Luke Ronchi heaves one down the ground

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd T20, Pallekele

Mills encouraged by individual performances

New Zealand captain Kyle Mills conceded his side was outplayed comprehensively in the second T20 in Pallekele, but was optimistic about their chances in the home summer and the World Twenty20

Dinesh Chandimal calls out instructions

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd T20, Pallekele

Leadership curbing Chandimal's spirit

While Dinesh Chandimal has shown the aptitude to captain Sri Lanka, he seems to be shackled by it, and this has badly affected in his limited-overs batting of late

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Tim Southee and James Neesham notched seven wickets between them

New Zealand in Sri Lanka 2013-14

Injured Neesham out of final T20

New Zealand allrounder James Neesham has been ruled out of the second T20 against Sri Lanka on November 21

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The covers are on in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st T20, Pallekele

Pallekele rain blanks out first T20

Even Pallekele wasn't spared of the wet weather as persistent rain abandoned the opening T20 without a ball bowled

Tillakaratne Dilshan shapes to play the Dilscoop

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st T20, Pallekele

'Sri Lanka on track for World T20' - Ford

Coach Graham Ford will no longer be with the team when the World T20 arrives, but he said Sri Lanka has begun down the path to success ahead of the first Twenty20 against New Zealand

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Ramith Rambukwella sweeps

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Sri Lanka bring in Rambukwella, Prasanna for T20s

Offspinning allrounder Ramith Rambukwella and legspinner Seekkuge Prasanna have been named in Sri Lanka's T20 squad against New Zealand for the two-match T20 series beginning on November 19