WI vs SL Fantasy Prediction: West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI – 12 March (Antigua). Shai Hope and Wanindu Hasaranga will be the players to look out for in this game.
Hosts West Indies will take on Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI match of the three-match ODI series. West Indies would want to continue their good form in the ODI format.
West Indies won the first ODI, and they would want to seal the series in this game. Shai Hope again proved his class in the last game, whereas Lewis has also continued his good form with the bat. The bowlers are looking in fine rhythm too.
The Sri Lankan team lost the T20I series, whereas they lost the first ODI game as well. Danushka Gunathilaka is in very good form, whereas Karunaratne also made a brilliant comeback in the ODI team. Wanindu Hasaranga is the lead spinner of the side, whereas Chameera has been their best seamer.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the ODI games played here is 236 runs. This pitch should assist the spinners in this game.
Total Games Played: 18; Bat 1st Won: 10; Bat 2nd Won: 8
We can expect clear weather throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
West Indies – Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Mohammed, Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen, Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein.
Sri Lanka – Danushka Gunathilaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Ashen Bandara, Kamindu Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: West Indies vs Sri Lanka Second ODI Match
Date and Time: 12 March, Wednesday – 7:00 PM IST
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, and Nicholas Pooran.
Danushka Gunathilaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Pathum Nissanka, and Dinesh Chandimal.
Death Over Specialists
- Alzarri Joseph and Jason Holder.
- Dushmantha Chameera and Nuwan Pradeep.
WI vs SL Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Shai Hope and Dinesh Chandimal will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Hope has scored 3399 ODI runs at an average of 52.29, whereas he has now scored six centuries since 2019. Chandimal has scored 3611 ODI runs in his career, and he is an experienced campaigner.
WI vs SL Fantasy Batsmen
Evin Lewis and Jason Mohammed will be our batsmen from the West Indies. Lewis scored 318 runs in the Super 50 Competition at an average of 45.42, whereas Mohammed scored 327 at an average of 81.75. Mohammed also scalped four wickets in bowling. Lewis scored a half-century in the first ODI, whereas Mohammed scalped a couple of wickets.
Danushka Gunathilaka and Dimuth Karunaratne will be our batsmen from Sri Lanka. Gunathilaka has scored 1304 ODI runs at an average of 35.24, whereas Karunaratne is also a technically stable player, and he scored a wonderful half-century in the first ODI.
[You can take Angelo Mathews instead of Dimuth Karunaratne]
WI vs SL Fantasy All-Rounders
Wanindu Hasaranga will be our all-rounder from Sri Lanka. Hasaranga was on fire in the T20 series with eight wickets under his belt, whereas he has scalped 17 wickets in his ODI career. He is on fire, and the pitch will assist him in this game.
Jason Holder will be our all-rounder from West Indies. Holder has scalped 138 ODI wickets in his career, whereas he has scored 1821 runs with the bat. He is a reliable all-rounder in the ODI format.
WI vs SL Fantasy Bowlers
From West Indies, the duo of Alzarri Joseph and Akeal Hosein will make it into our team. Joseph has scalped 51 ODI wickets in 31 games, whereas Hosein scalped eight wickets in the Super 50 competition. Both of them are wicket-takers.
Lakshan Sandakan will be our bowler from Sri Lanka. Sandakan scalped six wickets in just a couple of games in the T20I series, whereas the surface will suit him in this game.
Match Prediction: West Indies are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Shai Hope and Wanindu Hasaranga
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Evin Lewis and Jason Mohammed
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