SRI vs WI 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 1st Test Match

SRI vs WI 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 1st Test Match

West Indies will be eyeing their first Test victory on the island.

Kraigg Brathwaite
Kraigg Brathwaite. (Photo by RANDY BROOKS/AFP via Getty Images)

Preview:      

Sri Lanka and West Indies will lock horns with each other for the first Test match on Sunday, November 21, at the Galle International Stadium in Galle. Sri Lanka’s squad appears to be a well-balanced one with the inclusion of a few experienced and young players. They have a good record at home and will aim to dominate the proceedings.

West Indies, on the other hand, will be eyeing their first Test victory on the island. They haven’t won a Test match in the country yet, as from 11 attempts, they have managed to draw four games. The Kraigg Brathwaite-led side will be all determined to change the scripts this time around.

Match Details:

Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st Test Match

Venue: Galle International Stadium, Galle.

Date and Time: November 21 at 10:00 AM IST

Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network

Pitch Report:

The pitch is expected to be a balanced one. The batters will enjoy some good time initially. However, as the game progresses, the spinners might prove lethal as the surface might slow down.


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Probable Playing XIs for SRI vs WI:

Sri Lanka

Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Charith Asalanka, Ramesh Mendis, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Dushmantha Chameera

West Indies

Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Jeremy Solozano, Nkrumah Bonner, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Kyle Mayers, Rahkeem Cornwall, Jason Holder, Joshua da Silva (wk), Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales


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Top Picks for SRI vs WI 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Kraigg Brathwaite has scored 556 runs at an average of 34.75 this year in the red-ball format. The captain’s contributions will be pivotal for the side. He can be a good player to bank on for this match.

Dimuth Karunaratne has been impressive in the home series in the past. He will be determined to perform for the side and can be the other good pick for this match.

Jason Holder comes in handy with his all-rounder abilities. He is one of the most important cogs of West Indies’ wheels.


Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SRI vs WI 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Dinesh Chandimal, Joshua da Silva, Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Dimuth Karunaratne (vc), Charith Asalanka, Jason Holder, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Dushmantha Chameera

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SRI vs WI 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket

Dinesh Chandimal, Kraigg Brathwaite, Dimuth Karunaratne, Jermaine Blackwood, Kyle Mayers (vc), Jason Holder (c), Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jayden Seales, Dushmantha Chameera, Suranga Lakmal


Captain and Vice-Captain Options:

Captain Options: Kraigg Brathwaite and Jason Holder

Vice-Captain Options: Dimuth Karunaratne and Kyle Mayers

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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.