Hambantota: Nov 12, 2012
Upal Tharanga stuck it out as the hosts lost wickets at regular intervals. Tharanga top-scored for Sri Lanka with 60 runs.
Sri Lanka lost their first four wickets for 44 runs. However, Mahela Jayawardene joined in opener Tharanga and added 47 runs for the fifth wicket.
Tim Southee picked up three wickets to dismantle the Sri Lanka batting.
Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.