World Cup: Interactive Statosphere: NZ vs SL

Matt Henry scalped three for 29 while fifties from openers Martin Guptill and Colin Munro set up a 10-wicket victory for New Zealand against Sri Lanka in its first World Cup 2019 match at Cardiff.

New Zealand openers Martin Guptill and Colin Munro made short work of the modest target   -  Getty Images

New Zealand thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets to open its World Cup campaign.

New Zealand's win was inspired by Matt Henry, who returned with figures of 3-29.

With fellow pacer Lockie Ferguson, who also took three wickets, New Zealand bowled out Sri Lanka for 136 in 29.2 overs in Cardiff.

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Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne put up a lone battle with his unbeaten 52, which is also his second fifty in two ODIs as captain.

New Zealand openers Martin Guptill and Colin Munro then struck unbeaten half-centuries to make short work of the modest target.

The Kiwis cruised home in 16.1 overs to register its third win in a World Cup game by 10 wickets.

Sportstar does a recap of the game, with infographics.