New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 2 Highlights – Dec 27, 2018
2nd Test, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2018, Watch SL v NZ Cricket highlights today – Second test day two from Hagley Oval, Christchurch (New Zealand) Thursday 27th December 2018. The home team New Zealand scored 178 runs in their first innings with 50 overs. RAS Lakmal bowled 19 overs and leaked 54 runs with taking five wickets. CBRLS Kumara took three wickets and MDK Perera took one wicket. TG Southee scored 68 runs with smashing six boundaries and three maximums. When his wicket dismissed then it was 47.2 a brilliant catch to end Southee’s breezy knock, down the track and drags it towards short midwicket where Gunathilaka jumps and takes with his fully-stretched right hand, over his head 172/7. BJ Watling † scored 46 runs and LRPL Taylor 27.
Till stumps day one Sri Lankan team position was good they were four down at 88 in 32 overs. Today Sri Lanka faced just nine overs and all out with total 104 runs in their first innings. AD Mathews scored 33 runs not out, ARS Silva contributed 21 runs and out when (36.4 the sucker-ball has arrived and Roshen bites the bait. Throws his hands at a full delivery away from the body, gets a thick edge and third slip takes an absolute dolly. Short-short-full and boom! Southee went with the reverse cup but this one dipped on him, it was too late to take it the conventional style, and in trying to do that he was thrown a little off balance, but did well to hold on as he dropped his knees. 94/5). TA Boult took six wickets, TG Southee took three and remaining one wicket was taken by C de Grandhomme.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field.
New Zealand team/playing XI
Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson (capt), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult.
Sri Lanka team/playing XI
Danushka Gunathilaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Roshen Silva, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera.
Sri Lanka: DLLLW (completed matches, most recent first)
New Zealand: DWLWD