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Brothers Nathan and Brendon McCullum played crucial roles in New Zealand's series-clinching Twenty20 win over Sri Lanka in Colombo
Brothers Nathan and Brendon McCullum played crucial roles in New Zealand's series-clinching Twenty20 win over Sri Lanka in Colombo © AFP
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Specials

    Saved by the detour

Rewind to...1987: It was New Zealand's second Test series in Sri Lanka. The first match was dull as ditch water. Then things hotted up

    Pressure on top

Mahela Jayawardene: The experienced batsmen need to stand up and be counted if Sri Lanka are to get out of their one-day rut

'SL can become hub for fast bowling'

Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Champaka Ramanayake on how his country's pace academy has helped nurture a fleet of quick bowlers

    Multi-faceted dilemmas

All-time New Zealand XI: The middle order is where the real competition is at, with 10 men fighting for the spots

    The one that got away

Mahes Goonatilleke was perhaps Sri Lanka's best keeper, but five Tests was all he played. By Jamie Alter.

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Statistics

New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2009

New Zealand in Sri Lanka T20I Series, 2009

Compaq Cup, 2009 (India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka ODIs)

New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, Aug-Sep 2009

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Twenty20 Internationals

Twenty20 matches

Quote Unquote

New Zealand coach Andy Moles after his team followed up a strong bowling display against Sri Lanka with an abject batting collapse

Shane Bond was accurate and hostile in both his spells
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Jesse Ryder was outstanding in the field in both matches of the series
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Daniel Vettori and Kumar Sangakkara shake hands after the match
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Brendon McCullum, Nathan McCullum and Daniel Vettori are elated after a wicket
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Brendon McCullum falls over after playing a scoop which ricocheted off Kumar Sangakkara's helmet
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Mahela Jayawardene scored 41 off 30 balls
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Squads

Daniel Vettori (c) Shane Bond
Neil Broom Ian Butler
Grant Elliott Martin Guptill
Gareth Hopkins (wk) Brendon McCullum (wk)
Nathan McCullum Kyle Mills
Jacob Oram Jeetan Patel
Jesse Ryder Ross Taylor
Tour Results
India v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 11, 2009
India won by 6 wickets (with 57 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 8, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 97 runs
Sri Lanka A v N Zealanders at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 6, 2009
Sri Lanka A won by 61 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 4, 2009
New Zealand won by 22 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 2, 2009
New Zealand won by 3 runs
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