ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group B

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

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

5.5

Oram to Sangakkara, no run, slightly short, it's cut to point

5.6

Oram to Sangakkara, 1 run, bowls it on a good length on the off, pushed towards mid-off for a single

Sri Lanka 36/1   KC Sangakkara 1* (2b)

6.1

Southee to Sangakkara, 1 run, offers a bit of width and he drives it hard towards deep cover for a single

6.3

Southee to Sangakkara, 1 leg bye, round the wicket and he tries to whip it fine, is struck on the thighs and they sneak a single, there was a bit of bat involved

6.6

Southee to Sangakkara, no run, nicely fielded, it's bowled full and is driven back firmly, Southee manages to get his foot to it, saves the single

Sri Lanka 40/1   KC Sangakkara 2* (5b)

7.2

Vettori to Sangakkara, no run, that was the arm ball, bowled at 92.5 kmph, it drifted in and just missed leg stump as Sangakkara tried to clip it fine

7.3

Vettori to Sangakkara, no run, short of a good length on the off, pushed back to the bowler

7.4

Vettori to Sangakkara, 1 run, punched off the back foot towards long-on for a single

7.6

Vettori to Sangakkara, 1 run, gave it a bit of air this time, comes down the track and drives it past a diving midwicket for a single

Sri Lanka 44/1   KC Sangakkara 4* (9b)

8.1

Styris to Sangakkara, no run, slower one bowled short on the off, pushed back to the bowler

8.2

Styris to Sangakkara, OUT, bowled'im! The pressure got to him there, too many dot balls, that was bowled short on middle, no movement, straight delivery and he tried to pull it through square leg, missed and the stumps took a beating

KC Sangakkara b Styris 4 (8m 11b 0x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

Sri Lanka 44/2   KC Sangakkara 4 (11b)
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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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