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

0.2

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 wide, down the leg side, turning down further and it's called by the umpire

0.2

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, that one held its line, short of a good length on middle, turned away to midwicket

0.3

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, slightly short outside off, makes room and cuts it to point

0.4

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, looping it on middle and off, gets forward and drives it to midwicket

0.5

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run

0.6

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, closes the face of the bat and turns it to short fine leg

Sri Lanka 2/0   NL McCullum 1-0-2-0

2.1

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, pushed off the front foot towards midwicket

2.2

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, pushed it quicker and fuller on the off, plays it hard but straight to extra cover

2.3

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, tossing it up on middle, slog-sweeps it straight towards deep midwicket for a single

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

2.6

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, shortish on the off, cut towards short third man, no single this time

Sri Lanka 18/0   NL McCullum 2-0-8-0

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

15.3

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

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   NL McCullum 3-0-17-1
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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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