Compaq Cup, 1st Match: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS), Sep 8, 2009
Compaq Cup - 1st match
Sri Lanka won by 97 runs
8 September 2009 - day/night match (50-over match)
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.

11.2

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, defended to the onside.

11.3

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, moves forward and drives to mid-off, not much timing there.

11.4

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, keeps a bit low outside the off stump, moves across and plays to the onside.

11.5

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, played off the back foot to covers.

11.6

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, driven past the cover fielder and Elliot from extra cover makes a good save.

Sri Lanka 30/3   IG Butler 1-0-2-0
13.1

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, back of a length delivery punched nicely through covers for a single.

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.

13.5

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, pushes to mid-on for a single.

13.6

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

Sri Lanka 36/3   IG Butler 2-0-5-0
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

15.6

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, driven firmly along the ground to short cover.

Sri Lanka 38/4   IG Butler 3-1-5-1
17.1

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, good length delivery defended to the off side.

17.2

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, worked away to the onside to midwicket.

17.3

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, mistimes the push to short cover.

17.4

Butler to Samaraweera, 2 runs, nudges it forward of square leg to the deep for couple of runs.

17.5

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, moves forward and drives to mid-off.

17.6

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, works through the onside to midwicket for a single.

Sri Lanka 45/4   IG Butler 4-1-8-1
35.1

Butler to Mathews, FOUR, full length delivery driven firmly past mid-off and the ball races to the fence.

35.2

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

35.3

Butler to Mathews, no run, back of a length delivery, Mathews gets behind in line and defends to the off side.

35.4

Butler to Mathews, no run, moves back and forces to extra cover, can't get through the field.

35.5

Butler to Mathews, 1 run, moves forward and drives to mid-off.

35.6

Butler to Samaraweera, FOUR, that is tickled down the leg side to the fence for a boundary, that was terrible delivery, short and down the leg side.

Sri Lanka 121/5   IG Butler 5-1-17-1
37.1

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, played softly behind point, unable to find the gap, straight to Ryder.

37.2

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, plays square of the wicket off the back foot to the deep for a single.

37.3

Butler to Mathews, no run, full delivery driven firmly along the ground but straight to the fielder at short extra cover.

37.4

Butler to Mathews, 1 run, plays with an open face off the back foot down to third man for a single.

37.5

Butler to Samaraweera, 2 runs, moves across and works it in the gap through midwicket to the deep to pick up couple of runs before Guptill fields the ball.

37.6

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, plays it late as he opens the face off the bat and glides it down to third man.

Sri Lanka 136/5   IG Butler 6-1-22-1
39.1

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, wide outside the off stump and glides it down with an horizontal bat down to third man.

39.2

Butler to Mathews, 1 run, moves inside the line and works it forward of square leg to the deep.

39.3

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, a flowing drive on the up through covers to the sweeper.

39.4

Butler to Mathews, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and plays to the left of backward point for a single.

39.5

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, good length and a slower delivery, comes forward to defend and gets an inside edge down at his feet.

39.6

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, dabs it down to third man for a single.

Sri Lanka 144/5   IG Butler 7-1-27-1
44.1

Butler to Mathews, no run, turned away off the pads to the midwicket region

44.2

Butler to Mathews, 1 run, punched down to long-on and the single brings Samaraweera on strike

44.3

Butler to Samaraweera, FOUR, take that! full and on the stumps, Samaraweera makes room and drives inside out through cover. Good clean hit and the placement was spot on

44.4

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, pitched up on middle and leg, Samaraweera leans forward and turns it away on the leg side but fails to get it past the fielder at short midwicket

44.5

Butler to Samaraweera, FOUR, Samaraweera! another fuller length delivery and once again Samaraweera hammers it through the gap between the cover fielder. The ball was up there to be hit and Samaraweera nicely opened the face of the bat at the last moment to get the placement right. Top shot

44.6

Butler to Samaraweera, FOUR, four more! Butler strays down the leg side and Samaraweera neatly turns it away past the fielder at short fine leg. End of a fantastic over for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 180/5   IG Butler 8-1-40-1
46.1

Butler to Mathews, 1 run, fulltoss outside the off stump, Mathews drives off the back-foot to the point region

46.2

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump, Samaraweera tries to scoop it over the fielder at short fine leg but fails to make contact. Half hearted appeal for lbw turned down

46.3

Butler to Samaraweera, no run, edged but shot! slower delivery, Samaraweera comes down the track and drives hard, ends up with an outside edge and the ball falls short of the keeper

46.4

Butler to Samaraweera, 1 run, yorker on middle and leg, Samaraweera swings across the line and ends up with an inside edge on to the pad

46.5

Butler to Mathews, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, Mathews comes down the track, gets to the pitch of the delivery and lofts it down to the vacant long-off fence, he moves to 48

46.6

Butler to Mathews, 1 run, fuller length delivery, flicked away to short fine leg for a single

Sri Lanka 192/5   IG Butler 9-1-47-1
48.1

Butler to Samaraweera, 3 runs, hundred! comes down the track and swings hard, ball clips the outside edge and runs away behind point and the fielder there fails to stop it cleanly.

48.2

Butler to Kulasekara, no run, swing and a miss outside the off stump

48.3

Butler to Kulasekara, 1 run, moves across and defends it down on the off side, 200 comes up

48.4

Butler to Samaraweera, FOUR, width offered outside the off stump and Samaraweera flays it away to the backward point fence

48.5

Butler to Samaraweera, OUT, Samaraweera's fine innings comes to an end. Full and on the stumps, Samaraweera looks to scoop it away on the leg side but fails to make contact and the ball crashes into the stumps.

TT Samaraweera b Butler 104 (181m 124b 10x4 0x6) SR: 83.87

48.6

Butler to Thushara, 1 leg bye, swing and a miss, ball rolls away off the pad

Sri Lanka 205/7   IG Butler 10-1-55-2
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