ICC World Twenty20, 1st Match, Group B: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Providence, Apr 30, 2010
ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group B
New Zealand won by 2 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Played at Providence Stadium, Guyana (neutral venue)
30 April 2010 (20-over match)
8.3

Styris to Chandimal, no run, short of a good length on the off, punched off the back foot to extra cover

8.4

Styris to Chandimal, no run, shortish on the off, played off the back foot to extra cover

8.5

Styris to Chandimal, 3 runs, risky, a fraction short and he slapped it just wide of Vettori at mid-off for three runs, brings Jayawardene back on strike

Sri Lanka 47/2   LD Chandimal 3* (3b)
9.2

Vettori to Chandimal, 1 run, looping it towards middle, moves across and clips it towards square leg

9.4

Vettori to Chandimal, 1 run, short on the off, gets back and jabs it past midwicket for a single

9.6

Vettori to Chandimal, 1 run, nudges it into the off side for a single

Sri Lanka 54/2   LD Chandimal 6* (6b)
10.1

Styris to Chandimal, no run, short of a good length, just a fraction outside off, not too much room, chops it to point

10.2

Styris to Chandimal, no run, similar length, moves away and slaps it back to the bowler

10.3

Styris to Chandimal, 1 run, bowled it short on the off, pulled away towards deep midwicket for a single

10.5

Styris to Chandimal, 2 runs, superb fielding by Guptill, bowled on a good length but he waits in his crease and cuts it behind point, it appears to be heading to the boundary but Guptill dives full length to his left to drag that back in just in time, just a couple

10.6

Styris to Chandimal, SIX, No stopping that one though, makes room, frees his arms and sends it high and handsome into the stands over long-on

Sri Lanka 64/2   LD Chandimal 15* (11b 1x6)
11.3

Vettori to Chandimal, 1 run, comes down the track and drives it to long-off

11.5

Vettori to Chandimal, 2 runs, tries to loft that with the turn over extra cover, does so but just about, that was mistimed, a couple more

11.6

Vettori to Chandimal, no run, drops it wide of extra cover for a quick single

Sri Lanka 71/2   LD Chandimal 18* (14b 1x6)
12.4

Oram to Chandimal, 1 run, pushed past the bowler towards long-on for a single

Sri Lanka 79/2   LD Chandimal 19* (15b 1x6)
13.2

Bond to Chandimal, 1 run, run down towards third man for a single

13.5

Bond to Chandimal, 2 runs, dropped by Hopkins, slower one bowled short on middle, tried to pull it through square, was caught on the glove, Hopkins tried to take it over his head, couldn't hold on and they get a couple

13.6

Bond to Chandimal, no run, short of a length on the off, punched to extra cover from the crease

Sri Lanka 89/2   LD Chandimal 22* (18b 1x6)
14.2

Oram to Chandimal, 1 run, aiming for the yorker, swipes it through square leg for a single

14.6

Oram to Chandimal, 1 run, slower one and he cuts it away fiercely to deep point for a single to keep strike

Sri Lanka 97/2   LD Chandimal 24* (20b 1x6)
15.1

NL McCullum to Chandimal, FOUR, finds the boundary, bowled it on a length outside off, he bent low and slog-swept it over midwicket to get it wide of long-on

15.2

NL McCullum to Chandimal, 1 run, slower through the air, short on the off turning in, almost falls away as he cuts that through point

15.4

NL McCullum to Chandimal, OUT, Ross Taylor takes a beauty at long-on! Didn't quite get to the pitch but gave it a thwack, it appeared as though it would clear Taylor. He was right at the edge, timed his jump perfectly, stuck his right hand out, tapped the ball back in and took it stretching to his right, It ends an excellent stand after the dismissals of two batsmen who failed to get going

LD Chandimal c Taylor b NL McCullum 29 (26m 23b 1x4 1x6) SR: 126.08

Sri Lanka 103/3   LD Chandimal 29 (23b 1x4 1x6)
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