Cricket

Taylor, Munro strike hard as NZ flay SL attack

2019-01-05 08:23
Ross Taylor (Getty)

Mount Maunganui - Ross Taylor and Colin Munro carried New Zealand to 319 for seven batting first in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday.

SCORECARD: New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI

Both were run out pushing the pace - Taylor for 90 and Munro 87.

Jimmy Neesham, who slayed the bowling two days ago with 47 off 13 deliveries, again lit up the tail with 64 off 37 before he too was run out.

New Zealand won the first match by 45 runs, but on the same wicket two days later the runs were harder to get.

After first match centurion Martin Guptill went for 13 and Kane Williamson was out for one, Taylor and Munro put on 112 for the third wicket.

Taylor then added 57 for the next wicket with Henry Nicholls (32).

Lasith Malinga was the pick of Sri Lankan bowlers with two for 45.

Teams:

New Zealand

Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, James Neesham, Tim Seifert, Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

Sri Lanka

Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Asela Gunaratne, Seekkuge Prasanna, Thisara Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Lasith Malinga (captain), Nuwan Pradeep

Umpires: Richard Illingworth (ENG), Shaun Haig (NZL)

TV Umpire: Paul Wilson (AUS)

Match Referee: Richie Richardson (WIS)

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