New Zealand V Sri Lanka 1st Test – Latham Double Hundred sinks Sri Lanka

Latham Double Hundred sinks Sri Lanka
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A magnificent double hundred from New Zealand batsman Tom Latham 264* has sunk Sri Lanka’s hopes in the 1st Test in Wellington.

Match Summary

Sri Lanka 282 – (Dimuth Karunaratne 79, Angelo Mathews 83, Niroshan Dickwella 73*; Tim Southee 6-68) and 20-3

New Zealand – 578 (Tom Latham 264*, Kane Williamson 91, Ross Taylor 50, Henry Nicholls 50 ; Lahiru Kumara 4-127)

At the Close - Sri Lanka trail New Zealand by 276 runs with 7 wickets remaining

Scorecard

 

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

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara

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