26 March,2023 08:13 AM IST | Auckland | AFP
Henry Shipley bowls against SL on Saturday. Pic/AFP
Henry Shipley tore through Sri Lanka*s batting line-up as New Zealand romped to a 198-run win in the first ODI here on Saturday.
Playing just his fourth match for the Black Caps, tall seamer Shipley took 5-31 as the tourists were skittled for 76 at Eden Park, their lowest ODI score against New Zealand and their fifth-lowest ever.
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Sri Lanka*s capitulation in 19.5 overs made it their second shortest innings. The visitors never recovered after slumping to 31-5, with only three batters reaching double figures, including top scorer Angelo Mathews (18). It comes just two months after Sri Lanka*s world-record 317-run loss to India in Thiruvananthapuram - when they were out for 73.
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