ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final

Sri Lanka v West Indies

Sri Lanka won by 57 runs

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

5.3

Benn to Dilshan, no run, sun's out for a moment ... Dilshan pushes a fast ball towards point

5.4

Benn to Dilshan, 1 run, pushed off the front foot towards long on for one

5.5

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

5.6

Benn to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan moves back in his crease and nudges the ball on the leg side

Sri Lanka 44/0   SJ Benn 1-0-8-0

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

7.5

Benn to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan cuts the ball towards point to bring up the 50 partnership

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   SJ Benn 2-0-10-0

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

9.3

Benn to Dilshan, 2 runs, Dilshan backs away to cut and hits it firmly, Simmons fumbles at point and concedes a second

9.4

Benn to Dilshan, 1 run, played off the back foot towards long on 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   SJ Benn 3-0-18-0

17.1

Benn to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan backs away, Benn follows him, Dilshan cuts to point to bring up the 50 partnership

17.2

Benn to Silva, OUT, caught! Silva tries to play the reverse-hit, Benn bowls a quicker ball outside the off stump, Ramdin collects the ball and appeals immediately, confident that Silva's edged it, Benn is late to join in, Aleem Dar takes his time but eventually nods his head

LPC Silva c †Ramdin b Benn 11 (21m 12b 2x4 0x6) SR: 91.66

17.3

Benn to Mubarak, FOUR, Mubarak gets off the mark in some style, opening the face of the bat late to guide the ball past third man

17.4

Benn to Mubarak, 1 run, full toss on leg stump, Mubarak works the ball off his pads towards square leg

17.5

Benn to Dilshan, no run, fast ball outside off, Dilshan cuts but is beaten

17.6

Benn to Dilshan, no run, close call! Ramdin whips off the bails after Dilshan misses another quicker ball but the back foot is grounded, sharp work from the keeper

Sri Lanka 132/4   SJ Benn 4-0-24-1
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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