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544dThe Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Herath spins New Zealand out of WT20 with 5 for 3

Rangana Herath sprung from Sri Lanka's dugout, watched his team-mates collapse, then crafted a Twenty20 spell of astounding quality to slam New Zealand into a wall, claiming five wickets for three runs, as Sri Lanka defended 119

76dNishi Narayanan

We will york you

In high-pressure World T20 matches, these bowlers used their cunning to get the better of batsmen

564dAndrew Fidel Fernando

A master sans mystery

In Chittagong, Rangana Herath lorded it over New Zealand's batsmen despite having only one variation to his stock delivery

79dAlan Gardner in Chittagong

New Zealand blindsided as spin takes hold

After removing Sri Lanka for 119 it all looked set for New Zealand to book a semi-final place, but things were a little different in Chittagong's final match of the tournament

544dAndrew Fidel Fernando

More to Herath than meets the eye

With one of the great T20 spells, Rangana Herath ensured Sri Lanka's hopes for that elusive World T20 title would not wither just yet

543dAlan Gardner in Chittagong

NZ targeting 'complete performance' - Williamson

Kane Williamson has said that New Zealand would target a "complete performance" for the first time in the tournament as they attempt to secure a World T20 semi-final spot

543dSa'adi Thawfeeq

No excuses for Sri Lanka - Malinga

A spot in the semi-finals of the World T20 could well be heavily weighted on the toss of a coin when Sri Lanka take on New Zealand for one remaining spot in Group 1

Lion's share

70%

Percentage of runs Kane Williamson scored for NZ today - 42 out of 60

Power failure

23-4

This is New Zealand's third worst Powerplay score in T20 internationals

Captain stat

2

Only the second time both captains have been dismissed for a duck in a T20 international

Evenly matched

5-5

New Zealand and Sri Lanka's T20 head-to-head in matches decided inside regular play

Waning touch

112

Tillakaratne Dilshan's strike T20 rate since the start of 2013