New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first scoring 174 with Nicol (58) and Guptill (38) being the main contributors. Debutante Dananjaya took 2 wickets for 32 and Kualsekera took 2 for 33.
Sri Lanka scored 174 to tie the scores Dilsan scoring 76 and other contributors were Mahela (44) and Sangakkara (21)
The results had to be decided from a super over and Sri Lanka were able to eliminate New Zealand in the over.
Man of the match was Dilshan.