T20 World Cup Final: Live Streaming available onlineJune 22nd, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by GD
Pakistan won the ICC T20 World Cup 2009 yesterday by defeating Sri Lanka. The Pakistani team snatched away the game from Sri Lanka and defeated them by 8 wickets. Pakistan and Sri Lanka faced each other for the final showdown of the ICC T20 World Cup on June 21, Sunday at 15:00 local time. The venue for this pulse pumping action was the historic Lords stadium. These two teams have been the best in the series so far and have thrown off competition with their superb form, great bowling and awesome game plan.
Even Kumara Sangakkara’s outstanding batting could not salvage his team from the final outcome. Shahid Afridi was declared to be the man of the match. His unbeaten half a century on the board helped cement the fate of his team. He scored 54 from 40 ball delivered to him, out of which there were 2 sixes and 2 fours. Afridi and Shoaib Mallik made a successful partnership of 76 runs from 59 balls. Abdul Razzaq bowled very well, claiming 3 wickets in 3 overs, just giving away 20 runs. Afridi took only 1 wicket. Dilshan was named the “player of the tournament”.
The Pakistani player Umar Gul and Saeed Ajmal have emerged as the best bowlers in the T20 series by claiming the most number of wickets. The very dependable veteran, Shahid Afridi has emerged as a valuable all rounder, displaying superb form. The match was a deserving final.
The Pakistani side has mostly benefited from the performances of the individual players. The outshining play by one or the other player in every single match has contributed hugely to the overall win. The videos for the matches are available online for all those who wants to watch.
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