• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    37.2 flighted on leg and middle, Jayasuriya smacks the ball in the air towards mid-wicket, an attempt to clear the ground, as luck would have it, the ball goes straight down Jacob Oram's throat. It is curtains for Jasuriya, a good knock of 80 170/5
    6.5 outside the off stump, plays the ball on the rise, driven in the air straight to Vettori in the covers, fumbles the ball and holds on to the catch. 39/1
    21.1 well flighted delivery, on middle and off, slower too, Atapattu comes forward and drives the ball in the air, an attempt to clear the field, out of nowhere Harris makes an acrobatic dive and comes up with a brilliant catch, caught at mid-off 95/2
    28.1 tossed up, slower ball on the off, Jayawardene goes for the big blast, slaps it straight to McMillan at short and fine mid-wicket, the pressure undoing the batsman completely. 124/3
    32.3 slow drifter on the middle stump, goes for a sweep, a cross batted swipe rather, misses completely hits the pad, Harris goes up with a big appeal, the umpire doesnt hesitate to give Arnold out LBW! 145/4
    run out (Vincent)
    14
    31
    0
    0
    45.16
    run out (Harris)
    9
    16
    0
    0
    56.25
    48.5 short in length, goes for the big pull, mistimes it completely, skies it... Sinclair comes running around at mid-wicket, takes a well judged catch. 220/10
    44.2 full in length, outside th eoff, has a swing at it, a lofted on drive, Fleming at mid-on takes a wonderful one handed catch, leaps in the air, sticks out his right hand, the ball goes straight into the big hand! 197/8
    48 gives the charge, walking all over the crease, Oram digs it short, Murali skies the ball , Vincent gets under it at square leg, it is 217 for 9 now 217/9
    not out
    1
    3
    0
    0
    33.33
    Extras
    29 (b 1, lb 7, nb 12, w 9)
    TOTAL
    220 all out (48.5 Overs, RR: 4.50)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    DR Tuffey8.014015.0024
    KD Mills10.014114.1011
    JDP Oram9.004114.5511
    DL Vettori10.004224.2014
    CZ Harris10.004224.2001
    NJ Astle1.00404.0000
    CD McMillan0.50212.4000
    Fall of wickets:1-39 (DA Gunawardene, 6.5 ov), 2-95 (MS Atapattu, 21.1 ov), 3-124 (DPMD Jayawardene, 28.1 ov), 4-145 (RP Arnold, 32.3 ov), 5-170 (ST Jayasuriya, 37.2 ov), 6-187 (RS Kaluwitharana, 41.5 ov), 7-187 (HDPK Dharmasena, 42.2 ov), 8-197 (WPUJC Vaas, 44.2 ov), 9-217 (M Muralitharan, 47.6 ov), 10-220 (ASA Perera, 48.5 ov)
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    1.1 pitched on line of the off stump, angling in to the bat, plays across the line, rapped on the pads, big shout for lbw, the umpire doesnt hesitate to give him out lbw! 3/2
    1 outside the off stump, oh ho Astle drags the ball back onto his stumps, an early setback for the Kiwis 3/1
    7.5 short and quick, beaten by pace, goes for the pull stroke, manages to send the ball in the air towards mid-off, Perera makes no mstake. new Zealand in a lot of trouble here 43/3
    12 short and outside the off stump, goes for a big cut, gets the inside edge and through to the keeper, kalu takes the catch, big shout, McMillan is indeed out! 61/4
    22.1 well flighted and outside the off, Vincent lunges down the track and drives leaving a huge gap between bat and pad, bowled through the gate in classical off spinner's fashion 100/5
    40.4 outside th eleg stump, goes for the biggie, plays it towards mid-wicket in the air, straight to Perera, takes a good catch 157/6
    not out
    51
    83
    1
    1
    61.44
    45 driven down the ground to long off, Murali fields and sends in a good return to the bowler 170/6
    45.4 goes for the big shot, manages to send the ball high in the air, little Kalu gets underneath it, takes the catch 174/8
    47 plays all over it, goes for the wild swing, beaten and bowled 186/9
    not out
    6
    5
    1
    0
    120.00
    Extras
    19 (lb 10, nb 3, w 6)
    TOTAL
    204/9 (49 Overs, RR: 4.16)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas7.003715.2801
    ASA Perera3.011816.0040
    CRD Fernando6.002824.6612
    M Muralitharan10.013623.6010
    HDPK Dharmasena10.012912.9000
    ST Jayasuriya10.003213.2000
    RP Arnold3.001404.6600
    Fall of wickets:1-3 (NJ Astle, 0.6 ov), 2-3 (MS Sinclair, 1.1 ov), 3-43 (SP Fleming, 7.5 ov), 4-61 (CD McMillan, 11.6 ov), 5-100 (L Vincent, 22.1 ov), 6-157 (CZ Harris, 40.4 ov), 7-170 (JDP Oram, 44.6 ov), 8-174 (DL Vettori, 45.4 ov), 9-186 (KD Mills, 46.6 ov)

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