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SL vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction and Preview: 2nd ODI

SL vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction, Match Preview and Probable Playing XI of the second match, Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan, 2019. Pakistan will take on Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI at National Stadium in Karachi.

The long-awaited tour did not get a favourable start as the first ODI was washed out due to rain. The second one-day encounter was also postponed to the next day to make ground conditions appropriate. There are fewer chances of rain tomorrow, and hopefully, a good contest between bat and ball can be seen tomorrow in-front of fully packed Karachi stadium.

Lahiru Thirimanne will lead a depleted Sri Lanka team without their ten key players. He will be the key in the batting department along with Avishka Fernando and Danushka Gunathilaka. The all-round trio of Shanaka-Jayasuriya-Udana will play an essential role for the team in the absence of experienced players. However, their bowling department looks thin on the paper with Nuwan Pradeep and Isuru Udana being the established bowlers for the team. With just two more matches left in ODI series, They will hope to give a tough challenge to hosts tomorrow.

Team Pakistan finally get an opportunity to play on their home soil after the Zimbabwe series in 2015. It will also be their first match under the newly elected coach Misbah-ul-Haq. Also, many players get a chance to represent their national teams such as Abid Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan and Usman Shinwari.

The focus will be on their openers Fakhar Zaman and Imam-Ul-Haq to give a solid start to the team. Their middle order looks sharp with the likes of Babar Azam, Haris Sohail and Sarfaraz Ahmed. Moreover, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim and Shadab Khan will be eager to score plenty of runs for the team in death overs. Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz will spearhead the pace attack while Imad Wasim and Shadab will be keen to chip in with wickets in the middle overs. They will hope to put a dominant show in-front of the home crowd in the much-awaited encounter and get insurmountable 1-0 lead in the series.

PAK vs SL Match Details

SL vs PAK, 2nd ODI, Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan, 2019.

National Stadium, Karachi.

03:30 PM, 30th September 2019.

Live Score

Pitch Condition

Average 1st innings score: 246

Average 2nd innings score: 213

The nature of the deck is unknown due to lack of matches. However, A fresh track will wait for the two teams with excellent support to batsmen.

Due to continuous rain from the past few days, there will be moisture on the pitch will provide extra support to bowlers. Pacers will enjoy initial assistance from the ball while Spinners will also get some turn later in the innings.
The last matches played at this venue in Pakistan Super League 2019 were good scoring.

Weather Report

Chances of rain during the second ODI is less, and we can hope for a result.

Recent Form


Head-to-Head records

Matches Played: 15

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PAK Won: 90
SL Won: 58
Tie: 01
No Result: 05


Sri Lanka:

Lahiru Thirimanne (c), Danushka Gunathilaka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dasun Shanaka, Minod Bhanuka, Angelo Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Isuru Udana, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara.


Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Babar Azam, Abid Ali, Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hasnain, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Shadab Khan, Usman Khan Shinwari, Wahab Riaz.

SL vs PAK Dream11 Team News

Sri Lanka:

  • There is slight confusion in the opening pair. Either of Danushka Gunathilaka or Sadeera Samarawickrama will open alongside Avishka Fernando.
  • Oshada Fernando, Angelo Perera and Minod Bhanuka are likely to miss out from the playing XI tomorrow.
    While anyone of Kasun Rajitha or Lahiru Kumara will play, chances of Rajitha are more.


  • Abid Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz and Mohammad Rizwan will most probably wait for their opportunity later in the series.
  • Either of Usman Shinwari or Mohammad Hasnain will play. Chances of Hasnain are more.

Probable Playing XI


Avishka Fernando, Danushka Gunathilaka, Sadeera Samarawickrama (wk), Lahiru Thirimanne (C), Shehan Jayasuriya, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Kasun Rajitha/Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Pradeep, Lakshan Sandakan.


Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Sarfaraz Ahmed (C & WK), Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain/Usman Shinwari.

Top Picks for SL vs PAK Dream11 team


Babar Azam is in perfect form and was the top scorer of recent T20 Blast. He will be a must-pick in PAK vs SL Dream11 Team.

Imam-Ul-Haq has performed consistently for the team and is a good opener. He has a brilliant record against pacers but generally struggles against spin bowlers.

Imad Wasim can be a match-winner with the bat as well as the ball. In World Cup, he played many good cameos with the bat moreover he is also very economical with the ball

Mohammad Amir is a lethal pacer and can destroy any batting line-up on his day. His recent form is perfect

Shadab Khan is a wicket-taking spinner. He generally performs well with the ball. Moreover, Shadab is a good batsman. He can be a good pick in your fantasy team.

Fakhar Zaman is a flamboyant opener and is a very attacking batsman, but his recent form is not good.

Haris Sohail is a technically strong batsman and played outstanding knocks in the World Cup in the middle order

Wahab Riaz can generate good reverse swing from the pitch later in the innings and is an excellent pacer. He can also score some runs with the bat

Sri Lanka:

Stand-in skipper Lahiru Thirimanne will bat in the middle order and has plenty of experience. He will be a good pick in your Dream11 team.

Avishka Fernando is an attacking opener. He played many attacking knocks in recent World Cup and ODI series in Sri Lanka and will be a must pick in SL vs PAK Dream11 team.

Danushka Gunathilaka is good opening batsmen and scores at a reasonable strike rate. He will hope to put a good show in this series. He can also bowl a few overs.

Dasun Shanaka can score quick runs with the bat for the team and can also bowl a few overs of medium pace.

Shehan Jayasuriya is a spin all-rounder. He has a good record in the domestic circuit with the bat and can also bowl part-time off-spin.

Isuru Udana is a good pacer and has many variations. He can be outstanding in the death overs with the ball as well as with the bat.

Nuwan Pradeep is a hit-the-deck bowler and can be lethal in the initial overs with his pace and swing. He can make full use of overcast conditions.

W Hasaranga is a talented spinner. He can also be handy with bat

SL vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction

Sadeera Samarawickrama (wk)
Fakhar Zaman
Babar Azam (C)
Danushka Gunathilaka/Avishka Fernando
Imad Wasim
Dasun Shanaka
Wanidu Hasaranga
Mohammad Amir (Vc)
Wahab Riaz
Isuru Udana

Captain and Vc Choices

Babar Azam, Imam-Ul-Haq, Danusha Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Amir, Isuru Udana.

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