ICC World Twenty20, 23rd Match, Group F: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nottingham, Jun 16, 2009
ICC World Twenty20 - 23rd match, Group F
Sri Lanka won by 48 runs
Played at Trent Bridge, Nottingham (neutral venue)
16 June 2009 (20-over match)

Vettori to Jayawardene, no run, another flighted delivery, Jayawardene gets on the front foot and defends back to the bowler


Vettori to Jayawardene, no run, some turn for Vettori, Jayawardene had to adjust late for it as he taps it towards the covers


Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, fired into middle and leg, Jayawardene leans across and turns the ball towards midwicket to get off the mark

Sri Lanka 88/3   DPMD Jayawardene 1* (3b)

Oram to Jayawardene, no run, Oram begins another spell with a back of a length ball around offstump, Jayawardene pats it back to the bowler


Oram to Jayawardene, FOUR, very short and outside off, Jayawardene shuffles across and pulls it towards deep backward square leg, not particularly well timed but the placement was good enough to take it to the boundary


Oram to Jayawardene, no run, length ball which again bounced more than the batsman anticipated, Jayawardene was looking to play it into the covers but he is beaten


Oram to Jayawardene, no run, full and outside off, square drive. straight towards the point fielder


Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, slow, full and homing into the base of offstump, Jayawardene jams it out towards point, good ball that from Oram

Sri Lanka 93/3   DPMD Jayawardene 6* (8b 1x4)

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run


Vettori to Jayawardene, SIX, Jayawardene takes full toll of the free-hit, charging down to the pitch of the ball and lofting it straight towards the sightscreen for a six


Vettori to Jayawardene, no run, flighted delivery from Vettori, Jayawardene gets on the backfoot and pats it back down the pitch


Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, rocks back and cuts that one wide of the diving point fielder for a single

Sri Lanka 105/3   DPMD Jayawardene 14* (12b 1x4 1x6)

Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, length ball but there's some width for the batsman, who leans back and chops it towards sweeper cover


Oram to Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene attempts a cheeky dab to a back of a length ball, beaten by the bounce, which takes the ball to the keeper


Oram to Jayawardene, no run, superb over from Oram so far, that was full and very wide, just about legit I guess, Jayawardene can't do much with that one


Oram to Jayawardene, 1 run, similar ball from Oram, Jayawardene gets bat on it this time, just about, and the ball dribbles towards point

Sri Lanka 108/3   DPMD Jayawardene 16* (16b 1x4 1x6)

Mills to Jayawardene, FOUR, innovative from Jayawardene, he realised New Zealand were bowling full and wide so he jumped way across his stumps, and picked up the low full toss from about a couple of foot outside off to scoop it over short fine leg


Mills to Jayawardene, FOUR, another boundary, Jayawardene stands his ground this time and squeezes the ball past point for a boundary


Mills to Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene is providing the impetus Sri Lanka needs here, this time it was very short, Jayawardene walked across his stumps and helped it past short fine leg for yet another boundary


Mills to Jayawardene, 1 run, another shuffle across from Jayawardene, he tucks this full one from his pads to midwicket

Sri Lanka 123/3   DPMD Jayawardene 29* (20b 4x4 1x6)

Butler to Jayawardene, FOUR, fantastic shot from Jayawardene, a half-volley on middle and off, Jayawarden takes a step back towards the leg side, and launches it inside-out towards the extra cover boundary, Jayawardene has put on his dancing shoes here, superb footwork from him so far


Butler to Jayawardene, 1 run, gets the yorker in this time, Jayawardene bends his knees and jabs that one towards point


Butler to Jayawardene, 1 run, a low full toss from Butler to finish the over, Jayawardene crashes it towards mid-off, doesn't beat the fielder

Sri Lanka 132/3   DPMD Jayawardene 35* (23b 5x4 1x6)

Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 leg bye, Jayawardene gets on his knee as he looks to swipe that ball from outside off towards midwicket, gets a big edge which sends the ball to the off side


Vettori to Jayawardene, 1 run, Jayawardene uses his feet to turn the ball and drives it inside-out towards extra cover for a single

Sri Lanka 138/4   DPMD Jayawardene 36* (25b 5x4 1x6)

Butler to Jayawardene, 1 run, poor delivery but Butler gets away with it, it was a full toss on offstump, Jayawardene makes room and crashes it towards sweeper cover

Sri Lanka 141/4   DPMD Jayawardene 37* (26b 5x4 1x6)

Oram to Jayawardene, FOUR, Jayawardene is in fantastic form, attempts a reverse-paddle, hits it off the back of the bat and it goes just past the keeper and rolls away for four, wonderful innovation


Oram to Jayawardene, no run, good comeback from Oram, a low full toss on middle, Jayawardene gets into a tangle as tries to sweep, the ball rolls near the stumps, the batsmen doesn't know where it is and sets off for a single, then sees it and gets back in time


Oram to Jayawardene, 1 bye, tries a repeat of that reverse-paddle, doesn't make contact and the ball ricochets off the keeper's pad for a bye

Sri Lanka 158/5   DPMD Jayawardene 41* (29b 6x4 1x6)





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