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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand ()

Status-Match Ended Venue - Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy, Date - 01/01/1970, Toss won by -
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Squad details .

Sri Lanka

Lahiru Thirimanne, Mahela Jayawardena, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Shaminda Eranga, Akila Dananjaya, Angelo Mathews, Dilshan Munaweera, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Kumar Sangakkara,

New Zealand

Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Rob Nicol, Ross Taylor, Adam Milne, Daniel Vettori, Doug Bracewell, Kyle Mills, Ronnie Hira, Tim Southee, Jacob Oram, James Franklin, Nathan McCullum, Bradley Watling, Brendon McCullum

Pitch report

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

It is dry and full of runs with patches of grass.
Weather

A couple of showers and thunderstorms are expected for the day.


  • September 27, 2012
    Max:29
    Min:18
SWOT Analysis
Sri LankaNew Zealand
StrengthHome conditions and spin bowlingBatting
WeaknessInconsistent middle orderExpensive bowling attack
OpportunitiesTo register first win in Super 8sTo win their first Super 8s match
ThreatsBrendon McCullum and Tim SoutheeKumar Sangakkara and Ajantha Mendis
Head to head
  • Total match played: 74
  • Tied: 1
  • Drawn: 4
Sri LankaNew Zealand
Matches won3435
Home Wins1217
Away Wins95
Highest Innings Score293 on July 05, 1998315 on September 27, 2009
Lowest Innings Score112 on January 02, 200773 on January 06, 2007
Top Performers
Sri LankaNew Zealand
Highest Total Chased285 on December 28, 2006255 on January 03, 2006
Lowest Total Defended157 on March 31, 1984156 on May 19, 2003
Most Prolific BatsmanSanath Jayasuriya - 1519 RunsNathan Astle - 760 Runs
Highest Individual Score140 by Sanath Jayasuriya On December 08, 1994141 by Scott Styris On February 10, 2003
Most Successful BowlerMuttiah Muralidaran - 74 WicketsChris Harris - 30 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis5/9 by Muttiah Muralidaran On April 09, 20025/25 by Richard Hadlee On June 13, 1983