Nathan McCullum hits 22 runs off last four balls to seal Kiwi win over SL in 2nd ODI

Nathan McCullumJohannesburg, Nov 13  : Nathan McCullum smashed 22 runs off the final four balls as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka in the rain-hit second one-day international in Hambantota on Tuesday.

According to Sport24, the Black Caps, set a revised Duckworth-Lewis target of 198 in 23 overs, replied with 203-6 as McCullum hit spinner Rangana Herath for three sixes and a four to seal a last-ball win.

Earlier, Sri Lanka made 138-1 from 23 overs in between a rain interruption of more than four hours, the report said.

Sri Lanka, who won the toss and elected to bat, were 117-1 in 20.4 overs when bad weather hit the southern coastal town, the report added.

The first match on Sunday at the same venue was rained out with New Zealand on 13-1 in 4.2 overs in reply to the home team's 288-9, the report further said.

Two Twenty20 internationals in Pallekele on Nov 19 and 21 will follow the third and final one-dayer in Dambulla on November 16, according to the report. (ANI)




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