ICC World Twenty20 - 13th match, Group 1

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Match tied (Sri Lanka won the one-over eliminator)

0.1

NL McCullum to Jayawardene, 1 run, nudged off the pads in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 1/0   DPMD Jayawardene 1* (1b)

1.1

Mills to Jayawardene, no run, good length and straight, Mahela waits and defends on the front foot

1.2

Mills to Jayawardene, no run, Mahela strides out and punches a delivery that shapes away from him a little towards cover point

1.3

Mills to Jayawardene, 1 run, dropped with soft hands towards the off side and Dilshan responds quickly to Mahela's call

1.5

Mills to Jayawardene, 1 run, played towards wide mid-on for a single

Sri Lanka 20/0   DPMD Jayawardene 3* (5b)

2.1

Southee to Jayawardene, SIX, terrific shot! Mahela moves forward and towards the off side to flick a full ball off his pads over the long leg boundary. Sublime timing

2.2

Southee to Jayawardene, 1 run, good length on middle stump, Mahela stays balanced and nudges towards midwicket

2.4

Southee to Jayawardene, 1 run, a slower ball on off and middle, Mahela stays in his crease and drops the ball on the off side for a quick single

2.6

Southee to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela dabs the ball off the back foot towards backward point, all the fielders are on the edge of the circle so singles are easily available

Sri Lanka 31/0   DPMD Jayawardene 12* (9b 1x6)

3.1

Mills to Jayawardene, FOUR, superb drive, Mahela moves forward and laces the full ball outside off stump through extra cover with a flowing drive

3.2

Mills to Jayawardene, no run, the slower ball outside off stump, Mahela lets it go

3.3

Mills to Jayawardene, SIX, terrific, Mahela steps out of his crease and moves towards leg to make room, he then frees his arms, lofting the length ball flat and inside out over the extra cover boundary

3.4

Mills to Jayawardene, no run, nudged from the crease on the leg side

3.5

Mills to Jayawardene, 1 run, a slower ball on middle and leg, Mahela leans across and flicks behind square

Sri Lanka 42/0   DPMD Jayawardene 23* (14b 1x4 2x6)

4.4

Southee to Jayawardene, no run, Mahela tries to dab one that is too full and bounces sharply as well towards third man, he gets beaten. Southee appeals loudly but Brendon McCullum does not

4.5

Southee to Jayawardene, SIX, watch out in the crowd! Mahela is standing outside his crease and launches the length ball off the front foot, simply driving it high and far over deep midwicket

4.6

Southee to Jayawardene, 1 run, in the blockhole outside off stump, played towards cover point for a single

Sri Lanka 62/0   DPMD Jayawardene 30* (17b 1x4 3x6)

5.1

Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela makes room and dabs the length ball to third man

5.3

Oram to Jayawardene, no run, for once Mahela mis-times the drive, hitting it uppishly but well short of extra cover

5.4

Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela charges and swings across the line, not pretty, he gets an inside edge on to the pad for a run on the off side

5.6

Oram to Jayawardene, 2 runs, Mahela makes room by moving towards leg and cuts a short of a length ball behind point, Mills runs to his right from third man and slides to save the four

Sri Lanka 68/0   DPMD Jayawardene 34* (21b 1x4 3x6)

6.2

Vettori to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahela gets down on one knee and uses the angle and pace into him to sweep firmly to the long leg boundary. He got his pad outside off stump to play that shot

6.3

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela stays in his crease and plays towards long on

6.6

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, Mahela makes room and lofts the ball inside out through the vacant extra cover

Sri Lanka 76/0   DPMD Jayawardene 40* (24b 2x4 3x6)

7.1

Oram to Jayawardene, FOUR, short of a length outside off, Mahela is perfectly balanced as he watches the ball all the way and dabs it late to the third man boundary, he placed it so fine

7.2

Oram to Jayawardene, OUT, he's been caught at fine leg! Mahela tried to pull a ball that was a bit too full and he top edged it to Vettori, who ran forward and to his right to take the catch

DPMD Jayawardene c Vettori b Oram 44 (32m 26b 3x4 3x6) SR: 169.23

Sri Lanka 80/1   DPMD Jayawardene 44 (26b 3x4 3x6)
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Photos

Sep 27, 2012

Akila Dananjaya celebrates his first wicket with Mahela Jayawardene, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, World T20 2012, Super Eights, Pallekele, September 27, 2012

Akila Dananjaya celebrates his first wicket with Mahela Jayawardene

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Sep 27, 2012

Lahiru Thirimanne nearly won the game for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, World T20 2012, Super Eights, Pallekele, September 27, 2012

Lahiru Thirimanne nearly won the game for Sri Lanka

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