SL vs NZ T20I: Kiwi batsman tied the match by hitting a six on the last ball, then Sri Lanka won this way in the super over

SL vs NZ 1st T20I: The Sri Lankan team got a thrilling win in the first match of the three-match T20 series on New Zealand tour. In this T20 match played in Auckland today (April 2), Sri Lanka scored a huge score of 196 runs while batting first, in response New Zealand also tied the match by hitting a six off the last ball. However, the Kiwi team had to face defeat in the Super Over here.

In this match, New Zealand captain Tom Latham won the toss and chose to bowl first. Sri Lankan opener Pathum Nissanka (0) was dismissed on the very first ball of the match. However, after that Kusal Mendis (25), Kusal Perera (53), Dhananjaya de Silva (15), Charith Aslanka (67) and Wanindu Hasaranga (21) all batted briskly and Sri Lanka lost 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. But reached 196 runs.

The start of the Kiwi team chasing the target of 197 runs was also bad. Both New Zealand openers had returned to the pavilion on a total of three runs. However, from here Tom Latham (27), Daryl Mitchell (66), Mark Chapman (33), Jimmy Neesham (19), Rachin Ravindra (26) and Ish Sodhi (10) tied the match. In the last over of the match, New Zealand needed 13 runs to win and Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka was bowling himself. He gave only 6 runs in his first 5 balls and took one wicket. Now New Zealand needed 6 runs on the last ball to tie the match and Ish Sodhi hit a six. New Zealand batted first in the super over. Here Mahish Teekshana gave only 4 runs in his first four balls and took one wicket. He got a four on the fifth ball and took another wicket on the sixth ball. In this way, the Kiwi team was able to score only 8 runs in the super over. Sri Lanka achieved this target of 9 runs in three balls only. Here, Mendis took a single on the first ball of Adam Milne, then on the second ball, Charith Aslanka hit a six and on the third ball, which was also a no-ball, Aslanka hit a four and made the match in the name of his team. Aslanka was also named Player of the Match.

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