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SL vs WI Dream11 Prediction 1st Test Sri Lanka vs West Indies Playing 11, Stats, Pitch Report, Live Score

By Tarun Ganesh
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SL vs WI Dream11 Prediction: Welcome to the first test between Sri Lanka and West Indies. West Indies have already played two Tests against Pakistan in August this year, winning one and losing one, while this will be Sri Lanka’s first series in the new WTC cycle. The last edition of the WTC cycle saw West Indies finishing 7th and Sri Lanka 8th and they would be hoping to finish a bit better this time around. As both matches are due to be played in Galle, spin is likeliest to decide the series. On that front, Sri Lanka would seem to have a significant edge, But what West Indies do have is an experienced outfit knowing what it takes to win a Test match in Asian conditions. Earlier this year, they won a couple of Tests in Bangladesh despite being run close by the opposition in both games.

Fixture: Sri Lanka vs West Indies

Competition: 2 – match Test series

Date: 21 November

Time: 10:00 am

Team Form Guide:

SL(recent first): WDDDL

WI(recent first): LWLLD

Ground: Galle International Stadium, Galle

Pitch Report

The surface is likely to be spin-friendly, but with the amount of rain that’s been around in all parts of the country, the pitch is unlikely to start out very dry. Given the northeast monsoon is still in operation, expect frequent rain interruptions, particularly in the afternoons.

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Sri Lanka vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction

SL Team News

  • All the players are fit and available for selection.
  • Charith Asalanka could make his debut, but it appears that they will go in with a bowling-heavy side instead.

SL Playing 11 (likely)

1 Dimuth Karunaratne (cap)

2 Pathum Nissanka

3 Oshada Fernando

4 Angelo Mathews

5 Dhananjaya de Silva

6 Dinesh Chandimal (wk)

7 Ramesh Mendis

8 Suranga Lakmal

9 Lasith Embuldeniya

10 Dushmantha Chameera

11 Praveen Jayawickrama

WI Team News

  • All the players are fit and available for selection.
  • Jeremy Solozano, the Trinidad opening batter, could be in line for a debut
  • They have to decide if they want to go with an extra spinner in Warrican or the pacer in Seales.

Captain Options – R Chase, Dhananjaya De Silva

Differential pick – A Mathews

Jason Holder Stats in Tests

51 Matches, 2434 Runs, 32 Average & 137 Wickets, 26.7 Bowling Average

Kraigg Brathwaite Stats in Tests

72 Matches, 4283 Runs, 32.7 Average

Roston Chase Stats in Tests

41 Matches, 1996 Runs, 27 Average & 71 Wickets, 43 Bowling Average

Rahkeem Cornwall Stats in Tests

8 Matches, 186 Runs & 32 Wickets, 25.4 Bowling Average

Lasith Embuldeniya Stats in Tests

11 Matches, 49 Wickets, 37.2 Bowling Average

Ramesh Mendis Stats in Tests

2 Matches, 8 Wickets, 35 Bowling Average

Dimuth Karunaratne Stats in Tests

72 Matches, 5176 Runs, 38 Average

Angelo Mathews Stats in Tests

90 Matches, 6236 Runs, 44 Average

WI Playing 11 (likely)

1 Kraigg Brathwaite (cap)

2 Jeremy Solozano

3 Nkrumah Bonner

4 Roston Chase

5 Jermaine Blackwood

6 Kyle Mayers

7 Rahkeem Cornwall

8 Jason Holder

9 Joshua da Silva (wk)

10 Kemar Roach

11 Jomel Warrican/Jayden Seales

SL vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Joshua Da Silva

BATSMEN: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kraigg Brathwaite, Jermaine Blackwood

ALL-ROUNDERS: Roston Chase (vc), Dhananjaya de Silva(c), Jason Holder, A Mathews

BOWLERS: Kemar Roach, Suranga Lakmal, Praveen Jayawickrama

Tarun Ganesh

A cricket fan trying to analyze the game from a different point of view.