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Two big double strikes on the second day from our senior pacemen! They continue to chase each other up the Test rec… https://t.co/UpTLELSnkPHuge honour to join @RCBTweets Looking forward to joining the team with Simon Katich and @imVkohli along with a hi… https://t.co/uv6P5zjvoa
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSUnfortunately the weather has had the final say on day two. We’ve captured 4 wickets in the only session available… https://t.co/ftN3UeEksmMost Test wickets for New Zealand 431 - Sir R Hadlee 361 - D Vettori 252 - TRENT BOULT* 247 - T Southee* 233 - C… https://t.co/OOZ42VWjLK
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSGround completely covered now as the rain gets heavier ☔️ https://t.co/dMemGfUbitWatching Tim Southee running in, ball after ball, still making the batsmen nervous in this heat and humidity makes… https://t.co/20UpDCtXty
Retweeted by BLACKCAPS#SLvNZ | A slight drizzle just in time for lunch! The @BLACKCAPS on top in Colombo despite a half century from Dimu… https://t.co/MOn4bmdtn7
Retweeted by BLACKCAPS💁‍♂️👏 Thanks @FPayne100 #StatChat https://t.co/jQoWFfFNrNTim Southee is on fire in Colombo! He matches Boult with two wickets in one over as Dickwella is ct behind for a du… https://t.co/aclhf2HiFbTim Southee with the BIG wicket of Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne for 65 before lunch. #SLvNZ https://t.co/rR3TOOvCam#SLvsNZ #NZvSL #2ndTest @trent_boult has become the third @BLACKCAPS bowler to 250 Test wickets, and the second-f… https://t.co/3Q0OhxU1px
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSCongrats @trent_boult on 250 Test wickets. Outstanding achievement and many more to come for @BLACKCAPS #seriousbowler #class
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSWICKETS! Trent Boult strikes twice in his 3rd over of the day. Mathews & Perera gone as Boult chalks up a special T… https://t.co/8Zu5kcAASvUnderway on day two in Colombo. CDG and Boult to open proceedings. Sri Lanka 89-2 after 40 overs. Card |… https://t.co/1g4JAEVgQSAnother fantastic team effort underway by the ground staff at the P Sara Stadium as the covers are carefully peeed… https://t.co/r7WHAxHgR6Another dark and gloomy morning in Colombo ahead of day two. The ground remains covered at present. Forecast simila… https://t.co/TK6ehuAlre
8/23
2019
Plenty of patience on display on day one... What will day two bring!? #SLvNZ https://t.co/hAf1gI0bNmEarly stumps on Day One due to bad light, Sri Lanka on 85/2 (36.3 ov) Dimuth Karunaratne on 49*, Angelo Mathews 0*… https://t.co/0CbQI4lSMx
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSYes Colin!! De Grandhomme struck in the 2nd session to remove Mendis (32), but bad light has brought the players fr… https://t.co/S0b87D0NDVUnderway in the second and final session of day one in Colombo. De Grandhomme and Southee to begin. Sri Lanka 77-1… https://t.co/qnAEXqmf04The covers are on at tea on day one with Sri Lanka 71-1 after 29 overs. Rain lightly falling so the players will st… https://t.co/MJFXbUehlQA battle of patience in Colombo! 10 maidens bowled in the first 25 overs. Somerville with the wicket. Follow live -… https://t.co/EaoAA7jLRdThirimanne falls! Just as the openers were looking set to consolidate after a good start, Somerville gets Thirim… https://t.co/ree8f4WF3O
Retweeted by BLACKCAPS👋 Play underway in Colombo - https://t.co/DLGWrdQUM2 #SLvNZ #WTC21 https://t.co/EHEprnhPBlSri Lanka have won the toss & elected to bat on a delayed day one in Colombo. One change for each side. CDG in for… https://t.co/HfDjCWhAHC“It’s a good wicket. Win the toss, bat first, do the hard work and set the Test up,” reckons @RusselArnold69 #SLvNZ https://t.co/4lcVAlrQeEWe’re out in the middle and beginning to look at a start time - within the hour if we have no more rain. Toss sched… https://t.co/IBtMAK8oJkThe teams have arrived at the P Sara Stadium in Colombo. The covers are almost off and the umpires will inspect sho… https://t.co/z8zzcn7uAXFirst sighting of the pitch on a wet Colombo morning. This is what I tweet about now. https://t.co/MsXZogtEzF
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSProgress! https://t.co/t5vLwcZPEZRain continues to fall in Colombo with play on the opening day of the second Test at the P Sara Stadium starting to… https://t.co/IWCWyGMWwhThe rain seems to have set in at the P Sara Stadium in Colombo. Forecast is not great either, but fingers crossed f… https://t.co/35gQiYxCDpTaylor 💯 Williamson 💯 then 5 for Southee! #ThrowbackThursday to our last visit to P Sara Stadium in Colombo. Scorec… https://t.co/NqO7z09K8EThe scene at the P Sara stadium in Colombo after early morning rain. Entire ground covered at present! We’ll keep y… https://t.co/FfcAERplvS
8/22
2019
Hear from wicket-keeper BJ Watling on the eve of our second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo which starts Thursday… https://t.co/4A1EhIbRa0"Hopefully we can put this very good Sri Lanka team under some pressure" – Ross Taylor ahead of the second #SLvNZ T… https://t.co/m3Tz7Vc9CW
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8/21
2019
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Retweeted by BLACKCAPSCongratulations @AmySatterthwait and @LTahuhu! Exciting news for the cricket family #babysatterhuhu https://t.co/LLhHC8q6JiTim Southee is excited for the season 🏏 #CricketNation #BACKTHEBLACKCAPS https://t.co/YNMwsRpnnbVery good news for TOM BRUCE & SETH RANCE joining @RossLTaylor in the @BLACKCAPS #T20 squad for #SLvNZ! Back in bla… https://t.co/wQyVrIBRTJ
Retweeted by BLACKCAPS @OfficialSLC Kane Williamson and Trent Boult will be returning home for pre-planned rest following the last Test in Colombo. #SLvNZTim Southee will lead the team in the upcoming T20I series against @OfficialSLC. Squad News |… https://t.co/ib5n4nd7RrGet sorted for an epic summer ahead! The Cricket Nation pre-sale is on now. 🔗🎟| https://t.co/JVyZsGUKa3https://t.co/yh7hPQKYxH
8/20
2019
Congratulations to Sri Lanka who have won the first Test in Galle by six wickets on day five. Karunaratne’s 122 pro… https://t.co/2lYEhHraE6Boult wins the battle with Perera who departs for a hectic 23 off 18. Sri Lanka 250-4, target 268 as we extend the… https://t.co/m8B4yUdZ6HThe second new ball arrives and Trent Boult will take it. 7 wickets to get, 27 runs left to play with. Card |… https://t.co/oBXSOtn3KoOcean on two sides, full grass banks, clock tower looming in the background, hundreds watching from the fort rampar… https://t.co/LW9w4p7KdE
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSStay in the fight! Tim Southee knicks off the Sri Lankan captain for a brilliant 122. Sri Lanka 3 down with 50 to g… https://t.co/OGYFL2LzTMOne brings two for New Zealand. Kusal Mendis keeps going for his shots, and finds the fielder at midwicket Sri Lan… https://t.co/TjWJhfWMmR
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSAjaz Patel in on the action now as Mendis swipes one to Raval at mid-wicket. That's two wickets in two overs! Sri L… https://t.co/UnzTRGnt4pReviewed and OUT! Will Somerville breaks the 161-run opening stand as Thirimanne misses a sweep & is out LBW for 64… https://t.co/YNjHrzrFGXGrass Bank Side (Gate Number 04) of the Galle Cricket Stadium will be opened for public ‘Free of Charge’ today (18… https://t.co/VksNjJwrvO
Retweeted by BLACKCAPS👉 🇱🇰 need 135 runs to win 👉 🇳🇿 need 10 wickets to win Which way will the first #SLvNZ Test go today in Galle? Fo… https://t.co/yuhVZ4VXOR
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSHuddling up for day five in Galle. It’s a simple equation. We need 10 wickets. Sri Lanka need 135 more runs. Santne… https://t.co/kV2N6C5gRePitch report today #SLvNZ #Galle Interesting pitch .. lot to talk about https://t.co/NqWR218qGS
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSThe coaches have a chat before day 5 in Galle. Sri Lanka require 135 more to win with all 10 wickets in hand. The s… https://t.co/G0oxgWYwkK
8/18
2019
Stumps at Galle! A wonderful partnership between Karunaratne and Thirimanne see Sri Lanka finish the day 133/0. T… https://t.co/BOpIDMH1R3
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSThird and final session of day 4 underway in Galle. Sri Lanka 76-0 chasing 268 to win. Patel to begin, live scoring… https://t.co/d54W7t8DcRNo luck with the new ball for Boult & Southee so the spin of Patel and Somerville is unleashed. Follow live -… https://t.co/TWMAjbSofWWill Somerville finishes 40* off 118 deliveries as our innings closes on 285, leaving Sri Lanka a target of 267 for… https://t.co/Z0G4OZpVHAIs there a more stylish tailender than Trent Boult? #SLvNZ https://t.co/wLOh49hNOc https://t.co/ArH33TkJV5
Retweeted by BLACKCAPS @jaynefrances63 👏A tale of the tail-enders in Galle as we push the lead past 250 with lunch looming on day four. How crucial might t… https://t.co/JWlW2LXjK0Words to describe that run-a-ball 26 from Trent Boult 💁‍♂️ #crucial #hilarious #SLvNZ #WTC21 @BLACKCAPS. Partnership between boult and Somerville : 1st innings : 27 2nd innings : 34*
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Retweeted by BLACKCAPSWatling’s vigil comes to an end on 77 from 173 balls & it’s the pace of Kumara that breaks through. 224-8, the lead… https://t.co/JoOH6vBvCR @BLACKCAPS Will Somerville on his debut match was involved in an excellent partnership against Pakistan. He batted… https://t.co/vbO7pfABeF
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSView from the Galle press box as Sri Lanka take the 2nd new ball. Watling (72*) & Somerville (15*) remain & the lea… https://t.co/PaHIv6278HHow great is Watling #SLvNZ
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSUnderway on day four after a 50 minute delay. The Watling Wall (63*) and Will 'Dad' Somerville at the crease. Danan… https://t.co/Sg70fqu838King Kane #Galle #SLvNZ #respect #heroes #ambassodor https://t.co/6B1ezLKzgP
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSIf New Zealand are the team that do great things that barely get noticed in the wider cricket world, BJ Watling is… https://t.co/mQQDkxXuDz
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSSri Lanka v @BLACKCAPS , Australia v @AllBlacks , then the ashes. I’ll next see the outside of my tv room in about 10 hours 👍
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSThe situation has improved at Galle although we’re looking at a delayed start. Planned for 10:35 local time, at thi… https://t.co/7jllFks0oRCurrent situation in Galle 😐 Light rain is spitting and the covers are on. Forecast is iffy. Stay tuned 🤞 #SLvNZhttps://t.co/JOuOHVT0Wc
8/17
2019
Stumps on day 3 & BJ Watling stands unbeaten on 63. The lead is 177 with 3 wickets in hand. I know we’ve asked each… https://t.co/roJ2LvJMDANice work, @blackcaps. Rest up - big day tomorrow. #SLvNZ
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSTough runs! BJ Watling with a typically scrappy knock, his 17th Test half-century as the lead passes 150. Southee t… https://t.co/j35b46ERUyFive wickets in the middle session including Henry Nicholls for 26 off 71 balls. Plenty of spin on offer & it's the… https://t.co/o6JGHgH6LuSantner caught in the deep to end the 2nd session of day 3 as this game continues to rattle along! We’re 124-6, a l… https://t.co/crmao0TlRa50-run patnership for Nicholls and Latham, but it's broken suddenly by Dananjaya as Latham is ct in close for an im… https://t.co/hYeot87yXALatham and Nicholls knuckling down in Galle after the quick wickets of Taylor and Williamson. Lots of turn to conte… https://t.co/cmtn5vPADKLatham (7*) & Williamson (3*) finish the opening session at 18-1 and the deficit erased. Time to build a lead after… https://t.co/6LT7gTkwPlRaval is the first man out in our second innings from the spin of de Silva. That brings the skip to the wicket - a… https://t.co/vFBkyqDbRT🤜🤛 Here we go - https://t.co/fOF03cP7v9 #SLvNZ https://t.co/4Zike8WFpEThe bowling card 💁‍♂️ #SLvNZ https://t.co/WPxU3mUzcoHigh fives & handshakes for Patel & Somerville who finish with 8 wickets between them as Sri Lanka are bowled out f… https://t.co/vLV6g7KSdr#28 Will Somerville has his 2nd and it’s the dangerman Dickwella out for 61. Sri Lanka 9 down with a lead of lead o… https://t.co/DLs62IRLReSTRIKE! Trent Boult breaks through with the new ball early on day three to dismiss Lakmal for 40. Sri Lanka 246-8,… https://t.co/9Ro404nwOdDay three is go! Sri Lanka resuming 22 runs behind with 3 wickets in hand. Boult & Patel take the 2nd new ball. Fol… https://t.co/KrGYjcsYvMWarm-ups under way on another nice morning for day three in Galle. We’ll be starting 15 mins earlier today (35 mins… https://t.co/NVVcrAYeoE“It’s a patience game out there,” - Ajaz Patel speaks to @SonyTV ahead of day three in Galle #SLvNZ #WTC21 https://t.co/TdCuXyj21X
8/16
2019
What a classic old day at the Test! But who has their nose in front? Day Two RECAP: https://t.co/nuastUx4cP #NZvSL https://t.co/mGpY09wop4Ajaz Patel leads the players from the field after taking his 2nd Test five-for on an absorbing 2nd day in Galle. Sr… https://t.co/7AhgPD3epjCaught and Boult 😆 https://t.co/N6Pbjs4UzI
Retweeted by BLACKCAPSWill Somerville now in on the act as Taylor takes his 3rd catch at 1st slip. Sri Lanka have lost 5 wickets for 18 r… https://t.co/k7a11HMG2lAjaz Patel is on 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 in Galle! He picks up his 5th wicket and it's the big one of Mathews for 50. Another beautif… https://t.co/t2pfvfw9sr‘Caught and Boult’: Sri Lanka players in splits after Trent Boult hits ball into his helmet grill #SLvsNZhttps://t.co/70E57d1l0E
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8/15
2019

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