Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Match 1: Sri Lanka won by 82 Runs

T20 World Cup - Match 1
Sri Lanka Vs Zimbabwe  
Venue: Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota
Date: Tuesday 18th Sept, 2012

Result: Sri Lanka won by 82 Runs

18-September-2012: Today it was Mendis show with Ajantha & Jeevan both. The Mendis show with the ball and bat continues. Ajantha Mendis steals the show with 4 overs 2 maidens 8 runs and 6 wickets. What a performance by him. Earlier it was good batting performance by Jeevan Mendis with 43 runs in 30 balls then he continues with 3 wickets. Sri Lanka won the match comprehensively with 82 runs against Zimbabwe in the first match.

Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bowl first. Sri Lankan batsmen scored good runs with 39 by T Dilshan, Sangakkara with 44 runs and then J Mendis with 43 runs. They post 182 runs in 20 overs with loss of 4 wickets.

Zimbabwe was not able to stay on the crease with Ajantha Mendis had bowl in his hand. He was fabulous in this match. It was one man show with just 8 runs given in 4 overs with 2 maidens and 6 wickets as well. He is superbly bowled and Jeevan Mendis was addition with 3 wickets in 4 overs. They won  by 82 runs.

See the full Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Scorecard with details


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