New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 6th Match Pepsi Austral-Asia Cup 1994 Article

Read the articles of New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 6th Match Pepsi Austral-Asia Cup 1994 - Pepsi Austral-Asia Cup tournament of the 6th ODI match played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah in 18th April 1994.

Dion Nash holds nerve as New Zealand thrilling 2-run victory over Sri Lanka despite a Asanka Gurusinha heroic century and New Zealand enter into semi-final in the Astral-Asia Cup sixth match.

* Sri Lanka needed 10-runs from Dion Nash's last two-balls. Asanka Gurusinha, who had made a heroic century, hit the first for six but then could make only a single instead of the four Sri Lanka wanted.

* Asanka Gurusinha and Upul Chandana shared 88-run stand for fifth-wicket when Sri Lanka struggling 44 for 4.

New Zealand scored 217-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Shane Thomson cracked 50 off 42-balls including 3-fours and 2-sixes, Adam Parore struck 37 off consumed 72-balls included 3-fours, Bryan Young scored 34, Mark Douglas 30 and Chris Harris 22.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Asanka Gurusinha, Chaminda Vaas, Ruwan Kalpage, Sanath Jayasuriya and Champaka Ramanayake.

Sri Lanka scored 215-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Asanka Gurusinha 117 not out - which was his maiden ODI century, Upul Chandana struck 26 off consuming 69-balls including a boundary, Champaka Ramanayake scored a run-a-ball 21-runs with a four and Roshan Mahanama 18.

New Zealand best bowler by Dion Nash, Chris Pringle both picked up 3-wickets and one for Gavin Larsen - Shane Thomson.

Asanka Gurusinha named Player of the match for his heroic batting display of scoring a unbeaten 117-runs knocked off facing 140-balls including nine-fours and a six.



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