The group stage of the Cricket World Cup 2019 continues as the Kiwis take on the Lankan side at the Sophia Gardens stadium in Cardiff.
We take a look at five players who will likely play a key role in the outcome of the game.
Trent Boult : The Swinging pacer Trent Boult would be certainly the player to watch out for New Zealand in the first match. The Kiwi pacer has bagged 147 wickets in 79 matches and also was the player to watch out for in the 2015 World Cup.
Martin Guptill : The
Angelo Mathews : The very experienced player in the Sri Lankan lineup Angelo Mathews will have a lot on his shoulders as he is set to play his 3rd World Cup for Sri Lanka. The
Lasith Malinga: The most important and well experienced player Lasith Malinga will be supporting his side with his bowling. The 35 year old will be playing his 4th and last world cup. He has been the most valuable asset for his team. He is the yorker specialist.
Kane Williamson: The most consistent player in the New Zealand lineup, Kane Williamson will be leading the side. He has
It will be interesting to see if the less fancied Sri Lankan side are able to give a tough fight to the Kiwis.