ICC World Twenty20 - 13th match, Group 1

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

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

0.2

NL McCullum to Dilshan, FOUR, short ball outside leg stump, Dilshan waits for it and pulls past the fielder at short fine leg

0.3

NL McCullum to Dilshan, SIX, Dilshan is not letting McCullum settle, slamming the slower and fuller ball high and far over wide long-on. He came down the track and got to the pitch of the ball before swinging hard

0.4

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, played off the front foot to pint

0.5

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 2 runs, shorter ball and Dilshan pulls through square leg

0.6

NL McCullum to Dilshan, FOUR, he steps out again, getting to the pitch of a ball that is doing nothing, and lofts back over the bowler's head for a one-bounce four

Sri Lanka 17/0   TM Dilshan 16* (5b 2x4 1x6)

1.4

Mills to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan tries to drive a good length ball a bit too hard and mis-times to mid-on, he sprints for a single and collides with Nathan McCullum who was coming in to collect the throw. McCullum tumbles to the ground

1.6

Mills to Dilshan, no run, good length on off stump, played towards cover from the crease

Sri Lanka 20/0   TM Dilshan 17* (7b 2x4 1x6)

2.3

Southee to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan stays in his crease to a delivery that is a bit too full and gets an inside edge behind square leg as he tries to push forward

2.5

Southee to Dilshan, 1 run, a slower ball out of the back of the hand, Dilshan waits in his crease and hits to backward point, didn't time it well

Sri Lanka 30/0   TM Dilshan 19* (9b 2x4 1x6)

3.6

Mills to Dilshan, 1 run, another slower one, which Dilshan work towards midwicket

Sri Lanka 43/0   TM Dilshan 20* (10b 2x4 1x6)

4.1

Southee to Dilshan, SIX, that's far too short and Dilshan has sent the ball over the square leg boundary by rocking on to the back foot and pulling hard

4.2

Southee to Dilshan, 1 wide, Southee replies with a bouncer but it's too high, Sri Lanka reach 50

4.2

Southee to Dilshan, FOUR, length ball outside off stump, Dilshan flays his bat at it, driving powerfully through cover point for another boundary

4.3

Southee to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan drives the ball hard and in the air towards the bowler's right, it's not really a chance and the ball hits the bowler's boot and goes on the leg side

Sri Lanka 55/0   TM Dilshan 31* (13b 3x4 2x6)

5.2

Oram to Dilshan, 1 run, good length outside off, Dilshan goes back and cuts to point

5.5

Oram to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan stays back and nudges the ball in front of square

Sri Lanka 66/0   TM Dilshan 33* (15b 3x4 2x6)

6.1

Vettori to Dilshan, 1 run, played on the leg side for a single

6.4

Vettori to Dilshan, no run, played back to the bowler

6.5

Vettori to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan drives the ball through point for another single

Sri Lanka 75/0   TM Dilshan 35* (18b 3x4 2x6)

7.3

Oram to Dilshan, no run, Oram appeals for lbw but that's going down leg, Dilshan missed the flick

7.4

Oram to Dilshan, FOUR, Dilshan dabs a short of a length ball to the third man boundary, waiting for it and playing it very late

7.5

Oram to Dilshan, 1 run, once again Dilshan opens the face to play the short of a length ball towards third man

Sri Lanka 85/1   TM Dilshan 40* (21b 4x4 2x6)

8.1

Vettori to Dilshan, 1 run, off stump, driven down to long off

8.4

Vettori to Dilshan, 1 run, played with the angle past square leg with a flick

Sri Lanka 88/1   TM Dilshan 42* (23b 4x4 2x6)

9.1

Oram to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball around off stump, punched to point

9.3

Oram to Dilshan, 1 run, slower, shorter ball, Dilshan stays in the crease and chops it down to third man

Sri Lanka 95/1   TM Dilshan 44* (25b 4x4 2x6)

10.1

Vettori to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball on middle and leg, paddle swept to deep square leg

10.3

Vettori to Dilshan, 2 runs, full again, outside off, driven towards deep cover, wide enough for a couple

10.4

Vettori to Dilshan, 1 run, rolled down to long off, no need for risks

Sri Lanka 108/1   TM Dilshan 48* (28b 4x4 2x6)

11.1

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, fullish outside off, goes to cut and it skips under the stroke

11.2

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, meets it on the full, punched down the ground to long on

11.4

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, angled in, goes to sweep, gets it to the 45

11.6

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, length ball, forced into the leg side off the back foot, just evades short midwicket's slide

Sri Lanka 118/1   TM Dilshan 50* (32b 4x4 2x6)

12.1

Franklin to Dilshan, 1 run, OUT, full and flicked out to deep midwicket, they refuse the second and Sangakkara is really struggling but the throw is wild and McCullum has to go a long way to take it and get back to the stumps but he gets there and Sangakkara has to go, giving New Zealand a glimpse of an opening. There was a muddle-up in considering the second and Sangakkara was sent back, terminally

KC Sangakkara run out 21 (19m 14b 4x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

12.3

Franklin to Dilshan, 1 run, full again, clipped down to long on

12.6

Franklin to Dilshan, no run, length around off stump, punched to extra cover

Sri Lanka 122/2   TM Dilshan 52* (35b 4x4 2x6)

13.2

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, flatter and too short, paddled out to deep square

13.4

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, just outside off, a back away and punched through covers

Sri Lanka 126/2   TM Dilshan 54* (37b 4x4 2x6)

14.1

Franklin to Dilshan, no run, back of a length outside off, cut off a bottom edge, doesn't run far enough past the keeper

14.2

Franklin to Dilshan, 1 run, swept away out to the deep fielder square on the leg side

14.6

Franklin to Dilshan, 1 run, full and wide of off stump, driven out to the cover sweeper

Sri Lanka 133/3   TM Dilshan 56* (40b 4x4 2x6)

15.1

Vettori to Dilshan, no run, floated up onto off stump, awkwardly played back to the bowler

15.2

Vettori to Dilshan, 1 run, off stump, meets it on the full, punched down to long off

15.4

Vettori to Dilshan, 1 run, touch shorter, again just one worked away through square leg

15.6

Vettori to Dilshan, no run, and ends with a dot ball, forced away from a full length to extra cover

Sri Lanka 137/3   TM Dilshan 58* (44b 4x4 2x6)

16.2

Franklin to Dilshan, FOUR, too wide, driven past extra cover with great timing to beat long off

16.3

Franklin to Dilshan, 1 run, given room again but a slower ball, chopped out to the cover sweeper

16.5

Franklin to Dilshan, 1 run, well bowled, right up in the block hole, pushed out to extra cover

Sri Lanka 145/3   TM Dilshan 64* (47b 5x4 2x6)

17.1

Southee to Dilshan, 1 run, full ball, which Dilshan tries to smash over long-on but mis-times it. The ball reaches the fielder on the bounce

17.3

Southee to Dilshan, 2 runs, Dilshan makes room by moving outside leg, Southee cramps him with a yorker, Dilshan squeezes it out towards midwicket and they take on Guptill's arm to complete the second

17.4

Southee to Dilshan, 1 run, nearly in the blockhole around off and middle, driven from the crease through cover point

17.6

Southee to Dilshan, 1 run, a terrific over from Southee, Dilshan plays the final blockhole delivery towards long on

Sri Lanka 154/3   TM Dilshan 69* (51b 5x4 2x6)

18.1

Franklin to Dilshan, SIX, full toss just outside off and smashed over midwicket into the crowd

18.2

Franklin to Dilshan, 1 run, OUT, cut out to the deep fielder at cover, Southee returns well, and Dilshan is diving in coming back for the second and is short of his ground he was desperate to come back and keep the strike but a great piece of work on the cover boundary again gives New Zealand hope

TM Dilshan run out 76 (81m 53b 5x4 3x6) SR: 143.39

Sri Lanka 161/4   TM Dilshan 76 (53b 5x4 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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