West Indies Tri-Nation Series - 1st match

West Indies v Sri Lanka

West Indies won by 6 wickets (with 73 balls remaining)

1.1

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, slight away movement from a length, Mahela knocks it away to point

1.2

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 3 runs, pitched up and angled in, he eases this with the wrists past midwicket's dive, it slows down in the rather dense outfield near the rope

Sri Lanka 3/0   DPMD Jayawardene 3* (2b)

2.1

Roach to Jayawardene, no run, dug in short from wide of the crease, arrives outside off, Mahela brings it down safely

2.2

Roach to Jayawardene, no run, good length now, angled in again, he plays it out behind point, slightly hesitant to push forward

2.3

Roach to Jayawardene, 1 run, neatly done, gets forward and opens the face at the same time to pick up one to third man

Sri Lanka 4/0   DPMD Jayawardene 4* (5b)

3.1

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, hurries on from that awkward in-between length, thick inside edge onto pad for Mahela

3.2

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 1 run, and again, another one skids on, comes in too slightly, Mahela inside edges it in the air square to leg

3.4

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, goes flailing at this wide one that swings away sharply, Ramdin takes it in front of first slip

3.5

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, pitched up just outside off, straightish now, knocked to midwicket

3.6

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 1 run, there is bounce from a good length for Rampaul, but Mahela's softly dropped it in front of cover and retained strike

Sri Lanka 11/0   DPMD Jayawardene 6* (10b)

4.1

Roach to Jayawardene, no run, in with Roach's big angle from wide of the crease, defended

4.2

Roach to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela goes after this one, a step or two down and wants to launch this down the ground, not a clean hit by any means, but lots on it to clear mid off, Charles is after it, but his dive is not enough to save four, seems to have touched it

4.3

Roach to Jayawardene, no run, across to defend a climbing delivery

4.4

Roach to Jayawardene, FOUR, lovely, overpitched and Mahela uses the angle to will it between mid on and midwicket, elegance, balance, all that

4.5

Roach to Jayawardene, no run, and again, goes finer, but midwicket is able to cut it off

4.6

Roach to Jayawardene, 1 run, still finer, and turns it in the air through square leg , this may not be a bad toss to lose

Sri Lanka 20/0   DPMD Jayawardene 15* (16b 2x4)

5.1

Rampaul to Jayawardene, FOUR, too wide is Rampaul on the outswinger and Mahela crashes it to the deep cover boundary

5.2

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 1 run, stays back on this just-short-of-driving-length ball and carves it to point who takes pace off it

Sri Lanka 25/0   DPMD Jayawardene 20* (18b 3x4)

6.1

Roach to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela is using Roach's incoming angle to pick runs on the leg side, here's a nudge behind square this time

6.4

Roach to Jayawardene, FOUR, picture-perfect, Roach overpitches, Mahela eases forward, pings the deep extra cover rope and holds the followthrough

6.5

Roach to Jayawardene, no run, played out square to the leg side

6.6

Roach to Jayawardene, FOUR, uncertain this time, but still picks up four more, hurried into him with the angle, he was late in coming forward, thick inside edge runs past short fine

Sri Lanka 39/0   DPMD Jayawardene 29* (22b 5x4)

7.6

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, straightish length ball outside off left alone

Sri Lanka 43/0   DPMD Jayawardene 29* (23b 5x4)

8.5

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, widish length ball steered to third man

Sri Lanka 45/0   DPMD Jayawardene 30* (24b 5x4)

9.1

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, short of a length, knocked down into the pitch

9.2

Rampaul to Jayawardene, no run, pacy stuff on middle stump, 138.1 kph, Mahela is cramped for room, and hurried, defends it down the pitch

9.3

Rampaul to Jayawardene, 1 run, they take on Pollard at backward point for a sharp single, throw misses at the striker's, Tharanga was home anyway

Sri Lanka 46/0   DPMD Jayawardene 31* (27b 5x4)

10.1

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, good length outside off, dabs it behind point for one

10.4

Sammy to Jayawardene, no run, hint of inward shape from a length, nudged to the leg side

10.5

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, worked behind square leg

Sri Lanka 53/0   DPMD Jayawardene 33* (30b 5x4)

11.2

DJ Bravo to Jayawardene, 1 run, length ball steered to third man

11.4

DJ Bravo to Jayawardene, no run, leans right forward and blocks to extra cover

11.5

DJ Bravo to Jayawardene, 1 run, mid on is not exactly haring forward to pick up this push and it is an easy single for Mahela in the end, Bravo is surprised at the tame effort

Sri Lanka 60/0   DPMD Jayawardene 35* (33b 5x4)

12.1

Sammy to Jayawardene, no run, moves forward and wants to whip this one to the leg side, not quite the length for that shot, and it is in the air for a while, but safely short of midwicket

12.2

Sammy to Jayawardene, no run, moves across but fails to nudge it to leg, Sammy is quick on the ball and Mahela has to get back

12.3

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, pitched up and eased down to long on softly

Sri Lanka 61/0   DPMD Jayawardene 36* (36b 5x4)

14.1

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, he comes forward and pushes the length delivery to long on for an easy single

14.3

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, slightly slower, the batsman waits on the front foot and taps it softly towards square leg for another quick single

14.5

Sammy to Jayawardene, no run, length delivery, Mahela solidly defends it off the front foot

14.6

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, short of length outside off, the batsman guides it to third man for a single

Sri Lanka 69/1   DPMD Jayawardene 39* (40b 5x4)

15.1

DJ Bravo to Jayawardene, 1 run, full delivery driven to deep midwicket

15.3

DJ Bravo to Jayawardene, 2 runs, he's played this so well today, moves slightly across and turns it off the pad through midwicket

15.4

DJ Bravo to Jayawardene, FOUR, overpitched, further down the pads, and Mahela needs no more invitation, flicks to the right of short fine leg

15.5

DJ Bravo to Jayawardene, 1 run, loopy full slower one pushed down to long off

Sri Lanka 78/1   DPMD Jayawardene 47* (44b 6x4)

16.1

Sammy to Jayawardene, no run, pitched up, Mahela cannot get any timing on the drive for once, down to mid off

16.2

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 run, charges out now and tries to go over the bowler, there is a short mid on, the mishit clears him, and rolls to long on

16.6

Sammy to Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, line is down the leg side and Mahela turns it fine, man gets to it in the deep

Sri Lanka 81/1   DPMD Jayawardene 48* (47b 6x4)

17.1

Narine to Jayawardene, no run, full delivery pushed to mid on

17.2

Narine to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela gets to a fluent fifty with a reverse sweep to a tossed up overpitched ball outside off, wide of the slip

17.3

Narine to Jayawardene, no run

17.4

Narine to Jayawardene, no run, flighted offspinner nudged to the leg side

17.5

Narine to Jayawardene, OUT, given right away, Mahela turns back immediately as well, Narine strikes in his first over, tossed up offspinner, Mahela hesitantly forward to try and defend, inside edge, onto pad, and pops up for Ramdin to take a dolly, what a huge strike, he was purring along, Mahela

DPMD Jayawardene c †Ramdin b Narine 52 (86m 52b 7x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Sri Lanka 85/2   DPMD Jayawardene 52 (52b 7x4)
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Jun 28, 2013

West Indies players take a break, West Indies v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Kingston, June 28, 2013

West Indies players take a break

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Jun 28, 2013

Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo are all smiles after the win, West Indies v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Kingston, June 28, 2013

Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo are all smiles after the win

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