New Zealand won the Series after Guptill, Henry Performance

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 | 0

Martin Guptill’s hundred and then Mate Henry’s five wickets, New Zealand defeats Sri Lanka at the 5th and last ODI’s of the series. By this victory New Zealand got their first victory of the year as well as the Series by 3-1.

At Tuesday on Mount bay Oval, New Zealand batted after losing toss and then scored 294 runs with 5 wickets. And come to chase target Sri Lanka all-out at 258 runs on 47.1 overs.

New Zealand won the Series after Guptill

On 33 runs Sri Lanka lost their first 3 wickets to Henry and Trent Bolt. Dines Chandimal and Angelo Mathews build up 93 runs partnership but Trent Bolt out Chandimal after making his fifty. Hard hitter all-rounder Thisara Perera (15) also go back quickly. But the skipper on the cries as Lanka’s last hope. At one moment Sri Lanka was 223 for 5 wickets when Siribardhane and Mathews was on the pitch. Both also make a 62 runs partnership, where Siribardhane’s contribution was 39 runs from only 22 balls.

But after out of Siribardhane by Mitchell Syantanar, Mate Henry make New Zealand victory a matter of time. He took 3 consecutive wickets of Lankan innings.

But unlucky for Mathews, he gotten out before 5 runs of his century. On his 95 runs innings, Mathews hit 6 fours.

Mate Henry remain the Man of the Match for his brilliant 5 for 40. This was also his first 5 wickets hall’s in ODI. Bolt also contribute 3 for 43 runs.

At first, New Zealand started innings after losing Tom Latham on the very first over. But 122 runs partnership with Ken Williamson and 81 runs partnership with Taylor, Martin Guptill reach New Zealand in a safe score.

Martin Guptill got out after his 10th ODI hundred and 9 fours and 3 sixes was on his 102 runs innings from 109 balls.

Ken Williamson and Taylor both played 61 runs innings. Sri Lankan Nuwan Kulasekara took 3 wickets after 53 runs.

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