NZ vs SL: Kiwis eyeing top spot in Group 1, Sri Lanka ready to settle Tadopedo in Sydney

New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka

As part of the T20 World Cup 2022, today i.e. Saturday afternoon, the match between New Zealand vs Sri Lanka will be held in Sydney. Prior to this match, New Zealand had played two matches and won one match. The second match was not played due to rain. Talking about Sri Lanka, they have played 5 matches so far. That means they played three matches in the qualifiers and two matches in the Super 12. He won three matches in total. It seems that there will be key changes in the playing eleven of the Sri Lankan team in the match against New Zealand.

dominance: 19 T20Is have been played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Kiwis won 10 matches in this. Lankan team won 8 matches. In one of them the result was not clear. However, Sri Lanka have won four out of five matches against the Kiwis in the history of this tournament.

Pathum Nishanka and Kushal Mendis are likely to be included in Sri Lanka’s playing eleven for the match against New Zealand. Binura Fernando missed the team due to injury. Hence, Kasun Rajitha can replace him in the playing XI. Kasun, a 29-year-old bowler, has yet to play international matches. But, he has no shortage of talent. The team hopes Kasun will do well against New Zealand.

It seems that Finn Allen and Devon Conway can be given place in the playing XI of the New Zealand team. Daryl Mitchell, the team’s best bowler, was ruled out due to injury. But now he is declared fit. But whether he will get a place in the playing eleven or not is yet to be said. Michelle injured her finger. Trent Boult and Tim Southee are also likely to be included in the playing XI against Sri Lanka.

do you know

– Tim Southee dismissed Kusal Mendis twice in just 21 balls in T20Is.

– Dasun Shanaka enters the 2022 tournament as Sri Lanka’s main T20I batsman. But earlier he scored 419 runs at a strike rate of 143 and batted at a strike rate of more than 190 in the death overs. But, he scored only 40 runs in four innings in T20 World Cup 2022.

Probable Playing XI..

New Zealand: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (captain), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

Australia: Pathum Nisanka, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charit Aslanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (capt), Vanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Mahesh Teksna, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha

Squads:

Sri Lanka Team: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (keeper), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (captain), Vanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Mahesh Thiksha, Lahiru Kumar, Ashen Bandura, Pramod Madhushan, Kasun Rajitha Jeffrey Vandersay

New Zealand Squad: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (keeper), Kane Williamson (captain), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Daryl Mitchell, Adam Milne , Martin Guptill

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