SL vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction, 11th ODI, World Cup 2019: Preview

SL vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction 11th ODI World Cup 2019: Preview

Sri Lanka and Pakistan will face-off in the eleventh match of World Cup’19 at County Ground in Bristol. We will provide SL vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.

Sri Lanka:

After a heavy defeat in the opening encounter, Sri Lanka bounced back strongly against Afghanistan defeating them in a rain-curtailed encounter. Kusal Perera starred from the batting department while lethal spells from their pacers mainly Nuwan Pradeep and Malinga resulted in a victory for Sri Lanka. They will need a responsible performance from their batsmen and a similar effort from their pacers in order to outplay Pakistan team.

Previous Encounter

They defeated Afghanistan by 34 runs under DLS in a 41-over match. Batting first, Kusal Perera single-handedly took his team to a respectable total scoring attacking knock of 78 runs. Also, Karunaratne and Thirimanne got starts but could not convert into a good knock. Defending the target, Nuwan Pradeep bowled lethal opening spell taking four wicket-haul to destroy Afghan batting line-up. In addition, Lasith Malinga was also at his former best in death overs to take three scalps and ensure a 34 run win for his team.

Pakistan:

Likewise Sri Lanka, Pakistan also made a strong comeback after a heavy defeat to Windies and outplayed hosts and favourites England in a high scoring encounter. A spirited performance was shown by Pakistan batsmen against English pacers along with good bowling to defend the target successfully. They will hope to put a similar unison effort against Sri Lanka and continue the winning momentum ahead.

Previous Encounter

They defeated England by 14 runs. Batting first, Imam Ul Haq and Fakhar Zaman gave a steady start to the team scoring 44 and 36 respectively. After that, Babar Azam and Hafeez scored brilliant knocks of 63 and 84 respectively to take the team to a total of 348. Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed also played in similar vein scoring 55 runs in just 44 balls. Defending the target, Wahab Riaz took a splendid three wicket-haul while Amir and Shadab took two scalps each to successfully defend the target.

A good contest can be expected between both teams.

When and Where:

SL vs PAK, 11th Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
County Ground, Bristol.
03:00 PM, 07th June 2019.

Venue Stats:

Average 1st innings score: 244
Average 2nd innings score: 216

Pitch will be neutral providing equal support to Batsmen, Spinners and Pacers.

Squads:

SL:
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, I Udana, M Siriwardana, Avishka Fernando, Jeevan Mendis, L Thirimanne, J Vandersay, N Pradeep, S Lakmal.

PAK:
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), F Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, M Hafeez, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, H Sohail, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, M Amir, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hasnain.

Team News:

Sri Lanka:

D Karunaratne will open the innings along with Kusal Perera. L Thirimanne, K Mendis, Angelo Mathews, and Dhananjaya De Silva will follow them.

Dhananjaya De Silva, Thisara Perera, and Isuru Udana will play the role of an allrounder.

Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep, and Isuru Udana will lead the pace attack along with S Lakmal and Thisara Perera while Dhananjaya De Silva will be the lone spinner.

They are unlikely to tinker the winning combination.

Pakistan:

They are likely to go with same playing XI If they want then replace Hasan Ali with Shaheen Afridi.

Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman will open the innings. Babar Azam, Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Asif Ali and Shoaib Malik will follow them.

Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik and M Hafeez will play the role of an allrounder.

M Amir will spearhead the pace attack along with Wahab Riaz and Hasan Ali/Shaheen Afridi. Shadab Khan will be key spinner along with Hafeez and Malik.

Probable Playing XI:

SL:
D Karunaratne (c), K Perera (wk), L Thirimanne, K Mendis, A Mathews, D De Silva, T Perera, I Udana, S Lakmal, L Malinga, N Pradeep.

PAK:
F Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, M Hafeez, S Ahmed (wk/c), S Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali/Shaheen Afridi, Wahab Riaz, M Amir.

SL vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction:

Wicket-keeper: K Perera and K Mendis are good to pick for small leagues. S Ahmed is also good but his batting order is down.

Batsmen’s: B Azam, D Karunaratne, Imam-ul-Haq, F Zaman and A Mathews are good picks for small contests.

All-rounders: T Perera, M Hafeez and D de Silva are good to pick for small leagues.

S Malik is good to pick for grand leagues.

Bowlers: M Amir, L Malinga, W Riaz, Hasan Ali, N Pradeep and Shadab Khan are good.

This team may be updated after playing XI was declared.

K Perera(wk)
K Mendis(wk)
D Karunaratne (Vc)
Imam-ul-Haq
F Zaman
B Azam (C)
T Perera
M Hafeez
N Pradeep
W Riaz
Hasan Ali

M Hafeez is also good for Captain and Vice-captain choice.

C and Vc Choices: Babar Azam, D Karunaratne, M Hafeez, K Mendis, K Perera, F Zaman, Imam Ul Haq, M Amir, L Malinga.

Key Players for PAK vs SL Dream11 Team:

Sri Lanka:
D Karunaratne
Kusal Perera
N Pradeep
Thisara Perera
L Malinga
K Mendis
A Mathews

Pakistan:
Babar Azam
M Hafeez
Fakhar Zaman
Imam-ul-Haq
M Amir
Wahab Riaz
Shadab Khan

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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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