Rob Nicol hit a career best half-century as New Zealand foiled dangerman Ajantha Mendis to post 174-7 against Sri Lanka in the Super Eights group one match on Thursday.
Sri Lanka bowler Akila Dananjaya (right) celebrates the wicket of New Zealand's Rob Nicol during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup's Super Eight match. Nicol hit a career best half-century as New Zealand foiled dangerman Ajantha Mendis to post 174-7.
Nicol hit Mendis for three sixes in the 15th over during his 40-ball 58 as the right-hander helped New Zealand collect 94 in the final 10 overs after opting to bat at Pallekele stadium.
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