NZ vs SL Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks 1st ODI Match Prediction. After a 2-0 series win in the recently concluded Test series, New Zealand will host Sri Lanka in a three-match ODI series starting on March 25th
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2023 – NZ vs SL 1st ODI Match Preview:
The first game of the three-match ODI series between Sri Lanka and New Zealand will be played at Eden Park, Auckland on March 25th, Saturday.
While New Zealand won the Test series 2-0, the Sri Lankan lions will look to turn things around in the shorter format of the game.
Tom Latham will lead New Zealand in the ODI series as their regular skipper Kane Williamson has been released to take part in the IPL. Other key players like Tim Southee, Devon Conway, and Mitchell Santner have also been released after the Test series to participate in the IPL. Tom Blundell and Will Young have been recalled to the squad while uncapped players Chad Bowes and Ben Lister have received maiden call-ups.
Meanwhile, the Lankan side will be led by Dasun Shanaka. This is an extremely important series for Sri Lanka as it is a part of the Cricket World Cup Super League, they are currently at 10th position in the Super League table with 77 points. They will look to gain maximum points from this series to secure direct qualification for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.
Key Players for Sri Lanka:
Dasun Shanaka: The skipper of Sri Lanka will be the key for his side. The 31-year all-rounder has put up many match-winning performances for his side. He has scored over 1000 runs in the ODI format and has been good with the ball as well.
Wanindu Hasaranga: The right-arm leg-spinner and an aggressive lower-middle order batter have been exceptional in the last few years. He is the No.1 ranked T20I bowler in the ICC rankings. He will be a key player for the Lankan side in the white ball series.
Key Players for New Zealand:
Tom Latham: The wicketkeeper-batsman and the current skipper of the Kiwi side have been the mainstay for the home side for the last few years. He has been consistently performing over the years in the ODI format and has scored 3467 runs in 113 innings at an average of 35.2, including 7 centuries.
Daryl Mitchell: The hard-hitting all-rounder looks to be in prime touch. In the recently concluded Test series, he scored 200 runs in just 3 Innings at an average of 66.7. He is a promising bowler as well, picking up key wickets in the middle overs.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2023 – NZ vs SL 1st ODI Squads:
New Zealand Squad:
Tom Latham ©, Finn Allen, Tom Blundell, Chad Bowes, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Ben Lister, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Glenn Phillips, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, and Will Young
Sri Lanka Squad:
Dasun Shanaka ©, Pathum Nissanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Kusal Mendis (wk, vc), Angelo Mathews, Charith Asalanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya De Silva, Sahan Arachchige, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Pramod Madushan, Dilshan Madushanka, Chamika Karunaratne, Matheesha Pathirana
NZ vs SL Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks 1st ODI Match Prediction
What will be the Final Score of the team batting First?
The Final Score is expected to be 290.
Who will be the Man of the Match?
Tom Latham is expected to be the Man of the Match.
Who will be the Best Batsman (Runs scored)?
Tom Latham is expected to score the most runs in this match.
Who will be the Best Bowler (wickets taken)?
Matt Henry is expected to take the most wickets in this match.
When will the First Wicket Fall?
The first wicket is expected to fall at 35 runs.
What will be the First Over Runs?
First Over Runs is expected to be 5.
What will be the First Ball Runs?
First Ball Run is expected to be 0.
Who will score the Most Fours?
Tom Latham is expected to score Most Fours.
Who will score the Most Sixes?
Kusal Mendis is expected to score Most Sixes.
Who will Win The Match?
New Zealand is expected to win the Match.
Disclaimer: These predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced so stay tuned.