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)
30.2

Herath to Southee, 1 run, tossed up on the stumps, the batsman comes forward and tucks it to square leg for a single

30.5

Herath to Southee, no run, tossed up and slow on off stump, the batsman waits in the crease and defends

30.6

Herath to Southee, 2 runs, that is the slider on off stump, the batsman tries to defend it off the back foot, but he gets an inside edge down to fine leg

New Zealand 122/7   TG Southee 3* (3b)
31.5

Malinga to Southee, no run, he bowls a fuller and slower delivery wider outside off, the batsman pokes at it, gets an outside edge, but that drops just short of Sangakkara

31.6

Malinga to Southee, 1 run, another slower yorker! The batsman somehow manages to get bat on it and takes a single as it goes towards backward point

New Zealand 124/8   TG Southee 4* (5b)
32.1

Herath to Southee, 1 run, he bowls it flat and quick around off stump, the batsman tucks it towards midwicket for an easy single

32.4

Herath to Southee, 1 run, quicker and slightly shorter on off, the batsman easily rocks back and punches it to deep midwicket

New Zealand 127/8   TG Southee 6* (7b)
33.1

Malinga to Southee, no run, loud loud appeal! It was inswinging fuller length delivery, it pitches around middle stump and hits the pads, heading down the leg side

33.2

Malinga to Southee, FOUR, now a pacy yorker and another loud appeal for lbw, but the ball heads to the third-man boundary.. Was it bat, was it the boot first? It was the boot, and it would have been out.. Lucky escape for New Zealand

33.3

Malinga to Southee, no run, this time it's a low full toss on the leg stump, this time Southee is lucky that he gets an inside edge on to his pads.. The sound was loud and clear and it shut all the fielders up.. But how good is this over!

33.4

Malinga to Southee, 1 run, goes for a yorker, but this is outside off and it's driven past the non-striker, the mid-on fielder dives and stops it, and pushes it towards the mid-off fielder.. Easy single though

New Zealand 132/8   TG Southee 11* (11b 1x4)
34.1

Eranga to Southee, 1 run, fuller delivery on off stump, the batsman digs it out to deep cover for a single

34.4

Eranga to Southee, no run, full and on off stump, the batsman drives it straight to short cover

34.5

Eranga to Southee, OUT, another yorker! the batsman digs it out towards mid-on and sets off for a single, the fielder at mid-on - Thisara - aims at the non-striker's end, but misses. However, his throw goes on to hit the stumps at striker's end and guess what, Mills is short!

KD Mills run out 3 (21m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

New Zealand 134/9   TG Southee 12* (14b 1x4)
35.1

Malinga to Southee, 1 wide, a yorker aimed at leg stump? not quite, this goes down the leg side and NZ have a run

35.1

Malinga to Southee, no run, a super yorker just outside off stump, the batsman digs it out, gets an inside edge to his pads

35.2

Malinga to Southee, no run, fuller delivery on off stump, swinging in, the batsman punches it back to the bowler via the inside edge and his front pad

35.3

Malinga to Southee, no run, goes for a length delivery outside off, the batsman tries to push it to off, gets another inside edge on to his pads

35.4

Malinga to Southee, no run, killer yorker! aimed at the middle stump, swinging towards leg.. the batsman somehow digs it out, gets his toe out of the way right at the last moment

35.5

Malinga to Southee, no run, length delivery outside off, the batsman pushes it to cover point

35.6

Malinga to Southee, no run, it's a faster yorker outside off, the batsman blocks it out towards cover.

New Zealand 135/9   TG Southee 12* (20b 1x4)
36.3

Dilshan to Southee, 1 run, pushed through on the middle and leg line, the batsman dabs it to backward square leg with the turn for a single

New Zealand 137/9   TG Southee 13* (21b 1x4)
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