Zealand scored 4/374 in defeating Sri Lanka at Saxton Oval, which was the highest scored recorded at
that ground. See Ground
Records and Statistics at Saxton Oval - (ODI Cricket). New Zealand have now won 28, lost 12, with 3
No Results in the 43 matches against Sri Lanka in New Zealand. See New Zealand v Sri Lanka, and won 2, lost 1, with 1 No Result in the 4
matches played against Sri Lanka at Saxton Oval. See New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Saxton Oval. New
Zealand won the 3 match series 3-0, and have now won 8, lost 1, and drawn 2 of the 11 series against Sri
Lanka in New Zealand. See
ODI Series for New Zealand Versus Sri Lanka at Home.
Lanka lost their last four wickets for 0 runs (7/249 to 10/249) in the match, which was the second time
that Sri Lanka has lost 4 wickets for 0 runs, and the first against New Zealand. See Sides Losing 4
Wickets with Adding to the Score.
Ross Taylor scored 137 runs from 131 balls in the match, which was his twentieth
century, see Best
Batting Performances, second century and highest score against Sri Lanka, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, eleventh in New Zealand, and first at
Saxton Oval. See Performances in New Zealand. Ross Taylor has scored
eighteen of his twenty centuries when batting at number four position, where he averages 52.28, see Performance Analysis by Batting Position , and has score 6,797 runs which is the third
highest in that position. See Most Runs Batting as Number 4. Overall, Taylor has scored 7,714 runs, and his average of
47.91 is the highest by a New Zealand player. See Highest Batting Averages for Players Batting 30 Innings for New Zealand.
Henry Nicholls scored 124 not out from 80 balls in the match, which was his maiden
century, see Best
Batting Performances, and he has now scored 814 runs at an average of 37.0 See Performances by Opponent at All Grounds.
Lockie Ferguson took 4/40 in the match, which was his third best bowling
performance, see Best
Bowling Performances, the third time that he has taken four wickets or more in an match, first against
Sri Lanka, and he has now taken 39 wickets at an average of 25.59. See Performances by Opponent at All Grounds.