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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, Pitch Report and Playing XI - 25 March 2023

Dream11 prediction, match preview and pitch report for the 1st ODI between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Find out the dream11 team, match prediction, lineups and match preview.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 24.03.2023
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction Match Preview Pitch Report and Playing XI 25 March 2023

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The crucial three-match New Zealand vs Sri Lanka ODI series will start on Saturday (25 March) at Eden Park, Auckland. This series will be a part of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League 2020-2023.

While New Zealand have already qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, Sri Lanka need to win this series to stay in the fight for the last spot of direct qualification for the upcoming ODI WC.

Both New Zealand and Sri Lanka will play their first ODI match since last January. 


NZ vs SL 1st ODI Match Overview

Match: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka

Format: ODI

Match no in the series: 1st of 3-match ODI series (ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League 2020-2023)

Date and Time: Saturday, 25 March 2023, 14:00 local time

Venue: Eden Park, Auckland

NZ vs SL 1st ODI Weather Forecast

According to, the sky will remain cloudy, but there is almost no rain threat. The highest and lowest temperatures during the match time can be 21°C and 17°C, respectively.  

NZ vs SL 1st ODI Pitch Report

The last five ODIs at Eden Park (Auckland) experienced three successful defending results and two comfortable chasing celebrations.  

Toss prediction: Win the toss and bat first.

NZ vs SL Head to Head (in ODIs)



New Zealand Won

Sri Lanka Won


No Result







In New Zealand






At Eden Park, Auckland






Last 5 ODIs (overall)






Last 5 ODIs (in New Zealand)







  • In the last six ODIs between New Zealand and Sri Lanka, New Zealand won the last five games after a no result.

NZ vs SL Latest ODI Forms

New Zealand’s ODI form:

(Overall) In the last six ODIs, New Zealand won only twice and lost four matches. 

(In New Zealand) New Zealand are unbeaten in the last 15 home ODIs (13 wins and two no result).

(At Eden Park, Auckland) In their last eight ODIs at this venue, New Zealand won seven matches and lost only once.

Sri Lanka’s ODI form:

(Overall) Sri Lanka lost all the last three ODIs. Out of their last five ODIs, Sri Lanka won only once (also one had no result).

(At away venues) Sri Lanka have failed to win their last six away ODIs (five losses and one no result).

(In New Zealand) Sri Lanka have failed to win in the last five ODIs in New Zealand (one no result and then four straight losses).

(At Eden Park, Auckland) Since 2001, Sri Lanka won twice and lost once (one no result) out of four ODIs at this venue.

NZ vs SL Full Squads

New Zealand full squad: Tom Latham (C & wk), Finn Allen, Tom Blundell (wk), Chad Bowes, Mark Chapman, Matt Henry, Benjamin Lister, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Henry Shipley, Ish Sodhi, Blair Tickner, Will Young

Sri Lanka full squad: Dasun Shanaka (C), Kusal Mendis (vc & wk), Sahan Arachchige, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Nuwanidu Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Pramod Madushan, Dilshan Madushanka, Angelo Mathews, Pathum Nissanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Kasun Rajitha, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage

NZ vs SL 1st ODI Predicted XIs

New Zealand predicted XI: Finn Allen, Chad Bowes, Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (C & wk), Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Henry Shipley, Blair Tickner, Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi

Sri Lanka predicted XI: Pathum Nissanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Kusal Mendis (wk), Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya De Silva, Dasun Shanaka (C), Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana

NZ vs SL 1st ODI Dream11 Team Prediction #1:

Wicketkeeper(s): T Latham, K Mendis

Batters: A Mathews, G Phillips, C Asalanka, P Nissanka

All-rounder(s): D Shanaka, D de Silva, D Mitchell (vc), W Hasaranga (C)

Bowlers: M Henry

NZ vs SL 1st ODI Dream11 Team Prediction #2:

Wicketkeeper(s): T Latham (C), K Mendis (vc)

Batters: G Phillips, F Allen, P Nissanka

All-rounder(s): D de Silva, D Mitchell, W Hasaranga

Bowlers: I Sodhi, M Henry, K Rajitha

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