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SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips for 2nd T20I Match, India tour of Sri Lanka, 2021.

Sri Lanka and India will play in the 2nd T20I on 28th July 2021. We will cover Sri Lanka vs India Dream11 Prediction.

SL vs IND 2nd T20I Match Preview

Sri Lanka:

After a brilliant victory in the 3rd ODI, Sri Lanka are back to disappointments as they lost the 1st T20I by 38 runs. Avishka Fernando has continued his excellent form and gave a good start, but Minod Bhauka and Dhananjaya de Silva struggled in this game. Charith Asalanka performed brilliantly on his debut but was unlucky to miss his fifty by just six runs.

The bowlers performed consistently throughout the tour and have not allowed the Indians to post a massive total. Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera are the crucial wicket-takers and picked up two wickets each in the last match, and Karunaratne managed to pick up a wicket as well.

Sri Lanka needs to improve their bowling performance if they want to fight India’s tough fight in the T20I series. The bowlers have improved, but the batting performance has degraded. SL needs to make a comeback in the 2nd T20I, or else they will lose the series.


India continues their momentum from ODIs to the T20I series as they win the first match comfortably by 38 runs. Shikhar Dhawan batted well, almost scoring a fifty, but his partner Prithvi Shaw who made his T20I debut was out for a golden duck. At No.3, Samson once again failed to convert his excellent start, and Hardik Pandya’s struggle with the bat continues.

Surya Kumar Yadav is in exceptional form in the middle-order as he scored a fifty, and Ishan Kishan scored some quick runs and provided a good finish. Except for the 3rd ODI, Indian bowlers have been in a great rhythm and troubling the opposition batsmen a lot.

Both the pacers, Bhuvneshwar and Chahar, were lethal in the last match, as they picked up four and two wickets, respectively. The remaining bowlers also did an excellent job of picking up one wicket each. India looks very confident, and they are likely to win this series.

SL vs IND Match Details

Sri Lanka vs India, 2nd T20I, India tour of Sri Lanka 2021.

Venue: Premadasa Stadium, Columbo.

Date: 28th July 2021

Time: 08:00 PM IST

Live Score

SL vs IND Pitch Condition

Average 1st innings score: 157

Average 2nd innings score: 138

(The average score is based on 37 matches played at this venue)

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The pitch has slowed down a bit. Runs are not coming quickly, and spinners, medium-pace bowlers are having success. Anything above 160 is a good total at this venue.

(The chasing team has won three out of the last five matches at this venue)

SL vs IND Weather Report

The weather will be mostly cloudy, and there is a slight chance of rain during the match.

Sri Lanka vs India Head-to-Head Records

Match Played: 20

SL Won: 5

IND Won: 14

Tied: 1

No Results: 0

SL vs IND Dream11 Team News

Sri Lanka:

  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa might replace Ashen Bandara in the playing XI.


  • Krunal Pandya was tested positive on 27th July and will miss this game.
  • JUST IN:
    Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Devdutt Padikkal, Krishnappa Gowtham OUT of the 2nd and 3rd T20Is. They are in isolation after Krunal Pandya tested positive for all in isolation after for Covid-19.
  • Deepak Chahar and Y Chahal availability is still not clear.

Probable Playing XI

Sri Lanka:

Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka (WK), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (C), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dhananjaya.


Shikhar Dhawan (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sanju Samson (wk), Manish Pandey, Nitish Rana, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar/Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakariya, Varun Chakravarthy.

Top Picks for SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction

Sri Lanka:

Avishka Fernando:

(1 M, 26 R, 26 A)

Avishkahas opened the innings for SL this tour. He scored 26 runs and provided an excellent start to the team.

Wanindu Hasaranga:

(1 M, 0 R, 0 A + 4 O, 2 W)

He bowls right-arm leg-break and can play big shots down the order. Hasaranga picked up two wickets but was out for a duck in the last match but is a really talented player and is a good choice for C and VC as well in SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction.

Dushmantha Chameera:

(1 M, 4 O, 2 W)

Chameera is back to form with his performance in the last match as he picked up two wickets for just 24 runs.

Charith Asalanka:

(1 M, 44 R, 44 A)

He is a left-handed batsman and made his debut in the last match, scoring 44 runs from just 26 balls.


Shikhar Dhawan:

(1 M, 46 R, 46 A)

Dhawan is the skipper and opens the innings. He batted well, scoring 46 runs, and is a good choice for C and Vc in the SL vs IND Dream11 team.

Ruturaj Gaikwad:

(46 M, 1337 R, 32.60 A)

He is a right-handed batsman. Ruturaj Gaikwad likely to open the innings today.

Sanju Samson:

(8 M, 110 R, 13.75 A)

He is a right-handed wicketkeeper batsman. Sanju Samson record is not good in T20Is but he can play big innings on his day.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar:

(1 M, 3.3 O, 4 W)

Bhuvneshwar can swing the ball in the early overs and bowl yorkers in the death. He bowled exceptionally well in the last match and picked up four wickets for just 22 runs.

Deepak Chahar:

(1 M, 3 O, 2 W)

He is known to pick up wickets in the powerplay. Chahar managed to pick up two wickets in the last match.

Yuzvendra Chahal:

(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)

Yuzvendar Chahal is a brilliant T20I bowler and picked up one wicket for just 19 runs in the last match.

Varun Chakravarthy:

(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)

We have all seen him in the IPL and we know how good and economical he is. Varun Chakravarthy did not have the greatest of the debut but not a bad day as well and also picked up a wicket.

Trump Card pick for Sri Lanka vs India 2nd T20I Dream11 Team

Nitish Rana

SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction 2nd T20I

Today Dream11 Final team will be updated on Cricgram Telegram Channel.

Captain and Vice-captain choices

  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Sanju Samson
  • Avishka Fernando

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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