Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 5 Highlights: NZ win by an innings and 65 runs

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 5 Highlights: NZ win by an innings and 65 runs

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 5 Highlights: New Zealand shared the 2-match Test series 1-1, beating Sri Lanka by an innings and 65 runs in Colombo on Monday. Niroshan Dickwella scored a valiant 51 but Boult, Southee, Patel and Somerville picked 2 wickets each to lead the Kiwis to victory.

Earelier, despite only 48 overs being bowled in the penultimate day of the final Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Colombo, the visitors managed to take a comfortable lead of 138 runs heading into Day 5. The Kiwis resumed on 196/4 and Tom Latham and BJ Watling continued their attack on the Lankan bowlers. However, Latham was removed by Dilruwan Perera right after completing 150. Watling, on the other hand, stitched another crucial partnership with Colin de Grandhomme as the pair added 113 runs before the play was called off with the visitors batting on 382/5.

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