At Nelson, January 2, 2016. No result. Toss: Sri Lanka.
Nelson boasts some of the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand, but couldn't rustle up two bright days for its New Year double-header. Early rain had already shortened this one to a 24-over match, which was interestingly poised when another downpour forced the players off for good. There was time for Guptill to wallop three sixes off Chameera in an over costing 26.