ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 8th match, Group C

Kenya v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 172 runs

6.1

Odhiambo to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, fullish, on the middle and leg side, Jayasuriya whips it to long-leg, the fielder gets across in time to stop the ball with his boot

6.2

Odhiambo to Jayasuriya, FOUR, overpitched outside off stump, whacked through covers

6.3

Odhiambo to Jayasuriya, 1 run, short in length and on the stumps, pulled weakly and uppishly towards mid-on but the man is deeper at long-on and can only watch it land safely way in front of him

6.4

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

6.5

Odhiambo to Sangakkara, 1 run

6.6

Odhiambo to Jayasuriya, no run, full in length, on the off stump line, Jayasuriya goes for one mighty slog across the line and the ball brushes the pad to the 'keeper

Sri Lanka 65/1   NN Odhiambo 1-0-12-0

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

8.2

Odhiambo to Jayasuriya, SIX, stunning hit. Full-pitched, just outside off stump, Jayasuriya stands still and unfurls a awesome short-arm jab across the line. The ball flew flat and hard over midwicket. Just over the ropes. It was refered upstairs and the confirmation came.

8.3

Odhiambo to Jayasuriya, 1 run

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   NN Odhiambo 2-0-31-0

14.1

Odhiambo to Jayasuriya, SIX, Ah! Jayasuriya is bored with fours and hits a six. In the slot, full and straight, swung high and hard over midwicket

14.2

Odhiambo to Jayasuriya, OUT, Done in by the slower one. Full and on the middle and leg, Jayasuriya tried to pull it over square leg but instead edges a skier towards mid-on. It has been a brutal knock from Jayasuriya.

ST Jayasuriya c sub (AO Suji) b Odhiambo 88 (65m 44b 11x4 4x6) SR: 200.00

14.3

Odhiambo to Jayawardene, no run, full, straight, driven back to the bowler who stretches his right hand out to make a fine stop

14.4

Odhiambo to Jayawardene, 2 runs

14.5

Odhiambo to Jayawardene, 1 run, full-pitched, on the off and middle, driven to extra cover

14.6

Odhiambo to Silva, no run, length delivery on the off stump line, dabbed to the off side for a single

Sri Lanka 184/3   NN Odhiambo 3-0-40-1

16.1

Odhiambo to Jayawardene, FOUR, Meanwhile, Mahela continues to have a blast. He backs to the leg-side and drills a full-pitched delivery to the extra cover boundary

16.2

Odhiambo to Jayawardene, 1 wide, very high bouncer outside off stump, Mahela hops up, tries to upper cut but can't reach it

16.2

Odhiambo to Jayawardene, FOUR, again he backs to the leg-side and whacks a fullish delivery to wide long-off

16.3

Odhiambo to Jayawardene, FOUR, Three in a row. This is quite an assault from Mahela. HE picks up a slower one early and pulls it wide of deep midwicket

16.4

Odhiambo to Jayawardene, 1 run, full-pitched, outside off, square driven to deep point

16.5

Odhiambo to Dilshan, 1 run, almost yorker length, on the middle stump line, stabbed away to the off side

16.6

Odhiambo to Jayawardene, 2 runs, the slogathon continues. He fetches a full-pitches delivery from outside off and swings it across the line to wide long-on

Sri Lanka 211/4   NN Odhiambo 4-0-57-1
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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

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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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