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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

New Zealand got their ICC Cricket World Cup campaign off to a great start by thrashing Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in their opening game of the tournament in Cardiff.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 01 June 2019, 08:31:17 PM
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

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New Zealand started their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on the ultimate high with a stunning 10-wicket win against Sri Lanka in Cardiff. This was New Zealand's first 10-wicket win against Sri Lanka in World Cups. (Image credit: ICC Twitter)
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

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Matt Henry was the star for New Zealand as he took the big wickets of Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis and Kusal Perera in a seven-over burst. (Image credit: ICC Twitter)
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

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New Zealand continued to take wickets at regular intervals as Sri Lanka were left reeling. (Image credit: ICC Twitter)
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

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Dimuth Karunaratne, playing his first ODI after four years, was in solid touch as he held firm against the disciplined bowling of the New Zealand pacers.
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

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Thisara Perera and Karunaratne shared a brilliant fifty-plus partnership for Sri Lanka as they looked to steady the innings. (Image credit: ICC Twitter)
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

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However, New Zealand continued to take wickets at regular intervals and Sri Lanka were bowled out for 136. (Image credit: ICC Twitter)
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

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Karunaratne held firm with his third fifty but Sri Lanka were bowled out for a miserable score and New Zealand were not under pressure. (Image credit: ICC Twitter)
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

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Martin Guptill and Colin Munro blasted fifties as New Zealand coasted home to a comfortable 10-wicket win. (Image credit: ICC Twitter)