Player of the Match
Player of the Match
17.5
6
Ashwin to NLTC Perera, SIX runs, he comes down the pitch and finishes off with a big swipe down the ground
17.2
4
Ashwin to Sangakkara, FOUR runs, on the pads, the batsman looks to sweep and gets an under edge to the fine-leg boundary.. Sanga gets to his half-century.. He gets applauded by the India fielders
17.1
4
Ashwin to Sangakkara, FOUR runs, carrom-ball, another edge.. The batsman tries to slog it but the top edge flies over Dhoni and the first slip fielder
16.3
6
Mishra to NLTC Perera, SIX runs, another biggie! Thisara is running away.. he sees flight in the ball and he gives it some more.. Whacks this googly over wide long-on ..he is a powerful guy
16.1
4
Mishra to Sangakkara, FOUR runs, tossed up a bit wider outside off and Sanga, this is delightful, he comes down on his knees and drives it over extra cover .. that's a superb shot
15.2
4
Ashwin to Sangakkara, FOUR runs, only a little leg sidish and Sanga waits and extra second to clip it fine on the leg side.. Beautifully dabbed, the fine leg fielder is not able to cut it off
14.4
4
Mishra to Sangakkara, FOUR runs, another bounday! Mishra falling apart here.. he fires this one on the pads and Sanga smartly shows it the way past short fine leg fielder
14.2
6
Mishra to NLTC Perera, SIX runs, biggie!! That was what he was sent for.. he gets under this tossed up delivery and hammers it over long-on.. this is a huge hit.. That is in to the crowd
9.6
4
Raina to Thirimanne, FOUR runs, another edge! This is past the slip fielder.. It was a good loopy delivery and Thirimanne goes for a firm push, but that flies past the lone slip fielder, all the way down to the boundary
9.4
4
Raina to Jayawardene, FOUR runs, this is Mahela style! He waits an extra second and guides the quicker ball with the finest of late cuts to the boundary..
8.4
6
Jadeja to Sangakkara, SIX runs, he likes the ball coming in to him! Sanga goes down on the knee and smashes it powerfully with wonderful sweep, it goes all the way
8.1
4
Jadeja to Sangakkara, FOUR runs, he tosses it up outside off, but Sanga goes across the line and swats it through backward square leg with a powerful sweep
5.2
4
Ashwin to Dilshan, FOUR runs, slightly shorter and Dilshan takes full toll, slapping it through backward square leg for a boundary
4.4
4
Kumar to Jayawardene, FOUR runs, a top-edge this time as the batsman looks to guide it to the fine leg area, but it takes over straight over the keeper's head.. dead straight again..
4.3
4
Kumar to Jayawardene, FOUR runs, what a touch this one! Dhoni has come up to the stumps and what does Mahela do? he runs it down through the vacant first slip region for a boundary
3.4
4
MM Sharma to Dilshan, FOUR runs, an inside edge this time but the fine-leg is in the circle! Gives Dilshan another boundary.. The batman was looking to blast this through the off, but Dilshan gets a healthy amount of bat on that
3.3
4
MM Sharma to Dilshan, FOUR runs, marginally short and Dilshan is quick into his position to pull, even though he doesn't get a lot of bat behind it, it is enough to beat the square leg fielder to the boundary
3.1
4
MM Sharma to Jayawardene, FOUR runs, that is a superb shot! Mahela has played a ramp shot straight over Dhoni's head.. it was a short delivery and he just shows it the way.. Dead straight
2.2
4
Kumar to Dilshan, FOUR runs, this is swinging in but swinging too much, it's on the pads and easily whipped to the fine-leg boundary
0.2
4
Kumar to MDKJ Perera, FOUR runs, swings hard and swings across the line, it flies to the boundary at deep square leg, but this is off the inside edge.. The ball was pitched on off and angling away but that healthy edge takes it to another direction
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Nifty Nuwan

53

Dot balls by Nuwan Kulasekara out of the 89 he has bowled in this World T20, before this match, highest percentage by a bowler (min 10 overs)

Kohli missed

11, 65

Virat Kohli's scores when Lasith Malinga and Sachithra Senanayake let him off

Rohit missed

11

Rohit Sharma's score when Lasith Malinga failed to run him out

Powerplay low

31/1

India's lowest Powerplay score against SL, today

Mishra goes left

1

Lahiru Thirimanne is the first left-hand batsman Amit Mishra has got out this tournament. All his other nine victims have been right-hand batsmen

No boundaries

25

Number of balls Sri Lanka went without a boundary between 10th and 15th over

ICC Men's T20 World Cup

First Round Group A
TeamMWLPTNRR
BDESH32141.466
NEPAL32140.933
AFG3122-0.981
HKG3122-1.455
First Round Group B
TeamMWLPTNRR
NL32141.109
ZIM32140.957
IRE3214-0.701
UAE3030-1.541
Group 1
TeamMWLPTNRR
SL43162.233
SA43160.075
NZ4224-0.678
ENG4132-0.776
NL4132-0.866
Group 2
TeamMWLPTNRR
INDIA44081.28
WI43161.971
PAK4224-0.384
AUS4132-0.857
BDESH4040-2.072