ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 8th match, Group C

Kenya v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 172 runs


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


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


Onyango to Sangakkara, no run


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


Onyango to Jayasuriya, no run, full in length, slanting across Jayasuriya who tires to slog it over midwicket but makes no contact


Onyango to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, short in length, on the hips, short-arm pulled it to left of long leg

Sri Lanka 74/1   LN Onyango 1-0-9-0


Onyango to Jayawardene, 1 run, on the off and middle, wristed through midwicket


Onyango to Jayasuriya, 1 run, slower one, full and outside off stump, pushed to right of cover. This is Jayasuriya's second Twenty20 fifty.


Onyango to Jayawardene, 2 runs


Onyango to Jayawardene, 1 run, length delivery outside off stump, Mahela walks across and tries to lap it square from there and mistimes the shot towards square leg


Onyango to Jayasuriya, FOUR


Onyango to Jayasuriya, FOUR, length delivery, on the stumps, swung right across the line to long leg where Tanmay Mishra makes a mess of a regulation stop

Sri Lanka 114/2   LN Onyango 2-0-22-0


Onyango to Jayawardene, FOUR, Innovative. Walks across to the off stump and laps a full toss over short fine leg


Onyango to Jayawardene, no run, He doesn't get it though. Fullish, on the off stump line, driven straight to short extra cover


Onyango to Jayawardene, 1 run, Gets the second fastest fifty. slower one, top edges a lap shot to right of short fine leg fielder


Onyango to Silva, no run, yorker length, outside off stump, Silva tries to slog-sweep it and misses


Onyango to Silva, FOUR, Dropped at deep midwicket. Full and on the off and middle, swung to deep midwicket but the fielder rushes in too much and ends up palming it over his head


Onyango to Silva, 1 run, OUT, swept past square leg and Silva attempts to get back for the risky second run but the accurate throw finds him short of the crease

LPC Silva run out 5 (6m 4b 1x4 0x6) SR: 125.00

Sri Lanka 194/4   LN Onyango 3-0-32-0


Onyango to Mubarak, SIX, That's a biggie. Full and on the leg and middle, he clears the front foot and scythes it over long-on


Onyango to Mubarak, SIX, length delivery on the stumps, whacked over deep midwicket. Stand and deliver.


Onyango to Mubarak, SIX, Hattrick six! Mubarak is on fire. He clears the front foot again and smokes a length delivery over long on.


Onyango to Mubarak, FOUR, another length delivery, outside the off stump this time, murdered over extra cover


Onyango to Mubarak, SIX, The sixes keep coming. The white ball is flying everywhere. Short in length, on the leg and middle, pulled over deep midwicket


Onyango to Mubarak, 1 run, another pull shot but this time straight to deep square leg boundary

Sri Lanka 244/6   LN Onyango 4-0-61-0
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South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
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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


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

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