Compaq Cup - 1st match

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Sri Lanka won by 97 runs

1.5

Bond to Sangakkara, 1 run, good length delivery, worked away on the leg side for a single

Sri Lanka 6/2   KC Sangakkara 1* (1b)

2.1

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery on the stumps, Sangakkara stays back and defends it down watchfully

2.2

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, on the middle and off stump line, played away towards cover - no room for a single there

2.3

Tuffey to Sangakkara, FOUR, full and on the pads, Sangakkara plays late and clips it away to the deep backward square leg fence. Excellent timing and placement

2.4

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Sangakkara covers the line and leaves it through to the keeper

2.5

Tuffey to Sangakkara, 2 runs, short of a good length delivery, drifting down the leg side. Sangakkara moves across a bit and taps it down to fine leg, gets it well wide of the fielder in the deep and they comfortably come back for the second

2.6

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, on the middle and off stump line, much better line from the big man and Sangakkara watchfully plays it down to mid-off

Sri Lanka 12/2   KC Sangakkara 7* (7b 1x4)

4.1

Tuffey to Sangakkara, 1 run, worked away off the pads to the midwicket region

4.5

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, Sangakkara pushes forward and defends it down on the off side

4.6

Tuffey to Sangakkara, 1 run, pitched up outside the off stump, this time Sangakkara manages to drive it wide of Vettori at mid-off

Sri Lanka 15/2   KC Sangakkara 9* (10b 1x4)

5.1

Bond to Sangakkara, no run, clipped away off the pads, straight to the fielder in front of square leg

5.2

Bond to Sangakkara, no run, drifting down the leg side and Sangakkara defends it down on the leg side

5.3

Bond to Sangakkara, 1 run, on the middle and leg stump line, Sangakkara walks across the stumps and turns it away to square leg

5.5

Bond to Sangakkara, 1 run, turned away off the pads to the fine leg region

Sri Lanka 18/2   KC Sangakkara 11* (14b 1x4)

6.3

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, defended down on the leg side, no room for a single there

6.4

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, no shot offered

6.5

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Sangakkara shoulders arms

6.6

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, on the middle and off stump line and Sangakkara is made to defend, ball rolls back to the bowler.

Sri Lanka 22/2   KC Sangakkara 11* (18b 1x4)

8.1

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, left alone outside the off stump

8.2

Tuffey to Sangakkara, 1 run, worked away off the pads to the square leg region

Sri Lanka 26/3   KC Sangakkara 12* (20b 1x4)

9.1

Bond to Sangakkara, no run, short of a good length delivery, close to the off stump line and Sangakkara is made to defend

9.2

Bond to Sangakkara, no run, straight delivery and that's turned away straight to the man at midwicket

9.3

Bond to Sangakkara, no run, looks to drive off the back-foot but the shot is not timed well enough and the ball just rolls down to silly mid-off

9.4

Bond to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery, in the channel outside the off stump and probably the off-cutter. Sangakkara gets well forward and defends it back to the bowler

9.5

Bond to Sangakkara, no run, pitched up in the slot outside the off stump, Sangakkara gets forward and drives hard - a good looking shot but the ball finds the fielder at short cover

9.6

Bond to Sangakkara, no run, it is! pitched up outside the off stump and Sangakkara drives it down to mid-on where a diving stop saves runs.

Sri Lanka 26/3   KC Sangakkara 12* (26b 1x4)

10.3

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended off the front-foot

10.4

Tuffey to Sangakkara, no run, hint of away swing - pitched wide outside the off stump and shaping away further. Sangakkara leaves it through to the keeper

10.5

Tuffey to Sangakkara, 1 run, worked away to the vacant midwicket region, easy single added to the total

Sri Lanka 28/3   KC Sangakkara 13* (29b 1x4)

11.1

Butler to Sangakkara, 1 run, pushes to the onside, and Sangakkara pushes to mid-on and pushes Butler, who stood his ground, as he took off for a single.

Sri Lanka 29/3   KC Sangakkara 14* (30b 1x4)

12.4

Oram to Sangakkara, 2 runs, on the legs and nicely worked away behind square leg to the deep.

12.5

Oram to Sangakkara, no run, moves forward and defends to the onside.

12.6

Oram to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery defended down at his feet.

Sri Lanka 33/3   KC Sangakkara 16* (33b 1x4)

13.2

Butler to Sangakkara, no run, good length delivery defended back to the bowler.

13.3

Butler to Sangakkara, no run, moves forward and once again plays back to the bowler.

13.4

Butler to Sangakkara, 1 run, slower delivery and Sangakkara pushes to mid-on and takes off for a quick single, Elliot fields the ball dives forward and strikes the stumps but the batsman was well in.

13.6

Butler to Sangakkara, no run, defended to the off side.

Sri Lanka 36/3   KC Sangakkara 17* (37b 1x4)

14.2

Oram to Sangakkara, no run, driven to mid-off, a mistimed shot.

14.3

Oram to Sangakkara, no run, pushes on the front foot to mid-off.

14.4

Oram to Sangakkara, no run, driven firmly to mid-off along the ground but straight to the fielder.

14.5

Oram to Sangakkara, no run, dabs it behind point, straight to fielder.

14.6

Oram to Sangakkara, 1 run, moves forward and drives through cover to the sweeper for a single.

Sri Lanka 38/3   KC Sangakkara 18* (42b 1x4)

15.1

Butler to Sangakkara, no run, under-edges past the keeper.

15.2

Butler to Sangakkara, no run, cut behind point, no timing again.

15.3

Butler to Sangakkara, no run, another mistimed cut to point.

15.4

Butler to Sangakkara, no run, defended to short cover.

15.5

Butler to Sangakkara, OUT, Butler picks up Sangakkara as he looks to put the delivery somewhere on the onside, miscues it high in the air forward of square leg, Oram runs in and takes a good catch.

KC Sangakkara c Oram b Butler 18 (69m 47b 1x4 0x6) SR: 38.29

Sri Lanka 38/4   KC Sangakkara 18 (47b 1x4)
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Sep 8, 2009

Thilan Samaraweera picks up the Man-of-the-Match award, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st match, Compaq Cup, Colombo, September 8, 2009

Thilan Samaraweera picks up the Man-of-the-Match award

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Sep 8, 2009

Kumar Sangakkara is all smiles after picking up the winner's cheque, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st match, Compaq Cup, Colombo, September 8, 2009

Kumar Sangakkara is all smiles after picking up the winner's cheque

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