ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 8th match, Group C

Kenya v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 172 runs

5.5

Ongondo to Jayasuriya, SIX, six over backward point. It was a length delivery on the stumps but Jayasuriya gave himself room by moving to leg-side and clubbed it over backward point. Ah! here we go..

Sri Lanka 52/1   ST Jayasuriya 31* (18b 4x4 1x6)   PJ Ongondo 2.5-0-36-0

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.

Sri Lanka 82/1   ST Jayasuriya 47* (26b 5x4 2x6)   NN Odhiambo 1.2-0-20-0

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.

Sri Lanka 100/2   DPMD Jayawardene 6* (2b 1x6)   JK Kamande 0.5-0-7-1

11.1

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

Sri Lanka 120/2   DPMD Jayawardene 17* (7b 2x6)   JK Kamande 1.1-0-14-1

12.2

Tikolo to Jayasuriya, SIX, fullish, on the leg stump line, swung high and hard towards long leg where the fielder juggled with it - he was dangerously close to the ropes- and pushed it back but his feet had gone over the ropes

Sri Lanka 138/2   ST Jayasuriya 68* (36b 8x4 3x6)   SO Tikolo 0.2-0-7-0

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

Sri Lanka 181/2   ST Jayasuriya 88* (43b 11x4 4x6)   NN Odhiambo 2.1-0-37-0

18.1

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

Sri Lanka 221/6   J Mubarak 8* (3b 1x6)   LN Onyango 3.1-0-38-0

18.2

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

Sri Lanka 227/6   J Mubarak 14* (4b 2x6)   LN Onyango 3.2-0-44-0

18.3

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

Sri Lanka 233/6   J Mubarak 20* (5b 3x6)   LN Onyango 3.3-0-50-0

18.5

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

Sri Lanka 243/6   J Mubarak 30* (7b 1x4 4x6)   LN Onyango 3.5-0-60-0

19.3

Ongondo to Mubarak, SIX, Fast and furious. Simple technique: he just clears the front foot out of the line and swings through the line. This time the ball disappears over long-on

Sri Lanka 258/6   J Mubarak 45* (11b 3x4 5x6)   PJ Ongondo 3.3-0-51-0
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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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