x4 4x6)

43.4

Morkel to Sangakkara, FOUR, the contrast is stark, and disturbing for Sri Lanka, Sanga makes some room and goes as effortlessly as you can over extra cover

43.5

Morkel to Sangakkara, FOUR, now he goes over midwicket, slightly short slower one, and he is waiting with the full swing of the bat

43.6

Morkel to Sangakkara, no run, he walks outside off and tries to scoop it fine, Morkel sends it far down leg, but umpire Kettleborough does not wide it, too harsh, on the batsman, Sanga is not impressed

Sri Lanka 243/3   KC Sangakkara 118* (115b 11x4 4x6)

44.2

Duminy to Sangakkara, FOUR, as palpably as Thirimanne is struggling to pick them, Sanga is finding gaps with insane consistency, now he picks it from outside off and slog-sweeps to the deep midwicket boundary

44.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, SIX, no need to pick the gap this time, this is going over, swept from off stump, swept behind square, swept in the air, swept all the way, what a champion

44.4

Duminy to Sangakkara, FOUR, he had so much time he could have done anything, waits on a slow, flat, and short one, and swat it over extra cover's jump in the end

44.5

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, follows him as he backs to leg with a 103.7 kph dart, Sanga chips it to long on

Sri Lanka 259/3   KC Sangakkara 133* (119b 13x4 5x6)

45.2

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, after about a millenium, he mistimes one to long on even as he makes room outside leg

45.4

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, top delivery, Sanga gets a yorker angled in to leg stump, gets some bat on it, they go for the single, AB dives and lows, misses, Thirimanne would have been gone had he hit

45.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 no ball, gone this time, uh oh, wait, umpire Kettleborough is calling a no-ball, even as McLaren has hit the stumps on the full after Sanga walked outside off and missed the scoop

45.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga connects this time, walking outside off again, the ball is full at his pads, but he gets the bat down in time, and fine leg messes up at the boundary

Sri Lanka 270/3   KC Sangakkara 139* (123b 14x4 5x6)

46.2

Morris to Sangakkara, FOUR, a thick edge now, he's earned luck with all that hitting, bends the knee and flashes at a full ball, it flies past short third man

46.3

Morris to Sangakkara, FOUR, and again, same region, four more, comes down the wicket, McLaren goes full, Sanga seemed to open the face as he went after it

46.4

Morris to Sangakkara, no run, drills a full delivery straight to point,

46.5

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 wide, sets himself up for the scoop, but Morris pings it down leg, and this time it is wided

46.5

Morris to Sangakkara, FOUR, 150 for the first time in ODIs for Kumar Sangakkara, with another walk outside off and a boundary fine down the leg side, stood open, feet wide apart and lapped it on the full

46.6

Morris to Sangakkara, 1 run, keeps strike with a single to third man

Sri Lanka 285/3   KC Sangakkara 152* (128b 17x4 5x6)

47.1

McLaren to Sangakkara, FOUR, he goes outside leg, they follow him, he pulls, into the gap at deep midwicket

47.2

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, follows him again with a full delivery, this time it is a single to midwicket

47.4

McLaren to Sangakkara, no run, moving several feet outside leg, swings the bat and the thick edge goes on the bounce to short third man

47.5

McLaren to Sangakkara, 2 runs, charges out and heaves, it loops over midwicket and Perera races for the second

47.6

McLaren to Sangakkara, 1 run, he might as well be playing a T20, another walk outside off, another meaty connection to the lap shot

Sri Lanka 293/4   KC Sangakkara 160* (133b 18x4 5x6)

48.1

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 1 run, he went for the reverse sweep now, wow, but misses, bit of an underedge, says the umpire, it then brushes the pads, and AB can't collect

48.3

Phangiso to Sangakkara, 2 runs, connects from outside leg stump again, he might as well take guard there, hits over extra cover

48.4

Phangiso to Sangakkara, SIX, slog-sweep, from leg stump, big, over deep square leg, into the stands

48.5

Phangiso to Sangakkara, OUT, he;s gone for a big pull from outside off, but mishit one for once, and long on's settled under

KC Sangakkara c Duminy b Phangiso 169 (200m 137b 18x4 6x6) SR: 123.35

Sri Lanka 303/5   KC Sangakkara 169 (137b 18x4 6x6)
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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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