New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 4 Highlights 18 December 2018
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 4 Highlights. New Zealand bated really well almost 2 days of the first test match of the series. Tom Latham played a superb knock of his career and score 250 runs in the first inning to score a healthy lead for Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka scores 282 in the first inning and New Zealand scores 578 all out in reply.
In the 2nd inning, Sri Lanka loses his 3 main wickets on just 2o runs on day 3 stumps. Angelo Mathews and K Mendis must take the charge to save the match for Sri Lanka. Mendis completes his 8th test match 50 in 89 balls. The first session of day 4 was fully in the favor of Sri Lanka. Mendis completes the fifty and Mathews was also close enough.
They score 102 runs in the 1st session of the day and do not lose any more wicket. Angelo Mathews completes his 34th test match fifty. And a very timely half-century for him. On tea of day 4, Sri Lanka was 197 without losing any wicket of the day and Mendis was very close to his another test match hundred. Sri Lanka dominant New Zealand in first 2 sessions of the day.
K Mendis complete his 6th test match hundred by hitting a boundary on a bouncer. This is the highest partnership for Sri Lanka vs New Zealand. And Angelo Mathews also make his 9th test match Hundred on the day. Sri Lanka dominant New Zealand in the whole 4th day of the 1st test match. Sri Lanka does not lose any wicket on day 4. They scored 240 in the day without losing a wicket.
On stumps, day 4 Sri Lankan score was 259 with the loss of 3 wickets. 2 remarkable hundreds from Angelo Mathews and K Mendis almost save the match for Sri Lanka and this match will be remembered for a long time that how they come back and took the charge and almost snatch a victory from the mouth of Kiwis. Angelo Mathews will continue tomorrow from 117 and Mendis from 116 runs.