West Indies Tri-Nation Series - 1st match

West Indies v Sri Lanka

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

8.1

Sammy to Tharanga, no run, zippy length ball not far from off stump, Tharanga leaves

8.2

Sammy to Tharanga, no run, pushes forward and gets it past short extra, but mid off runs around

8.3

Sammy to Tharanga, no run, wants to punch off the back foot but there is much bounce and he knocks it to short extra cover

8.4

Sammy to Tharanga, 1 run, gets him to drive, on the bounce to short extra cover who parries it towards mid off

8.5

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

8.6

Sammy to Tharanga, no run, comes out but is cramped for the cut and hits it to point

Sri Lanka 45/0   DJG Sammy 1-0-2-0

10.1

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

10.2

Sammy to Tharanga, no run, runs a good length ball to point

10.3

Sammy to Tharanga, 1 run, drives off the middle this time, but little Bravo denies him with a dive at point

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

10.6

Sammy to Tharanga, 1 run, tries the short ball, no venom, not much bounce, dragged through midwicket

Sri Lanka 54/0   DJG Sammy 2-0-6-0

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

12.4

Sammy to Tharanga, no run, Mahela is too far up the pitch for an attempted single, Tharanga's push has gone quickly to mid off, and the throw hits direct, but Mahela has made it back in time

12.5

Sammy to Tharanga, no run, shortish, he wants to pull, but ends up underedging onto the pitch

12.6

Sammy to Tharanga, 1 run, widish, he runs this wide of third man

Sri Lanka 62/0   DJG Sammy 3-0-8-0

14.1

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

14.2

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, he uses his feet and pushes the ball softly to midwicket for a quick 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

14.4

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, he waits for this length delivery outside off and opens the face late to run it down to third man

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   DJG Sammy 4-0-13-0

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

16.3

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, leans right forward, but he too mistimes the drive, to short extra

16.4

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, wider full delivery, and Sanga has connected nicely with the drive, but he's picked out short extra again

16.5

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, walks out to a back of a length ball just outside off, and knocks it to the large vacant spaces on the leg side

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   DJG Sammy 5-0-15-0

18.1

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sanga flashes outside off now, in the air and down to third man without further damage to the visitors

18.2

Sammy to Chandimal, no run, length ball punched to mid on

18.3

Sammy to Chandimal, no run, pushed to extra cover

18.4

Sammy to Chandimal, no run, forward to drive without much power to extra cover

18.5

Sammy to Chandimal, no run, short of driving length, knocked in front of point

18.6

Sammy to Chandimal, no run, straight length ball on off stump, he mistimes a drive to the bowler

Sri Lanka 86/2   DJG Sammy 6-0-16-0

20.1

Sammy to Chandimal, no run, comes forward to a good length ball and pushes to extra cover

20.2

Sammy to Chandimal, no run, flashes hard at a short and wide ball, but is not in a great position and misses

20.3

Sammy to Chandimal, 1 run

20.4

Sammy to Sangakkara, 2 runs, cuts a widish one past point, the sweeper keeps them to two

20.5

Sammy to Sangakkara, 2 runs, Sanga swivels to a short ball and pulls, hasn't timed it but got it well over midwicket

20.6

Sammy to Sangakkara, FOUR, wide one cut hard behind point, no stopping that

Sri Lanka 103/2   DJG Sammy 7-0-25-0

28.1

Sammy to Mathews, no run, full on leg stump, pushed to midwicket

28.2

Sammy to Mathews, no run, drives without much timing to extra cover

28.3

Sammy to Mathews, no run, punches this length ball to the leg side but midwicket runs across and prevents the run

28.4

Sammy to Mathews, 2 runs, punched through covers for a couple

28.5

Sammy to Mathews, no run, stays in the crease and turns it straight to midwicket

28.6

Sammy to Mathews, no run, leans forward to push a length ball around off to extra cover

Sri Lanka 136/3   DJG Sammy 8-0-27-0

30.1

Sammy to Chandimal, 1 run, good length ball turned through square leg

30.2

Sammy to Mathews, 1 run, short outside off, he drags the pull off the toe end to deep midwicket

30.3

Sammy to Chandimal, no run, pushes a good length ball to extra cover

30.4

Sammy to Chandimal, 1 run, slight inward shape from a good length, pushed off the front foot to long on

30.5

Sammy to Mathews, no run, hello, that was nasty from the medium-pacer, this short ball reared up at Mathews, who got himself in a tangle and crouched and fended at the same time, fell short of the keeper in front of the vacant slip cordon

30.6

Sammy to Mathews, no run, pushed down the track

Sri Lanka 140/3   DJG Sammy 9-0-30-0

32.1

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, appeal for caught behind, bowler implores the umpire, Thirimanne across and prodding at a length ball leaving him with the angle, Sammy was absolutely convinced, did not seem to be an edge on replays

32.2

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, extra cover dives and keeps Thirimanne on strike

32.3

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, tries to drive an overpitched one, off the inner part of the blade towards mid on

32.4

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, waits and chops a back of a length ball to point

32.5

Sammy to Thirimanne, FOUR, Thirimanne breaks free, stays around the crease and launches a good length ball over mid off

32.6

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, plays out a good length ball to point and Sammy has bowled out without giving away much

Sri Lanka 145/4   DJG Sammy 10-0-34-0
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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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