ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 8th match, Group C

Kenya v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 172 runs

3.2

Ongondo to Sangakkara, 1 run, homing in on the off stump, defended to the on side for a quick single

3.6

Ongondo to Sangakkara, 1 run, charges down the track, can't reach the pitch of the length delivery though but still drives it to mid-on

Sri Lanka 34/1   KC Sangakkara 2* (2b)

4.1

Odoyo to Sangakkara, no run, shuffles across to the off stump and misses a length delivery shaving past the leg stump. It must have brushed the thigh pad en route to the 'keeper

4.2

Odoyo to Sangakkara, no run, Full and outside off, Sanga is beatenm, going for a airy drive

4.3

Odoyo to Sangakkara, 1 run, continues to struggle with his timing. Length delivery, on the off stump line, the bat-face shuts as he goes for a drive and the ball rolls to the left of mid-off

4.5

Odoyo to Sangakkara, FOUR, jumps out again, Odoyo hurls it down the leg side and Sangakkara gets a tickle with his attempted pick-up shot and it runs down to the fine leg boundary

4.6

Odoyo to Sangakkara, no run, What was that? He jumps to a length delivery outside the off stump and tries to heave it across the line. No contact.

Sri Lanka 40/1   KC Sangakkara 7* (7b 1x4)

6.4

Odhiambo to Sangakkara, FOUR, leans forward to drive a overpitched delivery through extra cover

6.5

Odhiambo to Sangakkara, 1 run

Sri Lanka 65/1   KC Sangakkara 12* (9b 2x4)

7.1

Onyango to Sangakkara, 2 runs, full-pitched, on the off stump line, Sangakkara scoops it high over mid-on

7.2

Onyango to Sangakkara, FOUR, much better from Sanga. Full-pitched again but this time Sangakkara drives all along the ground, straight past the bowler

7.3

Onyango to Sangakkara, no run

7.4

Onyango to Sangakkara, 1 run, full and on the leg and middle line, Sangakkara stays adjacent to the line, drives inside-out towards extra cover

Sri Lanka 72/1   KC Sangakkara 19* (13b 3x4)

8.1

Odhiambo to Sangakkara, 1 wide, slipping down the leg side , wide called

8.1

Odhiambo to Sangakkara, 1 run, full in length, on the stumps, stabbed away with the help of bit of inside edge to short fine leg region

8.4

Odhiambo to Sangakkara, FOUR, slipping down the leg-side, flicked away to the fine-leg boundary

8.5

Odhiambo to Sangakkara, 2 runs, on a length, on the leg stump, Sangakkara stabs it past square leg

8.6

Odhiambo to Sangakkara, FOUR, half-volley outside the off stump, drilled through extra cover

Sri Lanka 93/1   KC Sangakkara 30* (17b 5x4)

9.3

Kamande to Sangakkara, OUT, the leg stump has been pegged back. Full and straight on the leg stump line, Sangakkara tries to paddle it away but misses it completely.

KC Sangakkara b Kamande 30 (27m 18b 5x4 0x6) SR: 166.66

Sri Lanka 94/2   KC Sangakkara 30 (18b 5x4)
Tournament Results
India v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Sep 24, 2007
India won by 5 runs
Australia v India at Durban - Sep 22, 2007
India won by 15 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 22, 2007
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)
More results »

Photos

Sep 14, 2007

Lasith Malinga sports a new hairstyle, Kenya v Sri Lanka, ICC World Twenty20, Group C, Johannesburg, September 14, 2007

Lasith Malinga sports a new hairstyle

© AFP

Sep 14, 2007

The electronic scoreboard displays Sri Lanka's record total, Kenya v Sri Lanka, Group C, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 14, 2007

The electronic scoreboard displays Sri Lanka's record total

© Getty Images

All photos for this match | Galleries