ICC World Twenty20, 1st Semi-Final: England v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet, May 13, 2010
ICC World Twenty20 - 1st semi final
England won by 7 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
Played at Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia (neutral venue)
13 May 2010 (20-over match)
6.1

Swann to Mathews, no run, flighted up outside off invitingly, Mathews resists, popping forward and defending

6.2

Swann to Mathews, 1 run, nicely bowled again, thrown up outside off, but Mathews plays it well, carefully turning his wrists over the ball and guiding it behind square on the leg side for one

6.3

Swann to Sangakkara, no run, nicely bowled, touch of drift in the air, defended off the front foot into the covers

6.4

Swann to Sangakkara, no run, lovely stuff this from Swann, really looping it up, Sangakkara thinks, thinks again, and once more, before the ball finally arrives and he defends

6.5

Swann to Sangakkara, no run, good tempting stuff again, Sangakkara skips down the track and tries to drive it past Swann, but he intercepts

6.6

Swann to Sangakkara, no run, very good over, Sangakkara clips firmly off his legs but straight to Pietersen at short midwicket

Sri Lanka 39/3   GP Swann 1-0-1-0
8.1

Swann to Sangakkara, 1 run, good from Swann again, looped up around off stump, Sangakkara pushes it delicately into the off side for one

8.2

Swann to Mathews, 1 run, Swann in total command here, drifting it away and spinning it into Mathews, who pushes it very carefully into the covers

8.3

Swann to Sangakkara, 1 run, Sangakkara very watchful, Swann throws it up very high, Sangakkara waits and taps it square on the off side for one

8.4

Swann to Mathews, no run, quicker ball from Swann, Mathews looking for a big shot on the leg side, but misses, Swann has a quiet appeal

8.5

Swann to Mathews, 1 run, nicely played from Mathews, took it from well outside off stump and whipped it to midwicket for one

8.6

Swann to Sangakkara, OUT, big trouble now for Sri Lanka! Sangakkara departs! Swann is creating all sorts of problems out there, another flighted delivery, Sangakkara edged down the crease and chipped a drive down to long off, didn't get enough of it, Pietersen skirts around and collects the catch

KC Sangakkara c Pietersen b Swann 16 (24m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 84.21

Sri Lanka 47/4   GP Swann 2-0-5-1
10.1

Swann to Mathews, 1 run, touch short this from Swann, Mathews gets back and pulls without much timing down the ground for one

10.2

Swann to Kapugedera, no run, lovely ball this, very full, drifting away, Kapugedera watches it come down, eventually, and defends

10.3

Swann to Kapugedera, 1 run, touch fuller, Kapugedera clips it firmly to mid on and steals a single

10.4

Swann to Mathews, 2 runs, nicely played here from Mathews, cut down to point firmly, he comes back for a risky second, and replays show him just in when Kieswetter whips the bails off

10.5

Swann to Mathews, 1 run, good from Mathews again, looking more confident, gets forward and picks a gap behind square on the leg side for one

10.6

Swann to Kapugedera, 1 run, Kapugedera replicates the shot, not that England will mind, Sri Lanka need to find a few more than singles soon

Sri Lanka 61/4   GP Swann 3-0-11-1
12.1

Swann to Mathews, SIX, Mathews has nailed this one! Finally the big shot comes off. Looped up, Mathews strolls down the pitch and drives it stylishly over cow corner for six

12.2

Swann to Mathews, 1 run, good on Swann, responds to the six with another loopy flighted delivery, this time Mathews pushes it into the off side for one

12.3

Swann to Kapugedera, 1 run, Kapugedera plays this well, working it away for a single

12.4

Swann to Mathews, no run, good ball from Swann, slightly quicker, giving Mathews nothing to work with, and it's pushed into the off side

12.5

Swann to Mathews, 1 run, this time it's worked away off the front foot into the midwicket region for one

12.6

Swann to Kapugedera, 1 leg bye, good ball to finish an excellent spell, Kapugedera comes forward and misses his dab, it runs off the pads for a single

Sri Lanka 75/4   GP Swann 4-0-20-1
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