Sri Lanka vs New Zealand ICC Champions Trophy warm-up: New Zealand win by 6 wickets in run fest

New Zealand chased down a target of 357 runs with Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson and Corey Anderson producing plenty of runs in a match that saw 715 runs scored with 96 overs bowled between the two sides.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 30, 2017 11:13 pm
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 warm-up: New Zealand and Sri Lanka had lost their first warm-up matches.

Sri Lanka suffered defeat in their second warm-up game prior to the Champions Trophy when they couldn’t defend a massive 356 runs on the board. In reply, New Zealand got to the target with four overs to spare. In total 715 runs were scored between 96 overs in what was a day to forget for bowlers from both teams. Both teams had lost their first warm-up matches. New Zealand lost to India in a rain-curtailed match by 45 runs. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, lost to Australia by three wickets in their opening warm-up match. Captain Angelo Mathews had missed out on a century by five runs as Sri Lanka set a target of 319 and Australia chased it down with two wickets in hand.

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, ICC Champions Trophy score: 

Sri Lanka:  Nisroshan Dickwella (WK), Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Asela Gunaratne, Chamara Kapugedera, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Nuwan Pradeep, Seekkugee Prasanna, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera

New Zealand:  Adam Milne, Colin de Grandhomme, Corey Anderson, Jeethan Patel, Jimmy Neesham, Kane Williamson (C), Luke Ronchi, Martin Guptill, Mitch McClenaghan, Mitchell Santner, Neil Broom, Ross Taylor, Tim Southee, Tom Latham (WK), Trent Boult

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