Stuff – Matt Henry led the way as the Black Caps pacemen tore through Sri Lanka’s top order.

Summary

  • Matt Henry led the way as the Black Caps pacemen tore through Sri Lanka’s top order.
  • In a week’s time there’s every chance the Black Caps will be three from three and atop the points table, such is their friendly draw and intent to boost their net run rate by making a dominant bowling performance count.
  • Buoyed by their 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in Cardiff, which mirrored the West Indies’ romp over a hugely disappointing Pakistan, Kane Williamson and his Black Caps return to London to face Bangladesh in a day-nighter at The Oval on Thursday (12.
  • Openers Martin Guptill and Colin Munro ensured that net run rate boost after Ferguson and Matt Henry led the demolition of Sri Lanka for 136 on a greentop.
  • Ferguson was on after Henry softened Sri Lanka’s top-order up with a three-wicket opening spell, helped by a seaming pitch and some jumpy batsmen.


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