Who will win New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Today Match Prediction in Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2018-19 ? SL vs NZ 1st ODI Cricket Prediction being Played on 3rd January 2019. New Zealand gears up to take on Sri Lanka in the first ODI match. This ODI match will be broadcast live all over the world. Who will win New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Cricket Match Prediction is available here?
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Today Match Prediction
Previously, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka in the two match test series by 1-0. Now, New Zealand will take on Sri Lanka in the three match ODI series. New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI match will be held at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui on 3rd January 2019.
Prior to this ODI series, New Zealand played a draw ODI series against Pakistan in U.A.E. Though, New Zealand successfully beat Pakistan in the 1st ODI match, but Pakistan backfired in the 2nd ODI match by six wickets. However, the third ODI match resulted in a draw due to heavy showers. So, this ODI series will be a great challenge for New Zealand.
Whereas, Sri Lanka were crushed by England in the ODI series with 3-1 at home. So, Sri Lanka will also be looking forward for the victory. However, this ODI series is going to be a test for Sri Lanka.
New Zealand will win. By looking at the Stats in the test series, we can say that Kiwi team is dominating over the Lankan players. Moreover, they will also get an advantage for the home ground.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka will look forward to victory in this ODI match. But, to defeat the New Zealand team, Sri Lanka will have to play out of the box game to win this match.
New Zealand Squad:
Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson(c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, Tim Seifert(w), James Neesham, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Doug Bracewell, Matt Henry.
Sri Lanka Squad:
Niroshan Dickwella(w), Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Pradeep, Lasith Malinga(c), Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Asela Gunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama.