New Zealand A v Sri Lanka A, Lincoln, 4th day March 22, 2004

New Zealand A sweep to innings victory

Wisden Cricinfo staff

New Zealand A 570 beat Sri Lanka A 276 and 228 (Parera 70, Daniel 66) by an innings and 66 runs
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New Zealand A swept to a comprehensive victory by an innings and 66 runs, dismissing Sri Lanka A for 228 on the fourth day of the five-day game at Lincoln. Resuming at 45 for 2, Ian Daniel and Bathiya Perera, the not-out batsmen, led Sri Lanka's resistance, adding 99 more runs. Both batsmen made half-centuries - Daniel made 66 while Perera top-scored with 70.

However, both were dismissed within 16 runs of each other, and none of the other Sri Lanka A batsmen provided much of a fight. For New Zealand A, Kyle Mills and Paul Wiseman took three wickets each, while James Franklin chipped in with two.

New Zealand A had earlier won the first match by an innings and 237 runs.