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New Zealand defeat Sri Lanka in 20/20 International

Published:Friday | September 4, 2009 | 12:26 PM

New Zealand defeated hosts Sri Lanka by 22 runs in the second and final 20/20 International at R. Premadasa Stadium today.



New Zealand batted first and posted 170-4 with Jesse Ryder scoring 52, Brendon McCallum 49 against the bowling of Sanath Jayasuriya 2-22.



Needing 171 for victory, Sri Lanka ended on 148-8 with Kumar Sangakkara topscoring with 69 and Mahela Jayawardene getting 41.



Shane Bond was the most successful bowler for New Zealand with 3-18.



New Zealand won the series 2-0.