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World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka Vs New Zealand

Match details

Sri Lanka Vs New Zealand, ICC World Cup 2019 Match 3
June 1, 2019, 03:00 pm IST

Venue : Sophia Gardens, Cardiff


The pitch at the Sophia Gardens is full of runs this season. Even in the warm-up matches, the score of 300 was easily crossed by the teams batting first. Flat track is expected to be on offer and the batsmen from both the sides would hope to make first use of the wicket to post a huge total on the board. 


New Zealand will take on Sri Lanka in the 3rd fixture of World Cup 2019. Both the team will start their World Cup campaign on 1st June 2019 at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. The match will be live from 3:00 pm IST. Both the teams will be looking to start the tournament with a win, so a thrilling match could be expected.

New Zealand led by Kane Williamson were the runners up in the last World Cup(2015) which was their best performance in the world cup. The team will be looking to turn the runners up to the winner of the World Cup.

Sri Lanka led by Dimuth Karunaratne has been in the poor form since a long time. Team comes from a win against Scotland but had previously suffered eight straight defeats to South Africa and New Zealand.

head to head

Total matches played - 98

Won by New Zealand -48 ( 48.97% )

Won by West Indies -41(41.83%)

Tied- 1

No Result - 8

Form in ODIs (Recent first)

New Zealand – W W W L W (good form)

Sri Lanka - W NR L L L (very poor form)

* The details written above are recorded before 1 June 2019. New stats would be updated soon.