Maratha Arabians won by five wickets

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SHARJAH: Captain Virender Sehwag of Maratha Arabians won the toss and elected to bowl first against team Sri Lanka.

Maratha Arabians won by five wickets!

Maratha Arabians – 131/5 after 10 over (RR Rossouw 49*, Imad Wasim 9*)

(9.6) – SIX! Bang! ended with the style.

(9.5) – SIX! full in the slot and dispatches it over mid-wicket for a huge six

(9.1) – SIX! Imad Wasim full in the slot, clears the front leg and slogs it straight for a huge six, it had more of a Razzak in it

Maratha Arabians – 110/5 after 9 over (RR Rossouw 37*, Imad Wasim 0*)

(8.6) – OUT! slower ball goes for an inside-out drive but gets it high in the air and taken at deep cover

(8.4) – WICKET! Another wicket for Team Sri Lanka.

(8.3) – SIX! short of length and slaps it over long-on for a six, any ball back of good length has been dispatched out of the park

Maratha Arabians – 99/3 after 8 over (RR Rossouw 36*, RA Whiteley 0*)

(7.6) – SIX! tossed up, comes down the track and to the pitch of it with a slog and gets it over long-on for a flat six

(7.5) -OUT! tossed up, slogs it hard again but straight to deep mid-wicket and he takes it this time with no mistakes

Maratha Arabians – 83/2 after 7 over (RR Rossouw 29*, RE van der Merwe 16*)

(7.5) – WICKET! tossed up, slogs it hard again but straight to deep mid-wicket and he takes it this time with no mistakes

(7.1) – SIX! drags it short, pulled away for a flat six at mid-wicket by van der Merwe.

Maratha Arabians – 83/2 after 7 over (RR Rossouw 29*, RE van der Merwe 16*)

(6.6) – SIX! slower down the leg, gets on the knees early and into the position to slog sweep it over square leg for a six

(6.2) – SIX! slower ball short of a length pulls it to mid-wicket for a six

Maratha Arabians – 67/2 after 6 over (RR Rossouw 22*, RE van der Merwe 8*)

(5.4) – FOUR! full toss lofts it over covers for a boundary.

Maratha Arabians – 59/2 after 5 over (RR Rossouw 19*, RE van der Merwe 1*)

(4.2) – OUT! Hales departs, full straying on the legs clips it but clips straight to deep square.

Maratha Arabians – 54/1 after 4 over (RR Rossouw 16*, Alex Hales 32*)

(3.6) – FOUR! straying on the legs gets down on one knee and sweeps it to the square leg boundary

(3.3) – SIX! Hales pushed to midwicket

Maratha Arabians – 33/1 after 3 over (RR Rossouw 7*, Alex Hales 21*)

(2.5) – FOUR! short of a length, slightly outside off stump, Hales throws his hands to it, thick outside edge over third man

(2.4) – SIX!  slower ball, right in his arc, clears his front leg and lofts it over mid off

(2.2) – FOUR! Hales trickle away to the boundary

Maratha Arabians – 18/1 after 2 over (RR Rossouw 7*, Alex Hales 6*)

(1.4) – SIX! slower ball, Rossouw uses his wrist and clips it on to the roof!

Maratha Arabians – 4/1 after 1 over (RR Rossouw 0*, Alex Hales 0*)

Alex Hales is the next batsman

(0.4) – OUT! back of length makes room to hit it over cover but gets beaten and it hits the top of middle stump and Akmal departs.

(0.3) – FOUR! full outside off, lofts it over mid-off for a boundary

Kamran Akmal and RR Rossouw to open from Maratha Arabians.

End of the innings! Van der Merwe bowls a good final over as he concedes just 8 runs. T de Silva hits one four in the over while skipper Chandimal remains unbeaten on 37.

Maratha Arabians need 126 runs to win

Team Sri Lanka Cricket – 126/4 after 10 overs (ST de Silva 8*, LD Chandimal 37*)

Team Sri Lanka Cricket – 117/4 after 9 overs (ST de Silva 1*, LD Chandimal 36*)

(8.5) – OUT! slower slow ball, Rambukwella through the shot way too early, clips the top of off

(8.1) – FOUR! slower ball, read early, waits for it and bangs it over covers

Team Sri Lanka Cricket – 109/3 after 8 overs (RLB Rambukwella 22*, LD Chandimal 29*)

(7.4) – SIX! full ball, off cutter, bowled into the pitch, Rambukwella clears his front leg and thumps it over midwicket, the ball hits the display screen

(7.3) – SIX! a full ball gets under it and powers it over long off

Team Sri Lanka Cricket – 92/3 after 7 over (RLB Rambukwella 9*, LD Chandimal 26*)

(6.5) – FOUR! full and wide, square driven between point and the third man

(6.2) – FOUR! full and wide, gets an outside edge, ball races away past the third man fielder

Team Sri Lanka Cricket – 81/3 after 6 over (RLB Rambukwella 0*, LD Chandimal 26*)

(5.4) – OUT! slower ball, very slow, comes down the track, dips at the last moment, rattles the stumps.

Team Sri Lanka Cricket – 76/2 after 5 over (GSNFG Jayasuriya 27*, LD Chandimal 23*)

(4.5) – SIX, short ball, comes down and swings it over his head and gets it down to fine leg all the way for a six

Team Sri Lanka Cricket – 62/2 after 4 over (GSNFG Jayasuriya 21*, LD Chandimal 15*)

(3.4) – SIX! tossed up, slogs it over mid-wicket for a another huge six

(3.2) – SIX! tossed up, clears his front leg and slogs it over mid-wicket for a six

(2.5) – FOUR! short outside off, looked as if he was letting it through but cuts it late over the keeper for a boundary

(2.4) – OUT! outside off, cuts it off the backfoot to point and takes a good low catch in front of him

(2.3) – FOUR! full on middle, lofts it straight and over the mid-on fielder for a boundary

Team Sri Lanka Cricket – 25/1 after 2 over (PBB Rajapaksa 15*, LD Chandimal 5*)

(0.5) – FOUR! short of a length, pulls it just over short mid-wicket for a boundary

(0.3) – FOUR! full on off, drives it on the rise into the covers for a boundary

Team Sri Lanka Cricket – 14/1 after 1 over (PBB Rajapaksa 10*, LD Chandimal 0*)

(0.6) – SIX! short of length on leg pulls it over square leg for a six

FOUR! outside off, makes room and thrashes it past cover for a boundary

(0.4) – FOUR! good length outside off, cuts it and gets fine down to third-man for a boundary

(0.3) – OUT! short of length outside off, cuts it late and straight to Aamir at third man

(0.2) – FOUR! outside off, makes room and thrashes it past cover for a boundary

Team Sri Lanka Cricket openers Dinesh Chandimal and Munaweera.

Maratha Arabians gear up to take on Sri Lanka Cricket.

Maratha Arabians Squad: Virender Sehwag, Dwayne Bravo, Shaiman Anwar, Zahoor Khan, Imad Wasim, Alex Hales, Mohammad Sami, Lendl Simmons, Junaid Khan, Rilee Rossouw, Hardous Viljoen, Kamran Akmal, van der Merwe, Wayne Parnell, Ross Whiteley

Team Sri Lanka Cricket Squad: Lahiru Thirimanne, Dilshan Munaweera, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Angelo Jayasinghe, Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perera, Nipun Karunanayake, Angelo Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya, Alankara Asanka, Wanidu, Hasaranga, Kasun Madushanka, Vishwa Fernando, Sachithra Senanayake, Jeffery Vandersay

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