NZ vs SL Cricket Betting Tips and Tricks 2nd ODI Match Prediction. The second game of the three-match ODI series between New Zealand and Sri Lanka will be played at Hagley Oval, Christchurch on March 28th, Tuesday.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2023 – NZ vs SL 2nd ODI Match Preview:
The 2nd ODI between home side New Zealand and Sri Lanka will be played at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch on Tuesday.
New Zealand are leading the series 1-0 after they won by massive 198 runs in the first ODI.
This is an extremely important series for Sri Lanka as it is a part of the Cricket World Cup Super League, they are currently in 10th position in the Super League table with 77 points. With the loss in the first ODI, they are almost out of direct qualification for ODI Worldcup.
Sri Lanka had elected to bowl after winning the toss. However, they could put pressure early on on the Kiwi batters. Led by Finn Allen’s 49-ball 51, New Zealand maintained a decent tempo to their innings. Placed at 218 for 5 at the start of the 39th over, New Zealand struggled to pace up in the death over. Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, and Chamika Karunaratne bowled well at the death and conceded only 56 runs in the last 10.3 overs to bundle out the hosts for 274. Karunaratne was the standout bowler for the Lankan side who picked a four-fer in his ten-over spell.
In the chase_ Sri Lanka batters never got going, losing wickets in streaks. Only three Sri Lankan batters managed to register double-digit scores – Angelo Mathews (18), Chamika Karunaratne (11) and Lahiru Kumara (10). New Zealand bundled out Sri Lanka for 76 to secure a commanding 198-run win led by Shipley’s Maiden fifer.
Key Players for Sri Lanka:
Dasun Shanaka: The skipper of Sri Lanka will be a key player 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 so far and has been good with the ball as well. In the first ODI, he bowled a good spell with the ball, ending up with figures of 5-1-12-1.
Wanindu Hasaranga: The right-arm leg-spinner and an aggressive lower-middle order batter has been exceptional in the last few years. He is the number one 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:
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. In the last ODI, he scored a quick-fire 47 and with the ball, he picked up 2 wickets in his 3-over spell.
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.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2023 – NZ vs SL 2nd 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, 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 2nd 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?
Daryl Mitchell is expected to be the Man of the Match.
Who will be the Best Batsman (Runs scored)?
Daryl Mitchell is expected to score the most runs in this match.
Who will be the Best Bowler (wickets taken)?
Henry Shipley is expected to take the most wickets in this match.
When will the First Wicket Fall?
The first wicket is expected to fall at 30 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?
Daryl Mitchell 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.