Today Match Prediction-Sri Lanka vs New Zealand-2nd Test-Who Will Win Today

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Today Match Prediction-Sri Lanka vs New Zealand-2nd Test-Who Will Win Today

Today Match Prediction-Sri Lanka vs New Zealand-2nd Test-Who Will Win Today

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The 2nd Test match of New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, 2019 is scheduled to play from Thursday, 22nd August to 26th August 2019 at P Sara Oval, Colombo. We are providing safe, secure, and accurate today match prediction for all matches of New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka 2019.

Sri Lanka had won the first test already with a margin of six wickets. They lost the toss and were asked to field first. Their bowling unit had an excellent performance in their both inning. They were charged for 249 runs in their first inning and 285 runs in the second inning. Akila Dananjaya was the most successful bowler in their first inning who picked up five wickets while he was charged for 80 runs. Suranga Lakmal also played an outstanding inning with the ball. He got four wickets in 15.4 overs bowled out against just 29 runs. Lasith Embuldeniya had an excellent performance in the second inning and got four wickets. Dhananjaya de Silva also played well and picked up three wickets. Lahiru Kumara picked up two while Akila Dananjaya had one wicket in his account in the second inning.

Like the bowling, the batting order of Sri Lankan side also had a tremendous performance in the first test match. They scored 267 runs in the reply of 249 runs. Niroshan Dickwella was the most successful bowler from their side in the first inning who scored 61 runs. Kusal Mendis scored 53 while Angelo Mathews could manage to score 50 runs. Suranga Lakmal had 40 runs in his account in the first inning while the skipper, Dimuth Karunaratne could manage to score 39 runs. Sri Lanka scored 268 runs in their second inning. Almost all batsmen from their side scored some runs on the board in the second inning. The captain of Sri Lankan side, Dimuth Karunaratne smashed a century in the second inning. He scored 122 runs. Lahiru Thirimanne also played an outstanding inning of 64 runs.

New Zealand failed to have a good start to this series two tests and three T20s against Sri Lankan. They could not perform as per expectation in the first test where they won the toss and decided to bat first. Their batting order could manage to score 249 runs in their first inning. Ross Taylor was the only most successful batsman from their side in the first inning who scored 86 runs. Henry Nicholls could manage to score 42 runs. The top order of New Zealand side failed to play well in the second inning. They lost their key five wickets on the total of 98 runs on the board. But after that, BJ Watling and William Somerville took the charge of batting. Due to the best performance by these two batsmen, New Zealand could manage to score 286 runs in their second inning.

The bowling unit of New Zealand also could not perform well in the first test. They were charged for 267 runs in the first inning. Ajaz Patel was the most successful bowler of the first inning who picked up five wickets. William Somerville got three while Trent Boult had two wickets in his account in the first inning. The bowling unit of New Zealand also failed to perform in the second inning. They could not defend the target of 268 runs on the board. Trent Boult, Tim Southee, William Somerville, and Ajaz Patel could manage to get one wicket each in the second inning.

Favorite Team in Today Match Prediction

According to our prediction, Sri Lanka is the favorite team to win this match. The reasons why Sri Lanka is a favorite team in this match, are below:

  • Sri Lanka had won the first test quite easily
  • Sri Lanka has a big advantage to home ground and crowd
  • The batting order of Sri Lankan side is in excellent form
  • New Zealand also has strong batting order in the side

Winning Chances of Today Match for the Both Teams

There is no doubt that New Zealand is a strong side. They have a strong batting order and the bowling unit, So the winning chances of Ajaz Patel for today match have been increased. The equation of winning chances of both teams for today match is mentioned as under.

New Zealand has a 45% chance to win this match
Sri Lanka has 40% chances to win this match
There are 15% chances of Draw

Toss Prediction in Today Match Prediction

The toss will play an important role in this match. As there are some chances of rain during this match so according to our toss prediction, the team who will win the toss may choose to field first.

Pitch Report and Conditions

The second test match of Sri Lanka and New Zealand will be played at P Sara Oval, Colombo. The pitch is excellent for batting and we should hope for a high scoring match. This pitch will also help to the seamers. The team who will be batting first will be looking at least 285 runs on the board.

Weather Report for This Match

The weather forecast for the Colombo is not good for this match. Some rain has been predicted on the match day and we could have a curtailed match.

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Full Match Info

Date: Thursday, 22nd August 2019
Time: 04:30 AM GMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL

Venue Details, Facts, and History

Stadium: P Sara Oval
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Capacity: 15000
Known as: Colombo Oval, P.Saravanamuttu Stadium
Ends: Air Force Flats End, Press Block End
Time Zone: UTC +05:30
Home to; Sri Lanka, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Venue Scoring Pattern in Tests

Total matches 22
Matches won batting first 7
Matches won bowling first 10
Average 1st Inns scores 312
Average 2nd Inns scores 331
Average 3rd Inns scores 244
Average 4th Inns scores 178
Highest total recorded 541/9 (111 Ov) by SL vs BAN
Lowest total recorded 62/10 (25.2 Ov) by BAN vs SL

Sri Lanka Squad

Angelo Mathews, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Kumara, Lasith Embuldeniya, Dinesh Chandimal, Vishwa Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan.

New Zealand Squad

Ross Taylor, Tim Southee, BJ Watling (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Tom Latham, Mitchell Santner, William Somerville, Jeet Raval, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Neil Wagner, Colin de Grandhomme, Todd Astle, Tom Blundell.