WI vs SL Fantasy Prediction: West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test – 29 March (Antigua). Jason Holder and Rahkeem Cornwall are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts West Indies will take on Sri Lanka in the 2nd test match of the two-match series. The home side would want to continue their good momentum from the white-ball series.
The first test was a close affair between both teams, and we can expect the same sort of encounter in this game. All the eyes will be on Rahkeem Cornwall, Jason Holder, Kemar Roach, and Pathum Nissanka in the fantasy teams.
The average 4th innings score at this ground is just 178 runs. Both teams would want to bat 1st on this track.
Probable XI for both sides:-
West Indies – Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder, Joshua Da Silva, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Alzarri Joseph, Shannon Gabriel.
Sri Lanka – Lahiru Thirimanne, Dimuth Karunaratne, Oshada Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera.
Two Match Test Series
Match: West Indies vs Sri Lanka Second Test Match
Date and Time: 29 March, Monday – 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua
Where to Watch: Live on Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
- Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Nkrumah Bonner, and Kyle Mayers.
- Lahiru Thirimanne, Dimuth Karunaratne, Oshada Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal.
Long Spell Bowlers
- Rahkeem Cornwall and Jason Holder.
- Suranga Lakmal and Lasith Embuldeniya.
WI vs SL Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Niroshan Dickwella will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Dickwella has scored 2291 runs at an average of 31.82, whereas he scored 128 runs in the first test.
WI vs SL Fantasy Batsmen
Lahiru Thirimanne and Pathum Nissanka will be our batsmen from Sri Lanka. Thirimanne has scored 1769 runs in his career, whereas he scored half-centuries in both innings of the first test game. Nissanka has a stellar first-class record under his belt, whereas he scored a brilliant century in the first test match.
Kraigg Brathwaite will be our batsman from West Indies. Brathwaite has scored 3902 runs at an average of 32.25, whereas he has scalped 21 wickets in bowling.
WI vs SL Fantasy All-Rounders
Jason Holder and Kyle Mayers will be our all-rounders from West Indies. Holder has scalped 121 wickets, whereas he has scored 2152 runs at an average of 32.12. Mayers has scored 358 runs in just three tests, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets in bowling. Both of them are brilliant all-rounders.
Dhananjaya de Silva will be our all-rounder from Sri Lanka. Silva has scored 2005 runs at an average of 35.18, whereas he has scalped 21 wickets in bowling.
[You can also take Dimuth Karunaratne instead of Dhananjaya de Silva]
WI vs SL Fantasy Bowlers
From Sri Lanka, Suranga Lakmal and Lasith Embuldeniya will make it into our team. Embuldeniya has scalped 48 wickets in just ten games, whereas Lakmal has scalped 156 wickets. Both of them bowled well in the last game.
Rahkeem Cornwall and Kemar Roach will be our bowlers from West Indies. Cornwall has scalped 31 wickets in just six games, whereas he scored a brilliant half-century in the first test. Roach is a veteran of 211 wickets, and he is a match-winner.
Match Prediction: West Indies are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role
Jason Holder and Dhananjaya de Silva
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Rahkeem Cornwall and Pathum Nissanka
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