By BV Swagath
Hosts Sri Lanka opened the ICC World Twenty20 2012 with a massive 82-run win over Zimbabwe at Hambantota. Zimbabwe were completely bamboozled by the spin bowling of Ajantha Mendis, who claimed dream figures of 4-2-24-3. Another Mendis – Jeevan Mendis was also the star of the match scoring 43* and taking three wickets. Zimbabwe chasing a target of 183 were shot out for just 100.
Here is the Sri Lanka Skipper Mahela Jayawardene talking about his team’s performance: