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Sri Lanka collected well with opener Kushal Mendis’s great batting. But the victory was narrowly missed. New Zealand won the thrilling match with one ball in hand at the end. Also, Kiwis have also won the T20 series after Test and ODI. Both teams won one match each and the last and third matches became the series decider. The hosts won by 4 wickets in the same match in Queenstown today. Also, they won the series 2-1. The Kiwis won mainly by Tim Seifert’s brilliant innings of 88 runs off 48 balls. By the time he returned to the dressing room after playing an innings with 3 sixes and 10 fours, the team had collected 154 runs. Only 29 runs were needed from the last 23 balls. But after Seifert departed, the Kiwis were under pressure when Mark Chapman (16), Jamie Neesham (0) and Daryl Mitchell (15) were out. But in the end, they managed to reach the target with 1 ball in hand. Lahiru Kumara of Lankans took 3 wickets with the ball. Earlier, the Lankans collected 182 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs with Kushal’s innings of 73 runs from 48 balls. Kushal Perera’s 21-ball 33 and Pathum Nissanka’s 25-ball innings also played an important role. Benjamin Lister got 2 wickets for the Kiwis.