New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 4th ODI: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota, Nov 10, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining) (D/L method)
10 November 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)

Kulasekara to Nicol, OUT, fuller ball, Nicol uses his feet again and tried to swing it over mid on. Barely gets any timing there and the ball lobs straight to mid on.

RJ Nicol c Tharanga b Kulasekara 11 (25m 24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 45.83

New Zealand 16/1   BJ Watling 2* (12b)   KMDN Kulasekara 3-1-5-1

Perera to BB McCullum, 1 run, OUT, short, gets on the back foot, McCullum pushes it gently towards midwicket, completes the first run, calls for the second. Watling responds but he is too late as Kula collects and throws to the non-striker's end and the bowler takes off the bails

BJ Watling run out 15 (45m 26b 1x4 0x6) SR: 57.69

New Zealand 45/2   BB McCullum 15* (19b 1x4 1x6)   NLTC Perera 1.3-0-4-0

Perera to Taylor, OUT, wide length ball, Taylor wanted to smash it towards the extra cover region but edges it straight to the keeper. Wild shot there by Taylor

LRPL Taylor c †Sangakkara b Perera 6 (18m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 35.29

New Zealand 62/3   BB McCullum 26* (29b 2x4 1x6)   NLTC Perera 4-0-15-1

Herath to BB McCullum, OUT, McCullum charges at Herath after playing a number of dot balls off him, but the ball was flatter and it went flat off the bat, straight to Chandimal at long on.

BB McCullum c Chandimal b Herath 30 (54m 44b 2x4 1x6) SR: 68.18

New Zealand 73/4   KS Williamson 6* (10b 1x4)   HMRKB Herath 5.1-0-18-1

Mendis to Williamson, OUT, 79.8 mph, it is the googly again, flighted outside off, Williamson wanted to drive it to the cover region and is beaten by the flight, the ball, to his horror, then spins in and hits the top of middle and leg.

KS Williamson b Mendis 21 (50m 29b 2x4 0x6) SR: 72.41

New Zealand 105/5   JEC Franklin 15* (26b 1x4)   BMAJ Mendis 2.4-0-9-1

Mendis to NL McCullum, OUT, it is two in two now, another googly to bamboozle Nathan McCullum. Flighted outside off and McCullum goes forward for a poke, the ball turns in to him and hits the off stump.

NL McCullum b Mendis 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 105/6   JEC Franklin 15* (26b 1x4)   BMAJ Mendis 2.5-0-9-2

Mendis to Ellis, OUT, flighted on the middle, Ellis goes for a sweep and misses the ball completely as it hits him in front of middle and off. Easy decision for the umpire there. The ball didn't turn as struck the batsman on the full.

AM Ellis lbw b Mendis 0 (9m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 107/7   JEC Franklin 17* (32b 1x4)   BMAJ Mendis 3.2-0-10-3

Kulasekara to Franklin, OUT, full and straight yorker, Franklin walked across and wanted to guide it towards fine leg, misses it and that was hitting the middle stump

JEC Franklin lbw b Kulasekara 21 (48m 37b 1x4 0x6) SR: 56.75

New Zealand 116/8   TG Southee 4* (5b)   KMDN Kulasekara 5-1-17-2





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