Sri Lanka trying to battle out a draw against New Zealand in Christchurch

Kusal Mendis a battling 67 for Sri Lanka today
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Sri Lanka battled all day against New Zealand to finish on 231-6 at the close of play, in the 2nd Test , in Christchurch.

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 231-6 (Dinesh Chandimal 56, Kusal Mendis 67 ; Neil Wagner 3-47)

At the Close - Sri Lanka need 429 runs to win

Scorecard

 

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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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