2007 Cricket World Cup: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Sri Lanka beat New Zealand in the Super 8 phase of the World Cup at the Cricket National Stadium, St. George's, Grenada.

Victory for New Zealand would have assured them of a semi final place, instead it leaves Sri Lanka tied for first place in the Super 8 table with New Zealand and Australia, but third on net run rate.

Toss: New Zealand won, and elected to bat first.

Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand innings
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Peter Fulton c Silva b Vaas 28 54 4 0 51.85
Stephen Fleming lbw b Vaas 0 4 0 0 0.00
Ross Taylor c Sangakkara b Vaas 0 2 0 0 0.00
Scott Styris not out 111 157 8 0 70.70
Craig McMillan c Silva b Muralitharan 1 7 0 0 14.28
Jacob Oram c Maharoof b Dilshan 31 45 0 1 68.88
Brendon McCullum lbw b Muralitharan 1 2 0 0 50.00
Daniel Vettori c Silva b Muralitharan 5 7 0 0 71.42
James Franklin not out 25 27 0 1 92.59
Extras (b 2; lb 1; w 8; nb 5) 17
Total (7 Wickets; 50 overs) 219 12 2

Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Fleming, 0.5 ov), 2-4 (Taylor, 2.1 ov), 3-71 (Fulton, 19.5 ov), 4-77 (McMillan, 22.2 ov), 5-141 (Oram, 37.3 ov), 6-145 (McCullum, 38.2 ov), 7-155 (Vettori, 40.5 ov)

Did not bat: Shane Bond, Mark Gillespie

Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
Chaminda Vaas 9 2 33 3 2.66
Dilhara Fernando 7 2 31 0 4.42
Farveez Maharoof 6 0 31 0 5.16
Muttiah Muralitharan 10 0 32 3 3.20
Sanath Jayasuriya 10 0 44 0 4.40
Tillakaratne Dilshan 8 1 44 1 5.50
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka innings (Target: 220 runs from 50 overs)
Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s Strike rate
Upal Tharanga c Bond b Franklin 11 21 1 0 52.38
Sanath Jayasuriya c McCullum b Oram 64 80 5 1 80.00
Kumar Sangakkara not out 69 104 3 0 66.34
Mahela Jayawardene c sub (Marshall) b Vettori 15 16 2 0 93.75
Chamara Silva c Bond b Vettori 23 34 4 0 67.64
Tillakaratne Dilshan not out 14 24 0 0 58.33
Extras (b 4; lb 7; w 7; nb 8) 26 15 1
Total (4 Wickets; 45.1 overs) 222

Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Tharanga, 4.4 ov), 2-130 (Jayasuriya, 25.3 ov), 3-152 (Jayawardene, 30.4 ov), 4-180 (de Silva, 37.5 ov)

Did not bat: Dilhara Fernando, Russel Arnold, Chaminda Vaas, Farveez Maharoof, Muttiah Muralitharan

Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand bowling
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
James Franklin 8 0 49 1 6.12
Shane Bond 8 0 26 0 3.25
Mark Gillespie 6.1 1 42 0 6.81
Daniel Vettori 10 0 35 2 3.50
Scott Styris 7 1 28 0 4.00
Jacob Oram 6 0 31 1 5.16

New Zealand: P G Fulton, S P Fleming (capt), R L Taylor, S B Styris, J D P Oram, C D McMillan, B B McCullum (wkt), D L Vettori, J E C Franklin, S E Bond, M R Gillespie
Sri Lanka: W U Tharanga, S T Jayasuriya, K C Sangakkara (wkt), D P M D Jayawardene (capt), L P C Silva, T M Dilshan, C R D Fernando, R P Arnold, W P U J C Vaas, M F Maharoof, M Muralitharan

Player of the match: W P U J C Vaas (Sri Lanka)

Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and B R Doctrove (West Indies)
TV umpire: Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
Match referee: M J Procter (South Africa)
Reserve umpire: M R Benson (England)

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