Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

TM Dilshan
59(49) 8x4 - 0x6
Control %79%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull/hook on front foot
  • 24 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
0 2 11 7 6 3 4 26
MDKJ Perera
57(37) 6x4 - 2x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 23 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
4 0 2 13 16 10 8 4

Best performances - Bowlers

NLTC Perera
O2
M0
R13
W1
Eco6.50
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
AD Mathews
O2
M0
R17
W1
Eco8.50
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

New Zealand - Innings

3
AP Devcich0 (3)
HD Rutherford3 (4)
11
NT Broom6 (6)
AP Devcich5 (2)
35
AP Devcich25 (18)
TWM Latham9 (13)
13
C Munro2 (4)
TWM Latham11 (11)
31
L Ronchi16 (12)
C Munro15 (15)
45
NL McCullum26 (16)
L Ronchi18 (13)
2
L Ronchi0 (0)
RJ Nicol2 (2)
2*
L Ronchi0 (0)
AM Ellis2 (1)

Sri Lanka - Innings

8
DPMD Jayawardene3 (4)
TM Dilshan4 (4)
96
TM Dilshan37 (34)
MDKJ Perera57 (37)
39*
TM Dilshan18 (11)
KC Sangakkara20 (17)

Manhattan

Run rate graph

Worm

  • Mills encouraged by individual performances

    New Zealand captain Kyle Mills conceded his side was outplayed comprehensively in the second T20 in Pallekele, but was optimistic about their chances in the home summer and the World Twenty20

  • Kusal brings out his rugby moves

    Plays of the Day from the second T20 between Sri Lanka and New Zealand, in Pallekele

  • Sri Lanka cruise to series win

    Kusal Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan struck 96 rapid runs together, as Sri Lanka comfortably hunted down New Zealand's modest 142 for 7 to take the series 1-0

  • Leadership curbing Chandimal's spirit

    While Dinesh Chandimal has shown the aptitude to captain Sri Lanka, he seems to be shackled by it, and this has badly affected in his limited-overs batting of late