Sri Lanka vs Australia, 20th Match, Group A
Tony Hill , Ian Gould
Match Referee :
Sri Lanka(Elected to bat)
Match Status :
Match abandoned due to rain
SL vs Ken live cricket score, can Sri Lanka beat Kenya easily
SL vs Ken live cricket score, Can Sri Lanka beat Kenya easily as Pakistan and New Zealand did. Kenya have scored 128 runs for the loss of five wickets after 41 oversColombo: Kenya has been able to come up with one of the best shows at the world cup so far here in Colombo, during its 2011 edition. Playing against the co-hosts Sri lanka, the Kenyan cricket team has managed to score 128 runs for the loss of five wickets at the end of 4 overs.
Two Kenyan batsmen Co Obuya and Do Obuya have been able to score half centuries against the Lankans shattering Lankan hope of wrapping up the match as early as possible.
The two batted very well despite one of the best bowling attack against them trying their best to send them back to the pavilion. After two early success in the form of two openers’ wickets, Lankans were hoping that they can do better than New Zealand bowlers who had wrapped up the inning for just 69 runs.
Malinga who returned to his squad today has been impressive taking two wickets. One wicket each has been scalped by KKulasekra, Mendis and Muralithanr.
After 41 overs they Kenyan score is 128 runs for the loss of five wickets.
Kenya in 2003 had pulled off one of the biggest shocks in World Cup history when they beat 1996 champions Sri Lanka by 53 runs.
Off-spinner Collins Obuya had taken five wickets as they fought back to end Sri Lanka's unbeaten streak in that World Cup Cricket. The dramatic triumph at the Nairobi Gymkhana was set up by Obuya who ripped the heart out of the Sri Lankan batting line-up, finishing with figures of 5-24 off 10 overs.