ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 16th match, Group F

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

Pakistan won by 33 runs

1.2

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, no run, pitches outside off stump from over the wicket and slants the ball away from Jayawardene who lets it go

1.3

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, no run, another one slants away from Jayawardene who doesn't move his feet while trying to cut and gets beaten

1.4

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, no run, another one pitches outside off stump and moves away from Jayawardene, that was measured at 129 kmh but he seems far quicker

1.5

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene drives away from his body and gets a thick outside edge that falls just short of Hafeez who dives forward at point

Sri Lanka 6/2   DPMD Jayawardene 1* (4b)

2.1

Mohammad Asif to Jayawardene, no run, good length ball angles into Jayawardene's middle stump, he moves on to the front foot and defends back to the bowler

2.2

Mohammad Asif to Jayawardene, 1 run, the ball jags back sharply into Jayawardene from off stump, he has to hurry and plays a glance off his hips behind square

Sri Lanka 7/2   DPMD Jayawardene 2* (6b)

3.1

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene tries to back away and hits through the off side but gets beaten by the angle across him

3.2

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene backs away this time and tries to pull, Tanvir bangs it in short and is far too quick for Jayawardene who has to bail out of the shot

3.3

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene defends a good length ball on off stump with soft hands towards short cover and responds to Sangakkara's call for a single

3.5

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, 1 wide, that was wide down leg side, Jayawardene tries to help it down to fine leg but misses

3.5

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, 4 leg byes, once again he pitches on leg stump, Jayawardene wanted to move towards leg but changed his mind, the ball brushes the thigh pad and runs past short fine leg for four

3.6

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, 2 runs, too straight from Tanvir, Jayawardene moves across his stumps and flicks behind square for two more

Sri Lanka 24/2   DPMD Jayawardene 5* (11b)

4.3

Mohammad Asif to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene moves towards the off side and opens the face of the bat to collect a single to third man

Sri Lanka 30/2   DPMD Jayawardene 6* (12b)

5.1

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, 1 wide, pitches wide outside off stump and moves further away from Jayawardene, a wide is called

5.1

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene moves across his stumps, gets inside the line of a leg-stump delivery and nudges the ball off his hips for a boundary to fine leg, the fielder was place at short fine leg

5.2

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, 1 wide, another extremely wide wide outside off stump, Jayawardene tries to slash it over point but wasn't close to making contact

5.2

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, no run, this one pitches on middle and off and slants across Jayawardene who pokes at it and gets beaten

5.3

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, 1 run, excellent fielding from Hafeez who dives to his right at point and stops a well-timed cut from Jayawardene

5.6

Sohail Tanvir to Jayawardene, SIX, Jayawardene backs away towards leg stump, Tanvir follows him with a full ball and Jayawardene flicks off his pads over the long-leg boundary, the ball is superbly caught but by a spectator in the stands

Sri Lanka 49/3   DPMD Jayawardene 17* (16b 1x4 1x6)

6.4

Mohammad Asif to Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene moves towards the off side, Asif bowls outside off, Jayawardene tries to drive but gets an edge that runs past Akmal for another boundary

6.5

Mohammad Asif to Jayawardene, no run, defended towards point off the back foot

6.6

Mohammad Asif to Jayawardene, 1 run, the ball bounces sharply into Jayawardene from outside off stump, he adjusts well and opens the face to run the ball down to third man

Sri Lanka 71/3   DPMD Jayawardene 22* (19b 2x4 1x6)

7.1

Mohammad Hafeez to Jayawardene, 1 run, he runs in and just halts for a moment before delivering a full ball on middle stump, Jayawardene flicks through midwicket

7.6

Mohammad Hafeez to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene moves towards the off side and slog sweeps Hafeez from off and middle stump to deep backward square leg where Butt moves to his right and fields

Sri Lanka 80/3   DPMD Jayawardene 24* (21b 2x4 1x6)

8.1

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, 1 run, starts off with a slower ball which Jayawardene tries to pull, he was early on the shot and top-edged it towards deep square leg where it falls safely in the outfield

8.4

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene moves towards the off and pulls past square leg

8.6

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene backs away exposing all three stumps, Afridi bowls a quicker ball which Jayawardene cuts from middle stump to short third man

Sri Lanka 84/3   DPMD Jayawardene 26* (24b 2x4 1x6)

9.3

Mohammad Hafeez to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene drives the ball from the blockhole towards midwicket

9.5

Mohammad Hafeez to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene comes down the pitch but doesn't get to the pitch of the ball, he cuts past point

Sri Lanka 88/3   DPMD Jayawardene 28* (26b 2x4 1x6)

10.1

Shahid Afridi to Jayawardene, OUT, caught at deep square leg! Jayawardene moves towards the off side and slog sweeps Afridi, Jayawardene doesn't get the distance to clear the boundary and Hafeez takes the catch just inside the boudnary

DPMD Jayawardene c Mohammad Hafeez b Shahid Afridi 28 (38m 27b 2x4 1x6) SR: 103.70

Sri Lanka 88/4   DPMD Jayawardene 28 (27b 2x4 1x6)
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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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Sep 17, 2007

Younis Khan was Man-of-the-Match for his 51 off 35 balls and two catches, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 17, 2007

Younis Khan was Man-of-the-Match for his 51 off 35 balls and two catches

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Sep 17, 2007

Tillakaratne Dilshan hit four sixes in his knock of 38, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Group F, ICC World Twenty20, Johannesburg, September 17, 2007

Tillakaratne Dilshan hit four sixes in his knock of 38

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