Player of the Match
Player of the Match
32.6
4
Muralitharan to McCullum, FOUR runs, and that's it that, McCullum settles the score in style, that pitches on leg and McCullum moved his front foot out of the way and slog sweeps over midwicket, New Zealand have won a tight Test by five wickets
31.6
4
Maharoof to McCullum, FOUR runs, dropped a frction short and it's not that wide but McCullum frees his arms and lashes it through cover point for four
30.6
6
Muralitharan to McCullum, SIX runs, shot! McCullum gives Murali the charge and lofts over extra cover for six runs, awesome shot and that reduces the runs needed to 10
27.1
4
Vaas to Oram, FOUR runs, full ball angling into the pads on off and middle stump, Oram walks across and tries to flick, he gets an inside edge onto pad and the ball runs down to fine leg for four
25.4
4
Vaas to Astle, FOUR runs, lucky runs - good length delivery outside the off stump. Astle drives on the up - ball clips the inside edge and races away past the diving keeper. All but over now.
21.1
4
Malinga to Astle, FOUR runs, short ball on the stumps. Astle quickly gets into position and pulls it away to the midwicket fence - meaty blow
19.1
4
Vaas to Astle, FOUR runs, good length delivery on the middle and off stump line and Astle drives it straight back down the track to the long-off fence. Good shot under pressure
13.6
4
Vaas to Cumming, FOUR runs, full ball, swinging late into the right-hander, the lin ended up on Cumming's pads and he flicks superbly through midwicket
11.3
6
Malinga to Cumming, SIX runs, short ball, far too short, and this time it isn't a no-ball and this time Cumming doesn't mis-hit it, he connected powerfully and sent it high over the deep square leg fence
8.5
4
Maharoof to Cumming, FOUR runs, bit of extra bounce there - Cumming goes for the drive, ball clips the edge and flies down to the third man fence
5.3
6
Muralitharan to Cumming, SIX runs, fulltoss on the middle and leg stump line - that's a gift and Cumming slogs it over the midwicket fence - good positive start this from New Zealand. Sri Lanka badly need a breakthrough here
3.5
4
Malinga to Cumming, FOUR runs, short ball down the leg side and Cumming pulls it away to the fine leg fence
3.1
4
Malinga to Cumming, FOUR runs, short and wide outside the off stump - cut away sharply to the backward point fence

New Zealand 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st58CD CummingJM How
2nd8MS SinclairCD Cumming
3rd0SP FlemingMS Sinclair
4th2NJ AstleMS Sinclair
5th35NJ AstleJDP Oram
6th16JDP OramBB McCullum