New Zealand (NZ) is all set to face Sri Lanka (SL) in the 41st match of the World Cup 2023. Whereas Sri Lanka is already out of the semi-finals. New Zealand faced consecutive defeats at the hands of India, Australia, South Africa and Pakistan. Still he is fourth in the table
Talking about the weather, there is a possibility of continuous rain in the coming week, which may affect Thursday’s match. There is a 90 percent chance of rain on Thursday. If there is rain then the result can be declared by DLS method.
This is a batsman friendly pitch
Red clay wickets generally favor fast bowlers initially, but as the game progresses the spinners come into play. However, some venues with such wickets have also proved to be favorable for batsmen and the M Chinnaswamy Stadium is an example of this. In this ODI World Cup, the winning ratio between the teams batting first and those chasing the target has been quite equal. However, considering the impending rain and its possible consequences, the captain may choose to chase the target in this important match.