Photo Gallery: ICC World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka
Having finished as the runner-ups four years ago, fourth-ranked New Zealand will look to kickstart their campaign at the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup on a winning note when they take on Sri Lanka in their opening match at the Sophia Gardens in Wales on Saturday. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson (Left) and Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne (Right) are all prepped up for the opening match. (Photo Courtesy: ICC Media)
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne walked down the crease for the toss in their opening match of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Saturday. Williamson won the toss and opted to field first. Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne will open the innings for Sri Lanka while Matt Henry will begin the proceedings for New Zealand.
Matt Henry celebrates after bagging two quick wickets of Kusal Perera (29) and Kusal Mendis (0) off successive deliveries in the ninth over. While Perera was caught by Colin de Grandhomme at mid-on, Martin Guptill took a superb diving catch at second slip to remove Mendis for a golden duck (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@ICC)