Compaq Cup - 1st match

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Sri Lanka won by 97 runs

1.1

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Jayasuriya just about manages to punch it back down the track. Looks like a slow track and the ball is stopping a bit

1.2

Bond to Jayasuriya, 1 run, worked away off the pads to the square leg region

1.3

Bond to Jayawardene, no run, played away on the off side

1.4

Bond to Jayawardene, OUT, Bond too joins the party! short of a good length delivery, was bit wide outside the off stump and Jayawardene tries to run it down but is beaten by the extra bounce and ends up playing it straight to Ros Taylor at first slip.

DPMD Jayawardene c Taylor b Bond 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

1.5

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

1.6

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, defended on the front-foot

Sri Lanka 6/2   SE Bond 1-0-2-1

3.1

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, good length delivery on the stumps, Jayasuriya pushes forward and defends it down on the off side

3.2

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, on the middle and off stump line, defended off the front-foot

3.3

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, short of a good length delivery, pitch close to the off stump line and this one shaped away a touch. Jayasuriya leaves it through to the keeper

3.4

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, effort ball on the middle and off stump line, not a quick delivery but Jayasuriya is not interested and he sways away from the line

3.5

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, defended outside the off stump

3.6

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, maiden over! pitched up outside the off stump, Jayasuriya gets forward to the pitch of the delivery and drives it straight to the fielder at mid-off. Good looking shot but the ball went straight to the fielder

Sri Lanka 12/2   SE Bond 2-1-2-1

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

5.4

Bond to Jayasuriya, 1 run, defended down to mid-off, once again played with soft hands and a quick single is added to the total. Vettori's throw at the bowler's end fails to hit the stumps - direct hit would have been interesting

5.5

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

5.6

Bond to Jayasuriya, 1 run, half a chance - good length delivery on the middle and off stump line and Jayasuriya tries to lift it over the infield but ends up hitting it in the air to the square leg region, bit of a mis-hit. Oram rushed in from the deep but failed to make it across in time

Sri Lanka 19/2   SE Bond 3-1-6-1

7.1

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, short delivery outside the off stump and this one stayed low after hitting the deck. Jayasuriya leans back and cuts hard and is beaten by the lack of bounce

7.2

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, played away off the back-foot to the cover region

7.3

Bond to Jayasuriya, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, excellent line this from Bond. Jayasuriya gets forward and taps it down to mid-off

7.4

Bond to Jayasuriya, OUT, that's the end of that! short and wide outside the off stump, Jayasuriya goes for the cut, ball clips the top edge and flies straight to Butler at third man who nicely settles under it. Sri Lanka three down and in trouble here

ST Jayasuriya c Butler b Bond 7 (36m 20b 0x4 0x6) SR: 35.00

7.5

Bond to Samaraweera, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Samaraweera stands tall on the back-foot and defends it with a straight bat

7.6

Bond to Samaraweera, 1 wide, wayward delivery outside the off stump

7.6

Bond to Samaraweera, 2 runs, attempted slower delivery, ends up as a fulltoss outside the off stump and Samaraweera punches it back past the bowler. The outfield slows the ball down the fielder from mid-off catches up

Sri Lanka 25/3   SE Bond 4-1-9-2

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   SE Bond 5-2-9-2

26.1

Bond to Samaraweera, no run, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended watchfully

26.2

Bond to Samaraweera, 1 wide, attempted bouncer, not well directed and the ball goes down the leg side

26.2

Bond to Samaraweera, FOUR, finally a four! pitched up outside the off stump, Samaraweera gets well forward to the pitch of the delivery and hits through the line to the long-on fence. Clean hit

26.3

Bond to Samaraweera, no run, defended off the back-foot to the cover region

26.4

Bond to Samaraweera, no run, short delivery outside the off stump, Samaraweera stands tall and defends it away towards point and takes off for a single but Mathews is not interested. Ryder moves across and has a go at the stumps but fails to hit the target

26.5

Bond to Samaraweera, 1 run, defended away on the leg side

26.6

Bond to Mathews, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, hint of reverse swing? Mathews gets forward and plays it down to mid-on

Sri Lanka 75/5   SE Bond 6-2-15-2

28.1

Bond to Samaraweera, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, once again the ball stops a bit after hitting the deck. Samaraweera reads it well and taps it away wide of the fielder at cover - easy single

28.2

Bond to Mathews, 1 leg bye, short delivery down the leg side, Mathews goes for the pulls but fails to make contact and the ball rolls away off the thigh pad

28.3

Bond to Samaraweera, 1 run, short delivery outside the off stump, Samaraweera stands tall and runs it down to third man for a single - got right on top of the bounce and at the last moment opened the face of the bat, nice shot

28.4

Bond to Mathews, no run, another short delivery and this one stays low, Mathews somehow taps it away on the leg side, well played in the end

28.5

Bond to Mathews, 2 runs, slower delivery but wide outside the off stump, Mathews plays well away from his body and ends up with an inside edge to fine leg

28.6

Bond to Mathews, FOUR, short delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Mathews neatly pulls it away to the fine leg fence. End of a good over for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 89/5   SE Bond 7-2-23-2

45.1

Bond to Mathews, 1 run, short delivery outside the off stump and Mathews pulls it down to mid-on

45.2

Bond to Samaraweera, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Samaraweera leans forward and across and drives it away through cover point

45.3

Bond to Mathews, 1 run, slower delivery, Mathews taps it down on the leg side towards mid-on and they scamper through for a single - excellent cricket

45.4

Bond to Samaraweera, 1 run, another slower delivery outside the off stump and Samaraweera pushes it away towards point, easy single

45.5

Bond to Mathews, 1 run, punched off the back-foot and the ball rolls away towards cover, the fielder is deep and once again the batsmen scamper through for a single

45.6

Bond to Samaraweera, no run, width offered outside the off stump, Samaraweera looks to runs it past the fielder at backward point but ends up hitting it straight to the fielder

Sri Lanka 185/5   SE Bond 8-2-28-2

47.1

Bond to Mathews, 1 run, fifty! good length delivery outside the off stump, Mathews stays back and taps it away towards cover for a single. Excellent innings

47.2

Bond to Samaraweera, 1 run, slower delivery outside the off stump, well wide of the off stump and Samaraweera steers it straight to the fielder at short third man

47.3

Bond to Mathews, 1 run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, Mathews moves across and taps it away well in front of point

47.4

Bond to Samaraweera, 1 run, pitched up outside the off stump, Samaraweera plays it away behind point and they scamper through for a single. Throw at the bowler's end hit the stumps but Samaraweera was never in trouble

47.5

Bond to Mathews, OUT, bowled'm! good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Mathews looks to run it down fine but fails to make contact and the ball crashes into the woodwork. End of a fine partnership

AD Mathews b Bond 51 (96m 60b 4x4 0x6) SR: 85.00

47.6

Bond to Kulasekara, no run, short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, Kulasekara looks to tap it away on the off side but ends up with an inside edge.

Sri Lanka 196/6   SE Bond 9-2-32-3

49.1

Bond to Thushara, no run, good length delivery outside the off stump, Thushara swing hard but gets no where near the ball

49.2

Bond to Thushara, 2 runs, lofted away to deep midwicket, fielder moves across quickly from long-on and cuts off the boundary

49.3

Bond to Thushara, 1 run, short of a good length delivery on the stumps, Thushara makes room and hits it down to long-on. There is protection in the deep and they settle for a single

49.4

Bond to Kulasekara, 1 run, hit away off the back-foot to the cover region

49.5

Bond to Thushara, 3 runs, short and wide outside the off stump, Thushara cuts hard and the ball flies off the top edge to the vacant third man region

49.6

Bond to Kulasekara, FOUR, lovely shot to end the innings! good length delivery outside the off stump, Kulasekara makes room and flays it away behind point. No stopping that

Sri Lanka 216/7   SE Bond 10-2-43-3
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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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