ICC Champions Trophy - 4th match, Group A

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 81 balls remaining)

26.1

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, no run, he bowls it back of length around off stump, some movement back into the batsman, who defends it off the back foot

26.2

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, no run, back of length delivery on the stumps, the batsman tries to whip it to the leg side, but ends up pushing it in the air towards midwicket.. It just drops a metre short of the fielder

26.3

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, no run, short and wide, he cuts it hard, but straight to Dilshan at gully

26.4

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, no run, length delivery on the off and middle stump line, the batsman defends it off the back foot towards midwicket

26.5

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, 2 runs, short and wide, he cuts it again, this time in the air and it's over the fielder at gully. Eranga at third man has to run around to cut it off

26.6

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, no run, length delivery outside off, the batsman comes forward and defends it solidly to cover

New Zealand 99/6   NLTC Perera 1-0-2-0

28.1

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, 1 run, full delivery on the middle stump, the batsman drives it to wide mid-on comfortably for a single

28.2

NLTC Perera to BB McCullum, no run, fuller length delivery just outside off, the batsman comes forward and defends it to point

28.3

NLTC Perera to BB McCullum, 1 run, back of length delivery outside off, he dabs it towards the gap at cover and calls early for a run

28.4

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, no run, fuller length delivery on off stump, the batsman comes forward and defends to off

28.5

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, no run, beautifully driven on the up off a length ball, but straight to the fielder at short cover

28.6

NLTC Perera to NL McCullum, no run, length delivery a touch wide outside off, the batsman defends it with an open face, towards backward point

New Zealand 111/6   NLTC Perera 2-0-4-0
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Jun 9, 2013

Lasith Malinga was in inspired form, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff, June 9, 2013

Lasith Malinga was in inspired form

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Jun 9, 2013

Tim Southee and Mitchell McClenaghan embrace after pulling off a heist over Sri Lanka, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff, June 9, 2013

Tim Southee and Mitchell McClenaghan embrace after pulling off a heist over Sri Lanka

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