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)

Tuffey to Dilshan, OUT, gone! Not so lucky on this occasion, again a short delivery outside the off stump and this time the ball clips the inside edge and crashes into the stumps. Once again Dilshan was looking to cut it away behind point and was beaten by the lack of pace.

TM Dilshan b Tuffey 4 (4m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

Sri Lanka 4/1   ST Jayasuriya 0* (0b)   DR Tuffey 1-0-4-1

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

Sri Lanka 5/2   ST Jayasuriya 1* (2b)   SE Bond 0.4-0-1-1

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

Sri Lanka 22/3   KC Sangakkara 11* (18b 1x4)   SE Bond 3.4-1-6-2

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   TT Samaraweera 8* (20b)   IG Butler 2.5-0-5-1

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

Sri Lanka 69/5   TT Samaraweera 24* (47b)   DL Vettori 3.3-0-14-1

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

Sri Lanka 196/6   TT Samaraweera 97* (121b 9x4)   SE Bond 8.5-2-32-3

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

Sri Lanka 204/7   KMDN Kulasekara 1* (3b)   IG Butler 9.5-1-55-2





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