West Indies Tri-Nation Series - 5th match

West Indies v Sri Lanka

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

11.1

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, swinging yorker first up. Thirimanne does well to cover the line and keep it out

11.2

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, length ball, on off, defended back to him

11.3

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, length ball, outside off, left alone

11.4

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, what a beauty. Short of a length, on off, shaping up to swing back in, but after pitching it seams away. Too good. And he is beaten

11.5

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, pushed through wide outside off, and left alone

11.6

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length, outside off, punched to point. Sammy starts off with a maiden

Sri Lanka 40/3   DJG Sammy 1-1-0-0

13.1

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, the ball is doing too much here. Length ball, on off, draws him forward, then seams away to beat the edge

13.2

Sammy to Thirimanne, 1 run, extra bounce from short of a length, he rides the bounce, and cuts it past point for one

13.3

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, fuller now, pushed wide of mid-off for one

13.4

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, another unplayable delivery. It shapes up to swing inside, and then seams away after pitching. Beaten again

13.5

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length, on off, defended

13.6

Sammy to Thirimanne, 1 wide, wide length ball, seams away, is called

13.6

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, this one comes back in after pitching off. Defended to leg

Sri Lanka 43/3   DJG Sammy 2-1-3-0

15.1

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, extra bounce, spongy bounce. Thirimanne follows it outside off. Lucky to not edge it

15.2

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, full, outside off, holds its line. Left alone

15.3

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length, just outside off, seams away again to beat the outside edge. One of these days he will get an edge

15.4

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, fuller, outside off, this time left alone

15.5

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, just short of a length, just outside off, holds its line, then kicks off too. Left alone well, but collected in front of his face by Charles

15.6

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, this is a little too wide, and is left alone

Sri Lanka 50/3   DJG Sammy 3-2-3-0

17.1

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length, pitched outside leg, Thirmanne wants to drop and run, but has sent it too close to Sammy

17.2

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, length ball outside off, left alone this time

17.3

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, moves well across even before Sammy has let the ball go. Sammy bowls outside off, and Thirimanne finds midwicket with his flick

17.4

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, Sammy stays on target, and Thirimanne presses forward in defence

17.5

Sammy to Thirimanne, 1 run, driven on the up, to deep cover for one

17.6

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, looks to cut, but the ball is not wide enough, and beats him

Sri Lanka 59/3   DJG Sammy 4-2-4-0

19.1

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, length ball, just outside off, Thirimanne presses forward in defence

19.2

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length, on off, angling away, defended off the front foot

19.3

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, looks to drive hard as Sammy pitches this fuller, hits the higher part of Thirimanne's bat

19.4

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, stays on a length, just outside off, defended to point

19.5

Sammy to Thirimanne, 1 run, moves well across the stumps to bunt this shortish delivery into the on side. Uses the 7-2 field to get a single

19.6

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, bouncer, head high, Sanga gets inside the line to pull this to long leg. Keeps it down

Sri Lanka 62/3   DJG Sammy 5-2-6-0

21.1

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside off

21.2

Sammy to Sangakkara, FOUR, Sanga taking the odd chance now. Dances down the wicket, takes this on a half-volley, and drills it past Sammy for four

21.3

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, on the pads, defended to leg

21.4

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, stays short of a length, on middle and leg, defended again

21.5

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, pitched up, outside off, mis-hits the off-drive, but gets it straight of mid-off for a single

21.6

Sammy to Thirimanne, 1 run, full, on off, and he has worked this into the open on-side field

Sri Lanka 71/3   DJG Sammy 6-2-12-0

24.1

Sammy to Sangakkara, FOUR, and resumes with a loose delivery. Short, slow, wide, and cut away for four. Sanga beats extras as the top scorer of the innings

24.2

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, fuller this time, gets a thick outside edge that goes between cover-point and point

24.3

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, on a length, just outside off, defended off the front foot

24.4

Sammy to Thirimanne, 2 runs, Thirimanne dances down the wicket to look for release. Throws his bat at a length ball, and it goes off the outside half of the bat for a couple over point

24.5

Sammy to Thirimanne, no run, short of a length, just outside off, Thirimanne tries to slog it to leg - remember, 7-2 field for Thirimanne - and the extra bounce beats him

24.6

Sammy to Thirimanne, 1 run, slower ball, just outside off, steered away to third man

Sri Lanka 91/3   DJG Sammy 7-2-20-0

26.1

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, short of a length, on off, defended to cover

26.2

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, Mathews nearly runs himself out. Punched to point, and Mathews sets off. Sanga has to send him back, and Mathews has to dive full length. The ball doesn't hit the stumps anyway

26.3

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, punched away to deep cover

26.4

Sammy to Mathews, no run, length ball, just outside off, defended off the back foot

26.5

Sammy to Mathews, no run, short of a length, on off, Mathews defends from deep inside the crease

26.6

Sammy to Mathews, no run, stays short of a length, the ball stays low, and is defended towards mid-on

Sri Lanka 95/4   DJG Sammy 8-2-21-0

28.1

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, dabbed away for a single

28.2

Sammy to Mathews, 1 run, tucked away off the hip for a another single

28.3

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, just outside off, driven down the ground, and Pollard makes a diving save at straightish short extra cover. One run saved

28.4

Sammy to Sangakkara, no run, length ball, middle and leg, driven to mid-on

28.5

Sammy to Sangakkara, 1 run, short of a length, just outside off, placed wide of cover for one

28.6

Sammy to Mathews, no run, short of a length, just outside off, holds its line, squares him up a little in defence

Sri Lanka 107/4   DJG Sammy 9-2-24-0
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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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