The today match prediction about the 2nd test match between New Zealand vs Sri Lanka will reveal who will win today toss prediction and who will win today match prediction. This true match prediction will also notify who will bat first, who will make more score, and who will take more wickets. As here at cricfrog.com we already inform you that this cricket match schedule to play on Friday, 18 December 2015 at Seddon Park, Hamilton.
After winning the 1st test match against Sri Lanka with big margin, in the 2nd test match New Zealand won the toss and chose to ball first. As our today cricket match prediction indicates, Captains Brendon McCullum for New Zealand and Angelo Mathews for Sri Lanka had indicated intentions to bowl on winning the toss, on a very green pitch at Seddon Park.
But while today match prediction appearance and history seemed to dictate that was the correct thing to do – the coin toss-winning skipper has elected to bowl for the past 16 tests in New Zealand – only twice in those matches has the team that won the toss triumphed. New Zealand leads the two-match series 1-0 after winning the first test at Dunedin by 122 runs as today match prediction and is unbeaten in tests at home since March, 2012.
Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews played the leading hand as our today match prediction tells, his side produced a feisty if sometimes feckless display on the first day of the second cricket test against New Zealand in Hamilton on Friday. When stumps were called just before 5pm due to steady rain that forced the players from the field 30 minutes earlier, Sri Lanka were 264-7 after 67 overs.
Mathews, batting at No 5 in the order, mixed aggression with application to make an unbeaten 63 off 11 balls (five fours and three sixes) and give his side a tally better than even most neutrals may have today match prediction when he lost the toss and had his charges put into bat by opposing skipper Brendon McCullum. That meant the four-pronged New Zealand swing and seam attack had first crack with the ball on a wicket with ample grass cover.
Both teams named unchanged lineups that today match prediction reveal earlier, retaining four-pronged pace attacks. New Zealand named seamers Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell and Neil Wagner with left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner playing as the allrounder. Sri Lanka named seamers Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera and Mathews, with off-spinner Rangana Herath.
New Zealand Test Team Squad: Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Brendon McCullum (captain), Mitchell Santner, B.J. Watling, Doug Bracewell, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult.
Sri Lanka Test Team Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Udara Jayasundera, Dinesh Chanidmal, Angelo Mathews (captain), Kithuruwan Vithanage, Milinda Siriwardana, Rangana Herath, Dushmantha Chameera, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep.
After reviewing the both teams, finally here is out today match prediction that shows that New Zealand will win the toss and ball first and also win the match as they did earlier in 1st test match.