result
6th Match, King City, Oct 12 2008, T20 Canada
(20 ov, target 154)138
Sri Lanka won by 15 runs
player of the match
12y
• Cricinfo staff

Sri Lanka made to sweat by Cheema

Sri Lanka held their nerve to quell the plucky resistance of Canada, whose opener, Rizwan Cheema, struck an entertaining 43-ball 68 which so nearly caused an unlikely upset

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Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka153/7(20 overs)
Canada138/10(20 overs)
end of over 205 runs • 1 wicket
CAN: 138/10CRR: 6.90 
Sandeep Jyoti10 (8)
Dilhara Lokuhettige2-0-6-2

Canada put up a good fight

So Pakistan will play Sri Lanka tomorrow in the finals, and Canada will play Zimbabwe for the third place game

Mendis is MoM, Dhaniram says Cheema broke his bat at the wrong time, the new one did not work, good bye, for now we will see you tomorrow, for the playoff games

This is Gary Grewal signing off

19.6
W
Dilhara to Dean, OUT

pulls it to long on, Kandamby takes the catch

Abzal Dean c Kandamby b Dilhara 7 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 77.78
19.5
1
Dilhara to Jyoti, 1 run

slower ball again just a single

19.4
1
Dilhara to Dean, 1 run

hti down the ground

19.3
Dilhara to Dean, no run

confusion, they did know if to run or not

19.3
1w
Dilhara to Dean, 1 wide
19.2
2
Dilhara to Dean, 2 runs

comes inside the line and works it to fine leg

19.1
Dilhara to Dean, no run
end of over 199 runs
CAN: 133/9CRR: 7.00 • RRR: 21.00 • Need 21 from 6b
Sandeep Jyoti9 (7)
Abzal Dean4 (4)
Nuwan Kulasekara4-0-23-1
18.6
2
Kulasekara to Jyoti, 2 runs

scoops it over short fine leg

18.5
1
Kulasekara to Dean, 1 run

driven to covers

18.4
Kulasekara to Dean, no run

fishes at it

18.3
2
Kulasekara to Dean, 2 runs

not out says the third umpire

18.2
3
Kulasekara to Jyoti, 3 runs
18.1
1
Kulasekara to Dean, 1 run
end of over 182 runs • 1 wicket
CAN: 124/9CRR: 6.88 • RRR: 15.00 • Need 30 from 12b
Sandeep Jyoti4 (5)
Abzal Dean0 (0)
Dilhara Lokuhettige1-0-1-1
17.6
Dilhara to Jyoti, no run
17.5
W
Dilhara to Katchay, OUT

tried to loft it, Kandamby runs in and takes a good catch

Eion Katchay c Kandamby b Dilhara 0 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
17.4
Dilhara to Katchay, no run
17.3
Dilhara to Katchay, no run

slower ball from the back of the hand, Katchay had no clue

17.2
Dilhara to Katchay, no run

defended

17.1
1lb
Dilhara to Jyoti, 1 leg bye
17.1
1w
Dilhara to Jyoti, 1 wide

down the leg

Match details
Maple Leaf North-West Ground, King City
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesT20 Canada
Season2008/09
Player Of The Match
Ajantha Mendis
Ajantha Mendis
Match numberT20I no. 74
Hours of play (local time)13.30 start, First Session 13.30-14.45, Interval 14.45-15.00, Second Session 15.00-16.15
Match days12 October 2008 - day match (20-over match)
T20I debut
Abzal Dean
Abzal Dean
Sandeep Jyoti
Sandeep Jyoti
T20 debut
Abzal Dean
Abzal Dean
Sandeep Jyoti
Sandeep Jyoti
Umpires
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Karran Bayney
England Image
Mark Benson
TV Umpire
Canada Image
Arnold Maddela
Reserve Umpire
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Harry Grewal
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
PointsSri Lanka 2, Canada 0