Sri Lanka vs New Zealand

  • WT20: Sri Lanka storm into the semis as Herath's five-for demolishes New Zealand 31-03-2014 10:19 PM

    Chittagong: Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath produced a dream spell of five wickets for just three runs as Sri Lanka recorded a crushing 59-run victory over New Zealand in a dramatic Super 10 match to qualify for the semi-finals of the World Twenty20. Herath turned the virtual knock-out match on its...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, WT20 31-03-2014 06:13 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Herath bowled a dream spell of five wickets for just three runs as Sri Lanka bowled out New Zealand for 60 while defending 119 to win by 59 runs. TOSS: New Zealand opted to bowl. PLAYING XIs: Sri Lanka:...
  • Sri Lanka fined for maintaining slow over-rate 22-11-2013 07:37 PM

    Dubai: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal was fined 20 per cent of his match fee while his team-mates were docked 10 per cent of their earnings for maintaining a slow over-rate during the team's Twenty20 International against New Zealand in Pallekele. "Sri Lanka has been fined for maintaining a slow...
  • 2nd T20: Sri Lanka beat New Zealand to win series 1-0 21-11-2013 11:26 PM

    Pallekele: Tillakaratne Dilshan hit an unbeaten 59 and Kusal Perera smashed a 37-ball 57 to propel Sri Lanka to an easy eight-wicket win over New Zealand in the second Twenty20 and a 1-0 win in the two-match series on Thursday. Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and asked...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 2nd T20 21-11-2013 06:42 PM

    Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl first in the second Twenty20 against New Zealand at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Sri Lanka included Kusal Perera and Ajantha Mendis in place of Lahiru Thirimanne and Sachithra Senanayake. Teams: Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara...
  • 2nd T20: Sri Lanka, New Zealand pray for no more rains 20-11-2013 10:04 PM

    There is just one Twenty20 match left in New Zealand's short tour to Sri Lanka and both team will want it not to be affected by rain. The first T20 at the same venue, Pallekele, was washed out without a ball being bowled on Tuesday and the winner will be...
  • New Zealand-Sri Lanka T20 game cancelled due to persistent rain 19-11-2013 11:28 PM

    Pallekele: Bad weather forced the first Twenty20 international between New Zealand and Sri Lanka to be abandoned without a ball being bowled in Pallekele on Tuesday. Heavy rain since early morning drenched the Pallekele International Stadium and forced the umpires to call off the match at 8.45 pm when the...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 1st T20 19-11-2013 06:31 PM

    Sri Lanka and New Zealand start their two-match T20 series at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. The preceding three-match ODI series was severely affected by rain and the two teams would want to play a complete cricket match in the shortest version of the game. Sri Lanka once...
  • 1st T20: Sri Lanka, NZ hoping for drier weather at Pallekele 18-11-2013 08:44 PM

    Sri Lanka and New Zealand are hoping for drier weather as they begin their two-match T20 series at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. The preceding three-match ODI series was severely affected by rain and the two teams would want to play a complete cricket match in the shortest...
  • 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka win by D/L to level series 16-11-2013 09:08 PM

    Sri Lanka leveled the three-match ODI series against New Zealand by winning the third and final one-day international at Dambulla by 36 runs on Saturday according to the Duckworth/Lewis Method. Sri Lanka set New Zealand a target of 216 in 33 overs in the rain-affected game and the game was...
  • 3rd ODI, Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: as it happened 16-11-2013 09:17 AM

    New Zealand have won the toss and will field first in the third one-dayer against Sri Lanka. Kiwis lead three match series 1-0. Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath New Zealand: Tom...
  • 2nd ODI: Nathan McCullum fires New Zealand to victory over Sri Lanka 13-11-2013 01:13 AM

    Hambantota: Nathan McCullum smashed 22 runs off the final four balls to lift New Zealand to a thrilling four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the rain-hit second one-day international in Hambantota on Tuesday. The Black Caps, set a revised Duckworth-Lewis target of 198 in 23 overs, replied with 203 for...
  • As it happened: SL vs NZ, 2nd ODI 12-11-2013 02:04 PM

    Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews won the toss and has decided to bat first in the second one-dayer against New Zealand. Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Lasith Malinga New Zealand: Tom Latham, Anton...
  • 2nd ODI: Rain fear looms again as New Zealand face Sri Lanka 11-11-2013 01:23 PM

    After rain played spoilsport and forced the first one-day international to be called off, Sri Lanka and New Zealand will face off in the second ODI at Hambantota on Tuesday with Hambantota forecast suggesting rain spells on Tuesday as well. Rain allowed just 54.2 overs in the first game of...
  • Sri Lanka vs New Zealand first ODI abandoned due to rain 10-11-2013 10:12 PM

    Hambantota: The opening one-day international between Sri Lanka and New Zealand was abandoned due to rain on Sunday after Tillakaratne Dilshan guided the hosts to a comfortable 288 for nine in 50 overs. New Zealand reached 13 for one in the fifth over when rain stopped play at Mahinda Rajapaksa...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 1st ODI 10-11-2013 01:58 PM

    New Zealand skipper Kyle Mills won the toss and has decided to bowl in the first one-dayers against Sri Lanka at Hambantota. New Zealand: Tom Latham, Anton Devcich, Rob Nicol, Grant Elliott, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi, Corey Anderson, Nathan McCullum, Kyle Mills, Adam Milne, Mitchell McClenaghan Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan,...
  • 1st ODI: New Zealand out to snap losing streak against Sri Lanka 09-11-2013 09:05 PM

    Colombo: New Zealand will look to come out from the horrors they suffered in their recent series defeat against Bangladesh when they take on Sri Lankan in a three-match ODI series starting at Hambantota on Sunday New Zealand lost all three matches against Bangladesh and snapping that losing streak won't...
  • Mills backs New Zealand's youngsters to test Sri Lanka 08-11-2013 11:37 PM

    Colombo: New Zealand's youngsters were more than capable of giving Sri Lanka a tough fight in the upcoming three-match one-day series starting at Hambantota on Sunday, stand-in skipper Kyle Mills said on Friday. Hit by injuries to skipper Brendon McCullum and vice-captain Kane Williamson, and with former captain Ross Taylor...
  • Sri Lanka pick strong squad for series against New Zealand 01-11-2013 03:22 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) selectors on Thursday picked a strong 16-member squad for the limited overs series against New Zealand, starting November 10. This is despite the tourists having one of the most depleted squads ever to tour the island since 1984. New Zealand have rested both Brendon McCullum...
  • Kyle Mills to lead New Zealand in Sri Lanka 01-11-2013 11:43 AM

    Wellington: Swing bowler Kyle Mills will captain New Zealand for the first time on his country's limited overs tour of Sri Lanka later this month after Kane Williamson was ruled out with a broken and dislocated thumb. Williamson suffered the injury in Bangladesh earlier this week and had already returned...
  • Brendon McCullum, Ross Taylor to miss Sri Lanka tour 26-10-2013 08:32 AM

    Wellington: Current and former captains Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor will miss New Zealand's limited-overs series in Sri Lanka next month to prepare for home Tests matches. McCullum and Taylor will return home at the end of New Zealand's tour to Bangladesh to concentrate on their preparation for a packed...
  • Buoyant New Zealand primed for Sri Lanka's spin barrage 09-06-2013 10:10 AM

    Cardiff: New Zealand are preparing to face a spin barrage from Sri Lanka when the two sides meet in the Champions Trophy in Cardiff on Sunday. New Zealand go into the tournament after a morale-boosting 2-1 one-day series win over hosts England, but Brendon McCullum's side knows Sri Lanka will...