Match Prediction NZ vs SL– November 9 – ICC Cricket World Cup

New Zealand is considered to be the favorites to win the match based on their current form

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Match Details 

Teams: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka

Match number: 41st Match

Ground: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

SeriesICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Hours of play: 08:30 AM GMT / 02:00 PM LOCAL

Match day: November 9, 2023

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Betting Odds

New Zealand ODISri Lanka ODI

Probable Playing XIs

New Zealand

Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Kane Williamson ©, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (wk), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka

Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Based on recent performances, Wanindu Hasaranga could be a key player for Sri Lanka. He has been the most prolific all-rounder for the Lankan side in the last few years. Along with his lethal leg spin and attacking batting, Hasaranga offers a great fielding option on the field as well.

For New Zealand, Kane Williamson, the captain, is always a strong contender. He is known for his consistent performances and ability to play under pressure.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Based on recent performances and conditions, Trent Boult from New Zealand could be a key player in the upcoming match. Boult is a left-arm fast bowler known for his ability to swing the ball both ways. He has been consistently taking wickets for New Zealand in the powerplay and death overs.

From the Sri Lankan side, Wanindu Hasaranga could be a crucial player. He is a leg-spinner and has been very effective in the middle overs. His ability to take wickets and maintain a low economy rate could be vital for Sri Lanka.

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches 

ResultDateMatch Details
New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 103 balls remaining)31-Mar-20233rd ODI (D/N), Hamilton, March 31, 2023, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
Match abandoned without a ball bowled28-Mar-20232nd ODI (D/N), Christchurch, March 28, 2023, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
New Zealand won by 198 runs25-Mar-20231st ODI (D/N), Auckland, March 25, 2023, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand
New Zealand won by 10 wickets (with 203 balls remaining)01-Jun-20193rd match, Cardiff, June 01, 2019, ICC Cricket World Cup
New Zealand won by 115 runs08-Jan-20193rd ODI, Nelson, January 08, 2019, Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of New Zealand

ResultDateMatch Details
Pakistan won by 21 runs (DLS method)November 04, 202335th Match, New Zealand vs Pakistan
South Africa won by 190 runsNovember 01, 202332nd Match, New Zealand vs South Africa
Australia won by 5 runsOctober 28, 202327th Match, New Zealand vs Australia
India won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)October 22, 202321st Match, New Zealand vs India
New Zealand won by 149 runsOctober 18, 202316th Match, New Zealand vs Afghanistan

Last 5 Games of Sri Lanka

ResultDateMatch Details
Bangladesh won by 3 wickets (with 53 balls remaining)November 06, 202338th Match, Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh
India won by 302 runsNovember 02, 202333rd Match, Sri Lanka vs India
Afghanistan won by 7 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)October 30, 202330th Match, Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 146 balls remaining)October 26, 202325th Match, Sri Lanka vs England
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)October 21, 202319th Match, Sri Lanka vs Netherlands

Information About Injuries in Teams 

The upcoming match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka is scheduled for Thursday, November 9 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. In terms of injuries and team updates:

New Zealand’s captain, Kane Williamson, has successfully recovered from a finger injury and returned to the side.

The inclusion of Ish Sodhi didn’t work out in the last match, and we may see a couple of changes in the team. Lockie Ferguson can replace Sodhi while James Neesham can come back in place of Mark Chapman.

For Sri Lanka, Dunith Wellalage may well make a return to the team.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Winning Prediction

The New Zealand vs Sri Lanka cricket match on November 9, 2023, is a crucial match for both teams as it could determine their chances of progressing to the semi-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Both teams have won and lost four matches apiece in the tournament so far, and a win in this match would give them a significant advantage in the race for the semi-finals.

New Zealand is considered to be the favorites to win the match based on their current form. They have a more experienced and well-balanced side, with several match-winners in their ranks. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, has been inconsistent in their performance throughout the tournament. They have shown flashes of brilliance, but they have also been prone to making mistakes.

However, Sri Lanka has a history of performing well against New Zealand. They have won five of their last nine matches against the Black Caps, including a victory in the last World Cup encounter between the two teams.

The match is likely to be close, and it could come down to the wire. New Zealand will be looking to start well and put Sri Lanka under pressure early on. Sri Lanka will need to be patient and build their innings gradually. Ultimately, the winner of the match will be the team that plays better on the day. Both teams have the potential to win, and it will be an exciting match to watch.

Some key factors that could influence the outcome of the match:

  • The toss: Winning the toss and batting first could be a significant advantage, as it will allow the team to set a target for the opposition.
  • The pitch: The pitch is expected to be a batting wicket, which could favor the team that wins the toss and bats first.
  • The weather: The weather is expected to be fair and sunny, which should not affect the match.
  • The players: The performance of individual players could make a big difference in the outcome of the match. Key players for New Zealand include Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, and Trent Boult. Key players for Sri Lanka include Kusal Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Dilshan Madushanka.

Overall, the New Zealand vs Sri Lanka cricket match on November 9, 2023, is a promising one that could go either way. Both teams have the potential to win, and it will be an exciting match to watch.

Report About M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

Establishment: The stadium was established in May 1969.

Location: It is situated in the heart of the city of Bangalore, flanked by the picturesque Cubbon Park, Queen’s Road, Cubbon and uptown MG Road.

Capacity: The stadium has a seating capacity of 40,000

Owner and Operator: The stadium is owned by the Government of Karnataka and operated by the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA).

Tenants: The stadium is the home ground of the Karnataka state cricket team, Karnataka women’s cricket team, and IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore

Ground Size: The stadium’s ground is one of the smallest international cricket grounds in the world, with sideway boundaries of maximum 50-55 meters and front-rear boundaries of 60-65 meters.

The stadium was formerly known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium. It was later renamed in tribute to Mangalam Chinnaswamy Mudaliar, a lawyer from Mandya and the founding member of the Mysore State Cricket Association. He served the KSCA for four decades and was also president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1977 to 1980.

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About ICC Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup stands as the premier international championship for One Day International (ODI) cricket. Organized by the sport’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament takes place every four years. It is celebrated as one of the most-watched sporting events globally and is regarded by the ICC as the flagship event of the international cricket calendar.

The current format involves a qualification phase spanning the preceding three years, determining the teams that earn the right to compete in the tournament phase. In this phase, 10 teams, including the host nation, compete for the coveted title, with matches taking place at venues within the host nation over the course of about a month.

Australia boasts the most World Cup victories, having clinched the title five times. India and West Indies have each triumphed twice, while Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have secured the championship once each. The reigning champions are England, who claimed the title in the 2019 World Cup edition.

Rudra Chanda