WI-U19 vs SL-U19 Dream11 Match Prediction: West Indies U19 will be taking on Sri Lanka U19 for the 8th match of the Under 19 tri-series. This is the third time the two sides will be taking on one another with thre previous two occasions going in favour of Sri Lanka U19. In terms of the points table, Sri Lanka U19 has won three of the four games they’ve been a part of and reside at the top spot. Meanwhile, West Indies U19 are third in the table with just one win from five games.
Date- Monday, December 17 | Time- 6:30 PM (IST) | Venue- 6:30 PM (IST)
West Indies U19
K Melius, K Anderson, M Forde, J Seales and Joeseph seem like possible candidates to make the cut in the playing eleven. However, there might be a few changes considering the recent run of results from the team.
Squad- Kimani Melius (c), Mbeki Joseph, Matthew Patrick, Jayden Seales, Ramon Simmonds, Kelvon Anderson, Daniel Beckford, Matthew Forde, Kirk McKenzie, Leonardo Julien (wk), Joshua James, Antonio Morris, Avinash Mahabirsingh, Nyeem Young, Ashmead Nedd.
Sri Lanka U19
Navod Paranavithana is expected to lead the charge with the bat alongside Sonal Dinusha. Sudeera Thilakaratne, Ahan Wickramasinghe, Nipun Dananjaya should come in at the middle order. Yasru Rodrigo could make way for Ravindu Rasantha since he bowled just the three overs in the previous game.
Squad- Nipun Dananjaya (c), Ravindu Rasantha, Naveen Fernando, Ashian Daniel, Chamindu Wickramasinghe, Yasiru Rodrigo, Kamil Mishara (wk), Kavindu Nadeeshan, Amshi de Silva, Chamindu Wijesingh, Ahan Wickramasinghe, Navod Paranavithana, Sonal Dinusha, Sudeera Thilakaratne, Ravindu Rasantha.
WI-U19 (Expected playing 11)- L Julian, K Melius, M Joseph, K Anderson, K Mckenzie, J James, M Forde, M Pattrick, A Nedd, A Mahabirsingh/R Simmonds, J Searles.
SL-U19 (Expected playing 11)- Navod Paranavithana, Sonal Dinusha, Sudeera Thilakaratne, Ahan Wickramasinghe, Yasiru Rodrigo/Ravindu Rasantha, Nipun Dananjaya, Kamil Mishara, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Ashian Daniel, Amshi de Silva, Lakshan Gamage.
N Perera has scored 142 runs from the last four innings with an average of 71 for Sri Lanka U19 so far.
M Forde has picked eight wickets from the last five games for West Indies U19
K Nadeeshan has been the pick of the bowlers for Sri Lanka U19. Nadeeshan has scalped 13 wickets from four games in this series.
K Melius has scored 109 runs in his last five innings for West Indies U19 with an average of 22 so far,
Considering West Indies U19’s poor run of form and Sri Lanka U19’s recent success, it’s Sri Lanka U19 who come in as favourites.