New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 1 Highlights 12 December 2018. Sri Lanka won the toss and they decided to bowl first in 2nd test vs New Zealand. K Maharaj and Tom Latham are the openers for New Zealand. Tom Latham was in good form from the last test in which he scores 264 not out. Suranga Lakmal was up to the mark and he strikes early for Sri Lanka. S Lakmal got the wicket of J Raval and New Zealand loss 1sst wicket of a 2nd test match on 16 runs.
Skipper K Williamson came in as a next player after Raval’s Dismissal. Lakmal Strikes again after the distance of just one run and this time target was inform Tom Latham. But Lakmal was unstoppable today and he was having a different character today. He got Skipper with the help of Wicket Keeper. Then New Zealand was 22 with the loss of 3 wickets.
A ripper from the pace bowler Suranga Lakmal who disturbed the stumps of Henry Nichols. The morning session of 2nd Test day 1 belongs to Sri Lanka especially S Lakmal. New Zealand loses 4 wickets for 51 runs in the first session. Sri Lanka dominant New Zealand in the first session.
New Zealand lose 5th as a result of a run out. Ross Taylor was lost in this run out after 27 runs of the inning. Then Kumara got his first of the match when he dismisses de grandhome on a short pitch delivery. Then Bj Watling and Tim Southee make a good partnership of over 100 runs. And after that partnership, New Zealand was some how to score a bit respectable of not fighting score.
Karunaratne took blinder and southee gone after scoring blustering 68 runs. Lakmal took 5th of the inning when he got Neil Wagner. New Zealand all out on 178 runs. Tim Southee was the top scorerof the inning with 68 runs and BJ Watling was second best with 46 runs.
Sri Lanka Inning:
Karunaratne and Gunathilaka was the opener for Sri Lanka. Tim Southee also strikes early he made a catch for a player in gully position. Sri Lanka lose 1st on 10. He strikes again and tell the way the of dressing room to Captain Chandimal. From Sri Lanka Lakmal was the key striker and that was the day of Southee from Kiwi’s side. He strikes again and this he target Gunathilaka.
Colin De grandhome got one hero of the last test match K Mendis. Day stumps and Sri Lanka was also in not a goof position. Sri lanka 88/4.