NZ vs SL: New Zealand team scored 166 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in allotted 20 overs. This has put a huge target in front of Lanka. New Zealand team dominated the Sri Lankan bowlers with Glenn Phillips century innings.
The match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka is going on on Saturday in the T20 World Cup being held in Australia. Kiwis captain Kane Williamson won the toss and chose to bat first. In this sequence, they lost 6 wickets and made 166 runs in the allotted 20 overs. This has put a huge target in front of Lanka. New Zealand team dominated the Sri Lankan bowlers with Glenn Phillips century innings. In this sequence, Phillips played 64 balls and scored 104 runs. It has 10 fours and 4 sixes. Scored runs at a strike rate of 162. Among the Lankan bowlers, Thikshan, Rajitha, De Silva and Hasaranga took wickets. The New Zealand team, who won the toss and chose to bat, faced a huge setback in the beginning. Finn Allen 1, Davon Conway 1, Cale Williamson 8 and quickly reached the pavilion. Phillips and Mitchell, who came to the crease in this order, made the match stand with a huge partnership. However, Mitchell joined the pavilion after scoring 22 runs.
Playing XI of both teams..
New Zealand: Devon Conway, Finn Allen, Kane Williamson (captain), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult.
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nisanka, Kusal Mendis (keeper), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charit Aslanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (captain), Vanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumar, Mahesh Thiksha and Kasoon Rajitha.