ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 8th match, Group C

Kenya v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 172 runs

9.1

Kamande to Jayasuriya, no run, lands outside leg stump, on a length, moves towards leg and middle and the ball beats the intended defensive prod and thuds into the pad

9.2

Kamande to Jayasuriya, 1 run, on a length, on the legs, flicked to short fine leg

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

9.4

Kamande to Jayawardene, no run, full and on the middle stump line, Jayawardene leans forward to work it to midwicket

9.5

Kamande to Jayawardene, SIX, full and on the stumps, Mahela goes down on his front knee and swings it high over long leg.

9.6

Kamande to Jayawardene, 1 run, drives through the on side for a single

Sri Lanka 101/2   JK Kamande 1-0-8-1

11.1

Kamande to Jayawardene, SIX, full and on the off stump line, swung over midwicket

11.2

Kamande to Jayawardene, FOUR, slower off cutter, on the middle and off, swept through backward square leg

11.3

Kamande to Jayawardene, 3 runs, Dropped by Odoyo and Onyango at deep square leg region. Loopy delivery on the off stump line and Mahela went down on his front knee to lob it high towards deep square leg. Both Odoyo and Onyango rush towards the ball, which meant they were rushing towards each other and collided with each other.

11.4

Kamande to Jayasuriya, no run

11.5

Kamande to Jayasuriya, FOUR, on the leg stump line, paddled away to fine leg boundary

11.6

Kamande to Jayasuriya, no run, tries to repeat the stroke but makes no contact and the ball rolls off the pad

Sri Lanka 131/2   JK Kamande 2-0-25-1

13.1

Kamande to Jayawardene, 1 wide, full and down the legside, Mahela lets it go through

13.1

Kamande to Jayawardene, FOUR, short in length, outside off, cut through backward point. This is getting rather monotonous!

13.2

Kamande to Jayawardene, FOUR, Guess what? Another boundary. Takes it on the full and swings it over midwicket

13.3

Kamande to Jayawardene, FOUR, Yawn... another boundary! Backs to the legside and drives inside-out over extra cover

13.4

Kamande to Jayawardene, 1 run, fullish, driven to long-on

13.5

Kamande to Jayasuriya, 1 run, lands outside leg stump, turns in, swept to long leg

13.6

Kamande to Jayawardene, FOUR, backs to the leg-side and drills a full-pitched delivery to extra cover boundary. what a run-fest this has been. Sri Lanka are having a party out there. Wonder whether the song Surangani Surangani .is blaring in Colombo now!

Sri Lanka 175/2   JK Kamande 3-0-44-1

17.1

Kamande to Dilshan, 1 run, low dipping full toss, on the middle, dug out towards midwicket

17.2

Kamande to Jayawardene, OUT, Mahela falls after a whirlwind knock. Full and straight, Mahela fails to connect with his sweep shot and is trapped in front. He hit his second ball for a six and continued to escalate the violence

DPMD Jayawardene lbw b Kamande 65 (37m 27b 9x4 2x6) SR: 240.74

17.3

Kamande to Mubarak, 1 run

17.4

Kamande to Dilshan, 1 run, leans forward to push a length delivery past cover

17.5

Kamande to Mubarak, 1 run, comes down the track, gets too close to the ball and mistimes a drive to long-on

17.6

Kamande to Dilshan, OUT, backs the leg-side in an effort to drive the ball through the off side but the ball lands on a length and hurried straight on to the off stump. Dilshan misses to connect his intended drive and is castled

TM Dilshan b Kamande 3 (8m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Sri Lanka 215/6   JK Kamande 4-0-48-3
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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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