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This morning has only belonged to New Zealand as they have picked up two crucial wickets.New Zealand go into lunch with their heads held high picking up 3 wickets in the session.Dushmantha Chameera Rangana Herath are on crease with Sri Lanka trotting at 262 for 7. It has not been easy for New Zealand to pick up wickets as Sri Lanka have put on a good show. Milinda Siriwardana and Rangana Herath had looked to absorb anything that New Zealand bowlers have to ever. Herath particularly was targeted with short pitch deliveries. Dinesh Chandimal and Kithuruwan Vithanage wanted to get a score on early without losing any more wickets as Sri Lanka were already 4 down. Dinesh was looking good for a century but that was not to be as Southee in the very first over struck, picking Chandimal for 83 playing his very first delivery.  Live Cricket Score, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2015-16, 1st Test at Dunedin, Day 3

Southee did also manage to pick up Vithanage in his second over of the day as well. Vithanage provided good support to Chandimal last evening, made 22 off 54 balls. New Zealand bowlers have looked to bowl more bouncers to the Sri Lankan batsmen as they are known to be weary against it. Tim Southee has been the stand out bowler for New Zealand. Neil Wagner has disturbed Sri Lankan batsmen with his pace and bounce having already picked up two for. BJ Watling has so far picked up five of the seven catches so far in the game. Live Cricket Scorecard: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2015-16, 1st Test at Dunedin, Day 3

Sri Lanka trail New Zealand by 169 runs with 3 wickets remaining.