ICC World Twenty20, 7th Match, Group B: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Providence, May 3, 2010
ICC World Twenty20 - 7th match, Group B
Sri Lanka won by 14 runs (D/L method)
Played at Providence Stadium, Guyana (neutral venue)
3 May 2010 (20-over match)

Mpofu to Jayawardene, no run, slowish bouncer outside off to start proceedings, Mahela thinks of the pull and then pulls out


Mpofu to Jayawardene, FOUR, short again, but this time enough width outside off for Mahela to free his arms and square cut it handsomely for four


Mpofu to Jayawardene, SIX, wow, this man is in seriously awesome form! Back of good length outside off, Mahela steps out and drives elegantly high and handsome over long off for a six. Who said shots from the book are not useful in this format!


Mpofu to Jayawardene, no run, better length this time and outside off, Mahela gets forward and defends to the off side


Mpofu to Jayawardene, no run, straighter, drifts on to middle and leg, Mahela is on the front foot and tucks it away straight to the midwicket fielder


Mpofu to Jayawardene, FOUR, beautiful! Again, straying on to middle, but it was short of a length. Mahela got his front foot across and eased it with the wrists, in the air, but safely between mid on and midwicket for four. That shot was a lesson in timing!

Sri Lanka 14/0   CB Mpofu 1-0-14-0

Mpofu to Jayawardene, no run, good low full toss, even Mahela the maestro can't get it away past midwicket


Mpofu to Jayawardene, 1 run, loses it this time and sends a waist-high full toss, that Mahela swings away to midwicket


Mpofu to Kapugedera, SIX, another attempted yorker gone awry, knee high full toss on leg stump, swung away happily by Kapugedera over long leg.


Mpofu to Kapugedera, 1 leg bye, goes for the pull, misses it and gets hit on the helmet, it balloons to short third man and they run a head-bye.


Mpofu to Jayawardene, no run, good yorker this, tailing in on middle and leg, Mahela looks to make room and square drive, but hits stright to point


Mpofu to Jayawardene, 1 run, another low full toss, swung away to deep midwicket for a single that will give Mahela the strike

Sri Lanka 157/5   CB Mpofu 2-0-22-0

Mpofu to Malinga, 1 run, full toss on leg stump, driven down to long on. Can Sanath unleash some fury please.


Mpofu to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, short of a length outside off, guided feebly to cover and they run a cheeky couple


Mpofu to Jayasuriya, 1 run, slow bouncer and Sanath is surprised, plays a feeble pull for a single


Mpofu to Malinga, no run, good yorker, following Malinga as he runs to the leg side, and he can't squeeze it out


Mpofu to Malinga, 1 run, short of a length outside off, cut away for a single


Mpofu to Jayasuriya, 2 leg byes, ain't happening. Sanath looks to pull the slow bouncer, it hits his body and balloons to Taibu, they run through as Taibu misses the stumps at the striker's end, and Malinga hares back for a second.

Sri Lanka 173/7   CB Mpofu 3-0-27-0





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