SL vs WI Dream11 Prediction: Sri Lanka vs West Indies – 4 March 2020 (Pallekele)
Sri Lanka will take on West Indies in the 1st T20I of the 2 match T20I series which will be played at Pallekele International Stadium in Pallekele. Sri Lanka did a white-wash over West Indies in the ODI series and will be raring to do the same in the T20 series too and the arrival of Lasith Malinga will certainly help their cause. West Indies will also be a much stronger side in the with the arrival of their star players. This series promises to be a thriller.
Pitch Report – This pitch is a very good batting surface in the T20s with the average 1st innings score being 175. There will be some assist for the spinners here.
Match Details :
Time:- 2.30 PM, Live on Sony ESPN
Probable XI for both sides:-
Sri Lanka – Avishka Fernando, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Lakshan Sandakan, Lasith Malinga.
West Indies – Shai Hope, Lend Simmons, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Keiron Pollard, Andre Russel, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Hayden Walsh, Kesrick Williams, Sheldon Cottrell.
5 Must-Have Players in the Squad
Andre Russel, Kusal Perera, Shimron Hetmyer, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Keiron Pollard.
SL vs WI Dream11 Wicket-Keepers
N.Pooran (Price 9.5) and Kusal Perera (Price 9) will be the keepers of our squad. Both of them are gun T-20 batsmen and will be looking to play big and aggressive knocks for their team. Both of them are game changers.
SL vs WI Dream11 Batsmen
The batting trio of Keiron Pollard (Price 9), Lendl Simmons (Price 8.5), and Shimron Hetmyer (Price 9.5) will be our batters from West Indies. Shimron is back after missing the ODI series and will be raring to go in the T20Is, he is a match-winner. Simmons will also be opening the innings and is a genuine run-scorer in T20Is and is picked by the majority of the people. Keiron Pollard has been batting well and now he is also a bowling option too, which makes him a great pick.
Avishka Fernando (Price 8.5) will be our lone batter from Sri Lanka. Avishka was brilliant in the ODI series and will be looking to continue his form in the T20Is too.
SL vs WI Dream11 All-Rounders
Andre Russel (Price 10.5) and Wanindu Hasaranga (Price 8.5) will be the all-rounders in our team. Russel is back in the team and it will be a crime to not include him in the team as he can change the game on his very own. Hasaranga has been an absolute gem for the Lankan side, his googlies are a nightmare for the batsman and his batting skills are great too.
SL vs WI Dream11 Bowlers
Sheldon Cottrell (Price 9) will be our bowler from West Indies. Cottrell is a genuine wicket-taker in the powerplay overs and his left-arm seam-bowling will be very important for the Indies side.
Lasith Malinga (Price 9.5) and Isuru Udana (Price 8.5) will be our bowlers from the Lankan side. Malinga is still a big asset in the T20Is and will be a good pick on these pitches whereas Udana is also a genuine match-winner, he takes wickets in his bowling and can play some cameos with the bat too.
Match Prediction: West Indies will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Andre Russel, Shimron Hetmyer, and Kusal Perera
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
All the captain’s pick + Wanindu Hasaranga & Keiron Pollard.
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