Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and sent New Zealand in to bat, and the visitors scored 74 for seven after the match was restricted to 14 overs...Tim Southee was the leading scorer for New Zealand with 21 not out after the visitors top...
After choosing to bowl first, Sri Lanka's seam attack dominated the tourists who reached a modest 7-74 from a reduced 14 overs. Rain ended the one-off fixture when Sri Lanka had reached 0-6 in response after just two overs. None of the top six New...
The one-off Twenty20 international between Sri Lanka and New Zealand was abandoned due to rain in Pallekele yesterday. The hosts, chasing a rain-revised target of 72 runs off 14 overs, were six for no loss after two overs when play was called off.
New Zealand Infotech Weekly
Rain has come to the New Zealand cricket team's aid, and boy did they need it. The opening match on their tour of Sri Lanka, a one-off Twenty20 international, was headed for potential embarrassment after they slumped to 28-6 in the 10th over on a...
The match had been reduced to a 14 over a side due to a 70-minute rain interruption. Put into bat by the hosts the New Zealand innings never got going until Tim Southee hit a few lusty blows to take the tourists to 74/7 in their quota of 14 overs.
International Herald Tribune
The opening match of New Zealand's five-week tour of Sri Lanka was ruined by bad weather on Tuesday when the one-off Twenty20 international in Pallekele was abandoned as a no-result. The game began 45 minutes late due to rain and the visitors, having...