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ICC T20 World Cup:Sri Lanka defeat New Zealand in a thrilling super over

Lahiru Thirimanne ran out for 5, World T20 tournament 2012
Lahiru Thirimanne ran out for 5,
 World T20 tournament 2012

Sri Lanka pulled off a thrilling victory in a Super Over to win the first Super Eight match of the World T20 tournament 2012 against New Zealand at pallekele,Sri Lanka  

After winning the toss the New Zealand Captain Ross taylor decided to bat first and set Sri Lanka a target of 175. Chasing 175 ,openers Mahela Jayawardena(Captain) got off to a brisk start with 44 out of 32 balls and Tillakaratne Dilshan hit 76 out of 53 balls to lead the hosts.
However quick losses after Sangakkara ran out at 21 slowed Sri Lanka to tie the score at the at the end of the 20th over at 174/6 when Lahiru Thirimanne ran out for 5

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