ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 16th match, Group F

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

Pakistan won by 33 runs

1.1

Sohail Tanvir to Jayasuriya, OUT, bowled him! What a comeback! Tanvir bowls the yorker on off stump, Jayasuriya tries to play across the line and gets clean bowled, Tanvir makes up for his dropped catch and completes a terrible match for Jayasuriya

ST Jayasuriya b Sohail Tanvir 5 (6m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

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

1.6

Sohail Tanvir to Sangakkara, no run, good length ball on off stump, Sangakkara strides forward and drives to Afridi at cover

Sri Lanka 6/2   Sohail Tanvir 1-0-1-1

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

3.4

Sohail Tanvir to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara uses the angle into him to play the ball off his pads through backward square leg

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   Sohail Tanvir 2-0-6-1

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

5.4

Sohail Tanvir to Silva, no run, Siilva hardly moves his feet and tries to play the ball through the off side, he gets beaten by the sharp angle across him

5.5

Sohail Tanvir to Silva, 1 run, Silva doesn't move his feet again and hangs his bat out at the ball outside off stump, the outside edge goes to third man on the bounce

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   Sohail Tanvir 3-0-20-1

16.1

Sohail Tanvir to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan moves across towards the off side, gets down one knee, and tries to paddle behind square leg, Tanvir bowls a slower ball outside off stump which bounces over Dilshan

16.2

Sohail Tanvir to Dilshan, 1 run, another slower ball outside off stump, Dilshan plays it down to Nazir at third man and they run two runs, the umpire signals one short

16.3

Sohail Tanvir to Dilshan, 1 wide, wide down leg side

16.3

Sohail Tanvir to Dilshan, 1 run, driven off the front foot towards deep cover

16.4

Sohail Tanvir to Vaas, no run, full ball angles into Vaas' leg stump, Vaas gets caught on the crease and gets hit on the pad

16.5

Sohail Tanvir to Vaas, 2 runs, just a fraction short, Vaas uses the angle coming into him, moves across his stumps and pulls through square leg

16.6

Sohail Tanvir to Vaas, 1 run, slow full toss outside off stump, Vaas mis-times it towards cover point

Sri Lanka 125/7   Sohail Tanvir 4-0-26-1
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 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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