As today a new test match cricket series going to start between New Zealand and Sri lanka at University Oval, Dunedin, New Zealand, here we tell all about the 1st Test New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction Who Will Win, these prediction are based on true facts and figures and given by the cricket experts. We also keeps you update about the 1st Test New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Live Score Ball By Ball as match will start on Thursday, 10 December 2015.
1st Test New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction Preview Analysis
New Zealand and Sri Lanka will be comes to ground to prove their team skills and compete each other in the opening Test match of a two-match series. This match will be played at University Oval in Dunedin, New Zealand, it is the Kiwis first Test match on home ground since they played the Sri Lankans back in January. Brendon McCullum’s team come into field after 2-0 series defeat against Australia. Despite losing to their neighbors, New Zealand were able to take plenty of positives from the tour of Australia. However, 1st Test New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction, they expect a easy match against a Sri Lanka side that has come to play without experienced Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene. After the game in Dunedin, the teams move on to Seddon Park, Hamilton, for the second and final Test.
Kane Williamson is the key man for the Black Caps, no matter where they are playing. The right-handed batsman was a star for his country in Australia, hitting 428 runs in six innings during the Test series. He managed two hundreds and a half-century, and his good form on tour has seen him hold fourth spot in the ICC batsman rankings for Test cricket.
Having dealt with the fire and brimstone of the Mitchells, Johnson and Starc, as well as Josh Hazlewood, Williamson should find Sri Lanka’s inexperienced bowling lineup a doddle to cope with. The 25-year-old certainly enjoyed playing against them on home soil last time—he finished the previous series with an astonishing average of 198. 1st Test New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction.
Dhammika Prasad’s pain could end up being Dushmantha Chameera’s gain. The 23-year-old paceman has only played two Tests in his career so far, but he boosted his hopes of adding to his number of appearances with four for 57 against a New Zealand Board President’s XI. Andrew Fidel Fernando of ESPN Cricinfo outlined what a raw talent Chameera is: “Tall, quite quick, and possessing a smooth action, there is plenty about him to be excited about. 1st Test New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction, There is also plenty for him to learn.” It might be the young bowler has to do some of his learning on the job in New Zealand.
1st Test New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction Weather Report
According to AccuWeather.com, the match could see several interruptions due to rain, albeit only showers. The forecast for Friday (Day 2) is the only one set to be clear for the entire duration of play.
1st Test New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction Team Squad
New Zealand Test Team Squad: Brendon McCullum (captain), Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Mark Craig, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling, Kane Williamson
Sri Lanka Test Team Squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Kusal Mendis, Udara Jayasundera, Dinesh Chandimal, Milinda Siriwardana, Kithuruwan Vithanage, Dimuth Karunaratne, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Kaushal Silva, Vishwa Fernando.
1st Test New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction Who Will Win
New Zealand 70%
Sri Lanka 20%
Match Draw 10%