New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota, Nov 10, 2013

Anderson to Sangakkara, FOUR, and he offers up a friendly half-volley with a little room outside off stump. Sangakkara in this form is not going to miss out as he lofts the ball wide of mid-off and the ball heads straight to the boundary


Anderson to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, angled into his pads as Sanga goes across to the off side, but cannot get bat to ball. But they do cllect a leg bye


Anderson to Dilshan, 1 run, room on offer again, and this time the ball was a little short too. Dilshan, however, misses out on it as he frees his arms and cuts. Guess it was just a bit too wide of him to time it well


Anderson to Sangakkara, 1 run, good length ball on and around off stump, but Sanga guides it towards third man to take a single


Anderson to Dilshan, 1 run, full and on the pads and he is worked ever so easily down to long leg to rotate strike. Why did Mills bring seam into the attack when the spinners were putting so much pressure?


Anderson to Sangakkara, no run, wanted to exploit third man again, but this was the slower ball and there wasn;t enough pace on it to get the single he wanted after tapping it away square on the off side

Sri Lanka 116/1   CJ Anderson 1-0-7-0

Anderson to Sangakkara, 1 run, full length ball on middle and leg and Sanga pulls out that staple shot of subcontinent batsmen, clipped off the legs to midwicket


Anderson to Dilshan, 1 run, excellent cricket. That was the slower ball, but Dilshan picked it, played it away to point with soft hands and set off like a wild man, rushing through the wickets


Anderson to Sangakkara, no run, Sanga wanted to do the same as he tapped this length delivery on off stump in front of cover but this time the fielder was a little more alert


Anderson to Sangakkara, no run, well done, Cory! He was giving the batsmen a steady diet of slower balls so Sanga came down the track, but this one was lots quicker and shorter and even as he looked to adjust and pull the ball, he is hit on his hips


Anderson to Sangakkara, no run, full and on middle and leg as Sanga pushes it to mid-on


Anderson to Sangakkara, FOUR, this time Sanga gets the best of the battle. He charged him, Anderson adjusted and dug it in, but he was waiting for it judging by how quickly he was able to pull the ball behind square

Sri Lanka 130/1   CJ Anderson 2-0-13-0

Anderson to Dilshan, no run, length bal angled in from outside off, pushed to cover


Anderson to Dilshan, FOUR, fullish delivery outside off and Dilshan has scooped it taking his eyes off the ball over the 'keeper's head and gets four


Anderson to Dilshan, no run, this is wider outside off and Dilshan can't connect for the scoop this time


Anderson to Dilshan, no run, short of length outside off, steered to backward point


Anderson to Dilshan, FOUR, Anderson keeps it outside off, but Dilshan connects this time and he's scooped another one down on one knee right over the keeper's head for a one-bounce boundary


Anderson to Dilshan, OUT, scoops it to the keeper this time. Anderson kept it short of good length, Dilshan scooped it and it went high up in the air to land right in the keeper's hands close to the stumps for an easy catch

TM Dilshan c †Ronchi b Anderson 81 (162m 114b 9x4 0x6) SR: 71.05

Sri Lanka 197/4   CJ Anderson 3-0-21-1

Anderson to Mathews, no run, on length on off, defends it back to the bowler


Anderson to Mathews, no run, gets a bit of room outside off, Mathews drives firmly to cover where the fielder dives to his left


Anderson to Mathews, FOUR, clears the in-field this time. He made some room and drove the length ball in the air over the covers for a four


Anderson to Mathews, 1 wide, down the leg side for a wide now


Anderson to Mathews, 1 run, full on off, pushed down to long-on for one


Anderson to Thirimanne, 1 run, on length outside off, the batsman guides it to backward point for one


Anderson to Mathews, FOUR, lots of room outside off and Mathews swings his arms to send it over the covers again for another boundary

Sri Lanka 216/4   CJ Anderson 4-0-32-1





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