New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI Highlights 8 Jan 2019
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI Highlights. New Zealand is leading the series with 2-0. And here is the chance for kiwis to clean sweep Sri Lanka in this ODI series by beating them in this ODI match. Malinga Captaining Sri Lanka and Kane Williamson captaining New Zealand and decide to bat on after winning the toss in third and final ODI of the series.
Martin Guptil and Colin Munro open the inning for Kiwis. Captain L Malinga break-through for Sri Lanka and put Guptil down in 3rd over when New Zealand score was 16. Kane Williamson the one of the best drives is right in to the centre. Munro looks too good but bad luck for him when the ball got the inside edge and went in to the sumps and New Zealand lost 2nd wicket on 31 runs. Williamson reaches to his fifty on 54 balls.
Ross Taylor also once again reaches to his fifty runs in this match. Skipper Williamson give his wicket on 55 runs. On that stage New Zealand 147/3 after losing Kane Williamson. Taylor convert his fifty into a good Hundred. He scored 137 runs in 130 deliveries. Another hundred in this match and this time for H Nichols who hits his 1st ODI triple figure tone. New Zealand scores 464 runs in 50 overs with the loss of 4 wickets. Scored more than 200 runs in last 20 overs
.In the chase of Sri Lanka once again fail to achieve a high score on these track. De Silva and Dickwella give them a good opening in this inning of 66 runs. And T Southee break that partnership in 9th over when he LBW De Silva on 36 runs. K Parera joins the other opener and pass the hundred runs of Sri Lankan inning in 15th over.
Dickwella caught on 3rd man when he was just 4 short of his 50. A brilliant fielding by Skipper Williamson got him another wicket when he run out Mendis and Sri Lanka 107/3. Sri Lanka lose half of the team on 145 runs and in deep trouble. T Parera once again stand up againt kiwis attack just like the last match. He was droped on 74 runs by Taylor. But caught brilliantly by the flying man Martin Guptil. I must say that was a stunning catch by the man with the shirt number 31.
Sri lanka all out for 249 runs and New Zealand won the match by 115 runs and clean sweep Sri Lanka in this ODI series.