Sri Lanka vs New Zealand ODI Series 2013 Schedule

The upcoming series between Sri Lanka and New Zealand is scheduled to be played in November 2013. It is a bilateral series which is being hosted by Sri Lanka wherein 3 ODI matches will be played. The entire series is going to be an exciting one as Sri Lanka and New Zealand both are very strong and will definitely play their best game to grab the series. This series is scheduled to begin on 10th November 2013 with the last match being played on 16th November 2013. The special bilateral series is a very important part of the Future Cricket Tour Programs which in turn is a part of the ICC.

All the matches of the series will be played at different venues. The schedule has already been declared so the cricket lovers can easily collect a lot of information about the upcoming matches. If you are eager to be a part of this series, you can catch a lot of excitement as two strong contenders will be playing the game. As Sri Lanka will be performing at their home ground, therefore they will have an added advantage and this will surely work in their favor. But even the New Zealand team is no less as they have some of the top and experienced players who can definitely pose a tough competition.

This is not the first time when both the teams are facing one another; therefore they are well versed with the strengths as well as the weaknesses of each other and will surely want to take the advantage of the same. All the five matches are very crucial for both the teams as their performance can definitely improve their ICC ranking thus bringing them closer to the number one position. So both the teams are looking forward to this series which is expected to be full of entertainment for the cricket fans who too are waiting for it.

New Zealand players are very much excited about this series because after a long time they will be competing with Sri Lanka and will be keen on setting new records. The form and the experience of the players is definitely an asset for them and they will try to take control by winning the matches back to back. Sri Lanka players will also give their best efforts and try to win the matches as well as the series. As they are in their home ground so the cricket fans would definitely have a lot of expectations from them but their support can also be a great factor in taking the team closer to a win.

So all the cricket fans can get ready for an entertaining series that will soon start on 10th November 2013. The preparations have been done and both the teams are set to rock the cricket stadium with some of the great performances that are loved by the people. If you wish to catch the experience live, just purchase the tickets online or you can collect them from the venues of the different matches.

Series Result

Series Drawn; Sri Lanka - 1, New Zealand-1

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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 1st ODI Match 2013
Match 1
Date- 10/11/2013
Time - 14:30(Local)

Sri Lanka
New Zealand Venue
Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd ODI Match 2013
Match 2
Date- 12/11/2013
Time - 14:30(Local)

Sri Lanka
Man of the Match
Thomas William Maxwell Latham
New Zealand Venue
Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 3rd ODI Match 2013
Match 3
Date- 16/11/2013
Time - 14:30(Local)

Sri Lanka
Man of the Match
Sachithra Senanayake
New Zealand Venue
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium
Sri Lanka New Zealand


Sri Lanka Team Squad
Ajantha Mendis Kusal Janith Perera Lahiru Thirimanne Kumar Sangakkara
Suranga Lakmal Nuwan Kulasekara Dimuth Karunaratne Rangana Herath
Tillakaratne Dilshan Dinesh Chandimal Angelo Mathews Mahela Jayawardene
Sachithra Senanayake Lasith Malinga Thisara Perera Ashan Priyanjan

New Zealand Team Squad
Ian Butler Tom Latham Hamish Rutherford Grant Elliott
Andrew Ellis Mitchell McClenaghan Nathan McCullum Jimmy Neesham
Colin Munro Kyle Mills Luke Ronchi Neil Broom
Corey Anderson Adam Milne Rob Nicol Anton Devcich