New Zealand defeat Sri Lanka in 20/20 International
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.