Sri Lanka vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction & Preview: 2nd T20I
Sri Lanka and West Indies will clash against each other in the 2nd T20I of the two-match T20I series at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele. We will provide SL vs WI Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
In the last match, West Indies won the toss and chose to bat. They started off pretty well as they scored 58 runs in the power play without losing any wickets. Brandon King after scoring 33 runs got out in the 9th over and after that Nicholas Pooran fell cheaply for 14 runs in the 13th over. Andre Russell 35 runs from 14 balls and Kieron Pollard 34 runs from 12 balls batted aggressively and changed the course of the match. Lendl Simmons opened the innings and batted till the innings scoring 67* runs from 51 balls. West Indies scored a total of 196 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 4 wickets.
Lasith Malinga, Isuru Udana, Lakshan Sandakan and Wanindu Hasaranga picked up 1 wicket each.
With 197 runs to chase, Srilanka lost the wickets of Avishka Fernando 7 runs, Shehan Jayasuriya 0 runs, and Kusal Mendis 0 runs got out in the 3rd over. They lost the wickets of Angelo Mathews 10 runs and Dasun Shanaka 2 runs in the 4th and 6th overs. Though they lost 5 wickets in the power play, they still manage to score 56 runs. Kusal Perera 66 runs from 38 balls along with Wanindu Hasaranga 44 runs from 34 balls made a partnership of 87 runs for the 6th wicket and gave the Srilankan team that they can still win this match. But they too got out in quick session after the 15th over and they go all out for 171 runs and West Indies won the match by 25 runs.
Oshane Thomas bowled extremely well by picking up 5 wickets for 28 runs in his 3 overs. Rovman Powell picked up 2 wickets, Sheldon Cottell and Dwayne Bravo picked up 1 wicket each.
Srilanka would be looking to draw the T20 series by winning the next match whereas West Indies would want to win the series by winning the next match.
SL vs WI, 2nd T20I, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, 2020.
Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele.
07:00 PM, 6th March 2020.
Average 1st innings score: 168
Average 2nd innings score: 147
Matches won batting 1st: 12
Matches won bowling 1st: 6
The pitch here is generally considered to be good for batting and As game progresses the pitch will slow down.
There are chances of rain on the match day.
Lasith Malinga (C), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Shehan Jayasuriya, Niroshan Dickwella, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Lahiru Kumara and Asitha Fernando.
Kieron Pollard (C), Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Rovman Powell, Lendl Simmons, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Russell, Shai Hope, Nicolas Pooran, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh, and Kesrick Williams.
SL vs WI Dream11 Team News
Niroshan Dickwella might get a chance in place of Shehan Jayasuriya in the playing XI.
They are likely to play with the same XI as of the last match.
Probable Playing XI
Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera(wk), Niroshan Dickwella/Shehan Jayasuriya, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga (c), Lakshan Sandakan.
Lendl Simmons, Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Rovman Powell, Oshane Thomas, Sheldon Cottrell.
Top picks for SL vs WI Dream11 Prediction
He is the wicket-keeper batsman for Srilanka and also opens for the team. Kusal batted brilliantly and scored 66 runs from 38 balls in the last match.
He is a young right-handed batsman and opens for the Srilankan Team. Avishka scored only 7 runs in the last match.
He is a right-handed batsman and bats according to the situation of the match. Mendis was out for a duck in the last match.
He is a bowling all-rounder and can also hit some big shots down the order. Perera went wicketless and scored 11 runs from 7 balls in the last match.
This young leg-break bowler has been impressive in the few matches that he played. Hasaranga picked up 1 wicket and scored 44 runs from 34 balls in the last match.
He is one of the top all-rounders in the world and one of the most experienced players in the Srilankan team. Mathews went wicketless and was able to score only 10 runs in the last match.
Skipper Malinga is one of the most experienced players in the team and is known for his Yorkers. He picked up 1 wicket in the last match.
He is a bowling all-rounder who can also score some runs down the order. Udana picked up 1 wicket and scored 3 runs in the last match.
He is a left-handed batsman and a good striker of the ball. Dickwella did not get to play the ODI series and is yet to play a T20 match.
He is a bowling all-rounder but is also is a big hitter of the ball. Russell played a destructive innings scoring 35 runs from 14 balls and picked up 1 wicket in the last match.
He is a left-handed batsman and is a very good striker of the ball. Hetmyer has a batting average of 17.28 in the T20I format. He did not get to bat in the last match.
This young left-handed wicket-keeper batsman has impressed everyone with his batting skill in the short span of his career. Pooran scored only 14 runs in the last match.
He is one of the most experienced and top all-rounders in the team. Bravo picked up 1 wicket in the last match.
Skipper Pollard is one of the top all-rounders in the world and is well known for his six-hitting capabilities. He batted aggressively in the last match and scored 34 runs from 15 balls but went wicketless in the last match.
He is a left-arm fast bowler and is known for his pace and sharp bouncers and his ability to pick up wickets early in the innings. Cottrell has picked up 34 wickets so far in the T20I format.
He is a right-arm fast bowler and is an attacking bowler. Thomas bowled extremely well in the last match and picked up 5 wickets for 28 runs in his 3 overs.
SL vs WI Dream11 Prediction
Head-to-Head/Small League Dream11 Team:
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- You can pick Avishka Fernando to K Mendis and T Perera to N Pooran.
- In the wicket-keeper, Kusal Perera, Nicolas Pooran and, N Dickwella, all are good.
- In batsmen, Angelo Mathews, S Hetmyer, and Kusal Mendis are also good options.
- Isuru Udana is also a good bowler.
- N Pooran, Thisara Perera, and D Bravo are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Kusal Perera, Andre Russell, Thisara Perera, Dwayne Bravo, Avishka Fernando, Shimron Hetmyer, N Dickwella, L Malinga.
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