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WU Tharanga and TM Dilshan to open the batting
13:15 GMT: Start of innings
KD Mills comes on to bowl
Powerplay 1 (comp): overs 1-10
0b10Mills to Tharanga
short of a good length on middle stump, seaming away to off, defends it to point
0b20short length ball outside off, tries to cut it but misses
0b31full length ball outside off, drives it to extra cover for a single
0b40Mills to Dilshan
short of a good length outside off, seaming in, defends it to point
0b50short length ball outside off, tries to cut it but misses
0b61full length ball outside leg, drives it to mid-wicket for a single
End of over 1:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 2-0 (Tharanga 1*, 3 balls, Dilshan 1*, 3 balls)




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TA Boult comes on to bowl
1b10Boult to Dilshan
good length ball outside leg, angling away to leg but in swinging, tries to defend it but misses, the ball hits his pad, the bowler appeals, no says the umpire as it pitched outside leg and was missing the stumps
1b20full ball on middle stump, defends it to point
1b31fuller in length on middle stump, angling away to leg, flicks it to fine leg for a single
1b40Boult to Tharanga
fuller in length outside off, left alone
1b50on length outside off, seaming in, defends it back to the bowler
1b60short in length outside off, tries to cut it but misses
End of over 2:(1 run scored) Sri Lanka 3-0 (Tharanga 1*, 6 balls, Dilshan 2*, 6 balls)
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2b14Mills to Dilshan
full on the pads, flicks to fine leg for a boundary
2b20wide outside off and full, hammers but straight to cover fielder
Rain drops have started to fall now
2b30short and close to the body, goes back and plays to cover
2b41good length angling into stumps, plays with soft hands to mid off for a quick single
2b51Mills to Tharanga
full on the pads, flicks to backward square leg for a single
2b63Mills to Dilshan
short outside off, goes back and punches through covers for three runs
End of over 3:(9 runs scored) Sri Lanka 12-0 (Tharanga 2*, 7 balls, Dilshan 10*, 11 balls)
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3b14Boult to Dilshan
short of good length angling across outside off, swings but gets an inside edge to fine leg for a boundary
3b20full outside leg, flicks but gets it on the pads
3b30full length delivery angling across outside off, swings and misses
3b41wdthis time umpire calls it a wide as it is drifting outside off
3b50good length outside off with some good bounce and carry, left alone
3b60good in swinging delivery into the body down the leg side, plays but gets it on thigh
3b70short and close to the body, defends to cover point, Tharanga runs but Dilshan sends him back, a direct throw on non-striker's could have been close
End of over 4:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 17-0 (Tharanga 2*, 7 balls, Dilshan 14*, 17 balls)
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4b10Mills to Tharanga
bouncer outside leg, seaming in, sways away
4b20good length delivery into stumps, plays back to the bowler
4b34short delivery just outside off angling across, goes back and pulls over mid wicket for a boundary
4b40short length again but this time angling across a bit much outside off, goes for a pull shot again but gets a faint bottom edge back to the keeper and NZ get their first breakthrough
Tharanga c Watling b Mills (6 runs, 11 balls, 1x4, 0x6)
KC Sangakkara comes in to bat
4b54Mills to Sangakkara
short outside off, drives very elegantly through point for a boundary on his first ball
4b60short outside off angling across and swinging sharply after pitching, left alone, keeper takes it on a dive infront of first slip
End of over 5:(8 runs scored) Sri Lanka 25-1 (Dilshan 14*, 17 balls, Sangakkara 4*, 2 balls)
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5b11Boult to Dilshan
yorker just outside off, digs it down to cover for a quick single
5b20Boult to Sangakkara
a bit full outside off, swinging a bit away, defends carefully to extra cover
5b30full on the pads, gets an outside edge to point as he tries to work away to leg side
5b40follows up with a good bouncer, ducks it down carefully
5b51wdfires a wide down the leg side, flicks but misses
5b60a bit full outside off, left alone
5b74full and wide outside off, hammers on front foot through covers for a boundary
End of over 6:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 31-1 (Dilshan 15*, 18 balls, Sangakkara 8*, 7 balls)




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6b10Mills to Dilshan
short and close to the body, goes on back foot and punches straight to cover fielder
6b21short of length into the body, plays with soft hands to silly mid on for a quick single
6b30Mills to Sangakkara
on the pads, flicks to mid wicket fielder
6b42lbshort of good length on the pads, flicks but gets it high on thigh to fine leg for a couple of leg-byes
6b51good length just outside off, pushes to mid off for a quick single
Rain is now getting heavier
6b62Mills to Dilshan
full into stumps, works away past square leg fielder for a couple
Well then, they are walking off and the covers are coming on, the wholeground will be covered in a few minutes
End of over 7:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 37-1 (Dilshan 18*, 21 balls, Sangakkara 9*, 10 balls)
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13:49 GMT: Rain stops play
14:10 GMT: Rain did ease up before but now its heavier
14:22 GMT: The cut off time is 1 hour and 50 minutes away, the innings must resume by then to have a twenty over game
14:39 GMT: Play resumes
7b10Boult to Sangakkara
good length angling into stumps, defends back to the bowler
7b22width outside off, steers down to third man for a couple
7b30short and wide outside off, tries to clear point fielder but manages to find Nicol at point who dives to his right and takes a stunner to dismiss Sangakkara
Sangakkara c Nicol b Boult (11 runs, 13 balls, 2x4, 0x6)

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DPMD Jayawardene comes in to bat
7b41wdBoult to Jayawardene
fires a close wide delivery down the leg side, umpire has a close look at it and signals a wide
7b50length delivery outside off, left alone
7b64full on the pads, flicks on front foot over mid wicket for a boundary
7b70good length angling across outside off, plays to cover point
End of over 8:(7 runs scored) Sri Lanka 44-2 (Dilshan 18*, 21 balls, Jayawardene 4*, 3 balls)
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TG Southee comes on to bowl
8b11lbSouthee to Dilshan
on the pads outside leg stump, flicks but misses and gets it on pads to fine leg for a leg-bye
8b21wdSouthee to Jayawardene
pitches wide down the leg side
8b30good length into stumps, plays but misses, gets it high on the pads, huge lbw appeal goes unattended due to height issue
8b40good length outside off swinging away, shoulders arms
8b51lblength delivery on the pads, flicks but misses, hits his thigh pad to short fine leg for a leg-bye
8b60Southee to Dilshan
a bit full swinging away outside off, plays without any foot movement and misses
8b70full on the pads down the leg side, flicks and misses, gets it on the pads
End of over 9:(3 runs scored) Sri Lanka 47-2 (Dilshan 18*, 24 balls, Jayawardene 4*, 6 balls)
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9b10Boult to Jayawardene
full length just outside off, defends to covers
9b20short and wide outside off, cuts but straight to backward point
9b31good length into stumps, defends but gets an outside edge to third man for a single
9b40Boult to Dilshan
short of a good length outside off, slashes hard but straight to backward point fielder
9b51length ball outside leg, seaming in, guides it to point for a single
9b60Boult to Jayawardene
short and wide outside off angling across, slashes but misses
End of over 10:(2 runs scored) Sri Lanka 49-2 (Dilshan 19*, 26 balls, Jayawardene 5*, 10 balls)
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10b11Southee to Dilshan
short into the body, pulls to long leg for a single
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Sri Lanka 50 took 10.1 overs
10b21Southee to Jayawardene
short just outside off, guides to third man
10b31Southee to Dilshan
full on the pads, flicks to long leg for a single
10b40Southee to Jayawardene
a half-volly outside off swinging away, plays and misses
10b51full on the pads, flicks to long leg
10b62lbSouthee to Dilshan
almost a yorker on the pads, flicks but misses, gets it on the pads to backward square leg for a couple of leg-byes
End of over 11:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 55-2 (Dilshan 21*, 29 balls, Jayawardene 7*, 13 balls)




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11b14Boult to Jayawardene
a bit full outside off, slices it on the back foot past point for a boundary
11b20good length outside off, angling across, left alone
11b30full on the pads, nudges to short mid on fielder
11b40full on the pads again, misses a flick and gets it on the pads to square leg fielder who charges in to save a single
11b50length delivery into stumps, defends back to the bowler
11b61full length outside off, plays with soft hands to mid off for a quick single
End of over 12:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 60-2 (Dilshan 21*, 29 balls, Jayawardene 12*, 19 balls)
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12b10Southee to Jayawardene
short and close to the body, plays but misses, a half hearted appeal for caught behind goes unattended
12b21wdfires a wide delivery down the leg side
12b30a bit full angling into stumps, plays to mid on
12b44full into stumps, clips it between mid on and mid wicket fielder for a boundary
12b50a bit full outside off swining away, plays to cover
12b61short and wide outside off, cuts a bit wide of point but Nicol dives and saves a possible boundary
12b70Southee to Dilshan
good length just outside off, defends carefully back to the bowler
End of over 13:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 66-2 (Dilshan 21*, 30 balls, Jayawardene 17*, 24 balls)
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JEC Franklin comes on to bowl
13b10Franklin to Jayawardene
short and very close to the body, cuts to point fielder
13b21good length into the body, flicks to deep square leg for a single
13b30Franklin to Dilshan
a bit full into stumps swinging away after pitching, plays but misses
13b40good length into stumps, defends carefully
13b54full and wide outside off, heaves over covers for a boundary
13b60short of a good length angling across outside off, cuts on back foot but straight to extra cover fielder
End of over 14:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 71-2 (Dilshan 25*, 34 balls, Jayawardene 18*, 26 balls)
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14b13Southee to Jayawardene
full length angling into stumps, presents a full face of the bat and drives to long on for three runs
14b20Southee to Dilshan
full outside off again, drives to mid off fielder
14b31full into stumps again, drives to diving mid off fielder who saves a possible boundary
14b41Southee to Jayawardene
good length into the body, plays with soft hands to silly mid on for a single
14b50Southee to Dilshan
good length just outside off, defends to covers
14b60good fast delivery into stumps, gets it high on thigh to point
End of over 15:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 76-2 (Dilshan 26*, 38 balls, Jayawardene 22*, 28 balls)
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15b11Franklin to Jayawardene
good length just outside off, plays with soft hands to mid off for a quick single
15b20Franklin to Dilshan
on length into the pads, defends carefully
15b30good length into the body, flicks to short mid wicket fielder
15b40short of a good length angling across outside off, mistimes a cut to cover fielder
15b51width outside off, cuts to deep cover for a single
15b63Franklin to Jayawardene
full outside off, hammers through covers for three runs
End of over 16:(5 runs scored) Sri Lanka 81-2 (Dilshan 27*, 42 balls, Jayawardene 26*, 30 balls)




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KD Mills comes on to bowl
16b14Mills to Jayawardene
short and wide outside off, cuts past backward point for a boundary
16b21length delivery into stumps, plays with soft hands to cover point for a quick single
16b30Mills to Dilshan
good length angling into stumps, plays to mid off fielder
16b44short and wide just outside off, pulls between mid on and mid wicket fielder for a boundary
CricketArchive Oracles say that the partnership of 50 (Dilshan 13, Jayawardene 31) took 55 balls
16b51short and wide outside off again, pulls to deep mid wicket for a single
16b60Mills to Jayawardene
good length into stumps, plays to mid on fielder
End of over 17:(10 runs scored) Sri Lanka 91-2 (Dilshan 32*, 45 balls, Jayawardene 31*, 33 balls)
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17b11Franklin to Dilshan
short of length just outside off, defends but gets an inside edge on to thigh pad to point region for a quick single
17b21Franklin to Jayawardene
good length into stumps, flicks to square leg for a single
17b30Franklin to Dilshan
full into stumps, plays back to the bowler
17b40full length just outside off, defends to mid off
17b54around the wicket to the right hander, full in length, punches through covers for a boundary
17b60a bit full angling in, drives to mid off fielder
End of over 18:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 97-2 (Dilshan 37*, 50 balls, Jayawardene 32*, 34 balls)
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NL McCullum comes on to bowl
18b11McCullum to Jayawardene
tossed up on the pads, flicks it to backward square leg for a single
18b20McCullum to Dilshan
flighted delivery into stumps, comes foward but chips it in the air to the fielder at short mid wicket who takes an easy catch, NZ are able to break the important partnership
Dilshan c Williamson b McCullum (37 runs, 51 balls, 5x4, 0x6)
AD Mathews comes in to bat
18b30McCullum to Mathews
tossed up into stumps again, defends to mid wicket
18b41on the pads, flicks to wide of mid wicket for a single
18b50McCullum to Jayawardene
good length into stumps, pushes to mid wicket
18b61fuller in length outside leg, drives it to long-on for a single
CricketArchive Oracles say that the Sri Lanka 100 took 18.6 overs
End of over 19:(3 runs scored) Sri Lanka 100-3 (Jayawardene 34*, 37 balls, Mathews 1*, 2 balls)
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RJ Nicol comes on to bowl
19b11wdNicol to Jayawardene
starts with a wide outside leg
19b21short length ball outside off, turning in, turns it to square leg for a single
19b30Nicol to Mathews
full into stumps, drives back to the bowler
19b41on the pads, flicks to wide of mid wicket for a quick single
19b50Nicol to Jayawardene
on the pads, slog sweeps but misses
19b62lbanother one down the leg side, misses a slog sweep and gets it on the pads between the keeper's leg to fine leg for a couple of leg-byes
19b71on the pads, works away to deep square leg for a single
End of over 20:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 106-3 (Jayawardene 36*, 41 balls, Mathews 2*, 4 balls)
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20b10McCullum to Jayawardene
on the pads, nudges to mid wicket
20b24tossed up outside off, hammers over covers for a boundary
20b31full into stumps, pushes to long on for a single
20b40McCullum to Mathews
good length outside off which stays straight after pitching, plays but misses
20b51full toss outside off, comes down the track and plays to long on for a single
20b60McCullum to Jayawardene
on length outside leg, turning in, turns it to square leg
End of over 21:(6 runs scored) Sri Lanka 112-3 (Jayawardene 41*, 45 balls, Mathews 3*, 6 balls)




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15:41 GMT: Drinks interval
15:43 GMT: Play resumes
21b10Nicol to Mathews
tossed up just outside off, plays to mid wicket
21b21on the pads, flicks to wide of mid wicket fielder for a single
21b31Nicol to Jayawardene
spins in sharply from outside off, works away wide of short fine leg
21b40Nicol to Mathews
plays to short mid wicket
21b50full length ball outside leg, turns it to leg gully
21b61short of length just outside off, goes back and pushes to long on for a single
End of over 22:(3 runs scored) Sri Lanka 115-3 (Jayawardene 42*, 46 balls, Mathews 5*, 11 balls)
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22b11McCullum to Mathews
tossed up just outside off, chips away to long on for a single
22b21McCullum to Jayawardene
flighted into stumps, works away past mid wicket for a single
22b31McCullum to Mathews
full length into stumps, punches to long on for a single
22b40McCullum to Jayawardene
full into pads, flicks to mid wicket
22b50a low full toss into stumps, plays to mid on
The covers are coming on as rain has started to fall
15:48 GMT: Rain stops play
15:49 GMT: Duckworth/Lewis par score after 22.5 overs: 104. Sri Lanka are 14 runs ahead of par score
15:50 GMT: It is a bit heavier now
16:08 GMT: Still raining I'm afraid
16:37 GMT: Ten minutes left for the official word
16:41 GMT: The play has been officially called off
16:45 GMT: Play resumes
Last over 23:(3 runs scored) Sri Lanka 118-3 (Jayawardene 43*, 49 balls, Mathews 7*, 13 balls)
16:45 GMT: End of innings
End of the match: Sri Lanka won by 14 runs (Duckworth/Lewis method)
16:51 GMT: Just saw the ground which is fully covered. So luckily this match was resulted as a win for one sides, Malinga is the Man of the Match
Man of the match: SL Malinga
16:52 GMT: That is it for the 2nd ODI, join us on the 6th of November for the 3rd ODI. Till then goodbye
16:52 GMT: End of the session's play
16:52 GMT: Close of play for the day