New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test at Colombo, 22 Aug, 2019

Toss: Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Sri Lanka 244/10 (90.2)  &  122/10 (70.2)
New Zealand 431/6 (115)
New Zealand won by an innings and 65 runs
Man of the Match: Tom Latham
  • Lahiru Kumara 0 * (3)

Over 0.5Trent Boult bowls good length delivery to HDRL Thirimanne, the batsman is short of his crease at the non-striker’s end and is Run Out! .Runout at the striker end

Over 2.2 Trent Boult bowls it short of length to Kusal Perera, out Caught by Watling! The batsman chases it and a thick outside edge is found. Watling takes a regulation catch and both Lankan openers are back to the hut in no time.

Over 11.3 Colin de Grandhomme bowls a good length delivery to AD Mathews,  out Caught by Ross Taylor!! This was fullish and slightly outside off stump, Mathews only wanted to defend, could have left that because he had the off stump covered. The ball takes the outside edge and Taylor takes a good low catch at slip.

Over 18.3 Ajaz Patel tossed up delivery to Dhananjaya de Silva, out Caught by Ross Taylor!!  Dhananjaya de Silva uses the feet to try and negate spin, but doesn't get to the pitch of the ball, tries to defend, gets a thick edge that goes to the right go gully for an easy catch.

Over 21.5 William Somerville tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, out Bowled!! The drift forced Mendis to play slightly away and then it gripped the surface to spin big, sneaked through the gate and hit the outside of off stump.

Over 43.5 TG Southee bowls a good length delivery to Dimuth Karunaratne, out Lbw!

Over 47.4 TG Southee bowls a good length delivery to Dilruwan Perera, out Caught by Ross Taylor!!  Dilruwan Perera goes for a drive away from his body and gets a thick outside edge. Taylor at wide slip takes a sharp catch.

Over 69.3 Ajaz Patel tossed up delivery to DPDN Dickwella,  out Caught by Latham! Dickwella paddles this, it comes off the face of the bat and Latham takes a fantastic catch at FSL. He reacted so quickly and takes a sharp catch.

Over 70.2 Trent Boult bangs it short onto the pitch to Lasith Embuldeniya,  out Caught by Williamson!! Lasith Embuldeniya, he took his eyes off the ball and was in no position to combat it. It popped up off the glove and Williamson took the catch at gully.