New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, World Cup

new New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, World Cup 2023: The 41st match of the World Cup 2023 will be played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. In this match played at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka for 171 runs. It is a do or die game for New Zealand. If they want to remain in the race for the semi-finals, they will have to defeat Sri Lanka at all costs.

In reply, Sri Lankan team was reduced to 171 runs in 46.4 overs. At one time it seemed that Sri Lanka would be reduced to 130 runs. But fast bowler Dilshan Madushanka and spinner Mahesh Diksha made the team reach this score by making a record partnership of 43 runs for the 10th wicket. This is Sri Lanka’s highest partnership for the 10th wicket in the history of ODI cricket.

Madushanka scored 19 runs in 48 balls while Mahesh Diksha scored 38 not out in 91 balls. these two batsmen Apart from this, opener Kusal Perera scored a half-century. Perera scored 51 runs in 28 balls with the help of 9 fours and two sixes.

None of the Sri Lankan batsmen could do anything special. Opener Pathum Nissanka scored 2, Sadira Samarawickrama 1, Kusal Mendis 6, Charith Asalanka 8, Angelo Mathews 16, Dhananjay de Silva 19, Chamika Karunaratne 6 and Dushmantha Chameera scored one. For New Zealand, Trent Boult took three wickets for 37 runs in 10 overs. During this, he also bowled three maiden overs. Lockie Ferguson, Mitchell Santner and Rachin Ravindra took two wickets each.