New Zealand in Sri Lanka T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

New Zealand won by 22 runs

5.1

Mendis to Ryder, no run, starts with a legcutter heading towards leg stump, Ryder back away and drives it to short cover

5.2

Mendis to Ryder, 1 run, full and outside off, punched to long-on, the batsmen walk through for a single

5.3

Mendis to BB McCullum, no run, McCullum gets forward and defends it towards cover

5.4

Mendis to BB McCullum, no run, gets forward and pokes it towards cover

5.5

Mendis to BB McCullum, 1 run, gets down on one knee and sweeps it from outside off towards square leg

5.6

Mendis to Ryder, 1 run, on the legstump, Ryder taps it towards midwicket, only three off that over

New Zealand 49/0   BAW Mendis 1-0-3-0

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

12.5

Mendis to Ryder, no run, tossed up this time, the offbreak, Ryder was backing away and doesn't connect with the cut

12.6

Mendis to Ryder, OUT, Mendis does the trick, Ryder holes out to extra cover, that ball stopped on Ryder, who was down the track, nowhere near the pitch of the ball, miscues to extra cover

JD Ryder c Rupasinghe b Mendis 52 (54m 37b 3x4 3x6) SR: 140.54

New Zealand 109/2   BAW Mendis 2-0-6-1

14.1

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

14.2

Mendis to Guptill, 2 runs, rare full toss from Mendis, flicked towards wide long-on for a couple

14.3

Mendis to Guptill, 1 run, ovepitched on offstump, punched towards long-on

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

14.6

Mendis to Guptill, 1 run, driven towards extra cover for a single

New Zealand 124/2   BAW Mendis 3-0-12-1

18.1

Mendis to Oram, 1 run, full and outside off, Oram jumps down the pitch and lofts it towards long-off

18.2

Mendis to Guptill, FOUR, full toss outside off, Guptill gets a thick outside edge as he slashes at it, the ball races behind backward point for a boundary

18.3

Mendis to Guptill, no run, Guptill bends his knee as he looks to slog it to midwicket, misses

18.4

Mendis to Guptill, 2 runs, carved away towards sweeper cover for a couple this time

18.5

Mendis to Guptill, 1 run, played uppishly towards long-off, reaches the fielder on the bounce

18.6

Mendis to Oram, 1 run, overpitched on legstump, Oram backs away and opens the face to squeeze it towards backward point for a single

New Zealand 163/3   BAW Mendis 4-0-21-1
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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