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)
0.1

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 2 runs, first ball is driven fluently past extra cover by Dilshan for a couple

0.2

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, pitched up on off, not as fluent from Dilshan this time as a thick outside edge has the ball streaking towards third man

0.3

NL McCullum to Jayasuriya, OUT, The move to use the spinner works, Jayasuriya's gone, length ball on middle, Jayasuriya looks to swipe across the line and gets a top edge, and the ball swirls to Ross Taylor at short fine leg for a simple catch, big blow that

ST Jayasuriya c Taylor b NL McCullum 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.4

NL McCullum to Silva, 1 run, turns his first ball towards square leg for a single

0.5

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, Dilshan also gets a single by poking the ball towards point

0.6

NL McCullum to Silva, FOUR, overpitched delivery, poor line - on the pads, swept behind the square leg fielder for a boundary

Sri Lanka 9/1   NL McCullum 1-0-9-1
6.1

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, no run, McCullum starts his second over with a length ball outside off, Sangakkara defends it watchfully

6.2

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, no run, played towards the short third man, Sangakkara wants a single but Dilshan sends him back

6.3

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, 1 run, full on middle, Sangakkara whips it away towards wide mid-on for a single

6.4

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, short and down the leg side, Dilshan helps it along to deep square leg

6.5

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, no run, Sangakkara gets behind the line of the ball and defends cautiously towards the bowler

6.6

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, 1 run, flicked to long-on for a single this time, Sangakkara retains the strike

Sri Lanka 54/2   NL McCullum 2-0-12-1
8.1

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, again inside-out from Dilshan, easy single towards long-off

8.2

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, no run, on middle and leg this time, defended back down the pitch by Sangakkara

8.3

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, 1 run, overpitched on middle, Sangakkara gets down on his knee and sweeps it towards square leg

8.4

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, very close to offstump, Dilshan plays his favourite cut again, gets a thick bottom edge towards backward point

8.5

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, 1 run, another easy single, Sangakkara guides the ball towards mid-off this time

8.6

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, short and wide, dabbed towards backward point by Dilshan, another single for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 71/2   NL McCullum 3-0-17-1
10.1

NL McCullum to Dilshan, no run, Dilshan attempts the cut again, it bounces more than he think and the ball goes through to the keeper

10.2

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, this time he punches an overpitched ball to mid-off for a single

10.3

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, no run, McCullum belts out a long, solo appeal after the ball hit Sangakkara's pads, but that pitched outside leg

10.4

NL McCullum to Sangakkara, 1 run, this time Sangakkara connects with the sweep, and the ball scurries towards midwicket

10.5

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 2 runs, Dilshan makes room and thumps the ball straight down the ground, long-off runs across to cut that one off

10.6

NL McCullum to Dilshan, 1 run, short ball, quite close to off, Dilshan carves it towards point for a single

Sri Lanka 85/2   NL McCullum 4-0-22-1
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