SL vs BAN Fantasy Prediction: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 2nd Test – 29 April (Pallekele). Dimuth Karunaratne, Tamim Iqbal, and Mominul Haq are going to be the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts Sri Lanka will take on Bangladesh in the 2nd test match of the two matches series. The Sri Lankan team would want to prove their dominance on home soil.
Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne batted well in the first test game, whereas Dhananjaya de Silva has emerged as their leading all-rounder. Bangladesh’s batting was brilliant in the first game, where Mominul and Shanto batted well, whereas the spinners need to improve.
The pitch was a batting paradise in the first game, and we can expect a little competitive one in this game.
We can expect rain on the 3rd and 4th day of the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Sri Lanka – Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Wanindu Hasaranga, Vishwa Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal.
Bangladesh – Tamim Iqbal, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Abu Jayed, Ebadot Hossain.
Two Match Test Series
Match: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Second Test Match
Date and Time: 29 April, Thursday – 10:00 am IST
Venue: Pallekele International Stadium, Pallekele
Where to Watch: Live on Sony Sports Network
Top 4 Batting Order
- Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Oshada Fernando, and Angelo Mathews.
- Tamim Iqbal, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, and Mominul Haque.
Long Spell Bowlers
- Dhananjaya de Silva and Suranga Lakmal
- Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Taijul Islam
Note:- The Stats mentioned are of Test Matches.
SL vs BAN Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Niroshan Dickwella will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Dickwella has scored 2342 runs at an average of 31.65, whereas he scored 148 runs at an average of 49.33 in the last series.
SL vs BAN Fantasy Batsmen
Tamim Iqbal, Mominul Haque, and Mushfiqur Rahim will be our batsmen from Bangladesh. Iqbal has scored 4672 runs at an average of 39.26, whereas Rahim has scored 4605 at an average of 36.84. Mominul has scored 3198 runs at an average of 42.64, whereas he scored a brilliant century in the last game. All three of them are genuine run-scorers.
Dimuth Karunaratne and Pathum Nissanka will be our batsman from Sri Lanka. Karunaratne has scored 4992 runs at an average of 37.82, whereas he scored a double century in the first game. Nissanka has scored 175 runs in just three games, whereas his average has been 43.75. Both of them are genuine run-scorers.
[You may take Lahiru Thirimanne instead of Pathum Nissanka]
SL vs BAN Fantasy All-Rounders
Dhananjaya de Silva will be our all-rounder from Sri Lanka. Silva has scored 2210 runs at an average of 37.46, whereas he has scalped 23 wickets in bowling. He scored a brilliant century in the first test.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz will be our all-rounder from Bangladesh. Miraz has scalped 101 test wickets in 25 games, whereas he has scored 839 runs with the bat. He is the ace all-rounder of the side.
SL vs BAN Fantasy Bowlers
From Bangladesh, Taijul Islam will make it into our team. Islam has scalped 128 wickets in 32 matches, whereas he has been one of the best test bowlers for Bangladesh.
Suranga Lakmal and Vishwa Fernando will be our bowlers from Sri Lanka. Lakmal has scalped 165 wickets in 65 games, whereas Fernando has 40 scalps in 13 games. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Match Prediction: Sri Lanka are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role
Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Dhananjaya de Silva
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Dimuth Karunaratne and Tamim Iqbal
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.