Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2005/06 / Wicket commentary

Sri Lanka in New Zealand ODI Series - 1st ODI

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 76 balls remaining)

8.2

Mills to Jayasuriya, OUT, Mills to Jayasuriya, OUT, Gone! length delivery on the off stump and angled away, Jayasuriya smashes on the front-foot but straight to Vincent at cover who takes a comfortable catch.

ST Jayasuriya c Vincent b Mills 12 (31m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 57.14

Sri Lanka 23/1   WU Tharanga 9* (29b 1x4)   KD Mills 4.2-1-9-1

9.3

Bond to Sangakkara, OUT, Bond to Sangakkara, OUT, good length ball on the off stump and swinging away, Sangakkara moves on the front-foot and tries to drive on the up, gets a big edge to Fulton at wide first slip

KC Sangakkara c Fulton b Bond 0 (6m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 25/2   WU Tharanga 9* (30b 1x4)   SE Bond 4.4-1-14-1

12.3

Oram to Jayawardene, OUT, Oram to Jayawardene, OUT, One more down! good length ball around the off stump, just moving away a bit, Jayawardene moves on the front-foot to defend and gets the nick to McCullum who takes an easy catch

DPMD Jayawardene c †McCullum b Oram 1 (13m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.00

Sri Lanka 34/3   WU Tharanga 17* (38b 1x4)   JDP Oram 0.3-0-1-1

14.5

Oram to Tharanga, OUT, Oram to Tharanga, OUT, another one goes! good length delivery outside the off stump and swinging away, litte bounce too, Tharang moves back and defends it, thin edge and keeper took the catch, batsman surpraised by the bounce

WU Tharanga c †McCullum b Oram 17 (62m 42b 1x4 0x6) SR: 40.47

Sri Lanka 41/4   MS Atapattu 7* (10b 1x4)   JDP Oram 1.5-0-7-2

28.4

Mills to Atapattu, OUT, Mills to Atapattu, OUT, Gone! fuller ball on the leg stump line, Atapattu moves back and flicks it in air to square leg, James How took a brilliant catch diving to his front. Sri Lankan in deep trouble now

MS Atapattu c How b Mills 35 (62m 56b 4x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

Sri Lanka 105/5   TM Dilshan 34* (38b 3x4 1x6)   KD Mills 6.4-2-14-2

35.4

Bond to Dilshan, OUT, Bond to Dilshan, OUT, Danger man gone! good length delivery outside the off stump, Dilshan drives it on the up straight to covers, Vincent takes a simple catch

TM Dilshan c Vincent b Bond 42 (84m 54b 4x4 1x6) SR: 77.77

Sri Lanka 133/6   RP Arnold 20* (26b 2x4)   SE Bond 7.4-1-28-2

40.4

Oram to Vaas, OUT, Oram to Vaas, OUT, good lenght delivery around the off stump, Vaas who was struggling earlier decided to go after it, mistimed drive, ball loops over mid-off, Vettori took the catch

WPUJC Vaas c Vettori b Oram 1 (17m 22b 0x4 0x6) SR: 4.54

Sri Lanka 140/7   RP Arnold 25* (34b 2x4)   JDP Oram 9.4-0-30-3

44.3

Mills to Arnold, OUT, Mills to Arnold, OUT, Bowled him! short of a length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Arnold moves back and try to pull it over vacant mid wicket, playing it on wrong line, beaten completly and ball took the off stump

RP Arnold b Mills 26 (64m 41b 2x4 0x6) SR: 63.41

Sri Lanka 151/8   MF Maharoof 9* (16b 1x4)   KD Mills 9.3-2-30-3

46.4

Cairns to Maharoof, OUT, Cairns to Maharoof, OUT, on the off stump and straighten, Maharoof plays across the line went for slog sweep, beaten and ball hit the target

MF Maharoof b Cairns 18 (25m 24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Sri Lanka 163/9   SL Malinga 1* (5b)   CL Cairns 7.4-0-42-1

47.2

Bond to Muralitharan, OUT, Bond to Muralitharan, All over! pitched on the stump, Muralitharan gave himself room and lobbed it over mid-off, Vettor took the simple catch

M Muralitharan c Vettori b Bond 0 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Sri Lanka 164/10   SL Malinga 1* (6b)   SE Bond 8.2-1-28-3
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Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
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New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Queenstown - Dec 31, 2005
New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 76 balls remaining)
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Dec 31, 2005

A plane adds to the picturesque settings at Queenstown, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Queenstown, December 31, 2005

A plane adds to the picturesque settings at Queenstown

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Dec 31, 2005

Jamie How drives during his innings of 58, New Zealand Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Queenstown, December 31, 2005

Jamie How drives during his innings of 58

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