ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 16th match, Group F

Pakistan v Sri Lanka

Pakistan won by 33 runs

4.1

Mohammad Asif to Sangakkara, FOUR, Asif drops too short, giving Sangakkara time to move back in his crease and pull the ball to the backward square leg boundary

Sri Lanka 28/2   KC Sangakkara 13* (7b 1x4 1x6)   Mohammad Asif 2.1-0-18-1

4.4

Mohammad Asif to Sangakkara, FOUR, that that says Sangakkara! He times the charge down the pitch superbly, and blasts the cover drive for four, that was hit powerfully

Sri Lanka 35/2   KC Sangakkara 18* (9b 2x4 1x6)   Mohammad Asif 2.4-0-25-1

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

Sri Lanka 40/3   DPMD Jayawardene 10* (13b 1x4)   Sohail Tanvir 2.1-0-11-1

6.1

Mohammad Asif to Silva, FOUR, Silva moves towards the off side and short-arm pulls Asif to the deep square leg boundary

Sri Lanka 53/3   LPC Silva 5* (4b 1x4)   Mohammad Asif 3.1-0-29-2

6.2

Mohammad Asif to Silva, FOUR, expertly timed, Silva makes room and uses the width to cut a good length ball past backward point for four more

Sri Lanka 57/3   LPC Silva 9* (5b 2x4)   Mohammad Asif 3.2-0-33-2

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

Sri Lanka 70/3   DPMD Jayawardene 21* (17b 2x4 1x6)   Mohammad Asif 3.4-0-46-2

7.2

Mohammad Hafeez to Silva, FOUR, Silva moves across his stumps, gets down on one knee and sweeps past short fine leg for four

Sri Lanka 76/3   LPC Silva 20* (9b 3x4 1x6)   Mohammad Hafeez 0.2-0-5-0

12.2

Shahid Afridi to Silva, FOUR, Silva waits for the slower ball and pulls in front of deep midwicket where Hafeez dives on the line, gets a hand to it and palms the ball over the ropes

Sri Lanka 107/4   LPC Silva 34* (24b 4x4 1x6)   Shahid Afridi 2.2-0-11-1

12.4

Shahid Afridi to Silva, FOUR, Afridi fires in a quicker ball outside off stump, Silva changes his shot at the last moment and opens the face to run the ball to the third man boundary

Sri Lanka 111/4   LPC Silva 38* (26b 5x4 1x6)   Shahid Afridi 2.4-0-15-1
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India won by 5 runs
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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
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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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