ICC World Twenty20 - 2nd semi final

Sri Lanka v West Indies

Sri Lanka won by 57 runs

6.1

Gayle to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, he gets the ball to turn into the right-hander, Dilshan misses it and gets hit on the pad

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

6.5

Gayle to Dilshan, 2 runs, Dilshan cuts towards third man for two, he placed that wide of the fielder

6.6

Gayle to Dilshan, no run, Gayle finishes with a dot ball, Dilshan tried to cut late but was beaten

Sri Lanka 48/0   CH Gayle 1-0-3-0

8.1

Gayle to Dilshan, FOUR, Dilshan waits and waits before nudging the ball fine past short third man, he used the pace beautifully, he's in lovely touch

8.2

Gayle to Dilshan, SIX, gone gone gone! Dilshan launches the ball over midwicket, he's connected with the slog sweep superbly and cleared the boundary

8.3

Gayle to Dilshan, 1 run, played to short fine leg

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   CH Gayle 2-0-17-0

19.1

Gayle to Mathews, 2 wides, Gayle starts the final over with a leg side wide, they run a single too, Dilshan has the strike

19.1

Gayle to Dilshan, 2 runs, fast ball on leg stump, Dilshan swings towards short fine leg, he won't get more than a single ...oh but he does! The throw to Gayle is poor and Dilshan sprints back

19.2

Gayle to Dilshan, 1 run, pulled to deep midwicket, only one this time, the throw is accurate

19.3

Gayle to Mathews, SIX, Mathews gets going! It's too full and on leg stump, Mathews makes room and hammers the ball over deep midwicket for six

19.4

Gayle to Mathews, FOUR, full again and another boundary! Mathews drives the low full toss to the straight boundary

19.5

Gayle to Mathews, 1 run, better length from Gayle, Mathews plays on the leg side for one

19.6

Gayle to Dilshan, 2 runs, He goes for it! Charging down the track to hit the ball towards wide long on, he hasn't got enough elevation though and gets only two, fantastic innings, a complete one-man show

Sri Lanka 158/5   CH Gayle 3-0-35-0
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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