New Zealand is all set to take on Sri Lanka in the 27th match of the T20 World Cup 2022. NZ vs SL T20 WC 2022 match will take place at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 29th October 2022. You can check Who will win New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction here on this page.
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 27th T20 Today Match Prediction
After defeating Australia in the 13th match by 89 runs New Zealand was expected to take on Afghanistan in the 21st match. However, the 21st match between New Zealand and Afghanistan ended with no result due to the heavy rain. Now New Zealand are are at the top of the points table with three points in two games. On the other side, Sri Lanka lost the 19th match against Australia by 7 wickets. At this point, Sri Lanka stands at the 5th spot on the points table with two points in hand. Now New Zealand vs Sri Lanka will be hosted at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 29th October 2022.
Who could have thought the T20 World Cup 2022 will face the worst weather conditions in Australia? With 4 out of 15 games in the Super 12 stage being affected by the rain till now cricket experts and fans already questioning the T20 World Cup venue and weather conditions in Australia. However, the good news here in Sydney is that weather is all clear and a full 20-over match for both innings is possible here.
A historical victory over Australia in the 13th match pushed New Zealand to the top of the points table with a stunning NRR of +4.450. They are still top of the points table with 3 points in two games. On the other side, Sri Lanka cannot afford another rain-disturbed match or a loss. They need to win this match in order to step up in the points table.
New Zealand has a dominating record against Sri Lanka in the T20 format. They have won 10 out of 18 games with Sri Lanka winning the other eight. So you can say that New Zealand is a dominating team against Sri Lanka in this match.
New Zealand will win this match. They need this victory to strengthen their position at the top of the Group 1 points table. Given their previous record against Sri Lanka in the T20 format they should be able to defeat Lankans by a high margin in this game.
On the other side, Sri Lanka will be looking forward to winning this match. They had a promising start earlier in this tournament and now they must live up to the expectations of their fans. All in all, this is going to be another thrilling contest for cricket fans around the globe.
New Zealand Team Squad
Finn Allen, Devon Conway(w), Kane Williamson(c), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Daryl Mitchell, Adam Milne, Martin Guptill
Sri Lanka Team Squad
Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis(w), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Ashen Bandara, Pramod Madushan, Kasun Rajitha, Jeffrey Vandersay