Super 8s so far

So now the Super 8s have come quiet a long way. Every team has played a game, all with entertaining results. For example Tillakaratne Dilshan’s assault on New Zealand, Shane Watson’s third Man of the Match award, and Umar Gul’s furious counterattack that left South Africa without answers. So a lot of teams will be happy with their performances, while others have some serious work to do. For example, India used 8 different bowlers against Australia, but could pick up only 1 wicket. And in South Africa’s case, I think they bowled too short to Umar Gul, and will definitely have to look at. However, two teams looking really good are Australia and Sri Lanka. While saying that the Lankans have the home advantage, you’ve got to give them credit. They’ve really been brilliant, with both bat and ball. For example Dilshan and Mahela Jaywardene are enjoying great form. With the ball Nuwan Kulasekara and Ajantha Mendis have been brilliant. For Australia, it’s been Shane Watson throughout. Be it bowling or batting, this man has made a difference. And if his form doesn’t propel Australia to the Cup, nothing will. So now we reach the stats: So now only Sri Lanka have got an almost-assured spot in the semis, while Pakistan, Australia, and West Indies are looking good as well. Still, knowing MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers, I wouldn’t put it past them to sneak through. New Zealand have been all but eliminated, but should be able to pull a few late fireworks before they exit. So now to end this let me provide you with the results so far and the upcoming games:

Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 6 runs (super over)
West Indies beat England by 15 runs

Pakistan beat South Africa by 2 wickets

Australia beat India by 9 wickets

England beat New Zealand by 6 wickets

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 9 wickets

UPCOMING:

Today:

South Africa vs Australia

India vs Pakistan

Tomorrow:

New Zealand vs West Indies

Sri Lanka vs England

Timothy Marsupakal says:

Can’t wait for england vs sri Lanka game :0

iplgeek says:

neither can I bro 🙂