June 20, 2009

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan final 2009: World Twenty20 at Lord’s

Tillakaratne Dilshan’s responsible batting and Mathews’ three wickets in the first over and other bowlers, such as M Muralitharan and BAW Mendis aggressive bowling in the middle time of the innings supported strongly. In spite of danger man CH Gayle’s not out Sri Lanka bid the opposite side’s batsmen 14 balls left and achieved the qualification to take on runner-up Pakistan in the final match at Lord's in London. The Women World Twenty20 final will be held in the same ground before the men’s Twenty20 final. New Zealand and host England will be taken on each other. According to GMT, the men’s tournament will he held on 14:00 and the women’s final will be held at 09:30 AM GMT.

A aggressive conscientious batting and aggressive bowling over Gayle’s West Indies men, Sri Lanka able to secure an easy victory for the final match of the ICC World Twenty20, 2009 on June 21, 2009. Despite of losing middle order batsmen rapidly, Tillakaratne Dilshan’s not out 96 runs pulled Sri Lanka to scored 158 runs. As a result, Dilshan secured the player of the tournament crest.

By beating, top favorite South Africa, Pakistan qualified for the final of second season. Gathering two very simple win, it qualified for the semi-finals and proved their capabilities beating South Africa.

Pakistan has a very strong bowling line-up this could change the result any time. I want to explain strongly that only for bowling them able to beat the Smith’s men. Now, Pak men are very stable in their mental side. Despite of security reason, no cricket nation visits them in the year 2009. Even they had to keep away from the T20 formatted Indian Premier League. In spite of such barrier, Pakistan could able to show their best performances.

We all have to wait for the final match on 21 June 2009, to watch the two Asian nation’s very competitive tournament. Most important thing, Pakistan took on Sri Lanka in the qualifying round but defeated.

Source: ICC Twenty20 Official Website: