3 Players To Watch In NZ vs SL CWC Match 41: In the World Cup 2023, match number 41 will be played between New Zealand, led by Kane Williamson, and the Dasun Shanaka-captained Sri Lanka. This game will take place on November 9 in Bangalore’s M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, which is a high-scoring venue.
Talking about their head-to-head record in ODIs, New Zealand have defeated Sri Lanka 51 times and lost 41 matches.
3 Players To Watch In NZ vs SL CWC Match 41
With the match being played at the batting-friendly Chinnaswamy Stadium, it is only fair that we pick perhaps the most reliable and in-form batsman among the two teams: Devon Conway.
One of the best all-format batsmen in the world, Conway had a sensational ODI record at the start of the tournament: in 21 ODI knocks, the left-hander averaged 46 with 4 centuries and 3 fifties. He averaged 49 in his first 10 ODI innings of 2023, with 3 hundreds in it. The southpaw started the tournament with a majestic 152* against England. This will be the first time he will come up against Sri Lanka in ODI cricket.
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As per the 3 Players To Watch In NZ vs SL CWC Match 41, among the New Zealand bowlers in this World Cup, nobody has taken more ODI wickets against Sri Lanka than Matt Henry. Known for his seam movement, Henry has 24 wickets in 12 ODIs against the Islanders at a brilliant average of 17 and keeping an economy of 4.59.
Henry, who has been under the shadow of Boult and Southee for a long time, kick-started the World Cup with an impressive three-wicket haul against the hyper-aggressive batting unit of England.
Until the start of the CWC 2023, Kusal Mendis had been Sri Lanka’s second-highest ODI run-scorer since 2022 with 8 fifties to his name, but, surprisingly, not a single century. He had missed out on a well-deserved hundred against Pakistan in the Asia Cup by only 9 runs.
According to the Three players to watch in New Zealand vs Sri Lanka ICC World Cup 2023 match 41, in the warm-up match against Afghanistan, Kusal had played a sizzling knock of 158 runs in only 87 balls. This will keep him in good stead in the tournament.
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