Young reveals Sri Lanka's shortcomings

New Zealand 343-4 v Sri Lanka
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Bryan Young yesterday amassed 154 not out, his highest Test match score, to put New Zealand in command on the first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Carisbrook. Young took advantage of a disappointing Sri Lankan attack to earn his second Test century as New Zealand reached 343 for 4 at stumps after being put in.

Sri Lanka won toss

NEW ZEALAND - First innings

B A Young not out 154

B A Pocock c Mahanama b Vaas 18

M J Horne c Mahanama b Ranatunga 66

*S P Fleming c Zoysa b Wickremasinghe 51

N J Astle b Vaas 27

D L Vettori not out 1

Extras (nb17 lb9) 26

Total (for 4, 90 overs) 343

Fall: 1-55 2-195 3-271 4-337.

To bat: C L Cairns, A C Parore, D N Patel, H T Davis, S B Doull.

Bowling (to date): Vaas 21-5-81-2 (nb4); Zoysa 23-4-62-0 (nb9); Wickremasinghe 15-3-71-1 (nb4); Muralitharan 23-6-86-0, Ranatunga 5-0-29-1; Jayasuriya 3-0-5-0.