New Zealand go 1-0 adult with 122-run win over Sri Lanka in Dunedin

Trent Boult, Trent Boult New Zealand, New Zealand Trent Boult, New Zealand Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka New Zealand, Cricket News, Cricket New Zealand’’s Trent Boult celebrates after dismissing Sri Lanka’’s Rangara Herath in Dunedin on Monday. (Source: AP)

New Zealand cumulative a 122-run win in a initial Test on Monday as Sri Lankan insurgency folded with a detriment of 7 wickets on a final day.

New Zealand had set Sri Lanka a challenging 405-run aim to win though with sufficient time to get there on a non-threatening University Oval wicket.

But Sri Lanka’s batsmen unsuccessful to uncover a required calm as they were all out for for 282 mid by a final day.

Sri Lanka’s dual tip batsmen, Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews, showed some insurgency during a start of a day putting on 56 for a fourth wicket before both fell in discerning succession.

Mathews was out-witted by Neil Wagner and went for 25, with top-scorer Chandimal (58) beaten by Mitchell Santner 17 balls after and a compare spiralled divided from a tourists from there.

The extensive feat gave New Zealand their fourth uninterrupted win over Sri Lanka in a past 3 years.

After a confidant second-innings stipulation during 267-3 by Brendon McCullum, Sri Lanka had some-more than 5 sessions to strech 405.

When they resumed Monday during 109-3, and with an additional half-hour tacked on to make adult for 3 sleet breaks a prior day, Sri Lanka were 296 runs behind.

But any hopes of a deliver pursuit were built around a gifted Chandimal and Mathews digging in for a prolonged stay during a crease.

New Zealand attempted all to mangle a partnership, including Trent Boult changing his hold that saw him remove control of one ball, forcing referee Richard Kettleborough to steep for cover as it shot towards his head.

It was Wagner, removed after a year out of Test cricket, who pennyless a partnership when he dismissed dual brief deliveries during Mathews.

The Sri Lankan captain made adult as if awaiting a third identical smoothness usually for Wagner to play full and a round speared off a left pad and on to center stump.

Chandimal was left reduction than 3 overs after for 58 when trapped leg before wicket by spinner Santner.

The 26-year-old batsman, in his 24th Test, motionless to pull his pad during a spinner and was strike rectilinear in front but personification a shot.

Kithuruwan Vithanage motionless conflict was a best policy, batting during a run-a-ball gait to take a aim next 200.

With 6 fours and a 6 to his name he reached 38 before Tim Southee had him lbw.

At lunch, Sri Lanka were 224-6 with a final 4 wickets descending for a further of 58 runs in 11 overs after a interval.

For New Zealand, Southee took 3 for 52 while Trent Boult, Wagner and Santner finished with dual wickets each.

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