SL vs WI Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Sri Lanka tour of West Indies, 3rd T20I
If you are looking for a budget pick from the batsmen, Lendl Simmons should be a great pick.
Updated - Mar 7, 2021 6:10 pm
The 3rd match of the 3-match T20I bilateral series between West Indies and Sri Lanka will be played on 8th March at Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua.
The match is scheduled to start at 6:00 PM local time and 3:30 AM IST and it will be streamed live on Fancode.
Ahead of the third and the final T20I, the series between West Indies and Sri Lanka is at even stevens. Going into the series, West Indies looked the favourites as they some of the most renowned T20I cricketers in the world in the likes of Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo.
They lived up to their reputation on the first game and won the game quite easily, thanks to a fantastic knock by Kieron Pollard, which included 6 sixes in an over. In the next game, however, Sri Lanka made a terrific comeback. So going into this game, both teams will fancy their chances.
WI vs SL Weather Report for 3rd T20I:
While it will be a cloudy day, there are no chances of precipitation. The temperature will be around 29 °C during the start of the game.
The pitch at the Coolidge Cricket Ground is a pretty tricky one. While it has enough help in it for the batsmen, it will also help the spinners. Overall, a score of around 155-160 should be competitive here.
Average first innings score:
145 (Considering matches played in this series at this venue)
Record of chasing teams:
Won – 1, Lost – 1, Tie – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added if there is an update)
WI vs SL Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy, Fidel Edwards
Akeal Hosein, Andre Fletcher, Rovman Powell
Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (c), Thisara Perera, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Akila Dhananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan
Kamindu Mendis, Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Pradeep, Dilshan Madushanka, Suranga Lakmal, Oshada Fernando
WI vs SL Top Picks for Today’s 11Wickets. Match
Wanindu Hasaranga is currently leading the wicket-taking charts. He has picked up 6 wickets and has an exemplary average of less than 5.
As for the run-scoring charts, Pathum Nissanka is placed at the top. He has scored 76 runs at an average of nearly 40.
Kieron Pollard can do a commendable job with both the bat and the ball. He has scored 51 runs in this series.
Obed McCoy is currently the joint-highest wicket-taker for West Indies in this competition. He has picked up 3 wickets and has an average of under 20.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Wanindu Hasaranga, Pathum Nissanka
Vice-Captain Options – Danushka Gunathilaka, Lendl Simmons
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WI vs SL 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Nicholas Pooran
Batters – Danushka Gunathilaka (VC), Pathum Nissanka, Lendl Simmons
All-Rounders – Wanindu Hasaranga (C), Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Jason Holder
Bowlers – Obed McCoy, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan
12th Man – Niroshan Dickwella
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WI vs SL 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Niroshan Dickwella
Batters – Pathum Nissanka (C), Lendl Simmons (VC), Chris Gayle, Angelo Mathews, Evin Lewis
All-Rounders – Wanindu Hasaranga, Jason Holder
Bowlers – Obed McCoy, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya
12th Man – Dwayne Bravo
If you are looking for a budget pick from the batsmen, Lendl Simmons should be a great pick. He has scored 47 runs at an average of almost 140.
Today’s WI vs SL Probable Winners:
Sri Lanka’s are expected to win this match.