SL vs NZ: The first test of Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2018-19 is scheduled from today. The match will start at 10:00 PM GMT on December 14. The venue of the match is at Basin Reserve, Wellington. This series comprised of three ODIs, three test and one T20.
Sri Lanka has given a call-up to pacer Nuwan Pradeep and Lahiru Kumara to bolster their pace attack. Lahiru Thirimanne and keeper-batsman Sadeera Samarawickrama are the other notable returnees. Hence in this test SL vs NZ, It is predicted that Sri Lanka will win against New Zealand.
SL vs NZ Playing XI
Sri Lanka Playing XI: N Dickwella, D Gunathilaka, Kushal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (c), D Karunaratne, D de Silva, A Mathews, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, D Perera and Nuwan Pradeep
New Zealand Playing XI: BJ Watling, Kane Williamson, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, Jeet Raval, C De Grandhomme, Tim Southee, T Boult, N Wagner, A Patel
SL vs NZ Team Squads
Sri Lanka Team: Danushka Gunathilaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lakshan Sandakan, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Thirimanne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera
New Zealand Team: Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling(w), Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner, Matt Henry, Will Young