West Indies Tri-Nation Series - 5th match

West Indies v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 39 runs (D/L method)

23.1

Samuels to Thirimanne, no run, starts with a slow offbreak, defended to point

23.2

Samuels to Thirimanne, 1 run, short of a length, punched away to deep cover

23.3

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, quicksih, but gets extra bounce. Is cut away well to deep cover

23.4

Samuels to Thirimanne, no run, fuller, slower, draws the thick edge, but it doesn't carry to backward point

23.5

Samuels to Thirimanne, no run, the quicker one, Thirimanne is late on it, but gets an inside edge onto the pad. No turn on it either

23.6

Samuels to Thirimanne, no run, full and wide, asks him to drive, which Thirimanne does, but gets a thick edge that falls short of backward point

Sri Lanka 83/3   MN Samuels 1-0-2-0

25.1

Samuels to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length, middle and off, punched to cover

25.2

Samuels to Thirimanne, 1 run, length ball, on off, worked away into the leg side for a single

25.3

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, nicely pushed away to deep cover

25.4

Samuels to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length, gets some turn, pushed straight to short cover

25.5

Samuels to Thirimanne, OUT, and Samuels strikes early again. The quicker one without warning. Thirimanne is looking to work this shortish delivery to leg, but it hurries off, and hits the inside edge and bursts through into the stumps

HDRL Thirimanne b Samuels 23 (78m 73b 0x4 0x6) SR: 31.50

25.6

Samuels to Mathews, 1 wide, quick offbreak, Mathews has come too far across, and it turns past to miss the leg stump by a bit. Still called a wide

25.6

Samuels to Mathews, no run, full, on off, pushed to mid-on

Sri Lanka 94/4   MN Samuels 2-0-5-1

27.1

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, flighted, on the pads, clipped away to long-on

27.2

Samuels to Mathews, SIX, out of nowhere. Mathews has been defending, defending, defending, but suddenly he goes across and down on a knee to sweep this over square leg for a six

27.3

Samuels to Mathews, no run, slower through the air, gets some bite too. Defended with the bottom hand off

27.4

Samuels to Mathews, no run, length ball, turning in, defended to cover

27.5

Samuels to Mathews, 1 run, quicker ball, hits the inside half of the bat

27.6

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, full, middle and leg, driven to long-off

Sri Lanka 104/4   MN Samuels 3-0-14-1

29.1

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, just outside off, pushed to long-off

29.2

Samuels to Mathews, 1 run, quick and short, tucked away around the corner for another single

29.3

Samuels to Sangakkara, no run, offbreak, starts outside leg, pushed in front of off, to the the straight short extra cover

29.4

Samuels to Sangakkara, no run, fired in quick, down the leg side, but the umpire reckons it has kicked the thigh pad on the way

29.5

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, driven to long-off for one

29.6

Samuels to Mathews, no run, short of a length, turning in, defended back to him

Sri Lanka 110/4   MN Samuels 4-0-17-1

31.1

Samuels to Mathews, no run, full, just outside off, beats the reverse sweep, draws an lbw appeal, but it has hit him outside the line

31.2

Samuels to Mathews, 1 run, quicker, short, punched to long-off for one

31.3

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, offbreak, hits the thick outside edge, goes for a single to wide of cover

31.4

Samuels to Mathews, FOUR, quicker shortish ball, Mathews wants to cut, gets a bottom edge that beats both the keeper and short third man

31.5

Samuels to Mathews, 1 run, gets a leading edge as he looks to work this to leg. Gets a single to cover

31.6

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, full outside off, driven to deep cover for one

Sri Lanka 122/4   MN Samuels 5-0-25-1

33.1

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, just outside off, punched to deep cover for one

33.2

Samuels to Mathews, SIX, shot. Mathews has picked this up beautifully. Length ball outside off, he plants the front foot down, and lofts this over long-on

33.3

Samuels to Mathews, 1 run, quick and full, Mathews drives, hits Sanga's pad at the non-striker's. Still gets the single, which they would have anyway

33.4

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, driven to long-on for another single

33.5

Samuels to Mathews, no run, yorker. Quick, middle and leg, and it has to be dug out

33.6

Samuels to Mathews, 1 run, another quick yorker, gets a single to long-on

Sri Lanka 139/4   MN Samuels 6-0-35-1

37.1

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, full and straight, driven to long-off for one

37.2

Samuels to Kulasekara, 1 run, full toss, middle and leg, driven to long-on

37.3

Samuels to Sangakkara, 5 runs, yorker, dug out to cover for a risky single. Pollard throws at the non-striker's end. Concedes four overthrows. He was gone had Pollard hit

37.4

Samuels to Kulasekara, 1 run, full and straight, dug out for a single

37.5

Samuels to Sangakkara, 1 run, dropped. Tough chance for Charles. Sanga backs away and drives, but this is a thick edge, and hits Charles's thumb with the deviation

37.6

Samuels to Kulasekara, FOUR, lovely shot. Kula backs away and also gets under this full ball, and goes over cover for four

Sri Lanka 188/6   MN Samuels 7-0-48-1
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Photos

Jul 8, 2013

Angelo Mathews led from the front with 4 for 29, West Indies v Sri Lanka, West Indies tri-series, Port-of-Spain, July 8, 2013

Angelo Mathews led from the front with 4 for 29

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Jul 8, 2013

Darren Bravo reacts after Lendl Simmons' dismissal, West Indies v Sri Lanka, West Indies tri-series, Port-of-Spain, July 8, 2013

Darren Bravo reacts after Lendl Simmons' dismissal

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