Sri Lanka to qualify for World Test Championship finals needs to win against New Zealand. They scored 355 in the first innings and New Zealand with the help of Daryl Mitchell century, New Zealand scored 373 runs. Sri Lanka conceded 18 runs lead and they had to put up huge score in second innings. Angelo Mathews scored 115 runs off 235 balls and Dinesh Chandimal (42), Dhananjaya de Silva (47) helping Sri Lanka score 302 runs in 105.3 overs.
Daryl Mitchell (102), Matt Henry (72) helped New Zealand put up a lead of 18 runs. Tim Southee (25), Neil Wagner (27) scored against Sri Lanka bowlers. Asitha Fernando (4/85), Lahiru Kumara (3/76), Kasun Rajitha (2/104) and Prabath Jayasuriya (1/46) took wickets among Sri Lanka bowlers. In reply to New Zealand lead Angelo Mathews scored 14th century in Tests and scored over 7100 runs in his Test career. Sri Lanka with his century has been able to put a target of 285 runs.
New Zealand scored 28/1 in 17 overs with Tom Latham (11) and Kane Williamson (7) at the crease. Blair Tickner (4/100), Matt Henry (3/71) and Tim Southee (2/57) took wickets for New Zealand against Sri Lanka. New Zealand could look to play the first session without losing wickets and then go for the chase. Sri Lanka needs to find wickets at regular intervals for keeping themselves in the contest.
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