Emerging Asia Cup, 5th Match: SL-ET vs PAK-ET: Dream11 Fantasy Tips

ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup, 2019: Match 5, Group A, Sri Lanka Emerging Team vs Pakistan Emerging Team: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Amad Butt picked up two wickets in the first match against Afghanistan.

Mohammad Hasnain
Mohammad Hasnain. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The 5th match in Group A of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 will be played between Sri Lanka Emerging Team and Pakistan Emerging Team at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar.

The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (3:00 AM GMT) (8:30 AM IST).


The defending champions Sri Lanka Emerging team stand on verge of elimination only after playing one game in the tournament. They were stunned by the Oman team in the tournament opener. Oman chased down the target of 269 for the loss of six wickets as opener Jatinder Singh scored an unbeaten 131. The Lankans will now face Pakistan Emerging team who started with a win. The Pakistan pace attack restricted the Afghanistan team to just 139 and helped them seal an 8-wicket win with 87 deliveries to spare.

Weather Condition/Report:

This game between Sri Lanka and Pakistan will be played under clear skies on Saturday.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Sheikh Kamal International stadium usually produces scores between 220 and 250. However, on Thursday, the Pakistan bowlers utilized the help from the surface to restrict Afghanistan to just 138. A better surface for batting could be seen in the game on Saturday.

Average first innings score: 223 (List A matches)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 2, Tie – 1, N/R – 1

Injury and Availability:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

Sri Lanka Emerging Team:

Pathum Nissanka, Minod Bhanuka, Kamindu Mendis, Charith Asalanka (C), Asitha Fernando, Jehan Daniel, Kalana Perera, Ramesh Mendis, Shiran Fernando, Amila Aponso.

Bench – Sammu Ashan, Nishan Madushka, Hasitha Boyagoda, Ashen Bandara, Sachindu Colombage.

Pakistan Emerging Team:

Omair Bin Yousuf, Haider Ali, Saud Shakeel (C), Rohail Nazir (WK), Amad Butt, Khushdil Shah, Hasan Mohsin, Akif Javed, Mohammad Hasnain, Saif Badar, Umar Khan.

Bench – Imran Rafiq, Mohammad Mohsin, Sameen Gul, Mohammad Asad.

Top Picks:

Pathum Nissanka is known for his good record in age group Lankans teams and has scored 40 runs in the first match. Amad Butt now has picked 69 wickets from only 48 List A matches including a couple in the first match. The Sri Lankan skipper Charith Asalanka didn’t bowl against Oman but scored key fifty while batting at No.4.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Saud Shakeel, Charith Asalanka, Kamindu Mendis

Vice-Captain – Amad Butt, Hasan Mohsin, Pathum Nissanka

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Rohail Nazir

Batters – Pathum Nissanka, Saud Shakeel, Asitha Fernando

All-RoundersCharith Asalanka (C), Khushdil Shah, Amad Butt, Hasan Mohsin (VC)

Bowlers – Akif Javed, Kalana Perera, Amila Aponso

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Rohail Nazir

BattersSaud Shakeel (VC), Pathum Nissanka, Omair Bin Yousuf

All-Rounders – Charith Asalanka, Amad Butt, Kamindu Mendis (C), Ramesh Mendis

Bowlers – Mohammad Hasnain, Shiran Fernando, Amila Aponso


Expert Advice:

Among a lot of all-rounders for this game, the Sri Lankan skipper Charith Asalanka and Amad Butt look safe options. Kamindu Mendis is another player to look out for in the category as he bats at No.3.

Probable Winners:

Pakistan Emerging team is expected to register their 2nd straight win.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.