New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele, Nov 21, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
21 November 2013 - night match (20-over match)
  New Zealand innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal HD Rutherford c †Sangakkara b Kulasekara 3 5 4 0 0 75.00
1.1 Kula strikes first ball! Pitched it up outside off with the angle, Rutherford drove and gave the outside edge to the keeper for an easy catch 3/1
View dismissal AP Devcich c Kulasekara b Mendis 30 36 23 4 1 130.43
7.4 and that's got called teamwork! Slower through the air on leg, Devcich goes for the slog and it's gone high the air. Fielders from long-on and deep midwicket are converging and while Kusal dropped it, the ball popped out of his hands and Kulasekara took it to complete the catch 49/3
View dismissal NT Broom c Mendis b Mathews 6 7 6 0 0 100.00
2.3 that's gone high and taken easily. Mathews bowled a bouncer and Broom replied by coming down the track in an attempt to pull it but gave a leading edge that went high and Mendis took it with both hands at mid-on 14/2
View dismissal TWM Latham c Dilshan b Rambukwella 20 34 24 1 0 83.33
10.1 the full delivery gets him a wicket. He was pitching it up consistently and Latham swing his bat this time to hand it to Dilshan at backward point. He took it over his head and threw the ball high in the air - first wicket for Rambukwella 62/4
View dismissal C Munro c Kulasekara b NLTC Perera 17 27 19 2 0 89.47
14.4 short ball gets the wicket but on the off side. It was just outside off and Munro put his bat in the way and the ball went high towards third man with the bounce, good catch by Kula and NZ are stuttering here 93/5
L Ronchi not out 34 48 25 3 1 136.00
View dismissal NL McCullum run out (Dilshan/†Sangakkara) 26 26 16 3 0 162.50
19.3 from Malinga, nearly in the block hole, swivel of the bat sends the ball to deep point and they are coming back for the second. The throw was a bit inaccurate but Sangakkara went to his right, facing point, caught it with his right hand and threw the ball to the stumps for a run-out 138/6
View dismissal RJ Nicol lbw b Malinga 2 3 2 0 0 100.00
19.5 it's dead straight in front of the stumps and the finger goes up. Pitched on middle on length, was going straight as he tried to flick but missed and hit him right in front of middle. Plumb it is 140/7
AM Ellis not out 2 2 1 0 0 200.00
Extras (lb 2) 2
  Total (7 wickets; 20 overs; 94 mins) 142 (7.10 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wicket SL Malinga 4 0 33 1 8.25 9 1 1
19.5 to Nicol, it's dead straight in front of the stumps and the finger goes up. Pitched on middle on length, was going straight as he tried to flick but missed and hit him right in front of middle. Plumb it is 140/7
View wicket KMDN Kulasekara 4 0 31 1 7.75 8 4 0
1.1 to Rutherford, Kula strikes first ball! Pitched it up outside off with the angle, Rutherford drove and gave the outside edge to the keeper for an easy catch 3/1
View wicket AD Mathews 2 0 17 1 8.50 5 3 0
2.3 to Broom, that's gone high and taken easily. Mathews bowled a bouncer and Broom replied by coming down the track in an attempt to pull it but gave a leading edge that went high and Mendis took it with both hands at mid-on 14/2
View wicket RLB Rambukwella 4 0 19 1 4.75 9 1 0
10.1 to Latham, the full delivery gets him a wicket. He was pitching it up consistently and Latham swing his bat this time to hand it to Dilshan at backward point. He took it over his head and threw the ball high in the air - first wicket for Rambukwella 62/4
View wicket BAW Mendis 3 0 20 1 6.66 4 2 0
7.4 to Devcich, and that's got called teamwork! Slower through the air on leg, Devcich goes for the slog and it's gone high the air. Fielders from long-on and deep midwicket are converging and while Kusal dropped it, the ball popped out of his hands and Kulasekara took it to complete the catch 49/3
  TM Dilshan 1 0 7 0 7.00 2 1 0
View wicket NLTC Perera 2 0 13 1 6.50 7 1 1
14.4 to Munro, short ball gets the wicket but on the off side. It was just outside off and Munro put his bat in the way and the ball went high towards third man with the bounce, good catch by Kula and NZ are stuttering here 93/5
  Sri Lanka innings (target: 143 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene lbw b McClenaghan 3 5 4 0 0 75.00
1.2 gets him this time even though Mahela is not happy. It pitched around leg, just marginally outside, was going straight and this big appeal is replied in affirmative from the umpire. Mahela shakes his head while walking off 8/1
TM Dilshan not out 59 77 49 8 0 120.40
View dismissal MDKJ Perera c & b Nicol 57 51 37 6 2 154.05
13.1 Kusal is gone and Nicol takes it! Bowled from round the wicket on length outside off, Kusal danced down the track for a big heave on the leg side and managed a leading edge high into the air. Nicol had to go to the left of the pitch to take an easy catch 104/2
KC Sangakkara not out 20 21 17 1 0 117.64
Extras (lb 3, w 1) 4
  Total (2 wickets; 17.5 overs; 77 mins) 143 (8.01 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  KD Mills 3 0 26 0 8.66 10 3 1 (1w)
View wicket MJ McClenaghan 4 0 34 1 8.50 7 3 1
1.2 to Jayawardene, gets him this time even though Mahela is not happy. It pitched around leg, just marginally outside, was going straight and this big appeal is replied in affirmative from the umpire. Mahela shakes his head while walking off 8/1
  NL McCullum 3.5 0 34 0 8.86 4 4 0
  AM Ellis 2 0 15 0 7.50 3 2 0
  AP Devcich 3 0 13 0 4.33 6 0 0
View wicket RJ Nicol 2 0 18 1 9.00 3 3 0
13.1 to MDKJ Perera, Kusal is gone and Nicol takes it! Bowled from round the wicket on length outside off, Kusal danced down the track for a big heave on the leg side and managed a leading edge high into the air. Nicol had to go to the left of the pitch to take an easy catch 104/2

Match details


Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Series - Sri Lanka won the 2-match series 1-0
T20I debut - RLB Rambukwella (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match - MDKJ Perera (Sri Lanka)
Umpires - RSA Palliyaguruge and RR Wimalasiri
TV umpire - TH Wijewardene
Match referee - BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire - MSK Nandiweera

Match Notes


    • New Zealand innings
    • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 42 runs, 2 wickets)
    • New Zealand: 50 runs in 7.5 overs (47 balls), Extras 1
    • New Zealand: 100 runs in 15.5 overs (95 balls), Extras 1
    • Innings Break: New Zealand - 142/7 in 20.0 overs (L Ronchi 34, AM Ellis 2)
    • Sri Lanka innings
    • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 54 runs, 1 wicket)
    • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 5.2 overs (32 balls), Extras 1
    • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 32 balls (TM Dilshan 14, MDKJ Perera 36, Ex 0)
    • MDKJ Perera: 50 off 31 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
    • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 11.6 overs (72 balls), Extras 3
    • TM Dilshan: 50 off 41 balls (7 x 4)
 
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