NZ vs SL: New Zealand’s legendary batsman Kane Williamson appears to be a different batsman in Test cricket. If this double century is merged, then Kane has hit a total of 6 double centuries. Kane faced a total of 296 balls in this innings and scored 215 runs. In this innings, he hit a total of 23 fours and also hit 2 long sixes. Kane completed his double century with a brilliant four. After this innings of Williamson, now the New Zealand team has come in a very strong position. From here the Sri Lankan batsmen will need a magical innings to stay in the game.
Henry Nicholls also scored 200 runs for New Zealand.
Henry Nicholls also stunned everyone with some brilliant batting. He scored a double century for the first time in his career. In this innings, Nicholls faced a total of 240 balls and scored 200 runs. In terms of Test cricket, it can be considered a fast innings. In his innings, Henry Nicholls hit 15 fours and also hit four sky-high sixes. With the help of Williamson and Nicklaus, New Zealand has now gone a long way in this match. Saving the match will be the biggest achievement for Sri Lanka.
New Zealand declared first innings on 580 runs
After making a big total of 580 runs, the captain of the New Zealand team decided to declare the innings. In the first innings, two batsmen of the New Zealand team scored centuries. Kane Williamson played an excellent inning of 215 runs. His fellow batsman Henry Nicholls hit 200 runs. Sri Lanka came to bat in the second innings for only 26 runs, two batsmen have returned to the pavilion. Sri Lanka’s team is 554 runs behind New Zealand’s total. For Sri Lanka, experienced batsman Dimuth Karunaratne remained at the crease after scoring 16 runs and Prabhath Jayasuriya scored 4 runs. From here the patience of Sri Lankan batsmen will be tested.