World T20 - Final

India v Sri Lanka

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

1.1

Mathews to Rahane, no run, just back of length outside off, Rahane looks to steer it to the off side but chops it down near the stumps

1.2

Mathews to Rahane, no run, he comes forward and defends the length delivery to cover

1.3

Mathews to Rahane, OUT, big strike first up! Rahane tries to break the pattern with a across the line slog to a back of length delivery, it comes slow off the deck and catches the underedge on to his thigh pads, it goes on to disturb the stumps.

AM Rahane b Mathews 3 (6m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 37.50

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   AD Mathews 1-0-1-1

3.1

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

3.2

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

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

3.5

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

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   AD Mathews 2-0-5-1

7.1

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

7.2

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..

7.4

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

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   AD Mathews 3-0-11-1

9.1

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

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

9.3

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

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

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   AD Mathews 4-0-25-1
Tournament Results
India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Apr 6, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
India v South Africa at Dhaka - Apr 4, 2014
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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Bangladesh v Australia 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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