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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Highlights: New Zealand win by 45 runs, lead series 1-0

NZ vs SL 1st ODI Highlights: Sri Lanka were bowled out for 326 in 371-run chase.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live Cricket Score Streaming: New Zealand take on Sri Lanka. (Source: Twitter/BlackCaps)
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Highlights: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka. (Source: Twitter/BlackCaps)

NZ vs SL 1st ODI Highlights: Jimmy Neesham displayed an allround performance as he picked up three crucial wickets for the Kiwis, scripting the win for the hosts. Kusal Perera fired a quick century in just 82 balls, but it did not prove enough to get past the 372-run target. Sri Lanka were eventually bowled out for the Kiwis.

Earlier, Kiwis had put 371/7 in 50 overs on the board with Neesham firing 47 runs in 13 balls and Martin Guptill scoring a ton.

Sri Lanka in New Zealand, 3 ODI Series, 2019Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui 16 February 2019

New Zealand 371/7 (50.0)

vs

Sri Lanka 326 (49.0)

Match Ended ( Day - 1st ODI ) New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 45 runs

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GONE!

WICKET! Malinga has been cleaned up by Matt Henry and Sri Lanka are bowled out for 326 runs. 

New Zealand win by 45 runs and lead series 1-0.

GONE!

WICKET! Boult has struck with a yorker and has cleaned up the stumps. Sandakan moves away from the stumps. Boult strikes. SL 310/9

GONE!

GONE! Lockie Ferguson pitches it full and outside off, was there a deflection to the keeper? If there was a deflection, did it carry to the keeper? Seifert claims the catch. SL 308/8

GONE!

GONE! Lockie Ferguson pitches it full and outside off, was there a deflection to the keeper? If there was a deflection, did it carry to the keeper? Seifert claims the catch. SL 308/8

GONE!

GONE! Lockie Ferguson pitches it full and outside off, was there a deflection to the keeper? If there was a deflection, did it carry to the keeper? Seifert claims the catch. SL 308/8

GONE!

WICKET! Trent Boult strikes and Kusal Perera departs after a stunning knock. Tries to go after Boult, gets a leading edge and it flies straight into the hands of Tim Seifert. SL 298/7

HUNDRED!

This has been a fighting innings for Kusal Perera but he had no support whatsoever from anywhere else. Perera scores 102 in 83 balls. But it just might not be enough.

GONE!

GONE!  Munro runs back from backward point and tracks down this skier. Ferguson hits a hard length outside off, Thisara aims to club it over the leg side. Instead, he skews it in the air. Munro completes a smart catch. SL 274/6

GONE!

WICKET! Ish Sodhi strikes and as Asela Gunaratne skids one straight to Lockie Ferguson. He walks back for 11. SL 267/5

40 overs gone

Sri Lanka are 266/4 in 40 overs. Still need 106 to win in 60 balls. In T20 world it is still within the reach. Kusal Perera, batting on 88, is the key.

250 up for Sri Lanka

Kusal Perera takes Sri Lanak over 250 runs. He is the last man standing in the way of an easy win for Kiwis at the moment. Gunaratne on the other end is wasting too many deliveries.

DROPPED!

Kusal Perera pulls one over the fmid on for six in Matt Henry's delivery. But it just got plopped from the fielder's hand at long-on and that should have been taken. 

GONE!

WICKET! Jimmy Neesham gets another one! With two discipline overs, the pressure was building. Dinesh Chandimal decided to go after a half volley from Neesham and paid the price. Ross Taylor takes the catch. SL 211/4

FIFTY!

Kusal Perera scores a half century in just 41 balls  and Sri Lanka are playing counterattacking cricket at the moment. They are still within a reach of the target if one big partnership comes up. the Kiwis need a wicket.

200 up for Sri Lanka!

This has becoming a close contenst now with Kusal Perera starting to go after the bowlers. He has taken Sri Lanka over the 200-run mark in the 30th over. 172 runs to win in 120 balls. Possible!

GONE!

WICKET! Ish Sodhi breaks the partnership. Full pitched delivery to Kusal Mendis, who tried to defend it, only to get an edge of the bat. The ball struck his leg and flew in the air. Tim Seifert picked up an easy catch. SL 178/3

GONE!

WICKET! Is there anything Jimmy Neesham cannot do!?? Dismisses Niroshan Dickwella for 76. Pitched it full and wide and Dickwella just slammed it on to the stumps. SL 126/2

GONE!

WICKET! Jimmy Nessham does it with the ball as well. Provides a much  needed breakthrough. Skidding towards the leg side and Danushka Gunathilaka got a soft touch to it and it went straight to Tim Seifert's gloves. SL 119/1

FIFTY!

FOUR! An inventive shot from Dickwella! Banged in short and outside off, Dickwella uses all the pace of Ferguson, arches his back and ramps it over third man and brings up his fifty in style! Sri Lanka 97/0 after 14 overs.

50 up for Sri Lanka

Dickwella has launched a counterattack against the Kiwis and the New Zealand bowlers are struggling to get a wicket here. This has been pure attacking from Sri Lanka. 50 up in just the 7th over.

Solid start for Sri Lanka

Gunathilaka and Divkwella are on fire at the moment, the latter being the most aggressive one. The duo have taken Sri Lanka's total to 30/0 in 3.3 overs.

CHASE IS ON!

Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka out to open the innings for Sri Lanka. Trent Boult has the new ball for the Kiwis. CHASE IS ON!

What a show by Jimmy Neesham!

End of innings

SIX! James Neesham ends the innings with a maximum. He remains unbeaten on 47 in 13 balls. He takes New Zealand's total to 371/7 in 50 overs.

Sri Lanka need 372 to win.

GONE!

Matt Henry has top edged the ball straight to the fielder. He is gone - but the crowd cheers as he changes the crease before departing and it means Neesham will face the final two balls. NZ 363/7

39 runs in one over

This has been a Monster performance from James Neesham. He has scored 33 runs in one over with the bat including a no ball. 34 runs in the 49th over.

WHAT. AN. OVER.

Thisara Perera to James Neesham!

SIX! SIX! SIX! SIX! 2+No Ball! 

And now FREE HIT - SIXXXX!

GONE!

WICKET! Tim Seifert is the next man to walk off and this is good effort from Sri Lanka in the death overs. Just a tad bit outside the off stump and he swung his bat, only to be caught by Kusal Perera at long on. NZ 317/6

GONE!

WICKET! Henry Nicholls has been RUN OUT! Henry Nicholls has been run out. Tried to steal a single but Perera was having none of it.

NZ 316/5

300 up for New Zealand

Tim Seifert scoops it in the air but it was just a tad bit away from the fielder. Takes a double to reach the 300-run mark for Kiwis. 

GONE!

WICKET! Thisara Perera finds another breakthrough. A slower delivery to Ross Taylor and he was already into the shot. Just got an edge and it flew straight to Prasanna at long-off. NZ 294/4

FIFTY!

FOUR! Ross Taylor, you beauty! Just skids the ball towards point for a four - his 2nd boundary in Lasith Malinga's over. Brings up his 44th ODI fifty in style.

GONE!

WICKET! Guptill's brilliant innings comes to an end on a short pitched delivery from Thisara Perera. Guptill went away from the wickets to give himself some room and Perera chased him to cramp him up for room. Guptill could just get a leading edge and it flew to Sandakan at point. NZ 274/3

CAUGHT!

NO BALL! Ross Taylor plays a full toss delivery straight to the fielder at short midwicket. He has been  caught - but it has been adjudged as a NO BALL!. 

FREE HIT - SIX! Ross Taylor has smacked Nuwan Pradeep for two sixes in the over and has taken the Kiwis to 274/2 in 42 overs.

40 overs gone

Final 10 overs to go - Martin Guptill and Ross Taylor in the middle - New Zealand are 254/2. Still 8 wickets in hand. How far can these two take the Kiwis to?

Another record for Guptill!

Martin Guptill has overtaken former captain Brendon McCullum to become the fourth-highest run-scorer in ODIs for New Zealand!

NO BALL BOUNDARY!

A full toss above the waist to Ross Taylor and he manages to glide it towards the boundary. Gets a free HIT as well. But just a single from it. He brings up the 50-run partnership with the boundary with Guppy.

200 up for New Zealand

Martin Guptill and Ross Taylor take New Zealand's total over 200 with a single. Guptill is looking invincible at the moment.

FOUR!

HUNDRED! Martin Guptill becomes the first centurion of 2019. Just smacks a wide delivery from Prasanna for a boundary. Glorious way to reach the landmark.

GONE!

WICKET! Kane Williamson has chopped on the ball to the stumps. Nuwan Pradeep gets the big dismissal. The skipper departs for 76. NZ 186/2

NZ vs SL 1st ODI Live Cricket Score Online, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live Cricket Score Streaming: New Zealand have put a line under their Test series win over Sri Lanka and switched to World Cup mode with the first of three one-day internationals in Tauranga on Thursday.

"It's really now about looking ahead to the World Cup, being clear on the game plans we want to use," coach Gary Stead said after New Zealand beat Sri Lanka 1-0 in the Test series to move up to third in the rankings behind India and England. New Zealand, who are also third in the ODI rankings, face eighth-ranked Sri Lanka in the opening round of the World Cup in Cardiff in June.