Sanath Jayasuriya 51* - New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2006 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sanath Jayasuriya 51* - New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2006 - Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at Wellington in 22nd December 2006.

Sanath Jayasuriya 51* - New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2006 Highlights
Sanath Jayasuriya's 23-ball 51 took Sri Lanka to victory © Getty Images

Sanath Jayasuriya's fastest ever fifty power to Sri Lanka cruising to via DLS method 18-run victory over New Zealand in a rain-affected game of the first T20I at Westpac.

* Sanath Jayasuriya hammered a 23-ball fastest ever fifty in T20I broken Andrew Symonds 25-ball 50 against South Africa at Brisbane in 2006.

New Zealand scored 162-8 in 20 overs with top scorer by Brendon McCullum cracked a rapid 22-ball 39-runs including 4-sixes and two-fours with strike rate of 177.27.

Stephen Fleming cracked a 38 off 24-balls included six-fours with strike rate of 158.33, debutant Ross Taylor who scored a run-a-ball 21-runs on his debut T20I, Nathan Astle 19 and James Franklin 18.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Sanath Jayasuriya picked up 3-wickets, debutant Muttiah Muralitharan who took two-wickets on hit debut T20I.

Debutants Chamara Silva, Chaminda Vaas both took 1-wickets on their debut T20I and one for Farveez Maharoof.

Sri Lanka chased 62-1 in 5.5 overs due to rain DLS par score 44 after 5.5 overs Sri Lanka were 18 runs ahead of the par score when the match-stopped.

Sri Lanka top scorer by Sanath Jayasuriya 53 not out, Upul Tharanga 6 and Mahela Jayawardene 2 not out.

New Zealand best bowler by Shane Bond took one-wicket for 24-runs in 3-overs.

Sanath Jayasuriya named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round performance to scoring a unbeaten 51-runs knocked off facing 23-balls including 10-fours and a six with strike rate of 221.73 and picked up 3-wickets for 21-runs in 3-overs.



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