First T- 20 Match, New Zealand Beat to Sri Lanka by 3 Runs, Lead the Series 1-0


Wellington: After winning the One Day international cricket series over Sri Lanka, New Zealand also won the first twenty match by three runs and lead the two match series 1-0.


According to a news report, last day in Wellington, host team won the toss and starts batting against Sri Lanka and played all over and set a big target of 182 runs on loss of four wickets. In which Kiwi’s right handed batsman Martin Guptill scored brilliant 58 runs and Kane Williamson also made fifty.

When Sri Lanka starts batting, the first big loss took by guest team on 10 runs in shape of famous all rounder named Tillakaratne Dilshan who gave wicket to Kiwi fast bowler Trent Boult and then Lankan players introduced aggressive style of cricket.

Milinda Siriwardana established a fantastic innings against New Zealand’s bowlers and made brilliant 42 runs and his team total reached on 179 on loss of 9 wickets and lost the first match by three runs. Firstly, host team won the ODI series over guest team by huge margin, now; lead the two twenty games by 1-0.



Many big players of Sri Lanka cricket team named Legendary left handed batsman Kumar Sangakkara and other right handed Mahela Jayawardene also retired from all type of cricket that’s why team balance is not strong.

Sri Lankan cricket team also checked many young players but till now, any fantastic world class cricketer not introduced himself in front of management, that’s why they faced many problems about cricket. Recently, Pakistan toured to Islanders in which green shirts won three major series.

The best thing is that two new batsmen named Milinda Siriwardana and Shehan Jayasuriya are producing their skills in international cricket for the purpose of their future series and competitions.