New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 115 runs in 3rd ODI

Ross Taylor 137 for New Zealand today
©Reuters
 

Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl against New Zealand at the Saxton Oval, Nelson today in the 3rd ODI.

Match Summary

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

Scorecard

Series Stats

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)

©Cricket World 2019