WI vs SL Fantasy Prediction: West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I – 6 March (Antigua). The West Indies team is full of T20 superstars.
Hosts West Indies will take on Sri Lanka in the 2nd T20I match of the three-match T20I series. The West Indian team is full of T20 superstars.
West Indies dominated in the first game, and they would want to continue their run. Chris Gayle & Evin Lewis are back at the top-order, whereas DJ Bravo, Jason Holder & Fidel Edwards are the senior bowlers. The captaincy of Kieron Pollard has been absolutely top-notch, and he smashed six sixes in an over in the first T20I game.
The Sri Lankan team struggled in the first game, and this is a Do or Die game for them. Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella are their main top-order players, whereas the experience of Chandimal & Mathews will also play a vital role. Thisara Perera is the lead all-rounder of the side, whereas Wanindu Hasaranga is their most important bowler.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the West Indies Super 50 Competition was 249 runs
Total Games Played: 18; Bat 1st Won: 9; Bat 2nd Won: 9
We can expect clear weather throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
West Indies – Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen, Jason Holder, DJ Bravo, Fidel Edwards, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy.
Sri Lanka – Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya, Ashen Bandara.
Three Match T20I Series
Match: West Indies vs Sri Lanka Second T20I Match
Date and Time: 6 March, Saturday – 3:30 AM IST
Venue: Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, and Nicholas Pooran.
Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Pathum Nissanka, and Dinesh Chandimal.
Death Over Specialists
- DJ Bravo and Jason Holder
- Dushmantha Chameera and Nuwan Pradeep.
WI vs SL Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Nicholas Pooran and Niroshan Dickwella will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Pooran scored 353 runs in IPL 2020 at a strike-rate of 169.71, whereas Dickwella is an aggressive opener and has scored over 1500 runs in his T20 career.
WI vs SL Fantasy Batsmen
Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, and Evin Lewis will be our batsmen from the West Indies. Gayle is a T20 legend, and he scored 107 runs at an average of 53.50 in PSL 2021. Lewis has scored 962 T20I runs at an average of 32.07, whereas Simmons has scored 982 at an average of 27.00. All three of them are brilliant players.
Danushka Gunathilaka will be our batsman from Sri Lanka. Gunathilaka scored 476 runs in Lanka Premier League at an average of 59.50, whereas his strike-rate was 144.68. He was the highest run-scorer of the tournament.
WI vs SL Fantasy All-Rounders
Wanindu Hasaranga will be our all-rounder from Sri Lanka. Hasaranga has scalped 19 T20I wickets at an economy of 7.34, whereas he was the highest wicket-taker of LPL 2020. He is going to play an important role in this series.
Kieron Pollard will be our all-rounder from West Indies. Pollard is a T20 legend with over 10,000 runs under his belt. He was brilliant in the IPL 2020, where he scored 268 runs at a strike-rate of 191.42. Polly smashed six sixes in an over in the last game.
WI vs SL Fantasy Bowlers
From West Indies, the duo of Kevin Sinclair and Dwayne Bravo will make it into our team. Bravo has scalped 513 T20 wickets in his career, whereas Sinclair has scalped just six in his short T20 career at an economy of 5.11. Both of them are T20 specialist bowlers.
Akila Dananjaya will be our bowler from Sri Lanka. Dananjaya has scalped 90 T20 wickets at an economy of 7.37, whereas he scalped a hat-trick in the last game.
Match Prediction: West Indies are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Even Lewis and Danushka Gunathilaka
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard
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