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Sri Lanka versus New Zealand Betting Tips and Preview

Test (2019-08-22) Colombo (PSO)

Highlights
  • New Zealand won 6 of the last 9 matches between these two sides.

  • Sri Lanka have won 3 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • New Zealand have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • New Zealand are rated 15 points ahead of Sri Lanka in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 3 out the last 6 non-draw matches played at Colombo (PSO) have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
  • No bet advised at the moment. Check back nearer the start of the match.

Head to Head

Sri Lanka and New Zealand have played each other 9 matches since 2010. New Zealand won 6 times and Sri Lanka 2 times.

Sri Lanka won the last match between these two teams earlier this year.

Pitch Analysis

Colombo (PSO) has hosted 6 Test matches since 2010. The rest of the metrics in this section will look at those matches.

292 is the average first innings score at Colombo (PSO) in Test matches. 338, 200 and 393 were the last 3 first innings scores here.

41% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Colombo (PSO) strike at 47.8 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 47.7 against spin.

The team batting first won the last 3 out the last 6 non-draw matches played at Colombo (PSO).

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Sri Lanka Overview

Sri Lanka have won 3 of their last 10 Test matches. They beat New Zealand in their last match.

The top order batting options for Sri Lanka are Dimuth Karunaratne, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis and Lahiru Thirimanne. Oshada Fernando averages 43.7 and has scored at a strike rate of 56.0. Dimuth Karunaratne averages 36.8 and has scored at a strike rate of 49.0. Kusal Mendis has a an average of 36.5 with a strike rate of 57.0. Lahiru Thirimanne averages 23.4 and has scored at a strike rate of 38.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews and Niroshan Dickwella. Angelo Mathews has a an average of 45.0 with a strike rate of 49.0. He has performed better last year averaging 69.9. Dinesh Chandimal has a an average of 41.9 with a strike rate of 49.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 14.0. Kusal Perera has batted well in the year averaging 55.4. His overall test average is 33.4 with a strike rate of 74.0. Dhananjaya de Silva has a an average of 32.2 with a strike rate of 56.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 20.5. Niroshan Dickwella has a an average of 30.7 with a strike rate of 71.0.

The pace bowling options for Sri Lanka are Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Angelo Mathews and Vishwa Fernando. Suranga Lakmal has an economy rate of 3.12 and has taken 141 Test wickets. Lahiru Kumara has a an taken 52 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.9. Angelo Mathews has a an taken 29 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.65. Vishwa Fernando has a an taken 19 Test wickets and conceeded 3.79 runs an over.

The spin bowling options for Sri Lanka are Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Dhananjaya de Silva and Lasith Embuldeniya. Lakshan Sandakan has a an taken 37 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.71. Akila Dananjaya has a an taken 33 Test wickets and conceeded 3.55 runs an over. Dhananjaya de Silva has a an taken 18 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.43. Lasith Embuldeniya has a an taken 10 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.21.

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New Zealand Overview

New Zealand have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches. They lost to Sri Lanka in their last match.

The top order batting options for New Zealand are Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor. Kane Williamson has batted well in the year averaging 73.2. His overall test average is 52.5 with a strike rate of 52.0. Ross Taylor has batted less well in the year averaging 41.2. His overall test average is 48.1 with a strike rate of 61.0. Tom Latham has a an average of 42.6 with a strike rate of 46.0. He has performed better last year averaging 65.8. Jeet Raval has a an average of 35.8 with a strike rate of 44.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are BJ Watling, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Todd Astle and Tom Blundell. Tom Blundell has a an average of 68.0 with a strike rate of 57.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 0.0. BJ Watling has a an average of 37.3 with a strike rate of 43.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 30.6. Colin de Grandhomme has scored at a strike rate of 89.0 per 100 balls and averages 37.3. Mitchell Santner has a an average of 12.5 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 24.3. He has a strike rate of 42.0. Todd Astle has batted less well in the year averaging 0.0. His overall test average is 14.0 with a strike rate of 32.0.

The pace bowling options for New Zealand are Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner and Colin de Grandhomme. Trent Boult has an economy rate of 2.99 and has taken 249 Test wickets. Tim Southee has an economy rate of 3.0 and has taken 233 Test wickets. Neil Wagner has a an taken 174 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.13. Colin de Grandhomme has a an taken 33 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.52.

The spin bowling options for New Zealand are Mitchell Santner, Kane Williamson, Ajaz Patel, William Somerville and Todd Astle. Mitchell Santner has an economy rate of 2.8 and has taken 34 Test wickets. Kane Williamson has an economy rate of 3.35 and has taken 29 Test wickets. Ajaz Patel has an economy rate of 2.74 and has taken 19 Test wickets. William Somerville has a an taken 11 Test wickets and conceeded 2.59 runs an over. Todd Astle has an economy rate of 3.04 and has taken 4 Test wickets.

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The Verdict

New Zealand are rated 15 points ahead of Sri Lanka in the Cricsq ratings. They have 112 points whereas Sri Lanka have 97.

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Sri Lanka Squad
Dimuth Karunaratne

Current Form:

Dimuth Karunaratne has played in 61 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 4235 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 36.8. He has a strike rate of 49.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Karunaratne has taken 2 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.58 runs per over.

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Lahiru Thirimanne

Current Form:

Lahiru Thirimanne has played in 34 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1402 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 23.4. He has a strike rate of 38.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 42.2 and against pace it is 35.8.

Thirimanne has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.64 runs per over.

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Dinesh Chandimal

Current Form:

Dinesh Chandimal has played in 53 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3768 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 41.9. He has a strike rate of 49.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 50.8 and against spin it is 47.4.

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Oshada Fernando

Current Form:

Oshada Fernando has played in 2 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 131 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 43.7. He has a strike rate of 56.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 109.8 and against pace it is 41.2.

Fernando has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 8.0 runs per over.

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Kusal Mendis

Current Form:

Kusal Mendis has played in 39 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2702 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 36.5. He has a strike rate of 57.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 63.6 and against pace it is 52.6.

Mendis has taken 1 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 4.23 runs per over.

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Angelo Mathews

Current Form:

Angelo Mathews has played in 81 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 5632 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 45.1. He has a strike rate of 49.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 52.3 and against spin it is 46.3.

Mathews has taken 33 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.7 runs per over.

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Kusal Perera

Current Form:

Kusal Perera has played in 17 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 934 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 33.4. He has a strike rate of 74.4. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Dhananjaya de Silva

Current Form:

Dhananjaya de Silva has played in 26 Test Matches.

He has scored 1514 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 32.2. He has a strike rate of 55.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 58.3 and against pace it is 52.7.

Silva has taken 18 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.43 runs per over.

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Niroshan Dickwella

Current Form:

Niroshan Dickwella has played in 32 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1687 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 30.7. He has a strike rate of 70.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 73.2 and against pace it is 67.7.

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Suranga Lakmal

Current Form:

Suranga Lakmal has played in 58 Test Matches.

He has scored 754 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 11.3. He has a strike rate of 48.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 57.5 and against spin it is 41.3.

Lakmal has taken 141 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.12 runs per over.

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Akila Dananjaya

Current Form:

Akila Dananjaya has played in 6 Test Matches.

He has scored 135 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 16.9. He has a strike rate of 53.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 59.8 and against spin it is 49.0.

Dananjaya has taken 33 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.55 runs per over.

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Lakshan Sandakan

Current Form:

Lakshan Sandakan has played in 11 Test Matches.

He has scored 117 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 10.6. He has a strike rate of 42.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 72.0 and against spin it is 31.5.

Sandakan has taken 37 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.71 runs per over.

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Lasith Embuldeniya

Current Form:

Lasith Embuldeniya has played in 3 Test Matches.

He has scored 33 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 11.0. He has a strike rate of 35.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 40.5 and against spin it is 7.7.

Embuldeniya has taken 10 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.21 runs per over.

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Vishwa Fernando

Current Form:

Vishwa Fernando has played in 5 Test Matches.

He has scored 11 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 2.8. He has a strike rate of 13.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 17.9 and against spin it is 4.3.

Fernando has taken 19 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.79 runs per over.

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Lahiru Kumara

Current Form:

Lahiru Kumara has played in 16 Test Matches.

He has scored 44 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 3.4. He has a strike rate of 31.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 47.1 and against pace it is 16.7.

Kumara has taken 52 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.9 runs per over.

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New Zealand Squad
Jeet Raval

Current Form:

Jeet Raval has played in 20 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1074 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 35.8. He has a strike rate of 43.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 48.2 and against pace it is 40.7.

Raval has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 1.0 runs per over.

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Tom Latham

Current Form:

Tom Latham has played in 45 Test Matches. He has scored 3 hundreds in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3193 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 42.6. He has a strike rate of 46.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 51.0 and against pace it is 43.7.

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Kane Williamson

Current Form:

Kane Williamson has played in 74 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 6143 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 52.5. He has a strike rate of 51.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 54.2 and against pace it is 49.6.

Williamson has taken 29 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.35 runs per over.

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Henry Nicholls

Current Form:

Henry Nicholls has played in 27 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1578 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 45.1. He has a strike rate of 51.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 52.2 and against spin it is 48.6.

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Ross Taylor

Current Form:

Ross Taylor has played in 94 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 6816 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 46.1. He has a strike rate of 60.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 66.2 and against spin it is 51.9.

Taylor has taken 2 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.0 runs per over.

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Colin de Grandhomme

Current Form:

Colin de Grandhomme has played in 18 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 820 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 37.3. He has a strike rate of 88.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 90.2 and against spin it is 85.5.

Grandhomme has taken 33 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.52 runs per over.

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Neil Wagner

Current Form:

Neil Wagner has played in 43 Test Matches.

He has scored 511 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 12.5. He has a strike rate of 42.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 52.5 and against spin it is 27.1.

Wagner has taken 174 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.13 runs per over.

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Todd Astle

Current Form:

Todd Astle has played in 5 Test Matches.

He has scored 56 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 14.0. He has a strike rate of 31.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 46.8 and against spin it is 23.7.

Astle has taken 4 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.04 runs per over.

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BJ Watling

Current Form:

BJ Watling has played in 63 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3174 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 37.3. He has a strike rate of 43.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Tom Blundell

Current Form:

Tom Blundell has played in 2 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 136 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 68.0. He has a strike rate of 56.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 59.5 and against spin it is 49.3.

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Mitchell Santner

Current Form:

Mitchell Santner has played in 18 Test Matches.

He has scored 560 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 24.3. He has a strike rate of 41.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 50.7 and against pace it is 34.0.

Santner has taken 34 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.8 runs per over.

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Tim Southee

Current Form:

Tim Southee has played in 67 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1587 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 18.0. He has a strike rate of 86.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 95.2 and against spin it is 74.3.

Southee has taken 245 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.05 runs per over.

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William Somerville

Current Form:

William Somerville has played in 2 Test Matches.

He has scored 65 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 32.5. He has a strike rate of 23.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 26.0 and against spin it is 21.7.

Somerville has taken 11 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.59 runs per over.

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Trent Boult

Current Form:

Trent Boult has played in 63 Test Matches.

He has scored 606 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 14.8. He has a strike rate of 54.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 66.7 and against spin it is 43.5.

Boult has taken 249 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.99 runs per over.

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Ajaz Patel

Current Form:

Ajaz Patel has played in 6 Test Matches.

He has scored 49 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 7.0. He has a strike rate of 32.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 46.2 and against spin it is 28.2.

Patel has taken 19 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.74 runs per over.

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