New Zealand bowls Sri Lanka out for 119
Boult and Neesham claim 3 wickets each as New Zealand bowls Sri Lanka out for 119
Associated Press
2014-03-31 11:22 PM

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (AP) -- Trent Boult and Jimmy Neesham claimed three wickets apiece Monday as New Zealand bowled Sri Lanka out for a moderate 119 with four balls to spare.

Boult, with a career best 3-20, ripped through the top order while Neesham, who had figures of 3-22, cut through the tail as Sri Lanka stumbled.

Mitchell McClenaghan gave support with 2-24.

Mahela Jayawardene scored 25 for Sri Lanka, while Lahiru Thirimanne made 20. Sachitra Senanayake, who made 17, helped Sri Lanka to get past 100.

Earlier, New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and elected to bowl first.

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