1.5

Kulasekara to Latham, OUT, bowled him! Latham swung across the line and missed. Kulasekara's length as good and the ball pitched around middle and off and went straight on

TWM Latham b Kulasekara 4 (6m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

New Zealand 4/1   RJ Nicol 0* (6b)   KMDN Kulasekara 0.5-0-4-1

3.5

Kulasekara to McCullum, OUT, McCullum charges and slogs, trying to blast the ball seemingly anywhere. He succeeds in skiing it, really high. It's a swirler and Thisara Perera gets under it and judges it well. He ran in from mid-on and took it very close to the bowling crease, but on the off side

BB McCullum c Perera b Kulasekara 1 (11m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 10.00

New Zealand 10/2   RJ Nicol 0* (8b)   KMDN Kulasekara 1.5-0-6-2

5.3

Eranga to Nicol, OUT, that's plumb lbw and after a while the umpire raises his finger! The ball was full and hit Nicol low on the pad as he swung across the line. That would have hit middle stump, I think.

RJ Nicol lbw b Eranga 1 (27m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 8.33

New Zealand 15/3   LRPL Taylor 3* (6b)   RMS Eranga 0.3-0-2-1

6.5

Perera to Franklin, OUT, caught down the leg side! A rather ordinary delivery outside leg stump, Franklin tried to whip it, he only managed a thick nick, though, and Sangakkara anticipated it well and moved to his right to take the catch. It would have been wide had Franklin let it go

JEC Franklin c †Sangakkara b Perera 2 (7m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57

New Zealand 18/4   LRPL Taylor 4* (7b)   NLTC Perera 0.5-0-2-1

8.3

Perera to Taylor, OUT, caught behind! A faint edge through to Sanga after Taylor went back to cut a short ball through point. It's all quite tame from New Zealand at the moment, folding without a fight

LRPL Taylor c †Sangakkara b Perera 4 (24m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

New Zealand 24/5   BJ Watling 5* (7b 1x4)   NLTC Perera 1.3-0-4-2

9.3

Dananjaya to Watling, OUT, caught at short fine leg! Watling tried to sweep and got a top edge that lobbed gently to Chandimal, New Zealand continue to slide after the break. Dananjaya got that ball to turn quite a bit in this damp conditions

BJ Watling c Chandimal b Dananjaya 8 (11m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

New Zealand 28/6   AM Ellis 1* (2b)   A Dananjaya 0.3-0-0-1

11.4

Dananjaya to Ellis, OUT, caught at deep midwicket! Ellis tries to clear the boundary once again but this time his slog is mis-timed. Thirimanne runs in from the boundary and takes the catch

AM Ellis c Thirimanne b Dananjaya 16 (12m 10b 1x4 1x6) SR: 160.00

New Zealand 51/7   JDP Oram 8* (5b 1x4)   A Dananjaya 1.4-0-9-2
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Oct 30, 2012

Tim Southee got some quick runs towards the end of the innings, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, Twenty20 international, Pallekele, October 30, 2012

Tim Southee got some quick runs towards the end of the innings

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Oct 30, 2012

Akila Dananjaya applauds a fielder, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, Twenty20 international, Pallekele, October 30, 2012

Akila Dananjaya applauds a fielder

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