New Zealand wraps up the 2nd Test and with it a series win over Sri Lanka

Tim Southee named Player of the Match
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Sri Lanka added just 5 runs to their overnight total losing 3 wickets in just 14 balls,  and with Angelo Matthews injured, the innings, the match and the series was over. New Zealand won the 2nd Test in Christchurch by a record margin of 423 runs.

Match Summary

New Zealand 178 (BJ Watling 46, Tim Southee 68; Suranga Lakmal 5-54, Lahiru Kumara 3-49) and 585-4 (Jeet Raval 74, Tom Latham 176, Kane Williamson 48, Henry Nicholls 162*, Colin de Grandhomme 71*;  Lahiru Kumara 2-134)

Sri Lanka 104 (Angelo Mathews 33*; Trent Boult 6-30, Tim Southee 3-35) and 236 (Dinesh Chandimal 56, Kusal Mendis 67 ; Neil Wagner 4-48, Trent Boult 3-77)

Result – New Zealand won by 423 runs

Scorecard

 


Tim Southee was named Player of the Match.

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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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