New Zealand
Sri Lanka
373 & 285/8(69.3ov)
355 & 302
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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2022 – Who Will Win Today’s Match?

08 Mar 2023, Hagley Oval, Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series 2022

New Zealand to defeat Sri Lanka in the 1st Test @1.12

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Match Prediction – NZ vs SL, 1st Test Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand 2022

Team Form

  • Both teams had drawn the recent test series they played.
  • The result of the last 5 head to head matches between New Zealand and Sri Lanka is 3-1.

Top Players

  • Tim Southee (New Zealand) is in fine form with 34 wickets in the last 10 matches.
  • Tom Blundell (New Zealand) is in great form, averaging 68.33 runs over the last 10 matches.
  • Prabath Jayasuriya has taken 29 wickets in the last 3 matches played for Sri Lanka.

Player of the Match

  • With 1025 runs in the last 10 tests at an average of 68.33, Tom Blundell is an ideal candidate for Player of the Match.

Match Conditions

  • It is expected to be partly cloudy and 24c on the match day at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.

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Live Score

  • Scorecard
  • SLA 1ST INN
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Oshada Fernando c Tom Blundell b Tim Southee 13 31 2 0 41.94
    Dimuth Karunaratne c Tom Latham b Matt Henry 50 87 7 0 57.47
    Kusal Mendis lbw Tim Southee 87 83 16 0 104.82
    Angelo Mathews c Daryl Mitchell b Matt Henry 47 98 6 1 47.96
    Dinesh Chandimal c Tom Latham b Tim Southee 39 64 6 0 60.94
    Dhananjaya de Silva c Tom Blundell b Tim Southee 46 59 5 1 77.97
    Niroshan Dickwella lbw Michael Bracewell 7 13 1 0 53.85
    Kasun Rajitha c Kane Williamson b Matt Henry 22 39 4 0 56.41
    Prabath Jayasuriya c Tom Blundell b Matt Henry 13 40 0 0 32.5
    Lahiru Kumara not out 13 32 2 0 40.62
    Asitha Fernando lbw Tim Southee 10 10 2 0 100
    Total (92.4 Ov, RR: 3.84) 355/10
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Tim Southee 26 10 64 5 2.46 0 0
    Matt Henry 26 8 80 4 3.07 0 0
    Blair Tickner 20 2 103 0 5.15 1 0
    Neil Wagner 10 1 68 0 6.8 1 0
    Daryl Mitchell 7 3 17 0 2.42 0 0
    Michael Bracewell 3 0 17 1 5.66 0 0
    NZE 1ST INN
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Tom Latham b Asitha Fernando 67 144 7 0 46.53
    Devon Conway lbw Asitha Fernando 30 88 2 0 34.09
    Kane Williamson c Dimuth Karunaratne b Lahiru Kumara 1 11 0 0 9.09
    Henry Nicholls c Kasun Rajitha b Lahiru Kumara 2 6 0 0 33.33
    Daryl Mitchell c Niroshan Dickwella b Lahiru Kumara 102 193 6 2 52.85
    Tom Blundell c Niroshan Dickwella b Kasun Rajitha 7 22 0 0 31.82
    Michael Bracewell c Niroshan Dickwella b Prabath Jayasuriya 25 57 2 0 43.86
    Tim Southee c Lahiru Kumara b Kasun Rajitha 25 20 3 1 125
    Matt Henry b Asitha Fernando 72 75 10 3 96
    Neil Wagner c Dhananjaya de Silva b Asitha Fernando 27 24 1 3 112.5
    Blair Tickner not out 2 5 0 0 40
    Total (107.3 Ov, RR: 3.47) 373/10
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Kasun Rajitha 31 10 104 2 3.35 0 0
    Asitha Fernando 29 5 85 4 2.93 1 0
    Lahiru Kumara 25 5 76 3 3.04 2 0
    Dhananjaya de Silva 9 2 34 0 3.77 0 0
    Angelo Mathews 3 0 18 0 6 0 0
    Prabath Jayasuriya 10 1 46 1 4.6 0 0
    SLA 2ND INN
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Oshada Fernando c Tom Blundell b Blair Tickner 28 52 4 0 53.85
    Dimuth Karunaratne c Henry Nicholls b Blair Tickner 17 45 1 0 37.78
    Kusal Mendis c Michael Bracewell b Blair Tickner 14 55 1 0 25.45
    Angelo Mathews c Tom Blundell b Matt Henry 115 235 11 0 48.94
    Prabath Jayasuriya c Tom Blundell b Blair Tickner 6 32 0 0 18.75
    Dinesh Chandimal b Tim Southee 42 107 2 0 39.25
    Dhananjaya de Silva not out 47 73 7 0 64.38
    Niroshan Dickwella c Tom Blundell b Matt Henry 0 4 0 0 0
    Kasun Rajitha lbw Matt Henry 14 21 2 0 66.67
    Lahiru Kumara run out (Kane Williamson) 8 6 2 0 133.33
    Asitha Fernando c Kane Williamson b Tim Southee 0 3 0 0 0
    Total (105.3 Ov, RR: 2.86) 302/10
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Tim Southee 26 9 57 2 2.19 0 0
    Matt Henry 28 5 71 3 2.53 1 0
    Blair Tickner 28 1 100 4 3.57 1 0
    Neil Wagner 3 0 9 0 3 0 0
    Daryl Mitchell 12 2 31 0 2.58 2 0
    Michael Bracewell 8 1 27 0 3.37 0 0
    NZE 2ND INN
    BATSMEN R B 4s 6s SR
    Tom Latham b Prabath Jayasuriya 24 80 3 0 30
    Devon Conway c & b Kasun Rajitha 5 16 0 0 31.25
    Kane Williamson not out 121 194 11 1 62.37
    Henry Nicholls c Kusal Mendis b Prabath Jayasuriya 20 24 1 0 83.33
    Daryl Mitchell b Asitha Fernando 81 86 3 4 94.19
    Tom Blundell b Asitha Fernando 3 5 0 0 60
    Michael Bracewell caught(sub) b Asitha Fernando 10 11 1 0 90.91
    Tim Southee c Dhananjaya de Silva b Lahiru Kumara 1 2 0 0 50
    Matt Henry run out (Kasun Rajitha) 4 3 0 0 133.33
    Total (70 Ov, RR: 4.07) 285/8
    BOWLING O M R W ECON WD NB
    Kasun Rajitha 17 5 60 1 3.52 1 0
    Asitha Fernando 19 4 63 3 3.31 1 0
    Prabath Jayasuriya 19 1 92 2 4.84 4 1
    Lahiru Kumara 15 3 61 1 4.06 0 0
  • Match Details
  • Home TeamNew Zealand
    Away TeamSri Lanka
    SeriesSri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series 2022
    UmpiresChristopher Gaffaney
    Richard Illingworth
    Christopher Brown
    Match RefereeRichard Richardson

Team Lineups

New Zealand Sri Lanka
Devon Conway
Tom Latham
Kane Williamson
Henry Nicholls
Daryl Mitchell
Tom Blundell
Michael Bracewell
Tim Southee
Matt Henry
Neil Wagner
Blair Tickner
Oshada Fernando
Dimuth Karunaratne
Kusal Mendis
Niroshan Dickwella
Angelo Mathews
Dhananjaya de Silva
Dinesh Chandimal
Kasun Rajitha
Asitha Fernando
Prabath Jayasuriya
Lahiru Kumara

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Series Fixtures

  • Completed
  • completed
    08 Mar 2023,
    Hagley Oval,
    Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series 2022
    New Zealand
    New Zealand
    373 & 285/8(69.3ov)
    sri lanka
    Sri Lanka
    355 & 302
    completed
    16 Mar 2023,
    Cello Basin Reserve,
    Sri Lanka in New Zealand Test Series 2022
    New Zealand
    New Zealand
    580
    sri lanka
    Sri Lanka
    164 & 358/10(141.5ov)
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