New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 10th Match Prudential World Cup 1983 Article

Read the article of New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 10th Match Prudential World Cup 1983 - Prudential World Cup 1983 tournament of the 10th ODI match played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand at Phoenix County Ground, Bristol in 13th June 1983.

A Inspiring pace bowling attack from Richard Hadlee's record-breaking five-for before Top-order batsmen Glenn Turner, Geoff Howarth's fifties and John Wright's 45 steers to New Zealand convincing five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the tenth match of a Prudential World Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Richard Hadlee became the first New Zealand bowler to claimed a five-wicket haul in World Cup history overall the ninth player in World Cups.
  • Richard Hadlee became the first bowler to take a three five-wicket hauls in One-day international cricket history, beating Australia's Greg Chappell and Gary Gilmour's two five-fors.
  • Richard Hadlee's 5 for 25 was the second best bowling figures by an New Zealand bowler in ODIs after Richard Collinge's 5 for 23 against India at Christchurch in 1976 and the best-bowling-figures by an New Zealand bowler against Sri Lanka in ODIs, surpassing the previous record of 4 for 23 held by Lance Cairns at Auckland earlier this year.

Sri Lanka scored 206 for all-out in 56.1 overs with top scorer by Ranjan Madugale hit 60 off 87-balls including 3-fours & a six.

Duleep Mendis struck 43 off 70-balls including 2-fours, Brendon Kuruppu scored 26 off 60-balls included 5-fours.

Roy Dias hit 25 off 43-balls including 4-fours and Guy de Alwis scored 16 off 17-balls included 2-fours.

New Zealand best bowler by Richard Hadlee 5-25, Ewen Chatfield, Jeremy Coney both took 2-wickets and one for Martin Snedden.

New Zealand chased 209-5 in 39.2 overs with top scorer by Geoff Howarth hammered a 76 off 79-balls including 14-fours with strike rate of 96.20.

Glenn Turner struck 50 off 60-balls including 8-fours, John Wright hit 45 off 52-balls included 8-fours and Jeff Crowe scored 23 off 26-balls including 4-fours.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Ashantha de Mel takes 2-wickets, Somachandra De Silva, Vinothen John and Rumesh Ratnayake each took one-wickets.

Richard Hadlee named Player of the match for his pace bowling attack to claimed a career-best 5-wicket haul for 25-runs in 10.1-overs including four maidens with economy rate of 2.45.



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