Sri Lanka Tour of New Zealand 2015 -16 Series

Sri Lankan Cricket Team in New Zealand in 2015–16

  New Zealand Sri Lanka
Dates 10 December 2015 – 10 January 2016
Captains    

2015 Squads / Players ListToss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field

Tests ODIs T20Is
New Zealand Sri Lanka New Zealand Sri Lanka New Zealand Sri Lanka
  • Brendon McCullum 
  • Ross Taylor 
  • Trent Boult
  • Doug Bracewell
  • Mark Craig
  • Martin Guptill
  • Tom Latham
  • Tim Southee
  • BJ Watling 
  • Kane Williamson
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Neil Wagner
  • Angelo Mathews 
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Dinesh Chandimal 
  • Rangana Herath
  • Udara Jayasundera
  • Dimuth Karunaratne
  • Suranga Lakmal
  • Kusal Mendis 
  • Dilruwan Perera
  • Kusal Perera
  • Nuwan Pradeep
  • Dhammika Prasad
  • Milinda Siriwardana
  • Jeffrey Vandersay
  • Kithuruwan Vithanage
  • Vishwa Fernando
  • Kaushal Silva 
 
  • Angelo Mathews 
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Dinesh Chandimal 
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan
  • Danushka Gunathilaka
  • Chamara Kapugedera
  • Suranga Lakmal
  • Lasith Malinga
  • Ajantha Mendis
  • Kusal Perera 
  • Nuwan Pradeep
  • Dhammika Prasad
  • Sachithra Senanayake
  • Milinda Siriwardana
  • Lahiru Thirimanne
  • Jeffrey Vandersay
 
  • Lasith Malinga 
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Dinesh Chandimal 
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan
  • Shehan Jayasuriya
  • Chamara Kapugedera
  • Nuwan Kulasekara
  • Angelo Mathews
  • Kusal Perera 
  • Thisara Perera
  • Sachithra Senanayake
  • Milinda Siriwardana
  • Isuru Udana
  • Jeffrey Vandersay
  • Kithuruwan Vithanage

2015 Fixtures / Schedule

Date & Time Match
Thu Dec 10 - Mon Dec 14 1st Test - New Zealand v Sri Lanka | University Oval, Dunedin
Fri Dec 18 - Tue Dec 22 2nd Test - New Zealand v Sri Lanka | Seddon Park, Hamilton
Sat Dec 26 (50 ovs) 1st ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka | Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Mon Dec 28 (50 ovs) 2nd ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka | Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Thu Dec 31 (50 ovs) 3rd ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka | Saxton Oval, Nelson
Sat Jan 2 (50 ovs) 4th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka| Saxton Oval, Nelson
Tue Jan 5 (50 ovs) 5th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka | Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Thu Jan 7 (20 ovs) 1st T20I - New Zealand v Sri Lanka | Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Sun Jan 10 (20 ovs) 2nd T20I - New Zealand v Sri Lanka | Eden Park, Auckland

2015 Result / Scoreboard

Tour Match
1st Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Dunedin - Dec 10-14, 2015
New Zealand 431 and 267/3d; Sri Lanka 294 and 282 (95.2 ov, target: 405) | Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Series - New Zealand led the 2-match series 1-0 | Player of the match - MJ Guptill (New Zealand)
 
2nd Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Hamilton - Dec 18-22, 2015
Sri Lanka 292 and 133; New Zealand 237 and 189/5 (54.3 ov, target: 189) | Toss - New Zealand, who chose to field
Series - New Zealand won the 2-match series 2-0 | Player of the match - KS Williamson (New Zealand)
 
1st ODI: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch - Dec 26, 2015
Sri Lanka 188 (47/50 ov); New Zealand 191/3 (21/50 ov) | Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series - New Zealand led the 5-match series 1-0 | Player of the match - MJ Henry (New Zealand)
 
2nd ODI: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch - Dec 28, 2015
Sri Lanka 117 (27.4/50 ov); New Zealand 118/0 (8.2/50 ov) | Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series - New Zealand led the 5-match series 2-0 | Player of the match - MJ Guptill (New Zealand)
 
3rd ODI: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nelson - Dec 31, 2015
New Zealand 276/8 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 277/2 (46.2/50 ov) | Toss - New Zealand, who chose to bat
Series - New Zealand led the 5-match series 2-1 | Player of the match - MD Gunathilaka (Sri Lanka)
 
4th ODI: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nelson - Jan 2, 2016
New Zealand 75/3 (9/24 ov) | Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field | Series - New Zealand led the 5-match series 2-1
 
5th ODI: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui - Jan 5, 2016
New Zealand 294/5 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 258 (47.1/50 ov) | Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Series - New Zealand won the 5-match series 3-1| Player of the match - MJ Henry (New Zealand)
 
1st T20I: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui - Jan 7, 2016
New Zealand 182/4 (20/20 ov); Sri Lanka 179/9 (20/20 ov) | Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Series - New Zealand led the 2-match series 1-0 | Player of the match - TA Boult (New Zealand)
 
2nd T20I: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Auckland - Jan 10, 2016
Sri Lanka 142/8 (20/20 ov); New Zealand 147/1 (10/20 ov) | Toss - New Zealand, who chose to field
Series - New Zealand won the 2-match series 2-0 | Player of the match - C Munro (New Zealand)

2015 Grounds / Venues / Stadium

Grounds
Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
Bay Oval  
Mount Maunganui
Tue Jan 5(50ovs) New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Thu Jan 7(20ovs) New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Eden Park, Auckland
Eden Park  
Auckland  
Established: 1900  
Capacity: 41,000  
Sun Jan 10(20ovs) New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Hagley Oval, Christchurch  
Hagley Oval  
Christchurch  
Established: 1851  
Capacity: 18,000  
Sat Dec 26(50ovs) New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Mon Dec 28(50ovs) New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Saxton Oval, Nelson  
Saxton Oval  
Nelson  
Established: 2009  
Capacity: 6,000  
Thu Dec 31(50ovs) New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Sat Jan 2(50ovs) New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Seddon Park  
Hamilton  
Established: 1950  
Capacity: 10,000  
Fri Dec 18-Tue Dec 22 New Zealand v Sri Lanka
University Oval, Dunedin
University Oval  
Dunedin  
Established: 1920  
Capacity: 4,500  
Thu Dec 10-Mon Dec 14 New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Cricket Team in New Zealand in 2014–15

  New Zealand Sri Lanka
Dates 26 December 2014 – 29 January 2015
Captains Brendon McCullum Angelo Mathews
Test Series
Result New Zealand won the 2-match series 2–0
One Day International Series
Result New Zealand won the 7-match series 4–2

New Zealand v Sri Lanka 2014-15 Fixtures

Fri Dec 26 - Tue Dec 30
22:00 GMT
(prev day) | 11:00 local
03:30 IST
1st Test - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Sat Jan 3 - Wed Jan 7
22:00 GMT
(prev day) | 11:00 local
03:30 IST
2nd Test - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Sun Jan 11 (50 ovs)
22:00 GMT
(prev day) | 11:00 local
03:30 IST
1st ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Thu Jan 15 (50 ovs) (D/N)
01:00 GMT | 14:00 local
06:30 IST
2nd ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Sat Jan 17 (50 ovs) (D/N)
01:00 GMT | 14:00 local
06:30 IST
3rd ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Eden Park, Auckland
Tue Jan 20 (50 ovs)
22:00 GMT
(prev day) | 11:00 local
03:30 IST
4th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Saxton Oval, Nelson
Fri Jan 23 (50 ovs)
22:00 GMT
(prev day) | 11:00 local
03:30 IST
5th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
University Oval, Dunedin
Sun Jan 25 (50 ovs)
22:00 GMT
(prev day) | 11:00 local
03:30 IST
6th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
University Oval, Dunedin
Thu Jan 29 (50 ovs) (D/N)
01:00 GMT | 14:00 local
06:30 IST
7th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Westpac Stadium, Wellington

Sri Lanka Tour of New Zealand 2014/15 Squad

Tests ODIs
New Zealand Sri Lanka New Zealand Sri Lanka
  • Brendon McCullum
  • Trent Boult
  • Doug Bracewell
  • Dean Brownlie
  • Mark Craig
  • Tom Latham
  • James Neesham
  • Hamish Rutherford
  • Tim Southee
  • Ross Taylor
  • Neil Wagner
  • BJ Watling
  • Kane Williamson
  • Angelo Mathews
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Niroshan Dickwella
  • Shaminda Eranga
  • Rangana Herath
  • Prasanna Jayawardene
  • Dimuth Karunaratne
  • Tharindu Kaushal
  • Suranga Lakmal
  • Dilruwan Perera
  • Nuwan Pradeep
  • Dhammika Prasad
  • Kumar Sangakkara
  • Kaushal Silva
  • Lahiru Thirimanne
  • Brendon McCullum
  • Corey Anderson
  • Trent Boult
  • Grant Elliott
  • Martin Guptill
  • Tom Latham
  • Mitchell McClenaghan
  • Nathan McCullum
  • Kyle Mills
  • Adam Milne
  • Tim Southee
  • Ross Taylor
  • Luke Ronchi
  • Daniel Vettori
  • Kane Williamson
  • Angelo Mathews
  • Dinesh Chandimal
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan
  • Shaminda Eranga
  • Rangana Herath
  • Mahela Jayawardene
  • Dimuth Karunaratne
  • Nuwan Kulasekara
  • Suranga Lakmal
  • Lasith Malinga
  • Jeevan Mendis
  • Thisara Perera
  • Dhammika Prasad
  • Kumar Sangakkara
  • Sachithra Senanayake
  • Lahiru Thirimanne

New Zealand v Sri Lanka 2014-15 Results

1st Test : New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch - Dec 26-30, 2014

Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field | New Zealand 441 and 107/2 (30.4 ov, target: 105); Sri Lanka 138 and 407 (f/o)

New Zealand won by 8 wickets | Series - New Zealand led the 2-match series 1-0 | Test debut - PHT Kaushal (Sri Lanka) | Player of the match - BB McCullum (New Zealand)

 
2nd Test : New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington - Jan 3-7, 2015

Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field | New Zealand 221 and 524/5d; Sri Lanka 356 and 196 (72.4 ov, target: 390)

New Zealand won by 193 runs | Series - New Zealand won the 2-match series 2-0 | Player of the match - KS Williamson (New Zealand)

 
1st ODI : New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch - Jan 11, 2015

Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat | Sri Lanka 218/9 (50/50 ov); New Zealand 219/7 (43/50 ov)

New Zealand won by 3 wickets (with 42 balls remaining) | Series New Zealand led the 7-match series 1-0 | Player of the match CJ Anderson (New Zealand)

 
2nd ODI : New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Hamilton - Jan 15, 2015

Toss - New Zealand, who chose to bat | New Zealand 248 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 252/4 (47.4/50 ov)

Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining) | Series - 7-match series level 1-1 | Player of the match - TM Dilshan (Sri Lanka)

 
3rd ODI : New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Auckland - Jan 17, 2015

Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field | New Zealand 145/3 (28.5/43 ov)

No result | Series - 7-match series level 1-1

 
4th ODI : New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nelson - Jan 20, 2015

Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat | Sri Lanka 276 (49.3/50 ov); New Zealand 280/6 (48.1/50 ov)

New Zealand won by 4 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) | Series - New Zealand led the 7-match series 2-1 | Player of the match - KS Williamson (New Zealand)

 
5th ODI : New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Dunedin - Jan 23, 2015

Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to field | New Zealand 360/5 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 252 (43.4/50 ov)

New Zealand won by 108 runs | Series - New Zealand led the 7-match series 3-1 | Players of the match - GD Elliott (New Zealand) and L Ronchi (New Zealand)

 
6th ODI : New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Dunedin - Jan 25, 2015

Toss - New Zealand, who chose to bat | New Zealand 315/8 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 195 (40.3/50 ov)

New Zealand won by 120 runs | Series - New Zealand led the 7-match series 4-1 | Player of the match - CJ Anderson (New Zealand)

 
7th ODI : New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington - Jan 29, 2015

Toss - Sri Lanka, who chose to bat | Sri Lanka 287/6 (50/50 ov); New Zealand 253 (45.2/50 ov)

Sri Lanka won by 34 runs | Series - New Zealand won the 7-match series 4-2 | ODI debut - PVD Chameera (Sri Lanka) | Player of the match - KC Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) | Player of the series - KS Williamson (New Zealand)

Sri Lankan Cricket Team in New Zealand 2014–15 Grounds

Basin Reserve, Wellington

  • Capacity 11,600
Sat Jan 3 - Wed Jan 7 2nd Test - New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Bellerive Oval, Hobart

  • Capacity 16200
Wed Mar 11 (50 ovs) Scotland v Sri Lanka
   

Eden Park, Auckland

  • Capacity 50,000
Sat Jan 17 (50 ovs) 3rd ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Fri Dec 26 - Tue Dec 30 1st Test - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Sun Jan 11 (50 ovs) 1st ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Sat Feb 14 (50 ovs) New Zealand v Sri Lanka
   

Melbourne Cricket Ground

  • Established 1854
  • Capacity 100000
Thu Feb 26 (50 ovs) Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

Saxton Oval, Nelson

Tue Jan 20 (50 ovs) 4th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
   

Seddon Park, Hamilton

Thu Jan 15 (50 ovs) 2nd ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Sydney Cricket Ground

  • Established 1848
  • Capacity 44002
Sun Mar 8 (50 ovs) Australia v Sri Lanka
   

University Oval, Dunedin

  • Capacity 6000
Fri Jan 23 (50 ovs) 5th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Sun Jan 25 (50 ovs) 6th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Sun Feb 22 (50 ovs) Afghanistan v Sri Lanka

Westpac Stadium, Wellington

  • Established 1999
  • Capacity 33500
Thu Jan 29 (50 ovs) 7th ODI - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Sun Mar 1 (50 ovs) England v Sri Lanka

New Zealand v Sri Lanka 2014-15 Stats & Records

Test Series
Result New Zealand won the 2-match series 2–0
Most Runs Kane Williamson (396) Kumar Sangakkara (215)
Most Wickets Trent Boult (11) Nuwan Pradeep (7)
One Day International Series
Result New Zealand won the 7-match series 4–2
Most Runs Kane Williamson (295) Tillakaratne Dilshan (397)
Most Wickets Mitchell McClenaghan (10) Nuwan Kulasekara (8)
Player of the Series Kane Williamson (NZ)