New Zealand bowled out Sri Lanka for 119 in 19.2 overs in their Group-1 match of the Super-10 Series in the fifth World Twenty20 here at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Monday.
Winning the toss, New Zealand captain Brendan McCullum sent Sri Lanka into bat and his decision proved successful as the Islanders could not resist against the Kiwis.
Pace bowlers Trent Boult and Jimmy Neesham captured three wickets each for 20 and 22, respectively while Mitchell McClenaghan claimed two for 24.
Main scorers for Sri Lanka were Mahela Jayawardene (25) and Lahiru Thirimanne (20) as only three other batsmen could get into the double-figures. (thenews.com)