Day 2 New Zealand v Sri Lanka – New Zealand in control of 2nd Test
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.
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
DAY 2: 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.#NZvSL REPORT ??https://t.co/Xq746EAkYg pic.twitter.com/4gNQEA8jgx— ICC (@ICC) December 27, 2018
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.
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
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