Live Cricket Score: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, second Test match at Colombo - Day One

New Zealand elected to bat first after winning the toss AFP

Colombo: Nov 25, 2012

Sri Lanka and New Zealand clash in the second Test match at P Sara Oval in Colombo on Sunday.

Rangana Herath exposed New Zealand’s weakness against spin with a six-wicket haul as Sri Lanka raced to an emphatic 10-wicket win on the third day of the opening Test in Galle on Monday.

The left-arm spinner finished with 6-43 off 18 probing overs as New Zealand, trailing by 26 runs, crashed to 118 in their second innings after losing their last nine wickets for 83.

Sri Lanka effortlessly chased down a 93-run target, with debutant Dimuth Karunaratne remaining unbeaten on 60 and Tharanga Paranavitana 31 not out.

(With inputs from AFP)

Teams:

Sri Lanka: Tharanga Paranavitana, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene (c), Thilan Samaraweera, Angelo Mathews, Prasanna Jayawardene (wk), Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Suraj Randiv, Shaminda Eranga.

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Brendon McCullum, Ross Taylor (c), Kruger van Wyk (wk), Todd Astle, Daniel Flynn, Jeetan Patel, Tim Southee, Doug Bracewell, Trent Boult.

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