New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st Semi Final at Colombo , 29 Mar, 2011

Toss: New Zealand, who chose to bat first
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets
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New Zealand, who chose to bat first
Sri Lanka 220/5 in 47.5 Overs
Current Run rate: 4.6

New Zealand 217/10 (48.5)

Player of the Match: KC Sangakkara
Batsman
Runs
Balls
4's
6's
S/R
Mat
Runs
HS
Avg
23
38
2
0
60.53
53
862
105*
27.80
14
18
1
1
77.78
85
1705
80*
34.79
Bowler
Overs
Maidens
Runs
Wkts
Econ
Mat
Wkts
BBI
Avg
9.5
1
37
1
3.76
19
27
4/53
29.62
10
2
57
3
5.7
64
87
5/33
30.64
Recent Overs:
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1
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1
6
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4
1wd
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4
Current Partnership: 35 runs, 5.3 overs, RR: 6.36 (AD Mathews, TT Samaraweera )
Last Wicket:

Over 48.0  

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Over 47.5AJ McKay bowls a short of length delivery to TT Samaraweera, goes back and edges it in the air perfectly between the keeper and wide slip and the ball races away for a boundary! Sri Lanka win by 5 wickets to enter into the Finals of the ICC World Cup 2011!
Over 47.4AJ McKay bowls a short and rising delivery to TT Samaraweera, doesn't get hold of his pull shot and sends back Mahela from a quick single and that is a dot ball.
Over 47.3AJ McKay bowls a short of length delivery to TT Samaraweera, looks to play a late cut to thirdman and was lucky not to have edged it to the keeper and that is a dot ball.

Over 47.2 AJ McKay bowls a short of length delivery to AD Mathews, goes back and steers it to thirdman and gets a single.

Over 47.1AJ McKay bowls a short of length delivery to TT Samaraweera, opens the face of the blade and steers it to thirdman and gets a single.
End of Over 47  
Over 46.6TG Southee bowls a short and rising delivery to AD Mathews, pulls that down straight to mid wicket and that is a dot ball.
Over 46.5TG Southee bowls a short and rising delivery to AD Mathews, pulls that down straight to mid wicket and that is a dot ball.
Over 46.4TG Southee bowls a short and rising delivery to AD Mathews, doesn't get hold of his pull shot around middle and that is a dot ball. Oh no the second ball of this over wasn't given as a wide actually!
Over 46.3TG Southee bowls a good length delivery to AD Mathews, who gets forward and defends the slower one towards point and that is a dot ball.
Over 46.2TG Southee bowls a short of length delivery to AD Mathews, jumps out of his crease and lofts that on the up straight over the non-striker's head for a one bounce boundary!

Over 46.2 TG Southee bowls a short and rising delivery to AD Mathews, misses his pull shot down the legside and McCullum does well to cut it. Wide Ball.
Over 46.1TG Southee bowls a good length delivery to AD Mathews, lets the ball to swing in and then hoists it majestically over wide mid on wristily for a six!
Over 45.6AJ McKay bowls a short and rising delivery to AD Mathews, pulls that down to deep mid wicket and gets a single.
Over 45.5AJ McKay bowls a short and rising delivery to AD Mathews, goes back and defends it to covers and that is a dot ball.
Over 45.4AJ McKay bowls a short of length delivery to AD Mathews, goes back in defence and this one nips away with extra bounce off the seam and a loud caught behind is turned down. A review has been asked and slow motion replays do not show any nick at all! And that will only be a dot ball.

Over 45.4 AJ McKay bowls a short of length delivery to AD Mathews, leaves this outside leg to the keeper and the ball stays low to beat the tumbling McCullum and rolls away towards the boundary for FIVE WIDES!
Over 45.3AJ McKay bowls it short and wide outside off to TT Samaraweera, cuts that away to square thirdman and gets a single.
Over 45.2AJ McKay bowls a short and rising delivery to AD Mathews, taps that down behind squareleg and gets a single.
Over 45.1AJ McKay bowls it short and wide outside off to AD Mathews, goes back and punches it sweetly to point and that is a dot ball.

McKay has replaced Ryder and the Batting Powerplay has been taken by default now.
End of Over 45  
Over 44.6TG Southee bowls a short and rising delivery to AD Mathews, pulls that down through wide mid wicket and gets a single.