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ICC Cricket World Cup - 38th match, Group A

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 112 runs

41.5

NL McCullum to Samaraweera, no run, leans forward to nudge it to midwicket

41.6

NL McCullum to Samaraweera, no run, on the middle, eased back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 210/4   TT Samaraweera 0* (2b)

42.2

Styris to Samaraweera, 1 run, short in length around off stump line, dabbed to short fine-leg

42.5

Styris to Samaraweera, no run, full in length and outside off, Thilan tries to square drive of the front foot but no luck

42.6

Styris to Samaraweera, 1 run, on the middle stump line, squeezed through point

Sri Lanka 214/4   TT Samaraweera 2* (5b)

43.1

NL McCullum to Samaraweera, 2 runs, moves down the track, gets outside the leg stump and lifts it inside out over extra cover

43.2

NL McCullum to Samaraweera, 1 run, plays the square drive to pick up a single

Sri Lanka 217/4   TT Samaraweera 5* (7b)

44.1

Styris to Samaraweera, OUT, Samaraweera tries to back away and cut but gets a thick edge and Baz does well to take the catch. He was standing up to the stumps, moved his hands quickly to right to pouch that

TT Samaraweera c †BB McCullum b Styris 5 (8m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 62.50

Sri Lanka 219/5   TT Samaraweera 5 (8b)

Photos

Mar 18, 2011

Nuwan Kulasekara walks back after dropping a catch, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Group A, World Cup 2011, Mumbai, March 18, 2011

Nuwan Kulasekara walks back after dropping a catch

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Mar 18, 2011

Jacob Oram and Muttiah Muralitharan shake hands, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Group A, World Cup 2011, Mumbai, March 18, 2011

Jacob Oram and Muttiah Muralitharan shake hands

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