New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st T20 Match Prediction Tips on Thursday, 7 January . Who Will Win NZ vs SI at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui. Get today match preview, astrology report, team analysis on cricfrog.com.
The 1st T20 match of two match series between New Zealand vs Sri Lanka schedule to start on Thursday, 7th January at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui. The New Zealand team have dominated Sri Lanka through the span of two Tests and a five-match ODI arrangement and will try to finish the cap trap when the sides meet right away for two Twenty20 Internationals. The Lankans will try to battle back in their most grounded organization and end disillusioning visit on something of a high note.
In current ICC rankings, Sri Lanka are the top of the charts in T20 cricket, yet they’ve looked anything like world-mixers on their voyage through New Zealand. Thorough annihilations in both Tests segued to an exhaustive 3-1 rout in the ODI arrangement, thus far their whole visit has yielded only a solitary win. So, things have looked marginally better recently with a yield of adolescents starting to rise up out of the protracted shadow of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara.
Dushmantha Chameera has demonstrated guarantee with his crude, unfriendly pace, and Danushka Gunathilaka has shown some spotless striking capacity at the highest point of his request. Yet, to be aggressive, the Sri Lankans will require huge commitments from gigantically experienced veterans such as Angelo Mathews and Tillakaratne Dilshan, who owe their side a few exhibitions after calm ODI arrangement. With Lasith Malinga discounted a couple of weeks back because of a knee damage, Dinesh Chandimal will retake the reins.
New Zealand are positioned eighth on the planet in T20 cricket, seven spots beneath their guests, yet given their late shape, they will enter this arrangement as top picks. Genuine, they’ll be without enormous firearms Brendon McCullum and Tim Southee, however their squad has been floated by the arrival of two or three fan top choices.
Gift Elliott, one of the legends from the 2015 World Cup, returns in the wake of softening his wrist up November and will include quite required nous and experience to the center request. While all-rounder Corey Anderson, who impacted on to the universal scene with a 36-ball ton in 2014, has recouped from an anxiety related back damage and will play as a batsman. In McCullum’s nonappearance, Kane Williamson will be giving orders and hoping to affirm his power with the T20 World Cup only two or three months away.
New Zealand Squad: Kane Williamson (capt), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Matt Hendy, Ross Taylor
Sri Lanka Squad: Dinesh Chandimal (capt/wk), Dushmantha Chameera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Danushka Gunathilaka, Shehan Jayasuriya, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suranga Lakmal, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Milinda Siriwardana, Isuru Udana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Kithuruwan Vithanage
The match preview show that despite Sri Lanka’s desperation to end their tour strongly, the Black Caps will take some beating here. Our t20 match prediction says that New Zealand will win the toss and bat first and won the match as well.