Champions League Twenty20 - 19th match, Group A

Central Districts v Wayamba

Wayamba won by 74 runs

Wayamba openers are in.

Extremely windy conditions in PE. Wasim Akram on air says it should ease a bit as the day progresses.

Pavan k: "eager to see who avoids the whitewash...my money is on the central districts" Seems a fine choice, Central Districts have definitely looked the better of the two sides so far

Thanks, Binoy. Only two inconsequential matches in 20 league games. Pretty close this tournament has been.

It will be Abhishek to start off commentary, join you later.

1:00pm The weather looks fine and mostly sunny for the first game and looks very good for next crucial game too, all to play for.

Wayamba have won the toss and they will be batting.

Teams: Welegedera is out and in comes Lokuarachchi for Wayamba. For Central Districts Milne, Weston and Bracewell are out Griggs, Rance and McCleg are in.

12:50pm South-West wind blowing. The pitch looks brown in color and there is no grass, a good batting surface, plenty of runs.

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of match 19 of the Champions League, I am Binoy George along with Abhishek Purohit will be on comms, on scoring duty are Raju and Sanjay Murari.

12:45pm Central Districts and Wayamba have already been knocked out of this years Champions League, both of them are yet to win a game. A good chance for them to put some points on the table.The key contest is between the Wayamba spinners and Central Districts batsmen. The two players to watch out for are Mahela Jayawardene and Jamie How.

Mahela Jayawardene: "We had two good warm-up games. Ever since then we haven't been able to string two or three decent partnerships with the bat which is vital in T20 cricket."

0.1

Mason to Jayawardene, 1 run, starts with a gentle delivery outside off, Mahela nudges it in front of square to get off the mark

0.2

Mason to Kulatunga, no run, good length outside off, defended towards cover

0.3

Mason to Kulatunga, no run, good delivery, straight on middle, he is hurried into the defensive push, goes off the edge towards point

0.4

Mason to Kulatunga, FOUR, and he is away! full, outside off, he drives uppishly through point for four

0.5

Mason to Kulatunga, 1 run, pulled away towards midwicket who misfields, and they scamper through for one

0.6

Mason to Jayawardene, no run, on the legs, Mahela tries to run it down, comes off the pads

End of over 1 (6 runs) Wayamba 6/0 (RR: 6.00)
DPMD Jayawardene    1* (2b)      MJ Mason    1-0-6-0
HGJM Kulatunga    5* (4b 1x4)     

1.1

McClenaghan to Kulatunga, 1 run, short delivery, goes for the pull, flies off the top edge but falls short of square leg

1.2

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, no run, full, almost yorker length on leg stump, pushed towards square leg

1.3

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, 4 leg byes, this time he gets it away fine for four

1.4

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, no run, again on leg stump, quicker, forces Mahela to defend

1.5

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, FOUR, this is easy for Mahela, gets under this length ball and lofts it over mid-on

1.6

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, 1 run, full on middle, Mahela pushes it on the leg side and retains strike with a single

End of over 2 (10 runs) Wayamba 16/0 (RR: 8.00)
DPMD Jayawardene    6* (7b 1x4)      MJ McClenaghan    1-0-6-0
HGJM Kulatunga    6* (5b 1x4)      MJ Mason    1-0-6-0

Ross: "Just got into the ground. Quite gusty today. Small crowd, but quite vocal." Hmm

2.1

Mason to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela tries to hoick this away over wide mid-on but the timing isnt there

2.2

Mason to Kulatunga, no run, Kulatunga tries the same shot and he too can't time it

2.3

Mason to Kulatunga, OUT, he's gone now! slower one outside off, he had already set himself up for the square drive, can't pull out of the shot and hits it straight to Diamanti who takes a simple catch

HGJM Kulatunga c Diamanti b Mason 6 (10m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

Udawatte is in.

2.4

Mason to Udawatte, no run, good length on middle, defended quietly down the track

2.5

Mason to Udawatte, no run, forces him to defend again, they think of a single, but midwicket swoops on the ball

2.6

Mason to Udawatte, no run, this is good bowling, giving no room there, defended back to the bowler

End of over 3 (1 run) Wayamba 17/1 (RR: 5.66)
ML Udawatte    0* (3b)      MJ Mason    2-0-7-1
DPMD Jayawardene    7* (8b 1x4)      MJ McClenaghan    1-0-6-0

3.1

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, no run, turned to square leg

3.2

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, 1 run, he has been bowling a leg stump line, bangs it in short, Mahela pulls it to fine leg

3.3

McClenaghan to Udawatte, 1 no ball, there is room this time outside off stump for the left hander, but he can't get the cut past point

3.3

McClenaghan to Udawatte, 2 runs, goes round the wicket, full toss outside off, again he can't find the gap through the covers

3.4

McClenaghan to Udawatte, no run, full outside off, missed out there

3.5

McClenaghan to Udawatte, FOUR, short on off, is pulled away through midwicket, he got into position very early there

3.6

McClenaghan to Udawatte, no run, this one was in the slot, fullish outside off, he swings hard but can't connect

End of over 4 (8 runs) Wayamba 25/1 (RR: 6.25)
ML Udawatte    6* (8b 1x4)      MJ McClenaghan    2-0-14-0
DPMD Jayawardene    8* (10b 1x4)      MJ Mason    2-0-7-1

Rance gets a bowl

4.1

Rance to Jayawardene, 1 run, very gentle delivery outside off, is carved away towards cover

4.2

Rance to Udawatte, 1 leg bye, another gentle one on leg stump, Udawatte is too early into the pull, and is hit on the thigh pad

4.3

Rance to Jayawardene, no run, Mahela goes for the cut and misses

4.4

Rance to Jayawardene, 1 run, nicely timed, was a push to a ball on middle stumps, mid-off gets across and fields

4.5

Rance to Udawatte, FOUR, this time Udawatte picks up the length ball on leg stump and pulls it away to deep square leg

4.6

Rance to Udawatte, no run, Rance finishes well, Udawatte can only defend it back to the bowler

End of over 5 (7 runs) Wayamba 32/1 (RR: 6.40)
ML Udawatte    10* (11b 2x4)      SHA Rance    1-0-6-0
DPMD Jayawardene    10* (13b 1x4)      MJ McClenaghan    2-0-14-0

5.1

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, no run, full outside leg, Mahela goes for the swing over midwicket, gets a leading edge towards point

5.2

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, FOUR, there is no edge on this one alright, swung over midwicket for four

5.3

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, SIX, McClenaghan isn't learning here, persists with the leg stump line, short ball and Mahela helps it over fine leg for six

5.4

McClenaghan to Jayawardene, OUT, and he gets his man this time! Mahela looked to go over mid-on, didn't get any distance on the shot and it is a simple take in the end for the man at mid-on

DPMD Jayawardene c Noema-Barnett b McClenaghan 20 (24m 17b 2x4 1x6) SR: 117.64

Mubarak is in

5.5

McClenaghan to Udawatte, no run, full toss outside off, hits it to short extra cover

5.6

McClenaghan to Udawatte, 2 runs, fullish on middle, tries to whip it to midwicket, gets an edge that falls just short of a diving third man

End of over 6 (12 runs) Wayamba 44/2 (RR: 7.33)
ML Udawatte    12* (13b 2x4)      MJ McClenaghan    3-0-26-1
J Mubarak    0* (0b)      SHA Rance    1-0-6-0

Sunny: "Why are Wayamba holding back Thisara Perera until the last? hes an amazing hitter of the ball.. he needs to be sent up the order for some much needed momentum!"

6.1

Rance to Mubarak, 5 wides, poor delivery, short, outside leg, keeper can't collect, goes for four byes

6.1

Rance to Mubarak, no run, better from Rance, defended into the off side

6.2

Rance to Mubarak, 1 run, on the leg stump, glanced away to fine leg

6.3

Rance to Udawatte, 1 run, good length outside off, guided to third man

6.4

Rance to Mubarak, no run, he has come back after those byes, full outside off, Mubarak defends to cover

6.5

Rance to Mubarak, no run, and again, turned to point this time

6.6

Rance to Mubarak, 1 run, gets this one to the right of point who dives but can't prevent the single

End of over 7 (8 runs) Wayamba 52/2 (RR: 7.42)
J Mubarak    2* (5b)      SHA Rance    2-0-14-0
ML Udawatte    13* (14b 2x4)      MJ McClenaghan    3-0-26-1

7.1

Worker to Mubarak, 1 wide, starts way way outside leg

7.1

Worker to Mubarak, 1 run, better this time, flighted on off, pushed to cover

7.2

Worker to Udawatte, no run, tries to turn this delivery outside off on the leg side, finds midwicket

7.3

Worker to Udawatte, no run, outside off, pushed back to the bowler

7.4

Worker to Udawatte, no run, he's getting impatient there, steps out to hit it down the ground, but gets an outside edge that falls short of third man

7.5

Worker to Udawatte, no run, defended on the leg side, he's giving no room here

7.6

Worker to Udawatte, no run, spun nack in, defended down the pitch off the backfoot

End of over 8 (2 runs) Wayamba 54/2 (RR: 6.75)
ML Udawatte    13* (19b 2x4)      GH Worker    1-0-2-0
J Mubarak    3* (6b)      SHA Rance    2-0-14-0

8.1

Noema-Barnett to Mubarak, 1 run, good length on leg stump, turned towards square leg

8.2

Noema-Barnett to Udawatte, 2 runs, full on the pads, is flicked away towards midwicket, but there wasn't enough power in the shot, and it is cut off on the boundary

8.3

Noema-Barnett to Udawatte, no run, drives, but can't get it past midwicket

8.4

Noema-Barnett to Udawatte, no run, played back to the bowler

8.5

Noema-Barnett to Udawatte, no run, this is turned away to point, good bowling this

8.6

Noema-Barnett to Udawatte, no run, on the money outside off, tries to run it fine, but short third man is there

End of over 9 (3 runs) Wayamba 57/2 (RR: 6.33)
ML Udawatte    15* (24b 2x4)      K Noema-Barnett    1-0-3-0
J Mubarak    4* (7b)      GH Worker    1-0-2-0

9.1

Worker to Mubarak, no run, on the leg stump, can't get it away

9.2

Worker to Mubarak, 1 run, a run finally! outside off, turned to short third man

9.3

Worker to Udawatte, 1 run, cut away to deep point

9.4

Worker to Mubarak, FOUR, delicately played by Mubarak, goes back to this ball outside off and late cuts it, third man had no chance

9.5

Worker to Mubarak, 2 runs, Mubarak does it again, but this time it's only two

9.6

Worker to Mubarak, no run, outside leg stump, can't get the sweep past short fine leg, talk about bowling to one's field!

End of over 10 (8 runs) Wayamba 65/2 (RR: 6.50)
J Mubarak    11* (12b 1x4)      GH Worker    2-0-10-0
ML Udawatte    16* (25b 2x4)      K Noema-Barnett    1-0-3-0

Vinayaka: "I think Wayamba's missed a chance to win by losing DPMDJ early and not able to counter attack and score runs quickly. If they don't turn it around now, then they will have very very less chance to beat central districts.. Bring some pinch hitters on buddies...."

Barnett continues....

10.1

Noema-Barnett to Udawatte, 1 run, worked through midwicket to the deep and picks up a single.

10.2

Noema-Barnett to Mubarak, SIX, launches into this one and hits it high and over the long on fence for a six, first positive hit from Mubarak.

10.3

Noema-Barnett to Mubarak, 1 run, played behind point for a single.

10.4

Noema-Barnett to Udawatte, 1 run, turns it around behind square leg for another single.

10.5

Noema-Barnett to Mubarak, 1 run, pushes gently to covers and picks up a quick single.

10.6

Noema-Barnett to Udawatte, no run, driven straight to the fielder at extra cover bit uppishly.

End of over 11 (10 runs) Wayamba 75/2 (RR: 6.81)
ML Udawatte    18* (28b 2x4)      K Noema-Barnett    2-0-13-0
J Mubarak    19* (15b 1x4 1x6)      GH Worker    2-0-10-0

How comes on.

11.1

How to Mubarak, 1 wide, starts off with a wide down the leg side.

11.1

How to Mubarak, no run, slower through the air and pitches outside the leg stump, strikes the pad, appeal turned down.

11.2

How to Mubarak, 1 leg bye, off the pad the ball squirts behind square leg.

11.3

How to Udawatte, 1 run, works it forward of square leg and picks up a single.

11.4

How to Mubarak, 1 run, pushes gently towards midwicket and picks up a sharp single as the fielder rushes onto the ball.

11.5

How to Udawatte, no run, this time there is no single as the fielder is in quickly.

11.6

How to Udawatte, 1 run, works through square leg and picks up a single.

End of over 12 (5 runs) Wayamba 80/2 (RR: 6.66)
ML Udawatte    20* (31b 2x4)      JM How    1-0-4-0
J Mubarak    20* (18b 1x4 1x6)      K Noema-Barnett    2-0-13-0

Rance is back into the attack.

12.1

Rance to Udawatte, no run, full and wide outside the off stump from round the wicket, Udawatte pushes at it and misses it.

12.2

Rance to Udawatte, no run, hit hard back down the track and knocks down the stumps at the non-strikers end.

12.3

Rance to Udawatte, 1 run, tucks it through square leg and picks up an easy single.

12.4

Rance to Mubarak, no run, driven along the ground straight to the fielder at extra cover.

12.5

Rance to Mubarak, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on and picks up a single.

12.6

Rance to Udawatte, 1 run, mistimes the shot through midwicket and picks up a single, was looking to launch it over the fence.

End of over 13 (3 runs) Wayamba 83/2 (RR: 6.38)
ML Udawatte    22* (35b 2x4)      SHA Rance    3-0-17-0
J Mubarak    21* (20b 1x4 1x6)      JM How    1-0-4-0

Sunny: "How" to Bowl- Wayamba batsman don't know "What" to do and "Where" to hit ;)"

13.1

How to Udawatte, 1 run, worked along the ground to deep midwicket and picks up a single.

13.2

How to Mubarak, 1 run, tossed up outside the leg stump, comes down the track and hits it to deep square leg.

13.3

How to Udawatte, OUT, tossed up and Udawatte comes down the track and hits it in the air down the ground to long on and Patton takes the catch.

ML Udawatte c Patton b How 23 (40m 37b 2x4 0x6) SR: 62.16

13.4

How to Mubarak, 1 wide, down the leg side, signaled a wide.

13.4

How to Mubarak, 1 leg bye, off the pad to the off side, quick run taken.

13.5

How to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, quicker delivery played square of the wicket on the off side.

13.6

How to Mubarak, 1 wide, down the leg side, Mubarak sweeps and misses.

13.6

How to Mubarak, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long off.

End of over 14 (7 runs) Wayamba 90/3 (RR: 6.42)
J Mubarak    23* (23b 1x4 1x6)      JM How    2-0-10-1
KS Lokuarachchi    1* (1b)      SHA Rance    3-0-17-0

Barnett is back.

14.1

Noema-Barnett to Mubarak, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on, no boundaries for 20 balls.

14.2

Noema-Barnett to Lokuarachchi, 1 run, pushes gently down the ground to long on.

14.3

Noema-Barnett to Mubarak, SIX, goes all the way over the long off fence for a six, good hit by Mubarak. Right leg forward and hits it well.

14.4

Noema-Barnett to Mubarak, OUT, another hit, looking for the second six, miscues it high in the air and down to long on, Mason takes the catch.

J Mubarak c Mason b Noema-Barnett 30 (31m 26b 1x4 2x6) SR: 115.38

14.5

Noema-Barnett to Lokuarachchi, no run, pushes back down the track.

14.6

Noema-Barnett to Lokuarachchi, 1 leg bye, sweeps and misses, strikes the pad outside the line, they scamper through for a run

End of over 15 (9 runs) Wayamba 99/4 (RR: 6.60)
KS Lokuarachchi    2* (4b)      K Noema-Barnett    3-0-21-1
MDKJ Perera    0* (0b)      JM How    2-0-10-1

Worker is back.

15.1

Worker to Lokuarachchi, no run, defended to the off side.

15.2

Worker to Lokuarachchi, no run, down the track and pushes to the onside to midwicket. Good controlled bowling from Worker.

15.3

Worker to Lokuarachchi, SIX, goes for the maximum, swings it high over the midwicket fence for a six, was tossed up bit slower in the air and in the hitting zone.

15.4

Worker to Lokuarachchi, FOUR, down the track and the ball takes the outside edge past the keeper to the third man fence for a boundary. Unlucky Worker.

15.5

Worker to Lokuarachchi, OUT, wicket for Worker, mishit in the air down the ground to wide long off, Patton runs around from long off and takes a good catch.

KS Lokuarachchi c Patton b Worker 12 (10m 9b 1x4 1x6) SR: 133.33

15.6

Worker to MDKJ Perera, 1 run, cut behind point for a single.

End of over 16 (11 runs) Wayamba 110/5 (RR: 6.87)
MDKJ Perera    1* (1b)      GH Worker    3-0-21-1
KPSP Karunanayake    0* (0b)      K Noema-Barnett    3-0-21-1

McClenaghan is back.

16.1

McClenaghan to MDKJ Perera, no run, stands in the crease and takes a wild swing, misses it and through to the keeper.

16.2

McClenaghan to MDKJ Perera, 1 bye, misses a full toss and the keeper fumbles, they pick up a bye.

16.3

McClenaghan to Karunanayake, 1 run, from round the wicket and into the batsman, turned behind square leg for a single.

16.4

McClenaghan to MDKJ Perera, no run, back over the wicket for Perera, misses another full delivery and through to the keeper.

16.5

McClenaghan to MDKJ Perera, no run, misses the short ball and through to the keeper. All misses in this over.

16.6

McClenaghan to MDKJ Perera, no run, fuller outside the off stump and an another miss. Runs missing for Wayamba.

End of over 17 (2 runs) Wayamba 112/5 (RR: 6.58)
MDKJ Perera    1* (6b)      MJ McClenaghan    4-0-27-1
KPSP Karunanayake    1* (1b)      GH Worker    3-0-21-1

Mason is back.

17.1

Mason to Karunanayake, no run, full toss misses the bat and through to the keeper. What is happening?

17.2

Mason to Karunanayake, 1 leg bye, slower delivery down the leg side, gets a faint touch on the bat and the keeper fumbles.

17.3

Mason to MDKJ Perera, OUT, short ball and Perera miscues the pull shot in the air and straight down the throat of Ingram at deep square leg.

MDKJ Perera c Ingram b Mason 1 (14m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

Here is Thisara Perera but at the non-strikers end.

17.4

Mason to Karunanayake, 1 wide, short and down the leg side, signaled a wide.

17.4

Mason to Karunanayake, no run, slow short delivery and Karunanayake pulls too early and gets an under edge onto his body.

17.5

Mason to Karunanayake, no run, plays and misses, through to the keeper.

17.6

Mason to Karunanayake, 1 run, short delivery and the batsman pulls it down the ground to long on, Perera is looking for the second, not there as the throw comes to the wrong end (bowlers).

End of over 18 (3 runs) Wayamba 115/6 (RR: 6.38)
KPSP Karunanayake    2* (6b)      MJ Mason    3-0-9-2
NLTC Perera    0* (0b)      MJ McClenaghan    4-0-27-1

18.1

Rance to Karunanayake, SIX, massive hit down the ground, wonderful strike and he gets it high and over the long on fence for a six, goes a long way.

18.2

Rance to Karunanayake, no run, keeps it full outside the off stump, drives and misses.

18.3

Rance to Karunanayake, 1 run, driven nicely along the ground to deep cover but straight to the fielder, picks up a single.

That six was 88m long.

18.4

Rance to NLTC Perera, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on, a full toss.

18.5

Rance to Karunanayake, FOUR, hit well through extra cover and picks up a boundary, wonderful shot, nobody moved.

18.6

Rance to Karunanayake, 2 wides, too full and wide outside the off stump.

18.6

Rance to NLTC Perera, SIX, second six in the over, Perera swings at this and gets it over the long on fence, straight into the dug out and the players scamper.

End of over 19 (20 runs) Wayamba 135/6 (RR: 7.10)
NLTC Perera    7* (2b 1x6)      SHA Rance    4-0-37-0
KPSP Karunanayake    13* (10b 1x4 1x6)      MJ Mason    3-0-9-2

19.1

Mason to Karunanayake, 1 run, driven along the ground to deep extra cover.

19.2

Mason to NLTC Perera, FOUR, keeps it full and wide outside the off stump, gets a good edge along the ground and past the short third man to the fence.

19.3

Mason to NLTC Perera, 1 bye, good slower delivery from Mason, it was short and Perera misses the shot, they scamper through for a quick bye.

Wind blows away Ashoka's hat.

19.4

Mason to Karunanayake, 1 run, miscued to square leg for a single.

19.5

Mason to NLTC Perera, 1 run, miscued in the air down the ground to long on, the fielder in quickly prevents the second.

19.6

Mason to Karunanayake, 1 bye, makes room and looks to go big, misses it completely and they get a bye of the final ball.

Innings break: Wayamba finish on 144, they never got going and lost wickets at crucial times. Mason the pick of the bowlers for Central Districts, 16 runs for two wickets. Join us in few minutes for the chase.

Yasir Hassan: "Where are the plenty of runs that were promised to us.. :D"

Jerry: "Sl about 20 runs too short to make it a good match , will be interesting to see how Mendis & Herath fare today.. may want to open with Mendis...

Karan: "@Yasir.. . they are gone with the wind!!"

End of over 20 (9 runs) Wayamba 144/6
KPSP Karunanayake    15* (13b 1x4 1x6)      MJ Mason    4-0-16-2
NLTC Perera    12* (5b 1x4 1x6)      SHA Rance    4-0-37-0
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Photos

Sep 22, 2010

Kushal Perera successfully appeals for caught behind against Brendon Diamanti, Central Districts v Wayamba, Champions League Twenty20, Port Elizabeth, September 22, 2010

Kushal Perera successfully appeals for caught behind against Brendon Diamanti

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Sep 22, 2010

Wayamba celebrate a dismissal, Central Districts v Wayamba, Champions League Twenty20, Port Elizabeth, September 22, 2010

Wayamba celebrate a dismissal

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