New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 115 runs in 3rd ODI
Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl against New Zealand at the Saxton Oval, Nelson today in the 3rd ODI.
New Zealand 364-4 (Ross Taylor 137, Henry Nicholls 124*, Kane Williamson 55; Lasith Malinga 3-93)
Sri Lanka 249 (Thisara Perera 80; Lockie Ferguson 4-40, Ish Sodhi 3-40)
Result - New Zealand won by 115 runs
New Zealand seal ODI series 3-0, with centuries from Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls setting up a 115-run win in the final match in Nelson. #NZvSL REPORT ??https://t.co/xi5uVN8VJ0 pic.twitter.com/45juAicbhU— ICC (@ICC) January 8, 2019
Magnificent batting from Ross Taylor 137 and Henry Nicholls 124*, with a partnership of 154 for the 4th wicket, saw New Zealand to a grand total of 364-4.
In reply, Sri Lanka only managed 249 all out, with Thisara Perera 80 top scoring and Lockie Ferguson 4-40 and Ish Sodhi 3-40, the pick of the Kiwi bowlers.
New Zealand - Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Jimmy Neesham, Tim Seifert(wk), Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson
Sri Lanka - Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera, Lasith Malinga(c)
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