Guptill, Williamson make short work of Sri Lanka's 356

New Zealand 359/4 (Guptill 116, Williamson 88, Prasanna 2-63) beat Sri Lanka 356/8 (Tharanga 110, Boult 2-47) by six wickets.

New Zealand, led by Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson, overhauled Sri Lanka's target of 357 with ease to complete a 6-wicket victory in both teams' final warm-up game at Edgbaston.

Guptill smashed 10 fours and five sixes in his 76-ball knock of 116 while Williamson followed that up with a 60-ball 88. Both batsmen subsequently decided to retire out - Guptill in the 29th and Williamson in the 32nd - but by then New Zealand were 101 runs away at a required run rate of less than six.

Earlier in the day, Sri Lanka's batsmen fielded a batting-heavy outfit that posted 356 runs in their 50 overs. Upul Tharanga started the onslaught at the top, smashing 13 fours and three sixes to notch up a century. Kusal Mendis, at one drop, hammered seven fours and a six in his 50-ball 57 while Dinesh Chandimal - at two down- hit a quickfire 55.

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