ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group B

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

New Zealand won by 2 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

0.1

NL McCullum to Jayawardene, 1 run, fullish on leg stump, it's flicked towards square leg for a single

Sri Lanka 1/0   DPMD Jayawardene 1* (1b)

1.1

Bond to Jayawardene, no run, bowls it on good length on the off stump, moves in a hint, gets forward and defends it into the off side

1.2

Bond to Jayawardene, 2 runs, swinging in and went after it, didn't connect well, landed on a good length and he was looking to dispatch it over mid-on, cleared the fielder and they get two

1.3

Bond to Jayawardene, 1 run, swinging in again, pitched on a good length and Jayawardene, making room, just about manages to chip it over extra cover, just the single this time, he's not connecting them well

1.6

Bond to Jayawardene, SIX, Smashed! What a shot, he appeared to have made up his mind there, Bond dragged that short, got a bit of movement into the batsman and Jayawardene pulled him away disdainfully over deep square leg for a big six

Sri Lanka 12/0   DPMD Jayawardene 10* (5b 1x6)

2.4

NL McCullum to Jayawardene, FOUR, lovely shot, McCullum bowled it short, Jayawardene waited for it to turn in, got back, made room and punched it between point and cover

2.5

NL McCullum to Jayawardene, 1 run, he cut that from well outside leg stump, that pitched on leg and spun down, chopped it towards short third for a single

Sri Lanka 18/0   DPMD Jayawardene 15* (7b 1x4 1x6)

3.1

Bond to Jayawardene, no run, bowled quick, and short, well outside off and Jayawardene missed out there as he tried to upper cut that over third man but could not connect

3.2

Bond to Jayawardene, FOUR, too short and too wide, repeats the error and Jaywardene ensures he doesn't waste this chance, makes room and slashes him over point for a boundary

3.3

Bond to Jayawardene, 1 run, bowls it on a good length on middle, tickles it through square leg for a single

3.6

Bond to Jayawardene, FOUR, pitched up and Jayawardene cashes in, thrashes it Twenty20 style, a cross-batted swipe over midwicket for a boundary

Sri Lanka 28/0   DPMD Jayawardene 24* (11b 3x4 1x6)

4.4

Southee to Jayawardene, no run, pitches it up and Jayawardene drives him hard but straight to point

4.5

Southee to Jayawardene, 1 run, aiming at the blockhole, just outside off, Jayawardene digs it out to mid-on for a single

Sri Lanka 30/0   DPMD Jayawardene 25* (13b 3x4 1x6)

5.1

Oram to Jayawardene, FOUR, Mahelaaa, full and gets the treatment, enough width for him to cash in on, smacks it hard through extra cover and mid-off for a boundary

5.2

Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, chops it behind point for a quick single

Sri Lanka 35/0   DPMD Jayawardene 30* (15b 4x4 1x6)

6.2

Southee to Jayawardene, 1 run, late-cuts that shortish delivery towards third man, he's looking very comfortable out in the middle

6.4

Southee to Jayawardene, no run, short and wide and it's cut fiercely but Ryder at point dives well to his left and saves a few runs

6.5

Southee to Jayawardene, 1 run, pitched it up outside off, cracked down the ground to long-off for a single

Sri Lanka 40/1   DPMD Jayawardene 32* (18b 4x4 1x6)

7.1

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, flighted on middle, worked towards square leg for a single

7.5

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, keeping it tight, on middle and leg, played wide of midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 43/1   DPMD Jayawardene 34* (20b 4x4 1x6)

8.6

Styris to Jayawardene, 1 run, lands on a good length on middle, turns the face just slightly as he drives it back past the bowler for a single

Sri Lanka 48/2   DPMD Jayawardene 35* (21b 4x4 1x6)

9.1

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, a bit of turn away from a good length, opens the face to guide it just wide of short third man for a single

9.3

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, short on the off, cut towards deep point for a single

9.5

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, gets forward and defends it into the leg side, hesitates and eventually agrees to a single, Vettori runs to his right, returns a strong throw but Jayawardene looked good to make it back in time

Sri Lanka 53/2   DPMD Jayawardene 38* (24b 4x4 1x6)

10.4

Styris to Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, moved well outside off and tried to paddle it fine, was struck on the pads and it rolled behind square for a couple of runs

Sri Lanka 56/2   DPMD Jayawardene 38* (25b 4x4 1x6)

11.1

Vettori to Jayawardene, 2 runs, lovely shot, makes room and just chips it effortlessly over extra cover, wide of long-off, for a couple

11.2

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, short of a length, chops it towards short third for a single

11.4

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, that appeared to stop on him a touch, really slow this track, slogs it towards deep midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 69/2   DPMD Jayawardene 42* (28b 4x4 1x6)

12.1

Oram to Jayawardene, no run, back of a length, well outside off, goes for the cut, misses

12.2

Oram to Jayawardene, SIX, slower one and he picked it, came off the meat, length ball and he sends it with one swing over long-on into the stands

12.3

Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, knocked down into the leg side for a single

12.5

Oram to Jayawardene, no run, in the blockhole on middle, pushed back to the bowler

12.6

Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, gets to his half-century with a push to extra cover and sneaking a quick single, he's been the one batsman who has looked at ease in this innings and has to usher Sri Lanka now to a competitive score on a slow track

Sri Lanka 80/2   DPMD Jayawardene 50* (33b 4x4 2x6)

13.1

Bond to Jayawardene, 1 run, back of a length, trying to make room but was cramped, knocked it into the off side for a single

13.3

Bond to Jayawardene, FOUR, slower one and he picked it beautifully, dropped it short did Bond and Jayawardene pulled it hard into that gap between fine leg and deep square leg

13.4

Bond to Jayawardene, 1 run, makes room to strike that hard towards long-on, gets an inside edge and steals a single in front of square leg

Sri Lanka 87/2   DPMD Jayawardene 56* (36b 5x4 2x6)

14.1

Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, cracks it hard over cover for a single into the deep

14.3

Oram to Jayawardene, no run, played away straight to midwicket, the pressure builds

14.4

Oram to Jayawardene, FOUR, a touch lucky there, full outside off, tries to clear extra cover but ends up slicing it over point and short third man for a boundary

14.5

Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, full outside off, eased just wide of extra cover for a single

Sri Lanka 96/2   DPMD Jayawardene 62* (40b 6x4 2x6)

15.3

NL McCullum to Jayawardene, 1 run, short on the off, slapped off the back foot to deep point

15.5

NL McCullum to Jayawardene, 2 runs, flighted on the off,paddles it towards fine leg for a couple

15.6

NL McCullum to Jayawardene, 1 run, swept to long leg for a single

Sri Lanka 106/3   DPMD Jayawardene 66* (43b 6x4 2x6)

16.1

Southee to Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene's completely at ease out there, full and wide, makes room and slices it over point for a boundary

16.2

Southee to Jayawardene, 1 run, yorker, he came out and could only dig it out for a single

16.4

Southee to Jayawardene, 1 run, full on middle and leg, makes room and pushes it wide of extra cover for a single

16.6

Southee to Jayawardene, FOUR, terrible delivery, full toss on middle, moves across and swings it away behind square leg for a boundary

Sri Lanka 118/3   DPMD Jayawardene 76* (47b 8x4 2x6)

17.3

Vettori to Jayawardene, 2 runs, took his left foot out of the way and swiped it wide of deep midwicket for a couple of runs

17.4

Vettori to Jayawardene, 2 runs, picked his gap, came down the track while simultaneously making room, chips it over extra cover for two more

17.5

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, short ball on middle, pulled through square leg into the deep for a single, this is his best score in T20 internationals

Sri Lanka 124/3   DPMD Jayawardene 81* (50b 8x4 2x6)

18.1

Southee to Jayawardene, OUT, slower ball and he holed out, he had picked it but couldn't quite clear the fielder, pulled away but straight into the palms of Nathan McCullum at deep midwicket who took a well-judged catch

DPMD Jayawardene c NL McCullum b Southee 81 (74m 51b 8x4 2x6) SR: 158.82

Sri Lanka 124/4   DPMD Jayawardene 81 (51b 8x4 2x6)
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Photos

Apr 30, 2010

Jacob Oram dealt some crucial blows, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, ICC World Twenty20,Group B, Providence, April 30, 2010

Jacob Oram dealt some crucial blows

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Apr 30, 2010

Nathan McCullum bowled an economical spell, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, ICC World Twenty20,Group B, Providence, April 30, 2010

Nathan McCullum bowled an economical spell

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