ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 11th match, Group C

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

13.2

Jayasuriya to Oram, 1 run, low full-toss outside the off stump, driven down to long-off

13.4

Jayasuriya to Oram, 1 run, another no-risk shot. a full-toss is clipped away to the on side

13.6

Jayasuriya to Oram, FOUR, Brilliant shot! Oram reverse sweeps very fine, taking the ball on the full and just deflecting it between the keeper and short third-man

New Zealand 112/5   JDP Oram 6* (3b 1x4)

14.2

Malinga to Oram, 1 run, very full and on the off stump, good yorker, all Oram can do is dab the ball to off and pick up a single

14.4

Malinga to Oram, 1 run, very very full and outside the off, steered through cover for a single

14.6

Malinga to Oram, no run, slower ball, excellent deception, swing and a miss, the ball just misses the stumps. After all those searing yorkers the slower ball, clever bowling

New Zealand 118/5   JDP Oram 8* (6b 1x4)

15.4

Wijekoon to Oram, 1 run, full-toss outside the off stump, driven powerfully down to long-off but attacking fielding keeps the batsmen down to one run

New Zealand 126/5   JDP Oram 9* (7b 1x4)

16.1

Malinga to Oram, 1 run

16.4

Malinga to Oram, SIX, Oram does his thing! Malinga striving for the yorker. Oram gives himself some room and clatters the ball back down the ground, over Malinga's head for maximum

16.5

Malinga to Oram, 1 run, short of a length and outside the off, steered down towards third-man for a single

New Zealand 137/5   JDP Oram 17* (10b 1x4 1x6)

17.1

Fernando to Oram, 2 runs, fullish and on the off, Oram tees off. He gets a bit too much under that one and hits it very very very high but not too far. Jayasuriya gets under the ball but misjudges the tough catch and floors it

17.2

Fernando to Oram, 1 run, whacked over the infield, didn't quite get hold of that, safe enough

New Zealand 144/5   JDP Oram 20* (12b 1x4 1x6)

18.1

Malinga to Oram, no run, very fast, inswinging, well-directed yorker. There's not much any batsman can do with that but dig it out. Superb death bowling

18.2

Malinga to Oram, FOUR, slightly short this time and outside the off, Oram doesn't get to the pitch of this slower ball but swats it over the infield one-handed and the ball just trickles away

18.3

Malinga to Oram, no run, fullish and outside the off, huge pull played, miss, through to the keeper

18.4

Malinga to Oram, 1 run, very full and outside the off, hit inside out to the man on the ropes at cover

New Zealand 153/5   JDP Oram 25* (16b 2x4 1x6)

19.2

Wijekoon to Oram, no run, full and on the stumps, a hint of swing, driven hard but straight back to the bowler

19.3

Wijekoon to Oram, SIX, fullish, outside the off, a bit of room from the batsman backing away to leg and that is clouted over point

19.4

Wijekoon to Oram, 1 run, hit over the off side for another run. attempted big shot but doesn't quite connect

19.6

Wijekoon to Oram, 1 run, OUT, very full, straight, driven hard down to long-on, the batsmen run hard, coming back for the second but the throw is good and an easy run out ends the innings

DL Vettori run out 3 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

New Zealand 164/7   JDP Oram 33* (20b 2x4 2x6)
Tournament Results
India v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Sep 24, 2007
India won by 5 runs
Australia v India at Durban - Sep 22, 2007
India won by 15 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 22, 2007
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
India won by 37 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
Australia won by 10 wickets (with 58 balls remaining)
More results »

Photos

Sep 15, 2007

Mahela Jayawardene dazzled with his unbeaten 35, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Group C, Johannesburg, September 15, 2007

Mahela Jayawardene dazzled with his unbeaten 35

© AFP

Sep 15, 2007

The grassy embankments at the Wanderers make the perfect setting for a family outing, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Group C, Johannesburg, September 15, 2007

The grassy embankments at the Wanderers make the perfect setting for a family outing

© S Rajesh

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