Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Boxing Day Test at Christchurch

Sri Lanka struggle in the strangest situations. That they had a few chances to dig out of pockets in opposition to England, in the household, on turning trails especially ready to match them and yet, what specifies they can muster in that show had been inadequate to protect against a whitewash. Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Boxing Day Test at Christchurch


But in New Zealand – a nation at which this set of players experienced just formerly tasted conquer – 2 batsmen mounted a day-long opposition.



Head to Head

New Zealand Sri Lanka
Matches Won 14 8
Home Wins 10 6
Away Wins 4 2
Highest Innings Score 671 on Thursday, January 31, 1991 498 on Monday, April 04, 2005
Lowest Innings Score 102 on Sunday, December 06, 1992 93 on Friday, March 11, 1983

Top Performers

New Zealand Sri Lanka
Highest Total Chased 132 on Friday, March 11, 1983 69 on Sunday, December 06, 1992
Lowest Total Defended 221 on Saturday, November 17, 2012 183 on Saturday, March 11, 1995
Most Prolific Batsman Stephen Fleming – 1166 Runs Mahela Jayawardene – 1028 Runs
Highest Individual Score 299 by Martin Crowe On Thursday, January 31, 1991 267 by Aravinda De Silva On Thursday, January 31, 1991
Most Successful Bowler Daniel Vettori – 51 Wickets Muttiah Muralitharan – 82 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis 7/130 by Daniel Vettori On Friday, December 15, 2006 6/43 by Rangana Herath On Saturday, November 17, 2012

New Zealand Team News

Jeet Raval broadly speaking sees throughout the hardest of this ball that is new if he really doesn’t quite go into a significant score. Kane Williamson generally appears to start out innings like he has by now batting over a hundred, even whilst Tom Latham along with also Henry Nicholls may also be in great sort. Ross Taylor and Colin de magnificent home are capable of momentum-shifting collapses; also BJ Watling is many times a dependable manufacturer from your decrease arrangement. Each of that begs this question have NewZealand had this good?


New Zealand XI

JA Raval, Tom Latham, Kame Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, HM Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), C de Grandhomme, Tim Southe, Ajay Patel, Somerville, Trent Boult.

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Sri Lanka Team News

Vitally, at the very first off game of 6 successive evaluations from the southern hemisphere, Sri-Lanka have demonstrated to themselves that their batsmen aren’t out of the thickness. That at in batting-friendly states they are designed for quelling high heeled seam strikes – that the kind which they are going to currently always face right up till March. Significantly, it was not only Susan Mendis and also Angelo Mathews who triumphed. Opener Dimuth Karunaratne along with also wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella additionally produced conducts day one, if circumstances were in their roughest Newzealand, that have missed the occasion to goto instant around the positions (due to the fact just a whitewash versus SriLanka will have made them ), may not worry within the Wellington effect. Not like the Basin Reserve floor area, usually, the person at Hagley Oval tends to stay open to seam bowling straight before the last evening, especially supposing it’s quite green to start with since looks like genuine. Where in fact the Basin monitor gained diminished every afternoon, usually the sole at Hagley has a tendency to put on its speed during the Evaluation too. In case Sri-Lanka experienced to measure their batting up to bargain together with Tim Southee,” Trent Boult and also Neil Wagner at Wellington they might need to scale yet another step to managing down them in Christchurch. Sri-lanka have surfaced one jolt at this collection. Even though they’ve came at Christchurch saturated in confidence, and they are going to most likely have to spring a second individual from the Boxing Day Test.


Sri Lanka XI

Dimuth Karunaratne, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara.

Pitch Report

A green, seaming trail is predicted. However, pops can disrupt play the initial fourteen or three weeks. Clouds overhead can signify that the chunk swings longer. Sri Lanka will probably soon be especially pleased to remember that the fever is unlikely to help it outside from their young guns before days four and three, using wind chill going to create it appear to be colder.

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