Sri Lanka tour New Zealand, 2023
Sri Lanka will tour New Zealand in March for two Tests, three ODI, and three T20I, and it will run till April 2023. In 2009, ICC announced Future Tour Programs(FTP), and the Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand is also a part of the FTP plan.
New Zealand was the winner of the first World Test Championship; the second World Test Championship is scheduled for 2023. Two test match series will be part of the ICC World Test Championship. Sri Lanka is present in the second position, and Black Caps is in the eighth position. Black Caps are almost out of the ICC World Test Championship, and on the other hand, Sri Lanka will try to win the maximum match and play the final of the Test Championship.
New Zealand is in third position in the ranking and is qualified for the world cup 2023. Sri Lanka is present in the eighth position, and they will try to hold their position after the series to qualify for the 2023 Cricket World Cup.
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About Sri Lanka tour New Zealand 2023 – SL vs NZ Cricket News
Both teams will play 2 Tests, 3 ODI, and 3 T20I matches. The ODI will be part of the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League, while the test will be part of the ICC World Test Championship. Sri Lanka will start their campaign with a 2-day warm-up match on 4 March, and the last match of the tour will be played on 8 April.
The New Zealand Cricket board has announced the dates for the upcoming bilateral series between Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Test series will be first, and ODI & T20 will follow.
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|Event Name||Sri Lanka tour New Zealand|
|Start Date||Mar - Apr 2023|
|Match||2 Test, 3 ODI, 3 T20|
The first Test match of SL vs New Zealand will be played at Hagley Oval, Christchurch from 9 March to 13 March. The match will start at 10:00 pm GMT/11:00 am local. The second test match will be played at Basin Reserve in Wellington from March 17 – March 21.
The 3-match ODI series will start on March 25 at Eden Park, Auckland, and the match will start at 1:00 am GMT/2:00 pm local. The second ODI match will start on March 28 at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, and the match timing is 1:00 am GMT/2:00 pm local. The third ODI match will start on March 31 at Seddon Park in Hamilton, and match timings are 1:00 am GMT/2:00 pm local.
The 3-match T20I series will start on April 2 at Eden Park in Auckland, and the match timing is 12:00 am GMT/1:00 pm local. The second T20I will be played on April 5 at University Oval in Dunedin, and the match timing is 12:00 am GMT/1:00 pm local. The third T20I will be played on April 8 at John Davies Oval in Queenstown, and the match timing is 12:00 am GMT/1:00 pm local.
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SL vs NZ Squad - Live New Zealand vs Sri Lanka News
New Zealand Team Squad – Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Finn Allen, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Mark Chapman, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult.
Sri LankaTeam Squad – Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Bhanuka Rajapakse, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charit Aslanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Chamika Karunaratne, Mahesh Teekshana & Pramod Madushan.
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SL Tour of NZ 2023 – Summary
The last T20 match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka was played in the T20 world cup 2022. Black Caps won the match by 65 runs. New Zealand batted first and put 167 runs on the scoreboard. New Zealand lost their wickets very early, but Glenn Phillips played an outstanding knock and hit a century. Other batters struggled to score runs. Sri Lanka came to chase 169 runs and got all out on 102 runs. Dasun Shanaka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa touched the double-digit mark.
The last test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand was played in 2019, and Black Caps won the match by an innings and 65 runs. Sri Lanka came to bat in the first inning and posted 244 runs with the help of Dimuth Karunaratne’s half-century and Dhananjaya de Silva’s century. New Zealand declared their innings at 431-6 with a few amazing knocks. Tom Latham was the highest scorer with 154 runs, BJ Watling was the second-highest scorer with 105 runs, and Colin de Grandhomme was the third-highest run-scorer. The Sri Lankan batter couldn’t hold on to the crease and got all out on 122. Niroshan Dickwella was the highest scorer with 51 runs. Sri Lanka lost the match by an inning and 65 runs.
The last ODI match was played between them in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, and Sri Lanka faced a 10-wicket loss. Sri Lanka came to bat and got all out on 136 runs. Dimuth Karunaratne was the highest run-scorer and scored 52 runs. New Zealand didn’t lose any wickets and won the match by 10 wickets.
Pitch Report – NZ vs SL Match News
The dynamics of the NZ outfield are different from Sri Lanka. Indian subcontinent pitches help spinners, while New Zealand pitches help pacers. Follow us for more NZ vs SL match news.
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