New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS), Sep 4, 2009
New Zealand won by 22 runs
4 September 2009 - night match (20-over match)

Kulasekara to Ryder, FOUR, a short-arm jab from Ryder get him a boundary, this was a back of a length ball outside off, Ryder plays it airily over midwicket

New Zealand 9/0   JD Ryder 6* (3b 1x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 0.4-0-9-0

Kulasekara to BB McCullum, FOUR, McCullum does a Dilscoop! the ball was well outside off, Sangakkara is smacked flush on the helmet, the ball richochets off for a one-bounce four

New Zealand 17/0   BB McCullum 9* (8b 1x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 1.4-0-13-0

Kulasekara to BB McCullum, FOUR, a bit of width from Kulasekara, McCullum lashes it behind point for a boundary, quick hands from McCullum

New Zealand 21/0   BB McCullum 13* (10b 2x4)   KMDN Kulasekara 2-0-17-0

Malinga to BB McCullum, (no ball) FOUR, Malinga oversteps, McCullum threads it fiercely through extra cover, free-hit coming up

New Zealand 37/0   BB McCullum 26* (14b 3x4 1x6)   SL Malinga 1.5-0-19-0

Kulasekara to BB McCullum, FOUR, shortish ball, sliding down leg, plenty of time for McCullum to swivel and pull that behind square for a boundary

New Zealand 46/0   BB McCullum 35* (20b 4x4 1x6)   KMDN Kulasekara 2.5-0-23-0

Jayasuriya to Ryder, FOUR, fired on leg stump, a cute paddle from Ryder goes very fine down the leg side for a boundary, teasing the fielder who was chasing it

New Zealand 71/0   JD Ryder 27* (23b 2x4 1x6)   ST Jayasuriya 1.4-0-11-0

Dilshan to Ryder, FOUR, Ryder gets four more, Ryder lashes that off the front foot towards sweeper cover, a bit of sloppy work from Mendis at the boundary

New Zealand 98/1   JD Ryder 44* (33b 3x4 2x6)   TM Dilshan 1.4-0-23-0

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

New Zealand 117/2   LRPL Taylor 12* (12b 1x4)   HMCM Bandara 1.5-0-19-0

Kulasekara to Guptill, FOUR, great start to the over for New Zealand, high full toss and outside off, Guptill clobbers it past point for four

New Zealand 141/3   MJ Guptill 17* (8b 1x4 1x6)   KMDN Kulasekara 3.2-0-33-0

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

New Zealand 159/3   MJ Guptill 28* (15b 2x4 1x6)   BAW Mendis 3.2-0-17-1

Malinga to Oram, FOUR, brilliant shot from Oram, what innovation, that was a yorker on middle stump, he opens the face and steers it fine past the keeper for a boundary

New Zealand 167/3   JDP Oram 15* (9b 1x4)   SL Malinga 3.1-0-32-0





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