New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st 2nd Test Day 3 Highlights 2018. In this test, the progress is that New Zealand has an upper hand in this test match. In the first inning, New Zealand all out on 178 runs and Lakmal was top wicket taker from Sri Lanka with 5 for 54. In reply Sri Lanka was bowled out on 104 due to the magical spell of T Boult who got 6 wickets for 30 runs.
On Day 3 stumps New Zealand was in good position with the loss of 2 wickets for 231 runs in 2nd inning. Now they start day 3 with Ross Taylor and Tom Latham. Ross Taylor was LBW by Kumara on 40 and New Zealand suffers from another loss on 247 runs.
Tom Latham makes 8th hundred of test cricket while he was busy to build a good partnership with H Nichols. This time is for the 9th half century of H Nichols. And the score was 344/3 on that position. Yet another 150 plus score for Tom Latham, very Impressive in this series. In this scenario 400 up for New Zealand in 2nd Inning. H Nichols converts his 9th fifty into the 4th test Hundred of his test career.
Tom Latham was caught behind on the delivery of Chameera. That’s his first wicket of the match. Tom Latham scores 176 runs in this inning, this is the 2nd time he crosses 150 runs last time he scores 264 in the 1st test. Colin De Grandhome complete his quick fire in and complete 4th test fifty in 28 deliveries. 2nd Kiwi Batsmen to score 150 runs and this man named as H Nichols. On the total of 585 of 2nd inning skipper, K Williamson announced declaration. H Nichlos and De Grandhome came back in the dugout without getting out. New Zealand leads by 659 runs and set a target of 660 runs for Sri Lanka.
T Boult strikes very early in the inning. Then his partner also strikes on 9 runs of Gunathilaka who score only 4 runs in this inning. On stumps day 3 New Zealand was in a very good Position to win this match. Sri Lanka 24/2 on day 3 stumps.