Watch the Free Live Streaming and telecast of the cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Group A, Match 1 at Hagley Oval, Christchurch on Saturday. You can watch the Live telecast of the match on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD. The match will also be telecast with Hindi commentary on Star Sports 3. You can watch the free live streaming of the New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Match 1 on the official website of Star Sports by clicking here.
New Zealand have been consistently performing well and start as one of the favourites to lift the World Cup. In build up to World Cup they defeated Sri Lanka 4-2 and then Pakistan 2-0. Kiwis also achieved a comprehensive win against South Africa in a Warm up Match. On the other hand, Sri Lanka lost series against New Zealand and then tasted defeat against South Africa and Zimbabwe in Warm up Matches.
Co-hosts New Zealand start as favourites to win this fixture, but Sri Lanka can bounce back and put forward their best game on a day it matters most. Catch LIVE UPDATES: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Match
The 11th edition of the World Cup is co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand and lasts for nearly one and a half month, including 59 matches. The last time the cricket’s biggest tournament took place Down Under was in 1992, when Pakistan beat England to win their first and only World Cup title till date. Also Read: ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Schedule in IST: Time Table, Fixture & Venue Details of all WC 2015 Matches.
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (c), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake.
New Zealand: Brendon McCullum (c), Trent Boult, Nathan McCullum, Kyle Mills, Adam Milne, Daniel Vettori, Kane Williamson, Corey Anderson, Tim Southee, Luke Ronchi (wk), Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Tom Latham, Martin Guptill, Mitchell McClenaghan.