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Highlights: World T20: New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka

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Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 19:49 [IST]
 
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Highlights: World T20: NZ Vs Sri Lanka

Pallekele, Sep 27: A wonderful start to the Super Eights, as Sri Lanka won the Super Over, after the match was tied against New Zealand in the first clash at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

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Here are the highlights of the 13th match: Super Eights clash: New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka, Pallekele

# New Zealand are sixth in the ICC T20 Internaional team rankings

# Ajantha Mendis is the leading wicket taker in ICC World T20 2012 with 6 wickets

# Ajantha Mendis (6/8) holds the record for the best figures in World T20 2012

# New Zealand scored 43 runs in the first six overs - mandatory powerplay

# Akila Dananjaya made his International debut against New Zealand today

# Dhananjaya is the youngest T20 international player for Sri Lanka

# Dananjaya is the 47th T20 International player for Sri Lanka

# Dananjaya picked up a wicket in the third ball of his career

# Brendon McCullum celebrated his 31st birthday on Thursday

# Sri Lanka have never won a match chasing at home

# Average first innings score at Pallekele is 176

# New Zealand have won 26, lost 26 while 3 did not yield any result in T20 internationals so far.

# Sri Lanka have won

# Brendon McCullum is the highest run scorer in World T20 2012 with -- runs

# New Zealand reched the three figure mark within 12.3 overs

# Brendon McCullum's T20 average is better than Tests and ODIs

# Ajantha Mendis removes the dangerous Brendon McCullum for 25

# Mahamarakkala Kurukulasooriya Patabendige Akila Dananjaya Perera (aka Akila Dananjaya)

# Dananjaya was hit on his cheek while attempting for a return cathc off Rob Nicol

# Akhila Dananjaya finished with 2/32 off his 4 overs

# Rob Nicol top scored for New Zealand with 58

# NZ have played Sri Lanka 10 times including the Super Eights clash at Pallekele

# Head to head NZ have won only 1 while Sri Lanka have won 2 in World T20

# Team batting first have won 5 out of the 6 T20 Internationals played at Pallekele

# 174/7 is New Zealand's highest total against Sri Lanka in T20 Internationals

# New Zealand scored 174/7 in their 20 overs

# Mahela Jayawardene has scored 1000 runs in T20 Internationals

# First Super Over in World T20 2012

# Nathan McCullum's first over was the most expensive opening over in the tournament which conceded 17 runs

# Southee, one of the three players to take five wicket hauls in all the three formats of the game

# It was the seventh tie in T20Is, interestingly fourth match involving New Zealand as they have won 2 and lost one in the Super  Over

# It was the first time Sri Lanka played a Super Over in T20 Internationals

# Sri Lanka scored 13/1 in the Super Over, while NZ finished with 8/1 as Lanka won the one over eliminator at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium

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Story first published:  Thursday, September 27, 2012, 17:30 [IST]
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