1st ODI of New Zealand and Sri Lanka(NZ vs SL) 3-match ODI series will be played on 25th March 2023 at Eden Park, Auckland. Match will start at 06:30AM IST and 02:00PM New Zealand time.
New Zealand and Sri Lanka have faced 99 matches against each other, New Zealand have won 49 matches whereas Sri Lanka have managed to win only 41 matches.
New Zealand is coming into this series after defeating Sri Lanka in test series by 2-0. Kiwi team have rested their senior players for this series. Tom Latham will be leading the Blackcaps side. For New Zealand, Chad Bowes is likely to play a game. Finn Allen will be opening the innings. Daryl Mitchell is all-rounder who will be pick in fantasy team as a captain. Latham and Glenn Phillips will be another picks from kiwis side.
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In bowling lineup, Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry are seniors, both will be in fantasy team. If Ish Sodhi gets a game, he will be pick among spin bowling unit.
Sri Lankan side is looking stronger as compared to kiwis side for ODI series, they will have opportunity to defeat New Zealand at their home. Kusal Mendis and Pathum Nissanka both are among runs, one batsman among both can be picked for fantasy team. Dhananjaya de Silva is capable of delivering in both the departments, he can be pick as well.
Dasun Shanaka is consistent with the batsman, he will be pick as well. Wanindu Hasaranga is someone who everyone would like to pick in their fantasy team, also he will be vice-captaincy pick. Among specialist bowlers, Kusal Rajitha has did good bowling in last few months, he will be pick.
Best Playing XI for New Zealand:-
Chad Bowes, Finn Allen, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham(c and wk), Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Blair Tickner
Best Playing XI for Sri Lanka:-
Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis(wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara
Dream11 Prediction Team for NZ vs SL 1st ODI:-
Wicket Keepers – Tom Latham
Batsmans – Pathum Nissanka, Glenn Phillips
All Rounders – Dasun Shanaka, Daryl Mitchell(c), Wanindu Hasaranga(vc), Dhananjaya de Silva
Bowlers – Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Kasun Rajitha, Ish Sodhi