New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: T20 World Cup 2022, Super 12, Full Preview, Lineups, Pitch Report, And Dream11 Team Prediction

New Zealand will be up against the Lankan side in the 27th match of the T20 World Cup 2022 on Saturday, October 29, from 1:30 PM IST onwards at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: T20 World Cup 2022, Super 12, Full Preview, Lineups, Pitch Report, And Dream11 Team Prediction

New Zealand will be up against the Lankan side in the 27th match of the T20 World Cup 2022 on Saturday, October 29, from 1:30 PM IST onwards at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.
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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka – Match Preview: New Zealand will be up against the Lankan side in the 27th match of the T20 World Cup 2022 on Saturday, October 29, from 1:30 PM IST onwards at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney.

The Kiwi side won their first game while the second encounter against Afghanistan washed out due to rain. However, in two games, Sri Lanka has collected two points with one win.

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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Super 12 Match Preview

Match Details:-

Match: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka – Super 12 Group 1 (Match 27)
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney.
Date & Time: October 29, 2022 at 1:30 PM (IST)
Where to Watch Live: Star Sports Network and JIO TV.

Pitch Report: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka

The Sydney Cricket Ground has been the most batting-friendly wicket in this tournament so far. The highest score posted on this ground so far in this edition of the world cup has been 205 by South Africa. Thus, batters enjoy themselves on this wicket. However, the pitch becomes slower as the match progresses, bringing the spinners into the picture. The par score on these wickets shall be somewhere around 170-180 runs.

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Head-to-Head Stats: (T20I)

Matches Played: 19
Won by New Zealand: 10
Won by Sri Lanka: 08
No Result: 01

Team News:

New Zealand:

Kane Williamson-led New Zealand started their title journey with a win against the defending champions. However, rain affected the next game which was scheduled against Afghanistan. New Zealand is currently at the top of the group 1 points table with three points in two games. Devon Conway smashed a half-century while Finn Allen played a quickfire inning of 42 against Australia a few days ago.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: T20 World Cup 2022, Super 12, Full Preview, Lineups, Pitch Report, And Dream11 Team Prediction | Sportz Point
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Not just batting, they have also outperformed the Aussie side in bowling. Southee and Santner picked up three wickets each to destroy the run chase of the Kangaroo side. The rest three bowlers also grabbed a wicket each. The second encounter of the Kiwi side washed out due to rain as points were shared between the two. Now, they will face the Lankans on Saturday, in Sydney.

Also Read: T20 World Cup 2022: New Zealand Team Preview

Sri Lanka:

Meanwhile, on the other hand, it’s time for the Lankans to bounce back in the tournament. After an easy win against the Irish side, the Lankans have handed a defeat against the Aussies in their second encounter. Sri Lanka is currently in second place in the group 1 table with two points in as many games. The next two games will be crucial for the Lankan side to stay alive in the tournament. Kushal Mendis scored a half-century against Ireland while Pathum Nissanka scored 40 against Australia in the second game.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: T20 World Cup 2022, Super 12, Full Preview, Lineups, Pitch Report, And Dream11 Team Prediction | Sportz Point
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The good news for the side is that Asalanka announces his comeback with an unbeaten knock of 38*(25) against the Aussies. The Lankan bowlers failed to defend the total of 157 set by their batsmen as they lost the game by 7 wickets and 21 balls to spare. Theekshana, Chamika, and De Silva were the only bowlers to scalp a wicket each. Now, Shanaka and his men will be looking to bounce back to get to the top of the points table with a win here against the Kiwi side.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Super 12: Possible Playing XI

New Zealand:

Finn Allen
Devon Conway (wk)
Kane Williamson (C)
Glenn Phillips
Mark Chapman
Jimmy Neesham
Mitchell Santner
Tim Southee
Ish Sodhi
Lockie Ferguson
Trent Boult

Sri Lanka:

Pathum Nissanka
Kusal Mendis (wk)
Dhananjaya de Silva
Charith Asalanka
Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Dasun Shanaka (C)
Wanindu Hasranga
Chamika Karunaratne
Binura Fernando
Maheesh Theekshana
Lahiru Kumara

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Super 12: Fantasy Cricket Dream11 Team Prediction: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka:

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: T20 World Cup 2022, Super 12, Full Preview, Lineups, Pitch Report, And Dream11 Team Prediction | Sportz Point

You must change your team if these players aren’t announced in the starting lineup.

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