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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

NZ vs SL ODI 2019 : Tons for Taylor, Nicholls as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

Veteran Ross Taylor and rising star Henry Nicholls both crushed a very long time as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 115 keeps running in the third one-day worldwide in Nelson on January 8 to finish a 3-0 arrangement whitewash. 

Taylor top-scored with 137, and Nicholls was unbeaten on 124 off only 80 balls, lifting the hosts to 364 for four after they lost the hurl and were sent in to bat. 

It was a record ODI score at Nelson's Saxton Oval, where the normal is only 275, and Sri Lanka never looked like achieving the mammoth aggregate. They were full scale for 249 in the 42nd over, discarding their last four wickets without scoring a keep running as the arrangement finished with a whine.

Thisara Perera, who scored a rankling 140 in the second ODI, was again the visitors' champion entertainer, hustling to 80 of every 63 balls. With the arrangement effectively chose, Nicholls and Taylor utilized the dead elastic to make an impression on New Zealand selectors in front of the current year's World Cup. It was Nicholls' lady ODI ton and the 27-year-old will trust his solid Test shape is at last exchanging to the restricted overs arrange. 

Taylor's twentieth ODI century fixed the 34-year-old's grasp on the New Zealand record he as of now holds for one-day hundreds of years. "I'm getting old and ideally I have a couple of all the more left in me," he said. 

Last part fall 

In his last 11 ODI innings Taylor has scored three centuries and six half hundreds of years. He went to the wrinkle with New Zealand battling at 31 for two yet joined with captain Kane Williamson for a 116-run association to consistent the innings. 

At the point when Williamson left on 55, Taylor and Nicholls looted the Sri Lanka assault with a forceful 154-run stand. Sri Lanka chief Lasith Malinga had removed openers Martin Guptill and Colin Munro economically yet was costly over the long haul, spilling 93 keeps running from his 10 overs. 

Sri Lanka's senior bowlers were all wayward, especially at the demise, as the visitors yielded 57 keeps running in the last three overs. Sri Lanka made a brilliant begin to the run pursue, scoring openly before Tim Southee caught Dhananjaya de Silva lbw on 36. 

The run rate at that point eased back to a creep when the voyagers lost three wickets for 10 hurries to droop to 117 for four, with Niroshan Dickwella and Kusal Mendis withdrawing inside the space of two balls. 

More terrible was to come after Perera tumbled to a marvelous one-gave get from Guptill, setting off a last part fall. Dushmantha Chameera ran with Sri Lanka on 249, just for Danushka Gunathilaka, Malinga and Nuwan Pradeep to all leave without facilitating the score. 

Sri Lanka, who lost a two-Test arrangement against New Zealand 1-0, wrap up their visit with an erratic Twenty20 match against the Black Caps in Auckland on January 11. 

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