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RESULT
2nd T20I, Auckland, January 10, 2016, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
(10/20 ov, T:143) 147/1

New Zealand won by 9 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
50* (14)
colin-munro
Match centre 
Scores: Binoy George
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Comms: George Binoy
Scorecard summary
Sri Lanka 142/8(20 overs)
New Zealand 147/1(10 overs)
end of over 1020 runs
NZ: 147/1CRR: 14.70 
Colin Munro50 (14b 1x4 7x6)
Kane Williamson32 (21b 3x4)
Dushmantha Chameera 3-0-46-0
Isuru Udana 3-0-34-0

5.35 pm Phew, that was brutal from New Zealand. Sri Lanka did not help themselves by batting like they did - all brawn and no brain apart from Mathews, who was superb. And then Guptill, Munro and Williamson just caned them during the chase.

go2jain: "Here it is. Record for Munro. For Guptill as well, record for having the record for fastest NZ fifty for the shortest duration.....One for Kane as well, seeing two fastes NZ fifty records being made form the non-strikers end...."

Shakeena Samadh: "Guptill's record lasted just 20 minutes. Is that a record too ?"

Selvan: "Looking forward to seeing a lot more of Colin, Guptil and Williamson in the future. Very entertaining cricket!! Bring on Pakistan!!"

Dave: "@Dan cause Kane uses excellent timing and shot selection rather then raw power. If Williamson was born in Australia or India he'd be one of the most popular players in the world, he is somewhat ignored when in comes to greatest current player discussion because he is a Kiwi" I don't think he does get ignored, Dan. The world is very aware of his genius. I'd put him just behind AB de Villiers at present, ahead of everyone else.

It's begun to drizzle a bit at Eden Park to cool things off just before the presentation.

Colin Munro is the Man of the Match, beating Guptill and Elliott to the award. "It went pretty good, really fast it went, I didn't know how many balls I had faced until the end. to beat that record is pleasing for myself. the boys have welcomed me back after a bit of a break and I've been given freedom at No. 3 ... enjoying it, given me a bit of a license to play my natural game."

Dinesh Chandimal: "I am really disappointed with the way we played, bad batting, thanks to Angelo for getting a total, really disappointed with the way we played ... We had ups and downs in all three formats, the conditions as different, as a team we enjoyed but couldn't get the results. We have to regroup."

Kane Williamson: "I think the last match was a tough match and to build on that ... it was a complete performance. We have a pretty strong squad, the bowlers have an understanding that it is sometimes horses for courses but they are all contributing when they get the chance ... a great effort today. the way the two local boys batted today was special, I thought it would be a scrap on that wicket, it was holding up a bit, but it wasn't a problem for them ..."

And with that Williamson receives the T20 trophy, to go with the ones for the ODI and Test series against Sri Lanka. His team-mates join him and it's celebration time at Eden Park.

Sri Lanka's tour is over, Pakistan's is about to begin. We'll bring that to you from the 15th onwards. Thank you for your emails today, and thank you for reading. Cheers.

9.6
6
Chameera to Munro, SIX runs

and he's done it! That is amazing from Munro, he's hit seven sixes in 14 balls. Guptill's 19-ball record for fastest NZ fifty has lasted all of 20 minutes. Munro ends the game by mowing the ball off the front foot over deep square. The slaughter of Sri Lanka is over. Munro's 14-ball fifty is the second fastest 50 in T20 internationals, behind Yuvraj Singh's 12-ball innings

If Munro hits this ball for six he will break the record for fastest T20 fifty for NZ, which Guptill set earlier today.

9.5
4
Chameera to Munro, FOUR runs

a full toss outside off stump, Munro hits it flat over the infield at cover for a four

Dan: "Williamson has a curious habit of being able to bat at around a 150 SR in T20s despite not appearing to have the power game of the rest of the NZ top order."

9.4
1
Chameera to Williamson, 1 run

full toss, Williamson drives past the bowler for a single

9.3
1
Chameera to Munro, 1 run

a full ball outside off stump, chopped into the ground and towards the keeper

9.2
6
Chameera to Munro, SIX runs

catch it in the stands beyond long off! Munro gets under a full ball and slams it high and far, and it has been caught in the crowd

9.2
1w
Chameera to Munro, 1 wide

sprayed wide outside the off stump from over the wicket ...

9.1
1
Chameera to Williamson, 1 run

fuller ball on the pads, played through square leg for a single, Williamson slipped as he turned for the second so they did not run it

Zia Abbasi: "The way Guptill treated Srilankans is appreciable, but his real capability will be tested against imminent series against Pakistan, where a electrified Wahab, gentle giant Irfan and nascent rehabilitated and rejuvenated Aamir will be attacking ribcage with furious pace."

end of over 911 runs
NZ: 127/1CRR: 14.11 RRR: 1.45
Kane Williamson30 (19b 3x4)
Colin Munro33 (10b 5x6)
Isuru Udana 3-0-34-0
Jeffrey Vandersay 2-0-41-0

Amar: "252 strike rate is replaced by 371. And 162 is the slowest. Go kiwis."

8.6
1
Udana to Williamson, 1 run

short of a length ball, pulled through square leg

Michael: "I'm a little disappointed to see Sri Lanka struggle today, they have been skilled and entertaining throughout the tour and when on the back foot have not been willing to roll over and capitulate. However, as a Kiwi I'm loving this display of batting and hope the form can be carried into the T20WC."

8.5
1
Udana to Munro, 1 run

tries to hit on the leg side but gets an inside edge on the pad towards the off side

8.4
6
Udana to Munro, SIX runs

Munro charges again, and dispatches the slower ball from wide outside the off stump over the cow corner boundary, incredible hitting

8.3
Udana to Munro, no run

the slower ball, Munro is beaten by the change of pace and the ball bounces over his stumps

8.2
1
Udana to Williamson, 1 run

a length ball with lots of width outside off, Wiliamson reaches for it and hits the ball through cover

8.1
2
Udana to Williamson, 2 runs

short and wide outside off, angling across the right-hander, Williamson stands in his crease and cuts over point

Vikram: "@Amogh: The same match in sub-continent might turn out the exactly opposite way. Not many can replicate their form in sub-continent. So, I think they need McCullum for T20 World Cup"

end of over 821 runs
NZ: 116/1CRR: 14.50 RRR: 2.25
Colin Munro26 (7b 4x6)
Kane Williamson26 (16b 3x4)
Jeffrey Vandersay 2-0-41-0
Thisara Perera 2-0-26-1
7.6
6
Vandersay to Munro, SIX runs

poor Vandersay, he disappears again, Munro getting under a full ball and mowing it over deep square leg with a slog sweep

7.5
6
Vandersay to Munro, SIX runs

goes over long off this time, stepping out to a full ball and driving it hard and flat over the boundary

7.4
Vandersay to Munro, no run

beaten outside the off stump this time

7.3
6
Vandersay to Munro, SIX runs

New Zealand blaze past 100, Munro takes them there by clearing his front foot and slogging the ball with the turn high and far over deep midwicket

7.2
2
Vandersay to Munro, 2 runs

bowled flat and shorter, Munro goes back and pulls the ball from outside off towards cow corner

7.1
1
Vandersay to Williamson, 1 run

flicked off the front foot towards square leg

Waseem Bukhari: "Watching almost all NZ top order playing in such a good form is making me feel happy already. Muhammad Aamir, Wahab Riaz, M. Irfan vs. Guptill, Williamson, Taylor etc. would be a treat to watch in upcoming Pak v NZ series."

Vandersay is back ...

end of over 713 runs • 1 wicket
NZ: 95/1CRR: 13.57 RRR: 3.69
Colin Munro6 (2b 1x6)
Kane Williamson25 (15b 3x4)
Thisara Perera 2-0-26-1
Dushmantha Chameera 2-0-26-0
6.6
6
Perera to Munro, SIX runs

that's a huge hit second ball! Steps out of his crease to a full ball and carts it over long on with a full swing of the bat

Best performances - batters
AD Mathews
AD Mathews SL
81 runs (49)
7 fours4 sixes
Control
80%
Productive shot
slog shot
17 runs
1 four2 sixes
124868141910
MJ Guptill
MJ Guptill NZ
63 runs (25)
6 fours5 sixes
Control
73%
Productive shot
slog shot
20 runs
1 four2 sixes
5000814729
Best performances - bowlers
GD Elliott
GD Elliott NZ
O
4
M
0
R
22
W
4
ECO
5.5
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
2W
MJ Santner
MJ Santner NZ
O
4
M
0
R
24
W
2
ECO
6
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
Series
Season2015/16
Player Of The Match
New Zealand
Colin Munro
Series resultNew Zealand won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberT20I no. 476
Hours of play (local time)15.00 start, First Session 15.00-16.15, Interval 16.15-16.35, Second Session 16.35-17.55
Match days10 January 2016 - day (20-over match)
Umpires
New Zealand
Billy Bowden
New Zealand
Phil Jones
TV Umpire
New Zealand
Derek Walker
Reserve Umpire
New Zealand
Chris Brown
Match Referee
Zimbabwe
Andy Pycroft