India Vs Sri Lanka 20/06/2013 - Results, Review and Statistical Highlights
The ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final cricket match between India and Sri Lanka on 20/06/2013 kicked off with India winning the toss and electing to bowl first. Sri Lanka would have loved bowling first too since the match was delayed due to rain, Luckily though no overs were deducted. Read on for the complete India Vs Sri Lanka 20/06/2013 Results along with a review and Statistical Highlights of the match.
India Vs Sri Lanka 20/06/2013: Statistical Highlights
The ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Cricket match between India and Sri Lanka was a very important one for both the teams as the results of the game was about to decide the team that would get a shot at the title on Sunday. Looking at the Records, Indians had an edge while the Lankans were not too far behind because of their recent form. Lets now take a closer look at the Batting and Bowling performance reviews of each teams as it happened today.
India Vs Sri Lanka 20/06/2013: Ind Bowling and Batting
India's bowling on 20/06/2013 was brilliant throughout. Despite the pitch being of some assistance they bowled the right line and length and ensured they never let the Lankan's get away. The best highlights of their bowling were Ishant Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin who picked up three wickets each. The results looked to be favoring the Indians after their brilliant performance as they needed to get only 182 to move on to the finals.
While batting the Indians were once again Brilliant. Their opening batsmen laid a very good foundation for their remaining batsmen to easily chase down a target which was well below par. The best highlights of their batting were Shikar Dhawan and Virat Kholi who made a score of 68 and 58 respectively to ensure the results went in their favor
India Vs Sri lanka 20/06/2013: SL Batting and Bowling
Sri Lanka had a tough time while batting on 20/06/2013 as they never got any momentum throughout their innings. Most of their batsmen did the hard work and spent time at the crease but were never really able to get big runs to threaten the strong Indian batting lineup. The best highlights of their batting was Angelo Matthews who made a score of 51 Runs.
While Bowling, the lankans were pretty mediocre. I must say the luck also didn't seem to favor them much. They had a very low total to defend because of which they ended up losing by a huge margin. The best highlights of their bowling were Angelo Matthews and Jeevan Mendis who picked up a wicket each but unfortunately that was not enough for them to pull the results in their favor.
India Vs Sri Lanka 20/06/2013 Results (Scorecard)
|Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum)||Dismissal||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|MDKJ Perera||c Raina b Kumar||4||8||1||0||50|
|TM Dilshan||not out||18||21||2||0||85.71|
|KC Sangakkara†||c Raina b I Sharma||17||44||1||0||38.63|
|HDRL Thirimanne||c Raina b I Sharma||7||31||1||0||22.58|
|DPMD Jayawardene||b Jadeja||38||63||3||0||60.31|
|AD Mathews*||c Kumar b Ashwin||51||89||1||1||57.3|
|BMAJ Mendis||st †Dhoni b Ashwin||25||35||1||0||71.42|
|NLTC Perera||c Dhawan b I Sharma||0||4||0||0||0|
|KMDN Kulasekara||b Ashwin||1||3||0||0||33.33|
|SL Malinga||not out||7||2||1||0||350|
|Extras||(lb 2, w 11)||13|
|Total||(8 wickets; 50 overs)||181||(3.62 runs per over)|
|Did not bat HMRKB Herath|
|Fall of wickets 1-6 (MDKJ Perera, 2.4 ov), 1-17* (Dilshan, retired not out, 4.3 ov), 2-36 (Thirimanne, 15.2 ov), 3-41 (Sangakkara, 17.6 ov), 4-119 (Jayawardene, 36.1 ov), 5-158 (Mathews, 45.5 ov), 6-160 (NLTC Perera, 46.5 ov), 7-164 (Kulasekara, 47.5 ov), 8-171 (Mendis, 49.1 ov)|
|India innings (target: 182 runs from 50 overs)||Dismissal||R||B||4s||6s||SR|
|RG Sharma||b Mathews||33||50||4||0||66|
|S Dhawan||st †Sangakkara b Mendis||68||92||6||1||73.91|
|V Kohli||not out||58||64||4||1||90.62|
|SK Raina||not out||7||4||1||0||175|
|Extras||(b 1, lb 5, w 10)||16|
|Total||(2 wickets; 35 overs)||182||(5.20 runs per over)|
|Did not bat KD Karthik, MS Dhoni*†, RA Jadeja, R Ashwin, I Sharma, B Kumar, UT Yadav|
|Fall of wickets 1-77 (RG Sharma, 16.6 ov), 2-142 (Dhawan, 31.5 ov)|
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