Sri Lanka and New Zealand will take on each other in the first test on Wednesday, August 14. The match will be played at Galle International Stadium in Galle. New Zealand, who are on the 2nd spot in ICC Test rankings, have a chance to overtake India as the top-ranked Test team. Sri Lanka are position on the sixth position in the ICC Test rankings. New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Live Cricket Score 1st Test Match.
Sri Lanka will look to avenge their World Cup 2019 defeat, when they lost to New Zealand by 10 wickets. Dinesh Chandimal, who was dropped in the South Africa Test series, has been called into the Sri Lanka squad. In the New Zealand side, Ajaz Patel is expected to be part of the playing XI due to spectacular six wicket-haul in the practice match. This is the first cricket schedule for both the teams after World Cup 2019. New Zealand suffered an unfortunate loss in the final of World Cup 2019 against England, losing the match upon the total number of boundary counts. Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Dream11 Prediction: Tips to Pick Best All-Rounders, Batsmen, Bowlers & Wicket-Keepers for SL vs NZ 1st Test Match 2019.
When is Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 1st Test Match Scheduled For? (Date, Time & Venue Details)
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 1st Test will be played at Galle International Stadium in Galle. The match will start from 10 AM (IST) on August 14, 2019.
Where to Watch the Live Telecast of Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 1st Test? TV Channels in India
Sony is the official broadcaster of the match so the match can be watched on Sony Network. The live telecast of the match will be available on Sony ESPN and SonyLIV.
Where to Get Free Online Live Streaming of Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 1st Test?
The online live streaming of Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 1st Test will be available on Sony’s OTT platform SonyLIV.
Sri Lanka will have the home advantage in the series and the Asian team is quite powerful on their home soil. Sri Lanka had an unfortunate journey in World Cup 2019 where they were not able to reach the semi-finals. Dimuth Karunaratne is the captain of Sri Lankan side while Kane Williamson is the skipper of visitors New Zealand.