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SL vs NZ 2nd Test Match Prediction

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244/10 & 122/10
2.70 & 1.73
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431/6 & 0/0
3.75 & 0.00
Aug 22, 201904:30
P Sara Oval - Colombo, Sri Lanka
New Zealand won by an innings and 65 runs
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SL vs NZ Match Prediction

New Zealand To Win the Match, 2.75
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  • New Zealand are a better team on paper with experience available in both the departments of the game
  • Its only a matter of time before Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor find back their rhythm and once they do, its not going to be easy to stop them
  • The Kiwis will be better acquanited to play in Sri Lankan conditions having already played a match here
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  • TournamentSri Lanka vs New Zealand 2019
  • DateAug 22, 2019
  • FormatTest
  • VenueP Sara Oval, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Time04:30
  • WeatherModerate or heavy rain shower, 84% Humidity, 26.2℃

SL vs NZ Live Score

  • Toss: Sri Lanka (Batting)

Sri Lanka Inning 2

Niroshan Dickwella 51 161 6 0 31.68
Dilruwan Perera 0 12 0 0 0.00
Angelo Mathews 7 30 1 0 23.33
Lahiru Thirimanne 0 5 0 0 0.00
Kusal Perera 0 3 0 0 0.00
Dhananjaya de Silva 1 19 0 0 5.26
Lahiru Kumara 0 3 0 0 0.00
Kusal Mendis 20 63 3 0 31.75
Dimuth Karunaratne 21 70 2 0 30.00
Suranga Lakmal 14 45 2 1 31.11
Lasith Embuldeniya 5 11 1 0 45.45
Trent Boult 14.2 8 17 2 1.19
Ajaz Patel 19.0 3 31 2 1.63
Colin de Grandhomme 4.0 1 8 1 2.00
William Somerville 21.0 6 49 2 2.33
TG Southee 12.0 6 15 2 1.25

New Zealand Inning 2

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Sri Lanka Inning 1

Niroshan Dickwella 0 3 0 0 0.00
Dilruwan Perera 13 54 1 0 24.07
Angelo Mathews 2 29 0 0 6.90
Lahiru Thirimanne 2 35 0 0 5.71
Kusal Perera 0 4 0 0 0.00
Dhananjaya de Silva 109 148 16 2 73.65
Lahiru Kumara 5 11 0 0 45.45
Kusal Mendis 32 70 4 0 45.71
Dimuth Karunaratne 65 165 6 0 39.39
Suranga Lakmal 10 24 1 0 41.67
Lasith Embuldeniya 0 2 0 0 0.00
Trent Boult 22.2 6 75 3 3.36
Ajaz Patel 16.0 4 48 1 3.00
Colin de Grandhomme 17.0 3 35 1 2.06
William Somerville 6.0 3 20 1 3.33
TG Southee 29.0 7 63 4 2.17

New Zealand Inning 1

Ross Taylor 23 43 3 0 53.49
TWM Latham 154 251 15 0 61.35
Jeet Raval 0 9 0 0 0.00
Henry Nicholls 15 46 0 0 32.61
Colin de Grandhomme 83 77 5 5 107.79
BJ Watling 105 226 9 0 46.46
KS Williamson 20 28 2 0 71.43
TG Southee 24 10 2 2 240.00
Dilruwan Perera 37.0 4 114 3 3.08
Dhananjaya de Silva 5.0 1 10 0 2.00
Lahiru Kumara 25.0 0 115 1 4.60
Suranga Lakmal 11.0 2 32 0 2.91
Lasith Embuldeniya 37.0 4 156 2 4.22

SL vs NZ Match & Dream 11 Prediction, Betting Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Analysis - Aug 22, 2019

SL vs NZ Prediction - Aug 22, 2019

A 2-0 win for the Kiwis over Sri Lanka would have pushed them to the top of the table, toppling India from the pinnacle in the process. However, a loss in the first match of the series has not only washed away all their such plans but has also pushed them behind in the series. In their first test of the series, nothing went their way apart from winning the toss as Sri Lanka cruised past them to register a significant, unanticipated win. The Kiwis will be looking to draw level when they meet hosts in the second test of the series which is to be played at Colombo's P Sara Oval from Thursday, 22nd August. New Zealand will be feeling Deja Vu as the same thing happened to them ten years ago where Sri Lanka hammered them at Galle, and they then went onto script a historic win in the second match of the series at P Sara Oval. They'll be hoping to put up a similar performance in the next game, and for that, they'd undoubtedly have to put up a much-improved performance.

SL vs NZ Team Previews

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will be pumped with their massive win in the first test and will be looking to take the momentum into the next match of the series. Unlike their performances in the limited-overs format in recent times, their test performances have been robust.

They did well in the first match as Dimuth Karunaratne, their skipper, led from the front to nail-down the total of 268 with significant ease. Chasing any total over 200 has never been an easy job to do in the history of test cricket, and the way Karunarate carried the team to the target was commendable.

They'd like to keep the winning combination going, and unless some last-minute injury shows up, we are likely to see them field an unchanged squad in the second test of the series. Akila Danajaya's action was reported suspect for the second time this year, and although he is allowed to take part in the upcoming fixture, this might play on his mind when he takes his delivery stride. Alongside him, it was the effort of Lasith Embuldeniya and Dhananjaya de Silva that kept them ahead in the first match, and the management will be looking up to them in the second match as well.

While Sri Lanka have plenty of positives going for them, they haven't been a consistent side over the years. So often they've gone down after being in a position to dictate terms, and it could happen again as well. Their recent record at P Sara Oval isn't that good as they've won only two out of the last seven matches they've played here. All in all, Sri Lanka will still be a tough team to face in the upcoming game, especially with the momentum they have, and beating them isn't going to be an easy task.

Sri Lanka Playing 11

Dimuth Karunaratne, HDRL Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis , Angelo Mathews, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Lahiru Kumara.

New Zealand

New Zealand are known to be fighters in International Cricket. It was apparent when they defended a small total against Indians in the semi-final of the World Cup and also in the finals wherein they almost fetched a win after being at the receiving end in the first innings. They did the same back in 2012 as well where they bounced back in the test series against Sri Lanka with a remarkable 167-run win in the second test.

It was then the effort of Ross Taylor, and Kane Williamson with the bat who both scored scintillating hundreds before Trent Boult and Tim Southee wreaked havoc on the Islanders. They will be looking to do something similar this time around as well, and they will be looking up to the same people to deal with the damage.

New Zealand had a little to take home from their poor performance in the first Test of the series. They were outplayed in all three departments of the game and eventually ended up on the wrong side of the result. The poor performance from their top-order was one of the biggest reasons for their loss, which was later on helped by lack of penetrative bowling by their spinners.

In the second test, however, they will be looking to put up a better performance with their batsmen better acquainted to deal with Sri Lankan bowlers on the surfaces which are known to assist spin bowling. Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor are good players of spin bowling and its just a matter of time before the duo finds its rhythm back.

As far as the team combination is concerned, we are unlikely to see them make any significant changes to their lineup. However, they might consider bringing in Mitchell Santner for Todd Astle to beef up their batting lineup without losing out on bowling strength.

With only improvement possible from how they performed in the first test, New Zealand won't be as easy to defeat in the second test as they were in the first test.

New Zealand Playing 11

Jeet Raval, TWM Latham, KS Williamson, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Colin de Grandhomme, TG Southee, W Somerville, Ajaz Patel, TA Boult.

SL vs NZ Dream11 Prediction

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SL vs NZ Playing 11

  • Wicket-keeper:
    • Ben J Watling
    • Niroshan Dickwell
  • Batsmen:
    • Kane Williamson (C)
    • Ross Taylor
    • Henry Nicholls
    • Dimuth Karunaratne
    • Tom Latham
  • All-rounders:
    • Dananjaya de Silva (VC)
  • Bowlers:
    • Suranga Lakmal
    • Lasith Embuldeniya
    • Trent Boult

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SL vs NZ Betting Tips

Sri Lanka exhibited high resilience and grit in the first match as they nailed down a tricky looking chase with considerable ease. Also, it reiterated that their win over the Proteas was no fluke and they could be a force to deal with in the longest version of the game. On paper, New Zealand have a better batting unit, but the home advantage for Sri Lanka's nullifies that factor. Despite Kane Williamson failing in both the innings, it was a remarkable effort from the visitors to post a good total in both the innings. Sri Lanka have the advantage of playing at home, but with one match already gone, the Kiwi batsmen will be better acquainted to deal with the conditions as well as the Sri Lankan bowlers. Considering that as well as other reasons mentioned above, we think that New Zealand will emerge triumphant in what is expected to be yet another humdinger of a cricket match.

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2019-08-21 22:55:29
All day rain is there
2019-08-22 21:49:41
2019-08-22 05:26:27
Srilanka will win
2019-08-22 06:07:58
Srilsnka will win
2019-08-22 06:08:23
2019-08-22 21:50:02
In full test match there is rain so drwa will win
2019-08-22 21:50:57
Yes win
New zealand
2019-08-23 18:35:50
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