ICC Champions Trophy, 4th Match, Group A: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jun 9, 2013
ICC Champions Trophy - 4th match, Group A
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 81 balls remaining)
Played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (neutral venue)
9 June 2013 (50-over match)
8.6

Mills to Mathews, no run, length delivery outside off, the batsman hops on his toes and defends it to the leg side

Sri Lanka 34/4   AD Mathews 0* (1b)
9.5

Southee to Mathews, no run, short of length delivery outside off, the batsman drops his wrists and sways out of line

9.6

Southee to Mathews, no run, length delivery on off stump, Angelo defends it towards mid-on

Sri Lanka 38/4   AD Mathews 0* (3b)
10.4

Mills to Mathews, 1 run, short delivery, but towards the leg stump line. Angelo hops and tucks it to the left of the wicketkeeper

Sri Lanka 40/4   AD Mathews 1* (4b)
11.1

Southee to Mathews, no run, he bowls it very full on off stump, the batsman tries to whip it to the leg side, but finds the man at midwicket

11.2

Southee to Mathews, no run, back of length this time, the batsman defends it off the back foot

11.3

Southee to Mathews, no run, length delivery outside off, the batsman chooses to play it off the back foot, but the ball comes in after pitching, catches the inside edge, hits the thigh pad, then luckily falls short of the cordon

11.4

Southee to Mathews, no run, another length delivery on the stumps, he defends it to midwicket off the back foot

11.5

Southee to Mathews, no run, fuller length delivery on off stump, the batsman defends it from the crease

11.6

Southee to Mathews, no run, this time he comes forward and defends the fuller length delivery to mid-on

Sri Lanka 40/4   AD Mathews 1* (10b)
12.2

NL McCullum to Mathews, no run, tossed up delivery on off, the batsman defends it towards midwicekt

12.3

NL McCullum to Mathews, no run, he comes forward and solidly defends the full and flighted delivery to the off side

12.4

NL McCullum to Mathews, no run, pushed through on off, the batsman defends off the back foot

12.5

NL McCullum to Mathews, no run, another flatter delivery on off, the batsman defends it off the front foot

12.6

NL McCullum to Mathews, no run, flatter, quicker and on the middle stump line, the batsman defends it to the leg side

Sri Lanka 41/4   AD Mathews 1* (15b)
14.1

NL McCullum to Mathews, 1 run, short of a length, outside off, pushed past cover for one

14.3

NL McCullum to Mathews, 1 run, and he is short again, and has been worked away for an easy single

Sri Lanka 46/4   AD Mathews 3* (17b)
15.4

Southee to Mathews, no run, short of a length, on off, defended to leg

15.5

Southee to Mathews, no run, short of a length, on off, defended off the back foot again

15.6

Southee to Mathews, 1 run, another defensive push, this is straight of mid-on, and they get a single

Sri Lanka 53/4   AD Mathews 4* (20b)
16.1

NL McCullum to Mathews, no run, flighted outside off, defended with the turn, to short midwicket

16.2

NL McCullum to Mathews, 1 run, driven to long-on for one

Sri Lanka 54/4   AD Mathews 5* (22b)
17.1

Vettori to Mathews, no run, tossed up on the middle stump line, tucked to short fine leg

17.2

Vettori to Mathews, no run, tossed up on the stumps, drifts in a touch, the batsman defends it back to the bowler

17.3

Vettori to Mathews, no run, full and flighted on the leg stump, the batsman tries to push it to the on side, but gets a leading edge to off

17.4

Vettori to Mathews, no run, fuller on off, pushes towards mid-off

17.5

Vettori to Mathews, no run, quicker delivery on off, the batsman comes forward and defends

17.6

Vettori to Mathews, no run, pushed through outside off, this time the batsman lets it go through

Sri Lanka 58/4   AD Mathews 5* (28b)
19.2

Vettori to Mathews, FOUR, he comes down the pitch and takes the flighted delivery on the full, then smacks it over midwicket for a powerfully hit shot. That drifted in to the batsman, and he adjusted his shot well

19.3

Vettori to Mathews, no run, flatter delivery this time, the batsman defends it to cover off the back foot

19.4

Vettori to Mathews, no run, slower and flighted on off, the batsman comes forward and defends

19.5

Vettori to Mathews, no run, pushed through on the stumps, the batsman pushes it back to the bowler

19.6

Vettori to Mathews, no run, shorter this time and quicker too, the batsman waits and defends it back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 64/4   AD Mathews 9* (33b 1x4)
20.2

McClenaghan to Mathews, OUT, he has taken the leg stump down! What a blow! Angelo was looking good and was holding up the end but this time, he tries to go back and across the tickle the length delivery to the leg side, but misses it. He has walked too far across unfortunately.. A repeat of the Suresh Raina dismissal from the warm-up match between India and Australia

AD Mathews b McClenaghan 9 (49m 34b 1x4 0x6) SR: 26.47

Sri Lanka 65/5   AD Mathews 9 (34b 1x4)
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