Sports | Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:07pm IST

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 167 runs in 2nd test - result

New Zealand's captain Ross Taylor (3rd R) celebrates with team mates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Suraj Randiv during the final day of second and final test cricket match in Colombo, November 29, 2012.
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New Zealand's team members celebrate after they winning the second and final test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo, November 29, 2012.
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REUTERS - New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 167 runs on the fifth day of the second and final test in Colombo on Thursday.

The two-test series ended 1-1.

Scores: New Zealand 412 (R. Taylor 142, K. Williamson 135, D. Flynn 53; R. Herath 6-103) & 194-9 declared (R. Taylor 74; R. Herath 3-67) v Sri Lanka 244 (T. Samaraweera 76; T. Southee 5-62, T. Boult 4-42) & 195 all out (A. Mathews 84; T. Boult 3-33, T. Southee 3-58) (Compiled by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Amlan Chakraborty)

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