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Pakistan v. Sri Lanka

Pakistan v Sri Lanka Twenty20 Series in UAE 2013

Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai: Friday 13 December 2013 20:00 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl.

Result: Sri Lanka win by 24 runs

Pakistan 1st innings

End of Over 20 (2 runs)
Bowler: Nuwan Kulasekara
Pakistan: 187 (rr 9.35)

19.2
Wide
Wide Kulasekara to Ajmal. Short, outside off stump backing away, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Sangakkara.

19.1
One Run
Kulasekara to Shinwari. Half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, inside edge to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.

End of Over 19 (2 runs)
Bowler: Lasith Malinga
Pakistan: 185-9 (rr 9.74)

18.6
One Run
Malinga to Shinwari. Half volley, to leg on the front foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Thirimanne. Brilliant death bowling by Malinga leaves Pakistan in an impossible position.

18.5
No Runs
APPEAL! Malinga to Shinwari. Yorker, down leg side backing away working, inside edge to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Sangakkara, appeal made for Caught. Bump ball.

18.4
Catch
OUT! Caught. Malinga to Tanvir. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot Slog, leading edge to slips, fielded by Prasanna. Tanvir tried to whip over mid wicket, the leading edge flew to short third man. They checked the replays to see if it was a no ball and it was very close to being one.

18.3
No Runs
Malinga to Tanvir. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Malinga. Much better this over. Finding the blockhole.

18.2
Wide
Wide Malinga to Tanvir. Full toss, wide outside off stump on the front foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Sangakkara.

18.1
No Runs
Malinga to Tanvir. Yorker, outside off stump moves in front sweeping, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Sangakkara.

End of Over 18 (12 runs)
Bowler: Thisara Perera
Pakistan: 183-8 (rr 10.17)

17.6
Two Runs
Perera to Ajmal. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot Scoop, well timed to fine leg for 2 runs. 29 off the last two required. Sri Lanka are struggling to grip the ball and bowl yorkers.

17.5
Six Runs
SIX! Perera to Ajmal. Slower length ball, to leg backing away Slog, well timed over deep mid wicket for 6 runs. Stepped away and mowed. Sri Lanka are complaining about a wet ball.

17.4
One Run
Perera to Tanvir. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, mis-timed in the air under control to long on for 1 run, fielded by Kulasekara. Losing his timing at a vital stage.

17.3
Two Runs
Perera to Tanvir. Full toss, middle stump on the front foot flick, in the air under control to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Prasanna.

17.2
One Run
Perera to Ajmal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, mis-timed in the air under control to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Senanayake.

17.1
No Runs
Perera to Ajmal. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.

End of Over 17 (20 runs)
Bowler: Lasith Malinga
Pakistan: 171-8 (rr 10.06)

16.6
No Ball
No ball Malinga to Tanvir. Half volley, down leg side backing away working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Chandimal. Big mistake from Malinga.

16.5
One Run
Malinga to Ajmal. Slower length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, outside edge to third man for 1 run.

16.4
Two Runs
Malinga to Ajmal. Slower ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot flick, in the air under control to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Perera.

16.3
One Run
Malinga to Tanvir. Full toss, off stump on the front foot flick, to mid wicket for 1 run, dropped catch by Chandimal. Stunning one handed at the catch.

16.2
Four Runs
FOUR! Malinga to Tanvir. In-swinging length ball, to leg on the front foot flick, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

16.1
Four Runs
FOUR! Malinga to Tanvir. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed in the air under control past deep cover for 4 runs. Malinga misses the yorker and is punished.

End of Over 16 (5 runs)
Bowler: Nuwan Kulasekara
Pakistan: 151-8 (rr 9.44)

15.6
One Run
Kulasekara to Tanvir. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Perera.

15.5
One Run
Kulasekara to Ajmal. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, inside edge to backward point for 1 run, fielded by Dilshan.

15.4
No Runs
Kulasekara to Ajmal. Short, outside off stump ducked, to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Sangakkara.

15.3
One Run
Kulasekara to Tanvir. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to cover for 1 run, fielded by Chandimal.

15.2
One Run
Kulasekara to Ajmal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Senanayake.

15.1
One Run
Kulasekara to Tanvir. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Malinga.

End of Over 15 (11 runs)
Bowler: Sachithra Senanayake
Pakistan: 146-8 (rr 9.73)

14.6
One Run
Senanayake to Tanvir. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot Slog, in the air under control to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.

14.5
One Run
Senanayake to Ajmal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Perera.

14.4
One Run
Senanayake to Tanvir. Off break full toss, off stump on the front foot working, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Malinga.

14.3
Six Runs
SIX! Senanayake to Tanvir. Off break back of a length, off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed over deep square leg for 6 runs. Big pick up over square leg.

14.2
Leg Bye
Senanayake to Ajmal. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, hit pad to cover for no runs, fielded by Prasanna.

14.1
One Run
Senanayake to Tanvir. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot sweeping, to short fine leg for 1 run, mis-fielded by Malinga.

End of Over 14 (14 runs)
Bowler: Thisara Perera
Pakistan: 135-8 (rr 9.64)

13.6
No Runs
Perera to Ajmal. Slower length ball, off stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Mathews.

13.5
Four Runs
FOUR! Perera to Ajmal. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.

13.4
Bye
Perera to Tanvir. Off cutter back of a length, to leg on the front foot Steer, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, mis-fielded by Sangakkara.

13.3
Wide
Wide Perera to Tanvir. Back of a length, wide outside off stump on the front foot cutting, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Sangakkara.

13.2
Four Runs
FOUR! Perera to Tanvir. Length ball, outside off stump moves in front flick, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. Paddled around the corner.

13.1
Catch
OUT! Caught. Perera to Afridi. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot Slog, top edge to slips, fielded by Sangakkara. Great recovery by Sangakkara. He misjudged it as the ball swirled around and was floundering but he stuck the big right hand out and it stuck. Afridi played well. He was swinging from the hip. Pakistan's last hope has gone.

End of Over 13 (5 runs)
Bowler: Lasith Malinga
Pakistan: 121-7 (rr 9.31)

12.6
No Runs
Malinga to Tanvir. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Kulasekara. Malinga showing his class in that over. Nothing to hit. Giving up just five singles.

12.5
One Run
Malinga to Afridi. Yorker, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, shy attempt by Kulasekara.

12.4
One Run
Malinga to Tanvir. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Dilshan.

12.3
One Run
Malinga to Afridi. Half volley, middle stump moves in front flick, well timed in the air under control to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Thirimanne.

12.2
One Run
Malinga to Tanvir. In-swinging full toss, off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.

12.1
One Run
Malinga to Afridi. Out-swinging half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Dilshan.

End of Over 12 (25 runs)
Bowler: Seekkuge Prasanna
Pakistan: 116-7 (rr 9.67)

11.6
One Run
Prasanna to Afridi. Leg spinner back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Perera. Crucially Afridi keeps the strike.

11.5
One Run
Prasanna to Tanvir. Leg spinner back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Mathews.

11.4
One Run
Prasanna to Afridi. Leg spinner short, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Thirimanne.

11.3
Four Runs
FOUR! Prasanna to Afridi. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs. He thinks he can win this game. Hitting it like a dream.

11.2
Wide
Wide Prasanna to Afridi. Leg spinner short, wide outside off stump on the back foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Sangakkara.

11.1
Wide
Wide Prasanna to Afridi. Leg spinner length ball, wide down leg side on the front foot, Left to fine leg for no runs. That was utter dross two foot down legside.

End of Over 11 (7 runs)
Bowler: Sachithra Senanayake
Pakistan: 91-7 (rr 8.27)


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