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New Zealand Beat Sri Lanka By 35 Runs In Lone T20

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 35 runs in a lone T20 international played in Auckland.

PTV Sports broadcast the match live.

Hosts Kiwis batting first scored 179 for 7 in allotted 20 overs. Bracewell scored 44 while Taylor made 33. Debutant Scot Kuggelijan in his blitz scored 15 ball 35. Kasin Rajeetha claimed three while Malinga bagged two wickets.

In reply, Sri Lanka were all out for 144 in 16.5 overs. Perera in the only sign of resistance made 43. Ferguson and Sodhi grabbed three-wickets each.