ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 16th match, Group F

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

Pakistan won by 33 runs

8.1

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Malik backs away towards leg stump and lofts Jayasuriya over extra cover, Vaas does the fielding in the deep

8.2

Jayasuriya to Younis Khan, 1 run, played with an open face to short third man

8.3

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Malik gives Jayasuriya the charge and lofts him cleanly back over his head for four, superb placement

8.4

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, driven down to long-off for a single

8.5

Jayasuriya to Younis Khan, 1 run, tossed up outside leg stump, Younis sweeps to fine leg where Malinga fumbles, there was a second in it, that's poor running

8.6

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, SIX, Malik steps down the track, picks the ball up just as it pitches and lofts Jayasuriya high down to long-on, the ball just clears Fernando on the boundary rope

Pakistan 63/3   ST Jayasuriya 1-0-14-0

10.1

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, Jayasuriya drops it short and allows Malik to go on to the back foot and pull to deep midwicket

10.2

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, driven off the front foot to long-on for the single

10.3

Jayasuriya to Younis Khan, 1 run, flighted delivery on middle and leg stump, Younis gets down on one knee and sweeps to Malinga at long leg

10.4

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, bowled quick and fast on middle stump, Malik digs it out towards the vacant mid-on and midwicket region

10.5

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, FOUR, Malik steps down the track, Jayasuriya sees him coming and bowls a slower one wide outside off stump, Malik waits for it and pulls it towards deep midwicket, the use of the bottom hand was pronounced in that shot

10.6

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 2 runs, fired into the block hole on middle stump, pushed towards midwicket for two more

Pakistan 81/3   ST Jayasuriya 2-0-26-0

12.1

Jayasuriya to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, bowled slowly through the air on a good length on leg and middle, Malik backs away towards leg and drives through midwicket

12.2

Jayasuriya to Younis Khan, SIX, too short from Jayasuriya, Younis gets on to the back foot and pulls with a lot over power into the midwicket stands

12.3

Jayasuriya to Younis Khan, FOUR, Younis pulls out the reverse sweep and puts away the full toss through point for four more

12.4

Jayasuriya to Younis Khan, SIX, he's taken Jayasuriya apart here, Younis backs away towards leg and lofts a friendly full toss back over the bowler's head for six more

12.5

Jayasuriya to Younis Khan, 2 runs, driven through midwicket for one more

12.6

Jayasuriya to Younis Khan, 1 run, Younis takes 20 off the over with a loft down to long-off for a single, massive over for Pakistan

Pakistan 109/3   ST Jayasuriya 3-0-46-0

19.1

Jayasuriya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 2 runs, Misbah backs away and drives hard past the bowler for two runs to long-off

19.2

Jayasuriya to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, Misbah backs away and lofts a length delivery with a flat-bat high over the long-off boundary, Jayasuriya has been plundered today

19.3

Jayasuriya to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Misbah backs away towards leg, Jayasuriya follows him but Misbah manages to pull to deep midwicket

19.4

Jayasuriya to Kamran Akmal, 2 runs, full ball in the blockhole, driven down to long-on where Dilshan mis-fields to allow the second

19.5

Jayasuriya to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, comes down the track and drives through cover

19.6

Jayasuriya to Misbah-ul-Haq, SIX, what a finish, Misbah backs away and hammers the final delivery over the long-off boundary, Jayasuriya has had a horrible time with the ball, conceding 64 off four overs, he rushes off to put the pads on

Pakistan 189/6   ST Jayasuriya 4-0-64-0
Tournament Results
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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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Photos

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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