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New Zealand versus Sri Lanka Betting Tips and Preview

T20I (2019-01-11) Auckland (EP)

By FROG.AI

Highlights
  • New Zealand won 5 of the last 10 between these two sides.

  • New Zealand have won 2 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Sri Lanka have won 4 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • New Zealand are rated 30 points ahead of Sri Lanka in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 7 out the last 11 completed matches played at Auckland (EP) have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
  • Back Sri Lanka to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 3.1 on Betfair).

Head to Head

New Zealand and Sri Lanka have played each other 10 times since 2010. New Zealand won 5 times and Sri Lanka 3 times.

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka in the first match of the current series. New Zealand won more matches between these two sides last T20 Blast winning 2-0.

Pitch Analysis

There have been 11 T20 matches since 2010 at Auckland (EP). We will now examine some more details from the matches.

181 is the average first innings score at Auckland (EP) in matches where the full 20 overs were available. 200 has been breached 3 times at this venue in T20s since 2010. The last 3 first innings scores here were 179, 150 and 243.

62% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batters at Auckland (EP) strike at 136.9 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 126.2 against spin.

7 out the last 11 completed matches played at Auckland (EP) have been won by the team batting first.

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New Zealand Overview

New Zealand have won 2 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They beat Sri Lanka in their last match. They batted first and scored 179 for 7. They then bowled well to restrict Sri Lanka to 144 for 10 to win the match.

Doug Bracewell was the top run scorer with 44 off 26 balls. Scott Kuggeleijn scored 35 off 15 balls. The next highest score was 33 by Ross Taylor.

Ish Sodhi was the pick of the bowlers. He took 3 for 30 off 3.5 overs. Lockie Ferguson also bowled well. He went for 7.0 an over. Tim Southee took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 10.5.

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Sri Lanka Overview

Sri Lanka have won 4 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They lost to New Zealand in their last match. They bowled first and conceeded 179 for 7. They then failed to chase this score down. They reached 144 for 10 in their reply.

Thisara Perera was the top run scorer with 43 off 24 balls. Kusal Perera scored 23 off 12 balls. The next highest score was 18 by Niroshan Dickwella.

Lasith Malinga was their best bowler. He took 2 for 24 off 4.0 overs. Lahiru Kumara went for 6.0 an over. Thisara Perera took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 10.5.

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The Verdict

New Zealand are rated 30 points ahead of Sri Lanka in the Cricsq ratings. They have 98 points whereas Sri Lanka have 68.

At the time of writing New Zealand are favorites on Betfair at 1.46. Sri Lanka are 3.1.

I suggest backing Sri Lanka to win this match. They are currently 3.1 on Betfair. At the prices Sri Lanka represent the value bet in this match.

New Zealand Season Players
Martin Guptill

Current Form:

Martin Guptill has played in 168 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4678 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 31.4. He has a strike rate of 127.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 126.4 and against spin it is 117.4.

Guptill has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 11.0 runs per over.

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Henry Nicholls

Current Form:

Henry Nicholls has played in 11 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 92 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.1. He has a strike rate of 110.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 119.4 and against pace it is 103.8.

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Colin Munro

Current Form:

Colin Munro has played in 137 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 3532 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.7. He has a strike rate of 147.9. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Munro has taken 16 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.12 runs per over.

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Tim Seifert

Current Form:

Tim Seifert has played in 22 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 470 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.7. He has a strike rate of 142.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 146.5 and against pace it is 137.1.

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Ross Taylor

Current Form:

Ross Taylor has played in 213 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4127 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.9. He has a strike rate of 122.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 123.3 and against spin it is 105.2.

Taylor has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 12.0 runs per over.

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Lockie Ferguson

Current Form:

Lockie Ferguson has played in 24 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 7 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 3.5. He has a strike rate of 77.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 77.8 and against spin it is 0.

Ferguson has taken 30 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.89 runs per over.

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Mitchell Santner

Current Form:

Mitchell Santner has played in 47 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 487 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 17.4. He has a strike rate of 122.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 121.0 and against spin it is 111.0.

Santner has taken 51 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.98 runs per over.

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Doug Bracewell

Current Form:

Doug Bracewell has played in 23 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 192 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.0. He has a strike rate of 134.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 149.5 and against spin it is 94.6.

Bracewell has taken 25 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.28 runs per over.

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Tim Southee

Current Form:

Tim Southee has played in 132 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 514 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.2. He has a strike rate of 150.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 156.5 and against spin it is 84.6.

Southee has taken 137 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.45 runs per over.

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Scott Kuggeleijn

Current Form:

Scott Kuggeleijn has played in 9 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 51 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 221.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 226.3 and against spin it is 160.0.

Kuggeleijn has taken 15 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.9 runs per over.

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Ish Sodhi

Current Form:

Ish Sodhi has played in 83 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 162 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 11.6. He has a strike rate of 111.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 114.4 and against spin it is 100.0.

Sodhi has taken 108 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.78 runs per over.

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Sri Lanka Season Players
Niroshan Dickwella

Current Form:

Niroshan Dickwella has played in 18 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 270 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 19.3. He has a strike rate of 137.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 136.8 and against spin it is 123.4.

Niroshan Dickwella Full Profile >>

Kusal Perera

Current Form:

Kusal Perera has played in 42 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1060 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 27.2. He has a strike rate of 137.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 137.3 and against spin it is 128.3.

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Kusal Mendis

Current Form:

Kusal Mendis has played in 19 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 350 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 20.6. He has a strike rate of 144.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 144.6 and against spin it is 133.0.

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Lahiru Kumara

Current Form:

Lahiru Kumara has played in 3 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 4 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 4.0. He has a strike rate of 200.0.

Kumara has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.0 runs per over.

Lahiru Kumara Full Profile >>

Dhananjaya de Silva

Current Form:

Dhananjaya de Silva has played in 11 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 225 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.5. He has a strike rate of 106.6. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Silva has taken 4 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.7 runs per over.

Dhananjaya de Silva Full Profile >>

Sadeera Samarawickrama

Current Form:

Sadeera Samarawickrama has played in 6 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 85 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 14.2. He has a strike rate of 104.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 111.1 and against spin it is 91.8.

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Dasun Shanaka

Current Form:

Dasun Shanaka has played in 27 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 336 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.3. He has a strike rate of 113.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 113.5 and against spin it is 100.0.

Shanaka has taken 9 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.42 runs per over.

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Thisara Perera

Current Form:

Thisara Perera has played in 178 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2222 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 20.8. He has a strike rate of 144.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 143.3 and against spin it is 124.7.

Perera has taken 156 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.72 runs per over.

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Kasun Rajitha

Current Form:

Kasun Rajitha has played in 6 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 8 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.0. He has a strike rate of 38.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 50.0 and against pace it is 25.0.

Rajitha has taken 7 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 10.61 runs per over.

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Lasith Malinga

Current Form:

Lasith Malinga has played in 211 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 193 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 5.7. He has a strike rate of 83.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 87.7 and against spin it is 58.7.

Malinga has taken 288 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.97 runs per over.

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Lakshan Sandakan

Current Form:

Lakshan Sandakan has played in 6 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 66.7.

Sandakan has taken 11 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.29 runs per over.

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