We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.

Fantasy Team for New Zealand vs Sri Lanka

Probable XIs

Neil Wagner has been ruled out due to injury.

New Zealand: Tom Latham, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Blundell (wk), Michael Bracewell, Tim Southee (c), Matt Henry, Doug Bracewell, Blair Tickner

Sri Lanka: Oshada Fernando, Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Kasun Rajitha, Prabath Jayasuriya, Lahiru Kumara, Asitha Fernando

Pitch Report

Venue: Basin Reserve, Wellington

(Based on the last three games)

1st innings average score: 359

2nd innings average score: 216

3rd innings average score: 330

4th innings average score: A team has batted only once in the fourth innings in the last three games, scoring 256

Wickets per innings: 7

Type: Balanced


Batting 1st: 33%

Batting 2nd: 67%

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Fantasy Tips of The Day

Both Kane Williamson and Tom Latham have scored a double-century each against Sri Lanka at the venue. At home against Sri Lanka, Williamson and Latham average 103 and 72  respectively.

For New Zealand, Tim Southee is the highest wicket-taker (60) versus Sri Lanka. At the venue, he has 41 wickets in 7 matches.

Tom Blundell is New Zealand’s top run-getter (1,045) since 2022. In addition, he has scored a century to aggregate 281 runs at 70 at the venue.

In the same period, Daryl Mitchell has scored 999 runs at 62. His recent numbers are good too: a century and three fifties in the last three Tests.

Since 2022, Matt Henry has scalped 27 wickets in four matches at home, including a seven-for.

Angelo Mathews enjoys playing in New Zealand. Of the 1,001 runs and six wickets he has against the Black Caps, 665 runs (at 60) and five wickets have come in New Zealand.

Dimuth Karunaratne (807 at 42) and Kusal Mendis (572 at 44) have registered three tons and eight fifties between them against New Zealand.

Asitha Fernando has featured in the Best11 in four of the last five Tests.

Pacers scalped 80% of the wickets in the last three games at the venue.

In the same period, four centuries and 12 fifties were slammed.


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