New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2 Highlights. Sri Lanka Continue the inning from 273-9 they left yesterday. They only add 9 more runs on the 2nd day of the 1st test. And Sri Lanka all team out on 282 runs. Dickwela scores unbeaten 80 runs. Tim Southee took the 6th wicket of the inning when he got the wicket of L kumara with the help of leg slip fielder.
Karunaratne 79, Angelo Mathews 83 and Dickwella 80 was the top three batsman of the first inning for Sri Lana. And Tim Southee was the pick of the bowler with 6 wickets in an inning.
Now its time for New Zealand to bat on. Jeet Raval and Tom Latham were the 2 batsmen for Kiwis to face Sri Lankan attack. Jeet Raval was looking a bit aggressive but he was caught behind on the bowling of Kumara while trying to play over mid-wicket. He scored 43 runs.
Tom Latham completes his 16th test half-century slowly and steady. Latham was steady but Captain Williamson completes his half 29th test fifty in only 45 deliveries. Then New Zealand were 147-1. On tea Day 2 New Zealand were 175 with the loss of 1 wicket. Aggressive inning of no 2 test batsman in ICC Ranking stoped on 91 of 93 while trying to sweep the ball for a boundary.
Tom Latham convert his fifty into a big inning and complete his 7th hundred of test cricket. Experienced Ross Taylor also completes his 30th Half century of test cricket. And here’s the day end. The whole day belongs to New Zealand. They all out Sri Lanka on 282 runs and they score 311 runs with the loss of 2 wickets.
New Zealand is 29 runs ahead from Sri Lanka and they will continue the lead from here from tomorrow. Ross Taylor not out on 50 runs and young Tom Latham will also be a key role in the lead in the first inning.