Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here

Home > News >

Jayawardene, Mathews steady Sri Lanka at Lunch after Southee’s strikes

Tim Southee

Tim Southee expresses his joy after dismissing Sri Lanka batsman Thilan Samaraweera © AFP

Galle: Nov 18, 2012

 

New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee grabbed three early wickets to leave Sri Lanka in trouble on the second day of the opening Test in Galle on Sunday.

 

Southee removed opener Tharanga Paranavitana and nightwatchman Suraj Randiv in his opening two overs, followed by Thilan Samaraweera.

 

Paceman Trent Boult put more pressure on Sri Lanka when he had Kumar Sangakkara (five) caught by Brendon McCullum at third slip to leave the hosts reeling on 20-4.

 

Sri Lanka recovered somewhat to go for lunch on 105-5 in their first innings in reply to the tourists’ 221.

 

Skipper Mahela Jayawardene was unbeaten on 37 at the break with Angelo Mathews 23 not out. The pair have so far added 55.

 

Sri Lanka added 96 to their overnight total of 9-1 in a morning session dominated by the New Zealand pacemen.

 

Southee, who trapped debutant opener Dimuth Karunaratne leg-before for a duck on Saturday, struck with his fourth delivery on Sunday when he bowled Paranavitana for no score.

 

He got the third wicket in his next over, having Randiv caught by Martin Guptill at second slip after the batsman had added just six runs to his overnight score of three.

 

Southee had a chance to get another wicket, but skipper Ross Taylor reacted late at first slip to an edge from Samaraweera when the batsman was on seven.

 

But he did not have to wait long for his fourth, trapping Samaraweera (17) leg-before when the batsman offered no stroke to a delivery that came in.

 

New Zealand opener Brendon McCullum (68) and middle-order batsman Daniel Flynn (53) scored half-centuries on Saturday, while left-arm spinner Rangana Herath bagged five wickets for 65 for Sri Lanka.

 

Brief Scores: New Zealand 221 (Brendon McCullum 68, Daniel Flynn 53; Rangana Herath 5 for 65, Shaminda Eranga 3 for 51) lead Sri Lanka 105 for 5 (Mahela Jayawardene 37*, Angelo Mathews 28*; Tim Southee 4 for 19) by 116 runs.

 

Full Scorecard

 

Photo Gallery

 

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 20, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

More

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 17, 2014  at Sharjah

Scores delayed by 15 mins Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 8 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 16, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Kolkata Knight Riders won by 41 runs

Womens World T20, 2014

Apr 6, 2014  at Dhaka

Australia Women won by 6 wkts

T20 WC 2014

Apr 6, 2014  at Dhaka

Sri Lanka won by 6 wkts

Womens World T20, 2014

Apr 4, 2014  at Dhaka

England Women won by 9 wkts

Photos

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge play cricket

Videos

Video Highlights: Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders wickets

IPL 2014: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by 8 wickets

IPL Statistics and Records: IPL’s First

IPL 2014: Umpire Camera View creates latest buzz in tournament

IPL 7: Vintage Jacques Kallis showed his class for Kolkata Knight Riders against Mumbai Indians

IPL 2014: Capacity crowd at UAE provides glimpse of the T20 league’s huge following

Australia BCCI Delhi Daredevils India IPL IPL 7 IPL 2014 Kolkata Knight Riders Lasith Malinga Mumbai Indians Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Royal Challengers Bangalore Sachin Tendulkar Virat Kohli Yuvraj Singh

Prem Kumar Dhumal denies extending land allocation favour to HPCA

IPL 2014: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Daredevils by 8 wickets

Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), IPL 2014: Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh make merry

Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), IPL 2014: Royal Challengers Bangalore in firm control over run-chase

Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), IPL 2014: Bangalore lose Parthiv

Former Australia PM Robert Menzies used cricket to win a case as a lawyer

Naoomal Jaoomal: The man who opened batting in India’s first ever Test

Sony launches ‘IPL Smart Earphone’ to filter crap commentary; calls endeavour CSR

IPL Statistics and Records: IPL’s First

IPL 2014: Umpire Camera View creates latest buzz in tournament

Fan of the Day

Sudatta Mukherjee

Sudatta Mukherjee

1 Posts | 0 Fans

Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders IPL 2014 Video Highlights

Google Glass could soon assist surgeons

Kidney damage in diabetics — causes, symptoms, treatment, complications and prevention

Prem Kumar Dhumal denies extending land allocation favour to HPCA

IPL 2014: Delhi Daredevils (DD) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) match 2 at Sharjah

Nokia Lumia 2520 sales suspended due to issue with faulty charger

Suffer from hemophilia and planning to conceive?

Paanch: What did Gauti, Gauri and her gang do to Roshni Kataria?

John Abraham to play don again!

Also on cricketcountry.com