Compaq Cup - 1st match

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Sri Lanka won by 97 runs

19.1

Vettori to Kandamby, 1 run, moves forward and drives to mid-off.

19.2

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, pitched outside the leg stump and pushed to the onside.

19.3

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, cuts it hard behind point to the deep for a single.

19.4

Vettori to Kandamby, no run, comes forward and plays down the track.

19.5

Vettori to Kandamby, no run, comes forward and defends to mid-off.

19.6

Vettori to Kandamby, no run, moves forward and works to the onside.

Sri Lanka 51/4   DL Vettori 1-0-2-0

21.1

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, quicker delivery on the middle and off stump line, defended stretching well forward

21.2

Vettori to Samaraweera, 2 runs, edged away past the bowler to the third man region, came off the bottom edge and the ball fell in front of the keeper

21.3

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, slightly short and turning away, Samaraweera goes back and across and drives it away through cover

21.4

Vettori to Kandamby, 1 run, turned away off the pads to the deep midwicket region

21.5

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, width offered outside the off stump, Samaraweera sways back and cuts it away well in front of point - easy single

21.6

Vettori to Kandamby, 1 run, comes down the track and drives it down to long-on

Sri Lanka 60/4   DL Vettori 2-0-8-0

23.1

Vettori to Kandamby, no run, close to the off stump line, Kandamby comes down the track and pushes it straight back to the bowler

23.2

Vettori to Kandamby, 2 runs, comes down the track and lofts it over the fielder at midwicket

23.3

Vettori to Kandamby, 1 run, punched down to long-on, easy single

23.4

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, tossed up on the middle and off stump line, Samaraweera gets inside the line and drives it inside out to long-off

23.5

Vettori to Kandamby, 1 run, clipped away to deep midwicket, was bit quicker than the previous delivery and Kandamby picked it up nicely

23.6

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, defended down the track

Sri Lanka 68/4   DL Vettori 3-0-13-0

25.1

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, slightly short and bit wide outside the off stump, Samaraweera goes back and cuts it away through cover point. Made it look easy

25.2

Vettori to Kandamby, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, defended stretching well forward

25.3

Vettori to Kandamby, OUT, Kandamby perishes! flat delivery outside the off stump, Kandamby comes down the track and hits it away on the leg side but fails to keep it down, Ros Taylor at short midwicket dives across and takes an excellent low catch.

SHT Kandamby c Taylor b Vettori 15 (35m 31b 0x4 0x6) SR: 48.38

25.4

Vettori to Mathews, no run, on the middle and off stump line, defended back to the bowler

25.5

Vettori to Mathews, no run, again defended back down the track

25.6

Vettori to Mathews, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, Mathews pushes forward to defend and the ball rolls away off the inside edge

Sri Lanka 69/5   DL Vettori 4-0-14-1

27.1

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, driven back, Vettori moves across to his left and cuts off the single

27.2

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, pitched close to the off stump line and turning away, Samaraweera waits for the ball to turn and at the last moment cuts it down to third man for a single

27.3

Vettori to Mathews, 1 run, driven with a straight bat and down to long-off for a single

27.4

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, turned away across the turn to the short midwicket region

27.5

Vettori to Mathews, 1 run, quicker delivery outside the off stump, Mathews pushes forward to defend and the ball runs away off the inside edge to the vacant square leg region

27.6

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, fuller length delivery outside the off stump and Samaraweera drives it down to long-off

Sri Lanka 80/5   DL Vettori 5-0-19-1

29.1

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, flat delivery on the middle and off stump line, driven inside out to the man at extra cover

29.2

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, gives it bit of air, probably the arm ball - Samaraweera pushes forward to defend and ends up with an inside edge on to the pad

29.3

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, defended outside the off stump

29.4

Vettori to Samaraweera, FOUR, short delivery outside the off stump, Samaraweera gets forward and cuts it away behind point, there is no protection in the deep and the ball races away to the fence. Lovely shot

29.5

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, pushed straight to Ryder at backward point

29.6

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, forced away off the back-foot to deep cover, easy single to end the over

29.6

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, forced away off the back-foot to deep cover, easy single to end the over

29.6

Vettori to Samaraweera, 1 run, forced away off the back-foot to deep cover, easy single to end the over

Sri Lanka 94/5   DL Vettori 6-0-24-1

31.1

Vettori to Mathews, no run, a touch short and punched off the back foot to mid-off.

31.2

Vettori to Mathews, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

31.3

Vettori to Mathews, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

31.4

Vettori to Mathews, no run, moves back and looks to force it, mistimes it.

31.5

Vettori to Mathews, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side beside the track.

31.6

Vettori to Mathews, 1 run, tossed up on the leg stump, driven down the ground to long on for a single.

Sri Lanka 97/5   DL Vettori 7-0-25-1

33.1

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, moves back and pushes to the off side.

33.2

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, another dot ball, played back to the bowler.

33.3

Vettori to Samaraweera, FOUR, wonderful shot, steps down the track and plays inside-out through and over extra cover to the fence.

33.4

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, slower through the air and played behind point.

33.5

Vettori to Samaraweera, no run, another firm cut shot but cannot find the gap, straight to the fielder.

33.6

Vettori to Samaraweera, 2 runs, drives past the extra cover to the deep, coming for the second run as the throw comes in and Vettori fails to collect the ball, it would have been close.

Sri Lanka 107/5   DL Vettori 8-0-31-1
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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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