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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

Dilshan Munaweera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Shaminda Eranga, Akila Dananjaya, Angelo Mathews, Jeevan Mendis, Sachithra Senanayake, Thisara Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Kumar Sangakkara,

New Zealand

Kane Williamson, Rob Nicol, Ross Taylor, Adam Milne, Kyle Mills, Ronnie Hira, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Andrew Ellis, Jacob Oram, James Franklin, Nathan McCullum, Bradley Watling, Brendon McCullum, Tom Latham

Pitch report

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy

The pitch is quite dark and damp. There are a few cracks but still looks good for batting. The fast bowlers will have a nice outing as its overcast and the cherry will swing around.

The weather has been predicted to be rainy.

  • October 30, 2012
SWOT Analysis
Sri LankaNew Zealand
StrengthSpin bowlingPace bowling
WeaknessInexperienced pace attackPlaying spin bowling
OpportunitiesBegin their home series with a bangTo start the tour off on a positive note
ThreatsBrendon McCullum, Tim SoutheeKumar Sangakkara, Jeevan 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