Visiting New Zealand produced an all-round performance to hand Sri Lanka by an innings defeat in the second Test. The win helped the Kiwis level two-match series 1-1. Catch highlights and cricket score of Sri Lanka Vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 5 at Colombo here
Tom Latham's gritty unbeaten 111 pushed New Zealand to 196/4 at stumps on Day 3 of the second Test in Colombo. Earlier, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 244 in their first innings.
Sri Lanka have left out some high-profile names like Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera and Suranga Lakmal for their three-match T20 series against New Zealand in September.
Tom Latham (111*) shared an unbeaten stand of 70 with BJ Watling (25*) to ensure New Zealand ended the Day 2 of the second Test at 196/4. Earlier, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 244 in their first innings. Catch highlights of SL vs NZ, 2nd Test, Day 3 in Colombo here
New Zealand's Trent Boult and Tim Southee dented Sri Lanka by picking up two wickets each before rain played spoilsport on Day 2 of the second Test in Colombo.
Sri Lanka were 144/6 before rain played spoilsport on Day 2 of the second Test against New Zealand in Colombo. Trent Boult and Tim Southee dented the home side by picking two scalps each. Get highlights of Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 2 here
Dimuth Karunaratne was on the brink of a half-century at the end of a rain-affected first day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Colombo.
Sri Lanka were 85/2 at the close on play on the rain-affected first day of the second Test against New Zealand in Colombo on Thursday. Catch highlights of Sri Lanka Vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 1 here
Sri Lanka offspinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported for a suspect action for the second time in a year. Also reported for a suspect action following the Galle Test is Kane Williamson, the New Zealand captain.
With Kane Williamson and Trent Boult rested, Tim Southee has been named captain of New Zealand for their three-match T20 series against Sri Lanka starting September 1.
Dimuth Karunaratne ended his wait for a ninth Test century as he scored 122 in Sri Lanka's six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first Test in Galle on Sunday.
Set a target of 268, Sri Lanka were 133/0 at stumps on Day 4 of the first Test against New Zealand in Galle on Saturday. Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne were unbeaten on 71 and 57 respectively.
Half-centuries from openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne put Sri Lanka on course to cross the finishing line against New Zealand in the first Test in Galle on Saturday. Catch highlights of the Day 4 of the SL v NZ 1st Test here
New Zealand were 195/7, with an overall lead of 177, against hosts Sri Lanka on Day 3 of the first Test in Galle on Friday. BJ Watling was unbeaten on 63. Catch highlights of SL vs NZ 1st Test, Day 3 from Galle here
From 143/2, Sri Lanka slumped to 161/7 before an unfinished 66-run stand for the eighth wicket between Niroshan Dickwella and Suranga Lakmal stopped the rot. For New Zealand, spinner Ajaz Patel took 5/76.
The Black Caps have decided to retire the shirt numbers of players who represent New Zealand in over 200 ODIs. Daniel Vettori played 291 ODIs for New Zealand, taking 297 wickets.
New Zealand have named four frontline spinners for their two-Test series against Sri Lanka next month. Mitchell Santner last played a Test for the Black Caps in December 2017.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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