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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Team (TEST)

CONCLUDED

SL vs NZ Cricket Scorecard (TEST)

1st Test TEST, Galle International Stadium, Galle, 14 August, 2019

New Zealand
Ist INN

249/10

(83.2) RR 2.98

2nd INN

285 /10

(106.0)

v/s
Sri Lanka
Ist INN

267/10

(93.2) RR 2.86

2nd INN

268 /4

(86.1) RR

Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 6 wickets

Pitch Report

Russell Arnold observing the track says that it seems a very good-looking one but very different from the usual Galle one, citing plenty of grass, which could assist seam bowling early on. But from Day 3, spinners should take control.

SWOT Analysis

Sri LankaNew Zealand
StrengthHome advantageConsistent batting
WeaknessInexperienced bowling attackInability to counter spin
OpportunitiesTo start the longer format with a winTo start the new season with a win
ThreatsKane Williamson, Trent BoultDimuth Karunaratne, Suranga Lakmal

Head to Head

Sri LankaNew Zealand
Matches won815
Home Wins611
Away Wins24
Highest Innings Score498 on Monday, April 04, 2005671 on Thursday, January 31, 1991
Lowest Innings Score93 on Friday, March 11, 1983102 on Sunday, December 06, 1992

Top Performers

Sri LankaNew Zealand
Highest Total Chased69 on Sunday, December 06, 1992132 on Friday, March 11, 1983
Lowest Total Defended183 on Saturday, March 11, 1995178 on Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Most Prolific BatsmanMahela Jayawardene - 1028 RunsStephen Fleming - 1166 Runs
Highest Individual Score267 by Aravinda De Silva On Thursday, January 31, 1991299 by Martin Crowe On Thursday, January 31, 1991
Most Successful BowlerMuttiah Muralitharan - 82 WicketsDaniel Vettori - 51 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis6/43 by Rangana Herath On Saturday, November 17, 20127/130 by Daniel Vettori On Friday, December 15, 2006

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4027 115
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 4366 104
5 Australia 3270 99
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 India 8411 263
4 Australia 5471 261
5 South Africa 4407 259
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