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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 27th Match, Group 1 at Sydney, T20 WC, Oct 29 2022 - Full Scorecard

27th Match, Group 1 (N), Sydney, October 29, 2022, ICC Men's T20 World Cup
(19.2/20 ov, T:168) 102

New Zealand won by 65 runs

Player Of The Match
104 (64)
Cricinfo's MVP
182.61 ptsImpact List
New Zealand Innings
Sri Lanka Innings
Match Flow
New Zealand  (20 ovs maximum)
b Theekshana1330033.33
b de Silva14140025.00
c †Mendis b Rajitha813181061.53
c Shanaka b Kumara1046487104162.50
b Hasaranga2224520091.66
c Shanaka b Rajitha58150062.50
not out 1151701220.00
run out (sub [KNA Bandara]/†Mendis)11300100.00
not out 41110400.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 5)10
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.35)167/7
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Finn Allen, 0.4 ov), 2-7 (Devon Conway, 2.2 ov), 3-15 (Kane Williamson, 3.6 ov), 4-99 (Daryl Mitchell, 14.3 ov), 5-129 (James Neesham, 17.1 ov), 6-162 (Glenn Phillips, 19.4 ov), 7-163 (Ish Sodhi, 19.5 ov)
0.4 to FH Allen, got him! Bowled neck and crop. Theekshana flicks his fingers across the seam, this one swerves back in after landing outside off, Allen backs away to cut but is beaten by the skid on the delivery as the off-stump takes a knock. Massive, massive wicket.. 2/1
3.6 to KS Williamson, gets him driving, gets him nicking. Williamson throws his hands at a length ball that nips away off the seam, no feet movement as he goes through with the drive, ends up getting the thinnest of nicks through to the keeper. Un-Williamson like that shot and they're in big trouble now.. 15/3
17.1 to JDS Neesham, And strikes straight away! Pace off, off cutter angling away, and this attempted cut is chipped gently to cover.. 129/5
2.2 to DP Conway, got him! Conway is deceived in flight as he makes room to go inside out, Dhananjay beats him in the air, gets it to dip as well. Conway may have rushed a tad early into the shot as he lost his shape and saw his stumps knocked back. New Zealand are in early trouble.. 7/2
14.3 to DJ Mitchell, And Hasaranga strikes! It's the googly, on a better length and Mitchell just does not pick this. Goes for the big heave over long-on, but the spin takes it between bat and pad to disturb middle and leg.. 99/4
19.4 to GD Phillips, And finally they hold on to a chance off Phillips! An all-time great T20I World Cup innings comes to an end, as Phillips looks to slash this offside but only manages to chip it high towards long off running in.. 162/6
Sri Lanka  (T: 168 runs from 20 ovs)
lbw b Southee055000.00
c †Conway b Boult43910133.33
b Boult038000.00
c Allen b Boult48110050.00
c Williamson b Ferguson34223832154.54
c Boult b Santner38130037.50
c Mitchell b Boult35324941109.37
c Williamson b Sodhi4661066.66
c Neesham b Santner035000.00
not out 821300038.09
st †Conway b Sodhi45101080.00
Extras(w 6)6
TOTAL19.2 Ov (RR: 5.27)102
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Pathum Nissanka, 0.5 ov), 2-4 (Kusal Mendis, 1.3 ov), 3-5 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 1.6 ov), 4-8 (Charith Asalanka, 3.3 ov), 5-24 (Chamika Karunaratne, 6.1 ov), 6-58 (Bhanuka Rajapaksa, 9.6 ov), 7-64 (Wanindu Hasaranga, 11.4 ov), 8-65 (Maheesh Theekshana, 12.3 ov), 9-93 (Dasun Shanaka, 16.6 ov), 10-102 (Lahiru Kumara, 19.2 ov)
0.5 to P Nissanka, big appeal and gone! Nissanka's night of horror is over. Attempts a big mow across the line to a length ball angling in, misses it altogether and is hit on the back leg, right in front of middle and off. He doesn't bother reviewing.. 0/1
1.3 to BKG Mendis, gets him with one that holds its line. Was that a cutter? It seemed like. Kusal shapes for a big booming drive but expects this to shape in which it doesn't, the ball carries on with the angle to take a thin edge as Conway gleefully accepts a simple offering.. 4/2
1.6 to DM de Silva, chops on! That is a nothing shot. Dhananjaya has no room to work with but is hell bent on dabbing it behind square, ends up getting a big inside edge that rips into the stumps. Sri Lanka in absolute disarray, their campaign on the rocks.. 5/3
3.3 to KIC Asalanka, picks out backward point! Asalanka drives uppishly to point. Went hard at that but the ball flew off the edge as it was a knuckleball that just about held on and Allen dived low to his left to take an excellent catch.. 8/4
16.6 to MD Shanaka, And Shanaka's vigil is over! This was short and he goes for the pull, but he can't get enough on it as this is taken comfortably on the deep square leg boundary.. 93/9
9.6 to PBB Rajapaksa, toe-ends a lofted his straight to mid-off, the fielder didn't have to move an inch! Right intent, wrong execution. Lockie bowls this into the pitch at 146kph, gets some lift off the pitch to hit Bhanuka high on the bat, he's unable to generate any power on the shot as a result and Williamson takes the simplest of catches.. 58/6
6.1 to C Karunaratne, picks out the lone man in the deep! He opened up the off side by backing away, Santner ended up bowling short in trying to cramp him for room, Karunaratne now decides it was time to take him on with the pull without realising he was hitting it to the lone man at deep midwicket. Never mind that he was hitting it towards the shorter boundary.. 24/5
12.3 to M Theekshana, But this time it's held! Edged to slip and Theekshana is the latest to make the trudge back to the dugout. Sri Lanka on the way to a massive NRR hit here.. 65/8
11.4 to PW Hasaranga, And this might be the final nail in the Lankan coffin! A soft dismissal, as this is slapped straight to extra cover. Williamson takes it with ease.. 64/7
19.2 to CBRLS Kumara, Down the ground, goes for the big heave and gets nowhere near it. Easiest of stumpings completed, as New Zealand record a 65-run win!. 102/10
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  • New Zealand innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 25 runs, 3 wickets)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 9.4 overs (59 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 54/3 in 10.0 overs (GD Phillips 30, DJ Mitchell 11)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 44 balls (GD Phillips 33, DJ Mitchell 15, Ex 2)
  • GD Phillips: 50 off 39 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 14.4 overs (89 balls), Extras 4
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 18.5 overs (116 balls), Extras 9
  • GD Phillips: 100 off 61 balls (10 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka penalised for slower over rate at the end of 19th over
  • Innings Break: New Zealand - 167/7 in 20.0 overs (MJ Santner 11, TG Southee 4)
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 24 runs, 4 wickets)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 8.5 overs (53 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 58/6 in 10.0 overs (MD Shanaka 12)
  • Total attendance: 15,121
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 18.4 overs (112 balls), Extras 6
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Match numberT20I no. 1850
Match days29 October 2022 - night (20-over match)
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsNew Zealand 2, Sri Lanka 0
Win Probability
NZ 100%
100%50%100%NZ InningsSL Innings

Over 20 • SL 102/10

Lahiru Kumara st †Conway b Sodhi 4 (5b 1x4 0x6 10m) SR: 80
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