A brilliant innings from the West Indian all rounder, Darren Sammy, brought his team an astonishing win against the Black Caps in a low scoring encounter.
The hosts, Sri Lanka, bounced back in the series by winning the third and final ODI against the visiting New Zealand who were unable to meet the target.
The captain of Otago Volts, Brendon Mccullum, led his side from the front with an attacking unbeaten fifty as his team beat Sunrisers Hyderabad comfortably.
A masterly unbeaten hundred from Martin Guptill led his side to a tremendous victory against their strong opponents England in the first ODI of the series.
Tillakaratne Dilshan thrashed his maiden ODI ton against New Zealand and with the assistance of Angelo Mathews guided Sri Lanka to a comfortable victory.
Sri Lanka made use of the wet conditions and beat the visiting New Zealand as Duckworth/Lewis method was applied in the rain affected encounter of the series.