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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Team (TEST)

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NZ vs SL Cricket Scorecard (TEST)

2nd Test TEST, Hagley Oval, Christchurch, 26 December, 2018

New Zealand
Ist INN

178/10

(50.0) RR 3.56

2nd INN

585 /4

(153.0) 3.82

v/s
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 423 runs
Sri Lanka
Ist INN

104/10

(41.0) RR 2.53

2nd INN

236 /9

(106.2) RR 2.21

Pitch Report

The pitch has a lot of grass on it which should aid the seamers.

SWOT Analysis

New ZealandSri Lanka
StrengthHome conditionsAbility to show resilience when the chips are down
WeaknessUnknown at this point of timeDepth in every department as compared to that of the Kiwis
OpportunitiesWin the series 1-0Win or draw the series, taking forward the momentum from the first Test
ThreatsDimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru KumaraTrent Boult and Kane Williamson

Head to Head

New ZealandSri Lanka
Matches won158
Home Wins116
Away Wins42
Highest Innings Score671 on Thursday, January 31, 1991498 on Monday, April 04, 2005
Lowest Innings Score102 on Sunday, December 06, 199293 on Friday, March 11, 1983

Top Performers

New ZealandSri Lanka
Highest Total Chased132 on Friday, March 11, 198369 on Sunday, December 06, 1992
Lowest Total Defended178 on Wednesday, December 26, 2018183 on Saturday, March 11, 1995
Most Prolific BatsmanStephen Fleming - 1166 RunsMahela Jayawardene - 1028 Runs
Highest Individual Score299 by Martin Crowe On Thursday, January 31, 1991267 by Aravinda De Silva On Thursday, January 31, 1991
Most Successful BowlerDaniel Vettori - 51 WicketsMuttiah Muralitharan - 82 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis7/130 by Daniel Vettori On Friday, December 15, 20066/43 by Rangana Herath On Saturday, November 17, 2012

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5046 120
2 New Zealand 3241 112
3 South Africa 3177 102
4 England 4593 102
5 Australia 3672 102
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7364 121
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 10071 258
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