SL vs NZ 2nd Test | Today Match Prediction and Betting Odds
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand second test match will be played in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 22nd August. New Zealand who has lost the first match will try to push back hard this time to get control of the things. Sri Lanka was not the first choice when it came to play the first World Test Championship match against the 2019 World Cup runner up team New Zealand. But by the end of the fifth day of the first test the result was quite clear, and Sri Lanka despite the people speculation beat New Zealand by six wickets.
Sri Lanka recently appointed test team captain Dimuth Karunaratne played an instrumental role and brought up his maiden century in 23 innings and third consecutive win since he took over the team's responsibility. From bowling side, Akhila Dhananjaya took 6 wickets, de Siva and Embuldeniya took 3/25 and 4/99 respectively in the second inning.
SL vs NZ Venue and Timings
2nd Test, at Colombo
22nd August 2019
Bet265: New Zealand 13/8; Sri Lanka 7/4; Draw 2
Ladbrokes: New Zealand 6/4; Sri Lanka 7/4; Draw 2
Betfair: New Zealand 17/10; Sri Lanka 9/5; Draw 2
Marathon Bet: New Zealand 17/10; Sri Lanka 19/10; Draw 49/25
The odds are in favour of New Zealand.
Therefore the chances for New Zealand to win is quite high.
SL vs NZ Squad
Dhananjaya De Silva, Akila Dananjaya, Dimuth Karunaratne (c), L Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal, Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Oshada Fernando, Lahiru Kumara, Angelo Mathews, Lakshan Sandakan, Vishwa Fernando
Kane Williamson (c), Will Somerville, Neil Wagner, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ajaz Patel, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, Todd Astle, Tom Blundell, BJ Watling