- Match: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka (NZ-W vs SL-W)
- Date- 2nd August 2022
- Match Format- T20I
- Time- 10:30 PM (IST)
- Weather- Showers (21 degrees Celsius)
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka (NZ-W vs SL-W) Today Match Prediction Preview:
Welcome to the NZ-W vs SL-W Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. Sri Lanka Women will now face New Zealand Women in Commonwealth Games T20 2022 on 2nd August 2022 at Birmingham. Keep on reading for more information on the NZ-W vs SL-W game.
New Zealand and Sri Lanka will face for the first time in two years in this format. Both teams had earlier met in 2020 which went New Zealand’s way, thanks to Hayley Jensen’s 3-for and Sophie Devine’s half-century. They meet again in a contest that is expected to be a one-sided match in favor of the White Ferns.
New Zealand had a winning start to the Games with a 13-run win over South Africa recently. Their most senior players- Sophie Devine and Suzie Bates- met the expectations and helped the team to pick up a win.
Sri Lanka, on the other hand, had lost their match against England but they did push them a bit by picking up early wickets in the second innings.
Top Batsmen for NZ-W vs SL-W
Chamari Athapaththu- 10 runs, 55.55 strike rate
Nilashi de Silva- 25 runs, 89.28 strike rate
Suzie Bates- 91 runs, 142.18 strike rate
Sophie Devine- 48 runs, 120 strike rate
Top Bowlers for NZ-W vs SL-W
Sophie Devine- 3 Wickets, 9.25 economy rate
Hayley Jensen- 1 Wicket, 5.50 economy rate
Oshadi Ranasinghe- 2 Wickets, 5 economy rate
Inoka Ranaweera- 3 wickets, 7.25 ecomony rate
NZ-W vs SL-W Today Match Prediction Scenarios
Scenario 1- If NZ-W bats first
- First Innings score prediction- NZ-W is expected to score 170
- Result prediction- New Zealand are likely to win by 40 runs
Scenario 2- If SL-W bats first
- First Innings score prediction- SL-W is expected to score 120
- Result prediction- New Zealand will win the match by 9 wickets.
NZ-W vs SL-W Today Match Prediction, Commonwealth Games T20, Who Will Win the Match?
New Zealand to win
New Zealand’s top order looks in good form currently and if they gets going once again, it would be an easy win for the White Ferns. Hayley Jensen is the player to keep an eye on here. She also won the player of the match award in the last meet between these two teams. For Sri Lanka, the hopes lies in the way Chamari Athapaththu goes here.
Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News
- New Zealand will field the same playing eleven
- Sri Lanka might promote Kavisha Dilhari up the order.
NZ-W vs SL-W Probable Playing 11
SL-W Playing XI
Chamari Athapaththu (capt), Vishmi Gunarathne, Hasini Perera, Kaveesha Walikonthagei, Nilakshika Silva, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Ama Kanchana, Oshadhi Ranasinghe, Sugandika Dasanayaka, Inoka Ranaweera, Achini Kulasooriya
NZ-W Playing XI
Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Eden Carson, Hannah Rowe, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Amelia Kerr, Lea Tahuhu, Izzy Gaze
Squad for NZ-W vs SL-W, Commonwealth Games T20 series 2022
Sophie Devine (c), Suzie Bates, Eden Carson, Izzy Gaze, Claudia Green, Maddy Green, Brooke Halliday, Hayley Jensen, Fran Jonas, Amelia Kerr, Rosemary Mair, Jess McFadyen, Georgia Plimmer, Hannah Rowe, Lea Tahuhu.
Chamari Athapaththu (capt), Hasini Perera, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Vishmi Gunaratne, Malsha Shehani, Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Achini Kulasuriya, Inoka Ranaweera, Udeshika Prabodhani, Sugandika Kumari, Rashmi de Silva, Oshadi Ranasinghe Anushka Sanjeewani.