Pallekele: Nov 6, 2012
The Kiwis lost their opener Rob Nicol cheaply early on, who was dismissed by Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga for seven.
It was later informed that the play will resume at 4.45 pm local time, and it will be a 48 overs a side match.
Earlier, the toss was won by Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene, who asked New Zealand to bat first.
Brief Scores: New Zealand 28 for 1 in 9 overs (Brendon McCullum 12*, BJ Watling 7*; Lasith Maling 1 for 13) vs Sri Lanka.