Highlights of Sri Lanka-West Indies Super 8 match

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Published: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 11:46 [IST]
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Highlights of Sri Lanka-West Indies game

Pallekele, Sep 30: Sri Lanka crushed West Indies by nine wickets to move closer to a semi-final spot in the ICC World Twenty20 2012 on Saturday night.


Captain Mahela Jayawardene led the team from the front with a fine unbeaten half century. Jayawardene was in fine form as an opener.

Here are the highlights of this game.

# Jayawardene top scored in the match with 65 not out off 49 balls with 10 fours and one six

# Jayawardene was named Man-of-the-match

# Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara put on an unbroken century (108) partnership for the second wicket as Sri Lanka chased the target of 130 in 15.2 overs

# This was the third time in T20Is that Sri Lanka had won by a margin of nine wickets

# Sri Lanka hit 18 boundaries and only one six (by Jayawardene)

# This was Sri Lanka's second successive victory in the Super Eight stage. They had earlier beaten New Zealand in Super Over

# Chris Gayle had a rare failure today when he was out for just two runs

# Ajantha Mendis was exceptional in his four overs. His figures were 4-1-12-2

# Marlon Samuels was the top scorer for West Indies with 50

# West Indies had five sixes and 10 fours

# This was West Indies' first loss in Super Eight. They had registered a victory over defending champions England


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