Match Notes

NZ's biggest win v SL

174

Margin of win for New Zealand, in terms of balls remaining, is the biggest in ODIs against Sri Lanka. Prev best: 129 balls remaining also in Christchurch in 2006-07.

Blasting 10 overs

108

Runs added by NZ in the first 10 overs in this inns - 4th-highest in ODIs since 2002. Highest - 133 by SL v Eng, Leeds, 2006. NZ added 116 v Eng, Wellington in 2015 WC.

One of SL's biggest recovery

123

Runs added by SL's last 4 wickets (65/6 to 188/10) - their second-highest in 1st inns after 129 runs against India in Dhaka in 2009-10 (84/6 to 213/10).

Kulasekara's sixes

1

No. of SL batsmen who hit five or more sixes at No.8 or lower in 1st inns, before Kulasekara - Thisara Perera (6 sixes) v Ban, Dhaka, 2013-14 (80* in 57).

Rare top-order collapse

0

No. of times SL lost half their side in the first 10 overs of an ODI since 2001, before this. Last they lost first 4 wkts within 10 overs was also v NZ, Cardiff, 2013.

Identical ducks

3

Number of ducks for Mathews as captain of Sri Lanka in ODIs, including this. All 3 have been golden ducks and all against New Zealand.