ENG vs SL Fantasy Prediction: England vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI – 1 July (London). Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Dushmantha Chameera, and Chris Woakes are the players to look out for in this game.
Hosts England will take on Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI match of the three-match ODI series. England would want to continue their domination.
Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root are in brilliant batting form for the hosts, whereas the bowling unit is on fire as well. For Sri Lanka, Kusal Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Dushmantha Chameera have been their star players.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the last five ODI games played here is 316 runs. This pitch is brilliant for batting.
Last 5 ODI Games; Bat 1st Won: 4; Bat 2nd Won: 1
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
England – Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid.
Sri Lanka – Kusal Perera, Pathum Nisanka, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Praveen Jayawickrama.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: England vs Sri Lanka Second ODI Match
Date and Time: 1 July, Thursday – 5:30 PM IST
Venue: The Oval, London
Where to Watch: Sony Sports Network
Top 4 Batting Order
Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, and Eoin Morgan.
Kusal Perera, Pathum Nisanka, Charith Asalanka, and Dasun Shanaka.
Death Over Specialists
- Chris Woakes
- Dushmantha Chameera
ENG vs SL Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Jonny Bairstow and Kusal Perera will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Bairstow has scored 3469 ODI runs at an average of 48.18, whereas Perera has scored 3062 runs at 31.90. Both of them are top-order players, and they scored a half-century each in the first ODI game.
[If England bats first, pick Eoin Morgan instead of Sam Curran]
ENG vs SL Fantasy Batsmen
Joe Root and Liam Livingstone will be our batsmen from England. Root has scored 6041 ODI runs at an average of 50.76, whereas Livingstone will open the innings and was brilliant in the T20I series. Both of them are excellent white-ball players, and Root played a match-winning knock in the first ODI game.
Dasun Shanaka will be our batsman from Sri Lanka. Shanaka has scored 516 ODI runs at an average of 23.45, whereas he has scalped ten wickets in bowling. He is helpful in completing the mandatory three batsmen with a Sri Lankan player.
ENG vs SL Fantasy All-Rounders
Wanindu Hasaranga will be our all-rounder from Sri Lanka. Hasaranga has scalped 21 ODI wickets at an economy of 5.02, whereas he has scored 472 runs with the bat. He is a wicket-taking bowler, and he scored a brilliant half-century in the first ODI.
Sam Curran and Chris Woakes will be our all-rounders from England. Woakes has scalped 153 ODI wickets at an economy of 5.50, whereas he has scored 1315 runs with the bat. Curran has not played many ODI games, but he has been excellent with the white-ball. Both of them are brilliant all-rounders.
[You can take Adil Rashid instead of Sam Curran]
ENG vs SL Fantasy Bowlers
From England, the duo of Mark Wood and David Willey will make it into our team. Woakes has scalped 69 ODI wickets, whereas Willey has scalped 63 wickets. Both of them are wicket-takers, and they bowled well in the T20I series.
Dushmantha Chameera will be our bowler from Sri Lanka. Chameera has scalped 33 ODI wickets at an economy of 5.17, whereas he scalped six wickets in the T20I series. He has been the best pacer of Sri Lanka in recent times, and he scalped three wickets in the first ODI.
Match Prediction: England will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + David Willey and Chris Woakes
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