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)

7.1

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 1 run, bowled flat on middle stump, pushed through midwicket for a single

7.2

Jayasuriya to Fulton, 1 bye, flighted delivery on middle stump, Fulton lunges forward and tries to slog sweep, the ball grips the pitch and turns a long way across Fulton

7.3

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 1 run, swept to long leg for one more

7.4

Jayasuriya to Fulton, no run, Fulton moves on to the back foot and tries to pull and gets hit on the pad, that would have hit the stumps but the ball pitched outside leg stump

7.5

Jayasuriya to Fulton, 1 run, played to short fine leg for a sharp single, the fielder hits the stumps direct at the batsman's end but Taylor was safe

7.6

Jayasuriya to Taylor, FOUR, flighted delivery on middle stump, Taylor gets down on one knee and sweeps powerfully to the square leg boundary

New Zealand 59/2   ST Jayasuriya 1-0-7-0

9.1

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 2 runs, floated outside off, shuffled right across and fetches it from outside off and swings to long-on

9.2

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 1 run, slower through the air, lovely change of pace, on the off stump, the batsman was made to wait an eternity, no pace to work with and he ended up chopping it to the backward point

9.3

Jayasuriya to Fulton, no run

9.4

Jayasuriya to Fulton, 1 run, steps down the track and hits it to left of midwicket

9.5

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 1 leg bye, fullish, just outside leg stump, the yorker length beats the intended swing to the leg side and the ball runs off the pad to the off side

9.6

Jayasuriya to Fulton, 1 run, on the leg and middle again, turned past square leg

New Zealand 80/2   ST Jayasuriya 2-0-12-0

11.1

Jayasuriya to Styris, no run, spins past Styris who fails to connect with his cut shot

11.2

Jayasuriya to Styris, 2 runs, this time connects and cuts to left of deep point

11.3

Jayasuriya to Styris, OUT, trapped in front. Full and on the middle and off stump, Styris shapes to play a reverse sweep, misses and that proves fatal. Hawk eye suggests it would have missed the off stump.

SB Styris lbw b Jayasuriya 2 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

11.4

Jayasuriya to McMillan, 1 run, floated on the middle, driven to cover

11.5

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 1 run

11.6

Jayasuriya to McMillan, no run, McMillan moves outside leg-side, Jayasuriya fires it in between the leg stump and McMillan who can't connect with his drive and Sangakkara quickly whips the bails off. Smart work but McMillan had just dragged his back foot in.

New Zealand 99/4   ST Jayasuriya 3-0-16-1

13.1

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 1 run, fullish and outside the off, swung away to the leg side, one bounce to Jehan Mubarak on the ropes

13.2

Jayasuriya to Oram, 1 run, low full-toss outside the off stump, driven down to long-off

13.3

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 1 run, again flat, full and straight, driven down to long-on for a single

13.4

Jayasuriya to Oram, 1 run, another no-risk shot. a full-toss is clipped away to the on side

13.5

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 1 run, slightly slower, little shorter and a bit of width, cut but there's cover on the fence

13.6

Jayasuriya to Oram, FOUR, Brilliant shot! Oram reverse sweeps very fine, taking the ball on the full and just deflecting it between the keeper and short third-man

New Zealand 112/5   ST Jayasuriya 4-0-25-1
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

© AFP

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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