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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 5 Match Analysis

As we all know that this game is going to be super awesome in terms of winning, Both the teams are super talented and played well in previous matches.

Let’s check more information about the exciting match which is going to happen on 13th of March this year, 2023.


Match Details

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand

Time – Start at 03:30 AM (IST)

Date – 13 March 2023, Monday 

Venue – Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Series – Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2023

Pitch Report and Details

     The Hagley Oval's surface deteriorates as the game progresses, so choosing to bat first after winning the toss will be the best move. While fast bowlers will have help, expect things to be difficult for hitters.

Pitch Behaviour

     Bowling favour


     On March 13 at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch, Sri Lanka will face New Zealand in the 1st Test, Day 5 match of the Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2023, on Monday. The match begins at 03:30 AM IST.

     After losing eight wickets in the second innings, Sri Lanka has increased their lead. For the Kiwis, Matt Henry has taken three today while Blair Tickner has taken four. Tim Southee, the captain, secured the other wicket. 

     With a fantastic century on the penultimate day, Angelo Mathews led the Lankan comeback while standing like a wall and providing strong resistance. Visitors now lead by more than 140 runs. The hosts unexpectedly took the lead on Day 3 thanks to some furious strokeplay from Matt Henry and Daryl Mitchell before going all out.

SL vs NZ, Match Possible Playing XI

Sri Lanka

Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Prabath Jayasuriya, Ramesh Mendis, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando

New Zealand

Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson, Will Young, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Blundell, Michael Bracewell, Tim Southee (C), Matt Henry, Neil Wagner 

Match Analysis 

Chances of winning

Win bat first: 50%
Win bowl first: 40%

Average Score:

1st Innings- 386 + runs

2nd innings- 382 + runs

However, New Zealand are favourites to win. Whereas Sri Lanka are fully prepared for the win.

Possible toss winner - Sri Lanka

Possible match winner - New Zealand


Note: This analysis is based on the site administrators' knowledge, analysis, and intuition. Consider the information provided and make your own judgement when making your analysis.


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