West Indies Tri-Nation Series - 1st match

West Indies v Sri Lanka

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

0.1

Roach to Tharanga, no run, and beaten first up, Roach gets the angle going across, pitched outside leg, good length, and past the edge just outside off

0.2

Roach to Tharanga, no run, bounce now, banged in short of a length, Tharanga pulls bat inside the line

0.3

Roach to Tharanga, no run, on the pads now, good length, but cannot nudge it past midwicket

0.4

Roach to Tharanga, no run, now he goes pushing at one angled across couple of feet outside off, and is beaten by several inches

0.5

Roach to Tharanga, no run, bowled much fuller, patted back down the pitch, Roach parries it to mid off

0.6

Roach to Tharanga, no run, right on off stump, good length, played out with an angled face to covers

Sri Lanka 0/0   KAJ Roach 1-1-0-0

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

2.4

Roach to Tharanga, no run, good length, ending on middle stump after pitching outside leg, nudged to the on side

2.5

Roach to Tharanga, no run, bouncer, Tharanga spots it a touch late but crouches and gets out of the way safely, just in time

2.6

Roach to Tharanga, FOUR, the follow up ball is full outside off for the drive, Tharanga does not lunge at it, he opens the face and times it past point

Sri Lanka 8/0   KAJ Roach 2-1-5-0

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   KAJ Roach 3-1-14-0

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

6.2

Roach to Tharanga, FOUR, another loose drive from Tharanga, thick edge eludes the cordon, past third slip's dive

6.3

Roach to Tharanga, 1 run

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   KAJ Roach 4-1-28-0

22.1

Roach to Chandimal, no run, right on off stump with a pitched up ball, pushed to mid off

22.2

Roach to Chandimal, no run, sharp back of a length ball jabbed to backward point

22.3

Roach to Chandimal, no run, drives an overpitched ball but mid off gets around to it

22.4

Roach to Chandimal, 1 run, too full again, eased between extra cover and mid off

22.5

Roach to Mathews, 1 run, goes back awkwardly deep in the crease to knock a short of a length ball, that does not rise too much, to fine leg

22.6

Roach to Chandimal, no run, tries to cut one that is too close to him, and is beaten, lots of bounce too

Sri Lanka 106/3   KAJ Roach 5-1-30-0

24.1

Roach to Chandimal, no run, overpitched and angled in to leg, softly turned to midwicket

24.2

Roach to Chandimal, no run, too full again from Roach, on middle, pushed down to mid on

24.3

Roach to Chandimal, 1 run, again a shortish ball not bouncing all that much, steered to third man

24.4

Roach to Mathews, no run, dropped, straight to Gayle at lone slip and straight out of his hands, good length ball bouncing outside off, Mathews pushing at it from deep in the crease, and getting away

24.5

Roach to Mathews, no run, behind the line this time to block a similar delivery

24.6

Roach to Mathews, FOUR, Roach overpitches now, and Mathews replies with a stinging drive past mid off

Sri Lanka 117/3   KAJ Roach 6-1-35-0

26.1

Roach to Mathews, FOUR, Roach angles it into the thigh pad, and Mathews hops to nudge it past the keeper

26.2

Roach to Mathews, no run, short and widish at 137.9 kph, Mathews is beaten on the cut by the pace and bounce

26.3

Roach to Mathews, 2 runs, pitches it full and wide, Mathews helps it over extra cover

26.4

Roach to Mathews, no run, good length ball, 139.3 kph, punched to extra cover

26.5

Roach to Mathews, no run, full on off stump, Mathews leans out to block

26.6

Roach to Mathews, no run, leading edge along the ground to extra cover, he tried to turn it to leg with the angle

Sri Lanka 125/3   KAJ Roach 7-1-41-0
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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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