ICC World Twenty20 - 1st match, Group B

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

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

5.4

Oram to Dilshan, OUT, Dilshan, struggling to pierce the field all this while, gets one targeting the stumps, it's pitched on a length and he tries to heave it over midwicket while his eyes were set on the off side, misses and it crashes into the stumps, his misery ends

TM Dilshan b Oram 3 (21m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 15.78

Sri Lanka 35/1   DPMD Jayawardene 30* (15b 4x4 1x6)   JDP Oram 0.4-0-5-1

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   DPMD Jayawardene 34* (20b 4x4 1x6)   SB Styris 0.2-0-0-1

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   DPMD Jayawardene 63* (41b 6x4 2x6)   NL McCullum 2.4-0-14-1

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   CK Kapugedera 3* (5b)   TG Southee 3.1-0-17-1

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

Sri Lanka 135/5   AD Mathews 3* (4b)   SE Bond 3.4-0-35-1

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   ST Jayasuriya 0* (0b)   SE Bond 4-0-35-2
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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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