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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd T20 Match Prediction

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Sri Lanka
161/9 in 20.0
8.05
New Zealand Cricket Logo
New Zealand
165/6 in 19.4
8.39
Sep 03, 201913:30
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium - Pallekele, Sri Lanka
Finished
New Zealand won by 4 wkts
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SL vs NZ Prediction

New Zealand To Win the Match, 1.62
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  • New Zealand are coming off a superb win in their previous match and have the momentum with them
  • Ross Taylor, Tim Southee, Colin de Grandhomme looked in fantastic form in the first match
  • With the likes of Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, and Tim Southee available to bat deep in the order, the Kiwis have a better batting lineup, which can be the difference between a win and a loss in
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0.0%
NZ
100.0%
  • TournamentSri Lanka vs New Zealand 2019
  • DateSep 03, 2019
  • FormatT20
  • VenuePallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele, Sri Lanka
  • Time13:30
  • WeatherHeavy rain at times, 74% Humidity, 24.4℃

SL vs NZ Live Score

  • Toss: Sri Lanka (Batting)

Sri Lanka

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Niroshan Dickwella 39 30 3 1 130.00
Avishka Fernando 37 25 3 1 148.00
IU Tillakaratna 13 8 1 0 162.50
Akila Dananjaya 0 2 0 0 0.00
Shehan Jayasuriya 20 13 2 1 153.85
Kusal Perera 11 10 0 0 110.00
Dasun Shanaka 0 1 0 0 0.00
Kusal Mendis 26 24 2 2 108.33
Lasith Malinga 0 0 0 0 0.00
Wanidu Hasaranga 11 7 1 0 157.14
BowlerOMRWECO
Seth Rance 4.0 0 33 3 8.25
Scott Kuggeleijn 4.0 0 38 2 9.50
Mitchell Santner 4.0 0 34 0 8.50
Ish Sodhi 4.0 0 34 1 8.50
TG Southee 4.0 0 18 2 4.50

New Zealand

BatsmanRB4s6sSR
Tom Bruce 53 46 3 0 115.22
Colin Munro 13 7 3 0 185.71
Tim Seifert 15 9 3 0 166.67
Scott Kuggeleijn 8 5 0 1 160.00
Colin de Grandhomme 59 46 2 3 128.26
Mitchell Santner 10 2 1 1 500.00
Daryl Mitchell 1 3 0 0 33.33
TG Southee 0 0 0 0 0.00
BowlerOMRWECO
IU Tillakaratna 3.0 0 18 1 6.00
Akila Dananjaya 4.0 0 36 3 9.00
Shehan Jayasuriya 2.0 0 22 0 11.00
Lakshan Sandakan 4.0 0 16 0 4.00
Lasith Malinga 4.0 0 39 0 9.75
Wanidu Hasaranga 2.4 0 32 1 12.00

SL vs NZ Match Prediction & Analysis

New Zealand's series against Sri Lanka started with a tightly contested match where pendulum kept oscillating to and fro between the two sides. New Zealand eventually sealed the deal primarily on the back of their batting depth and athleticism and will be looking to carry the momentum forward and close the series in the second match of the series. The second match of the series is to be played at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, the same venue as the first game, on Tuesday, 3rd Septemeber. The test series turned out to be mightly close earlier in the month and going by how the first T20I panned out, the fans can certainly expect a mouth-watering contest in the two remaining matches of the series.

Team Previews

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka were never favorites to emerge on top mainly because of inexperienced batting, but they lost the match because they were toothless with the ball in the middle overs. Barring Lasith Malinga and Akila Dananjaya, who both did extremely well to rock the visitors with quick strikes early on, none of their bowlers looked sharp and gave away too many runs in the middle overs.

Sri Lankans will be pleased with the way they batted in the first match. Kusal Mendis and Kusal Perera looked fluent at the top of the order, with the former going onto hit a brilliant 79. His 63-run partnership with Niroshan Dickwella was vital in setting up the stage for them. Avishka Fernando had done pretty well for the hosts in all the limited-overs matches they've played, but he looked out of sorts in the first match as he could score just ten runs of seventeen deliveries.

A total of 174 runs on the board and a surface conducive to spin bowling was all Sri Lanka needed to hand a defeat to the Kiwis. All look well in control for the hosts until the first ball of the 19th over of the second innings before Malinga conceded five wides. All that was left was a formality after that over as Kiwis were left to chase just three in the final over.

Sri Lanka Playing 11

Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Shehan Jayasuriya, Kusal Mendis , Avishka Fernando, Isuru Udana, Dasun Shanaka, Wanidu Hasaranga, Lasith Malinga, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan.


New Zealand

Just when Sri Lanka looked to outclass New Zealand on a rain-hit day, the experience of Ross Taylor and the brute-power of Colin de Grandhomme came to the rescue of the visitors as they completed a rather comfortable victory, which at one time appeared to be rather improbable.

Bowling first on a flat deck, the Kiwi bowlers started off well as they kept things tight in the first few overs, but the lack of wickets started to hurt them a bit once powerplay got over. Tim Southee was their only bowler who consistently delivered during all the stages of the game. He eventually returned with the figures of 2 for 20, best by a Kiwi in the match.

During the Kiwi chase, Sri Lanka looked right at the top after the powerplay overs as they reduced the Kiwis to 39 for 3 when Ross Taylor walked in. His presence immediately resulted in a different approach as the duo brought down the required run rate down to near eight runs an over, which was earlier hovering around 11. The dismissal of Ross Taylor could have been game-changing, but Mitchell Santner and Daryl Mitchell played beautifully to take the visitors home with a quick-fire 31-run stand.

New Zealand Playing 11

Tim Seifert, Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Tom Bruce, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Daryl Mitchell, TG Southee, IS Sodhi, Seth Rance, Scott Kuggeleijn.

SL vs NZ Dream11 Prediction

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SL vs NZ Playing 11

  • Wicket-keeper:
    • Niroshan Dickwella
  • Batsmen:
    • Kusal Mendis (VC)
    • Ross Taylor
    • Avishka Fernando
    • Colin Munro
  • All-rounders:
    • Colin de Grandhomme (C)
    • Daryl Mitchell
    • Isuru Udana
  • Bowlers:
    • Lasith Malinga
    • Tim Southee
    • Akila Dananjaya

SL vs NZ Betting Tips

The two teams were so close in the first match in the two departments of the game that it was the fielding which separated the two sides. The drop of Ross Taylor proved costly to the hosts and they'll undoubtedly be looking to improve their fielding. Just when the things got close, the Kiwis held their nerve and eventually ended up on top. Sri Lanka's inexperience was truly apparent as they failed to seal the deal despite being in positions to dictate terms on multiple occasions. The second match of the series is expected to be tight as well and the team that holds its nerve is likely to emerge triumphant. The Kiwis have more depth in batting and are coming off a confidence-boosting win, and are, therefore, firm favorites to emerge on top in the upcoming fixture.

SL vs NZ Betting Tips

New Zealand To Win the Match, 1.62

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Who will win SL vs NZ?

Sri Lanka 54.6% (746)
New Zealand 45.4% (621)
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gulzar
sri lanka
2019-09-02 23:05:24
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Bhavesh
Best 11 kaunsi hongi
2019-09-03 01:17:43
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Bhavesh
Best 11 kaunsi hongi
2019-09-03 01:17:59
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Ganesh Naik
Today sl win the match... In this 2nd t20
2019-09-03 02:36:13
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Ganesh Naik
Today sl win the match in this 2nd t20international
2019-09-03 02:36:32
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faizan
today sri lanka'l win the game they will not disappoint to the crowd.
2019-09-03 05:28:39
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Bablu
Sri lanka
2019-09-03 07:30:36
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Kapil dada
Aj ager srilanka faverout aayi to sri lanka hi jeetagi ya match ager 1 bat tak nahi aaayi to bilkul nhai jeetski
2019-09-03 08:12:49
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Nzi won
Nzi won
2019-09-03 10:39:27
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MD POLIN
Write your commentকে জিতবে
2019-09-03 11:06:39
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Kon
Konjetaga aj toss
2019-09-03 11:22:42
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Asankamshan
srilanka will be win the match with hoping srilanka fans
2019-09-03 11:49:01
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Asankamshan
srilanka will be win the match with hoping srilanka fans
2019-09-03 11:49:12
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Ramu
Nz without doubt
2019-09-03 12:04:37
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Ramu
Nz
2019-09-03 12:04:47
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P. Chinnamani
Cricket scord
2019-09-03 12:14:36
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P. Chinnamani
Dream 11 production
2019-09-03 12:15:01
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Mannan
Srilanka should be win today
2019-09-03 12:23:18
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Siva
Sri lanka
2019-09-03 12:38:51
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