Sri Lanka vs New Zealand

Match info: Sri Lanka v New Zealand ODI Series 2012 at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium - 3rd ODI

Date: 6th Nov 2012 Umpires: H D P K Dharmasena and I J Gould

33-over match

Home team and score Away team score

Sri Lanka

200/3 (31.1 Overs)

Result

New Zealand

188/6 (33.0 Overs)

Sri Lanka win by 7 wickets (D/L)

  • Last Updated: November 6 2012, 18:40 GMT

Tillakaratne Dilshan struck an unbeaten century to guide Sri Lanka to a seven-wicket victory under the Duckworth-Lewis method in the third one-day international against New Zealand.

Tillakaratne Dilshan: Scored a century
Tillakaratne Dilshan: Scored a century

Opener Dilshan finished on 102 not out and shared in an unbroken 127-run stand with Angelo Mathews (54no) as Sri Lanka passed their target of 197 off 33 overs with 11 balls remaining.

New Zealand had earlier made 188 for six off their 33 overs in the rain-affected clash in Pallekele with opener BJ Watling leading the charge with an unbeaten 96.

The victory leaves Sri Lanka holding a 2-0 lead in the five-match series, with the hosts also winning match two after the opener had been abandoned.


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