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. In this match, New Zealand captain Team Southee is performing dangerously with his bowling. He took 5 wickets in Sri Lanka’s first innings, while in the second innings also he clean bowled the set batsman Chandimal with a superb delivery.
Chandimal could not move on Saudi’s ball
In the second Test match being played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan team, which came out to bat in the second innings, had lost four wickets in 45 overs. After which Dinesh Chandimal and Angeli Mathew shared a 100-run partnership. It was proving difficult to break this partnership, so New Zealand captain Tim Southee took the new ball.
As soon as he got the new ball, he himself came to bowl and bowled the first ball of the 82nd over outside off Chandimal. On the other hand, he suddenly changed the line and length on the second ball and surprised everyone. Actually Southee put the ball straight in the root which entered the stump. Chandimal was surprised to see this and his eyes were left open.
A beauty! Tim Southee strikes with the new ball and Sri Lanka are five down. Watch LIVE in NZ with @sparknzsport 📲 #NZvSL pic.twitter.com/8fmurHDkPv
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) March 12, 2023
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 same time, by the end of the third day, Sri Lanka have scored 302 runs in the second innings and now New Zealand will have to score 285 runs to win.