Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

575dSambit Bal

Crumbling pitch clouds judgement

The track at the Premadasa had captains unsure what a good total was, and batsmen unsure whether to attack or consolidate

575dWright Thompson

A man who speaks for a nation

Mahela Jayawardene is in touch with his country's troubled past but is also the face of a brighter future

575dESPNcricinfo staff

Akmal fined for ignoring umpires

Umar Akmal has been fined 50 percent of his match fee for ignoring both on-field umpires while going for a change in gloves

575dAndrew Fernando and David Hopps in Colombo

Afridi provides more false hope

ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the first World T20 semi-final in Colombo

575dMadhusudhan Ramakrishnan

Toss key in spin-heavy contest

In a clash of two powerful bowling teams at a spin-friendly venue, the outcome of the toss could have a bearing on the result

Pakistan 2nd innings Partnerships

1st31Imran NazirMohammad Hafeez
2nd24Mohammad HafeezNasir Jamshed
3rd2Kamran AkmalMohammad Hafeez
4th7Shoaib MalikMohammad Hafeez
5th27Mohammad HafeezUmar Akmal
6th0Shahid AfridiUmar Akmal
7th22Sohail TanvirUmar Akmal
8th10Umar GulUmar Akmal