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  • 2013 ICC Champions Trophy

    New Zealand vs Sri Lanka - Match 4

    June 9, 2013, 7:30PM AET Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

    Match Status: Completed
    New Zealand won by 1 wicket

  • New Zealand 9/ 139 (36.3)
  • Sri Lanka All Out 138 (37.5)
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 3.81
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
MJ McClenaghan*130033.33
TG Southee13211061.90
This Partnership:5 Runs From 10 Balls (R/R: 3.00)

BowlersOMRWEcon
TM Dilshan*6.311211.85
SL Malinga10.023443.40

Last Wicket:Mills, 3 (RO Perera, Over: 34.5)
Last 5 overs:1 . 1 1 . . | . 4 . 1 . . | 1 . 1 . W . | 1wd . . . . . . | . 1 1 2wd
Latest Commentary (View More)

37th Over
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Nathan McCullum named Man of the Match
Malinga's excellent 10 over spell (4/34) almost dragged Sri Lanka over the line, and he was ably supported by Eranga, Herath and Dilshan. Nathan McCulloch top scored for New Zealand with other important contributions from Guptill, and Brendan McCullum.
And that ends an extraordinary match, one completely dominated by the ball, but at no stage did batting actually look difficult, instead the quality of the bowling was extremely high.
Over 36.3: Dilshan to McClenaghan, two wides, pushed down the legside, they scamper back for a second but no need as they passed the target once they had made the first run
Over 36.3: Dilshan to Southee, one run, turned backward of square
Over 36.2: Dilshan to McClenaghan, one run, worked to square leg
Over 36.1: Dilshan to McClenaghan, no run, left alone outside off
36th Over
Over 35.6: Malinga to Southee, no run, drives into the covers. 4 runs needed or 1 wicket. NZL 9/135 (Southee 12, McClenaghan 0)
Over 35.5: Malinga to Southee, no run, pushes to point
Over 35.4: Malinga to Southee, no run, excellent yorker, digs it out
Over 35.3: Malinga to Southee, no run, inside edge onto pad
Over 35.2: Malinga to Southee, no run, drives with no timing to mid on
Over 35.1: Malinga to Southee, no run, thick inside edge onto pad
Over 35.1: Malinga to Southee, wide, attempted yorker, swings down the legside
35th Over
Over 34.6: Eranga to McClenaghan, no run, forward, solid defence. NZL 9/134 (Southee 12, McClenaghan 0)
Over 34.5: Eranga to Southee, no run, OUT, punches to mid on, calls for the single, the throw at the bowler's end misses but then hits the stumps at the batsman's end and Mills is caught short, an unbelievable dismissal. 5 runs or 1 wicket needed
Over 34.4: Eranga to Southee, no run, drives straight to extra cover
Over 34.3: Eranga to Mills, one run, full toss, pushed into the off side, quick single taken
Over 34.2: Eranga to Mills, no run, good ball, forward defending
Over 34.1: Eranga to Southee, one run, drives through point

New Zealand: Luke Ronchi (wk), Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Brendon McCullum (c), James Franklin, Nathan McCullum, Daniel Vettori, Timothy Southee, Kyle Mills, Mitchell McClenaghan

Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Rangana Herath, Shaminda Eranga, Lasith Malinga


Umpires: Oxenford, BNJ (AUS), Tucker, RJ (AUS)
Third Umpire: Gould, IJ (ENG)
Match Refree: Pycroft, AJ (ZIM)

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