ICC Cricket World Cup, 2010/11 / Commentary

ICC Cricket World Cup - 1st semi final

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

47.2

Dilshan to Vettori, 1 run, Vettori gets low and sweeps awkwardly for a tight single

47.5

Dilshan to Vettori, 1 run, Vettori works to the leg side to bring Southee, who really can hit a long ball, onto strike. Trouble is New Zealand are in danger of being bowled out

New Zealand 216/8   DL Vettori 2* (2b)

48.1

Mendis to Vettori, 1 run, Vettori again on an awkward sweep, bounced a touch more than he expected and ended up shovelling towards midwicket

New Zealand 217/8   DL Vettori 3* (3b)

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Mar 29, 2011

Thilan Samaraweera and Mahela Jayawardene are ecstatic after the victory, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st semi-final, World Cup 2011, Colombo, March 29, 2011

Thilan Samaraweera and Mahela Jayawardene are ecstatic after the victory

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Mar 29, 2011

Muttiah Muralitharan waves to an adoring Colombo crowd, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st semi-final, World Cup 2011, Colombo, March 29, 2011

Muttiah Muralitharan waves to an adoring Colombo crowd

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