After won the 5 Match ODI series by 3-1 New zealand team again meet to sri lanka in the 3 Match Twenty20 Series of Shortest form of game. Both kiwis and Sri lankans are meet each other today for the First Twenty20 international Match for the 2016 year on 7th January 2016 at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. This First T20 Match between NZ vs SL will be kick off from 15-00 Local Time, 7-30 a.m. IST time and 20-00 GMT. Check out here the New zealand vs Srilanka 1st T20 Match Live streaming TV channels and Broadcaster List, NZ vs SL First Twenty20 Match of 2016 Preview, Match Prediction and Live score details.
Black Caps will be looking to start the series from a win because they already won the ODI series and want to get same result here on Twenty20 too. New zealand Side won the ODI series by 3-1 so they are well on confident While on other side Visitors Srilanka who want to fresh starts here because Team srilanka loss both Test and ODI series against New zealand.
Srilanka who has First Position in the ICC T20 ranking will be meet another time in Shorter format of T20 cricket against New zealand side. Srilanka team have biggest loss is they are playing without their regular T20 captain Lasith Malinga Who is out from the T20 because of the Injury. In absence of Malinga, Srilanka Team led by the wicket keeper batsman Dinesh Chandimal.
Srilanka who is the Defending champions of ICC World Twenty20 so this is the perfect time to comeback their form as they loss many matches in recent so win here surely boost their confidence for the upcoming T20 world cup 2016. For Srilanka side in This First Twenty20 Match Tilakaratne Dilshan, Nuwan Kulasekara, Thisara Perera and Angelo Mathews will be the key players for the young srilankan side.
While on other side Black caps who are currently in Terrific form. They are playing with new captain Kane Williamson because regular skipper of this Kiwi side Brendon McCullum’s Annouce the retirement after the February international cricket. New zealand team already clinched the ODI series by 3-1 and players are well in form so they try their best here to win this 20-20 Series and start the preparation for the T20 Cricket world cup 2016 which is schedule to starts from 8th March.
Kane Williamson (Captain), Corey Anderson, Martin Guptill, Grant Elliott, Adam Milne, Mitchell McClenaghan, Luke Ronchi, Colin Munro, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult, Matt Hendy and Ross Taylor.
Dinesh Chandimal (Captain), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Kulasekara, Shehan Jayasuriya, Chamara Kapugedera, Thisara Perera, Dushmantha Chameera, Angelo Mathews, Milinda Siriwardana, Sachithra Senanayake, Jeffrey Vandersay, Isuru Udana, Kithuruwan Vithanage and Danushka Gunathilaka.
New zealand vs Srilanka 1st T20 2016 Match Prediction
Today’s on the 7th January Contest of First Twenty20 Host New Zealand are well in favorites to win this match and their chances to win against srilanka are around 65%.
New Zealand vs Srilanka 1st T20 Live streaming, TV channels, Broadcaster
All the Cricket Fans can watch the First T20 cricket Match between New zealand vs Srilanka live stream on Sky sports tv channels which is played on 7/1/2016. To watch sky sports TV channels live kindly visit www.skysport.co.nz and enjoy the 1st 20-20 Match of NZ vs SL live online from 15-00 NZT time. United States viewers also watch NZ vs SL First Twenty20 Match live on Sky sports Tv channels. Supersports Broadcaster Live telecast of this Match in South africa while India, Srilanka, Bangladesh fans watch 1st T20 of New zealand vs Srilanka Live telecast on Ten sports TV channel.
New Zealand vs Srilanka Head to Head in T20
Both New zealand and Srilanka side meet each other in t20 cricket for 13 times and From them 5 Times kiwis team success to win while 6 Matches are won by srilanka remaining 2 matches are tied and no result.