|ICC T20 World Cup 2014|
| New Zealand
||vs|| Sri Lanka
ScheduleThursday, 23 September 2021 at 14:44 GMT / 15:44 UK / 20:14 IST
The Black Caps and the Lankan Lions will enter the field for an exciting game of cricket that will place one of them in the top four teams of the tournament. Both of them have secured four points each, while winning two out of three games played so far. New Zealand defeated the Englishmen along with Netherlands while they lost against the Proteas. Sri Lanka clinched victories against South Africa and Netherlands whereas they were beaten by England. The upcoming game will be a treat to watch and both units will try to catch the spot for the semi finals.
The skipper of New Zealand, Brendon McCullum, has grabbed his form in their previous encounter vs. Netherlands whereas Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson are in good nick. Corey Anderson and Nathan McCullum can win them the match with the ball on their day.
The experienced trio of the Islanders, Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara will be the key batsmen while Nuwan Kulsekara and Ajantha Mendis can make life difficult for the rival batsmen.
Clear evening with temperatures around 24-31ᵒC
The winner to field
Suitable for batting and spin bowling
New Zealand – Brendon Mccullum (C), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Anton Devcich, Martin Guptill, Ronnie Hira, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan Mccullum, Kyle Mills, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Luke Ronchi. Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson.
Sri Lanka – Dinesh Chandimal (C), Lasith Malinga, Chaturanga de Silva, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Rangana Herath, Mahela Jayawardene, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suranga Lakmal, Angelo Mathews, Ajantha Mendis, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Kumar Sangakkara, Sachithra Senanayake, Lahiru Thirimanne.
Sri Lanka has more chances to win the encounter