On Thursday, November 9, at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. New Zealand (NZ) will take on Sri Lanka (SL) in the 41st match of the ODI World Cup 2023. This will be both teams’ final group stage match. This will be New Zealand’s final opportunity to qualify for the top four of the competition; Sri Lanka has already been eliminated.
In their most recent game, New Zealand played Pakistan and lost even though they scored 401 runs. During the event, Rachin Ravindra achieved another hundred. After making a brilliant recovery, Kane Williamson scored 95 runs off 79 deliveries. When the second over was finished, Pakistan lost their first wicket. Rain interrupted the second wicket partnership of Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman, who scored 194 runs apiece. Using the DLS approach, Pakistan was able to win this match by 21 runs.
Match Preview :
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka met in their most recent match. In the opening over, Kusal Perera was out for just four runs. It took them two more wickets to get to 100 runs. Sadeera Samarawickrama scored forty-one runs and was out. After an unusual “timed out” departure of Angelo Mathews in the 25th over. Sri Lanka amassed 279 runs thanks to a magnificent performance of 108 runs by Charith Asalanka. Taking three wickets on his World Cup debut, Tanzim Hasan Shakib.
Bangladesh lost two wickets early in their pursuit. Shakib Al Hasan and Najmul Hossain Shanto’s partnership of 169 runs proved to be vital. Bangladesh easily achieved the 280-run goal in 41.1 overs with three wickets remaining. With three wickets, Dilshan Madushanka led all bowlers for Sri Lanka, followed by Maheesh Theekshana and Angelo Mathews. Who each claimed two wickets.
New Zealand :
Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Kane Williamson (C), DJ Mitchell, Tom Latham (wk), Glenn Phillips, MS Chapman, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Trent Boult
Sri Lanka :
Pathum Nissanka, K Perera, K Mendis (C), S Samarawickrama, C Asalanka, A Mathews, D de Silva, M Theekshana, D Chameera, K Rajitha, D Madushanka