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New Zealand 396/8 at tea against Sri Lanka in Colombo


By Staff Writers | November 26, 2012

PhotoNew Zealand were 396 for eight wickets at tea on day two of the second and final Test match against Sri Lanka at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

Daniel Flynn (50) and Jeetan Patel (13) remain unbeaten and have added a 22-run partnership to help the visitors near the 400-run mark in their first innings.

Rangana Herath was Sri Lanka’s most successful bowler, taking four wickets for 100 runs. Nuwan Kulasekara, Shaminda Eranga, Suraj Randiv and Tillakaratne Dilshan took a wicket each.

Earlier, New Zealand captain Ross Taylor (142) and Kane Williamson (115) combined to add 262 runs for the third wicket, while Doug Bracewell (24) and Flynn put on 46 runs for the seventh wicket.

© Island Cricket

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