New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2 Highlights – Dec 16, 2018

1st Test, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2018, Watch SL v NZ Cricket highlights today – First test day two from Basin Reserve, Wellington (New Zealand) Sunday 16th December 2018.

Sri Lanka batted first and scored 282 runs in their first innings with 90 overs. TG Southee took six wickets in 27 overs with leaking 68 runs. N Wagner bowled 20 overs and dismissed two Sri Lankan batsmen, he gave 75 runs. TA Boult and C de Grandhomme these two New Zealand bowlers took two wickets.

AD Mathews was the top runs scorer from the Sri Lanka team, he scored 83 runs off 153 balls. N Dickwella † 80 not out, FDM Karunaratne 79 and MDK Perera contributed 16 runs. Scoring 282 runs in the first innings is not a bad total but the home team New Zealand position is so strong. Till stumps day two New Zealand scored 311 runs in 84 overs with two wickets down. The opener of the team JA Raval scored 43 runs and out. The captain of the team KS Williamson scored 91 runs off 93 deliveries. TWM Latham 121 not out and LRPL Taylor fifty not out.

The home team won the toss and will bowl first.

New Zealand team/playing XI
Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson (capt), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult.
Sri Lanka team/playing XI
Dimuth Karunaratne, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara.

Form guide
Sri Lanka: LLLWW (last five Tests, most recent first)
New Zealand: WLWDW

Match Timings: 11:00 start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Umpires – Michael Gough, Rod Tucker
TV Umpires – Aleem Dar
Match Referee – Sir Richie Richardson
Reserve Umpire – Chris Brown
Match number – Test no. 2335

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