ICC World Cup, 20th Match, Group B: India v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain, Mar 23, 2007
ICC World Cup - 20th match, Group B
Sri Lanka won by 69 runs
Played at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad (neutral venue)
23 March 2007 (50-over match)

Patel to Arnold, no run, hits the deck short of length, on the off stump line, punched to left of Yuvraj who makes a diving stop. Arnold is down the track, halts after the Yuvraj dive and retreats


Patel to Arnold, no run, Similar delivery, similar stroke and similar result.

Sri Lanka 216/5   RP Arnold 0* (2b)

Khan to Arnold, 1 run, short in length, around off stump, Arnold stands up tall, works it to square-leg for a single. Three overs left.

Sri Lanka 222/6   RP Arnold 1* (3b)

Patel to Arnold, no run, around the off stump line, full in length, driven back to the bowler


Patel to Arnold, FOUR, Whack! half-volley outside off stump and drilled through extra cover. Arnold is the finisher for Sri Lanka and he is chipping in today.


Patel to Arnold, 1 run, leans forward, drives to deep cover


Patel to Arnold, FOUR, Goes for a slower one but Arnold spots it, reaches out to the fullish delivery outside off and smokes it through extra cover. The floodgates have opened. 26 runs have come in the last three overs as Sri Lanka charge towards a 250+ score.

Sri Lanka 238/6   RP Arnold 10* (7b 2x4)

Khan to Arnold, 1 run, attempted yorker turns into low full-toss on the middle stump line, Arnold shuffles across, works it past square-leg


Khan to Arnold, 2 runs, on the middle and leg, nicely clipped away behind square and very well placed. He will come back for two. Didn't hit that hard, just placed it behind square.


Khan to Arnold, 1 run, yorker on the off stump line, shapes in the air, dabbed to midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 244/6   RP Arnold 14* (10b 2x4)

Agarkar to Arnold, FOUR, gift-wraps a four. Full and down the leg side, flicked away past short fine leg. Now the fine leg goes back, long-off comes inside the circle.


Agarkar to Arnold, 1 run, low full toss , on the legs, flicked away to Ganguly at deep square-leg. Arnold would feel he missed an opportunity there.


Agarkar to Arnold, no run, Agarkar had enough of trying for yorkers and slipping in low full-tosses. Bangs this one in short, rises shoulder-high, on the off stump line. Arnold shapes to pull but is beaten by the bounce and the pace.

Sri Lanka 254/6   RP Arnold 19* (13b 3x4)





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