ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final

Sri Lanka v West Indies

Sri Lanka won by 57 runs

0.2

Sammy to Jayasuriya, no run, fuller ball from over the wicket on middle stump, Jayasuriya moves forward and pushes towards the bowler

0.3

Sammy to Jayasuriya, no run, good line and length from Sammy, no room outside off stump, Jayasuriya steers towards point

0.4

Sammy to Jayasuriya, 1 run, quick single, risky single! Jayasuriya dabs the ball towards the off side and sprints, Marshall runs in from cover but fails to pick up, Jayasuriya was gone if he had picked up and hit at the bowler's end

0.6

Sammy to Jayasuriya, no run, good start from Sammy, he pitches slightly shorter and angles the ball across the left-hander, Jayasuriya tries to pull but misses

Sri Lanka 3/0   ST Jayasuriya 1* (4b)

1.2

Taylor to Jayasuriya, no run, full and straight, block hole stuff from Taylor, Jayasuriya can't do much about that and plays it to the bowler

1.3

Taylor to Jayasuriya, no run, driven firmly off the front foot but Jayasuriya doesn't beat the infield

1.4

Taylor to Jayasuriya, 1 run, short ball angles into the left-hander from round the wicket, Jayasuriya gets cramped for room while pulling but manages to get a single after hitting the ball on to his body

1.6

Taylor to Jayasuriya, no run, superb finish to a superb over, Jayasuriya blocks another yorker towards the bowler

Sri Lanka 6/0   ST Jayasuriya 2* (8b)

2.2

Sammy to Jayasuriya, FOUR, finally he breaks loose! Jayasuriya charges and pulls over mid-on, the outfield is super quick and that';s the first boundary of the match

2.3

Sammy to Jayasuriya, no run, full toss but Jayasuriya misses out by driving straight to mid-off

2.4

Sammy to Jayasuriya, no run, slower ball, Jayasuriya plays it to point

2.5

Sammy to Jayasuriya, no run, another slower ball, Jayasuriya is early on the pull and misses the ball

2.6

Sammy to Jayasuriya, 1 run, Jayasuriya charges again but has to reach out to play the ball towards cover, he runs another risky single but the fielder at cover misses at the bowler's end

Sri Lanka 12/0   ST Jayasuriya 7* (13b 1x4)

3.1

Taylor to Jayasuriya, no run, more slow stuff from the West Indian bowlers, Taylor slants a short slow ball towards the left-hander from round the wicket, Jayasuriya misses the pull, he's not happy with his bat and has called for a replacement

3.2

Taylor to Jayasuriya, no run, he's nearly been caught! Jayasuriya tried to pull again, was cramped for room again, and lobbed the ball tamely on the leg side, both bowler and keeper went for it but neither could reach it

3.3

Taylor to Jayasuriya, no run, Jayasuriya backs away towards leg side, Taylor sees him go and bowls the ball as far outside off as he can without it being a wide, Jayasuriya can't reach it, he's getting restless out there

3.4

Taylor to Jayasuriya, 1 leg bye, played off the pads behind square for one

Sri Lanka 13/0   ST Jayasuriya 7* (17b 1x4)

4.1

Bravo to Jayasuriya, 1 run, dabbed off the back foot towards the off side

Sri Lanka 24/0   ST Jayasuriya 8* (18b 1x4)

5.1

Benn to Jayasuriya, FOUR, and Jayasuriya goes after him, smacking the flat ball through the gap at midwicket

5.2

Benn to Jayasuriya, 1 run, quicker ball, Jayasuriya charges but gets a bottom edge

5.5

Benn to Jayasuriya, 1 run, that's a nice friendly full toss but Jayasuriya mis-times the pull to long on

Sri Lanka 43/0   ST Jayasuriya 14* (21b 2x4)

6.2

Gayle to Jayasuriya, no run, Jayasuriya tries to sweep Gayle, bowling from round the wicket, but misses

6.3

Gayle to Jayasuriya, no run, that's really quick outside off stump, Jayasuriya tries to cut but is beaten for pace

6.4

Gayle to Jayasuriya, 1 run, swept towards square leg

Sri Lanka 46/0   ST Jayasuriya 15* (24b 2x4)

7.1

Benn to Jayasuriya, no run, Jayasuriya pulls but straight to short fine leg

7.2

Benn to Jayasuriya, no run, loud appeal for lbw after Jayasuriya misses the pull and gets hit on the pad, that looked very close, it pitched just in line and hit him in front of middle

7.3

Benn to Jayasuriya, no run, defended once again, he's just not hitting it well today

7.4

Benn to Jayasuriya, 1 run, played towards the leg side for one

7.6

Benn to Jayasuriya, no run, that's Jayasuriya's 19th dot ball!! He hits a full toss straight towards cover

Sri Lanka 50/0   ST Jayasuriya 16* (29b 2x4)

8.4

Gayle to Jayasuriya, 2 runs, Jayasuriya works the ball behind square for two ...

8.5

Gayle to Jayasuriya, no run, Jayasuriya tries to play the reverse sweep but misses, he's looking desperate now

8.6

Gayle to Jayasuriya, 1 run, worked off the pads towards square leg for one

Sri Lanka 64/0   ST Jayasuriya 19* (32b 2x4)

9.1

Benn to Jayasuriya, FOUR, Is this bat working? Jayasuriya steps down and swats the ball flat wide of the fielder on the long-on boundary ... he hit that hard

9.2

Benn to Jayasuriya, 1 run, dabbed on the off side for a single

9.5

Benn to Jayasuriya, no run, fast ball, Jayasuriya gets beaten while swinging across the line

9.6

Benn to Jayasuriya, no run, yorker, and Jayasuriya does well to keep it out

Sri Lanka 72/0   ST Jayasuriya 24* (36b 3x4)

10.3

Bravo to Jayasuriya, OUT, it's finally over! Jayasuriya's struggle has ended at the Oval, he moved across his stumps and chipped a ball which angled into him towards short fine leg, Taylor took an easy catch

ST Jayasuriya c Taylor b Bravo 24 (46m 37b 3x4 0x6) SR: 64.86

Sri Lanka 73/1   ST Jayasuriya 24 (37b 3x4)
Tournament Results
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 21, 2009
Pakistan won by 8 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 19, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 57 runs
Pakistan v South Africa at Nottingham - Jun 18, 2009
Pakistan won by 7 runs
India v South Africa at Nottingham - Jun 16, 2009
South Africa won by 12 runs
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Jun 16, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 48 runs
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Photos

Jun 19, 2009

A dejected Chris Gayle walks off as Sri Lanka celebrate the win, Sri Lanka v West Indies, ICC World Twenty20, 2nd semi-final, The Oval, June 19, 2009

A dejected Chris Gayle walks off as Sri Lanka celebrate the win

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Jun 19, 2009

Sri Lankan fans had plenty to cheer, Sri Lanka v West Indies, ICC World Twenty20, 2nd semi-final, The Oval, June 19, 2009

Sri Lankan fans had plenty to cheer

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