The second One-Day International match of 2014-15 Sri Lanka tour to New Zealand is scheduled to play at Seddon Park in Hamilton on 15 January. NZ vs SL live match will be telecasted on TVNZ, CSN and Sky Sports. The 2nd match ODI match will start at 14:00 local time and 1:00 GMT. Latest cricket updates and score can be enjoyed at espncricinfo.
New Zealand won first ODI comfortably by 3 wickets played in Christchurch. Hence Kiwi team will be eyeing to register second win in the series. But it’s not going to be easy for Blackcaps as inform middle order batsman Kane Williamson has been injured and he is ruled out for at least two matches of series. There is no hope for Tim Southee to make place in final XI for Thursday game.
There is suspense on Grant Elliott for 2nd ODI as he missed the training session for the family reasons. Ross Taylor will be a part of playing 11 at the place of Williamson in Hamilton One Day. Daniel Vettori may play tomorrow’s ODI match if Elliott doesn’t join the team. New Zealand has still strong batting line-up insight of Captain Brendon McCullum, Corey Anderson, Ross Taylor, Guptill and Latham.
Sri Lanka team will be looking to register first win on 2014-15 New Zealand tour. SL lost test series by 2-0 and also they lost previous One Day game. It is not going to be easy for them to beat NZ though Kiwi team is facing injuries. Sri Lanka will be hoping that previous match centurion Mahela Jayawardene play once again such kind of inning. But middle order is a worry for Lankan team.
Kumar Sangakkara, Thirimanne, Dilshan and Mathews have to bat well in tomorrow’s game if Sri lanka wants to equal the series in Seddon Park. The similar playing 11 from first ODI is expected to play Hamilton One Day.
Expected Playing 11s
|New Zealand||Sri Lanka|
|Brendon McCullum (Captain)||Angelo Mathews (Captain)|
|Ross Taylor||Lahiru Thirimanne|
|Martin Guptill||Kumar Sangakkara|
|Nathan McCullum||Suranga Lakmal|
|Daniel Vettori||Mahela Jayawardene|
|Tom Latham||Thisara Perara|
|Luke Ronchi||Dimuth Karunaratne|
|Corey Anderson||Jeevan Mendis|
|Mitchell McClenaghan||Nuwan Kulasekara|
|Trent Boult||Tillakaratne Dilshan|
|Adam Milne||Sachithra Senanayake|