New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka to take T20 series

New Zealand's Colin Munro acknowledges the crowd after winning the Twenty20 International match against Sri Lanka at Eden Park on January 10, 2016 in Auckland.

New Zealand have clinched the Twenty20 international series against Sri Lanka, with a 9-wicket win in the second match in Auckland. Chasing a victory target of 143, the Black Caps won the game with 10 overs to spare. Colin Munro was named man of the match for his 14-ball half century, which is the second fastest in T20s behind India's Yuvraj Singh (12 balls). The 2-0 series defeat sees Sri Lanka lose top spot to the West Indies in the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 rankings.

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