New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in the second T20 International cricket match

Dunedin. April 5 (APP): New Zealand staged a lively comeback in the second T20 international cricket match, defeating Sri Lanka easily by 9 wickets to level the three-match series at 1-1. Hosts Kiwi The team easily achieved the target of 142 runs in 14.4 overs at the loss of one wicket. Tim Seifert scored an unbeaten 79 runs and played a key role in his team's victory. He scored an unbeaten 79 runs with the help of six sixes and three fours while facing 43 balls and was declared the best player of the match for his excellent performance.

In the second match of the three-match series between the two teams at University Oval, Dunedin, Kiwi captain Tom Latham won the toss and elected to field first. Due to the excellent bowling of the Kiwi bowlers, the entire Sri Lankan team was bowled out for 141 runs in the 19th over. Dhananjaya de Silva 37, Kosal Perera 35 and Charith Asalanka scored 24 runs while 7 players of the Sri Lankan team did not even cross double digits. Adam Mullen from New Zealand showed the way to the pavilion for five Sri Lankan players by bowling well. Ben Lester got two wickets while Shipley, Rachin Ravindra and Neesham got one each.

In reply, New Zealand not only made a lively comeback by achieving the desired target in 14.4 overs with the loss of one wicket thanks to Tim Seifert's unbeaten innings of 79 runs, but also leveled the three-match series at 1-1. Tim Seifert was the outstanding batsman with an unbeaten 79 runs, Chad Bowes scored 31 runs and skipper Tom Latham scored an unbeaten 20 runs.

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