ICC World Twenty20, 13th Match, Group 1: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele, Sep 27, 2012
ICC World Twenty20 - 13th match, Group 1
Match tied (Sri Lanka won the one-over eliminator)
27 September 2012 - day/night match (20-over match)

Dananjaya to Guptill, OUT, he's struck! And look at that joy on his face, he's beaming! Guptill came forward again and attacked the bowler, lofting down the ground and straight to the fielder on the long-off boundary, Thisara Perea took a straightforward catch

MJ Guptill c Perera b Dananjaya 38 (34m 30b 6x4 0x6) SR: 126.66

New Zealand 57/1   RJ Nicol 16* (15b 2x4)   A Dananjaya 0.3-0-1-1

BAW Mendis to BB McCullum, OUT, caught at deep square leg! McCullum didn't make good contact with the slog sweep, hitting the one that spins away in the air and into Thisara's waiting hands

BB McCullum c Perera b BAW Mendis 25 (22m 16b 0x4 2x6) SR: 156.25

New Zealand 99/2   RJ Nicol 33* (28b 3x4 1x6)   BAW Mendis 2.2-0-19-1

Dananjaya to Nicol, OUT, he has his second wicket! Nicol attempted to clear the deep midwicket boundary by trying to slog sweep but got a top edge, hitting the ball high in the air and not far enough. Thirimanne settled under the catch

RJ Nicol c Thirimanne b Dananjaya 58 (71m 40b 3x4 4x6) SR: 145.00

New Zealand 137/3   LRPL Taylor 9* (8b)   A Dananjaya 3.4-0-28-2

Kulasekara to Taylor, OUT, bowled him with the slower ball! Taylor had finished swinging across the line by the time the ball reached him. He was on the front foot and played much too early, Kulasekara hit leg stump. That slower ball was out of the back of the hand

LRPL Taylor b Kulasekara 23 (26m 15b 2x4 0x6) SR: 153.33

New Zealand 154/4   JDP Oram 2* (3b)   KMDN Kulasekara 2.2-0-19-1

Kulasekara to Oram, OUT, caught at long off! Oram came out of his crease, made room and hammered the length ball flat and hard towards Dilshan, who moved to his right, got his body behind the ball and caught it nicely

JDP Oram c Dilshan b Kulasekara 6 (15m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

New Zealand 159/5   NL McCullum 1* (1b)   KMDN Kulasekara 3-0-24-2

Malinga to NL McCullum, OUT, bowled him, I think off the inside edge, on to the pad, and on to the base of leg stump. McCullum backed away towards leg to make room and swung hard, he was beaten by the yorker

NL McCullum b Malinga 3 (10m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

New Zealand 164/6   JEC Franklin 2* (2b)   SL Malinga 3.5-0-29-1

Kulasekara to Williamson, 1 run, OUT, in the blockhole outside off stump, Williamson drives the ball towards deep point but gets run out while attempting a desperate second. Sangakkara had plenty of time to remove the bails

KS Williamson run out 4 (8m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

New Zealand 174/7   JEC Franklin 8* (5b 1x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 4-0-33-2





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