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|New Zealand win second test against Sri Lanka|
This is the first Test win for New Zealand in Sri Lanka since 1998.
New Zealand were dismissed for 412 in their first innings on day two of the test.
In response Sri Lanka scored 244 in their first innings with Thilan Samaraweera and Angelo Mathews top scoring with 76 and 47 runs respectively.
New Zealand led by 168 runs.New Zealand then declared in the 2nd innings after posting 194/9 giving Sri Lanka a target of 363 runs to win.
Ross Taylor scored 75 runs for the New Zealand.Sri Lanka were bowled out for 195 runs on the fifth and final day handing New Zealand a series leveling win.
Fast bowler Southee, who took five wickets in the first innings, continued to trouble the Sri Lankan batsmen as he removed openers Tharanga Paranavitana and Tillakaratne Dilshan in his lively opening spell.