Sri Lanka vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction & Preview: 2nd ODI
Sri Lanka and West Indies will clash against each other in the 2nd ODI of the three-match ODI series at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota. We will provide SL vs WI Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
In the 1st ODI, Srilanka won the toss and elected to bowl. They picked up the early wicket of Sunil Ambris for just three runs in the 4th over. But after that, Darren Bravo and Shai Hope played well and put up a partnership of 77 runs, but then Bravo got out after playing a decent inning of 39 runs.
Even after that, West Indies again put up a partnership of 85 runs between Roston Chase and Shai Hope, but Chase got out in the 36th over after scoring 41 runs. Even though wickets for falling at one end, Shai Hope didn’t lose his focus and scored 115 runs, and in the end, Keemo Paul’s 32 runs from 17 balls and Hayden Walsh’s 20 runs from 8 balls helped West Indies put up a total of 289 runs in 50 overs for the loss of 8 wickets.
Sri Lankan bowlers did a decent job of restricting the opponents to a total below 300 runs. Isuru Udana picked up 3 wickets but gave away 82 runs in his 10 overs. Nuwan Pradeep bowled economically by giving just 42 runs in his 10 overs and picked up 1 wicket. Thisara Perera picked up 1 wicket.
With 290 runs to chase, Srilanka started their innings well as Avishka Fernando 50 runs and Karunaratne 52 runs put up a 111 runs stand for the 1st wicket in 18 overs. But they lost 5 wickets in the middle overs and were 253 runs for 7 wickets after 42.4 overs, and it looked like Sri Lanka would lose the match, but Wanindu Hasaranga played brilliantly by scoring 42* runs from 39 balls and helped them to win the game by 1 wicket. Kusal Perera 42 runs and Thisara Perera 32 runs also batted well earlier in the innings.
Alzarri Joseph bowled well and picked up 3 wickets for just 42 runs in his 10 overs. Hayden Walsh and Keemo Paul picked up 2 wickets each, Jason Holder picked up 1 wicket.
This match would also be a close game because Srilanka would be eyeing on winning the series, whereas West Indies would be desperate to make a comeback and stay alive in the series.
SL vs WI, 2nd ODI, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, 2020
Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota.
02:30 PM, 26th February 2020.
Average 1st innings score: 246
Average 2nd innings score: 197
Matches won batting 1st: 8
Matches won bowling 1st: 11
Fast bowlers have some advantage early in the match, and As the game progress, it is expected to be batting friendly.
There is no forecast of rain on the match day.
Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Shehan Jayasuriya, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Kusal Perera(wk), Niroshan Dickwella, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara.
Kieron Pollard (C), Sunil Ambris, Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Brandon King, Rovman Powell, Fabian Allen, Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Keemo Paul, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph, Romario Shepherd, and Hayden Walsh.
SL vs WI Dream11 Team News
- They are likely to go with the same playing XI.
- Brandon King might get a chance in place of Sunil Ambris in the playing XI.
- Fabian Allen can replace Hayden Walsh Jr in the XI.
Probable Playing XI
Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera(wk), Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep.
Brandon King/Sunil Ambris, Shai Hope(wk), Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (C), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen/Hayden Walsh, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell.
Top picks for SL vs WI Dream11 Prediction
Skipper Karunaratne hasn’t played ODI matches much and has played only 28 games averaging 26.64. He scored 52 runs from 57 balls in the last game.
He is a young right-handed batsman and opens alongside Karunaratne. Avishka played brilliantly in the 1st match and scored 50 runs from 55 balls.
He is the wicket-keeper batsman for Srilanka and generally bats at No.3. Kusal batted well in the 1st match and scored 42 runs from 50 balls.
He is a bowling all-rounder and can also hit some big shots down the order. Perera picked up 1 wicket and scored 32 runs from 22 balls in the 1st match.
This young leg-break bowler has been impressive in the few matches that he played. Hasaranga went wicketless in the last game but scored 42 runs.
He is a right-handed batsman and bats at No.4 for the team. Mendis bats according to the situation of the match and scored 20 runs in the last game.
He is one of the top all-rounders in the world and one of the most experienced players in the Srilankan team. Mathews scored only 5 runs and went wicketless in the last match.
He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and also one of the experienced bowlers in the team. Pradeep picked up 1 wicket for just 42 runs in his 10 overs in the last match.
He is a bowling all-rounder who can also score some runs down the order. Udana picked up 3 wickets but gave away 82 runs in the last match.
He is the wicket-keeper batsman for West Indies and also one of the top ODI batsmen currently in the world. Hope scored 115 runs in the last match.
He is a bowling all-rounder but is mostly known for his batting capabilities. Chase went wicketless in the but scored 41 runs in the last match.
This young left-handed batsman has impressed everyone with his batting skill in the short span of his career. He was able to score only 11 runs 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 scored only 9 runs in the last match.
He is a bowling all-rounder and can also play brilliant shots and score some handy runs down the order. Holder picked up 1 wicket and scored 12 runs 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 went wicketless in the last match.
This young right-arm fast bowler can pick up wickets in the middle overs and also can bat pretty well down the order. Paul picked up 2 wickets and scored 32* runs from 17 balls in the last match.
He is a right-arm fast bowler and is an attacking bowler. Joseph picked up 3 wickets for just 42 runs in his 10 overs.
SL vs WI Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- You can pick K Perera to N Pooran and R Chase to Alzaari Joseph.
- In the wicket-keeper, Shai Hope, Nicolas Pooran and, Kusal Perera, all are good.
- In batsmen, Avishka Fernando and Angelo Mathews are also good options.
- K Pollard and D de Silva are also good all-rounders.
- Alzaari Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell, and Nuwan Pradeep are also good bowlers.
- Thisara Perera, K Perera, and J Holder are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Jason Holder, Kusal Mendis, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera.
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