World T20, Final: India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Apr 6, 2014
World T20 - Final
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur (neutral venue)
6 April 2014 - night match (20-over match)
0.1

Kulasekara to RG Sharma, 1 run, bowls it full, swings it in, Rohit tucks it through midwicket for his first runs

India 1/0   RG Sharma 1* (1b)
2.6

Kulasekara to RG Sharma, 1 run, he comes forward and then opens the face to steer this length delivery down to third man

India 11/1   RG Sharma 2* (2b)
3.1

Mathews to RG Sharma, 1 run, targets the stumps with his dibbly-dobblies, Rohit tucks it through midwicket for an easy single

3.3

Mathews to RG Sharma, no run, he comes forward and defends the fuller delivery to Dilshan at point

3.4

Mathews to RG Sharma, 1 run, waits a little bit extra, then opens the face of the bat very late to guide this to third man

3.6

Mathews to RG Sharma, no run, he tries to chop this through point but it's not short enough, beats the bat

India 15/1   RG Sharma 4* (6b)
4.2

Senanayake to RG Sharma, FOUR, tries a quicker delivery, but he ends up dropping it too short! Rohit quickly gets on top of that and smacks it over deep square leg. He gets worried with the height for a bit, but that just drops before the boundary

4.3

Senanayake to RG Sharma, 3 runs, now he sweeps this from outside off, he is not in control as there is a bit of bottom edge, but he manages to beat the short fine leg fielder

India 23/1   RG Sharma 11* (8b 1x4)
5.1

Malinga to RG Sharma, 1 run, starts off with a length delivery outside off, Rohit uses his most profitable shot, a steer to third man, to get off strike

5.3

Malinga to RG Sharma, 1 run, slower delivery, the batsman watches it carefully and nudges it to short fine leg for another single

5.5

Malinga to RG Sharma, no run, bowls this length ball a touch slower, but the batsman defends it easily to midwicket

5.6

Malinga to RG Sharma, FOUR, whack! this one is full enough and Rohit, Malinga's Mumbai captain, is not fazed. He gets under it and punches it firmly past the non-striker. That was hit hard

India 31/1   RG Sharma 17* (12b 2x4)
6.2

Herath to RG Sharma, no run, he comes forward and defends this to the off side

6.3

Herath to RG Sharma, 1 run, allows it to come in before nudging it behind square on the leg side

6.5

Herath to RG Sharma, 1 run, he comes down the pitch to a fuller delivery and drives it to deep midwicket

India 35/1   RG Sharma 19* (15b 2x4)
7.1

Mathews to RG Sharma, 1 run, bowls that back of length line and stays accurate, Rohit works it away to deep midwicket

7.4

Mathews to RG Sharma, 2 runs, where has this gone! The batsman makes room to flatbat this down the ground, but gets it high on the bat and ends up lobbing it over the umpire's head

7.5

Mathews to RG Sharma, 1 run, slower delivery again, the batsman wrists it away to midwicket for a single

India 46/1   RG Sharma 23* (18b 2x4)
8.2

Herath to RG Sharma, no run, he looks to drive this to off, but gets an inside edge towards midwicket

8.3

Herath to RG Sharma, 1 leg bye, looks to move down the leg side but the bowler follows him there, it clips the pads and they take a leg bye

India 49/1   RG Sharma 23* (20b 2x4)
9.2

Mathews to RG Sharma, 1 run, he looks to slog it across the line, but gets it from the bottom half of his bat, manages to hit it as far as deep midwicket for a single

9.4

Mathews to RG Sharma, FOUR, this time he manages to thread the boundary on off side! He makes room and gets a fuller delivery outside off, that's perfect for him as he slices it through point powerfully

9.5

Mathews to RG Sharma, 1 run, goes across the stumps to ramp it to fine leg but gets hit on the pads.. The impact was well outside off .. It was infact off the gloves

India 58/1   RG Sharma 29* (23b 3x4)
10.1

Herath to RG Sharma, no run, comes down the pitch but Herath shortens his length, he has to defend

10.2

Herath to RG Sharma, no run, a loud appeal for lbw as the batsman misses his slog, but this one was just going down the leg side

10.3

Herath to RG Sharma, OUT, soft dismissal! Rohit makes room and looks to drive through cover but he neither tries to go over nor tries to keep it down, plays it straight into the hands of short cover. That's a good low catch by Sena there. Not the first time he has been out like this..

RG Sharma c Senanayake b Herath 29 (41m 26b 3x4 0x6) SR: 111.53

India 64/2   RG Sharma 29 (26b 3x4)
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WATCHESPN: Final: India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Apr 6, 2014
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Hours of play (local time) 19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.20, Interval 20.20-20.40, Second Session 20.40-22.0

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Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan analyse the World T20 2014 final, between India and Sri Lanka | April 6, 2014

Martin Crowe and Daryll Cullinan analyse the World T20 2014 final, between India and Sri Lanka | April 6, 2014


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