Compaq Cup - 1st match

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Sri Lanka won by 97 runs

0.5

Tuffey to Dilshan, FOUR, second time lucky - again short and outside the off stump, no real width there, Dilshan goes for the cut and ends up with an inside edge to the fine leg fence.

Sri Lanka 4/0   TM Dilshan 4* (5b 1x4)   DR Tuffey 0.5-0-4-0

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

Sri Lanka 10/2   KC Sangakkara 5* (4b 1x4)   DR Tuffey 1.3-0-8-1

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

Sri Lanka 74/5   TT Samaraweera 28* (49b 1x4)   SE Bond 5.2-2-14-2

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   AD Mathews 8* (10b 1x4)   SE Bond 7-2-23-2

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

Sri Lanka 93/5   TT Samaraweera 38* (62b 2x4)   DL Vettori 5.4-0-23-1

33.3

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

Sri Lanka 105/5   TT Samaraweera 46* (73b 3x4)   DL Vettori 7.3-0-29-1

35.1

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

Sri Lanka 116/5   AD Mathews 19* (27b 2x4)   IG Butler 4.1-1-12-1

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   TT Samaraweera 54* (79b 4x4)   IG Butler 5-1-17-1

36.1

NL McCullum to Mathews, FOUR, good shot, that is creamed through extra cover and to the fence.

Sri Lanka 125/5   AD Mathews 24* (32b 3x4)   NL McCullum 6.1-1-21-0

40.3

Tuffey to Samaraweera, FOUR, good length delivery outside the off stump, Samaraweera steps forward and lofts it over the fielder at midwicket - that's the way to go

Sri Lanka 148/5   TT Samaraweera 69* (96b 5x4)   DR Tuffey 7.3-0-26-1

40.5

Tuffey to Samaraweera, FOUR, four more! good length delivery outside the off stump, Samaraweera goes down on one knee and paddles the ball over the fielder at short fine leg. Excellent shot

Sri Lanka 152/5   TT Samaraweera 73* (98b 6x4)   DR Tuffey 7.5-0-30-1

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

Sri Lanka 172/5   TT Samaraweera 84* (110b 7x4)   IG Butler 7.3-1-32-1

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

Sri Lanka 176/5   TT Samaraweera 88* (112b 8x4)   IG Butler 7.5-1-36-1

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   TT Samaraweera 92* (113b 9x4)   IG Butler 8-1-40-1

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

Sri Lanka 191/5   AD Mathews 48* (56b 4x4)   IG Butler 8.5-1-46-1

48.4

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

Sri Lanka 204/6   TT Samaraweera 104* (123b 10x4)   IG Butler 9.4-1-55-1

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   KMDN Kulasekara 6* (5b 1x4)   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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