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SL vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report for 2nd Test Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Dream11 Prediction

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SL vs PAK Dream11: Sri Lanka and Pakistan square off in the second and final Test of the two-match series at Galle on Sunday, July 24. Pakistan scripted a magnificent four-wicket win the first Test as they chased down a target of 342 runs to go 1-0 up in the series. The visitors will look to carry the momentum forward and seal the series while Sri Lanka once again find themselves in a do-or-die position to draw level.

SL vs PAK 2nd Test Match Details

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd Test

24 July – 28 July, 10:00 AM IST

Galle International Stadium, Galle, Sri Lanka.

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Pitch Report

The conditions at this venue are not easy for batting. Spinners will be assisted and will have a key role to play. The average first innings total here is 278.

Last result at the venue

The last Test at this venue was played between Sri Lanka and Pakistan which Pakistan won by 4 wickets.

Form Guide

Sri Lanka: LWLWD

Pakistan: WLDDW

(Last 5 Test matches)

Sri Lanka Playing 11

  • Maheesh Theekshana is ruled out of the second Test following a finger injury.
  • Uncapped all-rounder Lakshitha Manasinghe has been included in the squad as a replacement for Theekshana.
  • Dunith Wellalage is in the squad and could be handed his Test debut.
  • After missing out due to testing positive for COVID-19, batter Pathum Nissanka has now rejoined the squad.

Oshada Fernando

Dimuth Karunaratne (C)

Kusal Mendis

Angelo Matthews

Dhananjaya de Silva

Dinesh Chandimal

Niroshan Dickwella (wk)

Ramesh Mendis

Kasun Rajitha

Vishwa Fernando

Prabath Jayasuriya

Dinesh Chandimal Stats in Test

Sri Lanka’s senior batter Dinesh Chandimal is enjoying a brilliant run in Test cricket at the moment. He was their leading run-scorer with 219 runs in the recent home series against Australia. Chandimal carried his form into the first Test against Pakistan as well, scoring 76 and 94* in the first and second innings respectively. The hosts will rely on him to deliver once again.

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against PAK Batting Average
69 4835 94*, 76, DNB, 206*, 13 94*, 76, 2, 74, 2 43.16

Prabath Jayasuriya Stats in Test

Prabath Jayasuriya has played one two Test matches for Sri Lanka so far but carries immense experience from the first-class level. He has impressed one and all right-away with his eye-catching performances. Jayasuriya picked up 12 wickets on his Test debut against Australia and backed it up with 9 wickets in the first Test against Pakistan. He will once again be the go-to spinner for the hosts in this clash.

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against PAK Bowling average
2 21 4/135, 5/82, 6/59, 6/118, – 4/135, 5/82, -, -, – 18.76

Pakistan Playing 11

  • Ace pacer Shaheen Afridi is ruled out of the second Test due to a knee injury.
  • Haris Rauf is in the squad and could replace Afridi.
  • Faheem Ashraf, the fast-bowling all-rounder, is also a contender to replace Shaheen in the XI.

Abdullah Shafique

Imam-ul-Haq

Azhar Ali

Babar Azam (C)

Agha Salman

Mohammad Rizwan (wk)

Mohammad Nawaz

Faheem Ashraf/Haris Rauf

Yasir Shah

Hasan Ali

Naseem Shah

Babar Azam Stats in Test

Babar Azam stats in Test against Sri Lanka are promising. He has scored 475 runs from 9 innings at an average of 67.86 with three hundreds and two half-centuries. The Pakistan skipper showed his class with the bat in the first Test as well, slamming 119 runs in the first innings and 55 in the second. He will once again be a player to watch out for.

 

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against SL Batting Average
41 3025 55, 119, 55, 67, 196 55, 119, 100*, 60, 102* 47.26

Mohammad Nawaz Stats in Test

Mohammad Nawaz impressed with the ball against Sri Lanka in the first Test. He picked up a total of six wickets, including a five-wicket haul in the second innings. Nawaz also remained unbeaten on 19, playing a crucial knock as Pakistan completed their chase successfully. He is a handy batter as well and will have an important role to carry out.

Matches Played Runs/Wickets Last 5 performance Last 5 performances against SL Batting average/ Bowling average
4 74/11 5/88, 1/18, 0/20, 0/20, 1/29 5/88, 1/18, -, -, – 14.80/23.0

Who will win Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd Test today match?

Sri Lanka have been in a similar situation not too long ago. After losing the first Test against Australia, they bounced back to register a stellar win against them in the second match to level the series. The hosts will look to repeat the feat this time around as well.

Pakistan, on the other hand, lost their previous Test series against Australia at home. After registering a brilliant win here in the first Test, they have an opportunity to script a series win and have momentum on their side. Pakistan will look to build on the same and start with an edge over the hosts.

Sri Lanka and Pakistan have played 55 Test matches against one another. Pakistan have emerged victorious 20 times while Sri Lanka have won 16 games with as many as 19 Tests ending in a draw. Pakistan holds the edge in the head-to-head battle as well.

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Dinesh Chandimal, Mohammad Rizwan

Batsmen: Angelo Matthews, Dimuth Karunaratne, Babar Azam, Abdullah Shafique

All-rounder: Dhananjaya de Silva, Mohammad Nawaz

Bowlers: Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, Prabath Jayasuriya

Captain, Vice-Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Dinesh Chandimal, Abdullah Shafique

Captain, Vice-Captain for Grand League:  Babar Azam, Prabath Jayasuriya

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