New Zealand cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2009

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New Zealand cricket team in Sri Lanka in 2009
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New Zealand
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Sri Lanka
Dates 18 August 2009 – 19 September 2009
Captains Daniel Vettori Kumar Sangakkara
Test series
Result Sri Lanka won the 2-match series 2–0
Most runs Daniel Vettori (272) Thilan Samaraweera (347)
Most wickets Daniel Vettori (10) Muttiah Muralitharan (13)
Player of the series Thilan Samaraweera (SL)
Twenty20 International series
Result New Zealand won the 2-match series 2–0
Most runs Ross Taylor (76) Kumar Sangakkara (82)
Most wickets Jacob Oram (4) Lasith Malinga (3)
Player of the series Jesse Ryder (NZ)

The New Zealand cricket team toured Sri Lanka for a 2-match Test series and 2 Twenty20 Internationals from 7 August 2009 to 16 September 2009. In addition, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and India played in a tri-series during this time. Subsequently Sri Lanka won the series 2–0.[1]

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

18 August – 22 August
(scorecard)
v
452 (117.4 overs)
Thilan Samaraweera 159 (277)
Chris Martin 4/77 [23]
299 (116 overs)
Tim McIntosh 69 (226)
Muttiah Muralitharan 4/73 [42]
259/4d (49 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 123* (208)
Iain O'Brien 1/45 [8]
210 (71.5 overs)
Daniel Vettori 67 (122)
Muttiah Muralitharan 3/88 [27]
 Sri Lanka won by 202 runs
Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Daryl Harper (AUS) & Nigel Llong (ENG)
Player of the match: Tillakaratne Dilshan
  • New Zealand won the toss and chose to field.

2nd Test[edit]

26 August – 30 August
(scorecard)
v
416 (130.3 overs)
Thilan Samaraweera 143 (240)
Jeetan Patel 4/78 (20 overs)
234 (77.4 overs)
Ross Taylor 81 (155)
Rangana Herath 3/70 (34 overs)
311/5d (85.2 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 109 (175)
Daniel Vettori 2/62 (24 overs)
397 (123.5 overs)
Daniel Vettori 140 (189)
Rangana Herath 5/139 (48 overs)
 Sri Lanka won by 96 runs
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Daryl Harper (AUS) & Nigel Llong (ENG)
Player of the match: Mahela Jayawardene
  • Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat first

Twenty20 Series[edit]

1st T20[edit]

2 September 2009
(scorecard)
New Zealand 
141/8 (20 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
138/9 (20 overs)
Ross Taylor 60 (45)
Lasith Malinga 2/21 (4 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 57 (28)
Jacob Oram 3/33 (4 overs)
 New Zealand won by 3 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Asoka de Silva & Kumar Dharmasena (both SRI)
Player of the match: Daniel Vettori

Jacob Oram got an unnoticed hat-trick by getting a wicket in the 17th over, and coming back in the 20th over getting 2 wickets in two balls.

2nd T20[edit]

4 September 2009
(scorecard)
New Zealand 
170/4 (20 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
148/8 (20 overs)
Jesse Ryder 52 (37)
Sanath Jayasuriya 2/22 (4 overs)
Kumar Sangakkara 69 (50)
Shane Bond 3/18 (4 overs)
 New Zealand won by 22 runs
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Gamini Silva & Tyron Wijewardene (both SRI)
Player of the match: Jesse Ryder

Tour Matches[edit]

First Class:Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI v New Zealanders[edit]

7 August – 9 August
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI
v
159 (60.4 overs)
Dinesh Chandimal 64 (131)
Daryl Tuffey 3/41 (10.4 overs)
493 (124.3 overs)
Daniel Vettori 106 (132)
Jeewan Mendis 4/91 (25 overs)
257/6 (75 overs)
Nadeera Nawela 64* (131)
Jacob Oram 3/32 (12 overs)
Match Drawn
Colts Cricket Club Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Gamini Dissanayake and Sena Nandiweera (both SRI)

First Class:Sri Lanka Cricket XI v New Zealanders[edit]

12 August – 14 August
(scorecard)
v
Sri Lanka Cricket XI
297 (93.3 overs)
Ross Taylor 75 (151)
Seekkuge Prasanna 3/66 (28 overs)
330 (86.3 overs)
Dinesh Chandimal 109 (234)
Jeetan Patel 3/81 (25 overs)
240/6 (70 overs)
Ross Taylor 58 (77)
Dammika Prasad 2/28 (7 overs)
Match Drawn
Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Sagara Gallage & Rohitha Kottahachchi (both SRI)

List A:Sri Lanka A v New Zealanders[edit]

6 September 2009
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka A Sri Lanka
234 (47.5 overs)
v
 New Zealanders
173 (41.5 overs)
Lahiru Thirimanne 51 (72)
Daryl Tuffey 5/35 (9.5 overs)
Jacob Oram 39 (56)
Muthumudalige Pushpakumara 3/36 (10 overs)

List A:Sri Lankan XI v New Zealanders[edit]

16 September 2009
v
This match is not yet confirmed
TBC

Media coverage[edit]

See also[edit]

Tri-Series in Sri Lanka in 2009-10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alter, Jaime (30 August 2009). "Herath five-for hands Sri Lanka clean sweep". cricinfo.com. Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-08-31.