Kane Williamson Guides NZ to 2-0 Whitewash of Sri Lanka in Test Series

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 | 0

Hosts New Zealand completed a successful clean sweep over Sri Lanka after winning the second and the final Test match in Wellington.

In the first innings, the hosts were bundle out for a paltry 221-run total, thanks to a fine bowling effort from Nuwan Pradeep and Suranga Lakmal, who combined to take 7 wickets for Sri Lanka.

In response, the visitors rode on a supreme double-ton from veteran batsman, Kumar Sangakkara, who helped them post 356 runs in the first essay.

Subsequently, Kane Williamson (243*) and BJ Watling (142*) played incredible knocks to bolster New Zealand’s total to 524-5 before declaration.

Playing the fourth innings of the match, the Sri Lankans had no answer for a lethal Kiwi bowling unit, as they got all-out for just 192 runs, falling 193 runs short of the target.

Up next, the two teams are scheduled to lock horns in a 7-match long One-Day International series ahead of the World Cup 2015.

(Image: DNA India)


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