New Zealand cricket team against Sri Lanka in USA in 2010

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New Zealand cricket team against Sri Lanka in USA
  Flag of New Zealand.svg Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
   New Zealand  Sri Lanka
Dates 22 May – 23 May
Captains Daniel Vettori Kumar Sangakkara
Twenty20 International series
Results 2-match series drawn 1–1
Most runs Nathan McCullum (54) Tillakaratne Dilshan (33)
Most wickets Scott Styris (3) Ajantha Mendis (4)
Nuwan Kulasekara (4)
Lasith Malinga (4)
Player of the series Daniel Vettori (NZ)

The New Zealand cricket team and the Sri Lanka cricket team toured the United States in May. This was the first time Full Members of the International Cricket Council met in an official match in the United States. All matches were played at Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida.[1][2]

The tournament was scheduled to be of 3 Twenty20 Internationals between the teams but due to substandard lights in the stadium, the 1st match scheduled to be held on 20 May was cancelled as it was a Night game.[3]

Background[edit]

Both teams came straight from the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 in the West Indies to Florida.

Squads[edit]

 New Zealand

Batsmen

All-rounders

Wicket-keepers

Bowlers

 Sri Lanka[4]

Batsmen

All-rounders

Wicket-keepers

Bowlers

Twenty20 Series[edit]

1st T20I[edit]

22 May
Scorecard
New Zealand 
120/7 (20 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
92/10 (19.4 overs)
Ross Taylor 27 (30)
Ajantha Mendis 2/18 (4 overs)
Angelo Mathews 27 (31)
Scott Styris 3/10 (3 overs)
New Zealand won by 28 runs
Central Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill, Florida
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Scott Styris (NZ)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat

2nd T20I[edit]

23 May
Scorecard
New Zealand 
81 (17.3 overs)
v
 Sri Lanka
86/3 (15.3 overs)
Tillakaratne Dilshan 33* (61)
Nathan McCullum 2/15 (4 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
Central Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill, Florida
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Nuwan Kulasekara (SRI)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat

Coverage[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USA to host New Zealand v Sri Lanka internationals". Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "USA hosts its first Twenty20 internationals". Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "First Florida Twenty20 cancelled". ECB. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sanath Jayasuriya to play in Sri Lanka's historic maiden tour of USA". DreamCricket.com. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 

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