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.
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
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
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 GillespieSri 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)
== Sources ==
"39th Match, Super Eights: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Grenada, Apr 12, 2007" — Cricinfo, April 12, 2007