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2nd ODI, Christchurch, January 03, 2006, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
(48/50 ov, T:256) 256/5

New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
103 (125)
Sri Lanka Innings
New Zealand Innings
Match Details
Sri Lanka  (50 ovs maximum)
Upul Tharanga c Fulton b Oram10312515514082.40
Avishka Gunawardene c Marshall b Bond317220017.64
Kumar Sangakkara run out (Bond)3657894063.15
Mahela Jayawardene c †McCullum b Mills614201042.85
Marvan Atapattu (c)run out (sub [NJ Astle])52467750113.04
Tillakaratne Dilshan c Oram b Cairns1015160066.66
Farveez Maharoof  b Mills712160058.33
Russel Arnold not out 21162230131.25
Chaminda Vaas not out 11200100.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 3, w 10)16
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 5.10)255/7
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Avishka Gunawardene, 5.4 ov), 2-133 (Kumar Sangakkara, 27.6 ov), 3-150 (Mahela Jayawardene, 32.4 ov), 4-169 (Upul Tharanga, 37.1 ov), 5-198 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 41.2 ov), 6-217 (Farveez Maharoof, 44.6 ov), 7-254 (Marvan Atapattu, 49.5 ov)
Kyle Mills1014424.40385011
32.4 to DPMD Jayawardene, Mills to Jayawardene, OUT, good length delivery just outside the off stump, Jayawardene moves back and tries to glide it to thirdman, ball took edge and flies straight to keeper. 150/3
44.6 to MF Maharoof, Mills to Maharoof, OUT, yorker on the off stump, Maharoof went for slog sweep, missed completly and ball uproots the off stump. 217/6
Shane Bond1003913.90342031
5.4 to DA Gunawardene, Bond to Gunawardene, OUT, good ball just pitched on the stumps and angling away, Gunawardene tries to play to the onside, gets a leading edge, Hamish Marshall at backward-point dives to his right and takes a good catch.. 24/1
Chris Cairns805016.25238010
41.2 to TM Dilshan, Cairns to Dilshan, OUT, short delivery outside the off stump, Dilshan pulls it in the air on the front foot, Oram tooks stunning dive catch, that is 200th wicket for Cairns. 198/5
Jacob Oram1005115.10315021
37.1 to WU Tharanga, Oram to Tharanga, OUT, short ball on the stump, Tharanga pulls it on the front foot, well judged catch taken by Fulton at deep mid wicket. 169/4
Daniel Vettori905105.66254010
Scott Styris301705.6651000
New Zealand  (T: 256 runs from 50 ovs)
Lou Vincent c †Sangakkara b Maharoof46445571104.54
Jamie How c Mubarak b Vaas1223372052.17
Nathan Astle not out 901251717172.00
Peter Fulton c Jayawardene b Dilshan3253670060.37
Hamish Marshall lbw b Muralidaran12112020109.09
Scott Styris c Dilshan b Maharoof2831410190.32
Chris Cairns not out 1092201111.11
Extras(b 1, lb 14, nb 8, w 3)26
TOTAL48 Ov (RR: 5.33)256/5
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Jamie How, 8.4 ov), 2-71 (Lou Vincent, 11.6 ov), 3-143 (Peter Fulton, 29.4 ov), 4-170 (Hamish Marshall, 34.4 ov), 5-219 (Scott Styris, 43.6 ov)
Chaminda Vaas1014314.30382124
8.4 to JM How, Vaas to How, OUT, Gone! slower delivery outside the off stump, batsman drives it hard and managed to top edged it, ball went hight in air, the super sub Mubarak took the well judge catch at covers. 59/1
Farveez Maharoof604126.83205101
11.6 to L Vincent, Maharoof to Vincent, OUT, Great catch!! pitched up delivery outside the off stump, Vincent went after it, thick edge and ball flies toward first slip, Sangakkara dives full length to his right and taken the blinder. 71/2
43.6 to SB Styris, Maharoof to Styris, OUT, wide outisde the off stump, Stytis sliced it in air, Dilshan took the stunning catch at backward point, he timed his jumb well. 219/5
Dilhara Fernando906106.77234103
Tillakaratne Dilshan1003813.80351000
29.4 to PG Fulton, Dilshan to Fulton, OUT, flighted delivery outside the off, Fulton sweeps it on air, Jayawardene took the brlliant catch diving to his left. 143/3
Muthiah Muralidaran1004014.00332110
34.4 to HJH Marshall, Muralitharan to Marshall, OUT, Gone! pitched on middle and leg line and straighten, Marshall sweeps across the line, ball hits the pads and huge appeal, Baxter thinks that is out. 170/4
Russel Arnold301806.0061000
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Jade Stadium, Christchurch
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Sri Lanka
Upul Tharanga
Series resultNew Zealand led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberODI no. 2310
Match daysday (50-over match)
Player Replacement
SubstituteJehan Mubarak for Avishka Gunawardene (New Zealand 1st innings, 0.0 ov)
SubstituteNathan Astle for Kyle Mills (New Zealand 1st innings, 8.4 ov)
Darrell Hair
New Zealand
Gary Baxter
TV Umpire
New Zealand
Tony Hill
Match Referee
Alan Hurst
  • The original five-match series scheduled for December 2004-January 2005 was postponed after one match because of the Asian tsunami disaster. The series resumed in December 2005 with the second match of the rubber.
  • 4th Umpire - EA Watkin
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 11.3 overs (73 balls), Extras 4
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 70/1 in 17.0 overs (WU Tharanga 46, KC Sangakkara 16)
  • WU Tharanga: 50 off 59 balls (9 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 21.6 overs (137 balls), Extras 5
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 32.3 overs (202 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 152/3 in 34.0 overs (WU Tharanga 99, MS Atapattu 1)
  • WU Tharanga: 100 off 118 balls (14 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 41.5 overs (261 balls), Extras 13
  • MS Atapattu: 50 off 44 balls (5 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 49.1 overs (306 balls), Extras 16
  • New Zealand innings
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 7.4 overs (48 balls), Extras 4
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: New Zealand - 82/2 in 15.0 overs (NJ Astle 12, PG Fulton 2)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 18.1 - 23.0
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 19.3 overs (121 balls), Extras 10
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 30.6 overs (193 balls), Extras 15
  • Rain: New Zealand - 158/3 in 32.0 overs (NJ Astle 47, HJH Marshall 6)
  • NJ Astle: 50 off 76 balls (4 x 4)
  • New Zealand: 200 runs in 40.6 overs (253 balls), Extras 19
  • New Zealand: 250 runs in 47.3 overs (295 balls), Extras 23