World T20 Warm-up Matches

Sri Lanka v West Indies

West Indies won by 33 runs

1.2

Kulasekara to Smith, FOUR, good length ball outside the off stump. Smith, who is such a good batsman on the back foot, this time takes a forward stride and square-drives it past point for a boundary

West Indies 9/0   DR Smith 5* (6b 1x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 0.2-0-4-0

2.3

Mathews to Smith, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. fine-leg fielder was inside the circle and he places it to the right of him and a boundary results

West Indies 14/0   DR Smith 10* (11b 2x4)   AD Mathews 1.3-0-5-0

2.5

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, good length ball outside the off stump. Similar to the first ball he faced and a similar shot. It just looked like a defensive push, but the ball races to the mid-off boundary

West Indies 19/0   CH Gayle 4* (5b 1x4)   AD Mathews 1.5-0-10-0

2.6

Mathews to Gayle, FOUR, short ball outside the off stump. Gayle makes room and pulls it to deep midwicket. Commentators on air say that he would get a single, then say he would get a couple and are finally surprised that he gets a boundary

West Indies 23/0   CH Gayle 8* (6b 2x4)   AD Mathews 2-0-14-0

3.5

Kulasekara to Gayle, FOUR, fuller ball outside the off stump. Gayle makes room and slices it over point for a boundary. No square drives and related elegance for him

West Indies 28/0   CH Gayle 12* (8b 3x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 1.5-0-10-0

4.1

Mendis to Smith, FOUR, fuller and wide outside the off stump. Smith takes the front foot out of the way and smashes it past point for a boundary

West Indies 33/0   DR Smith 16* (16b 3x4)   BAW Mendis 0.1-0-5-0

4.3

Mendis to Smith, FOUR, bad ball down the leg side. Smith sweeps it past fine leg, who was in the circle, for his fourth boundary. He is finding the gaps too now

West Indies 43/0   DR Smith 26* (18b 4x4 1x6)   BAW Mendis 0.3-0-15-0

4.6

Mendis to Smith, FOUR, fuller ball on the leg stump. Smith sweeps it to deep square-leg for a boundary

West Indies 47/0   DR Smith 30* (21b 5x4 1x6)   BAW Mendis 1-0-19-0

9.5

Herath to Bravo, FOUR, flighted delivery outside off, leans froward and free his arms, thrashes it through the gap at point region

West Indies 65/2   DJ Bravo 6* (5b 1x4)   HMRKB Herath 2.5-0-11-2

10.4

Mendis to Smith, FOUR, this time he gets it short around off, Smith goes back and pulls it through the square leg region

West Indies 77/2   DR Smith 49* (35b 6x4 2x6)   BAW Mendis 1.4-0-31-0

10.5

Mendis to Smith, FOUR, tosses it up outside off, Smith waits on the crease and driven uppishly over the bowler's head to bring his fifty

West Indies 81/2   DR Smith 53* (36b 7x4 2x6)   BAW Mendis 1.5-0-35-0

11.3

NLTC Perera to Bravo, FOUR, shortish delivery outside off, Bravo stays on the back foot and punches it through the point area, third man gave sliding chase in vain.

West Indies 89/2   DJ Bravo 13* (9b 2x4)   NLTC Perera 0.3-0-7-0

11.5

NLTC Perera to Smith, (no ball) FOUR, another no-ball and Perera calls off as another full toss, attempts a yorker which ends up in a full toss once again above waist, cuts off the back foot and gets a boundary towards point

West Indies 96/2   DR Smith 59* (40b 8x4 2x6)   NLTC Perera 0.4-0-14-0

12.2

Prasanna to Bravo, FOUR, tossed up delivery on middle and leg, moves away touch and an inside out drive over the extra cover region.

West Indies 102/2   DJ Bravo 18* (12b 3x4)   S Prasanna 2.2-0-12-0

14.5

Dilshan to Bravo, FOUR, pushes it on a length outside off, straightens, waits on the back foot and opens the face at the last moment and gets it to wide of short third man

West Indies 119/3   DJ Bravo 30* (19b 4x4)   TM Dilshan 0.5-0-7-0

15.5

Herath to Simmons, FOUR, tossed up delivery on off, leans forward and driven to wide of short cover region and gets a boundary

West Indies 128/3   LMP Simmons 9* (7b 1x4)   HMRKB Herath 3.5-0-19-2

16.5

Mendis to Bravo, FOUR, three in a row, this time Bravo make use of it, goes back and punches off the back foot between the two men at covers

West Indies 136/4   DJ Bravo 37* (26b 5x4)   BAW Mendis 2.5-0-43-1

18.2

Lakmal to Bravo, FOUR, fuller in length outside off, Bravo walks away to leg side to make some room, checks his short and opens the face as his runs it down to wide of third man

West Indies 152/4   DJ Bravo 42* (29b 6x4)   RAS Lakmal 1.4-0-13-0

19.2

Kulasekara to Sammy, FOUR, he misses the length once again, low full toss outside off, Sammy backs away and crashes it through extra cover

West Indies 165/5   DJG Sammy 26* (11b 1x4 2x6)   KMDN Kulasekara 3.2-0-31-0
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Photos

Mar 19, 2014

The Zing stumps flash after being hit by the ball, Sri Lanka v West Indies, World Twenty20 warm-ups, Mirpur, March 19, 2014

The Zing stumps flash after being hit by the ball

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