Live Score: New Zealand post 250 in second ODI against Sri Lanka
After winning the toss and batting first, New Zealand finished their innings with 250 for the loss of six wickets at Pallekele in the second ODI of the five-match series against hosts Sri Lanka. Follow Ball by Ball Updates.
Visiting captain Ross Taylor top scored for his side with 72 off 62 balls, and his innings helped New Zealand boost their slow going by increasing their run-rate close to five runs-per-over.
Lasith Malinga took two wickets while Nuwan Kulasekara, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera and Rangana Herath took a wicket each for Sri Lanka.
New Zealand 250/6 (50 overs) - (R Taylor 72, BJ Watling 55 - R Herath 1/28, Lasith Malinga 2/39)