Kiwi hurricane demolish Pakistan


Pallekele, SL: Birthday boy Ross Taylor smashed a whirlwind unbeaten century to set up an emphatic 110-run win for New Zealand against Pakistan in their group A match here on March 8.

Taylor, who turned 27th on March 8, cracked a breath-taking 131 runs off 124 balls to take New Zealand to a challenging 302 for seven after surviving two chances early in his innings at Pallekele stadium here.

Taylor hit eight fours and seven massive sixes in his innings and  in the company of Jacob Oram piled up a mammoth 114 runs  in the final six overs after skipper Daniel Vettori won the toss and elected to bat.

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