ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 11th match, Group C

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

0.1

Vaas to Vincent, no run, lovely line to start off. Landed on a length, on the off and middle line, straightened a touch, Vincent was careful not to press his front foot across and dabbed it to the off side

0.2

Vaas to Vincent, no run, Even better. This one bends back in after landing on a length on the middle and off stump line, Vincent leant forward and was cramped up a touch as the ball curved in but he adjusts to push it to the off side

0.3

Vaas to Vincent, 1 run

New Zealand 1/0   L Vincent 1* (3b)

1.1

Fernando to Vincent, 1 run, on the off and middle line, pushed to the off side for a quick single. Fernando lets rip a overthrow

1.3

Fernando to Vincent, 3 runs, short in length, on the stumps, pulled over midwicket

New Zealand 8/0   L Vincent 5* (5b)

2.2

Vaas to Vincent, FOUR, Gave himself room by moving to the leg side and slammed a length delivery over extra cover. Predetermined but effective.

2.3

Vaas to Vincent, 1 run, full in length, driven to mid-off

2.6

Vaas to Vincent, 1 run, full in length, on the middle and leg, ugly swipe across the line attempted and the inside-edge gets the ball to fine leg

New Zealand 19/0   L Vincent 11* (8b 1x4)

3.1

Fernando to Vincent, no run

3.2

Fernando to Vincent, no run, slower one, bouncing over the stumps as Vincent misses a pull shot

3.3

Fernando to Vincent, no run, short in length, nipping in off the seam, defended back to the bowler

3.4

Fernando to Vincent, 1 run

New Zealand 20/0   L Vincent 12* (12b 1x4)

4.1

Vaas to Vincent, 1 run, on the off stump, on a length, chopped to third man

4.5

Vaas to Vincent, no run, length delivery on the off stump line, punched to cover

4.6

Vaas to Vincent, 1 run, fuller, almost yorker length, on the off and middle, squeezed out to point. New Zealand are struggling here.

New Zealand 25/1   L Vincent 14* (15b 1x4)

5.1

Fernando to Vincent, OUT, Low full toss - waist-high - on the off and middle, Vincent goes for a slash down the ground, ends up scooping it between mid-off and mid-on and both nearly collide but Chamara Silva takes the catch

L Vincent c Silva b Fernando 14 (21m 16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 87.50

New Zealand 25/2   L Vincent 14 (16b 1x4)
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)
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Photos

Sep 15, 2007

Mahela Jayawardene dazzled with his unbeaten 35, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Group C, Johannesburg, September 15, 2007

Mahela Jayawardene dazzled with his unbeaten 35

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Sep 15, 2007

The grassy embankments at the Wanderers make the perfect setting for a family outing, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Group C, Johannesburg, September 15, 2007

The grassy embankments at the Wanderers make the perfect setting for a family outing

© S Rajesh

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