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T20 World Cup SL vs IRE highlights: Mendis and bowlers fashion Sri Lanka's thumping 9 wicket win

T20 World Cup SL vs IRE highlights: Mendis and bowlers fashion Sri Lanka's thumping 9 wicket win

T20 World Cup SL vs IRE highlights: Mendis and bowlers fashion Sri Lanka's thumping 9 wicket win
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ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Sri Lanka vs Ireland: Follow the highlights of the Super 12 Group 1 match between Sri Lanka and Ireland being played at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.

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That concludes the coverage of this match. Thanks for being along with us. Bye for now. 

Sri Lanka 133/1 after 15 overs

Simi Singh to bowl. Mendis is on strike. 
 
Ball 1. Singh to Mendis, SIX! Slow fuller delivery wide of off stump. Mendis slogs the ball over deep mid-wicket for a maximum. 
 
Ball 2. Singh to Mendis, slow fuller delivery on off stump. Mendis slogs the ball to deep mid-wicket for a single. 
 
Ball 3. Singh to Asalanka, back of the length delivery wide of off stump. Asalanka slashes the ball to deep cover for a run. 
 
Ball 4. Singh to Mendis, slow fuller delivery wide of off stump. Mendis jams his bat down and drives the ball to third-man for two runs. 
 
Ball 5. Singh to Mendis, back of the length delivery on off stump. Mendis cuts the ball to point. 
 
Ball 6. Singh to Mendis, SIX! Slow fuller delivery on middle and leg stump. Mendis slogs the ball over deep square-leg for a maximum. With the six Sri Lanka seal a win by 9 wicekts. 

Sri Lanka 117/1 after 14 overs

Little to bowl. Asalanka is on strike. 
 
Ball 1. Little to Asalanka, slow good length delivery wide of off stump. Asalanka makes room and slashes the ball through backward point for a couple of runs. 
 
Ball 1.  Little to Asalanka, WIDE! Back of the length delivery way outside the line of off stump. 
 
Ball 2. Little to Asalanka, slow fuller delivery on middle and leg stump. Asalanka flicks the ball to deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 
 
Ball 3. Little to Asalanka, back of the length delivery on off stump. Asalanka pulls the ball to deep square-leg for two runs more. 
 
Ball 4. Little to Asalanka, good length delivery on off stump. Asalanka creams the ball to square-leg and runs hard for two runs. 
 
Ball 5. Little to Asalanka, FOUR! Overpitched delivery wide of off stump. Asalanka makes room and thumps the ball hard over extra-cover for a boundary. 
 
Ball 6. Little to Asalanka, FOUR MORE! Overpitched delivery on off stump. Asalnaka drives the ball through the covers for back-to-back boundaries. 

After 13 overs,Sri Lanka 100/1 ( Kusal Mendis (W) 53 , Charith Asalanka 14)

After 12 overs,Sri Lanka 89/1 ( Kusal Mendis (W) 44 , Charith Asalanka 12)

Sri Lanka 89/1 after 12 overs

McCarthy to bowl. Asalanka is on strike. 

Ball 1. McCarthy to Asalanaka, good length delivery on middle and leg stump. Asalanka nudges the ball to the leg side. 

Ball 2. McCarthy to Asalanaka, slow fuller delivery on off stump. Asalanka flicks the ball to square-leg and takes a risky single. 

Ball 3. McCarthy to Mendis, good length delivery on off stump. Mendis makes room and lofts the ball over the covers for three runs. 

Ball 4. McCarthy to Asalanka, back of the length delivery on off stump. Asalanka pulls the ball to square-leg for a run. 

Ball 5. McCarthy to Mendis, slow good length delivery on off stump, Mendis clips the ball to mid-wicket for a run

Ball 6. McCarthy to Asalanka, good length delivery on off stump. Asalanak works the ball to mid-wicket for one. 

 

After 11 overs,Sri Lanka 82/1 ( Kusal Mendis (W) 40 , Charith Asalanka 9)

Sri Lanka 82/1 after 11 overs

Delany to bowl. Asalanka to bowl. 
 
Ball 1. Delany to Asalanka, slow fuller delivery on off stump. Asalanka sweeps the ball to deep square-leg for a run.
 
Ball 2. Delany to Mendis, slow full length delivery on middle and leg stump. Mendis edges the ball to the off side. 
 
Ball 2. Delany to Mendis, WIDE! slow back of the length delivery wide of off stump. 
 
Ball 3. Delany to Mendis, slow back of the length delivery wide of off stump. Mendis cuts the ball through backward point for a run. 
 
Ball 4. Delany to Asalanka, DROPPED! Slow full length delivery wide of off stump. Asalanka sweeps the ball. The ball takes the edge of the bat and lobs in the air. The fielder runs in from the deep but drops the ball. Asalanka gets a single. 
 
Ball 5. Delany to Mendis, good length delivery on middle stump. Mendis works the ball to mid-wicket for a run. 
 
Ball 5. Delany to Asalanka, WIDE! Back of the length delivery wide of off stump. 
 
Ball 6. Delany to Asalanka, slow fuller delivery wide of off stump. Asalanka lofts the ball over the covers for one. 

After 10 overs,Sri Lanka 75/1 ( Kusal Mendis (W) 38 , Charith Asalanka 6)

Sri Lanka 75/1 after 10 overs

Little to bowl. Mendis is on strike. 
 
Ball 1. Little to Mendis, FOUR! Good length delivery on off stump. Mendis opens the face of the bat and edges the ball down to third-man for a boundary. 
 
Ball 2.  Little to Mendis, back of the length delivery on off stump, Mendis goes for a pull but fails to connect and the ball hits Mendis on the arms. 
 
Ball 3. Little to Mendis, back of the length delivery on off stump, Mendis pulls the ball to mid-wicket and takes a single. 
 
Ball 4. Little to Asalanka, back of the length delivery on off stump. Asalanka pulls the ball to deep mid-wicket for two runs. 
 
Ball 5. Little to Asalanka, fast back of the length delivery on leg stump. Asalanka looks to pull but the ball flies past him. 
 
Ball 6. Little to Asalanka, slow fuller delivery on middle and leg stump, Asalanka nudges the ball to mid-wicket for a run. 

After 9 overs,Sri Lanka 67/1 ( Kusal Mendis (W) 33 , Charith Asalanka 3)

Sri Lanka 67/1 after 9 overs

Delany to bowl. 
 
Ball 1. Delany to Mendis, good length delivery on middle and leg stump, Mendis knocks the ball to long-on for a single. 
 
Ball 2. Delany to de Silva, WICKET! Slow back of the length delivery wide of off stump. de Silva chases the ball and looks to cut. The ball takes the edge of the bat and the keeper pouches the ball. 
 
 Dhananjaya c Tucker b Delany 31(25) [4s-2 6s-1]
 
Charith Asalanka, left handed bat, comes to the crease
 
Ball 3. Delany to Asalanka, good length delivery wide of off stump. Asalanak drives the ball through the covers for a couple of runs. 
 
Ball 4. Delany to Asalanka good length delivery on off stump. Asalanka drives the ball through the covers for a single. 
 
Ball 5. Delany to Mendis, slow fuller delivery on off stump. Mendis pushes the ball through down to long-off for a run. 
 
Ball 6. Delany to Asalanka, back of the length delivery on off stump. Asalanka nudges the ball to the leg side. 
 

After 8 overs,Sri Lanka 62/0 ( Kusal Mendis (W) 31 , Dhananjaya de Silva 31)

Sri Lanka 62/0 after 8 overs

Simi Singh comes into the attack. de Silva is on strike. 
 
Ball 1. Singh to de Silva, slow fuller delivery on off stump. de Silva slashes the ball down to long-off for a single. 
 
Ball 2. Singh to Mendis, good length delivery on off stump. Mendis works the ball for run. 
 
Ball 3. Singh to Mendis, good length delivery on off stump. Mendis defends the ball. 
 
Ball 4. Singh to Mendis, good length delivery on off stump, Mendis works the ball for a run. 
 
Ball 5. Singh to de Silva, good length delivery on off stump. de Silva plays the ball for a run. 
 
Ball 6. Singh to Mendis, good length delivery on off stump. Mendis gets a single. 

After 7 overs,Sri Lanka 58/0 ( Kusal Mendis (W) 29 , Dhananjaya de Silva 29)

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