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1st match, Christchurch

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Wisden's review of the Pool A match, New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Brendon McCullum flicks on his way to 65

NZ v SL, World Cup 2015, Group A, Christchurch

McCullum sets the tone

New Zealand were not short on confidence coming into their World Cup opening game against Sri Lanka but to see Brendon McCullum take the game by the scruff of its neck was an uplifting experience

Bulletin by Carlyle Laurie

Corey Anderson smashed 75 off 46 balls to power New Zealand to 331

NZ v SL, World Cup 2015, Group A, Christchurch

Corey Anderson's effort gets New Zealand off to winning start

A strong all-round display from Corey Anderson helped New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs in their opening World Cup encounter which was played in Christ Church on Saturday.

Kumar Sangakkara scored 39 off 38 balls before he was pinned lbw by Trent Boult

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Group A, Christchurch

Hagley 100, Sanga 1000

Stats highlights from the Group A match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch