It is the 3 rd session of the second day here at Christchurch as New Zealand are leading towards a dominant position by extending their lead upto 226 runs now.
In reply to New Zealands 1 st inning of 178,Sri Lanka were only able to add 104 runs to the scoreboard and gave New Zealand a lead of 74 runs.
With that confidence in hand,New Zealand batsmen came to the crease and executed themselves well to take the game on from 1 st ball.
They have currently score 152 runs in the second inning for just 1 wicket and Batsmen at the middle are Tom Latham on 49 and Kane Williamson on 23.
Dilruwan Perera was able to dismiss Jeet Raval earlier for 74 runs.