28 Sep 2012

Black Caps beaten in super over by Sri Lanka

5:54 am on 28 September 2012

The New Zealand cricketers have been beaten in a super over by Sri Lanka at the Twenty20 World Cup in Pallekelle.

New Zealand scored 174 for 7 with Rob Nicol making 58, Martin Guptil 38, Brendan McCullum 25 and Ross Taylor 23.

In reply Sri Lanka scored 7 runs off the last over by Tim Southee to finish on 174 for 6.

In the super over Sri Lanka scored 13 runs, while New Zealand managed just 8 off the over from Lasith Malinga.

New Zealand must win their next 2 matches against England and the West Indies to make the semi-finals.