ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 38th match, Group A

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 112 runs

10.1

Ryder to Sangakkara, 1 wide, angles away from the off stump, left alone

10.1

Ryder to Sangakkara, no run, on the off stump line, turned to backward point

10.2

Ryder to Sangakkara, no run, And again. Mccullum is standing up to the stumps

10.3

Ryder to Sangakkara, no run, on the off stump line, defended to the off

10.4

Ryder to Sangakkara, 1 run, on the middle stump line, worked towards midwicket for a single

10.5

Ryder to Jayawardene, no run, gets forward to push this to mid-on

10.6

Ryder to Jayawardene, no run, on the middle and leg, turned to short fine-leg fielder

Sri Lanka 45/2   JD Ryder 1-0-2-0

13.1

Ryder to Jayawardene, no run, leans forward to drive straight to cover

13.2

Ryder to Jayawardene, 1 run, slower, just outside off, nudged to short third man region

13.3

Ryder to Sangakkara, 1 no ball, pushes this wide outside off stump,. No ball, though. Free hit coming up. Break-free time.

13.3

Ryder to Sangakkara, FOUR, full delivery and Sanga slices it up and over mid-off.

13.4

Ryder to Sangakkara, 1 run, full delivery around off, caressed to left of short cover who dives to make a half-stop

13.5

Ryder to Jayawardene, no run, in the channel outside off, tries to late cut and is beaten

13.6

Ryder to Jayawardene, no run, full and just outside off, defended on the front foot

Sri Lanka 59/2   JD Ryder 2-0-9-0

30.2

Ryder to Sangakkara, no run, full in length around off, driven to cover

30.3

Ryder to Sangakkara, no run, fullish delivery outside off, dug out to backward point

30.4

Ryder to Sangakkara, 1 run, leans forward to work it for a single through the on side

30.5

Ryder to Jayawardene, 1 run, really full delivery, eased down to long-on

30.6

Ryder to Sangakkara, 1 run, gets forward to drag this to long-on

Sri Lanka 128/2   JD Ryder 2.5-0-12-0

32.1

Ryder to Jayawardene, 2 runs, Run out appeal against Mahela It was nudged to the off and he charged across There was a direct hit at the non-striker's end but Mahela was home

32.2

Ryder to Jayawardene, no run, Stumping appeal. Mahela went for the big hit, dragged his back foot outside the line. He drags his back foot back towards the crease and does he get it back in time? He seems to have done so. Third ump reckons he gets it back in time.

32.3

Ryder to Jayawardene, no run, backs away to cut hard to left of point where Jamie How makes a fine diving stop

32.4

Ryder to Jayawardene, no run, really full delivery, mistimes his drives to the off

32.5

Ryder to Jayawardene, no run, a lovely dipping slower one, Mahela just about manages to pick it, checks his shot and defends

32.6

Ryder to Jayawardene, FOUR, Fabulicious shot! It was a full-length delivery just outside off and Mahela crouches, opens his bat-face and plays a delectable late steer through vacant slips.

Sri Lanka 138/2   JD Ryder 3.5-0-18-0

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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