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Friday, April 17, 2020

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

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


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'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 45 after 5.5 overs Sri Lanka were 17 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.