NZ vs SL 1st Test: The first match of the two-match Test series being played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka is being played in Christchurch. This match is standing at a very exciting turn. Chasing 285 runs in this, New Zealand have lost 3 wickets but former team captain Kane Williamson is seen in excellent rhythm and playing many brilliant shots.
Kane Williamson hit two consecutive fours
For New Zealand veteran Kane Williamson, the first innings in the Test match being played against Sri Lanka was nothing special. He was easily dismissed after scoring just one run. But as soon as he came to bat in the second innings, he looked in dangerous form. Williamson has scored 50 runs, hitting 6 fours in it.
Williamson thought of attacking the ball of P. Jayasuriya who came to bowl in the 34th over. As soon as he got strike on the fifth ball of the over, he first hit a brilliant four. At the same time, on the next ball, he went ahead and pulled the leg backward and hit a brilliant boundary. This shot was very good and everyone kept watching it.
A pair of Kane Williamson boundaries takes us to drinks at Hagley Oval. The score 89/2 🏏 #NZvSL pic.twitter.com/hXAPp0SJBq
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Talking about the match, the Sri Lankan team scored 355 runs while batting first. In response to which the New Zealand team scored 373 runs due to the century of Daryl Mitchell. At the end of the third day, Sri Lanka scored 302 runs in the second innings and set New Zealand a target of 285 runs to win. Chasing which the team has scored 122 runs at the loss of 3 wickets.