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Sri Lanka thrash New Zealand in United States

Second Twenty20 International, Lauderhill, Florida:
Sri Lanka 86-3 (15.3 ovs) bt New Zealand 81 (17.3 ovs) by seven wkts
Match scorecard

Tillakaratne Dilshan
Dilshan ensured Sri Lanka eased to a straightforward win

Sri Lanka hit back from their defeat in Florida on Saturday to beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international in Lauderhill near Miami.

Having dismissed New Zealand for a paltry 81, Sri Lanka cruised to their target in just 15.3 overs on Sunday.

Only captain Daniel Vettori (27) and Nathan McCullum (36 not out) reached double figures for New Zealand as Nuwan Kulasekara took 3-4 off three overs.

Tillakaratne Dilshan hit an unbeaten 33 as Sri Lanka cruised to victory.

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see also
New Zealand secure historic win
22 May 10 |  Cricket
Florida to host T20 international
22 May 10 |  Cricket
Sri Lanka opt to rest Sangakkara
21 May 10 |  Sri Lanka
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New Zealand v Sri Lanka (in USA) 2010
24 May 10 |  Cricket

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