Rangana Herath crippled the unpredictable batting line up of the Kiwis as the Islanders defended a small looking total and qualified for the semi-final spot.
A match winning hundred from Azhar Ali, well supported by his skipper, Misbah-ul-haq and Sarfraz Ahmed won the third Test for Pakistan against Sri Lanka.
The visiting Lankan Lions defeated the hosts, Pakistan, in the second Test at Dubai with a sheer determinations and an excellent team work.
The hosts, Sri Lanka, bounced back in the series by winning the third and final ODI against the visiting New Zealand who were unable to meet the target.
Another dismal performance by the South African batsmen let them down in the consecutive ODI against the hosts Sri Lanka who won the rain interrupted game.
A scintillating batting by Kumar Sangakkara followed by the deadly bowling of the Sri Lankan bowlers bulldozed South Africa with a huge margin in the 1st ODI.
MS Dhoni led his troops from the front in the final of the West Indies Tri-Nation Series 2013, as they grabbed a sensational game against Sri Lanka in Trinidad.
A devastating bowling spell from the speedster, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, destroyed the strong batting line up of Sri Lanka as India jumped into the final with force.
Sri Lanka crushed India due to a superb partnership of 213 runs between the centurions Upul Tharanga and Mahela Jayawardene supported by an excellent bowling.
Sunil Narine and Ravi Rampaul restricted Sri Lanka to a nominal score and a stormy knock from Chris Gayle put West Indies on top as they won the game easily.