New Zealand in Sri Lanka T20I Series - 2nd T20I

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)

1.1

Kulasekara to Rutherford, OUT, 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

HD Rutherford c †Sangakkara b Kulasekara 3 (5m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

New Zealand 3/1   AP Devcich 0* (3b)   KMDN Kulasekara 0.1-0-0-1

2.3

Mathews to Broom, OUT, 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

NT Broom c Mendis b Mathews 6 (7m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

New Zealand 14/2   AP Devcich 5* (5b 1x4)   AD Mathews 0.3-0-2-1

7.4

Mendis to Devcich, OUT, 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

AP Devcich c Kulasekara b Mendis 30 (36m 23b 4x4 1x6) SR: 130.43

New Zealand 49/3   TWM Latham 9* (13b)   BAW Mendis 0.4-0-3-1

10.1

Rambukwella to Latham, OUT, 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

TWM Latham c Dilshan b Rambukwella 20 (34m 24b 1x4 0x6) SR: 83.33

New Zealand 62/4   C Munro 2* (4b)   RLB Rambukwella 3.1-0-16-1

14.4

NLTC Perera to Munro, OUT, 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

C Munro c Kulasekara b NLTC Perera 17 (27m 19b 2x4 0x6) SR: 89.47

New Zealand 93/5   L Ronchi 16* (12b 2x4)   NLTC Perera 0.4-0-1-1

19.3

Malinga to McCullum, 1 run, OUT, 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

NL McCullum run out 26 (26m 16b 3x4 0x6) SR: 162.50

New Zealand 138/6   L Ronchi 34* (25b 3x4 1x6)   SL Malinga 3.3-0-29-0

19.5

Malinga to Nicol, OUT, 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

RJ Nicol lbw b Malinga 2 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

New Zealand 140/7   L Ronchi 34* (25b 3x4 1x6)   SL Malinga 3.5-0-31-1
Series Results
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele - Nov 21, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele - Nov 19, 2013
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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Nov 21, 2013

Tillakaratne Dilshan raises the bat after reaching his fifty, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd T20I, Pallekele, November 21, 2013

Tillakaratne Dilshan raises the bat after reaching his fifty

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Nov 21, 2013

Kusal Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan added 96 for the second wicket, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd T20I, Pallekele, November 21, 2013

Kusal Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan added 96 for the second wicket

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