result
8th Match, Group C, Johannesburg, Sep 14 2007, ICC World Twenty20
(19.3/20 ov, target 261)88
Sri Lanka won by 172 runs
player of the match
13y
• The Bulletin by Kanishkaa Balachandran

Sri Lanka overwhelm Kenya

It was minnow bashing at its best as Sri Lanka, led by Sanath Jayasuriya, pulverized Kenya, beating them by 172 runs at the Wanderers

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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka260/6(20 overs)
Kenya88/9(19.3 overs)

This is the largest victory margin by runs in a Twenty20 game,says HRG. The previous best was 100 by England against Australia at Southampton in 2005.

Man of the Match: Sanath Jayasuriya

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19.3
W
Dilshan to Ongondo, OUT

That's it, it's all over. Tossed-up, on the middle stump line, tries a slog-sweep but ends up ballooning it to cover. Since Odoyo will not bat - absent hurt - Sri Lanka have wrapped up a massive victory

Peter Ongondo c Jayawardene b Dilshan 3 (3m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 60
19.2
1
Dilshan to Onyango, 1 run
19.1
1
Dilshan to Ongondo, 1 run

on the off stump line, swung to long-on

end of over 194 runs • 1 wicket
KENYA: 86/8CRR: 4.52 • RRR: 175.00 • Need 175 from 6b
Peter Ongondo2 (3)
Lameck Onyango3 (3)
Gayan Wijekoon3-0-12-1
Tillakaratne Dilshan1-0-2-1
18.6
1
Wijekoon to Ongondo, 1 run

fullish, on the leg stump, worked through the on side

18.5
Wijekoon to Ongondo, no run

another one really full in length - really extrordinary this, apart from iirc three slower ones, everything from him has been almost at the blockhole length- on the off stump, driven to long-off

18.4
1
Wijekoon to Onyango, 1 run

fullish, on the off stump line, driven to long-off

18.3
1
Wijekoon to Ongondo, 1 run

yorker length, on the middle stump line, dug out to the off side

18.2
W
Wijekoon to Kamande, OUT

dead plumb. Yorker-length again, on the middle, the bat went across the line and is trapped in front

Jimmy Kamande lbw b Wijekoon 4 (10m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40
18.1
1
Wijekoon to Onyango, 1 run

fullish, on the middle stump line, driven to long-on

end of over 182 runs • 1 wicket
KENYA: 82/7CRR: 4.55 • RRR: 89.50 • Need 179 from 12b
Jimmy Kamande4 (9)
Lameck Onyango1 (1)
Tillakaratne Dilshan1-0-2-1
Gayan Wijekoon2-0-8-0
17.6
Dilshan to Kamande, no run

full and outside off, goes on straight and he is beaten trying to cut late

17.5
Dilshan to Kamande, no run

on the middle stump line, worked to the on side

17.4
Dilshan to Kamande, no run
17.3
1
Dilshan to Onyango, 1 run
17.2
W
Dilshan to Obanda, OUT

stumped. Slow through the air, lobbed outside off stump and it went on straight. Obanda jumped out and missed his big heave

Alex Obanda st †Sangakkara b Dilshan 21 (20m 25b 2x4 0x6) SR: 84
17.1
1
Dilshan to Kamande, 1 run

on the middle and off, turned to left of midwicket

end of over 174 runs
KENYA: 80/6CRR: 4.70 • RRR: 60.33 • Need 181 from 18b
Alex Obanda21 (24)
Jimmy Kamande3 (5)
Gayan Wijekoon2-0-8-0
Chamara Silva2-0-11-0
16.6
Wijekoon to Obanda, no run

outside the off stump, lapped to short fine leg

16.5
1
Wijekoon to Kamande, 1 run

full again, whipped to Mahela at midwicket

16.4
1
Wijekoon to Obanda, 1 run

another yorker length, square driven to deep point

16.3
1
Wijekoon to Kamande, 1 run

slower one, fisted through the off side

16.2
Wijekoon to Kamande, no run

yorker squeezing under the bat and through the zone outside the off stump

Best performances - batsmen
Sanath Jayasuriya portrait
ST Jayasuriya
88 runs (44)
11 fours
4 sixes
Control78%
Productive shot
leg glance
38 runs
5 fours
2 sixes
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Mahela Jayawardene portrait
DPMD Jayawardene
65 runs (27)
9 fours
2 sixes
Control80%
Productive shot
on side drive on front foot
15 runs
0 fours
1 six
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Best performances - bowlers
Jimmy Kamande
JK Kamande
O
4
M
0
R
48
W
3
ECO
12
Tillakaratne Dilshan portrait
TM Dilshan
O
1.3
M
0
R
4
W
2
ECO
2.67
Match details
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossKenya, elected to field first
SeriesICC World Twenty20Kenya tour of South Africa
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Sanath Jayasuriya
Sanath Jayasuriya
Match numberT20I no. 27
Hours of play (local time)First Session 10:00-11:20, Interval 11:20-11:40, Second Session 11:40-13:00
Match days14 September 2007 - day match (20-over match)
T20I debut
Gayan Wijekoon
Gayan Wijekoon
Jehan Mubarak
Jehan Mubarak
Umpires
Australia Image
Daryl Harper
England Image
Nigel Llong
TV Umpire
England Image
Mark Benson
Reserve Umpire
South Africa Image
Karl Hurter
Match Referee
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Chris Broad
PointsSri Lanka 2, Kenya 0