Day 2 New Zealand v Sri Lanka – New Zealand in control of 2nd Test

Trent Boult 6-30 today for New Zealand
©Reuters
 

New Zealand's batsmen ensured they finished the day on top after Trent Boult demolished Sri Lanka with a brilliant six-wicket haul in Christchurch.

Match Summary

New Zealand 178 (BJ Watling 46, Tim Southee 68; Suranga Lakmal 5-54, Lahiru Kumara 3-49) and 231 - 2 (Jeet Raval 74, Tom Latham 74*, Kane Williamson 48)

Sri Lanka 104 (Angelo Mathews 33*; Trent Boult 6-30, Tim Southee 3-35)

At the Close - New Zealand lead Sri Lanka by 305 runs with 8 wickets remaining

Scorecard

Trent Boult took 6-30 reducing Sri Lanka to 104 all out in their 1st innings and, in their 2nd innings, New Zealand at the close were 231-2 leading Sri Lanka by 305 runs with 8 wickets remaining.

Catch all the latest news on the Sri Lanka Tour of New Zealand here

New Zealand - Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling(wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara

 

©Cricket World 2018