2nd T20 between New Zealand and Sri Lanka ends in horror collision

A horror collision on the boundary rope between Sri Lankan fielders Shehan Jayasuriya and Kusal Mendis turned a wicket into a six, and saw the Black Caps home with two balls to spare to claim a baffling four-wicket win in the second of three Twenty20 clashes.

How exactly did a wicket turn into a six, you ask? Well, with four balls remaining, and seven runs required, Mitchell Santner smacked Sri Lankan spinner Wanindu Hasaranga to the wide long-on boundary. Racing around from long-on, Jayasuriya claimed a superb running catch, only to collide with Mendis, who was sprinting across from mid-wicket. The pair painfully clashed knees – sending Jayasuriya into the boundary rope, still clutching the ball.

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