New Zealand in Sri Lanka T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 22 runs

10.3

Jayasuriya to Taylor, no run, solid front foot defence from Taylor

10.4

Jayasuriya to Taylor, no run, full and outside off, Taylor gets forward and taps it towards cover

10.5

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 1 run, opens the face and steers it behind point, a tight single is taken

New Zealand 85/1   LRPL Taylor 1* (3b)

11.3

Dilshan to Taylor, 1 run, Taylor pushes a middle stump ball towards mid-on for an easy single

New Zealand 94/1   LRPL Taylor 2* (4b)

12.1

Mendis to Taylor, no run, Taylor misses the slog sweep to a delivery well outside off

12.2

Mendis to Taylor, 2 runs, quick legbreak from Mendis, close to offstump, Taylor manages to flash that behind backward point

12.3

Mendis to Taylor, no run, fullish ball on off stump, Taylor pushes it back to the bowler

12.4

Mendis to Taylor, 1 run, another legbreak, Taylor waits on the backfoot and drives it towards extra cover

New Zealand 109/1   LRPL Taylor 5* (8b)

13.1

Bandara to Taylor, no run, Bandara starts his new spell, with a ball fired into legstump, defended towards the off side

13.2

Bandara to Taylor, 1 run, very full delivery, Taylor dries that to long-on to take an easy single

13.4

Bandara to Taylor, 2 runs, full and on leg stump, Taylor skips outside leg, and muscles it towards wide long-off

13.5

Bandara to Taylor, FOUR, beautiful straight drive from Taylor, similar delivery to the previous one, Taylor doesn't go inside out, he aims straight, drills it past the bowler

13.6

Bandara to Taylor, 1 leg bye, goes for an almighty heave, misses and is hit on the pads outside legstump, the ball rolls towards square leg

New Zealand 118/2   LRPL Taylor 12* (13b 1x4)

14.1

Mendis to Taylor, 1 run, inside egded towards backward square leg for a single

14.4

Mendis to Taylor, no run, quick carrom ball from Mendis, a bit short, Taylor was foxed by that one, he can only push it back to the bowler

14.5

Mendis to Taylor, 1 run, squeezed towards point this time, Taylor was charging back for the second, Guptill yells 'Nooooo', that would have been suicide if they went for the second

New Zealand 123/2   LRPL Taylor 14* (16b 1x4)

15.2

Jayasuriya to Taylor, 2 runs, Taylor goes for the slog sweep, doesn't get hold of it, and it flies towards long-on, lands well short of the fielder

15.3

Jayasuriya to Taylor, OUT, Jayasuriya has struck, this is a big blow, New Zealand lose Taylor's big hitting, he was looking to slog it to midwicket, it was a straight delivery, Taylor misses and is hit in front of middle and off, the umpire has his finger up instantly

LRPL Taylor lbw b Jayasuriya 16 (19m 18b 1x4 0x6) SR: 88.88

New Zealand 127/3   LRPL Taylor 16 (18b 1x4)
Series Results
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 4, 2009
New Zealand won by 22 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 2, 2009
New Zealand won by 3 runs
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Sep 4, 2009

Shane Bond was accurate and hostile in both his spells, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Twenty20, Colombo, September 4, 2009

Shane Bond was accurate and hostile in both his spells

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Sep 4, 2009

Jesse Ryder was outstanding in the field in both matches of the series, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Twenty20, Colombo, September 4, 2009

Jesse Ryder was outstanding in the field in both matches of the series

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