New Zealand team can’t loss the last match of Sri Lanka series as if they do so, they fail to win Twenty20 series after winning test and ODI series against visitors. On the other hand Sri-Lanka will be eyeing to retain their no. 1 spot in ICC T20 rankings by winning second 20-20 match against Kiwis at Auckland.
Date: 10 January 2016
Time: 15:00 local time, 2:00 GMT
Venue: Eden Park, Auckland
It was thrilling 3 runs win for New Zealand in the first T20 match and they just got the finishing line by some great bowling from Trent Boult. Thanks to Captain Kane Williamson and opener Martin Guptil who scored fifties to guide Kiwis towards the big total and team will be hoping the same from them to do it again in Sunday’s match.
Sri Lankan team will be desperate for the win as if they failed to best Blackcaps, they will loss thei number 1 ranking in ICC twenty20 rankings. They tried hard to win the first game but lost it by 3 runs margin. Top order batsmen didn’t score runs for visitors in the 1st t20 match which caused them. Sri Lanka will be highly depending on Dilshan, Matthews and Shehan Jayasurya.
Kane Williamson (Captain), Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Luke Ronchi, Adam Milne, Trent Boult, Corey Anderson, Mitchell Santner, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Matt Hendy and Mitchell McClenaghan.
Dinesh Chandimal (Captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Nuwan Kulasekara, Chamara Kapugedera, Sachithra Senanayake, Suranga Lakmal, Angelo Mathews, Milinda Siriwardana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Shehan Jayasuriya, Isuru Udana and Kithuruwan Vithanage.
NZ: Williamson, Guptill, Taylor, Boult, Milne.
SL: Dilshan, Mathews, Perera, Jayasuriya, Kulasekara.
New Zealand will be favorite to win and they have 55 percent winning chances over Sri-Lanka.
Live Telecast & Streaming
New Zealand based fans can enjoy the live telecast of second t20 match on Sky Sport.
United Kingdom viewers can tune to Sky Sports to catch the live action of match on televisions. NowTV will also broadcast the NZ vs SL 2nd T20 in UK but you need subscription for it.
SuperSport to telecast this match in South Africa region.