World T20 - Final

India v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

1.4

Mathews to Kohli, no run, tries a short delivery first up but this sails over outside off, Kohli lets it go

1.5

Mathews to Kohli, no run, he comes forward and punches the length delivery to cover

1.6

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, waits in the crease and dabs the back of length delivery to wide mid on for a single

India 5/1   V Kohli 1* (3b)

2.1

Kulasekara to Kohli, FOUR, oh what wrists! He takes a step down the pitch and whips this inswinging delivery through midwicket, all along the ground

2.2

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, he takes a positive forward stride and pushes this length delivery to mid-off

2.3

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, that almost kisses the outside edge! Kula is always a dangerous bowler. After bringing the last two in, this one straightens and beats the bat

2.4

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, he comes forward and punches the length delivery firmly, but hits it to short cover

2.5

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, well fielded by Herath at short fine leg.. He saves a certain boundary there. Kohli had just tried to clip it past him

India 10/1   V Kohli 6* (8b 1x4)

3.2

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, stays in the crease and picks up a single at backward point with a dabbed shot

3.5

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, another single to third man, India happy picking up the singles at the moment

India 15/1   V Kohli 8* (10b 1x4)

4.1

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, he goes deep in the crease and clips the flatter delivery from off stump to deep midwicket

4.4

Senanayake to Kohli, no run, tossed up and full on off, the batsman pushes it straight to midwicket

4.5

Senanayake to Kohli, no run, almost a chance of run out at non-striker's! This was hit straight to Malinga at square leg but Rohit was already halfway down..The throw just bounced a bit awkwardly for the bowler..Would have been tricky

4.6

Senanayake to Kohli, no run, some turn on this one, cramps Kohli for room as he looks to cut this, but he manages to chop it behind point

India 23/1   V Kohli 9* (14b 1x4)

5.2

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, another length delivery around off stump, Kohli dabs it towards midwicket to pick up an easy single

5.4

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, short and wide outside off, Kohli just opens the face to run it down to third man

India 27/1   V Kohli 11* (16b 1x4)

6.1

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, dropped, how costly is that going to be! Malinga at midwicket is not able to hold on to over head stinger..It was marginally short and Kohli went for the pull straightaway, but didn't get the elevation

6.4

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, he comes forward and pushes it to long off for a single

6.6

Herath to Kohli, SIX, pretty one! He comes down the pitch and easily launches it over wide long-off with an inside out drive.. The fielder was there, but he clears him by a fair margin.

India 41/1   V Kohli 19* (19b 1x4 1x6)

7.2

Mathews to Kohli, no run, fuller delivery, that is punched firmly to the off side but Sena dives to his left and prevents the single

7.3

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, slower from Mathews, the batsman pushes it to midwicket with soft hands and charges down for a single but the fielder from long on keeps them to one..

7.6

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, he waits on the back foot and pushes it softly towards midwicket for another single

India 47/1   V Kohli 21* (22b 1x4 1x6)

8.1

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, he comes down the pitch immediately and plays a crisp drive down to long off, just a single there

8.4

Herath to Kohli, no run, comes down the pitch again and almost yorker himself with that one, manages to dig it out towards mid on

8.5

Herath to Kohli, no run, comes down the pitch again and Herath fires it into his pads, Kohli pushes it straight to midwicket

8.6

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, fuller and a touch quicker, the batsman has no space to get under it, he punches it to long on

India 50/1   V Kohli 23* (26b 1x4 1x6)

9.1

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, bowls an offcutter on the stumps, the batsman turns it to midwicket for a single

9.3

Mathews to Kohli, 1 run, he comes down the pitch and pushes the slower delivery down to long on

9.6

Mathews to Kohli, SIX, slower ball, but this one is full enough and now Kohli goes for a big slog! He hasn't got all hit bat behind it but he manages to beat the fielder at deep midwicket. For a moment, he would have been interested, but it clears him in the end

India 64/1   V Kohli 31* (29b 1x4 2x6)

10.5

Herath to Kohli, no run, he punches this straight to midwicket again

10.6

Herath to Kohli, no run, smartly bowled from Herath! He fires it in as he sees the batsman move down the pitch, Kohli can only push it back at him

India 65/2   V Kohli 31* (31b 1x4 2x6)

11.2

Senanayake to Kohli, no run, the batsman pushes this flatter delivery straight to midwicket

11.3

Senanayake to Kohli, 2 runs, comes down the pitch and chips it over the non-striker's head, still poor timing from Kohli and long on comes around and cuts it off

11.4

Senanayake to Kohli, FOUR, this is beautifully timed! After all those deliveries he finds this one fly off the middle of the bat. He comes down the pitch and creams this over extra cover

11.5

Senanayake to Kohli, no run, stays in the crease and defends this to midwicket

11.6

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, flexes his arms and drives it powerfully to deep cover for a single

India 73/2   V Kohli 38* (36b 2x4 2x6)

12.1

Herath to Kohli, SIX, he is finding his timing now! He is so quick on his feet, comes down the pitch and hammers it flat down the ground for a six.. no chance for any fielder there

12.2

Herath to Kohli, no run, he slows the pace down this time and the batsman can only push it to cover

12.3

Herath to Kohli, 1 wide, fires it down the leg side, it's too far down

12.3

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, again uses his feet but is not to the pitch of the ball, pushes it to long off calmy

12.6

Herath to Kohli, 1 run, that is too short from Herath, but that doesn't bounce much.. Kohli pulls it along the ground, straight to deep midwicket

India 83/2   V Kohli 46* (40b 2x4 3x6)

13.1

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, fires it full outside off, the batsman punches it down to long off, his hand coming off the handle as he plays that

13.3

Malinga to Kohli, 2 runs, this is nicely driven to deep extra cover, all along the ground, for a couple. It was full and it was wide outside off too

13.4

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, it's full but it's too wide, easily punched to deep cover for a single that brings yet another half-century for Kohli. he keeps working like a well-oiled machine..

13.6

Malinga to Kohli, FOUR, full and too wide! Malinga is getting the length right but the line is completely off.. This is too wide and all Kohli has to do is get some bat on it, which he does, to pick up a boundary to third man

India 93/2   V Kohli 54* (44b 3x4 3x6)

14.4

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, flatter and quicker on the pads, the batsman gets down on his knees and dabs it to short fine leg

India 95/2   V Kohli 55* (45b 3x4 3x6)

15.1

Kulasekara to Kohli, SIX, fuller on off, Kohli doesn't want to wait, he thwacks this over wide long-on with ease! This is the ideal pace for him, a lot of bottom hand in that one

15.2

Kulasekara to Kohli, FOUR, follows it up with a murderous drive through cover.. The fielder couldn't get down in time.. hits it so hard this Kohli, using all timing and a lot of wrists

15.3

Kulasekara to Kohli, FOUR, this could be a drop here! Sena at deep midwicket misjudges this one.. It was a slower delivery and the batman went for a full-blooded pull, he doesn't get much timing.. Sena comes in a touch and it clears him.. poor judgement from the fielder

15.4

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, this one is hammered down the ground.. What violence! Thisara does well at long on to keep this one in..

15.6

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, a good response from Kula! bowls a good yorker outside off and Kohli fails to make contact

India 111/2   V Kohli 70* (50b 5x4 4x6)

16.4

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, he comes down the track and punches this firmly to long on

16.6

Senanayake to Kohli, 1 run, he comes down the pitch and punches it to midwicket where Dilshan's fumble allows a single

India 115/2   V Kohli 72* (52b 5x4 4x6)

17.1

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, this is a good yorker now! Just outside off and Kohli can only dig it out to extra cover for a single

17.4

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, takes a step down and drives it beautifully through cover, where Thiri makes an excellent diving save..

India 118/2   V Kohli 74* (54b 5x4 4x6)

18.2

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, full and wide outside off.. Kohli was shaping to play a sweep but adjusts late to guide it to third man

18.4

Kulasekara to Kohli, no run, this is good bowling! He keeps it full and wide outside off, Kohli stretches but can't reach it.. this is inside the marker too

18.5

Kulasekara to Kohli, 1 run, another one wide outside off, very wide.. Kohli manages to take it on the full, but can only slice it to deep point

India 122/3   V Kohli 76* (57b 5x4 4x6)

19.6

Malinga to Kohli, 1 run, OUT, another good yorker, the batsman comes back for the second after pushing it to midwicket, but he was always struggling and direct hit ends his innings

V Kohli run out 77 (75m 58b 5x4 4x6) SR: 132.75

India 130/4   V Kohli 77 (58b 5x4 4x6)
Tournament Results
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Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
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India won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Dhaka - Apr 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 27 runs (D/L method)
Pakistan v West Indies at Dhaka - Apr 1, 2014
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Match Coverage

Report - Cool Sangakkara breaks final hoodoo
Features - Angry Kohli, cheeky Mahela
#report - The Sachinisation of Kohli
News - 'Been a long time coming' - Sangakkara
News - Sri Lanka executed yorkers really well - Dhoni
Stats Analysis - Yuvraj's 21-ball struggle, and SL's death bowling
Match Analysis - Yuvraj innings applies Dementor kiss to India
News - No one will be as disappointed as Yuvraj himself - Dhoni
News - Sri Lanka savour long-sought success
Match Analysis - Sri Lanka's life assurance policy to the rescue again
News - Sri Lanka keep their emotions in check
Features - A night to remember in Colombo
Janaka Malwatta - Two gentlemen of Sri Lanka
Fan Following - This time for Sri Lanka
News - Don't write Yuvraj off - Tendulkar
News - Sri Lanka set for heroes' welcome
Features - Playing for the people
Sidharth Monga - Where's the room for struggle?
Video Highlights - Kohli's 77 takes India to 130 for 4 in WT20 Final
Video Highlights - Kohli's 77 takes India to 130 for 4
Video Match Point - Cullinan: SL brought out their best game on big day
Video Highlights - Sri Lanka stalwarts depart in style with World T20 title
Video Match Point - Cullinan: Yuvraj didn't read the situation well
Video Press Conference - 'Hard work, not luck, paid off' - Malinga
Video Press Conference - 'Nobody wants to really play bad cricket' - Dhoni
Video Interviews - 'Happy, proud & humbled by this' - Sangakkara
Video Interviews - 'Losing strike at end was annoying' - Kohli
Video Interviews - 'SL executed yorkers well' - Dhoni
Video Interviews - 'Lucky to captain last 3 games' - Malinga
Video Match Analysis - Croft: 2014 WT20 had everything
Video Match Point - Manjrekar: Versatility in SL bowling came through
Video Match Point - Manjrekar: Yuvraj going through phase of self-doubt
Video Highlights - Sangakkara produces vintage knock with 52* v India
Gallery - Sangakkara fires Sri Lanka to World T20 glory
Gallery - Sri Lanka's knockout blues

Photos

Apr 7, 2014

The headlines in Sri Lanka's newspapers a day after the World T20 triumph, April 7, 2014

The headlines in Sri Lanka's newspapers a day after the World T20 triumph

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Apr 6, 2014

Paul Farbrace gets a hug from his players, India v Sri Lanka, final, World T20, Mirpur, April 6, 2014

Paul Farbrace gets a hug from his players

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