SLC Invitational T20 League 2022, Match 1: SLRE vs SLGY Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates

SLC Reds are the defending champions as they defeated the SLC Greys last year in the final by 42 runs.

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Published - Aug 07, 2022, 19:37 IST | Updated - Aug 09, 2022, 14:50 IST


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SLC Reds will take on SLC Greys in the first match of the SLC Invitational T20 League 2022 on Monday (August 8). Sri Lanka Cricket is organizing this event to replace the Lanka Premier League which was scheduled to take place at the start of this month. SLC had to postpone the LPL due to the prevailing economic crisis in the country. Most of the Sri Lankan international cricketers along with uncapped players are going to take part in this one-week event.

Talking about the teams, SLC Reds are being led by Kusal Mendis. The Reds are the defending champions as they defeated the Greys last year in the final by 42 runs. Ashan Priyanjan is the captain of the Greys team.

Match Details:

SLC Reds vs SLC Greys, Match 1

Venue: R Premdasa Stadium

Date & Time: 8th August, at 3:00 PM IST and Local Time

Live Streaming: SLC Official YouTube Channel

SLRE vs SLGY, Match 1, Pitch Report:

The pitch is expected to remain balanced throughout the game. Spinners might be able to extract a little more help than the pacers. The average first innings score in the last 5 T20 matches here is 154 runs.

Injury News:

(will be added when there is an update)

SLRE vs SLGY, Match 1, Probable Playing XIs:

SLC Reds

Kusal Mendis (c & wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kamindu Mendis, Sahan Arachchige, Lasith Croospulle, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage, Lahiru Madushanka, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana

SLC Greys

Minod Bhanuka (wk), Thanuka Dabare, Ashan Randika, Kasun Vidura, Ashan Priyanjan (c), Pulina Tharanga, Movin Subasingha, Akila Dananjaya, Duvindu Thilakaratne, Tharindu Ratnayake, Milan Rathnayake

Top Picks for SLRE vs SLGY Dream11 Match:

Top Picks – SLC Reds

Bhanuka Rajapaksa:

After a great IPL season, Bhanuka Rajapaksa had a great outing in the Major Clubs T20 Tournament as well in May. He featured in three matches for the Burgher Recreation Club and scored 123 runs including a century. The left-handed top-order batter is likely to play a key role in this game for the Reds.

Wanindu Hasaranga:

He is one of the best picks for this match and could be considered to lead your fantasy team. He played four matches in the Major Clubs Limited Overs Tournament last month and picked 10 wickets. He had a great outing in the limited-overs series against Australia in June and will be looking to repeat the same performance in this match.

Top Picks – SLC Greys

Akila Dananjaya:

He represented the Reds last season and has been picked to play for the Greys this time. Dananjaya picked 5 wickets in 6 matches last season at an average of 28. This game will be his 100th T20 appearance and he will be looking to make it count.

Ashan Priyanjan:

He has played 114 T20 matches and has scored 1890 runs at an average of 21.72 and a strike rate of 124.34. He has picked 48 wickets as well at an average of 21.87. The 32-years-old all-rounder is the incharge of the Greys and will be looking to make a good impact.

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SLRE vs SLGY Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Kusal Mendis, Minod Bhanuka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa (VC), Kamindu Mendis, Thanuka Dabare, Ashan Priyanjan, Wanindu Hasaranaga (C), Dunith Wellalage, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya, Maheesh Theekshana

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SLRE vs SLGY Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Kusal Mendis (C), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Sahan Arachchige, Ashan Randika, Kasun Vidura, Lahiru Madushanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage (VC), Akila Dananjaya, Tharindu Ratnayake, Maheesh Theekshana

Dream11 Team Today for SLC Invitational T20 League 2022 is between SLC Reds (SLRE) vs SLC Greys (SLGY) with Kusal Mendis as Captain and Dunith Wellalage as Vice-Captain.

Today’s SLRE vs SLGY Probable Winners:

SLC Greys 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.