SL vs WI Prediction, 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Sri Lanka tour of West Indies, 3rd T20I

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.

Match Details:

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.

Preview:

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.

Pitch Condition/Report:

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


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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added if there is an update)

WI vs SL Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

West Indies

Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy, Fidel Edwards

Bench:

Akeal Hosein, Andre Fletcher, Rovman Powell

Sri Lanka

Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (c), Thisara Perera, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Akila Dhananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan

Bench:

Kamindu Mendis, Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Pradeep, Dilshan Madushanka, Suranga Lakmal, Oshada Fernando


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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


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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


Expert Advice:

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.

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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.