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)
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

1.4

Bond to Dilshan, no run, swinging in, fullish, Dilshan gets forward and plays it back to the bowler

1.5

Bond to Dilshan, 1 run, a fraction short on middle, held his length back there, nudged towards midwicket for a single

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   SE Bond 1-0-10-0
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

3.4

Bond to Dilshan, no run, bowls it on a good length again, Dilshan waits and guides it to point

3.5

Bond to Dilshan, 1 leg bye, nipped back in and Dilshan couldn't get his bat to it as he tried to close the face, was struck on the pads, would have been going down, and they steal a leg bye

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   SE Bond 2-0-19-0
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

13.2

Bond to Chandimal, 1 run, run down towards third man 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

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   SE Bond 3-0-28-0
19.1

Bond to Mathews, no run, not a wide at all, full and wide, the batsman had made room and left it alone

19.2

Bond to Mathews, 1 run, makes room again and slices it towards third man for a single

19.3

Bond to Kapugedera, SIX, smacked hard, full toss and he cashes in, makes room and thrashes it over the cover boundary for a flat six

19.4

Bond to Kapugedera, OUT, this is a bigger ground, bowls it on a good length, charges down the ground to clear long-off but can't, lands straight into the palms of Nathan McCullum

CK Kapugedera c NL McCullum b Bond 11 (15m 10b 0x4 1x6) SR: 110.00

19.5

Bond to Mathews, no run, slower one bowled short outside off, keeps a little low, tries to slog that past midwicket, misses, Hopkins fumbles but they decide against the single

19.6

Bond to Mathews, OUT, another one to Nathan McCullum, a length delivery outside off but a touch too wide for the batsman who's made room, reaches and lofts it straight to long-off

AD Mathews c NL McCullum b Bond 3 (8m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Sri Lanka 135/6   SE Bond 4-0-35-2
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