NEW ZEALAND VS SRI LANKA T20, Timing | When & Where To Watch

New Zealand's Adam Milne Colin Munro bats as Sri Lanka wicket keeper Dinesh Chandimal looks during the warm-up match at the ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket tournament at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, India, Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

After the test and the ODI series SRI LANKA is going to play the one and only T20 against NEW ZEALAND at EDEN PARK,AUCKLAND,NEW ZEALAND on FRIDAY, JANUARY 11 commencing from 11:30 AM(IST).

New Zealand Won by 35 runs.

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Both the teams have played the last T20 against each other in 2016 at the ICC T20 WORLD CUP since then both have seen ups and downs in this format.


Looking at the current ICC rankings, and a quick insight into the playing history of both the teams, it is evident that both the teams still have a room for improvement when it comes to the shorter format of the game. While NEW ZEALAND stands on the 6th position, SRI LANKA is still fighting its way up on the on the ranking board from their current 9th position. Both the teams have faced each other 15 times where NEW ZEALAND won 7 and SRI LANKA won 6 matches. 1 match was tied but it was won by SRI LANKA in a tie breaker whereas 1 match has no result.

The Sri Lanka team squad for T20 series: Team Players Name
1 Lasith Malinga(c)
2 Niroshan Dickwella
3 Danushka Gunathilaka
4 Kusal Perera
5 Dinesh Chandimal
6 Asela Gunaratne

7 Kusal Mendis
8 Dhananjaya de Silva
9 Thisara Perera
10 Dasun Shanaka
11 Lakshan Sandakan
12 Seekkuge Prasanna
13 Dushmantha Chameera
14 Kasun Rajitha
15 Nuwan Pradeep
16 Lahiru Kumara


The New Zealand team squad for T20 series: Team Players Name
1 Kane Williamson(c)
2 Trent Boult
3 Doug Bracewell
4 Lockie Ferguson
5 Martin Guptill
6 Matt Henry

7 Colin Munro
8 James Neesham
9 Henry Nicholls
10 Ross Taylor
11 Tim Seifert
12 Ish Sodhi
13 Tim Southee



After their glorious win in the test series and the ODI series , NEW ZEALAND is confident and would play in a mood to win THE T20. On the other hand, SRI LANKA, would try to make a pompous comeback on the field with this..

NEW ZEALAND are favorites to win and SRI LANKA are the underdogs. This is going to be very interesting to see which team will win this battle.


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